Vivo V5 Price in the Philippines is Now Just Php 10,990 : Here Are The Complete Specs

From having an official suggested retail price of Php 12,990 when it was launched in the Philippines in November 2016, the midrange selfie-centric Android smartphone Vivo V5 now goes for only Php 10,990 at all Vivo Concept Stores, kiosks, and authorized dealers across the country.

Vivo V5

I believe the world's Top 5 smartphone seller offers this generous Php 2,000 to allow more Filipinos to experience what the brand has to offer especially in terms of snapping selfies and delivering a decent mobile multi-tasking experience.

The Vivo V5 sports an incredible 20 MegaPixel front-facing camera that features a 1/2.78” Sony IMX376 camera sensor coupled with a 5P lens system as well as an aperture of f/2.0 and Soft LED flash for enhanced low-light performance.

Vivo Philippines Store
Filipinos checking out the 2017 Android smartphone offerings of Vivo Mobile, a popular handset brand from China.

Flaunting an anodized aluminum unibody shell, Vivo V5 is equipped with a 5.5-inch HD IPS display panel protected by 2.5D Curved Gorilla Glass 3 touchscreen, a 13 MegaPixel f/2.2 PDAF camera at the back, Full HD video recorder, Dual SIM Dual Standby capability, 4G LTE mobile connectivity support, and a non-removable 3,000 mAh Li-Ion battery pack with Fast Charging support.

Under the hood, this handset runs its FunTouch OS skinned Android 6.0 Marshmallow OS with a 64-Bit Octa Core 1.5 GHz ARM Cortex-A53 and Mali-T860MP2 GPU based Mediatek MT6750 chipset that should help deliver a fairly decent gaming experience - not the best but still OK, has 4GB of RAM for smooth multitasking even when running many apps at once, and comes with 32GB of internal storage that can easily be augmented using the secondary hybrid nanoSIM slot that supports microSD card memory expansion.

Vivo V5 Philippines

One of the unique features of Vivo V5 (or Vivo Android smartphones, in general) compared to handsets by other brands is its AK4376 Hi-Fi chipset that improves audio experience when listening to music both via earphones or loud speaker.

Is this the phone for you? If you're now looking a sub-Php 12,000 Android handset with a very high-resolution selfie camera that's reliable in low to zero lighting conditions, good enough specs for a lag-free mobile experience, and a Hi-Fi chipset for clear and crisp music playback, you might want to check this model out. One of the weak points of this release, though, is that its 5.5-inch display only has 720 x 1280 pixels or HD resolution and not Full HD.

You can now get the discounted Vivo V5 at all official retail channels of Vivo Mobile Philippines both online and in shopping malls. This midrange model is out in three classy colors, namely, Gold, Rose Gold, and Space Grey.

TechPinas Smartphone Technical Specs Table (TSTST)
Name : Vivo V5 (August 2017 Price Update)
Type : Slate Form Factor (Full Touchscreen)
Price Category : Midrange
Dimensions : 153.8 x 75.5 x 7.6 mm
Weight : 154 grams
Available Colors : Gold, Rose Gold, Space Grey
Operating System : Android 6.0 Marshmallow with FunTouch OS 2.6
Display : 5.5 inches (~71.8% screen-to-body ratio), 720 x 1280 pixels (~267 ppi pixel density), IPS LCD, capacitive touchscreen, 16M colors, Corning Gorilla Glass 3
Processor : 64-Bit Octa Core 1.5 GHz Cortex-A53, Mali-T860MP2 GPU, Mediatek MT6750 chipset
RAM : 4GB RAM
Internal Storage : 32GB ROM, expandable via secondary hybrid nanoSIM slot that doubles as microSD card slot supporting up to 256GB
Camera : Back: 13 MegaPixels, f/2.2 aperture, phase detection autofocus (PDAF), LED flash, 1/3" sensor size, 1.12 ┬Ám pixel size
Front: 20 MegaPixels, f/2.0 aperture, 1/2.8" sensor size
Video Capture : Full HD 1080p 30 frames per second - Front and Back
Audio and Video Playback : MP3, WAV, eAAC+, FLAC, MP4, H.264
Ports : microUSB 2.0, 3.5 mm audio jack
Connectivity : Wi-Fi 802.11 a/b/g/n, Wi-Fi Direct, DLNA, Wi-Fi hotspot, Bluetooth v4.0 with A2DP, EDR, 3G HSPA+; 4G LTE
GPS : A-GPS, GLONASS
FM Radio : No
Sensors : Accelerometer, Digital Compass, Proximity, Digital Gyroscope, Fingerprint Scanner
Network : 2G bands GSM 850 / 900 / 1800 / 1900 - SIM 1 and SIM 2,
3G HSDPA 900 / 1900 / 2100
4G LTE band 1(2100), 3(1800), 5(850), 7(2600), 8(900), 38(2600), 39(1900), 40(2300), 41(2500)
SIM Card Type : Dual = microSIM + nanoSIM
Battery : Non-removable 3,000 mAh Li-Ion battery with Fast Charging Support
Uptime : TBD
Value-Added Features : FunTouch OS Features, Front Moonlight Camera, Good Set of Internal Hardware, Premium Build
Announcement : Philippines - November 2016
Availability : Philippines - November 26, 2016
Price : Official SRP in the Philippines - Php 12,990 (Upon Launch)
Updated Price in the Philippines - Php 10,990

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