vivo V30 5G 512GB and 256GB Models, Officially Launched in the Philippines

vivo Philippines has recently updated and broadened its esteemed V-Series lineup by introducing the highly anticipated vivo V30 Series 5G. This latest release seamlessly integrates advanced technology especially in terms of mobile portrait photography with timeless design elements, thus setting a new standard for excellence in their category.

One notable enhancement in the vivo V30 series 5G is its remarkably slim profile, accommodating a robust 5,000 mAh battery for uninterrupted usage throughout the day. At the core of these devices lies the formidable 50 MP VCS (vivo Camera-Bionic Spectrum) main camera, further enriched by vivo's exclusive Studio Quality Aura Light technology. This cutting-edge feature intelligently identifies and adjusts the color temperature, offering a range from cool to warm tones and expanding the adjustment range by nearly 20%. The result is breathtaking portraits that capture every intricate detail with remarkable clarity, even in challenging low-light environments.

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(L-R, On Stage) Mr.  Alex Wang - CEO of vivo Southeast Asia, Ms. Anne Curtis - Celebrity Endorser of vivo Philippines, Mr. Liu Lu - Brand Marketing Head of vivo Philippines, and Ms. Ms. Hazel Bascon - Vice President for Sales of vivo Philippines during the official launch of vivo V30 Series 5G in the Philippines

With the launch of the V30 Series 5G, vivo underscores its commitment to revolutionizing the smartphone experience, empowering users to express their creativity and immortalize life's cherished moments with unparalleled precision and brilliance.

Price and Availability in the Philippines

The vivo V30 5G series made its grand debut in the Philippines on March 19, 2025, at The Centennial Hall of The Manila Hotel. For those who couldn't attend the launch event, it was thoughtfully streamed online on March 20, 2024. 

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I graced vivo Philippines' invitation to witness the official launch of vivo V30 Series 5G at The Manila Hotel on March 19, 2024.

As for pricing, the 12GB RAM + 256GB variant is priced at PHP 24,999, while the 12GB RAM + 512GB model comes in at PHP 27,999. With these competitive price points, vivo aims to cater to a wide range of consumers in the Philippines.

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Ms. Hazel Bascon officially announcing the SRPs of vivo V30 5G's two models

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Ms. Anne Curtis taking groufies using the vivo V30 5G


Crafted with precision, the vivo V30 5G boasts a sleek and elegant design. With dimensions measuring 164.4 x 75.1 x 7.5 mm and weighing just 186 grams, it strikes the perfect balance between form and functionality. 

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vivo V30 flaunts a 3D Curved Glass face and ultra-thin screen bezels on all sides.

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The handset, which has lush metallic accents, is only 7.5 millimeters thin.

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The phone's power button and volume rocker are both located on the right panel.

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The top panel has one of the two microphone pinholes of the handset. You'll also see the phrase "Professional Portait", which gives you an idea about the main selling point of this model.

The combination of a glass front and textured back panel not only enhances aesthetics but also provides a comfortable grip. Available in Petals White and Green Sea colorways, the V30 5G exudes sophistication.

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This is the vivo V30 Petals White colorway. Notice that the back panel has a subtle design pattern or imprint resembling petals.


The centerpiece of the vivo V30 5G is its captivating display. Sporting a massive 6.78-inch AMOLED screen with a resolution of 1260 x 2800 pixels, users are treated to a visual feast with stunning clarity and vibrant colors. 

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The 3D curved design adds a touch of elegance, while HDR10+ support ensures an immersive viewing experience. With a high refresh rate of 120Hz and peak brightness of 2800 nits, every interaction feels smooth and responsive, even in broad daylight.


Equipped with a sophisticated camera system, the vivo V30 5G empowers users to unleash their creativity. The main camera setup comprises a 50 MP wide-angle lens with an f/1.9 aperture and a 50 MP ultrawide lens with an f/2.0 aperture. Whether capturing sweeping landscapes or detailed close-ups, the V30 5G delivers exceptional clarity and depth. With features like Ring-LED flash, Panorama, and HDR, every shot is a masterpiece. 

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The Aura Light Ring LED is one of the unique or identifying features of current vivo V-Series models.

On the front, a 50 MP selfie camera ensures stunning self-portraits, even in low light conditions.

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I got to try out vivo V30 5G's front-facing camera at the launch event and I have to say that vivo remains one of the best smartphone brands when it comes to selfie photography.

I can't wait to review vivo V30 Series 5G models so can give their cameras a good test run, enough to get a good assessment of their capabilities. Offhand, though, I think vivo fans won't be disappointed with this line's imaging prowess.

Video Recording

For videography enthusiasts, the vivo V30 5G offers unparalleled versatility. Capable of recording in 4K at 30fps and 1080p at 30fps, users can capture life's precious moments in stunning detail. With gyro-EIS (Electronic Image Stabilization), shaky footage is a thing of the past, ensuring smooth and professional-looking videos every time.

Internal Hardware

Under the hood, the vivo V30 5G is powered by a 4nm Qualcomm Snapdragon 7 Gen 3 chipset, coupled with an octa-core CPU and Adreno 720 GPU. With 12GB of RAM and 256GB or 512GB of internal storage, users can expect blazing-fast performance and ample space for their apps, games, and media files. Additionally, the device supports RAM expansion, further enhancing multitasking capabilities.

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Running on Android 14 with Funtouch 14, the vivo V30 5G offers a seamless and intuitive user experience. From customizable themes to advanced privacy features, the software is designed to cater to the diverse needs of modern users. With regular updates and optimizations, users can rest assured that their device is always up to date and secure.

Privacy and Security Features

Security is a top priority for vivo, and the V30 5G is equipped with a range of privacy and security features to keep your data safe. From the under-display fingerprint scanner to facial recognition and password/passcode unlock options, users have multiple layers of protection at their disposal. Additionally, advanced sensors such as accelerometer, gyro, proximity, and compass further enhance security and convenience.

Battery and Charging Speed

Powering the vivo V30 5G is a robust 5,000mAh battery, ensuring all-day usage without the need for frequent recharges. And when it's time to juice up, the device supports 80W wired charging, allowing users to go from 0 to 100% in just 48 minutes. 

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With reverse wired charging capabilities, the V30 5G can even charge other devices on the go, making it the perfect companion for busy lifestyles.

Pros and Cons


Stunning design with premium materials
Impressive AMOLED display with high refresh rate
Versatile camera system with advanced features
Powerful internals for seamless multitasking
Robust security and privacy features
Fast charging support with long-lasting battery life


Lack of microSD card slot for memory expansion
Absence of a 3.5mm headphone jack may inconvenience some users
Limited Colorways


For tech enthusiasts and power users seeking a flagship-grade smartphone experience, the vivo V30 5G ticks all the right boxes. With its exceptional performance, stunning design, and innovative features, it stands out as a top contender in the competitive smartphone market. Whether you're a photography enthusiast, a gaming aficionado, or a productivity-driven professional, the V30 5G is sure to exceed your expectations and elevate your smartphone experience to new heights.

In conclusion, the vivo V30 5G is a powerhouse of innovation, combining cutting-edge technology with premium design and unparalleled performance. From its stunning display and advanced camera system to its powerful internals and robust security features, it leaves no stone unturned in delivering an exceptional user experience. While it may not be the most affordable option on the market, its competitive pricing and feature-packed offerings make it a worthy investment for discerning consumers.

vivo V30 5G Specs
Dimensions: 164.4 x 75.1 x 7.5 mm
Weight: 186 grams
Build: Glass Front, Textured Back Panel
IP54 Dust and Splash Resistant
Colorways: Petals White, Green Sea
Size: 6.78 inches, 111.0 cm2 (~89.9% screen-to-body ratio)
Resolution: 1260 x 2800 pixels, 20:9 ratio (~453 ppi density)
Type: AMOLED, 3D Curved, 1B colors, HDR10+, 120Hz, 1200 nits (HBM), 2800 nits (peak)
Protection: Schott Alpha
OS: Android 14, Funtouch 14
Chipset: 4nm Qualcomm Snapdragon 7 Gen 3
CPU: Octa-Core (1 x 2.63 GHz Cortex-A715, 3x2.4 GHz Cortex-A715, 4 x 1.8 GHz Cortex-A510)
GPU: Adreno 720
Card slot: No
RAM: 12GB + 12GB RAM Expansion
Internal: 256GB and 512GB, UFS 2.2
50 MP, f/1.9, 23mm, Main Wide, 1/1.55", 1.0µm, PDAF, OIS
50 MP, f/2.0, 15mm, 119˚ Ultrawide, 1/2.76", 0.64µm, AF
Features: Ring-LED flash, Panorama, HDR
Video: 4K 30fps, 1080p 30fps, gyro-EIS
50 MP, f/2.0, 21mm (wide), 1/2.76", 0.64µm, AF
Features: Dual-LED flash, HDR
Video: 4K 30fps, 1080p 30fps
Loudspeaker: Yes
3.5mm jack: No
24-bit/192kHz Hi-Res audio (market/region dependent)
Snapdragon Sound (market/region dependent)
SIM: Dual SIM (Nano-SIM, Dual Standby)
WLAN: Wi-Fi 802.11 a/b/g/n/ac/6, dual-band, Wi-Fi Direct
Bluetooth: 5.4, A2DP, LE, aptX HD, aptX Adaptive, aptX Lossless
NFC: Yes (market/region dependent)
Radio: No
USB: USB Type-C 2.0, OTG
Fingerprint Scanner: Under-Display  
Facial Recognition: Yes  
Password and Passcode Unlock: Yes  
Accelerometer, Gyro, Proximity, Compass
Type: Li-Po 5,000 mAh, Non-Removable
Charging: 80W wired, PD, 100% in 48 min (advertised)
Reverse wired

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vivo V30 5G Series Key Features
Portrait System with Aura Light
50MP Wide-Angle Portrait Groufie
80W Fast Charge
OIS + EIS Dual Stabilization
120Hz Display Refresh Rate
7.45mm Slim Design

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vivo V30 5G Prices in the Philippines
12GB + 256GB = PHP 24,999
12GB + 512GB = PHP 27,999
Official Launch - March 19, 2025 at The Centennial Hall of The Manila Hotel, Streamed Online on March 20, 2024

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