vivo V30 Pro 5G, Officially Launched in the Philippines! Price and Specs, Announced!

vivo Philippines has just launched the eagerly awaited vivo V30 Pro 5G, an exciting addition to its highly-esteemed V-series lineup.

This release is particularly noteworthy because it introduces vivo's innovative ZEISS Co-Engineered Imaging System, which revolutionizes smartphone portrait photography. By incorporating a ZEISS Triple Main Camera and ZEISS Style Portrait, the V30 Pro empowers users to effortlessly capture high-quality portraits that rival those produced by professional cameras. Moreover, the device seamlessly combines advanced camera features with elegant design elements, showcasing vibrant color schemes and appealing textures.

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(L-R) Marisa Weis - Head of Product and Category Management Imaging & Brand Partnerships II Product Management of ZEISS Global, Art Samaniego Jr - Technology Editor and ICT Head, Manila Bulletin, Hazel Bascon - Vice President for Sales of vivo Philippines, Liu Lu - Brand Marketing Head of vivo Philippines during the official launch of vivo V30 Series 5G in the Philippines

One standout feature of the vivo V30 Pro is its sleek design and impressive battery capacity. Despite its slim profile, the device packs a powerful 5,000 mAh battery, making it one of the slimmest smartphones in the V-series while ensuring users stay connected throughout the day. Additionally, the V30 Pro boasts a vibrant display and is powered by a cutting-edge 4 nm Flagship Chip, delivering exceptional performance for everyday tasks, mobile gaming, and immersive entertainment experiences.

Price and Availability in the Philippines

For Filipino consumers eager to get their hands on this fresh release, the vivo V30 Pro 5G will be available at an official SRP of PHP 34,999, via vivo's concept stores nationwide as well as through the company's official online stores on Lazada, Shopee, and TikTok Shop. The handset can also be obtained via installment through Home Credit.

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Ms. Hazel Bascon, VP for Sales of vivo Philippines, officially announcing the SRP of vivo V30 Pro 5G - Co-engineed with ZEISS - in the Philippines

The device was officially launched on March 19, 2025, at The Centennial Hall of The Manila Hotel, with an online stream on March 20, 2024, ensuring accessibility to tech enthusiasts across the Philippines.


At just 7.5mm thin and weighing 188 grams, it is vivo's slimmest smartphone equipped with a substantial 5,000mAh battery, ensuring a perfect balance between style and functionality. 

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vivo V30 Pro 5G's power button and volume rocker are both placed on the right panel of the device.

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vivo V30 Pro 5G has lush metallic accents, making the device look premium

The vivo V30 Pro 5G boasts an elegant design, featuring a glass front with Schott α protection and a beautifully textured back panel. 

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vivo V30 Series 5G's squircle camera module with Aura Light would have to be its identifying physical characteristic or design element

Sadly, although vivo V30 Pro 5G is available in four stunning colorways – namely, Bloom White, Waving Aqua, Lush Green, and Noble Black – in other territories, the handset is out in just in Petals White here in the Philippines. 

It would be nice if vivo could eventually launch more colorways here to give users more options as well as the opportunity to express their individuality through the shade of their handsets.

vivo V30 Pro 5G ZEISS
vivo V30 Pro 5G looks almost like the vivo V30 but this more premium model has ZEISS' logo on the camera module at the back. Physically, that's the most noticeable difference.


The device sports a massive 6.78-inch AMOLED 3D Curved display with a resolution of 1260 x 2800 pixels, delivering crisp visuals with a pixel density of approximately 453 pixels per inch. 

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Boasting HDR10+ support and a peak brightness of 2800 nits, users can enjoy vibrant colors and enhanced contrast for an immersive viewing experience. Additionally, the inclusion of Schott α glass provides added durability and protection against scratches and impacts.


One of the standout features of the vivo V30 Pro 5G is its impressive camera setup. Equipped with a ZEISS-certified triple camera system, including a 50MP main wide lens, a 50MP telephoto lens with 2x optical zoom, and a 50MP ultrawide lens, users can capture stunning photos with exceptional detail and clarity. 

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The addition of ZEISS optics and T* lens coating further enhances image quality, ensuring professional-grade results in any shooting scenario. Moreover, features such as Aura Light Ring-LED flash, panorama, and HDR elevate the photography experience to new heights.

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vivo V30 Pro Series 5G handsets are crafted for Professional Portraight Photography

ZEISS Style Portrait Bokeh Effects

The ZEISS Style Portrait Bokeh Effects of the vivo V30 Pro 5G offer a diverse range of artistic options, each inspired by iconic ZEISS lenses. 

The ZEISS Biotar Style Bokeh draws inspiration from the legendary ZEISS Biotar 1.5/75 lens, renowned for its distinctive swirly bokeh. This effect elegantly reproduces the lens's unique characteristics, delivering stunning portraits with a captivating ZEISS flair.

For those seeking a classic yet detailed portrayal, the ZEISS Planar Style Bokeh, inspired by the ZEISS Planar 2.8/80, is an ideal choice. This style delicately outlines the subject with sharp bokeh in the background, ensuring that every detail shines through in true ZEISS fashion.

The ZEISS Distagon Style Bokeh pays homage to the ZEISS Distagon 2.0/28 lens, renowned for its hexagonal bokeh that adds a touch of artistic elegance to any scene. This effect creates visually striking backgrounds, making it perfect for those seeking a distinctive aesthetic in their portraits.

Inspired by the ZEISS Sonnar 2.8/180 lens, the ZEISS Sonnar Style Bokeh offers a romantic touch to portraits with its creamy blur backdrop. This effect lends a dreamy quality to the scene, ideal for capturing intimate moments or street portraits with a soft, enchanting ambiance.

For those looking to add a cinematic touch to their portraits, the ZEISS Cinematic Style Bokeh delivers an immersive experience with its 2.39:1 aspect ratio, oval flares, and blue trail effect. This effect is particularly striking when shooting at night, especially near street lights, for a film-like aesthetic that stands out from the crowd.

Lastly, the ZEISS Cine-flare Portrait effect recreates the enchanting flare characteristic of movie scenes shot against strong light sources. With advanced algorithms ensuring natural and clear portraits, this effect adds a touch of cinematic magic to every shot, elevating the overall visual storytelling experience.

ZEISS x TechPinas Interview

Watch the Exclusive Interview of TechPinas Founder Mark Milan Macanas with Ms. Marisa Weis, Head of Product and Category Management for Imaging and Brand Partnerships of ZEISS Group, at the official launch of vivo V30 Pro 5G Co-Engineered with ZEISS in the Philippines on March 19, 2024 at The Manila Hotel.

Video Recording

In addition to its exceptional photography capabilities, the vivo V30 Pro 5G excels in videography, allowing users to record high-quality footage in 4K at 30 frames per second or 1080p at 30 frames per second. Whether capturing memorable moments or creating content for social media, the device delivers smooth, lifelike videos with stunning clarity and detail.

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Internal Hardware

Under the hood, the V30 Pro 5G is powered by a cutting-edge 4nm Mediatek Dimensity 8200 chipset, coupled with an octa-core CPU and Mali-G610 MC6 GPU, ensuring smooth performance and efficient multitasking. With a generous 12GB of RAM and 512GB of internal storage, users can enjoy seamless navigation and ample space for storing their favorite apps, games, and media files. Additionally, the device supports RAM expansion, providing users with even greater flexibility and performance optimization.


Running on Android 14 with Funtouch 14 overlay, the vivo V30 Pro 5G offers a user-friendly interface with a host of features and customization options. From customizable themes and gestures to advanced privacy settings and security enhancements, the device provides a seamless and personalized user experience.

Privacy and Security Features

In an age where privacy and security are paramount, the vivo V30 Pro 5G offers robust security features to safeguard user data and sensitive information. With an under-display fingerprint scanner, facial recognition, and password/passcode unlock, users can enjoy peace of mind knowing that their device is protected against unauthorized access.

Battery and Charging Speed

Fueling the vivo V30 Pro 5G is a massive 5,000mAh battery, providing all-day battery life for uninterrupted usage. 

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With 80W wired charging support, users can recharge their device from 1 to 100% in just 43 minutes, ensuring minimal downtime and maximum convenience. Additionally, the device supports reverse wired charging, allowing users to power up other devices on the go.

Pros and Cons


- Advanced camera capabilities with a ZEISS-certified triple camera system, delivering professional-quality photos and videos.
- Stunning design with premium build quality.
- Immersive display with vibrant colors and high brightness levels.
- Powerful internals, including a 4nm Mediatek Dimensity 8200 chipset and Mali-G610 MC6 GPU, ensuring smooth performance and efficient multitasking.
- Long-lasting battery life with a 5,000mAh battery and fast charging support.

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- Absence of a 3.5mm headphone jack may inconvenience users who prefer wired audio connections.
- Lack of expandable storage via a microSD card slot limits the device's storage flexibility, especially for users who require additional space for media files and apps.
- Only one colorway available in the Philippines

Initial Impressions

vivo V30 Pro 5G appears to offer excellent value for money with its impressive combination of performance, features, and design aesthetics. Whether you're a photography enthusiast, gaming aficionado, or productivity-focused user, the V30 Pro 5G is crafted to meet your expectations and elevate your smartphone experience to new heights.

I'm looking forward to testing out vivo V30 Pro 5G and giving my full review.

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vivo's newest celebrity endorser in the Philippines, Anne Curtis (4th from left on the stage), had great things to say about the imaging prowess of vivo V30 Series 5G smartphones. She seems to enjoy using her vivo V30 Pro 5G for taking portrait images of her daughter, Dahlia Amélie Heussaff.

vivo V30 Pro 5G Specs
Dimensions: 164.4 x 75.1 x 7.5 mm (vivo's slimmest smartphone with 5,000 mAh battery)
Weight: 188 grams
Build: Glass Front (Schott α), Beautifully Textured Back Panel
IP54 Dust and Splash Resistant
Colorways in other territories: Bloom White, Waving Aqua, Lush Green, Noble Black
Sole Colorway in the Philippines Upon Launch: Petals White
Model Number: V2319
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, 2800 nits (peak)
Protection: Schott α glass
OS: Android 14, Funtouch 14
Chipset: 4nm Mediatek Dimensity 8200
CPU: Octa-core (1 x 3.1 GHz Cortex-A78, 3 x 3.0 GHz Cortex-A78, 4 x 2.0 GHz Cortex-A55)
GPU: Mali-G610 MC6
Card slot: No
RAM: 12GB + 12GB RAM Expansion
Internal: 512GB, UFS 3.1
50 MP, f/1.9, 23mm, Main Wide, 1/1.49", 1.0µm, PDAF, OIS
50 MP, f/1.9, 50mm, Telephoto, 1/2.51", 0.64µm, PDAF, 2x optical zoom
50 MP, f/2.0, 15mm, 119˚ Ultrawide, 1/2.76", 0.64µm, AF
Features: ZEISS optics, ZEISS T* lens coating, Aura Light Ring-LED Flash, Panorama, HDR
Video: 4K 30fps, 1080p 30fps
Single: 50 MP, f/2.0, 20mm (wide), 1/2.76", 0.64µm, AF
Features: Dual-LED Flash, HDR
Video: 4K 30fps, 1080p 30fps
Loudspeaker: Yes
3.5mm jack: No
SIM: Dual SIM (Nano-SIM, Dual Standby) 
WLAN: Wi-Fi 802.11 a/b/g/n/ac/6, dual-band, Wi-Fi Direct
Bluetooth: 5.3, A2DP, LE, aptX HD
Positioning: GPS (L1+L5), GLONASS, BDS (B1I+B1c+B2a), GALILEO (E1+E5a), QZSS (L1+L5), NavIC (L5)
NFC: Yes
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-Ion 5,000 mAh, Non-Removable
Charging: 80W Wired, PD, 1-100% in 43 Minutes, Reverse wired

vivo V330 Pro 5G Key Features
ZEISS Optics - Every Lens Is Certified with ZEISS Optics Standards
ZEISS Professional Portrait Camera - Equipped with ZEISS Triple Main Camera and ZEISS Style Portrait Resulting in More Three-Dimensional and Vivid Portrait Photography, Now You Can Capture Professional Portrait Masterpieces in Just a Snap
Wide-Angle Portrait Groufie
Portrait System with Aura Light

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vivo V30 Pro 5G Price in the Philippines
Official SRP - PHP 34,999
Official Launch - March 19, 2025 at The Centennial Hall of The Manila Hotel, Streamed Online on March 20, 2024

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