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vivo V5 now official in Malaysia. 20MP front camera for perfect selfies

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vivo is upping up its selfie game with a smartphone that has a 20MP selfie camera. Dubbed as the vivo V5, this will succeed its previous vivo V3 series that came with an 8MP selfie shooter.

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Priced at RM1,299, the vivo V5 comes with mid-tier specs encased in a unibody metal body. The front carries a 5.5″ HD 720p IPS display and under the hood, it runs on a 64-bit Mediatek MT6750 processor, which is similar to the OPPO F1s. It also gets 4GB of RAM and 32GB of storage which is expandable via microSD.

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For the front, the vivo V5 gets a 20MP Sony IMX376 camera with an F/2.0 aperture that comes with soft light flash for better illumination. For a more flawless look for your selfies, it also gets a Face Beauty Mode 6.0 software enhancement. Meanwhile, the back gets a standard 13MP camera that comes with PDAF.

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The vivo V5 is powered by a 3,000mAh battery that charges via a microUSB port. For a secure yet convenient unlocking, it also gets a fingerprint sensor at the front that unlocks in 0.2 seconds. Also included on board is a AK4376 HiFi DAC for better audio playback. Out of the box, it runs on Android 6.0.1 Marshmallow with a custom Funtouch 2.6 OS skin on top. This is also a dual-SIM device and it supports 4G LTE bands in both FDD-LTE and TDD-LTE.

For more info, head over to vivo Malaysia’s V5 product page.

Alexander Wong