After teasing the mobile for quite a long time, the China-based company Vivo has finally dropped the successor to the S1 in its home market. The newly launched Vivo S5 is one the best mid-range phones from Vivo on the offer as well as packs quite the punch. As per the latest information the successor of the Vivo S1 is featured with an attractive design. The Vivo S5 is featured with a punch-hole display upfront along with the cut out which is being placed at the upper-right edge. There is also a quad rear camera setup which is in the shape of the diamond at the backside of the phone. The smartphone from Vivo has maintained a great balance between the style as well as the performance which is specifically kept keeping in mind about the younger generations. On November 7, Vivo has already officially confirmed about the launch of Vivo S5. Not only this but also just ahead of the official launch, the features, as well as the specs of the Vivo S5, has been leaked online. But the leaked information has been revealed by TENAA. In that particular list of specs, it confirmed all the important details of the Vivo S5 which include the camera as well as the design.
Price and Availability
The price of the Vivo S5 is CNY 2,698 which is roughly Rs 27,700 in Indian currency for the 128 GB of storage. On the other hand, the phone with 256 GB of storage variant is priced at CNY 2,998 which is around Rs 30,700 in Indian currency. The phone, however, comes in three colours which include Phantom Blue, Icelandic Blue as well as Star Black. Vivo S5 will be up for sale in China from November 22. Having said that the price, as well as the availability of the phone in India, is yet to be announced by the company considering the fact that the company already introduced the Vivo S1 to the Indian market. As said above, the Vivo S series in India is specifically aimed for the offline market. So we can predict that the phone can retail under Rs 20,000 as soon as it hits the Indian market.
Features as well as Specs of Vivo S5
Vivo S5 is featured with 6.44 inches of OLED display along with Full HD+ resolution. The company also claimed that the Vivo S5 is featured with a screen to body ratio of about 91.38 per cent. The display boasts 2400 * 1080 of pixel resolution. It also has a fingerprint reader just underneath for biometric authentication. The display which we are talking about is claimed to be certified by the German company which is known as TUV Rheinland. TUV Rheinland is specifically specialised in ocular safety. Apart from this Vivo is powered by the Qualcomm Snapdragon 712 chipset. It is the same processor which runs the Vivo Z1X as well as Vivo Z1 Pro. The smartphone runs Funtouch OS 9.2 which based on Android 9 Pie. Not only this but also the smartphone packs a 4,010 mAh battery which supports 22.5W fast charging technology.
As per the optics, the front is concerned, the camera panel is in the diamond-shaped which is indeed a star feature. There are three camera sensors along with a LED flash which is bundled all together in the module. The set up is in the combination of a 48 MP of rear camera with f/1.79 aperture, 5 MP of the depth sensor, 8 MP ultra-wide-angle sensor along with f/2.2 aperture as well as a 2 MP of the macro lens. On the other hand, the front shooter is featured with a 32 MP of the lens for capturing selfies as well as video calls. All the camera on the Vivo S5 is featured with a super beauty algorithm as well as a poster correction feature which include 144 poses which will be helping the users to pose better in the front side of the camera.
Coming to the performance side of the Vivo S5, the brand is taking the performance point very seriously. The smartphone is featured with the performance specs such as Cooling Turbo, AI Turbo, Centre Turbo, ART++ Turbo, Net Turbo as well as Game Turbo. All these Turbo features are specifically aimed to optimize performance on the phone. As per the connectivity of the phone is concerned, the phone is featured with several connectivity options such as Bluetooth 5.0, VoLTE, WiFi, GPS, USB Type C port support as well as GLONASS. The phone also a microSD card for the expansion of the storage of up to 512 GB.
Do you need to buy Vivo S5? (Comparison between Vivo S5 and Vivo S1)
RAM: Vivo S5 has 8 GB of RAM as compared to Vivo S1 which is featured with only 4 GB of RAM. This particularly means with more RAM you can run more applications at a time and this is where it makes the device faster as compared to its predecessor.
Improved Camera Quality: Vivo S1 is featured with 16 MP of the rear camera whereas its successor has 48 MP of the rear camera. The users will be getting better picture quality here which is the primary want of the users these days.
Faster CPU: Vivo S5 has 2.3 GHz and Vivo S1 has 2 GHz which will provide 15 per cent faster performance to its users. The faster the CPU is the smoother your experience will be. So there are several factors in which the Vivo S5 wins. On the other hand, there are various other factors where Vivo S1 wins such as the size of the Vivo S1 is slimmer as compared to its successor. Vivo S5 is of 8.64mm and on the other hand, Vivo S1 is of 8.64mm. Vivo S1 also has a bigger battery of 4500 mAh which will last for a day with just a single charge. Now its time for us to wait for the launch of Vivo S5 in the Indian market.