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Vivo V5 Plus

Specifications

Vivo V5 Plus
Vivo V5 Plus (V Series)
Processor
Graphics adapter
Memory
4096 MB 
Display
5.5 inch 16:9, 1920x1080 pixel 401 PPI, Capacitive, IPS, Corning Gorilla Glass 5, glossy: yes
Storage
64 GB eMMC Flash, 64 GB 
Connections
Audio Connections: 3.5mm, Sensors: Fingerprint (front-mounted), accelerometer, gyro, proximity, compass, microUSB 2.0
Networking
802.11 a/b/g/n/ac (a/b/g/n/ac), Bluetooth 4.0, GSM, HSPA, LTE, Dual SIM, GPS
Size
height x width x depth (in mm): 7.3 x 152.6 x 740 ( = 0.29 x 6.01 x 29.13 in)
Battery
3160 mAh Lithium-Ion
Operating System
Android 6.0 Marshmallow
Camera
Primary Camera: 16 MPix f/2.0, LED flash
Secondary Camera: 20 MPix Dual 20 MP + 8 MP, f/2.0, 1/2.8" IMX376 front camera sensor, co-engineered with Sony.
Additional features
Keyboard: Virtual
Weight
159 g ( = 5.61 oz / 0.35 pounds) ( = 0 oz / 0 pounds)
Price
400 Euro

 

Average Score: 78.3% - good
Average of 10 scores (from 22 reviews)
price: 74%, performance: 75%, features: - %, display: 79% mobility: 80%, workmanship: 77%, ergonomy: - %, emissions: - %

Reviews for the Vivo V5 Plus

Vivo V5 Plus Hands-On: The So-Called 'Perfect Selfie' Phone
Source: Forbes English
I hate selfies. I think the very idea of it is vain, and I think it's the number one culprit of our social media-driven world becoming increasingly narcissistic: everything is "hey look at me!"
Single Review, online available, Long, Date: 02/20/2017
Vivo V5 Plus review
Source: GSM Arena English
It's easy to see the vivo V5 Plus as an iPhone-copying one-trick pony, an expensive one at that. The thing is, it's pretty great at that one trick, and reasonably good at them other tricks. There's no escaping the copycat boos, and there are much better deals to be had, but it wont be a stretch for vanity to defeat common sense here.
Single Review, online available, Very Long, Date: 02/17/2017
80% Vivo V5 Plus Review: The best selfie smartphone that money can buy
Source: Tech2.in.com English
All-in-all the Vivo V5 Plus is a great all-round package that will appeal to those who are serious about their selfies. It packs in the right balance of power, performance, battery life and adds a pretty good camera to the mix, making it a much better offering in comparison to the Asus Zenfone 3 (5.5-inch). It still however, falls short of the OnePlus 3T in some areas like raw power and the primary camera. The Huawei Honor 8 is also pretty good choice, if you are looking for a dual camera set up on the back, but it’s not so impressive in the selfie department. Another competitor in this segment is the Oppo F1 Plus. When it launched in April last year, it was indeed the king of selfie smartphones. But with so many new competitors offering better hardware (including sibling Vivo), the phone has now gotten a bit dated with its MediaTek Helio P10.
Single Review, online available, Very Long, Date: 02/17/2017
Rating: Total score: 80% performance: 75% display: 75% mobility: 80% workmanship: 75%
Vivo V5 Plus Review
Source: Fone Arena English
I’ll be honest. I came into reviewing this phone with 0 expectations. All my past experience with “selfie” focused smartphones have been pretty underwhelming. The Vivo V5 Plus on the other hand is actually quite a nice experience overall. Sure, it is not a OnePlus 3 or 3T which can also be bought at a very similar price point and I would recommend those two phones over this any day to anyone except for those who love to take selfies.
Single Review, online available, Very Long, Date: 02/13/2017
83% Vivo V5 Plus review
Source: Android Authority English
Despite the entire marketing focused on the ‘perfect selfie’, the Vivo V5 Plus is a well-rounded smartphone with a beautiful metallic chassis, gorgeous display, and smooth performance.
Single Review, online available, Very Long, Date: 02/10/2017
Rating: Total score: 83% performance: 80% display: 90% mobility: 80% workmanship: 85%
Vivo V5 Plus Review – Take Selfies Like Never Before
Source: Mobygyaan English
With it’s 20 MP dual front cameras,Vivo V5 Plus takes selfies like never before. If you plan to take your best selfies and share it on social media, we would suggest you keep Vivo V5 Plus as a priority. However, if it doesn’t fit your budget you might want check the cheaper variant selfie phone Vivo V5.
Single Review, online available, Very Long, Date: 02/09/2017
73% Vivo V5 Plus – Full Review
Source: Manila Shaker English
The Vivo V5 Plus challenges the mid-range department starting off with a very convincing selfie-focused smartphone. Together with good specifications, it’s highly likely you’ll be getting one for yourself for that ‘Perfect Selfie.’
Single Review, online available, Very Long, Date: 02/06/2017
Rating: Total score: 73% price: 75% performance: 70% display: 70% mobility: 80% workmanship: 60%
70% Vivo V5 Plus Review
Source: NDTV Gadgets English
Chinese smartphone makers have set a precedent for delivering products with solid specifications at highly affordable prices, which is exactly what Vivo has been doing for a while now. The V5 Plus is a bold move from the company because it dares to break this tradition. However, we don’t think this phone really warrants its premium price tag, especially when the competition can deliver a similar package for a lot less money.
Single Review, online available, Very Long, Date: 02/06/2017
Rating: Total score: 70% price: 60% performance: 70% display: 80% mobility: 80% workmanship: 80%
Vivo V5 Plus Hands-On And First Impressions
Source: Mobygyaan English
Last year Vivo announced its selfie phone Vivo V5 in India with 20 MP front camera. Now the company has launched its Plus variant with a mindblowing dual 20 MP camera on the front with Moonlight LED flash. It seems like Vivo has mastered the selfie-centric division but comes at a price of ₹27,980. Have a look at the selfie phone Vivo V5 Plus hands-on and first impressions.
Single Review, online available, Long, Date: 02/04/2017
84% Vivo V5 Plus Review – the DSLR Selfie smartphone
Source: Gogi.in English
The Vivo V5 Plus no doubt is a very good handset with best selfie camera out there. Coming to the price it is pricey at Rs. 27,980. The Redmi Note 4 with the same processor i.e. Snapdragon 625 is available from Rs. 9,999 and if you are really looking to spend Rs. 30,000 the OnePlus 3T is the best option.
Single Review, online available, Very Long, Date: 02/04/2017
Rating: Total score: 84%
90% Vivo V5 Plus Review
Source: PC Quest English
The Vivo V5 Plus has the stylish design and backed by decent hardware which can handle the various task. If you are a selfie lover then this phone can be your choice. But as per the hardware core configuration, the phone didn't impress us much. Also, the phone lacks the USB C type port.
Single Review, online available, Very Long, Date: 02/03/2017
Rating: Total score: 90% price: 90% performance: 80%
Vivo V5 Plus Camera Review: Go Ahead, Shoot Yourself!
Source: Tech PP English
So the Vivo V5 Plus, hands down, is a brilliant selfie camera phone. It brings in that elusive BOKEH effects via a dedicated lens while the main front facing lens is co-engineered with Sony and that shows off in the output. If we were to nitpick, it would be the over softening of the images shot in the dark with that moonlight LED option but it’s a really tough condition for any camera to shoot. The primary camera is bit of a letdown when compared to the supremely fantastic front camera. If only Vivo had included OIS or EIS, low light performance and videos would’ve been much better but in most of the other conditions and in keeping the software free of gimmicks, Vivo wins kudos in our books. We thoroughly enjoyed our time with the V5 Plus and hope you did too as you eyeballing the samples we have taken for you.
Single Review, online available, Very Long, Date: 02/01/2017
Vivo V5 Plus Review
Source: Yugatech English
The battle for the best selfie-centric smartphone is just heating up and the Vivo V5 Plus is a testament to that. It’s not a one-trick pony, though as it has other worthy features like the capable yet battery-efficient processor, large 4GB RAM, plenty of storage at 64GB, good rear camera, and above average battery life.
Single Review, online available, Very Long, Date: 01/31/2017
Vivo V5 Plus Review
Source: The Mobile Indian English
Overall we are pretty satisfied with the performance of the phone. However, Vivo could have gone for a distinctive design rather than been completely inspired by iPhone. If we talk about pricing, it's on a higher side, as you can get a smartphone from other brands with more or less same specifications at a much lower price. Just to charge insanely for adding up an extra camera in front is not justified. However, those of who are looking to add charm in their life by flaunting good quality selfies, we would recommend that they can go and buy Vivo V5 Plus smartphone bearing Dual front camera without having a second thought.
Single Review, online available, Long, Date: 01/31/2017
80% Vivo V5 Plus review: Dual-front camera smartpone for stylish selfies
Source: The Indian Express English
I would say the Vivo V5 Plus phone is good for who are sick of the iPhone’s boring hardware (looking at the battery), and the blandness of Android devices. Vivo V5 Plus walks a thin line between both, but the problem is that it is little pricey at Rs 27,980. Again considering the Snapdragon 625, processor, people might consider sticking with OnePlus 3 or the Oneplus 3T, as an option, given they are both great devices. But for those want to try something new with their selfies, the Vivo V5 Plus is an option.
Single Review, online available, Very Long, Date: 01/27/2017
Rating: Total score: 80%
Vivo V5 Plus First Impressions
Source: NDTV Gadgets English
The Vivo V5 Plus will only be available in gold in India. In its price category, it will be competing against the likes of the OnePlus 3T and Moto Z Play. Considering that the Vivo V5 Plus has a relatively less capable processor than the OnePlus 3T and lacks the unique mods that the Moto Z Play can use, it is currently hard to say whether this smartphone's unique front camera setup will be able to tempt customers. For further updates and our full Vivo V5 Plus review, stay tuned to Gadgets 360.
Single Review, online available, Medium, Date: 01/23/2017
66% Vivo V5 Plus Review
Source: Think Digit English
The Vivo V5 Plus is a good selfie centric phone and that’s pretty much it. Everything else about the phone is secondary and rather overshadowed by the OnePlus 3T.
Single Review, online available, Very Long, Date: 01/23/2017
Rating: Total score: 66%
80% Vivo V5 Plus review: Great selfies, good performance
Source: Gadget Show English
Vivo V5 Plus can be termed as a really good smartphone at what it promises to be. Selfie lovers are sure to love the device. The smartphone's front cameras are excellent and we loved the pictures that we clicked with them. Other than this, the phone has a sturdy built, offers smooth performance and packs a lasting battery.
Single Review, online available, Long, Date: 01/23/2017
Rating: Total score: 80%
Vivo V5 Plus Review - Best Vivo Selfie cameraphone yet
Source: Tech Nave English
The Vivo V5 Plus comes with a price tag at RM1799 in Malaysia. It may be somewhat more expensive than their previous smartphone, but the performance is better with a Snapdragon 625 processor. The selfie camera is simply unbeatable for now on the market. We have yet to see any smartphone front facing camera that could achieve this level of quality. However, in contrast, the rear camera isn't nearly as good as the front camera, so if you really take a lot of selfies, this is the only smartphone you need for now. Performance is pretty up to standard for the price, so for casual mobile gamers it surely won't be disappointing.
Single Review, online available, Very Long, Date: 01/21/2017
Vivo V5 Plus Review: All Hype or All Right?
Source: Unbox English
If you’re looking for a selfie-centric phone with a bit more oomph and the ability to blur the most annoying photobombers in your shot, then yes! The upgrade in the display, its processing package, and the dual front cameras definitely make it a compelling case for V5 Plus. Like we said, our experience with the Vivo V5 Plus merits a thumbs up; making the V5 Plus, that’s priced at Php 19,990 , worth a look for you next purchase.
Single Review, online available, Very Long, Date: 01/20/2017

Foreign Reviews

Vivo V5 Plus Selfie Camera Review- The Perfect Duo!
Source: Android TV German DE→EN
Single Review, online available, Long, Date: 02/02/2017
77% Vivo V5 Plus Review- The Perfect Selfie!
Source: Android TV German DE→EN
Single Review, online available, Very Long, Date: 01/27/2017
Rating: Total score: 77% price: 70% performance: 75% display: 80% mobility: 80% workmanship: 85%

Comment

Qualcomm Adreno 506: Integrated graphics card in the Snapdragon 625 SoC and based on the new 500-series architecture with support for Vulkan, OpenGL ES 3.1 + AE (3.2) and UBWC. Non demanding games should be playable with these graphics cards. » Further information can be found in our Comparison of Mobile Graphics Cards and the corresponding Benchmark List.
625: Mid-range octa-core SoC with eight ARM Cortex-A53 cpu cores at up to 2 GHz, an Adreno 506 GPU, a DDR3L-1866 memory controller and a X9 LTE (Cat 7) modem. Manufactured in the modern 14nm process.» Further information can be found in our Comparison of Mobile Processsors.
5.5":

This display is quite big for a smartphone but frequently used for smartphones.

Large display-sizes allow higher resolutions. So, details like letters are bigger. On the other hand, the power consumption is lower with small screen diagonals and the devices are smaller, more lightweight and cheaper.  

» To find out how fine a display is, see our DPI List.
0.159 kg:

Only few smartphones are more lightweight than this.


78.3%: This rating is not convincing. The laptop is evaluated below average, this is not really a recommendation for purchase.
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Stefan Hinum (Update: 2017-02-12)