Vivo S5 with 48MP main camera, Snapdragon 712 officially announced

Vivo unveils Vivo S5 smartphone in China as expected. As the company’s tagline suggests, it emphasizes on camera more than any other feature. There are four rear cameras with a 48MP primary sensor as well as a 32MP front-facing shooter with the hole-punch design. There is a lot more to know. So let’s start exploring its specifications!

Vivo S5 Specifications

The Vivo S5 accumulates 6.44-inch 1080 x 2400 pixels Full HD+ AMOLED capacitive panel on the front. To utilize the AMOLED display, it utilizes the in-display fingerprint sensor for security purposes. The device is powered by the Qualcomm Snapdragon 712 processor, one of the most popular chipsets among the mid-range devices. It runs on Android 9 Pie based on the company’s own Funtouch 9.2 custom skin.

As far as optics are concerned, it has a quad-camera arrangement with a 48MP main sensor followed by an 8MP ultra-wide-angle lens, 2MP dedicated camera lens, and a 5MP depth of field sensor. The front side is surrounded by a 32MP punch-hole design selfie shooter at f/2.45 aperture. The main camera delivers many shooting modes including Portraits, photos, short videos, videos, AR shot, etc.

Furthermore, the handset packs 4100 mAh non-removable battery with 22.5W fast charging support. On the connectivity front, all the basic connectivity features are available. It measures 157.9 x 73.9 x 8.64 mm, while, the weight is 188 grams.

Specifications Summary

  • Display: 6.44-inch 1080 x 2400 pixels Full HD+ AMOLED
  • Processor: Qualcomm Snapdragon 712, GPU: Adreno 616
  • RAM & Storage: 8GB RAM, 128GB storage
  • Rear Camera: 48MP, f/1.79 + 8MP f/2.2 (ultra-wide) + 2MP, f/2.4 (macro) + 5MP, f/2.48 (depth)
  • Front Camera: 32MP, f/2.45
  • Operating System: Android 9 Pie; Funtouch OS 9.2
  • Battery: 4100 mAh with 22.5W fast charging support
  • Dimensions: 157.9 x 73.9 x 8.64 mm, Weight: 188 grams
  • Price: 2699 CNY= 8GB/128GB (Approx. 385$ or Rs. 26,999) or 2998 CNY = 8GB/256GB (approx. 425$ or Rs. 29,999) , Availability: November 22 (China)


Pricing and Availability

The Vivo S5 is priced at 2,698 CNY roughly converted into 385$ or 26,000 INR for 8GB RAM / 128GB storage, which goes up to 2998 CNY (approx. 425$ or Rs. 30,000) for 256GB storage having same amount of RAM. The device is already up for pre-order with 100CNY upfront payment and will start selling from November 22 on Vivo’s official China store. The device comes in three available Icelandic Blue, Phantom Blue, and Black color options.

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