Vivo introduces World’s first ever 20MP front camera smartphone

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Hello everyone! I am so excited to be sharing something to you after days of working and exploring about this technology, and I cannot believe it that I am already typing what is it.

It is but cliche to say that bloggers are fond of photos, and basically it is the meat of this work. We share so much about this life and discoveries and needless to say, photos put the strength to this documentation and give life to our stories. For us, the quality of the photo matters very much. To be honest, it is not just for bloggers but even to a lot of people who value memories – with family, friends or special someone.

Moreover, as the world began embracing modernization, there goes the advancement of photography, and way people document their life. Gone are the days where entities stick on film printing. Most people also use, if not, switched to digital. Years later then, smartphones came, and here comes jump shots, blogger poses (Haha!) groupies and selfies.

Vivo is the top 5 smartphone manufacturer in this era. Just recently, they have a come up with a new technology that especially you, me and all the blogger dzai’s (Netizens fond of blogger poses!) would love! Ladies and gentlemen, read on!

The secret to perfect selfies was revealed with the launch of the Vivo V5 smartphone in the Philippines.

The Vivo V5 smartphone boasts Perfect Selfie capabilities with its high-quality front-facing camera, fast performance, and upgraded features that ensure great experiences for its users.

The V5 embodies Vivo’s relentless pursuit of innovation, with technologies and functions that our consumers look for in their device. With the V5 and its industry-leading features, we continue to push the boundaries of a premium mid-range smartphone as we highlight Vivo’s high standards in smartphone design and feature,” said Vivo Philippines Vice President Hazel Bascon.

Premium mid-range elegance

The Vivo V5 sports an all-metal unibody shell back case that comes in champagne gold and rose gold colors. Up front, it features a 5.5-inch 1280×720 HD display clad in 2.5D Corning Gorilla Glass for protection, giving the V5 an ideal premium feel in the hand. Performance wise, the Vivo V5 is equipped with a MediaTek MT6750 octa-core processor running at 1.5GHz and paired with 4GB of RAM and 32GB of internal storage expandable via micro SD up to 128GB.

The V5 also features a front-facing fast fingerprint scanner capable of unlocking the smartphone in as fast as 0.2 seconds. It also features fast-charging technology to quickly top-up its 3,000mAh built-in battery.

Redefining the perfect selfie

The Vivo V5 features an innovation that is set to be the benchmark of future smartphones. It is equipped with a 20-megapixel Moonlight front-facing camera featuring a 1/2.78” Sony IMX376 camera sensor coupled with a 5P lens system and an aperture of f/2.0. It also comes with a front-facing soft-light flash that helps illuminate its subjects whenever they take a selfie, ensuring that its users can capture perfect selfies anytime and anywhere.

Vivo Product and Training Manager Mark Cuevas introduces the Vivo V5 by defining the “Perfect Selfie.”
Vivo Product and Training Manager Mark Cuevas introduces the Vivo V5 by defining the “Perfect Selfie.”

Meanwhile, its rear camera boasts a 13-megapixel sensor that features phase-detect autofocus that will help users snap photos as they happen.

Valueadded benefits

Vivo’s V5 smartphone is also equipped with a 32-bit AK4376 digital to analog converter Hi-Fi chip, as well as a new iteration of its proprietary operating system, Funtouch OS 2.6, now based on Android’s 6.0.1 Marshmallow operating system.

McCoy de Leon takes a groufie with event hosts Will Devaughn and Shamcey Supsup, along with Vivo Club Ambassadors from various universities.

Among its new features is an improved version of Vivo’s take on multitasking, Smart Split 2.0, which allows users to view two apps side-by-side. Another feature is the Eye Protection Mode, which filters blue light from the screen to protect its users’ eyesight.


The following are Vivo V5 Specifications:
Case: All-metal
Color: Champagne Gold, Rose Gold
Display: 5.5 inch, 1280×720 HD Display
Screen: Split 2.0
Protection/Glass: Corning Gorilla Glass
Processor: MediaTek MT7650 Octa-Core
Memory: 4GB RAM, 23GB internal storage expandable up to128GB
Battery: 3000mAh
OS: 6.0.1 Marshmallow
Camera: 20MP front camera 13MP rear camera
Eye protection mode
Price: PHP 12,990.00


With the launch of the Vivo V5, Vivo again sets the benchmark of a premium midrange smartphone with perfect selfie features that one would normally only see in flagship offers. Filipinos will once again have a capable and compelling smartphone choice, and one that can fulfill a wide range of roles in their everyday lives,” added Bascon.

A Plus for the family

Vivo also revealed an upcoming device that is set to supplement the Vivo V5. The Vivo V5 Plus will feature a similar form factor as the V5 smartphone at 5.5 inches, but will feature a 1920×1080 display and 20-megapixel dual front-facing cameras that are set to enhance the perfect selfie experience of its users.

Vivo also announced Golden State Warriors point guard Stephen Curry as part of the Vivo family. The two-time NBA MVP and Golden State Warriors point guard will serve as the new face of the Vivo V5, highlighting its perfect selfie capabilities alongside local influencers Mccoy de Leon and Verniece Enciso.

I’m really thankful for being part of the Vivo family and I’m looking forward to doing more activities with Vivo and its Filipino plans soon,” said Curry.

The Vivo V5 Plus will be coming soon on Philippine shores. Meanwhile, the Vivo V5 will be available in Vivo concept stores and major retailers nationwide for PHP 12,990. Consumers can also pre-order the V5 smartphone in major retailers starting November 23 to receive exclusive freebies including Vivo speakers, Vivo selfie stick, and a Vivo-branded phone stent.

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Irene is a lifestyle and travel blogger from Cagayan de Oro City, Philippines. She is just one of your typical storytellers who appreciate the wonders of life. Most of the time, she seeks for a beautiful place and get lost in it.

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