Vivo has joined the already popular selfie-centric smartphone market with its Vivo V5. Priced at Rs 17,890, the Vivo V5 will go head to head with the Gionee S6s and OPPO F1s, both of which come with loaded front cameras. Though, the V5 aims to stand out in the crowd with a 20-megapixel front camera, also touted as the the first smartphone to offer this. We compared the Vivo V5 against the existing selfie-centric smartphones on the basis of their price, specifications and features, and here’s how they fare.
Price: The Vivo V5 is priced at Rs 17,890. nd it will be up for pre-orders between November 16 and 25. It is set to go on sale for the first time on November 2. The Gionee S6s is priced at Rs 15,999 and is already available in the market. The Oppo F1s carries a price tag of Rs 17,900.
Display: The Vivo V5 features a 5.5-inch HD display along with Corning Gorilla Glass 3 protection. The Gionee S6s features a 5.5-inch IPS In-Cell display with full HD (1080p) resolution. The OPPO F1s comes with a 5.5-inch HD (720p) IPS TFT display.
Processor, RAM and Storage: The Vivo V5 is powered by Mediatek 6750 octa-core 64-bit processor paired with 4GB of RAM. It comes with 32GB internal storage which can further be expanded up to 128GB using a microSD card. The Gionee S6s is powered by a 1.3GHz MediaTek 6753 octa-core processor along with 3GB of RAM and 32GB of internal storage that can be further expanded up to 128GB. The OPPO F1s is powered by a Mediatek MT6750 octa-core 64-bit processor coupled with 3GB of RAM and 32GB of internal storage which can be expanded up to 128GB via micro SD card. In terms of RAM, the Vivo V5 does stand out from its competition with 4GB of RAM, while the other two smartphones feature 3GB of RAM. ALSO READ: Vivo V5, world’s first smartphone with 20-megapixel selfie camera, launched in India: Price, specifications, features
Camera: Coming to highlight of these smartphones; the Vivo V5 boasts a 13-megapixel rear camera with LED flash and PDAF, and a 20-megapixel selfie snapper with Moonlight flash, which is similar to Retina flash on iPhone 6s and iPhone 7. This is the highest megapixel on offer in terms of front camera. The Gionee S6s comes with a 13-megapixel rear camera with f/2.0 aperture, Sony IMX 258 sensor, along with an 8-megapixel front camera with f/2.2 aperture, LED flash (selfie flash), and a screen flash. The OPPO F1s, on the other hand, comes with a 13-megapixel rear camera with f/2.2 aperture along with a 16-megapixel front camera with f/2.0 aperture.
Battery and connectivity: The Vivo V5 draws its juice from a 3,000mAh battery. In terms of connectivity, it comes with 4G VoLTE support, Bluetooth, GPS and Wi-Fi. The Gionee S6s is kept ticking by a 3,150 mAh battery and in terms of connectivity, it comes with features including dual-SIM, 4G VoLTE support, Bluetooth, Wi-Fi and OTG support. The OPPO F1s comes with 3,075mAh battery, and also offers dual-SIM connectivity, 4G LTE support, Bluetooth, and Wi-Fi.
Fingerprint scanner: All of these competing smartphones feature fingerprint sensors for biometric authentication. The Vivo V5 and the Oppo F1s feature a front fingerprint sensor that are embedded in their home buttons, while the Gionee S6s comes with a rear sensor.
Operating system: The Vivo V5 runs Android 6.0 Marshmallow with Funtouch 2.6 UI on top. The Gionee S6s also runs the same Android version with Amigo 3.2 on top. The OPPO F1s, on the other hand, runs the older Android 5.1 Lollipop with ColorOS 3.0 on top.
On papers, the Vivo V5 outshines the competition with an overwhelming 20-megapixel front camera and 4GB of RAM along with MediaTek MT6750 processor. But the Gionee S6s comes very close with a lower price tag, MediaTek MT6753 processor and features like full HD display.
|Features||Vivo V5||Gionee S6s||OPPO F1s|
|Display||5.5-inch HD||5.5-inch IPS in-cell full HD||5.5-inch HD|
|Processor||Mediatek MT6750 octa-core 64-bit processor||1.3GHz MediaTek 6753 octa-core processor||Mediatek MT6750 octa-core 64-bit processor|
|Storage||32GB/ expandable up to 128GB||32GB/ expandable up to 128GB||32GB/ expandable up to 128GB|
|OS||Android 6.0 Marshmallow with Funtouch 2.6 UI||Android 6.0 Marshmallow with Amigo 3.2||Android 5.1 Lollipop with ColorOS 3.0|
|Connectivity||4G VoLTE support, Bluetooth, GPS and Wi-Fi||Dual-SIM, 4G VoLTE support, Bluetooth, Wi-Fi and OTG support||Dual-SIM, 4G LTE support, Bluetooth, and Wi-Fi
|Price||Rs 17,890||Rs 15,999||Rs 17,900|