Why The Vivo V5 Plus Is Better Than The Vivo V5
With the ever growing popularity of social media sites, selfie is something all of us have tried at least once in our lives. So when the Vivo V5 came out, it gathered a lot of attention and appreciation for its 20 MP front-facing camera.
Now, there is a new super selfie smartphone in town and it is another phone from Vivo, the Vivo V5 Plus which costs $410, a bit pricier compared to the Vivo V5 that only costs $261. There is also no doubt that the Vivo V5 Plus will be better than its predecessor, but how and what aspects do this smartphone is more superior?
For this article, we will mostly be focusing on the specs and features based on paper and not the actual real-world usage itself, because there are no extensive reviews yet that really scrutinizes every bit of the Vivo V5 Plus' performance. Here are the specs and features:
Regarding its design, I personally prefer the design of the Vivo V5 Plus, because without its logo printed on the back of the phone, most people will think it looks like an iPhone. I mean, just look at its back design, it looks like its design was based on that. There is also more; it has thinner bezels which makes it more appealing.
The Vivo V5 Plus features a 5.5-inch IPS LCD capacitive touchscreen with a screen resolution of 1080 x 1920 pixels and is protected with a corning Gorilla Glass 5. On the other Vivo V5, it comes with 5.5-inch screen IPS LCD capacitive touchscreen with a screen resolution of only 720 x 1280 pixels and is protected with an unspecified corning Gorilla Glass.
Again, I think the Vivo V5 Plus' display is better. Aside from having a high screen-to-body ratio, its screen resolution is higher. And just for these two reasons, the Vivo V5 Plus is way better.
The Vivo V5 Plus runs on Android 6.0 Marshmallow and is packed with Snapdragon 625 chipset. On the other hand, the Vivo V5 runs on Android 6.0 Marshmallow and sports a MediaTek MT6750.
Though most would say, the MediaTek MT6750 is a subpar CPU, it really is, but it gets the job done nonetheless, offering a smooth experience regarding its performance. However, with a Snapdragon 625 chipset, it's another story.
Yes, it's not a Snapdragon 821 or 835 chipset, but at least it's a Snapdragon 625 chip. Though this may sound a little bias, when it comes to processors, I expect only Snapdragon or Apple's Fusion Chips. So, I really appreciate that Vivo decide to feature a Snapdragon 625 chipset for its new smartphone.
The Vivo V5 Plus features 64 GB of internal memory storage and 4 GB of RAM. Its predecessor, the Vivo V5 features 32 GB of in-built storage with 4 GB of RAM. Both smartphones don't have a memory expandability option.
For this part, still, the Vivo V5 Plus is the better choice, because it features a higher memory storage. But me personally, I was hoping that it would have an expandability option which is kind of disappointing to hear.
The Vivo V5 Plus houses a non-removable Li-Ion 3160 mAh battery. On the other hand, the Vivo V5 is powered by a non-removable Li-Ion 3000 mAh battery.
Now, for this part, the Vivo V5 Plus has a higher battery capacity. It also has a fast charging feature. Just to point out something regarding the Vivo V5, though it has no fast charging feature, it does charge really fast when used with a fast charger which many of its users were happy about.
The Vivo V5 features 13 MP rear camera and a 20 MP front-facing camera. As for the Vivo V5 Plus, it features a 16 MP rear camera.
Remember how the back design of the Vivo V5 Plus is so similar to the iPhone 7 Plus? Well, if the iPhone 7 Plus has a dual-camera setup on its back, the Vivo V5 Plus has a dual-camera on the front, a 20 MP and 8 MP sensor.
It has this 'Bokeh' option for selfies and has these two levels of beautification mode for selfies. One is Face Beauty mode and the other is Enhanced Beautification mode.
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