The Vivo S5 is now official. After a series of renders getting leaked in the past few weeks, the company has today finally announced a new phone in its S-series lineup, at an event in China. The S-series, which already includes the S1 and S1 Pro, is particularly targeted towards buyers who prefer some style-quotient in their smartphone.
Vivo S5: Design and Display
The Vivo S5 features a gradient finish on the back and comes in three color options: Ice White, Phantom Blue, and Star Black. It has a diamond-shaped camera module at the back that houses its quad camera setup. Towards the front, the phone has a 6.44-inch Super AMOLED hole-punch display with 2400 x 1080 pixels screen resolution.
Vivo S5: Performance
Under the hood, the S5 has an octa-core Snapdragon 712 processor with Adreno 616 GPU, paired with 8GB of RAM and 128GB or 256GB of internal storage. To power everything, the phone includes a 4100mAh battery with support for 22.5W fast charging.
On the software front, the phone runs on Funtouch OS 9.2.
Vivo S5: Camera
In terms of optics, the phone sports a quad-camera setup on the rear, which includes a 48MP primary sensor, an 8MP super-wide-angle sensor with 120-degree FoV, a 2MP macro sensor, and a 5MP depth sensor. On the front, the phone includes a 32MP camera for selfies.
Vivo S5: Pricing and Availability
The Vivo S5 comes in two configurations: 8GB + 128GB and 8GB + 256GB and is priced at ¥2698 and ¥2998 respectively. It is currently up for pre-order in China and will go on sale starting November 22.