Popularity of self photo taking Malaysians is evident with smartphone launched that centres on front facing camera rather than the back, terms like primary and secondary is being turned upside down. If the definition relates to higher megapixel being primary then the latest Vivo V5 with 20 mp and 16 mp for the rear raises these questions, but who cares surely not the selfie aficionados like Dato Siti Nurhaliza.
Introducing the latest premium model, Vivo Malaysia signed on celebrity darling Dato Siti Nurhaliza as the brand ambassador who proclaims herself as a selfie enthusiast. Vivo 5 is a smartphone dedicated in making the selfie taker to have porcelain like skin and features functions like Face Beauty Mode 6.0., soft light and software for low light facial shots, reserved before only for the rear camera. Announcing as a device for Camera and Music, the audio specification has the lauded in this case the AK4376 Hi-Fi music function, giving a living room audio experience.
Pricing withing the mid-range the inclusion of medium to high internal parts is evident on the V5 for instance the processor used is the MediaTek MT6750 Octa-Core 1.5GHz, RAM is considerably high with 4GB and 32GB of internal storage with microSD card. Keeping the system running smoothly Vivo is on the mark with Android 6.0 and includes a fingerprint sensor that unlocks in mere 0.2 seconds.
Dato Siti has these few words to say on her appointment ““I’m impressed with the phone’s features, especially the selfie camera with softlight – now I can take more stunning selfie and wefie shots on every occasion, even in the dark and share it with my fans. The collaboration will be a one year long activity with the songstress scheduled to appear in TV commercials and billboards, however no concert plans committed as of now.
The 5.5-inch full HD with 2.5D Corning Gorilla curved glass is available at retail stores nationwide by 26 November 2016 and is priced at RM1,299. A soon to be announced V5Plus would be making an entry in December.