Kuala Lumpur, May. 03, 2017 /PRNewswire/
KUALA LUMPUR, 3rd May 2017 — Vivo Malaysia has today announced the launch of new vivo V5s, a selfie focused smartphone that will give you the perfect selfie experience you have always dreamt of.
Chief Executive Officer of vivo Malaysia, Mike Xu said: “In the first three months for the year 2016-2017, vivo has gained respectable sales record. Currently vivo holds 12 percent of the total market share, and ranked fourth position in the country with a year-over-year sales growth rate that exceeds a whopping 300%.”
Last year, vivo V5/V5 Plus received overwhelming response from consumers after their launch. Their sales growth increased rapidly and immediately became popular model at the local scene. This further boosted vivo ranking to fourth in Malaysia’s smartphone brand. This year, Perfect Selfie has been upgraded — behold the vivo V5s!
Being the successor of the vivo V5, the vivo V5s also sports a metal unibody design which boasts sleek lines, with the side panel and back cover meeting in seamless curved edges. It also includes elegant U-shaped cover lines, making it enjoyable to hold-and to behold.
A SELFIE IS WORTH A THOUSAND WORDS — CREATE YOUR OWN STORY WITH THE vivo V5S
Touted with the hashtag #PerfectSelfie, the main highlights of vivo V5s is focused on its front camera. The selfie snapper is equipped with a 20-megapixel IMX376 sensor with f/2.0 aperture and an updated Selfie Softlight that creates the lighting effects of a professional photography studio that allows users to capture their beauty in all lighting conditions.
Plus, it also enhances the beautification of the photo to let users stay gorgeous in any condition. Co-engineered with Sony, the vivo V5s offers clear, vivid and natural colors with every selfie shot.
“The V5s’s 20MP front camera provides consumers with a fabulous selfie experience, earning itself a reputation as the phone choice for selfie enthusiasts. Every day, more than 10 million selfies around the globe are shot on the V5.” Said vivo’s Oversea Product Manager, Winston Wu.
In addition, Vivo V5s comes with Face Beauty 6.0 feature.Vivo Face Beauty 6.0 has been fine-tuned based on research from approximately one thousand users. It can tailor solutions to your individual skin condition and facial features. You will find your eyes more sparkling and your skin tone more radiant. Such authentic and beautiful selfies will make you stand out from the crowd. Now with 3 new features added - buffing, whitening and skin tone, Face Beauty 6.0 can meet more specific user requirements in multiple situations.
vivo V5s also added a new feature called Group Selfie. This feature not only can shoot group selfie in portrait mode, but its panoramic landscape panning effects can be used up close too. Capture all your friends – without squeezing in, or missing anyone.
The rear panel of the vivo V5s carries a powerful 13-megapixel f/2.2 shooter that is supported with Phase Detection Auto Focus technology and LED Flash. You can now capture every moment in fine detail. Remarkably, the rear camera is also capable to shoot multiple frames in quick succession to create stunning 52MP Ultra HD Photos.
For the display, the vivo V5s adopts a gorgeous 5.5 inch HD resolution panel that is protected with a 2.5D curved Corning Gorilla Glass atop. It offers a slim body that measures 153.8x75.5x7.55mm and weighing in at just 154 grams is pretty comfortable to hold.
In order to enhance the security protection of the device, vivo has added a fingerprint sensor on the front panel of the vivo V5s. In the blink of an eye, the vivo V5s can be instantly unlocked in a 0.2 seconds with just one touch !
64GB MEGA SIZE STORAGE — STORE AS MANY MEDIA FILES AS YOU WANT!
Under the hood, the vivo V5s is powered by a power-efficient 64-bit Mediatek MT6750 octa core processor that comes with a Mali-T860 MP2 GPU that is built for mobile gaming. For the memory options, it offers 4GB of RAM and 64GB of internal storage that can be further expanded with a microSD card for up to 256GB of storage capacity. Packing a 3,000 mAh capacity battery inside, the vivo V5s allows you to stay connected all day long.
The vivo V5s is running the latest FunTouch OS 3.0 based on Android 6.0.1 Marshmallow operating system. This implementation further enhances the impressively smooth performance of the device.
vivo V5s also features App Clone which helps to separate your professional life from your personal life. It allows you to use two accounts to log into the same social media apps. Current supported apps for the App Clone feature include WhatsApp, Line, BBM, WeChat, Zalo and Viber. This feature gives you the convenience to access multiple social media accounts without the hassle to carry another phone.
GET READY TO IMMERSE YOURSELF IN A MORE AUTHENTIC AUDIO EXPERIENCE
An audiophile graded Digital Analog Converter — AK4376 is built inside the vivo V5s that marks vivo’s journey to Hi-Fi perfection. This audio chipset not only delivers unparalleled clarity of sound quality, it also offers the best performance as a compact DAC with headphone amplifier for portable audio devices. Additionally, it is also capable of reproducing performance of original acoustic sounds with the ability in showing -100dB or better performances in all audible bands.
Connectivity wise, the vivo V5s offers dual SIM card slots that supports 4G LTE networks as well as Wi-Fi, Bluetooth, GPS, 3.5mm audio jack and etc.
ONE MORE THING — INTRODUCING THE NEW PERFECT SELFIE ICON !
This year, vivo have achieved tremendous sales record in the first quarter ever since Dato Siti Nurhaliza has been named as the ambassador of vivo. Being the most successful singing artist in Malaysia, Dato Siti Nurhaliza’s influence has given big impact towards vivo’s smartphone sales in Malaysia.
Another highlight of the event unfolded when Joyce Chu was announced as the new ambassador for the vivo V5s. vivo will be organizing various activities featuring the newly appointed vivo selfie icon for the coming three months to keep the vivo brand fresh.
The vivo V5s will come in three colour options: Matte Black, Gold, and Rose Gold. It will be available for pre order on 3rd May, 2017 with the retail price of RM1299 (GST inclusive). The vivo V5s will officially go on sale in Malaysia on 10th May, 2017.