Vivo is a Chinese handset maker that has recently entered the market and is already offering some of the best value for money device in India. The handset maker has been in the news recently for one of the slimmest handset around, which was X5 Max. Now the brand has launched a couple of devices in the Indian market and Vivo V1 is one of them. Here is a brief overview of the handset for the reading benefit our readers.
The design of the handset is pretty amazing considering it is one of the slimmest handset in this price segment. Vivo has equipped the handset with an all metal body, which looks as elegant as it feels in the palm of the user. The rest of the design is plain bar form factor with physical buttons on the sides for convenient one hand operation.
The Chinese handset maker has equipped the new device with a 5-inch display that is a good one to have if you love to watch multimedia and play games. It offers an HD resolution of 720 x 1280 pixels to its users, which offers a stunning visual to the users. The display of the handset is also protected by a Corning Gorilla Glass layer for durability.
Vivo is offering the new handset with the latest Android 5.1 operating system out of the box for an enhanced user experience. Vivo has also skinned the stock Android with its proprietary Funotuch OS 2.1, which comes with its own enhancements and customisations over stock Android.
Performance and Battery Life
For a Good performance, the handset maker has equipped the device with a Quad-core processor that has been clocked at 1.2 GHz. The brand has also mated the processor with 2 GB of RAM that ensures fluid multitasking and performance. The rear panel of the handset houses a 2300 mAh battery that lasts quite long on a single charge.
For photography enthusiasts, Vivo has equipped the V1 smartphone with an impressive 13 Megapixel snapper on its rear panel. Also, the front panel of the device houses a 5 Megapixel shooter that can click some amazing selfies.
The Vivo V1 smartphone has been equipped with integrated support for 4G LTE and 3G connectivity and offers super fast Internet browsing speed. Other options for connectivity on the handset include Wi-Fi, Bluetooth and microUSB.
Vivo is known to launch some seriously good looking handsets in the past that were not only performance powerhouse but also quite good looking. The Vivo V1 is no exception and is a good buy for those who are looking for their next smartphones.
|General Specifications||Launch Date||July 17, 2015|
|Operating System||Android v5.0 (Lollipop)|
|Dimensions||143.3 x 71 x 6.8 mm|
|Processor & RAM||Processor||1.2 GHz 64 bit (Cortex A53)|
|Chipset||Qualcomm Snapdragon 410 MSM8916|
|Display||Size||5.0 inches (12.7 cm)|
|Sensors||Light sensor, Proximity sensor, Accelerometer, Compass, Gyroscope|
|Resolution||720 x 1280 pixels, HD|
|Pixel Density||294 ppi|
|Screen to Body Ratio||67.58 %|
|Other Input Features||Multi-touch|
|Rear Camera Sensor||CMOS image sensor|
|Rear Camera Features||Geo tagging, High Dynamic Range mode (HDR)|
|Rear Auto Focus|
1080p@30fps, Full HD
|Battery||Battery Capacity||2300 mAh|
|Battery Type||Li-ion, Non Removable|
Wi-Fi 802.11, b/g/n
|USB Port||microUSB 2.0|
|Entertainment & Multimedia||Ringtone||Music ringtones, Polyphonic ringtones, Vibration|
|Audio Format||AAC, AAC+, AMR, APE, M4A (Apple lossless), MIDI, MP3, OGG, WAV, WMA|
|Storage||Internal Storage||16 GB|
Up to 128 GB
|Calling & Messaging||Phone Book||
|Additional Information||Items in the Box||Handset with built-in Battery, Charger, User Manual, Warranty Card|