The Chinese smartphone manufacturer Vivo has unveiled its awaited Vivo Xplay 5 and Vivo Xplay 5 Elite smartphones in a launch event held in Beijing China. The main highlight of both these smartphones is that they feature a curved display on both the edges.
Both these Vivo Xplay and Xplay 5 Elite smartphones sport the same build and design and the only difference between the two mobile phone is in their processor and RAM. The more premium between the two handsets – Vivo XPlay 5 Elite or Ultimate Edition (a.k.a XPlay 5S) comes powered by the quad-core Snapdragon 820 processor which is further clubbed with a whooping 6GB of RAM space while the other smartphone Vivo XPlay 5 is powered by the comparatively slower octa core Snapdragon 652 accompanied with 4GB of RAM space.
Vivo Xplay 5 Elite
The more elite between the two smartphone – Vivo Xplay 5 Elite flaunts an entire metal build and the dual curved display on the front is protected by the Gorilla Glass 4. The rear of the Vivo Xplay 5 Elite phone houses the fingerprint scanner and the camera sensor along with the flash is placed in the top left corner. The back of the smartphone very much reminds me of the iPhone 6/6S.
Vivo Xplay 5 Elite Price
Moving over to the Vivo Xplay 5 Elite specifications and features, the smartphone sports a 5.43-inch dual-curved Super AMOLED display on the front that has a Quad HD resolution. The beautiful looking smartphone packs the powerful Snapdragon 820 processor under the hood that is further coupled with huge 6GB of RAM space. The special ultimate edition of the Vivo Xplay 5 mobile phone also offers 128GB of onboard storage space that is not further expandable.
Vivo Xplay 5 Elite Camera
The Vivo Xplay 5 Elite Camera department consist of a 16MP primary camera on the rear side which comes with the Sony IMX298 sensor. This camera is supported with dual tone LED flash with phase detection autofocus (PDAF). On the front of the smartphone that handset has a 8MP secondary selfie camera.
Vivo Xplay 5 Elite Specs
The Vivo Xplay 5 Elite offers dual SIM usage and comes with the support for 4G-LTE bands and the smartphone is fuelled by a 3,600 mAh battery unit. The Xplay 5 Elite smartphone though misses out on the latest version of Android OS and it comes running the Android v5.1 Lollipop out of the box that has the latest Funtouch launcher laid on top, this also comes with the support for split-screen multitasking. The Vivo Xplay 5 Elite Launch Date has been set for 8th March in China with the Xplay 5 Elite Price set at CNY 4,288 ($655 or Rs. 44,350 approx.).
Vivo Xplay 5 Price, Specs, Features
The second, more affordable version of the elite model named – Vivo Xplay 5, comes flaunting the same build and design as its costlier companion. It too sports a 5.43-inch dual-curved Super AMOLED display on the front that has QHD resolution. The cameras are the same 16MP and 8MP units. This Vivo Xplay 5 mobile phone also has the same 128GB of internal storage.
The difference between the two handsets come in the processor and RAM capacities. The Vivo Xplay 5 is packed with the Snapdragon 652 processor and the processor is clubbed with 4GB of RAM. The Vivo Xplay 5 price is set at CNY 3,698 ($565 or Rs. 38,420 approx.) and the smartphone will be available for purchase in China starting 8th March.
The Chinese smartphone has not revealed any details about the global availability of the Vivo Xplay 5 Elite and Xplay 5 smartphones.