BLU Vivo 5 Smartphone: The US-based smartphone maker has unveiled two new budget smartphones at the ongoing Consumer Electronics Show (CES) 2016 in Las Vegas, Nevada – the BLU Vivo 5 and Vivo XL. Both the smartphones feature good looking design and build, with that comes decent specs and notable features that are not mostly seen on budget smartphones.
The budget smartphone market is already very large, so it will be worth seeing if the two new BLU smartphones can stand out in the crowd and if they can find a firm place. I for one am very impressed with the fact that the BLU Vivo 5 and BLU Vivo XL smartphones have not sacrificed its build quality and features in order to keep the prices of the smartphone low.
Both the new devices sport similar looking specifications and the major difference comes in the build and design of the BLU smartphones. Therefore, here we are going to discuss about the BLU Vivo 5 Price, Specification, Features.
BLU Vivo 5 Smartphone Launched with 5.5 inch HD Super AMOLED Display
First we will have a look at the BLU Vivo 5 Specs and features and we will follow this article up with the BLU Vivo XL. The Vivo 5 is the more premium looking smartphone among the two, it sports dimensions of 151.9 x 74.6 x 6.9 mm, and all metal build with chamfered edges which improves the grip and adds to the overall appeal of the smartphone. The body of the BLU Vivo 5 is made from a single block of aluminum. The power key and the volume rocker buttons are placed on the right edge and the left edge houses the SIM slot.
BLU Vivo 5 Specification and Features: Offers 32 GB Inbuilt Storage, 13MP Rear Camera
The BLU Vivo 5 features a 5.5 inch HD Super AMOLED display on the front that has a resolution of 720 x 1280 pixels. Under the hood, the smartphone is powered by an octa-core Mediatek 6753 Processor that is clocked at 1.3 GHz, this processor is coupled with 3GB of RAM space and MALI-T720 GPU for graphics. It offers 32GB of inbuilt storage. Moving on to the camera department, the Vivo 5 houses a 13MP camera sensor (pixel size – 1.12mm, 1/3 inch sensor and aperture of 2.0mm) on the rear coupled with LED Flash. The rear camera captures HD videos 1080p@30fps. On the front, the smartphone has a 5MP selfie camera.
BLU Vivo 5 Price Tag of $199
The BLU Vivo 5 runs the Android v5.1 Lollipop out of the box, which is upgradeable to Android v6.0 Marshmallow. It supports Dual SIM usage and comes with connectivity features such as 4G, HSPA+, Bluetooth 4.0, Wi-Fi a/b/g/n, GPS, Hotspot, FM Radio, VoLTE. It houses a 3150mAh battery and has a USB Type-C port. The BLU Vivo 5 will be available in the color options of White Silver and solid gold.
The BLU Vivo 5 will go on sale in the US in February and it will carry a price tag of $199 (approximately equal to Rs. 13,260).