Vivo remains top five global smartphone brand

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Vivo Mobile Communications Co. Ltd. is still one of the top five global brands despite a roller coster year for smartphones.

Strong showing from Vivo

Vivo has retained its spot among the top five global smartphone brands for five consecutive quarters. This is according to figures from the International Data Corporation (IDC) Worldwide Quarterly Mobile Phone Tracker.

The smartphone manufacturer shipped over 24.7 millions units in during the holiday quarter 2016, a notable increase of over 12.1 million during the same quarter of 2015. For the full year, Vivo managed 103% increase in units sold, from 38 million shipments in 2015 to over 77.3 million in 2016.

IDC disclosed the continued upward shipments were recorded as Vivo expanded to various Southeast Asian markets.

Vivo, globally known for being competitively priced while maintaining high quality, is making its way to the Philippines with compelling offers such as the Vivo X1 (2012), the Vivo X3 (2013), and this year’s Vivo V5 Plus.

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Vivo V5 Plus specs

Vivo V5 Plus features a 5.5-inch full HD IPS display protected by Corning Gorilla Glass 5. Under the hood, the flagship is powered by an octa-core Qualcomm Snapdragon 625 processor paired with 4GB RAM and an Adreno 506 graphics chip. It has a generous 64GB internal storage, expandable via microSD card up to 256GB through the SIM 2 slot. The rest of the specs include a fast fingerprint sensor, a reasonably large 3,160 mAh battery with fast charging, and an AK4376 hi-fi audio chip.

The Vivo V5 Plus has a retail price of P19,990 and is now available.

Vivo V5 Plus specs:

  • 5.5-inch Full HD IPS Display (1920 x 1080; 401 ppi)
  • Corning Gorilla Glass 5
  • 2.0 GHz Octa-core Qualcomm Snapdragon 625
  • Adreno 506
  • 4GB RAM
  • 64GB Storage +microSD up to 256GB via SIM 2 Slot
  • 16MP Main Camera w/ PDAF, LED Flash
  • Dual 20MP + 8MP Front Camera w/ f2.0, 1/2.8” Sensor Size, 1080p Recording, Selfie Softlight
  • Dual Nano-SIM
  • LTE
  • Wi-Fi a/b/g/n/ac, Dual Band
  • Bluetooth v4.0, A2DP
  • FM Radio
  • Fingerprint Sensor
  • Android 6.0 Marshmallow; Funtouch OS 3.0
  • Dimensions: 6.01 x 2.91 x 0.29 in; 158.6g
  • 3,160 mAh Battery w/ Fast Charging

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