vivo V20 Pro unboxed, first impressions

vivo has had one impressive release after another, starting with the beautiful vivo X50 series. Now, they’re latest 5G phone looks like another winner. The vivo V20 Pro is dubbed the thinnest 5G phone and features an AMOLED display, a Qualcomm Snapdragon 765G processor, and 5G connectivity.

Now, lets see how it looks and performs out of the box.

vivo V20 Pro Review - Unboxing and First Impressions

Unboxing, First Impressions

When it comes to aesthetics, its safe to say that vivo knows what its doing. The vivo V20 Pro is no exception. It is a beautiful smartphone with a sleek modern design with an eye-catching color to boot. We have the Sunset Melody variant and it is a stunner.

The V20 Pro is slim phone, measuring in at 158.82 x 74.20 with a thickness of just 7.38 mm and weight of 170 g. The back AG Matte Glass is stunning. Vivo says it used chemical etching to further refine the surface. It has a coating that is resistant to scratches and fingerprints.

vivo V20 Pro Review - Unboxing and First Impressions
vivo V20 Pro Review - Unboxing and First Impressions

At the front is a 6.44-inch full HD+ AMOLED display with an in-display fingerprint scanner and a 20:9 aspect ratio. It has punchy colors and deep blacks with a 3,000,000:1 contrast ratio. Its sharp too with 408ppi.

All controls are on the right side. The volume keys and power button are slightly raised from the center of the side panel. At the bottom, there’s the SIM tray, the primary mic, the USB-C port, and the mono speaker. And yes, they skipped the headphone jack, which is unfortunate. There’s also a secondary mic at top.

Vivo V20 Pro Price Philippines

As for its cameras, the phone has a 64MP main, an 8MP ultra-wide, and 2MP monochrom nestled on a rectangular module, slightly raised from the surface. It has an industrial aesthetic with a combination of black and silver. While in front, there’s a notch holding the dual selfie setup with 44MP and 8MP sensors.

Sample photos look very promising.

In the box

  • vivo V20 Pro
  • Protective case
  • Pre-installed screen protector
  • Earphones
  • USB-C to 3.5mm jack adapter
  • USB-C to USB-A cable
  • Charger
  • SIM ejector
  • Documentation

Wrap Up

There’s no denying the vivo V20 Pro is a beautiful phone with a sleek design and amazing colors. But beauty is skin deep and can only take you so far. Good thing it also offers an impressive spec sheet.

Apart from stunning aesthetics, the V20 Pro also features a powerful midrange 5G chipset in the Qualcomm Snapdragon 765G, a large AMOLED display, 4,000mAh battery with fast charging, and what looks like very capable cameras.

As local telcos speed up the deployment of 5G, options for an affordable and competent 5G-capable phones are slim. But proves vivo V20 Pro are hard to ignore.

The vivo V20 Pro is priced at Php 24,999. If you have made up your mind, the phone is available for pre-order in vivo stores, Shopee and Lazada starting October 23 to 30, 2020. You can pay in cash or get it via Home Credit.

If you need more convincing, be sure to catch our full review in the coming days.

vivo V20 Pro 5G specs

  • Display: 6.44-inch FHD+ AMOLED Display
  • Processor: 2.4GHz Octa-core Qualcomm Snapdragon 765G 5G, 7nm
  • GPU: Adreno 620
  • RAM: 8GB RAM
  • Storage: 128GB Storage
  • Rear Cameras: 64MP Main + 8MP Ultra-wide + 2MP Mono, Triple Cameras, Dual LED Flash
  • Front Camera: 44MP Main + 8MP Ultra-wide, Selfie Cameras
  • Network: 5G, 4G LTE
  • Connectivity: Wi-Fi 802.11ac, Dual Band, Bluetooth 5, GPS
  • Others: In-display Fingerprint Scanner, USB-C
  • OS: Funtouch 11, Android 10
  • Colors: Sunset Melody, Midnight Jazz, Moonlight Sonata
  • Battery: 4,000mAh Battery, 33W Fast Charging

Bryan is a geek at heart and a tech enthusiast by choice. He has a strong background in corporate communications, marketing services, and customer relations having worked in the telecommunications and banking sectors for over two decades. In his spare time, he enjoys watching clips on YouTube and binge watching shows on Netflix.

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