Vivo is a smartphone OEM that has released series of smartphones to the smartphone market. The smartphones comes in various segment such as the flagships and the budget smartphones. Some of the smartphones released by the smartphone are Vivo X9s, Vivo X7, the world first 6GB RAM smartphone and the Vivo Xplay 5 to mention a few. Just take a look at one of the profiles of the smartphones made by Vivo: “The world’s first 6GB RAM smartphone”. Incredible will be my response if you ask me.
Now Vivo has lounged into its arsenal and released another mega storage device known as the Vivo V7+. The Vivo V7+ joins the Vivo V series as Vivo aims to continue its consistency in the smartphone market. Not only does the smartphone have a large storage, it also has one of the best selfie camera megapixel of the year. You’re thinking what I’m thinking right? Remarkable selfies. Let me cut the briefing short and let’s go straight into the full specifications of the large selfie smartphone called Vivo V7+.
- Super nice selfie camera
- Awesome rear camera
- Large RAM
- Large internal storage
- Sophisticated screen size
- Good processor
- Presence of 4G LTE network type
- Average battery capacity
- Average screen resolution
The smartphone has an incredibly large screen size that makes it likened to a phablet. Its screen size is 5.99 inches which is approx. 6.0 inches. The screen display comes with Full View display plus 2.5D Glass. This ensures that the viewing of movies and gaming is a very large screen. The screen to body ratio of the smartphone is 78.4%, also creating more screen display for max viewing of videos. The screen resolution of the device is rather on the downside. Its screen resolution is 720 x 1440 pixels. Although, this is sure to take care of clarity and crispness of texts, images and icons, it’s not large compared to what the screen size offers. The pixel density of the display is 269 ppi. The smartphone has 16 million colours. The screen display type is the very common In-Plane Switching Liquid Crystal Display (IPS LCD) capacitive touch screen. The smartphone has the Mulit-touch capacity that allows ten fingers to touch it conveniently. the smartphone’s display has an aspect ratio of 18:9. The protection of the smartphone is taken care of Corning Gorilla Glass. the version of the Corning Gorilla Glass is the version 3. The version 5 of the Corning Gorilla Glass would have made the smartphone more updated. Anyways, it’s still a strong guarantor against high falls.
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The smartphone’s design is crisp and scintillating. It’s definitely a one of a kind design. Its body to screen ratio of 78.4% ensured that the bezels of the smartphone are very slim. That’s a bit of a class. Although we can’t say its frontal design beats that of the bezel-less Sharp Aquos S2. Its frontal has a clean curvy outlook. Shaped in form of a rectangle, the smartphone has four curved edges. The front bezel is occupied by the front camera, the microphone and the proximity sensor. The bottom bezel is plain and has no occupant. The right side of the smartphone is occupied by the smartphone’s dedicated keys – volume buttons and power button. The Android navigation keys are engrossed in the device’s screen display and not on the outside. The rear of the smartphone is occupied by the rear camera and the fingerprint sensor. While the rear camera takes the top left position, the fingerprint sensor is located at the central location of the upper half of the rear. The rear of the smartphone also houses the LED flash which is located on the right side of the rear camera. The VIVO logo appears under the fingerprint sensor. The dimensions of the smartphone are 155.9 x 75.8 x 7.7 mm (6.14 x 2.98 x 0.30 in). Its 7mm thickness makes it very portable to hold. The smartphone has a light weight of 160g. The smartphone comes in only two colours which are Champagne Gold, Matte Black.
This section cannot just be delayed. It is the most mesmerizing feature of the device. The front camera, which is the bone of contention of this amazement, features a 24MP sensor. The 24MP front camera takes beautiful selfies and records quality videos. Oh! I just feel like taking a selfie with the aforementioned camera. The front camera however has no LED flash. It has the f/2.0 aperture. The rear camera of the smartphone also comes in high quality. Its quality pegs at 16MP. The 16MP camera takes pictures from the rear and also record videos in 1080p quality @ 30fps. Some of the rear camera features are 1/3″ sensor size, 1.0 µm pixel size, geo-tagging, touch focus, face detection, HDR, phase detection autofocus and also the f/2.0 aperture. The rear camera, unlike the front camera has a LED flash to its name for taking pictures and recording videos in low light and dark conditions.
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The smartphone’s processor unit is very good. The processing of operations on the smartphone is handled by the Octa-core Cortex-A53. The processor runs at a clock speed of 1.8GHz. This CPU operates on the 14nm process. The chipset used on the smartphone is the Qualcomm Snapdragon 450, which isn’t the most recent Qualcomm Snapdragon chipset. The production of graphics is handled by the Adreno 506 GPU.
The operating system used by the smartphone is the Android 7.1.1 Nougat OS. This gives the smartphone the split screen functionality that comes with the Android Nougat OS. The UI the device makes use of is the Funtouch 3.2 UI.
The memory unit of this smartphone is incredibly large. Its RAM is very large, I must confess but it’s still not up to that of the world’s first 6GB RAM smartphone. It is one that definitely makes the device super fast in multi tasking and running of apps. Its RAM is 4GB. You can imagine how swift you can switch between apps without the smartphone lagging easily. The internal storage of the smartphone is 64GB. This ensures that the storage of files such as music, videos, photos and documents is well taken care of. The internal storage of the smartphone is expandable up to 256GB with the use of a micro SD card.
In the connectivity department, the smartphone uses the alarming 4G LTE with VoLTE connectivity. The 2G GSM connectivity and 3G HSPA connectivity are also available on the smartphone. The WLAN connectivity is present and it’s in the form of Wi-Fi 802.11 b/g/n/ac and hotspot. The smartphone supports dual SIM functionality. The two SIM types supported on it are nano-SIMs. The USB connectivity type on it is the microUSB 2.0 and USB On-The-Go. FM Radio is present, so also GPS, A-GPS, GLONASS and Bluetooth v4.2.
The fingerprint sensor is present, and it is located at the rear of the smartphone. The other sensors present on the smartphone are accelerometer, gyro, proximity sensor and compass.
I said earlier that one of the downsides of the smartphone is its average battery capacity. The battery of the smartphone is 3,225mAh. The battery is a non-removable Li-Ion battery type.
PRICE AND AVAILABILITY
Vivo V7+ was announced this month of September. The smartphone’s expected release is 15th of September, 2017. When released, its price in Europe will be about 300 euros while in India, it will be about 21,990 rupees.