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Vivo V5 Plus FAQs – Commonly Asked Questions Answered
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Vivo V5 Plus FAQs – Commonly Asked Questions Answered

Vivo V5 Plus is the big brother of Vivo V5.  It is aimed at the selfie generation and jazzes up the selfie experience with two dual cameras at the front. Equipped with a 20 megapixel front camera and another 8MP and a LED light which it calls as moonlight flash, the company claims the V5 Plus is the world’s first smartphone with a dual camera selfie setup with a LED flash. Here are the mega list of answers for all the commonly asked questions you might have. Take a look at the exhaustive list of Vivo V5 Plus FAQ

Also read: Vivo V5 Review.

Question: What are the different colors Vivo V5 Plus is available?

Answer: Right now the Vivo V5 Plus is available only in gold color.

Question: What is the display size and resolution?

Answer: The Vivo V5 Plus has a 5.5-inch IPS LCD display offering a 1930 x 1080 fullHD pixels resolution with a 401 pixels per inch (PPI)

Question: What display settings available?

Answer: The display settings has brightness control, auto brightness and Global eye protection toggle, which is basically the blue filter to reduce eye strain.

Question: Does the Vivo V5 Plus display have a bluefilter setting?

Answer: Yes, there is bluefilter option. It can be set manually and a start and end time can also be set.

Question: What is the price of Vivo V5 Plus? Where can I buy?

Answer: Vivo V5 is priced at Rs 28,980 and is available pan-India in offline channels and e-commerce platforms like Amazon and Flipkart.

Question: What size sim cards, Vivo V5 Plus accepts? Does it has dedicated microSD card support?

Answer: It supports dual-nano SIM with 64GB of internal storage. It does not have microSD card slot.

Question: Does it have Corning Gorilla Glass protection?

Answer: Yes, Vivo V5 Plus has Corning Gorilla Glass 5 protection. It is the world’s first Smartphone to use Corning Gorilla Glass 5.

Question: What is the processor used in this smartphone?

Answer: Vivo V5 Plus is powered by Snapdragon 635 (MSM8953) clocked at 2.o GHz  and has 4GB of RAM and Adreno 506 GPU. The internal storage is 64GB.

Question: Does Vivo V5 has Gyroscope sensor?

Answer: Yes, it has Gyro sensor.

Question: Is the buttons back lit?

Answer: No, the buttons are backlit.

Question: What USB type does it use?

Answer: It supports microUSB port not USB-Type C

Question: Does it have notification light?

Answer: Yes, it has notification light.

Question: What are the camera specifications of Vivo V5?

Answer: The highlight of the Vivo V5 Plus is the dual front camera consisting of a  20-megapixel and a 8MP set up, which the company claims as the world’s first Smartphone with dual camera and a LED flash in the front.  A LED light gives a soft glow to the face. The rear camera has a 13MP camera with Phased Detection Auto Focus and LED flash and an aperture of f/2.0. Both the front and back camera can shoot 1080p videos.

Question: What is moonlight sensor / selfie?

Answer: The Vivo V5 Plus like the Vivo V5 has a LED soft light at the front, it can fire automatically at low lights. Unlike the regular LED flash that flashes and stops when taking picture, the moonlight flash in Vivo V5 Plus constantly glows like a torch and gives out soft light.

Question: What are the connectivity options? Does it support VoLTE?

Answer: Yes, Vivo V5 supports VoLTE. Other options include Bluetooth, WiFi, A-GPS.

Question: What does S-Capture does? What different Screenshots can be taken? How to take screnshots?

Answer: Vivo V5 offers extensive and interesting screenshot feature. You can take long screenshots, funny screenshots and also video record the screen.

Check the video below for how to take various screenshots in V5 Plus.

Question: Does it support  fast charging?

Answer: Yes,  it supports fast charging.

Question: What is the storage? How much is user available?

Answer: It has 64GB of internal storage with 54GB user available.

Question: Does it support USB OTG?

Answer: Yes, it supports OTG and you can connect the USB drive to it. To enable, you need to turn on the OTG settings in Settings > More Settings. The OTG turns off automatically after 5 minutes of inactivity.

Question: Does it have power saver modes?

Answer: Yes, Vivo V5 Plus has power saver mode which can be accessed in the iManager app that comes bundled. There are normal, extreme, smart power saving and super saver modes.

Question: Does it have IR blaster?

Answer: No it does not have an IR blaster.

Question: How is the call quality?

Answer: Call quality of Vivo V5 is very good.

Question: Does it support  one hand UI?

Answer: Yes it supports one hand UI.

Question: Does Vivo V5 Plus has fingerprint scanner?

Answer: Yes, it has fingerprint sensor.

Question: Does Vivo V5 Plus support App lock?

Answer: Yes, it supports.

Question: What are the fingerprint features in Vivo V5 Plus?

Answer: Locking- unlocking phone and app lock.

0 28 February, 2017 FAQ, Mobiles February 28, 2017

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    Vivo V5 Plus comes with moonlight glow feature which will create stunning lighting effects on the photos captured by the device, it will also give you soft radiant complexion which you can observe on the captured photos.

  2. K.Balachandra

    Vivo 5 Plus ,i tried set sim lock .
    I entered SIM 4 digit Pass word,
    then asked PUK number
    I entered PUK CODE
    Then asking “enter NEW PIN (
    9 times left
    I had this entry as directed by the screen.
    I am getting a message
    ! Enter new pin
    SIM is unusable contact your carrier.
    Please give the expert directions for security set up and theft set up etc

  3. Asma Harshi

    The fingerprint scanner on the Vivo V5 Plus is located on the front panel instead of the rear panel like in most affordable smartphones out there. It’s extremely quick and responsive in unlocking the device, and can also be configured for more.


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