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Vivo XPlay 5 with 4GB RAM & XPlay 5 Ultimate Edition with 6GB RAM Launched, Price Starts from 3698 Yuan

Vivo has officially launched the Vivo XPlay 5 and XPlay 5 Ultimate Edition (XPlay 5S) at an event held in Beijing, China. As we covered earlier, now we have a smartphone with a whopping 6GB of LPDDR4 RAM that no one might imagine a year back. While both the devices come with same design and build quality, the differences can be found in RAM and Processor. The Vivo XPlay 5 Ultimate Edition (a.k.a XPlay 5S) is powered by Snapdragon 820 quad-core processor along with 6GB of RAM while the Vivo XPlay 5 is limited to 4GB of RAM and includes Snapdragon 652 octa-core processor.

Both the XPlay 5 & XPlay 5 Ultimate Edition are build into an Aluminum-Magnesium alloy body that offers great strength to the device. Out of the total body area, metal accounts for 98% which makes it a true all metal body device. The devices feature a 5.43-inch Quad HD (2560 x 1400 pixels) Super AMOLED display with the dual curved design. On the top of the display is the Gorilla Glass 4 for protection the curved display.

Vivo X5 6GB RAM IMG (7)

There is 128GB of internal storage on these devices, and both of them misses the MicroSD card slot for storage expansion. It is backed by a 3,600mAh battery and includes two-chip dual-charging technology for charging the device in half of the time than the normal charging options. The devices come in only two color options – Champagne Gold and Rose Gold. It supports dual SIM dual standby and offers 4G+ connectivity options that give up to 300mbps speed.

The fingerprint sensor on the rear can unlock the device from sleep in just 0.4 seconds while the screen is turned on; it unlocks in just 0.2 seconds. The split-screen multitasking that was first introduced with Vivo X6 and X6 Plus is also available on the XPlay 5 and XPlay 5 Ultimate Edition for better productivity. The Vivo XPlay 5 comes with HiFi 3.0 chip including CS4398 and AD45257 while the Vivo XPlay 5 Ultimate Edition comes with two ES9028 and three OPA1612 chip for providing better audio experience.

On the camera front, it has a 16MP IMX298 rear camera with f/2.0 aperture and PDAF for focusing in just 0.1 seconds. It has an 8MP selfie camera on the front with an aperture of f/2.4. The devices run on Android 5.1 Lollipop based on latest FunTouch OS 2.5.1. We can expect the Android 6.0 Marshmallow update shortly.

Talking about the pricing, the Vivo XPlay 5 is priced at 3698 Yuan (approx $564 / Rs. 38,150) while the XPlay 5 Ultimate Edition costs you 4288 Yuan (approx $654 / Rs. 44,250). The Vivo XPlay 5 will be available for pre-order starting from March 8th and the sale begins from March 16th. There is no information about the availability of the Vivo XPlay 5 Ultimate Edition.

Vivo Xplay 5 Ultimate Edition Quick Specs

Starts from Rs. 56820

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Specs
Score (81/100)
Prices
Display 5.43" Super AMOLED (2560 x 1440 pixels) Processor Qualcomm Snapdragon 820 SoC (Quad core 2.2 GHz)
OS Android RAM 6 GB
Camera Rear - 16 MP
Front - 8 MP
Memory Internal - 128 GB
External - Expandable upto 128 GB (MicroSD)
Performance 55 Display 94
Camera 92 Battery Life 92
Design/Form 82
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By Teja Chedalla on Tuesday 1st of Mar 2016


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