February this year Vivo had introduced a premium smartphone Vivo V15 Pro protruding selfie camera. This was probably the second phone with an elevating selfie camera from the company after the Vivo Nex.
The phone was launched with Snapdragon 675 SoC with 6 GB RAM and 128 GB internal memory. As a report from BGR, the phone could be launched again with an 8 GB RAM model to cost under Rs 32000 which is Rs 3000 more than Rs. 28990 that the standard 6GB/128GB variant was sold for.
The phone shall only differ from the RAM else everything on board would remain the same and is confirmed to launch in India next week. Let us recall the specs for Vivo V15 Pro.
Body and Display
The phone is 8.2 mm thick with a combined weight of 185 g. Build quality posses front glass and plastic body all over. Vivo V15 Pro resembles a spectrum ripple design which makes it stand out of the crowd.
Display, on the other hand, is a Super AMOLED 6.39 inch having 404 PPI as pixel density. The display also features a screen resolution of 1080 x 2316 pixels with a screen to body ratio of 84.2 %.
Vivo V15 Pro shall be powered by Android 9 Pie on top of company proprietary Funtouch OS 9. We feel the OS to be a bit gimmicky probably a stock vanilla version of the OS could have made it more elegant.
Processor & Memory
It runs on the mid-range Snapdragon 675 chipset on an Octa-Core CPU coupled with Adreno 612 GPU. The phone is said to run heavy games easily and multi-task would be an ease. The phone already is in the market with a 6GB RAM model along with 128 GB of internal memory. Another 8 GB RAM model shall be out soon. Both variant models do support memory expansion up to 256 GB via microSD card.
The camera department is pretty good with triple rear camera setup of 48 MP + 8 MP + 5 MP. The first snapper sports f/1.8 aperture and has a 0.8-micron sensor. The second camera is an ultra wide shooter having f/2.2 aperture and the third is a regular depth sensor having f/2.4 aperture. The rear setup is also equipped with LED flash, HDR and panorama. Video of 2160p can be shot at 30 fps whereas 1080p videos can be shot on either 30 or 60 fps.
On the front, you get a motorized pop up 32 MP selfie camera having f/2.0 aperture and 0.8-micron sensor. 1080p videos can be shot at 30 fps.
Connectivity and Other Features
Vivo V15 Pro features WLAN, Bluetooth 5.0 with A2DP, GPS, NFC, Radio and sadly a micro USB 2.0 port. The fingerprint sensor is mounted on the rear side along with accelerometer, gyro, proximity, compass on board.
The phone is powered by a non-removable Li-Po 3700 mAh battery which supports 18W fast charging.
Pricing and Colors
The phone is and shall be available in Topaz Blue, Coral Red, Ruby Red colors to choose from. The model with 6 GB RAM is available for Rs. 28990 whereas the 8 GB model shall be launched next week for a price tag of Rs. 32000 or less.