Vivo has been teasing the launch of its two smartphones, namely the Vivo V3 and the Vivo V3 Max. Now, both the phones have become official in India as the company launched them during an event in Mumbai earlier today. Judging from the specs of the device, they are targeted at the mid-range segment.
First up is the Vivo V3 which will be a smaller and toned down model in the lineup. The phone will come with a 5-inch 720p HD display with the Snapdragon 616 octa-core chip under the hood along with Adreno 405 GPU. There will be 3GB of RAM on board along with 32GB of internal storage which will be further expandable up to 128GB via MicroSD.
At the back, the phone will feature 13MP camera with PDAF and LED flash. Up front, there will be an 8MP shooter. The phone supports Android 5.1 Lollipop with Funtouch UI, fingerprint sensor, dual SIM cards, 4G LTE and a 2550mAh battery.
Coming to the Vivo V3 Max, it will come with a larger 5.5-inch 1080p display with 2.5D curved Gorilla Glass protection. There will be the Snapdragon 652 octa-core chip under the hood with Adreno 510 GPU, 4GB of RAM and 32GB of expandable storage. This will also be a dual SIM phone with a fingerprint sensor and 4G LTE support. Like the V3, the Max version also comes with a 13MP rear camera and an 8MP front shooter. The phone runs on Android 5.1 and features a 3000mAh battery on board with fast charging support.
And yes, in case you are wondering, both phones have Hi-Fi chip inside.
As for the pricing, the Vivo V3 is priced at Rs. 17,980 while the V3 Max retails at Rs. 23,980. This comes to $270 and $360 respectively.
The specs of the Vivo V3 are particular disappointing considering its pricing. We will have to wait and see how these two devices perform in India amongst all the affordable options available in the market.