The smartphone Vivo X5 Max Platinum Edition was announced and released in the month of June in 2015. Vivo is a global professional brand in the smartphone industry. The company was founded in the year 2009 and entered in the smartphone industry in the year 2011. In the year 2012, the company launched the slimmest smartphone in the world known as X1. It was the first smartphone which uses the Hi-Fi chip. Since then, Vivo has continued with their innovation process in their smartphone technologies with incomparable experiences. In a very short period of time, it has expanded in various countries throughout the world. Vivo X5 and Vivo X5 pro can be considered as the earlier versions of this phone.
The dimensions of the phone are about 153.90 x 78.00 x 4.75 mm with the weight of 194 grams. It is available in white colour. The screen is of size 5.5 inches which is equivalent to about 70% of the screen to body ratio. The resolution of the screen is 1080 x 1920 pixels roughly corresponding to 401 ppi pixel density. The screen of the phone comes with the Funtouch operating system. With the super AMOLED type of capacitive touchscreen of 16 M colours, you will enjoy quality pictures and texts in the phone.
The phone functions comes with Android v4.4.4 KitKat pre-installed. The processing unit is of Octa-core of 1.7 GHz with A-53 cortex. For a good experience in gaming, the Mali-T760MP2 GPU will serve your purpose. With the chipset of Mediatek MT6752, you can expect excellent performance in the phone. The internal memory of the phone is of 32 GB with the RAM capacity of 3 GB. The microSD card slot can carry upto 256GB memory. The 2nd SIM slot can be used for this purpose. The phone is Dual SIM ( Micro + Nano) dual standby. The sensor featured in the phone are proximity sensors, gyroscope, accelerometer and the compass. HTML 5 can be considered as the primary browser of the phone. Some additional features like the photo or video editor and the document viewer are also present in the phone.
The primary camera of the phone is of 13 megapixel capacity with LED flash and autofocus technology. The secondary camera is of the capacity of 5 megapixels. The other camera features are touch focus, panorama, geo-tagging, HDR, face detection etc. The camera can record HD videos at 1080p @30fps. The camera and the video features are sufficient for taking decent quality pictures and videos.
The phone comes with a loudspeaker and a 3.5mm audio jack. There are various types of alerts like the WAV ringtones, MP3 and vibration modes. The audio features come with the 192 kHz and 32 bit. It also possesses dedicated microphone with active noise cancellation. The audio format supports H.264 player , MP4, WMV and the video format supports FLAC player.
The phone has non user-removable Li-Po type battery of 4150 mAh charge capacity. The battery can play up to 40 hours of music and has a talk time rating of 25 hours.
For connectivity, the phone has Bluetooth v4.0, GPS w/ A-GPS, WLAN w/ dual band, hotspot, Wi-Fi direct , Wi-Fi 802.11 a/b/g/n. Besides, the USB connectivity through the USB host and the micro USB version 2.0 is also useful for the connection.
This phone possesses many positive features but there are some drawbacks too. Let us discuss them in detail.