Vivo S5 Offically Launching on November 14th in China.

Sabin Tamang 9 Nov, 2019

Vivo has always been one of the phones which launches some good phones on the mid-range segment but always were disappointed. And recently they have launched Vivo S1 which falls in the budget and mid-range segment and Vivo S1 is one of the best phones in a budget segment from Vivo. And after the success of Vivo S1, there were various rumors about Vivo S5. There were many rumors and leaks regarding the specifications, design and renders of the phone. And now, Vivo has officially announced that the phone will be launched on November 14th in China.

Vivo S5 Overview

According to rumors, Vivo S5 will have a diamond cutout quad camera set up and you see the diamond cut set up on various leaks and images. Being a mid-range phone it will be powered by Qualcomm Snapdragon 712. Talking about the price of the phone, there is no official announcement. In one of the promotional images, an “S5 series” was noticed, so Vivo may be launching different phones in S5 series like S5 and S5 Pro.

Design and Build Quality

Vivo has not officially announced or revealed specifications, but there were enough rumors and leaks. Regarding the design and build quality, we can see a full screen design with a punch-hole notch that holds the single front-facing camera. The overall screen looks quite bezel-less and looks good. One the back of the phone, the camera design looks quite interesting as it features a diagonal camera set up which features a quad-camera set up with 48 MP primary camera, along with 8 MP wide-angle lens, 5 MP depth sensor and 2 MP macro lens.

Talking about the build quality, the phone appears to have a metallic frame along with glass back on the back. On the leaked images, the back features a gradient design that looks good. According to the TENAA listing, the Vivo S5 will come with an AMOLED display. Talking about the display of the phone, Vivo S5 features a 6.44 inch Full HD+ AMOLED panel. So, with the use of AMOLED panel, the display and viewing experience will be great as we expect from an AMOLED panel. This phone also features an in-display fingerprint sensor.


The phone is powered by a Qualcomm Snapdragon 712 along with an octa-core 2.3GHz processor and Adreno 616. The phone is available on two different variants. i.e. 128 GB/6 GB RAM and 256GB/8GB. In terms of internal storage, it also supports microSD cards up to 256 GB. The phone is likely to boot FunTouch OS with Android 9 Pie out of the box. Talking about the performance, we need to see how this phone performs against phones like Realme XT, Vivo Z1X and Galaxy M30s


Talking about the cameras of Vivo S5, it has quite a unique design i.e. a diamond formation with LED flash and quad-camera set up. We have three cameras inside the diamond shape and one camera is on the outside. Vivo S5 features a primary 48 MP, f/1.8, PDAF camera, 8 MP, f/2.2, 13mm ultra-wide-angle lens, 5MP f/2.4 Depth Sensor and 2MP f/2.4 macro camera. Talking about the front-facing camera, it has a 32MP f/2.0 lens in a punch-hole design. s5/vivo s5 image 02.jpg


Talking about the battery backup, Vivo S5 is powered by a 4010 mAh battery. These phones also features USB type-c which is very good news. On top of that, the phone supports fast charging and an 18-watt fast charger is provided inside the box.

Vivo S5 Specifications (Rumored)

  • Body: 6.22 x 2.91 x 0.34 inches; 188 gm
  • Display: 6.44-inches AMOLED panel
  • Resolution: Full-HD+ (2400 x 1080 pixels); 20:9 aspect ratio
  • Chipset: Qualcomm Snapdragon 712; 10nm Mobile Platform
  • CPU: Octa-core (2×2.3 GHz Kryo 360 Gold & 6×1.7 GHz Kryo 360 Silver)
  • GPU: Adreno 616
  • RAM: 8GB
  • Storage: 128 / 256GB
  • Software & UI: Android 9.0 (Pie) with Vivo’s Funtouch OS 9.2 on top
  • Rear Camera: Quad-camera; (48 MP, f/1.8, PDAF) + (8 MP, f/2.2, 13mm (ultra-wide-angle)) + (5MP f/2.4 Depth Sensor) + (2MP f/2.4 macro camera),  LED flash
  • Front Camera: 32MP, f/2.0 aperture; punch-hole cutout (top-right)
  • Fingerprint sensor: In-display
  • Connectivity: Dual-SIM (Nano), WiFi 802.11 a/b/g/n/ac, Bluetooth 5.0, AGPS/GPS/GLONASS
  • Battery: 4010 mAh battery
  • Colors: Black, White, Blu

Vivo S5 Price and Launch Date

Recently Vivo announced that Vivo S5 will be launched on November 14th in China. But the official price of this phone has not been announced yet. So, the pricing of this phone will be an important aspect. So, for the launch date of this phone in Nepal and the price of Vivo S5 in Nepal, stay tuned with us.


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