Vivo V5 vs Google Pixel Review: Vivo's Camera Steals The Show And Pixel Steals The Stage

30 November 2016, 8:22 am EST By Ribhu . Mobile & Apps
Members of the media examine Google's Pixel phone during an event to introduce Google hardware products on October 4, 2016 in San Francisco, California. Google unveils new products including the Google Pixel Phone making a jump into the mobile device market. (Photo by Ramin Talaie/Getty Images)
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In this day and age of web culture, posting beautiful pictures and recordings are one of the main attractions at web-based social networking. To encourage that, Vivo has launched its new smartphone, the Vivo V5.

The Vivo V5 is known for its top selfie camera/ However, to compete against it, we have the Google flagship - Google Pixel.

In the display segment, the Vivo V5 display has an IPS LCD capacitive touchscreen, 16M colors, display size is 5.5 inches, and display resolution is 720 x 1280 pixels. Google Pixel has an AMOLED capacitive touchscreen, 16M colors, display size is 5.0 inches, and display resolution is 1080 x 1920 pixels.

Vivo V5 OS is Android OS, v6.0 (Marshmallow), while its chipset and CPU is MediaTek MT6750 and 1.8 GHz Octa-Core Processer. Google Pixel runs on Android OS, v7.1 (Nougat), the chipset is Qualcomm MSM8996 Snapdragon 821, and CPU is Quad-core (2x2.15 GHz Kryo and 2x1.6 GHz Kryo). Both of these smartphones are giants at handling tasks and no lag is to be seen when you use them.

The Vivo V5 internal memory is 32 GB and it comes with a 4 GB of RAM. On the other hand, the Google Pixel's internal memory is 32/128 GB and it comes with a 4 GB RAM.

Coming to the camera, Vivo V5 back camera is 13 MP, and front camera is 20 MP, and video recording capabilities is 1080p@30fps. Google Pixel's back camera is 12.3 MP, whereas the front camera is 8 MP, and it records 2160p videos@30fps, 1080p@30/60/120fps, 720p@240fps.

Vivo V5's battery is a 3000 mAh. For its standby, talk time, and music play, it is obscure. Google Pixel's battery is 2770 mAh. Stand-by, time is up to 456 hours, talk time is up to 26 hours, and music play is up to 110 hours.

Talking about other features, the Vivo V5 has a fingerprint, accelerometer, closeness, and compass. While Google Pixel's elements are a fingerprint, accelerometer, gyro, proximity, compass, barometer, and quick charging facility. Google Pixel can also work with Samsung VR.

While the V5 selfie phone has much to offer, Pixel carries with itself brand value - made by Huawei - and reputation. However, for selfie fans, the V5 is a win! 

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