Vivo V5s or Vivo V5 Plus?

James asks, “Vivo V5s or Vivo V5 Plus?

This match is between two phones from the same smartphone brand with the same key feature. Let’s begin.

The Vivo V5s was released last summer following its sibling, the Vivo V5. It has a 5.5” HD IPS display with a 1280 x 720 resolution, a MediaTek MT6750 chipset, 64GB internal storage, 4GB RAM, 13MP Phase Detection Auto Focus (PDAF) rear camera with LED flash, 20MP front camera with Moonlight Glow, and a 3000mAh battery.

The Vivo V5 Plus has a 5.5” Full HD IPS display with a 1920 x 1080 resolution, a Snapdragon 625 chipset, 64GB internal storage, 4GB RAM, 16MP Auto Focus (AF) rear camera with LED flash, 20MP + 8MP front camera with soft LED flash, and a 3160mAh battery.

Here are their detailed specs.

Vivo V5s Vivo V5 Plus
Display 5.5-inch HD IPS display @ 1280 x 720 5.5-inch Full HD IPS display @ 1920 x 1080
CPU 1.5GHz MediaTek MT6750 octa-core 2.5GHz Qualcomm Snapdragon 625 octa-core
GPU Mali-T860 Adreno 506
Memory -64GB internal storage
-4GB RAM
-64GB internal storage
-4GB RAM
Camera -13MP PDAF rear camera w/ LED flash
-20MP front camera w/ Moonlight Glow
-16-megapixel autofocus rear camera w/ LED flash
-20MP + 8MP front-facing camera w/ soft LED flash
Battery 3,000mAh battery 3,160mAh non-removable battery w/ fast charging
OS Funtouch OS 3.0 (Android 6.0 Marshmallow) Android 6.0 Marshmallow w/ Funtouch OS 3.0

Here are the advantages of each smartphone.

Vivo V5s

+ microSD card support

+ cheaper

Vivo V5 Plus

+ Higher screen resolution

+ Better performing CPU

+ Better performing GPU

+ Higher camera resolution for rear camera

+ Fast charging

+ Slightly larger battery

Here are their benchmark scores.

Vivo V5s Vivo V5 Plus
3D Mark (Sling Shot Extreme) 320 459
Antutu 42,311 63,597
Battery Life 9 hours and 19 minutes 12 hours and 25 minutes

Base from these benchmarks and the advantages above, it is clear that the Vivo V5 Plus wins in terms of overall performance. Its screen resolution is also better. The Snapdragon 625 chipset makes all the difference in performance capacity and battery optimization. As for gaming performance, both Mali T860 and Adreno 506 GPUs perform well.

As for the battle of camera quality, you may check our reviews and sample photos on both smartphones here: Vivo V5s and Vivo V5 Plus.

The Vivo V5s has two major advantages in this match, its price and its support for microSD card. Vivo V5 Plus does not support a microSD card which could pose a problem for users who require bigger storage.

The Vivo V5s is priced at Php14,990 (see price listing here) and the Vivo V5 Plus is priced at Php16,990 (see price listing here).

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