VOTO joins the $130 quad-core league with the V5

Xiaomi is beginning to feel the heat with innumerable local manufacturers launching quad-core smartphones to rival the company’s low-cost Hongmi smartphone. Latest on this list of rivals is the 799 Yuan VOTO V5!

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V5’s design might ring a bell in your head. Yes, the uses the same body as UMi’s X2 that was launched a few months back. However, at 799 Yuan, the device is quite a bit cheaper at least for folk in China. The V5 is basically a knocked-down version of the VOTO X2, and comes with a 5-inch 720p screen, MT6582 1.3GHz quad-core processor, 1GB RAM, 4GB ROM, 8 mega-pixel rear with LED flash and 2 mega-pixel front camera. The phone will be powered by a 2,500mAh battery and will run Aliyun OS.

The phone will go on sale in China starting December 3rd, priced 799 Yuan.

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  1. Guest
    December 2, 2013

    downgrade???? mtk6582 runs better than mtk6589

    • December 2, 2013

      True, but no 13MP, FHD, etc.

  2. sayeed rajeeb
    December 2, 2013

    Yas, does this work for Tata Indicom (CDMA network) in india.

    • December 3, 2013

      No, won’t work.

  3. Kevin
    January 2, 2014

    MTK6589 chip is much better