Launched: Vivo Xplay 5 launched with 6GB RAM and Snapdragon 820

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Vivo’s Vivo Xplay 5 launch is currently in full swing, but we can already unveil some of the final specifications of this 6GB RAM, Snapdragon 820 phone.

Launch finished: Keep reading to see details of both Vivo Xplay5 devices launched at todays Vivo event in Beijing.

If you have been keeping up to date with the Vivo Xplay 5 news, especially yesterday, then most of the hardware for the flagship Vivo isn’t going to be much of a surprise.

As yesterday’s leaks mentioned, the current official specs for the Vivo Xplay 5 include a 5.43-inch 2K display, 3600mAh battery, Snapdragon 820 chipset and 6GB RAM.

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Update 1: We haven’t seen very clear images of the Vivo Xplay5 yet, but it does appear to have a curved glass display and uses a panel from Samsung Display. Other features of the phone’s design are an all metal body and USB Type plug.

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Update 2: The Vivo Xplay 5 has something called WIFI+. We’re waiting on more details about what this could be.

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Update 3: Vivo have confirmed that the internal memory of the Vivo Xplay 5 is 128GB, and that the phone’s fingerprint scanner will operate in just 0.2 seconds, I can believe this too as the Vivo X6 Plus has instant unlock with the fingerprint and is (so far) 100% accurate.

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Update 4: Vivo have given the Xplay5 audio amplifiers. The specs include ES9028, and OPA1612 chips with independent left and right channels, meaning that left and right channels each use a separate OPA1612 chip. The system is called HIFI 3.0.

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Update 5: The rest of the Vivo Xplay5 specifications are being announced now. They include a 16 mega-pixel rear camera, 8 mega-pixel front camera.

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Update 6: In addition to the Snapdragon 820 version of the Vivo Xplay5 there will also be a more affordable version with 4GB RAM and Snapdragon 652 chipset. This version will also get a more simplified version of HIFI audio with only 2 chips.

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Update 7: The flagship 6GB RAM Vivo Xplay5 will cost a whopping 4288 Yuan! This roughly $654!

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Update 8: For those of you who ‘only’ need 4GB RAM and a Snapdragon 652 pricing is lower at 3698 yuan or around $564.

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The launch, held at the Water Cube in Beijing, hasn’t ended yet so keep posted for the full and final specifications. Also keep an eye out for news of another Xplay 5 model that is rumoured to launch today with 4GB RAM.

The launch is now over! What do you think of the Vivo Xplay5 and the crazy specs? What about those prices?

We are confirming the full hardware details now and will make an additional post with full details ASAP.


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