The Vivo S5 announced around a week back is the first ever device to sport both an AMOLED display and a punch-hole design ever produced by a Chinese phone maker. The only other smartphones with this combo currently on the market are indeed from the Korean tech giant – Samsung – and include the Galaxy S10 series and Note 10 series.
Vivo S5 Now on Sale: Features the Smallest Camera Hole on the Market
Going back to the Vivo S5, the device is now out on the shelves, which means its possible to check it out hands-on. And well, Chinese media did so and confirmed the S5 has one of the best punch-hole designs ever. The camera hole does indeed have a diameter of just 2.98mm; that’s the smallest punch-hole ever on a phone.
That’s definitely an interesting “record” to hold as the punch-hole screen design will probably be trending throughout 2020; according to various reports.
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The smaller hole is then placed in one of the brightest displays. The Vivo S5 does indeed support a brightness of 800 nits, with a maximum peak brightness of 1200 nits. So the display will be visible outside even on a sunny day. Meanwhile in dark conditions we have a global eye protection mode to reduce blue light by 61%.
Other specs on the Vivo S5 include a 6.44-inch display, a Qualcomm Snapdragon 712 CPU coupled with up to 8GB of memory and 256GB of internal storage. While in the photography department we find an iconic diamond-shaped four camera setup. This includes a 48MP primary, 8MP ultra wide angle, 5MP depth sensor and 2MP macro lens. On the front there’s the single 32MP snapper with lots of beautify features.
Finally, Vivo’s S5 is fueled by a 4100mAh capacity and supports 22.5W fast charging. The smartphone is now on sale in China for 2698 Yuan, around $380.