Vivo Xplay 5 Elite Goes Official With 6GB RAM, Vivo Xplay 5 Announced Too

By 07:21 Sat, 31 Jul 2021 Comments

Today vivo held a special event in China to announce its next flagship lineup - the vivo Xplay 5. As it turned out the Xplay 5 will launch in two different models - vivo Xplay 5 and vivo Xplay 5 Elite.

vivo Xplay 5 Elite

vivo Xplay 5 Elite is a more powerful model, made entirely of metal and using Gorilla Glass 4 to cover the dual-curved 5.43" Super AMOrganic Light-Emitting Diode (OLED) Quad HD screen. It is powered by a Snapdragon 820 chipset with the insane 6GB Random-Access Memory (RAM) and integrated non-expandable 128GB storage correct out the box.

The Xplay 5 Elite has a rear 16MP (Sony IMX298) snapper with phase-detection AF and dual-tone Light Emitting Diode (LED) flash, plus an 8MP selfie snapper at the front. The Xplay 5 Elite is a dual-SIM device, supports LTE networks, Hi-Fi 3.0 (2*ES9028+OPA1612), and comes with a 3,600 mAh battery.

Finally, the Xplay 5 Elite has a rear fingerprint scanner on the back.

The Xplay 5 Elite runs on Android 5.1 Lollipop, skinned with the latest Funtouch launcher with split-classy screen multitasking support. It will launch on March 8 in China and will set you back CNY 4,288 ($655).

vivo Xplay 5

The vivo Xplay 5 is a more affordable version of the Elite model, which retains the same design, 5.43" Super AMOrganic Light-Emitting Diode (OLED) QHD display, capturing camera setup, and 128GB storage, but downgrades the chipset to Snapdragon 652 with 4GB of RAM. The Hi-Fi chip configuration is also of a different kind - CS4395+AD45257.

vivo Xplay 5 will launch in China on March 8 for CNY 3,698 ($565).

In case you are not familiar with the Snapdragon models - the 652 flavor offers an octa-core processor with 4xCortex-A72 at 1.8Giga Hertz (GHz) + 4xCortex-A53 at 1.4GHz, and Adreno 510 GPU. The 820 flagship chip packs a custom quad-core Kryo processor and Adreno 530 GPU.

There are no details on international availability, but we guess both models will expand their market reach later on.




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