Vivo V7+ Review of Pros And Cons

Picture of the Vivo V7+, by Vivo

- Analysis by KJ David


Vivo's 2017 V7+ (The brand seems to have skipped an initial V7 model entirely) is a selfie smartphone if we've ever seen one, seeing that it rocks a staggering 24 megapixels on its front-facing camera . Of course, it's not all about raw pixel resolution, but considering that even 13-megapixel selfie cams were high-class as of this review, many selfie addicts would take the V7+'s 24-megapixel selfie shooter any day of the week! Also, it comes with its own Selfie Softlight flash , adding a bit more spice to its selfie capabilities.

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Accompanying its high-resolution selfie camera are a bunch of high-end pros and cons, including its wide 5.99-inch display, which, although suffers from an unimpressive 1440 x 720 resolution , delivers Vivo's FullView technology , providing a much-wider view than what some of its flagship phablet rivals offer -- mainly due to its 18:9 aspect ratio and 2.15mm-thin bezels. Its screen also comes with an inbuilt Game Mode that prevents interruption from calls and messages when gaming. Also joining in is its 16-megapixel rear-facing camera , which is not totally overshadowed by its selfie cam, given its still-promising resolution, phase-detection focusing system (PDAF), and 64MP Ultra HD Photo option .

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To our slight displeasure, the Vivo V7 Plus uses a rather humble eight-core processor, in the form of Qualcomm's Snapdragon 450 1.8GHz octa-core engine , shying of the processors used by some popular eight-core high-enders, which usually clock in at 2GHz or higher. Having said that, it does come with 4GB of RAM , a familiar entry in the specs list of many high-caliber 2017 releases.

Moving onto its storage, the V7+ is no head-turner with its 64GB-only native memory , since a few comparable phones pack at least 128GB from the get-go, but it does support a tolerable up-to-256GB of microSD storage . Just like its internal memory, its 3225mAh battery capacity is not too ambitious as well, especially with 4000mAh-powered flagships popping up every now and then.

Crowning the V7+'s pros and cons are an AK4376A Hi-Fi audio chip , a combination of fingerprint and facial recognition for security , and Vivo's self-branded Funtouch OS 3.2, based on Android 7.1 Nougat.

Wrapping up, although its mild hardware setup and nominal (in this class) screen resolution prevent it from becoming a full-blown premium-class Android, the Vivo V7+'s sophisticated front cam still likely catches the attention of high-end shoppers who just can't stop snapping those selfies.


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