When it comes to innovations happening in the smartphone world recently, Vivo was the first smartphone brand to bring In-Display Fingerprint Scanner, Notch-less displays, and elevating cameras to the masses. The Vivo X21, Vivo NEX, and lately, Vivo has unveiled the V15 in India, as a sibling to the popular Vivo V15 Pro. While we didn’t expect this, the Vivo V15 turns out to be the best phone under 25K in India. That said, we are here with five reasons why Vivo V15 is the best phone under 25K in India.
In the segment full of aggressively priced smartphones, the Vivo V15 manages to stand out by offering a more practical approach than the competition. Furthermore, the direct availability in online as well as offline markets acts as a cherry on the cake. A perfect combination of innovative features, design, and performance make it an impressive mid-range smartphone to buy under Rs. 25,000. So, let’s start with the top five reasons to buy the Vivo V15.
1] Impressive Ultra FullView™ Display and Stunning Design
The Vivo V15 is one of the rare phones in its price segment to offer a full-screen display at the front. Notably, you get a notch-less 6.53-inch FHD+ display. The company has managed to trim out bezels to a vast extent in order to provide an impressive screen-to-body ratio of 90.95%. The AMOLED panel not only helps in saving battery but also brings alive colors in a punchy and vivid way, resulting in a great media experience.
Moreover, the striking gradient colour design with a smooth, glossy finish, when coupled with an almost bezel-less front, make it an absolute head turner. The 3D curves and Spectrum Ripple design exhibit much more than just a colour shift. Wherever you go, it will grab eyeballs for sure.
2] 32MP Pop-Up Selfie Camera
vivo smartphones are generally known for their selfie cameras. Being no exception, the Vivo V15 propounds the same legacy. Speaking of which, the camera itself is hidden on the top frame. Once you tap the front camera, the hidden unit pops out with a sliding mechanism, followed by robotic sound feedback. It not only looks fantastic but also houses a 32MP selfie shooter. The high-resolution camera, when coupled with AI features like AI beauty and portrait lighting result in a ready to post pictures. No need to edit, just click and upload!
3] AI Triple Rear Cameras
While the front camera is exceptionally good, the rear ones too hit equally well. As mentioned, the Vivo V15 gets triple cameras at the back. The module comprises of a 24MP primary sensor with an f/1.78 aperture, coupled with a 5MP depth sensor and an 8MP Super Wide-Angle camera. The primary shooter allows for spectacular low-light pictures whereas the wide-angle unit gives you a whole new perspective. In-built AI features like Scene recognizer, AI beauty, portrait lighting, live photo, etc. further takes the camera experience to the next level. If you want to explore your photography skills, the V15 is definitely worth giving a shot.
4] Fluid Performance backed by AI features
On the performance front, the V15 is powered by an Octa-Core MediaTek Helio P70 12nm processor (Quad 2.1GHz Cortex A73 + Quad 2GHz Cortex A53 CPUs) with a 900MHz ARM Mali-G72 MP3 GPU. There’s plenty of space with the 64GB storage which can be expanded further up to 256GB via a microSD card.
A capable chipset, when clubbed with massive 6GB of RAM, results in smooth performance and multi-tasking. Whatever you throw at it, the phone handles it with ease. Even heavy games like PUBG Mobile ran flawlessly in our testing. Also, there’s a Game Mode 5.0, designed to provide the best possible gaming experience by optimally allocating resources to the games. The built-in Dual Turbo technology promises smoother gameplay along with up to 300% reduction in frame-drops.
On the software front, the V15 runs latest Android 9 Pie with a bunch of useful AI-based features. There’s a ‘Smart Button’ to the side which when pressed will launch Google Assistant; double pressing it will pop-up the Jovi Image Recognizer- an image scanner built to improve the online shopping experience.
5] Massive 4,000mAh Battery with Dual Engine fast charging
To ensure that the phone lasts well, Vivo has included a massive 4,000mAh battery with the handset. The large capacity battery is further aided by the highly efficient MediaTek Helio P70 SoC and extensive power saving features of the FunTouch OS. All of this contributes to over a day of endurance. Nonetheless, the fun doesn’t stop here. The V15 also incorporates Vivo’s exclusive Dual-Engine Fast Charging tech, allowing it to go from 0-24% within 15 minutes and 0-100% in about an hour.
The Vivo V15 seems to be one of the few practical smartphones available in the market. Indeed, it checks all the boxes – ranging from design, looks, and innovation to cameras, performance, and battery life. If you want a stylish looking smartphone with no compromise in either of the aspects, then the V15 should be an ideal phone to go with.
For a price of Rs. 23,990, the V15 is an absolute bang for buck smartphone. You can buy the handset via online, Flipkart and Amazon, as well as the offline retail in Royal Blue, Frozen Black, and Glamour Red colour options.