- Beautiful Design
- Excellent Cameras with Pop-up Selfie Camera
- Powerful Performance
- Fast Charging
- Super AMOLED FHD+ Display
- In-display Fingerprint Sensor
- Plastic Body
- No Native Video Calling Feature
- No EIS or OIS Support
Vivo V15 Pro Pros and Cons: Solid Reasons to Change Your Mind
Vivo has always come out with what future smartphones can be. Six months after the launch of Vivo V11 Pro, Vivo has been working on something new for its users and on February 20, 2019, the new gem Vivo V15 Pro was launched in an event in New Delhi bringing the world’s first 32MP pop-up selfie camera in a smartphone.
Vivo V15 Pro is an upgraded version of Vivo V11 Pro and has got better upgradations as compared to its predecessor. The phone comes with a triple rear camera set up along with 32MP pop-up selfie camera and a powerful Snapdragon 675 processor. Vivo V15 Pro is priced at Rs.28,990.
The high-end budget smartphone has most of the features required in the recent time and even with beautiful design, excellent cameras and powerful performance is ready to compete with smartphones like Vivo V11, OnePlus 6T, Oppo K1, Vivo V11 Pro, Oppo F9 Pro, Honor View 20, Vivo NEX etc. under similar price range.
So, We have discussed Vivo V15 Pro pros and cons in detail so you have a transparent idea about the strengths and weaknesses of the phone.
Here are Vivo V15 Pro Pros and Cons
- 6.39 inch (16.23 cm) Super AMOLED FHD+ display
- 48MP+8MP+5MP triple rear and 32MP pop-up selfie cameras
- Qualcomm Snapdragon 675 AIE SoC chipset
- 6GB RAM and 128GB ROM
- 3700mAh fast charging battery
- In-display fingerprint sensor
Vivo V15 Pro: Pros
Here are the pros or advantages of buying Vivo V15 Pro-
- Vivo V15 Pro comes with ultra FullViewTM display and has a bezel-less 6.39 inches (16.23 cm) SUPER AMOLED FHD+ array. Screen resolution of V15 Pro is 1080 x 2340 pixels with an aspect ratio of 19.5:9 and pixel density about 403ppi. The screen panel is guarded by a 2.5D curved Gorilla glass panel. Sunlight legibility is good and you can use the phone under direct sunlight without any problem. The phone also has an adaptive or auto brightness option.
- Vivo V15 Pro sports an AI-based 48MP (f/1.8, 1/2”, 0.8um) Primary Quad Pixel sensor+8MP (120 degrees) Super Wide Camera+5MP Depth Sensor. The triple camera setup comes with AI features like AI stickers, HDR Mode, Bookeh Mode etc to enhance your pictures. During daytime the quality of pictures is outstanding and there is hardly any distortion in the pixels whereas, during the night, the AI Super Night Mode helps in clicking high-quality pictures by clicking multiple pictures at different exposures. One additional feature is the Vivo Body Shaping Mode that shapes your body to the best possible tone so that you get a perfectly toned body.
- Vivo V15 Pro got the world’s first 32MP (F2.0) pop-up camera which is attached to a micro-stepping motor inside the phone’s body. The camera is enabled with a screen flash to click very clear photos at night. During daytime, the selfies clicked are so clear that you hardly see any distortion in the pixels.
- Video through Vivo V15 Pro are shot at 4K at 30fps and the camera also has a feature of slow-motion video recording at 240fps which comes out to be very interesting. The video quality at night is also very good and the videos are much clear and stable.
- Vivo V15 Pro is powered with an Octa-core (2GHz, Dual core+ 1.7GHz, Hexacore) Qualcomm Snapdragon 675 AIE SoC chipset which is more powerful than Snapdragon 660 that was powered in Vivo V11 Pro. The processor is very powerful and fast enough to sustain all your multitasking and multi-functioning. The processor is coupled with Adreno612 GPU to support all heavy games like PUBG, Asphalt, and FIFA without any lag or problem. The phone also packs 6GB of RAM that makes all the multitasking easier and faster.
- V15 Pro weighs around 185g with dimensions (157.2×74.7×8.2 mm) and is very sporty. It is available in two colors- Ruby Red and Topaz Blue which definitely look very beautiful on the phone. V15 Pro back panel looks really amazing with casual stripes that give it a very glamorous look. But the built-in quality of the phone is average and is made with polycarbonate material which is very illogical when compared to its price.
- Vivo V15 Pro is powered with 3700mAh battery which can run up to 14-15 hours on heavy usage and for a day on mild usage. It supports fast charging which is a plus point for users.
- V15 Pro comes with 128GB of internal storage out of which 113GB is available for the users which are quiet enough but if you are passionate about photography or videography and might not be satisfied with the storage then don’t worry, V15 Pro has got a dedicated microSD slot which is expandable up to 256GB to store all your data.
- The phone also got a list of different sensors like in-display fingerprint sensor, gyro sensor, accelerometer, compass and proximity sensor, light sensor etc
- Vivo V15 Pro is featured with Android v9.0 (Pie) which is the latest operating system.
Vivo V15 Pro: Cons
Here are the cons or disadvantages of buying Vivo V15 Pro-
- The in-display fingerprint sensor takes a slight time of 0.5 ns to operate which could have been faster, keeping the price in mind.
- Vivo V15 Pro has a polycarbonate body and an average built-in quality. This can cause your smartphone more prone to scratches and ruin the aura of the phone. Also nowadays, most smartphones are introduced with TypeC charging but Vivo V15 Pro still comes with a micro USB port which in accordance with the price is undulating.
- Vivo V15 Pro has the support of EIS but no OIS in video recording which is kind of illogical with the value of the phone.
- There are many bugs in the software, which Vivo needs to blow up later or sooner.
- Vivo V15 Pro does not support native video calling, so you need to install a third party application for video calling purposes.
- If you are a Netflix lover, there is a huge disappointment for you, Vivo V15 Pro has got Widevine L3 license under which you cannot watch videos either in HD or FHD on Netflix.
- Illogical pricing by Vivo as at this price range you can get Snapdragon 845 processor.
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Final Thoughts on Vivo V15 Pro
Vivo is one of the emerging brands of smartphones in the Indian smartphone market. The futuristic Vivo V15 Pro is the latest smartphone launched recently which got all the features that a high-end smartphone should have. The unique 32MP pop-up selfie camera, a triple rear camera setup, super AMOLED display with a fifth-generation in-display fingerprint sensor makes it worth around Rs.29000.
In our opinion, the smartphone is overall a good performer with beautiful design, powerful chipset, and unique features but on the other hand, Vivo failed to add some basic things like built-in quality, features like Type C, the Widevine L1 technology etc. which can be seen in a smartphone with less pricing. But if you want a device with really good cameras and looks, you should go with the Vivo V15 Pro which is the successor of Vivo V11 Pro.
You can consider the following phones as other option mentioned with the full pros and cons-
- Vivo V11 Pro Pros and Cons
- Asus Zenfone 5Z Pros and Cons
- Nokia 8.1 Pros and Cons
- Asus ROG Phone Pros and Cons
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