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Vivo Xplay5 Ultimate (2016) review

Android OS v5.1 (Lollipop)
Qualcomm Snapdragon 820 MSM8996
Adreno 530
6 GB / 128 GB
5.43 inches (1440 x 2560 px)
16 MP, 4608 x 3456 px, autofocus

Vivo announced the launch of the Xplay5 Ultimate smartphone in 2016. The manufacturer is offering the Vivo Xplay5 Ultimate phone with 5.43 inches display, Qualcomm Snapdragon 820 MSM8996 chipset, 6 GB of RAM and 128 GB of internal storage.

The Vivo Xplay5 Ultimate comes with Android OS v5.1 (Lollipop) out of the box, and a Li-Po 3600 mAh, non-removable battery. The 5.43 inches phone comes with AMOLED display (1440 x 2560 px). The AMOLED is a display technology and stands for Active Matrix Organic Light Emitting Diodes, it is a type of OLED display and is used in smartphones.

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Vivo Xplay5 Ultimate specifications

NameXplay5 Ultimate
Release date2016


The weight of Vivo Xplay5 Ultimate is about 5.93 oz with battery, which is average compared to most of the smartphones with same size. The dimensions of this Vivo phone are average (6.04 x 3 x 0.3 inches).

Weight5.93 oz
Dimensions6.04 x 3 x 0.3 inches
Colorschampagne, rose-gold
SIM typeNano SIM


The Vivo Xplay5 Ultimate comes with Android OS v5.1 (Lollipop) out of the box, but it is upgradable to the next OS.

OS versionAndroid OS v5.1 (Lollipop)
SoCQualcomm Snapdragon 820 MSM8996
CPUQuad-core, Dual-core 2.15 GHz Kryo, Dual-core 1.5 GHz Kryo
GPUAdreno 530


The size of Xplay5 Ultimate screen is measured diagonally, from corner to corner. The 5.43 inches Super AMOLED display of Vivo Xplay5 Ultimate with 1440 x 2560 px resolution is multitouch capable.

Display typeSuper AMOLED
Screen size5.43 inches
Resolution1440 x 2560 px
Multitouch supportyes


The internal memory of Vivo Xplay5 Ultimate (6 GB) cannot be expanded.

Internal storage128 GB
Memory card slotno


The camera of the Xplay5 Ultimate is equipped with autofocus. An autofocus (or AF) optical system uses a sensor, a control system and a motor to focus on an automatically or manually selected point or area. Very few Android cameras come without autofocus.

Selfie camera8 MP
Main camera16 MP, 4608 x 3456 px, autofocus
FlashDual LED


The Vivo Xplay5 Ultimate supports 2G, 3G and 4G/LTE networks. This phone has a built-in GPS. GPS is a highly accurate navigation system using signals from satellites to determine a location on the Earth's surface, irrespective of weather conditions. Most phones have a GPS unit on board. The Xplay5 Ultimate phone has built-in FM radio. The built-in FM Radio is great for listening to your favorite radio station.

GSM 2G bands800
Network coverage2G / 3G / 4G
Wi-FiWi-Fi 802.11 a/b/g/n/ac
Bluetoothv4.0, A2DP
FM radioyes
USBmicroUSB 2.0
Headphone3.5 mm jack


The Li-Po 3600 mAh, non-removable battery gives the smartphone a good battery backup. The lithium polymer (Li-Po) battery is a thin, light-weight, rechargeable battery. No periodic discharge is needed and charging can be done at random. The battery of Xplay5 Ultimate isn't removable without voiding the warranty.

TypeLi-Po 3600 mAh, non-removable


Smartphones today come with a wealth of sensors to facilitate a better user experience. The accelerometer is a sensor that measures the tilting motion and orientation of the phone. The Xplay5 Ultimate phone has a fingerprint scanner. This sensor identifies and authenticates the fingerprints of an individual in order to grant or deny access to a smartphone. This Vivo phones comes with proximity sensor. This proximity sensor detects how close the phone is to an outside object, such as your ear. The Dual SIM capability of Vivo Xplay5 Ultimate phone is ideal for businesses wishing to provide staff with a mobile device that can offer separate numbers and bills for both personal and business use. This smartphone doesn't support fast charging technology.

Sensorsaccelerometer, fingerprint, gyroscope, light, proximity
SpecialsCorning Gorilla Glass 4, Dual SIM
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