Get 'Touched By Beauty' with vivo X5Pro

Credits: K.Kiat Photography

Hey there merry goers! Time for some tech updates :)

For tech junkies out there you may have heard that vivo has launched their latest smartphone in Malaysia which is the vivo X5Pro! The phone definitely was launched with a huge bang last week at the KL Convention Centre where it was a celebrity star studded event! With 1,500 attendees the launch was attended by Malaysian celebrities such as Debbie Goh, Amber Chia plus vivo X5Pro ambassadors pop duo Fu Ying and Sam as well as Soo Wincci. 

The launch of the event was the largest ever for vivo, showing the importance and also the future expectation for the brand in Malaysia. vivo's motto to "Dare to push the limit and continue to bring new surprises" resulted in many industry "firsts". From the launch of the first vivo smartphone in 2012 they have not only broke the world's record of the thinnest smartphone plus created the world's most stunning Hi-Fi sound quality phone. Now with the launch of vivo X5Pro we have the world's first "Touched by Beauty"

Let's move on to the key features of this phone which makes it one of it's kind. The vivo X5Pro is inspired by nature where the phone features curves that resemble a drop of water, double sided 2.5D glass combined with a metallic frame design and breathtaking finishing, all packed in a slim 6.4mm body.

The vivo X5Pro is perfect in detail, impressive in both visual and function and invokes a beautiful flawless concept. The natural design of the vivo X5Pro makes its high-power performance look simple and effortless! Enjoy this thrill of holding such a thin piece of wonder, filling your palm with potential. The vivo X5Pro combines its super thin screen with a 5.2 inch Super Amoled FHD display to infuse your interface experience with more amazing visuals as well as smoother videos. Intelligent optical display technology and sensors let the phone adapt to any lighting situation, auto-adjusting screen and display settings so that you can always have a clear view, even in direct sunlight. No more squinting at your screen when you are outdoors now!

In terms of function, the vivo X5Pro comes with SmartWake which is a fully customizable screen gesture feature to unlock your phone. You are able to set a certain screen gesture to make calls as well! For example: If you set a heart gesture on your screen to call your boyfriend or girlfriend, when ever you draw a heart shape on the screen with your finger, it will automatically call your other half. Custom swipe patterns also let you call up your camera, browser, media and other phone apps, giving you total touch control over your vivo X5Pro no matter what mode it is on.

Of course with the generation nowadays, we always look at the camera specifications before we purchase the phone. The vivo X5Pro boast a 13MP back camera and a 8MP front camera for that perfect photo. 

Something unique about the vivo X5Pro is that it has a Smart Beauty Mode which is a groundbreaking facial recognition software that is able to identify your gender and complexion and bring our the best photo. This intelligent multi-facial mods let you touch up anyone in the shot with a solution tailored to each individual. To make it simple, this means that the camera can detect whether you are a male or a female and beautify your photo accordingly. Guys, no more worries that it will give you some fake lashes or blushers!

The vivo X5Pro also boast a Phase-detection Autofocus which has shockingly fast PDAF technology imitating how your eyes work. Capture fleeting moments faster than others and no more worries of blurry photographs! This feature is especially useful for capturing children who tend to be rather active so parents out there who are looking for a phone this may be the one for you.

The Palm Capture feature is also another cool feature added to vivo X5Pro where now you can just simple wave your hand to take shots of yourself from a distance with ease. No more awkward-angle selfies again when you can now step back, wave and show off your best side. See how the VIPs of the day are busy capturing their selfies.

So how much do you think this baby is priced at? For only RM 1,599 you get a gorgeous sleek phone with great camera features plus based on Androild 5.0 OS, the vivo X5Pro enjoys top-level speed, unwavering app exeution and a good battery life that keeps everything running for a longer time. For those of you who are looking for a power phone which well definitely cost much lesser than their competitors, you should check out vivo X5Pro "Touched by Beauty"

vivo X5Pro Specifications:

Display: 5.20-inch
Resolution display : 1080*1920 pixels
Battery Capacity: 2300mAh
Operating system : Funtouch OS based on Android 5.0 OS
Processor : Qualcomm Snapdragon 615 Octa-core 1.5GHz
Storage : 2GB RAM + 16G ROM
Card slot : microSD up to 128GB
Camera : 13 megapixel
Front camera : 8 megapixel
Scene modes : normal, night, face beauty, HDR, panorama, palm, smart beauty, bokeh and watermark.

Price : RM 1599

vivo X5Pro Launch photo Credits: K.Kiat Photography


  1. This look promising, perhaps I should go have a hands on experience before concluding which model I should go after since my S3 can't hold much longer.