vivo, the innovative global smartphone brand, has unveiled the much-awaited vivo V20 as the latest addition to its camera focused V-series portfolio.
Designed to #DelightEveryMoment, the V20 sports a segment-first 44MP Eye-Auto focus selfie camera that promises to take your selfie and vlogging experience to a whole new level.
The V20 also boasts of being India’s slimmest smartphone of 2020 measuring at a mere 7.38mm*. V20 is a stunning smartphone, which brings smartphone design at focus like no other, with not just the slimness, but mesmerizing colors like Sunset melody and impeccable finish.
The vivo V20 will be available in three unique color options – Midnight Jazz, Sunset Melody and Moonlight Sonata and will be priced at INR 24,990 for the 8+128GB and INR 27,990 for the 8+256GB variant. The device is now available for pre-book and will go on sale starting October 20, 2020, on vivo India E-store, and Flipkart along with all mainline partner retail stores across India.
Commenting on the launch, Nipun Marya, Director Brand Strategy, vivo India, said, “The all-new V20 is yet another effort from vivo to provide a strong, well-rounded smartphone that not only provides exceptional front- camera performance but becomes a benchmark in smartphone design. The 44MP Eye Autofocus feature paired with the eye-autofocus algorithm promises to bring clear front camera pictures and videos to the users. With its ultra slim design and power-packed camera performance, we are hopeful that this latest addition to the vivo V series range will excite the Indian consumers to delightfully capture every moment.”
“We at vivo believe it is pivotal that we lay immense focus and commitment towards making our phones resonate with the consumers and their evolving needs. With the rise of content creation platforms and the popularity they are getting from the Indian audience, we at vivo realize the importance of self-expression via video. As video selfies become the new normal, vivo stands committed to provide camera innovation to the creators of today. And today’s launch is vivo’s showcase to that commitment.” he further added.
Continuing vivo’s commitment to ‘Make in India’, the vivo-V20 will be manufactured at the Greater Noida facility that employees nearly 10,000 men and women ensuring all vivo devices sold in India are made by fellow Indians.
Apart from V20, vivo has also announced the launch of vivo V20 SE scheduled to be available in India before Diwali.
Taking a closer look at the innovative features:
Delightful Selfies in Every Scenario
V20’s industry leading 44MP Eye Autofocus front camera allows users to unlock a new world of selfie capabilities. The front camera features a unique and segment-first Eye Autofocus (AF) advanced algorithm to track and focus on the eye of the subject irrespective of movement. Thanks to the A picture containing graphical user interface.
Description automatically generatedunique Eye-Detection algorithm, the front camera of the V20 keeps the subject in sharp focus by automatically locking onto your eyes, giving unmatched clarity to your videos and stills.
Thanks to the 44 MP front camera, the V20 features an industry-leading flagship sensor that has 37.5% more pixels than a standard 32MP sensor. Quality is further enhanced through the Steadiface Selfie Video feature, which stabilizes the subject while shooting videos through an advanced algorithm.
The V20 front camera is also packed with a host of additional features—Art Portrait videos, Slo-Mo Selfie Video, 4K Selfie Video, and Super Night Selfie 2.0 with Aura Screen light—that enhance selfie quality and empower users to record crystal clear selfie videos and images. Irrespective of the light conditions.
Dual View Video
Double your creative prowess by recording with the front and rear camera at the same time. There are also two modes to view your creations: Picture-in-Picture and Dual View. Pairing options include: front + rear main camera; front camera + rear wide-angle camera; or main rear camera + wide-angle rear camera.
Expand Your Creative Pursuit with Spectacular Shots
The V20 is equipped with a triple rear camera setup that houses an industry-leading 64MP primary camera, coupled with an incredibly versatile 8 MP triple-purpose lens delivering Super Wide-Angle, Super macro and Bokeh. The 2MP Mono lens provides outstanding contrast and sharpness to all your images.
The primary rear camera – with a staggering 64MP – reveals vibrant details that remain clear even after zooming. The V20s macro lens lets you take extreme close shots, letting you get as close as 2.5 cm from the subject. The same lens also can provide a 120º wide angle for a wider field of view making sure nothing is left out of frame. The Super Night Mode adds untapped perspectives, while specialized filters add panache to the images. The new Tripod Night Mode increases stability and exposure to make the night shots look flawless.
The Motion Auto Focus helps you in maintaining sharp, continuous focus even when you are on the move. Move closer quickly or drift away, Smart Zoom takes over – panning in and out smoothly – to keep you in the centre of the frame. The Smart Zoom on the V20 locks on to the subject and automatically keeps zooming in/zooming out in sync (with the subject), making sure that subject is always in focus.
Style that Delights
The V20 also sports an ultra-slim and light design, measuring 7.38mm thin and weighing only 171grams. Equipped with a 16.37cm (6.44 inch) AMOLED FHD+ Halo Full View Display in the front, the V20 houses the R3 camera matrix module in the rear.
The AG Matte Glass finish adds subtle luxury to the aesthetic and also improves overall ergonomics. Chemical etching further refines the surface, making it resistant to scratches. Finally, the anti-fingerprint coating protects the phone from fingerprint smears.
Bigger Battery and Fast Charging
The vivo V20 comes with a 33W FlashCharge inside the box that can replenish your battery to 65% before you finish your tea break (30 minutes). Thanks to the large capacity 4,000mAh (TYP) battery, you will have ample juice to keep up with all the day-to-day tasks.
Power-Packed and Smooth Performance
The 8nm octa-core Qualcomm® Snapdragon™ 720G Mobile Platform boasts of a strong combination of features and delivers impressive performance, with low energy consumption. Thanks to the 8GB RAM, users can run multiple apps efficiently at the same time, while the 128 and 256GB of ROM options (expandable till class leading 1 TB) provide ample storage for your games, files, photos and videos.
Funtouch OS 11
V20 is the first phone in its category to launch with the latest Android 11 out of the box. The updated and cleaner Funtouch OS 11 meets the consumer demand for simple, smooth and efficient operating skin. With Funtouch OS 11 consumer will witness the newest UI design, new desktop icons, improved dark mode, new live wallpapers, improved Jovi virtual assistant and several customization options.
Harness all the potential of V20’s hardware with the newly updated Ultra Game Mode. You can block SMS notifications and all other apps for minimized disturbances; enable Accidental Touch Prevention to ensure precise control, and lock the brightness to enjoy the optimal visual effects. Plus, thanks to an adaptive frame rate and allocation of required resources, consumers can enjoy seamless gaming.
AI-Powered Album Supports Diverse Image Experiences
The Dynamic Sky divider algorithm recognizes and separates content in the image and replaces a specific zone with preset footage to make changes in the sky. You can drag and draw in a locked zone, add motion effects to the sky and replace the original effect, and thus create a perfect fit in the AI-powered sky.
This feature meets the consumer demand for having pleasure from an album app and sharing topics. With the Memory Recaller feature, consumers can re-live their old pixelated dull images by improving the resolution, clarity, noise reduction, and face detailing.