Vivo has unveiled the Vivo X5Max at an event held in China. The Vivo X5Max has earned the title of world’s slimmest smartphone with 4.75mm thickness, that is even slimmer than the 4.85mm Oppo R5 smartphone launched in October.
The Vivo X5Max comes with a 5.5-inch 1080p (1080x1920 pixels) Super AMOLED screen with 3.98mm narrow bezels. It is powered by an octa-core Qualcomm Snapdragon 615 processor paired with Adreno 405 GPU and 2GB RAM. The device runs Android 4.4 KitKat with Vivo’s FunTouch 2.0 UI on top. It sports a 13-megapixel rear camera with LED flash and a 5-megapixel front camera. It has 16GB of internal storage which is further expandable up to 128GB via microSD card.
The X5Max is a dual-SIM smartphone which supports 4G LTE on both the SIMs. It is crafted in a magnesium alloy and stainless steel body with a stainless steel back and anti-fingerprint coating. It has YAMAHA YSS-205X digital surround signal processing chip, SABRE ES9601 DAC and TI’s OPA1612 amplifier for powerful sound output. Vivo has named this audio output system as Hi-Fi 2.0.
The device has connectivity options such as 4G, 3G, Wi-Fi, Bluetooth 4.0, microUSB, GPRS/ EDGE and USB OTG. It is backed by a 2000mAh battery and measures 153.9x78x4.75mm. The China Mobile version will be available for CN¥2,998 (around US$490/ Rs 30,000).