US-based smartphone maker Blu has unveiled the new Vivo 5R smartphone. Priced at $199.99 (approximately Rs. 13,500) for the unlocked version, the new Blu Vivo 5R is available to buy in the US via Amazon and Best Buy.
The Vivo 5R smartphone comes with support for 4G LTE and is compatible with AT&T, T-Mobile, Cricket, MetroPCS, and other networks. The company as of now has not revealed availability details for the smartphone outside the US.
The smartphone sports a metal body and comes with fingerprint scanner at the back panel that also feature encrypted file management system. It also comes with DTS Surround Sound feature. The Blu Vivo 5R features a 5.5-inch full-HD display with curved glass at the front. The 8.1mm thin smartphone runs Android 6.0 Marshmallow. Under the hood, the smartphone is powered by 1.3GHz octa-core MediaTek 6753 processor with Mali-T720 graphics GPU and 3GB of RAM.
The latest Blu offering sports a 13-megapixel autofocus rear camera with Sony IMX258 sensor, Phase Detection Autofocus (PDAF), LED flash, and an f/2.0 aperture. Some of the camera features include smart scene, professional mode, HDR, smart scan, gif, text recognition, time-lapse, night, mood photo, and PicNote. The Vivo 5R also houses an 8-megapixel front-facing camera. The smartphone bears 32GB of inbuilt storage, which can be expanded via microSD card (up to 64GB).
The Blu Vivo 5R smartphone includes connectivity features such as Wi-Fi, Bluetooth, 3G, Micro-USB, and A-GPS, apart from 4G LTE. The smartphone is available in Slate Grey and Lush Gold. It is backed by a 3150mAh battery. It measures 154.3×75.6×8.1mm and weighs 161 grams.