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Vivo V3 Max Unboxing and First Impressions

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Vivo has recently entered our very competitive smartphone business and brought three of their current smartphones We wonder why is Vivo rising up the competition and the answer lies with our review of the Vivo V3 Max. Let’s unbox this!

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Vivo V3 Max:

  • 1.8GHz octa core Qualcomm Snapdragon 652 processor
  • Adreno 510 graphics
  • 4GB RAM
  • 32GB internal storage expandable via MicroSD up to 128GB
  • 5.5-inch Full HD IPS LCD display (1920 x 1080 pixels)
  • 2.5D curved Corning Gorilla Glass
  • 13 megapixel rear facing camera with autofocus and LED flash
  • 8 megapixel front facing camera
  • Dual SIM, Dual Standby
  • 4G/LTE, WiFi, Bluetooth, Fingerprint Scanner
  • GPS, A-GPS, GLONASS, BDS
  • 3,000 mAh battery
  • Android 5.1 Lollipop with Funtouch OS 2.5

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What’s inside the box?

  • Vivo V3 Max unit
  • USB cable
  • Wall adapter
  • Earphones
  • SIM card ejector
  • Clear jelly case
  • OTG cable

Upon first glance, we are trying to figure out which phone resembles the Vivo V3 Max. We know it took some inspiration from the iPhone a bit we think it is a mix of the best we’ve seen from many phones. The V3 Max is encased in metal just many phones we are seeing right now. Despite in a metal body, the Vivo V3 Max suprisingly feels lighter and really thin. It is also solidly build proving that Vivo is eager to prove something.

Ports and button placements

  • Left – pinhole for the hybrid SIM card slots
  • Right – Power button and Volume rockers
  • Bottom – USB charging port, microphone, speaker grill
  • Back – fingerprint scanner and 13 megapixel camera
  • Front – 5 megapixel camera, 5.5-inch display, sensor, three capacitive buttons

We are very excited to try this Vivo V3 Max out for two weeks! We will definitely explore its own skin on top of Android 5.1 Lollipop called Funtouch OS. It takes some getting used to but we will report back on that on our full review. 🙂