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5G: Vivo, MTN collaborate on devices

Nigeria’s fifth generation (5G) telecoms service provider, MTN and an original equipment manufacturer (OEM), Vivo are collaborating to make available to the local market, affordable high quality mobile phones so that many subscribers will take advantage of the super –fast speed offered by the technology in the country.

The OEM which said it has eight manufacturing plants across the world including China, India, Indonesia and Egypt failed to justify the preference of the North African country to Nigeria bristling with a huge market and youthful demography that are technology-savvy.

National Channel Manager at vivo, Vignesh K who spoke in Lagos during the unveiling of two devices, V25 5G and V25e said the collaboration with MTN will assure that more 5g devices are brought into the hands of many subscribers in the country at pocket-friendly prices.

He said the brand is committed to building a bridge between human beings and technology through building local talents to deliver excellence supported by a network of research and development (R&D) centres in Shenzhen, Dongguan, Nanjing, Beijin, Hangzhou, Shanghai, and Xi’an.

The channel manager said with over 400 million users across the world, he said the brand is hoping to improve on its fourth global ranking and getting more customers in the country.  

 Also speaking on the occasion, Country Manager, Vivo Nigeria, Woody Liu, said the vivo V series has always been about being innovative and technologically advanced while exuding style and encouraging users to create, have fun, and explore. “The new V25 5G continues to embody this concept and provide users with fresh tools and features," Liu said.

 He said the brand understood that users want a smartphone that is aesthetically pleasing and has excellent functional attributes. With the carefully designed new devices, users can capture the best moments in life with their family and friends anywhere, any time with intuitive camera technologies, while expressing their creativity and emotions through the smartphones' chameleon-like design.

Equipped with a 64MP OIS ultra-sensing rear camera that boasts of upgraded OIS and EIS capabilities and an 8MP wide-angle camera, V25 5G delivers an excellent imaging experience and allows users to capture high-quality, super-wide shots and 4K videos with ease.

Clarity is a key consideration and an ever-growing demand for users when it comes to taking great seines and videos. Therefore, V25 5G has a 50MP front camera with eye autofocus capabilities, enabling users to take clear images and videos any time of the day or night. In addition, the front camera is equipped with an AI HD Algorithm that optimizes sharpness.

The front camera of V25 SG has the Hybrid Image Stabilization (OIS+EIS) feature which makes video shooting clearer and more stable. Furthermore, the Natural Portrait video mode enhances overall skin texture and clarity.

V25 5G also comes with a new Vlog Movie feature that improves the filming experience with video templates and tutorials to guide users on how to shoot in different scenarios, such as night, food, city and more, as well as an upgraded Multi-Style Portrait feature in both front and rear cameras that provides fun, filters, enhancing the video experience. The Multi-Siyle Portrait feature also allows users to unleash their creativity with the Motion Blur effect, a new style which innovatively separates people from the background for a better portrait creation experience.

V25 5G has a thin 2.5D body that is 7.79mm. The lightweight and slim body make the device a comfortable fit in the hands of users. To ensure the phones stand out, vivo incorporated vivid colours into its newest models. V25 5G is decked out in Aquamarine Blue and Diamond Black.

In addition, vivo designed the smartphones to spark creativity and fun in users with the revolutionary Color Changing Fluorite AG Glass, which enables the rear panel of the devices to display different colours at different angles when exposed to UV light. The Aquamarine Blue edition of V25 5G switches from ocean blue to bluish green.

V25 5G features a MediaTek Dimensity 900 processor with a high energy-efficiency ratio and 8GB RAM + 8GB extended RAM, enabling users to seamlessly play demanding games and multi-task across various apps. V25 SG supports 44W FlashCharge that can recharge the 4500mAh battery cell from zero per cent to 61per cent in 30 minutes.

Training Manager vivo Nigeria, Gbenga Williams, said: "The new V25e adheres to V series' heritage of innovation and style with intuitive technologies. At vivo, we strive to spark creativity and joy around the world, while understanding the needs of smartphone users in different markets. V25e comes with cutting-edge camera technologies, a color-changing rear panel, and strong capabilities that deliver robust performance. The smartphone offers great value for money.


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