Vivo recently unveiled the Vivo V15 Pro in India. Building on the success of the Vivo V11 Pro, the V15 Pro packs powerful internals, a 48MP rear shooter, and a pop-up 32MP selfie camera. There’s no doubt that its an impressive phone. If you are interested in buying the Vivo V15 Pro, check out our FAQ below which will answer all your questions surrounding it.
The FAQ below will answer your key questions surrounding the Vivo V15 Pro including whether it comes with Gorilla Glass, Widewine L1 support, and more.
Vivo V15 Pro FAQ
Q) What are the full specifications of the Vivo V15 Pro?
A) The full specs of the handset are as follows:
- Dimensions: 157.25 x 74.71 x 8.21 mm
- Weight: 185g
- Display: 6.39-inch, FHD+ (2160 x 1080) Super AMOLED, 2.5D curved glass
- Chipset: Octa-core Snapdragon 675 chipset clocked at 2GHz
- GPU: Adreno 512
- RAM: 6GB
- Storage: 128GB, microSD card slot
- Rear camera:
Primary: 48M, f/1.8 aperture, 4K video recording, EIS
Secondary: 8MP, f/2.2 aperture
Third: 5MP, f/2.4
- Front camera: 32MP, f/2.0 aperture
- Sensors: In-display fingerprint scanner, Gyroscope, Accelerometer, Proximity, Ambient light sensor, eCompass
- Connectivity: LTE, (Hybrid) Dual-SIM, GPS, Wi-Fi b/g/n/ac, Bluetooth 5.0, microUSB
- Battery: 3700mAh non-removable
- Others: Funtouch OS 9 based on Android 9.0 Pie
Q) Is the Vivo V15 Pro water-resistant?
A) No, it is not.
Q) Is the battery of the handset removable?
A) No, since the Vivo V15 Pro features a unibody build, the battery and back cover is not removable.
Q) Does the Vivo V15 Pro feature a glass back?
A) No, it does not. The back panel of the handset is made of plastic.
Q) Is there Widevine L1 support on the Vivo V15 Pro for HD playback on Netflix, Amazon Prime Video etc?
A) Sadly, the Vivo V15 Pro lacks Widevine L1 support which means it cannot playback HD videos on Netflix.
Q) Is there EIS while recording videos on the Vivo V15 Pro?
A) Yes, the handset has EIS but it is only available while recording Full HD videos at 30fps.
Q) Is the display of the Vivo V15 Pro protected by Gorilla Glass?
A) No. The phone features strengthened 2.5D curved glass but its not Gorilla Glass.
Q) What kind of SIM card slot does the Vivo V15 Pro have? Can I use two SIM cards and a microSD card at the same time?
A) The Vivo V15 Pro features a two dedicated nanoSIM card slot. This means you can use two nanoSIM cards and a microSD card at the same time.
Q) Is there an IR blaster on the Vivo V15 Pro that can be used to control TVs and other devices?
A) No, the Vivo V15 Pro lacks an IR blaster.
Q) Can one click 48MP photos on the Vivo V15 Pro?
A) Yes. By default, the phone clicks photos in 12MP resolution. However, you can change this to 48MP from the camera settings. However, if the lighting is not perfect, it is recommended that one sticks to shooting 12MP photos.
Q) Do you get face unlock on Vivo V15 Pro?
Q) Can one record calls on phone?
A) Yes, one can record calls on theVivo V15 Pro.
Q) Does the Vivo V15 Pro feature FM radio?
A) Yes, the Vivo V15 Pro features FM radio.
Q) Can you lock apps using the fingerprint scanner on the Vivo V15 Pro?
A) Yes, you can. The steps can be found here.
Q) Where is the fingerprint scanner on the Vivo V15 Pro located? Is it touch-based?
A) The Vivo V15 Pro features an in-display fingerprint scanner. It is not an ultrasound sensor so it is not as fast as a traditional fingerprint scanner.
Q) How many fingerprints can one register on the phone?
Q) Can you record slow-motion videos on the phone?
A) Yes. It can record slow-mo videos in 1080p@120fps. It can also record Full HD videos at 60fps and since it has EIS, the footage will not be shaky as well.
Q) Can one make native video calls on Vivo V15 Pro without using a third-party app?
A) Yes, you can directly make video calls on the Vivo V15 Pro without using an app like Google Duo or Skype.
Q) Which version of Android does the handset run on?
A) Android 9.0 Pie.
Q) Does the Vivo V15 Pro support LTE and VoLTe networks? Will a Reliance Jio SIM work on the phone?
A) Yes, it does support LTE and VoLTE out of the box. The V15 Pro also has dual-VoLTE support which means one can use two Jio or any two VoLTE networks on the device at the same time.
Q) What about VoLTE support on AirTel and Vodafone’s network?
A) Yes, the Vivo V15 Pro supports Airtel and Vodafone’s VoLTE network.
Q) Is fast or Quick charging supported on the Vivo V15 Pro?
A) Yes. The Vivo V15 Pro comes with Dual-Engine Fast charging that is capable of charging the phone to 50 percent in just 30 minutes.
Q) How much free storage space does one get on the Vivo 15 Pro out of the box?
A) Almost 111GB of free space
Q) Can you uninstall or disable pre-installed apps on the handset?
A) Yes, you can uninstall or disable some pre-installed apps on the Vivo V15 Pro, but not all. The phone does come with quite a bunch of pre-installed apps a.k.a bloatware.
Q) What colors are the Vivo V15 Pro going to be available in?
A) The handset will be available in Topaz Blue and Ruby Red colors.
Q) What contents do you get inside the retail box of the Vivo V15 Pro?
A) You get the phone, a 2A charger, a USB cable, SIM ejector tool, earphone, protective case, and some regulatory papers. Vivo is also pre-installing a screen protector on the V15 Pro.
Q) Does the Vivo V15 Pro offer navigation gestures?
A) Yes, it does, though it needs to be manually enabled.
Q) Does the handset support USB OTG?
A) Yes, the Vivo V15 Pro supports USB On-The-Go. This allows you to directly connect pen drives, external hard disks and more using an adapter to the device.
Q) How much does the Vivo V15 Pro cost in India?
A) Rs 28,990. There’s a 5% cashback currently being offered for HDFC credit cards and EMI transactions. Plus, Vivo is offering free one-time screen replacement within six months of buying the device.
Q) When and where can one buy the Vivo V15 Pro from?
A) The Vivo V15 Pro can be purchased from both Flipkart and Amazon.
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