Vivo, the global smartphone brand, today launched the V3 Max smartphone in the Philippines. The Vivo V3 Max smartphone offers ‘Faster than Faster’ performance and premium features that provide users with enhanced experiences such as faster fingerprint unlocking, faster charging, quick-launch camera, and a smart split function.
“We’re proud to announce the arrival of the V3 Max that will provide consumers with a new and compelling device offering that challenges the boundaries of a mid-range smartphone. The V3 Max is Vivo’s first premium mid-range offering in the country, and we’re excited to show Filipino consumers an amazing smartphone that highlights Vivo’s commitment to provide ground-breaking smartphone designs that are backed by state-of-the-art technologies,” said Hazel Bascon, Vice President of Vivo Philippines. “The V3 Max is our way of showing Filipino consumers that Vivo is confident that we can give them great performing phones that boast premium features at an affordable price point.”
After being recently cited in IDC’s first quarter 2016 report as one of the top five global mobile phone manufacturers, Vivo’s launch in the Philippines with the V3 Max is poised to further propel the brand’s growth in the country.
The V3 Max Experience
The V3 Max is crafted in a metallic body that is CNC machined to produce a textured finish to the frame. The V3 Max’s metal back is finished with zircon sand coating, and a 2.5D Corning Gorilla Glass 5.5” Full HD (1920×1080) display is used up front, giving the phone a pleasant feel in the hand. Internally, the V3 Max is equipped with dual fast charging engines compatible with Qualcomm’s QC 2.0 international standard, ensuring compatibility with certified fast chargers in the market.
Vivo V3 Max – Specifications
• 4G LTE
• 5.5” Full HD (1920×1080) display
• Qualcomm Snapdragon 652 Octa-core Processor
• 4GB RAM/32GB ROM (Expandable up to 128GB)
• 13MP Rear Camera, 8MP Front Camera
• 3,000 mAh battery
The V3 Max is also equipped with an innovative fingerprint scanner that allows users to unlock the phone in as little as 0.2 seconds from wake and 0.5 seconds in sleep mode. It also features a screen-split feature that allows users to multitask without having to exit their app.
The phone is powered by the Qualcomm Snapdragon 652 Octa-core processor, and comes with 4GB or RAM and 32GB storage expandable via Micro SD Card up to 128GB. The V3 Max runs on Vivo’s official Funtouch OS 2.5 based on Android Lollipop 5.1.
“The V3 Max is set to redefine the standards of a mid-range smartphone—we’re confident that Filipinos will appreciate the craftsmanship and performance that went into designing the V3 Max. Consumers can look forward to event more innovative offers that Vivo Philippines has in store for them,” concluded Bascon.
Starting May 16, consumers can pre-order the V3 Max in major MemoXpress, Mega Cellular, Fonetwist, ePhone, Twinline, CyberWidget, Flasher, and Silicon Valley stores in Metro Manila. Customers who pre-order will receive a pair of Vivo headphones when they claim their smartphones on May 21. In addition, consumers who purchase the Vivo V3 Max nationwide will receive a Vivo tumbler, a Vivo selfie stick, Vivo stand ring, and an on-the-go USB cable, until supplies last.
The Vivo V3 Max will be available in major retailers in Manila, Cebu, and Davao by May 22 for a suggested retail price of PHP 16,990.