Vivo has announced the newest addition to its flagship V Series — the V29 5G smartphone in Kenya — carrying forward the V Series’ legacy of disrupting the industry with continuous innovation, coupled with modern design advancements and cutting-edge camera functionalities.
The Vivo V29 5G seamlessly combines beauty and innovation, showcasing both aesthetic elegance and cutting-edge features. With a stunning array of colors and an ultra-slim profile, the phone is a visual delight that captivates at first glance.
Specs and Features
The smartphone comes with a 120Hz 3D Curved Screen, setting a new standard for slimmest smartphones in the industry, following the footsteps of its predecessor. Its design reflects a remarkably sleek aesthetic that introduces significant enhancements in photography capabilities. Among its standout features are the Smart Aura Light Portrait, Supermoon Mode, and Food Mode, complemented by a 50 MP AF Group Selfie feature.
The vivo V29 5G is a powerhouse of design, camera, and performance, with an array of impressive features. Employing an Innovative 3D Magnetic Particle technique for the Peak Blue variant and Fluorite AG Glass for the Nobel Black variant, the sleek aesthetic design is elevated with enamoring textures.
The device’s 120Hz 3D Curved Screen seamlessly melds with an ultra-slim aesthetic design, ensuring an immersive and fascinating visual experience for users.
Under the hood, the V29 5G comes with a Qualcomm Snapdragon 778G chipset, and an Octa-core processor, ensuring seamless performance for both work and play. It has three storage options 128GB + 8GB RAM, 256GB + 8GB RAM, and to max it, 256GB + 12GB RAM, this will also play a huge role in ensuring seamless performance. The storage is expandable because the phone does not support or have a slot for a microSD card users will have to opt for cloud storage.
The phone runs on Android 13 coupled with Funtouch 13 on top, and is powered by a non-removable 4,600mAh Li-Po battery. On charging, it is equipped with 80W FlashCharge and as advertised, can charge the phone from 1%-50% in 17 minutes.
In addition, the inclusion of Super Charge Pump technology enhances charging efficiency, reducing downtime. This amalgamation of cutting-edge hardware ensures the V29 5G stays ahead, offering a powerful and efficient smartphone experience.
Imaging and video, the Vivo V29 5G comes with a triple rear-camera setup; 50MP (wide + primary camera) + 8MP (ultrawide) + 2MP (depth). On the front, is the selfie shooter with a 50MP sensor.
The cameras are designed to offer versatility in capturing scenes with precision and depth. One notable feature is the Smart Aura Light Portrait. In low-light environments, the cameras intelligently adjust the color temperature, illuminating your face beautifully and transforming unevenly lit photos into radiant portraits. They even harmonize the subject’s face color temperature with the ambient light, seamlessly blending portraits with their surroundings.
Furthermore, the V29 5G introduces captivating camera modes like Supermoon Mode, and Food Mode, enhancing your photography experience by allowing you to capture stunning celestial scenes, mesmerizing lunar shots, and mouthwatering food photography with ease and brilliance.
According to the company, the photos and videos will be crisp and vibrant. With the added benefits of AF Group Selfie and Super Group Video capabilities, you can capture stunning group selfies and record high-quality videos in 4K and 1080p at 30fps with ease.
In his remarks, Mr. James Irungu, Vivo Kenya Brand and Communications Manager said, the V series has consistently charmed users with its photography, design, and performance. “Grounded in our core principle of Benfen, we push boundaries through research and innovation.” Adding “The V29 5G embodies this commitment, marking advancements in imaging and design.”
Irungu further remarked, “With confidence, we believe it will redefine mobile photography and reinforce our industry leadership.”
Price and Availability
The Vivo V29 5G is priced at KSH64,999 and is available in Peak Blue and Nobel Black color options at all Vivo stores and authorized smartphone dealer stores.