vivo V23e 5G
The cheapest 5G-ready in this V23 series is the V23e 5G which features the 6nm MediaTek Dimensity 810 5G. This is an octa-core chipset that has two Cortex-A76 and six Cortex-A55 cores and has Mali-G57 MC2 GPU. The V23e 5G also has a large 8GB RAM and 128GB internal storage. Besides, it also supports RAM extension of up to 4GB Virtual RAM.
Moreover, it will also come with a 20:9 ratio 6.44-inch FHD+ AMOLED waterdrop screen that carries the 44MP selfie camera. Speaking of the camera, it also has a triple camera setup consisting of a 50MP main shooter, 8MP ultra-wide, and a 2MP macro lens. Both front and rear cameras can shoot 4K@30fps.
For the battery, it has a built-in 4,050mAh battery that supports 44W fast charging. vivo claimed that it can reach 69% battery life in just 30 minutes of charging. In addition, it will arrive with Funtouch OS 12 based on Android 11. Meanwhile, the available colors of this phone are Sunshine Coast and Moonlight Shadow.
vivo V23 5G
Next is the vivo V23 5G which is more powerful. This mid-range smartphone features the 6nm MediaTek Dimensity 920 5G processor. It has two Cortex-A78 and six Cortex-A55 cores and has a Mali-G68 MC4 GPU that makes it powerful. They paired its chipset with up to 12GB RAM plus 4GB Virtual RAM and up to 256GB internal storage. However, just take note that it does not have a microSD card slot.
It also has a 6.44-inch FHD+ AMOLED screen that supports a 90Hz refresh rate and HDR10+. Its screen also has Schott Xensation Up protection. As for its camera, it has a dual selfie camera setup consisting of a 50MP wide lens and an 8MP ultra-wide lens. Besides, its rear camera has a 64MP main shooter, 8MP ultra-wide, and 2MP macro lens.
Furthermore, it has a larger 4,200mAh battery capacity that also supports 44W fast charging. This device already features Funtouch OS 12 based on the latest Android 12. Lastly, its available colors are Sunshine Gold and Stardust Black.
Price and availability
You can now pre-order the V23 series in vivo stores and kiosks nationwide. You can get PHP 500 off voucher and free Lavanda TWS earbuds when you buy the V23e 5G in Lazada. While you can also get PHP 500 off voucher and a free 2in1 clock speaker for V23 5G. Lastly, they also offer up to PHP 1,000 off vouchers and freebies in Shopee from February 5 to 19, 2022.