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vivo V20 unit (94)Personally, I thought that the previous couple of generations for vivo’s mid-range v-series were more of incremental upgrades. In fact, I’ve always voiced out my concern about the repeated use of the same SoC.

For their recent release though, the brand seems to have gone back to the drawing board, and at one glance, the new V20 series is already looking to be the “proper” upgrade that we deserve. A new design, a significant jump in hardware, and much more.

The question is, did they deliver? let’s take a look at the middle-man of the pack, the vivo V20, and find out.

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vivo V20 unit (62)
Our Verdict
Design and Build Quality
Performance
Camera
Software
Battery
Price
What's Good
Phone looks and feels premium
New design is a breath of fresh air
Good gaming performance
Decent camera performance
Exceptional battery life
Very quick to recharge
What's Not
Sound from speaker distorts a lot in high volume
No high refresh rate display
Edge detection for selfies could use some work
4.3

Emman has been writing technical and feature articles since 2010. Prior to this, he became one of the instructors at Asia Pacific College in 2008, and eventually landed a job as Business Analyst and Technical Writer at Integrated Open Source Solutions for almost 3 years.