Hardware & Software
VIVO V7 + is fueled by Qualcomm entry-level Snapdragon 450 processor,
that makes your functionality smoother but hesitates while processing
heavier apps. The phone slows down and sometimes restarts on its own.
Multi tasking remain glitch free due to the presence of 4GB RAM. There
is no lag in switching apps or working on two apps simultaneously.
The VIVO V7+ runs Android Nougat under Vivo’s customized Fun touch skin.
The iOS-inspired theme is a bit confusing and takes some time to get
hold of. There is also 64 GB internal storage, expandable using MicroSD.
VIVO has updated the software to 7.1.2. In the new version,
notifications are shown similar to like the iOS platform. Fun touch OS
is a single layered UI so all your app icons are laid out on the home
screen. Due to the taller screen, it is difficult to reach all corners;
therefore, Vivo has incorporated a few features like one-handed mode and
The UI also has something called Smart Split 3.0, which lets you use two
apps at the same time. Incoming messages fromWhatsapp and Face book
Messenger can be seen on one half of the display so you don't need to
exit the application you're currently working on. You can force
split-screen mode with a three-finger swipe down.
VIVO V7+ is powered by a 3,225 mAh battery that keeps the device running
for a full day, and more. The battery time comes down to 14 hours under
heavy usage – extended camera use or online video watching sessions.
Talking about the performance of VIVO V7 plus, it has not disappointed
the users. Despite having low SoC, it does not lag in terms of device
functionality in regular usage. The user interface is pretty friendly
and smoother to operate. It can multi task and handle all the large
applications effectively. No trouble of overheating while gaming can be
possible with this VIVO V7 plus. Airborne but got a steady framerate
during actual gameplay.
The dialler app is pretty standard and there isn’t a native video
calling option, but it does have a built-in call recorder.The taller
widest display is a good canvas for watching videos and clicking selfies.
You have the option to adjust scaling when you play a video so that it
either sticks to the original aspect ratio or fills the display
completely. Video recording is possible with 1080p files perfectly well
but it struggles with higher resolution files and unfortunately doesn’t
play 4K videos at all. The speaker is fairly loud and can make you party
with friends any time. VIVO V7+ alsohas a decent DAC (AK4376A), which
when paired with a good pair of headphones, offers a better voice
Vivo V7+ smart phone has introduced variety of features that are first
time ever in smart phones. The shift to 18:9 ratio displays has made
screen to body ratio perfectly large. The phone has upgraded to Android
Nougat OS. The front camera is doing a fine job in most lighting
conditions. However, the low screen resolution, plastic body, and budget
class processor are still questionable.