vivo V25 Professional in for overview

The new vivo V25 collection has a ardour for capturing pictures and movies at night time. And identical to earlier V-series fashions, it comes with a selfie digital camera that punches above its weight. We will probably be taking a look at each fashions, however let’s say “hey” the Professional first.

vivo V25 (left) and vivo V25 Pro (right)
vivo V25 (left) and vivo V25 Professional (proper)

The vivo V25 Professional has the higher {hardware} of the 2 – this implies higher cameras back and front, but in addition a extra highly effective Dimensity 1300 chipset to do the picture processing. It is a slight refresh of the 1200 chip that powered the V23 Professional.

Nonetheless, the V23 Professional had a really totally different digital camera configuration than the V25 Professional, so this isn’t a sequel, it’s extra of a associated telephone in the identical collection. Let’s have a more in-depth look.

The vivo V25 Professional has a 64MP predominant digital camera on the again, primarily based on the ISOCELL Vivid GW1, a 1/1.72” sensor with 0.8µm pixels (earlier than binning). This digital camera has OIS and EIS stabilization and might document 4K video at 30fps. Processing performs a key half, so the brand new Professional comes with Tremendous Night time Mode (pictures) and Tremendous Night time Video Mode. Nonetheless, Night time modes usually require processing that may’t be finished in actual time, so the viewfinder doesn’t provide a very good preview of the ultimate consequence. vivo’s answer is named Actual-Time Excessive Night time Imaginative and prescient, which goals to take out the guesswork.

64MP main camera (1/1.72'' GW1) with OIS and EIS, 12M ultra wide camera (120°) and 2MP macro cam
64MP predominant digital camera (1/1.72” GW1) with OIS and EIS, 12M extremely huge digital camera (120°) and 2MP macro cam

Anyway, flipping over to the entrance is a single 32MP selfie digital camera (punch gap) that’s primarily based on the Samsung GD2 sensor (1/2.8”, 0.8µm). In contrast to most telephones on this class, this one has autofocus on the front-facing digital camera, plus an Eye AF function. This ensures that the main target level is in your eye at the same time as you progress round freely.

Let’s return to the vivo V23 Professional for a second. It had a 108MP predominant cam (1/1.52”, 0.7µm) with out OIS, plus a twin selfie digital camera – 50M huge and 8MP extremely huge (105°), housed in a large notch. The V23 Professional digital camera carried out nicely at the hours of darkness, however the OIS on the brand new Professional would possibly give it a leg up.

These aren’t the one adjustments. The brand new V25 Professional retains the FHD+ AMOLED show at 6.56 inches, however will increase the refresh charge from 90Hz to 120Hz. Each the back and front are protected by glass.

Single 32MP selfie camera with Eye autofocus punch holed into the 6.56
Single 32MP selfie digital camera with Eye autofocus punch holed into the 6.56″ AMOLED show (120Hz)

We obtained the Browsing Blue colorway of the V25 Professional, which has UV reactive glass on the again that adjustments its look when uncovered to daylight (see beneath). The V23 Professional had UV reactive glass too, however that modified the colour of the entire again, right here it creates a diamond sample. The opposite choice is dubbed Starlight Black and doesn’t react to UV gentle.

UV light can paint any shape or pattern on the back of the vivo V25 Pro
UV gentle can paint any form or sample on the again of the vivo V25 Professional

One thing we seen after selecting up the V25 Professional is that it’s bulkier – the V23 Professional prided itself on its slender and light-weight construct. The 2 telephones measure 8.6mm and seven.4mm, respectively, and weigh 190g and 171g.

The brand new Professional mannequin does carry a beefier battery, which accounts for no less than a number of the bulk. It’s a 4,830mAh battery (up from 4,300mAh) with 66W quick charging (up from 44W). The extra highly effective charger will get to 71% in half-hour, in comparison with 63% on the older mannequin, regardless of the 530mAh distinction in battery capability. In our assessments the 44W charger was really a bit sooner than marketed and we’ll see how the brand new 66W charger performs quickly.

The V25 Pro arrives with a 66W fast charger
The V25 Professional arrives with a 66W quick charger

In fact, the vivo V25 Professional doesn’t compete solely towards the Professional from earlier this yr, additionally it is up towards the brand new V25. The V25 Professional feels decidedly extra premium with slimmer bezels (barely bigger show on a barely smaller footprint). That notch doesn’t assist both and whereas the digital camera inside advertises the next decision of 50MP, it homes a smaller sensor (nonetheless with Eye AF, although). The primary module within the rear digital camera additionally 64MP sensor (nevertheless it’s smaller) and OIS.

Keep tuned for our full report on the vivo V25 Professional.

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