Vivo V3 launched in PH, along with promo to win the smartphone

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Following the launch of the V3Max in May,smartphone brand Vivo has released the V3 in the Philippines.

Featuring a 5-inch display, the V3 smartphone is a the compact version of the V3Max, but still offers the same “faster than faster” experience with its split screen multitasking, faster charging, and fast fingerprint scanning features.

“We’re pleased to announce the release of the Vivo V3 especially after the success of our recent V3Max launch. The V3 offers a much more affordable and compact experience to users, but at the same time still has the same distinctive specifications that the V3 Max offers. We want to emphasize to consumers that it’s possible for them to get their hands on a smartphone with premium features at an affordable price,” said Vivo Philippines vice president Hazel Bascon.

The V3 is housed in a metallic unibody shell with a 5-inch HD IPS OGS screen display in the front.

It offers faster charging and fast access to your phone through the same fingerprint scanner as the V3 Max, which allows the user to quickly unlock the phone, take photos and log into password supported applications.

Other features of the V3 include smart split function (a split screen feature that can open two applications at once), Dual SIM and Dual Standby capability, and runs under the Android 5.1 Lollipop with the FunTouch 2.5 operating system.

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It is also crafted with a Hi-Fi chipset that gives the user a much crisper and more detailed audio quality, and an 8 MegaPixel front camera and a 13 MegaPixel back camera that offers the same premium photo and video quality as the V3 Max.

“We can definitely say that the V3 and V3Max are part of Vivo’s efforts in offering our customers a wider range of options when it comes to mid-range but high quality smartphones. Our recently announced ranking as the 5th top Global Smartphone Brands in IDC’s 2016 first quarter research motivates us even more to introduce innovative smartphones suited for both their budget and lifestyle,” concluded Bascon.

The V3 is now available in major retail stores nationwide, priced at  Php 11,990.

Vivo V3 and V3 Max Faster than Faster Challenge

Vivo Philippines is offering consumers a chance to win a V3 or V3 Max through the Vivo Faster than Faster Challenge, a single-player mobile game which can be accessed through the Faster than Faster Challenge page:
To join, players must access the website through their mobile phones to lead them to the challenge. Players will be given 30 seconds to “run” their fingers across the screen within 30 seconds, and will be qualified to enter the raffle depending on their scores. Scores reaching 300m and up will qualify for the V3 raffle, while scores reaching 500m and up will qualify for the V3 Max raffle.  Raffle entries will be collected until June 18, and the draw will be on June 19. Winners will be announced on Vivo Philippines’ official Facebook page ( and on the Vivo Philippines website (