Vivo V15 Pro was launched in India on Wednesday with a pop-up selfie camera. The new phone also has a triple rear camera setup and an Ultra FullView Display panel. Further, the V15 Pro comes with an in-display fingerprint sensor and is powered by a Snapdragon 675 AIE SoC. All this makes the new Vivo phone a strong competitor against the Poco F1 that comes as Xiaomi’s contender in the mid-range price segment. Poco F1 packs specifications like octa-core Snapdragon 845 SoC, up to 8GB of RAM, and Full-HD+ screen. How does the Vivo V15 Pro stack up against the Poco F1 in terms of the price and specifications? Let’s find out.

Vivo V15 Pro vs Poco F1 price in India

The Vivo V15 Pro price in India is set at Rs. 28,990 for the single 6GB RAM/ 128GB storage model. The phone comes in Topaz Blue and Ruby Red colour options and will go on sale in the country through Amazon.in, Flipkart, Paytm Mall, Snapdeal, and Vivo India online store as well as a list of offline retailers starting March 6.

In contrast, the Poco F1 has multiple storage variants. The price of the Poco F1 model with 6GB RAM/ 64GB storage configuration is set at Rs. 19,999, while its 6GB RAM/ 128GB storage model is available at Rs. 22,999. There is also the Poco F1 Armoured Edition with 6GB RAM/ 128GB storage option at Rs. 23,999 and the Poco F1 Armoured Edition with 8GB RAM/ 256GB storage at Rs. 28,999. The regular Poco F1 comes in Graphite Black, Rosso Red, and Steel Blue colour options.

Vivo V15 Pro vs Poco F1 specifications, features

The dual-SIM (Nano) Vivo V15 Pro runs Funtouch OS 9 based on Android 9.0 Pie. However, the Poco F1 comes with MIUI 9.6 based on Android 8.1 Oreo, though it is upgradable to Android 9.0 Pie with MIUI 10 on top.

Vivo has provided a 6.39-inch full-HD+ (1080×2340 pixels) Ultra FullView Display, which is a Super AMOLED panel along with a 19.5:9 aspect ratio. This is unlike the Poco F1 that has a 6.18-inch full-HD+ (1080×2246 pixels) TFT display along with an 18.7:9 aspect ratio and a 2.5D curved Gorilla Glass 3 protection.

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Under the hood, the Vivo V15 Pro has an octa-core Qualcomm Snapdragon 675 AIE SoC, coupled with 6GB of LPDDR4x RAM. The Poco F1, on the other hand, is powered by the top-of-the-line, Snapdragon 845 SoC, paired with 6GB and 8GB RAM options.

Vivo V15 Pro vs Poco F1 camera

On the optics part, the Vivo V15 Pro has a triple rear camera setup, paired with a 48-megapixel primary Quad Pixel sensor (supporting 12-megapixel effective pixels) and an f/1.8 lens, 8-megapixel secondary AI Super Wide-Angle sensor with an f/2.2 lens, and a 5-megapixel tertiary depth sensor with an f/2.4 lens. The Poco F1, on the other side, houses a dual rear camera setup along with a 12-megapixel Sony IMX363 primary sensor that has a 1.4-micron pixel size and dual-pixel autofocus, and a 5-megapixel secondary sensor.

For selfies and video chat, the Vivo V15 Pro has a pop-up selfie camera module that includes a 32-megapixel camera sensor. The Poco F1 doesn’t have any pop-up selfie camera module, though it has a 20-megapixel camera sensor at the front to capture self-portraits and enable video chatting.

Vivo V15 Pro vs Poco F1 storage

The Vivo V15 Pro has lone 128GB of onboard storage that is expandable via microSD card (up to 256GB) that can be used in the dedicated slot. Distinctly, the Poco F1 has 64GB, 128GB, and 256GB of internal storage options that all are expandable via microSD card (up to 256GB) in a hybrid SIM slot configuration.

Connectivity options on the Vivo V15 Pro include 4G VoLTE, Wi-Fi 802.11 a/b/g/n, Bluetooth v5.0, GPS/ A-GPS, Micro-USB port, and a 3.5mm headphone jack. The Poco F1, on the other front, has 4G+, VoLTE, Wi-Fi 802.11ac, Bluetooth v5.0, USB Type-C, and a 3.5mm headphone jack.

The Vivo V15 Pro has an array of sensors that includes an in-display fingerprint sensor, apart from an accelerometer, ambient light sensor, digital compass, gyroscope, and a proximity sensor. Unlike the Vivo phone, the Poco F1 has a traditional fingerprint sensor at the back — alongside an accelerometer, ambient light sensor, digital compass, gyroscope, and a proximity sensor.

Vivo V15 Pro vs Poco F1 battery

Vivo has provided a 3,700mAh battery on the V15 Pro that supports Dual-Engine fast charging technology that is touted to charge from 0 to 24 percent in 15 minutes. However, the Poco F1 packs a 4,000mAh battery that supports 18W charging and Quick Charge 3.

Vivo V15 Pro vs Vivo V11 Pro: Price, Specifications Compared

The Vivo V15 Pro measures 157.25×74.71×8.21mm, while the Poco F1 has dimensions of 155.5×75.3×8.8mm. Lastly, the Vivo phone weighs 185 grams, whereas the Poco F1 has a weight of 180 grams.

Vivo V15 Pro vs Poco F1 comparison

  Vivo V15 Pro

Poco F1
Ratings
Overall NDTV Rating
Design Rating
Display Rating
Software Rating
Performance Rating
Battery Life Rating
Camera Rating
Value for Money Rating
GENERAL
Release date February 2019 August 2018
Launched in India Yes Yes
Dimensions (mm) 157.25 x 74.71 x 8.21 155.50 x 75.20 x 8.80
Weight (g) 185.00 182.00
Battery capacity (mAh) 3700 4000
Fast charging Proprietary Quick Charge 3.0
Colours Blue Topaz, Ruby Red Blue, Grey
DISPLAY
Screen size (inches) 6.39 6.18
Resolution 1080×2340 pixels 1080×2246 pixels
Aspect ratio 19.5:9 18.7:9
Protection type Gorilla Glass
HARDWARE
Processor octa-core 2.8GHz octa-core
Processor make Qualcomm Snapdragon 675 Qualcomm Snapdragon 845
RAM 6GB 6GB
Internal storage 128GB 64GB
Expandable storage Yes Yes
Expandable storage type microSD microSD
Expandable storage up to (GB) 256 256
Dedicated microSD slot Yes No
CAMERA
Rear camera 48-megapixel (f/1.8) + 8-megapixel (f/2.2) + 5-megapixel (f/2.4) 12-megapixel (f/1.9, 1.4-micron) + 5-megapixel (f/2.0, 1.12-micron)
Front camera 32-megapixel (f/2.0) 20-megapixel
Rear flash Yes
SOFTWARE
Operating system Android Android 9.0 Pie Android 8.1
Skin Funtouch OS 9 MIUI for Poco
CONNECTIVITY
Wi-Fi standards supported 802.11 a/b/g/n
Bluetooth Yes, v 5.00 Yes, v 5.00
Micro-USB Yes
Number of SIMs 2 2
Active 4G on both SIM cards Yes
USB Type-C Yes
SIM 1
SIM Type Nano-SIM Micro-SIM
4G/ LTE Yes Yes
SIM 2
SIM Type Nano-SIM Nano-SIM
4G/ LTE Yes Yes
SENSORS
Face unlock Yes Yes
Fingerprint sensor Yes Yes
Compass/ Magnetometer Yes
Proximity sensor Yes Yes
Accelerometer Yes Yes
Ambient light sensor Yes Yes
Gyroscope Yes

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