vivo V29 5G: The Starry Purple Marvel with Enhanced Aura Light 2.0

Aiman Maulana
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In the ever-evolving world of smartphones, the vivo V29 5G, stands out as a captivating blend of artistry and innovation. From its stunning design to its powerful portrait capabilities and exceptional performance, it is poised to make a mark in the realm of mobile technology. Let’s dive right into what makes it truly stand out.

Where Art Meets Technology

vivo V29 5G: The Starry Purple Marvel with Enhanced Aura Light 2.0

For those who view their smartphones as more than just tools, the vivo V29 5G is a fashion statement and a piece of art. This smartphone is designed to be an essential accessory for trendsetters and those who appreciate the finer things in life. The rear craftsmanship texture and the dazzling starry design come together seamlessly, creating a visual masterpiece that feels like you’re holding the entire night s in your hand. The Starry Purple variant in particular is as if two celestial rivers in the night sky elegantly mirror each other, exuding a sense of elegance and mystique that is hard to ignore.

vivo V29 5G: The Starry Purple Marvel with Enhanced Aura Light 2.0

One of the standout features of the V29 5G is its ultra-slim curved screen. To be precise, it’s a 6.78-inch 1.5K AMOLED 3D curved display with 120Hz refresh rate with a cinema-like 100% DCI-P3 color gamut for a more rich yet natural look. Moreover, it’s HDR10+ certified so it can further heighten your viewing experience. It doesn’t just look good as its 1000Hz touch sampling rate ensures near instantaneous response time, perfect for mobile gaming.

Weighing a mere 186g and with a thickness of just 7.46mm, this smartphone is not only visually appealing across the board but also incredibly ergonomic, ensuring a comfortable grip and ease of use even without any case or accessories on it. It might not seem like much on paper but when you’re playing games or binge watching TV shows while holding it up, it makes a whole lot of difference as you can do so comfortably.

Capturing Life’s Moments

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Photography enthusiasts and selfie aficionados will find much to love about the vivo V29 5G, especially when it comes to its Aura Light 2.0 feature. But how does it compare to its predecessor, the V27? The most notable upgrade in the V29 5G is the size of the new Aura Light 2.0, now reaching an incredible 15.6mm in diameter, resulting in it being 36% brighter than before and is able to emit light in an area nine times larger than traditional flash.

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Picture looks slightly grainy on the left, picture on the right makes subject stand out more from the blurred background
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Can’t focus on smaller objects up close when it’s somewhat dark unless Aura Light 2.0 is enabled
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Less details on fur and shadows are more prominent here
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More details on the fur and the shadows are practically eliminated
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Enlarging the photo reveals a good amount of details of the fur being captured

In the V series, this smartphone boasts the largest aura light with 360° even lighting, adding a touch of magic to your portraits with a more three-dimensional lighting effect that can evenly light subjects from different angles to reduce shadows and dark areas. It also harnesses the power of AI detection to give a more natural look. Furthermore, the vivo V29 5G introduces smart color temperature adjustment, ensuring that your photos reflect the most accurate and pleasing colors as consistently as possible by intelligently adapting to varying color temperatures of a variety of environments. For those who prefer taking control into their own hands, you can also adjust the color temperature as you see fit.

Apart from that, the vivo V29 5G is equipped with a 50MP OIS Ultra Sensing Camera, promising exceptional clarity and detail in every shot. Whether you’re capturing breathtaking landscapes or taking close-up portraits, this camera won’t disappoint. Furthermore, the vivo V29 5G offers specialized photography modes like Food Mode and Supermoon mode; the former allowing you to capture delectable dishes in all their glory, while the latter lets you explore the wonders of the night sky with your smartphone.

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The Aura Light 2.0’s Screen Spotlight can make a whole world’s difference

Not to forget, you also have the 50MP HD camera with autofocus on the front, letting you take captivating selfies with ease. In fact, it can switch to a wider angle for better wefies with a group of friends and family while keeping everyone in focus. All of this will be aided by Aura Light 2.0 as well, lighting up the subjects using the display while also using the power of AI for a more natural, true-to-life look.

Power to Impress

vivo V29 5G: The Starry Purple Marvel with Enhanced Aura Light 2.0

Underneath its visually striking exterior, the vivo V29 5G packs a punch in terms of performance. When it comes to storage, this device offers a generous 12GB of RAM paired with a spacious 512GB ROM, ensuring that you have ample space for all your apps, photos, and files. In fact, you can get an additional 8GB of RAM via vivo’s proprietary Extended RAM technology.

Charging your smartphone has never been faster. With 80W fast charging and a large 4,600mAh battery, the V29 5G can charge up to 50% in a mere 18 minutes while a full charge is achieved in less than an hour. This ensures that users get to spend more time using the smartphone and less time being stuck to the plug.

In addition to its speed, the vivo V29 5G also prioritizes your eye health with SGS eye protection. The 120Hz 1.5K AMOLED display not only delivers stunning visuals but also reduces strain on your eyes during extended use.


SoC Qualcomm Snapdragon 778G, 6nm
RAM 12GB + 8GB Extended RAM
Storage 256GB / 512GB
Display 6.78″ 1.5K (2800 x 1260) 3D Curved AMOLED display,
3D Curved Screen + Innovative 3D Starry Craft (for Starry Purple,
3D Curved Screen + Fluorite AG Glass (for Noble Black),
1.07 billion colors,
120Hz refresh rate,
2160Hz PWM dimming,
1000Hz touch sampling rate,
SGS low blue light, SGS low flicker, SGS low smear, HDR10+
Rear Camera 50MP OIS Ultra Sensing Camera + 2MP Monochrome + 8MP Ultra Wide
Aura Light 2.0
Selfie Camera 50MP HD Camera (AF)
Battery 4600mAh
80W FlashCharge
Smart Charging Engine
Ingress Protection IP54
Software Funtouch OS 13 based on Android 13
Colours Starry Purple and Noble Black

The vivo V29 5G smartphone is more than just a communication device; it’s a work of art, a powerful camera, and a high-performance gadget all rolled into one. Whether you’re a fashion-conscious trendsetter, a photography enthusiast, or simply someone who demands top-notch performance from their smartphone, it aims to satisfy your every need. It’s a testament to vivo’s commitment to innovation and design excellence, and it’s poised to make a lasting impression in the world of mobile technology.

If you’re interested to get one for yourself, the vivo V29 5G is available in Malaysia, priced at RM1,899 for the 12GB RAM / 256GB storage variant and RM2,099 for the 12GB RAM / 512GB storage variant. Pre-orders are open from September 21, 2023, and customers who pre-order at selected vivo concept stores can get the following:

  • vivo care 1+1* Extended Warranty – RM199
  • vivo care 1 year screen protection – RM399
  • V29 Screen protector – RM69
  • V29 Protective Cover – RM69
  • TWS Earbuds – RM259

Those who pre-order on September 21 could be eligible for a free storage upgrade, though this will be while stocks last. As for the aforementioned selected vivo stores, these are the locations:

  • KL East Mall
  • KL Mid Valley
  • Sunway Pyramid
  • Gurney Plaza
  • Johor Mid Valley Southkey

You can also check it out at the vivo e-store, official TikTok shop, Shopee, and Lazada stores.

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