vivo V29 5G Review – Camera Above All Else

Aiman Maulana
11 Min Read
vivo V29 5G Review – Camera Above All Else
  • Appearance - 8.5/10
    8.5/10
  • Efficiency - 8.3/10
    8.3/10
  • Features - 7.5/10
    7.5/10
  • Materials - 8/10
    8/10
  • Performance - 7.5/10
    7.5/10
  • Portability - 8.4/10
    8.4/10
  • User Experience - 7.5/10
    7.5/10
  • Value - 8/10
    8/10

Summary

The vivo V29 5G is a reliable smartphone with excellence in some areas, but it has its caveats.

Overall
8/10
8/10

Pros

+ Eye-catching design
+ IP68
+ Excellent display complete with 120Hz refresh rate and 1000Hz touch sampling rate
+ Reliable performance with good memory configurations
+ All-day battery life with 80W fast charging
+ Reliable camera system, both front and back
+ Aura Light makes a huge difference in low light

Cons

– Single speaker that lacks in volume and quality
– Snapdragon 778G is reliable but feels a little dated
– No wireless charging

Unboxing the vivo V29 5G

Starting off the vivo V29 5G review with the unboxing, the packaging is a grey box with V29 in the center, surrounded by a visualization of their signature Aura Light. Some of its key features are listed on the rear. Inside the box, you can find the following items:

  • 80W FlashCharge charging brick
  • USB-C cable
  • Documentations
  • SIM ejector pin
  • Clear protective case
  • The vivo V29 5G smartphone itself

Specifications

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 IP68
Software Funtouch OS 13 based on Android 13
Colours Starry Purple and Noble Black

Performance

vivo V29 5G Review