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Vivo V15 Pro vs Samsung Galaxy A70 Specs Comparison

The Vivo V15 Pro and Samsung Galaxy A70 shares the upper mid-range stage under the PHP 24K price tag.
Vivo V15 Pro vs Samsung Galaxy A70 Specs Comparison
V15 Pro vs A70

Both are packed with up-to-date designs, powerful specs, big batteries, and cameras that makes them very competitive at this price point.

Let's look at their specs side by side and see who's arrived with the better package. Read on!

Vivo V15 Pro vs Samsung Galaxy A70 Specs Comparison

DeviceVivo V15 ProSamsung Galaxy A70
Display6.39-inch 2.5D curved Gorilla Glass 5 Super AMOLED screen w/ FHD+ 2340 x 1080 resolution at 403 ppi6.7-inch 2.5D curved Super AMOLED screen w/ FHD+ 2400 x 1080 resolution at 393 ppi
2.0GHz 64-bit Snapdragon 675 AIE octa-core processor
2.0GHz Snapdragon 675 octa-core processor
GPUAdreno 612Adreno 612
ROM128GB expandable via microSD card slot up to 256GB (dedicated)128GB expandable via microSD card slot up to 512GB
Back Camera48MP f/1.8 + 8MP f/2.2 120-degree ultra wide-angle lens + 5MP f/2.4 w/ PDAF and LED flash32MP f/1.7 + 8MP f/2.2 ultra wide-angle lens + 5MP f/2.2 depth sensor w/ AF and LED flash
Selfie Camera32MP f/2.0 Samsung ISOCELL GD1 sensor w/ AI and screen flash32MP f/2.0
3,700mAh w/ Dual Engine fast charging
4,500mAh w/ 25W Super Fast Charging
OSAndroid 9.0 Pie w/ Funtouch OS 9
Android 9.0 Pie w/ One UI
WiFi 802.11 a/b/g/n/ac (2.4GHz/5GHz), dual 700MHz 4G LTE, Bluetooth 5, A2DP, LE, OTG, GPS, A-GPS, dual SIM (nano)
WiFi 802.11ac (2.4GHz/5GHz), 4G LTE, Bluetooth 5, FM Radio, GPS, GLONASS, dual SIM
SensorsAccelerometer, light, orientation, proximity, gyroscope, sound, magnetic
Accelerometer, orientation, proximity, gyroscope, sound, magnetic
In-Display fingerprint sensor, dual mic, Colors: topaz blue, ruby red
In-Display fingerprint sensor, face unlock, USB-C, Colors: black, blue, coral, white
Dimensions157.25 x 74.1 x 8.21 mm164.3 x 76.7 x 7.9 mm
185 g
183 g
PricePHP 23,999 (PHP 18,999 new SRP)
PHP 22,990 (PHP 20,990 new SRP)

Here comes a new challenger!

V15 Pro back design
V15 Pro back design

Vivo V15 Pro has a premium-looking glossy polycarbonate plastic body with a glass-like finish at the back. The Samsung Galaxy A70 is made out of a glass-like polycarbonate material as well.
Galaxy A70 back design
Galaxy A70 back design

In terms of build, it is pretty much similar except for presence of Gorilla Glass 5 in Vivo V15 Pro. Both phones comes with gradient color design at the back.

In the looks department, the design of the back is technically a tie but the notch free front of the Vivo V15 Pro puts it ahead a bit.
Vivo V5 Pro

DisplayThe Vivo V15 Pro has a 6.39-inch Super AMOLED screen screen Gorilla Glass 5 protection. It also has an FHD+ resolution of 2340 x 1080 at 403 ppi.

Samsung Galaxy A70, on the hand, has a hige 6.7-inch Infinity-U Super AMOLED screen with a 2400 x 1080 FHD+ resolution as well at 393 ppi. No mention of Gorilla Glass protection though.

Vivo V15 Pro has no notches thanks to its pop-up selfie camera. The Galaxy A70 has a taller cinematic screen that is brighter and has more contrast.
V15 Pro AnTuTu
V15 Pro AnTuTu

Specs - For performance, Vivo V15 Pro has a 2.0GHz Snapdragon 675 octa-core AIE processor, Adreno 612 GPU, 8GB of RAM with 128GB of expandable storage and a 3,700mAh battery with Dual Engine fast charging.
Galaxy A70 AnTuTu
Galaxy A70 AnTuTu

Samsung Galaxy A70 has the same processor and GPU, 6GB of RAM with 128GB of expandable storage, and a huge 4,500mAh battery with 25W Super Fast Charging.

The Vivo V15 has 2GB more RAM, but the Galaxy A70 has a bigger battery and faster charging technology.

Both also comes with speedy 4G LTE connectivity and dual band WiFi.
Triple-cam of V15 Pro
Triple-cam of V15 Pro

Cameras - The Vivo V15 Pro is equipped with a 48MP f/1.8 sensor + 8MP f/2.2 120-degree ultra-wide lens + 5MP f/2.4 depth sensor. It also has PDAF and LED flash. It also has a 32MP f/2.0 Samsung ISOCELL GD1 selfie sensor with AI and screen flash.
Triple-cam of A70
Triple-cam of A70

Samsung Galaxy A70 has a 32MP f/1.7 main sensor paired + 8MP f/2.2 ultra wide angle lens + 5MP f/2.2 depth sensor with AF and LED flash. It also has a 32MP f/2.0 selfie sensor.

Related: Vivo V15 Pro: First Camera Samples

In terms of main camera specs, the Vivo V15 has a bigger 48MP main camera sensor while the Galaxy A70 has 32MP only. Other aspects of the triple camera setups are close to identical.

See also: Samsung Galaxy A70: First Camera Samples

For selfies, they are tied with 32MP f/2.0 sensors. The Vivo V15 takes a bit of a lead for placement since it has a pop-up camera.

Other features - Both Samsung Galaxy A70 and Vivo V15 Pro has In-Display fingerprint sensors and face unlock tech. The Galaxy A70 has a USB-C port though while the V15 Pro has micro USB still.

Vivo V15 Pro advantages - Better looking design, no notch, bigger RAM, bigger 48MP main camera sensor

Samsung Galaxy A70 advantages - Bigger screen with 20:9 cinematic screen aspect ratio, bigger battery with faster charging tech, USB-C port

Our thoughts

This one is a close fight. Both the V15 Pro and Galaxy A70 has advantages of their own that balances out the match up.

Galaxy A70 could be the one for those who need a phone with larger screen and battery capacity. V15 Pro could be the phone for those who want a notchless display with more powerful camera hardware.

 It could go either way depending on what you need.

What do you guys think?
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