Somehow the Chinese have overtaken the Korean and Americans when it comes to new-age technology and innovative stuff in smartphones. Vivo NEX is one such example, which was launched at Talkatora Stadium in New Delhi On Thursday. The smartphone boasts of pop-up selfie camera. It was showcased globally couple of weeks ago in the form of Vivo NEX S, this is the flagship of the company and was launched with Vivo NEX A (that model has not been brought to India).
Vivo NEX tech specs
Vivo NEX hits all the right keynotes when it comes to specifications. To start with the Vivo NEX smartphone run on the Qualcomm Snapdragon 845 chipset, has 8 GB of RAM and 128 GB storage. For graphical performance this smartphone has the Adreno 630 GPU and is said to have a new cooling system on board that keeps the phone unruffled, even when graphically demanding games are played on it.
The Vivo NEX sports a 6.59-inch FHD+ (1,080×2,316 pixels) super AMOLED ‘Ultra Fullview’ display with an aspect ratio of 19.3:9. This is an almost edge to edge display with the finger print sensor underneath it at the bottom and yes, no notch. Pretty cool if you ask us. The rear part sports a dual camera setup which is powered by 12MP primary Sony sensor with F/1.8 aperture and 4-axis optical image stabilisation. The other one is powered by 5 MP sensor and features an aperture size of f/2.4. Dual tone LED flash light has also been thrown in the mix.
But, what takes the case is the front sliding selfie camera. This is powered by an 8MP sensor with f/2.0 aperture and modes such as Bokeh, Face Beauty and AR are available on it. These along with slow motion and HDR mode are also available on the rear camera module. The Vivo NEX houses two nano SIMS and the memory is expandable with the help of a microSD card by up to 128GB. As for the operating system this smartphone runs Android 8.1 Oreo right out of the box.
Other features of the Vivo NEX include USB Type C charging, 3.5 mm audio jack, dual 4G LTE support, Wi-FI 802.11 ac, GPS, A-GPS and Bluetooth version 5.0. The smartphone weighs 199 grams and is 7.98mm thin.
Vivo NEX Price and availability
The Vivo NEX with all its innovations is priced competitively at Rs 44,990 in India and will start selling on Amazon as it exclusive online partner from 21st July. It will also be available on select partner stores, offline. Vivo is also giving Rs 5,000 off additionally as exchange offer. Other launch offers are one-time free screen replacement, HDFC cashback on credit and debit cards, and no-cost EMI up to 12 months.