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Vivo officially launches the Vivo NEX starting from ~RM2394

14 June, 2018, 10:05 | Author: Rafael Roberts
  • Vivo NEX S and NEX A announced Price specifications features and

The Vivo NEX brings along "Elevating Camera", in-display fingerprint scanner, extremely high screen-to-body ratio, and top-of-the-line spec sheet. A SIM card tray is accessible from the bottom of the Vivo NEX, and that's where you'll find the phone's loudspeaker as well.

The phone is also loaded with top-end specifications: Snapdragon 845 processor; 4,000 mAh battery; 8GB of RAM; and 256GB of storage. The Vivo NEX Ultimate comes in two models that respectively feature 128 GB and 256 GB of internal storage.

As mentioned, the Vivo Nex and Nex Ultimate smartphones differ only in terms of chipset, RAM and storage.

The dual-SIM Vivo Nex A (Nano) runs Funtouch OS 4.0 based on Android 8.1 Oreo.

Check out the full Vivo Nex specs and features here. This ensures users capture the flawless shot of any subject, in any scenario, regardless of skill level. That display measures in at 6.59 inches, and it's a 1080p HD+ OLED panel. Achieving this required several technologies that help free up more space for the screen on NEX. Vivo has managed to achieve an insane 91.24% screen-to-body ratio, which no other manufacturer achieved in the past. NEX successfully optimizes performance for this truly bezel-less device. A speaker is fitted on the chin of the device.

The company has also replaced the standard earpiece with Screen SoundCasting Technology, which is said to turn the screen into a speaker. That includes a front-facing camera that actually pops out of the top bezel when you need it, and hides back inside the phone when you don't.

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A pop-up camera? What will they think of Nex?

The phone's pièce de résistance is the retractable 8MP front camera. The selfie snapper carries support for AI-powered Face Beauty.

Vivo is making some of the more interesting smartphones today. The primary sensor is also equipped with OIS. And thus, one of the highlights of the phone is that it comes with a pop-up front-facing camera. Vivo claims the mechanism can be raised and lowered up to 50,000 times and that the camera has undergone reliability and dust resistance testing. Yes, there's a boatload of AI features inside, ranging from scene recognition that works with the 12 and 5 megapixel main cameras to filters to even a voice assistant. Users can have Jovi open apps or identify objects on the phone screen, using either voice commands or a dedicated hardware button on the phone's side. For enhanced gaming experience, the 4×4 antenna scheme promotes improved signal reception when the handset is held in landscape mode for playing games.

The phone also has Vivo Game Engine, which is made in partnership with Tencent Games. And unlike the Mi Mix 2, the Vivo NEX has a headphone jack. The lowest variant, which is dubbed as Vivo NEX A, will come powered by Qualcomm's recently launched Snapdragon 710 SoC, along with 6GB RAM, and 128GB of internal storage. 47,500) and 4,998 Yuan (~Rs. Both the phones are set to go on sale in China from June 23. NEX could mean "next" as the phone delivers innovation.

What's your opinion on the Vivo NEX and NEX Ultimate?


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