Vivo Y81 with 6.22-inch 19:9 FullView display, Helio P22 Octa-Core 12nm SoC, Android 8.1 announced

Vivo has announced Y81, the company’s latest mid-range smartphone in the ‘Y Series’, soon after the Y83, which was launched in India earlier this month. It has similar specifications, including a 6.22-inch HD+ screen with 19:9 aspect ratio, 2.15mm narrow bezels and 88% screen-to-body ratio,  MediaTek’s latest Helio P22 Octa-Core 12nm SoC, 13-megapixel rear camera with LED flash, portrait mode, but this comes with a 5-megapixel front camera and 3GB of RAM, compared to 8-megapixel camera and 4GB of RAM in the Y83. Continue reading “Vivo Y81 with 6.22-inch 19:9 FullView display, Helio P22 Octa-Core 12nm SoC, Android 8.1 announced”

Vivo NEX S with 6.59-inch FHD+ display, Snapdragon 845, 8GB RAM, in-display fingerprint sensor and NEX A with Snapdragon 710, 6GB RAM announced

Vivo just introduced its flagship NEX series smartphones as it had promised. The main highlight of the smartphone is its 6.59-inch Full HD+ Super AMOLED screen with ultra narrow 1.71 mm bezels on the sides, 2.16mm on the top and an 91.24% screen-to-body ratio. It doesn’t have an earpiece, instead it vibrates the screen using Screen SoundCasting Technology that promise better bass and softer treble. It uses ray data compensation algorithm that hides the light sensor at the bottom of the screen, thanks to an innovative design. The micro-slit infrared sensor is also hidden at the top of the screen. It has an 8-megapixel pop-up front camera that automatically rises and hides when you open and close the camera app. Continue reading “Vivo NEX S with 6.59-inch FHD+ display, Snapdragon 845, 8GB RAM, in-display fingerprint sensor and NEX A with Snapdragon 710, 6GB RAM announced”

Vivo NEX S with 6.59-inch FHD+ display, Snapdragon 845, 8GB RAM, in-display fingerprint sensor and NEX with Snapdragon 710, 6GB RAM surface [ Update: Price]

Update: Even though earlier rumors said that the phones will cost 5000 yuan, a new leak reveals that the Vivo NEX S with Snapdragon 845, 8GB RAM and in-display fingerprint scanner will be priced at 4498 yuan (US$ 780 / Rs. 52,330 approx.)and the the Snapdragon 710-powered NEX will cost 3798 yuan (US$ 592 / Rs. 39,910 approx.),

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Vivo X21 Review

Gone are the days when Samsung, Apple, and other reputed OEMs made some path breaking innovations. Out of nowhere came the Chinese handset makers like Vivo, Xiaomi, OnePlus slowly started dominating the Indian market like no one did. Earlier this year at CES 2018, Vivo showcased the world’s first smartphone with in-display fingerprint scanner that uses Clear ID FS9500 optical fingerprint sensor from Synaptics. Continue reading “Vivo X21 Review”

Vivo Y83 with 6.22-inch 19:9 FullView display, Helio P22 Octa-Core 12nm SoC, 4GB RAM, Android 8.1 launched in India for Rs. 14990

Vivo has launched Y83, the company’s latest mid-range smartphone in the ‘Y Series’ in India, after it was introduced in China last week. It comes with a 6.22-inch HD+ screen with 19:9 aspect ratio, 2.15mm narrow bezels and 88% screen-to-body ratio. It it is the world’s first smartphone to be powered by MediaTek’s latest Helio P22 Octa-Core 12nm SoC. It has a 13-megapixel rear camera with LED flash, portrait mode, an 8-megapixel front camera with AI beauty features and face unlock. Continue reading “Vivo Y83 with 6.22-inch 19:9 FullView display, Helio P22 Octa-Core 12nm SoC, 4GB RAM, Android 8.1 launched in India for Rs. 14990”

Vivo NEX bezel-less smartphone with in-display fingerprint scanner to be announced on June 12

Vivo introduced APEX as the world’s first bezel-less smartphone with in-display fingerprint scanner and over 90% screen-to-body ratio at the MWC 2018 back in February. Last month the company released an image that said that the phone will be introduced at an event in Shanghai, China on June 12th. Today the company has confirmed that the phone will be called NEX. Continue reading “Vivo NEX bezel-less smartphone with in-display fingerprint scanner to be announced on June 12”

Vivo X21 with in-display fingerprint sensor Unboxing and First Impressions

Vivo today launched the X21, world’s first commercial smartphone that comes equipped with in-display fingerprint scanner in India. It was introduced in China last month, and earlier this month in Singapore. Here we have the unboxing and the first impressions of the phone.
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Vivo X21 with 6.28-inch FHD+ Super AMOLED display, AI dual rear cameras, in-display fingerprint scanner launched in India for Rs. 35990

Vivo just launched its latest mid-range X21 smartphone in the ‘X Series’ in India as it had promised. It has a 6.28-inch FHD+ 19:9 Super AMOLED display with a notch, 90.3% screen-to-body ratio, 1.66mm narrow bezels on the sides, 1.79mm bezels on the top and 5mm on the bottom. It is powered by Snapdragon 660 with 6GB RAM and runs Android 8.1 (Oreo) with Funtouch OS 4.0 with A.I features powered by dedicated Qualcomm AIE Artificial Intelligence Chip along with the Snapdragon 660.

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Vivo Y83 with 6.22-inch 19:9 display, Helio P22 Octa-Core 12nm SoC, Android 8.1 announced

Vivo has announced Y83, the company’s latest mid-range smartphone in the ‘Y Series’ in China. It comes with a 6.22-inch HD+ screen with 19:9 aspect ratio and minimal bezels, and it is the world’s first smartphone to be powered by MediaTek’s latest Helio P22 Octa-Core 12nm SoC that was introduced earlier this week. It has a 13-megapixel rear camera with LED flash, and an 8-megapixel front camera with AI beauty features and face unlock, but it doesn’t have a fingerprint sensor. Continue reading “Vivo Y83 with 6.22-inch 19:9 display, Helio P22 Octa-Core 12nm SoC, Android 8.1 announced”

Vivo Z1 with 6.26-inch FHD+ 19:9 display, Snapdragon 660, dual rear cameras, Android 8.1 announced

Vivo just announced Z1, the company’s latest smartphone in the new ‘Z series’ in China. It comes with a 6.26-inch FHD+ 19:9 2.5D curved glass display with a notch, 90% screen-to-body ratio and norrow bezels. It is powered by Snapdragon 660 AIE with 4GB RAM, runs Android 8.1 (Oreo) with Funtouch OS 4.0 on top and features a 13-megapixel rear camera along with a secondary 2-megapixel camera to capture the depth information for portrait shots. Continue reading “Vivo Z1 with 6.26-inch FHD+ 19:9 display, Snapdragon 660, dual rear cameras, Android 8.1 announced”

Vivo V9 Blue 2018 FIFA World Cup Russia limited edition announced

Vivo, official smartphone sponsor of the 2018 FIFA World Cup Russia at an event in Beijing  announced several campaigns and introduced a 2018 FIFA World Cup Russia V9 Blue limited edition. To commemorate Vivo’s sponsorship of the FIFA World Cup, a Vivo limited edition smartphone will be immortalised at the Home of FIFA in Zurich, Switzerland. Continue reading “Vivo V9 Blue 2018 FIFA World Cup Russia limited edition announced”

Vivo APEX bezel-less smartphone with in-display fingerprint scanner to be announced on June 12

Vivo APEX

Vivo introduced APEX as the world’s first bezel-less smartphone with in-display fingerprint scanner and over 90% screen-to-body ratio at the MWC 2018 back in February. At that time it said that the phone is still in concept stage and will go into production in mid-2018. Now the company has announced that it will be introduced at an event in Shanghai, China on June 12th. Continue reading “Vivo APEX bezel-less smartphone with in-display fingerprint scanner to be announced on June 12”

Vivo X21 with in-display fingerprint sensor launching in India on May 29 exclusively on Flipkart

Update: Flipkart has confirmed that Vivo is indeed launching the in-display fingerprint sensor version of the X21 in India on May 29th exclusively with them.

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Vivo X21i with 6.28-inch FHD+ 19:9 AMOLED display, dual rear cameras, 6GB RAM announced

Vivo has silently introduced X21i, the cheaper version of the X21 smartphone that was introduced in China in March. It has the same 6.28-inch FHD+ 19:9 Super AMOLED display with a notch, 90.3% screen-to-body ratio, 1.66mm narrow bezels on the sides, runs Android 8.1 (Oreo) with Funtouch OS 4.0, 12-megapixel primary sensor with Samsung 2L9 sensor with Dual Pixel technology along with a 5-megapixel secondary rear camera to capture the depth information, but this is powered by MediaTek Helio P60 12nm SoC. Continue reading “Vivo X21i with 6.28-inch FHD+ 19:9 AMOLED display, dual rear cameras, 6GB RAM announced”

Vivo X21i with 6.28-inch FHD+ 19:9 AMOLED display, dual rear cameras, 6GB RAM gets certified

Vivo  announced the X21 in two variants, one with a  normal fingerprint sensor, and the other one with an under-display fingerprint sensor, but both were powered by Snapdragon 660 along with dedicated Qualcomm AIE Artificial Intelligence Chip. Now the vivo X21i has been certified in China, after a recent rumor, which will be powered by MediaTek Helio P60 12nm SoC. This also has a 24-megapixel front camera.

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