vivo X70, X70 Pro and X70 Pro+ with Zeiss optics to be announced on September 9

After rumours, vivo has officially confirmed the launch of vivo X70 series smartphones that includes X70, X70 Pro and X70 Pro+ in China on September 9th. The company also posted a teaser image of the X70 Pro+ model which shows a leather-like back cover and a huge camera bump that houses quad cameras including a periscope telephoto camera. There is also  triple LED flash along with laser autofocus as rumoured earlier.

Another image shows ZEISS optics with T* coating, and ZEISS VARIO TESSAR 1.57-3.4 aperture / 14-125 ASPH lens.

vivo V1 Chip

Last week, the company announced that its first self-developed V1 image chip in the vivo X70 series. The V1 chip will not only improve the image quality, it will also enhance the night video shooting capabilities. vivo’s executive vice president, Hu Baishan said that vivo has worked in the chip for about 24 months and invested in a R&D team of more than 300 people.

Rumoured specifications

We had already seen renders of the vivo X70X70 Pro and X70 Pro+ smartphones over the past few days. These are said to pack a 6.5-inch, 6.56-inch and 6.7-inch FHD+ 120Hz AMOLED displays, respectively, but only the Pro and Pro+ models are expected to feature curved display, while the X70 model will come with a flat display. The X70 and X70 Pro will be powered by Dimensity 1200 SoC, and the top-end X70 Pro+ is expected to be powered by the Snapdragon 888 Mobile Platform.

Earlier rumours said that the phones with come with 50MP Sony IMX766 main camera, and 44W fast charging, while the X70 Pro+ is rumoured to support 66W charging.

We should know more details in the coming days before the phones go official next Thursday.


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