vivo X Fold3 and X Fold3 Pro with 120Hz AMOLED foldable displays, Snapdragon 8 Gen 2 / 8 Gen 3, IPX4 / IPX8 ratings announced

vivo has introduced the X Fold3 and X Fold3 Pro in China, as they had promised. These foldable phones share a similar design, including a circular rear camera housing, a carbon fiber hinge, an alert slider, and identical displays.

The inner panel of the display measures 8.03″ diagonally with a resolution of 2480 x 2200 pixels and a 120Hz refresh rate. It uses Samsung E7 material and can reach up to 4,500 nits of local peak brightness. The cover display is 6.53″ with a resolution of 1172 x 2748 pixels and a 120Hz refresh rate, also capable of hitting 4,500 nits of peak brightness.

Both X Fold3 models feature a lightweight carbon fiber hinge weighing only 14.98 grams, certified by TÜV Rhineland to withstand 500,000 folds. vivo has enhanced the drop resistance of the phones – the front is 11 times more resistant, and the back is 15 times more resistant compared to the X Fold2.

The foldable display also includes an impact-resistant film along with UTG. Regarding dimensions, the X Fold3 Pro measures 11.2mm thick when folded, while the standard device is 10.2mm thick when folded. The X Fold3 weighs 219 grams, whereas the Pro model weighs 236 grams.

The X Fold3 Pro is powered by the new Snapdragon 8 Gen 3 chipset and comes in two configurations: 16GB/512GB and 16GB/1TB, with LPDDR5X RAM and UFS 4.0 storage. It features a custom vivo V3 imaging chip.

The main camera on the X Fold3 Pro is a 50MP “ultra-sensing” unit with a 1/1.3” OmniVision OV50H sensor and an f/1.68 lens with OIS. Additionally, it features a 64MP 3x telephoto module and a 50MP ultra-wide-angle module. The selfie cameras utilize a pair of 32MP sensors.

On the other hand, the X Fold3 uses the Snapdragon 8 Gen 2 processor and can be configured from 12GB/256GB to 16GB/1TB. The main camera here is a 50MP Sony sensor, along with a 50MP portrait camera and a 50MP ultra-wide camera. Selfie cameras remain the same.

The Pro model boasts a larger battery of 5,700mAh, while the X Fold3 has a 5,500mAh battery. The Pro supports 100W wired and 50W wireless charging, whereas the X Fold3 supports 80W wired charging only.

Both phones support dual-SIM 5G connectivity, Wi-Fi 7, NFC, and an IR blaster. The Pro model includes USB 3.2 Gen2, stereo speakers, Wireless Lossless Hi-Fi audio, and two 3D ultrasonic fingerprint readers. The X Fold3 uses a side-mounted fingerprint reader and has IPX4 water resistance, whereas the Pro model has IPX8 water resistance.

Quick specifications: vivo X Fold3 and X Fold3 Pro
  • Design: Ultra Thin display, SGS Gold Label Five-Star Glass Drop Resistance, UTG super tough glass
  • Hinge: Carbon fiber ultra-durable lightweight hinge, Rheinland Folding Worry-Free Certification
  • Display: Inner screen: 8.03″ (2480×2200) resolution / External screen: 6.53″ (2748×1172) resolution, AMOLED LTPO 120Hz displays, 1.07 billion colors, 4,500 nits peak brightness, Dolby Vision, HDR10+, ZREAL
  • Processor: Snapdragon 8 Gen 2 (X Fold3) Adreno 740; Snapdragon 8 Gen 3 (X Fold3 Pro) Adreno 750
  • Storage: UFS4.0; RAM: LPDDR5X
  • Memory: Up to 16GB RAM (LPDDR5X) / Up to 256GB / 512GB / 1TB  of storage (UFS4.0)
  • Camera (X Fold3): 50MP Main Camera f/1.75 lens with OIS, 50MP Ultra-wide lens (f/2.0) and 50MP portrait camera (f/1.85)
  • Camera (X Fold3 Pro): 50MP Ultra Sensing Main Camera f/1.68 lens with OIS, 64MP 3x telephoto (f/2.57) and 50MP Ultra-wide lens (f/2.0); V3 Imaging Chip
  • Battery (X Fold3 Pro): 5700mAh; 100W flash charging & 50W wireless flash charging
  • Battery (X Fold3): 5500mAh; 80W flash charging
  • Connectivity: Dual 5G, Bluetooth v5.3, WiFi-7, dual-SIM 5G, IR Blaster, and NFC, 3D ultrasonic dual-screen fingerprint (X Fold3 Pro) and Side mounted (X Fold3); Type-C USB3.2 Gen2
  • Audio: Stereo speakers and Wireless Lossless Hi-Fi audio
  • Operating system: OriginOS 4 based on Android 14
  • Dimensions (mm) H x W x T (X Fold3): 159.96 x 142.69 (unfolded), 72.7 (folded) x 4.65 (unfolded), 10.2 (folded); Weight: 219g
  • Dimensions (mm) H x W x T (X Fold3 Pro): 159.96 x 142.4 (unfolded), 72.55 (folded) x 5.2 (unfolded), 11.2 (folded); Weight: 236g
Pricing and availability

Both foldables come in two colors: Eclipse Black and Solar White. They are now available for purchase at vivo’s store in China, with shipping to begin at the end of the month. The pricing is as follows:

The vivo X Fold3:
  • 12GB/256GB – 6,999 yuan (USD 969 or Rs. 81,920 approx.).
  • 16GB/256GB – 7,499 yuan (USD 1,038 or Rs. 87,770 approx.).
  • 16GB/512GB – 7,999 yuan (USD 1,108 or Rs. 93,620 approx.).
  • 16GB/1TB – 8,999 yuan (USD 1,246 or Rs. 1,03,880 approx.).
The vivo X Fold3 Pro:
  • 16GB/512GB – 9,999 yuan (USD 1,385 or Rs. 1,17,025 approx.).
  • 16GB/1TB – 10,999 yuan (USD 1,523 or Rs. 1,28,730 approx.).