Vivo finally released the much awaited Vivo Nex in India. The Chinese smartphone manufacturer unveiled it last month in China and is the market ready version of the Vivo APEX smartphone which was unveiled in Mobile World Congress (MWC) 2018, which came with a stunning 91% screen –to-body ratio and an under-display fingerprint sensor.
In China, the Vivo Nex was launched in two variants: the Nex A and Nex S of which the Nex S variant was launched in India which features a under display fingerprint sensor and claims to be 10 percent faster with 50 percent improved accuracy. The device will be called just Vivo Nex here.
The Vivo Nex has comes with no bezel in three sides and only a tiny chin below. The front camera comes out from the midframe as previously seen on the Vivo Apex. The UI buttons are replaced with lines replacing the traditional ones.
As for the specs it features a 6.59 inch Super AMOLED display with a resolution of FHD+ (2316 x 1080 pixels) and an aspect ratio 19:3:9. Under the hood, it is powered by an Qualcomm Snapdragon 845 chipset coupled with 8GB RAM and 128GB internal storage.
It sports a dual camera setup on the rear with a 12MP Sony IMX363 primary sensor with dual core pixels, 4-axis OIS along with a 5MP secondary camera. It has an 8MP pop-up camera on the front. It runs on FunTouch OS 4.0 on top of Android 8.1 Oreo and backed by a 4,000 mAh battery, Connectivity options include 4G LTE, dual band Wifi, Bluetooth 5.0, USB 2.0 port, and OTG. It measures 162 x 77 x 7.98 mm.
It will be available in colour options and comes at a price tag of Rs 44,990. At this price it will compete against the likes of the OnePlus 6, recently launched Oppo Find X and possibly the upcoming Huawei Nova 3. Vivo Nex was up for pre-order on Amazon during the Amazon Prime Day sale for a brief period and is now currently up for preorder again on Amazon. It will go on sale on Amazon India and Vivo Online store from July 21st.
Vivo Nex specifications
- 6.59 inch FHD+ AMOLED display
- Qualcomm Snapdragon 845 SoC
- 8GB RAM
- 128GB internal storage
- 12MP + 5 MP rear camera
- 8MP front camera
- 4,000 mAh battery