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Vivo Nex With All-Screen Design, Qualcomm Snapdragon 845 Launched In China: Price, Specifications

Vivo Nex offers a revolutionary all-screen design with high-end Qualcomm Snapdragon, dual rear cameras, in-display fingerprint sensor and Android 8.1 Oreo.

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Vivo has launched their all-screen smartphone Vivo Nex in China. Vivo Nex is a true all-screen phone which features a 6.59-inches display with 91.24 percent screen-to-body ratio. The handset offers a revolutionary design with high-end Qualcomm Snapdragon, dual rear cameras, in-display fingerprint sensor and Android 8.1 Oreo.

Since the arrival of iPhone X, every smartphone manufacturer has started developing their own versions of all-screen smartphones, in which most of them terribly failed. However, at MWC 2018, Chinese smartphone brand Vivo surprised everyone with their true all-screen handset which they called Vivo Apex. Just a few months later, Vivo is bringing the Apex to the masses by rebranding it as Vivo Nex.  

Interestingly, Vivo came up with a very unique design and didn’t mimic Apple’s notch design. Vivo Apex has a very thin chin but doesn’t have a notch but the notch is necessary, where else will the camera be? The answer is a pop-selfie camera which pops out from the top when you are clicking selfies.

Vivo has also ditched the traditional earpiece and instead uses Screen SoundCasting technology and turns the display into a speaker. So, after innovating the earpiece and front camera design, Vivo has achieved ultra-slim bezels.  

Vivo Nex Specifications

Vivo Nex a massive 6.59-inches full HD+ (2316x1080) Super AMOLED display with 19.3:9 ratio and 91.24 percent screen-to-body ratio.  Another major addition to Vivo Nex is in-display fingerprint sensor similar to Vivo X21. The handset measures 162 x 77 x 7.98mm and weighs 199 grams.

Vivo has launched two Nex models, which come with different chipsets. The high-end Vivo Nex is priced at CNY 4,498 (roughly Rs 47,380) for 128GB variant and CNY 4,998 (roughly Rs 52,643) for 256GB storage variant. On the other hand, the cheaper Vivo Nex model costs 3,898 (roughly Rs 41,060).  Apart from their chipsets, both phones get same features. The new Vivo mobile is available in two colours- ruby red and diamond black.  

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The cheaper Vivo Nex comes with a Qualcomm Snapdragon 710 processor, coupled with 6GB RAM and 128GB of storage. The high-end and expensive Vivo Nex model is powered by a Qualcomm Snapdragon 845 Octa-core processor, coupled with 8GB RAM and 128GB/256GB of storage options. Most importantly, Vivo Nex gets a 3.5mm headphone jack.

Vivo Nex runs on FuntouchOS based on Android 8.1 Oreo. The handset is backed by a powerful 4,000mAh battery. It sports a dual camera setup at the rear which includes 12-MP+5-MP sensors with 4-axis OIS, AI scene recognition, AI filters and dual LED flash. For selfies, there is an 8-megapixel retractable camera which pops out from the top.

Connectivity options include Wi-Fi 802.11 ac, Bluetooth v5.0, USB Type-C, 3.5mm headphone jack, and Location.

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