At the Mobile World Congress 2018, Chinese Smartphone Manufacturer Vivo surprised everyone by announcing the Vivo APEX concept smartphone. Last month, the company launched the Vivo NEX S & Vivo NEX A smartphones in China. The Vivo NEX is the commercial device built based on the APEX’s concept design.
A month after making its debut in China, the Vivo NEX is now officially launched in India. Unlike in China, the company is skipping the launch of Snapdragon 710-powered Vivo NEX A in India. Talking about the Snapdragon 845-powered Vivo NEX, it is the Vivo’s first smartphone in the recent years to come with a flagship processor in India
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Operating System & Display
The Vivo Nex S operates on Android 8.1 Oreo with Fun Touch OS 4.0 with Energy UI skins. The device feature a 6.59″ Full-HD + Super AMOLED display with a resolution of 2316 x 1080 pixels and an aspect ratio of 19.3:9. The device provides minimal bezels of 1.71 mm & 2.16mm, from side & top respectively and have a screen-to-body ratio of 91.24%. The front of the device is completely occupied by the display.
CPU & Performance
In terms of performance, the Vivo NEX S is equipped with an octa core Qualcomm Snapdragon 845 SoC coupled with Adreno 630 GPU. With a whopping 8GB of RAM and a top of the line Qualcomm Snapdragon 845 processor, NEX never hesitates even when performing complex tasks. And it runs 30%* more powerful than the previous generation.
At the heart of this premium platform is a 64-bit CPU – Qualcomm Kryo 385 with an advanced 10 nanometer design and a clock speed of up to 2.8GHz. NEX further features an Adreno 630 Graphic Processing Unit (GPU) which is 30%* more powerful than its predecessor, as well as more energy efficient.
RAM & Storage
In terms of memory, the Vivo Nex S has been launched in two variants –Variant 1 has 8GB RAM + 128GB internal storage and Varient 2 consist of 8GB RAM + 256GB internal storage.
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The Camera is the USP of this Flagship Smartphone, The Vivo Nex S features an Elevated Pop-Up 8MP selfie camera. The front camera is stuffed behind the screen, when you launches the camera app, It automatically comes out with the help of Micro Drive System : which includes a highly sophisticated micro-stepping motor, an independent driver IC and a precision control algorithm
On the Back side, The Vivo NEX S have a dual camera setup at the back with a 12MP + 5MP with new generation Sony IMX363 lens (6P with sapphire crystal surface), The 12 MP primary camera consists dual pixel sensor with 4-Axis optical image stabilization (OIS), and have f/1.8 aperture, And it provides features like phase detection, Auto-Focus etc and a secondary 5MP sensor with f/2.4 aperture.
Longer Lasting Battery Life
The Vivo Nex S consists a 4,000mAh Non- Removable battery with a 22.5W Fast Charging Adapter. NEX runs longer than ever – even through intensive use and extensive play. Connectivity options include Dual 4G VoLTE, Wi-Fi 802.11 ac, 3.5mm audio jack, Bluetooth 5.0 LE and a USB Type-C port. The Nex S have an in-display fingerprint sensor.
- A dedicated AI button on the left edge to trigger Google Assistant.
- Supports AI scene recognition and portrait lighting effects.
- Vivo NEX Supports recording in 4K resolution and 1080p slow motion videos.
- It uses the sound casting technology which makes the whole display reflect the sound through vibrations.
- The Vivo NEX also comes equipped with CS43199 and SSM6322 dedicated Hi-Fi audio chips.
Pricing and Availability Of Vivo NEX S In India
The Vivo Nex S 128GB storage variant is priced at Rs 44,990.00 INR and It will be available from 21st July On Amazon.