Vivo, the smartphone brand that is known for its selfie-centric smartphones is all set to launch a new device in India. The Vivo V9 could be the first Android smartphone to launch here with an iPhone X style notch. The smartphone is expected to be priced at Rs 25,000, which makes it costlier than its predecessor. However, there has been no confirmation of a launch event yet. In fact, the Vivo V9 has only been spotted on billboards in Indonesia.Specifications of Vivo V9
The smartphone is expected to have a 2160 x 1080px IPS LCD display with 18:9 aspect ratio. The phone will feature bezel-less design, with a tiny notch on the top, which is expected to house the earpiece and [...]
Vivo showcased a smartphone with an in-screen fingerprint scanner at CES 2018. At the ongoing MWC 2018, the company has announced a new concept smartphone with an impressive screen to body ratio. The Vivo APEX FullView is the first production smartphone to achieve this ratio. The smartphone has minimal bezels on all four sides. In fact, the uses a retractable mechanism for the front-facing camera.
However, the company hasn’t revealed the exact tech specifications, pricing, or the availability of the Vivo APEX.Features:
The Vivo APEX also offers an in-screen fingerprint scanner with a much bigger footprint. Unlike the Vivo X20 Plus UD, half of the screen [...]
There is no denying that 2017 was the year of bezel-less smartphones. In 2018, machine learning and AI are expected to be the trend-setters in flagship smartphone at least. A trend that hasn’t caught on is that of beefy RAM and storage options which would be an overkill for a smartphone. When the OnePlus 3T was launched with 6GB of RAM in 2016, many expected smartphone makers to take this figure and ride with it. That, however, did not happen.
Even the Razer Phone, a smartphone designed for gamers had 8GB of RAM. The OnePlus 5T also has an 8GB RAM variant which is priced at Rs. 37999 in India. However, it appears that a smartphone maker is ready to take the [...]
The launch of the Vivo X20 Plus UD was highly anticipated. Vivo, one of the top five smartphone manufacturers in the world became the first company to unveil a phone with an in-display fingerprint sensor. The Vivo X20 Plus UD is not a prototype or a concept, it is a consumer-ready device with a fingerprint sensor placed inside the display.
Now, the company has made officially launched the device in China. UD, presumably, stands for “under display”. It will go on sale in China starting February 1st at a price of CNY 3598 (Rs. 36100 approx.).Specifications
It was a highly anticipated unveiling and one that would set the precedence for all the smartphone makers across the market. Vivo, one of the top five smartphone manufacturers in the world became the first company to unveil a phone with an in-display fingerprint sensor. Not a prototype or a concept, a consumer-ready device with a fingerprint sensor placed inside the display.
Now, the company has made the device official in China as the Vivo X20 Plus UD. UD, presumably, stands for “under display.” While there is no word on the smartphone’s availability or price yet, it is expected to be priced at [...]
Vivo, one of the most famous Chinese smartphone maker in its native country, has done something incredible. Teaming up with Synaptics, it has unveiled the first-ever smartphone with an in-display fingerprint sensor that might be the answer to reducing bezels, shaky facial recognition technology and the inconvenience of rear-facing fingerprint sensors.
The technology is known as Clear ID and lets users OEMs embed a fingerprint sensor under the display. Synaptics has claimed that it has a failure rate of 1 in 50,000 which, for a first gen product, is admirable. Early reviews of the [...]
Vivo teased the official unveiling of the first-ever smartphone with an in-display fingerprint sensor on the 10th of January at CES 2018. Now, a day before the smartphone’s launch, Vivo has showcased the technology that will be responsible for putting a fingerprint sensory inside the display.
The in-display fingerprint sensor will sit between the mainboard and the OLED panel where it will illuminate the finger and then process the beams of light. Alex Feng, Senior VP at Vivo, said in a press release that this technology is the solution to the industry’s challenge of providing a more [...]
A few weeks ago, Synaptics released a statement in which it conceded that the company has started mass production of an in-display fingerprint sensor in association with “one of the top five smartphone makers” in the world. At the time, everyone speculated that the announcement fit the timeline of the launch of the Samsung Galaxy S9 and Galaxy S9+. However, to a lot of industry expert’s surprise, that OEM turned out to be Vivo.
CES 2018 kicked off on the 8th of January in Las Vegas and the tech show has been known to showcase some of the most innovative products of [...]
Chinese smartphone maker, Vivo, which is slated to unveil to the world its latest flagship offering, the Xplay 5 with 6Gb of RAM, according to leaks reveal could well be unveiling another smartphone at the launch event on 1st of March. Possibly a ‘lite’ variant of the Xplay 5.
GFXBench shows an unnamed Vivo phone bearing the model number PD1522A being benchmarked on its website.
The PD1522A, comes equipped with the Snapdragon 652 paired with 4GB of RAM.The handset comes with a 5.4-inch QHD display and a 16- megapixel rear camera, and an 8 MP front camera with 128GB of storage, as well as Android 5.1.1 Lollipop on board.
The phone’s [...]
Vivo, a popular Chinese smartphone brand had earlier announced a March1 launch of the XPlay 5 – the first smartphone to sport a 6GB RAM. It was only a matter of time before leaked images were leaked showing off the design of the phone before the launch event.
Recently, the alleged Vivo Xplay 5 posed for the camera, giving us a glimpse of what the handset may look like when it’s officially available. Live shots reveal a real unit which is a definitive proof of the Vivo XPlay 5’s design.
Details about the specifications are scarce at the moment but from what is known, the XPlay 5 will come with a Snapdragon 820 processor along with 6GB of RAM. [...]
Vivo had earlier announced a March1 launch of the XPlay 5 – the first smartphone to sport a 6GB RAM. It was only a matter of time before leaked images were leaked showing off the design of the phone before the launch event.
Apart from 6GB of RAM, the XPlay 5 will come with a Snapdragon 820 processor and will sport a dual curved display, which brings a certain Samsung model to mind. The renders show a beautiful design of the XPlay 5 with a metal body and the curved sides. You also see a square-shaped fingerprint scanner at the back just below the camera module.
Not much has been revealed about the phone as Vivo has kept it under wraps. The handset is [...]
Vivo, the Chinese smartphone manufacturer has launched its latest smartphone, X5 Pro in India today. The X5 Pro was launched in China and is priced at Rs. 27,980. According to Vivo, the phone uses the company’s Hi-Fi sound system, which is poised to deliver a better experience to music lovers. What’s more enticing is that the phone features an eye-scanning technology that will allow users to unlock the phone.
The X5 Pro sports a 5.2-inch full-HD AMOLED display with dual-faced 2.5D curvy glass and runs on Android 5.0 Lollipop with the Funtouch OS 3.0 UI on top. The dual-SIM 4G phone is powered by a 1.5 Ghz [...]