Chinese company VIVO has just announced its latest Nex series in China. They include NEX A standard model and NEX Ultimate (also called as VIVO NEX S) models.
Both of are 7.98 mm thick and houses 6.59-inch Super AMOLED screens. They both have 2316 x 1080 pixels resolution at 19.3:9 aspect ratio.
The Standard model of NEX A houses a fingerprint sensor at the back while the NEX Ultimate (NEX S) feature in under-display fingerprint sensor. The former is powered by Snapdragon 710 Mobile platform with 6GB RAM and 128GB storage space while the latter houses a powerful Snapdragon 845 Mobile Platform, paired with 8GB RAM and 128GB/256GB storage options.
Interestingly, the NEX Series 8MP front camera is hidden at the bottom of the screen. It is fitted under a strong stainless steel shell which can withstand strong pulling force and torsion.
VIVO NEX A and NEX Ultimate (NEX S) specifications
- Dimensions: 162 × 77 × 7.98 mm / Weight: 199 grams
- Dual SIM Slots with Dual Standby
- Android 8.1 Oreo OS with Funtouch OS 4.0, Jovi Voice assistant
- Finger print sensor (at back in NEX Standard Model) / (under display in Ultimate variants)
- 6.59-inch Super AMOLED Display with 2316 x 1080 pixels resolution, 19.3:9 aspect ratio, DCI-P3 multi-touch support
- NEX A: octa-core (2.2GHz x 2 + 1.7GHz x 6) Qualcomm Snapdragon 710 with Adreno 616 GPU
- NEX Ultimate (NEX S): octa-core Qualcomm Snapdragon 845 Mobile Platform with Adreno 630 GPU
- 6GB RAM (NEX A) / 8GB RAM (NEX Ultimate)
- 128GB (NEX A) / 128GB and 256GB storage (NEX Ultimate)
- 8MP front camera with F/2.0 Aperture
- dual-core focus 12MP (24MP photosensitive, Sony IMX363 sensor, F/1.8 Aperture, Auto Focus, AI scene recognition) + 5MP (F/2.4 Aperture) dual rear cameras with dual-tone LED Flash. Supports 4-Axis Optical Image Stabilization
- 4000 mAh (typical) battery with fast charging support
- 4G VoLTE, Wi-Fi 802.11 a/b/g/n/ac, Wi-Fi Hotspot, Dual Band (2.4/5GHz) 2×2 MIMO, Bluetooth V5.0 LE, USB Type-C 2.0, USB OTG, GPS/GLONASS/BDS,
- Hi-Fi Audio. AK4376A DAC (NEX A) / CS43199 + SSM6322 Amplifier (NEX Ultimate)
- Gravity Sensor, Photosensitive sensor, Proximity, Gyro
The VIVO Nex A price is set at 3898 Yuan (US$ 608 / Rs. 41,055 approx.). The VIVO Nex Ultimate (NEX S) 128GB price is set at 4498 Yuan (US$ 702 / Rs. 47,375 approx. ) while the premium 256GB model costs 4998 Yuan (US$ 780 / Rs. 52,640 approx.).
These handsets come in Star Diamond Black and Rub Red colors. The smartphone will be available in China from June 23, 2018.
Source: Vivo (NEX) / Vivo (Ultimate)