Last updated on January 12th, 2019
Perhaps you’re not very much familiar with Vivo, but the Chinese smartphone brand has just released one of the most dazzling smartphones named as Vivo Nex in Australia with its siblings Vivo Nex S and Nex A. This flagship smartphone sports an extensive range of next-generation features making Vivo allowed to get as close to as bezel-less device as we’ve seen before.
The Vivo Nex is a dual SIM smartphone runs on Android 8.1 Oreo operating system. Also, sports a gorgeous 6.59-inches IPS LCD display with 1080 x 2316 pixels resolution. The Nex gives users a massive 128GB GB of onboard memory to accommodate their data and 6GB of RAM ensures flawless and seamless performance.
Talking about a camera, Vivo Nex houses a dual 12MP + 5MP rear sensors with 2160p videos Rec and 8MP front camera for selfie image as well as video calls. The battery capacity of Vivo Nex is 4000mAh which gives around 345 hours of Stand-by time and 21 hours Talk time. What else? Let’s find out in our quick Vivo Nex review.
Vivo Nex Release Date and Price
In February 2018, Vivo started sending invitations for Mobile World Congress to show Vivo Nex along with its siblings Vivo Nex S and Vivo Nex A. later it was listed on Vivo’s official website ahead of its launch which was June 12. After that Vivo Nex, Nex S and Nex A started landing on shelves from June 23, in China, HongKong, Asia, UK, US and other European countries.
Earlier it was suggested that Vivo Nex release date in Australia is a little late, but interestingly, landed on the same date – June 23, 2018.
The Vivo Nex has been priced at CNY 4998 which after conversion comes to around $755/AU$1012 for its 256GB variant, whereas a basic variant with 128GB sets you back around $678/AU$911. Vivo may change its price if it comes to other markets around the world though.
|MEMORY||128GB Internal , 6GB RAM|
|CAMERAS||12 MP + 5MP , AF, LED flash
8 MP, LED flash
|CONNECTIVITY||Wi-Fi 802.11 a/b/g/n/ac, dual-band, Wi-Fi Direct, hotspot|
|SENSORS||Fingerprint (rear-mounted), accelerometer, gyro, proximity, compass|
|BATTERY||Non-removable Li-Ion 4000 mAh battery|
|OPERATING SYETEM||Android 8.0 (Oreo)
|CPU||Octa-core (2x2.2 GHz Cortex-A75 & 6x1.7 GHz Cortex-A55)|
|CHIP & GPU||Qualcomm SDM710 Snapdragon 710, Adreno 616|
|DISPLAY||6.59 inches, 79.6 cm2
1080 x 2316 pixels , 2.5D, Curved Glass
|RELEASE DATE||2018, June|
|DIMENSIONS||162 x 77 x 8 mm (6.38 x 3.03 x 0.31 in)|
|WEIGHT||199 g / 7.02 oz|
|ALERT TYPES||Vibration; MP3, WAV ringtones|
|COLOUR||Star Diamond Black, Ruby Red|
|PRICE||About 1030 AUD|
The Vivo Nex is undoubtedly a surprising smartphone which lands with ground-breaking features and gives an alternative to the notch design for those looking desperately for a bezel-less smartphone. We’re expecting this new technology to be embraced over the next several years by companies worldwide. We’re very hopeful about it. What are your thoughts? Let’s discuss in the comments section below.