Vivo has updated its existing flagship series, NEX, and announced Vivo NEX Dual Display smartphone. The USP of this phone is its dual displays. It has 6.39 inch (2340×1080 pixels) Full HD+ Super AMOLED display with screen-to-body ratio of 91.63% and without notch on the front. It also has 5.49 inch (1920×1080 pixels) Full HD Super AMOLED display at the back of the phone. For snapping high-quality selfies, it is is now very easy as users can simply use the main cameras along with the rear screen to get the perfect angles for selfies. On the design front, the Lunar Ring featured on the rear display creates a glowing band of colors which can signify notifications and even pulse with music.
This is Dual SIM phone and is powered by 2.8GHz Octa-Core Snapdragon 845 processsor with Adreno 630 GPU and supported by 10GB RAM plus 128GB of internal storage. This phone is packed with 3500mAh battery with fast charging. This phone runs on Funtouch OS 4.5 based on Android 9.0 Pie.
For photography, the NEX Dual Display Editions comes with triple camera setup consisting of a 12MP Dual-Pixel main camera (featuring a Sony IMX363 sensor and 4-axis OIS), f/1.79 aperture, Dual-Tone LED flash, secondary 2MP Night Video Camera and an innovative Time of Flight (TOF) 3D Camera. Vivo claims that the pro-level Night Video Camera helps users film clear and stable footage in motion and low-light environments, while the TOF 3D Camera empowers users to see the world with an added dimension. Its 3D sensing capabilities not only enables point-to-point distance measuring, but also supports 3D Modeling of the user’s face for enhanced facial recognition, protection and personalized beautification. This camera set-up comes with various modes such as Mirror Mode and Pose Director. Mirror Mode allows users to see themselves in the rear display while being photographed or filmed, while Pose Director can show a posed image or video in the rear display as reference for imitation. It also has other camera modes such as AI Scene Recognition, AI Filters and AI Portrait Framing.
NEX Dual Display Edition has two faster and more secure ways to unlock the two displays. This phone has In-Display Fingerprint scanner and a TOF 3D Camera with 3D sensing technology for enhanced facial recognition protection.
This phone supports Dual 4G VoLTE SIMs and also offer connectivity options of Wi-Fi 802.11 ac, Bluetooth 5 LE, GPS and USB Type-C.
This phone comes in two colors of Ice Blue and Star Purple with gradient finish. In China, it will go on sale from 29th December for Yuan 4998 which translates to approx. Rs. 52,000. We expect this phone to be launched in India in the month of January 2019.