Vivo redefines bezel-less smartphone with Nex

Vivo NEX

Vivo Nex with true FullView display, motorised front-camera debuts in India

Vivo Nex is one of the few phones which offers an in-display finger-print sensor which lights up automatically lights up when the screen is locked so users would know where to touch. Unlike in China, the company is skipping the launch of Snapdragon 710-powered Vivo NEX A in India.

On the imaging front, there's a Sony IMX363 12-megapixel sensor with an aperture of f/1.8, 4-axis optical image stabilization and 1.4μm pixel size which is coupled with a secondary 5-megapixel lens of f/2.4 aperture. The Vivo Nex S also comes with a fingerprint scanner embedded in the display.

The device packs in a lot of innovative features which include in-display fingerprint sensor where the entire bottom half of the screen can scan your fingerprint. It uses the sound casting technology which makes the whole display reflect the sound through vibrations.

However, it is not the first phone with a bezel-less and notch-less display. It's also got a whopping 91.24% screen to body ratio having a 6.59-inch with full HD+ resolution. The rear camera setup is accompanied by an LED fill light with dual colour temperature. The selfie camera has an aperture rate of f/2.0 and comes with features such as Live Photo, Face Beauty, Backlight HDR, Portrait Bokeh (single camera), Panorama, AR Stickers, Filters.

The device runs on FunTouch OS 4.0 loaded on Android 8.1 Oreo. It has dimensions of 162mm x 77mm x 7.98mm and is slightly on the higher side of weighing scale at 199 grams. The device comes with Dual 4G VoLTE support with WiFi (2.4/5GHz) MIMO, Bluetooth v5.0 LE, GPS, GLONASS and a USB Type-C port for data and charging. The Vivo NEX also comes equipped with CS43199 and SSM6322 dedicated Hi-Fi audio chips. A month after making its debut in China, the Vivo NEX is now officially launched in India. The phone will be made in India by Vivo. In India, the Vivo NEX will be coming with 8GB of RAM and 128GB of internal storage.

The Vivo Nex price in India has been set at Rs. 44,990, and it will go on sale via Amazon India and the company site from July 21. Vivo NEX can now be pre-ordered on both as well as the Vivo India store.

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