Vivo Nex With 'Pop-Up' Camera Launched in India, Price Is Rs. 44,990: Live Blog

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Well, that's it for the Vivo Nex India launch. Thanks for staying with us throughout the launch, and stay tuned for our review!

Vivo Nex, Oppo Find X: Revolutionary Phones or Overpriced Prototypes?

Vivo Nex price in India is Rs. 44,990 and it will go on sale from July 21

The Vivo Nex focuses on the camera too, with High-Fidelity sound and 130dB dynamic range

The 12-megapixel Dual-Pixel rear camera has a Sony IMX363 sensor and f/1.8 aperture

Like most phones today, the Vivo Nex has AI in the camera too, with AI Portrait Framing, AI HDR, AI Face Beauty and other integrations

Vivo Nex comes with Google Lens out of the box, and has a dedicated button for Google Assistant and Lens

The Vivo Nex also comes with the third-generation in-display fingerprint sensor that is 50 percent more accurate than its predecessor

The 'pop-up' selfie camera of the phone is controlled using a micro-drive system

Ankit Malhotra, Product Manager - Vivo, says Nex is a step towards making phones truly bezel-less

Vivo Nex is part of the company's Make in India plans, and will be manufactured domestically

Vivo claims the Nex's pop-up camera is sturdy enough to support weight of more than 12kg

The TOF 3D technology can be used in face recognition, photography, virtual fitting, and mixed reality games, according to Vivo

Vivo Nex's TOF 3D sensing tech is 10 times stronger than any other phone maker's 3D sensing tech

Marya says Vivo has challenged the status quo by making the concept phone a reality

Vivo says Nex got an overwhelming response at MWC but was dismissed as a concept device

The Vivo Nex India launch event has finally begun with Vivo India's Director of Brand Strategy Nipun Marya taking the stage

The event is scheduled to start at 12:30pm, so the wait is not too long

Welcome to our Vivo Nex India launch live blog

Vivo Nex India launch event has finally kicked off as the Chinese company readies to bring its first smartphone with 'pop-up' selfie camera in India. The upcoming Vivo Nex smartphone will be an Amazon exclusive in India, as per a listing page on the e-commerce website, and its pre-orders will begin at 1pm today. The Vivo Nex price in India will be between Rs. 40,990 and Rs. 49,990, meaning it will compete with the likes of Samsung Galaxy S9, iPhone 8 and OnePlus 6, among others.

The Vivo Nex event is being live streamed on YouTube, so you can catch all the action in real-time. We will be at the event too, so you can just follow this live blog for real-time updates.

As for the Vivo Nex specifications, you get a dual-SIM (Nano) smartphone that runs Funtouch OS 4.0 based on Android 8.1 Oreo. The handset features the same 6.59-inch full-HD+ (1080x2316 pixels) Super AMOLED display with a 19.3:9 aspect ratio. It is powered by a Qualcomm Snapdragon 845 SoC, paired with 8GB of RAM.

When it comes to the camera, the Vivo Nex S has a dual rear camera setup with a 12-megapixel Sony IMX363 primary sensor (with dual-core pixels) and 4-axis OIS, apart from the a 5-megapixel secondary sensor. It has an 8-megapixel camera pop-up camera on the front. The Vivo Nex S comes with either 128GB or 256GB of inbuilt storage. Connectivity options in the smartphone include 4G LTE, dual-band Wi-Fi, Bluetooth 5.0, USB 2.0 port, and OTG support. The handset is fuelled by a 4000mAh battery. In terms of dimensions, the Vivo Nex S measures 162x77x7.98mm.

  • Design
  • Display
  • Software
  • Performance
  • Battery Life
  • Camera
  • Value for Money
  • Good
  • Competent rear camera
  • Vivid display
  • Gorgeous design
  • Powerful processor
  • Great battery life
  • Bad
  • Problematic fingerprint scanner
  • Average front camera
  • Poor front earpiece
  • Software niggles
Display 6.59-inch
Processor Qualcomm Snapdragon 845
Front Camera 8-megapixel
Rear Camera 12-megapixel + 5-megapixel
RAM 8GB
Storage 128GB
Battery Capacity 4000mAh
OS Android 8.1 Oreo
Resolution 1080x2316 pixels
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