Vivo NEX S Specs Review, Features and Price

Vivo NEX S

Vivo NEX S was launched yesterday as the company's latest flagship smartphone. The phone brought the Apex dream to reality with its pop-up selfie camera and truly bezel-less screen. There's no notch, no annoying bezels disrupting what Vivo calls Ultra FullView Display.

Vivo NEX S

The AI-powered smartphone comes with a dedicated hardware button that lets you activate Jovi, Vivo's voice assistant. The screen has an in-display fingerprint scanner at the bottom corner. It has a Screen SoundCasting Technology which displays sounds from the screen. Lets find out more.

Vivo NEX S

Design

Vivo NEX S

Vivo really did their best with the design here, it features an aluminium alloy overall unibody. The phone has curved sides and edges to provide a firmer grip when held. The dual rear shooters are visible at top left corner in a vertical position, while the LED flash follows underneath.

Vivo NEX S

Turning over to the sides, we can see the dedicated hardware button. This lets you activate Jovi and ask him anything through voice command. The device measures 8mm in thickness and is pretty heavy, weighing in at 199g overall. It's available in only Black and Red colors, there might be other limited edition colors as well.

Display

Vivo NEX S

The concept we saw on the Apex smartphone is now a reality guys. The Vivo NEX S sports an Ultra FullView screen, this means there's no notch, no bezels, just a super tiny chin at the bottom. The screen has an in-display fingerprint scanner and doubles as the speaker as well.

Vivo NEX S

It's built around a tall 6.59-inch Super AMOLED capacitive touchscreen, it's one of the biggest we've seen on a "Phablet". The screen has a resolution of 1080 x 2316 pixels and 388 pixel per inch density, which is great for its size. It dishes out a unique 19.3:9 aspect ratio and stretches up to 91.2% of the entire front.

Hardware and Software

The powerful Snapdragon 845 chip from Qualcomm is in charge here, the chip was built with a 10nm process technology, so power efficiency should be perfect. It packs 8-Cores processor which clocks at a blazing speed of 2.7GHz as well. The Adreno 630 graphics card handles graphics efficiently.

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Launch all your favorite heavy apps and multitask through them all, there's an 8GB RAM space available to handle all that. There are two variants in terms of storage space though, the standard version has 128GB, while the cheaper variant packs 256GB. There's no option to expand further, it runs on Android 8.1 Oreo with Funtouch OS 4.

Camera

Vivo NEX S

We can't help but notice how the pop-up 8MP selfie camera which automatically elevates when you switch to selfie mode. The camera has an f/2.0 aperture and it's AI-powered as well. While at the back, there's a combination of 12MP + 5MP cameras. The 12MP rear camera has f/1.8 aperture, 1/2.5" sensor size, 1.4µm pixel size, Dual Pixel PDAF.

While the 5MP shooter underneath has f/2.4 aperture and will help out in portrait mode. There's AI onboard for Live Photos, Beauty mode, AI HDR, AR stickers. Vivo says it used AI techniques to improve scene recognition, HDR and photo composition. Other features include 4-axis OIS, phase detection autofocus, dual-LED dual-tone flash, geo-tagging, touch focus, face detection, HDR, panorama. It can also shoot 4K videos @30fps.

Battery

Powering the Vivo NEX S is a 4000mAh non-removable Li-Ion battery with fast charging technology. With the fast charging feature, charging the battery from 0% to 100% shouldn't take up to 1.8 hours.

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Vivo NEX S Full Technical Specifications

General

Device TypeSmartphone
ModelVivo NEX S
AnnouncedJune 2018
ReleasedJune 2018
StatusAvailable on Shopping Stores

Network

2G NetworkGSM 850 / 900 / 1800 / 1900 MHz
3G NetworkWCDMA: HSDPA 850 / 900 / 1700(AWS) / 1900 / 2100
4G NetworkLTE band 1(2100), 2(1900), 3(1800), 4(1700/2100), 5(850), 7(2600), 8(900), 12(700), 17(700), 18(800), 19(800), 20(800), 25(1900), 26(850), 28(700), 34(2000), 38(2600), 39(1900), 40(2300), 41(2500)
SIM TypeNano + Nano
SIM CountDual SIM
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Design

TypeAluminium
Dimensions162 x 77 x 8 mm
Weight199g
ProtectionYes
ColoursBlack, Red

Display

Display TypeSuper AMOLED capacitive touchscreen
Size6.59-inch
Resolution1080 x 2316 pixels
Colors16M colors
Pixel Density388ppi
Screen-To-Body Ratio91.2%
Touch ScreenYes
ProtectionYes
FeaturesMulti-touch, Scratch Resistant
Secondary DisplayNo

Camera

12MP + 5MP
Yes
Yes
Autofocus
Continuous shooting
Digital zoom
Exposure compensation
Face detection
Geotagging
HDR
ISO settings
Panorama
Scene mode
Self-timer
Touch focus
White balance settings
Yes, dual-LED
8MP

Software

Android 8.1 Oreo
Funtouch OS 4
Yes
SkypeYes
WhatsappYes
FacebookYes
YoutubeYes

Hardware

Snapdragon 845
CPUOcta-core 2.7GHz
GPUAdreno 630
8GB
Internal Storage128GB/256GB
No
Fingerprint (Screen)
Accelerometer
Proximity
Ambient Light
Compass, Gyroscope
ControlsTouchscreen, Lock Button, and Volume Key

Connectivity

Yes
Infrared-
Wi-FiYes
Wi-fi HotspotYes
USB TypeYes, microUSB
GPSYes, with A-GPS
NFC-
HDMI-
Facial IdentificationYes
No

Battery

Battery TypeLi-Ion Battery
Capacity4000mAh
PlacementNon-removable
Fast ChargingYes
Standby-
Talk Time-
Music Play-

Media

Yes, MP3, AAC, AAC+, eAAC+, WMA, MIDI, WAV, AC3, FLAC
Yes, 3GP, Mp4, MPEG4, H.263, H.264 player
-
-
Vibration, Ringtones
MP3, WAV
Yes
Yes

Other Features

- MP3/WAV/eAAC+/FlAC player
- Active noise cancellation with dedicated mic
- DivX/Xvid/MP4/H.265 player
- Photo/video editor
- Document viewer
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What is Vivo NEX S Price and Availability Status?

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