Vivo is working to contribute to the foldable generation of smartphones. Reportedly, the Vivo NEX and NEX 5 are under processing. While we don’t have any details of the former device, the specifications of the latter are leaked. Here is what we know!
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The leaks claim that the Vivo NEX 5 will be a hybrid of the Vivo X70 Pro+ and iQOO 9 Pro. The smartphone is likely to feature a Samsung E5 AMOLED LPTO 2.0 display with curved edges. The panel could offer a Quad HD+ resolution, a 120Hz refresh rate, and an IP68 rated chassis.
For optics, Vivo NEX 5 is suggested to house a 32 MP front camera to serve selfies and video calls. Furthermore, the rear side is expected to carry a quad-camera unit led by a 50 MP primary sensor. The other lenses could include a 48 MP ultrawide shooter, a 12 MP portrait lens, and an 8 MP telephoto sensor. Also, it may offer OIS support, 5x optical zoom, 10x hybrid zoom, and 60x digital zoom.
Under the hood, the Vivo NEX 5 will run Snapdragon 8 Gen 1 chipset. The phone could arrive in three storage variants of 256 GB and 512 GB paired with 8 GB and 12 GB RAM respectively. In addition, a 5,000mAh battery is tipped to keep the entire system working with the support of 80W wired charging and 50W wireless charging.
Lastly, the Vivo NEX 5 is anticipated to debut this year in March or April. The smartphone will probably cost around 942$ for the base model (256 GB + 8 GB RAM). While it could go up to 1,099$ for the top model (512 GB + 12 GB RAM). The mid-variant (256 GB + 12 GB RAM) is expected to cost about 1,020$.