Something to Look Forward for: After Lenovo revealed last week that its "all-screen" Z5 had a notch and was far from the previously announced steady rest-free phone, it spun All eyes to Vivo is similar to the upcoming device. Based on the Apex concept unveiled at the Mobile World Congress in February, the company yesterday unveiled the Nex at an event in Shanghai, China – and that does not disappoint.
Although it has a very light chin, the nib free Nex offers a 91.24 percent screen-to-body ratio – the highest ever seen on a phone. That's about 90 percent of the Z5 (Lenovo originally said it would be 95 percent). By comparison, most high-end phones hover around the mid-80 percent mark.
The Nex 6.59-inch screen offers such a high screen-to-body ratio by hiding its 8MP selfie camera in the body. When the phone is activated, it opens from the top of the phone and can be opened and closed in about two seconds.
The Nex also has a fingerprint sensor in the display. It does not cover a large area of the screen, such as the implementation of Apex, but it sounds as if it will be similar to the one found in X21 . According to Vivo, this "third generation sensor" is faster than previous versions.
Instead of using a conventional earpiece, the Nex uses Vivo's Screen SoundCasting hardware, which turns the display into a speaker. Vibration technology. Vivo says it improves the sound with stronger bass and smoother highs, and most reviewers who have heard it agree.
As for the other specifications, the Nex shows that it has flagship references: a Snapdragon 845 SoC, 8GB of RAM, 256GB of internal storage, a 2244 x 1080 AMOLED panel, 4,000mAh battery and a primary 12MP Rear view camera with a 1.8 lens that sits next to a 5 MP f / 2.4 module. There is even a headphone jack.
The Vivo Nex will be available in China for 4,998 yuan ($ 780) this year. Not a word, if it is introduced in other markets.
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