Vivo addresses NEX pop-up camera durability concerns with unique test

Vivo recently launched a new flagship lineup called NEX series. Called NEX A and NEX S, the full-screen devices come with high-end specs and are notchless and manages this feat by introducing a pop-up selfie camera.

The mechanical part, of course, introduces concerns about long-term durability, and to prove that buyers need not worry, Vivo posted a unique stress test video.

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Vivo’s Nex handsets are both powered by Qualcomm Snapdragon processors but NEX S is based on Snapdragon 845 64-bit 10nm Mobile Platform with Adreno 630 GPU while NEX A based on Octa-Core Snapdragon 710 10nm Mobile Platform with Adreno 616 GPU. Vivo has added 8 GB RAM and 128 GB storage to NEX S while NEX A comes with 6 GB RAM and 128 GB storage. Both the devices have a 6.59-inch (2316×1080 pixels) Full HD+ Super AMOLED 19:9 aspect ratio display and have 91% screen-to-body ratio.

Vivo has also added an impressive camera to both the devices. Both the devices have a 12MP rear camera with dual-tone LED flash (Sony IMX363 sensor and 4-axis OIS) f/1.8 aperture. The secondary on both the devices is 5MP with f/2.4 aperture. The front camera on both the devices is 8MP with f/2.0 aperture. The company has also added an in-display fingerprint sensor to the NEX S but NEX A comes with a rear-mounted fingerprint sensor.

Other specs include a 3.5mm headphone jack Dual 4G VoLTE, Wi-Fi 802.11 ac, USB Type-C and Bluetooth 5. Vivo has also added a 4000mAh battery. Both the devices will go on sale in China from June 23rd. The Vivo NEX smartphones come in  Diamond Black and Red colours. The NEX S with 128 GB storage is priced at 4498 yuan ($702 / Rs. 47,375 approx.), 256GB version will cost 4998 yuan ($780 / Rs. 52,640 approx.) and NEX A will cost 3898 yuan (US$ 608 / Rs. 41,055 approx.).

Via Neowin

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