Vivo has announced the X Fold, its first foldable phone. The X Fold takes a similar approach to Samsung’s Galaxy Z Fold series and its competitors, with a large 8.03-inch foldable screen on the inside for tablet-style use and a more traditional phone-sized screen — in this case, 6.53 inches — on the outside.
Like Samsung, Vivo’s foldable display uses a layer of Ultra Thin Glass (UTG) Produced by SHOTwhich should help with durability. GSMArena Reports Its hinge allows the phone to fold flat or be propped up at an angle of between 60 and 120 degrees. according to to Android saladVivo announces that the phone’s screen should withstand 300,000 times, which seems to be a huge increase over Samsung claimed 200,000 folds For the latest generation of pleats.
In addition to its foldable capabilities, the Vivo X Fold features premium flagship specifications. It is powered by Qualcomm’s flagship Snapdragon 8 Gen 1 processor and has a 4600mAh battery that can be charged at 50W wirelessly or 66W using a cable. Both displays support a refresh rate of up to 120Hz and contain ultrasonic fingerprint scanners.
There are four cameras on the back: a 50MP main camera, a 48MP ultra-wide camera, a 12MP 2x telephoto camera, and an 8MP 5x periscope camera, according to Android salad. Both the indoor and outdoor displays come with 16MP punch-hole selfie cameras.
Vivo is part of BBK’s supply chain empire, sharing ownership with Oppo, OnePlus and Realme. Oppo released its first foldable phone last year, which is search for N., which was an impressive device with slightly smaller screens than the Vivo X Fold. Both devices are exclusive to China for now.
The price of the Vivo X Fold will start at 8,999 JPY (about $1,413) for the 12GB RAM and 256GB storage model. There’s also a 512GB storage variant that will retail for 9,999 (about $1,570).
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