Vivo NEX 3S 5G Specification, Price and Key Features

Vivo just announced the Vivo NEX 3S 5G, which is a successor of the Vivo NEX 3 5G. The new phone is a minor refresh than a proper replacement. Read on to see the new features when compared to its predecessor. Also you will get to see the full specification and price.

Vivo NEX 3S 5G Specification, Price and Key Features

Vivo NEX 3S 5G Features

The biggest upgrade of the Vivo NEX 3S 5G can be found in the inside. It comes with a Snapdragon 865 chipset which employs the 5G-capable Snapdragon X55 modem supporting NSA + SA. There is also an increase in the memory and storage speeds.

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The NEX 3S 5G has been bumped to LPDDR5 instead of LPDDR4X offering a 29% increase in bandwidth while the storage inside goes up to 256GB and is of the UFS 3.1 kind offering even better performance than the current UFS 3.0-powered smartphones.

You will find the same 6.89-inch FHD+ Super AMOLED screen with extreme curvature but this time supporting HDR10+ instead of just HDR10.

The camera setup of the Vivo NEX 3S 5G is unchanged over the NEX 3 – 64MP main unit with f/1.8 aperture, 13MP f/2.5 telephoto and a 13MP ultrawide snapper with f/2.2 lens. The motorized pop-up unit houses the 16MP selfie camera along with an LED flash.

On board, there is a 4500mAh battery which supports Vivo’s 44W fast charging tech for quick top-ups. The phone also comes with a new Orange colour variant in addition to the already existing Black and Blue.

Vivo NEX 3S 5G Price and Availability

The Vivo NEX 3S 5G price is CNY 4,998 ($720) for the 8GB/256GB version and CNY 5,298 ($760) for the beefier 12GB/256GB model. Both phones will be available starting from March 14, 2020.

Vivo NEX 3S 5G Specification

Technology GSM / CDMA / HSPA / EVDO / LTE / 5G
2G bands GSM 850 / 900 / 1800 / 1900 – SIM 1 & SIM 2
3G bands HSDPA 800 / 850 / 900 / 1700(AWS) / 1900 / 2100
  CDMA2000 1xEV-DO
4G bands LTE band 1(2100), 2(1900), 3(1800), 4(1700/2100), 5(850), 7(2600), 8(900), 12(700), 17(700), 18(800), 19(800), 26(850), 20(800), 25(1900), 28(700), 34(2000), 38(2600), 39(1900), 40(2300), 41(2500)
5G 5G band 1(2100), 3(1800), 41(2500), 77(3700), 78(3500), 79(4700); SA/NSA
Speed HSPA 42.2/5.76 Mbps, LTE-A; 5G
Announced 2020, March 10
Status Coming soon. Exp. release 2020, March 14
Dimensions 167.4 x 76.1 x 9.4 mm (6.59 x 3.00 x 0.37 in)
Weight 219.5 g (7.76 oz)
Build Glass front, glass back, aluminum frame
SIM Dual SIM (Nano-SIM, dual stand-by)
Type Super AMOLED capacitive touchscreen, 16M colors
Size 6.89 inches, 119.3 cm2 (~93.6% screen-to-body ratio)
Resolution 1080 x 2256 pixels (~363 ppi density)
OS Android 10.0; Funtouch 10.0
Chipset Qualcomm SM8250 Snapdragon 865 (7 nm+)
CPU Octa-core (1×2.84 GHz Kryo 585 & 3×2.42 GHz Kryo 585 & 4×1.8 GHz Kryo 585)
GPU Adreno 650
Card slot No
Internal 256GB 8GB RAM, 256GB 12GB RAM
  UFS 3.1
Triple 64 MP, f/1.8, 26mm (wide), 1/1.72″, 0.8µm, PDAF
13 MP, f/2.5, 52mm (telephoto), PDAF, 2x optical zoom
13 MP, f/2.2, 13mm (ultrawide), PDAF
Features LED flash, HDR, panorama
Video 2160p@30fps, 1080p@30/60/120fps, 720p@960fps, gyro-EIS
Single Motorized pop-up 16 MP, f/2.1, 26mm (wide), 1/3.1″, 1.0µm
Features LED flash, HDR
Video 1080p@30fps
Loudspeaker Yes
3.5mm jack Yes
  32-bit/192kHz audio
WLAN Wi-Fi 802.11 a/b/g/n/ac/ax, dual-band, Wi-Fi Direct, hotspot
Bluetooth 5.1, A2DP, LE, aptX HD
Radio No
USB 2.0, Type-C 1.0 reversible connector, USB On-The-Go
Sensors Fingerprint (under display, optical), accelerometer, gyro, proximity, compass
  Non-removable Li-Po 4500 mAh battery
Charging Fast battery charging 44W
Colors Black, Blue, Orange
Price About 630 EUR
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