This week has been a big one for Vivo, as the Chinese company took centre stage to unveil the market ready version of its APEX concept smartphones. Both funs shocked the world in the last Mobile Word Congress held in February. While the NEX S is the flagship device, the Vivo NEX A came as a compliment in the manufacturer’s roster, whit a much lower price. This post reveals the full details of the Vivo NEX A, which also includes its specifications, features, and release date.
Vivo NEX A Features
The Vivo NEX A is powered by the Snapdragon 710 SoC, and not the 845 you will find in the NEX S. It also features a vanilla fingerprint sensor in it s back, and not under its display unit.
Looking at its storage capacity, the Vivo NEX A came with a 6GB of RAM and a 128GB non-expandable internal storage. All of its other specs are quite identical with that of the Vivo NEX S. It came with a 6.59 inch notch-free Full HD+ Super AMOLED touchscreen. having a 91.24% screen-to-body ratio. The Vivo NEX A is powered by a 4000mAh battery.
From the camera department, the Vivo NEX A features a dual rear camera setup, made up of 12MP f/1.8 main sensor (Sony IMX363) with Dual Pixel autofocus, 1.4um pixels, OIS and EIS, aided by a 5 MP f/2.4 secondary camera. It also have an 8MP front-facing camera for taking selfies.
Looking at the operating system, the Vivo NEX A runs Android 8.1 Oreo with Funtouch OS 4.0. Other connectivity options include a 3.5mm headset jack located at the top, a USB-C port for fast charging, Dual SIM, and it has a single speaker located at the bottom.
Vivo NEX A Specifications
|Technology||GSM / CDMA / HSPA / LTE|
|2G bands||GSM 850 / 900 / 1800 / 1900 – SIM 1 & SIM 2|
|CDMA 800 & TD-SCDMA|
|3G bands||HSDPA 850 / 900 / 1700(AWS) / 1900 / 2100|
|4G bands||LTE band 1(2100), 2(1900), 3(1800), 4(1700/2100), 5(850), 8(900), 34(2000), 38(2600), 39(1900), 40(2300), 41(2500)|
|Speed||HSPA 42.2/5.76 Mbps, LTE-A Cat15 800/150 Mbps|
|Status||Coming soon. Exp. release 2018, June 23rd|
|Dimensions||162 x 77 x 8 mm (6.38 x 3.03 x 0.31 in)|
|Weight||199 g (7.02 oz)|
|SIM||Dual SIM (Nano-SIM, dual stand-by)|
|Type||Super AMOLED capacitive touchscreen, 16M colors|
|Size||6.59 inches, 107.3 cm2 (~86.0% screen-to-body ratio)|
|Resolution||1080 x 2316 pixels (~388 ppi density)|
|– Funtouch OS 4|
|OS||Android 8.1 (Oreo)|
|Chipset||Qualcomm SDM710 Snapdragon 710|
|CPU||Octa-core (2×2.2 GHz Cortex-A75 & 6×1.7 GHz Cortex-A55)|
|Internal||128 GB, 6 GB RAM|
|Primary||Dual: 12 MP (f/1.8, 1/2.5″, 1.4µm, Dual Pixel PDAF) + 5 MP (f/2.4), 4-axis OIS, phase detection autofocus, dual-LED dual-tone flash|
|Features||Geo-tagging, touch focus, face detection, HDR, panorama|
|Secondary||Pop-up 8 MP (f/2.0)|
|Alert types||Vibration; MP3, WAV ringtones|
|– 32-bit/192kHz audio
– Active noise cancellation with dedicated mic
|WLAN||Wi-Fi 802.11 a/b/g/n/ac, dual-band, Wi-Fi Direct, hotspot|
|Bluetooth||5.0, A2DP, LE|
|GPS||Yes, with A-GPS, BDS, GNSS|
|Radio||To be confirmed|
|USB||2.0, Type-C 1.0 reversible connector, USB On-The-Go|
|Sensors||Fingerprint (rear-mounted), accelerometer, gyro, proximity, compass|
|Messaging||SMS(threaded view), MMS, Email, Push Email|
|– Fast battery charging 22W
– MP4/H.264 player
– MP3/WAV/eAAC+/FLAC player
– Document viewer
– Photo/video editor
|Non-removable Li-Ion 4000 mAh battery|
|Price||About 600 EUR|
Vivo NEX A Release Date
The Vivo NEX A release date in China is slated for 23rd June 2018, but pre-orders have started already. Its international availability is still left unknown for now, you will be updated once it is available in Countries like Nigeria, Ghana, Kenya etc.
Vivo NEX A Price
The Vivo NEX A price in China starts at CNY3,898, which is approximately $608 in the United Stated of America and €515 in Europe going by the current exchange rate. The NEX A price in Nigeria, Ghana, Kenya, South Africa etc will be made known once it is announced by retail stores located in the countries.