Vivo NEX Dual Display Edition Specification, Price, and Release Date

The Vivo NEX Dual Display Edition is the latest phone coming from the Chinese manufacturer. The key feature of this new smartphone is that it has two active displays – one on the front and the other at the back. But that is just the beginning of the spec sheets, read on as you set your eyes on the Vivo NEX Dual Display Edition full specification, price and release date.

Vivo NEX Dual Display Edition Specification, Price, and Release Date

Vivo NEX Dual Display Edition Features

The main display sitting at the front of the Vivo NEX Dual Display Edition has almost bezel-less design, and it fits into a 6.39 inches diagonal. The display is Super AMOLED, having a resolution of 1080 x 2340 pixels, and an extra tall 19.5:9 aspect ratio. According to the manufacturer, the display covers 91.63% of the phone’s front.

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The back panel of the Vivo NEX Dual Display Edition is also Super AMOLED, but it is significantly smaller standing at 5.49 inches in diagonal. It uses the obsolete 1080 x 1920 resolution with a standard 16.9 aspect ratio.

The new Vivo NEX Dual came with a Snapdragon 845 chipset, which is paired with a whopping 10GB RAM and 128GB internal storage, which is non-expandable.

As per the camera department, the Vivo NEX Dual Display Edition lacks front-facing camera, which makes the front panel to look pretty clean. The back panel houses three sensors. The main camera is 12MP with OIS and f/1.79 aperture lens while the secondary is just 2MP with f/1.8, which is probably used only for depth sensing. The third camera is a Time of Flight type (ToF) and its primary use is for distance measurement and for advanced face unlock. But that’s only if you are unlocking the phone while facing its back.

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If you choose to unlock the phone from the main screen, you will have to rely on the in-display fingerprint instead. Vivo says that the phone has plenty of features in the camera menu – from AI scene recognition to Body and Face Shaping. There is a lot to play around with.

The Vivo NEX Dual Display Edition is powered by a 3500mAh battery and supports fast charging at 10V/2.25A. The phone will be shipped with Android 9.0 Pie out-of-the-box with Funtouch OS 4.5 on top.

Vivo NEX Dual Display Edition Specification

NETWORK

Technology GSM / CDMA / HSPA / LTE
2G bands GSM 850 / 900 / 1800 / 1900 – SIM 1 & SIM 2
  CDMA 800
3G bands HSDPA 850 / 900 / 1900 / 2100
4G bands LTE band 1(2100), 3(1800), 5(850), 7(2600), 8(900), 19(800), 28(700), 38(2600), 39(1900), 40(2300), 41(2500)
Speed HSPA 42.2/5.76 Mbps, LTE-A (4CA) Cat16 1024/150 Mbps
GPRS Yes
EDGE Yes

 

LAUNCH

Announced 2018, December
Status Coming soon. Exp. release 2018, December

 

BODY

Dimensions 157.2 x 75.3 x 8.1 mm (6.19 x 2.96 x 0.32 in)
Weight 199 g (7.02 oz)
SIM Dual SIM (Nano-SIM, dual stand-by)

 

DISPLAY

Type Super AMOLED capacitive touchscreen, 16M colors
Size 6.39 inches, 100.2 cm2 (~84.7% screen-to-body ratio)
Resolution 1080 x 2340 pixels, 19.5:9 ratio (~403 ppi density)
Multitouch Yes
  – Funtouch OS 4.5
– Secondary display (on the back):
Super AMOLED, 5.49 inches, 1080 x 1920 pixels

 

PLATFORM

OS Android 9.0 (Pie)
Chipset Qualcomm SDM845 Snapdragon 845 (10 nm)
CPU Octa-core (4×2.7 GHz Kryo 385 Gold & 4×1.7 GHz Kryo 385 Silver)
GPU Adreno 630

 

MEMORY

Card slot No
Internal 128 GB, 10 GB RAM

 

MAIN CAMERA

Triple 12 MP, f/1.8, 1/2.55″, 1.4µm, 4-axis OIS, dual pixel PDAF
2 MP, f/1.8, depth sensor
TOF camera, f/1.3
Features LED flash, HDR, panorama
Video 2160p@30fps, 1080p@30fps

 

SELFIE CAMERA

No – uses main camera
Video

 

SOUND

Alert types Vibration; MP3, WAV ringtones
Loudspeaker Yes
3.5mm jack Yes
  – 32-bit/192kHz audio
– Active noise cancellation with dedicated mic

 

COMMS

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 No
USB 2.0, Type-C 1.0 reversible connector, USB On-The-Go

 

FEATURES

Sensors Fingerprint (under display), accelerometer, gyro, proximity, compass
Messaging SMS(threaded view), MMS, Email, Push Email, IM
Browser HTML5
  – Fast battery charging 10V/2.25A 22.5W
– MP4/H.265 player
– MP3/WAV/eAAC+/FLAC player
– Document viewer
– Photo/video editor

 

BATTERY

  Non-removable Li-Ion 3500 mAh battery

 

MISC

Colors Polar Blue

Vivo NEX Dual Display Edition Release Date

The Vivo NEX Dual Display Edition is already available for pre-order in China, but the release date is slated for December 29, 2018. Pre-orders outside of China will start any moment from now.

Vivo NEX Dual Display Edition Price

The price tag of the Vivo NEX Dual Display Edition starts at CNY4,998 in China, which is approximately $720 in the United States of America

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