The world’s first truly bezel less smartphone, the VIVO Nex launched on 12th July 2018. The article covers the features, the core specification, a full blown review and most importantly it's price in India.
Have you always wondered how the future looks like??? Now, here’s a taste of it, Vivo brings you it's latest installment in the range of flagships, the VIVO Nex. Just think of a device you wish you’d had, this might still stand tall.
With all the smartphones going bazinga over the fact that smartphones should have dual cameras at the back, there was something more which was going on. The struggle to make devices with the least amount of bezel possible. There are actually a great number of devices in the market like OnePlus 6 including many more that followed the same path. However, VIVO destroyed everyone with 91.24% Screen to body ratio. You only get the screen on the front, no buttons or sensors or the selfie camera, it’s pure Full HD Super AMOLED screen with 19.3:9 aspect ratio. The device is offered with all the latest and the most powerful hardware available. For the price it is being, it might look expensive but it’s a steal.
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The VIVO Nex is being exclusively sold on Amazon. The bezel less device is being offered in a single variant. The device that is being offered has 128GB inbuilt storage and is being offered in two attractive colors Red and Black. The price of the 128GB variant is Rs.44,990 which seems a lot but trust me manufacturing a device like and the exceptional hardware makes it a steal.
The Device is being offered in two attractive colors Red and Black. Also, if you will remove the plastic film from the rear, you might be able to see a rainbow like pattern. The device comes with a Super AMOLED 6.59 inches Full HD display with a Pixel Density of 389 PPI. The phone has a 91.24% screen to body ratio and has been made truly bezel less.
6.59 inches with Super AMOLED Capacitive Touchscreen
1080 x 2316 pixels with 389 PPI Density
Dual: 12 MP (f/1.8, 1/2.5", 1.4µm, dual pixel PDAF, 4-axis OIS) + 5 MP (f/2.4, depth sensor), dual-LED dual-tone flash
Secondary: Pop-up 8 MP (f/2.0)
Qualcomm SDM845 Snapdragon 845
Octa-core (4x2.7 GHz Kryo 385 Gold & 4x1.7 GHz Kryo 385 Silver)
Fingerprint (under display), accelerometer, gyro, proximity, compass
Non-removable Li-Ion 4000 mAh battery
It has a dual camera set up at the back capable of taking exceptional clicks with all the AI features, great color Gamut, and lens from Sony. The front is a motorized elevated selfie camera which pops up as soon as you open the front camera on the device. It is an 8MP with AI beautification.
The hardware of the smartphone is exceptional like all the things about this device. It sports a Qualcomm Snapdragon 845 chipset and Octa-Core Processor. The GPU used is Adreno 630 which gives you great details on any gaming application you play. The GPU also highly affects the pictures taken and processed along with video playbacks at great quality. The device comes with the latest Android 8.1(OREO) and 8GBs of RAM installed in it. The storage space is 128GB. It has a wide range of sensors also, the proximity sensor on the smartphone is not exposed instead it's under the screen. It comes with 4000 mAH battery and the powerful chipset gives it a great battery management.
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Buyback: Get an assured buyback of Rs.22,495 on the purchase of the device.
EMI: No cost EMI on the device starting from Rs.3000. The offer is valid on all major credit cards and Bajaj Finserv cards.
Screen: Get a one time screen replacement on the device within 6 months of the purchase.
Exchange Offer: Get an additional Rs.5000 off on exchange with your older device.
Jio Data Offer: Get a cashback of Rs.1950 and a subscription with VIVO Nex.
Ultra Full View Display: It comes with 19.3:9 aspect ratio and the design which gets you every mm on the front screen. It’s a treat to watch your favorite videos on it.
Screen Sound-Casting Technology: The sound on the smartphone comes out of its screen, I’m not joking. The device has no visible holes and the sound vibrations are sent to the user using the screen.
Hidden Sensors: The proximity sensor is hidden on the top making one less extra sensor to take up space on the front screen.
Elevating Front Camera: Just open the selfie camera on the Smartphone and boom, the motorized front camera appears from the top.
In-Display Fingerprint Scanner: Another thing less on the front is the fingerprint scanner so in place of a normal one, you get an In-Display Fingerprint Scanner.
Dedicated AI Button: You just need to long press the button and Google assistant will be at your service.
High-End Config: The Smartphone houses the best of everything, the Snapdragon 845, Adreno 630, an Octa-Core Processor along with 8GB RAM.
Dual Pixel Sensors: The sensors used are from sony so no matter, however, surroundings may be taking great pictures is not an issue.
Hi-Fi Quality Sound: It has DAC(Digital to Analog Converter) and three operational amplifiers to give you immersive and superior Hi-Fi Audio Quality.
Dazzling Design: It is on top of the food chain if talking about the design, the device looks simply breathtaking. Also, the front camera has been tested for stress, It can easily bear a stress of 7.5 kg over it.
AI Engine: Now get an AI that is three folds capable in terms of computing than the previous version.
Game Mode: It comes with great features for all you game lovers like floating call alerts with background calls, Auto Gaming mode, and Game Assistant. The Auto Game Mode and Game Assistant will be available in future updates.
Industry-Leading Antenna Performance: The antenna on the device is placed such that it doesn’t hinder the networking capability on the smartphone and reduces signal drop.
Comfortable and a Softer Touch: It has a great curved back cover and the well rounded corners on the backs make your long session of gaming very comfortable.
Cooling System: Overheating is a common issue while gaming and it affects the performance as well as the life of the device, not anymore.
AI Scene Recognition: The AI on the camera automatically adjusts to the surrounding and gives you mind bending pictures.
P3 Gamut: It has a wide spectrum of color Gamut giving you the most authentic colorful pictures you can see. Also, the Super AMOLED made in such manner to support the vibrancy while you’re clicking pictures.
AI HDR: Get exceptional details by using the AI HDR feature on the camera.
AI FIlters: Turn every picture of into a masterpiece with the right kind of filter. It also recommends filters as per the color Gamut.
Launch: The device was launched in India on 12th July 2018.
Variant: There is only one variant of the device that comes with 8GB RAM and 128GB.
Price: The Price of the smartphone is Rs.44,990. Also, the device is being exclusively sold on Amazon.
USP: It is the world’s first truly bezel less smartphone with a motorized front camera for selfies.
It comes with Qualcomm Snapdragon 845 and an Octa-Core processor. The GPU used is an Adreno 630. Also, the device comes with 8GB of RAM with 128GB of internal storage. It is the best hardware hands on and the device truly deserves the quoted price. That’s all for the hardware, power and processing capabilities of the device, trust me you know it has a great hardware by now. From here the real review of the smartphone begins.
It is the pinnacle of future tech that can be in your pocket. Form a manufacturing point of view, the device is simply exceptional. It was already hard for the manufacturers to get In-display Fingerprint Scanner on the Smartphone but than they hid the proximity sensor and the speakers behind the screen. Now that isn’t amazing, it’s pure mind-bending.
The Smartphone features multiple AI features from taking exceptional photos to pure multitasking. It comes with a dedicated button for AI. Just long press it and the Google Assistant pops up. The device has nothing on the front except the screen. The phone is operated based on gestures which made the dream of truly bezel-less device possible. Yes, it is truly bezel less.
The device has 91.24% screen to body ratio as quoted by the company. Looking at the smartphone looks as if you’re looking through the window. This was made possible by the Super AMOLED Full HD screen, bezel less design, and the 19.3:9 aspect ratio which gives you an experience like nothing before.
They have a motorized camera for the selfie. Look at a video on Youtube or try to find someone who owns it or simply purchase it, the device simply feels as if it traveled through time to reach your hands.For the price of Rs.44,990 for the 128GB variant, it is a piece of tech that you won’t be disappointed with, in case you choose to spend this amount. That’s all I need to say for the VIVO Nex Review. In case you decide to buy the device then below are the link and steps that can be used to buy the device.