Recently, Vivo launched a new smartphone named Vivo Nex 3 with 5G connectivity. It was launched in September 2019. It is yet to be launched in Nepal.
Vivo is one of the innovative smartphone manufacturers in China owned by BBK electronics. When it comes to great camera quality and innovative technology, Vivo is one of the emerging company.
Vivo Nex 3 is a flagship device from the company with an attractive design. For edgy screen, Vivo removed all the physical buttons. As a replacement, Vivo has brought virtual buttons named Touch Sense, which simulates the real touch of the buttons and delivers more comfortable vibration.
Now, one has to apply some sort of pressure on the sensors to control the volume and to access power buttons.
Display and Design
Vivo Nex 3 features phablet size 6.89 inches capacitive touchscreen display with a 93.6% screen-to-body ratio. It has a resolution of 1080 x 2256 pixels giving a 363 PPI density. The phone’s back is glass while the display is notch-less, giving a premium feel while holding in your palm. Vivo termed the design as a waterfall design where we can see less bezel and the screen seem extended to the edge of the device which is curved to nearly 90-degrees.
The screen is a Super AMOLED panel with no bezels at all and a fingerprint scanner beneath the screen to unlock the device. It is capable of HDR10+ contents. And the phone is available in 2 sets of color Liquid Tianhe, Deep air streamer.
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Software and Performance
As the software, this device is based on the Funtouch OS. Vivo claims the software is customizable with exquisite simplicity. Funtouch OS also offers dark mode, smart launcher, smart scan, and suitable for handling games.
Vivo Nex 3 comes with Qualcomm Snapdragon 855 plus octa-core processor and Adreno 640 for GPU, which can all kinds of heavy tasks easily and is power efficient as well. The Snapdragon 855+ is more powerful than Snapdragon 855, as Snapdragon 855+ is capable of better performance, handling games, AI, VR, and AR performance. For cooling, the phone has been provided with Vapor Chamber Cooling System.
At the back of the device, there is triple camera setup as the main camera with a 64 MP wide sensor (f/1.8), a 13 MP sensor (f/2.5) for telephoto and a 13 MP sensor, (f/2.2) for ultra-wide photos and videos. This camera setup features LED flash, HDR and panorama. It can take videos of 2160p@30fps, 1080p@30/60/120fps, 720p@960fps and for the stabilization gyro-EIS (Electronic Image Stabilization).
For the selfie camera, there is a motorized pop-up camera with 16MP sensor (f/2.1). The camera pops-up within a fraction of seconds to take some great selfies. It features HDR support, LED flash and it can take videos up-to 1080p @ 30fps.
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Memory and Storage
The device comes with 8 GB RAM and 128 GB of internal storage and is not expandable. The device supports dual SIM and one of them supports up to 5G connectivity.
Vivo has included 4500 mAh Li-Po non-removable battery to power the device. And, 44W super-fast charger provided in the box to charge this device quickly.
Price and Availability
Vivo Nex 3 4G (8/128GB) will cost $707/€641. Vivo Nex 3 5G will cost $810/€730 and $877/€800 for 8/256GB and 12/256GB variants respectively. And the phone is available in 2 sets of color Liquid Tianhe, Deep air streamer.
There is a presence of 3.5mm jack for audio output and Type –C USB connector. For Bluetooth connection, Bluetooth 5.0 is provided and it features Active noise cancellation with dedicated mic.
Vivo Nex 3 5G Specifications:
- Dimension: 167.4 x 76.1 x 9.4 mm mm
- Weight: 218.5 g
- Sim: Dual SIM (Nano-SIM + dual stand-by)
- Display: 6.89-inch Super AMOLED display, Full-HD+ (2256×1080 pixels), 18.8:9 aspect ratio @ 363PPI
- CPU: Qualcomm Snapdragon 855 Plus, Octa-core (1×2.96 GHz Kryo 485 & 3×2.42 GHz Kryo 485 & 4×1.8 GHz Kryo 485)
- GPU: Adreno 640
- Memory: 256GB UFS 3.0 storage; No SD Card slot for memory expansion
- Rear Camera: Triple Camera – (64 MP f/1.8, wide-angle camera) + (13MP, f/2.5, telephoto camera) + (13MP, f/2.2, ultra-wide-angle camera, PDAF), LED flash
- Front Camera: 16MP motorized pop-up selfie camera, f/2.1
- Battery: 4500mAh battery with 44-watt fast charging support
- Colours: Liquid Tianhe, Deep Air Streamer