Vivo Nex S, Nex A : Review, Specifications and Price
Vivo is a Chinese communication technology which is owned by BBE electronics. Vivo has recently launched its new flagship device smartphone Vivo Nex s and Nex A on 12th June 2018 in China. Vivo’s new flagship device comes with many next-generation features. Vivo Nex series has Worlds first truly bezel-less display and has world’s first pop up selfie camera. The bezel-less display is truly unbelievable it comes with 1.1 mm gap at the top and 4.3 mm gap at the bottom, which is incredible.
For better gameplay experience, Unreal engine is used to achieve maximum efficiency in terms of gaming, it also features Vivo game engine which is made in partnership with Tencent Games. There is no notch impinged on the display. Vivo has used new technologies to make this flagship smartphone different from other flagship devices available in the market. Vivo Nex comes with three eye-catching different technologies.
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The first one is it comes with a new pop up selfie camera on the left edge of the phone. Once you open the camera and switch to selfie mode, the camera will automatically come up with a camera sound which you can choose as per your choice and once you close the camera or switch to rear camera, selfie camera will drop down within 2 seconds.
The second technology used in Nex is in display earpiece, generally, the phone has earpiece hole in the body. Vivo comes with screen sound casting in which earpiece is built in display which works similar to another smartphone earpiece. According to Vivo now you can place your ear anywhere on the display to hear the sound and it will provide you better sound experience.
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The third technology is in-display fingerprint scanner which we have seen before in many other flagship devices. Vivo Nex comes with an icon to guide, where you need to place your thumb or finger to unlock your device. Now we will talk about Vivo Nex S, Nex A Specifications, and features.
Vivo Nex A
Nex A is the base model for Vivo Nex series. Nex A is packed with a huge display of 6.59 inches Super AMOLED display with full HD+ 1080 x 2316 pixels resolution. It has 91.24 per cent screen-to-body ratio, which is unbelievable. It measures 162 x 77 x 8 mm in terms of dimensions and weight 199 g. Vivo Nex A runs on Android 8.1 (Oreo), powered by Qualcomm SDM710 Snapdragon 710 chipset, Octa-core processor, and Adreno 616 GPU. Paired with 128 GB internal memory and 6 GB RAM for smooth performance and unbelievable gaming experience.
Now looking at its photographic experience, the Rear camera comes with the combination of 12 MP+ 5 MP with 4-axis OIS. It comes with AI-powered features like autofocus phase detection, dual-LED dual-tone flash, Geo-tagging, touch focus, face detection, HDR, panorama for better photography experience. The selfie camera is the highlight for NEX as we talked above it’s a pop-up camera with 8 MP. Coming to the sound part, it comes with 7.1-channel 3D audio and 32-bit/192kHz audio with Active noise cancellation with a dedicated mic at the top.
Vivo Nex A comes with various connectivity options WLAN (Wi-Fi 802.11 a/b/g/n/ac, dual-band, Wi-Fi Direct, hotspot), Bluetooth (5.0, A2DP, LE), GPS, USB (2.0, Type-C 1.0 reversible connector). It features rear fingerprint sensor underneath the horizontally aligned camera. Face Unlock feature is missing as it comes with a pop selfie camera. It comes with a new UI called as Energy UI with a red coloured theme. It also features a dedicated hardware button for Jovi AI assistant. This feature will help to boost its features like natural language understanding, automatic speech recognition, text-to-speech and many others.
Looking at its battery backup it is fueled with Non-removable Li-Ion 4000 mAh battery which features Fast battery charging 22W. Vivo Nex A comes in two colour variants Black and Red.
Vivo Nex S
Nex S is a prime model, which comes with all incredible features. It comes with a huge 6.59 inches Super AMOLED display with full HD+ 1080 x 2316 pixels resolution. It measures 162 x 77 x 8 mm in terms of dimensions and weight 199 g. Nex S runs on Android 8.1 (Oreo) packed with Qualcomm SDM845 Snapdragon 845 chipset, Octa-core processor, and Adreno 630 GPU. Paired with 128/256 GB internal memory and 8 GB RAM. Camera features are same as Vivo Nex A, comes with the combination of 12 MP+ 5 MP and selfie pop up camera with 8 MP.
Coming to the sound part, it comes with 7.1-channel 3D audio and 32-bit/192kHz audio with Active noise cancellation with the dedicated mic at the top. Vivo Nex S comes with various connectivity options WLAN (Wi-Fi 802.11 a/b/g/n/ac, dual-band, Wi-Fi Direct, hotspot), Bluetooth (5.0, A2DP, LE), GPS, USB (2.0, Type-C 1.0 reversible connector). The major difference in Nex S and Nex A is a fingerprint scanner, Nex S comes with inbuilt display fingerprint scanner.
Nex S also comes with a new UI called as Energy UI with a red coloured theme same as Nex A. It also features a dedicated hardware button for Jovi AI assistant.
Looking at its battery backup it is fueled with Non-removable Li-Ion 4000 mAh battery which features Fast battery charging 22W. Vivo Nex S comes in two colour variants Black and Red.
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