Vivo, one of the innovative Chinese brands, has unveiled NEX Dual Display Edition with a nearly bezelless display on the front and another 16:9 display on the back. Frankly speaking, the new smartphone has no front camera whereas a screen is pointing at you from both sides. However, a special 3D ToF sensor is placed on the back to fulfil your security needs.
NEX Dual Display Edition – Features
The Vivo NEX Dual Display edition brings a large 6.39-inch Super AMOLED display on the front having Full HD+ resolution of 1080 x 2340 pixels and 91.63% screen to body ratio. An in-display fingerprint reader is also embedded on the front panel, making the front display as the focal point of everything.
While going on the rear, you’ll see a smaller 5.49-inch Super AMOLED display with standard 16:9 aspect ratio and Full HD resolution of 1920 x 1080 pixels. The rear panel lacks the in-display fingerprint reader but it does have a 3D ToF sensor that fulfils your security needs with face unlock features.
The NEX Dual Display is a dual SIM supported handset that runs the latest Android 9.0 Pie under the hood with Vivo’s proprietary Funtouch OS 4.5 skin on top. The device gets powered by a Snapdragon 845 chipset, supported by the industry-first 10GB RAM. The smartphone offers 128GB of internal storage with no option of expansion, as there is no microSD card slot.
As already mentioned that there is no front facing camera on NEX Dual Display edition but Vivo has embedded a dual lens camera out there on the rear of the device that fulfils your photography needs. The camera setup comprises of a 12 MP f/1.7 sensor coupled with a 2 MP f/1.8 lens, probably used for depth sensing.
Pricing and Availability
Vivo has announced to make available the NEX Dual Display in the hometown China from December 29th at a price tag of CNY 4,998 (~$726, PKR 100,000). The Chinese tech leader has not announced the international exposure of the handset but we expect that to happen in early 2019. Stay tuned to know exact release date of the handset in your country or region.
Vivo NEX Dual Display Edition – Specifications
|CPU||Octa-core (4×2.7 GHz Kryo 385 Gold & 4×1.7 GHz Kryo 385 Silver)|
|Chipset||Qualcomm Snapdragon 845|
|OS||Android 9.0 Pie, with Funtouch OS 4.5|
|Networks||2G, 3G, 4G LTE|
|Design||Dual displays, 3D Face Unlock, In-display fingerprint sensor|
6.39-inch, 19.5:9 aspect ratio, FHD+ (1080x 2340px) resolution ~91.63% screen-to-body ratio|
5.49-inch, 16:9 aspect ratio, Full HD (1920 x 1080)
|Primary Camera||12 MP (f/1.8, 1/2.55″, 1.4µm, 4-axis OIS, dual pixel PDAF) + 2 MP (f/1.8), dual-LED dual-tone flash|
|Secondary Camera||3D Time of Flight camera|
|Connectivity||USB Type-C, Bluetooth 5, Wi-Fi, GPS|
|Battery||3,500 mAh, 22.5 W fast charging|
|Price||CNY 4,998 (~$726, PKR 100,000)|