Vivo – one of the famous Chinese brands has officially unveiled a 5G enabled device named Vivo S6 5G. The company claims to incorporate the super-fast 5G support and a bunch of camera tricks that would certainly appeal to the young generation.
Moreover, with Exynos 980 on board, the smartphone packs enough power to tackle intensive tasks like gaming with ease.
Vivo S6 5G Design and Features
The new entrant features a 6.44-inch AMOLED HDR10 certified water-drop display on the front with 2400 × 1080 FHD+ resolution. We have an under-display fingerprint sensor as well.
The Vivo S6 5G comes with a familiar 3D curved design with a couple of interesting colors like Gradient Purple-Blue and Light Blue.
Vivo has also ditched the diamond-shaped camera housing from that of Vivo S5 in favour of a simpler round camera design. This camera housing features a quad-camera setup while the flash is placed outside, just below it.
As mentioned earlier, the Vivo S6 5G features the 8nm Exynos 980 upper mid-range 5G processor. This is paired with LPDDR4X 8GB of RAM and up to 256GB of storage. It supports both SA/NSA 5G standards and comes in a dual SIM dual standby variant.
The phone also features Vivo’s Multi-Turbo technology that consists of six individual technologies – CPU Turbo, AI Turbo, Net Turbo, Cooling Turbo, Game Turbo and ART++ Turbo.
The company claims that the new generation of Cooling Turbo on the Vivo S6 reduces the phone’s temperature by up to 10°C as compared to its predecessor.
Vivo is offering a bunch of software features like intelligent image recognition, app sharing and screencast. As for connectivity, you get a dedicated 3.5mm headphone jack, Wi-Fi ac and Bluetooth 5.1.
Under the hood, the Vivo S6 5G comes with a 4,500mAh battery that is larger than that of Vivo S5. However, surprisingly Vivo has downgraded the charging technology from that of 22.5W for S5 to 18W for Vivo S6 5G.
The Vivo S6 5G comes with more or less the same camera specs as its predecessor. This includes a 48MP primary shooter paired with an 8MP ultra-wide-angle lens, 2MP depth of field lens and a 2MP macro lens capable of 4cm close-up shots. The Vivo S6 supports 4K video shooting and 1080P real-time beauty mode shooting too.
However, Vivo has upgraded the front camera lens having same 32MP resolution but with a larger f/2.08 aperture. The smartphone has a few tricks up its sleeve. For example, the S6 supports EIS on both front and back cameras.
It has a new Super-Clear night view selfie mode that uses new super night view algorithms and lights up the screen upfront for brighter selfies when the lighting goes down. The selfie shooter also has 6 preset beauty makeup modes to liven up your selfies.
Vivo S6 5G Pricing and Availability
Vivo has announced two variants of Vivo S6 5G that is 8GB/128GB and 8GB/256GB priced at CNY 2698 ($381) and CNY 2998 ($423) respectively.
The company has further announced availability of the new entrant starting from April 3 via Vivo’s official store and other online/offline platforms in China.
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