Vivo presented this Monday in China his first foldable device which goes by the name X Fold, which is powered by Qualcomm’s Snapdragon 8 Gen 1 processor and offers a screen size of up to 8.03 inches when unfolded and a 50-megapixel main camera with four lenses.
The Chinese manufacturer advanced the presentation of its folding device a few days ago, with which it joins an increasingly crowded segment in which brands such as Samsung, Motorola or Huawei already compete, with Honor and Oppo on the way.
Vivo’s proposal is a device with book format with a central hinge that allows the screen to be opened horizontally, at which point unveils the inner screen, which reaches a size of 8.03 inches.
Closed, vivo X Fold has a screen on the front (6.53 inches) Y a four-lens camera on the rear, in a design more typical of traditional smartphones. This last item has zeiss optics and is led by a 50-megapixel lens accompanied by a 48-megapixel wide-angle, a 12-megapixel portrait lens, and a periscope capable of up to five-fold optical zoom.
The larger inner screen offers a 120Hz adaptive refresh rate with LTPO technology, 2k resolution and support for HDR10+, while the outer screen, also 120Hz, has Full HD + and HDR10 + resolution.
Inside, the device is powered by a processor Snapdragon 8 Gen 1, 12GB of RAM and up to 512GB of capacity. It also has a 4,300mAh battery, with technology of 65W wired and 50W wireless fast charging as the company has shared through Weibo.
Vivo X Fold will arrive with Android 12 stockwith the Origin OS layer, two fingerprint sensors located under the screen, Bluetooth 5.2 connectivity, NFC, WiFi 6 and 5G.
The company has indicated that this device supports up to 300,000 bends, which is equivalent to opening and closing it about 80 times a day for ten years. And for now, it will be available only in China, where it will go on sale for a starting price of 8,999 yuan (about 1,300 euros), and with three color options: black, gray and blue.