Vivo NEX 3 and VivoNEX 3 5G has been officially launched in China, these are company’s latest flagship smartphone comes with a special custom-made 6.89-inch waterfall screen, 16MP pop-up camera, in-display fingerprint scanner, Snapdragon 855 Plus and up to 12GB RAM.
Vivo NEX Price and Availability
The Vivo NEX 3 price in China starts from CNY 4998 – approximately $707 for the 8GB RAM and 128GB storage version. The NEX 3 5G 8GB RAM with 256GB storage version costs CNY 5698 – approximately $806 for the 8GB RAM with 256GB storage version and the 12GB RAM with 256GB storage version costs CNY 6198 – approximately $876. It will go on sale in China from September 21st. It will be available in other countries in Asia Pacific, Southeast Asia, and other markets in the coming months and comes in Black and White color options.
Vivo NEX 3 / NEX 3 5G Specifications
The Vivo NEX 3 / NEX 3 5G features a 6.89-inch waterfall Full HD+ AMOLED display with the left and right sides curved close to 90 degrees, with a 99.6% ultra-high screen ratio, 100% P3 wide color gamut, HDR10, 800 nit brightness. The company said that R&D investment of this waterfall screen has exceeded 200 million. It comes pre-applied with a specially customized protector for the screen.
There is pressure key on the side with pressure sensor array consisting of seven sensors, combined with a pressure algorithm model and an X-axis motor, sits on the micrometer-level precision recognition and provides a crisp and vibrating experience. In addition, the company has designed an independent power supply system for the hidden pressure-sensitive keys, which can also be used independently during shutdown.
It is powered by a 2.96 GHz octa-core processor which supported by Snapdragon 855 Plus 7nm Mobile Platform with Adreno 640 GPU and 8GB RAM with 128GB / 256GB (UFS 3.0) internal memory, 12GB RAM with 512GB (UFS 3.0) internal memory. It also has Vapor Chamber cooling to reduce the temperature by up to 10 degrees.
On the camera front, the Vivo NEX 3 bears a triple rear camera with a 64-megapixel main sensor with 1/1.72″ Samsung GW1 sensor, 120° ultra-wide-angle camera, 0.8μm pixel size, f/1.7 aperture, LED flash which also lets you shoot 2.5cm macro shots and a telephoto camera with 2x optical zoom and 20x digital zoom. It has a 13MP 120-degree ultra-wide lens, 13MP telephoto lens for 2x optical zoom, 10x digital zoom. The Hyper-HDR adjust the dynamic range from the face to the brightest part of the screen to 7.65 EV, and the overall dynamic range reaches 12.3 EV. Super Night View 2.0 can quickly shoot 12-16 photos, and multi-frame synthesis and noise reduction. For selfie, there is a 16-megapixel pop-up camera with f/2.0 aperture that can lift in 0.65 seconds.
It has 5G support with dedicated 6-antenna design, equipped with 4500mAh with 44W ultra-fast flash charging and C-DRX power-saving technology. The handset runs on Android 9.0 Pie -based on Funtouch OS 9.1 out of the box. For connectivity includes 5G, Dual 4G VoLTE, Wi-Fi 802.11 ac (2.4GHz + 5GHz), Bluetooth 5, GPS + GLONASS, USB Type-C, NFC. The device measures 167.44×76.18×9.4mm and weigh 218 grams.