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Vivo. History and prospects


Not many people know that Vivo is a subsidiary of the famous Chinese company BBC, just like OPPO and OnePlus. In 2009, each of these brands became independent, choosing their own direction of activity.

Initially, Vivo specialists focused on the production of products with high sound characteristics. For this, in 2009, a special laboratory was even created, in which the development of technologies was carried out to improve the sound when sounds merge.

The company always strives to move forward, because without this it is impossible to break through in the complex and competitive Chinese market. Hence the decoding of its name in translation from Latin. Vivo means liveliness, activity.

Six years ago, this company developed and presented to the public an ultra-thin smartphone (at that time) X1. It is clear that its main advantages, in addition to its small thickness, were excellent sound quality and the presence of decent accessories. It was also the first to use a Hi-Fi chip.

vivo x1

After that there were smartphones: Xplay 3S with impressive resolution; X6 with octa-core processor; Vivo X5 Pro, which was taught to identify the user by the iris of the eyes.

Finally, the Vivo Nex Dual Display Edition was announced two days ago.

Smartphone with two displays and a triple camera

This summer, the Nex S was announced, which had a front-facing camera. The Vivo Nex Dual Display Edition does not have such a lens at all, but there is a second display. In addition, the product supports the current trend of no bezels.

An in-screen fingerprint scanner has also appeared, a triple unit of the main camera.

Vivo Nex Dual Display Edition smartphone

The smartphone is equipped with a Super AMOLED display with a diagonal of 6.39 inches, with a resolution of 2340x1080 pixels. It takes up almost 92% of the entire screen area. Thanks to the efforts of the manufacturer, the device has no bezels or cutouts.

As mentioned above, the Nex Dual Display Edition does not have a front camera. For selfies, the user will use the primary and secondary displays. Its 5.49-inch Super AMOLED screen is positioned on the back of the device, with a decent Full HD resolution.

During the presentation of new items, the developer's experts explained how you can use the second display. Of course, for selfie editing, and also as an additional tool in games. It makes it easier for the user to control most games.

Vivo Nex Dual Display Edition

There are several sensors at the top of the rear screen. In the central place here is the triple block of the main camera. Its main module has a resolution of 12 megapixels with optical stabilization and an aperture of f / 1.79. The second sensor is equipped with 2 megapixels and f / 1.8. In addition, it has a 3D TOF sensor for analyzing depth of field.

Thanks to the third lens, the device acquired the ability to scan faces of 300 thousand points. He also creates 3D models and assists smartphone functionality while capturing faces.

Even higher, above the camera block, LEDs were placed. They function as lighting and create additional lighting effects when receiving notifications.

Vivo Nex Dual Display Edition smartphone

Speaking more specifically about the technical characteristics of the Vivo Nex Dual Display Edition, the following should be noted:

  • Snapdragon 845 chipset with 8 cores, it is assisted in improving graphics by Adreno 630;
  • 10 GB RAM, 129 GB main memory. It is not expandable;
  • powered by a 3500 mAh battery. It is equipped with 10V / 2.25A fast charging function;
  • in order to comply with security conditions, an in-screen fingerprint scanner with face recognition function is provided;
  • wireless interfaces: Wi-Fi 802.11ac (2.4 + 5 GHz) 2x2 MIMO, Bluetooth 5 LE, Dual 4G VoLTE;
  • the weight of the smartphone is less than 200 grams.

The device will start selling on December 23, 2018, its price starts at $ 725.

Vivo brand store will open soon in USA

This was recently announced by the company. It will be an online store, which will be the first not only in our country, but also in Europe.

Its address will be, work will begin in the next few days. The advantages of such a solution will be the availability of a wider assortment, the availability of some of the company's exclusive offers, the availability of new models of gadgets with their faster delivery than before.

Also, thanks to the opening of the Vivo online store, warranty support and technical support for all company products will be established. The scope of this enterprise will include the entire territory of the USA Federation. It is especially interesting that the cost of delivery for any order over 10,000 rubles will be zero.

The Topic of Article: Vivo. History and prospects.
Author: Jake Pinkman