vivo S15 and S15 Pro official: broken the barrier of the mid-range

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The last period was particularly rich for live, given the presentation of the phablet X Notes, of the first leaflet of the brand X Fold and first tablet; however new ones have arrived on the market vivo S15 ed S15 Pro, products that would be placed in the mid-range but which in reality find top-of-the-range technical specifications even with a reasonable price.

vivo S15 and S15 Pro: all about the new top-mid range smartphones

Design and display

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The new live S15 ed S15 Pro they show off a design divided into two different styles like the previous generation, that is, with bright colors and essential and clean lines. In fact, although we have a camera bumper very similar to the Neo 6 series of iQOO (i.e. very generous), they find different frames to compose the frame: the basic model finds the square edges of S12/V23, while the Pro model maintains more rounded lines due to curved display. In any case, the look does not differ too much from what has already been seen with the "small" of the range, live S15e, launched in April also Global under other names.

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Switching to the display of live S15 e S15 Pro, we certainly have a quality that should not be underestimated. Starting from the basic model, we have a flat panel from 6.62 ″ AMOLED E4 with refresh rate a 120 Hz, which makes it very interesting. Nothing to do with it though S15 Pro, since there is a flagship screen, that is a AMOLED E5 curved Full HD + di Samsung da 6.56" which is combined with a refresh rate a 120 Hz and a independent chipset dedicated to the display, which takes on a meaning BESS, as reported by the nomenclature.

Specifications

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How are the two smartphones structured in the technical specifications? The older brother vivo S15 Pro is moved by the chipset MediaTek Dimensity 8100, supporting networks accordingly 5G. The presence of NFC and fast charge from 80W, which goes to power the battery from 4.500 mAh. For the memory there are cuts from 8 / 12 GB RAM e 256 GB of UFS 3.1 storage. In addition, there is a dissipation system with a coverage area from 44.389 mm2.

For live S15, MediaTek is set aside in favor of Qualcomm, with it Snapdragon 870 to move the terminal: also here this is accompanied by 8 / 12 GB RAM e 128 / 256 GB of storage of the same category as the Pro. The battery is then from 4.500 mAh and the recharge comes to 66W. For both there is also an under-display fingerprint sensor, a vibration motor on the X-axis and for the software Android 12 by Origin OS Ocean.

Camera

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The compartment camera seems to represent, as often happens, the strong point of vivo's S series smartphones. S15 base finds a sensor triptych consisting of a main from 64 MP (GW1) with OIS, a 8 MP (OV8856) and a macro from 2 MP (OV02B10). The selfie camera is instead a 32 MP sensor (GD2). On the S15 Pro instead we go up in category, where we always find a triptych of sensors but with a 50 MP Sony IMX766V customized for the occasion, a wide angle 12 MP (Samsung L6) and a macro 2 MP (GCO2M1). The selfie camera is then the same as the standard variant, therefore from 32 MP.

vivo S15 and S15 Pro - Price and availability

As we previously anticipated, the smaller of the range (vivo S15e) was launched in April, while the new models are configured in this way: S15 starts from about 380€ (2.699 yuan) in the version 8 / 128 GB, going up to approx 422€ (2.999 yuan) for the 8 / 256 GB it's about 464€ (3.299 yuan). For vivo S15 Pro the prices are instead: approx 478€ (3.399 yuan) for the version 8 / 256 GB it's about 520€ (3.699 yuan) for the version 12 / 256 GB. Considering what they offer, we can call them more than honest.

For the western distribution, the only hope of seeing them is to find them in the form of the vivo V series, as happened for V23 here with us and previously V21. So, we just have to wait.

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