Although we Westerners are only used to Samsung folding, in China there is much more choice, especially after the new one vivo X Fold +. The Asian company officially launches its second foldable smartphone within a year, after officially unveiling the first chapter last April. A leaflet that was highly appreciated for having adopted technical specifications that we have not seen elsewhere and that we also see repeated on its successor.
vivo X Fold + official: all the news of the folding flagship
Design and display
The new vivo X Fold + it does not represent a real second chapter but looks like an improved version of the brand's first leaflet. The design remains almost completely unchanged, with a style in-fold and an external screen with a hole for the selfie camera. The latter remains an AMOLED curved display from 6,53 "Full HD + a 120 Hz, while the internal one a solution from 8,03" 2K also a 120 Hz, but with dynamic refresh rate thanks to technology LTPO 3.0. We also see the ultrasonic fingerprint sensor maintained Qualcomm 3D Sonic second generation, both internally and externally.
Despite all these similarities, vivo has prepared a noteworthy novelty: the implementation of its own Flex Mode in Samsung style, allowing the smartphone to remain bent at 30 °, 90 ° and 120 ° and thus be able to be used in multiple positions. We find another novelty in the colors, available in Sunny Mountain Blue, Sycamore Ash and the new Huaxia Red variant The back of all models has a rough texture in imitation leather.
Specifications and technical characteristics
To change is mainly the hardware sector, since vivo X Fold + will switch from Snapdragon 8 Gen 1 to the newest Snapdragon 8+ Gen1. A choice that all Android manufacturers are making, also in view of the benefits in terms of consumption and energy management compared to the not too optimized Snap 8 Gen 1. Memory cuts include 12 GB of RAM LPDDR5 e 256 / 512 GB of non-expandable UFS 3.1 storage space. The device has already given the company a great satisfaction: it is indeed of the most powerful leaflet on Antutu (at least at the time of writing).
To power the device there is a double battery from 4.730 mAh with fast charging that goes from 66W to 80W, keeping the recharge always useful wireless (also reverse). The new recharge data makes it the foldable smartphone with the most powerful recharge to date. Connectivity includes 5G dual SIM support, Wi-Fi 6E and Bluetooth 5.2, there will be no shortage stereo speaker while the operating system remains Android 12 with Origin OS Ocean.
The photographic sector of vivo X Fold +, with a quadruple camera from 50 + 48 + 12 + 8 MP f/1.8-2.2-2.0-3.4 with OIS stabilization, lenses Carl Zeiss, 114 ° ultra-wide angle, 2x telephoto lens and periscopial 5x. For the selfie camera we find a unit from 16 MP f/ 2.5.
vivo X Fold + - Price and release date
vivo X Fold + is officially unveiled today September 26, 2022 in China, priced at RMB 9.999 (approx €1.450) for 12/256 GB going up to 10.999 RMB for 12/512 GB (approx €1.590). Barring unforeseen surprises, the leaflet vivo it will again remain a China exclusive.⭐️ Discover the new Weekly Flyer of GizChina with always different exclusive offers and coupons.