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Vivo is expanding its range of fast charging smartphones after Vivo NEX

The two new Vivo smartphones to carry its fast charging standard are likely to be launched under its upcoming X series

  • Updated: August 8, 2018 10:39 AM IST
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Following Oppo and OnePlus, now Vivo has finally released its first fast charging smartphone in the form of Vivo NEX. The flagship smartphone comes equipped with a 22.5W charger which is said to power the device completely in an hour. Now a new report claims that Vivo is planning to bring its fast charging technology to two of its upcoming smartphones as well.

GlobeMobiles reports that two Vivo smartphones, code named V1809A and V1809T, have recently been sited going through the 3C certification website. Interestingly, these devices have been listed to carry a power adapter called V2323A-CN, that can support up to 22.5 W charger, which is the same that the Vivo NEX comes with. The charger includes outputs of 5V/2A, 9V/2A or 10V/2.25A.

While there aren’t other details mentioned about the devices, the website claims them to be a part of Vivo’s upcoming X series of smartphones, likely to be called X23. More details are expected to come out soon.

Vivo getting a fast charging technology doesn’t come as a surprise, as the company is led by BBK Electronics, which is also the parent company of Oppo and OnePlus, both of whom have their own fast charging standards. OnePlus smartphones have long been known to carry its Dash charging technology, while Oppo recently introduced VOOC charging technology with its flagship Oppo Find X smartphone. There is also a Super VOOC charging technology, which is available on the Oppo Find X Lamborghini Edition.

Watch: Vivo NEX First Look

Coming back to the Vivo NEX. Besides the fast charging, one of the key highlights of the smartphone is its 6.59-inch Super AMOLED display, which features a Full HD+ resolution of 2316 x 1080 pixels and an impressive screen-to-body ratio of 91.24 percent. It is also one of the first smartphones to come with a pop-up selfie camera. Not just that, the smartphone is packed with high-end internals, including a Snapdragon 845 chipset coupled with 8GB of RAM and 128GB storage. The fast charging technology backs-up a 4,000mAh battery underneath its hood.

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  • Published Date: August 8, 2018 10:38 AM IST
  • Updated Date: August 8, 2018 10:39 AM IST