Smartphone companies these days are all coming up with different solutions to ditch the notch. The latest solution seems to be to adopt two displays. In line with the rumors, Vivo has launched its NEX Dual Display Edition that comes with a display at the front as well as the back.
Vivo NEX Dual Display features
The highlight of the new Vivo smartphone is the undoubtedly its dual-display feature. The company has packed a 6.39-inch OLED display on the front with 2340×1080 pixels resolution. At the back is a 5.49-inch OLED panel with 1920×1080 pixels resolution, and 16:9 aspect ratio. For security there’s an in-display fingerprint sensor placed at the front.
Vivo NEX Dual Display specifications
The Vivo smartphone is powered by a Qualcomm Snapdragon 845 SoC paired with a whopping 10GB of RAM. There is also 128GB of internal memory. Making sure everything ticks is a 3,500mAh battery with support for fast charging via the USB Type-C port.
For photography, the device is equipped with a triple-camera setup at the back. This setup includes a 12-megapixel primary camera with optical image stabilization support, 2-megapixel night vision sensor, and the third is a Time of Flight (TOF) 3D camera.
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Interestingly, there’s a lunar ring at the back that works as an LED module while taking pictures, and also doubles up as a notification light. On the software front, the device runs Android Pie-based FunTouch OS.
Vivo NEX Dual Display Edition price, availability
The new Vivo smartphone has been launched in China, and will be going on sale starting December 29. It carries a hefty price tag of RMB 4,998, which roughly translates to Rs 52,300. There is however no word on whether Vivo has any plans to launch the smartphone in other markets, including India.