Vivo NEX goes on sale for the first today in India: Price, specifications, features

The Vivo NEX gives a rare glimpse at the future of bezel-less smartphones.

  • Published: July 21, 2018 12:03 PM IST
vivo nex front and rear cameras

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Vivo launched its flagship NEX smartphone in India earlier this week, and it is all set to go on sale for the first time today. The smartphone, priced at Rs 44,990, will be available via both online and offline channels. Here’s a look at how you can buy the Vivo NEX, and what offers you can take advantage of.

Vivo NEX price, offers

The Vivo NEX has been launched in only one variant sporting a price tag of Rs 44,990. It will be available today via Amazon India, as well as Vivo’s online e-store. Additionally, it will also be available at Vivo retail stores across the country.

There are a bunch of offers buyers will be able to take advantage of. These include an exchange bonus of Rs 5,000, and one-time free screen replacement. Reliance Jio subscribers are entitled to Rs 1,950 worth of cashbacks via 39 vouchers of Rs 50 each. Jio is also offering a premium security subscription.

Amazon India is also offering an assured buyback for Vivo NEX buyers, where they will be able to get back Rs 22,495. Buyers using HDFC credit or debit cards are entitled to Rs 4,000 instant discount, which brings the price tag down to Rs 40,990. Lastly, buyers will also be able to choose from a range of no-cost EMI options.

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Vivo NEX specifications, features

The Vivo NEX’s talking point is its truly bezel-less design. To achieve this, the company has opted for a pop-up selfie camera, an earpiece hidden under the display, and an in-display fingerprint sensor.

As for specifications, the Vivo NEX flaunts a 6.59-inch FHD+ Super AMOLED 19.3:9 aspect ratio, and is powered by a Qualcomm Snapdragon 845 SoC paired with 8GB of RAM, and 128GB onboard storage.

Besides the pop-up 8-megapixel selfie camera, there is a dual-camera setup at the back that includes a combination of 12-megapixel and 5-megapixel sensors. The device is backed by a 4,000mAh battery, and it comes with connectivity options such as dual-SIM cards, 4G VoLTE support, Wi-Fi 802.11ac, Bluetooth, and USB Type-C port. On the software front, it runs Android 8.1 Oreo-based Funtouch OS 4.

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  • Published Date: July 21, 2018 12:03 PM IST