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Vivo X23 officially listed with waterdrop-style notch and in-display fingerprint sensor, available for pre-order

Vivo X23 is expected to be a mid-range smartphone designed similar to Oppo R17.

  • Published: August 20, 2018 12:49 PM IST
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Vivo X23, the next mid-range smartphone from the Chinese company, has been listed on its official website. Jovi, Vivo’s personal digital assistant had hinted at the launch of the smartphone on August 20 and now the company has commenced for pre-orders for the device in China.

Vivo X23 is a mid-range offering from the Chinese smartphone maker with a screen-to-body ratio of 91.2 percent. It borrows the waterdrop-style notch design seen on Oppo R17 and has familiar external design. It seems to have thinner bezels that its predecessor, the Vivo X21 and has in-display fingerprint sensor. Vivo is promising to reveal full specifications of the smartphone on August 21.

In terms of design, the Vivo X23 seems to bear close resemblance to Apple iPhone X including the vertically-stacked dual rear camera setup. The listing on Vivo’s official website reveals that the camera comes with AI scene detection. The smartphone also features a 3D glass on the back with Aurora finish similar to Huawei P20 Pro that reflects colors from every angle. The listing does show that the smartphone features an in-display fingerprint sensor in addition to a new kind of facial recognition.

The leaks and rumors so far indicate the Vivo X23 will come in two variants powered by Qualcomm Snapdragon 670 and Snapdragon 710 respectively. The X23 is also rumored to be the first smartphone to feature 10GB of RAM and Vivo is said to be using dual cluster design with 6GB and 4GB RAM modules.

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Vivo has now confirmed the design, which is very much similar to what we saw with the Oppo R17. This design is expected to form the footprint of upcoming OnePlus 6T as well. Other than design, it is also clear that Vivo X23 features an in-display fingerprint, a technology that remains somewhat exclusive to Vivo’s mainstream devices. The Chinese smartphone maker is currently accepting registrations for the smartphone and has not mentioned any price tag. The device might cost as much as RMB 3,199 (around Rs 32,100).

  • Published Date: August 20, 2018 12:49 PM IST

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