Vivo X Fold and X Note were launched in China on Monday. While the Vivo X Note is the company’s first foldable phone, the Vivo X Note is a new premium model with a 7-inch display. Both phones are powered by the Snapdragon 8 Gen 1 SoC and have quad rear cameras along with Zeiss optics. In addition to the Vivo X Fold and X Note, the Chinese company introduced the Vivo Pad as the first Android tablet. The Vivo Pad features a 120Hz display and is powered by Qualcomm’s Snapdragon 870 SoC.
Vivo X Fold, Vivo X Note, Vivo Pad price
The Vivo X Fold price has been set at CNY 8,999 (roughly Rs. 1,07,200) for the base 12GB RAM + 256GB storage variant. The foldable phone is also available in a 12GB + 512GB model which is priced at 9,999 CNY (approximately Rs. 1,19,100). The price of the Vivo X Note, on the other hand, starts at 5,999 CNY (roughly Rs. 71,400) for the base 8GB + 256GB model. The phone also has a 12GB + 256GB option, which carries a price tag of CNY 6,499 (roughly Rs. 77,400) and the top-end 12GB + 512GB model is priced at CNY 6,999 (roughly Rs. 83,400). .
Pricing for the Vivo Pad starts at 2,499 CNY (approx. Rs. 29,800) for the 8GB + 128GB model and goes up to 2,999 CNY (approx. Rs. 35,700) for the 8GB + 256GB configuration. Vivo has also introduced a detachable keyboard for the Vivo Pad for CNY 599 (approx. Rs. 7,100) and a stylus for CNY 349 (approx. Rs. 4,200). There is also a magnetic case that will be available for 199 CNY (about Rs. 2,400).
In terms of availability, the Vivo X Fold will be available in China from April 22nd, while the Vivo X Note and Vivo Pad will be available from April 15th. Details on the availability of the new devices in global markets are yet to be revealed. However, the Vivo Pad was reportedly being tested in India.
Vivo X Fold specifications
Running on Android 12 with OriginOS on top, the Vivo X Fold features an 8.03-inch Samsung E5 folding display with a 2K+ resolution (1916 x 2160 pixels) and an aspect ratio of 4:3.55. The primary display also has a 120Hz refresh rate and is protected by Ultra Touch Glass (UTG). In addition, the Vivo phone has a 6.53-inch cover display, which is again a Samsung E5 panel with a resolution of 1,080 x 2,520 pixels and a refresh rate of 120Hz.
Under the hood, the Vivo X Fold comes standard with an octa-core Snapdragon 8 Gen 1 SoC, coupled with Adreno 730 GPU and 12GB LPDDR5 RAM.
For photos and videos, the Vivo X Fold features the quad rear camera setup, which includes a 50-megapixel primary sensor with an f/1.75 lens supported by Optical Image Stabilization (OIS), as well as a 48-megapixel ultra-wide -Shooter, 12, includes -megapixel portrait sensor and an 8-megapixel sensor available under a periscope-style super-telephoto lens. The periscope lens is equipped with OIS support.
The Vivo X Fold also features a 16-megapixel selfie camera sensor on the front with an f/2.45 lens. There’s also another front-facing camera sensor available at the top of the folding display.
In terms of content storage, the Vivo X Fold has up to 512GB of UFS 3.1 storage.
Connectivity options include 5G, 4G LTE, Wi-Fi, Bluetooth v5.2, GPS/A-GPS/NavIC, NFC and a USB Type-C port. Onboard sensors include an accelerometer, ambient light, gyroscope, magnetometer, and proximity sensor. The phone also comes with a dual-screen in-display 3D ultrasonic fingerprint sensor available on both clamshell and cover displays.
The Vivo X Fold comes with a 4,600mAh dual-cell battery that supports 66W wired fast charging. It also comes with an 80W Gallium Nitride (GaN) PD charger. In addition, the phone supports 50W wireless flash charging. It measures 162.01 x 74.47 x 14.57mm when folded and 162.01 x 144.87 x 6.28mm when unfolded. Also, the phone weighs 311 grams.
Vivo X Note specifications
Running on Android 12 with OriginOS on top, the Vivo X Note features a 7-inch 2K+ (1440 x 3080 pixels) Samsung E5 display with a 21:10 aspect ratio and a refresh rate of up to 120Hz. The phone is powered by the Snapdragon 8 Gen 1 SoC paired with up to 12GB LPDDR5 RAM. There’s the quad rear camera setup, which is identical to that of the Vivo X Fold. The phone also comes with the same 16-megapixel selfie camera that’s available on the foldable phone.
Vivo has provided up to 512GB of onboard UFS 3.1 storage. Connectivity options include 5G, 4G LTE, Wi-Fi, Bluetooth v5.2, GPS/A-GPS/NavIC, NFC and a USB Type-C port. Onboard sensors include an accelerometer, ambient light, gyroscope, magnetometer, and proximity sensor.
The Vivo X Note is equipped with a 5,000 mAh dual-cell battery that supports 80W fast wired charging and 50W wireless charging. There’s also a physical mute button – similar to what’s found on OnePlus phones and iPhone models. The phone measures 168.78 x 80.31 x 8.75mm and weighs 221 grams.
Vivo Pad specifications
Running on Android 12 with OriginOS HD, the Vivo Pad features an 11-inch 2.5K display with a 120Hz refresh rate and HDR10 support. Under the hood, the phone packs an octa-core Snapdragon 870 SoC, along with 8GB of RAM and up to 256GB of internal storage. The Vivo Pad comes with four-channel linear speakers that support Dolby Atmos.
In terms of optics, the Vivo Pad features a dual rear camera setup that combines a 13-megapixel primary sensor with an f/2.2 lens and an 8-megapixel secondary sensor with an ultra-wide f/2.2 lens includes. There is also an 8-megapixel camera sensor with face recognition support on the front.
The Vivo Pad offers a range of connectivity options including Wi-Fi 6, Bluetooth v5.2, NFC and a USB Type-C port. There is also a pogo pin connector for adding accessories to the tablet. It also packs an 8,040mAh battery that supports 44W fast charging.