Vivo is all set to launch its latest flagship device, the Vivo NEX, in India today. The company has already sent the invites for the curtain raiser event to be held today in New Delhi today at 12:30 PM. Vivo Nex will be an Amazon exclusive in India. As per rumours, the phone is expected to be priced around Rs 48,900 and will be available in red and black color variants. The Vivo Nex India launch will be live streamed on its social media handles.
Vivo has revealed some pre-order offers and users can also pre-book the device with Amazon gift card. Customers need to buy an Amazon e-Gift Card worth Rs 1,000 during the Prime Day sale on Amazon that can be used to buy the Vivo NEX smartphone between July 19 and July 25, 2018. With this, users will get additional cashback of Rs 1,000 in the form of Amazon Pay balance and they will also get extended warranty of 6 months over the existing one year warranty.
The pre-order of the Vivo NEX smartphone will begin from July 19, 1 PM onwards. The company has revealed some offers on pre-orders. To start with, users will get extra Rs 5,000 off on exchange along with no cost EMI up to 12 months. There will be a data offer for Reliance Jio users as well, though details are scarce at the moment. Apart from this, users will get one-time free screen replacement on the purchase of Vivo NEX. Additionally, there will be cashback offer on HDFC credit and debit card along with assured buyback on the latest smartphone.
To recall, Vivo Nex features a 6.59-inch Super AMOLED Ultra FullView “Zero Screen” display with a resolution of 2,316 x 1,080 pixels and a screen-to-body-ratio of 91.24 percent. It is powered by Qualcomm Snapdragon 845 chipset with an Adreno 630 GPU and 8GB RAM with 128GB/256GB internal storage. The Vivo Nex S also comes with a fingerprint scanner embedded in the display.
On the imaging front, there’s a Sony IMX363 12-megapixel sensor with an aperture of f/1.8, 4-axis optical image stabilization and 1.4μm pixel size which is coupled with a secondary 5-megapixel lens of f/2.4 aperture. The pop-up front camera is of 8-megapixel resolution, and supports AI scene detection.
It runs on the latest Android 8.1 Oreo with the company’s Funtouch OS 4.0 on top and a 4,000mAh battery which supports 22.5-watt quick charging. The device comes with Dual 4G VoLTE support with WiFi (2.4/5GHz) MIMO, Bluetooth v5.0 LE, GPS, GLONASS and a USB Type-C port for data and charging.