vivo X Fold arrives with Snapdragon 8 Gen 1, flagship cameras

In vivo X Fold enters the fast growing Chinese folding market.

There is nothing surprising here. Because we know what will happen due to the numerous leaks that have emerged in the weeks prior to the incident. In vivo X Fold features a 6.53″ external AMOLED display and an 8.03″ foldable internal LTPO2 E5 AMOLED display. At 1800×2200 pixels, both run up to 120Hz and support HDR10+, while the main one can be slowed down to 1Hz all day.

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NETWORK Technology GSM / CDMA / HSPA / CDMA2000 / LTE / 5G
LAUNCH Announced 2022, April 11
Status Coming soon. Exp. release 2022, April 22
BODY Dimensions Unfolded: 162 x 144.9 x 6.3 mm
Folded: 162 x 74.5 x 14.6 mm
Weight 311 g (10.97 oz)
DISPLAY Type Foldable LTPO AMOLED, 120Hz, HDR10+
Size 8.03 inches, 206.5 cm2 (~88.0% screen-to-body ratio)
Resolution 1916 x 2160 pixels (~360 ppi density)
Cover display:
AMOLED, 120Hz, 6.53 inches, 1080 x 2520 pixels, 21:9 ratio
PLATFORM OS Android 12, Origin OS Ocean
Chipset Qualcomm SM8450 Snapdragon 8 Gen 1 (4 nm)
CPU Octa-core (1×3.00 GHz Cortex-X2 & 3×2.50 GHz Cortex-A710 & 4×1.80 GHz Cortex-A510)
GPU Adreno 730
MEMORY Card slot No
Internal 256GB 12GB RAM, 512GB 12GB RAM
UFS 3.1
MAIN CAMERA Quad 50 MP, f/1.8, (wide), 1/1.57″, 1.0µm, Dual Pixel PDAF, Laser AF, OIS
8 MP, f/3.4, 125mm (periscope telephoto), PDAF, OIS, 5x optical zoom
12 MP, f/2.0, 47mm (telephoto), PDAF, 2x optical zoom
48 MP, f/2.2, 14mm, 114˚ (ultrawide)
Features Zeiss optics, Zeiss T* lens coating, Dual-LED flash, panorama
Video [email protected], [email protected]/60fps, [email protected]/60fps, gyro-EIS
SELFIE CAMERA Single 16 MP, f/2.5, (wide)
Features HDR
Video [email protected]
SOUND Loudspeaker Yes, with stereo speakers
3.5mm jack No
24-bit/192kHz audio
COMMS WLAN Wi-Fi 802.11 a/b/g/n/ac/6, dual-band, Wi-Fi Direct, hotspot
Bluetooth 5.2, A2DP, LE, aptX HD
Radio No
USB USB Type-C, USB On-The-Go
FEATURES Sensors Fingerprint (under display, optical), accelerometer, gyro, proximity, compass, barometer
BATTERY Type Li-Po 4600 mAh, non-removable
Charging Fast charging 66W, 100% in 37 min (advertised)
Fast wireless charging 50W
Reverse wireless charging 10W
MISC Colors Black, Blue
Models V2178A
Price About 1300 EUR


The roll-out display uses SHOT UTG (Samsung UTG’s ultra-thin glass). The display was introduced by the Display Mate A+. There are two in-display fingerprint readers in the X Fold in vivo, both of which are machines. Ultrasonic scanning is not optical.

Vivo X Fold announced: A feature-filled foldable with an alert slider -  Android Authority

The ring is an airplane key ring. This allows the X fold to close naturally and remain at an angle of 60 to 120 degrees.

In vivo X Fold is powered by the flagship Snapdragon 8 Gen 1 chip with 12GB of RAM. It has a 4600 mAh battery that can be quickly charged. 66W calls – charges in 37 minutes. In vivo X Fold can charge wirelessly up to 50W and charge fast. Wireless up to 10W simultaneously

The first images of the Vivo X Fold hit the Internet - Windows 11 Central

The camera is top notch especially compared to the Samsung Galaxy Fold. It has a 50MP f/1.8 main camera with OIS for a 1/1.57″ Samsung GN5 sensor, a 12MP f/2.4 camera with 2x zoom (47mm), a 5x camera. with periscope zoom The Zeiss mark on the camera module also indicates that these imaging devices can be used in natural environments. Zeiss modes include Texture, Portrait, Motion. Capture 3.0, Zeiss Super Night Scene, Zeiss Nature Color, and more.

The X Fold has two selfie cameras – one inside and one outside.

Vivo X Fold announced: A feature-filled foldable with an alert slider -  Android Authority

You can run two applications side-by-side on the large screen of the internal display, however, you can also use the floating window on top for richer multitasking. There’s also a waist-level viewfinder that divides the screen into an L-shape to shoot from waist height. In this mode, you can also sustain long-term loads with the X Fold naturally on flat surfaces.

Initially exclusive to China, the X Fold in vivo is available in black, blue and gray for 8999 yuan (€1300 / $1415).

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