Vivo's NEX smartphone was the first to feature a smart-bezel design and a pop-up selfie camera. Now the company has unveiled a follow-up.
Like the NEX, the new phone has no visible front-facing camera.
Instead of putting camera on the front and back of the phone, Vivo put screens on the front and back of the Vivo NEX Dual Display Edition .
The idea is that the rear display can be used as a viewfinder when you're self-making or making video calls … and you do not have
Vivo is not the first company with this idea – the Nubia X also features two screens and no front camera.
But the Vivo Nex Dual Display certainly looks like a pretty strong implementation of the concept. It features a 6.4 inch, 2340 x 1080 pixel Super AMOLED display on the front and a second 5.5 inch, 1920 x 1080 pixel AMOLED screen on the back.
In addition to serving as a "mirror" when you're snapping pictures ,
- 12MP primary camera with f / 1.79 aperture
- 2MP f /1.8 camera
- Time of Flight 3D camera for face unlock and distance measurement
Like the most phones with decent cameras, the Vivo NEX Dual Display has an LED flash, but there's also a "Lunar Ring" that can provide light when
If you do not want to look at the back of the phone to unlock it, you can also use an in-display fingerprint sensor on the front of the screen.
Other features include a Qualcomm Snapdragon 845 processor, 10GB or RA M, 128GB or storage, a 3,500 mAh battery, an Android 9 Pie software.
The phone has dual SIM support and a headphone jack, but no NFC or microSD card reader
The phone is available for pre-order in China for about $ 720.
via GSM Arena and The Verge