The Vivo NEX 3S 5G is now official as the company’s latest flagship phone at an event in China, it sports a 6.89-inch waterfall screen, Snapdragon 865 up to 12GB RAM, WiFi-6 and NFC-eSE security chip and a 4500mAh battery.
VIVO announces the mobile phone after the NEX 3 smartphone that was introduced back in September last year. Its major highlight is the 6.89-inch waterfall screen with the left and right sides curved close to 90 degrees.
Alongside with that, the phone claims a 99.6% ultra-high screen ratio. However, the company did not make any major changes to the exterior design, but there are few internal changes.
Vivo NEX 3S 5G Specs
*. Display: 6.89-inch (1080 × 2256 pixels) Full HD+ 18.8:9 E3 AMOLED display with 100% P3 wide color gamut, HDR10, 800 nit brightness
*. Fingerprint sensor: YES (in-display)
*. Dimensions: 167.44 × 76.14 × 9.4mm
*. Weight: 219.5g
*. Back cameras: 64-megapixels rear camera, 13-megapixels 120-degree ultra-wide lens, 13-megapixels telephoto lens with f/2.46 aperture
*. Front camera: 16-megapixels selfie camera with f/2.09 aperture
*. Colors: Black, Blue and Red colors
*. Processor: 2.84GHz Octa-Core Snapdragon 865 7nm Mobile Platform
*. GPU: Adreno 650
*. RAM: 8GB / 12GB LPDDR5 RAM
*. Storage: 256GB / 512GB (UFS 3.1) internal memory
*. Dual SIM
*. OS: Android 10 with Funtouch OS 10
*. Network and connectivity: 3.5mm audio jack, AK4377A Hi-Fi DAC, 5G NSA & SA, Dual 4G VoLTE, Wi-Fi 6 802.11 ax (2.4GHz + 5GHz + 5.8GHz), Bluetooth 5.1, GPS + GLONASS, USB Type-C, NFC
*. Battery: 4500mAh battery with 44W ultra-fast charging
The Vivo NEX 3S 5G comes with the triple rear camera setup, there is the main 64-megapixel sensor with 1/1.7 aperture, LED flash, 13MP 120-degree ultra-wide lens with f/2.2 aperture, you can shoot 2.5cm macro shots, and a 13MP telephoto lens for 2x optical zoom, 10x digital zoom with f/2.46 aperture.
While the motorized pop-up selfie shooter houses a single 16-megapixels front-facing camera with f/2.09 aperture. It retains the 3.5mm audio jack, and runs on Android 10 with Funtouch OS 10 out of the box.
Under the hood, the Vivo NEX 3S 5G is powered by a Qualcomm Snapdragon 865 7nm Mobile Platform with Snapdragon X55 5G modem, which supports the 5G modem.
It comes with liquid cooling, and Adreno 650 GPU to provide extra gaming session, controlling the graphic and reducing the heat on the phone.
You can find the phone in either 8GB LPDDR5 RAM with 128GB / 256GB internal memory, or 12GB LPDDR5 RAM with 512GB (UFS 3.1) internal memory. There is no memory expansion.
Features an in-display fingerprint sensor scanner, AK4377A Hi-Fi DAC, and packs a 4500mAh battery capacity which supports 44W fast charging tech that can charge 3000mAh battery in 30 minutes.
For pricing and availability, the 8GB RAM with 256GB storage version costs 4998 yuan ($719), while the 12GB RAM with 512GB storage version goes for 5298 yuan ($762). The company said from March 14, you can start purchasing the phone.