Vivo X27 has been announced in China, and it sports a pop-up selfie camera setup, run on Android Pie-based Funtouch OS 9 out-of-the-box and a 16-megapixel selfie camera with a wide-angle lens.
The Chinese Smartphone brand, Vivo introduced both the X27 and the X27 Pro Android Smartphone. Both phones arrives with few similar specifications and features.
The Vivo X27 has almost similar specifications as the V15 Pro that was launched in India recently, which is not totally different from the Oppo F11 Pro.
Vivo X27 Specs
*. Display: 6.39-inch (2340 × 1080 pixels) Full HD+ 19.5:9 aspect ratio Super AMOLED display
*. Processor: Octa Core Snapdragon 710 10nm Mobile Platform (Dual 2.2GHz Kryo 360 + Hexa 1.7GHz Kryo 360 CPUs)
*. GPU: Adreno 616
*. RAM: 8GB
*. Storage: 128GB / 256GB storage
*. OS: Android 9.0 (Pie) with Funtouch OS 9
*. SIM: Dual SIM (nano + nano)
– Back cameras: 48MP rear camera, 5MP depth sensor, 13MP AI 120-degree Super wide angle camera
– Front camera: 16MP front-facing camera
*. Fingerprint sensor: YES (In-display fingerprint sensor)
*. Network and connectivity: 3.5 mm audio jack, dual 4G VoLTE, WiFi 802.11 ac dual-band, Bluetooth 5, GPS/GLONASS, USB Type-C port
*. Dimensions: 157.66×74.26×8.95mm
*. Weight: 188g
*. Battery: 4000mAh (typical) with 22.5w fast charging
Design and Display
The mobile handset comes with a 6.39-inch Full HD+ Super AMOLED display, and it boasts of 91.64% screen-to-body ratio.
Which delivers minimal bezels, and smaller chin at the bottom of the phone. From afar, it carries a premium top-notch design and look.
The mobile handset lacks notch display of any kind, the selfie camera snapper is housed on the pop-up selfie shooter, which rolls up for selfie shots.
You can not find a rear mounted fingerprint sensor, because it is embedded inside the display of the phone. And it hosts a triple camera setup at the back of the phone.
Camera and Connectivity
For the imaging, the mobile handset comes with a triple rear camera and a single front-facing camera. And it packs a bunch of camera features.
At the back of the phone sits a triple camera setup, which consists of a 48-megapixels rear camera with Sony IM586 sensor, 5-megapixel secondary camera for portrait shots and a 13-megapixel camera with 120-degree wide-angle lens.
While the mechanized pop-up selfie houses a 16-megapixel camera. The camera offers a night mode that can stack 12-16 photos to reduce noise and produce a clear image in the dark.
It arrives with a handful of regular network and connectivity, which includes 4G LTE, Wi-Fi, Bluetooth, GPS/ A-GPS, USB, and many more others.
Performance and Battery
The phone is powered by a two different chipset, there is hexa-core Qualcomm Snapdragon 710 with 10nm Mobile Platform (Dual 2.2GHz Kryo 360 + Hexa 1.7GHz Kryo 360 CPUs) with Adreno 616 GPU.
While the other model, the 128GB variant is powered by a 11nm Mobile Platform Qualcomm Snapdragon 675 SoC with Adreno 612 GPU.
Both chipset are paired with 8GB of RAM, and there is the 256GB internal storage model also. It runs on Android 9.0 Pie with Funtouch OS 9 on top.
Like the norm of Chinese Smartphones, the Vivo X27 also arrives with a vapor chamber to keep its chipset cool, so that may make a difference in performance.
The Vivo X27 is fueled by a massive 4000mAh battery capacity with 22.5w fast charging. Which can lasts up to few hours on a single charge.
For pricing and availability, the Vivo X27 costs CNY 3,600 ($535/€470) for 8GB RAM/ 128GB storage model. Which slightly expensive than the Vivo V15 Pro Smartphone at $345/€305.
Meanwhile, the Vivo X27 8GB RAM / 256GB storage variant goes for CNY 3,598. And the company has promised that the mobile phone will go on sale in the Chinese market from March 23.