Well that didn’t take long. Vivo was prompt on our date and just a few minutes ago unveiled the Vivo X20 and Vivo X20 Plus models in China.
Both phones feature a 3D arc design that is designed to provide a comfortable grip in your palm, along with metal frame and an ultra-fine zirconium sand spray that gives a super smooth feeling.
Vivo X20/X20 Plus Official Specifications
Vivo X20 is the smaller of the duet and comes with a 6.01 inch 18:9 display that occupies 85.3% of the front of the phone. It’s equipped with a Snapdragon 660 SoC, along with 4GB of RAM and 64/128GB storage variants. The device also comes with a new AK4376A for HiFi audio and packs a 3245mAh battery inside.
The larger model (X20 Plus) comes with a huge 6.43-inch 2160 x 1080 super AMOLED display crammed in a 5.85-inch body. Inside you will find the same Snapdragon 660 chipset and 4GB of RAM but it is available in just one 64GB storage variant, with microSD slot expandable up to 256GB). It also has a larger 3905mAh battery capacity.
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Both phones offer dual SIM support, Bluetooth 5.0, dual band WiFi, and a micro USB port for connectivity. There are also fingerprint scanners on the back of the phones that support payment and can control the cameras too. Both the Vivo X20 And Vivo X20 Plus run FunTouch OS 3.0 based on Android 7.1.1 out of the box.
Both phones have dual camera setups on their backs, in a 12MP + 5MP configuration.
The X20 Plus model is different in its camera features, as it’s capable of video recording with OIS (Optical Image Stabilization), as the Vivo V20 has just EIS. The 12MP f/1.8 sensor is unique as it can take images up to 24MP. Pair that with the 5MP secondary sensor and you get high quality bokeh images.
There’s also a 12MP f/2.0 selfie camera in front of every phone, that can shoot impressive portraits with dual-pixel technology.
Meet Vivo’s Face Wake technology
Vivo has created their own Face Wake technology that promises to unlock the device in just 0.1s, as it detects up to 128 different facial features before proceeding to unlock the phone.
Pricing and Availability
In case you’re ready to buy one of these two beauties, then you’d better read along: the Vivo X20 will start at ¥2998 (~$455) for the 4GB RAM + 64GB model, and ¥3398 (~$515) for the 128GB variant. The Plus model will cost ¥3498 (~$530). Both phones will be available in gold, rose gold and matte black.