VIVO NEX To Come In Two Versions: Both Are Too Expensive


VIVO NEX

When at the beginning of 2018, VIVO introduced a full-screen concept smartphone named APEX, there were too many users thinking it’s the final version of the handset and what we will get at the end won’t differ from this model. However, nowadays, when the launch date of the mentioned phone is getting closer, we see the manufacturer has made many changes and the final version will differ from the APEX a lot. Recently, we have seen too many leaked photos of the alleged final version dubbed as the VIVO NEX. So its design was on everyone’s lips. But what about its hardware and pricing? Today a photo spotted in the net that caused a huge stir. It turns out the NEX will cost a fortune.

VIVO NEX

Seems the VIVO NEX will use narrowed forehead and borders, but it will retain the chin. On it, the phone will carry a front camera like the Xiaomi Mi MIX series handsets. But there were rumors, this camera will provide the face recognition function only. Thus, the pop-up front camera seen on the APEX will be kept on this model.

Anyway, we have talked about the appearance of the VIVO NEX too much. So it’s the right time to understand whether we are dealing with a top-end smartphone or not. Previously, it’s been leaked the phone will sport a Snapdragon 845 chip along with an 8GB LPDDR4X RAM, UFS 2.1 storage, an AI support. All these features hint at its high-end status. But the photo above shows there will be two variants. One of them will feature the mentioned SND845 chip and be priced at 6998 yuan ($1091), while the second version will be packed with a Snapdragon 710 SoC and cost 4998 yuan ($779).

If these leaks are true, the VIVO NEX will be one of the most expensive full-screen smartphones around the globe. So it turns out the true full-screen design affects the phone’s pricing greatly.

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7 Comments

  1. Viyus Avery
    May 29, 2018

    Sure gizchina you won’t call the iPhone X expensive or the mate 10 porches edition expensive but when a phone that actually innovates comes along comes along its too expensive… What were you expecting 400 dollars?

    • Martin Fabián
      May 29, 2018

      I would call iPhone X expensive and overpriced for sure.

  2. nishikanta mohanty
    May 29, 2018

    Don’t understand the overpricing of phones h
    Giving things no one uses.

    • June April
      May 29, 2018

      So true. Was in the market for a backup phone, and I’m happy I got the unofficial Le Max 3 for $212.xx, including shipping. It does everything I need it for.

  3. min179
    May 29, 2018

    just put them in MUSEUM! $1091? ¥6998 this is wholesale or company’s price, then, retail price? you can guest it: “what comes around…goes around: ‘Justin Timberlake’ ” how many iPhone you’ll buy in the retail price. and when you bored on them, youll have a chance for selling them or exchange! Apex or NeX or what so ever , you can’t! good luck!

  4. June April
    May 29, 2018

    Would rather wait to get the Note 9 than pay top dollar for a Vivo. In a worst case scenario, I’d switch to an iPhone for guaanteed OS upgrades.

  5. Freeje238
    May 29, 2018

    Vivo for 7000? Pass!