The upcoming Vivo X Fold 2 will outperform the Galaxy Z Fold 4

Vivo X Fold 2

Vivo is rumored to be launching a new foldable smartphone, the Vivo X Fold 2, as the successor to its previous model, the Vivo X Fold. The brand’s first folding smartphone was released in China last year, and it gained attention for its hinge and impressive camera configuration. Now, with the upcoming Vivo X Fold 2, the brand is looking to take things to the next level.

Vivo X Fold 2 specs and features have been leaked

Vivo X Fold 2

According to the popular leaker, Digital Chat Station, the Vivo X Fold 2 will feature the Snapdragon 8 Gen 2, making it the first foldable smartphone to be equipped with Qualcomm’s latest and greatest chip. The Snapdragon 8 Gen 2 has received praise from critics for its performance on high-end smartphones such as the Samsung Galaxy S23. The chip boasts greater power, better energy consumption control, and produces less heat than its predecessor, the Snapdragon 8 Gen 1.

With the Vivo X Fold 2’s Snapdragon 8 Gen 2 chip, the brand will be ahead of the competition, beating out other major players in the market like Samsung, Oppo, Honor, and Huawei. While it’s likely that Samsung will eventually release a Galaxy Z Fold 5 with the Snapdragon 8 Gen 2 chip, it’s expected to come later than the Vivo X Fold 2.

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The Vivo X Fold 2 will also feature a larger battery than its predecessor, with a capacity of 4800mAh. This represents a 200mAh increase, which puts it among the foldable smartphones with the largest batteries. Additionally, the Vivo X Fold 2 is said to support fast charging up to 120W, which is a significant leap from the 25W charging power of the Samsung Galaxy Z Fold 4.

It’s currently unknown if the Vivo X Fold 2 will be available outside of China. Vivo is a relatively unknown brand in global markets. And the Vivo X Fold 2 would only be the brand’s second foldable smartphone. However, the new model will a generate buzz in the market. And could help the brand gain more attention globally.

Here is a reminder of the specifications of the previous generation of the Vivo X Fold smartphone.

Vivo X Fold specifications

  • 8.03-inch (2160 x 1916 pixels) 2K+ E5 AMOLED LTPO display with 1-120Hz refresh rate. 140Hz touch sampling rate in game mode, SCHOTT’s flexible ultra-thin glass (UTG)
  • 6.53-inch (2520 × 1080 pixels) FHD+ E5 AMOLED display with 120Hz refresh rate. 240Hz touch sampling rate in game mode, SCHOTT’s Xensation α (Alpha) glass
  • Octa Core Snapdragon 8 Gen 1 4nm Mobile Platform with Adreno 730 GPU
  • 12GB LPDDR5 RAM with 256GB  / 512GB UFS 3.1 storage
  • OriginOS Ocean based on Android 12
  • Dual SIM
  • 50MP camera with Samsung GN1 sensor, f/1.57 aperture, LED flash, OIS, Zeiss T* coating, V1 chip. 48MP 114° ultra-wide camera with Sony IMX598 sensor, f/2.2 aperture, 12MP portrait camera with IMX663 sensor, f/1.98 aperture, 8MP periscope camera with f/3.4 aperture, OIS, 5x optical zoom, 60x super zoom, Laser autofocus
  • 16MP front camera with f/2.45 aperture on the inside and outside
  • In-display ultrasonic fingerprint sensor on the inside and outside, barometer
  • USB Type-C Audio, Stereo speakers, CS43131 Hi-Fi chip
  • Dimensions: 162.01×74.47×14.57~14.91mm(folded) / 144.87×6.28~7.40mm(unfolded); Weight: 311g
  • 5G SA/NSA, Dual 4G VoLTE, Wi-Fi 802.11 ax (2.4GHz and 5GHz). Bluetooth 5.2 LE, GPS (L1 + L5 Dual band), NFC, USB 3.1  Type-C (GEN1)
  • 4600mAh (typical) battery with 66W fast charging, 50W wireless charging, 10W reverse wireless charging

Overall, the X Fold 2 looks to be a promising new release in the foldable smartphone market. With its Snapdragon 8 Gen 2 chip and larger battery capacity, it could be a game-changer for the brand. And could even compete with more established players in the market. We’ll have to wait and see if and when the X Fold 2 makes its way to consumers worldwide.




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