Vivo: News

Vivo is a Chinese technology company founded in 2009 by Shen Wei and is currently headquartered in Dongguan, China. It is a subsidiary of the Chinese conglomerate BBK electronics. At present, Vivo has over five global manufacturing bases located in China, India, Bangladesh, and Indonesia, with an annual smartphone production capacity of over 200 million units. Apart from smartphones, the company also develops its custom user interface based on the Android operating system, known as Funtouch OS for the global markets and Origin OS for China.

20 May 2024


Vivo X Fold3 Pro's Indian launch teased; Flipkart availability confirmed

Vivo's highly anticipated Vivo X Fold3 Pro is set to make its debut in India, as indicated by a teaser on e-commerce platform Flipkart.

14 May 2024


Vivo's new X100 Ultra flagship debuts with industry-leading camera system

Vivo has officially unveiled the X100 Ultra in China as a rival to the Apple iPhone 16 Pro Max, Google Pixel 8 Pro, Huawei Pura 70 Ultra, and others.

11 May 2024

Snapdragon 8 Gen 3

Vivo X Fold3 Pro set for India launch in June

Vivo's foldable smartphone, the X Fold3 Pro, which recently debuted in China, will launch in India by early June, according to industry sources cited by MySmartPrice.

06 May 2024

Snapdragon 8 Gen 3

Vivo X100 Ultra launching on May 13: What to expect

Vivo has officially announced the release date for its highly anticipated X100 Ultra smartphone, along with the X100s and X100s Pro models.

02 May 2024

Android 14

Vivo V30E 5G smartphone debuts in India at ₹28,000

Vivo has expanded its V-series lineup with the launch of the V30e 5G in India.

24 Apr 2024


Huawei effect: Apple's iPhone sales in China drop by 19%

Apple's iPhone sales in China have experienced a significant 19% drop at the start of the year, marking the tech giant's most challenging period since the onset of the COVID-19 pandemic in 2020.

07 Apr 2024

Android 14

Leaked retail box image reveals Vivo V30e handset's design

Vivo is preparing for the launch of its latest smartphone, the Vivo V30e.

11 Mar 2024

Vivo X Fold

Vivo's upcoming foldable to be slimmer than iPhone 15 Pro

Vivo is gearing up for the launch of its next-generation foldable lineup, the Vivo X Fold3 series.

03 Mar 2024

Snapdragon 8 Gen 3

Vivo X100 Ultra launch reportedly delayed; now coming in May

The launch of Vivo's much-awaited smartphone, the Vivo X100 Ultra, has hit a snag, as tipster Digital Chat Station claimed there is a delay in its release.

04 Jan 2024

Latest Mobile Phones

Vivo X100 range launched starting at Rs. 64,000: Check specs

Vivo has unveiled its X100 and X100 Pro smartphones in India today, sporting MediaTek's Dimensity 9300 SoC.

OnePlus 12, Samsung S24: Upcoming smartphones in India this month 

As we kick off 2024, the Indian smartphone market is gearing up for a massive influx of capable 5G smartphones.

27 Dec 2023

Snapdragon 8 Gen 3

Vivo X Fold3 Pro's key specifications leaked ahead of launch

Vivo is said to be developing new foldable phones for the Chinese market, including the Vivo X Fold3 and X Fold3 Pro.

26 Dec 2023

Android 14

Vivo X100 series to launch in India on January 4

Vivo is set to launch the Vivo X100 series in India on January 4, 2024. The virtual launch event will take place at 12:00pm as mentioned in the official invite.

Vivo X100 Pro+ to feature 50MP Sony LYT-900 camera

Vivo's upcoming top-tier flagship, the X100 Pro+, is slated for release in early 2024. The smartphone might hit the market as the Vivo X100 Ultra.

15 Dec 2023


Vivo X100 Pro v/s OnePlus 12: Which flagship is better

The Vivo X100 Pro and OnePlus 12 are part of the first batch of high-end Andriod smartphones set to arrive in India early next year.

15 Dec 2023

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Vivo X100 Pro debuts with 1.0-inch camera and AI chops

Vivo has introduced its flagship X100 series, which includes the X100 and the X100 Pro, globally.

10 Dec 2023

Android 14

Vivo X100 Pro+ launch delayed; now expected in H1 2024

Vivo's top-tier flagship, the X100 Pro+'s launch has been delayed, says tipster Digital Chat Station in a Weibo post.

ED files chargesheet in money laundering case against Vivo

Enforcement Directorate (ED) has filed its first chargesheet in connection with the money laundering case involving Chinese smartphone manufacturer Vivo, sources told PTI on Thursday.

08 Nov 2023


Samsung leads India's smartphone sales chart for two consecutive years

The Q3 2023 report from the International Data Corporation (IDC) shows a 0.4% year-over-year (YoY) increase in smartphone market shipments in India.

06 Nov 2023


MediaTek Dimensity 9300's big GPU upgrades focus on AI, gaming

MediaTek has revealed its flagship Dimensity 9300 chipset, designed to rival Qualcomm's Snapdragon 8 Gen 3 mobile platform.

Vivo X100's key specifications confirmed ahead of November 13 launch

Vivo is gearing up to unveil its X100 series on November 13. The lineup will include three models: Vivo X100, Vivo X100 Pro, and Vivo X100 Pro+.

05 Nov 2023

Android 14

Vivo X100 specifications, price leaked ahead of launch

Vivo is gearing up to launch its flagship Vivo X100 smartphone series in China on November 13. Ahead of the official release, 91mobiles has leaked the full specifications and price of the standard model.

03 Nov 2023


Vivo Watch 3 revealed ahead of November 13 launch

Vivo will launch its new Watch 3 on November 13. The company has now released an official teaser that reveals the design of the upcoming wearable.

01 Nov 2023


OnePlus 12 will debut Sony's new LYTIA camera sensor

OnePlus has announced that its forthcoming flagship, the OnePlus 12, will be the first-ever smartphone to incorporate Sony's new LYTIA mobile image sensor.

01 Nov 2023

Android 14

Vivo OriginOS 4 offers faster performance, several customization features

Vivo has introduced its newest operating system, OriginOS 4, exclusive for the Chinese market.

Vivo X100 series, Watch 3 to debut on November 13

Vivo is set to unveil its X100 series of smartphones on November 13, as announced by the company during the Vivo Developer Conference, which also marked the launch of the China-exclusive Origin OS 4 update.

Leak reveals Vivo's X100 will be cheaper than Pixel 8

Vivo's upcoming flagship X100 series, which will include Vivo X100, X100 Pro, and X100 Pro+, should make its debut on November 17.

30 Oct 2023

Android 14

Vivo X100 Pro appears on Geekbench, key specifications revealed

The Vivo X100 series smartphones are anticipated to make their debut soon, featuring three models: Vivo X100, X100 Pro, and X100 Pro+.

26 Oct 2023


Upcoming smartphones with Qualcomm's flagship Snapdragon 8 Gen 3 chipset

Qualcomm has announced its latest top-tier Snapdragon 8 Gen 3 chipset. It promises a 30% boost in CPU performance, a 25% enhancement in GPU performance, and a 10% overall increase in energy efficiency.

25 Oct 2023


Vivo X100 series will be first to feature LPDDR5T RAM

Vivo is preparing to unveil its highly anticipated X100 series in China, and a new leak claims that this line-up will be the first to incorporate LPDDR5T RAM format.

23 Oct 2023

Android 13

Vivo Y200 5G launched at Rs. 22,000: Check features

Vivo has unveiled its newest Y-series 5G smartphone, the Vivo Y200 5G, in India. The device is priced at Rs. 21,999.

Vivo dispels rumors of satellite connectivity on upcoming flagship

Vivo's product manager, Han Boxiao, has addressed the buzz surrounding rumored satellite communication features in the company's upcoming flagship smartphone.

20 Oct 2023

Android 13

Vivo X90 Pro becomes cheaper by Rs. 10,000: Check price

Vivo has reduced the price of its X90 Pro smartphone in India by Rs. 10,000, making it a more budget-friendly option for consumers, especially during the festive season.

17 Oct 2023


Global smartphone market touches 10-year low but Apple's iPhone shines

The global smartphone market has hit a 10-year low, with an 8% year-on-year drop in Q3 2023, as reported by Counterpoint Research.

16 Oct 2023

Latest Mobile Phones

Vivo Y200 set to launch in India on October 23

Vivo has officially revealed the launch date for its upcoming smartphone, the Vivo Y200, in India.

16 Oct 2023

Android 14

Vivo's Android 14-based OriginOS 4 to debut on November 1

Vivo will host its Developer Conference on November 1 and OriginOS 4 is set to be a major focal point of the event's announcements.

13 Oct 2023

Android 13

Vivo Y200 5G to launch in India under Rs. 24,000

Vivo has started teasing the arrival of the Vivo Y200 5G in India.

ED is investigating Vivo for visa violations and money laundering

Enforcement Directorate (ED) has accused some Chinese employees of smartphone maker Vivo of hiding their employment status while applying for visas and violating rules by visiting "sensitive" areas like Jammu and Kashmir.

12 Oct 2023

Latest Mobile Phones

Vivo Y200 5G revealed ahead of launch, specs also tipped

Vivo's Y200 5G smartphone is set to make its debut in India soon, and the company has teased its arrival on social media.

Money laundering: ED arrests Vivo India executives, Lava International MD

The Enforcement Directorate (ED) on Tuesday arrested three executives of Chinese mobile maker Vivo Mobiles India, including a Chinese national, as part of its ongoing investigation into alleged money laundering and tax evasion.

10 Oct 2023

TECNO Mobile

Vivo and Transsion planning to launch rollable smartphones by 2024

Chinese tech giants Vivo and Transsion Holdings (owner of TECNO, Infinix, and itel) are gearing up to launch commercial rollable smartphones by the end of 2024.

04 Oct 2023

Latest Mobile Phones

Vivo V29 series debuts in India starting at Rs. 33,000

Vivo has launched its V29 series in India, hot on the heels of the successful Vivo V27 series released earlier in March this year. The line-up includes Vivo V29 and Vivo V29 Pro.

04 Oct 2023

Android 14

Vivo's Android 14-based update to be launched on October 7

Vivo has officially revealed that its Funtouch OS 14 will launch in India on October 7.

29 Sep 2023

Latest Mobile Phones

Vivo T2 Pro 5G's sale starts today: Should you buy

Vivo's latest T-series smartphone, the T2 Pro 5G, which debuted in India last week, is set to hit the shelves today.

29 Sep 2023


Upcoming smartphones: Google Pixel 8, OnePlus Open, Samsung S23 FE

As October approaches, the smartphone market is buzzing with anticipation for new releases from major players like Vivo, Google, OnePlus, and Samsung.

26 Sep 2023

Latest Mobile Phones

Vivo V29 series will launch in India on October 4

Vivo has announced that its V29 series will launch in India on October 4. The line-up will comprise the Vivo V29 and V29 Pro.

22 Sep 2023

Android 13

Vivo T2 Pro goes official in India: Check features, price

Vivo has introduced its latest smartphone, the Vivo T2 Pro, in India. It appears to be a rebranded iQOO Z7 Pro.

11 Sep 2023

Latest Mobile Phones

Vivo T2 Pro's India launch soon: Check specifications, expected price

Vivo is gearing up to launch its latest T-series smartphone, the Vivo T2 Pro, in India. In April this year, the company released its T2 line-up comprising Vivo T2 5G and Vivo T2x.

07 Sep 2023

Android 13

Vivo V29e available for purchase in India: Check price, offers

Vivo's latest V29e smartphone is now up for grabs in India. The device was launched in the last week of August.

28 Aug 2023

Latest Mobile Phones

Vivo V29e debuts in India at Rs. 27,000: Check features

Vivo has launched a new smartphone, dubbed V29e, in India.

Vivo X100 Pro+ leak reveals design details, 200MP telephoto camera

Vivo will introduce the X100 series in the coming months.

13 Jun 2023

Central Government

Appoint Indian CEOs: Centre to Chinese smartphone companies

The central government has asked Chinese manufacturers dealing in smartphones to induct Indian equity partners for their operations in India, The Economic Times reported.

05 Jun 2023


RAZR 40 Ultra v/s Vivo X Flip: Which is better 

The competition in the flip-style foldable smartphone market has increased with the introduction of the Moto RAZR 40 Ultra.

21 May 2023


Best smartphones for college students under Rs. 30,000: Check list

A reliable smartphone can help accomplish many personal and academic tasks, whether you're a fresher or gearing up for another semester.

05 May 2023


Vivo X90 v/s OnePlus 11: Which one should you buy

BBK Electronics-owned brands are strengthening their position in India's quasi-flagship smartphone market.

30 Apr 2023

5G Phone

Looking for entry-level 5G smartphones in India? Check our picks

The fifth-generation mobile network is the new global wireless standard, revolutionizing connectivity.

29 Apr 2023


Vivo X90 Pro v/s Xiaomi 13 Pro: Which is better

The Vivo X90 Pro is the newest entrant in India's flagship smartphone segment. The device takes on the Xiaomi 13 Pro, which was recently launched in our country.

28 Apr 2023


Vivo X90 Pro v/s Samsung S23 Ultra: Which is better

The Vivo X90 Pro has been announced in India. The flagship phone bears a 120Hz AMOLED screen, powerful cameras, MediaTek's top-end SoC, the latest RAM/storage formats, and wired as well as wireless fast-charging.

26 Apr 2023

Latest Mobile Phones

Vivo launches flagship X90, X90 Pro starting at Rs. 60,000

Chinese tech giant Vivo has launched its X90 and X90 Pro handsets in India. To recall, they had debuted in China in February.

24 Apr 2023


These are the best smartphones of 2023 under Rs. 40,000

In the past few months, a number of smartphones have debuted in the Indian market across different price points.

22 Apr 2023


Vivo T2x v/s Samsung Galaxy M14: Which phone is better

The Vivo T2x and Samsung Galaxy M14 are now up for purchase in the Indian market.

22 Apr 2023

Latest Mobile Phones

Is Vivo X Fold2 better than Samsung Galaxy Z Fold4

Vivo has unveiled the X Fold2 as its most-powerful foldable smartphone in China. The device takes on Samsung Galaxy Z Fold4.

21 Apr 2023

Latest Mobile Phones

Vivo X Flip v/s Samsung Flip4: Which smartphone is better?

The market for clamshell-style foldable phones is expanding steadily and more BBK-owned brands are now entering the segment to take on established rivals like Samsung.

14 Apr 2023

Snapdragon 8 Gen 2

Vivo X Fold 2 to debut next week: Check features

Vivo is all set to announce its second-generation foldable smartphone, the Vivo X Fold 2, on April 20.

Vivo T2 5G series to debut soon: What to expect

Vivo is set to introduce its latest fifth-generation smartphones in the Indian market, dubbed Vivo T2 5G and T2x 5G.

Vivo X Flip foldable phone revealed in latest leak

Vivo has been working on a clamshell-style foldable phone for a while now. The schematic that surfaced recently gave us an idea of the device's appearance.

25 Mar 2023


Huawei Mate X3 v/s Vivo X Fold+: Which is better?

Huawei's latest foldable smartphone, Mate X3, is now official.

21 Mar 2023

Virat Kohli

Virat Kohli spotted using an unannounced foldable phone in India

Virat Kohli is using a foldable phone that is yet to debut in India. The former Indian captain has often been seen using an iPhone. A leaked video of his hotel room previously revealed that he also carries extra iPhones.

19 Mar 2023

Latest Mobile Phones

Looking for smartphones with curved displays? Here are some recommendations

A curved screen delivers modern aesthetics to smartphones and a more premium in-hand feel to a user.

19 Mar 2023

Latest Mobile Phones

Why iQOO Neo 7 is better than Vivo V27 Pro

Vivo has recently made the V27 Pro, available in India starting at Rs. 37,999.

06 Mar 2023

Latest Mobile Phones

Vivo V27 Pro now available in India: Should you buy?

Vivo recently introduced its V27 series in India. While the regular V27 model will go on sale starting March 23, the upper-end V27 Pro is now up for grabs here.

03 Feb 2023

Latest Mobile Phones

Vivo X90, X90 Pro launched globally: Check price and specifications

Vivo has introduced the X90 and X90 Pro models globally. The brand has not made any announcement for the X90 Pro+. It seems like the top-end model will remain exclusive to China for now.

24 Dec 2022

iPhone 14 Pro

Top 5 smartphones of 2022: Is yours on the list?

In the smartphone space, the year 2022 was all about bigger and better cameras, smoother displays, powerful chipsets, new software features, and of course, a few futuristic foldable devices.

05 Dec 2022

Latest Mobile Phones

Vivo Y02 introduced in India at Rs. 9,000: Check specifications

Vivo has launched a new entry-level smartphone, dubbed Vivo Y02, in the Indian market.