Vivo's new smartphones come with Samsung chipsets, 64MP cameras, 5G-connectivity
Expanding its portfolio of smartphones, Chinese tech giant Vivo has launched the X30 Pro and X30 in its home country. Both models are almost identical to each other featuring a punch-hole display, gradient design, 64MP main camera, and a 5G-enabled Samsung-sourced Exynos 980 processor. Meanwhile, the X30 Pro gets an additional periscope zoom lens to justify its "Pro" moniker. Here's our roundup.
Both models offers full-HD+ punch-hole displays
To begin with, both models feature an edge-to-edge screen with a small punch-hole design at the top right corner. On the rear, the Pro model houses a quad-camera setup, while the standard variant offers three cameras. Further, both the X30 and X30 Pro sport a 6.44-inch AMOLED screen with a full-HD+ (1080x2400 pixels) resolution, 20:9 aspect ratio, and an under-display fingerprint reader.
For the shutterbugs and selfie lovers
For photography, both handsets offer a 64MP (f/1.8) main camera, 32MP (f/2.0) telephoto lens with 2x optical zoom, and an 8MP (f/2.2) ultra-wide-angle sensor. On the Pro model, this arrangement is further joined by a dedicated 13MP (f/3.0) periscope lens which offers 5x optical zoom. For selfies, video calling, and face unlock, both the smartphones house a 32MP (f/2.45) front-facing snapper.
Under the hood
The X30 Pro and X30 pack a Samsung-sourced Exynos 980 processor that comes with built-in 5G modem. The smartphones run Android Pie-based FunTouch OS 10 and offer 8GB RAM and upto 256GB storage. Further, these Vivo handsets pack a 4,350mAh battery with 33W fast-charging technology and support all the latest connectivity options including dual-SIMs, dual-band Wi-Fi, Bluetooth 5.0, and a headphone jack.
Finally, how much do they cost?
As for the pricing, the Vivo X30 Pro costs CNY 3,998 (approximately Rs. 40,500) for the 8GB/128GB variant, and CNY 4,298 (approximately Rs. 43,500) for the 8GB/256GB model. The Vivo X30, on the other hand, costs CNY 3,298 (approximately Rs. 33,400) for the 8GB/128GB model, and CNY 3,598 (approximately Rs. 36,400) for the 8GB/256GB variant.