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Vivo X20

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INTRODUCTION

Vivo X20
Vivo X20

Vivo is expected to launch its upcoming X20 model in the month of November 2017. Although the price of the mobile is not yet known, but by looking at its features, we can comment that it might target to a mid-range budget. The X20 is a successor phone of the Vivo’s X9s.

Vivo X20 is a dual SIM smartphone which is based on Android v7.1 Nougat. The device has octa-core processor along with a display size of 5.9-inches which makes the phone to be considered as a phablet. The phone is expected to come in Black, Gold and White colors.

DESIGN AND DISPLAY

Vivo X20 Design and Display
Vivo X20 Design & Build

After reviewing the leaked images of Vivo X20, we can identify that the phone has a metal body with texture pattern on the rear side panel. The volume controllers and power buttons are located on the left side of the phone. The phone is expected to host dual camera on the rear side along with LED flash. The secondary camera which is on the front side is on one side of the speaker whereas a front-facing flash seems to be on the other side. The edges are surrounded with a metal rim which gives a premium look to the phone.

The X20 is expected to flaunt a 5.9-inches Super AMOLED Full HD display with a screen resolution of 2560*1440 pixels. The screen might be protected with a Corning Gorilla glass for scratches. This time, Vivo may introduce Eye care mode and a bezel-less screen in this upcoming smartphone. Due to its bigger screen size, the X20 can be entered in the phablets’ list instead of mobile phones. It might weigh 158 gms which is expectable from any other phablet.

PERFORMANCE AND CONFIGURATION

Vivo X20 Gaming Performance
Vivo X20 Gaming Performance

The upcoming Vivo X20 is expected to run Android 7.1 Nougat and may be backed by an octa-core processor of Snapdragon 660 as a chipset. The RAM is also expected to be on the higher side, i.e. 4GB. This will enable smooth performance of the device. The phone has dual SIMs of Nano type. Both the SIMs are expected to support 4G internet connectivity. The GPU of the phone is expected to be Adreno 512 which is found in best performing smartphones.

Vivo X20 is divided in two variants based on their internal memory space. The two variants might host 64GB and 128GB as an internal memory space. The initial memory space is already large enough that can help you in storing required number of apps as well as information too. The same can be expanded using one of the SIM slots as there seems to be no exclusive card slot for its expansion.

CAMERA AND MULTIMEDIA

Vivo X20 Dual-Camera
Vivo X20 Dual-Camera

The Vivo X20 is expected to have dual rear cameras accompanied with an LED flash. Vivo has always been known for its selfie shooters and this time too, the manufacturers wouldn't disappoint users. The X20 might host dual-front cameras with soft focus light that will guarantee the best of the selfies. As of now the resolutions of both the cameras are not confirmed but the cameras are expected to offer lots of features like auto focus, gesture shot, voice capture, face beauty, PDAF sensor, low light mode, professional mode, refocus, ultra clear image, depth field mode, HDR and video stabilization.

The primary cameras might be enabled with 4K recording with Primary and secondary camera - The resolution of the primary camera for video recording will be 2160p @ 30fps. Similar type of video recording is expected from the secondary camera too.

Vivo’s upcoming device might support audio files of formats like WAV, AAC+, OGG, APE, FLAC, MIDI, WMA, MP3, AMR, AAC and eAAC+, and, video files of formats like 3GP, MP4, FLV, WMV, xVID, AVI, MKV, H.264, and H.265. There might also be 3.5 mm jack and FM Radio by default present in the phone.

BATTERY AND CONNECTIVITY

The battery is one of the most important features which people are looking for these days and may be for this reason Vivo is working to provide a power-packed performance and hence, not revealed yet. Anyways it is expected to be Li-Po non-removable type with twin-engine flash charge. Though it is not yet confirmed on the wireless charging feature of the phone.

Like other smartphones of medium budget, X20 is also expected to support internet connectivity on 4G networks. It has two SIM slots of nano type that would offer 2G of GSM 850, GSM 900, GSM 1800 and GSM 1900 bands; 3G of HSDPA 850, HSDPA 900, HSDPA 1900 and HSDPA 2100 bands and, 4G of LTE 2100, LTE 1800, LTE 2600, LTE 850, LTE 1700, LTE 900, LTE 1900, LTE 2300 and LTE 2500 bands.

The phone might provide Internet and data connectivity via EDGE, GPRS, LTE, Wi-Fi 802.11 a/b/g/nac, Dual Band, WiFi Direct, Hot Spot, Type-C USB, Infrared port, NFC, Bluetooth 4.2, USB OTG Support, A-GPS and GLONASS.

Apart from these, the device would have default sensors like Proximity Sensor, Accelerometer, Compass, Ambient Light, Gyro, Fingerprint and Hall Effect.

PROS AND CONS

Vivo X20 is expected to be mid-range smartphone with not so exciting features though. But if you are a selfie lover and big screen is your choice, then this phone is must to opt for.

WHAT WE LIKED
  • 5.9-inches Super AMOLED Full HD display
  • Dual front cameras with soft light flash
  • Huge default memory
  • Quick charging feature
WHAT CAN BE IMPROVED
  • Cameras’ resolutions are not revealed, we may expect higher-end features.
  • Larger battery is expected.

ONLINE STORES

  • img-ques What networks is the phone capable of connecting to?
  • img-ans It can connect to 4G LTE conforming to VoLTE networks. It has support of 3G HSPA/UMTS and 2G EDGE/GPRS cellular networks. Apart from that the phone can connect to wireless networks compliant to IEEE 802.11 a/b/g/n/ ac networks.
  • img-ques Is the phone Dual-SIM supportive?
  • img-ans Yes, it comes with dual Nano-SIM card slot. The slot is a 3-choose-2 hybrid SIM slot.
  • img-ques What are the miscellaneous connectivity options?
  • img-ans The connectivity options available are Wi-Fi 802.11 a/b/g/n/ ac (2.4/5GHz), Wi-Fi hotspot, Bluetooth v5.0, USB 2.0, OTG, GPS and VoLTE support too.
  • img-ques Does it have facial-recognition technology?
  • img-ans Yes, the device comes with face wake face-recognition technology to unlock the phone with support of 128 facial feature in just 0.1 sec.
  • img-ques Does it support fast-charging?
  • img-ans No, it doesn’t have a support of fast-charging.
  • img-ques Does it have a fingerprint sensor?
  • img-ans Yes, the device has a fingerprint sensor for fast-unlocking that is present on the rear side of the phone.
  • img-ques What OS is present in the phone? Will it receive OTA updates?
  • img-ans The Vivo X20 runs on Android 7.1 Nougat pre-installed with company’s own FunTouch OS 3.0(user-interface) mounted on the top.
  • img-ques Does it support NFC connectivity?
  • img-ans No. It doesn’t come with NFC enabled.
  • img-ques What are the camera specifications?
  • img-ans Vivo X20 launches with a dual-primary camera setup with a main lens of 12MP with f/1.8 aperture and a secondary lens of 5MP lens, whereas the front camera features 12MP camera with f/2.0 aperture for selfies.
  • img-ques What processor and chipset does it powered by?
  • img-ans The SOC is powered by powerful Qualcomm Snapdragon 660 chipset for gaming and other tasks and, is equipped with octa-core processor at a max. CPU speed of 1.8GHz.
  • img-ques What is the device’s battery capacity?
  • img-ans The device comes with 3245 mAh battery which is a Li-ion non-removable type.
  • img-ques What are the dimensions?
  • img-ans In terms of dimensions, it measures 155.85 x 75.15 x 7.2 mm(height * width * thickness).
  • img-ques What is the launch date of Vivo X20?
  • img-ans The device was launched on September, 21 in China.
  • img-ques What is the price of Vivo X20 in UAE?
  • img-ans The device was launched at a price tag of CNY 2,998 in China i.e it costs you around 1700 AED in Dubai.
  • img-ques How much the device weigh?
  • img-ans The device weighs about 159 grams.
  • img-ques How much memory does the device have?
  • img-ans The device is launched with 4GB RAM and 64GB in-built storage that can be expanded up to 256GB via microSD card.
  • img-ques What is the type and size of the display?
  • img-ans The display features a 6.01-inches with FHD+ display that has a resolution of 2160 by 1080 pixels. The device features a Full View Super AMOLED display with an 18:9 aspect ratio.
  • img-ques Are there any other variants of this device?
  • img-ans It comes in a single memory option i.e 64GB internal storage and 4GB RAM.
  • img-ques What are the colour options for the device?
  • img-ans The colour options for X20 is launched with Gold, Rose Gold and Black colour.