Vivo has recently launched two new foldable phones in the Chinese market – Vivo X Flip and Vivo X Fold 2. Both these foldables feature Zeiss branded cameras and come with tried and tested fold and flip form factors. In this blog, we will take a closer look at both these foldables and their features.
Vivo X Flip
The Vivo X Flip is Vivo’s first clamshell foldable phone. It features an inner and outer cover display, which opens up to the size of a normal phone. The phone comes with a 6.74-inch AMOLED display with a resolution of Full HD+ and a refresh rate of 120Hz. It also supports HDR10+ certification. The cover display is a 3-inch AMOLED display with a resolution of 422 x 682 pixels.
The phone is equipped with a dual camera on the back, comprising of a primary camera of 50MP and a 12MP ultra-wide camera. There is also a selfie shooter on the inner display with a resolution of 32MP. Vivo X Flip comes with Zeiss branding for its cameras.
The phone is powered by Snapdragon 8+ Gen 1, which is one of the fastest chipsets on the Android side. The phone is backed up by a 4400mAh battery and supports 44W fast charging. However, it doesn’t come with wireless charging support.
Vivo X Fold 2
Vivo X Fold 2 is a sequel to the previous year’s Vivo X Fold. The design of the phone has slightly changed, but it uses the same sized displays inside and out. The phone features a leather finish on the back, and the camera array on the back looks like it’s taken from Vivo X90 Pro+, the company’s other flagship.
Display and Camera
Vivo X Fold 2 comes with a foldable 8.03-inch AMOLED display with a resolution of 2K and a refresh rate of 120Hz. It is made of E6 material, an upgrade over E5 from its predecessor. The phone has a triple camera setup on the back, comprising of a 50MP primary camera, a 12MP 2X telephoto and a 12MP ultra-wide camera with a 108˚ field of view. The phone also has two selfie cameras, one on the outer screen and one on the inner screen; both have a resolution of 16MP.
Performance and Battery
The phone is powered by the latest Snapdragon 8 Gen 2 SoC. It has a 4800mAh battery with support for 120W wired fast charging and 50W wireless fast charging. It also supports 10W reverse wireless charging.
Pricing and Availability
Vivo X Flip starts at 5,999 yuan for the 12/256GB variant, which translates to EUR 792, 704 British Pounds, and $952. Vivo X Fold 2, on the other hand, goes in China for 8,999 yuan for the 12/256GB variant, which translates to 1,188 Euros, 1,062 British Pounds, and $1,428. As of now, the company has not announced any plans for launching these phones in the European markets.