Vivo X Fold appears in the wild, launch imminent


Vivo is reportedly developing a foldable smartphone that will go up against Samsung Galaxy Z Fold 3, Xiaomi Mi Mix Fold, Oppo Find N and more. While all these have remained as a rumour, a new leak suggests that the company is all set to enter the foldable smartphone market soon with its Vivo X Fold. The leak also gives us our first look at the upcoming device.

Vivo X Fold live photos were posted on Chinese social media platform Weibo. The images showed the foldable smartphone being used in a Chinese metro station with a thick protective case meant to hide the identity of the device before launching it to the public.

From the looks of it, the Vivo X Fold sports a square-shaped inward folding display with no obvious crease in the middle, unlike the Galaxy Z Fold 3. As per earlier reports, the no crease design is due to the company’s intricate hinge mechanism. , which also allows for gapless folding of the display. It is also being said that the folding display uses Samsung’s Ultra Thin Glass (UTG) technology instead of a plastic display like the Motorola Razr.

Earlier leaks suggest that the upcoming device will sport an 8-inch Quad HD+ folding display with 120Hz refresh rate. It will be powered by Qualcomm’s latest Snapdragon 8 Gen 1 chipset paired with Adreno 730 GPU. The device will house a 4,600mAh battery with 80W fast charging support and 50W fast wireless charging support.

(Image: Digital Chat Station)

In the previous report, we got to see the plans of the upcoming smartphone, which showed cover display with a curved edge and a center aligned hole-punch camera. At the back is a circular quad camera module housed inside a rectangular block. It also showed an unknown key, a volume rocker, and a power button. report by digital chat station The device is said to feature a 6.5-inch Full HD+ OLED display and a 120Hz refresh rate on the front.

Vivo X Fold appears in the wild, launch imminent, first appeared on BGR India.

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