Chinese smartphone maker vivo today unveiled its latest flagships – the X60 and X60 Pro. The two 5G-enabled phones share many of their internal specs and offer a few new features. vivo claims the X60 and its Pro sibling are that The world’s first smartphones are equipped with the Samsung Exynos 1080 SoC this is based on the 5nm process. In addition, the vivo x60 is touted as that thinnest 5G capable phone in the worldthanks to a thickness of only 7.36 mm. For comparison: The iPhone 12 Mini is only a hair thicker at 7.4 mm. But hey, bragging rights are one thing, right?
In terms of internals, the vivo X60 and X60 Pro offer a 6.56-inch FHD + (2376 × 1080 pixels) OLED display with 120 Hz refresh rate, HDR10 + certification and hole punch on top. Although the main display specifications are the same, the vivo x60 shows a flat panel display, while the Pro model has a curved profile along the edges. Inside, the Exynos 1080 takes care of things, ticking 8/12 GB of RAM (only 12 GB configuration on the Pro model) and 128/256 GB of fast internal UFS 3.1 storage.
120 Hz OLED display and 33 W fast charge
The main distinguishing feature between the two phones is the ZEISS brand camera hardware. The vivo x60 Pro contains four rear view cameras, while the Vanilla vivo x60 has three catches on the back. Both phones have one Optically stabilized 48MP main camera based on a cardanic system that debuted for the first time with the X50 series.
It is accompanied by a 13MP wide angle camera with a 120 degree field of view on the vivo x60 Duo, which sits next to a 13MP portrait camera. The x60 Pro also has an 8-megapixel pericope-style telephoto camera on the rear with 5x optical zoom and 60x hybrid zoom output. You also get a ton of camera tricks like taking portraits in night mode, a sports portrait mode, and the ability to colorize vintage black and white photos using AI.
Camera setup of the vivo x60 Pro
Surprisingly, the Vanilla vivo x60 has a larger 4,300 mAh battery, while the x60 Pro has a 4,200 mAh Li-ion unit. support for 33W flash charge is a property that both devices have in common. On the software side, the vivo X60 Duo runs the new Origin OS 1.0 skin Android 11. Of course, both devices support 5G, while authentication takes place via a built-in fingerprint sensor.
Vivo priced the x60 starting at 3,499 yen (~ $ 535) while the x60 Pro set buyers back at 4,498 yen (~ $ 690). The two devices can currently be pre-ordered from vmall in China, but details of their international orientation are currently not known.
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