Vivo launches the X Fold, a folding cell phone with 120Hz screens

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The Chinese manufacturer Vivo presented this Monday (11) its first folding smartphone. christened of Vivo X Foldthe device was already at least three years in development and got a teaser last month, when the reveal event was announced.

This is the manufacturer’s first venture in the folding sector and the person responsible for the ultra-thin glass is Schott, the same supplier of Samsung. Folded, the model displays a 6.53″ external AMOLED screen, while the internal display (LTPO2) is 8.03″ (2200 x 1800p) when open. Both have a refresh rate from 1Hz to 120Hz and standard HDR10+.

The hinge is a proprietary technology that allows the device to be tilted 60º or 120º, in addition to supporting up to 300 thousand opening and closing movements. In terms of technical specifications, the device features the Snapdragon 8 Gen 1 processor and 12 GB of RAM, in addition to a 4,600 mAh battery with fast charging of 66W via cable (or up to 50W wirelessly). The cell phone can also charge other gadgets via induction with 10W of power.

Vivo X Fold.Source: Alive

Unlike other manufacturers, Vivo has also engaged in the field of photography on its foldable. The lenses are from Zeiss and include a main sensor (50 MP), a zoom camera (12 MP), an ultra-wide (48 MP) and a periscope (for up to 60x digital zoom). There are two selfie cameras, one for each stage of the device.

Availability

In grey, blue and black, the Vivo X Fold will initially only be sold in China, with prices starting from 8,999 yuan – the equivalent of US$ 1,400 or R$ 6,600 in direct currency conversion. . There is no prediction that it will reach other markets officially.

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