After weeks of anticipation, rumors, leaks and hype, the Vivo X50 and X50 Pro and X50 Pro+ have finally launched. As expected, most of the specs match up perfectly with the leaks, though we’ll still go over everything that’s been unveiled today.
The Vivo X50 is the basic variant of the device, and as such it features the lowest specs of the bunch, though it’s no slouch by any means. There the Snapdragon 765G chipset, paired with 8GB of RAM and either 128GB or 256GB of internal storage.
It features the 6.56-inch AMOLED 1080p+ display of its more expensive Pro brethren, but it’s a normal flat panel instead of a curved one. The battery here is also slightly smaller than the others at 4,200 mAh, but it features the same 33W fast charging as the Vivo X50 Pro.
As for the quad camera setup on the back, we’ve got a Sony IMX598 48MP main camera, along with a Samsung S5K3L6 13MP camera, an OmniVision OV08A10 8MP telephoto lens, and an 8MP Hynix Hi-846 ultra-wide sensor. On the front, we have a 32MP Samsung GD1 camera. It unfortunately misses out on the gimbal stabilization action.
The standard Vivo X50 is, as expected, the lowest priced variant of the trio. The 8GB/128GB model will set you back at 3,498 yuan ($490), while the 8GB/256GB goes for 3,898 yuan ($550). Sales for the device begin on June 6, and it comes in Black, Pink and Blue colour options.
Vivo X50 Pro
The Vivo X50 Pro isn’t your typical ‘pro’ device in that it doesn’t feature a flagship SoC. It comes running a Snapdragon 765G, paired with 8GB of RAM and options of 128GB and 256GB of internal storage. We’ve also got a curved 6.56-inch AMOLED display with a 1080p+ resolution and a 90Hz refresh rate.
The quad camera setup on the back is almost the same as the Vivo X50’s, but it features a gimbal style stabilization system that extends the rotation angle and anti-shake area, and an 8MP periscope zoom camera that provides a 60x hybrid zoom called Hyper Zoom.
We’ve got the same AK4377a DAC inside, which is excellent to see in a high-end 2020 smartphone. The Vivo X50 Pro begins at 4,298 yuan ($600) for the 8GB/128GB model, while the the 8GB/256GB costs 4,698 yuan ($660). This one is going on sale on June 12.
Vivo X50 Pro+
Now, while the Vivo X50 Pro wasn’t much of a flagship, the Vivo X50 Pro+ is definitely one of them. It comes with the flagship Snapdragon 865 SoC, paired with 8GB/12GB of RAM and 128GB/256GB of storage. It also has a 6.56-inch 1080p+ 120Hz HDR10+ OLED display over the 90hz displays of its lesser siblings.
Another place where the Vivo X50 Pro+ one ups its siblings is the camera department. It features the brand new Samsung 50MP ISOCELL GN1 as its main sensor, though the rest of the setup is pretty much the same, and it retains the gimbal based stabilization system.
We’ve even got a faster charging speeds of 44W, though the battery is the same size as the X50 Pro’s at 4,315mAh. Vivo haven’t really given us much more to off of at the unveiling. The Pro+ runs Funtouch OS 10.5 on top of Android 10, and this seems to extend to all devices.
The Vivo X50 Pro+ comes in three appropriately priced variants. The 12GB/256GB variant goes for 5,998 yuan ($840), the 8GB/128GB model will you set you back at 4,998 yuan, and the 8GB/256GB model which costs 5,498 yuan ($770). It’ll only be available in July however.
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