The world’s first smartphone with the brand new Qualcomm Snapdragon 8 Gen 2 SoC is the Vivo X90 Pro Plus. The Snapdragon 8 Gen 2 will energy many of the flagship Android telephones popping out in 2023, however BBK’s Vivo is thrashing everybody to the punch and releasing earlier than the brand new yr. The telephone is popping out in China on December 6 for six,499 CNY (about $910).
For specs, there is a 6.78-inch, 3200×1440, 120HZ OLED show, 12GB of RAM, 256GB of storage, a 4700 mAh battery with an 80 W quick charger, and a uncommon signing of Qualcomm’s super-sized 3D Sonic Max in-display fingerprint sensor. The cameras are additionally actually large, with Sony’s 1-inch IMX989 sensor main the way in which, together with a 50MP portrait digicam, a 48MP ultrawide, and a 64MP 3.5x telephoto.
As for enjoyable new issues the Snapdragon 8 Gen 2 allows, that storage is UFS 4.0, a brand new, quicker flash storage customary that may hit learn speeds of 4,200MBps and write speeds of two,800MBps (although there isn’t any benchmark on this telephone but). We had been wanting ahead to Wi-Fi 7 help, however this telephone solely helps Wi-Fi 6. It is laborious to inform what is going on on with the Chinese-language spec sheet, however it ought to have AV1 help.
The design is, uh, attention-grabbing. Vivo is kind of going for a point-and-shoot look with a giant, spherical digicam bump, an elongated, corner-mounted flash design, and a pretend leather-based texture on the again. The circle is off-center, which is a bit unusual wanting, and an abolished steel strip runs throughout the again with “Xtreme creativeness” emblazoned throughout it. Apart from the steel strip, you’ll be able to see how this BBK telephone can be a detailed cousin to the rumored OnePlus 11. BBK owns Oppo, Vivo, OnePlus, Realme, and iQOO, they usually all share loads of elements.
As for the OnePlus variant, there are rumors that that telephone may come out earlier than the tip of the yr, however like final yr, it could be unique to China for just a few months.
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