Vivo X7 and Vivo X7 Plus Unveiled Luring Selfie, Video Chat Users
Chinese technology major Vivo launched yesterday its two flagship smartphones named as Vivo X7 and X7 Plus with a lot of identical features and almost same hardware in the capital, Beijing. The sibling just differs in three key aspects – battery, primary camera and size.
The Vivo X7 sports a 5.2-inch screen where as the X7 Plus comes with a size of 5.7-inch. However, both are equipped with full-HD super AMOLED 2.5D displays. The younger device is fueled by a 3,000 mAh battery and the bigger one comes with a 4,000 mAh battery. The X7 is mounted with a 13-megapixel rear camera and the Plus version offers 16-megapixel with f/2.2 aperture.
Both the devices feature unibody metal design with curved corners crafted out of one piece aluminium-magnesium alloy. In terms of design language the two seems to be inspired by Apple’s iPhone 6S series including the antenna lines on the rear side.
The smartphones are powered by octa-core Snapdragon 652 (MSM8976) processor clocked at 1.8GHz, 4GB RAM and Adreno 510 graphics processor. Both are said to be selfie and video chats-centric smartphones mounted with 16-megapixel front cameras and LED flash, similar to Oppo F1 series which were dubbed as the best camera-centric smartphones in the market.
Both the devices run on FunTouch OS 2.5.1 based on Android 5.1 Lollipop and in terms of connectivity includes Bluetooth 4.1, GPS/ A-GPS, Wi-Fi 802.11a/b/g/n/ac, GPRS/ EDGE, 3G, 4G, and Micro-USB.
Both the phones to come with feature similar to Apple’s Night Shift that helps in filtering out blue color from the screen to reduce eye fatigue. For snapping a nice selfie Vivo has added Moonlight feature that adds up soft light automatically when the camera senses lack of enough natural light around. More to all these, double touch on the home screen will wake up the device. The feature is dubbed as ID Wake.
The Vivo X7 is a dual-SIM phone with screen resolution of 1080 x 1920 pixels and to sport 64GB of onboard storage. Its rear camera sports PDAF (phase detection auto focus) feature too. The phone measures 147.3 x 71.8 x 7.2 mm and weighs 151 grams. It is priced tagged at CNY 2,498 (approximately $376 USD) in China.
Not much is revealed about the Vivo X7 Plus including the price tag, but it is learned to be offering screen resolution of 1080 x 1920 pixels and to come with 128 GB inbuilt storage. It measures 58.8×77.9×7.4 mm and weighs 183 grams.
The launching of both the phones comes just few months after the unveiling of Vivo X6S and Vivo X6S Plus.
The Vivo X7 is to hit the Chinese stores on July 7 and X7 Plus version on July 15. The company is learned to be announcing price of X7 Plus during the local release. Earlier rumors tagged it at $438 USD. Both the devices to come in Gold and Rose Gold color options.
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