Unexpectedly, Vivo launched a dual screen smartphone to its Vivo Nex series. Vivo Nex Dual Screen is the first from the Chinese phone maker to sport dual AMOLED panels and three rear cameras. The phone specifications is similar with Nubia Red Magic Mars which include a Snapdragon 845 SoC, 10GB of RAM, and 22.5W fast charging.
The premium Vivo Nex Dual Screen phone comes with a dual-SIM, runs Funtouch OS 4.5 on top of Android 9.0 Pie. It sports two display panels – a 6.39-inch full-HD+ (1080×2340 pixels) 19.5:9 AMOLED panel at the front and a 5.49-inch full-HD (1080×1920 pixels) 16:9 AMOLED panel at the back. The handset is powered by an octa-core Qualcomm Snapdragon 845 SoC, coupled with 10GB of RAM and 128GB of onboard storage.
As for the camera, Vivo Nex Dual Screen sports a triple rear camera setup at the back. This setup consists of a 12-megapixel primary sensor with OIS (f/1.79 aperture), a 2-megapixel secondary night vision sensor (f/1.8 aperture), and a third TOF 3D stereo camera sensor.
For front camera, no camera sensors was provided. However, face unlock works only using the cameras placed at the back. There is an in-display fingerprint sensor on the main display to unlock the phone. The Vivo Nex Dual Screen is occupied with a 3,500mAh battery, with support for 22.5W fast charging.
Furthermore, connectivity options on the Vivo Nex Dual Screen include 4G LTE, dual-band Wi-Fi, Bluetooth, GPS, GLONASS, a USB Type-C (v2.0) port, and a 3.5mm headphone jack. Sensors onboard the smartphone include accelerometer, ambient light sensor, electronic compass, gyroscope, and proximity sensor.
- Display: 6.39-inch
- Processor: octa-core
- Resolution: 1080×2340 pixels
- RAM: 10GB
- OS: Android 9.0 Pie
- Storage: 128GB
- Rear Camera: 12-megapixel + 2-megapixel
- Battery Capacity: 3500mAh
Vivo Nex Dual Screen Full Specifications
Release date: December 2018
Form factor: Touchscreen
Dimensions (mm): 157.19 x 75.30 x 8.09
Weight (g): 199.20
Battery capacity (mAh): 3500
Fast charging: Proprietary
Colours: Ice Field Blue, Star Purple
Screen size (inches): 6.39
Resolution: 1080×2340 pixels
Aspect ratio: 19.5:9
Processor make: Qualcomm Snapdragon 845
Internal storage: 128GB
Rear camera: 12-megapixel (f/1.79) + 2-megapixel (f/1.8)
Rear autofocus: Yes
Rear flash: No
Operating system: Android 9.0 Pie
Skin: Funtouch 4.5
USB Type-C: Yes
Number of SIMs: 2
4G/ LTE: Yes
Fingerprint sensor: Yes
Compass/ Magnetometer: Yes
Proximity sensor: Yes
Ambient light sensor: Yes
Vivo Nex Dual Screen Price and Availability
Vivo Nex Dual Screen price is set at CNY 4,998 (roughly N265,000) in the Chinese market for the 10GB RAM + 128GB storage model. The Vivo Nex Dual Screen is up for pre-orders on Vivo’s China website and will start shipping from December 29.