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Vivo Nex India launch Highlights: Here’s how the pop-up selfie camera works

Vivo NEX launch price in India, features, specifications: Vivo Nex has a pop-up selfie camera, which is also the highlight of the phone.

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Vivo NEX launch Highlights: The highlight of Vivo Nex is its motorised pop-up selfie camera.

Vivo NEX launch price in India, features, specifications Live Update: Vivo Nex with bezel-less display and pop-up front camera has been launched in India. The launch event took place in New Delhi from 12:30 PM. Vivo Nex series, which includes Nex S and Nex A smartphones, was introduced in China in May. Vivo Nex S, which is a higher-end variant was unveiled in the country as Vivo Nex. Vivo also live streamed the event on its India website as well as its official Facebook page.

Vivo Nex price in India is Rs 44,990 and the phone will be available starting July 21. Vivo Nex can be bought on Amazon India, Vivo Store online as well as select retail stores. A host of pre-book offers from HDFC, Reliance Jio, etc are also listed on Amazon.

The highlight of Vivo Nex is its motorised pop-up selfie camera and the phone also comes with an in-display fingerprint sensor. Vivo Nex will directly compete with Oppo Find X, which comes with similar specifications and made its official debut in India earlier this month. However, Nex comes with a much lower price tag of around Rs 44,990 as compared to Find X, which sells at Rs 59,990.

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Vivo Nex India launch Highlights: Price, specifications and features

Vivo Nex launch in India: Camera configuration includes pop-up selfie lens

The Vivo Nex is not the only phone in India with a retractable camera module. Oppo's Find X also comes with a camera enhancement, that sports the phone's dual-rear configuration, as well as the selfie lens. Vivo Nex, on the other hand, comes with a pop-up selfie camera, while its dual-rear sensors are integrated into the phone's back. The dual-rear camera configuration of the Vivo Nex includes 12MP primary lens, and a 5MP secondary sensor with four-axis OIS. Also, it also features an 8MP selfie lens.

Vivo Nex price in India, launch offers

Vivo Nex price in India is Rs 44,990. The phone will be available starting July 21 on Amazon, Vivo Store as well as select retail outlets. Amazon has listed a host of pre-book offers as well like extra Rs 5,000 off on exchange, no cost EMI up to 12 months, assured buyback of Rs 22,495 and one-time screen replacement. In addition, HDFC debit and credit card users will get Rs 4,000 instant cashback. Reliance Jio is offering Rs 1,950 cashback and free Premium Security subscription.

Vivo Nex India launch: Ultra FullView display, hidden sensors explained

Vivo claims notch display was never a final solution. It was just a step to create the truly bezel-less display. Vivo is calling it an Ultra Fullview display. The phone has 1.7mm bezels on the side and 91.24 per cent screen-to-body ratio. Vivo has a screen casting technology on the display. The company removed the top bezel and got rid of the earpiece speaker. Vivo Nex is also being made in India, claims company. Vivo Nex also has hidden sensors. The ambient light sensor, proximity sensor are all under the display. 

Vivo Nex India launch: Here is how the motorised selfie camera works

Vivo has a video on to show how strong that front selfie camera is. Remember the selfie camera is a motorised one. And yes it looks delicate. But Vivo is determined to show that the pop-up selfie camera is sturdy.

Vivo Nex launch in India: Key specifications

Vivo Nex is powered by the Snapdragon 845 processor, like most Android flagships these days. It runs Android 8.1 Oreo, which is based on FunTouch 4.0 OS. The phone comes with a 4000mAh battery. It is expected to ship in two storage configurations: 8GB RAM/128GB storage and 8GB RAM/256GB storage.     

Vivo Nex launch in India: Event starts

Vivo Nex India launch event has started. Nipun Marya Vivo director of brand strategy on stage. “Vivo Nex is a cutting-edge smartphone” he claims. Nex will have a major impact on the design of smartphones in the future as well.

Vivo Nex launch in India: Pop-up camera, in-display fingerprint scanner wll be key

While the Vivo Nex will feature a true bezel-less display, like the Oppo Find X, it will also come with an in-display fingerprint sensor. This follows the company's X21, which was the first device launched in India to feature fingerprint detection through the display. While the phone will feature a 6.59-inch full HD+ Super AMOLED display in a 19.3:9 screen aspect ratio, it will feature a high screen-to-body ratio of 91.24 per cent. Also, Vivo Nex tackles the selfie lens issue through a pop-up front camera, whose performance will be keenly measured

Vivo Nex India launch: Expected price

Amazon put out a dedicated live page for Vivo Nex as part of the Prime Day launch. The listing hints Vivo Nex price to be Rs 4_,990. More details will be revealed at the official launch. In a separate Amazon listing, Vivo Nex price was mentioned Rs 48,990. The phone will likely come with several launch offers like no cost EMI, assured buyback as well as offers from HDFC, Reliance Jio, etc

Vivo Nex has been launched in India as an Amazon exclusive. It features a 6.59-inch full HD+ Super AMOLED ultra bezel-less display and comes with a screen aspect ratio of 19.3:9. Vivo Nex has a screen-to-body ratio of 91.24 per cent, in comparison to the 93.8 per cent screen-to-body ratio of Oppo's Find X. Both phones feature full-screen display and come with retractable camera modules.

Read More: Vivo Nex review: Innovative smartphone, but needs some edges to be smoothened

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Vivo Nex offers a dual rear camera setup, comprising of 12MP primary sensor and a 5MP secondary sensor with four-axis OIS. There's an 8MP pop-up selfie camera. The smartphone runs FunTouchOS 4.0, which is based on Android 8.1 Oreo. Vivo Nex S is powered by the Qualcomm Snapdragon 845 SoC coupled with 8GB RAM. The phone comes in 8GB RAM+128GB storage option. Vivo Nex is backed by a 4,000mAh battery.