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Vivo starts teasing the X5 Pro with 2.5D glass screen

Vivo starts teasing the X5 Pro with 2.5D glass screen

17 April, 2015 | comments (11)

Vivo has started teasing its next smartphone, the X5 Pro. At the same time, a leaked image came out supposedly depicting this device. In its teaser shot, Vivo is showing us the X5 Pro's rounded corners, along with 2.5D glass on top of the screen....

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Vivo Xshot successor tipped to come with phase detection AF

Vivo Xshot successor tipped to come with phase detection AF

10 April, 2015 | comments (2)

The Vivo Xshot was just over at our office for the usual review routine, but apparently it's successor is well in the works. Evidence coming from an internal company meeting suggests further steps are being taken towards a more serious...

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Vivo X5Max+ is an updated X5Max with bigger battery

Vivo X5Max+ is an updated X5Max with bigger battery

02 March, 2015 | comments (8)

Vivo X5Max went official last December as the world's slimmest smartphone with amazingly thin 4.75mm profile. In this tiny shell Vivo managed to accommodate a 5.5" 1080p display, Snapdragon 615 chip with an octa-core processor, a 13MP rear snapper,...


New Vivo Y929 smartphone gets certified by TENAA

New Vivo Y929 smartphone gets certified by TENAA

11 February, 2015 | comments (8)

Chinese smartphone maker Vivo is working on a new device. This has been revealed thanks to TENAA, the Chinese equivalent to the FCC. The Vivo Y929 has passed through TENAA's regulatory process, and as usually happens in such cases, a couple of...

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Vivo X5 Max L is slightly thicker at 5.1mm, packs a Mediatek SoC

Vivo X5 Max L is slightly thicker at 5.1mm, packs a Mediatek SoC

26 January, 2015 | comments (3)

Current record holder for slenderness in the smartphone world Vivo X5 Max is likely going to be dethroned this year by the recently announced Ivvi smartphone. Vivo, on the other hand, is set on spreading the thinness hype across its...

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64-bit octa-core Vivo X5S now released

64-bit octa-core Vivo X5S now released

12 January, 2015 | comments (11)

Vivo is launching the X5S smartphone in China today. The successor to the Vivo X5 keeps the same slim 6.3mm aluminum body, but is quicker due to a sparkling new set of internals. The Vivo X5S sports the 64-bit MediaTek MT6752 chipset with...

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The world's thinnest smartphone - Vivo X5 Max - now in India

The world's thinnest smartphone - Vivo X5 Max - now in India

15 December, 2014 | comments (79)

vivo's super thin X5Max recently nabbed the crown of the thinnest smartphone in the world, coming in at a mere 4.75mm. The phone was officially announced last week and the company has now launched it in India. The vivo X5Max is priced at Rs....

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Vivo X5 Max is the new world's slimmest smartphone

Vivo X5 Max is the new world's slimmest smartphone

10 December, 2014 | comments (50)

Just as promised, Vivo officially launched the X5 Max today. This is the thinnest smartphone in the world with a profile of just 4.75mm achieved with the help of one the thinnest screens measuring just 1.36mm thick. The Vivo X5 Max sports a 5.5"...

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Vivo X5F gets certified by TENAA as a thicker X5 Max

Vivo X5F gets certified by TENAA as a thicker X5 Max

09 December, 2014 | comments (6)

Tomorrow Vivo should finally make the much-teased X5 Max smartphone official. But it turns out that's not the only handset that could get unveiled in mere hours. TENAA, the Chinese equivalent of the FCC, has certified a Vivo X5F for sale in the...

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The incredibly thin Vivo X5 Max to be announced on December 10

The incredibly thin Vivo X5 Max to be announced on December 10

03 December, 2014 | comments (18)

Last month we saw the Vivo X5 Max make the rounds through TENAA and now it seems that the official announcement is drawing close. The Chinese device is set to break the record for the world's thinnest smartphone at only 4.75mm and dethrone the...

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Vivo teases 3.75mm thick X5 Max, explains how it got so thin

Vivo teases 3.75mm thick X5 Max, explains how it got so thin

13 November, 2014 | comments (49)

The Oppo R5 currently holds the title of "world's thinnest smartphone" at 4.85mm but that may not last long since the announcement of the Vivo X5 Max is drawing near. Also leaked images show the newcomer has a profile of only 3.75mm. The...

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Vivo's Xplay 3S successor has its specs leaked

Vivo's Xplay 3S successor has its specs leaked

06 November, 2014 | comments (12)

The recently outed X5 Max (with its insane 4.75 mm thickness) apparently isn't the only smartphone that Vivo is currently hard at work developing. A new leak from China details another device coming soon, and this is an even bigger phablet. Given...

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Incredibly thin Vivo X5 Max passes through TENAA

Incredibly thin Vivo X5 Max passes through TENAA

04 November, 2014 | comments (39)

A yet to be announced Vivo X5 Max made its way through TENAA in China. The upcoming smartphone from Vivo is bound to replace the Oppo R5 as the world’s thinnest smartphone when it debuts in the near future. The physical measures of Vivo X5...

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Vivo may be working on a 3.8mm thin smartphone

Vivo may be working on a 3.8mm thin smartphone

27 October, 2014 | comments (78)

The race to create an ever so thinner 'world's thinnest smartphone' is about to get crazier than it's ever been - at least if this leak pans out. Apparently Vivo is working on a smartphone that will be around 3.8mm thin. No, that's not a typo....

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Rumor: Vivo Xplay 5 to be the first Snapdragon 810 phone

Rumor: Vivo Xplay 5 to be the first Snapdragon 810 phone

21 September, 2014 | comments (31)

According to Chinese tech analyst Pan Jiutang the Snapdragon 810 chipset may premiere in either the Oppo Find 9, Xiaomi Mi5 or Vivo Xplay 5 with the latter having the highest chance to come first when taking the launch cycles of the others in...


Vivo Xshot goes official in China with 13MP f/1.8 camera

Vivo Xshot goes official in China with 13MP f/1.8 camera

07 May, 2014 | comments (31)

The Chinese manufacturer Vivo officially took the wraps off the camera-centric Xshot smartphone. The high-end Android handset will be available in China in the near future. There is no word on international availability for the time being....

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Vivo’s next flagship will feature “True Tone” dual-LED flash

Vivo’s next flagship will feature “True Tone” dual-LED flash

08 April, 2014 | comments (19)

Hot on the heels of last week’s teaser, Vivo shed light on yet another bit of its upcoming smartphone flagship. This time around, the manufacturer dropped some information on the camera of the upcoming device in its official Weibo page. The...

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Vivo's next flagship smartphone detailed

Vivo's next flagship smartphone detailed

02 April, 2014 | comments (9)

Vivo has teased its upcoming flagship smartphone on the popular Chinese micro blogging platform Weibo. The successor of the recently launched Xplay 3S will be the first device in the new 'X-Series' of smartphones, which is said to be designed to...

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Vivo Xplay 3S and its QHD screen go official

Vivo Xplay 3S and its QHD screen go official

18 December, 2013 | comments (56)

Update: Never mind the leaks, the real deal is out. It has a bigger than expected 6" screen with the amazing QHD resolution (sometimes called 2K, but either way both refer to 2,560 x 1,440). That gives it a whopping 490ppi pixel density, higher than...

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2K smartphone Vivo Xplay 3S to cost $740

2K smartphone Vivo Xplay 3S to cost $740

09 December, 2013 | comments (24)

Vivo is about to unveil the first smartphone in the world with a 2K display. The first of its kind device from Vivo is dubbed Xplay 3S and it has already been listed by China Mobile. This comes a bit early, three days before the actual official...

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