Vivo has officially unveiled the Vivo APEX concept phone in China. It not only offers an impressive screen-to-body ratio of 91 percent, but also it is powered by Snapdragon 845 chipset. The handset is also equipped with under-display fingerprint scanner and a pop-up selfie camera.
The Vivo APEX has a 5.99-inch OLED display with COF technology. In order to deliver full screen experience, the Chinese manufacturer has embedded the ambient and proximity sensors under the display. The screen doubles up as earpiece and loudspeaker as both are placed beneath it. Unlike the under-display fingerprint sensor on the Vivo X20 Plus UD that is available only at one spot on the bottom portion of the screen, the half part of the display of the Vivo APEX is integrated with in-screen fingerprint reader. This technology is dubbed by the company as Half-Screen Fingerprint Scanning Technology. It carries support for multi-fingerprint recognition.
The thickness of the left and right bezels is only 1.8mm whereas the bottom bezel is of 4.3mm. The handset sports a slim profile of only 7.8mm. On the top edge is the hidden selfie camera that can be elevated when required. It takes only 0.8 seconds for the front camera to pop-up from the top. The Snapdragon 845 chipset is present under the hood of the Vivo APEX.
With System in Package (SIP) technology, the Vivo APEX offers Hi-Fi audio experience. It is also equipped with three amplifiers and DAC. The camera of the phone supports Super HDR that has a limited dynamic range of up to 14 EV. It is based on the principles of multi-frame compositing and smart optimization, along with ultra-dynamic, multi-frame preferences, character optimizations, natural tones, and advanced AI Algorithm.
Vivo is yet to disclose information on RAM, storage, front and rear camera configurations and battery capacity of the APEX smartphone. Through today’s unveil event, the Chinese manufacturer has confirmed two main things. The first is that the APEX phone will include the highly potent SD845 chipset and the other thing is that it will begin its mass production by middle of this year. As of this writing, there is no confirmation on the pricing of the Vivo APEX.
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