Last week, Vivo had confirmed that it will be holding an unveil event on June 12 to announce the Vivo NEX smartphone. The Vivo NEX is expected to borrow some features like half screen fingerprint scanner and pop-up selfie camera from the Vivo APEX concept phone that was showcased few months ago. Today, the Chinese manufacturer has released a new teaser on its official Weibo account to confirm that the device will indeed arrive with a pop-up selfie camera. Here is the official poster from Vivo.
At it can be seen above, the front camera of the Vivo NEX is not visible on the upper bezel of the display like conventional smartphones. Instead, it is hidden in the top bezel and it comes up automatically when a user selects the front-facing camera option inside the camera. When not required, the pop-up camera can hide inside the top bezel. When the feature was demonstrated on the Vivo APEX phone, the company had claimed that it can pop-up in just 0.8 seconds.
Through the Weibo post that accompanies the above poster, the company has claimed that it will be revealing how the front camera of the phone will offer a redefined photography experience.
The Vivo NEX is expected to arrive in multiple variants. Recently, the smartphone was spotted in variants like Vivo NEX, Vivo NEX S and Vivo NEX A on the website of China’s 3C body. it is speculated that the NEX A edition could be a China-exclusive variant while the other model may release in markets outside of China.
Previous leaks have revealed that the base model of Vivo NEX has Snapdragon 710 chipset, 6 GB of RAM and 128 GB of storage. This model is rumored to lack a pop-up camera. It is speculated that its front-facing camera would be fitted on the right corner of the bottom bezel. This model may could be priced under $800.
None of the Vivo NEX phones will feature notched display like other Vivo phones such as X21 or V9. The full screen display of the NEX smartphone is likely to deliver nearly 91 percent of screen-to-body ratio.
The topnotch model of the Vivo NEX is expected to include specs like Snapdragon 845 chipset and 8 GB of RAM and a native storage of 256 GB. This model is likely to feature the pop-up frontal camera. This model is likely to be priced around $1,000.