Vivo X Fold launch on April 11; Vivo Pad and Vivo X Note also expected

Vivo X Fold launch on April 11; Vivo Pad and Vivo X Note also expected
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Vivo X Fold will debut on April 11, 2022.

Vivo’s first foldable will have a book-like design akin to the Samsung Galaxy Z Fold 3 5G.

We may also get to see the launch of Vivo Pad, Vivo X Note, and Vivo X80 line of phones on the same day.

Vivo’s first folding phone is called Vivo X Fold and it has been set to go official on April 11 at 7:30 pm China time (5 pm IST) in China. In an online event, the company will unveil its first folding smartphone which it claims will introduce the “foldable screen 2.0 era”. In the teasers shared on Weibo, the Vivo folding phone looks similar to the Samsung Galaxy Z Fold 3 5G or Oppo Find N’s book design. However, we only get an off-angle glimpse of the device which is not enough to draw a good picture of it.

Vivo X Fold: What to expect

Vivo X Fold

In the teaser video, you can see the phone in its folded state initially. By the back, it has got a large rectangular island with a big camera ring. Inside, there appear to be 4 cameras, including a periscope zoom lens. The camera panel has got Zeiss branding and we could expect the camera features similar to the Vivo X70 Pro series.

Vivo X Fold Rear Cameras

Vivo X Fold Rear Cameras

The device seems to have a blue faux-leather finish. Then, the device unfolds to a tablet-like form. That’s all the teaser reveals.

However, going with the rumours, we learn the Vivo X Fold could have an 8-inch main inner display with a 120Hz refresh rate, and an Ultra-Thin Glass (UTG). Under the hood, it could be carrying Qualcomm Snapdragon 8 Gen 1 processor, up to 12+512GB memory support, 4600mAh battery with 80W fast charging, 50W wireless fast charging, and Android 12 software.

With the X Fold, Vivo boasts to bring a “foldable screen 2.0 era” on April 11. Let’s see. 

Vivo Pad

Vivo Pad​

Besides it, we are also expecting a tablet named the Vivo Pad, the Vivo X Note, Vivo X80 series of phones.

The Vivo Pad could come with a 120Hz LCD screen on the front, a unique camera panel at the back, and Snapdragon 870 SoC inside. It may also support stylus input, up to 8+256GB memory configuration, and 44W fast charging.

Meanwhile, the X Note and X80 phones or at least their top-end models are likely to ship with Snapdragon 8 Gen 1 chipset.

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G. S. Vasan

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