Vivo X80 series is here in India. There are two phones namely the Vivo X80 and the Vivo X80 Pro. As has been the case with its predecessors, the new Vivo X series also boasts “cinematic” camera capabilities. The handsets have got a 50MP triple rear camera setup with Zeiss optics, an anti-reflective coating on the glass surfaces, and a proprietary V1 Plus image processor. But, it’s not just cameras, the smartphones are wielding MediaTek and Qualcomm top-trim chipsets, 5G future-readiness, 80W high-speed charging, 120Hz high refresh rate screens, and Android 12 software.
Let’s have a quick comparison of the on-paper specifications of the two Vivo smartphones.
The vivo X80 and X80 Pro come in a Cosmic Black colour while the Vivo X80 comes in Urban Blue colour too.
Vivo has outfitted the X80 with a 6.78-inch E5 AMOLED display with FHD+ resolution and 120Hz refresh rate. On the Pro model, you get a QHD+ LTPO2 panel which means you get an adaptive refresh rate from 1Hz to 120Hz. This implementation would be more power-efficient.
You get an optical fingerprint scanner embedded in the Vivo X80 screen. Meanwhile, the X80 Pro has got an ultrasonic fingerprint solution, which is considered more secure. Unlock and you will be welcomed by Funtouch OS based on Android 12 on both devices.
The front camera is a 32MP sensor on both. The standard X80 variant has a 50MP (Sony sensor)+ 12MP(ultrawide)+ 12MP(2x, 20x superzoom) triplet. The Pro has a 50MP Samsung sensor accompanied by a 12MP (2x, gimbal) secondary sensor and an 8MP (5x, 60x super zoom, OIS) periscope zoom lens.
The processing load of the regular Vivo X80 is lifted by a MediaTek Dimensity 9000 chip coupled with LPDDR5 RAM and UFS 3.1 storage setup. A 4500mAh battery keeps the lights on and an 80W charger ensures it stays charged.
The Pro variant gets Snapdragon 8 Gen 1 instead along with upto 12GB LPDDR5 RAM and upto 256GB UFS 3.1 storage.
Vivo X80 Pro is IP68-rated for dust and water resistance.
|Vivo X80||Vivo X80 Pro|
|Display||6.78-inch, E5 AMOLED, FHD+, 120Hz, MEMC||6.78-inch, E5 AMOLED LTPO2, QHD+, 1-120Hz, MEMC|
|Front Camera||32MP within a central punch-hole cutout||32MP within a central punch-hole cutout|
|Rear Cameras||50MP (Sony IMX866, OIS)+ 12MP ultrawide+ 12MP (2x, 20x superzoom), Zeiss optics, Zeiss T* coating, V1+ ISP||50MP (Samsung GNV, OIS)+ 48MP ultrawide+ 12MP (2x, gimbal)+ 8MP (periscope, 5x, 60x super zoom, OIS), Zeiss optics, Zeiss T* coating, V1+ ISP|
|Software||Android 12 with OriginOS Ocen (Funtouch OS 12 for global markets)||Android 12 with OriginOS Ocean (Funtouch OS 12 for global markets)|
|Processor||MediaTek Dimensity 9000||Qualcomm Snapdragon 8 Gen 1|
|Memory||LPDDR5 + UFS 3.1||LPDDR5 + UFS 3.1|
|Battery||4500mAh + 80W wired charging||4700mAh + 80W wired charging, 50W wireless charging and 10W reverse wireless charging|
|Misc.||USB-C 3.2 Gen 1, stereo speakers, 5G, WiFi 6, Bluetooth 5.3, dual-band GPS, under-display fingerprint scanner||IP68 dust and water resistance, USB-C 3.2 Gen 1, HiFi amp for Type-C headphones, stereo speakers, 5G, WiFi 6, Bluetooth 5.2 (5.3 in Dimensity model), dual-band GPS, under-display ultrasonic fingerprint scanner|
So, the Pro features of the Vivo X80 Pro are its underlying Snapdragon processor, a more versatile set of sensors in the rear camera arrangement, an ultrasonic in-display fingerprint scanner, an LTPO2 QHD+ AMOLED screen for variable refresh rate, IP68 ingress protection, HiFi amp for USB-C earphones, and a slightly bigger 4700mAh battery with 50W wireless charging support besides 80W wired charging.
You can grab the Vivo X80 starting at ₹54,999 for the 8+128GB storage and ₹59,999 for the 12+256GB model. Meanwhile, the Vivo X80 Pro is available at ₹79,999 for the 12+256GB SKU. Both phones are retailing through Flipkart, Vijay Sales, Vivo e-store, and other outlets.
|Release Date:||18 May 2022|
|Variant:||256 GB/12 GB RAM|