Vivo X Fold 2 Specifications Tipped; Likely to be First Foldable Phone with Snapdragon 8 Gen 2 SoC

The Vivo X Fold 2 is said to get some upgraded hardware under the hood.

  1. The Vivo X Fold 2 might launch in the second quarter of 2023.
  2. The foldable phone is said to get an upgraded fast charging unit.
  3. It is also said to pack a 4800mAh battery.


Vivo, last year, launched the X Fold as its first foldable phone in China. The company launched its first foldable phone with premium hardware, such as a Snapdragon 8 Gen 1 SoC, a beefy 4600mAh battery and an 8.03-inch foldable AMOLED display. It later refreshed the phone with the Vivo X Fold+ that packed the better Snapdragon 8+ Gen 1 SoC, a bigger 4780mAh battery and other upgraded hardware. Now, Vivo is tipped to launch the Vivo X Fold 2 in the coming months. The original X Fold was launched in April 2022. We can expect Vivo to launch the X Fold 2 around the same time this year.

Ahead of the launch, some details about the upcoming foldable phone from Vivo have leaked online. The latest leak reveals the battery specs of the foldable phone. Let’s take a look at the Vivo X Fold 2 specifications, features and other details known so far.

Vivo X Fold 2 Tipped to Pack a Big Battery

The Vivo X Fold 2 is said to get some upgraded hardware under the hood. The foldable phone will pack a beefy battery than the outgoing model. The X Fold was launched with a 4600mAh battery, whereas the X Fold+ came with a 4780mAh battery. Now, tipster Digital Chat Station has revealed that the X Fold 2 will pack two 2340mAh battery cells, which will combine offer a 4800mAh battery. The battery bump is incremental compared to the X Fold+. However, the upcoming Vivo foldable phone is said to get a major upgrade in the charging department.

The tipster noted that the X Fold 2 will have support for 120W wired fast charging out of the box. The X Fold+, in comparison, has support for 80W fast charging. We can expect the upcoming model to support wireless charging as well.

Vivo is also said to launch the foldable phone with a Qualcomm Snapdragon 8 Gen 2 SoC. It is said to be the first foldable smartphone with the current Qualcomm flagship SoC. Other details about the phone were tipped in the past as well.

The X Fold 2 is said to sport a 2K AMOLED foldable display. The foldable phone is also said to feature an in-display fingerprint scanner on the cover display. It will feature a Sony IMX866 primary camera sensor with support for optical image stabilisation (OIS). Vivo launched the X Fold with a quad-camera setup. We can expect the X Fold 2 to offer the same number of cameras on the back.

The foldable phone is also said to be a lot lighter than its predecessor model, the X Fold+, which weighs about 311 grams. It is quite significant compared to Find N2, which weighs about 235 grams and the Galaxy Z Fold 4, which weighs about 263 grams. More details about the Vivo X-series foldable phone should be available soon.

The company is yet to confirm the official launch timeline of its upcoming foldable phone. Considering so many details have surfaced online, the device is expected to launch in the coming weeks in China. What are your thoughts on the X Fold 2? Let us know in the comments below.