Vivo X30 Announced with Samsung Exynos 980 Dual-mode 5G AI SoC; Set to Launch in December


As scheduled, Vivo has announced a new smartphone in China today. And as expected, it is called the Vivo X30. What’s interesting with Vivo X30 is that it the first smartphone in the world to be announced with dual-mode 5G connectivity and Exynos 980 SoC. According to the brand, the Vivo X30 will launch by the end of December. Although exact launch markets are still unknown. That being said, you can expect it to launch in China, and a few 5G-equipped European and Asian countries within the timeline revealed by Vivo. Let us now have a deeper look at its specifications.

Vivo X30: Specifications

So, what exactly made Vivo go with the Exynos 980 SoC, rather than choosing a Qualcomm chipset? Well, the Exynos 980 is the only production-ready chipset in the world to feature dual-mode (SA/NSA) 5G connectivity. So, Vivo had no other option but to go with Exynos 980 if it had to equip the smartphone with dual-mode 5G.

The Exynos 980 also has AI capabilities that can boost connectivity performance. And according to the brand, the device can offer up to 3.55Gbps data speeds. As for the Exynos 980, it falls in the mid-range category. The chipset uses the 8nm FinFet fabrication process, and it has two Cortex-A77 CPU cores, six Cortex-A55 CPU cores, and Mali-G76 MP5 GPU.

Unfortunately, the brand hasn’t announced any other specifications of the smartphone yet. Vivo might reveal the specifications of the X30 during the device launch that is set for December.

That being said, the specifications of the Vivo X30 were leaked earlier. According to which, the smartphone is said to feature a 6.5-inch Super AMOLED display with Full HD+ resolution, 90Hz refresh rate, and an in-display fingerprint scanner. According to reports online, the device will have four rear cameras – 64MP, 13MP, 8MP, and 2MP. The device is said to come in two storage 128GB and 256GB storage options, and 6GB and 8GB RAM options. Leaks also suggest that the handset will have a 4500mAh battery with either 30W or 22.5W fast charging.