Chinese smartphone giant Vivo has announced new smartphones in the X50-series which consists of the Vivo X50, X50 Pro, and X50 Pro+. These are new premium phones from the company with the X50 Pro Plus being the current flagship device in Vivo’s lineup. Amongst other things, the X50 Pro-series packs in incredible camera hardware while the X50 has been called the slimmest 5G phone currently in the market. The devices have been launched in China but Vivo has revealed that they could make its way to India soon.
Vivo X50-series: Price and availability
There are several storage and RAM configurations on all three phones launched under the X50 brand. The Vivo X50 starts at CNY 3,498 (about Rs 37,000) for the 8GB RAM + 128GB storage variant. The X50 Pro has an 8GB RAM + 128GB storage variant which is priced at CNY 4,298 (about Rs 45,000) and it goes up to CNY 4,698 (about Rs 50,000). The flagship X50 Pro+ starts at CNY 4,998 (about Rs 53,000) for the 8GB RAM + 128GB storage and it goes up to CNY 5,998 (about Rs 63,000) for the 12GB RAM + 256 GB variant. The sale for the Vivo X50, X50 Pro, and X50 Pro Plus begins from June 6, June 12, and somewhere in July respectively.
Vivo X50 Pro Plus: Specifications and features
The Vivo X50 Pro Plus has a 6.56-inch FHD+ Super AMOLED display which curves on both sides, has a 60Hz refresh rate, and a punch-hole cutout for the phone’s selfie shooter. Being a flagship device, the phone is powered by a Snapdragon 865 chipset and is supported with up to 12GB of RAM and 256GB of non-expandable storage.
The X50 Pro Plus is the first phone to make use of Samsung’s brand new massive 50-megapixel ISOCELL GN1 1/1.3″ sensor which is part of the phone’s quad-camera array. It uses a combination of motion deblur algorithm and continuous focus tracking to deliver what the company says is gimbal-like stabilisation.
Apart from that, there is also an 8MP periscope lens capable of 60x Zoom capabilities, an 8MP ultra-wide sensor with macro shooting ability, and a 13MP telephoto lens with 2X optical zoom. The setup is powered by a 4,315mAh battery that also supports fast 44W wired charging.
Vivo X50 Pro: Specifications and features
The Vivo X50 Pro has the same specifications as the X50 Pro Plus with changes present only in the camera department and the chipset. For the latter, the phone has a Snapdragon 765G powering the device with support of RAM and storage up to 8GB + 256GB. On the camera front, the primary sensor in the quad-camera layout is the Sony IMX598 48MP sensor and has the same gimbal-like stabilisation seen on the Plus version. The rest of the sensors remain the same including the selfie shooter which has a resolution o 32MP. In terms of battery, the X50 Pro has 4,315 mAh battery but has a slower 33W fast charging support as compared to the Plus moniker.
Vivo X50: Specifications and features
The Vivo X50 has a thickness of just 7.49mm making it the thinnest phone with 5G currently in the market. The Qualcomm Snapdragon 765G powers the phone and the device has a 6.56-inch AMOLED with an FHD+ resolution. The screen does not curve and has a punch-hole style cutout for the selfie shooter which has a resolution of 32MP. On the back is a triple-camera setup with a 48MP Sony IMX598 sensor along with an 8MP ultra-wide lens and a 13MP telephoto lens with 2X optical zoom capabilities. Powering the whole setup is a 4,200mAh battery with 33W charging support