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Vivo Nex Ultimate


Vivo Nex Ultimate
Vivo Nex Ultimate (Nex Series)
Qualcomm Snapdragon 845 8 x 2.8 GHz, Cortex-A75 / A55 (Kryo 385)
Graphics adapter
8 GB 
6.59 inch 2.14:1, 2316 x 1080 pixel 388 PPI, capacitive touchscreen, Super AMOLED, glossy: yes
256 GB UFS 2.1 Flash, 256 GB 
, 235 GB free
1 USB 2.0, Audio Connections: 3,5mm-Audioport, 1 Fingerprint Reader, Brightness Sensor, Sensors: super sonic, compass, acceleration, gyroscope
802.11 a/b/g/n/ac (a/b/g/n = Wi-Fi 4/ac = Wi-Fi 5/), Bluetooth 5.0, GSM 900/1800/1900 MHz;3G 850/900/1900/2100MHz; LTE (B1/B2/B3/B4/B5/B7/B8/B12/B17/B18/B19/B20/B25/B26/B28A/B28B), Dual SIM, LTE, GPS
height x width x depth (in mm): 7.98 x 162 x 77 ( = 0.31 x 6.38 x 3.03 in)
15.2 Wh, 4000 mAh Lithium-Polymer, Quick Charge 4
Operating System
Android 8.1 Oreo
Primary Camera: 12 MPix F/1.8, OIS, Dual-LED flash 5 MP F/2.4
Secondary Camera: 8 MPix F/2.0, extendable
Additional features
Keyboard: virtual keyboard, quick charger, charging cable, headset, SIM tool, Funtouch OS, designs, , fingerprint reader behind the display, USB OTG, piezo-electric earphone, LTE Cat. 16 (1 GBit/s download, 150 MBit/s upload), fanless
199 g ( = 7.02 oz / 0.44 pounds) ( = 0 oz / 0 pounds)
699 Euro



Average Score: 85.4% - good
Average of 2 scores (from 2 reviews)
price: - %, performance: 62%, features: 41%, display: 81% mobility: 94%, workmanship: 79%, ergonomy: 81%, emissions: 93%

Reviews for the Vivo Nex Ultimate

86.8% Vivo Nex Ultimate Smartphone Review | Notebookcheck
The display of the Vivo Nex Ultimate covers 91% of the front. Thanks to all sorts of innovative ideas, this works even without a notch. This review will tell you, if the Chinese high-end smartphone is suitable for everyday life, or if it is just a showpiece.
84% Vivo NEX Ultimate Smartphone mit ausfahrbarer Selfie-Cam
Source: MobiFlip German DE→EN version
Single Review, online available, Long, Date: 09/15/2018
Rating: Total score: 84%
Análise Vivo Nex A Ultimate , está vivo e para as curvas
Source: Android Geek Portuegese PT→EN version
Positive: High autonomy; beautiful design; nice performance.
Single Review, online available, Medium, Date: 01/10/2019


Qualcomm Adreno 630: Integrated graphics card in the Qualcomm Snapdragon 845 SoC. According to Qualcomm 30% faster than the old Adreno 540 in the Snapdragon 835 with 30% less power consumption.

Non demanding games should be playable with these graphics cards.

» Further information can be found in our Comparison of Mobile Graphics Cards and the corresponding Benchmark List.

SD 845: High-end SoC for smartphones that was introduced in early 2018 and manufactured in 10 nm LPP FinFET at TSMC. Integrates 4x Kryo 385 cores (Cortex-A75) at up to 2.8 GHz (max) for performance and 4x Kryo 385 at 1.8 GHz (max) for efficiency. Furthermore offers an X20 LTE modem, ac-WiFi and a dual-channel 32-Bit 1866 MHz LPDDR4x memory controller.» Further information can be found in our Comparison of Mobile Processsors.


It is a small display format for smartphones. You shouldn't be severely defective in vision, and you won't see much detail on the screen and only have a small resolution available. For that, the device should be small and handy, easy to transport.

» To find out how fine a display is, see our DPI List.

85.4%: This is an above-average rating. Nevertheless, it should not be forgotten that about one fifth of all tested models receive a better rating.

» Further information can be found in our Notebook Purchase Guide.


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Stefan Hinum (Update: 2018-09-26)