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Vivo Nex

Specifications

Vivo Nex
Vivo Nex (Nex Series)
Graphics adapter
Memory
8192 MB 
Display
6.59 inch 19.3:9, 2316 x 1080 pixel 388 PPI, Capacitive, Super AMOLED, glossy: yes
Storage
128 GB eMMC Flash, 128 GB 
, 128GB or 256GB
Connections
Audio Connections: 3.5mm, Sensors: Accelerometer, Ambient Light Sensor, Proximity Sensor, E-compass, Gyroscope, USB-C
Networking
802.11 a/b/g/n/ac (a/b/g/n/ac), Bluetooth 5.0, GSM, CDMA, HSPA, LTE, Dual SIM, GPS
Size
height x width x depth (in mm): 8 x 162 x 77 ( = 0.31 x 6.38 x 3.03 in)
Battery
4000 mAh Lithium-Ion
Operating System
Android 8.1 Oreo
Camera
Primary Camera: 12 MPix Dual-camera: 12MP (f/1.8, 1/2.5", 1.4µm, dual pixel PDAF, 4-axis OIS) + 5MP (f/2.4)
Secondary Camera: 8 MPix f/2.0, Pop-up
Additional features
Keyboard: Virtual
Weight
199 g ( = 7.02 oz / 0.44 pounds) ( = 0 oz / 0 pounds)
Price
600 Euro

 

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Average Score: 82.89% - good
Average of 18 scores (from 31 reviews)
price: 73%, performance: 80%, features: - %, display: 87% mobility: 92%, workmanship: 87%, ergonomy: - %, emissions: - %

Reviews for the Vivo Nex

80% Vivo Nex review
Source: PC Advisor English
Despite a few small issues with the smartphone, the Vivo Nex is one of the most exciting smartphones to be released in 2018, offering an embedded fingerprint scanner within the display and a pop-up front-facing camera.
Single Review, online available, Long, Date: 08/23/2018
Rating: Total score: 80%
Vivo Nex Review: The Nex Thing
Source: The Techy English
Without a doubt, Vivo Nex has impressed us with its powerful and futuristic technologies embedded into it. However, the device experience ruins once you start using Vivo`s user interface.
Single Review, online available, Very Short, Date: 08/14/2018
80% Vivo Nex review
Source: PC Advisor English
Despite a few small issues with the smartphone, the Vivo Nex is one of the most exciting smartphones to be released in 2018, offering an embedded fingerprint scanner within the display and a pop-up front-facing camera.
Single Review, online available, Long, Date: 08/08/2018
Rating: Total score: 80%
80% Vivo NEX review: A bold showcase for the future
Source: Android Central English
The NEX is one of the most innovative phones of 2018. The software situation isn't ideal, but if you're in the market for a bezel-less phone with top-notch hardware, the NEX is one of the best devices available right now.
Single Review, online available, Long, Date: 08/07/2018
Rating: Total score: 80%
Vivo NEX Review – The Next Level of Flagship
Source: Mobygyaan English
What makes the NEX a standout among the others are its four unique features, the in-display fingerprint scanner, the full-screen notch-less design, elevating camera, and SoundCasting tech.
Single Review, online available, Very Long, Date: 07/31/2018
Vivo Nex : The Beauty And The Beast
Source: Gadget Diary English
The Vivo Nex is a great smartphone and a gateway for us to get the perfect notch-less phone with a huge screen. It does so many things right and solves these problems in a scientifically clever way. The use of a retractable front camera, using vibrations instead of a proper earpiece, giving the users a ton of features with the help of AI, they are all really great things about the phone. The phone is beautifully designed hence a beauty and with Snapdragon 845 and 8GB RAM, it is a beast in performance. Vivo Nex is truly both a beauty and the beast.
Single Review, online available, Short, Date: 07/27/2018
85% Vivo Nex review:
Source: CNet English
The Vivo Nex's clever engineering and fantastic notch-free screen serve as a model for other phones. But good luck finding it outside of Asia, India and Russia.
Single Review, online available, Long, Date: 07/25/2018
Rating: Total score: 85% performance: 80% mobility: 100% workmanship: 90%
80% Vivo Nex Review: A Big, Bold Bezel-Less Beauty With A Poor Selfie Camera
Source: Tech2 English
Obviously, there is still the pop-out camera that might get damaged or stop functioning due to its mechanical nature. If so, what kind of warranty will Vivo provide? How can you make the phone waterproof with a pop-out camera? There are still some questions that need to be answered before making this feature mass-marketable. In due time we are sure to get the answers.
Single Review, online available, Very Long, Date: 07/24/2018
Rating: Total score: 80% performance: 80% display: 80% mobility: 90% workmanship: 80%
80% Vivo Nex review: Innovation, thy name is Vivo Nex
Source: Gadget Show English
Vivo Nex is one bold step by the firm, which is not as popular as Samsung or Apple, in a country which also happens to be one of the top smartphone markets in the world. The brand definitely has a name and is also one of the only firms to bring innovations right at the palm of an Indian. However, users may find it slightly sceptical to spend Rs 44, 990 initially. There are a lot of pros with the Nex. It gives you a notch-less, virtually bezel-less display along with an on-screen fingerprint sensor that’s a part of innovation but can still be improved. Not to forget the cool camera pop up mechanism that may seem like a gimmick but is thankfully more than that. You get the top of the line processor, ample RAM, amazing battery life and a great Super AMOLED screen.
Single Review, online available, Medium, Date: 07/23/2018
Rating: Total score: 80%
Vivo NEX Review
Source: Fone Arena English
So, what do we think of the Vivo NEX? There’s no doubt that the phone will be remembered as a milestone. Between the unique attempt at maximising screen real estate and the under-screen fingerprint reader, the top of the line specifications, this ranks up there amongst the most feature packed and cutting edge devices available today. The lack of IP68 protection, wireless charging and NFC are a definite miss but in exchange you get a gigantic screen, battery life that lasts a solid work day and the sheer coolness factor of that pop up camera.
Single Review, online available, Medium, Date: 07/23/2018
80% Vivo Nex review: A high-end smartphone from the future
Source: The Indian Express English
Vivo should be commended to bring a phone, which could have remained in concept phase for a long time, to users and try to democratise future-looking features like screen-sound casting or a motorised selfie camera.
Single Review, online available, Short, Date: 07/22/2018
Rating: Total score: 80%
98% Vivo Nex review – the Nex(t) revolution is here!
Source: Gogi.in English
Here is the Vivo Nex review, this handset has already been launched in India it is powered by Snapdragon 845 octa core processor the same that is used on the OnePlus 6 and the Asus Zenfone 5z. Nex price in India is Rs. 44,990 with 8GB RAM and 128GB ROM.
Single Review, online available, Short, Date: 07/22/2018
Rating: Total score: 98%
80% Vivo Nex review: Innovative smartphone, but needs some edges to be smoothened
Source: The Indian Express English
Vivo Nex costs close to Rs 45,000 in India. Given the kind of features it packs, the price is not surprising. The performance of the device is certainly smooth, and it ticks all the right boxes. My main issue would be the size of the device. The camera’s over-saturation of colours is another problem that needs fixing.
Single Review, online available, Medium, Date: 07/21/2018
Rating: Total score: 80%
75% Vivo Nex review: Look ma, no bezels
Source: India Today English
In an ideal world, the Vivo Nex, should have no competition. This is because it's in a league of its own. The Nex's in-display fingerprint scanner and pop-out front camera are technologies to marvel in 2018 when no-one else is doing them (at least not yet), and even though it isn't perfect, the Nex sets the stage for the future. That's saying a lot about Vivo, a company that has for long been called a cheap iPhone rip-off maker. It has come out and made something out of the ordinary for other OEMs to learn, adopt and evolve into something even more meaningful. Now, who saw that coming?
Single Review, online available, Long, Date: 07/20/2018
Rating: Total score: 75%
80% Vivo Nex Review
Source: NDTV Gadgets English
The Vivo Nex is a smartphone from the future which is gorgeous, immensely powerful, and loaded with impressive technologies. The OLED screen is superb, the rear camera is competent, and battery life is impressive. However, the software has niggles, the fingerprint scanner is unreliable, calls are hard to hear, and many flagship features such as waterproofing and wireless charging are conspicuous by their absence. In fact, these issues overshadow the phone's powerful processor.
Single Review, online available, Long, Date: 07/19/2018
Rating: Total score: 80% price: 70% performance: 80% display: 90% mobility: 90% workmanship: 80%
Vivo NEX Hands-on [Images] – Notch-less Design, Periscope-style Camera, and In-Display Fingerprint Scanner are Futuristic
Source: Mobygyaan English
The Vivo NEX seems to be the counterpart of the OnePlus 6 and it’s obvious that the OnePlus 6 is now facing the competition, the ZenFone 5Z is another contender that takes on the OnePlus 6. Vivo NEX is clearly ahead in terms of the features like notch-less display, elevating camera, in-display fingerprint scanner, and with its screen SoundCasting technology.
Single Review, online available, Long, Date: 07/19/2018
82% Vivo Nex Review: Reason Enough to go Viva!
Source: Tech PP English
The flagship killer, OnePlus 6, offers a similar processor and RAM at a lower price (Rs 39,999), and the Asus Zenfone 5Z is even lower in price terms. And this is not to forget the big sharks in the sea, like the Samsung S9 and Google Pixel 2 which may be priced higher but have been in the market for a longer period and enjoy greater brand equity in the premium segment, and come into contention the moment budgets go up. It, however, speaks volumes that the Vivo Nex does not seem out of place in such August company, and even holds its own in the design, camera performance, general performance and battery departments. Although some will quibble about the absence of water resistance and of course, face unlock, we do not think these are deal breakers, considering what the Nex delivers. Yes, the pop-up selfie camera will get it attention, but this is a very solid performer overall.
Single Review, online available, Very Long, Date: 07/19/2018
Rating: Total score: 82% price: 75% performance: 85% workmanship: 90%
Vivo Nex review: Frustratingly imperfect, undeniably desirable (Update: Video added)
Source: Android Authority English
The Vivo Nex is the most exciting phone I’ve seen in years. I’ve enjoyed using it, enjoyed the reactions I’ve gotten from those I’ve shown it to, and even enjoyed grappling with its shortcomings. It has made the smartphone experience fun and exciting again, but it’s as fraught with frustration and surprise as my earliest Android memories.
Single Review, online available, Very Long, Date: 07/02/2018
90% vivo NEX S review
Source: GSM Arena English
The vivo NEX S is nothing short of a monumental device. A cornerstone on the smartphone design roadmap. In a sea of "slab" design sameness, we really wanted to fall in love with vivo's design concept, turned mainstream. After spending quite a bit of time with it, we find it distinctly polarizing.
Single Review, online available, Very Long, Date: 06/29/2018
Rating: Total score: 90%
Vivo Nex
Source: Trusted Reviews English
With its futuristic retracting selfie camera, an in-screen fingerprint scanner that actually works, and pretty much every single high-end spec around, the Vivo Nex takes a hammer to the idea 2018 phones are dull.
Single Review, online available, Medium, Date: 06/26/2018
Vivo NEX S review: Pop-up camera success and software sacrilege
Source: Pocket Lint English
The Vivo NEX S is a glimpse into the future of mobile tech. Its pop-up selfie camera is fun, while it's under-screen fingerprint scanner is the best implementation of the technology to date. That said, the scanner isn't as good as a conventional one, while the phone's China-only presence and Funtouch OS make it difficult to work with for a non-Chinese audience.
Single Review, online available, Long, Date: 06/25/2018
Vivo NEX Review: A Full Screen Smartphone Without Notch and With A Retractable Selfie Camera
Source: Igeekphone English
Of course, Vivo NEX is the beginning of “future” of Vivo and it is also a summary of its technology sedimentation. It has an almost impeccable configuration. Regardless of the standard version and the Top version, the cool enough “zero boundary full screen” and “Pop-Up front camera” all solve the current controversial “bangs” problem; coupled with its hardware configuration and system optimization, let players Indulge in a “battlefield” experience on this 6.59-inch screen. In general, with innovative styling, top-level hardware configuration, mature system optimization system and blessing of AI artificial intelligence engine, Vivo NEX distance has become a market-recognized product, and in fact, only time is left.
Single Review, online available, Very Long, Date: 06/25/2018
Vivo Nex is so all-screen, it hides the selfie camera inside the phone
Source: CNet English
If you're in the West and keen to try this phone, you'll have to wait. You may be able to get a Nex from online resellers soon, but be prepared to pay a slight premium. Stay tuned from pricing and hands-on photos and videos as soon as we can get them. Meanwhile, check out the Vivo Apex phone that the Nex is based on.
Single Review, online available, Very Short, Date: 06/23/2018
Vivo Nex hands-on: Welcome to the all-screen future
Source: Android Authority English
The day many of us have been waiting for has finally arrived. A truly bezel-free smartphone is here! Sort of. Many have tried and many have failed, with the much-maligned notch emerging as the compromised offspring of those failed attempts to rid the smartphone of bezels. The Vivo Nex is the closest to a truly bezel-free smartphone we’ve seen come to market. It has very few compromises and no notch.
Single Review, online available, Medium, Date: 06/12/2018

Foreign Reviews

78% Vivo Nex
Source: Android Mag German DE→EN
Single Review, online available, Short, Date: 01/09/2019
Rating: Total score: 78% performance: 76% display: 78% mobility: 82% workmanship: 80%
85% Vivo Nex
Source: Chinahandys.net German DE→EN
Single Review, online available, Long, Date: 07/13/2018
Rating: Total score: 85% performance: 70% display: 100% mobility: 90% workmanship: 100%
88% Test du Vivo Nex : des performances qui impressionnent mais aussi quelques couacs
Source: 01Net French FR→EN
Single Review, online available, Long, Date: 08/24/2018
Rating: Total score: 88% performance: 90% mobility: 100%
81% Test du Vivo Nex : une belle illustration du smartphone du futur
Source: CNet France French FR→EN
Single Review, online available, Short, Date: 07/26/2018
Rating: Total score: 81%
90% Самый зрелищный смартфон с крутыми камерами. Обзор Vivo NEX
Source: Ferra.ru RU→EN
Single Review, online available, Very Long, Date: 08/16/2018
Rating: Total score: 90%
Обзор смартфона Vivo Nex: ни рамок, ни "чёлки"
Source: Hitech Vesti RU→EN
Positive: Powerful processor; large screen; frameless design; nice display; fast fingerprint sensor; nice selfie camera; good speakers; high autonomy; quick charging. Negative: No NFC; no microSD card slot; unsupported waterproof and dust avoiding.
Single Review, online available, Very Long, Date: 08/30/2018
5 điểm nhấn đáng chú ý trên Vivo NEX sau 24 giờ trải nghiệm
Source: The Gioididong VN→EN
Positive: Decent speakers; nice selfie camera; good display. Negative: Inflexible fingerprint sensor; uncomfortable virtual assistant.
Single Review, online available, Short, Date: 06/15/2018

Comment

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.
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.
6.59":

Only a few smartphones have larger screens.
Large display-sizes allow higher resolutions. So, details like letters are bigger. On the other hand, the power consumption is lower with small screen diagonals and the devices are smaller, more lightweight and cheaper.

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

Only few smartphones are more lightweight than this.


82.89%: This rating should be considered to be average. This is because the proportion of notebooks which have a higher rating is approximately equal to the proportion which have a lower rating.
» Further information can be found in our Notebook Purchase Guide.
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Stefan Hinum (Update: 2018-07-18)