Introducing Vivo NEX 3 – Full-screen evolution with Waterfall FullView curved display
News unit EMGblog.com: after several months of leaking news about The new phone Vivo and the teasers of this phone Virtual space, Vivo company finally on Monday, September 16, 2019 (25 September 2018) from Vivo NEX 3 5G unveiled. This smartphone is produced in two versions, 4G and 5G, and it can be said that it is one of the few non-gaming flagship phones that is equipped with fifth generation communication. The full-screen display, powerful camera and beautiful appearance of this phone, along with a strong battery and the latest Qualcomm processor, all speak of a real flagship. Like the first NEX series, here we see a pop-up selfie camera. In the following, we will learn more about the specifications of this phone.
Dimensions of 9.4 x 76.14 x 167.44 mm and a weight of 217.3 grams (which is stated as 218.5 grams in the fifth generation version), Vivo NEX 3 ranks among the largest and heaviest smartphones in the world today. The combination of a metal frame with glass on the front and back of the device is nothing new for a flagship at this level, but at first glance, you will notice another thing: the screen of the device is curved along the left and right edges at an angle of about 90 degrees and in addition In addition to the beauty of the appearance, it also increases the degree of full-screen display.
It was early 2019 that Vivo specifications and features A concept smartphone named Vivo APEX 2019 released at a press conference. No buttons were considered for this smartphone, and Vivo’s solution in this regard was to use Touch Sense technology and press on the edges of the phone. The same approach has been implemented in Vivo NEX 3. The curvature of the screen is so high that it leaves no room for physical buttons on the edge of the device. Therefore, the power and volume buttons are activated by 7 pressure sensors on the metal edge of Vivo NEX 3. The Touch Sense mechanism is such that it can simulate real contact with the buttons and provide vibration feedback with various applications. With a feature called X-Axis Haptic, vibration feedback will be of better quality. Of course, on the upper edge of the device, a small physical power button can be seen next to the headphone jack. According to some experts, this physical button shows that Vivo is still not 100% confident in its invisible buttons.
One of the most important and attractive parts of Vivo NEX 3 is its display. This 6.89-inch display consists of Super AMOLED Samsung panels. And its resolution is 1080×2256 pixels. 60 Hz refresh rate, 800 nits brightness, compatibility with HDR10 and 100% coverage for P3 and sRGB color zones are among the most important features of this display. As mentioned, the sides of the screen are curved at an angle of almost 90 degrees on the right and left edges, and this (along with the absence of a notch) gives a truly full-screen display that, according to the manufacturer’s claim, has a screen-to-body ratio. It is 99.6 percent. The word Waterfall – meaning waterfall – in the brand name of the display (Waterfall FullView Display) is also derived from this feature.
It is interesting to know, this bending of the screen at the edges, in addition to beauty in design, has other uses. For example, a mode called Side Ambient Light (edge ambient light) is predicted in this phone, when the device is placed upside down on a surface, the curved edges of the screen, by displaying various light patterns, are synchronized with notifications and music. Of course, if you don’t like this feature, you can disable it.
The blue light filter in the display of this phone has been approved by TÜV company and according to Vivo claims, it prevents eye fatigue at night. Another important point is that unlike the majority of flagships that use Gorilla Glass (made by Corning) to protect their screens, Vivo has decided to reinforce the screen of this new smartphone with a glass called Xensation Up, made by the German company Schott.
Under the display layer, a fingerprint sensor is embedded, according to the manufacturer, its area has increased by 25% and apparently its performance has also become faster. But if you were expecting to see the full-screen fingerprint scanning – which was promised in the Vivo APEX 2019 – here, we must say that the time has not yet come. As mentioned, there is no notch or hole in the display.
Like the early models of the NEX series, here is a pop-up selfie camera, which, of course, has faced many changes: firstly, the resolution of the camera in Vivo NEX 3 has been increased to 16 megapixels and a The LED flash is also installed next to the selfie camera sensor. Secondly, for more beauty, the pop-up camera panel has been moved to the middle of the upper edge. Also, according to the manufacturer’s claim, the time for the selfie sensor to come out of the body has been reduced from 1 second to 0.65 seconds.
Undoubtedly, one of the strengths of Vivo NEX 3 in its camera suite. The camera set of this phone is of triple type and is placed in a circular panel which Vivo calls Lunar Ring. The main member of this collection is a 64-megapixel camera (with f/1.8 aperture). ISOCELL Bright GW1 (Samsung product) which was also used in Redmi Note 8 Pro . Due to the pixel composition technology, the output of this camera will be 16 megapixel photos by default, but if desired, the user can set the camera output to 64 megapixel to record photos with more details. Also, the Hyper-HDR feature in this phone can provide a range of 12.3 volt (which reaches 7.65 volt in portrait mode). It is worth mentioning that in the portrait mode (which is called Portrait Master), the accuracy of the dynamic range between the face and the brightest points of the background increases.
The next member of this collection is a 13-megapixel camera with a 120-degree wide-angle lens and f/2.2 aperture. According to the claim of Vivo, this camera can capture close-up (2.5 centimeter of the subject) and it is considered as a kind of macro camera. Finally, we get to another 13 megapixel camera with a telephoto lens and f/2.48 aperture, which is responsible for zooming up to two times. But the negative thing about the camera set is that apparently none of these cameras are equipped with an optical stabilizer.
Vivo NEX 3 uses a powerful 4,500 mAh battery (the same battery as in Vivo iQOO Pro was introduced). According to the manufacturer, this battery supports 44-watt fast charging technology called Super FlashCharge, and it can be charged from 0 to 67% within 30 minutes (64 minutes is enough for a full charge). In terms of percentage, it can be said that the fast charging performance of this battery is similar to the 30-watt Warp Charge charging performance in OnePlus 7 Pro, except that the battery capacity of OnePlus 7 Pro is 4,000 mAh.
The brain behind Vivo’s new flagship, the chipset Snapdragon 855 Plus. In terms of RAM and internal memory, Vivo NEX 3 is produced in three configurations. The basic model has 8 GB of RAM and 128 GB of internal memory (of UFS3.0 type), although this model uses 4G communication. The mid-range model (with 8 GB of RAM and 256 GB of internal memory) and the high-end model (with 12 GB of RAM and 256 GB of internal memory) make up the other configurations, and both are equipped with 5G communications. Apparently, this phone does not support a memory card. It should be noted that the cooling system of the steam room prevents overheating.
Vivo NEX 3 smartphone is a dual-SIM phone (nano type) that is also equipped with NFC. Apparently, the use of 5G-6 antenna in the fifth generation version of Vivo NEX 3 has caused no interruption in the data transfer process, regardless of how the phone is held. Obviously, this antenna is more ideal than conventional 4×4 MIMO antennas (for 4G). But despite the fact that Vivo is one of the first manufacturers to use the more advanced 5th generation millimeter wave technology, in NEX 3 we only see a frequency below 6 Hz (of course, we must not forget that 5G technology is just at the beginning).
The operating system of this new phone is Funtouch OS 9.1 (based on Android 9). Vivo NEX 3 It has been produced in black colors and a special light color and will enter the Chinese market from September 21 (30 Shahrivar). The price of this phone in different configurations is as follows:
– Base model (8GB/128GB) equipped with 4G connectivity: 4,998 yuan (about $707 at the current exchange rate)
– Medium model (8GB/256GB) equipped with 5G communication: 5,698 yuan ($810)
– Advanced model (12GB/256GB) equipped with 5G communication: 6,198 yuan ($877)
According to Vivo, the phone will be launched in Asia/Pacific, Southeast Asia and other markets in the coming months. Of course, the exact release time and international price of this phone has not yet been announced by the manufacturer.