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Vivo launches the new Vivo X Fold+ featuring SD 8+ Gen 1 SoC and larger battery.

Today, Vivo X Fold+ was launched in China. Vivo X Fold, which was unveiled in the first half of this year, has been upgraded. While the design and specifications are similar to the regular variant, the insides are different.

Vivo X Fold+:

The new Vivo X Fold+ looks almost identical to Vivo X Fold but comes with different form internals. The Vivo’s foldable is had the same Galaxy Z Fold3 hinge-based design that we saw in many devices. Vivo revealed that the most critical part of the Vivo X Fold+ hinge is based on a waterdrop-shaped solution.

In addition to the zirconium alloy, there is an integrated floating mid-plate made of the same material. A wing-like design is achieved by using this material. The middle plate will rise to smoothen the surface of the inner screen when it is opened, the company says.

With the lower middle plate, the bend in the panel is also accommodated when the phone is closed, making it more durable. Vivo has also used UTG and controlled the bending radius of the inner screen to 2.3mm. The company said it is better than 3mm, which is the standard in other phones. It measures 14.91mm thick when folded & 7.4mm thick unfolded. The device is heavier at 311g.

Specs:

The new Vivo X Fold+ will sport a massive 8.03 inches internal QHD+ LTPO 3.0 display with a 120Hz refresh rate. There are secondary 6.53 inches FHD+ AMOLED curved displays with a 120Hz refresh rate. It comes with SCHOTT’s flexible ultra-thin glass on the inner &  SCHOTT’s Xensation α (Alpha) glass on the outer display.

 

The new Vivo X Fold+ is now powered by Snapdragon 8+ Gen 1 SoC coupled with 12GB RAM and 256GB/512GB storage space. The device features quad-rear cameras with  Zeiss branding and T* coating. It comes with a 50MP Samsung GN5 main sensor, OIS coupled with a 48MP Sony IMX598 ultra-wide sensor with 114-degree FoV. It also features a 12MP Sony IMX663 Portrait lens with 2x zoom & an 8MP telephoto lens with 5x optical zoom, 60x zoom & OIS support.

The Vivo X Fold+ features a 16MP selfie shooter under the punch-hole notch both front & inside. It comes with an Ultrasonic in-display fingerprint scanner on both screens along with an alert slider. The connectivity option includes Dual SIM with Dual 4G LTE and 5G (Dual-Mode support), A-GPS, GPS, GLONASS, Dual Band Wifi/Wifi 6e, Bluetooth 5.2, NFC, USB Type-C port.

The Vivo X Fold+ will pack a 4730 mAh battery with 80W fast wired & 50W wireless charging support. It runs on Android 12 OS with Origin Ocean OS on top.

Pricing:

The new Vivo X Fold+ will surely set you back with a price tag of CNY 9,999 (Rs.1,20,700/-) for 12GB+256GB & CNY 10,999 (Rs.1,26,000/-) for 12GB+512GB in China. The new Vivo X Fold+ will be available in three colors Black, Grey, Red and Blue.