Vivo NEX 3 series: An all-round 5G experience

Vivo NEX 3

Vivo has unveiled its all-new NEX 3 smartphone series in Shanghai, China. The highlight of the series is that it will feature 5G and 4G versions. The smartphones are equipped with Vivo’s industry-leading 5G technologies. Another eye-catching thing is the face of smartphones. The display goes all the way to the edges.  

“The NEX 3 series is a testament to Vivo’s commitment to the future of smartphone design and development. It demonstrates Vivo’s continuous redefinition and breaking of boundaries, and pursuit of perfection, by providing users with advanced technology and innovative product experience. Carrying the innovative DNA of the NEX brand, the NEX 3 series offers one of the most premium mobile experiences and best all-around flagship devices available today – and is leading the smartphone industry into a new stage of exploration in the 5G era,” said Spark Ni, Senior Vice President of Vivo.

Vivo 5G Technologies: an all-round experience

To support 5G’s high energy consumption, Vivo has optimized NEX 3 5G’s stamina and thermal conductivity. A super capacity battery (4500mAh) gives users the fuel to go through their day feeling unrestrained, while Vivo Super FlashCharge 44W and C-DRX power-saving technologies ensure low power is a thing of the past. The Vapor Chamber Cooling System meanwhile supplies power while remaining cool even with heavy 5G usage. NEX 3 5G is equipped with 8GB/12GB+256GB storage. It also supports global frequency bands and NFC.

The Vivo Nex 3 and Vivo Nex 3 5G phones come with a custom-made Waterfall screen with curved edges on both sides close to 90 degrees. The phones run on Android Pie-based on Funtouch OS 9.1. The dual-SIM phones are equipped with a 6.89-inch full-HD+ (1080×2256 pixels) AMOLED notch-less Waterfall display with HDR10, and 99.6 percent screen-to-body ratio. The phones are powered by the 2.96GHz Snapdragon 855 Plus octa-core processor with Adreno 640 GPU.

The Optics

As for optics, the Vivo Nex 3 and Vivo Nex 3 5G phones come with a triple rear camera setup housed inside a circular ring at the back. There is a 64-megapixel main Samsung GW1 sensor with f/1.7 aperture. It is accompanied by a 13-megapixel ultra-wide-angle 120-degree sensor and a 13-megapixel telephoto sensor with 2X optical zoom and 10x digital zoom as well. Upfront, the phones are equipped with a 16-megapixel selfie camera with f/2.0 aperture in a pop-up mechanism. It supports front screen fill light for better night photography. 

The Future of Superior Audio

The smartphones also feature the AK4377A independent audio chip. Users can now enjoy an immersive music experience. Vivo has also launched its first-ever Bluetooth experience alongside smartphones. 

Pricing and Availability 

The NEX 3 series will be available in the coming months in the Asia Pacific, Southeast Asia, and other markets.

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