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Vivo expected to launch the Nex A and Nex S in India in July

Chinese smartphone maker Vivo recently unveiled two flagship devices in its home country China, dubbed as the Nex A and Nex S. Now, there are some reports suggesting that the two Nex devices will be launched in India in the second half of July with a starting price of Rs 40,000.

At the moment it is not known if Vivo will launch both, the Nex A and Nex S smartphones, however, the expected price tag of Rs 40,000 is close to that of the Snapdragon 710-powered Nex A. The Snapdragon 845-powered Nex S is expected to be priced higher.

Vivo had recently announced the Vivo X21, the first device with an in-display fingerprint sensor in India and the Nex S is the second device from the company to feature this technology. Apart from this, both the devices sport a pop-up selfie camera and Screen SoundCasting Technology to replace the traditional earpiece.

Vivo Nex A, Nex S Specifications

The Vivo Nex A and Nex S run on Android 8.1 Oreo with the company’s Funtouch OS 4.0 and Energy UI skinned on top. Both the devices feature a 6.59-inch full HD+ Super AMOLED display with a resolution of 2316 x 1080 pixels and an aspect ratio of 19.3:9. While the Vivo Nex S features an in-display fingerprint sensor, the affordable Nex A sports a rear mounted fingerprint sensor.

In terms of performance, the Vivo Nex A is powered by the recently announced Qualcomm Snapdragon 710 SoC coupled with Adreno 616 GPU. In terms of memory, the device is available with 6GB RAM + 128GB internal storage. The Nex S is powered by an octa core Qualcomm Snapdragon 845 SoC coupled with Adreno 630 GPU.  The Nex S is available in two variants – 8GB RAM + 128GB internal storage and 8GB RAM + 256GB internal storage.

The Vivo Nex A and Nex S feature a dual camera setup consisting of a 12MP primary dual pixel sensor with 4-axis OIS, f/1.8 aperture, phase detection autofocus and a secondary 5MP sensor with f/2.4 aperture. On the front, both the devices sport an 8MP selfie pop-up camera with f/2.0 aperture. Vivo has used micro-stepping motors with independent drive ICs and precision control algorithms for the pop-up camera.

The Vivo Nex A and Nex S are powered by a 4,000mAh battery with fast charge support and connectivity options include Dual 4G VoLTE, Wi-Fi 802.11 ac, 3.5mm audio jack, Bluetooth 5.0 LE and a USB Type-C port.

Vivo Nex A, Nex S Expected pricing

The Vivo Nex A and Nex S are expected to be priced starting at Rs 40,000. In China, the Nex A is available for CNY 3,898 (Rs 41,133) and the Nex S is available starting at CNY 4,498 (Rs 47,465).

Source - 91Mobiles

Rounak Jain

Rounak has been writing about technology for over five years now. Prior to Business Insider, he has worked with Tech Radar and PCMag where he covered the latest news and reviews of gadgets. In his free time, he likes to follow cricket.