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Vivo NEX 5 might launch with Snapdragon 8 Gen 1, up to 12GB RAM

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Rumors suggest that vivo works on the new vivo NEX 5 and a new folding phone. The latter should be released in the second half, but there is no concrete information about its specifications.

In recent months, several rumors about the vivo NEX 5 have surfaced. Recently, a render of the mobile appeared on Weibo. A new leak brought more details of its specs.


There are reports that the vivo NEX 5 will be a hybrid of the Vivo X70 Pro Plus and iQOO 9 Pro. It should have curved edges and Samsung E5 LTPO 2.0 AMOLED screen with Quad HD+ resolution and 120 Hz refresh rate, in addition to IP68 certification.

Previous rumors suggest that it will come with a Snapdragon 8 Gen 1 platform, but how much memory remains to be seen. There is speculation that it may have variants with 8GB of RAM and 256GB of storage or 12GB of RAM and 512GB of internal storage.

The device may have a 5,000 mAh battery pack and support for 80W wired and 50W wireless fast charging.

The vivo NEX 5 may have a 32MP Samsung GD2 selfie camera. On the back, it can have a 50MP 8-bit Samsung GN1 main sensor, another 48MP ultrawide Sony IMX598, a 12MP Sony IMX663 portrait and an 8MP OmniVision OVD8A10 telephoto sensor.

Rumors suggest the latter will offer 5x optical zoom, 10x hybrid zoom, and 60x digital zoom. All photographic sensors will have OIS (Optical Image Stabilization).

It may be released in March or April of this year. The new leak claims the 8GB RAM + 256GB storage, 12GB RAM + 256GB storage and 12GB RAM + 512GB storage variants. They should cost CNY 5,999 (~P48,490), CNY 6,499 (~P52,540) and CNY 6,999 (~P56,575) respectively.

Since these info are not yet official, we take it as a grain of salt. More details will come out soon.

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