The first bezel-less smartphone has arrived - and it looks stunning

The first bezel-less smartphone has arrived - and it looks stunning

Vivo has managed to achieve a stunning 91 percent screen-to-body ratio with the Nex, squeezing a massive 6.59-inch screen into the nearly bezel-less body. Previously, there have been numerous leaks and rumors about the smartphone along with speculated features and specifications.

Chinese smartphone maker Vivo stole the show at Mobile World Congress earlier this year with a device called the Apex - a prototype handset sporting several groundbreaking features that helped create a bezel-free look.

The Vivo NEX smartphone comes in three variants. On Tuesday, at an event in Shanghai, China, Vivo launched the NEX - essentially a polished, market-ready version of the Apex, with tons of rad new tech that make a notch-less, almost bezel-less screen possible.

Is the Vivo NEX the first of a new breed of truly bezel-less smartphones?

Internationally, the Vivo NEX featuring Snapdragon 710 SoC is known as Vivo NEX A. The 128 GB and 256 GB NEX Ultimate variants are internationally known as Vivo NEX and Vivo NEX S. It's unknown what amount of RAM and storage it will come with but it's expected to have a price tag in the region of US$600.

Both phones will have a 6.59-inch full HD+ IPS LCD display with a ratio of 19:9 and run Android 8.1 Oreo with Funtouch OS 4.0 on top.

The other model, Nex A, doesn't have this technology - instead, it has a fingerprint sensor on the back of the handset.

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Vivo NEX will be available in China. The Nex has dual 12-megapixel and 5-megapixel cameras on its rear, and features a dual-pixel sensor for better low-light shots. The device is fueled by the Snapdragon 845 64-bit octa-core processor, while it includes a 4,000mAh battery on the inside.

The Vivo Nex features a huge 6.59-inch Super AMOLED display. Like the Apex concept phone, the front-facing camera on the Nex pops out from the top edge of the phone when users switch from the rear camera to the front.

More importantly, the display incorporates the cool in-display finger print sensor. Vivo's sound assistant, Jovi, also got new powerful voice commands, image identification, and a new dedicated button. It supports functions such as smart map reading, encyclopedia, shopping, translation, scanning, among others. It also has a Vivo Game Engine, made in partnership with Tencent Games.

In the meantime, what are your thoughts on the Vivo NEX?

Connectivity options include Wi-Fi 802.11 ac, Bluetooth v5.0, USB Type-C, 3.5mm headphone jack, and Location.

The Vivo NEX phones were launched in Diamond Black and Red color options.

The most eye-catching feature is one you won't immediately notice: The selfie camera, which physically emerges from the top of the handset when needed. Rs. 41,000). These NEX phones will go on sale in China from June 23. Share us your views by posting your comments below.

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