Vivo X Fold+ 5G specs and launch date have been tipped and some features teased by a company executive. The smartphone is said to be powered by the Qualcomm Snapdragon 8+ Gen 1 SoC, a better hinge compared to the Vivo X Fold launched earlier this year, a camera co-developed by Zeiss and Vivo, and a 4,730mAh battery with 80W wired charging. Previous reports have also talked about Qualcomm’s flagship chipset, Zeiss camera and 120Hz display.
The first set of information comes from Jia Jingdong, vice president of Vivo, who Posted on Weibo that both the internal and external screens of the Vivo X Fold+ 5G foldable smartphone come with a 120Hz refresh rate, ultrasonic screen fingerprint sensors and Qualcomm Snapdragon 8+ Gen 1 SoC. The director also spoke about the hinge, claiming that the phone has passed the folding test 300,000 times and received certification from TÜV Rheinland.
The director also said that the phone will have an imaging system and algorithms jointly developed by Vivo and Zeiss. A photo of the smartphone teasing the design was also shared. It suggested that the Vivo X Fold+ 5G could come in a red color.
Another Weibo user receivables that the phone will also have a blue color option and has shared a screenshot suggesting that the Vivo X Fold+ 5G will be available for pre-booking from September 21 and launch on September 26. Gadgets 360 was unable to independently confirm this and we will update this space once we receive confirmation.
The second set of information is shared by concept designer Ben Geskin who gives some more details about the specifications of the Vivo X Fold+ 5G. Apart from the Snapdragon 8+ Gen 1 SoC, a stronger hinge, a camera co-developed by Zeiss and a red color option, Geskin says the phone’s display has 19 DisplayMate A+ certifications. The cameras would receive Zeiss T* coating to optimize light efficiency. The headset is also said to pack a 4,730mAh battery with 80W wired and 50W wireless charging.
It is not the first time that the alleged specs of the phone have been leaked. Some information was previously shared by tipster Mukul Sharma. He claimed that the Vivo X Fold + 5G will have a warning slider, a center-aligned punch-hole cutout on the inner screen and another on the outer screen.
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