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Vivo NEX S (2018) review

Android OS v8.1 (Oreo)
Qualcomm Snapdragon 845
Adreno 630
8 GB / 128 GB
6.59 inches (1080 x 2316 px)
12 + 5 MP, 4032 x 3024 px, autofocus, optical image stabilization

Vivo announced the launch of the NEX S smartphone in 2018. The manufacturer is offering the Vivo NEX S phone with 6.59 inches display, Qualcomm Snapdragon 845 chipset, 8 GB of RAM and 128 GB of internal storage.

The Vivo NEX S comes with Android OS v8.1 (Oreo) out of the box, and a Li-Po 4000 mAh, non-removable battery. The 6.59 inches phone comes with AMOLED display (1080 x 2316 px). The AMOLED is a display technology and stands for Active Matrix Organic Light Emitting Diodes, it is a type of OLED display and is used in smartphones.

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Vivo NEX S specifications

BrandVivo
NameNEX S
ModelNEXS
Release date2018

Body

The dimensions of this Vivo phone are average (6.38 x 3.03 x 0.31 inches).

Dimensions6.38 x 3.03 x 0.31 inches
Colorsblack, blue, red
SIM typeNano SIM

System

The Vivo NEX S comes with Android OS v8.1 (Oreo) out of the box, but it is upgradable to the next OS.

OS versionAndroid OS v8.1 (Oreo)
SoCQualcomm Snapdragon 845
CPUOcta-core, Quad-core 2.8 GHz Kryo, Quad-core 1.8 GHz Kryo
GPUAdreno 630

Display

The size of NEX S screen is measured diagonally, from corner to corner. The 6.59 inches AMOLED display of Vivo NEX S with 1080 x 2316 px resolution is multitouch capable.

Display typeAMOLED
Screen size6.59 inches
Resolution1080 x 2316 px
Multitouch supportyes

Memory

The internal memory of Vivo NEX S (8 GB) cannot be expanded.

RAM8 GB
Internal storage128 GB
Memory card slotno

Camera

The camera of the NEX S is equipped with autofocus. An autofocus (or AF) optical system uses a sensor, a control system and a motor to focus on an automatically or manually selected point or area. Very few Android cameras come without autofocus. The main camera of NEX S has optical image stabilization (OIS) to counteract camera shake. Optical image stabilization is a must for anyone shooting without a tripod with a long lens or in low light conditions.

Selfie camera8 MP
Main camera12 + 5 MP, 4032 x 3024 px, autofocus, optical image stabilization
FlashDual LED

Connectivity

The Vivo NEX S supports 2G, 3G and 4G/LTE networks. This phone has a built-in GPS. GPS is a highly accurate navigation system using signals from satellites to determine a location on the Earth's surface, irrespective of weather conditions. Most phones have a GPS unit on board. The NEX S phone doesn't have built-in FM radio.

GSM 2G bands850 / 900 / 1800 / 1900
Network coverage2G / 3G / 4G
Wi-FiWi-Fi 802.11 a/b/g/n/ac
Bluetoothv5.0, A2DP
GPSA-GPS, GLONASS
NFCno
FM radiono
USBUSB Type-C
Headphone3.5 mm jack

Battery

The Li-Po 4000 mAh, non-removable battery gives the smartphone a good battery backup. The lithium polymer (Li-Po) battery is a thin, light-weight, rechargeable battery. No periodic discharge is needed and charging can be done at random. The battery of NEX S isn't removable without voiding the warranty.

TypeLi-Po 4000 mAh, non-removable

Features

Smartphones today come with a wealth of sensors to facilitate a better user experience. The accelerometer is a sensor that measures the tilting motion and orientation of the phone. The NEX S phone has a fingerprint scanner. This sensor identifies and authenticates the fingerprints of an individual in order to grant or deny access to a smartphone. The Dual SIM capability of Vivo NEX S phone is ideal for businesses wishing to provide staff with a mobile device that can offer separate numbers and bills for both personal and business use. This smartphone supports fast charging technology, which comes in handy when you need quick juice on your device.

Sensorsaccelerometer, compass, fingerprint, gyroscope, light, ultrasonic
SpecialsDual SIM, Fast charging
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The specifications above are based on the official data published by the manufacturer, but we also take user reviews into consideration. If you found an error or something lacking in the specifications above for the Vivo NEX S, then don’t hesitate and signal the problem to us.

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