The Chinese technology company, Vivo, continues to grow and expand its catalog of high-quality smartphones in virtually all its aspects, which undoubtedly compete with the major brands in the market. This time, the company gives us a device that falls into the category phablet, Smartphone and Tablet hybrids that have become so popular. We are not talking about anything other than the Vivo X20, a terminal that features on both facial and finger unlocking, a striking screen and a quality audio with captive headphones. Let’s review its features in depth!
Vivo X20: Package content
This package has a square shape, whose dimensions are: 18.00 x 12.00 x 6.00 cm and has a weight of 610 grams, is not very common when we talk about mobile phone packages being a hallmark of the brand. Inside you will find the following items:
- Tool for extracting the SIM
- USB Cable
- User’s manual in English
Vivo X20: Design and screen
We start with the size of the screen, which occupies almost 80% of the front of the device with 6.01 inches and a offers a resolution of 2160 x 1080 pixels (FHD+). Its body is made of aluminum, and the front is covered by glass. This phablet is available in the following colors: Matte black, gold, black gold, pink gold and blue.
This large capacitive screen is one of its main selling points, not to mention the image quality it provides thanks to its high resolution.
As for the elements of the device, starting from the front, we find the front camera of 12.0 megapixels, sensors and LED notification light. On the back is the double camera, 12.0 and 5.0 megapixels respectively, one tone flash and the fingerprint reader with the Vivo logo below it. On the left side there is the slot for Dual Nano SIM as well as for the microSD card, and on the right side, there are the volume and power buttons.
Finally, at the bottom is the speaker, microphone, micro USB connector instead of the usual USB type C and 3.5mm audio Jack. Regarding its audio, the Vivo X20 offers an audio quality above the average, giving a more real and original effect; This is achieved thanks to the original Vivo headphones included in the package, and the Hi-Fi audio technology present in the terminal. If you are one of those who enjoys listening to music with their headphones, this is a point to consider.
Vivo X20: Hardware, performance, and storage
Vivo has decided to integrate into the Vivo X20 a Snapdragon 660 processor, which works with eight cores at a frequency of 2.2GHz, adding an Adreno 512 graphics card (GPU), we have the best in the market in terms of mid-range performance. With respect to its operating system, it has Android 7.1.1 (Nougat) with a possible update to Android 8.0 (Oreo), in addition to the respective ROM present in the terminals of this brand, being this Funtouch 3.2.
Regarding memory, we have 4GB of RAM and 64 GB of internal memory. In addition to this, it is possible to place a microSD card and expand our storage up to 256 GB.
Everything together could not be better. A powerful performance and a large storage, we will not have problems when using several applications, watching videos or even running games that require great power.
Vivo X20: Cameras and facial recognition
The Vivo X20 features a dual camera system on the back, of 12.0 and 5.0 megapixels respectively, as well as a front camera of, likewise, 12.0 megapixels.
In this section, it is worth mentioning another of the main characteristics of the Vivo X20: the facial recognition feature or Face Wake, as Vivo calls it. Obviously, it is optional and everyone can decide whether to activate it or not, but even if you do not like this feature you can not ignore the great response speed that has, which has proven to be quite effective.
Vivo X20: Battery and connectivity
The Vivo X20 has a non-removable 3240mAh battery, which could fall a little short considering the performance it handles, but we have the option of fast charging to get out of these troubles.
Finally, as far as connectivity is concerned, it has support for 2G, 3G and 4G mobile networks, as well as Bluetooth 5.0, Dual-band Wi-Fi, A-GPS and GPS, basic features of any current device, but which are very important to keep us always connected and aware of everything.
Vivo X20: Specifications Table
|SIM card slot:||Dual SIM with standby mode|
|SIM type:||Nano SIM + Nano SIM|
|Screen and dimensions|
|Type of screen:||Capacitive|
|Screen size:||6.01 inches|
|Screen resolution:||2160 x 1080 pixels (FHD +)|
|Dimensions||15.59 x 7.52 x 0.72 cm|
|CPU:||Qualcomm Snapdragon 660|
|Cores:||2.2 GHz, Octa Core|
|RAM:||4 GB of RAM|
|External memory:||256 GB maximum|
|Band technologies||2G: GSM 1800MHz, 1900MHz, 850MHz, 900MHz
3G: WCDMA B1 2100MHz, B2 1900MHz, B5 850MHz, B8 900MHz
4G LTE: FDD B1 2100MHz, B2 1900MHz, B3 1800MHz, B5 850MHz, B7 2600MHz, B8 900MHz
|Wireless connectivity||2,4 GHz / 5 GHz Wi-Fi, 3G, 4G, A-GPS, Bluetooth, CDMA, GPS, GSM, LTE|
|Interfaces||Nano SIM + Nano SIM slot, microSD card slot, micro USB port, 3.5 mm audio port|
|Main camera:||12.0MP + 5.0MP|
|Features:||Face detection, Geo-tagging, HDR, touch focus, panoramic|
|Includes:||Vivo X20, case, USB cable, eject tool for SIM, earphones, user manual|
Vivo X20: Where to buy?
The great Vivo X20 is now available with multi-language and you can find it in the GearBest online store at a price of $310.63 (€342.81) Do not miss it!
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