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The Vivo X80 and X80 Professional have been introduced in China earlier this yr, primarily selecting up the place the X70 Professional and X70 Professional Plus left off respectively. Now, Vivo’s top-end telephones for 2022 have acquired a worldwide launch.
Beginning with the usual X80, it enjoys a serious energy increase in comparison with the X70 and X70 Professional final yr. This time, you’ve obtained a high-end Dimensity 9000 chipset which ought to match up nicely to rival Snapdragon silicon. Moreover, the X80 brings a 6.78-inch FHD+ 120Hz E5 OLED display, a 4,500mAh battery, and 80W wired charging (no wi-fi charging right here).
Vivo’s commonplace telephone can be outfitted with a triple rear digital camera setup, comprising a 50MP IMX866 essential digital camera (RGBW sensor, with OIS), a 12MP ultrawide lens, and a 12MP 2x telephoto digital camera. A 32MP digital camera handles selfies. Don’t count on micro-gimbal stabilization on these cameras.
Different options you need to know embrace an in-display fingerprint sensor, twin stereo audio system, NFC, and the customized V1 Plus imaging chip.
Vivo X80 Professional: Professional Plus with a brand new identify?
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The X80 Professional traces up nicely with final yr’s well-received X70 Professional Plus, but in addition presents various upgrades by way of energy, battery capability, and charging pace. For one, the worldwide mannequin is supplied with the Snapdragon 8 Gen 1 solely (no Dimensity 9000 mannequin right here as we noticed in China).
Vivo’s Professional mannequin brings a rear digital camera system that seemingly has so much in widespread with the X70 Professional Plus at first. You’ve obtained a 50MP essential digital camera (Isocell GNV), 48MP ultrawide digital camera, a 2x 12MP portrait shooter, and an 8MP 5x periscope lens. Nonetheless, Vivo has determined to change the micro-gimbal stabilization system from the ultrawide lens to the 2x digital camera as an alternative. You’ve nonetheless obtained an analogous 32MP selfie digital camera system on the entrance although.
The X80 Professional additionally brings a few noteworthy digital camera modes to the desk, similar to a Movement Mode-like digital camera panning possibility (albeit not working for the likes of vehicles), an evening sports activities mode, and a cinematic video bokeh possibility.
Different specs value figuring out embrace twin stereo audio system, NFC, the V1 Plus imaging chip, and Enjoyable Contact OS 12.1 atop Android 12. Maybe the perfect addition is the 3D ultrasonic in-display fingerprint sensor although (seen within the picture above), masking a a lot wider space than conventional in-display scanners.
Vivo X80 collection pricing and availability
Fancy getting your arms on these telephones? Nicely, the excellent news is that the X80 Professional specifically is on the market in additional markets than earlier than.
Vivo instructed us that the Professional variant shall be out there in Europe, Hong Kong, India, Indonesia, Latin America, the Center East, and South East Asia. In the meantime, the usual X80 shall be out there in Bangladesh, Hong Kong, Pakistan, India, Indonesia, and South East Asia, and Taiwan.
Anticipate to pay a beginning value of Rs 54,999 (~$709) for the 8GB/128GB Vivo X80 in India, whereas the 12GB/256GB variant will set you again Rs 59,999 (~$774). The X80 Professional’s sole 12GB/256GB possibility will set you again Rs 79,999 (~$1,037), in keeping with the X70 Professional Plus launch value within the area. European pricing wasn’t introduced on the time of writing.
Vivo additionally confirmed that the X80 collection will obtain three generations of Android OS updates, however simply the usual three years of safety patches.