Vivo X50 series
The international launch of Vivo’s new X50 series of smartphones has been confirmed. With the new gimbal-style camera on the higher end X50 models, which is said to be a “breakthrough” image stabilization system for both photos as well as videos, a bold claim by Vivo indeed. Compared to the traditional optical image stabilization system, the new gimbal-style is completely new for Vivo smartphones.
What did Vivo include in the X50 Series?
The Vivo X50 is thinnest among the three at 7.55mm. It has a Snapdragon 765, a 4200mAh battery, a 90Hz refresh rate for the screen, and a 48-megapixel camera without the implementation of the new gimbal system. It also has a 5-megapixel macro lens with an ultrawide and depth sensors. It doesn’t have telephoto.
The Vivo X50 Pro uses Snapdragon 765 processer, a 4315mAh battery that charges at 33W. The available maximum amount of ram RAM is 8GB. X50 Pro has a curved screen with a refresh rate of 90Hz, the same as regular X50. The main gimbal camera uses a 48-megapixel sensor. Also, the ultrawide and telephoto uses 8-megapixel while the depth sensor uses 13-megapixel.
The Vivo X50 Pro Plus, as the name suggests, is the ‘king’ among the three smartphones. It sits at the top with a Qualcomm Snapdragon 856 processor, and up to 12GB of RAM. The screen its uses is a 6.6-inch curved OLED screen with a refresh rate of 120Hz. The battery it uses is a 4350mAh battery with 44W fast charging. The camera of X50 Pro Plus is very impressive as it utilizes Samsung’s new 50-megapixel ISOCELL GN1 sensor with the implementation of Vivo’s gimbal system. Plus, it is backed with a 13-megapixel ultrawide, a 13-megapixel 5x telephoto (periscope telephoto), and lastly, 32-megapixel depth sensors.
Initial Launch and Pricing
Even though they may have some differences in camera, processor, battery, etc Vivo managed to include a 32-megapixel hole-punch selfie camera, WIFI 6, and a dual-mode 5G system in all the three Vivo smartphones. They all run the incredible Vivo’s Funtouch OS 10 (loosely based on Android 10).
Smartphone markets of Indonesia, India, Russia, and many more will have the initial launch of Vivo’s X50 series. The market value of Vivo X50 with 8GB RAM and 128GB storage in India is placed at Rs.34,990 ($465 approx.). For the X50 with 8GB RAM 256GB, the price is Rs.37,990 ($505) and Rs.49,990 ($665) for the X50 pro with 8GB of RAM and 256GB storage. As for now, Vivo’s X50 Pro Plus won’t be released in India.