VIVO Posts on XDA

Vivo is a Chinese technology company owned by BBK Electronics. The company manufactures Android phones and accessories. In 2015 they were ranked in the top 10 smartphone manufacturers. Visit the Vivo forums.

We’ve opened forums for OnePlus 9R, POCO F3, Realme 8 series, and Vivo X60 series

Earlier this month, we joked about how busy this year has been thus far. A few weeks later and things have only gotten busier. To accommodate users interested in the plethora of devices that launched this month, we've just opened up XDA forums for a handful of devices, including the OnePlus 9R, Xiaomi POCO F3,...

Pitting the Vivo X60 Pro Plus’ Gimbal Camera against the iPhone 12 and Galaxy S21 Ultra

Last month, I got my hands on the China version of the Vivo X60 Pro Plus and due to limited time I focused my testing on two areas -- the 50MP main camera co-engineered with Zeiss, and the quirky OriginOS software that sits somewhat buried inside the phone's standard Android skin. Now I have the global...

Vivo X60 series makes its way to India with a few notable changes

Towards the end of last year, Vivo launched its Exynos 1080 powered X60 series in China. Soon thereafter, the company added another model to the X60 lineup, called the Vivo X60 Pro Plus, featuring Qualcomm's flagship Snapdragon 888 chip. The company is now bringing the X60 series to the Indian market, but with a couple...

Vivo’s iQOO Neo5 can boost the FPS in some games using Pixelworks’s X5 Pro chip

Vivo just unveiled a new smartphone in China under its subbrand for gaming phones: iQOO. The new phone is called the iQOO Neo5, and it's powered by Qualcomm's Snapdragon 870, a souped-up version of last year's Snapdragon 865. While the iQOO Neo5 won't be as powerful as other gaming phones with Qualcomm's Snapdragon 888, it...

Google leaks the names of a bunch of new phones, including the ASUS ZenFone 8 Flip

Leaks are common ahead of product releases, whether they’re popping up in a forum or on social media. Someone somewhere gets information and spoils the surprise. This time, it’s Google that has leaked the information related to several unannounced devices. On a list of devices that support ARCore, Google's augmented reality SDK served to devices through...

Analysts expect foldables to surge in 2021 with new devices from Google, OPPO, Vivo, and Xiaomi

Foldable smartphones are still considered a niche product thanks to their sky-high prices and durability concerns associated with the form factor. But as the technology matures and becomes more accessible, more OEMs plan to jump on the foldable bandwagon with their foldable offerings. Although we aren’t expecting the foldable form factor to replace traditional smartphones anytime...

Fast Charging Explained: The slowest to the fastest Fast Charging technologies

Smartphones are getting smarter by the minute, and as a result, our smartphone usage is ballooning. This spike in smartphone usage has inspired companies to devise newer methods to improve battery backup. While making batteries bigger is the most obvious choice, the bulking it causes to a smartphone is also unavoidable. The next best alternative...

The Vivo X60 Pro Plus with the Zeiss Camera yields impressive night shots

Just as 2020 was coming to a close, Vivo announced its Vivo X60 series, which at the time of its December 29 launch included only the standard X60 and X60 Pro. Ahead of the Chinese New Year, Vivo added another model to the X60 lineup: the premium Vivo X60 Pro Plus (or as Vivo styles...

Android 11 Update Tracker: List of major phones getting the latest release!

It’s that time of year again when Google releases the new version of its mobile operating system, and after a long few months of beta testing, the American tech giant is finally rolling out the stable version of Android 11. But of course, it’s not just Pixel users who are getting this update. A range...

Vivo Y20G with MediaTek Helio G80, Android 11 launched in India

Vivo today launched a new budget smartphone, called Vivo Y20G, in India. This is the sixth entry in Vivo’s Y20 series which contains devices like the Vivo Y20, Y20i, Y20s, Y20 2021. The main upgrade on the Vivo Y20G comes in the form of the MediaTek Helio G80 chipset. The rest of the spec sheet...

Here’s when Vivo will roll out its Android 11-based Funtouch OS beta

While Google's latest Pixel devices are typically the first to launch with the latest flavor of Android, Chinese OEM Vivo beat Google to the punch last year with its Vivo V20. The device was the first new smartphone to launch with Android 11 out of the box, beating the new Pixel 5 and Pixel 4a...

Xiaomi Mi 11, OPPO Reno 5 4G, Vivo X60, and LG Stylo 7 forums are open

Last week we opened up XDA forums for the POCO M3, Redmi 9 Power, Moto E7, and Nokia 5.4. Now we are opening forums for four new smartphones, namely, the Xiaomi Mi 11, the OPPO Reno 5 4G, the Vivo X60, and the upcoming LG Stylo 5G, allowing device owners and potential buyers to share...