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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.

Vivo X80 Pro Review: The best camera on a smartphone, once again

When it comes to Chinese phone brands' reputation on an international stage, Vivo probably isn't as well known as Huawei, Xiaomi, OPPO, or OnePlus. But those of us who follow the smartphone scene closely know Vivo has been making really good phones for a couple of years now, and last fall's Vivo X70 Pro Plus...

Some Vivo devices with Qualcomm processors can now be bootloader unlocked, unofficially

What’s the best modding-friendly Android OEM in the market right now? Depending on who you ask this question to, the answer could range from Google to OnePlus to Xiaomi to something else entirely. And that is perfectly alright, as each of those companies have their own strengths and weaknesses when it comes to aftermarket development,...

Vivo brings its Vivo X80 and X80 Pro flagships to India and other international markets

Vivo launched its latest flagship lineup -- the Vivo X80 series -- in China towards the end of April this year. The new lineup includes two devices, the Vivo X80 and the Vivo X80 Pro, featuring several improvements over the Vivo X70 series from last year, including better displays, faster chipsets, improved cameras, and much...

Android 13 Developer Preview builds are now available for these devices

It’s raining Android 13 Beta builds! Now that the keynote event of Google I/O 2022 is over, we are all very excited about the launch of the second beta for Android 13. As usual, Google’s Pixel line of smartphones will be the first to gain access to the new beta software. However, other OEMs have...

Samsung Galaxy Z Fold 3 vs Vivo X Fold: The Best Foldable Hardware or Superior Foldable Software?

Every new foldable phone that gets released should and will be compared against Samsung's latest foldables. Samsung is the pioneer and originator of the product category, and for most of the world, Samsung's foldables are still the only foldables they have access to. The latest challenger is the Vivo X Fold, which brings much of...

The new Vivo X80 Pro packs improved cameras and comes in Snapdragon 8 Gen 1 and Dimensity 9000 flavors

Following weeks of leaks, the highly-anticipated Vivo X80 series is now official. While last year's Vivo X70 series featured three models, there are only two models in the 2022 lineup: the Vivo X80 Pro and Vivo X80. The new phones bring numerous improvements over their predecessors, packing better displays, faster chipsets, improved cameras, and much...

Vivo X Fold Hands-On: Setting foldable goals for 2022

The foldable phone scene can still be considered nascent in the majority of the world. But inside mainland China, it's already reached a status of normal, with Huawei, OPPO, Xiaomi, Honor, Motorola, and even little-known brands like Royole all selling foldables alongside Samsung. With so much competition, brands really can't rest on their laurels, and...

Vivo X80 Pro specs leak days ahead of the official launch

After launching its first foldable smartphone -- the Vivo X Fold -- in China late last month, Vivo is gearing up to launch the highly-anticipated Vivo X80 series. The company has already confirmed that it will unveil the new lineup in China on April 25, but it hasn't revealed any details about the devices. Fortunately,...

Vivo X Note Hands-On: A 7-inch screen with OriginOS makes for an off-beat experience

Vivo launched a pair of new smartphones -- one slab, one foldable -- last week that are so far exclusive only to the mainland China market. While everyone's attention has been drawn to the foldable device, the more conventional slab, named the Vivo X Note, has a couple of interesting features that set it apart...

Samsung Galaxy S22 Ultra vs Vivo X70 Pro Plus: Can Samsung’s epic camera system beat Vivo’s insane HDR and gimbal camera?

We here at XDA usually would not bother dedicating an entire versus piece comparing a 2022 flagship that's widely available (Samsung's Galaxy S22 Ultra) against a 2021 flagship that's available only in select parts of the world (Vivo's X70 Pro Plus). But the X70 Pro Plus was no ordinary phone -- it was, at least...

Vivo’s first foldable smartphone is launching next month

Vivo is gearing up to launch its first foldable smartphone as it sets to join the ranks of Samsung, OPPO, and Honor. A teaser released by Vivo last week gave us a glimpse of the phone's design. And now, the Chinese company has shared more details about its upcoming foldable phone, including the official launch...

Vivo teases its first foldable smartphone as it aims to take on Samsung and OPPO

2021 was phenomenal for the growth of foldable smartphones, with the Galaxy Z Fold 3 and Galaxy Z Flip 3 playing a key role in making this new form factor more mainstream. While the foldable space is currently dominated by Samsung, more and more players are entering the arena with their take on the new...