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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 V23 & V23 Pro Hands-On: Color-changing back and 50MP selfie camera helps these phones stand out

Vivo's V series is known mostly for a couple of things: its prolific, twice-a-year release schedule, and selfie camera-centric hardware. This is a line that was pumping out 20-megapixel front-facing cameras when everyone else was on 8MP; and 32MP and 44MP selfie shooters when other selfie cameras were shooting with 12MP. The latest update, the V23...

XDA forums now open for Honor Magic V, Vivo V23 Pro, and iQOO 9

It's an exciting time for smartphones, between the handful of new devices that arrived before the end of the year, and some of the new options that arrived alongside CES 2022. Back in November, we added new subforums for the Redmi Note 11 series, Huawei Watch GT 3, and Xperia Pro-I. Now three more devices...

Vivo’s new mid-range phones in India feature color-changing backs and MediaTek Dimensity 1200

Vivo today unveiled a new premium mid-range smartphone lineup in India with the launch of the Vivo V23 Pro and Vivo V23. Vivo’s new phones offer stylish designs, capable cameras, MediaTek Dimensity chipsets, and run Android 12 out of the box. Vivo V23 series: Specifications Specification Vivo V23 Pro Vivo V23 Dimensions & Weight 159.46 x 73 x 7.36mm 171g ...

Google Pixel 6 Pro vs Vivo X70 Pro Plus: Which Pro flagship should you buy?

The Pixel 6 Pro is Google’s latest flagship smartphone. And in typical Pixel fashion, it provides for terrific camera performance, making it an excellent option for anyone who wants a great camera phone. But the Pixel 6 Pro isn’t the only phone with a fantastic camera setup; Vivo’s X-series phones have managed to wow a...

Google Pixel 6 Pro vs Vivo X70 Pro Plus: The two best camera phones of 2021

I have the luxury and privilege of testing a lot of smartphones. Obviously, I get my hands on the iPhones and Samsung Galaxies and OnePluses of the world, but because I’m based in Hong Kong in Southern China, I have access to obscure Asian releases too, like the Royole FlexPai 2 or the Leica Leitz 1. It...

These are the Best Android Phones to buy in India in 2021

If you're in the Indian market for a new Android smartphone and are wondering what the best Android phones are across different categories, we've got you covered. We've compiled a list of the best Android phones in India you can buy right from the affordable budget segment to the premium flagships with top-of-the-line features and...

Nokia, OnePlus, OPPO, Motorola, and others will support Android 12 dynamic themes

One of the most impressive new features in Android 12 is the automatic Material You theming system, which changes the appearance of your device (specifically, the colors of certain interface elements) based on the current wallpaper. Codenamed 'Monet,' the theming system is currently exclusive to Google's own Pixel devices, but now we know at least...

Here’s when Vivo will roll out its Android 12-based Funtouch OS beta

Google officially rolled out the first stable Android 12 release following the Pixel 6 series launch this week. While the stable Android 12 update is currently only available for the Google Pixel phones, many OEMs have released Android 12 betas for their flagship devices to let users try out the latest version of Android ahead...

Samsung Galaxy S21 Ultra vs Vivo X70 Pro Plus: Battle for the Crown of the Best Camera on Android

Samsung's Galaxy S21 Ultra has held the throne of the best overall smartphone camera for most of 2021. But a new challenger has arrived in the form of the Vivo X70 Pro Plus, and it's a major contender after having beaten the iPhone 13 Pro in our previous camera shootout. I took both of these...

Apple iPhone 13 Pro vs Vivo X70 Pro Plus: Battle of the Pro-sumer Cameras

Much praise has been bestowed on the iPhone 13 Pro’s camera system in the past weeks, with some reputable outlets calling it the best smartphone camera. But what if I told you there was another smartphone released recently, one that has unfortunately been buried by the onslaught of iPhone media coverage, that can go head-to-head...

[Update: Launched in India] Vivo’s flagship X70 series sports upgraded cameras, bigger batteries, and newer chips

Vivo's new flagship series is here, and it includes three feature-packed devices — the Vivo X70, the Vivo X70 Pro, and the Vivo X70 Pro Plus. While we've seen all three devices in leaked renders over the last few weeks, we now have concrete information about their hardware. As expected, the Vivo X70 Pro Plus is...

Vivo X70 Pro+ First Impressions: Flagship Cameras to watch out for

Smartphone cameras have come a long way in the past few years. We've seen multiple lenses, large sensors, hundreds of megapixels, and whatnot. Every brand aims to have a top-tier camera system on its smartphones. Apart from using newer, bigger sensors and better processing, several brands have tried to bring innovative technologies to improve the...