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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.

Samsung looks to Xiaomi, OPPO, and Vivo handsets for its Exynos chips

Samsung is reported to be looking to supply its Exynos chip tech to third party phone brands including Xiaomi and OPPO, following successful cooperation with Vivo during 2020. According to Business Korea (via GizmoChina) The deal would be for low-end SoCs for budget and mid-range smartphones, for which Samsung’s internal demand has decreased. The Exynos AP...

Vivo V20 SE with Snapdragon 665 and 32MP front camera launched in India for ₹20,990 (~$282)

Vivo has expanded the Vivo V20 series in India with a new entry in the form of the Vivo V20 SE. The new Vivo V20 SE slots below the standard Vivo V20 and Vivo V20 Pro and offers watered-down specifications at a lower price point.Vivo V20 SE: SpecificationsSpecification Vivo V20 SEDimensions and Weight74.08 x 161...

Vivo enters the European market with the Vivo X51 5G and 3 other phones

Vivo is one of BBK Electronics' biggest smartphone brands by volume, and the company sells a lot of phones both offline and online in China, India, and several Southeast Asian countries. When Vivo launched the X50 series in China earlier this year, they promised to make the phones available internationally, a first for the Vivo...

Vivo V20 with Snapdragon 720G, 44MP selfie camera, and Android 11 launched in India for ₹24,990

Google's Pixel devices are usually the first Android smartphones to ship with the latest version of Android out of the box. But this year, Chinese OEM Vivo beat Google to the punch with the launch of the Vivo V20 late last month. The mid-range device was the first new smartphone to ship with Android 11...

Vivo V20 Pro Selfie Camera Tests: Justified Marketing Hype!

Between Instagram and TikTok, it seems like most young people these days really enjoy taking photos and videos of themselves. And so it's surprising that Vivo is the only brand with a phone line whose entire shtick is catering to the selfie generation. Ever since the Vivo V5 in early 2017, which was billed as...

The Vivo V20 is the first phone shipping with Android 11, and we tested it

Vivo's V series has tried to stand out from the pack by prioritizing the selfie-taking experience, and this year's V20 series is no different. However, there's one more noteworthy thing about at least one of the models this year: The standard Vivo V20 beat Google's Pixel 4a 5G and Pixel 5 to the punch in...

You can now use augmented reality apps on the Samsung Galaxy Z Fold 2, Xiaomi POCO M2 Pro, ASUS ROG Phone 3, and much more

The list of devices that support Google Play Services for AR is growing. The app, formerly Google ARCore, provides the ARCore SDK for developers to build augmented reality apps on Android. Google Play Services for AR will be pushed to the below devices over the Google Play Store, and users can start downloading and/or using augmented...

Forums for the Xiaomi Mi 10T series, Vivo V20 series, Realme 7i, Samsung Galaxy F41, and Galaxy A42 5G are open

If someone is using an Android phone somewhere in the world and they want to mod it, the XDA forums has a home for them. That's why we open up forums for new and upcoming smartphones so new users and potential buyers can find all relevant information specific to their device in one place. Today,...

Vivo beats Google to launching the first phone with Android 11

In a little over 12 hours from now, Google will announce the Pixel 4a 5G and Pixel 5 at its Launch Night In event. Thanks to numerous leaks, we pretty much know everything there is to know about the two phones, including the fact that they'll both launch with the latest version of Android, Android...

Vivo Funtouch OS 11 beta based on Android 11 available for the Nex 3S 5G and iQOO 3 4G/5G

Back in June, Vivo kickstarted its Android 11 beta program. As part of the beta initiative, the company offered Android 11 beta builds for the Vivo Nex 3S 5G and the iQOO 3 (4G/5G). While we don’t have a specific timeframe regarding Vivo's stable Android 11 update just yet, it seems to be quite close...

Vivo shows off a color changing smartphone prototype using electrochromic glass

Vivo is no stranger to pushing the boundaries of smartphone design, introducing all manner of interesting concepts. A few years ago, it was one of the first companies to showcase an under-display fingerprint sensor, and now it’s showcasing yet another impressive design concept using electrochromic glass. The company this week shared a video on Weibo showcasing...

Vivo Y20 and Vivo Y20i with Snapdragon 460, 5000 mAh battery launched in India, starting at ₹11,490 (~$155)

Qualcomm announced the Snapdragon 460 SoC earlier this year in January, alongside two other mid-range chips — the Snapdragon 720G and Snapdragon 662. Android OEMs have already launched Snapdragon 720G and Snapdragon 662 powered devices, but the budget-friendly Snapdragon 460 chip hasn't made its way to many devices so far. The chipset made its debut...