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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 X60 and Vivo X60 Pro with Exynos 1080 and Zeiss lenses launched in China

At a launch event in China today, Vivo announced two new flagship smartphones: the Vivo X60 and the Vivo X60 Pro. The new X60 series succeeds the last year’s Vivo X50 series and brings with it some substantial improvements, including a higher refresh rate screen, quad-camera with ZEISS optics, a faster chipset, and much more. Vivo...

Vivo V20 2021 launches in India, replaces two-month-old Vivo V20 (2020)

Vivo has silently refreshed its Vivo V series in India with the launch of the Vivo V20 2021, a follow up to the Vivo V20 (2020) that launched just two months ago. As expected there aren’t many major hardware upgrades to talk about here, with the only major change being the new Snapdragon 730G chipset. But...

Vivo X60 series confirmed to come with Exynos 1080 and Zeiss partnership

Leaked live images of the upcoming Vivo X60 surfaced online early last month, giving us our first look at the devices and revealing a few key details. At the time, we had learned that the Vivo X60 series would include two devices — the X60 and the X60 Pro — with the former featuring a...

Vivo Y51 with Snapdragon 665, 48MP rear camera, Android 11 launched in India for ₹17,990

Hot on the heels of the Vivo V20 Pro launch in India last week, Vivo has announced a new mid-range smartphone in the country: Vivo Y51. The new Vivo Y51 succeeds the Vivo Y50 that launched in April this year and brings a 48MP primary camera, a slightly bigger display, and Android 11. Vivo Y51: Specifications Specification Vivo...

Vivo V20 Pro with Snapdragon 765G and 44MP Dual Selfie cameras launched in India for ₹29,990

Vivo managed to beat the Google Pixel 5 to the podium, as it became the first OEM to launch a smartphone with Android 11 out of the box with the launch of the Vivo V20. The smartphone made its way to India too, and now, Vivo is bringing the Vivo V20 Pro to the country,...

OnePlus 8T, Moto G 5G, Xiaomi Mi 10T Pro, and 12 others now support AR apps on Android

Google Play Services for AR (formerly Google ARCore) is a software service that enables applications to create augmented reality experiences on devices without any dedicated AR hardware. While the service uses a device's existing cameras and sensors for the AR experience, Google has to work with OEMs to create custom calibration profiles for each device....

OriginOS is Vivo’s latest software release based on Android 11

Vivo's primary UX skin has been FunTouch OS for a few years now, and the skin was recently rebased onto Android 11 for certain phones. Surprisingly, the company had even beat Google to launching the first phone with Android 11 with the launch of the Vivo V20. The UX skin is overdue for a refresh,...

The Vivo X60 series will run OriginOS, Vivo’s successor to FuntouchOS

Earlier this year in September, Vivo rolled out a Funtouch OS 11 beta based on Android 11 to the Nex 3S 5G and the iQOO 3. A month later, the company launched the Vivo V20 and beat Google to become the first OEM to ship a new device running Android 11 out of the box....

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: Specifications Specification Vivo V20 SE Dimensions and Weight 74.08 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...