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.

Google Pixel 4a, LG Velvet, Redmi K30 Pro, and 25 more now support Google ARCore

Nowadays, you don't have to buy a phone with specialized hardware to enjoy augmented reality applications on Android. Modern smartphones, even mid-ranger ones, are equipped with the necessary hardware to handle AR. All a device really needs these days is an RGB camera, an accelerometer, and a gyroscope. Google has decoupled all the AR-related software...

iQOO 5 and iQOO 5 Pro with 50MP Samsung GN1 sensor, 120W FlashCharge launched in China

Vivo's iQOO sub-brand is gaining steady ground in China and other markets, largely thanks to some innovative technologies from its parent company. Devices like the iQOO 3 are one of the cheapest Snapdragon 865 phones around, while the company was also teasing its 120W FlashCharge solution. Today, at an event in China, iQOO has launched...

Download the Vivo X50 Pro’s wallpapers and live wallpapers

Vivo recently launched its X50 series in Europe and India, over a month after the devices were first unveiled in China. As part of the series, the company only launched two mid-range devices — the Vivo X50 and X50 Pro — while reserving the flagship X50 Pro+ for its home market. The highlight feature of...

Vivo X50 Pro Camera Review: The Gimbal doesn’t make up for the processing

The X-series of smartphones has generally been Vivo's camera-focused lineup. While still photography has generally been the primary focus for the X-series, Vivo has decided this time to focus on video stabilization as the key selling point of the X50 Pro. Not only that, but the Vivo X50 series represents the first time that Vivo...

The Vivo X50 and Vivo X50 Pro launches in Europe and India alongside the Vivo TWS Neo Earphones

Vivo has been steadily making inroads in a lot of key markets, including India and its home market China. And the company has also been innovating with its product series. For instance, the Vivo X50 series sports an ambitious camera system, with the Pro variant coming in with a gimbal camera. The Vivo X50, Vivo...

iQOO’s 120W FlashCharge fast charging solution can fully charge a 4000mAh battery within 15 mins

In the past few years, the focus for smartphones has slowly shifted towards sufficiently large batteries and faster-than-ever charging. And it makes sense -- as we push for power-hungry technologies like 5G and high refresh rate high-resolution displays, we need to ensure that our phones last in our hands for a few hours at least....

Download: iQOO 3 5G, iQOO 3 4G, Vivo Nex 3S 5G receive Android 11 Beta builds

It's raining Android 11 Beta builds! First, the main announcement for Android 11 Beta 1 dropped builds for the supported Google Pixels, namely within the Pixel 2, 3, 3a, and 4 series. Next, OnePlus followed up with builds for the OnePlus 8 and OnePlus 8 Pro. Other OEMs have also promised builds in the near...

TWRP adds support for the Xiaomi Redmi Note 7, Lenovo K10 Note, Vivo Y51L, and more

Team Win Recovery Project, aka TWRP, is the most popular custom recovery solution in the Android modding circle. Not only it’s the most feature-packed recovery out there, but it also supports a wide array of devices, ranging from smartphones and tablets to Android TV boxes and dongles. Last month, we saw the likes of Samsung...

Vivo X50, X50 Pro, and X50 Pro+ forums are now open

Vivo recently unveiled its latest flagship series, Vivo X50, in China. Succeeding the Vivo X30 and X30 Pro that launched in December last year, the new X50 series brings many notable updates to the table, ranging from a new gimbal camera system to higher refresh display panels. We have opened XDA Forums for all three devices...

Vivo X50 series unveiled with a Gimbal Camera System, 120Hz display, and Snapdragon 865

Vivo has been steadily making inroads in a lot of key markets, including India and its home market China. The company has also been adding new products to its growing portfolio, with devices like the Vivo V19 in India and the Vivo iQOO Z1 in China, which is also the first device to run on...

Google Play Services for AR now supports the Motorola Edge, Realme 6, Samsung Galaxy A31/41, Sony Xperia 1 II, and more

Google Play Services for AR (formerly Google ARCore) is a software service from the company that enables applications to create augmented reality experienced on devices without any need for dedicated 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...

OnePlus, Realme, Black Shark, and Meizu join Xiaomi, OPPO, and Vivo’s file transfer alliance

Back in August last year, three Chinese OEMs — Xiaomi, OPPO, and Vivo — formed an alliance for the development of a new P2P file transfer protocol to simplify cross-device file transfers. The solution aimed to offer an AirDrop like experience in the Android ecosystem by allowing devices from different manufacturers to seamlessly share files...