The vivo V20 family was introduced last week in Thailand, but today the new lineup are finally available for sale, hitting Southeast Asia and becoming the first phones in the world to ship with Android 11, out of the box.

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The family includes three phones – vivo V20 SE, vivo V20 Pro, and vivo V20. The initial announcements revealed all the specs of the first two, but the specs of the vanilla variant has just been announced.

The vivo V20 is powered by the Snapdragon 720G, coupled with an 8GB RAM and 128GB storage, the latter expandable via a dedicated micro SD slot.

At the front, there’s a 6.44-inch OLED panel with a fingerprint scanner underneath. The waterdrop notch in the front houses a 44MP selfie camera with f/2.0 lens.

The rear camera setup borrows the design from the vivo X50 Pro, but not the actual modules. Instead, vivo V20 offers a 64MP f/1.9 main camera and an 8MP f/2.2 ultrawide snapper that offers autofocus so it can also be used for macro shots. A 2MP mono UNIT completes the tally.

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The battery inside the vivo V20 has 4,000 mAh capacity and comes with 33W fast-charging.

vivo V20 Specifications

Network Properties

  • 2G bands: GSM 850 / 900 / 1800 / 1900 – SIM 1 & SIM 2
  • 3G bands: HSDPA 850 / 900 / 2100
  • 4G bands: 1, 3, 5, 7, 8, 20, 28, 38, 39, 40, 41
  • Speed: HSPA 42.2/5.76 Mbps, LTE-A

Launch

  • Announced: 2020, September 30
  • Status: Exp. release 2020, October

Design

  • Dimensions: 161.3 x 74.2 x 7.4 mm (6.35 x 2.92 x 0.29 in)
  • Weight: 171 g (6.03 oz)
  • Colors: Sunset Melody, Midnight Jazz, Moonlight Sonata
  • SIM: Dual SIM (Nano-SIM, dual stand-by)

vivo v20 launched

Display

  • Type: AMOLED capacitive touchscreen, 16M colors
  • Size: 6.44 inches, 100.1 cm2 (~83.7% screen-to-body ratio)
  • Resolution: 1080 x 2400 pixels, 20:9 ratio (~409 ppi density)

Operating System

  • Android 11, Funtouch 11

Hardware

  • Chipset: Qualcomm SM7125 Snapdragon 720G (8 nm)
  • CPU: Octa-core (2×2.3 GHz Kryo 465 Gold & 6×1.8 GHz Kryo 465 Silver)
  • GPU: Adreno 618
  • RAM: 8GB
  • Internal Storage: 128GB
  • Memory Card slot: microSDXC (dedicated slot)

Cameras

  • Main Camera: Triple
    • 64 MP, f/1.9, 26mm (wide), 1/1.72″, 0.8µm, PDAF
    • 8 MP, f/2.2, 120˚, 16mm (ultrawide), 1/4.0″, 1.12µm, AF
    • 2 MP, f/2.4, (depth)
  • Features: Dual-LED dual-tone flash, HDR, panorama
  • Video: [email protected], [email protected]/60fps, gyro-EIS
  • Selfie Camera: Single – 44 MP, f/2.0, (wide), AF
  • Features: HDR
  • Video: [email protected], [email protected], gyro-EIS

Multimedia

  • Radio: No
  • Loudspeaker: Yes
  • Audio 3.5mm jack: Yes
  • 24-bit/192kHz audio

Connectivity

  • WLAN: Wi-Fi 802.11 a/b/g/n/ac, dual-band, Wi-Fi Direct, hotspot
  • Bluetooth: 5.1, A2DP, LE
  • GPS: Yes, with A-GPS, GLONASS, GALILEO, BDS
  • NFC: Yes
  • USB: USB Type-C 2.0, USB On-The-Go

Features

  • Sensors: Fingerprint (under display, optical), accelerometer, gyro, proximity, compass

Battery

  • Battery Type and Capacity: Li-Po 4000 mAh, non-removable
  • Charging: Fast charging 33W

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vivo V20 Price and Availability

The V20 comes in Midnight Jazz, Moonlight Sonata, or Sunset Melody colors (that are actually Black, White, and a Violet gradient). It can be pre-ordered in a number of Southeast Asian countries.

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As a reference point the price in Indonesia is IND5 million (about $335/€285).

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