The Vivo X Flip was debuted alongside the Vivo X Fold2. This is the first clamshell folding phone from the brand. Vivo has joined the bandwagon of vertical folding phones like the Samsung Galaxy Z Flip4, OPPO Find N2 Flip, Motorola Razr etc.

vivo X Flip unveiled

Notably, the Vivo X Flip has a unique secondary display, unlike its competitors. The Vivo X Fold 2 is a vertical folding phone. It has a 6.7-inch AMOLED display bearing a center-aligned punch-hole cutout and a tall aspect ratio. The device features an FHD+ resolution, 1,200 nits peak brightness, a 120Hz refresh rate, and HDR10+ support.

The X Flip’s back panel has a horizontal secondary display with slightly curved edges that spans from the left edge to right. The secondary screen measures 3 inches with an AMOLED panel and bears a resolution of 682 x 422 pixels. It can be used for various purposes like using payment codes, viewing information, NFC, music playback, and more.

vivo X Flip specs

In terms of design, the Vivo X Flip flaunts an embossed diamond cut pattern on the back panel. There is a side-mounted fingerprint scanner embedded in the power button. The foldable device has a Flex Mode that lets users prop the device up for hands-free calling, video playback, and photography.

Vivo says that it has used ultra-thin glass for invisible crease and the hinge is claimed to last 500,000 times.

vivo X Flip design

The Vivo X Flip has a circular camera module at the top left corner. The phone features a ZEISS-branded 50MP OIS-enabled primary sensor paired with a 12MP ultra-wide-angle lens. There is a 32MP front-facing selfie snapper.

Under the hood, the Vivo X Flip is equipped with a Snapdragon 8+ Gen 1 processor. It packs 12GB LPDDR5 RAM and up to 512GB UFS 4.0 storage. The device draws its power from a 4,400mAh battery unit with support for 44W fast charging. Software-wise, the foldable phone runs on Android 13-based OriginOS 3.

Connectivity options on the Vivo X Flip include a USB-C port, WiFi, Bluetooth, dual-band GPS, and 5G.

vivo X Flip launched

Vivo X Flip Specifications

Display

  • Main – 6.74-inch (2520 × 1080 pixels) FHD+AMOLED display with 120Hz refresh rate, 1920Hz High frequency PWM dimming
  • Secondary – 3-inch (682 × 422 pixels) AMOLED display with 60Hz refresh rate

Processor: Octa Core Snapdragon 8+ Gen 1 4nm Mobile Platform with Adreno 730 GPU

RAM/Storage: 12GB LPDDR5X RAM with 256GB  / 512GB UFS 3.1 storage

OS: OriginOS 3 based on Android 13

SIM: Dual SIM

Rear Camera: Dual

  • 50MP with f/1.75 aperture, OIS, Zeiss T* coating
  • 12MP 106°  ultra-wide camera with f/2.2 aperture

Selfie Camera: 32MP on the inside and outside with f/2.45 aperture

Fingerprint sensor: Yes, Side-mounted

Multimedia: USB Type-C Audio, Stereo speakers

Dimensions: 166.42 (expanded) / 86.4mm (folded)× 75.25×7.75~8.19mm (unfolded)/ 16.62~17.56mm (folded)

Weight: 198g (Purple and Black) / 199g (Gold)

Network/Connectivity: 5G SA/NSA, Dual 4G VoLTE, Wi-Fi 802.11 ax (2.4GHz and 5GHz), Bluetooth 5.3 LE, GPS (L1 + L5 Dual band), NFC, USB Type-C

Battery: 4400mAh (typical) with 44W fast charging

Vivo X Flip Price and Availability

The Vivo X Flip starts at RMB 5,999 (~$871) for the 12GB + 256GB option and the 12GB + 512GB variant carries a price tag of RMB 6,999 (~$1,017). The foldable phone is up for pre-orders with sales commencing from April 28th.

vivo X Flip Price

It is offered in Drill Black, Silk Gold, and Ling Purple colors.

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