At an event held recently, Vivo launched two new foldable phones in China. These include the Vivo X Fold2 and X Flip. The former arrives as the successor to the first-generation Vivo X Fold that was launched last year.

vivo X Fold2 and X Flip launched

he latest offering packs upgrades over its predecessor. It competes against the likes of the Samsung Galaxy Z Fold4, OPPO Find N2, and more in the market. Read on to know what the device offers out of the box.

The Vivo X Fold2 is a horizontal folding smartphone. It has a 6.56-inch main exterior display bearing a resolution of 2,520 x 1,080 pixels. The interior screen is 8.03 inches with a resolution of 2,160 x 1,916 pixels. Both displays feature an AMOLED panel with a 120Hz refresh rate, HDR10+ support, up to 1,800 nits peak brightness, and an integrated 3D ultrasonic fingerprint scanner.

vivo X Fold2 launched

Dimension-wise, the Vivo X Fold2 measures 161.3×73.4×13mm (6-6.7mm when unfolded) and weighs 280 grams. Vivo says that the hinge is equipped with the brand’s self-developed FS54 aviation-grade material making it ultra-durable and lightweight. The foldable device has a Flex Mode that lets users prop the device up for hands-free calling, video playback, and photography.

The Vivo X Fold2 has a circular camera module on the back panel. The setup comprises a 50MP OIS-enabled main sensor coupled with a 12MP ultra-wide and 12MP telephoto lens. Both the interior and exterior screens have a 16MP selfie snapper located in the center-aligned punch-hole cutout. There is also a V2 chip onboard for enhancing imaging capabilities.

vivo X Fold2 specs

Under the hood, the Vivo X Fold2 is the world’s first foldable phone powered by a Snapdragon 8 Gen 2 processor. It packs 12GB LPDDR5X RAM and  256GB or 512GB UFS 4.0 storage options.

The foldable phone is backed by a 4,800mAh battery unit with support for 120W wired and 50W wireless charging. There is a VC liquid cooling system for heat dissipation. Software-wise, the device runs on OriginOS 3 based on Android 13 out of the box.

vivo X Fold2

Vivo X Fold2 Specifications

Display:

  • Main: 8.03-inch (2160 x 1916 pixels) 2K+ E6 AMOLED LTPO display with 1-120Hz refresh rate, HDR 10+, Dolby Vision, up to 1800 nits brightness
  • Secondary: 6.53-inch (2520 × 1080 pixels) FHD+ E6 AMOLED display with 120Hz refresh rate, up to 1600 nits brightness

Chipset: Octa Core Snapdragon 8 Gen 2 4nm Mobile Platform with Adreno 740 GPU

RAM/Storage: 12GB LPDDR5X RAM with 256GB  / 512GB UFS 4.0 storage

OS: OriginOS 3 based on Android 13

SIM: Dual SIM

Rear Camera: Triple

  • 50MP camera with Sony IMCX866 sensor, f/1.75 aperture, OIS, Zeiss T* coating, V2 chip
  • 12MP 108°  ultra-wide camera with Sony IMX663 sensor, f/2.0 apeture
  • 12MP portrait telephoto camera, f/1.98 aperture

Selfie Camera: 16MP front on the inside and outside with f/2.45 aperture

Fingerprint sensor: In-display ultrasonic on the inside and outside

Multimedia: USB Type-C Audio, Stereo speakers

Dimensions: 161.29×143.43×5.95mm (expanded)/ 73.42mm×12.9mm (Black) / 13.2mm (Red and Blue) (folded)

Weight: 278g (Red and Blue) / 279g (Black)

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: 4800mAh (typical) with 120W fast charging, 50W wireless charging, reverse wireless charging

Vivo X Fold2 Price and Availability

The Vivo X Fold2 starts at RMB 8,999 (~$1,307) for the base 12GB + 256GB variant. The 12GB + 512GB model costs RMB 9,999 (~$1,453). The device is up for pre-orders in China with sales commencing from April 28th.

vivo X Fold2 unveiled

The foldable phone is offered in China Red, Azure Blue, and String Shadow Black colours.

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