The Vivo S6 5G has gone official in China. The selfie-focused phone has debuted as the successor of the Vivo S6 phone from last year. It is the first S-series phone to arrive with 5G capabilities. The front camera of the Vivo S6 5G can capture better and clear selfie shots in dim-light conditions, according to the company. The smartphone features the so-called “Oreo” circular camera module that houses the 48-megapixel quad camera system. In front, the handset sports a waterdrop notch display that offers a tall aspect ratio. The device is backed by a large battery with support for fast charging.
Vivo S6 5G specifications and features
The Vivo S6 5G features a glass construction that has a thickness of 8.68mm and it weighs 181 grams. The punch-hole S-AMOLED display of the Vivo S6 5G measures 6.44 inches. It features full HD+ resolution and a tall aspect ratio of 20:9. An in-display fingerprint sensor is also available on the device.
The Vivo X30 and X30 Pro premium mid-range phones that had gone official in December last year were fuelled by the Exynos 980 5G chipset. The same SoC that carries support for dual-mode 5G powers the Vivo S6 5G. The phone ships with 8GB of LPDDR4X RAM. The new S-series phone can be availed in 128GB and 256GB UFS 2.1 storage choices in China.
The rear-mounted camera system of the Vivo S6 5G features a 48-megapixel main lens that is coupled with an 8-megapixel wide-angle camera, a 2-megapixel macro lens and a 2-megapixel depth sensor. The device is fitted with a 32-megapixel front camera.
The Vivo S6 5G houses a 4,500mAh battery that supports 18W fast charging. The smartphone boots Android 10 overlaid with FunTouch OS 10. The usual connectivity features like dual-SIM support, 5G, Wi-Fi 802.11ac, Bluetooth 5.0, GPS and USB-C are available on the device.
Vivo S6 5G pricing and availability
The Vivo S6 5G comes in two models in China namely, 6GB RAM + 128GB storage and 8GB RAM + 256GB storage editions. They are priced at RMB 2,698 (~Rs 28,700) and RMB 2,998 (~Rs 31,900). The first sales of the Vivo S6 5G will commence on April 3rd.