Vivo NEX 5 will reportedly be called X Note, key specifications leaked


  • Vivo is ditching the NEX moniker on its upcoming NEX device
  • It will instead be called Vivo X Note
  • The smartphone is expected to debut soon in China

Vivo NEX 5 will reportedly debut as Vivo X Note. The news comes from Chinese tipster WHY LAB who also revealed key specifications of the device. The upcoming offering will arrive as the successor to the NEX 3 that launched way back in 2019. However, the brand will ditch the ‘NEX’ moniker.  

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The Vivo X Note has also been spotted on China 3C’s certification site with model number V2170A. It has also bagged TENNA certification. The smartphone’s renders were also leaked earlier this month. 

Vivo X Note specifications (rumoured)

Vivo X Note

Vivo X Note renders

As per the 3C listing, the Vivo X Note is said to support 80W fast charging. It is tipped to be backed by a 5,000mAh battery unit. Internally, the smartphone will reportedly be powered by a Snapdragon 8 Gen 1 processor paired with up to 12GB RAM and 512GB onboard storage. 

The tipster shares that the Vivo X Note will sport a Zeiss-branded quad rear camera setup comprising a 50MP main sensor, 48MP Sony IMX598 lens, 12MP Sony IMX663 unit and an 8MP shooter with 5x zoom. There is no information on the front camera. 

The Vivo X Note is tipped to feature a large 7-inch sAMOLED E5 display with curved edges and a centrally placed punch-hole cutout. It will offer QHD+ resolution and a 120Hz  refresh rate. As per renders, the smartphone has a circular camera module on the back panel. It will likely come with an in-screen fingerprint scanner. 

The Vivo X Note is expected to debut early next month. We will know more details in the coming weeks. 


Viraj Gawde

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