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Vivo X60 and X60 Pro with Exynos 1080, 48MP quad cameras launched: price, specifications

On: December 29, 2020
Highlights

  • Vivo X60 and X60 Pro smartphones have debuted as the world’s first smartphones powered by the all-new Exynos 1080 chipset
  • Vivo X60 duo are equipped 2nd-gen micro-gimbal OIS technology and ZEISS optical lenses
  • The Snapdragon 888 SoC powered X60 Pro+ will be announced by January-end in China

Vivo has announced the Vivo X60 series of smartphones in China. The Vivo X60, X60 Pro, and X60 Pro+ trio have arrived as the successor to the Vivo X50 series that debuted in June in China. The Vivo X60 and X60 Pro are the world’s first smartphones that are powered by Samsung’s Exynos 1080 chipset. The Vivo X60 Pro+ is fueled by the Snapdragon 888 SoC.

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he X60 models are fitted with second-generation micro-gimbal for superior videography experience. They also promise advanced photography thanks to their ZEISS optical lenses.

Vivo X60 and Vivo X60 Pro specifications and features

Vivo X60 and X60 Pro

The Vivo X60 and X60 Pro has arrived with 2nd-gen micro-gimbal OIS technology and ZEISS optical lenses

The Vivo X60 5G and X60 Pro 5G are equipped with 6.56-inch AMOLED panels with punch-hole selfie camera cutouts. The X60 sports a flat display, whereas the Pro’s screen has curved edges. Both displays deliver a Full HD+ resolution of 1080 x 2376 pixels, a 19.8:9 aspect ratio, HDR10+, P3 colour gamut, a 120Hz refresh rate, and 240Hz touch sampling rate. Both phones have in-screen fingerprint scanners.

The Vivo X60 series is fitted with a 32-megapixel front-facing camera. The X60 sports a triple camera setup that includes a micro-gimbal OIS assisted 48-megapixel main lens with f/1.6 aperture, a 13-megapixel ultra-wide lens with 120-degree field of view, and another 13-megapixel lens portrait lens with 50mm focal length.

The Vivo X60 Pro sports a quad-camera module that consists of a 48-megapixel primary shooter with f/1.48 aperture, an 8-megapixel periscope telephoto lens with 5x optical zoom and 60x Super (digital) zoom, and the same pair of 13-megapixel snappers available on the vanilla model. The company claims that the 2nd generation micro-gimbal OIS technology employed on the X60 series is 3 times better than the traditional OIS.

The Exynos 1080 chipset that fuels the Vivo X60 duo is assisted by LPPRD4x RAM and UFS 3.1 storage. The X60 and X60 Pro are backed by 4,200mAh and 4,300mAh batteries, respectively. Both phones carry support for 33W fast charging. The X60 series are the first Vivo phones to feature the all-new OriginOS flavoured Android 11.

The Vivo X60 series offer users other features like dual-SIM support, 5G, Wi-Fi 6, Bluetooth 5.1, NFC, USB Type-C, and face unlock. At the event, the company also confirmed the existence of the Snapdragon 888 powered Vivo X60 Pro+ but refrained from revealing more information on its specs.  The company revealed that it will hold a dedicated launch event at January end to announce the X60 Pro+. Previous reports have claimed that the phone will remain exclusive to Chinese markets.

Vivo X60 and X60 Pro pricing and availability

The Vivo X60 comes in variants such as 8GB RAM + 128GB storage, 8GB RAM + 256GB storage, and 12GB RAM + 256GB storage. They are priced at RMB 3,498 (~Rs 39,300), RMB 3,798 (~Rs 42,600), and RMB 3,998 (~Rs 48,900), respectively. It comes in three colours such white, blue, and black.

The Vivo X60 Pro comes in a single option featuring 12 GB of RAM and 256GB of storage. It is priced at RMB 4,498 (~Rs 50,500) and it can be bought in two colours such as black and blue colours.  The X60 and X60 Pro will go on sale in China from January 8th. At present, there is no word on its availability outside China. Considering that the Vivo X50 series went official within a month after its launch in China, the X60 lineup may land in Indian in early 2021.

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Anvin is a self-proclaimed geek who has been writing about smartphones for nearly 10 years. After using phones like the Samsung Galaxy Note, Sony Xperia Mini, Lumia 730, Lumia 950, Honor 7, Xiaomi Redmi Note 3 and Honor 8 Pro to name a few, he is now a happy user of the POCO F1. In his free time, he participates in church activities and likes to travel.