Random Americans wandering the streets in China get to see the Vivo NEX in action for a TV show dare



While Vivo plans on unveiling its NEX line tomorrow, at the moment there aren't plans to sell the device in the U.S. Still, a television game show in China stopped random Americans wandering the streets to see if they could do the Chinese Finger Dance that has become extremely popular in the country. At the same time, these Americans got to see one of the three Vivo NEX models in action. Considering that it was feedback from consumers that gave Vivo the idea to mass-produce the Apex concept phone (which became the NEX), perhaps the response of the Americans to the phone (as seen on the video above) will motivate the manufacturer to ship it stateside.

There are three Vivo NEX models, and two are believed to be powered by the Snapdragon 710 Mobile Platform. The NEX A is reportedly a China-only model while the NEX is a similar variant expected to be shipped out of the country. The Vivo NEX S is the top-of-the line device that is powered by the Snapdragon 845 Mobile Platform. It features a 6.59-inch display with extremely thin bezels. Being the premium version of the handset, we could see as much as 8GB of RAM and 256GB of internal storage tucked inside. An under-display fingerprint scanner is said to be aboard, and keeping the lights on will be a 4000mAh battery.

The one feature on the NEX that the Americans seemed to enjoy was the pop-up camera. One thing that Americans won't enjoy is the price of the NEX S, which converts to $1,100 USD at current exchange rates.

source: MySmartPrice

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13 Comments

1. medtxa

Posts: 1655; Member since: Jun 02, 2014

I wouldn't worry about durability. That looks sturdy.

2. ahmadkun

Posts: 538; Member since: May 02, 2016

Guys .. sounds like you didn't learn the lesson from lenovo ( Z5 lie ) .. this phone could come with a big chin or a notch for the sensors.

3. cmdacos

Posts: 3873; Member since: Nov 01, 2016

Can you really be this clueless?

9. ahmadkun

Posts: 538; Member since: May 02, 2016

Nope .. but this is the fact .. you saw a concept it was great tho the final product could be different from what we saw and it could be a smart way to advertise themselves like lenovo did ... So the bottom line is ( get your expectations low, cant trust Chinese companies )

4. AronWunarso

Posts: 242; Member since: Feb 21, 2016

No, there is already the official picture of this phone. It doesn't have a notch but just a little of chin like the APEX prototype since removing the chin isn't possible for now unless they want flexible display

8. Kloak

Posts: 34; Member since: May 27, 2018

Apparently they did use a flexible display (at least on the apex), the chin it's basically as thick as the bezels on the iPhone X for example, guess they still need a small space even if it's flexible.

13. worldpeace

Posts: 3099; Member since: Apr 15, 2016

Apex chin looks big because the other bezels is really thin, but once you place it beside iPhoneks, it's really thin actually.https://www.forbes.com/sites/bensin/2018/02/26/the-vivo-apexs-bezels-makes-the-iphone-xs-bezels-look-fat/#456b895856f4

11. Karriope

Posts: 148; Member since: Jun 07, 2013

That one he's using there appears to be the production version. So... unlikely.

5. vasta

Posts: 74; Member since: Apr 02, 2018

Cringe...

6. Poptart2828

Posts: 323; Member since: Jan 23, 2018

Stunning will add that phone to my collection. Also looking forward to the oppo find x

7. ijuanp03

Posts: 502; Member since: Dec 30, 2014

When Vivo one upped the game which even Apple or Samsung can't come close to this innovation.

10. Vokilam

Posts: 1099; Member since: Mar 15, 2018

Yeah you’re right, looks like a fantastic device.

12. master-mkk

Posts: 213; Member since: Aug 27, 2014

actually, they can the thing is Samsung and apple or rather the market as a whole doesn't have the ability to mass produce something like this yet vivo will only sell a fraction of what a major device form these company usually does

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