AnTuTu champ Vivo Xshot to be unveiled on May 7th

The high-end Vivo Xshot, the first handset to surpass 40,000 on the AnTuTu benchmark site, is going to be unveiled on May 7th. What is interesting is that this is the same date when the Huawei Ascend P7 is expected to be unveiled in Paris. Either Vivo is looking to steal some of the thunder from Huawei, or somehow hitch itself to the Ascend P7's unwrapping.

The Vivo Xshot is unquestionably a power user's dream, but it also has a lot to offer for those focused on photography. There is a 24MP rear-facing camera and a 7.68MP front-facing one as well. The camera on back features an aperture of f/1.8, allowing the camera to take great photos under low-light conditions. It will have either a Xenon flash or a dual LED flash depending on who you're talking to.

The Vivo Xshot is equipped with a screen offering resolution of 1080 x 1920, and is powered by a quad-core 2.5GHz Snapdragon 801 MSM8974AC CPU with 3GB of RAM and 32GB of native storage. Android 4.3 is currently running the phone, which might be updated to KitKat by the time the phone is launched.

There is no word on pricing or availability, although we assume that this information will be released on May 7th.

source: CNMO (translated), gizChina via UnwiredView



8. Amir1 unregistered

so it's thickness will be at least 10mm right? if so, not exciting.

6. anirudhshirsat97

Posts: 408; Member since: May 24, 2011

I love Chinese phones, they offer great value. Only thing which I hate is their customer service. I'm not talking about the cheap ones, rather the legit, big companies. Customer service is preety much non existent.

5. 0xFFFF

Posts: 3806; Member since: Apr 16, 2014

It's seems like there are going to be a lot of great Chinese phones on the market this year.

4. GreekGeek

Posts: 1276; Member since: Mar 22, 2014

But that beastly CPU will just throttle down on real world usage scenarios. 2.3 Ghz vs 2.5 Ghz wont matter all that much

3. torr310

Posts: 1751; Member since: Oct 27, 2011

It is equipped with O.I.S. Dual LED (similar to iPhone 5S)

1. Neo_Huang

Posts: 1067; Member since: Dec 06, 2013

I will have to decide between this, the OnePlus One, and the Xiaomi Mi-3S.

2. networkdood

Posts: 6330; Member since: Mar 31, 2010

This phone is at least twice the price of the One+One, I believe...if not, it may be a great deal...

7. lampshade_cn

Posts: 13; Member since: Dec 27, 2013

I think it will cost ¥3498 or ¥3998.

9. Ashoaib

Posts: 3309; Member since: Nov 15, 2013

I am going to have it or 1+1... 7th of May is not far

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