The unique 'Lunar Ring' dual screen design of the Vivo Nex 2 leaks in closeups

The unique 'Lunar Ring' dual screen design of the Vivo Nex 2 leaks in closeups
The era of parroting Apple with wide notches is over for Chinese phone makers, it seems, as they moved to waterdrop ones, then slider designs and, last but not least, they are now in the dual-screen phone category, removing the need for a front-facing camera altogether.

An upcoming phone in that last category which for now only has the Nubia X as an entrant, is the Vivo NEX 2, a successor to the one that sort of pioneered the true "all-screen" field by having a pop-up selfie camera onboard, thus negating the requirement for a thicker top bezel to fit one. In addition to its 6.4" OLED screen at the front, however, Vivo will be slapping a 5.5" second screen on the back of the phone to look yourself up while taking a selfie with the superior rear camera set.

Superior it is, as, besides the selfie-snapping kit with 16 LED-strong 'Lunar Ring' around it, the NEX 2 will also sport add a 3D-sensing time-of-flight sensor, just like on the R17 Pro, and, rumor has it, on the Galaxy S10 5G model. If you want to see how the elevated 'Lunar Ring' area looks like from up close and personal, revealed by leakster Ice Universe, take a peek below. 

Next in the slideshow are pictures of some of the 250 prototypes that Vivo made to reach the final design, and, apparently, the elevated circle on the serve aesthetic purposes only. Vivo is just about to unveil this puppy so we can't wait to preview its selfie chops.

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11 Comments

1. j_grouchy

Posts: 173; Member since: Nov 08, 2016

I'm so confused...

10. worldpeace

Posts: 3129; Member since: Apr 15, 2016

I see deadmau5

2. adecvat

Posts: 639; Member since: Nov 15, 2013

Nex 2 is already official.

3. TheOracle1

Posts: 2215; Member since: May 04, 2015

Not only official (December 11th) but it's not even called the Nex2. How this is a leak when there are already hands on reviews online is sloppy reporting.

4. AbhiD

Posts: 723; Member since: Apr 06, 2012

There are already hands on reviews of this phone available on YouTube by Official Tech Youtubers. And hey PA, it's been a week at least since this phone launched. Just came out of cave, huh?

5. maherk

Posts: 6773; Member since: Feb 10, 2012

What?!! Lol Hurry up and delete this article.

6. Poptart2828

Posts: 361; Member since: Jan 23, 2018

Man this bad boy will be in my pocket soon enough

7. Vokilam

Posts: 1181; Member since: Mar 15, 2018

I don’t understand why they needed to overlap the second screen with that lense!!! Can someone explain.

8. AronWunarso

Posts: 242; Member since: Feb 21, 2016

Maybe their design team find it aesthetic idk. I still prefer Nubia X's design with that 'some kind of no screen but there's a screen' back. Much much much beautiful.

9. Madmax

Posts: 110; Member since: Aug 19, 2016

So funny.. They were too busy catching up on bending tabs and holed phones, I guess...Or maybe posting unnecessary sponsored news..

11. TheOracle1

Posts: 2215; Member since: May 04, 2015

I'm amazed this article is still up. I'd be embarrassed.

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