Vivo Xplay 3S 515ppi phone shot in the wild, release date nearing

Vivo's upcoming Xplay 3S will probably be the first phone with 2560x1440 pixels display, and the company put that panel under the microscope recently to showcase just how much smoother everything looks even compared to the Full HD phone displays of today.

Now we have a picture of the eventual Vivo Xplay 3S chassis snapped in the wild, which shows a metallic looking frame, and a fairly large body dressed up in white. The source claims the back is Gorilla Glass 3, hinting at a unibody design, and sealed large 3400 mAh battery to power the resolute display. The rest of the specs are said to be a 2.3 GHz Snapdragon 800, 13 MP rear and 5 MP front-facing camera.

As for release date - Vivo hasn't shared anything officially, but there are wild guesses, ranging from this week to next month. In any case the Xplay 3S launch is not far away, and it might as well become the first handset to break the 500ppi barrier.

source: CNbeta

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12 Comments

1. bugsbunny00

Posts: 2266; Member since: Jun 07, 2013

go vivo ,..i can see dual speakers wow..

2. mr.techdude

Posts: 571; Member since: Nov 19, 2012

But back facing ehh.

3. woodshop20

Posts: 459; Member since: Sep 14, 2013

Wow that screen is overkill; impressive, but overkill. My TV doesn't even have that resolution. What matters more is how they've calibrated the display. A 500 PPI phone with washed-out colours is futile.

7. vincelongman

Posts: 5730; Member since: Feb 10, 2013

Agreed, now they should focus on brightness/outdoor visibility, accuracy and power efficiency.

4. sri_tech

Posts: 188; Member since: May 21, 2013

Why don't these companies fight for long battery life rather than stupid pixel wars :( 720p is enough for anything under 5 inch and 1080p enough for everything under 7-8 inches.

5. HeWhoDoesNothing

Posts: 158; Member since: Jul 15, 2013

3400 mAh? The fight is on...

6. byazatt

Posts: 316; Member since: Oct 26, 2012

Am all for the bigger battery, higher resolution, and anything else that make good better. I don't believe in what you people call over kill. Break them limits!!!

8. daveydog

Posts: 69; Member since: Sep 01, 2013

Where's this phone headed?

9. joseram695

Posts: 79; Member since: May 28, 2012

Sounds awesome! But is there really a need for 515ppi phone displays? I own a S4 and the PPI is 441 and I can't c a pixel at all! I Wish they would focus more on batteries and camera's ( low light )

10. DAddYE

Posts: 48; Member since: Oct 04, 2013

Looks great, do we know if will have LTE usa bands?

11. GeekMovement unregistered

Agreed, battery first.

12. WindowsiDroid

Posts: 138; Member since: Jul 22, 2013

We really don't need this kind of phone coz 515 is so overkill and power hungry, 720p for 5 inch below and 1080p for 5.0 above

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