Now that we’re at the end of 2018, more rumors are popping up about upcoming smartphones.
Today Vivo teased their upcoming NEX 2 phone, which is expected to come with a dual screen design. A few renders and a promo video have also appeared on their website, giving you an idea of what to expect.
NEX 2 will be officially launched on December 11, with Vivo planning a major announcement for when the promo campaign ends.
According to a leaker on Weibo, Vivo NEX 2 will come in up to 10 GB RAM and 128 GB of internal storage. Here’s the leaked image:
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It is expected to come with a triple camera setup on the back in a circular module and a round LED flash.
Other specifications are currently unknown. It might come with a Snapdragon 845 chipset though.
It will cost more than $700 at launch.
About Vivo NEX
Vivo turned a lot of heads with its original NEX phone. It came with a small sliding module that housed the front camera of the Vivo NEX. This not only made the phone nearly edge-to-edge, it also made the phone a lot cooler as nobody had attempted this sort of design before.
Originally known as the Vivo APEX concept phone, the company decided to mass produce it, renaming it to NEX.
The trend caught on, with Oppo eventually releasing a phone with a bigger slider module which housed 3D face scanners and the rear cameras. Xiaomi and Huawei both had their own takes on the concept, releasing manual slider phones (Mi Mix 3 and Honor Magic 2) that use magnets to lock into place.