Vivo enters the European market, starting with Ukraine

Chinese companies are starting to expand quite a lot outside of their home country. Many manufacturers that up until recently were present only in China are now offering their devices officially in India and Europe. Vivo has such ambitions as well with an expansion in Ukraine. Not too long ago it started to sell some of their devices in Russia and it seems that eastern-Europe, a growing smartphone market, is very attractive for the company. No official store is opened…

Xiaomi Black Shark 2 vs Nubia Red Magic Mars vs Vivo iQOO: Battle of the gaming smartphones

We did a comparison between the gaming smartphones available a few months ago and today, with the launch of Xiaomi’s Black Shark 2, it is time to make another one. This time we will let the specs of the top three Chinese gaming smartphone battle head to head and see which one has the best price to performance ratio. So, let us take a look at what the Xiaomi Black Shark 2, the ZTE Nubia Red Magic Mars and the…

Vivo V15 Pro will have a triple-camera setup and a 48MP sensor

Vivo is preparing to launch a new device on the market in the near future. Even though the specs won’t be top-of-the-line, the device will try to attract buyers by offering great photography options and a good price. According to 91mobiles, the site that originally offered this information, the Vivo V15 Pro will come with a triple camera on the back and the main sensor will have 48MP. Now, the smartphone will have a very good CPU. The Vivo V15…

Vivo Apex 2019: in-display fingerprint reader, no holes or buttons, no selfie camera

As promised, Vivo revealed today the new Vivo Apex 2019 smartphone. We had very little information related to this device, but we knew that it won’t have any holes and no buttons. Today however we have all the information available about this device and we gotta say, some compromises were made to get this design out, but from a performance point of view, it is a beast. So let’s get everything out of the way in terms of compromises. The…

Vivo Apex 2019 won’t have any physical buttons. Concept render available

Even though the Vivo Apex is scheduled to be released tomorrow, January 24th, we still don’t have any clear leaks about it. All we have is a promo video posted on TikTok and a concept render based on what we know so far. Vivo had a campaign where people were allowed to touch the smartphone, but not see it. Based on all the information, we may have important details already available…but some questions still remain to be answered. Based on…

Mysterious Vivo “Waterdrop” device to be revealed next week

Vivo is planning to reveal a new device next week, on the 24th of January, according to a poster released today by the company. We don’t know what specs the device will have or what design Vivo chose for it, but the company says that this will change our conception of a smartphone. Those are quite some bold statements, but Vivo did manage to release a few interesting devices in the past and I won’t be that surprised if this…

Vivo NEX prototype with 5G and Snapdragon 855 on display

After Xiaomi, Vivo is the next company to display a prototype of a 5G smartphone. During a Xinhua News Agency media conference, Vivo had a NEX at its stand that apparently had the new Snapdragon 855 CPU inside as well as the 5G capabilities. Obviously, the phone was not for sale (yet). Instead, it was meant to prove that the company is working on 5G smartphones and are almost ready to release such devices on the market. Most probably we…

Vivo NEX Global Version available at a discount

Vivo NEX was the first smartphone with a pop-up camera to be widely available on the market. It was first presented as a prototype and later came to stores at very reasonable prices. It also had some other interesting things, like an in-display fingerprint reader and top specs. it did not take long however for Vivo to release the Vivo Nex Dual, the second iteration of the device. This means that the original is now starting to get price reductions,…