Vivo has announced the X fold its first folding phone. The X fold takes a similar approach to Samsung is galaxy Z fold series and its competitors with a large 8.03 inch folding screen on the inside for tablet style use and a more conventional phone sized screen in this case 6.53 inches on the outside.
Like Samsung, Vivo is folding display uses a layer of ultra thin glass produced by Schott which should help with durability. According to Android authority Vivo advertises that the phone is screen should survive 300000 folds which appears to be a big increase over the 200000 fold Samsung claimed for its most recent generation of foldable.
Beyond its folding capabilities the Vivo X fold sports recognizably flagship specs. It is powered by Qualcomm, is flagship Snapdragon 8 Gen 1 processor and has a 4600 mAh battery that can be charged at 50w wirelessly or at 66w using a cable. Both its screens support up to 120hz refresh and have ultrasonic fingerprint scanners built into them.
There are four cameras on its rear a 50 megapixel ultra wide a 12 megapixel, 2x telephone and an 8 megapixel 5X periscope according to android authority. Both inner and other screens come with holes punch selfie cameras with a resolution of 16 mega pixels.
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Vivo is part of the BBK supply chain empire sharing ownership with Oppo one plus and Realme. Oppo released its first folding phone last year the find N which has an impressive devices with slightly smaller screens than the Vivo X fold. Both of these devices are exclusive to China for now.