Vivo unveiled X20 and X20 Plus – premium design, good specs, a bit pricey

- Adrian Ungureanu

China’s Vivo just officially announced the new X20 and X20 Plus, two smartphones that made quite a fuss before their unveiling, two mid-range phones which quite good looking design. A hybrid between the Galaxy S8 models from Samsung and the OnePlus 5.

They’re almost identical specs-wise, the only difference between them comes down to the display and battery size. Also Vivo X20 comes in a special edition 128GB storage variant, while the Vivo X20 Plus does not.

Both have pretty big display. X20 sports a 6.01-inch fullHD+ (2160 x 1080) Super AMOLED display and X20 Plus comes with a 6.43-inch panel. Both got an 18:9 aspect ratio. The Vivo X20 is fueled by a 3,245mAh battery, while the X20 Plus packs in a 3,905mAh battery, but both support for fast charging.

The rest of specs are identical, Snapdragon 660 chipsest, 4GB of RAM and 64GB of expandable storage (we already mentioned about X20 having a 128GB special edition).

Both have dual cameras at the back, a combo of 12MP and 5MP sensors. Selfie lovers will get a 12MP snapper ar the front.

We’ve got Fingerprint scanners are included on the back, and a 3.5mm headphone jack is also a part of the package, as is Bluetooth 5.0. Both run on Android 7.1.1 Nougat with Funtouch OS 3.2 interface on top.

Both of these phones come in Gold, Rose Gold and Matte Black color variants. The 64GB storage variant of the Vivo X20 is priced at 2,998 Yuan ($445), while the special edition 128GB storage model costs 3,398 Yuan ($515). The Vivo X20 Plus, on the other hand, can be purchased for 3,498 Yuan ($530). These two handsets can be pre-ordered starting today, and they will become available for purchase in China starting on September 30.