Vivo announces its X30 5G series with two zoom cameras


In its home market, China, Vivo has launched two new mid-range offerings. The smartphones come with an identical spec sheet, called the Vivo X30 and X30 Pro, but differ significantly in cost. The X30 was priced at 3298 yuan (around Rs 33,450) for the entry-level storage version of 8GB+128 GB, 3598 yuan (around Rs 36,100) for the higher 8GB+256 GB model, while the X30 Pro 5 G will retail at 3998 yuan (around Rs 40,000) for the 8GB+128 GB storage version and 4298 yuan (around Rs 43,000) for the 8GB+256 GB edition. The two phones will be available for purchase in China starting on December 24.

Both the Vivo X30 and X30 Pro use the Exynos 980 mid-range chipset from Samsung. It is a 5 G chipset that is optimized and both devices come with 5 G SA and NSA modes. There is a single version of 8 GB RAM that can be paired with space of 128 GB or 256 GB.

The Vivo X30 comes with a triple rear camera setup for photos and videos that houses a primary 64-megapixel sensor with a f/1.8 lens, an8-megapixel sensor with a f/2.2 wide-angle lens, and a 32-megapixel tertiary camera with a f/2.0 lens. There are also the same three cameras on the back of the Vivo X30 Pro 5G. There is also a 13-megapixel periscope sensor, however, that includes a f/3.0 lens with a focal length of 135 mm to allow 5x optical zoom.

All devices have a Full HD+ Super AMOLED screen measuring 6.44 inches. Vivo calls it the’ XDR Screen’ with a maximum brightness of 1200 nits and a contrast ratio of 2000000:1. Both of them also pack a 4,350mAh battery, and it supports fast charging of 33W. A USB-C port and 3.5 mm headphone jack are also available for the devices. The phones feature Vivo’s Funtouch OS based on Android Pie on the application side of things.