Vivo NEX S: A Step Towards Future

  • Vivo NEX S

The Vivo NEX S: Smartphone packed with everything desired plus some futuristic technology. A 6.59’’ display with complete bezel-less body design with a pop-up front camera accompanied by in-screen fingerprint sensor has a lot to offer.


Launched in June 2018, the Vivo NEX S smartphone is a complete package of technology and innovation. In an effort to make the phone completely bezel-less, the smartphone manufacturer has come up with a motorized front-camera.The phone offers a 6.59” display with screen resolution of 1080×2316 and 388 ppi pixel density. The phone is powered by Octa-core (4×2.7 GHz Kryo 385 Gold & 4×1.7 GHz Kryo 385 Silver) with GPU Adreno 602 and Qualcomm Snapdragon 845 processor along with an 8 GB RAM. The gadget is available in two variants of 128 and 256 gigabytes of internal memory which is not expandable via memory card. The Vivo NEX S runs on Android 8.1 (Oreo) run simultaneously by FunTouch OS4. The device is packed up with dual rear-camera (12MP+5MP) with dual-tone flash and a pop-up front camera of 8MP which is stealing all the glamour. The device is powered by 4000mAh battery and contains a 22.5 W charger in the box.

Sneak Peek  

Vivo NEX S is a phone that offers 6.59-inch, Super AMOLED, capacitive touchscreen with 388 ppi pixel density and 1080×2316 pixels resolution. The phone runs on Android 8.1 (Oreo) coupled with Custom UI Funtouch OS 4.0 to provide lag-free user experience and swift-changing through various apps.

What’s cool What’s not so cool
In-screen Fingerprint Sensor

Motorised Front Camera

Impressive Battery Backup

Slim Aand innovative Design

Includes Jovi AI Assistant

In-screen Fingerprint is 50% secured

The Phone feels Like A Brick While Using 




Design That Makes People Fall

The Vivo NEX S has taken the design to a whole new level! An effort to make a bezel-less device has never been so successful. The rear camera is stacked at the back on one side with a flash just below it. The screen accompanys the in-screen fingerprint sensor which is really great and unlocks the phone almost every time giving 50% secure results. The phone measures 162 x 77 x 8 mm and looks like a glass sandwich in hand . The phone is quite heavy and weighs 199 grams making it feel like a brick while in-use. Overall, the design is pretty cool and it appears like Vivo is excelling in innovation!

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Lag-Free User Experience And Incredible Performance

The Vivo NEX S runs on Android 8.1 (Oreo) with a custom skin called Funtouch v4.0 layered over the OS. The phone also features an Artificial Intelligence assistant called Jovi, which learns the way the user uses the device in order to provide the best quality information and services. Moreover, the phone comes with a lot of pre-installed apps like Facebook, Whatsapp etc. Along with the applications, the phone also features a smart gaming mode which enables the user to play games without any disturbance.


Crystal-Clear Picture Quality

The smartphone is accustomed with a 12MP (f/1.8, 1/2.5″, 1.4µm, Dual Pixel PDAF)+5MP(f/2.4) dual primary camera with dual-tone flash, auto-focus, and a motorized 8MP secondary camera. The wide-angle sensor offers a special feature for added dual- pixel and quicker focusing. The device is available in two storage variants i.e. 128GB and 256GB and is not expandable via external MicroSD Card. Although, the storage is quite enough, still the company should have made it further expandable for its users.


Long Lasting Battery To Power Up Your Day

The Vivo NEX S comes with a battery of 4000mAh that makes sure that a user gets a long-lasting experience. Moreover the device is designed for efficient battery consumption and can give a user a day-long performance with everyday tasks and some gaming and video playbacks. Overall, we can say that the battery is quite impressive.

Also Read: Vivo V9 Review

Some Unique Features Of VIVO NEX S:

·Motorised front camera.
·The 4000 mAh Li-ion battery provides an uninterrupted service.
·Camera quality is really impressive.
·The in-screen fingerprint sensor works pretty well.

Tech Specs


Release date June 2018
Form factor Touchscreen
Dimensions (mm) 162.00 x 77.00 x 7.98
Battery capacity (mAh) 4000
Colours Ruby Red and Star Diamond Black


Screen size (inches) 6.59
Touchscreen Yes
Resolution 1080×2316 pixels


Processor 2.2GHz octa-core
Processor make Qualcomm Snapdragon 845
Internal storage 128GB


Rear camera 12-megapixel
Front camera 8-megapixel


Operating System Android 8.1 Oreo


Wi-Fi Yes
Bluetooth Yes, v 5.00
Number of SIMs 2
SIM 1  
4G/ LTE Yes
SIM 2  
4G/ LTE Yes


Proximity sensor Yes
Accelerometer Yes
Ambient light sensor Yes


Vivo NEX S not only has a stunning display and a smart configuration but also comes up with some innovative features. Not only, the motorized front-camera, the phone presents the much improved in-screen fingerprint sensor which steals all the limelight.

Lastly, the Vivo Nex S is remarkably an exciting smartphone with a bunch of innovations and provides a tough competition to the various notch design smartphones. It is the best for those who desire to possess a bezel-less phone.



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"Gadgets For You" Belongs to Srishti Agarwal, a commerce graduate by degree but a technophile and a writer by heart. Her love for gadgets and writing made her choose a profession which is altogether a new journey. Being a novice in the blogging community, she strives to provide her audience with reviews on the latest gadgets and guidance tips on OS and Applications.

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