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Vivo Xshot and X3S Likely to be Launched Soon in India, Alleged Pricing Leaked

The sixth largest Chinese smartphone maker Vivo entered the Indian market in December 2014 by launching the world’s slimmest smartphone X5 Max in the country for a pricing of Rs 32,980. Now, the vendor has surfaced in rumors pointing out that the firm is prepping to release new devices in India.


The information comes in from the entrusted Mumbai based retailer Manish Khatri who has revealed the pricing details of the Vivo X3S and Xshot in India via Twitter. As per his tweet, the Vivo X3S will be carrying a price tag of Rs 23,980 and the Vivo Xshot will cost Rs 28,980 respectively. He also added that the devices will be in stock in the coming days and an imminent launch is expected. Notably, there is no official confirmation from Vivo regarding the pricing and availability of these smartphones in India.

The Vivo X3S was launched in May 2014 and was released initially in Malaysia. The handset flaunts a 5 inch IPS LCD display with a HD screen resolution of 1280×720 pixels and is powered by a 1.7 GHz MediaTek octa core processor paired with 1 GB of RAM and 16 GB of non-expandable native storage capacity.

The X3S boasts of a 13 MP primary snapper at its back and a 5 MP front facing selfie camera the front. Other goodies of the handset include 3G, Wi-Fi, Bluetooth, Dual SIM functionality and a 2,000 mAh battery. It runs on Funtouch OS based on Android 4.2 Jelly Bean OS.

On the other hand, the Xshot makes use of a 5.2 inch IPS LCD display with a FHD resolution of 1920×1080 pixels and is stuffed with a 2.3 GHz quad core processor backed by Adreno 330 graphics unit. The handset comes in two variants – 16 GB and 32 GB of default memory capacities that are paired with 2 GB and 3 GB of RAM respectively. Both the variants support expandable storage support up to 128 GB with the help of a micro SD card.

For imaging, the Vivo Xshot includes a 13 MP main camera at the back and an 8 MP selfie camera at the front. Connectivity features of the device are 3G, Wi-Fi, Bluetooth and dual SIM and a 2,600 mAh battery powers the smartphone from within. The device is also fueled by Funtouch OS, but it is based on Android 4.3 Jelly Bean.

Key Specs

Model Vivo X3S Vivo Xshot
Display 5 inch, HD 5.2 inch, FHD
Processor 1.7 GHz Octa Core 2.3 GHz Quad Core
RAM 1 GB 2 GB/ 3 GB
Internal Storage 16 GB 16 GB/ 32 GB, Expandable up to 128 GB
OS Funtouch OS based on Android 4.2 Jelly Bean Funtouch OS based on Android 4.3 Jelly Bean
Camera 13 MP/ 5 MP 13 MP/ 8 MP
Battery 2,000 mAh 2,600 mAh
Price Expected to cost Rs 23,980 Expected to cost Rs 28,980



Abhishek Bhatnagar

Abhishek Bhatnagar, a known technology blogger & YouTuber from India. A Software Engineer by qualification, now he works as the editor-In-Chief, Webmaster, & Managing Director at Gadgets To Use. He runs a number of other technology websites as well.