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Vivo NEX FAQs, Pro, Cons: Everything to know about the futuristic phone

Vivo has finally launched its Vivo NEX flagship smartphone in India today. The new flagship from Vivo comes with several premium features like Snapdragon 845 processor, 8GB RAM, and AI dual rear cameras. However, its highlight is the pop-up selfie camera.

The Vivo NEX price in India is set at Rs. 44,990 and it will be available starting from July 21 via Amazon and Vivo online store. There might be some questions about the device that you have been looking for. So, through Vivo NEX FAQs we will try to answer most of the queries about the device.

Apart from the most frequently asked questions about the Vivo NEX, we have also listed its pros and cons to help you decide in a better way before purchasing this futuristic flagship phone.


  • Ultra FullView Display
  • AI Dual Cameras
  • 8GB RAM, Snapdragon 845


  • No Protection
  • Lacks Water Resistance
  • No Face Unlock

Vivo NEX Full Specifications

Key Specifications Vivo NEX
Display 6.59-inch Super AMOLED 19.3:9 ratio
Screen Resolution FHD+ 1080×2316 pixels
Operating System Android 8.1 Oreo
 Processor Octa-core
Chipset Snapdragon 845
GPU Adreno 630
Internal Storage 128GB
Expandable Storage No
Primary Camera Dual: 12 MP (f/1.8) + 5 MP (f/2.4), 4-axis OIS, dual-LED dual tone flash
Secondary Camera 8 MP, f/2.0, 1080p
Video Recording 2160p@30fps, 1080fps
Battery 4,000mAh
4G VoLTE Yes
Dimensions 162 x 77 x 7.98 mm
Weight 199 g
Water Resistant No
Sim Card Type Dual Nano SIM
Price Rs. 44,990

Design and Display

Question: How is the build quality of Vivo NEX?

Answer: Vivo NEX looks premium with a glass back and a full-screen display with 91.24% screen to body ratio. The front panel offers a premium feel without a notch and slimmer bezels on each side. The rear panel sports a shiny dazzling finish, which is not much reflective.

Overall, the Vivo NEX is a futuristic phone when it comes to design. It is a mix of aluminum and glass along the sides, which puts it in the category of premium phones.

Question: How is the display of the Vivo NEX?

Answer: Vivo NEX sports a 6.59-inch Super AMOLED display panel. The display has an FHD+ screen resolution of 1080 x 2316 pixels. Further, it has a 19.3:9 aspect ratio which means it has a full-screen display with almost no bezels and 91.24% screen to body ratio.

Question: How is the fingerprint sensor of Vivo NEX?

Answer: The phone comes with an in-display fingerprint sensor which is a new tech by Vivo. The fingerprint scanner is fast.

Question: Is the Vivo NEX water resistant?

Answer: No, the Vivo NEX is not water or dust resistant.


Question: What are the camera specifications of Vivo NEX?

Answer:  The Vivo NEX comes with a dual camera setup at the rear. There is a 12 MP primary sensor with f/1.8 aperture, PDAF and a 5 MP secondary sensor with f/2.4 aperture. The camera has gyros EIS and dual tone dual-LED flash. Up front, there is an 8MP selfie camera with f/2.0 aperture.

Question: What are the camera modes available in Vivo NEX?

Answer: The Vivo NEX rear camera supports Portrait Bokeh, Panorama, Time Lapse, Face Beauty, AR Stickers, Filters. While the front camera also comes with several features like Live Photo, Face Beauty, Backlight HDR, Portrait Bokeh, Panorama, AR Stickers, and Filters.

Question: Can 4K videos be recorded on Vivo NEX?

Answer: Yes, you can record 4K videos at 30fps on Vivo NEX.

Question: Does the Vivo NEX support OIS (optical image stabilization)?

Answer: Yes, the Vivo NEX comes loaded with 4-axis OIS in the rear camera. The OIS helps in shooting stable videos and also in reducing blur in images.

Hardware, Storage

Question: Which mobile processor is used in Vivo NEX?

Answer: The Vivo NEX is powered by Qualcomm’s latest octa-core Snapdragon 845 processor clocked at 2.8GHz and coupled with Adreno 630 GPU.

Question: How many RAM and internal storage options are available for Vivo NEX?

Answer: The Vivo NEX comes with only 8GB RAM and 128GB storage variant.

Question: Can the internal storage in the Vivo NEX be expanded?

Answer: No, the internal storage in Vivo NEX is not expandable.

Battery and Software

Question: What is the battery size on Vivo NEX and does it support fast charging? 

Answer: The Vivo NEX is powered by a 4,000 mAh non-removable battery. It supports the company’s Dual Engine Quick Charge technology.

Question: Does it support wireless charging?

Answer: No, the Vivo NEX doesn’t support wireless charging, even though it has the glass back.

Question: Which Android version runs on the Vivo NEX?

Answer: The Vivo NEX runs its own Funtouch OS 4.0 on top of Android Oreo 8.1.

Connectivity and Others

Question: Does Vivo NEX support dual SIM cards?

Answer: Yes, it supports dual Nano-SIM cards.

Question: Does Vivo NEX support both LTE and VoLTE networks?

Answer: Yes, it supports both LTE and VoLTE networks. Notably, Vivo NEX also supports dual VoLTE feature.

Question: Does the Vivo NEX support NFC connectivity?

Answer: No, it doesn’t support NFC connectivity.

Question: Does the Vivo NEX sport a 3.5mm headphone jack?

Answer: Yes, it comes with a 3.5mm headphone jack.

Question: Does it supports face unlock feature?

Answer: No, the Vivo NEX doesn’t support the Face Unlock feature.

Question: How is the audio experience of Vivo NEX?

Answer: The Vivo NEX has several new features in terms of audio experience. It has Screen Sound Casting technology that doubles its display as the earpiece. Apart from that, it has 7.1-channel 3D audio, and Hi-Fi chipset as well.

Question: What sensors are there in Vivo NEX?

Answer: The Vivo NEX comes with Accelerator, compass, Proximity, Ambient Light Sensor, Fingerprint Sensor, and Gyro.

Price and availability

Question: What is the price of Vivo NEX in India?

Answer: The Vivo NEX has been priced at Rs. 44,990 in India for the only 8GB/128GB variant.

Question: Will the Vivo NEX be available in offline stores?

Answer: Currently, the Vivo NEX will be available to purchase exclusively via Amazon India and Vivo India online store starting from July 21. However, it is soon to be available via Vivo offline retail partners as well.

Question: What are the color options of Vivo NEX available in India?

Answer: This Vivo NEX will be available in Black color option in India.


Satyendra Pal Singh

Satyendra explores the latest happenings in the tech world and writes stories about those. He likes to play around with the latest gadgets and shares his views through articles. In his free time, you can find him watching movies/TV shows and/or reading books.