Vivo has unveiled the X60 Pro+, its most premium flagship device for 2021. The X60 Pro+ is the third device under the X60 lineup and the most premium one, which features the latest chipset from Qualcomm, the Snapdragon 888. The Vivo X60 Pro+ is also the first smartphone to feature two primary cameras, one from Samsung and the other from Sony.
The device was launched on January 21, 2021, in China. The phone’s official price is CNY 4,998 for the 8 GB RAM and 128 GB storage variant and CNY 5,998 for the 12 GB RAM and 256 GB storage variant.
Vivo X60 Pro+ Overview
Design and Display
The X60 Pro+ offers a 6.52 inches curved AMOLED display with a resolution of 1080 x 2376 pixels, an aspect ratio of 19.8:9, and a pixel density of 398 PPI. The display features a center punch-hole cutout to house the selfie camera.
The curved screen has a refresh rate of 120 Hz and a touch sampling rate of 240 Hz, with support for HDR10+. The individually calibrated display has the maximum brightness of 1300 nits and an average ΔE score of 0.506.
According to the company, the device’s back panel is made from high-quality leather, which features a rectangular camera module made of metal and glass that houses quad rear cameras. The device is available in Classic Orange and Phantom Blue color option.
Performance and Memory
The X60 Pro+ is powered by the Qualcomm Snapdragon 888 chipset, the latest flagship chipset from Qualcomm. The chipset based on the 5nm process is 35% faster than the previous generation Snapdragon 865. The Adreno 660 GPU handles the graphics.
The devices are available in the configuration model of 8GB LPDDR5 RAM with 128 GB of USF 3.1 storage and 12 GB LPDDR5 RAM with 256 GB of USF 3.1 storage. This new LPDDR5 RAM and USF 3.1 storage results in 16% and 14% faster data transfer speed, respectively.
The 12/256 GB variant also features Memory Fusion Technology that allows up to 3 GB of the internal storage to be used as additional RAM when needed. The device runs on OriginOS 1.0 based on Android 11 out of the box.
The X60 Pro+ is the first device to feature two main cameras. The first one is a 50 MP Samsung ISOCELL GN1 sensor with an aperture of f/1.57. The camera, which uses 4 in 1 binning technology, has excellent light sensitivity resulting in better low light photos.
The second primary camera is a 48 MP Sony IMX598 sensor with an aperture of f/2.2. The camera has a 114 degrees Field of Vision (FOV), a focal length of 14 mm, and features 4-axis OIS.
The device also consists of a 32 MP telephoto lens of f/2.08 aperture and 2x optical zoom used for taking portraits and an 8 MP periscope telephoto lens with 5x optical zoom and 60x superzoom. The device’s selfie camera is a 32 MP lens of f/2.5 aperture.
The 4-axis OIS second-generation gimbal stabilization technology can correct movement of up to 3 degrees. All of the other rear cameras feature Optical Image Stabilization and can record up to 8K videos at 30 fps, 4K videos at 30 and 60 fps. However, the selfie camera can take up to 4K videos at 30 fps.
Vivo has also applied Zeiss T* anti-reflective coating, which guides light transmission through the lens and reduces ghosting and flares.
The X60 Pro+ is backed up by a 4,200 mAh battery with 55W fast charging technology. The device features an in-display optical fingerprint sensor, Bluetooth 5.2, and USB type C.
Vivo X60 Pro+ Full Specifications
|158.6 mm x 73.4 mm x 9.1 mm, 190.6 grams
|6.56-inches AMOLED with FHD+ resolution 1080 x 2376 pixels (~398 PPI density), 19.8:9 aspect ratio, 120 Hz refresh rate, HDR10+, 1300 nits(peak)
|Qualcomm Snapdragon 888 (5nm)
|Octa-core (1×2.84 GHz Kryo 680 & 3×2.42 GHz Kryo 680 & 4×1.80 GHz Kryo 680)
|RAM & Storage
|8 GB LPDDR5 128GB storage, 12 GB LPDDR5 256GB storage, Memory Fusion Technology
|OriginOS 1.0 based on Android 11
|32MP (f/2.5) sensor
|4,200mAh, 55W Fast Charging (USB type C)
|In-display optical fingerprint, Face unlock
|Classic Orange and Phantom Blue
Vivo X60 Pro+ Price in Nepal and Availability
The Vivo X60 Pro+ was launched in China on January 21, 2021. The price of the device for the 8/128 GB variant is CNY 4,998, and for the 12/256 GB variant is CNY 5,998 and is available for purchase in China.
There is no official news about Vivo launching the smartphone in the Nepali market yet. If the device launches here in Nepal, we can expect the price to be NPR 1,00,000 for the 8GB/128 GB variant and NPR 1,20,000 for the 12/256 Gb variant.
|Price in China
|Expected Price in Nepal
|Vivo X60 Pro+ (8/128 GB)
|Vivo X60 Pro+ (12/256 GB)