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Vivo NEX Black 8GB RAM 128GB Storage

9.0
SCORE
/10
Total Reviews
501
Old Reviews
0
Unverified
48
5 MP
PRIMARY CAMERA
55.12 meters
SIZE
8 MP
SECONDARY CAMERA
6.59 inches
DISPLAY SIZE

Review Summary - 453 recent, verified reviews

Detailed Mode
Camera
 73
rear, front, pop, nex, pics
+97%
-3%
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" ...  Though I had seen positive reviews of the camera, I never expected the popup camera to be this much clear. ... The rear camera is quite similar to OnePlus6 with better exposure and AI effect.  ...  "
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" ...  Luv seeing everything big in full display.superb front bck camera.  ...  "
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" ...  The speaker is well sounded and its much better than oneplus 6.camera quality also excellent  ...  "
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" ...  Camera – Camera is good.  ...  "
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" ...  12+5mpx dual rear camera with ois with superior image quality ... AI on both camera. ... Update-Added Panorma and Front camera pics  ...  "
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" ...  I love the rear camera which take really good pictures.  ...  "
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" ...  camara also good .  ...  "
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" ...  The best rear camera  ...  "
Battery Life
 72
life, backup, lasts, heavy usage, fast charging
+99%
-1%
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" ...  Battery life amazing and both camera's superb quality speed good  ...  "
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" ...  Battery back up is OUTSTANDING .  ...  "
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" ...  Average battery performance.  ...  "
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" ...  Battery is a beast, will easily take you through the day inspite of heavy usage,  ...  "
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" ...  Very good screen, battery, sound.  ...  "
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" ...  Just amazed by this phone just go ahead a buy this phone and experience that only a few lucky ppl can its phenomenal to battery to display the best in the world  ...  "
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" ...  2) battery life is good and it will last a entire day even with heavy usage  ...  "
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" ...  Very good battery backup and fast charging.  ...  "
Device Compatibility
 60
flagship, device, mobile, x, vivo
+92%
-8%
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" ...  Now the phone.  ...  "
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" ...  I am happy about this phone.  ...  "
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" ...  A smart phone with trully smart feature  ...  "
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" ...  I always got a feeling like I am using android phone. ... I didn't speak about sound quality as most of them have already given very good feedback for it's audio output quality when connected to headphones via 3.5 mm jack and I am truly enjoying the audio output.  ...  "
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" ...  Moreover the price, this is awesome price range as compared other flagship devices.  ...  "
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" ...  Love this phone.  ...  "
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" ...  I guess that's enough to judge this phone.  ...  "
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" ...  I was said that I'll b receiving amazon echo dot speaker as free with this phone.  ...  "
Display Clarity
 47
amoled, screen, super amoled display, super amoled, vivo
+91%
-9%
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" ...  1) display is gorgeous and it's a treat to watch movies and read stuff on it.  ...  "
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" ...  Gigantic 6.59 super amoled crystal clear display and that also bazel less. ... No earpiece but using screen sound casting technology-talk with anywhere from screen  ...  "
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" ...  Screen – Top Quality  ...  "
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" ...  Stutting Amoled display .  ...  "
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" ...  Display is nice .  ...  "
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" ...  But the best feature of this phone is the all SCREEN you get.  ...  "
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" ...  1) Amazing super amoled display and viewing experience is at a different level with an immersive screen all over.  ...  "
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" ...  But the screen is awesome.  ...  "
Price
 43
worth, money, value for money, range, worth the price
+93%
-7%
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" ...  Very nice at this price  ...  "
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" ...  Worthy for the money  ...  "
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" ...  Every rupees worth  ...  "
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" ...  Great Phone worth every penny  ...  "
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" ...  Worth every penny  ...  "
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" ...  Very good mobile at this price.  ...  "
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" ...  Worth buying it!  ...  "
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" ...  If u spend some money you buy you can have one this.  ...  "
Sound Quality
 42
speaker, casting, output, display, quality is good
+95%
-5%
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" ...  Sound quality, display, battery life and durability is good but the cost is too high.  ...  "
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" ...  I was into the dilemma how this phone is going to sound without an ear piece, but it is much more crisp and clear.  ...  "
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" ...  Loved the display and sound quality  ...  "
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" ...  It has a Best sound quality through headphones.  ...  "
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" ...  Sound is also Very Good  ...  "
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" ...  It has got dedicated DAC chip for hifi audio. ... I straight away plugged in my headphones (AKG K712 PRO) which are open back studio monitoring headphones, and man what a marvelous sound output it has got with hifi mode on. ... I use poweramp music player.  ...  "
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" ...  Sound clarity so good  ...  "
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" ...  Audiophiles: produces great high-fidelity sound, surround sound with dedicated DAC. ... Very loud and clear sound from speaker, Oneplus can learn from this. ... Screencast technology is as good as hearing from ear piece, you can hear from any part of the display.  ...  "
Charging
 36
fast, battery, super fast, fast charging, charges
+100%
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" ...  Fast charging is superb, phone was fully charged under 90 mins.  ...  "
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" ...  Battery can last full day easily and fast charging is really fast.  ...  "
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" ...  Charges so darn quick.  ...  "
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" ...  Very good battery backup and fast charging.  ...  "
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" ...  4000mah Two days battery life with super fast 22watts charging-Industry leading.  ...  "
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" ...  Charging is too fast similar to dash charging .  ...  "
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" ...  Charge easily lasts full day.  ...  "
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" ...  Battery and fast charging is really good since the phone's display is massive i thought it will barely last for a day but with moderate to heavy usage it is lasting for 1.5 days.  ...  "
Software Platform
 30
os, vivo, ui, ios, stock android
+80%
-20%
comment
" ...  Another drawback in this is there is no search option in the settings, which is a comfortable for the user.  ...  "
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" ...  There’s no denying, Vivo has tried to make its Funtouch OS 4 Android skin look as much like iOS as it can.  ...  "
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" ...  Oxygen OS is way better and probably the best Android based OS.  ...  "
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" ...  No NFC, convenient OS Which provides customization of shortcuts etc.  ...  "
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" ...  SW (Probably true for all Funtouch OS phones): ... Settings menu needs a search option similar to one in Samsung phones. ... After installing an app, "Auto-start" and "High battery consumption" permissions have to be enabled manually for it to have a chance of working. ... Forums about the phone like XDA are very new and Vivo has not released the source code.  ...  "
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" ...  I am yet to find an option to hide the status bar icons while web browsing etc. ... FunTouch OS tries hard but is not so much Fun to use, more beacuse we are not used to it. ... Use Gboard instead of touchpal, Chrome instead of stock browser, Nova Launcher instead of default desktop to start with.  ...  "
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" ...  Letz have some fun with FUNTOUCH OS dis ... Give some rest to iOS.  ...  "
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" ...  Who ever use IOS, they wont feel any issues about funtouch os.  ...  "
Design
 30
design, futuristic, premium, look, stunning
+100%
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" ...  Appart from that the phone will be really great, you will love it from the first appearance.  ...  "
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" ...  A lot of industry firsts are incorporated.  ...  "
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" ...  Phone looks stunning and very premium, pics don't do justice. ... Looks fabulous if you don't use any covers and cases.  ...  "
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" ...  One of the most beautiful and futuristic phone i hv ever seen .  ...  "
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" ...  The phone is really good in terms of looks, performance, innovation, novelty.  ...  "
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" ...  Feels very classy and futuristic  ...  "
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" ...  Liked its design from the day i saw it, way better than those irritating notches flooding the market. ... All in all a great product from vivo, a true futuristic design with amazing specs .  ...  "
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" ...  Very Attaractive & Stylish . ... Looks Just Awesum .  ...  "
Fingerprint
 29
sensor, scanner, display, unlock, finger print scanner
+62%
-38%
comment
" ...  Finger print scanner is fast and reliable, though not as fast as Capacitive or ultrasonic sensors.  ...  "
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" ...  Unique features : Under diaplay finger print scanner is great.  ...  "
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" ...  Pop up camera and fingerprint is great  ...  "
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" ...  The pop up camera, on display finger print scanner awesome.  ...  "
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" ...  Good fingerprint sensor under the display, and everybody loves it when the front camera comes out.  ...  "
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" ...  Improvement needed in fingerprint.  ...  "
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" ...  Battery lasts one and half day with full continue use.finger print sensor can be improved.  ...  "
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" ...  Finally the inscreen fingerprint display and elevating camera are a gamechanger & works fine .  ...  "
Product Reliability
 29
months, last, years, week, writing this review
+93%
-7%
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" ...  I have been using this phone for 4 months now found it satisfactory.  ...  "
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" ...  Was using One plus for last 4 years.  ...  "
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" ...  Its been a month now. ... I always love to buy new phones once in 6 months.  ...  "
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" ...  Lets get started!  ...  "
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" ...  Been using it from past one week and these are my observations .  ...  "
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" ...  I am using this phone from last 15days.  ...  "
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" ...  Beast in performance, using it till the last 3 months.  ...  "
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" ...  Writing the review after using this phpne for 2 months.  ...  "
Apps
 27
os, funtouch os, stock android, fun touch os, ui
+85%
-15%
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" ...  Display and camera awesome, but fun touch os is not great, stock android would have been better  ...  "
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" ...  Only issue is fun touch os.  ...  "
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" ...  No NFC, convenient OS Which provides customization of shortcuts etc.  ...  "
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" ...  I am yet to find an option to hide the status bar icons while web browsing etc. ... Use Gboard instead of touchpal, Chrome instead of stock browser, Nova Launcher instead of default desktop to start with.  ...  "
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" ...  Upgrade to latest fun touch OS so that you can use the phone for video calls on WhatsApp, Skype, Viber etc. ... Vivo at settings and iManager does have a privacy section to set up encryption and password protect your apps and folders.  ...  "
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" ...  Please important software setting me serch bar added please  ...  "
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" ...  I use poweramp music player.  ...  "
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" ...  Best one android phone.  ...  "
Front Camera
 24
front, rear, mode, cam, pics
+88%
-13%
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" ...  ✓ The front camera is itself a masterpiece of technology.  ...  "
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" ...  The best rear camera  ...  "
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" ...  Front camera is average rear is great.  ...  "
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" ...  Front camera technology is amazing.  ...  "
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" ...  The front camera appears to be sensitive but in reality it very rugged. ... Back camera is excellent, but front camera is just acceptable.  ...  "
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" ...  -where is front camera is something almost everyone ask me whenever they see this phone. ... Front cam performance is lil low.  ...  "
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" ...  Rear camera is also great.  ...  "
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" ...  Front camera takes a good shot but smoothens the face and over exposes the shot when there is no need for it.  ...  "
Overall performance
 23
fast, processor, job, snapdragon 845, powerful
+100%
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" ...  No heating issues, flawless performance.  ...  "
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" ...  Speed is like you are driving a super jet.  ...  "
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" ...  Vivo has done an amazing job in providing a high performance  ...  "
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" ...  Performance wise snapdragon 845 is what the best in the market, so powerful enough to handle your tasks.  ...  "
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" ...  Snapdragon 845 processor  ...  "
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" ...  Vivo did a great job  ...  "
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" ...  Good phone, fast Ui and everything looks fine as of now.  ...  "
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" ...  Vivo has done a very good job.  ...  "
Features
 23
phone, feature, mobile, top, mode
+91%
-9%
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" ...  Awesome Phone features  ...  "
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" ...  Features are much more.  ...  "
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" ...  The flexibility and features that it gives is quite good.  ...  "
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" ...  Good mobile with good features  ...  "
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" ...  It is a nice choice for people who likes to try new and cool features on their phones.  ...  "
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" ...  Overall phone is amazing in 45000 is there is all right all features .  ...  "
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" ...  Amazing features for such a price.  ...  "
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" ...  Unique phone with lot of attractive features.  ...  "
Picture Quality
 17
picture, sound, stunning, images, good
+100%
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" ...  The picture quality is excellent .  ...  "
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" ...  Picture so real.  ...  "
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" ...  12+5mpx dual rear camera with ois with superior image quality  ...  "
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" ...  It pops out seamlessly on touch of a button and takes crisp,sharp and stunning images.  ...  "
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" ...  The notifications does not appear on the lock screen ,battery lifebis really good, picture quality is just averge, display is awsome, sound quality is above average, UI is okay too.  ...  "
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" ...  Picture quality-great  ...  "
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" ...  Picture quality is amazing with the full display, sound quality is very loud in the speaker.  ...  "
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" ...  I am immersed with the picture quality.  ...  "
Marketplace
 17
thanks, service, phone, delivery, thank
+94%
-6%
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" ...  After amazon ooffer's 35k one of the best phone good  ...  "
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" ...  As a prime member received the ph b4 launching.  ...  "
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" ...  ND thank u amazon for your superb service  ...  "
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" ...  No big deal.  ...  "
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" ...  Excellent product by vivo and awesome delivery by amazon  ...  "
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" ...  Delivery by Amazon is awesome.  ...  "
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" ...  hope company will rectify this issue in next update.  ...  "
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" ...  But Amazon delivery service is one of the wrost service.  ...  "
Build Quality
 15
feels, cover, build quality, front camera, back case
+100%
comment
" ...  Neverthless the build is robust.  ...  "
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" ...  I have been using this phone for one month now and its performance is top notch.  ...  "
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" ...  Premium back cover, phone doesn't slide from hand with cover.  ...  "
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" ...  Nex Phone, Premium and solid back case. ... Looks fabulous if you don't use any covers and cases. ... Case provides a good protection but add weight.  ...  "
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" ...  Pretty sturdy for daily use .  ...  "
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" ...  A very good quality back case is bundled in package. ... The phone looks very beautiful and build quality is sturdy, however it is on little heavier side.  ...  "
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" ...  All your selfies will look too soft. ... The pop-up front camera mechanism seems to be quite sturdy after watching multiple YouTubers abuse it. ... The premium looking box came with a pretty decent headset that sits snug in your ears and a really good hard case with a rubber finish.  ...  "
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" ...  Build quality is top notch on par with the best .  ...  "
Comfort
 14
phone, premium, feel, people, feels
+86%
-14%
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" ...  Premium back cover, phone doesn't slide from hand with cover.  ...  "
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" ...  Screencast sound takes some time to get used to but after some time you feel comfortable.  ...  "
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" ...  I placed my ear at that place and had no troubles with listening to the other person at crowded market area as well.  ...  "
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" ...  Sound casting is not a comfortable experience.  ...  "
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" ...  It's really awesome and premium feel.  ...  "
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" ...  Feels great to use.  ...  "
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" ...  Felt happy with my decision.  ...  "
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" ...  Feels very classy and futuristic  ...  "
Headphones
 13
jack, ear, vivo, headphone, provided
+85%
-15%
comment
" ...  You may need a good earplugs to enjoy quality music since the hands free is not that good which comes with phone.  ...  "
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" ...  Good quality in ear headphones included  ...  "
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" ...  8) headphone jack: when others are doing away with it, kudos to vivo for keeping it as i have headphones and i like using it. ... And they also provided earphones of good quality.  ...  "
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" ...  I was into the dilemma how this phone is going to sound without an ear piece, but it is much more crisp and clear.  ...  "
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" ...  Sound (Earpiece) - Sound is good, but it can’t match the regular earpiece sound  ...  "
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" ...  Presence of earphone jack is a definite plus.  ...  "
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" ...  Quality from speaker and audio jack is very good and well above one plus 6.  ...  "
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" ...  It has a Best sound quality through headphones.  ...  "
Call quality
 13
call, calls, ear piece, speaker, technology
+77%
-23%
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" ...  Sound during call is also good and i din't face any issue while outside during calls.  ...  "
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" ...  3.Sound quality during calls is good but doesnt match the level of a physical earpiece but you wont find any problem listening voice from the other end.  ...  "
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" ...  No cons except the clarity of calls sometimes as it has a different technology.  ...  "
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" ...  I was into the dilemma how this phone is going to sound without an ear piece, but it is much more crisp and clear.  ...  "
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" ...  Sound quality of call is decent .  ...  "
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" ...  You may need a good earplugs to enjoy quality music since the hands free is not that good which comes with phone.  ...  "
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" ...  You can hear the call sound from any part of the display screen.  ...  "
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" ...  Calls sound clearer than on a phone with a traditional ear piece.  ...  "
Exchange
 12
got, discount, old, hdfc, offers
+100%
comment
" ...  Very good exchange offer.  ...  "
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" ...  I'm the most happiest person I can't judge between honer 10 one plus6 but I got super exchange offer and I got this for 36k mind-blowing purchase  ...  "
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" ...  I got very best exchange rate for my old mobile.  ...  "
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" ...  The phone was launched at a great price with even greater offers (4k instant discount on HDFC, 5k extra discount on exchange - got 8.5k for my 2 year old Redmi Note 3!, one time screen replacement, buyback guarantee and Jio offers).  ...  "
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" ...  Got great deal from Amazon in exchange and HDFC cash back offer.  ...  "
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" ...  Exchanged my old g4 and got additional discount on my credit card .  ...  "
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" ...  This Nex is something which I don't want to exchange .  ...  "
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" ...  Got it for 33k with exchange and discount.  ...  "
Fit
 12
sturdy, pocket, phone, heavy, heavier
+92%
-8%
comment
" ...  Excellent phone - a tad heavy though  ...  "
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" ...  Better than my expectations, The best device I have used till now, And the list is pretty long op5T, op6, iPhone x, 7plus, 7, s8plus, zenfone 5Z, and s9 plus, and many more.  ...  "
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" ...  I also like the 3D glass rear that curves with your palm as you hold the device.  ...  "
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" ...  Was very skeptical about buying a Vivo, but the phone has held up well for the last two weeks.  ...  "
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" ...  I have been using all flagship phones with good brands but I realized that vivo stands up tall with this phone.  ...  "
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" ...  The pop-up front camera mechanism seems to be quite sturdy after watching multiple YouTubers abuse it.  ...  "
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" ...  Holding the phone the first time did that.  ...  "
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" ...  Premium back cover, phone doesn't slide from hand with cover.  ...  "
Video Playback
 11
video, 4k videos, watching, viewing, movies
+100%
comment
" ...  6.6" Amoled Bezelless Display is stunning n a joy to watch videos n play games .  ...  "
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" ...  The ballet dancing video was quite convincing as well.  ...  "
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" ...  The 4k videos are amazing.  ...  "
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" ...  Playing games and watching movies is a pleasure in this phone, viewing angles are just awesome ... The speaker volume is one of the best in any smart phone, while watching videos you notice this  ...  "
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" ...  Most of the audio and video players support hifi mode.  ...  "
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" ...  I m able to watch 4k videos flawlessly where an I5 processor laptop is failing to do so.  ...  "
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" ...  The viewing experience is as good as watching on TV.  ...  "
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" ...  1) display is gorgeous and it's a treat to watch movies and read stuff on it.  ...  "

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Specifications

Body
Size:  55.12 meters
Battery
Battery Capacity:  4000 mAh
Memory
Memory:  8192 GB
Connectivity
USB:  Yes 
Camera
Primary Camera:  5 MP
Secondary Camera:  8 MP
Calling
Dual Sim:  Yes 
Sim Type:  Micro SIM 
Performance
Processor Clock:  2.8 GHz
Processor Type:  Octa Core 
Display
Display Size:  6.59 inches
Resolution:  Full HD 1080p 
5 MP
PRIMARY CAMERA
55.12 meters
SIZE
8 MP
SECONDARY CAMERA
6.59 inches
DISPLAY SIZE