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Vivo’s First Foldable Smartphone ‘Vivo X Fold’ Announced With 8-inch Display and Snapdragon 8 Gen1

The foldable smartphone "Vivo X Fold" was launched in China. Learn more about the full features, specifications and price of this smartphone. 

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Chinese manufacturer Vivo announced the 8-inch Foldable smartphone “Vivo X Fold” with Snapdragon 8 Gen1 in China. Learn more about the full features, specifications and price of Vivo’s first foldable smartphone.

Vivo X Fold Features

The Vivo X Fold is a high-end Android smartphone that consists of an 8.03-inch AMOLED display that allows the screen to be folded and a 6.53-inch display that is used when folded. The 8.03-inch display has an aspect ratio of 4:3.55 (2160 x 1916), and the 6.53-inch display has an aspect ratio of 18:9 (2520 x 1080). Both screens have a built-in fingerprint authentication sensor (under-display), and the refresh rate is 120Hz.

It is equipped with the latest Snapdragon 8 Gen1 SM8450 2.99GHz octa-core CPU, 12GB RAM, 256GB/512GB storage capacity, 16 megapixels front camera and a quad main camera comprising 50 megapixels + 48 megapixels + 12 megapixels + 8 megapixels.

The OS is the latest Android 12 (OriginOS Ocean), the 4600mAh battery supports 66W quick charging and wireless charging/power supply, biometric authentication is a fingerprint authentication sensor (under-display), comes with no earphone jack, and the connection port is USB Type-C.

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vivo X Fold

Key Specs

Here are the Vivo X Fold key specifications…

Display Unfolded: 8.03inch (2160 × 1916) 4:3.55, 120Hz, E5 AMOLED
Folded: 6.53inch FHD+ (2520 × 1080) 21: 9, 120Hz, E5 AMOLED
OS Android 12 (OriginOS Ocean)
Processor Snapdragon 8 Gen1 SM8450 2.99GHz Octa Core
Storage 12GB + 256GB / 512GB
Camera Quad 50MP + 48MP + 12MP + 8MP Rear/16MP Front
Battery 4600mAh (quick charge compatible 66W, wireless charging 50W, wireless power supply 10W)
Price Starts 8999 yuan (about ₦585,000 in Nigeria) for the 12GB/256GB model
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Vivo X Fold Price and Availability

It is available in two colours, Black and Blue. It was released in China in April 2022, the price in China is 8999 yuan (about ₦585,000 in Nigeria) for the 12GB/256GB model and 9999 yuan (about ₦650,000) for the 12GB/512GB model.

Vivo also announced a 7-inch Vivo X Note phablet and a Vivo Pad tablet at the same time.

Vivo X Fold Full Specifications

General Features

Product Type: Foldable Smartphone
Platform: Android 12 (OriginOS Ocean)
Processor: Snapdragon 8 Gen1 SM8450 2.99GHz Octa-core
GPU: Adreno 730
Colours: Black, Blue
Dimension: Unfolded: 162 x 144.9 x 6.3 mm
Folded: 162 x 74.5 x 14.6 mm
Weight: 311g
SIM Type: Nano SIM
SIM Count: Dual SIM
Announced: April 2022
Models: V2178A


Display: Unfolded: 8.03inch (2160 × 1916) 4:3.55, 120Hz, E5 AMOLED, HDR10+, 206.5 cm² (~88.0% screen-to-body ratio)
Folded: 6.53-inch FHD+ (2520 × 1080) 21: 9, 120Hz, E5 AMOLED


Rear Camera: Quad, 50 MP (f/1.8, wide, 1/1.57″, 1.0µm, Dual Pixel PDAF, Laser AF, OIS) + 8 MP (f/3.4, 125mm, periscope telephoto, PDAF, OIS, 5x optical zoom) + 12 MP (f/2.0, 47mm, telephoto, PDAF, 2x optical zoom) + 48 MP (f/2.2, 14mm, 114˚, ultrawide)
Rear Camera Features: Zeiss optics, Zeiss T* lens coating, Dual-LED flash, panorama, Video – [email protected], [email protected]/60fps, [email protected]/60fps, gyro-EIS
Front Camera: Single, 16 MP (f/2.5, wide)
Front Camera Features: HDR, Video – [email protected]


Memory: 12GB LPDDR5
Built-in Storage: 256GB / 512GB UFS3.1
Memory Card Support:


Battery: 4600mAh
Fast Charging: Yes (66W)
Others: Fast wireless charging 50W, Reverse wireless charging 10W

Internet & Connectivity

Technology: GSM / CDMA / HSPA / CDMA2000 / LTE / 5G
2G Network: GSM 850 / 900 / 1800 / 1900
CDMA 800 / 1900
3G Network: HSDPA 800 / 850 / 900 / 1700(AWS) / 1900 / 2100
CDMA2000 1x
4G Network: 1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 7, 8, 12, 17, 18, 19, 20, 25, 26, 28, 32, 66
5G Network: 1, 2, 3, 5, 7, 8, 12, 20, 28, 38, 40, 41, 66, 77, 78, 79 SA/NSA
Network Speed: HSPA 42.2/5.76 Mbps, LTE-A, 5G
WLAN: Wi-Fi 802.11 a/b/g/n/ac/6, dual-band, Wi-Fi Direct, hotspot
Wi-Fi Hotspot: Yes
Bluetooth: Yes, v5.2, A2DP, LE, aptX HD
NFC: Yes
Infrared Blaster: No
USB Port: USB Type-C, USB On-The-Go

Audio & Video

Music Player: MP3/WAV/eAAC+/Flac player
Video Player:  XviD/MP4/H.265 player
FM Radio:  No
Loudspeaker: Yes (Stereo speakers)
3.5mm Jack: No
Others: 24-bit/192kHz audio


Maps: Yes

Sensors & Control

Digital Compass: Yes
Accelerometer:  Yes
Proximity Sensor: Yes
Light Sensor:
Barometer: Yes
Heart Rate Monitor: 
Gyroscope: Yes
Fingerprint Scanner:  Yes (under display, optical)
Face Unlock: Yes
Intelligent Digital Assistant: Yes
Motion Sensing/Gesture Control: Yes
Voice Control: Yes

Other Features

Video Streaming: Yes
Active Noise Cancellation: Yes
Wireless Charging: Yes
Built-in Mobile Payment:
Water Resistant: No
Dust Resistant: No
Image Editor:  Yes
Video Editor: Yes
Document Viewer: Yes
Document Editor: Yes
Others: VoLTE, Dual SIM (nanoSIM), NFC
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