vivo unveiled the vivo X100 lineup back in November of last year. Until now, the smartphones of the series were exclusive to the Chinese region. vivo did announce it would soon bring the devices outside China back in the middle of last month, but it didn't specifically say which markets would get it first.
Well, it's the Indian market that's getting the vivo X100 series before the other global regions. With this debut, we also got an idea of what the smartphones will cost in the international regions.
About the vivo X100 Series and Its Indian Pricing
For those who missed our launch coverages on the vivo X100 series, the lineup consists of two phones. Let's give you a brief rundown of their main highlights, along with their Indian pricing:
The vivo X100 Pro is the higher-end model of the series. It comes with the Dimensity 9300 chipset, which is a flagship chipset that goes head-to-head with the Snapdragon 8 Gen 3. Considering that the phone packs a flagship SoC, you can expect to get smooth and fluid performance while doing things on it.
But it's not just the flagship Dimensity 9300 SoC that makes the X100 Pro a good flagship phone to purchase. The other specs are also flagship-grade. For example, it comes with a high-end AMOLED screen. Featuring a 1260p resolution, this 6.67-inch LTPO screen can deliver a peak brightness of 3000 NITS.
The display also features a variable refresh rate ranging from 1 Hz to 120 Hz, making the X100 Pro capable of delivering a fluid visual experience. The screen has professional tuning, enabling it to offer color-accurate image production. It's super responsive and can smoothly adjust brightness due to a high 2160 Hz PWM refresh rate.
Regarding the camera setup, the vivo X100 Pro comes with a 32 MP selfie shooter on the front. On the back, you will find a 50 MP IMX 989 as the primary sensor. vivo has paired this up with an under-floating zoom camera that acts like a periscope sensor for the phone. It's a 50 MP zoom sensor featuring a 100 mm lens and a f/2.7 aperture.
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Speaking of the camera, the vivo X100 Pro is the world's first smartphone to get the Zeiss APO certification. This means the smartphone can ensure that the captured images have little to no blurring and color fringing. The third camera on the back is also a 50 MP sensor, but it's an ultra-wide camera.
Other than that, the vivo X100 Pro has the latest 6nm V3 imaging chipset. It makes the smartphone more capable of capturing images with stunning details. Other highlights of the smartphone include a 5400 mAh battery that can charge at 100 watts in the wired mode.
The X100 Pro also has support for wireless charging, which stands at 50 watts in terms of charging speed. Regarding pricing, the phone debuted in China with a starting price of CNY4999, which converts to around $685. In India, the phone's price is INR89,999, which is around $1080. But it's worth noting that the base model in China has 12 GB of RAM and 256 GB of storage. The Indian market got only one variant with 16 GB of RAM and 512 GB of storage.
The Standard X100
The vivo X100 has specs similar to the X100 Pro. That is, it has the same display, SoC, and design. But the camera setup is different. It has the same ultrawide sensor, but the zoom sensor and the primary sensors are different. The phone also has the V2 imaging chipset instead of the V3.
As for the pricing, the starting price in China is CNY3999, which is around $548. In India, the base mode is INR63,999, which converts to $770.