At an event held in China today, vivo has unveiled its latest-generation flagship X100 series smartphones along with a new smartwatch. The X100 lineup comprises the standard and pro models. These arrive as the successors to the last year's X90 series with notable upgrades. The X100 duo share the same design language. The standard and pro models are quite similar to each other apart from a few differences. Read on to know what the smartphones offer out of the box.
Vivo X100, X100 Pro specifications and features
Both the Vivo X100 and X100 Pro have a slim profile and a protruding circular camera module on the rear. Both phones feature a 6.78-inch AMOLED screen with curved edges bearing a 1.5K resolution, an adaptive 120Hz refresh rate, HDR10+ support, and a peak brightness of 3,000 nits. The devices are equipped with an in-screen fingerprint scanner. The Vivo X100 duo are also IP68-certified dust and water-resistant.
On the imaging front, the Vivo X100 and X100 Pro's triple rear camera setup consists of a 50MP OIS-enabled main sensor, a 50MP ultra-wide-angle unit, and a 64MP (50MP on Pro) telephoto lens with 3x optical and 100x digtial zoom. The super telephoto camera uses the ZEISS-certified Vario -APO-Sonar lens. Up front, the smartphones have a 32MP selfie snapper. There is Vivo's proprietary V3 imaging chip for enhanced photography capabilities and recording 4K videos.
Under the hood, the Vivo X100 and X100 Pro are equipped with MediaTek's Dimensity 9300 SoC. They are the first phones to feature LPDDR5T RAM technology (only limited to the top-end variant) up to 16GB RAM and 1TB UFS 4 storage. The standard and pro models are backed by 5,000 and 5,400mAh battery units with support for 120W and 100W wired charging respectively. The X100 Pro also supports 50W wireless charging. Software-wise, the devices ship with OriginOS 4-based android 14 out of the box.
Connectivity options on the Vivo X100 duo include USB-C Gen 3.2 port, WiFi-7, 5g, NFC, and Bluetooth 5.3.
Vivo X100, X100 Pro pricing and availability
The Vivo X100 and X100 Pro are offered in Star Trail Blue, Sunset Orange, White Moonlight, and Cheyne Black color options. The X100 starts at CNY 3,999 (~$550) for the 12GB + 256GB variant and CNY 4,299 ( ~$589) for the 16GB + 256GB option. The 16GB + 512GB and 16GB + 1TB options of the device are priced at CNY 4,599 (~$630) and CNY 4,999 (~$685) respectively. The 16GB + 1TB with LPDDR5T RAM technology carries a price tag of CNY 5,099 (~$699).
The same configurations of the Vivo X100 Pro, are priced at CNY 4,999 (~$700), CNY 5,299 (~$726), CNY 5,499 (~$800), and CNY 5,999 (~$822) respectively.