The Vivo Xplay5 is one of a few smartphones with a curved display that we’ve seen introduced this year. This smartphone was announced back in March as Vivo’s flagship handset, and stands side-by-side to the Galaxy S7 Edge, Elephone S7, Xiaomi Mi Note 2, Huawei Mate 9 Pro and the Huawei Porsche Design Mate 9, as they’re all curved display smartphones. ZUK is actually expected to introduce a smartphone with a curved display in the near future, and Vivo has just announced their new flagship smartphone with a curved display, a successor to the aforementioned Vivo Xplay5, read on.
The Vivo Xplay6 is the company’s new flagship, this is a metal-clad smartphone which actually resembles the Vivo Xplay5, but unlike its sibling, it doesn’t have three regular capacitive keys below the display, but a home button and a fingerprint scanner which are flanked by two capacitive keys. The fingerprint scanner is placed on the back of the Vivo Xplay5, while it is located below the display on its successor, as already mentioned. This smartphone features a 5.46-inch QHD (2560 x 1440) Super AMOLED dual curved edge display, 6GB of LPDDR4 RAM and 128GB of native storage. The phone is fueled by the Snapdragon 820 64-bit quad-core processor, along with the Adreno 530 GPU for graphics. The 12-megapixel snapper (4-axis OIS, Sony’s IMX362 sensor, 1.4um pixel size, f/1.7 aperture, PDAF) is placed on the back of this smartphone, while a 16-megapixel shooter (f/2.0 aperture) can be found on the phone’s front side. The 4,080mAh battery (fast charging included) is also a part of this package, and it is not removable. Android 6.0 Marshmallow comes pre-installed on the Vivo Xplay6, and on top of it, you’ll get Vivo’s Funtouch OS 3.0. This smartphone ships with two SIM cards on the inside, and does offer 4G LTE support with VoLTE. In terms of audio, the Vivo Xplay6 comes with the ES9038 DAC and an OPA1622 amplifier.
The phone measures 153.8 x 73.55 x 8.4mm, while it weighs 178 grams. The Vivo Xplay6 comes in Gold and Rose Gold color variants, and it is priced at 4,498 Yuan ($654). For those of you who are interested, this smartphone can be ordered in China starting today.