During a Xinhua News Agency media conference, a prototype of the Vivo NEX 5G was kept on display at the Qualcomm booth. As expected, the handset is fueled by Snapdragon 855chipset which includes the X50 LTE modem which enables 5G connectivity on it.
During the recently held 2018 China Mobile Global Partner Conference, various smartphone manufacturer such as OPPO, Xiaomi and Vivo had showcased their 5G enabled smartphones. At that time too, Vivo had shown the 5G version of the Vivo NEX flagship phone. Now the same prototype has been showcased at the aforementioned media event.
In August, Vivo had confirmed that it had finished the development of the Vivo NEX 5G edition. Since it is a modified version of the original Snapdragon 845 powered Vivo NEX phone, engineers at Vivo have worked on architecture planning, motherboard stacking, RG and antenna design, and optimizing battery space to make it 5G ready.
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