There is a trend among Chinese handset makers in recent years and that is taking tablets seriously. I believe it started when Xiaomi “returns to the tablet market”. When I said “taking tablets seriously”, it means giving the tablets what they deserved: flagship specs and features.
The Vivo X Fold2 may be the flagship of the flagships but it is the first vertically folding phone, the Vivo X Flip that has our full attention. Why? Because it is Vivo’s first flip-style folding device and it has an enormous secondary display that begs for attention.
As expected, yesterday, the Chinese handset maker Vivo revealed its 2nd-generation folding and third folding phone model Vivo X Fold2 featuring ZEISS optics. The new Vivo X Fold2 boasts a lightened design, Snapdragon 8 Gen 1 chip, and 120 W fast charging (and 50 W wireless charging).
Chinese phone Vivo will be revealing the follow-up to its first folding phone, along with a new folding flip phone at the upcoming Vivo Folding Series Flagship Reveal Event on April 20, 2023, at 19:00 Hours China Time. In the keynote, Vivo is expected to announce its second-gen Vivo X Fold, the Vivo X Fold …
Every Thursday is KFC China’s crazy Thursday where customers can expect to find discounts on select products. However, this past Crazy Thursday was a little different. For this Thursday (January 12), KFC China partnered with smartphone maker Vivo to hold a “buy chicken, win smartphone” campaign.
Just not too long ago, camera/optics companies’ collaboration remained two a couple of companies. You know. Huawei with Leica. Sony and Nokia with Zeiss. But starting less year, this exclusive optics/smartphone collab club appears to have been democratized.
Another phone maker has joined the small but prestige folding phone market. And I am glad that there is a growing number of folding phones. Hopefully, with more competition, the folding lines will be a thing of the past. Speaking of less or no crease lines on a folding phone, Vivo’s first folding phone, the …
We can’t cover all phones that are being announced. We can only pick out those that are, you know, specials or made bold claims. The new Vivo X Note you see here is the latter.
There is a trend among smartphone makers in China now and that is to get serious about making tablets. Tablet was a thing some years ago but it did not receive much love. We suspect this trend was kickstarted by South Korea’s Samsung which has only gotten serious about tablets in recent years despite it …
We said it before and we will say it again. The smartphone market is pretty much stagnant at this point. Aside from faster chips, memory and storage, there’s nothing groundbreaking. The only thing smartphone makers can do to sell the phone is the camera system.