China brand Vivo launched its vivo X7 and X7 Plus models in its host country. X7 is priced at CNY 2,498 (approx. Rs. 25,000). It will be out on sale by July 7 while X7 plus by July 15. Vivo will announce the pricing for X7 Plus at the time of release. The available colours for both the models are Gold and Rose Gold colours. The new launches follow the launch of the Vivo X6S and Vivo X6S Plus just after a few months.

Unibody metal design and 16-MP front camera, accompanied by an LED flash stands out among the features. The models sport a fingerprint scanner, which is embedded into the physical home button and 4GB of RAM. Powered by an octa-core Snapdragon 652 (MSM8976) processor clocked at 1.8 GHz, it accompanies a 64GB inbuilt storage.

The dual-SIM Vivo X7 comes with a 5.2-inch (1080×1920 pixels) full-HD Super Amoled 2.5D display and run Funtouch OS 2.5.1 based on Android 5.1 Lollipop. It sports a 13-MP rear camera with LED flash and PDAF (phase detection auto focus). Connectivity options widen itself with Bluetooth 4.1, GPS/A-GPS, Wi-Fi 802.11a/b/g/n/ac, GPRS/EDGE, 3G, 4G AND Micro-USB. It is compatible with Indian LTE brands and is backed by a 3000 mAh battery with fast charging.

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The Vivo X7 Plus features a 5.7 inch (1080×1290 pixels) full-HD Super AMOLED 2.5D display with a 128GB inbuilt storage. It runs Funtouch OS 2.5.1 based on Android 5.1 Lollipop and accompanies a 16-MP rear camera with LED flash and PDAF. Backed by a 4000 mAh battery, the connectivity options are the same as X7. It measures 158.8×77.9×7.4 mm and weighs 183 grams.

Vivo X7 detailed specifications

GENERAL

date of releasingJune 2016
TypeTouchscreen
Dimensions of phone (mm)147.30 x 71.80 x 7.20
weights151.00
Battery capacity3000 Mah
Type of batteryRemoval
ColoursGold, Rose Gold
SAR valueNA

DISPLAY

Screen size (inches)5.20
TouchscreenYes
Resolution1080×1920 pixels
HARDWARE
Processor1.8GHz  octa-core
ProcessorQualcomm Snapdragon 652 (MSM8976)
RAM4GB
storage(internal)64GB

CAMERA

Rear camera13-mp
FlashYes
Front camera16-mp

SOFTWARE

Operating SystemAndroid 5.1
SkinFuntouch OS 2.5

CONNECTIVITY

Wi-FiYes
Wi-Fi standards supportedno
GPSYes
BluetoothYes, v 4.10
NFCNo
InfraredNo
USB OTGNo
Headphones3.5mm
FMYes
Number of SIMs2
SIM 1
SIM TypeMicro-SIM
GSM/ CDMAGSM
3GYes
4G/ LTEYes
Supports 4G in India (Band 40)Yes
SIM 2
SIM TypeMicro-SIM
GSM/ CDMAGSM
3GYes
4G/ LTEYes
Supports 4G in India (Band 40)Yes

SENSORS

Compass/ MagnetometerNo
Proximity sensorYes
AccelerometerYes
Ambient light sensorYes
GyroscopeYes
BarometerNo
Temperature sensorNo