Vivo X Fold S Tipped to Feature Snapdragon 8+ Gen 1 SoC, 4,700mAh Battery

Vivo X Fold S is tipped to include 80W wired charging support.

Vivo X Fold S Tipped to Feature Snapdragon 8+ Gen 1 SoC, 4,700mAh Battery

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Vivo X Fold carries a quad rear camera unit

Highlights
  • Vivo X Fold S may come as an upgraded version of Vivo X Fold
  • The smartphone could launch in September
  • Vivo X Fold S could support 50W wireless charging

Vivo X Fold S's launch seems imminent as the key specifications of the foldable smartphone have surfaced online. A fresh leak suggests a 4,700mAh battery and 80W wired charging support in the upcoming phone. The Vivo X Fold S is said to come as an upgraded version of the Vivo X Fold with the Snapdragon 8+ Gen 1 SoC. The Vivo X Fold powered by Snapdragon 8 Gen 1 SoC was unveiled in April this year. It carries quad rear cameras along with Zeiss optics and packs a 4,600mAh dual-cell battery that supports 66W fast wired charging support.

Tipster Digital Chat Station via Weibo leaked the specifications of the Vivo X Fold S. According to the tipster, the Vivo X Fold S will be powered by the Snapdragon 8+ Gen 1 SoC. The handset is said to include a 4,700mAh battery with support for 80W wired charging and 50W wireless charging.

If this turns out to be true, Vivo X Fold S would offer upgrades over the Vivo X Fold, which was unveiled in April this year with a starting price tag of CNY 8,999 (roughly Rs. 1,07,200) for the base 12GB RAM + 256GB storage variant.

The Vivo X Fold features an 8.03-inch Samsung E5 2K+ (1,916x2,160 pixels) main display that has a 120Hz refresh rate. It also includes a 6.53-inch cover display with full-HD+ (1,080x2,520 pixels) resolution and a 120Hz refresh rate. The phone is powered by the Snapdragon 8 Gen 1 SoC, coupled with 12GB LPDDR5 RAM as standard.

For optics, the Vivo X Fold features a quad rear camera setup comprising a 50-megapixel primary shooter, a 48-megapixel ultra-wide camera, 12-megapixel portrait sensor, and an 8-megapixel periscope-style super telephoto camera. There is also a 16-megapixel selfie camera. The phone offers up to 512GB of UFS 3.1 storage and packs a 4,600mAh dual-cell battery that supports 66W fast wired and 50W wireless charging.

As per past leaks, the Vivo X Fold S could be unveiled in September.


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  • KEY SPECS
  • NEWS
Display (Primary) 8.03-inch
Processor Qualcomm Snapdragon 8 Gen 1
Front Camera 16-megapixel
Rear Camera 50-megapixel + 48-megapixel + 12-megapixel + 8-megapixel
RAM 12GB
Storage 256GB, 512GB
Battery Capacity 4600mAh
OS Android 12
Resolution 1916x2160 pixels
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