Vivo might soon announce a new smartphone running on the recently launched octa-core chipset from Qualcomm, the Snapdragon 660. The news popped up online after an image of the upcoming handset was leaked by a contributor on slashleaks.com.
The leaked image shows the 'Settings' section of the smartphone revealing IMEI number, software version that the handset runs and the processor powering up the handset. Going by the image and the revealed information, the upcoming Vivo handset will sport a taller 18:9 aspect screen and will be powered by the Qualcomm Snapdragon 660 CPU. The CPU has eight Kryo 260 CPUs, clocked at up to 2.2GHz and is supported by Adreno 512 GPU to handle graphical intensive tasks.
The smartphone will run the company's customized skin Funtouch OS deployed on Android 7.1.1 Nougat. Vivo X20 is likely to come with 4GB or 6GB RAM and 64GB internal storage. Vivo might incorporate a dual-lens camera setup on X20 and a 24MP front-facing camera for selfies.
This reminds us of the Vivo V7 Plus, which also boasts a 24MP selfie camera and will be available by September 15 in the Indian offline market. The smartphone has been launched at a price of Rs. 21,990 and is the first handset in India to be powered by the Qualcomm's 400-series processor Snapdragon 450.
Vivo V7 Plus also sports a taller 5.99-inch 18:9 aspect ratio display and has 4GB of RAM. The smartphone runs on Funtouch OS based on Android 7.1 Nougat. You can read our first impressions of the smartphone here.