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Vivo Launches Xplay5 Elite, Snapdragon 820 and 6GB RAM In Tow

Do you remember the Xplay5, the smartphone that we’ve featured here a week ago that will allegedly have a whopping 6GB of RAM? Well, it finally made its official debut, making it the first smartphone on the face of the earth to have that much RAM.

As we mentioned in the previous post, vivo has a habit of claiming ‘world’s first” titles to make a statement in the tightly-contested smartphone industry. They’ve done it to some degree in the past with the Xplay3S, the smartphones with a display with 1440p screen resolution, and the and X3S which once held the title for being the thinnest smartphone in the world.

vivo Xplay5 Elite and vivo xplay5s

Going back to the new vivo Xplay5 Elite, the handset has more to offer than its 6GB RAM. It’s top of the line internal components, which include a Snapdragon 820 processor, 128GB storage (non-expandable), and a fingerprint scanner, are encased in a stylish chassis that’s undeniably inspired by the newer models of the Apple iPhone.

Meanwhile, at the front is a curved 5.43-inch Super AMOLED display with 1440p resolution which looks strikingly similar to the screen of Samsung Galaxy S7 Edge.

vivo Xplay5 Elite specs:

OSAndroid 5.1 (Marshmallow)
ProcessorQualcomm Snapdragon 820 quad-core processor
Display5.43-inch Super AMOLED curved display, 1440 x 2560
StorageNon-expandable 128GB on-board storage
Camera16-megapixel rear camera with Phase-detect autofocus and dual-LED flash + 8-megapixel front camera
SIMDual-SIM (Nano), 4G/LTE
Dimensions153.5 x 76.2 x 7.6 mm
OthersFingerprint scanner, USB OTG, NFC, Dual-band Wi-Fi AC, Bluetooth 4.0 LE with A2DP
ColorSilver, Gold, Rose Gold

The new vivo Xplay5 Elite will be launched in China next week and will be retailed for RMB 4,288. There is, however, currently no information if this handset will be sold outside of vivo’s home turf.

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