Update: It is now known that the real-life images were extracted from the official teaser video posted by NEX on the official Weibo account. Here’s the video where you can see the NEX 3 5G device.
NEX 3 5G is the next smartphone after the iQOO Pro 5G from Vivo that will land in China in September. The NEX 3 5G will sport a waterfall screen, higher body-to-screen ratio, triple camera setup arranged in a circular fashion. Now, the real-life images of the device got leaked on Weibo, revealing the whole design in full glory ahead of the official launch event.
Vivo NEX 3 5G Leaked Real-life Images: Details
The leaked images reveal that the Vivo NEX 3 5G will adopt a triple camera setup at the rear arranged circularly and an LED flash beneath it. The device flaunts a waterfall screen that has extremely curved edges both the sides. The screen is nearly % screen-to-body ratio. The pop-up selfie camera is physically wide just like the Vivo X27 Pro. At the top, we could clearly see the 3.5mm headphone jack, which was officially confirmed by the company.
The Vivo NEX 3 is expected to come with a Snapdragon 855 Plus SoC paired with a Snapdragon X50 modem for 5G support. Once launched, the Vivo NEX 3 will be the world’s first smartphone with the waterfall-type screen. Vivo has already confirmed that the device will bear the 3.5mm headphone jack.
Earlier reports suggest that the NEX 3 will feature a 64MP camera at the rear, 99.6% body-to-screen ratio.
To recall, Vivo was the first brand to introduce the pop-up selfie camera and the do away of the display notch. The brand launched the NEX two years ago with a completely bezel-less screen and a pop-up camera.
Vivo has announced that the NEX 3 5G will launch in September. We expect the launch event to happen during the first week of the month. As for the pricing, Vivo could launch the device with a premium price tag just like the previous generation NEX devices.