Vivo NEX 3 with waterfall display: specs and price


Vivo NEX 3 with waterfall display: specs and price

Vivo, the company which is one of the first to introduce an in-display fingerprint sensor and the pop-up selfie camera, announced the NEX 3, the successor of Vivo’s original NEX Smartphones. The new NEX 3 is impressive for its ”waterfall” display over the edges of the phone. 

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Specification of Vivo NEX 3

Display and Design

Vivo NEX 3 with waterfall display

The Vivo NEX 3 has a wider 6.89” FHD E3 AMOLED display with curves all around the edges without any physical buttons and the screen-to-body ratio of the phone is 99.6 percent. The E3 screen material helps to reduce the harmful blue light and reduces power consumption with a fantastic display effect. For the power button and volume control, the company features this phone with Hidden Pressure Sensor + X-axis Motor, which stimulates the press of the power and volume control buttons. Beyond that, the company added a 4D shock function for the game to experience the intense feeling of the fierce battle royal games. The phone also includes a new generation under-display fingerprint sensor which is really sensitive, accurate, and fast.

Vivo NEX 3 design and looks

The design of Vivo NEX 3 is stunning with the fusion of texture and technology. The phone has two color options- Deep Air Stream and Liquid Tianhe.

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Vivo NEX 3 Camera setup

Now let’s discuss about Vivo NEX 3 camera, the company equipped this phone with a rear circular triple camera setup which surprisingly includes a 64MP ISOCELL Bright GW1 primary sensor used in Redmi Note 8 pro and a pair of 13MP lenses, out of that one is an Ultra-wide angle lens and the other is a Telephoto sensor. According to the company, Vivo NEX 3 can capture ultra-clear quality images with more details, random and arbitrary zoom.

Vivo NEX 3 Selfie camera unit

The front camera of the phone is mounted with a 16MP lifting camera unit along with a front LED flash hidden below the screen. There is a special gearbox to ensure trouble-free operations. The front camera is capable of capturing amazing portraits and features a hyper HDR which maximizes the dynamic range by subject optimization depending on the photo background.

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Vivo NEX 3 is equipped with a flagship chip of Snapdragon 855+

Vivo includes a flagship chipset in the phone, 5G enabled Snapdragon 855+ with up to 8GB RAM and 256GB of internal storage. The company here used the standard UFS 3.0 flash memory, which reads 90 percent and writes 110 percent faster than UFS 2.1 flash memory for the optimum multi-tasking experience.

The company introduced the VCAP mobile AI acceleration platform in this phone, which accelerates the CPU, GPU, DSP, NPU, and other hardware for the smooth AI service, faster performance, and lower power consumption.

Heat-conducting plate in Vivo NEX 3

With faster performance comes the heat issue. For this heat issue, the company equipped a heat-conducting plate inside the phone around the heat-generating area- CPU and Battery. The heat plate is like a passive cooling system that contributes an excellent and effective cooling effect.


Vivo NEX 3 carries a 4500mAh battery with 44W ultra-fast charging support. The company uses the C-DRX power-saving technology, which cuts off a small bandwidth automatically in standby mode results in reduced power consumption.

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Network and Connectivity

The NEX 3 has a network acceleration module that can simultaneously use two WLANs or a WLAN+data network. If there is any network fluctuation, the module intelligently adjusts the network to ensure a smooth network experience.

Call Assitant

The Vivo NEX 3 5G likewise includes a call screening feature comparable to the Google Assistant. It can evaluate require you behind-the-scenes, go to call, as well as make a discussion, all by itself. The assistant is smart as well as created to simulate motions like chuckles as well as stops briefly to make it appear human-like.


The Vivo NEX 3 is equipped with integrated Hi-Fi DAC- an AK4377A independent decoder chip for the immersive audio experience

Full-featured NFC

With the full-featured NFC, the phone supports payments, bus cards, access control cards, eID, and more. This feature makes life more convenient and easier.

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Price and Availability

Vivo NEX 3 is available both in 4G and 5G.

Prices of the three variants are:

  • NEX 3 4G 8GB RAM+128GB storage- 4,998 Yuan ($ 707 approx) (Rs. 50,780 approx)
  • NEX 3 5G 8GB RAM+258GB storage- 5,698 Yuan ($ 806 approx) (Rs. 57,892 approx)
  • NEX 3 5G 12GB RAM+256GB storage- 6,198 Yuan ($ 875 approx) (Rs. 62,672 approx)

The Phones are available for the pre-order on the Vivo online shop.

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