Vivo X Flip with Snapdragon 8+ Gen 1 SoC Appears on Geekbench Ahead of Launch: Report
Vivo’s X Flip has appeared in numerous leaks and rumors over the past few months. But there’s still no sign of an official launch aside from rumors claiming the foldable will launch in the next few weeks in the company’s home market of China. The device will be the company’s first vertically folding smartphone and, in addition to its foldable interior display, it’s also rumored to feature Zeiss-branded rear-facing cameras, like on the recent Z Fold+. After a recent leak, which revealed its core hardware, Geekbench scores for the smartphone have now reportedly appeared online.
First spotted by GSMArena, the yet-to-be-announced foldable smartphone has reportedly appeared on the Geekbench browser. The phone is said to have passed a Geekbench (version 6) score of 1,695 and 4,338 in its single-core and multi-core tests respectively. The listing also suggests a Qualcomm Snapdragon 8+ Gen 1 SoC inside. It’s the same SoC that’s also available in the Samsung Galaxy Z Flip 4, but it’s different than the more recently announced foldable Oppo Find N2 Flip.
Samsung’s Galaxy Z Flip 4 was launched in August 2022 and was the only clamshell foldable available in India at launch. For comparison, the newest Oppo Find N2 Flip, featuring a MediaTek Dimensity 9000+ SoC, scored 1,153 and 3,339 in Geekbench’s single-core and multi-core tests in our tests respectively.
According to a recent leak, the Vivo X Flip should have an internal screen similar to that of the Oppo Find N2 Flip. The phone is said to feature a 6.8-inch OLED display with a maximum screen refresh rate of 120Hz and Full HD+ (1080 x 2520 pixels) resolution at 21:9 aspect ratio. little about its exterior display despite appearing in previous leaks. But we do know that it will have a rectangular form factor in a layout that looks similar to the Motorola RAZR 2022.
As for its cameras, the foldable is said to feature a selfie camera on the inner foldable display. It is expected that there will be two cameras on the outer shell. The setup would consist of a 50-megapixel Sony IMX866 main camera and a 12-megapixel Sony IMX663 ultra-wide camera. Previous leaks also claim that the phone will come in a base version of 12GB RAM and 128GB storage. The phone is expected to feature a 4,400mAh battery as well as 44W wired charging, which again looks similar to Oppo’s Find N2 Flip.
Vivo’s X Flip, in addition to offering more variety in the company’s foldable lineup, will also end up being a more affordable option. The recently announced Vivo X Fold+ is priced at CNY 10,000, which roughly converts to Rs. 1 20,000 in India. The device only went on sale in China. While Vivo has launched several high-end smartphones in India, the company is yet to launch its first foldable smartphone and would provide additional competition to Samsung, which was the only brand to launch its Z Flip and Z Fold foldables in the world. country the following year. year. Oppo’s Find N2 Flip is the only other foldable device available in India, which recently went on sale in the country at Rs. 89,999.
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