Vivo X Fold 2 expected to get Snapdragon 8 Gen 2 SoC, could launch in the first half of 2023
Vivo launched its foldable smartphones, the Vivo X Fold and Vivo X Fold+, earlier this year. A new leak has now revealed some of the expected specs for Vivo’s next foldable. The upcoming Vivo X Fold 2 is expected to be powered by a Snapdragon 8 Gen 2 SoC. The leak, which comes from a reliable tipster, also mentions that the handset will feature a foldable display with 2K resolution, and that the front display and l interior screen could include a fingerprint scanner under the screen. The leak also gave an idea of the phone’s launch schedule, hinting at a release in the first half of 2023.
Popular tipster Digital Chat Station has posted some of the expected specifications for the Vivo X Fold 2 on Chinese microblogging website Weibo. According to the tipster, the foldable handset will run on the Snapdragon 8 Gen 2 chipset and sport a foldable display with 2K resolution. The handset is expected to include two ultrasonic fingerprint scanners under the screen.
Additionally, the tipster has indicated that the upcoming Vivo foldable may feature a Sony IMX866 main camera with OIS support. Digital Chat Station also mentioned that the upcoming device could be thinner and lighter than its predecessor, the Vivo X Fold.
In a separate post on Monday, the tipster also mentioned that the Vivo X Fold 2 could launch alongside the X Flip in the first half of 2023. The Vivo X Fold was launched in China in April alongside the Vivo X Note.
The Vivo X Fold is powered by a Snapdragon 8 Gen 1 SoC and features an 8.03-inch Samsung E5 foldable display with 2K+ resolution (1916 x 2160 pixels), 120Hz refresh rate and a aspect ratio of 4:3.55. The handset also sports a 6.53-inch Samsung E5 exterior display.
Vivo X Fold has a quad rear camera setup, led by a 50-megapixel main sensor with OIS support. The manufacturer also launched the Vivo X Fold+ in September, which got an upgrade in the processor department. This foldable runs on Snapdragon 8+ Gen 1 SoC.