Vivo, the Chinese smartphone manufacturer officially unveiled its first 5G smartphone, Vivo iQoo at the pre-MWC 2019 Shanghai event. The phone maker also revealed its AR glasses, which is called as Vivo AR glass that is based on 6DoF technology. Alongside the AR glasses, the company also showcased its Super FlashCharge 120W technology. Apart from these launches at MWC Shanghai, the official China website of company has confirmed Vivo iQoo Neo, which will be offered in Purple and Black shades. Vivo Z1 Pro Smartphone With Punch Hole Selfie Camera To Launch in India on July 3.
Talking about the new Vivo iQoo, the newly unveiled 5G smartphone from Vivo will be powered by Snapdragon 855 chipset along with Snapdragon X50 modem. The 5G version of iQoo phone will be company's first commercial device which will be launched towards the end of this year, probably Q3, 2019. However, the company didn't reveal any availability details or schedule for the 5G Phone. But, the company displayed several 5G applications, 5G EasyShare, 5G Cloud Game, 5G Screen Mirroring and more.
Vivo AR Glass plays a new role in augmented reality in the new 5G era.
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— Vivo Malaysia (@vivo_malaysia) June 26, 2019
On the other hand, the AR glasses from Vivo are designed to work independently and doesn't require separate hardware for rending AR content. Moreover, a video trailer has been released on Weibo that highlights the key features of the AR glasses. Vivo said in a statement that, "Once the Vivo AR Glass projects the content, the 5G smartphone will then act as the control that allows user to switch and select applications".
Coming to Vivo's new technology, it is designed to support 20V and 6A, which employes a new charge pump technology with a deeply customisable USB Type-C data cable and travel charger. The company claims that it can fully charge a 4,000mAh battery in just 13 minutes.
Moreover, the new Vivo iQoo Neo smartphone, which has been listed on China website, claims that the phone will be powered by an octa-core Snapdragon 855 chipset. However, we can expect some significant differences between the new Qoo Neo and original iQoo that was revealed in March this year.