vivo has a new smartphone under the X series family called the X70 5G. It’s not an ordinary vivo smartphone, though, as this one carries the brand of a popular optics company, ZEISS. That already hints about the phone’s mobile photography performance, but what else is there to like about it? Find out below.
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Premium cameras with ZEISS optics
Let’s discuss one of the X70 5G’s main features, the camera system co-engineered with ZEISS. If you’re not familiar, ZEISS or Carl Zeiss AG is a German manufacturer of optical systems. Its optics are used in cameras, mobile phones, sports optics, binoculars, medical solutions, and microscopes. Is collaboration with vivo ensures that its cameras are getting the high-quality optics ZEISS Is known for. In the case of the X70 5G, it uses the ZEISS T* Coating, which reduces stray lights and ghosting effects for more accurate colors.
For the camera specs, it has a 40MP main, 12MP ultra-wide, and 12MP portrait lenses. The main camera uses a bespoke Sony IMX766V sensor with vivo’s Gimbal Stabilization 3.0 to help users capture clear shots in the dark without the blur, enabling features like Real-Time Extreme Night Vision and Super Night Video. And for the front camera, we have a 32MP shooter for high-quality selfies vivo is known for.
Like taking shots of your subjects with blurred backgrounds? The X70 5G can handle that with its 12MP portrait camera that comes with a 50mm equivalent focal length. This also enables the ZEISS Style Portrait effects that simulate the effect of four legendary ZEISS lenses: Distagon, Planar, Sonnar, and Biotar.
But those are just to name a few, the X70 5G has plenty of camera features that we’ll explore in a separate article, so stay tuned for that.
vivo is already known for producing beautiful smartphones and the vivo X70 5G is another testament to that. It comes in two elegant colors: Aurora Dawn and Cosmic Black. These are nature-inspired colors with the former reminding you of the auroras of the north, while the latter represents the midnight sky with stars. It’s clad in metal and glass, with the rear panel sporting Flourite AG to give it a smooth matte finish. It’s also slim at 7.55mm with a decent heft of 181g. It’s a premium device worthy of a flagship.
Immersive screen with 120Hz refresh rate
Smartphones nowadays boast high refresh rates, and the X70 5G delivers on that part with 120Hz. That means you’ll experience really smooth animations and transitions. In addition, it has a Full HD+ resolution, slim bezels, an AMOLED panel for punchy colors and deep blacks, HDR10+ for better visuals in supported content, and its SGS Eye Care Display and SGS Seamless certified to make it safe and comfortable for your eyes.
In other words, the X70 5G can provide an excellent viewing experience whether you’re just casually browsing social media sites, watching videos, or playing games.
The X70 5G is not just about cameras, it’s also about performance. Running under the hood is a flagship-grade chip made using a 6nm process, meaning more performance with better power efficiency. Add to that the 12GB RAM that features Extended RAM 2.0, which allows the phone to use part of the ROM up to 4GB to accommodate more background tasks and smoother operations. For storage, it has 256GB UFS 3.1. If you want to know how powerful the configuration is, it got a score of 720,491 on AnTuTu v9.
So, what does this mean? This means that the X70 5G is capable of running almost everything you throw at it including gaming. You’ll be able to enjoy its software features as well as expect it to deliver the camera features mentioned above as those require some processing power. Creating content, whether it’s photo or video, is not an issue with the fast and large storage, so you can easily shoot 4K without having to worry about storage and slow writing speeds. And when you need to switch tasks, just do so without any hiccups or need to close other applications, thanks to the huge RAM. Just flagship performance throughout.
Powerful connectivity and extra features
The X70 5G also packs powerful connectivity features namely 5G for fast mobile data, WiFi 6, Bluetooth 5.2, NFC, and USB Type-C. It even has an IR Blaster to let you control appliances like the TV. Other features include a 4,400mAh battery with 44W FlashCharge, an in-display fingerprint scanner, a linear motor for a more immersive gaming experience, and Funtouch 12 based on Android 11.
As you can see, the X70 5G is a powerful smartphone designed for those who want a device for media consumption, photography, videography, and gaming. If you’re looking for the features mentioned above, make sure to put this phone on your list.
The vivo X70 5G is priced at PHP 34,999.