Vivo’s X60 collection pairs the corporate’s acquainted flagship design ethos with some critical digital camera chops – together with the go back of the gimbal stabilisation the corporate pioneered in final yr’s X50 Professional.

4 X60 telephones are out now in China, however Vivo is starting to roll them out globally too. The X60 and X60 Professional are launching around the globe, regardless that interestingly include a distinct chipset and a few digital camera adjustments from the Chinese language variations, whilst the X60 Professional+ is final unique to China and India, and we aren’t positive if the more recent X60t will ever depart China or now not – or the rumoured X60t Professional.

Here is the whole thing you wish to have to understand concerning the Vivo X60 collection – or learn our evaluate of the X60 Professional to determine what we recall to mind some of the telephones ourselves.

When is the Vivo X60 liberate date?

Vivo introduced the X60 and X60 Professional at an tournament on 29 December 2020, whilst the X60 Professional+ joined them at an tournament on 21 January. Months later the X60t joined the trio, with a Chinese language release in early April 2021, and now a Professional model of this is rumoured too.

The X60 collection’ international liberate used to be introduced on 25 March 2021, regardless that we are nonetheless looking forward to Vivo to substantiate particular liberate dates for the telephones in every marketplace. The worldwide release got here earlier than the X60t’s announcement, so we do not know if this fashion will ever sign up for the others around the globe.

We all know that the X60 Professional will release in the United Kingdom and Europe, however we do not know precisely when, and for now it is unclear if both the common X60 or X60 Professional+ will ever sign up for it. From final yr’s line-up solely the X50 Professional made it to Europe, re-branded because the Vivo X51 – the primary flagship telephone the corporate in reality introduced in the United Kingdom in any respect.

How a lot does the X60 value?

We are nonetheless looking forward to reliable British or Eu pricing, so for now we’re going to must make do with changing the telephones’ Chinese language costs.

In China the usual X60 begins from ¥3,498 (£400/$540), as does the X60t, with the X60 Professional ranging from ¥4,498 (£515/$695), and the Professional+ from ¥4,998 (£565/$775). That is beautiful equivalent pricing to the X50 collection, which ended up costing a rather steep £749 when the X51 introduced in the United Kingdom.

For the most efficient offers when they release, take a look at our information on the place to shop for the Vivo X60 telephones in the United Kingdom.

X60 design and specifications

The X60, X60t, X60 Professional, and X60 Professional+ have rather equivalent core specifications, however nonetheless range in a couple of key spaces. Let’s wreck them down one at a time.

Let’s get started with what the bottom X60 telephone. The design of the telephone is remarkably very similar to the X50 collection. Underneath you’ll see the X60 within the centre, flanked on all sides via the Chinese language fashions of the Professional (spot the additional lens and moved Zeiss branding).

Vivo X60 series rear

In China it is powered via the 5nm Samsung Exynos 1080 chipset, making it the primary telephone on the planet to make use of this chip. It pairs the chip with 8GB of RAM and both 128GB or 256GB of garage.

This setup is somewhat other across the world, because the telephones are launching with the Snapdragon 870 as an alternative. The garage choices stay the similar, however an extra 12GB RAM model will release in some markets.

That is the solely main exchange for the world liberate. The telephone has a 6.56in, 2376×1080 AMOLED show, with HDR10+ improve and 120Hz refresh price. It has a 4300mAh battery, and packs in 33W stressed charging, however no wi-fi charging improve.

The digital camera module is especially acquainted for Vivo enthusiasts, with a tiered oblong digital camera module ruled via one massive lens. That is a 48Mp, f/1.8 major shooter with OIS the use of Sonys IMX598 sensor, paired with a 13Mp 2x zoom portrait lens and 13Mp ultrawide. There is a 32Mp central punch-hole selfie digital camera at the entrance.

As for design, the telephone is remarkably skinny – simply 7.4mm thick, and 176g heavy. Whilst you’ll be able to see 3 colors above, solely the black and ‘shimmer blue’ fashions will release out of doors China.

The X60 introduced with Android 11 and OriginOS, Vivo’s new working gadget, supposed to interchange its a lot maligned FuntouchOS. We now have by no means cherished Funtouch, however it is progressed considerably during the last yr or two as Vivo has simplified it, stripped it again, and reverted to a cleaner Android enjoy, particularly for Eu consumers.

OriginOS is widget-heavy, taking after iOS 14, with a focal point on reside comments and a dynamic homescreen. If that does not sound like inventory Android to then you definitely do not worry – OriginOS is China-only at this time, and actually Vivo has advised Tech Guide that it has no plans to convey the brand new instrument to Europe.

“For now we can… center of attention on natural Android,” defined Vivo’s Eu director of PR, Thomas Kahmann. “Perhaps at some point OriginOS generally is a subject for the Eu markets, however from our standpoint this observe we’re on has proved to be the proper trail.”

Vivo has additionally pledged to provide 3 years of Android OS upgrades and safety updates for “decided on” X-series fashions launching after July 2021 within the Eu, Australian, and Indian markets. Relying on when the X60 collection arrives, that would imply the worldwide variations of the ones telephones take pleasure in this replace promise.

Here is a complete spec listing for the telephone:

  • Exynos 1080/Snapdragon 870
  • 8/12GB RAM
  • 128/256GB garage
  • 6.56in, 2376×1080 120Hz AMOLED
  • Digital camera:
    • 48Mp, f/1.8, IMX598 major digital camera with OIS
    • 13Mp 2x portrait
    • 13Mp ultrawide
    • 32Mp punch-hole selfie
  • 4300mAh
  • 33W stressed charging
  • 5G
  • Android 11 & OriginOS or FuntouchOS

X60t design and specifications

The X60t will have introduced months later, however actually it is remarkably very similar to the bottom fashion.

The primary giant distinction is chipset exchange: it makes use of the MediaTek Dimensity 1100, paired with 8GB of RAM and 128GB of garage.

Vivo X60t

The digital camera setup is most commonly the similar: a 32Mp selfie digital camera, with a 48Mp rear shooter joined via two extra 13Mp lenses. The large distinction is that the 48Mp major lens boasts the gimbal stabilisation observed at the Professional and Professional+ fashions.

Dimensions, show, and weight all fit the common X60, as does the 4300mAh battery and 33W rapid charging.

World availability for the X60t stays unknown, however it kind of feels most likely it’s going to stay a China unique.

  • MediaTek Dimensity 1100
  • 8GB RAM
  • 128GB garage
  • 6.56in, 2376×1080 120Hz AMOLED
  • Digital camera:
    • 48Mp, f/1.8, IMX598 major digital camera with gimbal stabilisation
    • 13Mp 2x portrait
    • 13Mp ultrawide
    • 32Mp punch-hole selfie
  • 4300mAh
  • 33W stressed charging
  • 5G
  • Android 11 & OriginOS

X60 Professional design and specifications

The X60 Professional is widely very similar to the usual X60, however does boast a couple of key spec permutations.

It makes use of the similar Exynos 1080 chipset in China, however just like the vanilla X60 has switched to the Snapdragon 870 in the remainder of the sector.

The X60 Professional jumps as much as 12GB RAM, and is available in simply the only 256GB garage configuration. It alternatively has a moderately smaller battery, at 4200mAh.

It has a equivalent rear digital camera setup to the X60, with the similar portrait and ultrawide lens, and a equivalent 48Mp major shooter however at a bigger aperture of f/1.5, and with Vivo’s gimbal stabilisation tech as an alternative of standard OIS.

In China, the X60 Professional additionally options an 8Mp periscope telephoto with 5x optical zoom, however for some explanation why this has been got rid of from the worldwide fashion.

It launches across the world in the similar two finishes because the X60: black and shimmer blue.

Here is are the total specifications:

  • Exynos 1080/Snapdragon 870
  • 12GB RAM
  • 256GB garage
  • 6.56in, 2376×1080 120Hz AMOLED
  • Digital camera:
    • 48Mp, f/1.5, IMX598 major digital camera with gimbal stabilisation
    • 13Mp 2x portrait
    • 8Mp 5x periscope (China-only)
    • 13Mp ultrawide
    • 32Mp punch-hole selfie
  • 4200mAh
  • 33W stressed charging
  • 5G
  • Android 11 & OriginOS or FuntouchOS

X60t Professional design and specifications

The X60t Professional is the one fashion within the collection that is nonetheless unofficial, however an inventory with China’s 3C certification frame turns out to substantiate its life.

The one factor showed via the list is that it’s going to improve 5G networking and 33W charging – the similar because the X60t.

Past that, we might be expecting it to make use of a MediaTek chipset similar to that telephone, regardless that in all probability the extra tough Dimensity 1200. It isn’t transparent if it’s going to differently come with the similar upgrades as the usual X60 Professional, or its personal other set of perks.

X60 Professional+ design and specifications

The overall telephone within the set is the X60 Professional+, which used to be introduced later than the opposite two at a separate tournament, and boasts a larger exchange in its spec sheet – or even design. It is also the one some of the 3 that is set to stay unique to China and India, without a wider liberate deliberate.

Whilst it seems to be equivalent from the entrance, with a punch-hole selfie digital camera and curved display screen, the again boasts a bigger digital camera module and other colors – together with vegan leather-based end choices, regardless that solely the blue model is launching in India.

Vivo X60 Pro+ Poster

Issues are beautiful other within too. The large exchange is that the Professional+ makes use of the extra tough Snapdragon 888 as an alternative of the Exynos 1080 or Snapdragon 870. It combines the Qualcomm chip with both 8GB RAM and 128GB garage, or 12GB RAM and 256GB garage.

The show is equal to the opposite telephones, as is the selfie digital camera. The battery suits the Professional at 4200mAh, however is paired with quicker 55W stressed charging.

The largest distinction past the chipset is within the digital camera module. The primary digital camera will get a bump as much as the bigger 50Mp Samsung ISOCELL GN1 sensor, and is right here paired with a 48Mp ultrawide the use of the similar IMX598 sensor and gimbal stabilisation as the opposite telephones’ major cameras. The set is rounded out via a 32Mp portrait lens, and 8Mp 5x periscope.

Listed below are the ones specifications in complete:

  • Snapdragon 888
  • 8/12GB RAM
  • 128/256GB garage
  • 6.56in, 2376×1080 120Hz AMOLED
  • Digital camera:
    • 50Mp, ISOCELL GN1 major digital camera
    • 48Mp, IMX598 ultrawide with gimbal stabilisation
    • 32Mp portrait
    • 8Mp 5x periscope
    • 32Mp punch-hole selfie
  • 4200mAh
  • 55W stressed charging
  • 5G
  • Android 11 & OriginOS or FuntouchOS

Watch on Rapid Price

We evaluate the X60 Professional and Professional+ on a contemporary episode of our podcast Rapid Price, which you’ll watch proper right here:

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