Vivo X70 Pro 5G Review: A Pretty Great Flagship | GadgetGuruBN

Last updated on 28/01/2022 11:30 PM IST.
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Vivo on 30/09/2021 launched the X70 Pro 5G which is a flagship android smartphone in India priced at Rs.46,990 & these are my honest thoughts about it. 
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1. Performance [8.9/10]
Device comes with Mediatek Dimensity 1200 6nm SOC & runs Android 11 OS with Vivo's Funtouch 12 interface on top, which includes an app drawer & some amount of bloatware out of which few of them can be uninstalled. The overall performance should be excellent as it features,
  • 1 ARM-Cortex A78 CPU clocked at 3.0 Ghz, 3 ARM-Cortex A77 CPU clocked at 2.6 Ghz & 4 ARM-Cortex A55 CPU clocked at 2.0 Ghz with Mali-G77 MC9 GPU. 
  • 8/12GB LPDDR4X RAM & 128/256GB UFS 3.1 storage.
2. Features [8.8/10]
The device comes with excellent features which includes,
  • Important sensors: Fingerprint & Gyroscope. 
  • Connectivity options: Dual-Band WiFi (802.11 a/b/g/n/ac/6), Bluetooth 5.2 (A2DP, LE, AAC & aptX HD), IR Blaster, 5G, USB Type-C 2.0 port, GPS (A-GPS, GLONASS & Beidou) & Dual SIM (dual nano SIM, dual 4G, dual VoLTE & VoWiFi).
  • Audio features: Single speakers which supports HiFi audio.
3. Display [8.6/10]
Device comes with 6.56 inch display which should offer excellent quality as it features,
  • E5 AMOLED panel with FHD+ [2400 X 1080 pixels] resolution.
  • 120Hz refresh rate with 240Hz touch sampling rate & HDR10+ support.
  • Excellent 398 ppi sharpness & 20:5:9 aspect ratio. 
4. Camera [8.7/10]
Device comes with [4] rear cameras with dual LED dual tone flash & [1] front camera. The overall camera quality [image & video] should be excellent [8.8/10] in day & pretty good [7.2/10] in night as it features [camera features: 0.6],
  • Main: 50MP with f/1.8 aperture, 26mm wide-angle lens, 1.0 micron pixel, 1/1.56" sensor size, PDAF, Laser AF, gimbal OIS & auto HDR.
  • Periscope Telephoto: 8MP with f/3.4 aperture, 125mm periscope telephoto lens, 1.0 micron pixel, 1/4.4" sensor size, PDAF, OIS & 5x Optical zoom.
  • Telephoto: 12MP with f/2.0 aperture, 50mm telephoto lens, 0.8 micron pixel, 1/2.93" sensor size, 1.22 micron pixel, PDAF & 2x Optical zoom.
  • Ultrawide: 12MP with f/2.2 aperture, 16mm ultrawide-angle lens with 116 degree FOV, 1/3.1" sensor size, 1.12 micron pixel & AF.
  • Video recording options include 4K [2160p@30/60fps], FHD [1080p@30/60] with gyro-EIS image stabilization option. It also features Zeiss Optics, Pixel Shift, Slow Motion, Timelapse, Night Mode, Photo Pro & more.
  • Front: 32MP with f/2.5 aperture, 26mm lens, 0.8 micron pixel, 1/2.8" sensor size & auto HDR.
  • Video recording options include 4K [2160p@30fps] & FHD [1080p@30fps]. 
5. Battery [8.3/10]
Device comes with Li-Po 4450 mAh battery which supports 44W fast charging. The battery life should be great as it features,
  • Adequate battery size.
  • 6nm fabrication of the SOC.
  • 44W fast charging.
Battery Life Stats
SOT [Screen on Time]: Upto 7:30 hrs average.
Battery Life: Upto 2 days average.

6. Form Factor [8.1/10]
  • Dimensions: 158.3 x 73.21 x 8.08mm & Weight: 184gms.
  • Build: Schott Xensation Glass front & Glass back with metal frame.  
7. Box Contents: Vivo X70 Pro [Device itself], 44W Fast Charger, Type-C Cable, Sim Tool, 3.5mm to Type-C converter, Earphones, Case & User Manual.

8. Price, Variants, Colors & Availability
2 Price: Rs.46,990, Rs.49,990 & Rs.52,990.
2 Variants: 8+128GB, 8+256GB & 12+256GB. 
2 Colors: Aurora Dawn & Cosmic Black.
Availability: Available from 07/10/2021 via,
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9. Pros, Cons, GadgetGuruBN Product Rating & VFM Rating
Pros Cons
 + Excellent performance   - Slight premium price 
 + Excellent features  - Battery life could be slightly better 
 + Excellent camera   - Low light camera performance could be better
 + Excellent display   - Touch sampling rate could have been higher
 + Great battery life   
 + Great build    

1. Product Rating: 8.56/10.
2. VFM Rating: 6.9/10. 
3. GadgetGuruBN Rating: 7.73/10.

10. Final Words
Summing up my thoughts the Vivo X70 5G is a great smartphone at a pretty good price, Also do let me know your thoughts in the comments below. 

11. Why you should buy this smartphone?
If you are looking for a pretty great flagship smartphone with excellent performance, features & camera in the 46K budget than this smartphone might be the best option for you.
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