Vivo X70 Pro Plus 5G Review: A Great All-round Flagship | GadgetGuruBN

Last updated on 28/01/2022 11:45 PM IST.
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Vivo on 30/09/2021 launched the X70 Pro Plus 5G which is a flagship android smartphone in India priced at Rs.79,990 & these are my honest thoughts about it. 
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1. Features [9/10]
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, NFC, 5G, USB Type-C 2.0 port, GPS (A-GPS, GLONASS & Beidou) & Dual SIM (dual nano SIM, dual 4G, dual VoLTE & VoWiFi).
  • Audio features: Dual speakers which supports HiFi audio.
2. Performance [9/10]
Device comes with Qualcomm Snapdragon 888 Plus 5nm 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. 
  • 12GB LPDDR5 RAM & 256GB UFS 3.1 storage.
3. Display [9/10]
Device comes with 6.78 inch display which should offer excellent quality as it features,
  • LTPO E5 AMOLED panel with WQHD+ [3200 X 1440 pixels] resolution.
  • 120Hz refresh rate with 240Hz touch sampling rate & HDR10+ support.
  • Excellent 517 ppi sharpness, 10-bit / 1 Billion colors, 1500 nits of peak brightness & 20:5:9 aspect ratio. 
4. Camera [8.8/10]
Device comes with [4] rear cameras with dual LED dual tone flash & [1] front camera. The overall camera quality [image & video] should be excellent [8.9/10] in day & pretty good [7.3/10] 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: 48MP with f/2.2 aperture, 14mm ultrawide-angle lens with 114 degree FOV, 1/2.0" sensor size, 0.8 micron pixel, AF & gimbal OIS.
  • Video recording options include 8K [4230p@30fps], 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. Form Factor [8.5/10]
  • Dimensions: 164.54 x 75.21 x 8.89mm & Weight: 213gms.
  • Build: Schott Xensation Glass front & Glass back with metal frame. It also IP68 rated for dust and water resistance.
6. Battery [8/10]
Device comes with Li-Po 4500 mAh battery which supports 55W fast charging, 50W fast wireless charging & reverse wired as well as reverse wireless charging. The battery life should be pretty great as it features,
  • Adequate battery size.
  • 5nm fabrication of the SOC.
  • 55W fast charging.
Battery Life Stats
SOT [Screen on Time]: Upto 7 hrs average.
Battery Life: Upto 1.5 days average.

7. Box Contents: Vivo X70 Pro Plus [Device itself], 55W Fast Charger, Type-C Cable, Sim Tool, 3.5mm to Type-C converter, Earphones, Case & User Manual.

8. Price, Variants, Colors & Availability
1 Price: Rs.79,990.
1 Variants: 12+256GB. 
1 Colors: Enigma Black.
Availability: Available from 12/10/2021 via,
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9. Pros, Cons, GadgetGuruBN Product Rating & VFM Rating
Pros Cons
 + Excellent features   - Premium price 
 + Excellent performance  - Battery life could be better 
 + Excellent display   - Low light camera performance could be better
 + Excellent camera   - Touch sampling rate could have been higher
 + Great build   
 + Pretty great battery life    

1. Product Rating: 8.71/10.
2. VFM Rating: 6.8/10. 
3. GadgetGuruBN Rating: 7.75/10.

10. Final Words
Summing up my thoughts the Vivo X70 Plus 5G is a excellent 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 great flagship smartphone with excellent features, performance, display & camera in the 80K budget than this smartphone might be the best option for you.
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