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Vivo APEX 2019 concept phone unveiled

Vivo APEX 2019 will be a 5G-compatible smartphone that is expected to come with Snapdragon 855 SoC with up to 12GB RAM with 256GB and 512GB storage, backed with AI assistant called "Jovi".

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New Delhi Published on: January 24, 2019 21:37 IST
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Vivo APEX 2019 concept phone unveiled

Vivo on Thursday unveiled its most awaited "APEX 2019" concept smartphone. The "APEX 2019" comes with a full-display fingerprint scanning technology and USB ports replaced by magnetic power connectors, "MagPorts" that would enable both charging and data transfer.

This will be a 5G-compatible smartphone that is expected to come powered by the new Snapdragon 855  processor with up to 12GB RAM and 256GB and 512GB storage variants, backed with Artificial Intelligent (AI) assistant called "Jovi".

"Offering consumers a glimpse into the future of smartphone design and development and with 'super uni-body' design and full-display fingerprint scanning technology among several other breakthrough features, 'APEX 2019' is a truly exceptional smartphone," said Spark Ni, Senior Vice President, Vivo.

The phone comes with "Touch Sense" technology that replaces the physical buttons on the concept device that would bring capacitive touch and pressure-sensing technologies together.

Packed with the carefully designed programming logic and software, the pressure sensors on the APEX 2019 concept smartphone have been designed to tell if a user is pressing the frame and the capacitive touch being able to determine its position, providing extra-sensitive accuracy.

It comes with "Body SoundCasting" technology that transforms the entire display of the smartphone into a speaker with the help of the screen vibration function, avoiding the need for a speaker grill. 

The company also tried to solve the challenge of limited motherboard space by using a "Duplex Printed Circuit Board design" that increases the space by 20 per cent. 

Vivo aims to pioneer in 5G technology standardisation empowered technologies like AI, Internet of Things (IoT), Augmented Reality (AR) and Virtual Reality (VR), with the new concept smartphone. 

The company added by saying that in future, the deep integration of 5G and AI will become key to the development of the 5G smartphones. 

"APEX 2019" will be showcased at the Mobile World Congress (MWC) that is going to be held in Barcelona, Spain in February.

(With IANS inputs)

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