Vivo Nex 3 5G

Vivo Nex 3 5G


Performance Octa Core
Display 6.89” (17.5 cm)
Storage 256 GB
Camera 64 MP + 13 MP + 13 MP
Battery 4500 mAh
Launch Date November 29, 2019 (Expected)
Thickness 9.4 mm
Width 76.1 mm
Weight 218.5 gm
Waterproof N0
Ruggedness Dust Proof
Height 167.4 mm
Colors Black, Blue
Fingerprint Sensor Yes (in-display)
Display Type Super AMOLED
Bezel less Display Yes
Pixel Density 363 ppi
Screen Protection No
Screen to Body Ratio 93.79%
Screen Size 6.89 inches
Screen Resolution 1080 x 2256 pixels
Touch Screen Yes, Capacitive touchscreen, Multi-touch
User Replaceable No
Quick Charging Yes, fast
Wireless Charging No
Type Li-Ion
Capacity 4500 mAh
Features 10 x Digital Zoom, 2 x Optical Zoom, Auto Flash, Face detection, Touch to focus
Image Resolution 9000 x 7000 Pixels
Autofocus Yes
Shooting Modes Continuous Shooting, High Dynamic Range mode (HDR)
Resolution 16 MP Front Camera and 64 MP + 13 MP + 13 MP Main Camera
Optical Image Stabilization Yes
Flash Yes, LED flash
Video Recording 2160p@30fps, 1080p@30/60/120fps, 720p@960fps, gyro-EIS
Chipset Qualcomm Snapdragon 855 Plus
Graphics Adreno 640 (700 MHz)
Processor Octa-core (1×2.96 GHz Kryo 485 & 3×2.42 GHz Kryo 485 & 4×1.8 GHz Kryo 485)
Architecture 64-bit
OS Android v9.0 (Pie)
Custom UI Funtouch 9.1
Storage, Network and Connectivity
Internal memory 256 GB
Expandable Memory No
Sim Slots Dual SIM, GSM+GSM
Sim Size SIM1: Nano SIM2: Nano
Network 4G: Available
Wi-Fi Yes, Wi-Fi 802.11, a/ac/ax/b/g/n/n 5 GHz, MIMO
Wi-Fi Features Mobile Hotspot, Wi-Fi Direct
Bluetooth Yes v5.0
USB Type-C

Description for Vivo Nex 3 5G

Vivo has managed to come out with another eye-catching phone with an amazing body. The new phone is called the Vivo Nex 3 5G, successor to the Vivo Nex 3. It has a full bezel-less display that curves around the sides like the Samsung S7 phone. The body is very similar to the V17 Pro with the pop-up front camera, this time around with a bigger pop-up placed in the middle.

The phone will definitely be most people’s favorite considering all the specs and features it is providing at a budget-friendly price. The design of the phone also looks very amazing with the aluminum and glass body combo. It will definitely be a sturdy phone as well and probably will manage to be one of the top-selling phones once it comes out.


Vivo has come up with one of the best-looking designs for the Nex 3 5G. The Vivo Nex 3 5G features a unique bezel-less and a notch-less display with unique designs for the front and rear camera as well.

Nex 3 5G design
Design Specs

Nex 3 is said to feature a completely bezel-less display that stretches from side to side and with an insignificant bezel displacement on the top and the bottom. The dimensions for this phone are as 9.4 mm x 76.1 mm x 167.4 mm, for the thickness, width and height respectively. It definitely falls under one of the biggest phones and also contains a tall display at about 6.89 inches. It weighs around 218.5 grams which can also be considered as one of the heavier phones due to its flawless-looking aluminum and glass body. The frames of the phone are actually made out of aluminum and the front display and the back body is glass.

Feature Placements

Coming to the basic features, the power button is placed on the right and the volume keys on the left. The SIM tray is placed just above the volume keys. The USB Type-C port, the headphone jack and the speaker grill are all placed at the bottom. The main camera is a triple camera setup centered on top-side of the back of the phone. The three cameras are placed in a triangular form incased in a circular camera bump. Below the camera is an LED flashlight and the logo is printed in the center of the bottom half. The design for the front camera is located in the pop-up that activates when the front camera is activated. Its pop-up camera is very similar to the V17 pro but with a bigger size placed in the center.

Screen Design

The scree actually curves in the side to give it an infinity display style look and the fingerprint is located beneath the bottom half of the display. The phone has overall what seems like a matte finish with colors like basic Black and Blue and other color lines like Liquid Tianhe and Deep air streamer.

Display on Vivo Nex 3 5G

The main attractive feature of the Vivo Nex 3 5G is its display. Vivo managed to pull up yet again a unique display choice that looks very attractive.

Nex 3 5G display

Vivo chose to go with a 6.89-inch Super AMOLED capacitive touchscreen and a 16M color display. The display has a screen to body ratio of about 93.6%. It is undoubtedly one of the tallest and the biggest display found on any phone. The resolution for the display is actually 1080 x 2256 pixels with a pixel density at about 363 ppi and HDR10 feature.

Vivo managed to go completely bezel-less by putting the front camera in a pop-up. The unique factor about the display is not the size of it, but the curvature of the screen around the sides very much like the infinity display in the Samsung S7. The difference is that the S7 had a big top and bottom bezel where the bezels on the top and the bottom in the Nex 3 are almost non-existent. The manufacturers of the Nex 3 are calling the curves on the sides as a new ‘waterfall’ display.

The display does not seem to have any type of screen protection however provides the basic touch screen features like the capacitive touchscreen and multi-touch feature. The display also contains a fingerprint sensor beneath it.

Camera on Vivo Nex 3 5G

The cameras on the Vivo Nex 3 5G is also a huge change compared to the V17 Pro. It features a triple camera setup in the back as the main camera and single camera setup in the pop-up as the front camera. The main camera in the back, which is a triple camera setup, is placed in a triangular way, sort of like a triad, encased in a circular camera bump.

Vivo Nex 3 5G Camera

The main camera is placed in the center in the top half. The triple camera is a combo of a 64 MP f1.8 aperture, 1/1.7”, 0.8µm, PDAF wide-angle camera as the primary lens, a 13 MP f/2.5, (telephoto), PDAF telephoto lens and a 13 MP f/2.2 aperture ultrawide PDAF lens. The main camera can shoot videos in 2160p at 30fps, 1080p at 30/60/120fps and 720p at 960fps with gyro-EIS. The image resolution the camera can produce is of 9000 x 7000 pixels which is better than most cameras in high-end phones. The basic camera features are 10x digital zoom, 2x optical zoom, auto flash, face detection and touch to focus. The camera modes included are the continuous shooting mode and the HDR mode.

The front camera is a single 16 MP camera which opens up in a pop-up when activated. The front camera is a fully monetarized pop-up 16 MP camera with an f2.1 aperture. The pop-up also has an LED flash. The front camera is also able to shoot in HDR mode. It can shoot videos is a 1080p at 30 fps resolution.

Performance of Vivo Nex 3 5G

 Considering the price point of the Vivo’s Nex 3 5G, it packs a quite performance features from what we see in the papers. It has the potential to be one of the favorites among the average consumers.


The Nex 3 5G has a Qualcomm SDM855 Snapdragon 855+ (7 nm) chipset with an Octa-core (1×2.96 GHz Kryo 485 & 3×2.42 GHz Kryo 485 & 4×1.8 GHz Kryo 485) as the main processors. For the graphics, Vivo decided to go with an Adreno 640 (700 MHz) graphics chip to take full advantage of the huge display. The processor is of 64-bit architecture and the RAM actually comes in two variants, an 8 GB variant and 12 GB one. This will make sure that the display has no lags and is totally stutter-free. The Nex 3 comes with an Android v9.1 (Pie) over Vivo’s custom UI, the FunTouch OS v9.1.

The battery is also great with a 4500 mAh capacity fast charging 44W battery which charges through a USB Type-C port. The 3.5 mm 32-bit/192kHz audio headphone jack is also included on the bottom with a loudspeaker grill.

The phone provides external storage up to 256 GB and dual nano-SIM tray. The fingerprint sensor is placed beneath the display, which a light-powered sensor. Like the name suggests, one of the newly added features for the phone is the 5G network availability with all the other basic network connectivity features.


The Vivo Nex 3 5G features a standard Li-Ion 4500 mAh capacity battery. The battery can last a full day of usage, but considering how much the user uses the screen on time and the graphics feature while gaming, the results may vary. The phone also features a fast-charging battery at 44W which is quite impressive. The phone is charged by a USB Type-C port in the bottom and unfortunately does not have a wireless charging feature.

Overall the battery is pretty standard and could stand a whole day of use but the huge AMOLED display and the in-display fingerprint sensor which has to constantly monitor for the fingerprint may drain the battery faster.


From the above description, we can clearly see that Vivo has worked out all the necessary features for the Vivo Nex 3 5G. The Nex 3 has the potential to be one of the best phones in the Vivo lineup. The phone could be one of the top-selling phones among the buyers due to its high-end specs. Only set back could be the battery due to the big AMOLED display.

The Price of Vivo Nex 3 5G is expected to be around Rs. 1 Lakh.

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