“In addition to using the Exynos 980 5G SoC, the Vivo S6 5G also touts specifications like an AMOLED display and a quad camera system”

The Vivo S6 5G has launched in China and the smartphone keeps true to past leaks and rumours. It is indeed powered by the Exynos 980 SoC, which is Samsung’s mid-range 5G processor. This is not the first time Vivo is using Samsung’s Exynos 980 SoC as the chipset also powers the Vivo X30 and X30 Pro smartphones. In addition to using the Exynos 980 5G SoC, the Vivo S6 5G also touts specifications like an AMOLED display and quad camera system inside a circular camera module. The phone has been launched in China only for now, and there is no word yet on whether it will make it to other markets like India.

Vivo S6 5G pricing and availability

As far as colour variants go, the Vivo S6 5G will be available in Black, White and Blue options. Pre-orders for the phone have already started in China and the sale will be held on 4 April. The Vivo S6 5G price starts at CNY 2,698 (about Rs 27,000) for the 6GB RAM + 128GB storage configuration. The 8GB RAM + 256GB storage variant is priced at CNY 2,998 (about Rs 30,000). 

Vivo S6 5G specifications

The Vivo S6 5G features a 6.44-inch AMOLED display with full HD+ screen resolution and 20:9 aspect ratio. The front of the phone features a waterdrop notch to house a 32MP front camera. There is also an in-display fingerprint sensor on the front of the phone. As mentioned above we see two RAM and storage configurations for the device which are 6GB + 128GB and 8GB + 256GB. The phone is powered by Samsung’s in-house Exynos 980 chipset which features an integrated 5G modem. 

Camera-wise the phone has a quad-camera layout which consists of a 48MP main camera, 8MP ultra-wide lens, 2MP macro shooter, and 2MP depth sensor. The entire setup is powered by a 4,390mAh battery aided by 18W fast charging. Software-wise the phone will be running on Android 10-based FunTouchOS. The usual connectivity options of the phone including a dual-SIM, Bluetooth 5.1, WiFi 802.11 a/b/g/n/ac, dual-band, WiFi Direct, hotspot, 3.5mm headphone jack and Type-C port are present.