Vivo Apex 2019 Announced With 12GB RAM, Full-screen In-Display Fingerprint Sensor

Vivo has finally unveiled the much-awaited Apex 2019 concept phone. It sports a ‘super unibody’ design with no ports, no physical buttons, and front camera. The back panel sports dual cameras and MagPort connecting pins. Additional highlights include 5G support. Read more to find about Vivo Apex 2019 Price in India, Specifications, and Features

Vivo Apex 2019

Price and Availability

The concept phone will be displayed at MWC 2019 next month. As of now, there is no information about the price or availability. Last year, Vivo unveiled the Apex FullView concept device. It was later launched as Vivo Nex.

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Specifications and Features

  • Super unibody design
  • Full-screen in-display fingerprint sensor
  • Dual cameras
  • Qualcomm Snapdragon 855 SoC
  • 12GB RAM
  • 256GB internal storage
  • 5G support
  • Body SoundCasting tech

The Vivo Apex 2019 is powered by a Qualcomm Snapdragon 855 processor along with 12GB RAM and 256GB internal storage. It integrates Qualcomm Snapdragon X50 5G modem to add 5G support.

The Vivo Apex 2019 sports an all-display design (without a notch or a display hole or the front camera itself). The rear panel sports a dual camera set up (unspecified) and MagPort magnetic connecting pins (for charging and data transfer).

Instead of physical buttons, the new handset primarily uses Touch Sense technology. It uses a mix of capacitive touch and pressure sensing. Additionally, the in-display fingerprint sensor covers almost the entire display. Vivo claims that the users can press on any app icon to scan their finger, unlock and gain direct access.

The ‘Super Unibody’ curved glass design comes without any ports or a headphone jack. The device even lacks a speaker grill. Instead, it uses its display as a speaker via the Body SoundCasting technology (through the screen vibration function).

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The Vivo Apex 2019 aims to bring a minimalist form factor to smartphone devices. Additionally, it brings several new features such as Full-Display Fingerprint Scanning technology and 5G support.

“With the goal of enhanced usability and simplicity at the core, Apex 2019 offers consumers a glimpse into the future of smartphone design and development. The Super Unibody design and Full-Display Fingerprint Scanning technology, among several other breakthrough features, make Apex 2019 a truly exceptional smartphone that demonstrates Vivo’s continuous exploration and pursuit of exceptional innovation for consumers,” said Spark Ni, Senior Vice President, Vivo.

Meizu has also launched a new smartphone with minimalist design. The Meizu Zero uses pressure sensitive volume and power buttons. The 3.5mm audio jack, SIM tray slot, and a charging port are also absent. The handset uses wireless charging and e-SIM integrated.

The new smartphone sports a 5.99-inch Super AMOLED display with full-HD+ (1080 x 2160 pixels) resolution and 2.5D curved glass protection. It is powered by a Qualcomm Snapdragon 845 processor along with Adreno 630 GPU. The handset comes with Super mCharge (18W) wireless charging support.

In terms of optics, the Meizu Zero sports a dual camera setup on the back. It combines a 12-megapixel primary sensor, 20-megapixel telephoto lens, and a LED flash. For selfies and video calling, it sports a 20-megapixel front camera.

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