The mobile phone with the most powerful telephoto lens in history: the vivo X100 Pro and X100 debut internationally


The vivo X100 pro debuts internationally with an impressive camera system

The vivo X100 Pro is a spectacular smartphone for photography with a unique floating periscopic zoom on the market certified by Zeiss.

Unlike the Samsung Galaxy S24 Ultra, which would leave aside the 10x optical zoom camera for one with 5x zoom, vivo presents a very interesting proposal with the new vivo X100 and X100 Pro. After their debut in China last month, the two new vivo phones are going international.

There are not many differences between the international models and those launched in China in November. Both stand out for the use of the new Dimensity 9300 chip presented in the same month by MediaTek, as well as sharing the same screen dimensions with a 6.78-inch LTPO AMOLED with 1260p resolution and a variable refresh rate of 1 – 120 Hz.

Another of its greatest virtues is found in the Peak brightness reaching 3,000 nits. The fingerprint sensor is embedded in the same screen and the 32 Mpx front camera is located at the top for selfie photos and video calls. Both also use IP68 certification for protection against water and dust, they come with Android 14 via Funtouch OS 14 and in two colors: Startrail Blue and Asteroid Black.

These are their cameras

The cameras are where their biggest differences are found. The vivo X100 Pro’s impressive floating periscopic zoom is the first for mobile phones to be Zeiss APO certified. These are its three cameras on the back that benefit from the new 6nm vivo V3 chip dedicated to image processing:

The vivo X100 has the previous V2 chip for image processing and three cameras on the rear to differentiate itself in this sense:

Image of the vivo X100 Pro

Around the battery, the vivo X100 Pro reaches up to 5,400 mAh with 100 W wired and 50 W wireless fast charging. The vivo X100 stays at 5,000 mAh with a slightly higher fast charge: 120 W wired. The vivo X100 comes in two configurations in RAM and internal memory: 12 + 256 GB and 16 + 512 GB. The vivo X100 Pro only has one: 16 + 512 GB.

For now, The price of each of the models is unknown. of this series as well as the variants in internal storage and RAM memory. Two mobile phones that arrive to directly confront the next flagships of 2024 with all those AI functions, at least in the Galaxy S24 series and the next Google Pixel.

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