Vivo X Fold S: three significant novelties to face the Samsung Galaxy Z Fold 4

It will be in September when Vivo launches its new folding X Fold S and this time it seems that the terminal will be available worldwide.

It is already known that Vivo will have made three crucial updates for its foldable to directly compete with Samsung’s new Galaxy Z Fold 4.

Vivo X Fold S brings news in processor, battery and fast charge

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Vivo will have updated the battery and support for fast charging in the new foldable X Fold SCredit@Vivo/Twitter

Various rumors indicate that Vivo is preparing the launch of its new folding X Fold S for the month of September. And it is that, apparently, this terminal will be launched worldwide, unlike its predecessor, the Vivo X Fold, which is only available in the Chinese market.

To assert itself in the folding segment and compete directly with the leader Samsung, the brand will have made three significant updates compared to the previous model. According to the Panda is Bald leaker, there is a new processor and also a new battery life and support for fast charging.

More specifically, the X Fold S will have the Snapdragon 8+ Gen 1 chip while the previous model has the Snapdragon 8 Gen 1 processor. The battery also goes from 4,600 mAh to 4,700 mAh and fast charging support from 66 watts to 80 watts. .

At first glance, these may seem like minor changes, but the Snapdragon 8+ Gen 1 chip has seen fewer overheating issues and consequently offers better performance.

The bigger the battery, the better, even if the difference is 100 mAh. Just like 80 watts with fast charging, it will be much faster than 66 watts.

For now, these are the known specifications of the new Vivo X Fold S foldable smartphone, but as September approaches, more crucial details should be revealed.

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Can the Vivo X Fold S compete with the Samsung Galaxy Z Fold 4?

But can the X Fold S stand up to the new Galaxy Z Fold 4? You can do it. Vivo is integrating a 4,700 mAh battery which is larger than the 4,400 mAh battery in the Samsung model.

On the other hand, 80-watt fast charging is much more desirable than the 25-watt support offered by the Galaxy Z Fold 4. Processor-wise, both feature the latest premium chip from Qualcomm, so they’ll be in this camp. at par.

One of the points that will differentiate them will undoubtedly be the price. In Portugal, the Samsung Galaxy Z Fold 4 is available for a price starting at 1,859.90 euros. But it seems that the Vivo X Fold S can arrive at an approximate cost of 1,400 dollars, that is, about 1,380 euros.

After all, we are talking about a difference of more than 400 euros. For users looking to buy a folding smartphone and who have a more limited budget, the new Vivo X Fold S may be an option to consider.

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