Vivo X80 full review

(Last Updated On: April 28, 2022)

Description:

In this article, I’m going to give you a complete review of the Vivo X80. Is this a good camera phone from Vivo?. So, to know that, I’m going to give you a complete review of its Display, Design and build, Performance, Memory, Storage, Software, Battery, Camera, Main camera, Lenses, Selfie camera, Connectivity, Network, Sound, and pretty much everything that comes in this device, I will tell you my final thoughts about this phone, also I’m gonna tell you its price.

Vivo X80


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Vivo X80:

Display:

Type AMOLED, 120Hz, HDR, 1500 nits (peak)
Size 6.78 inches, 111.0 cm2 (~89.4% screen-to-body ratio)
Resolution 1080 x 2400 pixels, 20:9 ratio (~388 ppi density)

Vivo X80 has an amazing 6.78 inches AMOLED, 120Hz display, HDR10+ support, and a peak brightness of 1500 nits.  It is also Full HD+ with a PPI density of 338. This display is faster and accurate with 120Hz support. The display is punchier and vibrant. The gaming experience is also going to be very good because of its 120Hz refresh rate and also the content watching will be good with deep blacks and high contrast ratio. Thanks to DCIP3 technology. Vivo X80 is using the AMOLED panel. Which is good and can deliver faster performance with no touch lag issuers. The display is also protected by the Gorilla Glass 5. Screen to body ratio is 89%, which will give you thinner bezels. The display ratio is 20:9 which means content watching will be amazing.

DESIGN & BUILD:


Dimensions
164.6 x 75.3 x 9.1 mm (6.48 x 2.96 x 0.36 in)
Weight 215 g / 219 g (7.58 oz)
Build Glass front, glass back or ceramic back or eco leather back, aluminum frame
SIM Dual SIM (Nano-SIM, dual stand-by)
  IP68 dust/water resistant (up to 1.5m for 30 mins)

Vivo is known for its amazing new designs. Vivo X80 has a new design with new textures on the back, which makes it more futuristic and strong. The rear is made of ceramic back or eco leather back. The frame is also made of aluminum, which makes it a little heavier than other flagship smartphones. There’s IP68 water and dust resistance (up to 1.5m for 30 mins). In this Vivo X80. The phone is protected by a metal frame that’s why it makes it heavier by 210+ grams. Talking about the design, the Camera bump takes up so much space for the camera itself. I mean we are talking about so many fingerprints on the camera bump of this phone. The camera bump looks familiar with the OnePlus 10 Pro. The fingerprint scanner, it’s located in the in-display and has some amazing speeds because of a new ultrasonic sensor on display.


Performance:

Chipset MediaTek Dimensity 9000
Architecture 1x 3.05 GHz – Cortex-X2
3x 2.85 GHz – Cortex-A710
4x 1.8 GHz – Cortex-A510
Cores 8
Frequency 3050 MHz
Instruction set ARMv9-A
L3 cache 8 MB
Process 4 nanometers
GPU Mali-G710

Vivo X80 is launching with the most-fastest chipset, which is MediaTek Dimensity 9000. Which scores in the top 3 in AnTuTu 9 benchmarks. These higher performance cores make the phone experience much smoother with the 120Hz display. The gaming experience is also on another level with the new cooling system in this smartphone. The Mali-G710 is one of the most powerful GPUs on this planet right now, which makes the Vivo X80 faster than other Flagship smartphones. I already published a complete article on this chipset you can check that out here MediaTek Dimensity 9000. We will talk about the AnTuTu 9 scores in a minute but first, let’s take a look at the memory and storage.

MEMORY AND STORAGE:

RAM size  8, 12GB
Memory type LPDDR5
Channels 2
Storage size 256, 512 GB
Storage type UFS 3.1
Memory card No

Vivo X80 is launching with 3 variants of ram and 3 variants of storage which are 128GB 8GB RAM, 256GB 8GB RAM, 256GB 12GB RAM, 512GB 12GB RAM of ram. And with the new MediaTek Dimensity 9000, the performance will be much smoother. The ram is LPDDR5 with a memory frequency of 2750MHz. Vivo X80 has the fastest UFS 3.1 storage. Which will load the apps much faster. There is no SD card support which is no issue because you can get a 512GB model.


Benchmarks:

Antutu 9 Benchmarks

Total score 1049081

MediaTek Dimensity 9000 shows one of the best AnTuTu 9 scores. Total scores are 1072221. Which are a little bit slowe than the Qualcomm Snapdragon 8 Gen 1. MediaTek Dimensity 9000 is gaining a performance boost and beating the last-gen MediaTek Dimensity 8200 processor. In the Flagship segment, this processor is best for gaming, camera, battery, display, and everything. You will experience a much smoother touch, opening, and closing of apps.

Software:

Operating system Android 12
ROM Origin OS Ocean

The Vivo X80 is going to be launching with Android 12 straight out of the box. Which is more customizable than the Android 11 and has tons of new features. This new custom ROM is optimized well with new cool animations and wallpapers. This new Origin OS Ocean fix old bugs like touch lags, camera app improvements, new layouts, improved dark mode, and a new gaming turbo engine. Vivo is known for its good software optimization with its new custom ROM.


Battery:

Capacity 4500 mAh
Charge power 80 W
Battery type Li-Po
Full charging time 0.38 hr

Vivo X80 comes with 80watts of charger. Which can fully charge the Vivo X80 in just 38 minutes which is amazingly fast. There is no wireless charging support. The charging speeds are so good that on 10 minutes of charge this Vivo X80 can last up to 6 hours thanks to that massive 4500MAh battery. Vivo X80 is a full-day phone I mean this phone can last all day long. I can eat my breakfast and watch YouTube, I can eat my lunch and watch YouTube, I can eat my dinner and watch YouTube well what I am trying to say is this is an all-day phone. And after all-day use, this phone will still have a 30-40% battery.

MAIN CAMERA:

Matrix 50 megapixels
Image resolution 8700 x 5800
Zoom Optical
Flash Dual LED
Stabilization Optical
8K video recording No
4K video recording 60 FPS
1080p video recording Up to 60FPS
Lenses (50 MP + 12 MP + 12 MP)

Vivo X80 has 3 cameras at the back and man the camera is so amazing that it can easily defeat some of the camera phones of 2022 like the Oppo Find X5. In the Vivo X80, the main camera is 50 megapixel F/1.8. What makes this camera setup even more awesome is that this camera lens is combined with the wide aperture of F/1.8, the wider the aperture the more light will it collect and the more sharp the image and video quality will be. This Vivo X80 can record video at 4K at 60 FPS. This is amazing the video will contain more details thanks to its good optimization software and the high-end processor. You can also record 4K at 30FPS which will contain even more details and will be sharper. There is Optical image stabilization on the main lens only. This is quite impressive, this will make the camera experience more stable and more accurate. You will say goodbye to that blurry shots and unstable videos. The Vivo X80 has 3 more camera lenses. Let’s talk about that in detail.



Lenses:

Triple 50 MP, f/1.8, (wide), 1/1.49″, 1.0µm, PDAF, Laser AF, OIS
12 MP, f/2.0, 50mm (telephoto), 1/2.93″, 1.22µm, PDAF, 2x optical zoom
12 MP, f/2.0, 16mm (ultrawide), 1/2.93″, 1.22µm, AF
Features Zeiss optics, Zeiss T* lens coating, Pixel Shift, dual-LED dual-tone flash, HDR, panorama

As I mentioned above that this 50 MP sensor is good. But this Vivo X80 has 2 more camera lenses. There are 2 optical zoom cameras. The first one is a 12MP F/2.0 50mm telephoto camera with the capabilities of 2 times optical zoom. This is quite impressive and is good because it is a 12MP camera sensor which means it will contain more details and good autofocus. This camera lens is F/2.0 which makes the aperture wider enough to take sharp shots of subjects with good background separation and with good bokeh effect. This camera is 12MP which will contain good details in zoom shots. There is another camera sensor of 12MP which is an ultra-wide camera. And it’s so wide, the field of view is 16mm which is wider than the one on the Oppo Find X5. This camera sensor also has some amazing autofocus. This sensor can take amazing shots with high accuracy. Its aperture is F/2.0, which makes it sharp and contains good tons on subjects. This Vivo X80 has an amazing camera setup, with fast autofocus lenses, high sensors, and good software optimization.


SELFIE CAMERA:

Single 32 MP, f/2.5, 26mm (wide), 1/2.8″, 0.8µm
Features HDR
Video [email protected], [email protected]

When it comes to selfie cameras the Vivo X80 has a single-punch whole camera of 32MP which has the largest pixels. This single-punch whole camera contains some awesome details when it comes to daytime shots. At night time this camera sensor struggles a lot.  And what makes me more concerned is about its aperture because its aperture, which is only F/2.5 which means the photos will look not accurate as other smartphones, also this camera will suffer a lot at night because the sensor is not that wide to capture more light thus leaving us in disappointed. The camera video capabilities are also kept at 4K at 30FPS only. Which will also contain tons of details in video thanks to this large 32MP camera sensor. This camera sensor is also the same as the higher-end model of Vivo which is the Vivo X80 Pro.

Connectivity:

Wi-Fi standard Wi-Fi 6
Bluetooth version 5.2
USB type USB Type-C
NFC* Yes

This Vivo X80 is launching with the Wi-Fi 6 which is faster, more efficient, and gives you less latency when compared to the Wi-Fi 5. Which will make the user experience smoother and faster. There is also the support of Bluetooth 5.2. Which is also faster and more efficient than version 5.1. Vivo X80 has the USB type C gen 3.2 support which makes sense because of the 80 watts of fast wire charging so it must need more bandwidth for charging speeds. It also helps with the data transfer because it helps with the faster read and write speeds. Vivo X80 also has NFC support which is also useful. You can pay, and transfer files at high speeds thanks to the NFC support.


SOUND:

Speakers Stereo
Headphone audio jack No

The Vivo X80 comes with stereo speakers. This Vivo X80 has nice sound quality with a nice amount of bass in it. This will help in gaming because there are two speakers one at the bottom and one at the top which will help gamers. Video watching and hearing to music also going to be good. There is no 3.5mm headphone jack which is neither good nor bad.

Colors:

Colors Black, Blue, Orange

The Vivo X80 is going to launch in three different colors. Black, Blue, and Orange. Vivo is known for its premium colors with good contexts. I like the black color because it looks better than these two colors.

Price:

This smartphone is costing around $600 which is way cheaper than the Samsung Galaxy S22 Ultra and the iPhone 13 pro max.


Final Thoughts:

If you are looking for a good camera phone, good gaming phone, good design, good display, and amazing performance then this Vivo X80 is worth buying. Because it has all the needs that a good consumer needs.

So, this was my full review of this Vivo X80.
If you guys learned something new then make sure to check out my other articles as well as my YouTube channel.

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My name is Shahzada Fahad and I am an Electrical Engineer. I have been doing Job in UAE as a site engineer in an Electrical Construction Company. Currently, I am running my own YouTube channel "Electronic Clinic", and managing this Website. My Hobbies are * Watching Movies * Music * Martial Arts * Photography * Travelling * Make Sketches and so on...

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