Chinese rising smartphone developer vivo recently confirmed that its upcoming Xplay5 flagship smartphone will be the world’s first ever smartphone to sport a whopping 6GB of RAM. This information was recently confirmed by the company via a post on Weibo, along with the confirmation that their upcoming flagship will come running under the latest QUALCOMM Snapdragon 820 chipset.
According to a report by Gizmo China, vivo recently took to Chinese social media site Weibo to post a new teaser image for their upcoming vivo Xplay5 flagship. The new teaser confirmed two major specifications of the device. First, the Xplay5 will have 6GB worth of LPDDR RAM. Second, it will be running under the new Snapdragon 820.
While there had been a number of devices announced to run under the Snapdragon 820 alreadyincluding the upcoming and yet to be launched Xiaomi Mi 5 flagship, the LG G5, and Samsung Galaxy S7it would be the first time for any mobile device from any company to have RAM pegged at 6GB, which is even greater than what a mid-level computer may have.
Another confirmed specification for the Xplay5 is that it will sport a dual-curved display design, with size and resolution rumored to be a 6-inch one at 2K pixels resolution. The company called the new display design as “borderless.”
Other rumored specifications include a 31-megapixel main rear camera with color temperature LED flash, and a 4,000 mAh battery with solar charging features.
Vivo previously announced that the new Xplay5 flagship would be unveiled on March 1, at Beijing’s Water Cube Convention Center, also known as the National Aquatics Center. The event will start at 7:30 P.M., local Chinese time.