Days after teasing the successor to Vivo Apex on Weibo, the Chinese language producer has revealed the identify of the upcoming smartphone. In a brand new teaser printed on Friday, Vivo divulged that the brand new telephone shall be referred to as Vivo Apex 2019. The corporate is scheduled to unveil the smartphone on January 24 in China. Codenamed Waterdrop, the telephone is usually a thriller at this level, nonetheless there may be indication that the corporate will embrace a liquid metallic chassis within the telephone.
Vivo has published a brand new teaser on Weibo that reveals a smartphone with water ripples and rounded corners, in keeping with the rumours. The teaser additionally comprises a tagline “To Easy Future,” and is accompanied by textual content saying Vivo Apex 2019 shall be utilizing expertise “to get up to the longer term.” Whereas the tagline and the accompanying textual content could be very imprecise, it appears to trace in the direction of some kind of a brand new unlock mechanism or a brand new in-display fingerprint sensor. In spite of everything, the Vivo Apex, which was unveiled on the Cell World Congress final 12 months, got here with a so-called half-screen in-display fingerprint sensor. The expertise was nonetheless lacking from the business model of the system, which shipped below the Vivo Nex branding. It’s attainable that Vivo has continued its work on that fingerprint sensor and goes to introduce a brand new and improved model.
As per the previous leaks, the Vivo Apex 2019 will carry the mannequin quantity EKI1831. It’s mentioned to be sporting a really spherical design with little to no bezels. Identified tipster Ice Universe had earlier published a few photos of the telephone, which appear to verify the round-design side and look just like what the corporate is exhibiting within the teaser. Additional, the Vivo telephone is alleged to coming with a liquid metallic chassis with none buttons. We are going to know extra when the corporate introduces the smartphone on January 24.