A couple of months ago, Xiaomi’s sister brand launched the Vivo X90, X90 Pro, and X90 Pro+ handsets for the Chinese markets. After two months of China launch, the manufacturer today officially launched both the X90 and X90 Pro for international markets. The X90 Pro+ isn’t coming out of China at the moment, and we also don’t have any concrete information whether it will make its international debut or not.
Global variants of the X90 and X90 Pro handsets have borrowed the similar specifications from their Chinese counterparts. Specs wise, both handsets are the same in every aspect, except for differences in the camera department. Both devices will arrive with a 6.78-inch 10-bit AMOLED curved edge screen which has a high refresh rate of up to 120Hz and a resolution of 2800 x 1260px, HDR10+ support, 1300 nits peak brightness, as well as an in-screen fingerprint scanner.
Under the hood, both phones are powered by Dimensity 9200 4nm SoC, which is paired with Immortalis-G715 GPU, and 12GB LPDDR5X RAM with 256GB (UFS 4.0) storage. The standard and Pro models are IP64 and IP68-certified water-resistant.
On the back side, the Vivo X90 and X90 Pro feature a circular protruding camera module and a horizontal metal bridge below it with ‘Xtreme Imagination’ crafting. Cameras on both handsets are tuned by Zeiss.
- X90 Cameras – 50MP camera with Sony IMX866 sensor, f/1.75 aperture, VCS bionic spectrum, LED flash, OIS, 12MP ultra-wide camera with f/2.0 aperture, 12MP 50mm 2X portrait camera, f/1.98 aperture, laser auto focus, Zeiss T* coating, ZEISS optics, V2 chip
- X90 Pro Cameras – 50MP camera with 1″ IMX989 sensor, OIS, f/1.75 aperture, LED flash, OIS, 12MP ultra-wide camera with Sony IMX663 sensor, f/2.0 aperture, 50MP 50mm IMX758 2X portrait camera, f/1.6 aperture, laser auto focus, Zeiss T* coating, ZEISS optics, V2 chip
vivo V2 ISP on both phones enables the Super Night Video in 4K and AI Night View modes. The standard X90 can record videos in very dark spots, while the Pro model can stack up 10 RAW images, maintaining HDR and fine-tunes the colors and tones of each segment. Up front, both Vivo smartphones feature a 32MP snapper for handling selfies and video chats.
The X90 will be fueled by a 4,810mAh battery whereas the X90 Pro is backed by a 4,870mAh unit with both have support for 120W fast charging speeds. The X90 Pro is also compatible with 50W wireless charging. The devices will ship with Android 13 based Funtouch OS 13 out of the boxes.
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Price & Availability
Both the Vivo X90 and X90 Pro phones will first hit the Malaysian markets. The Vivo X90 will be sold in Asteroid Black and Breeze Blue colours for RM3699 (US$868 / Rs.71,130 approx.) while the X90 Pro will be available in single Legendary Black color, which will be priced at RM4999 (US$1,174 / Rs.96,130 approx.) for the 12GB+256GB model.
Both phones will have a broader reach, including availability in Hong Kong, Taiwan, India, Thailand, Southeast Asia, and several European countries like the UK, France, Germany, Italy, Spain, and others including Poland, Czech Republic, Austria, Romania, Croatia, Slovenia, Greece, and Serbia.