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Oppo Find X vs. Vivo Nex: Best Truly All-Screen Phone Comparison Face-Off

What’s the best all-screen premium flagship smartphone for 2018 so far? Is it the Vivo Nex vs Oppo Find X or Lamborghini Edition. How do they compare against each other?

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Oppo Find X vs Vivo Nex Showdown

These two smartphone OEMs will do whatever it takes to win the consumers, and the industry can adopt itself for a Oppo Find X vs Vivo Nex all-screen premium flagship clash. Oppo has recently unveiled the Find X and will officially be available in fur European marketplaces in August, and Vivo unveiled the Nex at the MWC 2018 and now available in China only.

It seems like futuristic smartphone innovation has taken a significant leap forward with the debut of the Vivo Nex and Oppo Find X. Both smartphones, from Chinese original equipment manufacturers (OEM) with the same parent company BBK Electronics, push the frontier and set a benchmark for the current or future smartphone design.

The Find X and Nex build from the identities of the iPhone X, Essential Phone and among other notched smartphone by completely ditching the cutouts on the display all together while maintaining spectacularly symmetrical bezel-less design.

But that’s not all, as both the Oppo Find X and Vivo Nex also sports with an unconventional pop-up camera setups, helping to add to their avant-garde look and feel. With Oppo have properly integrated the pop-up or slide-up camera systems on the Find X without sacrificing its design aesthetics.

So how do these two newfangled smartphones compare? Here’s what we know so far regarding the Oppo Find X and Vovo Nex in terms of design, performance and many other things.

Oppo Find X vs Vivo Nex: Design

There is no more significant battle ground in the Oppo Find X vs Vivo Nex notch-less all-screen premium smartphone comparison war than the aesthetic design for this year.

Metal and glass are the key components on the aesthetic design of the Vivo Nex and Oppo Find X. Both mobile phones comes with Gorilla glass on both front and back panels, which sandwich a metal steel chassis.

The glass is nearly constant on the back panel of the Find X, with no camera bulges to break up the sheet, although there is a gap in the uppermost for the ascending of the Stealth Camera System.

Just like all the other smartphones in the market, the power button is placed on the right side of the handset, with the volume buttons are on the left side. The on the bottom edge of the phone houses a USB-C port, single speaker grille and the SIM-card tray. Oppo has completely killed the headphone jack port.

The Oppo Find X measures 156.7 x 74.2 x 9.4mm, and weighs just 186g, but it does have a curved screen display on the front and curved edges on the back, making it a bit easier to for users to grip the phone.

READ: Oppo Find X sets new benchmark for an all-screen smartphone design

The Vivo Nex is comparably taller and wider thanks to its massive display size, but it’s actually thinner than the Find X, measuring 162 x 77 x 8mm, but it’s slightly heavier at 199g.

The Nex comes with a headphone jack on the top edge while the bottom part placed a USB-C port and its speaker. The power and volume buttons are both positioned on the right side of the Nex, with an additional physical button on the left which launches Vivo’s own smart voice assistant when pressed.

Both handsets aren’t water and dust resistant, so you may want to keep your phone from dropping them in swimming pool or sink.

Oppo Find X vs Vivo Nex: Display

Both screen displays here take up nearly the entire of the front panel of the smartphones, providing an immersively attracting look.

The Vivo Nex sports a 6.59-inch AMOLED full HD resolution display with pixel density of 388ppi. Vivo claims that they managed to accomplish a 91.24% screen-to-body ratio on the Nex handset. Vivo has completely remove the bezels on both sides and top of the screen, with just a thin chin at the bottom remaining at the base of the handset to house the display components.

As for Oppo Find X, the flagship has a 6.42-inch Full HD OLED display with 401ppi pixel density. The Find X managed to achieve 93.8% screen-to-body ratio, reducing down the size of the bezel at the bottom of the display.

Oppo Find X vs Vivo Nex: Camera System

The Oppo Find X vs Vivo Nex each have their best offering in the camera section and both are vying to be the leading and best selfie expert with AI beatification technology in the market.

This is where it gets more interesting. These two new flagship smartphones take an unorthodox approach to integrating the camera system. Both Oppo and Vivo needed to think out of the box as the Find X and Nex completely eaten up the screen as far as they can go, leaving no notches or cutouts for selfie snappers and other key sensors.

We’ll start on the rear-facing camera shooter of the Vivo Nex, as the dual-lens camera of it isn’t hidden in the rear panel of the handset. Instead you get a vertically posistioned camera lenses with a 12MP (f/1.8) main shooter above a 5MP (f/2.4) secondary sensor with OIS (optical image stabilization) and flash.

By launching the camera app, and switching to the selfie shooter, an 8MP (f/2.0) camera will elegantly comes up from the top of the Vivo Nex.

As for the Oppo Find X camera department, none of its three cameras are visible prior to launching any of the shooter’s app. Once you open the camera app, a portion of the topmost of the handset ascends out, and it moves up more swiftly than Nex’s selfie camera.

The dual-lens rear-facing camera are a 16MP (f/2.0) primary and 20MP (f/2.0) secondary, with OIS. Meanwhile, on the front you’ll find a 25MP (f/2.0) selfie snapper on the other side of the motorized camera system of the phone.

Oppo Find X vs Vivo Nex: Biometric Security

Something that you won’t find on the Oppo Find X vs Vivo Nex is a fingerprint reader, but neither of these phones is stripped of biometric deception.

There actually is a fingerprint sensor in the Vivo Nex, it’s just hidden beneath the display. It’s a little slower than the conventional fingerprint scanners which are either separately placed on the rear or embedded on the home button. But the under display fingerprint sensor should still works fine. The Nex does not have a face unlock biometric feature.

There’s no fingerprint sensor on the Find X though, but you will get the company’s O-Face biometric technology.

The O-Face uses the front-facing camera system and an infrared sensor alongside a flood projector to 3D map a user’s face. When unlocking the phone, user have to hit the power/lock key to wake the display, the camera quickly emerge to peep at you and unlocks it.

Oppo Find X vs Vivo Nex: Memory

The Oppo Find X ships with Qualcomm’s Snapdragon 845 SoC processor paired with 8GB of RAM on top and a whopping 256GB of on-board storage for the standard model. Oppo will soon release Oppo Find X Lamborghini Edition with 512GB that’s double the storage of the former. The smartphone runs on an Android 8.1 Oreo with the company’s own Color OS 5.1 skin to compliment the mobile operating system.

It comes with Google’s complete suite of applications ad well as supports for the Android P Beta program, allowing a user to trial out the next software upgrade of the OS before its official release in the wild.

As for the Vivo Nex, it also packs the Snapdragon 845 coupled with an 8GB of RAM and 256GB of internal storage. It’s also running on Android 8.1, but with Vivo’s FunTouch 3.1 user interface.

Oppo Find X vs Vivo Nex: Battery

You’ll be able to play with Vivo Nex with a single charge all-day thanks to its enormous 4,000mAh battery which is one of the largest battery capacity in any of the flagship smartphones on the market.

Meanwhile, the Oppo Find X battery is at 3,730mAh, but you do get Oppo’s VOOC proprietary flash charging technology. Neither of these two devices supports wireless charging, however. But the Find X Lambo Edition will support Oppo’s next generation VOOC, the Super VOOC Flash Charge technology which takes only 35 minutes to fully charge the smartphone’s 3700mAh battery.

Oppo Find X vs Vivo Nex: Release Date and Price

Normally, the price tag plays a significant role in decision making for choosing what to buy Oppo Find X vs Vivo Nex, yet one of these two flagships maker has its own way to this aspect.

As for Oppo Find X vs Vivo Nex release dates, the latter is only available in Chinese market and it’s not clear whether the company will release it to global market.

The Nex is priced at 4998 Yuan (around $770, £590, AU$1,000) for the 256GB storage variant, while the 128GB model will set you back 4498 Yuan (around $700, £530, AU$940).

As for the Oppo Find X release date, the availability has been confirmed for China, India, Australia, France, Spain, Italy, the Netherlands and soon in North America, with a release date scheduled for August 2018.

With the high level of engineering by Oppo in order to achieve Find X’s aesthetic design and not to mention the technology inside it, the phone also comes with a high price. Oppo Find X is priced at €999 (which translates to £870, $1,100, AU$1,500), making it one of the most expensive premium flagship smartphones on the market. However, Oppo said that it’s considering a slight variation on the price tag. Now, the stylish and more premium Lamborghini edition of the Oppo Find X costs a whopping 1,699 Euros, or $1,970 USD.