It’s raining flagships, after Xiaomi announced its Mi5 and while Meizu is readying the Pro 6, Vivo has announced its flagship offerings for this year. The X6S and the X6S Plus share most of the innards but just like the other flagships they differ in display size.



The X6S comes equipped with a 5.2-inch FHD display and it is powered by an octa core Snapdragon 652 clocked at 1.8GHz along with 4GB of RAM. On the storage front the X6S offers 64GB of Internal storage but this time around the microSD card slots have been ditched, this might be due to the fact that both the device come with 64GB of Internal memory.

Vivo X6S boasts of a 13-Megapixel primary snapper along with LED Flash and a 8-Megapixel secondary camera. The connectivity features include the usual 4G LTE, Wi-Fi 802.11, Bluetooth 4.2 and the device is backed up by a 2400mAh battery that supports fast charging.

The Vivo X6S Plus is fitted with a larger 5.6-inch FHD Super AMOLED display and is powered by a 1.8GHz Octa Core Snapdragon 652 processor coupled with a 4GB of RAM. The camera unit in the X6S has been bumped up to 16-Megapixel for the primary sensor whereas the front facing 8-Megapixel sensor is shared with the X6S. Connectivity features and the storage options remain the same and the only other thing that changes is the larger 3000mAh battery which also supports fast charging.

Both these devices come with a fingerprint sensor at the back that claims to unlock the device in just under 0.4 seconds. The X6S comes with a AKM4375 audio chip while the X6Plus is equipped with ES9028 DAC chip and Yamaha YSS-205X digital surround signal processing chip.

The Vivo X6S and the Vivo X6S Plus both will retail in Champagne Gold and Rose Gold Colours priced at 2598 yuan (apprx. $402) and 2998 yuan (apprx. $464.46), respectively. Both the devices are already available on Vivo online store.

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Mahit Huilgol is a Mechanical Engineering graduate and is a Technology and Automobile aficionado. He ditched the Corporate boardroom wars in the favor for technology battle ground. Also a foodie by heart and loves both the edible chips and the non-edible silicon chips.