Vivo S16 Series To Use Three Different Processors
The Chinese manufacturer Vivo is one of the world's leading mobile phone brands. The company sometimes leads the world's largest mobile phone market, the Chinese mobile phone market. In May this year, the company officially launched the Vivo S15 series. This model is the first version to use the once popular Snapdragon 870 SoC. It didn't take long for this series to win the hearts of buyers. About half a year later, the company is gearing up to launch its successor, the Vivo S16 series. As the launch date of this device approaches, there are more and more rumors and leaks about this series.
According to popular Weibo tech blogger @DCS, the Vivo S16 series consists of three models. This suggests that the three models will use different chips. This series will have Samsung Exynos 1080, Qualcomm Snapdragon 870 and MediaTek Dimensity 8200 chipsets. It is comparable to Oppo Reno 9 series and Honor 80 series.
According to previous information, the three models in this series include Vivo S16e, S16 and S16 Pro. Moreover, all these models will support 80W fast charging. As for the release date, this series will be officially launched in early January. In addition, Vivo S16 will release 8GB+256GB version, while Vivo S16 Pro will only have 12GB+256GB/12GB+512GB version. In addition to the leaked hardware, there are also renders of this new series. Judging by the renders, the new series will continue the familiar design of the previous generation.
Chipset Vivo S16 Dimensity 8200 series
The MediaTek chip is fairly new in the lineup. The company released the SoC Dimensity 8200 on December 8th. This chip is an improved version of the Dimensity 8100 with comprehensive improvements in technology, CPU frequency, APU and GPU. The Dimensity 8200 uses TSMC's next generation 4nm process. It also features a 1+3+4 architectural design consisting of 4 Cortex A78 cores with a maximum frequency of 3.1GHz, as well as 4 energy efficient A55 cores with a base frequency of 2.0GHz.
Compared to the Dimensity 8100, the Dimensity 8200 improves the technology and increases the processor frequency. At the same time, it combines the Mali-G610 GPU and the APU 580. In addition, its power efficiency has been increased by 8% and 13% respectively. Dimensity 8200 supports FHD+ displays up to 180Hz and WQHD displays up to 120Hz.
The Dimensity 8200 is also equipped with a MediaTek Imagiq 785 image processor. It is a 14-bit HDR ISP that supports up to 320MP main camera. It also supports 4K 60Hz video recording, triple camera, and double exposure HDR camera.
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In addition, the chipset uses MediaTek APU 580 for AI processing, supports 4K AV1 video decoding, adopts 3GPP Release 16 5G mode, supports sub-5GHz 5G networks, supports Bluetooth 5.3 with LE Audio and Wi-Fi 6E. It also supports quad-channel LPDDR5 memory and UFS 3.1 storage.
Vivo S16/Pro series preliminary leak
Since the launch of the Vivo S15 series, the Snapdragon 870 has been one of its highlights. This chip is one of the most powerful chips ever used in the Vivo S series. Therefore, Vivo will keep its position in the Vivo S16 series. The original report claimed that the Vivo S16 series would consist of two models, but now there are three. Vivo S16 will come with Snapdragon 870 mobile chip, while the other two models will use Exynos and MediaTek chips. While Vivo S16e comes with Exynos 1080 SoC, Dimensity 8200 will use the new Dimensity 8200 SoC.
Dimensity 8200 is an advanced 4nm SoC that has inherited some features from the flagship Dimensity 9000 series. It uses all the main features especially in terms of AI. At the same time, it should be noted that the performance indicator of the Dimensity 8000 series chips reached 800,000 points. The AnTuTu score of the new Dimensity 8200 is expected to exceed 900,000 points. If this happens, Dimensity 8200 will become another popular high-end flagship chip with excellent economic performance.
Although there have been many leaks and rumors about this series, some details are still under wraps. We'll have to wait a few more weeks for the official presentation of this device, which will take place early next year.
The new Vivo phone is 3C certified and supports 80W fast charging.
The Chinese 3C certification is another listing that reveals some details about the Vivo S16 series. A few days ago, a new Vivo mobile phone with model number v2239A received Chinese 3C quality certification. The listing indicates that this model will support up to 80W fast charging. Although the model name is not listed, there are speculations that this is the new Vivo S16e device.
According to previous information, Vivo S16 model number is V2244A, this device will use Qualcomm Snapdragon 870. In addition, Vivo S16 Pro will use v2245A model number and the new Dimensity 8200 chip. These models have all passed 3C certification. This shows that they support 80W fast charging.
In addition, other recently released models include iQOO 11 (v2243A), iQOO 11 Pro (v2254A), iQOO Neo7 SE (v2238A), Vivo Y35 5G (v2230A) and more. includes. As for the price, there is no official information at the moment. However, the Vivo S15 mobile phone price starts at 2699 yuan ($387), while the S15 Pro mobile phone price starts at 3399 yuan ($487). It's been over six months now, and the S16 series could have a similar or slightly higher price tag.