After floating around the rumor mill for a long time, the Vivo X80 series smartphones will finally launch in Malaysia early next month. On Monday, April 25, Vivo Malaysia launched two new smartphones including the Vivo T1 5G and T1x in the country. The technology company is prepping to bring the X80 series into its home country of China in the coming days. Now, Vivo has confirmed that the new smartphones under its X80 lineup will go official in Malaysia as well. The Vivo X80 series will make its debut in Malaysia on Sunday, May 8, 2022.
For those who are unaware, the X80 series is built in collaboration with ZEISS. This confirmation from Vivo coincides with an earlier report that indicated that the lineup will launch in Malaysia sometime in May. It is still unclear if Vivo will live stream the launch event on the company’s social media platforms. However, the company is highly likely to give its fans a chance to watch live stream video, considering that it is a norm nowadays. Furthermore, Vivo will be showcasing a short film that was shot using the X80 series.
Vivo X80 Series Launch Date In Malaysia, Expected Price & More
Notably, the Vivo X80 series has been subject to several leaks lately. Aside from this, the rumor mill has been churning out a lot of speculations surrounding the upcoming lineup. Back in January this year, the Vivo X80 series key specifications had popped up on the internet. The X80 series comprises three smartphones including the standard Vivo X80, Vivo X80 Pro, and the Vivo X80 Pro+. Now, the X80 lineup will pack a new V1+ imaging processor under the hood. Moreover, Vivo teamed up with MediaTek to develop this newfangled processor.
Furthermore, the newly launched V1 successor will reportedly boast an impressive array of upgraded features for improved colors. Aside from this, the V1+ will reportedly bring notable improvements to the portrait and other modes with the latest vivid and textured details. Also, Vivo claims that the V1+ is capable of effortlessly handling graphics intense mobile gaming. According to a report by MySmartPrice, the phones could retail for around RMB 3699 and RMB 6999 in Malaysia based on the configuration.
The X80 will reportedly ship with LPDDR4X RAM. However, the Pro and the Pro+ models could come with LPDDR5, instead. Furthermore, all three phones are likely to run Android 12 OS and support WiFi 6 and NFC connectivity. In the meantime, the X80s series will be launching in Malaysia as well. The lineup will be available in Cosmic Black, and Urban Blue color options.