The Vivo S15 Pro and Vivo S15 launched on Thursday. Both new Vivo phones have 120Hz displays and triple cameras on the back. However, there are some significant differences between the Vivo S15 and Vivo S15 Pro. For example, the Vivo S15 Pro comes with a MediaTek Dimensity 8100 SoC, while a Qualcomm Snapdragon 870 chip powers the Vivo S15. In addition to the two new phones, the Chinese company unveiled the Vivo TWS Air as its new true wireless stereo (TWS) earbuds.
Vivo S15 Pro, Vivo S15, Vivo TWS Air price
The price of the Vivo S15 Pro is set at CNY 3,399 (approximately Rs. 39,000) for the 8GB RAM + 256GB model. The phone also comes in a 12GB + 256GB configuration with a price tag of CNY 3,699 (approximately Rs. 42,600). The Vivo S15, on the other hand, costs CNY 2,699 (about Rs. 31,000) for the 8GB+128GB base model. It also has an 8GB + 256GB variant for CNY 2,999 (approximately Rs. 34,500) and the top-of-the-line 12GB + 256GB option for CNY 3,299 (roughly Rs. 38,000).
The Vivo S15 Pro and Vivo S15 Pro will go on sale in China from May 27. Both phones are currently available for pre-booking in the country.
In addition to the phones, the Vivo TWS Air will debut in China for CNY 199 (approximately Rs. 2,300). It will be on sale from May 31.
Details about the Vivo S15 Pro, S15, and TWS Air launch in India have not yet been announced.
Vivo S15 Pro Specifications
The dual-SIM (Nano) Vivo S15 Pro runs Android 12 with OriginOS Ocean and features a 6.56-inch full-HD+ (1,080×2,376 pixels) Samsung E5 AMOLED display with a 19.8:9 aspect ratio and up to 120Hz refresh rate. The triple rear camera has a 50-megapixel Sony IMX766V main sensor with an f/1.88 lens and optical image stabilization (OIS), along with a 12-megapixel ultra-wide angle lens and a 2-megapixel monochrome portrait sensor. The phone is powered by the octa-core MediaTek Dimensity 8100 SoC along with Mali-G610 GPU and up to 12GB of LPDDR5 RAM. Vivo has also equipped with a special chip to improve the gaming performance of the phone. as
For selfies and video chats, the Vivo S15 Pro has a 32-megapixel selfie camera sensor on the front, with an f/2.45 lens.
The Vivo S15 Pro has 256GB of UFS 3.1 storage as standard.
Connectivity options on the Vivo S15 Pro include 5G, 4G LTE, Wi-Fi 6, Bluetooth v5.3, GPS/A-GPS, NFC, and a USB Type-C port. Onboard sensors include an accelerometer, ambient light, gyroscope, magnetometer, and proximity sensor. There is also an in-display fingerprint sensor.
The Vivo S15 Pro has a 4,500mAh battery that supports 80W fast charging. There are stereo speakers with support for Hi-Res Audio and Hi-Res Audio Wireless. In addition, the phone measures 158.9×73.52×8.55 mm and weighs 188 grams.
Vivo S15 specifications
The dual-SIM (Nano) Vivo S15 runs OriginOS Ocean based on Android 12 and features a 6.62-inch full-HD+ (1,080×2,400 pixels) AMOLED display with an aspect ratio of 20:9 and a refresh rate of up to 120Hz. It comes with the octa-core Qualcomm Snapdragon 870 SoC, Adreno 650 GPU, and up to 12GB of LPDDR4X RAM. The phone features a triple rear camera with a 64-megapixel primary sensor, an f/1.89 lens, and OIS support. The camera setup includes an 8-megapixel ultra-wide angle lens and a 2-megapixel macro shooter.
On the front is a 32-megapixel selfie camera sensor with an f/2.0 lens.
The Vivo S15 comes with up to 256GB of UFS 3.1 storage.
Connectivity options on the Vivo S15 include 5G, 4G LTE, Wi-Fi 6, Bluetooth v5.2, GPS/A-GPS, NFC, and a USB Type-C port. Onboard sensors include an accelerometer, ambient light, gyroscope, magnetometer, and proximity sensor. The phone also comes with an in-display fingerprint sensor.
The Vivo S15 has a 4,500mAh battery that supports 66W fast charging. There is support for Hi-Res Audio and Hi-Res Audio Wireless. Finally, the phone measures 161.09×74.31×7.99 mm and weighs 197 grams.
Vivo TWS Air Specifications
The Vivo TWS Air has 14.2mm drivers tuned by Vivo’s in-house Golden Ear Acoustics Lab and is claimed to help deliver a balanced sound output. The earbuds also offer three personalized tuning styles: Strong Bass, Clear Voice, and Clear Treble. Vivo equipped the TWS Air with dual microphones and an artificial intelligence (AI)-assisted noise reduction algorithm that has been rated to reduce ambient noise by up to 45 percent.
Like other TWS earbuds, the Vivo TWS Air supports touch controls. There is also quick access for Vivo phones.
The Vivo TWS Air earbuds come with a charging case with a 430 mAh battery that is claimed to provide a total use of 25 hours. On the other hand, each earbud has a 29mAh battery that can play music for up to 4.8 hours. The charging case also supports fast charging via a USB Type-C port rated for 1.5 hours with a 10-minute charge.
Vivo has equipped the TWS Air with low-latency gaming support that offers a latency rate of 117 milliseconds when paired with compatible Vivo and iQoo phones.
Each earbud measures 30.09×18.54×16.52 mm and weighs 3.5 grams. On the other hand, the charging case measures 56x52x24 mm and weighs 38.04 grams. The earbuds also have IP54-certified dust- and splash-proof construction.