It looks like the recent launch of the Vivo Y30 Standard Edition in China is not the only announcement that consumers should look out for. This month, Vivo has announced a deep partnership with Zeiss which will confirm the leaks that went around the Vivo X60 will house powerful cameras.
Recently, Zeiss has also partnered with Nokia to bring in high quality camera lenses for their new line of smartphones. Chief Product Officer of HMD Global Juho Sarvikas confirmed this last February.
Our Zeiss partnership provides great value to Nokia phones. Great to see Sony with rich heritage in imaging joining the Zeiss family! We will continue to develop exclusive experiences together with Zeiss for your Nokia phone.
— Juho Sarvikas (@sarvikas) February 24, 2020
The Vivo X60 Series Will Launch On December 29
As per Gizmochina, the official promo for their new X60 lineup is expected to roll out before the year ends. The lineup will include three smartphones such as the Vivo X60, X60 Pro, and X60 Pro+.
As far as the camera leaks are concerned, the Vivo X60 will have a triple camera system with a 48-megapixel main camera with an f/1.6 aperture while the X60 Pro will house a quad-camera setup.
Both of these models will also feature second-generation micro-gimbal stabilization care of Zeiss and the entire lineup will most likely have a screen support of up to 120Hz refresh rate as well as 33W fast charging.
The Vivo X60 Pro+ is expected to be equipped with an L-shaped camera setup and the processor will be powered by the Snapdragon 888v while the X60 and X60 Pro will have the Exynos 1080 chipset.
The Partnership Will Focus On R&D
As per Android Authority, Zeiss will be supplying the camera lenses for the new line of Vivo phones. They also mentioned last week that they will be collaborating with Vivo to create an imaging lab to provide innovative solutions for mobile imaging technology.
Our new partnership with vivo is all about mobile imaging and innovating smartphone photography. We are happy to co-engineer an imaging system for vivo’s premium smartphones and to have a joint R&D program to innovate mobile imaging technology. #vivoZEISS pic.twitter.com/EylbrOxAac
— ZEISS Camera Lenses (@ZEISSLenses) December 17, 2020
With this recent partnership, it looks like Vivo is ready to compete with the other smartphone giants such as Samsung, Xiaomi and Oppo to name a few. Check out the night photography preview trailer for the Vivo X60 Pro below.