Vivo X100 Ultra with 200MP Periscope Cam and SD 8 Gen 3 launched

It's Vivo's turn to announce its 2024 top-tier flagship and the X100 Ultra doesn't disappoint on the specs front, offering one of the most capable camera systems on any phone to date. The

Vivo X100 Ultra

The 1/1.4” sensor on the periscope cam is the largest telephoto sensor ever placed on a phone. It has f/2.67 aperture and 85mm equivalent focal length. It also gets Zeiss T* coating and Zeiss APO certification for improved clarity and less fringing at contrast edges.

The X100 Ultra has a 200MP ISOCELL HP9 sensor

The periscope lens offers up to 3.7x optical zoom, 20% better light sensitivity and its telephoto macro mode offers 20x magnification. You also get industry-leading CIPA 4.5 telephoto stabilization.

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It is the first device to launch with Vivo's in-house BlueImage algorithm which was in development for eight years. It claims to fix many common photo-snapping problems, including lighting behind subjects and preserving details in low light. The X100 Ultra also features the Vivo V3+ imaging chip that handles 4K portrait video recording and processing.

The 50MP main camera features a 1/0.98” LYT-900 sensor with an f/1.75 aperture and 23mm focal length. Like previous Vivo

The main sensor also supports 4K 120fps video recording with dedicated 4K portrait mode video and Dolby Vision support. The third camera on the rear is a 14mm equivalent ultrawide with a 1/2″ 50MP LYT-600 sensor.

Moving on to the rest of the specifications, the X100 Ultra features a curved 6.78-inch E7 LTPO AMOLED with 1,440 x 3,200px resolution and 1-120Hz refresh rate. The panel gets a peak brightness of up to 3,000 nits and houses a 50MP front-facing camera and an ultrasonic fingerprint scanner inside the punch-hole cutout.

The Snapdragon 8 Gen 3 chip is at the top and can be configured with 16GB of RAM (LPDDR5X) and 1TB of (UFS 4) storage. The software side is covered by OriginOS 4 based on Android 14 while the 5,500 mAh battery supports 80W wired and 30W wireless charging. Vivo has also confirmed that the X100 Ultra supports 5.5G and two-way satellite connectivity in China.

Vivo X100 Ultra in Titanium, White and Gray colors

Vivo X100 Ultra comes in Titanium, White and Gray colors. pricing begins CNY 6,499 ($898) For 12/256GB trim and goes till CNY 7,999($1,105) For 16GB RAM and 1TB storage version. Open sale in China will start from May 28.

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