Vivo NEX 3S 5G – Quad Camera, Super AMOLED Display

We have been familiar with Vivo Nex 3 which was released in September 2019. Now, Vivo is out with Vivo Nex 3S 5G. It is also a high-quality smartphone that adds features in a sense, making it even better than its predecessor. Internally, the device has been upgraded, thanks to the 5G technology now available in the 2020 design.

Vivo Nex 3S 5G Design

Design of Vivo Nex 3S 5G shows that it measures 167.44 x 76.14 x 9.40 mm and it weighs 218 grams. This edition largely retains the quality of the predecessor with the pop-up front camera, with three cameras to the rear.

Vivo Nex 3S 5G Display

Trust the Nex 3S for waterfall display. It is rich with Super AMOLED FHD+ touchscreen capacitive technology. The display size is 6. 89 and that’s clearly big enough. The screen resolution is 1080 x 2256 pixels, 24-bit colour depth. The manufacturer intimated that the smartphone is up to 99.6% screen to body resolution.

Vivo Nex 3S 5G Processor

The processor found on the Vivo Nex 3S 5G comes with a Qualcomm Snapdragon 865 64-bit processor. The CPU is Octa-core ARM Cortex -A53. Furthermore, the GPU is Qualcomm Adreno 650.

Storage Features

There are two variants of the Vivo Nex 3S 5G. each comes with differing prices. The RAM composition is 8 GB, and another 12 GB UFS 3.1 compliant, while the internal storage is 256 GB for both. Such massive space for storing large files and apps.

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Battery Power

Powering the Vivo Nex 3S 5G is a 4500 mAh Li-Po non-removable battery. It is equipped with fast charging, although there is no wireless charging support for the device. However, this battery is superb for long hours of backup.

Speaker and Call Quality

Stereo speakers at the helm of affairs. This is a high-quality smartphone with a good upgrade in the speakers, sound quality, and the user can be assured that the 3.5mm jack performs very well to the desired quality expected from a device of this nature.

Software Features & Sensors

Actually, the Vivo Nex 3S 5G is Android 10 Funtouch empowered. Furthermore, the sensors are fingerprint, accelerometer, compass, gyroscope, proximity, and light. There is also NFC in this device, giving the user the opportunity for making use of the GPS in a better way.

Camera, Video, and Image Quality

Camera composition for Vivo Nex 3S 5G is triple at the rear. They go thus- 64 MP, 13 MP, and another 13 MP. At the front, there is a single 16 MP selfie camera. The features for those cameras are digital zoom, auto flash, face detection, touch to focus, and more. The aperture is f/2.0.

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Vivo Nex 3S 5G Full Technical Specification


Device Type Smartphone
Model Vivo Nex 3S 5G
Announced March 2020
Released March 2020
Status Available on Shopping Stores


2G Network Yes
3G Network Yes
4G & 5G Network Yes
SIM Type Nano
SIM Count Dual SIM


Dimensions 167.44 x 76.14 x 9.40 mm
Weight 218.50 grams
Protection No
Colours Varied


Display Type Super AMOLED FHD+ capacitive touchscreen
Size 6.89 inches
Resolution 1080 x 2256 pixels, 24-bit colour depth
Colours 16 M colours
Pixel Density
Screen-To-Body Ratio 99.6%
Touch Screen Yes
Protection Yes
Features Multi-touch
Secondary Display No


Primary 64 MP + 13 MP + 13 Mp
Image Yes
Video Yes
Features LED flash
Flash Yes, Dual LED flash
Secondary 13 MP


Operating System Android v10
User Interface (UI) Funtouch OS 10 based
Java Support Yes
Skype Yes
Whatsapp Yes
Facebook Yes
Youtube Yes


Chipset (SoC) Qualcomm Snapdragon 865
CPU ARM Cortex-A53 Cores
GPU Adreno 650
RAM (Memory) 8 GB, 12 GB
Internal Storage 256 GB, 256 GB
Card Slot No
Sensors Fingerprint, light, accelerometer, proximity,
Controls Touchscreen, Lock Button, and Volume Key


Bluetooth Yes
Wi-Fi Yes
Wi-fi Hotspot Yes
USB Type Type-C USB v5.0
GPS Yes, with A-GPS, GLONASS, BeiDou
Wireless Charging No


Battery Type Li-Poly
Capacity 4500 mAh
Placement Non-removable
Fast Charging Yes, 44W
Talk Time
Music Play


Audio Playback Yes, MP3, AAC, AAC+, eAAC+, WMA, MIDI, WAV, AC3, FLAC
Video Playback Yes, 3GP, Mp4, MPEG4, H.263, H.264 player
Video Out
FM Radio
Alert Types Vibration, Ringtones
Ring Tones MP3, WAV
Loudspeaker Yes
Handsfree Yes, 3.5mm jack

Other Features

– MP3/WAV/eAAC+/FlAC player
– Active noise cancellation with dedicated mic
– DivX/Xvid/MP4/H.265 player
– Photo/video editor
– Document viewer


Vivo Nex 3S Price

Vivo Nex 3S came with a price starting $640 to $762. The price of the smartphone will amount to about N230,400 as starting price in Nigeria.

Phone Verdict

This is a marvellous provision for fans of Vivo. The 5G is a hit. It helps wireless connectivity 6. The screen is large but not too large because it still retains its smartphone status. The pricing is good too, but users apparently love the fact that it is not a 7.1 display sized device or a 5.1 display.

Package Contents

Inside the box, the buyer will find the following- 1. The phone, 2. Charger, 3. SIM needle 4. USB data cable, 5. User manual, 6. Protective screen guard, 7. Earphones, 8. TPU protective case

Where To Buy New Vivo Nex 3S 5G Cheap

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