Sun. Apr 14th, 2024

vivo Malaysia kicking off the new year with the launch of its latest flagship smartphone lineup, the X100 and X100 Pro. Both devices deliver professional photography capabilities and powerful performance that sets a new benchmark in the smartphone industry. The new X100 series brings significant enhancement to vivo ZEISS Co-engineered Imaging System together with flagship SoC (System on Chip) experience. Both models deliver an enhanced experience with the powerful dimensity 9300 and a customised imaging chip[1]. With its remarkable features and advanced capabilities, both models are now within reach for Malaysian consumers, offering an affordable price. The vivo X100 Pro is currently available at the attractive price of RM4,599, while the vivo X100 comes at an even more affordable price of RM3,499 which makes these smartphones an excellent choice for users.

“Our consumers choose the X series for its balance of imaging capabilities and powerful performance, allowing them to rely on one device throughout the day. With vivo X100 series, we are building on this trust and elevating the user experience further with advanced camera upgrades, Dual Flagship Chip and a more powerful battery. We hope Malaysians will enjoy the powerful photography experience we’re offering through our collaboration with ZEISS,” said Mr Mike Xu, vivo’s Chief Executive Officer.

Elevating the X series legacy with enhanced camera power

The new vivo X100 series introduces game-changing innovations in collaboration with ZEISS, equipping users with hardware and software to capture exceptional precise photographs in every situation. The X100 Pro features a 50MP ZEISS 1-inch Main Camera, a 50MP ZEISS APO Floating Telephoto Camera and a 50MP Super Wide-Angle Camera.

The powerful ZEISS APO Floating Telephoto Camera comes with new Vario-Apo-Sonnar standards from ZEISS for excellent close-up and long-distance shots. It also adopts a Floating Elements Design, which sets a new benchmark with an unprecedented f/2.5 aperture to ensure high image quality in various scenarios, even from 6X to 10X. The Floating Elements Design enables stable close-up shots on the X100 Pro. The X100 Pro stands as the world’s first mobile imaging system to attain APO certification.

The X100 Pro employs the Optical Precision Calibration to guarantee a consistent level of sharpness and quality across its main camera captures. The main camera also features SLR-level image stabilisation for a better experience.

As for vivo X100, it comes with a 50MP VCS True Color Main Camera, a 64MP ZEISS Telephoto Camera, and a 50MP Super Wide-Angle Camera. Both the X100 and X100 Pro boast certified adherence to ZEISS T* Coating, an advanced anti-reflective coating technology. This innovation enhances light transmittance, ensuring accurate colour reproduction and reducing light reflection.

The X100 series has also been optimised for industry-leading capabilities in sunset and sunrise photography, supported by the telephoto hardware and upgraded vivo Origin Imaging Engine. The vivo Origin Imaging Engine improves sunset or sunrise photography by recognizing unique red-sun scenarios and precisely capturing the scene.

Dual flagship processors for exceptional portraits and night photography

The groundbreaking mobile photography features go beyond hardware specs to enable users to capture, create, and edit professional grade images and videos on the go. Significant enhancements have been implemented in portrait and night shooting capabilities, complemented by the new additions to the renowned ZEISS bokeh effects.

Moreover, the X100 Pro is supported by the customised vivo V3 Chip, which adopts a 6nm process with 30% increase in energy efficiency ratio, leading to advanced upgrades in portrait videography. The X100 Pro brings the all-new 4K Cinematic Portrait Video, an X series first, ideal for users who want to capture and edit creative video content effortlessly on their smartphone. Users can easily track the subject during filming to create a more cinematic feel. In addition, users can explore the new 4K Cinematic Portrait Video feature to apply ZEISS Cinematic Video Bokeh style. Post-editing of the 4K Cinematic Portrait videos is also available in the album, allowing users to easily fine-tune the bokeh effects and styles.

Both X100 and X100 Pro aim on redefining smartphone photography, particularly focusing on introducing a fresh perspective to portrait photography at a professional level. For the first time in the X series, vivo introduces ZEISS Multifocal Professional Photography​, allowing users to take professional portraits with focal lengths up to 100mm, perfect for travel photography, artistic photography or simply capturing joyful moments at home.

Adding more creative options, the X100 series introduces ZEISS B-Speed Style Bokeh, the latest inclusion in the ZEISS Style Portrait package. This unique bokeh effect, inspired by ZEISS classic high-speed cine lenses from the mid-1970s, creates a distinctive circular triangular pattern, adding a touch of vintage elegance to your photos.

Performance powerhouse with boundless storage

The X100 and X100 Pro come with a Dual Flagship Chip featuring a vivo customised imaging chip and Dimensity 9300. While the X100 is driven by the innovative vivo V2 Chip, its counterpart, the X100 Pro, showcases the capability of the latest vivo V3 Chip.

Notably, the Dimensity 9300 stands out with a flagship octa-core CPU, promising a significant leap in performance compared to its predecessor. Additionally, the X100 and X100 Pro comes with Game Frame Interpolation and  Game Super Resolution for smooth gaming and superior visual experience.

The X100 series successfully balances large capacity battery with fast charging through three key industry breakthroughs: Negative Electrode Graphite Reconstruction technology, Electrode Cold Press Technique, and Micrometer Laser Array Etching Process—ultimately reaching an 8.3% increase in overall energy density compared to previous generations. The X100 is equipped with a 5,000mAh (TYP) large battery and supports up to 120W Dual-Cell FlashCharge while the X100 Pro is equipped with a substantial 5,400mAh (TYP) large battery. The device also supports both wireless FlashCharge and the impressive 100W Dual-Cell FlashCharge.

Furthermore, the X100 series comes with LTPO Eye Protection Display and Dual Engines for Video Enhancement, elevating users’ viewing experience. The vivo-exclusive V Frame Rate Management System helps to dynamically adjust the refresh rate based on the finger sliding speed and renders frame rates per layer, ensuring smooth experience while reducing power consumption.

The X100 series equipped with the latest Funtouch OS 14, which enhances the user experience further by providing smoother performance, greater personalization, and improved security. The new operating system introduces several features such as the RAM Saver, which optimises background processes, Mini Window for effortless multitasking and Motion Blur for smoother visual transitions.

Premium design with lasting durability

Sleek, stylish, and feather-light design aesthetics, the new X100 lineup continues its legacy with a ring around the camera module portraying a halo design highlighting the key elements of Sun Halo and Moon Halo Design. The ring is made of aerospace-grade stainless steel adding a touch of minimalist luxury and sunburst texture resembling high-end mechanical watches.

The material used ensures durability as it is wear-resistant, high-temperature resistant, and corrosion-resistant. In terms of colour, the X100 comes in a Startrail Blue and an Asteroid Black theme[2] while the X100 Pro captivates in  Startrail Blue.

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