Vivo S6 5G launched with Exynos 980, 4500mAh battery, & 48MP quad-cameras

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Vivo has today launched its latest 5G smartphone into its ‘S series‘ lineup, the Vivo S6 5G. The device features a 6.44-inch Full HD+ AMOLED screen with cutout and a ring camera bump housing a quad-camera setup on the rear.

Vivo S6 5G sports a 3D curved surface design back made of lightweight and thin nano-fibre polymer. It features an in-display fingerprint scanner giving the device a clean view on the rear.

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Vivo S6 5G
Vivo S6 5G

The device boasts of a 48MP main camera, paired with an 8MP ultra-wide-angle lens, 2MP 4cm super macro lens, and a 2MP portrait lens. A 32-megapixel is equipped on the cutout display with night selfie feature and EIS for both front and rear cameras.

The device is powered by Samsung’s Exynos 980 processor with support for both 5G SA / NSA, 8GB RAM, up to 256GB onboard storage and runs Funtoch OS 10 based on the latest Android 10 out of the box.


To make things more interesting, the company has equipped its Multi-Turbo technology in the device to deliver a great performance boost. A feature that I believe smartphone gamers would love.

The Multi-Turbo technology consists of six individual technologies which include CPU Turbo, AI Turbo, Net Turbo, Cooling Turbo, Game Turbo, and ART++ Turbo. The company claims that the new generation of Cooling Turbo on the Vivo S6 reduces the phone’s temperature by up to 10° celsius as compared to its predecessor.

The device is housed by a 4500mAh battery with support for 18W fast charging.

Vivo S6 5G Quick Specs:

  • Display: 6.44-inch (2400 × 1080 pixels) Full HD+ 20:9 Super AMOLED 2.5D curved glass display
  • Platform: 2.2GHz Octa-Core Samsung Exynos 980 8nm processor with Mali-G76 MP5 GPU
  • Memory: 8GB RAM with 128GB / 256GB (UFS 2.1) storage
  • Operating System: Android 10 with Funtouch OS 10
  • SIM: Dual SIM
  • Camera:
    • Main: 48MP rear camera with f/1.79 aperture, EIS, LED flash, 8MP 112° ultra-wide-angle lens with f/2.25 aperture, 2MP 4cm macro lens with f/2.4 aperture, 2MP depth sensor
    • Secondary 32MP front-facing camera with f/2.08 aperture
  • Sensor: In-display fingerprint sensor
  • Dimensions: 161.16 × 74.66 × 8.68mm; Weight: 181g
  • Comms: 3.5mm audio jack, Hi-Res audio
  • Network: 5G SA/ NSA / Dual 4G VoLTE, WiFi 802.11 ac (2.4GHz + 5GHz), Bluetooth 5.1, GPS/GLONASS/Beidou, USB Type-C
  • Battery: 4500mAh battery with 18W fast charging

Vivo S6 5G Pricing And Availability

The device will be available for pre-order today in white, blue and black colour options, it is priced at $380 (approx N114,000) for the 128GB storage version and the 256GB storage version $423 (approx N155,241). It will go on sale in China starting April 3.


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