Vivo S18 series – which includes Vivo S18, Vivo S18 Pro and Vivo S18e – was launched in China on Thursday. Two of the handsets are powered by MediaTek chips, while the third is equipped with a Snapdragon processor. The Vivo S18 series is equipped with an AMOLED screen and sports a 50-megapixel primary camera. All three handsets in the series support 80W charging over a USB Type-C port and run on Android 14 with Vivo’s OriginOS 4 skin.
Vivo S18 Pro, Vivo S18, Vivo S18e price and availability
Vivo S18 price starts at CNY 2,299 (roughly Rs. 27,400) for the 8GB+256GB RAM and storage configuration, while the phone also comes in 12GB+256GB and 12GB+512GB variants, which are priced at CNY 2,599 (roughly Rs. 30,600) and Is CNY 2,799. (Approximately Rs. 33,000), respectively. The top-of-the-line model with 16GB RAM and 512GB storage is priced at CNY 2,999 (roughly Rs. 35,400).
Meanwhile, the Vivo S18 Pro is available in 12GB+256GB, 16GB+256GB and 16GB+512GB variants, priced at CNY 3,199 (approximately Rs 37,700), CNY 3,499 (approximately Rs 40,900) and CNY 3,699 (approximately Rs 40,900). ₹43,300), respectively.
Vivo S18e is available in a 12GB+256GB model that is priced at CNY 2,099 (approximately Rs. 24,900) and a 12GB+512GB variant that is priced at CNY 2,299 (approximately Rs. 27,400).
Vivo S18 Pro, Vivo S18 Specifications
Both the Vivo S18 and Vivo S18 Pro run Android 14-based OriginOS 4 out-of-the-box and feature a 6.78-inch full-HD+ (1,260×2,800 pixels) curved AMOLED screen with a 120Hz refresh rate and peak brightness. Let’s give. Up to 2,800 nits. The standard model is equipped with a Snapdragon 7 Gen 3 chip, while the Vivo S18 Pro is powered by the Dimensity 9200+ processor. Vivo S18 and Vivo S18 Pro are equipped with up to 16GB of LPDDR5 and LPDDR5X RAM, respectively.
The Vivo S18 sports a 50-megapixel primary camera with an OmniVision OV50E sensor and an f/1.88 aperture, along with an 8-megapixel ultra-wide-angle camera with an OmniVision OV08D10 sensor with an f/2.2 aperture.
The Vivo S18 Pro, on the other hand, sports a 50-megapixel main camera with a 1/1.55-inch Sony IMX920 sensor and an f/1.88 aperture, along with a 50-megapixel ultra-wide-angle camera with a Samsung ZN1 sensor. And f/2.0 aperture. It also has a 12-megapixel telephoto camera with Sony IMX663 sensor, 2x optical zoom, and f/1.98 aperture. Both phones have a 50-megapixel selfie camera on the front with f/2.0 aperture for selfies and video calls.
Vivo S18 and Vivo S18 Pro offer up to 512GB of UFS 3.1 storage. Connectivity options include 5G, 4G LTE, Wi-Fi 6, Bluetooth, GPS, NFC, and a USB Type-C port. Both the handsets have an IP54 rating for dust and splash resistance. They are equipped with a 5,000mAh battery with support for 80W wired charging. They measure 164.36×75.1×7.45mm and the standard model weighs 185.8 grams – that’s 2 grams lighter than the Pro model.
Vivo S18e Specifications
Some of the specifications of the Vivo S18e are similar to the other two models in the series. The phone features a 6.67-inch full-HD+ (1,080×2,400 pixels) AMOLED screen with flat edges and a 120Hz refresh rate. It is powered by the Dimensity 7200 chip with up to 12GB of LPDDR4X RAM and up to 256GB of UFS 2.2 storage.
For optics, the Vivo S18e is equipped with a 50-megapixel primary camera with Sony LYT-600 sensor and f/1.79 aperture. It also has a 2 megapixel sensor to gather depth information. On the front, the phone gets a 16-megapixel selfie camera with an f/2.4 aperture.
The smartphone has similar connectivity specifications as the Vivo S18 and Vivo S18 Pro. It also has an in-display fingerprint sensor for biometric authentication and has an IP54 rating for dust and water resistance. The phone has a 4,600mAh battery that supports 80W wired charging. Furthermore, it measures 162.35×74.85×7.69 mm and weighs 193 grams.