A Phone For All Your Needs
Better Photography|January 2022
Conchita Fernandes tests the vivo X70 Pro+, a phone that packs a punch with its design and features.
Conchita Fernandes

VIVO X70 PRO+

Yet again, Vivo has come out with a stunning-looking device that is the X70 Pro+. Announced in the latter half of last year, the phone features a few updates from its equally stunning predecessor, the X60 Pro+. The camera lenses on the X70 Pro+ come with the ZEISS T* Coating to reduce stray lights and ghosting effects while giving users colours that are true to life. The new variant also comes with an IP68 rating, which means that it can withstand dust, rain, and any accidental spills that may occur. Let’s find out how well the phone fares with regards to its camera performance.

A Flood of Features

The vivo X70 Pro+ features an aluminium frame with a glass back exterior, and comes with a sophisticated-looking vegan leather cover. The cover, in fact, makes it easier to grip what is otherwise a slightly slippery phone because of its glass exterior. The phone is also significantly bigger than the X60 Pro+, a 6.78-inch display (with WQHD resolution), which can prove to be a little unwieldy to use when photographing, especially if you have small hands. The whole idea of phones being discreet shooting devices is moot with the X70 Pro+ because of its size, and even more so with the redesigned look of its camera module. Where the X60 Pro+’s camera module was a vertical stripe on the top left corner of the phone, the new camera module, while still employing the same vertical strip, is now placed within a mirror-like squarish box that occupies a significant portion on the top half of the phone. While the finish is extremely classy, it is bound to attract curious glances.

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