Powerful processor? Big battery? The Vivo XPlay 6 delivers, and then some

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Thanks to Chinese company Vivo, there is no need to imagine what would happen if you combined the Samsung Galaxy S7 Edge and the iPhone 7, since the company unveiled its beast of a smartphone that is the XPlay 6, reports GizmoChina.

On the outside, the Play 6 certainly makes a splash, with the aluminum rear meeting the 5.46-inch, 2,560 x 1,440 resolution display in the middle. Thanks to the curved glass on the front, the XPlay 6 gives off an almost bezel-less appearance on the sides while creating a waterfall-effect when moving through the software.

Below the display is a home button that doubles as a fingerprint sensor, while a 16-megapixel camera with f/2.0 aperture sits above it. Around back, the XPlay 6 adopts the recent dual camera trend with its own 12MP main camera and 5MP secondary sensor. In practice, equipping the phone with two main cameras gives it the ability to give images a depth-of-field effect, with Huawei’s phones using the secondary camera as a monochrome sensor.

Qualcomm’s quad-core Snapdragon 820 processor and 6GB RAM keep the XPlay 6 ticking, and though the 128GB of native storage is plenty of memory to play with, keep in mind that there is no MicroSD card slot for removable storage. Equally as beefy is the 4,080mAh battery that should keep the lights on throughout the day, though you would not know the XPlay 6 has such a large battery with its 5.2mm profile.

Similar to how LG advertises its V20, Vivo touts the XPlay 6 and its HiFi prowess, with the latter equipped with the ES9038 and 3xOPA1622 audio chips for top-notch audio output. Finally, the phone runs Vivo’s Funtouch OS 3.0 on top of Android 6.0 Marshmallow.

Overall, the XPlay 6 certainly sounds like a flagship smartphone, with Vivo pricing it as such — 4,498 yuan ($654) is what you will need to plunk down to pick one up for yourself. The phone is currently available for order in China in both gold and rose gold.

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