Vivo debuted its NEX handsets a couple months ago, delivering devices with a sleek design and some unique features. While the pop-up camera is a clever way of incorporating the front-facing camera into a smartphone that doesn’t have much room on the front due to its display, many were skeptical on just how resilient it could be.
In the last few years, Samsung has faced tough competition from Xiaomi in the budget and mid-range price segments and from OnePlus in the premium segment. Xiaomi overtook Samsung last year to become the largest smartphone vendor in India by volume. Xiaomi then held on to its number one position in Q4 2017 and Q1 2018.