Vivo has recently expanded its smartphone lineup with the quiet release of the Vivo V30 Lite 5G in Mexico. This new model serves as the successor to the Snapdragon 695-powered Vivo V29 Lite 5G, which was introduced in June of this year. The Vivo V30 Lite 5G comes with several upgrades and features that are worth exploring.
The device boasts a 6.67-inch curved-edge AMOLED E4 screen, slightly smaller than the 6.78-inch panel of its predecessor. This display includes a center punch-hole and offers a Full HD+ resolution of 1080 x 2400 pixels. Enhanced with a 120Hz refresh rate, 394 ppi pixel density, and up to 1,150 nits of peak brightness, the screen promises a vibrant and smooth visual experience. Additionally, it supports DC dimming to reduce screen flicker at lower brightness levels.
Internally, the Vivo V30 Lite 5G is powered by the Snapdragon 695 chipset. It is equipped with 12 GB of LPDDR4x RAM and 256 GB of UFS 2.2 storage, ensuring smooth performance and ample storage space. The device includes a microSD card slot for further storage expansion. It comes with a slightly reduced battery capacity of 4,800mAh compared to the 5,000 mAh battery in the previous model, but supports 44W fast charging for quick power-ups.
Vivo V30 Lite 5G debuts as the first in the V30 series
For photography, the Vivo V30 Lite 5G features a 50-megapixel selfie camera with autofocus capabilities. On the rear, it houses a versatile camera setup consisting of a 64-megapixel main camera, an 8-megapixel ultra-wide lens, and a 2-megapixel macro or depth camera. The rear camera setup is enhanced with an aura ring-LED flash that supports temperature control.
The device runs on Android 13 and FunTouch OS 13, offering the latest software experience. Other notable features include dual SIM support, 5G connectivity, 5GHz Wi-Fi, Bluetooth 5.1, NFC, GPS, a USB-C port, and an in-screen fingerprint scanner. It is built with an IP54-rated chassis, measuring 162.35 x 74.85 x 7.69mm and weighing 190 grams.
In terms of pricing, the Vivo V30 Lite is available at MXN 8,999 (~$530) in Mexico. It is offered in two color options: Forest Black and Rose Gold. The smartphone is also expected to launch in some Asian markets in the near future.