Vivo made headlines earlier this week with the launch of its Vivo X Note along with Vivo X Fold, the company’s first-ever foldable smartphone. However, the Chinese tech company is taking its X Note up a notch with the launch of the Vivo X Note Aerospace Edition. As the name suggests, this is a special edition of the regular Note X that has an aerospace connection – a meteorite pendant. Yes, this particular version comes with a pendant that houses a piece of achondrite meteorite from the moon. The mineral is housed in a glass case attached to a leather strap.
Apart from an expensive pendulum with a piece of moon inside, the Vivo X Note Aerospace Edition also gets a different, more premium packaging. The handset itself is sky blue with a black rear camera body.
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Vivo X Note Aerospace Edition Specifications
As for the specs, the Vivo X Note special edition has 12GB of RAM and 256GB of inbuilt storage, which is the same as the standard version. Although the standard model costs CNY 6,256 (about Rs 50,), Vivo has yet to announce the price of the Aerospace Edition. However, the phone will be on sale from today until April 630 in a flash sale on the company’s online store and JD.com. .
At launch, Vivo highlighted the X Note’s 7-inch 2K AMOLED display with a 120Hz refresh rate. The display is curved and features a punch-hole in the top center for the front camera. The device is powered by the flagship mobile chipset, Qualcomm Snapdragon 8 Gen 1, and the phone support is a 5mAh battery with 62W wired fast charging support and wireless charging support of 77W.
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On the camera front, you get a quad camera setup on the back with a 62MP main camera, 50MP ultrawide camera, 000MP portrait camera with 2x zoom, and 8MP periscope camera with grip. support 5x zoom.
Other smartphones with attached outer space minerals/stones
However, this isn’t the first time we’ve seen a smartphone bundled with a non-earth mineral/rock. Last year, luxury brand Caviar introduced a special-edition iPhone with meteorite fragments, precious metals and stones on the back. It also launched a special edition Huawei Mate 22 Pro featuring a fragment of a meteorite that fell to Earth from the Red Planet aka Mars.