I’ll keep it short and simple. The vivo V20 is one of the most beautiful looking devices I’ve seen in 2020 (Good job vivo!), and that’s when I thought the V19 Neo looked pretty good. This one takes aesthetics to another level.
Without a case, one-handed operation is workable, but the back feels a bit too slippery for comfort.
vivo V20 sports a 6.44-inch AMOLED display, which means you get very punchy colors that breathes liveliness to any content you’re viewing. Those who prefer high refresh rates may opt for another device, but if you prefer a more vivid and lively display, this does the job.
The back panel shows a mix of orange and blue colors depending on the viewing angle, just like a beautiful sunset. The gradient even extends to the sides.
The rear camera module does protrude, but only minimally. You’ll be able to tell that a lot of thought went through the design – the contrasting colors of the top and bottom sections of the camera module.
The device uses a USB-C port and retains the headphone jack at the bottom, along with a speaker grille and microphone.
Phone looks and feels premium
New design is a breath of fresh air
Good gaming performance
Decent camera performance
Exceptional battery life
Very quick to recharge
Sound from speaker distorts a lot in high volume
No high refresh rate display
Edge detection for selfies could use some work
Emman has been writing technical and feature articles since 2010. Prior to this, he became one of the instructors at Asia Pacific College in 2008, and eventually landed a job as Business Analyst and Technical Writer at Integrated Open Source Solutions for almost 3 years.