vivo Apex 2019 shown in first promo video, concept render

Ivan, 22 January 2019

vivo's Apex 2019 smartphone is still somewhat of a mystery, despite it being expected to become official in two days time on January 24. Vivo started a campaign where it let people touch the phone, but not see it and they described it as metal soap.

So the phone is kept well under wraps. But today we get our first glimpse at the nearly bezel-less and fully button-less vivo Apex 2019. Thanks to a concept image, created by Ben Geskin and through the phone's first promo video, uploaded to Weibo.

vivo Apex 2019, concept by Ben Geskin

There are clearly no buttons on the vivo Apex 2019 and the image above and the video below doesn't shed any light on where the selfie camera could be.

As the announcement date draws near, we would expect to see at least one or two more teasers, so stay tuned.



Reader comments

  • Anonymous
  • 28 Jan 2019
  • 6jr

The back should be removable via some internal mechanism (which is only enabled via the phone, so no external points of failure) pop up a plug and become chargeable on the wall. So instead of having to carry a charger (of any kind) you carry a s...

  • Anonymous
  • 23 Jan 2019
  • 61}

Shiny back cover as a mirror. hmmm......

  • Anonymous
  • 23 Jan 2019
  • apL

Yeah looks like one of the futuristic phone good thinking

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