Mobile video-ready VIVO smartphone to ship in January

Michelle Clancy | 29-12-2012

Mobile phone manufacturer BLU Products, has announced the upgraded VIVO 4.65 HD, custom-tailored for mobile video with a screen size of 4.65 inches, improved display resolution with an HD Super AMOLED display and increase to 1GB of RAM over earlier models.

Additionally, the VIVO 4.65 HD is designed to deliver high-end multimedia capability for user-generated video, with an 8MP autofocus camera, and HD video recording and playback.
"We are thrilled as we continue to add to the successful series of VIVO smartphone devices using Super AMOLED Technology displays, resulting in remarkably bright and vivid color reproduction, with the best viewing experience available on a mobile phone today," said Samuel-Ohev-Zion, CEO of BLU Products, in a statement.
"BLU is determined to continue to bring the best technology and specs available on mobile devices, with several incredible product launches coming in the first half of 2013."
The VIVO 4.65 HD features no physical hardware buttons on the front, and features a MediaTek MT6577 dual core 1.2 GHz Cortex-A9 CPU with 3G/HSPA connectivity. Also, it runs the Android 4.0 Ice Cream Sandwich OS.
The unlocked VIVO 4.65 HD will begin shipping to major US retailers in January 2013, with an MSRP of $299.99. Latin America and parts of Asia will follow.