vivo x30 and x30 pro unveiled with 5g modems and 50mm portrait cams the pro adds 5x telephoto

vivo’s camera-focused X-series is back with a bang – and a more premium standing. The new vivo X30 and X30 Pro feature Samsung chipsets with an integrated 5G modem, a first in the industry, even before Samsung did it.

The two models are almost the same phone, the major difference is that the Pro has a 5x periscope camera. It shoots 12MP photos at a native focal length of 135mm, but digital zoom can go up to 60x magnification (and there’s a dedicated mode for photos of the Moon).

vivo X30 Pro zoom range: 1x • 10x • 20x • 60x

A defining feature of the X30 camera setup is…