The Vivo X Fold 3 will reportedly hit the Chinese markets soon. There is still no word from Vivo on the official launch date, but a new leak suggests that the launch could take place on March 26. The leak also reveals possible specifications of the upcoming book-style foldable phone. The Vivo X Fold 3 is tipped to run on the Snapdragon 8 Gen 3 SoC. It is said to come with a 5500mAh battery with support for 120W wired charging. It is expected to have an IPX8 rated construction.

Tipster Abhishek Yadav (@yabhishekhd) has shared leaked Vivo X Fold 3 poster suggesting the launch date. According to the poster, the phone will be launched on March 26 at 7:00 PM (4:30 AM IST) in China.

According to the leak, the Vivo X Fold 3 will run Android 14 and feature a 6.53-inch coated display. It is said to get an 8.03-inch Samsung E7 LTPO AMOLED internal display with 2K resolution, 120Hz refresh rate and 3000 nits peak brightness. The handset may be powered by a Qualcomm Snapdragon 8 Gen 3 SoC. It was earlier said to come with a Snapdragon 8 Gen 2 SoC.

In terms of optics, the Vivo X Fold 3 is likely to offer a triple rear camera setup comprising a 50-megapixel primary sensor, a 50-megapixel ultra-wide sensor and a 64-megapixel telephoto periscope sensor with optical image stabilization (OIS). It is said to have a 5500mAh battery with support for 120W wired charging and 50W wireless charging. It may feature an in-display ultrasonic fingerprint scanner and have a built-in IPX8 rating.

The Vivo X Fold 2 was launched in April last year with a starting price of CNY 8,999 (roughly Rs. 1,07,500). The China-exclusive phone has a Snapdragon 8 Gen 2 SoC under the hood.

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