The vivo V30 Series is Launching with the Zeiss Coating and BlueLM AI!

We also heard Zeiss Lenses are coming to the equation. This means powerful lenses are coming even to midrange!

Vivo has been teasing the V30 series for a while and the brand is preparing for a release. However, the brand isn’t giving us any new press releases yet other than the fact that the flagship phone, the V30 Pro will have BlueLM AI, the brand’s self-developed generative AI intended to make a user’s voice commands and recognize accents and languages much easier.

However, some media sites like GSMArena already has an article covering the Vivo V30 series so we’ll discuss what the phones are. Probably its most exciting feature, at least for the V30 Pro, is the Zeiss-coated lenses which you normally don’t see outside of ultra flagship handsets like vivo’s X series. It is great that they are bringing this feature down to mainstream handsets.

The phones are global rebrands of the Vivo S18 which is China-only. The new series comes in an entirely new design and the aura ring light is also redesigned to better complement the series.

Based on the teasers, the phones are expected to feature a flagship-tier 50MP camera with OIS. This primary camera is complimented with an 8MP ultrawide camera. The front camera is also using a 50MP sensor.

If we look at the vivo S18 and assuming that this is the phone they’re bringing globally, the Vivo V30 will feature a 6.78″ 1.5K (2800x1260px) AMOLED with 120Hz refresh rate, a Qualcomm Snapdragon 7 Gen 3 chipset, a 5000mAh battery with 80W fast charging, and of course, 5G services.

Meanwhile, the V30 Pro which is most likely based on the S18 Pro, comes with a flagship-tier MediaTek Dimensity 9200+ Chipset alongside a 50MP Sony IMX920 main with OIS, 50MP telephoto, and a 12mP Ultrawide. Unlike the S18 Pro, the V30 Pro comes with a special Zeiss T-Star treatment and will also feature a Pro mode with Zeiss enhancement.

Now, let’s discuss that AI which the vivo Philippines team has sent us. Again, it’s called BlueLM (where “LM” does not stand for “Le Mans”). This AI is designed to be generative and can handle a variety of tasks from sound, image, and voice recognition, to learning the daily habits of a user, and even to data analytics and complex translations. How well does this go in the real world is up for debate, and that will be answered when the phones do arrive.

Due to the SEA Games launching in Thailand, the brand decided to launch the series first in that country on February 28. There is no word yet for the Philippines but judging how vivo kept sending us press releases, its launch date here is imminent and close.

Source: GSMArena, Vivo China