Vivo S18 colours teased ahead of December 14th launch



  • Vivo S18, S18 Pro, and S18e are expected to launch on December 14th.
  • Vivo is teasing built-in AI model on the Vivo S18 series.
  • The regular and Pro model could come in with a flowery pattern and square ring light for the rear cameras

Vivo S18 series is launching on December 14th and ahead of the event, the company is teasing the phone left and right. In its recent posts, the company has revealed the Vivo S18 colours and noticeably there is a flowery pattern on the back of the phone. Also, we get to see the unique flashlight module of the Vivo S18 in these images.

Vivo S18 series design (teased)

  • Vivo S18appears in a light blue colour and a dark gray colour in the new images posted on Weibo. The rumoured colours include Huaxia Red, Black, Purple, and Sea Green.
  • There is some sort of flower pattern on the back that Vivo claims to be “interpreting oriental aesthetics”.
  • Besides the oriental charm, the images also tease a squircle ring light right below the rear camera island. This could help in shooting and videos under low light situations.
  • The phone looks very slim in the photos.

Vivo S18 series specifications: What we know so far

  • Processor: could be running on Snapdragon 7 Gen 3 chip while the S18 Pro could be shipping with MediaTek Dimensity 9200 Plus chipset.
  • Cameras:The could feature a 50MP selfie camera with dual flash lights. The rear camera setup, meanwhile, could consist of a 50MP Sony IMX920, a 50MP Samsung JN1 ultrawide sensor, and a 12MP Sony IMX663 portrait lens.
  • AI: Vivohas been teasing “Blue Heart” LLM or “BlueLM” model that could power various features like portrait mode enhancement on these phones. This model comes with 6 billion parameters.
  • Display: On the front, there could be a curved OLED panel with 120Hz refresh rate on both Vivo S18 and the Pro model.
  • Charging: Although we haven’t heard about the battery size, the vanilla model is expected to come with 80W fast charging and the Vivo S18 Pro could sport 100W fast charging speed.

As for the Vivo S18e, the rumours suggest the phone could bring 80W wired charging, a 4,800mAh battery, dual rear camera setup with OIS and Aura LED flashlight, a 120Hz AMOLED display, and a body that’s just 7.69mm thin. It could be available in Cloud Gauze White, Starry Night Black, and Glow Purple.

We are likely to have more details ahead of the event. The launch is on Dec 14th at 7:00 PM CST (around 4:30 PM IST).

Key Specs

vivo S18
Qualcomm Snapdragon 7 Gen 3 | 8 GBProcessor
6.81 inches (17.3 cm)Display
50 MP + 8 MPRear camera
50 MPSelfie camera
5000 mAhBattery
  • The can be seen in Blue and Green colours with a gradient design.
  • The design shows the phone would come with triple camera sensors and probably a curved screen. is rumoured to come with the new Qualcomm Snapdragon 7 Gen 3 chipset.

Update: The  series will launch in China on December 14th, as confirmed by the VP of Products at the company. The new lineup will come with Vivo’s own AI named ‘BlueLM’ because of the logo’s colours. ‘LM’ probably means ‘language model’. The phone will feature three cameras and a square Aura Light, which is the largest for a Vivo S model. There will also be a  Pro and8e. The company will also introduce the Vivo TWS 3e earbuds.  series is expected to launch in China quite soon and the lineup might include two models: the  and . A recent leak has revealed the specifications of both models, including the chipset, RAM and storage options. Now, while we wait for the announcement, Ouyang Weifeng, vice president of Vivo products shared the teaser image on Weibo and this reveals the design of the. , Pro series design

  • The teaser images show the  and S18 Pro will be available in brand new “Flower Like Brocade”, a colour which is inspired by flowers from the oriental artistic conception.
  • The teaser images show the device will have a large rectangular-shaped camera module on the back, with the top portion housing triple camera sensors, while the bottom portion has soft light and an LED flash for low light.
  • The front houses a centre-positioned punch-hole cutout for the selfie shooter and curved edges.
  • The back panel of the phone is also curved for better grip on hands. The volume rocker and power buttons are on the right edge.
  • The back panel has a glossy gradient design, which looks quite elegant on the hands.
  • The Vivo S-series is China-specific but launches globally under the V lineup. We might see these models as part of the Vivo V30 series. The teaser images show the e complete design.
  • There is a circular module on the back and this houses dual camera sensors and an LED flash.
  • The phone has a boxy design, with rounded edges for better grip on hands.
  • The e has flat edges and a centre-positioned punch-hole cutout for the selfie shooter.
  • The volume rocker and power buttons are on the right edge.
  • The e comes in Black, White and Purple colours.

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