Vivo launched the Vivo X50 series last month in India on the 2nd of June. Vivo X50 Pro is a top-end model of the X50 Series. This phone’s built-in gimbal is truly innovative and acts as a stabilizer for the main camera. The device came out of the box with Android 10 and was later upgraded to Android 11.
Finally, Today Vivo started pushing their new major OS update, Funtouch OS 12 for the Vivo X50 Pro based on Android 12. The update is now started rolling around the globe.
As per some reports, it is said to be rolling with build number PD2005F_EX_A_8.83.7 for users globally and will soon reach other users around the globe. With this, Vivo has included the latest April / May 2022 Security patch which fixes many security bugs and vulnerabilities.
Vivo X50 Pro Device Overview:
The phone comes with a 6.56-inch touchscreen display with a resolution of 1080×2376 pixels at a pixel density of 398 pixels per inch (ppi) and an aspect ratio of 19.8:9. This panel features a 90Hz refresh rate which made the UI feel smooth. The punch-hole camera to the upper corner is among the smaller cut-outs.
The device is powered by an octa-core Qualcomm Snapdragon 765G SoC to power the Vivo X50 Pro. This processor is capable of 5G connectivity. The X50 Pro is that the first smartphone with the Qualcomm Snapdragon 765G 5G SoC in India. it’s 8GB of RAM and only a 256GB storage configuration has been launched in India.
Coming to the cameras, Vivo X50 Pro features a Quad camera setup on the rear that has a primary 48 Megapixel Sony IMX598 sensor paired with an 8 Megapixel ultra-wide-angle camera, an 8 Megapixel periscope camera, and a 13 Megapixel 2X Telephoto camera. there’s one 32 Megapixel camera for selfies.
As for that gimbal camera, modern-day flagship smartphones mostly believe EIS (electronic image stabilization), a software feature that uses digital cropping to eliminate jerky movements from handheld video shooting. Because the X50 Pro’s camera is made on a gimbal that already takes under consideration shakiness and movement, it tones down the appliance of EIS, rather than counting on OIS (optical image stabilization).
Connectivity options on the Vivo X50 Pro include Wi-Fi 802.11 a/b/g/n/ac/Yes, GPS, Bluetooth v5.10, USB Type-C, 3G, and 4G with active 4G on both SIM cards. Sensors on the phone include an ambient light sensor, compass/ magnetometer, gyroscope, proximity sensor, and in-display fingerprint sensor. The Vivo X50 Pro supports face unlock.
Android 12: What’s New and Its Features:
Android 12 is all about improved personalization and revamped user interface that changes the way to bring more dynamic expression and a whole new design element. It’s a successor of the last-gen Android 11 which was basically focused on the privacy and security of the user data. While the Android 12 not only focused on privacy features but also on visual treatment.
Talking about the features, it has all new and colorful yet minimal widgets that are now more dynamic than ever before. While the dynamic theme with the wallpapers is more expressive as per your mood. The notification shade, lock screen, and its notifications, glance screen, volume controls, quick shortcut tiles, new power menu, transitions or animations, etc everything looks & feels great whatsoever with the ‘Material You’ design.
Meanwhile, the impressive Privacy Dashboard feature, the privacy indicator on the top of the screen is also great. Whereas scrolling screenshot support, improved notifications, quick reply feature, on-device search feature, easy Wi-Fi sharing, one-handed mode, quick back tap feature, haptic-coupled audio effect, Android 12 updates via Google Play, App hibernation, all-new emojis, improved auto-rotate, and a lot more.
Android 12 Funtouch OS 12 Update Tracker:
Updated on June 30, 2022: Today Vivo rolled their first Funtouch OS 12 update to the global users with software version PD2005F_EX_A_8.83.7. The update comes with May 2022 security patch.
Download Android 12 | Funtouch OS 12 Update:
|Build Number: PD2005F_EX_A_8.84.9
File Size: 4 GB
|Build Number: PD2005F_EX_A_8.83.7
File Size: 4 GB
Steps to Install Android 12 on Vivo X50 Pro
Before we get straight to the steps to flash the Funtouch OS 12 update based on Android 12 on your Vivo X50 Pro, let us take a look at the pre-requisites first.
- The stock firmware provided here is for Vivo X50 Pro. Do not flash it on any other phone.
- We recommend having at least a 50% charge on your device before installing the firmware.
- A PC or Laptop.
- Make sure to take a backup of your device data. You can back up your phone without root.
- Alternatively, if you have TWRP Recovery installed on your device, you can create Nandroid Backup through TWRP Recovery.
Now, let’s take a look at the Steps to flash Stock ROM on Vivo X50 Pro.
Instructions to Flash The ROM:
To install Funtouch OS 12 files on your Vivo X50 Pro, we have given two methods, either you can follow the recovery method or you can follow the Fastboot method. A detailed guide on both methods is given down below:
Method 1: Instructions to Install via Recovery:
First, you can try the official method to install the OTA stock ROM update via Vivo device recovery. Follow the guide link given below to install the OTA update on the Vivo device.Guide to Install Vivo Firmware on any Vivo smartphone
Method 2: Instructions to Install via AFTool:
- Launch the vivo aftools to flash the ROM
- In the AFTool, locate your firmware file which you downloaded.
- Boot your device into EDL mode
- You can now connect your phone to PC in fastboot or EDL mod.
- Click Start to upgrade your firmware
We hope that this guide will be helpful to you. If in case, you’re facing any issues, feel free to ask in the comments below.