Live Updates: COVID-19 Cases
  • World 11,556,680
    Confirmed: 11,556,680
    Active: 4,484,412
    Recovered: 6,535,492
    Death: 536,776
  • USA 2,982,928
    Confirmed: 2,982,928
    Active: 1,560,795
    Recovered: 1,289,564
    Death: 132,569
  • Brazil 1,604,585
    Confirmed: 1,604,585
    Active: 561,070
    Recovered: 978,615
    Death: 64,900
  • India 697,836
    Confirmed: 697,836
    Active: 253,245
    Recovered: 424,891
    Death: 19,700
  • Russia 681,251
    Confirmed: 681,251
    Active: 220,340
    Recovered: 450,750
    Death: 10,161
  • Peru 302,718
    Confirmed: 302,718
    Active: 98,172
    Recovered: 193,957
    Death: 10,589
  • Spain 297,625
    Confirmed: 297,625
    Active: 269,240
    Recovered: ?
    Death: 28,385
  • Chile 295,532
    Confirmed: 295,532
    Active: 28,192
    Recovered: 261,032
    Death: 6,308
  • UK 285,416
    Confirmed: 285,416
    Active: 241,196
    Recovered: ?
    Death: 44,220
  • Mexico 256,848
    Confirmed: 256,848
    Active: 70,605
    Recovered: 155,604
    Death: 30,639
  • Italy 241,611
    Confirmed: 241,611
    Active: 14,642
    Recovered: 192,108
    Death: 34,861
  • Iran 240,438
    Confirmed: 240,438
    Active: 27,537
    Recovered: 201,330
    Death: 11,571
  • Pakistan 228,474
    Confirmed: 228,474
    Active: 93,932
    Recovered: 129,830
    Death: 4,712
  • Saudi Arabia 209,509
    Saudi Arabia
    Confirmed: 209,509
    Active: 62,357
    Recovered: 145,236
    Death: 1,916
  • Turkey 205,758
    Confirmed: 205,758
    Active: 19,853
    Recovered: 180,680
    Death: 5,225
  • Germany 197,558
    Confirmed: 197,558
    Active: 6,272
    Recovered: 182,200
    Death: 9,086
  • South Africa 196,750
    South Africa
    Confirmed: 196,750
    Active: 100,236
    Recovered: 93,315
    Death: 3,199
  • France 166,960
    Confirmed: 166,960
    Active: 60,007
    Recovered: 77,060
    Death: 29,893
  • Bangladesh 162,417
    Confirmed: 162,417
    Active: 87,740
    Recovered: 72,625
    Death: 2,052
  • Canada 105,536
    Confirmed: 105,536
    Active: 27,613
    Recovered: 69,239
    Death: 8,684
  • China 83,557
    Confirmed: 83,557
    Active: 405
    Recovered: 78,518
    Death: 4,634
  • Netherlands 50,621
    Confirmed: 50,621
    Active: 44,494
    Recovered: ?
    Death: 6,127
  • S. Korea 13,137
    S. Korea
    Confirmed: 13,137
    Active: 1,005
    Recovered: 11,848
    Death: 284
  • Australia 8,583
    Confirmed: 8,583
    Active: 1,058
    Recovered: 7,420
    Death: 105
  • New Zealand 1,534
    New Zealand
    Confirmed: 1,534
    Active: 22
    Recovered: 1,490
    Death: 22

Vivo plans to name its new smartphone as Vivox

Author at TechGenyz Mobile

Chinese smartphone manufacturer Vivo plans to name its new brand of the smartphone as Vivox. LetsGoDigital reported that Vivo intends to make a larger change. Vivox will not be the name of a new smartphone, but it will be the new company name!

Vivo Mobile Communications has filed eight trademark applications with the (European Union Intellectual Property Office (EUIPO). The names are as follows - Vivox APEX, Vivox NEX, Vivox S, Vivox U, Vivox V, Vivox Y, Vivox Z and finally Vivox IQOO.

The applications were submitted by GLP SRL from Italy. This company also recorded a series of new Vivo smartphone models for the V, X and Y series earlier this year. All eight trademarks are categorized as Class 9, with the description; 'smartphones; mobile phones'.

If you are a bit familiar with Vivo then you know that these are mostly existing smartphone series that the Chinese manufacturer currently carries. For example, you will find the most advanced devices within the NEX model range, including a double-sided smartphone, the  NEX Dual Display. The APEX happens to the special concept model exhibited earlier this year. 5G smartphone has no buttons or ports. High-end smartphones come within the X-series, the V-series are middle-class smartphones, and budget-phones are carried under the Y-series.

The Vivo Z series was introduced earlier this month, these models will only be sold online. The company follows the same strategy as sister company Oppo uses for the K-series. Earlier this year the first Vivo S-series smartphone was also released, the Vivo S1 is already being sold in China and Thailand, next week this device will also be launched in India.

The Vivo Z series was introduced earlier this month, these models will only be sold online. The company follows the same strategy as sister company; Oppo uses for the K-series. Earlier this year the first Vivo S-series smartphone was launched. The Vivo S1 is already being sold in China and Thailand, next week this device will also be launched in India.

Regarding the U-series, earlier this year the rumor arose that Vivo intends to release this new phone series with budget smartphones in India. This time, however, the name is also registered for Europe. Then we have the name IQOO, under this sub-brand Vivo introduced a gaming smartphone earlier this year, the Vivo IQOO.

The trademark applications seem to show that the name Vivo simply changes to Vivox. It is a remarkable name change. Earlier this month there was a rumor that the company would soon start selling Vivo smartphones in Europe, possibly that the company intends to use the name VivoX only here.

In the meantime, however, the company has had the Vivox name registered in almost all countries. It, therefore, seems likely that an official announcement about this will take place within the next few weeks.

Incidentally, it must be added that the trademark applications have not yet been approved, all applications are still under investigation. It is a normal practice that this will take some time. However, Vivox is also a leading American company that offers voice and text chat services for the video game industry.

The company Vivox Inc has already submitted a trademark for this in 2011, but this trademark has not been extended and is therefore no longer valid. The request status is currently set to 'Rejected'. Besides, the company was purchased by Unity earlier this year. There is a good chance that the Chinese Vivo will be assigned these trademarks.

Vivo has scheduled a press conference in India on 7 August 7. Presumably, the first S-series smartphone will be introduced there. Perhaps we will also hear more about the new name, although there is a good chance that we will have to wait a little longer, after all, this is not a local release. The date of 7 August is of course not entirely chosen at random, on the same day the new Samsung Galaxy Note 10 series is also expected.

View the model name request for Vivox APEX, Vivox Nex, Vivox S, Vivox U, Vivox V, Vivox Y, Vivox Z, and Vivox IQOO. View the refused application Vivox Inc.

We Are Hiring