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Vivo's Xplay6 is a weird iPhone Galaxy S7 Edge mashup

This phone from China takes the best bits of both phones and the result is a good looking device.

Aloysius Low
Aloysius Low is a Senior Editor at CNET covering mobile and Asia. Based in Singapore, he loves playing Dota 2 when he can spare the time and is also the owner-minion of two adorable cats.
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It's a Samsung Galaxy S7 Edge, or is it? Nope, it's the Xplay6 from Chinese phone maker Vivo, and while it looks like a Korean phone from the front, the rear's actually all Apple, as you'll soon see.

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But before we get to the back, check out its iPhone-inspired fingerprint sensor rim on the Samsung-shaped home button. It's terribly confusing.

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The curved edges of the phone are very much like Samsung's flagship from last year.

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The phone is pretty slim at just 8.44 mm (0.33 inches).

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The rear takes its design cues from Apple's iPhone 7.

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The 12- and 5-megapixel rear cameras let you take pictures with a bokeh (depth-of-field) effect.

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The phone's two different design styles somehow work.

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The phone also borrows Samsung's curving edge screen feature.

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The Xplay6 also has an Apple-inspired Control Center. It runs on Android 6.0 Marshmallow.

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The phone retails for about $655 (£520, AU$860) in China. It's also being sold in India.

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