Chinese manufacturer iVOOMi today announced the launched of the iVOOMi Z1, which is the first smartphone from the brand to sport a notched display. (Not really, iVoomi recently launched their Innelo 1 with a notch, but it technically doesn’t belong to iVoomi brand as Innelo is a subrand). The company claims it to one of the affordable smartphones with a top notch.
Ashwin Bhandari, CEO, iVOOMi India says on the launch
In most of our customer interactions, we figured out that the latest buzzword for the smartphone users even in tier 2, 3 and 4 cities, is the ‘Notch’. Everybody wants to own the latest technology irrespective of the price segment. Considering this, we decided to give our customers a visual treat this festive season. iVOOMi has been diligently working towards developing technology for masses in India and the launch of iVOOMi Z1 is one step ahead in this direction
As for the specs, the iVOOMi Z1 features a 5.67 inch FullView display with a resolution of HD+ (1498 x 720 pixels), an aspect ratio of 18:7:9 and a wide display notch up top. Under the hood, it is powered by a quad-core MediaTek MT6739 chipset coupled with 2GB RAM and 16GB internal storage which can be further expanded up to 128GB via a microSD card.
In the optics department, the device sports a 13MP rear camera Sony IMX 135 sensor with 5P lens and soft flash on the rear while offering a 5MP front camera with 1.12µ pixels and 4P lens. The handset runs company’s own SmartMe OS 3.0 which comes with the company’s proprietary smart battery management system that optimises battery performance by analysing the user’s behaviour for efficient management of apps and background activity.
The phone is backed by a 2,800 mAh battery. Connectivity features include 4G VoLTE, Wi-Fi, Bluetooth and MicroUSB with OTG support. Additionally it comes with a rear mounted fingerprint sensor though it supports Face unlocking.
The iVOOMi Z1 comes with a price tag of Rs 6,999 for the single variant. It will be available exclusively via Flipkart from October 11 in Classic Black, Ocean Blue, and Platinum Gold. However m it will be sold at an introductory price of Rs 6,499 during Flipkart’s Big Billion Days Sale which will start from October 11 to October 14. Customers will also get additional discount with HDFC Bank debit cards, credit cards, and EMI transactions. They will also get cashback from Reliance Jio worth Rs 2,200 with recharge of Rs 198 and Rs 229 recharge packs.
iVOOMi Z1 specifications
- 5.67 inch FullView HD+ notched display
- MediaTek MT6739 chipset
- 13MP rear
- 5MP front
- SmartMe OS 3.0
- 2,800 mAh battery