Chinese manufacturer Vivo has launched the Vivo Z5 in its home market. The device is an upgraded version of the Vivo Z5X handset that was launched in May this year. The smartphone boasts SD 712 chipset, triple-camera setup with 48MP sensor and reverse charging feature.
As for the specifications, the Vivo Z5 features a 6.38 inch AMOLED display with a resolution of FHD+ (2340 x 1080 pixels) and an aspect ratio of 19:9. The display is equipped with an in-screen fingerprint sensor and has a waterdrop notch leading to a screen-to-body ratio of 90%. There are additional features like Always-On Display and DC dimming. Vivo provided a hardware key to call its Jovi AI smart assistant.
Under the hood, it is powered by a Qualcomm Snapdragon 712 SoC paired with either 6GB or 8GB RAM and up to 64GB/128GB/256GB internal storage. It runs on FunTouch OS based on Android 9 Pie and is backed by a 4,500 mAh battery with support for 22.5W flash charge via USB Type-C. It has reverse charging too, so you can share with others whenever needed. The handset sports a Multi-Turbo System to boost the performance for an improved gaming experience.
In the optics section, there is a triple camera setup at the rear consisting of a 48MP camera with f/1.8 aperture, an 8MP ultra-wide sensor with a 120-degree view and a 2MP depth sensor with f/2.4 aperture. The cameras come with the 4-in-1 pixel merging technology for more detailed photos in low-light environment. On the front, it offers a 32MP camera with f/2.0 aperture placed on the notch. Connectivity features include dual SIM, 4G VoLTE, Wi-Fi 802.11ac, Bluetooth 5.0, GPS and a 3.5 mm headphone jack.
The Vivo Z5 pricing starts at 1,598 Yuan (Rs 16,000 approx) for the 6GB/64GB variant, 1,898 Yuan (Rs 19,000 approx) for the 6GB/128GB variant and 1,998 Yuan (Rs 20,000 approx) for the 6GB/256GB variant. The top-end variant with an 8GB/128GB configuration comes at a price tag of 2,298 Yuan (Rs 23,000 approx). It will be available in Forest Night, Aurora Illusion and Holographic Illusion. Consumers will be able to pre-order the device from August 1 through many e-commerce platforms while the sales will start on August 6.
Vivo Z5 specifications
- 6.38 inch FHD+ AMOLED display
- Qualcomm Snapdragon 712 SoC
- 6GB/8GB RAM
- 64GB/128GB/256GB internal storage
- 48MP + 8MP + 2MP rear
- 32MP front
- FunTouch OS based on Android 9 Pie
- 4,500 mAh battery with support for 22.5W flash charge