It was just a few days ago that Vivo announced the launch of its new budget smartphone, the Vivo Z1 Pro in India. Back then, the company had announced that it would sell the Z1 Pro via Flipkart as well as Vivo’sown e-store starting 12 noon, July 11. The Z1 Pro is the first of the online-focused Z-Series devices from Vivo and will be offered in three color options in India; Sonic Black, Sonic Blue, and Mirror Black. In case you have been living in a cave and did not know what the big fuss about the Vivo Z1 Pro is all about, here’s a quick lowdown.
Vivo Z1 Pro Specifications, features
As mentioned earlier, the Vivo Z1 Pro is a budget device from the Chinese smartphone maker. It features a large 6.53-inch IPS LCD panel with full HD+ resolution and 90.77% screen-to-body ratio. Under the hood, the phone features the powerful Qualcomm Snapdragon 712 AIE chipset which is based on a 10nm manufacturing process and boasts of the Adreno 616 GPU for graphics. The phone is offered in three variants starting with a base 4GB+64GB option, followed by a 6GB+64GB variant and a top-of-the-line 6GB+128GB version. The phone comes with a massive 5,000 mAh battery and supports 18W fast charging as well.
The camera setup on the Vivo Z1 Pro consists of a triple camera setup at the rear and a single 32-megapixel front-facing camera. The primary rear camera uses a 16-megapixel sensor with an f/1.7 lens while the secondary camera uses an 8-megapixel sensor which is mated to a super wide-angle lens. The third rear camera is a 2-megapixel depth sensor.
Being a Vivo device, the handset runs the company’s FunTouch OS which is based on Android 9 Pie. You can have more details of the Vivo Z1 Pro by reading our detailed review here. We have also done a comprehensive battery test of the device.
Vivo Z1 Pro Price, launch offers
The prices of the three versions of the Vivo Z1 Pro are as follows
Vivo Z1 Pro – 4GB+64GB – 14,990
Vivo Z1 Pro – 6GB+64GB – 16,990
Vivo Z1 Pro – 6GB+128GB – 17,990
You will be able to buy the device starting 12 noon today. Vivo has a couple of interesting offers for the Z1 Pro that include an instant INR 750 discount for people who use ICICI Bank Debit and Credit cards on Flipkart. This is apart from Jio benefits worth INR 6,000. The competitive pricing of the Z1 Pro ensures that it spars directly against some worthy rivals including the likes of the Xiaomi Redmi Note 7 Pro and the Realme 3 Pro.