vivo Z1Pro Unboxing And Hands On
July 3rd 2019
162.39 x 77.33 x 8.85mm
2340 x 1080px
8 x Kryo 360
Expandable up to 256GB
Android 9 Pie
8 MP f/2.2
16 MP f/1.8 (wide)
2 MP, f/2.4 (depth)
32 MP f/2.0
Wi-Fi 802.11 a/b/g/n/ac, dual-band, Wi-Fi Direct, hotspot, 3.5mm headphone jack
2+1 (dual 4G + microSD)
Ambient Light Sensor
The vivo Z1Pro is the latest upper-mid-range smartphone from the Chinese company. The new smartphone features a triple camera setup at the rear and an in-display selfie shooter at the front allowing for minimal bezels. It has been launched today and places its emphasis on multimedia consumption, especially mobile gaming. Here is our experience with the Unboxing and Hands on with the handset.
What’s In The Box?
- vivo Z1Pro
- In-Ear Headphones
- SIM Ejector
- Warranty Card
- Quick Start Guide
- Power Adapter
- USB Cable
- Protective Case
The vivo Z1Pro has a 6.53-inch display with a high screen to body ratio. The device is flanked by the power button and volume rockers on the right while the left houses the Assistant button. It is a dedicated button to bring up Google Assistant on the screen. The bottom of the device has the 3.5mm headphone jack and a speaker grill on either side of the charging port. Z1Pro’s rear panel includes the triple camera module at the top left, while the fingerprint sensor sits in the middle. The design sports a gradient design which is attractive enough to set it apart in a crowd through its distinctive look. The device arrives in three colour options: Sonic Black, Sonic Blue and Mirror Black.
vivo Z1Pro features 6.52-inch IPS LCD panel at the front which has a resolution of 2340 x 1080px with a pixel density of 395ppi. The display also houses the in-display selfie camera that uses a punch-hole cutout. It allows for the device to look more streamlined when being observed from the front due to minimal bezels. The smartphone also arrives with a pre-installed screen protector right out of the box.
Qualcomm makes an appearance on the phone with its latest Snapdragon 712. The processor is an octa-core CPU which is built on a 10nm architecture which is accompanied by the Adreno 616 GPU. It is clocked speeds go up to 2.3GHz and consists of eight Kryo 360 CPU. The smartphone is a mid-range device and places a special focus on gaming.
vivo Z1Pro boasts a significant boost in graphics with a 45% increase in graphical performance when compared to the Snapdragon 660; which is found in devices like the Redmi Note 7. The latest chipset also features a new and improved AI engine that Qualcomm claims to be twice as powerful as its previous iterations. Qualcomm claims the gaming performance overall will see a 25% boost with the Snapdragon 712. All of this should translate to a better and lag-free gaming experience in titles such as the massively popular PUBG Mobile.
Memory & Storage
vivo Z1Pro will be sold in three variations. The first configuration will be equipped with 4GB of RAM coupled with 64GB of internal storage; the second one will arrive with 6GB of RAM and 64GB of ROM. The third variant features 6GB of RAM and 128GB of internal storage. Furthermore, the device supports expandable storage up to 256GB via microSD cards. It can be accessed on the left along with the 2+1 SIM Tray.
It is uncommon for a mid-range smartphone to have a triple camera set up, but the vivo Z1Pro offers just that. The device features a 16MP primary sensor with f/1.78 aperture alongside 8MP AI enabled Super wide-angle camera and 2MP depth sensor for Bokeh effects. The selfie camera is a sizeable 32MP sensor. The smartphone is capable of capturing videos up to 4K resolution on 30fps from the rear while the front captures 1080p videos at 30fps.
vivo Z1Pro is powered by a large 5,000mAh battery pack which supports fast charging via its bottom mounted MicroUSB port. The device is capable of fast charging by the 18W power adapter and cable that is bundled in the box.
Connectivity & Other Features
vivo Z1Pro includes dual 4G VoLTE, Bluetooth 5.0, 802.11 Wi-Fi, GPS, and has the dated Micro-USB port for charging and data transfer for its connectivity options. The device also sports a 3.5mm headphone jack on the bottom.
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Price & Availability
The vivo Z1Pro is available in three different variants. The first is the 4GB RAM+64GB ROM priced at INR 14,990. The 6GB RAM+64GB ROM version will sell for INR 16,990, while the 6GB RAM+128GB ROM will have buyers shell out INR 17,990. Notably, this device is the first entry on the Z series and will be exclusively available online, a first for the company.