Chinese Vivo has launched a new smartphone today in the mid-range series with the name Vivo Z1i that comes with dual rear cameras and runs on the latest Android 8.1 OS out of the box. The device runs the Snapdragon 836 SoC and has a bigger 6.26-inch notch display. Vivo Z1i is the low-end variant of the Vivo Z1 smartphone that was announced back in May in China. The Vivo Z1i is priced at 1898 yuan (around $285) and is currently available for pre-orders via the Vivo online shop and will go on sale starting from July 7th in the country. It comes with Black and Gold color options. Let’s checkout the remianing specifications of the device next.
The Vivo Z1i features a 6.26-inch Full HD+ 19:9 IPS notch display with 2280 x 1080 pixels resolution, 90% screen-to-body ratio and narrow bezels. It is powered by a 1.8GHz Octa-Core Snapdragon 636 14nm Mobile Platform with Adreno 509 GPU and comes with 4GB of RAM and 128GB internal storage capacity that is further expandable memory up to 256GB with microSD card slot. It runs on the Funtouch OS 4.0 based on Android 8.1 (Oreo) and comes with hybrid Dual SIM support out of the box. It features a dual rear camera with a 13-megapixel camera with LED flash with f/2.2 aperture along with a secondary 2-megapixel camera. It carries a 16-megapixel front-facing camera with f/2.0 aperture and has a 3260mAh battery. It comes with a fingerprint sensor on the rear side and comes with 4G VoLTE, WiFi 802.11 ac (2.4GHz / 5GHz), Bluetooth 5, GPS connectivity options. It measures 154.81 x 75.03 x 7.89mm and weights 149.3 grams.
To recall, the Vivo Z1 was announced with a 6.257-inch Full HD+ 19:9 IPS display with 2280 x 1080 pixels resolution and is powered by the octa-core Snapdragon 660 14nm Mobile Platform (Quad 2.2GHz Kryo 260 + Quad 1.8GHz Kryo 260 CPUs) with Adreno 512 GPU. Other specifications of the device includes 4GB RAM, 64GB internal storage, expandable storage up to 256GB with microSD card, Hybrid Dual SIM, Funtouch OS 4.0 based on Android 8.1 (Oreo), dual rear camera with 13-megapixel rear camera with LED flash and a secondary 2-megapixel camera, 12-megapixel front-facing camera, fingerprint sensor, 3260mAh battery, 4G VoLTE, WiFi 802.11 ac (2.4GHz / 5GHz), Bluetooth 5, GPS connectivity options. It measures 154.81 x 75.03 x 7.89mm and weights 149.3 grams.