Vivo Z1 Pro With Snapdragon 712 and Punch Hole Display Launched In India: Price, Specifications

Vivo has announced its first Z-series smartphone in India, the Z1 Pro. The key specs and features were already teased by the company prior to launch. The device seems to be a rebranded version of the Z5x launched in China but with a few changes. Let’s take a detailed look at what the device offers out of the box:

Display & Design:

The Vivo Z1 Pro features a 6.53-inch display bearing full HD+ resolution. It comes with a punch-hole display cutout on the top left corner for accommodating the front camera. The smartphone flaunts a glossy and gradient finish design with a rear-mounted fingerprint scanner. It also features a dedicated AI button to trigger Google Assistant. The Vivo Z1 Pro can be availed in three colour choices – Mirror Black, Sonic Black and Sonic Blue.  


The Vivo Z1 Pro sports a triple camera setup backed by AI features. The module consists of a 16MP main camera with f/1.7 aperture, an 8MP super-wide angle lens with a 120-degree field of view, and a 2MP depth sensor. The front camera houses a 32MP sensor for selfies. The device comes with HDR, Bokeh mode, portrait light effects, live photo, and slow motion. The Z1 Pro also offers 4K video recording at 30fps. 

Hardware & OS:

Under the hood, the Vivo Z1 Pro is the first smartphone to be powered by the Snapdragon 712 processor. It is paired with an Adreno 616 GPU aided by the Snapdragon X15 LTE modem. The Z1 Pro is available in three RAM and storage configurations of 4GB+64GB, 6GB+64GB and 6GB+128GB. The device comes with Multi Turbo features that offer a better gaming experience to users. The Z1 Pro is backed by a long-lasting 5,000mAh battery unit with support for 18W charging. It also comes with a reverse charging feature that can charge accessories like a smartwatch, headphones, etc. Software-wise, the device runs Android 9 Pie overlayed with FunTouch OS. The Vivo Z1 Pro comes with Widevine L1 certification that allows streaming Netflix and Amazon Prime videos in HD.

Pricing & Availability:

Vivo has priced the Z1 Pro 4GB + 64GB variant at Rs 14,990. The 6GB + 64GB variant carries a price tag of Rs 16,990 while the 6GB + 128GB option will retail at Rs 17,990. The smartphone is Flipkart exclusive and will go on sale starting from July 11th at 12pm. ICICI Bank cardholders can avail a discount up to Rs 750.  

The Vivo Z1 Pro is the cheapest device to come with a punch hole design. At this price, it will compete against the recently launched Galaxy M40, Motorola One Vision, and Redmi Note 7 Pro

Viraj Gawde

Viraj loves being in the creative field. Being a tech guy and resident tech advisor for his friends and family, his interest lies in smartphones, laptops and cameras. Passionate about creating art, his forte lies in photography. In his downtime, he loves gaming on his self-built rig and supporting FC Barcelona.