Vivo Z5 with Snapdragon 712 and triple cameras launched in China

On: July 31, 2019

In May, Vivo had launched the Vivo Z5x is its first phone with punch-hole display in China with a starting price of 1,398 Yuan (~Rs 14,000). Today, the Chinese firm has announced the Vivo Z5 that is packed with improved specs. The Vivo Z5 comes with an AMOLED display with tall aspect ratio. It is driven by Snapdragon 712 and it is fitted with a 48-megapixel triple camera setup on its rear. It also features a huge battery. The Vivo Z5 carries an enticing price tag of 1,598 Yuan (~Rs 16,000).

Vivo Z5 Specifications and Features

Vivo Z5

The Vivo Z5 has a polycarbonate chassis with a glossy finish. The handset houses a 6.38-inch AMOLED display that features a waterdrop-style notch at the top. If offers full HD+ resolution of 1,080 x 2,340 pixels and a 19.5:9 aspect ratio. The display of the phone is integrated with an in-screen fingerprint reader.  The Vivo Z5 offers a screen to body ratio of 90 percent. The other display features of the Vivo Z5 include Always-on Display and DC dimming.

After the Vivo Z1 Pro that was recently announced in India, the Vivo Z5x is the second phone from the company to feature Snapdragon 712 chipset. It comes with up to 8GB of RAM and a maximum internal storage of 256GB. There is no microSD card slot on the device.

The rear of the phone is fitted with a vertical triple camera unit. It includes a 48-megapixel primary lens with f/1.8 aperture, a 120-degree 8-megapixel ultrawide lens with f/2.2 aperture and a 2-megapixel sensor for adding depth effects. For shooting selfies, the front notch of the phone houses a 32-megapixel selfie snapper with f/2.0 aperture.

VIvo Z5

The Vivo Z5 runs Android 9 Pie out-of-the-box experience. The OS is overlaid with FunTouch OS 9 and it comes with Multi-Turbo technology that assists in improving the overall performance of the phone and accelerated GPU performance while gaming. The handset is equipped with a big battery of 4,500mAh capacity that supports 22.5W fast charging. Reverse charging feature on the Vivo Z5 allow users to use it to charge other devices. The usual connectivity features such as dual 4G VoLTE, Wi-Fi 802.11ac, Bluetooth 5.0, GPS, USB Type-C and 3.5mm audio jack are present.

Vivo Z5 Price and Availability

The Vivo Z5 has arrived in four variants in China – 6GB RAM + 64GB storage, 6GB RAM + 128GB storage, 6GB RAM + 256GB storage and 8GB RAM + 128GB storage. They are priced at 1,598 Yuan (~Rs. 16,000), 1,898 Yuan, (~Rs. 19,000), 1,998 Yuan (~Rs 20,000) and 2,298 Yuan (~Rs 23,000) respectively.

The phone can be availed in colours like Forest Night, Aurora Illusion and Holographic Illusion.. The pre-orders of the phone will start on August 1st in the home market and its first sale is scheduled to take place on August 6th.

Anvinraj Valiyathara

Anvin is a self-proclaimed geek who has been writing about smartphones for nearly 10 years. After using phones like the Samsung Galaxy Note, Sony Xperia Mini, Lumia 730, Lumia 950, Honor 7, Xiaomi Redmi Note 3 and Honor 8 Pro to name a few, he is now a happy user of the POCO F1. In his free time, he participates in church activities and likes to travel.