Vivo Z5i with Snapdragon 675 SoC and triple rear cameras launched in China

Vivo has expanded its range of Z series smartphones in its home market of China by launching the Vivo Z5i. The handset is a variant of the Vivo U3, which was launched in China last month. The Vivo Z5i has arrived as a mid-range offering with minimal bezels, a waterdrop notch above the screen, and a triple primary camera setup at the rear. Notably, the handset has a premium appealing design with a glass back panel, a rear-mounted fingerprint sensors, and golden accents around the primary camera module on the back.

Vivo Z5i is a budget offering with triple rear cameras and a waterdrop notch

Vivo Z5i specifications and features

The Vivo Z5i sports a 6.53-inch TFT LTPS display bearing a resolution of 2,340 x 1,080 pixels. The phone is powered by an octa-core Qualcomm Snapdragon 675 processor, which is accompanied by 8GB of RAM. The storage capacity onboard is 128GB, which users can further increase up to 256GB by inserting a microSD card. The software-side of the things are handled by Funtouch OS 9.0, which is based on Android 9.0 Pie. In terms of security, the smartphone has a fingerprint sensor on the back and face unlock functionality.

In the imaging department, the Vivo Z5i offers a 16-megapixel primary camera at the rear with an aperture of f/1.78. The main sensor is accompanied by an 8-megapixel wide-angle shooter and a 2-megapixel macro lens. The handset’s camera app is loaded with features like professional mode, panorama, night scene, and more. In terms of connectivity, the device offers 4G LTE, dual-SIM slots, Wi-Fi, Bluetooth 5.0, a micro-USB port, 3.5mm headphone socket, and A-GPS with GLONASS. A massive 5,000mAh battery with 18W Twin Engine Flash Charge technology completes the list of the specs.

Vivo Z5i price

The Vivo Z5i has been priced at RMB 1,798 (~Rs 18,300), and is available in China in two colour variants – Jade Blue and Onyx Black.

In related news, Vivo is planning to launch a new V series smartphone called the Vivo V17 in India in the first or second week of December. The phone is rumoured to be priced at around Rs 22,000 in the country.

Akshay Kumar

Akshay aka TechAkko has been writing about phones and other consumer electronic products since 2011. He has a special interest in smartphones, games and outer space, and you will always find him crawling the web for new and fascinating information for the same. When he wants a break from the digital world, he enjoys spending time in the peaceful environment of the Himalayas.