vivo Z1Pro hands-on review

GSMArena team, 12 Aug 2019.

Introduction

The vivo Z1Pro is yet another entrant in the absolute jam-packed budget mid-range smartphone segment. Currently dominated by the Xiaomi Redmi Note 7 Pro, the Z1Pro tried to beat Xiaomi at its own game by offering even more value at a similar price point.

Vivo Z1 Pro hands-on review

vivo Z1Pro specs:

  • Design: Plastic construction
  • Display: 6.53-inch, 2340x1080 resolution, IPS LCD, 395PPI
  • Main camera: 16MP f1.8 wide, 8MP f2.2 ultra-wide, 2MP f2.4 depth sensor, 4K30 video
  • Front camera: 32MP f2.0, 1080p30 video
  • Chipset: Qualcomm Snapdragon 712, 2x2.3GHz Kryo 360 Gold & 1.7GHz Kryo 360 Silver CPU, Adreno 616 GPU
  • Memory: 64/128GB storage, 4/6GB RAM, microSD expansion support
  • Connectivity: Dual SIM, 4G LTE, dual-band 802.11ac Wi-Fi, Bluetooth 5.0, microUSB, headphone jack
  • Battery: 5000mAh, 18W fast charging
  • Software: Funtouch OS 9.0 based on Android 9
  • Misc: Fingerprint sensor, face unlock

The standout features of the vivo Z1Pro include the Snapdragon 712 chipset (reasonably powerful), the ultra wide-angle rear camera (uncommon for phones in this class), and the massive 5000mAh battery with an 18W fast charger (bundled with the phone).

With a spec sheet like that, the Z1Pro seems poised to take on not just the Redmi Note 7 Pro but every other phone in this price range. We had a brief hands-on with the device to see how it stacks up.

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  • rofishguts

I use this phone for more than a month. The battery is a badass, no complain about it. And the charging time quite fast. The primary back camera 16 mp is helpful to shot in every occasion, front selfie camera is one of the best for it's sharp and wid...

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