Vivo announced the Z5x a few months ago in China and later rehashed it as the Vivo Z1Pro in India. The smartphone is primarily aimed at young users with high expectations about performance. Today, the company has announced the Vivo Z5 with major improvements in terms of the specifications but without compromising on the competitive pricing for the attractive package.
The Vivo Z5 comes with a Super AMOLED display with a teardrop notch, unlike the Z5x which featured a hole-punch display. The Super AMOLED display also features an in-display fingerprint scanner. The display has a screen-to-body ratio of 90% on the Vivo Z5, which is lower than the Z5x.
Under the hood, there’s a Snapdragon 712 on the Vivo Z5 – just like the Z5x – but the company has removed the option for a 4GB RAM and instead included an 8GB RAM variant in the lineup. Additionally, there are options for up to 256GB UFS 2.1 storage, which is also an upgrade over the Vivo Z5x.
In terms of camera, there’s a 48MP primary sensor on the back of the Vivo Z5 but the company has not clarified whether this sensor is from Sony or Samsung. Along with this, there are 8MP wide-angle and 2MP depth of field sensors on the smartphone. On the front, the Vivo Z5 has a 32MP selfie camera.
The Vivo Z5 highlights a littler 4500mAh battery however it gets two noteworthy points of interest contrasted with the Z5x. The first is a USB-C port and the second is support for Vivo’s FlashCharge innovation with a power move pace of 22.5 watts. Vivo claims that this innovation can charge half of the battery in 30 minutes.
The Vivo Z5 will be accessible in three shading variations – Aurora Illusion (purple), Holographic Illusion (pale blue-white), and Bamboo Forest Night (dull green) and these names according to Google Translate. There are four setups in which the cell phone is accessible. These incorporate a 6GB/64GB variation which expenses CNY 1,598 (~$235), a 6GB/128GB variation for CNY 1,898 (~$275), a 6GB/256GB variation for CNY 1,998 (~$290), and a 8GB/128GB adaptation for CNY 2,298 (~$335).
The smartphone will be available for prebooking starting midnight and will be available for sale starting August 6th. Notably, Vivo is also launching the Vivo S1 in India on August 7th with similar specifications.