Chinese mobile manufacturer Vivo has launched a new smartphone in the Chinese market, the Vivo Z1i. The new budget handset is the cheaper version of the Vivo Z1. The main highlight of the smartphone is its display with 90 percent screen-to-body ratio and also includes artificial intelligence (AI) backed smart beauty features. The Vivo Z1i will be available at a price of CNY 1,898 (approximately Rs. 19,600) in the Chinese market. In the beginning the handset will be available for pre-orders via Vivo online store and will start the sale from July 7. The smartphone comes in Black Gold and Hyun Red colour options.
Coming to the specification of the mobile, the Vivo Z1i features a 6.26-inch full-HD+ IPS display with a resolution of 1080×2280 pixels and with an aspect ratio of 19:9. The handset comes with dual-SIM support which accepts Nano SIM card on both the slot and runs on Android 8.1 Oreo with Vivo’s own Funtouch OS 4.0 UI on top. The handset is powered by a 1.8GHz octa-core Qualcomm Snapdragon 636 processor with 4GB of RAM and with Adreno 509 GPU.
Coming to the camera option, the handset features a dual camera setup on the rear side with a 13-megapixel primary sensor and a 2-megapixel secondary sensor with an LED flash. On the front side, the new smartphone features a 16-megapixel camera sensor with Face Wake support. Vivo has also added its Jovi AI Assistant and a Face Wake feature that looks for the facial features to unlock the screen.
The Vivo Z1i comes with an internal storage of 128GB which can be further expanded up to 256GV via microSD card. Coming to the connectivity options, the smartphone has 4G VoLTE, Wi-FI 802.11ac, Bluetooth v5, GPS/ A-GPS, Micro-USB, and a 3.5mm headphone jack. There is a fingerprint sensor at the back. The handset is packed with a 3260mAh battery.
- Display: 6.26-inch full-HD+ IPS
- Resolution: 1080×2280 pixels
- Rear Camera: 13-megapixel + 2-megapixel
- Front Camera: 16-megapixel
- Processor: 1.8GHz octa-core Qualcomm Snapdragon 636
- RAM: 4GB
- Storage: 128GB, expandable up to 256GB
- OS: Android 8.1 Oreo
- Battery Capacity: 3260mAh