Chinese smartphone makers Vivo recently announced the Vivo Z1i, a low budget Android smartphone.
The Vivo Z1i is pretty much the upgraded variant of the Vivo Z1 smartphone. Also, it brings along a better storage space and an enhanced selfie camera.
In addition, there’s a 6.26-inch FHD+ IPS LCD capacitive touchscreen with Android 8.1 Oreo and 4GB RAM of internal storage. Furthermore, a 3260mAh non-removable Li-Ion Battery is included in the package.
This post reviews the Vivo Z1i.
Design and Display
The Vivo Z1i smartphone has dimensions of 154.8 x 75.1 x 7.9 mm (6.09 x 2.96 x 0.31 in). With a weight of 149.3 g.
The device also sports a 6.26-inch IPS LCD Capacitive Touch-screen, with 16M colours. With a resolution of 1080 x 2280 pixels, there’s a 19:9 aspect ratio (~403 ppi density) present.
The Vivo Z1i has Multitouch features, with Vivo’s Funtouch OS 4 user interface. Also, it comes in two colour variants: Black and Red.
Hardware and Software
The Vivo Z1i Android smartphone comes with Android 8.1 (Oreo) operating system.
Vivo Z1i is powered by a Qualcomm SDM636 Snapdragon 636 chipset with a 32-bit processor. It also comes with an Octa-core processor configured at 1.8 GHz.
Furthermore, it uses an Adreno 509 GPU for graphics handling.
This device offers 4Gb of RAM and 128 Gb of inbuilt memory. Which can be expanded with a microSD of up to 256 GB.
Sensors present on this device are Fingerprint (rear-mounted), accelerometer, gyro, proximity, and compass sensors.
Camera and Battery
Vivo Z1i features a Dual: 13 MP (PDAF) + 2 MP (no AF, depth sensor) rear camera setup, with LED flash.
Upfront, there’s a 16 MP selfie camera for cool selfies.
There’s a Non-removable Li-Ion 3260 mAh battery.
The Vivo Z1i Android smartphone sells for about 250 EUR. Which is equivalent to N105,846.
Here are the full specifications of the Vivo Z1i.
|NETWORK||Technology||GSM / CDMA / HSPA / LTE|
|Status||Available. Released 2018, July|
|BODY||Dimensions||154.8 x 75.1 x 7.9 mm (6.09 x 2.96 x 0.31 in)|
|Weight||149.3 g (5.26 oz)|
|SIM||Hybrid Dual SIM (Nano-SIM, dual stand-by)|
|DISPLAY||Type||IPS LCD capacitive touchscreen, 16M colors|
|Size||6.26 inches, 97.8 cm2 (~84.1% screen-to-body ratio)|
|Resolution||1080 x 2280 pixels, 19:9 ratio (~403 ppi density)|
|– Funtouch OS 4.0|
|PLATFORM||OS||Android 8.1 (Oreo)|
|Chipset||Qualcomm SDM636 Snapdragon 636|
|CPU||Octa-core 1.8 GHz Kryo 260|
|MEMORY||Card slot||microSD, up to 256 GB (uses SIM 2 slot)|
|Internal||128 GB, 4 GB RAM|
|CAMERA||Primary||Dual: 13 MP (PDAF) + 2 MP (no AF, depth sensor), LED flash|
|Features||Geo-tagging, touch focus, face detection, HDR, panorama|
|Video||[email protected], [email protected]|
|SOUND||Alert types||Vibration; MP3, WAV ringtones|
|– Active noise cancellation with dedicated mic|
|GPS||Yes, with A-GPS, BDS|
|USB||microUSB 2.0, USB On-The-Go|
|FEATURES||Sensors||Fingerprint (rear-mounted), accelerometer, gyro, proximity, compass|
|Messaging||SMS(threaded view), MMS, Email, Push Email|
|– MP4/H.264 player
– MP3/WAV/eAAC+/FLAC player
– Document viewer
– Photo/video editor
|BATTERY||Non-removable Li-Ion 3260 mAh battery|