Vivo Z1 Pro is the name of the brand’s upcoming Redmi Note 7 Pro rival

“Vivo Z1 Pro will be a performance-focussed device, the teaser video posted on Twitter suggests”

From the past few days, Vivo has been teasing the launch of a new Z series smartphone. Notably, ahead of the launch we recently showed you a couple of live images of the upcoming handset, which revealed its design. The name of the smartphone wasn’t confirmed, till now. Through a couple of teasers, the Chinese tech giant has announced that its next phone that’s coming to India is called the Vivo Z1 Pro.

Vivo’s teasers suggest that the Z1 Pro will be targeted at Gen Z. One of the teaser videos gives a glimpse of the upcoming phone and confirms that it will have a punch-hole display. Since the Vivo Z5X is the only phone from the brand with this display design, we can expect the Z1 Pro to be a variant of the same for India. The video also says that the Z1 Pro will mean the end of laggy experience on the smartphone, alluding to its performance; we have previously reported that the Z series will targeted at the affordable segment dominated by the Redmi Note 7 Pro at present. Sadly, Vivo hasn’t yet revealed the exact launch date or other details about the Z1 Pro at the moment.

As far as the Vivo Z5x is concerned, the smartphone was launched in China last month. The phone sports a 6.53-inch full-HD+ display bearing an aspect ratio of 19.5:9. Powering the device is an octa-core Qualcomm Snapdragon 710 processor that’s based on the 10nm fabrication process. Configuration-wise, handset comes in four RAM and storage variants – 4GB + 64GB, 6GB + 64GB, 6GB + 128GB, and 8GB + 128GB. Software-wise, the device boots Android 9 Pie-based Funtouch OS 9 out of the box.

Vivo Z5X FB

Talking about the other specs, the Vivo Z5x gets three cameras at the rear – 16MP + 8MP + 2MP. For selfies, the smartphone offers a 16MP snapper on the front. The handset’s camera app also has features like AI beauty, AR shoot etc. to let you tweak the photos. As for the connectivity, the device has 4G LTE, dual-SIM slots, Wi-Fi, Bluetooth, USB OTG, and A-GPS. For security, the phone has a rear-mounted fingerprint sensor. Lastly, a beefy 5,000mAh battery completes the list of the specs.

Key Specs

Vivo Z5x
Qualcomm Snapdragon 710 | 4 GBProcessor
6.53 inches Display
16 MP + 8 MP + 2 MPRear camera
16 MPSelfie camera
5000 mAh Battery