[Exclusive]: Here’s the first look at Vivo’s upcoming first Z series phone for India; likely to be the Z5X

“The Z5X is a mid-range offering with a punch-hole display and a Snapdragon 710 SoC”

Earlier this month, 91mobiles exclusively reported that Vivo is planning to launch its online-only Z series phones in India to counter Xiaomi. Soon after, the company officially started teasing the launch of the Z series phones in the country through its social channels. While the brand is yet to confirm the name of the upcoming handset, 91mobiles has exclusively obtained a couple of photos of the first Z series handset. While our source hasn’t confirmed the name of the device, it is likely to be the Vivo Z5X that was launched in China recently. 

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Vivo Z5x India live

According to our earlier report, the Vivo Z series phones will be sold exclusively through the online sales channels. The handsets will be priced under Rs 20,000. Our sources also suggested that the Z series models will be launched to challenge Xiaomi in the budget segment. The first Z series phone will be available to buy in the country by June-end or early-July, add our sources. Furthermore, we’ve learned that the handset will be available in two RAM configurations — 4GB and 6GB. 

Talking about the specs of the Vivo Z5X, the phone arrived as the brand’s first phone to flaunt a punch-hole display. The handset offers a 6.53-inch full-HD+ display with an aspect ratio of 19.5:9. The device is powered by a 10nm fabrication process-based Qualcomm Snapdragon 710 processor. The smartphone comes in four RAM and storage models including 4GB RAM + 64GB, 6GB RAM + 64GB, 6GB RAM + 128GB, and 8GB RAM + 128GB. Software-wise, the phone boots Funtouch OS 9 based on Android 9 Pie, and has the brand’s JoviAI assistant.

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In the imaging department, the Vivo Z5X offers a triple camera setup at the rear comprising of 16MP, 8MP, and 2MP sensors. For selfies, there’s a 16MP single shooter. The handset is equipped with camera features such as AI beauty, AR shoot etc. In terms of connectivity, you get 4G LTE, dual-SIM slots, Wi-Fi, Bluetooth, USB OTG, and A-GPS. A 5,000mAh battery with Dual-Engine 18W fast charging and a rear-mounted fingerprint sensor complete the list of the specs.

With inputs from Mukesh Singh

Key Specs

vivo Z5x
Qualcomm Snapdragon 710 | 4 GBProcessor
6.53 inches (16.59 cm) Display
16 MP + 8 MP + 2 MPRear camera
16 MPSelfie camera
5000 mAh Battery
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