Vivo Z5i launched in China with Snapdragon 675 chipset


Vivo has launched another smartphone in their Z series lineup in China. This device is the rebranded version of the Vivo U3 that was recently released in China. However, their main difference is in the storage.


The Vivo U3 comes in two storage variants which are a 4GB of RAM and 64GB of internal storage or a 6GB of RAM and 64GB of internal storage while this newly launched Vivo Z5i comes in only one variant which is 8GB of RAM and 128GB of internal storage.

This same Vivo U3 was launched recently as the Vivo U20 in India, it’s main difference still stacks on the storage. When it was launched in India as Vivo U20, it was priced at Rs 10,990. The newly launched Vivo Z5i comes in two color options which are Jade Blue and Onyx Black and it’s available for purchase through Vivo online store in China.

Vivo Z5i launch


Going to the specs, on the front, it has a 6.53-inch display, it’s a Full HD+ display which means it has a resolution of 1080 by 2340 pixels, the device has a PPI of 395 and 19:5:9 aspect ratio. It’s an IPS LCD panel screen with 84.4% screen to body ratio.

Under the hood, it is powered by Snapdragon 675 Chip which has an Octa core processor clocked at 2.0GHz, it runs on Android 9.0 pie with FuntouchOS 9.2 out of the box and Adreno 612 for graphics or gaming. The processor is also paired with an 8gb of RAM and 128gb of internal storage.

Vivo Z5i

In terms of camera, this device spot a triple rear cameras which are the 16mp camera with f/1.8 aperture accompanied by a led flash, 8mp ultra wide lens with f/2.2 aperture and a 2mp macro camera with f/2.4 aperture, on the front, it has 16mp selfie shooter with f/2.0 aperture, both the front and back camera records video in 1080p at 30fps.

What is keeping the light on is a 5,000mAh Li-Po battery which supports fast charging upto 18W.

Stephen Ekpa
Stephen Ekpa
Stephen is the Editor-in-Chief @DroidAfrica. His work on DroidAfrica is born out of pure passion for tech, especially as it relates to smartphones. When Steve is not writing tech, then he is reading tech.


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