Vivo Z1 Pro: Premium Experience Falling Under The Budget Segment

The perfect shot, The perfect moment Vivo smartphones has come up with a new affordable priced smartphone under its Z series and that is the new Vivo Z1 Pro. This was launched on 3rd July 2019 at Rs.13,999.

Vivo Z1 Pro is one of Vivo’s online-only series release. Vivo Z1 pro is the first smartphone in India that is equipped with Qualcomm Snapdragon 712 processor and next comes Realme XT. Vivo has claimed that the Z1 Pro has the 3rd generation AI which brings the massive and an ultimate AI experience to you all. This new ace performer is found to be fast and smooth and its found to have a good gaming mode too which impresses the youngsters to consider buying it. Z1 Pro is an all-rounder at a mid-range.
Let’s see if this thrilling and colorful smartphone feels great in your hands.

Dimensions

Height162.4 x 77.3 x 8.9 mm 
Weight201g
Width77.33 mm
Depth8.85 mm

Vivo Z1 pro measures 162.4 x 77.3 x 8.9 mm height and it is not on the heavier side but not light either. You will not struggle while handling it because it weighs 201g which is a balanced weight. The smartphone is 8.85 mm thick which is not particularly slim but on par with other smartphones in this category. It has a good grip and it gives you confidence while holding it. The width of this device is 77.33mm. This smartphone comes in three different colors like mirror black, sonic black, and sonic blue. The colors and dimensions attract the customers.

Display

Size6.53 inches (16.59 cm)
TypeIPS LCD capacitive touchscreen
Resolution1080 x 2340 pixels
Aspect ratio19.5:9
Screen to body ratio by the brand90.77 %
Screen to body ratio calculated83.17 %
Bazelless displayWith punch-hole display
TouchscreenCapacitive Touchscreen, Multi-touch
Pixel density395 PPI
Protection glassGlass front, plastic back, plastic frame

Looking at the display, Vivo Z1 pro comes with a 6.53 inch that offers Full HD+ resolution with 1080 x 2340 pixels and packs an IPS LCD capacitive touchscreen. The pixel density is 395 PPI makes life-like viewing experience better and on the screen there are thin bezels at the top and bottom. It comes with a punch-hole display at the top left corner along with a front-facing camera. It comes with a 19:5:9 aspect ratio, that enhances immersive experience and vivid while playing games and streaming services.

The screen is protected with a glass front, plastic back, and plastic frame. The ratio of screen to body by the brand is 90.77% and screen to body calculated ratio is 83.17%. There are many features like rotation lock, eye protection, auto-brightness, color temperature adjustment, and third party app display ratio where you can switch between the full screen or safe area display. These features are not new but when it comes to key specifications the handset covers you well.

Performance

ChipsetQualcomm SDM712 Snapdragon 712 (10 nm)
CPU1.7GHz octa-core (2×2.3GHz + 6×1.7GHz)
OSAndroid 9.0; Funtouch 9
GPUAdreno 616

Vivo Z1 pro is the first smartphone in India that is equipped with Qualcomm Snapdragon 712 processor and it is placed with an octa-core setup containing two Kryo 360 processors (a 2.3GHz dual-core and a 1.7GHz Hexacore). With the advanced 10nm design, the clock can speed up to 2.3GHz and an Adreno 616 GPU which allows you to multitask and play games easily. Adreno 616 GPU also allows you to take care of the graphical requirements of the device. This device runs with Android 9 pie and Funtouch 9 is a bit damper because it has a lot of bloat and hard to get used to it. Taking display, camera, processor and battery Vivo Z1 pro put up the strongest suit. You have an ultra game mode for gaming fun and 4D gaming vibration allows your eye, ear, and hand to get involved in the real game scenario.

Storage

SpecificationsStorage oneStorage twoStorage three
RAM4GB6GB6GB
Internal memory64GB64GB128GB
Expandable memoryupto 256GBupto 256GBupto 256GB
Card slotmicroSDXCmicroSDXCmicroSDXC

Vivo Z1 pro houses three variants of memory which includes 4GB RAM with 64GB of internal storage, 6GB RAM with 64GB of internal storage, and 6GB RAM with 128GB of internal storage. It allows you to store multiple applications, files, games, images, and videos. The memory is expandable up to 256GB with a micro SD card. The RAM and ROM allows you to do the task seamlessly.

Camera

Rear camera

Wide-angle primary cameraMegapixels- 16
Aperture- f/1.8
Sensor size- 1/2.8″
Pixel size- 1.12µm
Ultra wide angle cameraMegapixels- 8
Aperture- f/2.2
Sensor size- 1/4.0″
Pixel size- 1.12µm
Focal length- 16mm
Depth sensorMegapixels- 2
Aperture- f/2.4
FlashLED flash
AutofocusYes
Video specifications1920×1080 @ 30 fps
FeaturesLED flash, HDR, Panorama, Portrait mode, Filters, Timer, Landscapes, Night Mode, Digital Zoom, Auto Flash, Face detection, Touch to focus

Among other features, Vivo Z1 pro offers the best camera. It packs a triple camera setup where you feel a good experience while shooting images and taking videos. The rear camera setup has 16MP wide-angle primary camera with f/1.8 aperture, 8MP ultra-wide-angle lens f/2.2 aperture, and 2MP depth sensor with f/2.4 aperture for Bokeh shots. These give you a crisp and beautiful picture. Al filter allows you to change the shooting modes based on the environment. As you see the highlights and shadows, this device makes certain scenes look a bit dramatic, and finally, it delivers sharp images. Looking at the wide-angle camera, you get a good experience but it is not that great in quality and sharpness of the image. In the daylight, the images will look better while in the dark it delivers artificial images with less brightness. With the Bokeh mode, you can click beautiful pictures and post them on social media. It has an LED flash and autofocus. There are many features like HDR, panorama, portrait mode, filters, timer, landscapes, night mode, digital zoom, auto flash, face detection, touch to focus.

Front Camera

Front cameraMegapixels- 32MP
Aperture- f/2.0
Sensor size- 1/2.8″
Pixel size- 0.8µm
FlashScreen flash
Video1080p@60fps
FeaturesHDR, Al Face Beauty, Portrait mode, Group selfie, filters, video calling

At the front, you get a 32MP selfie camera which is the highlight of Z1 pro. You have Al filters along with AR stickers, portrait effects, live photos, and Al Beauty which gives decent images. It comes with an f/2.0 aperture. The overall performance is well balanced and gives you better image details with a good dynamic range. You can also edit pictures using the filters. Vivo Z1 pro allows you to take quality videos at 1080p@60fps and has a screen flash. There are features like HDR, Al Face Beauty, portrait mode, group selfie, filters, video calling, etc.

Battery

CapacityLi-Po 5000 mAh(non-removable battery)
Fast charging18W
USB Type-CNo
Wireless charingNo

Vivo Z1 pro has 5000mAh battery capacity and it is the built-in battery. It has 18W fast charging support which allows you to refill the charge in a short time. On average usage like playing games, chatting, watching videos, editing, etc the charge will remain for almost 10 hours, and in the case of light usage, the device will run for 12 hours. There are basic features like a normal mode, low power mode, and super power-saving mode. The super power-saving mode allows access only to contacts, messages, phones, and the clock app.

Networks and Connectivity

SIM slot2 SIM Slot (nano) + 1 MicroSD Slot
Network Type4G (supports Indian bands), 3G, 2G
BluetoothBluetooth v5.0
Wifi802.11, a/ac/b/g/n/n 5GHz
Wifi FeaturesMobile Hotspot
NFCNo
GPSYes, with A-GPS, GLONASS, BDS
LTEYes
RadioFM radio
USBMass storage device, USB charging, microUSB 2.0

Vivo Z1 pro consists of two slots for SIM 1 and SIM 2. It allows only nano-SIM cards with 4G (supports Indian bands), 3G, 2G network connectivity. You have many features for connectivity like Bluetooth v5.0, wifi 802.11, a/ac/b/g/n/n 5GHz, mobile hotspot, A-GPS, GLONASS, BDS, FM radio and Mass storage device, USB charging, micro USB 2.0, LTE.

Other features

ColorsMirror Black, Sonic Black, Sonic Blue
SensorsFingerprint Sensor, Accelerometer, Ambient Light Sensor, Proximity Sensor, E-compass, Gyroscope
SoundLoudspeaker
3.5mm headphone jack

Vivo Z1 Pro comes in three different colors which include Mirror Black, Sonic Black, Sonic Blue. Fingerprint Sensor, Accelerometer, Ambient Light Sensor, Proximity Sensor, E-compass, Gyroscope sensors are available. Looking at the audio, this device has a 3.5mm headphone jack and a loudspeaker. It also has FM radio where you can have some fun.

Vivo Z1 Pro is a powerful device under this budget. Z1 Pro is a polished version of Y series by the company and it comes under the best smartphone under Rs.15,000 offered by Vivo. Looking at the overall performance, Vivo Z1 pro gets double thumbs up for battery performance and thumbs up for the camera. Enjoy the battery performance for the whole day by playing PUBG, listening to music, chatting, streaming videos, etc. Vivo Z1 pro being affordable with all these features, it is surely the best pick.

Vivo Z1 Pro FAQ’s:

What is the price of Vivo Z1 Pro in India?

Vivo Z1 Pro price starts from Rs. 13,990 for 4GB RAM|64GB storage, Rs. 14,990 for 6GB RAM|64GB staorage, and Rs.16,990 for 6GB RAM|128GB storage.

When was Vivo Z1 Pro launched in India?

Vivo Z1 Pro was launched on 3rd July 2019.

What are sensors built-in Vivo Z1 Pro?

Sensors like Fingerprint Sensor, Accelerometer, Ambient Light Sensor, Proximity Sensor, E-compass, Gyroscope are built-in Vivo Z1 Pro.

Does Vivo Z1 Pro have expandable memory?

Vivo Z1 Pro comes with 256GB expandable memory.

Does Vivo Z1 Pro support a 3.5mm headphone jack?

Yes, Vivo Z1 Pro support a 3.5mm headphone jack.