Vivo unveils Z1 Pro; Features Snapdragon 712 and a 5000mAh battery

Vivo has launched the much anticipated Z1 Pro in India. The smartphone, which is targeted at millennials, if the first to offer Qualcomm’s Snapdragon 712 with a 10-nanometer chipset. Z1 Pro is the official smartphone for PUBG Mobile Club Open 2019 so it’s no surprise that Game Mode 5.0 comes pre-installed in the device.


The Vivo Z1 Pro is lit by 6.5 inches full-HD+ IPS punch hole-display. The phone runs on Android 9 Pie atop Honor’s Funtouch OS 9. It is powered by the Snapdragon 712 SoC along with Adreno 616 GPU. As mentioned earlier, Game Mode 5.0 is pre-installed and supports 4D vibrations and 3D surround sound for an immersive gaming experience. And to speed up the performance, it has a Multi Turbo feature alongside AI Turbo, Center Turbo, Cooling Turbo, Net Turbo, and ART++ Turbo.

The phone comes in two RAM and storage variants – 4GB/6GB and 64GB/128GB respectively. Other features include Voice Changer and a dedicated hardware key for calling up Google Assistant and other voice assistants.

As for the cameras, the Z1 Pro sports a triple camera module. The three lenses are distinctive and include a 16MP sensor with (f/1.78 lens), an 8MP secondary sensor with a 120-degree super wide-angle (f/2.2 lens), and a 2MP tertiary sensor for bokeh effect (f/2.4). The front camera is a 32MP shooter in a hole-punch style display cutout. Camera modes include AI Filter, Backlight HDR, Portrait Bokeh, Portrait Light Effects, AI Stickers, AI Beauty, and Live Photo.

Connectivity options include Wi-Fi, Bluetooth v5.0, GPS, USB 2.0, and a 3.5mm headphone jack. The Z1 Pro packs a 5000mAh battery which is quite impressive. It supports 18W fast charger and Honor claims that it will deliver up to 21 days of standby.


The phone is quite aggressively priced. The basic 4GB RAM+64GB ROM variant will cost users ₹14,990, the middle option with 6GB RAM+64GB ROM variant will cost ₹16,990 and the top-end option with 6GB RAM + 128GB variant will cost ₹17,990. The phone will be available from Vivo India E-Store and Flipkart from July 11, from 12 p.m. IST. Launch offers include an instant discount of ₹750 on ICICI Bank debit and credit cards.

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