Vivo Z5i, with triple rear cameras, goes officialLast updated on Nov 30, 2019, 07:38 pm
As the latest addition to its Z5 series of mid-range phones, Chinese tech giant Vivo has launched the Z5i in its home country.
The new handset comes with a waterdrop notched design and offers a triple rear camera setup, a solid 5,000mAh battery, and mid-level internals.
Notably, the same phone is currently available in India as Vivo U20.
Here's our roundup.
Design and display
A look at the Vivo Z5i
The Vivo Z5i features a familiar waterdrop notched design with an ultra-slim bottom bezel, offering 90.30% screen-to-body ratio. On the rear, the gradient finished panel houses triple cameras with LED flash and a physical fingerprint sensor for secure unlocking.
The handset sports a 6.53-inch LCD screen with a full-HD+ (1080x2340 pixels) resolution and 19.5:9 aspect ratio.
For the shutterbugs and selfie lovers
In the imaging department, the Z5i boasts of triple rear cameras including a 16MP (f/1.8) main sensor, 8MP (f/2.2) ultra-wide-angle sensor, and another 2MP (f/2.4) depth sensor.
For the selfie lovers, the phone offers a 16MP (f/2.0) front-facing snapper.
Also, the main camera supports 4K video recording at 30fps, while the selfie snapper can record 1080p videos at 30fps.
Under the hood
The Vivo Z5i draws power from a Snapdragon 675 octa-core processor and a solid 5,000mAh battery with 18W fast-charging technology.
As for memory options, the phone has 8GB of RAM and 128GB of internal storage.
Furthermore, it runs Android Pie-based FunTouch OS 9.2 and offers latest connectivity options such as dual-SIMs (Nano), dual-band Wi-Fi, Bluetooth, Type-C port, and a 3.5mm headphone jack.
And, what is the pricing?
As far as the pocket pinch is concerned, the Vivo Z5i costs CNY 1,798 (approximately Rs. 18,300) for the solo 8GB/128GB model in China.
Meanwhile, it is available as Vivo U20 in India and starts at Rs. 10,990. At this price, the handset goes up against rivals like Realme 5, Redmi Note 8, and Samsung Galaxy A20s in the country.