Vivo Z1 Review: A Top-Notch Display, Lots of RAM and Dual Camera Setup

Vivo Z1 Review - The Release Date, Prices, Specifications & More - Australia

A Chinese Company Vivo isn’t done in launching new flagship smartphones. The Vivo has officially introduced a new model named as Vivo Z1 in Australia with much-improved features as compared to its other flagship devices. Taking the first look, Vivo Z1 looks a lot like Vivo V9 in terms of design. The exterior is also very identical – dual camera configuration, fingerprint scanner, and branding placement.

Digging down inside, there are a bunch of changes  – powerful Snapdragon 660 chipset, hefty 4GB of RAM and 13MP + 2MP rear and 13MP selfie shooter camera. To give you enough information, we come up with Vivo Z1 review including its release date, price, specifications, and features. So, let’s dive right into them.

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Vivo Z1 Release Date

Yesterday, Vivo delivered a fresh flagship and has immediately released it on sale in China. Right now, Vivo Z1 is available for pre-orders in China and will start hitting shelves on June 4rth.

The Vivo Z1 release date in Australia is also the same – May 25, 2018. This is a much-anticipated flagship with impressive features as compared to its predecessor. Just like China, Vivo Z1 will start hitting shelves on 4rth June, but right now it’s available for pre-orders only.

Vivo Z1 Price

The Vivo Z1 has an official price of 1,798 Yuan which translates almost $280/Php 14,700. The Vivo Z1 is available on shopping stores starting from $249 to $299, sources told TechenGuru.

However, Vivo Z1 price in Australia starts from AU$350 to AU$399 (converted). We’re not sure how much exactly it costs. As soon as we hear more, we’ll update this page.

Vivo Z1 Specifications

Let’s have a quick look at Vivo Z1 specifications and features.

  • Dimensions: 154.81 x 75.03 x 7389 mm
  • Weight: 173 grams
  • Thickness: 7.89 mm
  • Display Size: 6.26-inches IPS LCD
  • Display Resolution: 2280 x 1080 Pixels
  • Operating System: Android 8.1 Oreo
  • Chipset: Qualcomm Snapdragon 660
  • CPU: Octa-core
  • GPU: Adreno 512
  • RAM: 4GB
  • ROM: 64GB (Expandable Up to 128GB via microSD Card)
  • Rear Camera: 13MP + 2MP
  • Front Camera: 13MP
  • Camera Features: Geo-Tagging, Touch Focus, Face Detection, HDR and Panorama
  • Video: 1080p@30fps
  • Connectivity: Wi-Fi 802.11/b/g/n, hotspot, Bluetooth, GPS
  • Sensors: Proximity Sensor, Compass, Accelerometer, Gyroscope, Ambient Light Sensor, Fingerprint Scanner
  • Battery: 3260mAh Non-Removable
  • Colours: Red, Blue and Black

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A Brief Description of Vivo Z1 Features

As mentioned above, Vivo Z1 looks a lot like Vivo V9. It comes with a Metal overall unibody which is pretty attractive thanks to the glass on top. The Vivo Z1 reflects light beautifully in the most subtle way, there is a rear fingerprint scanner for unlocking the device. The rear camera is positioned vertically along with the LED flash. It measures 7.89mm in thickness and weighs only 149 grams.

Perhaps Vivo loves to create bezel-less beauties with a notch. The Vivo Z1 is no different. The phone sports massive 6.26-inches FHD+ IPS LCD (perfect for tall and big screen lovers). It comprises 2280 x 1080 pixels in resolution and dishing out sharp visuals.

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The brain behind Vivo Z1 is a Qualcomm Snapdragon 660 chipset with Octa-core processor and 64-bit CPU architecture. There is a 4GB of RAM which lets you play graphics enriched games and also allows you to work on multiple tasks with ease. Thus, you can enjoy a lag-free experience.

As for the storage, 64GB of onboard storage is ready to accommodate your files and apps. Most interestingly, you can upgrade the storage space up to 128GB via microSD card. The Vivo Z1 runs on Android 8.1 Oreo with Funtouch 4.0 OS skin on top.

On paper, Vivo Z1 is equipped with 13MP + 2MP rear camera having f/2.2 + f/2.4 aperture respectively. The rear sensor is being supported by LED flash and other internal features to bring out the very best of your photography skills. For selfies, there is a 13MP sensor powered by AI and has f/2.0 aperture for capturing moments with your near and dear.

The Vivo Z1 is backed by a 3260mAh non-removable battery along with fast charging technology. The battery lasts you throughout a day under moderate use but doesn’t last more than this with heavy usage. The fast charging feature juices up the battery from 0% to 100% just in 1.7 hours.

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Review overview

Body & Design9
Camera 8
Multimedia 8
Available Features 9
Network & Internet 8
Performance & Battery9
the authorStaphanie Kyle
Staphanie Kyle is one of the youngest members managing gadget reviews and other high priority news and stories for TechenGuru. When she isn’t working, you can find her listening songs and watching documentaries and sports.
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