Vivo has launched another smartphone under their gamer-centric brand iQOO. The Vivo iQOO Z1 packs MediaTek’s Dimensity 1000+ chip alongside a 48MP main camera, a large screen, and a big battery with 44W Fast Charging.
The Vivo iQOO Z1 sports a 6.57-inch 2408 x 1080 IPS 96% NTSC display running at 144Hz. Vivo has removed the notch and instead using a punch-hole at the top right to house the smartphone’s 16MP f/2.0 front-facing camera.
A triple camera setup is at the back led by a 48MP f/1.79 main camera, an 8MP f/2.2 ultrawide, and a 2MP f/2.4 macro lens. Inside the Galaxy Silver or Space Blue chassis is a 4,500mAh battery with 44W Fast Charging via its USB Type-C port.
Thanks to its Dimensity 1000+ chip, the Vivo iQOO Z1 has dual-SIM capabilities with both 5G connections. It also comes with Dual-band WiFi 802.11ax and Bluetooth 5.0. The smartphone ships with Android 10 with iQOO UI.
|Vivo iQOO Z1|
|Chipset||MediaTek Dimensity 1000+|
|Screen||6.57-inch IPS, 2408 x 1080, 144Hz, 96% NTSC|
|OS||Android 10 with iQOO UI|
|Rear Camera||48MP f/1.79, 8MP f/2.2 Ultrawide, 2MP f/2.4 Macro|
|Front Camera||16MP f/2.0|
|Storage||128GB/256GB UFS 2.1|
|Network||Dual-SIM, 5G, 4G LTE|
|Connectivity||Dual-band WiFi 802.11ax, Bluetooth 5.0, USB Type-C, 3.5mm audio jack, NFC|
|Battery||4,500mAh, 44W Fast Charging|
|Others||Side-mounted Fingerprint Scanner|
|Colors||Galaxy Silver, Space Blue|
The Vivo iQOO Z1 will be available in two variants: the 6GB/128GB model will cost CNY 2,198 (USD 310, PhP 16,000) while the higher 8GB/128GB version sells at CNY 2,798 (USD 395, PhP 20,000). Pre-orders will go live on May 25 with units being available on June 1. No word yet if the smartphone will arrive in the Philippines or other markets.