September 3, 2019
Vivo is coming up with its next Z-series smartphone in India. The phone is called Vivo Z1X. The Vivo Z1X is all set to launch in India on September 6. After the launch the Vivo Z1X will be available for buying on Vivo’s e-store and Flipkart, the company has officially confirmed. Vivo is teasing the smartphone for quite some time now.
With the Z-series, Vivo is looking to expand its online sales in the country. The same strategy was used for the Vivo Z1 Pro as well. Overall the Vivo Z1X will be big on specs but will be an affordable smartphone. To recollect, we at India Today Tech previously confirmed that the Vivo Z1X will be priced under Rs 20,000 in the country. The India price of the Vivo Z1 Pro starts at Rs 14,990. We expect the starting India price of the Vivo Z1X to be around Rs 16,000 – Rs 18,000.
Ahead of the launch almost all the specs details and the design of the Vivo Z1X have been revealed. The company has officially confirmed that Vivo Z1X will come with triple rear camera setup on the back panel and single sensor on the front that will sit inside the waterdrop notch on the front. The Vivo Z1X will come with a 48MP main rear camera and 3a 2MP selfie shooter. It is safe to say that the Vivo Z1X will be very big on cameras. The phone will also come with powerful hardware, big sMOLED display, massive battery, among other things.
With the Vivo Z1X, the company will aim to take on the likes of smartphones like the Xiaomi Redmi Note 7 Pro, the Realme 5 Pro, the Realme X, among others. Let’s take a quick look at everything Vivo Z1X will bring to the consumers in India.
Vivo Z1X specification and features
–As we have mentioned before, the Vivo Z1X will be big on specs. The Vivo Z1X will come with Qualcomm Snapdragon 712 AIE chipset. Yes, the second Z-series phone will also use this Snapdragon chip. To recall, Qualcomm Snapdragon 712 AIE chip also powered the first Z-series phone from Vivo aka the Vivo Z1 Pro. With Snapdragon 712 onboard we expect the Vivo Z1X to deliver smooth and seamless performance.
–The Vivo Z1 Pro was criticized for to having an sMOLED display. With the Vivo Z1X, the company resolves this issue. The Vivo Z1X will come with a 6.38-inch full-HD Super AMOLED display. The smartphone will come with waterdrop notch on the screen that will increase the screen-to-body ratio of the device, in turn, offer better and improved multimedia experience.
–As noted, the Vivo Z1X will be big on cameras. Both front and back. The Vivo Z1X will come with three cameras on the back and single on the front that sits inside the waterdrop notch. Coming to the rear panel first. The Vivo Z1X will come with a primary 48-megapixel Sony IMX582 sensor, an ultra-wide-angle secondary sensor and third will be a depth sensor that will enable users to click portrait or background blur shots. On the front, the Vivo Z1X will sports a 32MP camera sensor for clicking selfish.
–One of the key highlights of the Vivo Z1X is that the smartphone will come with an in-display fingerprint sensor on the front. Vivo claims that the sensor will be able to unlock the smartphone in just 0.48 seconds.
–The Vivo Z1X will pack a massive battery inside. The smartphone will come with a 4500mAh battery with support for 22W fast charging. The smartphone is said to come with USB type C support. Finally, a feature that all Vivo fans have been waiting for.
–The Vivo Z1X will be run Android 9 Pie based on the latest version of FunTouch OS.
–The Vivo Z1X is expected to come in two storage versions — 64GB and 128GB — and one RAM model – 6GB.
Vivo Z1X price in India and availability
Vivo will reveal the India price of the Vivo Z1X on September 6 — the day when the smartphone will go official in the country. In the past, we at India Today Tech confirmed that the Vivo Z1X will be an under Rs 20,000 price smartphone. We believe the Vivo Z1X will be slightly expensive than the Vivo Z1 Pro that sells for starting price of Rs 14,990 in India. We expect the starting India price of the Vivo Z1X to be around Rs 16,000 – Rs 18,000 considering it is an upgraded version of the Vivo Z1 Pro. We will have to wait for Vivo to announce the final price of the Vivo Z1X on Friday, September.