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Vivo Z1 Pro Review: The Best Budget Smartphone in India

Let’s face the truth: we can’t get enough of with our smartphones and we keep drooling for new-feature-packed handsets. Thankfully, mobile phone brands like Vivo is there to satisfy our hungry souls without burning a hole in our pockets. Vivo has recently launched an awesome smartphone ‘Vivo Z1 Pro’ in India under Vivo Z Series and the new entrant is exclusively available on Flipkart.

This new entrant in Vivo Z Series is loaded with 10 nm architecture 2.3 GHz Octa-Core Qualcomm Snapdragon 712 AIE processor with Adreno 616 GPU for graphics. The latest Vivo Z1 pro phone is just 8.85 mm thick, weighs 201 gm and available in three variants: 4GB/64GB at Rs 14990, 6GB/64GB at Rs 16990 and 6GB/128GB at Rs 17990.

Reasons why Z1 Pro is an all-rounder in Vivo Z Series

Z1 Pro is surely an all-rounder from Vivo which is a budget phone and  takes on the Redmi Note 7 Pro and Realme 3 Pro. Image Credit: Google
Image Credit: Google

Vivo Z1 Pro has a 16.59cm (6.53 inch) FHD+ display with a 32 MP in-display camera and an AI triple rear camera system of 16MP+8MP+2MP. The bezels are just 1.76 mm thick and the screen to body ratio of the phone is 90.77%, the resolution of the phone is 2340 x 1080 pixels with 16.7 M colors.

Vivo Z1 Pro mobile phone comes with Widevive L1 support and turbo mode for enthusiastic gamers and boasts of a 5000 mAh Li-ion battery with an 18W fast charger. The charging point supports OTG reverse charging too. The phone has a triple card slot system with expandable memory support till 256 GB and it comes pre-loaded with Funtouch OS 9.0 which is a customized version of Android 9.0.

Pros

  • A large display with impressive visuals
  • Powerful cameras
  • Loaded innards
  • Great battery life

Cons

  • Continues with the older-gen micro-USB port
  • FunTouch OS isn’t the most refined Android-based UIs

The Z1 Pro mobile phone offers a larger display along with better processor, strong camera performance, an ultra wide-angle shooter and a beefier battery. Feature-wise, this new entrant is one of the best investment in comparison to the triple-camera offerings such as the Samsung Galaxy M30 (review) and Honor 20i (review).

What’s in the box : Expected Price, Latest Updates & Specifications

The Vivo Z1 Pro has been launched as the most mid-ranger product packed with many great features on budget. Image Credit: Google
Image Credit: Google

We believe, Vivo Z1 Pro is totally worth your money if you’re looking to buy a new smartphone because it has got powerful performance, smooth operations, innovative software, great camera and chic looks. Vivo Z1 Pro mobile phone is the best budget smartphone in India with Snapdragon 712 processor, 32MP In-Display camera, 5000 mAh battery.

The rear camera has a dedicated flash but the front camera is only equipped with a screen flash. The primary camera features include Portrait Light Effects, Live Photo, Backlight HDR, Aperture: f1.78 (16MP) + f2.2 (8MP) + f2.4 (2MP), AR Stickers, Slow Motion, Primary Camera Sensor: Sony IMX499, Time Lapse Photography, AI Beauty, Fun Video, AI Filter, Portrait Bokeh, AI Triple Rear Camera while the secondary camera features include AI Filters, 32MP In-display Camera, AI Beauty, Fun Video, Portrait Light Effects, Live Photo, Aperture: f2.0, AR Stickers.

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The Vivo Z1 Pro smartphone includes a 3.5mm headphone jack, a micro-USB charging port, and a speaker. The fingerprint sensor is located at the back of the phone and the phone can be locked via password lock, pattern lock, and Face lock too. The much popular Vivo Android phone is available offline and online stores like Flipkart and Amazon in Sonic Blue, Sonic Black and Mirror Black colours in 4GB+6GB and 6GB+64GB memory version.

On Flipkart, the 4GB/64 GB variant is available (via flash sale, next sale is on July 26 at 12 noon) at Rs 14990 after a discount of Rs 1000, there is an extra cashback of 5% on HDFC Bank Cards. The box set of Vivo Z1 Pro contains Handset, Earphone, Micro-USB to USB Cable, USB Power Adapter, SIM Ejector, Protective Case, Protective Film (Applied) and Documentation. The phone comes with Brand Warranty of 1 Year Available for Mobile and 6 Months for Accessories.

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Vivo Electronics, founded in 2009, is a Chinese manufacturer of smartphones that operates in India, Indonesia, Thailand and Malaysia, along with its home country. Its smartphone portfolio consists of three product lines: X, Xplay and Xshot. The company is credited with launching the world’s first smartphone with a 2K screen as well as the world’s thinnest smartphone, records that have been beaten by others since the launch of the two smartphones.

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