Vivo yesterday presented the iQOO Z1 smartphone that was announced in advance. The China mobile phone offers potent high-end hardware for the price of a smartphone of the upper middle class and scores with really good features. The highlight of the Vivo iQOO Z1 is the Mediatek Dimensity 1000+. The updated high-end chip from Mediatek not only offers an integrated 5G modem but also plenty of performance. The SoC achieved over 530,000 points in the Antutu benchmark. The chip is based on four Cortex A77 cores with 2.6 GHz and four Cortex A55 cores with 2 GHz and relies on the ARM Mali G77 graphics unit in the expansion stage with 9 cores. The chip is manufactured with 7 nanometers.
The Vivo iQOO Z1 combines the Dimensity 1000+ with up to 8GB LPDDR4X RAM with Quad Channel connection and up to 256GB storage on UFS 2.1 basis. A 4,500mAh battery with 44 watt fast charging (only wired) takes care of the power supply. The display is 6.57 “and is based on LCD technology. The panel offers an update rate of 144Hz. This is dynamically adapted to the circumstances to save electricity. The display offers a resolution of 2408 x 1080 pixels and a contrast ratio of 1500: 1. The fingerprint sensor was moved to the side of the iQOO Z1’s power button.
The Vivo iQOO Z1 offers a USB-C port for charging, data transfer and headphones. A 3.5mm connection is still available. Thanks to the Smart PA amplifier and special audio software, the smartphone should offer good sound here. The same applies to the built-in stereo speakers. Vivo uses a liquid-filled heat pipe system to cool the hardware. The operating system is the iQOO UI based on Android 10.
In mobile communications, the Vivo iQOO Z1 dials up to 5G networks as well as 4G, 3G and 2G networks. The smartphone also offers support for Bluetooth 5.0 and NFC. The new and fast WiFi 6 alias AX-WLAN standard is also supported. For the cameras you can expect a 16MP selfie camera with f / 2.0 aperture in punch hole design. The main camera consists of three sensors: a 48MP sensor with f / 1.79 aperture, an 8MP sensor with f / 2.2 aperture and 112 ° wide-angle lens and an unspecified macro camera with f / 2.4 aperture.
The design is based on the common design consisting of a metal frame and a glass back. The latter is equipped with an effective finish, which reacts to incident light. For the colors, interested parties can choose between a silvery-light blue shade and a dark blue.