Vivo has been one of those companies that have placed itself in the world of smartphones over recent years. Vivo is particularly most common in India because they offer smartphones in a wide range. They have a mobile for everyone. Starting from budget smartphone to the flagship territory device. Vivo’s next smartphone Vivo Z5, which was launched on 31st July is expected to hit the market within a month.
The smartphone that follows the Z series holds the Vivo Z5. This device is in the upper midrange smartphone category starting from 18,999 INR. The device is made so much hype because of the camera unit. There are some other key features that this smartphone has to its name.
Screen: 6.38 inch AMOLED.
Screen to body ratio: 83.23%.
RAM: 6 GB.
Processor: Qualcomm snapdragon 712 @ 2.3 GHz.
OS: Android Pie (Android 9).
UI: Fun touch.
SIM slot: Dual 4G hybrid slot.
Wi-Fi: Yes, 802.11 b/g/n/ac.
Bluetooth: Yes, V5.00
USB: Type C.
Rear: 48 MP primary camera,
8 MP wide-angle camera,
2 MP, for depth capture.
Front: 32 MP f2 aperture.
Inbuilt: 64 GB internal storage,
Expandable: Up to 256 GB.
Memory card slot: Yes, hybrid slot.
Battery: 4500, mAh.
Weight: 189.6 grams.
Thickness: 8.1 mm.
Body material: Plastic.
PRICE: 18,999 INR
Like any other smartphone, the performance of the device is always the priority, with the snapdragon 712 SoC that works at 2.3 GHz supported by the latest Android 9.0 (pie) the device is well built. It also has a 4500 mAh battery that is capable of fast charging. Since the chipset is well equipped, it manages the battery life very efficiently, resulting in better battery life than its previous version.
The display on this smartphone is 6.39 inches that have 1080 * 2340 resolutions, and the display is also made up of AMOLED over the LCD screen that is seen in most mid-range smartphones. As the display is made out of AMOLED, the glare on this device is wholly neglected, and this gives the user a wider viewing angle over the other standard display smartphones. The screen to body ratio of this device is almost 84%, so the screen is relatively more extensive when compared to other devices in this price range. Vivo made sure that the bezels on the Vivo Z5 should be next to none and the product seems to justify it. The screen has a water drop fashion front-facing camera and a small thin at the bottom that housed the mike and speakers of the device.
The fingerprint scanner on this smartphone is embedded into the display, meaning it is an in-display, fingerprint scanner is proven to be not so useful as the physical sensor. Vivo has gone the extra mile to add a facial recognition unlock input into the device that gives the equipment an added security.
Vivo does not take its camera light; they are one of the primary factors that forced the market to look into this new company in the first place. Given the history of the company in regards to its camera set up, this smartphone is second to none. It houses a 48 MP primary camera along with an 8 MP wide-angle camera set up. It also has a 2 MP depth sensor camera that is capable of taking those remarkable professional-like photos. All these cameras work together to bring out the images as realistic as possible. The front-facing camera does all the functionalities of the rear cameras in a single unit. The camera performances have been enhanced by the AI algorithm that identifies the image type and toggles the camera settings accordingly.
When you consider the money that is being spent in this device, the cost to value ratio on this product is as best as it could get. There is nothing much of a drawback on this device that would make any user feel annoyed with this smartphone. Once again, Vivo has come up with a product that is worth the money.