Vivo iQOO Z1 goes official

iQOO, the Vivo sub-brand has unveiled ‘Z1’ a new gaming handset sporting top-shelf specs. This includes the Mediatek Dimensity 1000+, a 144Hz panel upfront, and a 44W fast charger amongst other things.

Excites you? Here’s more:

iQOO Z1 Highlights

Starting with the face, you get a 6.57″ Full-HD+ LCD panel with a variable refresh rate of up to 144Hz. In the top right cranny lies a 16MP selfie snapper.

Swivel to the back and there you have a 48MP main camera accompanied by an 8MP ultrawide shooter and a 2MP macro lens.

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The Z1 packs a MediaTek Dimensity 1000+ SoC clubbed with up to 8GB RAM and 256GB internal storage. The software interface is IQOO UI based on Android 10.

The phone also features 5G (dual-mode), Bluetooth 5.0, WiFi 6, a 3.5mm audio jack, and a USB Type-C port. A 4500mAh battery keeps the phone alive, backed by a 44W fast charger.

iQOO Z1 Price and Availability

The phone is currently launched in China at a starting price of 2,198 yuan (~Rs. 23,399) for the 6GB+128GB variant. Then, there is the 8+128GB model at 2,498 yuan (~Rs. 26,599) and lastly the 8+256GB variant at 2,798 yuan (~Rs. 29,799). It is available in Space Blue and Galaxy Silver colors.

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Vivo hasn’t announced the Indian pricing and availability details yet. But we wish it makes its way like the iQOO 3 (review).

iQOO Z1 Specs

ModeliQOO Z1
Display6.57″ FHD+ (2400 x 1080) IPS LCD, HDR10; 90 to 120 to 144Hz Variable Refresh Rate
SoCMediaTek Dimensity 1000+
Memory6GB + 128GB
8GB + 128GB
8GB + 256GB

Battery 4,500 mAh with 44W fast charging
Rear Camera48MP (f/1.79) + 8MP (f/2.2) ultrawide + 2MP (f/2.4) macro camera
Front Camera16MP (f/2.0)
Other Features3.5mm headphone jack, Bluetooth 5.0, Wi-Fi-6, Side-mounted Fingerprint Scanner
SoftwareiQOO UI 1.0 based on Android 10


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