Vivo Z5x with 6.53-inch FHD+ display, Snapdragon 710, up to 8GB RAM, triple rear cameras, 5000mAh battery announced

Vivo just announced Z5x, the company’s latest mid-range smartphone in the Z series in China, as it had promised. It has a 6.53-inch Full HD+ LCD with 90.77% screen-to-body ratio with 16-megapixel in-screen camera, is powered by Snapdragon 710 with up to 8GB of RAM, runs Android Pie with Funtouch OS on top, has a 16-megapixel rear camera, 8-megapixel ultra wide sensor and a 2-megapixel camera for portrait shots.

It has a plastic back with gradient options in some color variants, has a rear-mounted fingerprint sensor, and packs a 5000mAh battery with support for 18W fast charging and also lets you charge other devices with OTG, but it uses micro USB port.

Vivo Z5x specifications

  • 6.53-inch (2340  × 1080 pixels) Full HD+ 19.5:9 LCD screen
  • Octa Core Snapdragon 710 10nm Mobile Platform (Dual 2.2GHz Kryo 360 + Hexa 1.7GHz Kryo 360 CPUs) with Adreno 616 GPU
  • 4GB / 6GB LPPDDR4x RAM with 64GB (UFS 2.1) storage, 6GB / 8GB LPPDDR4x RAM with 128GB (UFS 2.1) storage, expandable memory up to 256GB with microSD
  • Dual SIM
  • Funtouch OS 9 based on Android 9.0 (Pie)
  • 16MP rear camera with f/1.78 aperture LED flash, 8-megapixel 120° wide-angle camera with f/2.2 aperture, 2-megapixel camera with f/2.4 aperture
  • 16MP front-facing camera with f/2.0 aperture
  • Fingerprint sensor
  • 3.5mm audio jack
  • Dimensions:  162.39 x 77.33 x 8.85 mm; Weight: 204g
  • Dual 4G VoLTE, WiFi 802.11 ac (2.4GHz + 5GHz), Bluetooth 5, GPS + GLONASS, Micro USB
  • 5000mAh (typical) battery with 18W fast charging

The Vivo Z5x comes in Midnight Black, Phantom Black and Aurora Blue  colors, is priced 1398 yuan (US$ 202 / Rs. 14,075 approx.) for the 4GB RAM with 64GB storage version, 1498 yuan (US$ 217 / Rs. 15,080 approx.) for the 6GB RAM with 64GB storage version, 1698 yuan (US$ 246 / Rs. 17,100 approx.) for the 6GB RAM with 128GB storage version and the top-end 8GB RAM with 128GB storage version costs 1998 yuan (US$ 289 / Rs. 20,120 approx.). It is now available for order and will go on sale in China from next week.


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