Vivo Z1Pro Unboxing and First Impressions

Vivo today launched the Z1Pro smartphone in India with punch-hole screen that houses as 32-megapixel camera, Snapdragon 712 SoC and a huge 5000mAh battery starting at Rs. 14,990. Here we have the unboxing and first impressions of the phone.

Box Contents

  • Vivo Z1Pro 6GB RAM with 64GB storage version in Sonic Blue color
  • 2-pin fast charger (5V-2A / 9V-2A)
  • Micro USB Cable
  • Earphones with microphone
  • SIM Ejector tool
  • Clear protective case
  • User manual and warranty information

The Z1Pro features a  6.53-inch Full HD+ screen with 90.77% screen-to-body ratio and 1.76mm narrow side bezels. Even though it’s an LCD screen, the display is bright and the viewing angles are good as well. Powered by Snapdragon 712  SoC with up to 6GB of LPDDR4x RAM, the phone features Multi Turbo which features Net Turbo, Center Turbo, AI Turbo and Cooling Turbo functions for better network, gaming, AI experience and bring down the temperature for a seamless performance, even during intense gaming sessions.

One of the main highlights of the phone is its 32-megapixel in-screen camera with 4.59mm small camera hole, and the company at launch said that is uses Super Black technology to blend the camera with the screen. It runs Funtouch OS 9 based on Android 9.0 (Pie). Even though the UI looks attractive, and comes with Dark mode, it needs some time getting used to since the quick settings bar comes up from the bottom.

The power button and the volume rockers are present on the right side. On the left there is a dedicated dual SIM and microSD slots, arranged in a single tray. There is also a key to launch the Google Assistant easily. On the bottom there is a 3.5mm audio jack, microphone, micro USB port and the loudspeaker grill.

On the back there is a 16-megapixel primary camera with f/1.78 aperture, Sony IMX499 sensor, 8-megapixel 120° wide-angle camera with f/2.2 aperture and a 2-megapixel camera with f/2.4 aperture. The LED flash is present below the cameras, and the fingerprint sensor is present next to it.

Even though the back is not made of glass, the dual gradient finish looks attractive. The company also bundles a case in the box, you can use it to prevents smudges or scratches. Under the hood there is a huge 5000mAh battery with Vivo’s Dual Engine fast charging with the bundled 18W charger. It can easily last for two days and the fast charging lets you charge the phone in just over two hours.

The Z1Pro starts at Rs. 14,990 for the 4GB RAM with 64GB storage version and will be available from Flipkart and vivo India eStore starting from July 11th. We will bring you the full review soon.

Photography by Siraj

Author: Srivatsan Sridhar

Srivatsan Sridhar is a Mobile Technology Enthusiast who is passionate about Mobile phones and Mobile apps. He uses the phones he reviews as his main phone. You can follow him on Twitter and Instagram