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Why the Vivo Z1 Pro is good value for money!

July 11, 2019 15:00 IST

The Vivo Z1 Pro packs in premium features at a reasonable price.

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As technology advances, phones are offering premium features at affordable prices; the Vivo Z1 Pro is a prime example.

Let's dig in and find out what it has to offer.

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Design and display

The phone has a 6.53" full HD+ LCD display, with a resolution of 2340 x 1080.

As the phone has minimum bezels, the screen-to-body ratio is 90.77 per cent.

The bottom chin is thicker than the top bezel.

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The back of the phone is plastic but gives the impression of glass as the gradient colours change when the phone is moved.

It is available in three colours -- mirror black, sonic blue and sonic black.

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Performance

The phone is powered by the Snapdragon 712, Qualcomm's powerful processor, and is embedded with artificial intelligence.

It is also embedded with the Adreno 616 GPU for a better gaming experience.

The phone is available in three variants -- 4GB RAM+ 64GB ROM, 6GB RAM+ 64GB ROM and 6GB RAM+ 128GB ROM, competitively priced at Rs 14,990, Rs 16,990 and Rs 17,990 respectively.

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Camera

Vivo Z1 Pro has a triple camera setup on the rear.

The setup consists of an 8MP f/2.2 wide angle, 16MP f/1.78 main and the 2MP f/2.4 depth sensing camera.

The camera has a night mode option for lowlight photography; pictures taken in this mode are enhanced using long exposure to gather a more detailed image.

For selfies, there is an in-display 32MP camera with f/2.0 aperture.

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Battery

The phone has a mammoth 5000 mAh battery which can be fast charged using an 18w charger.

It also support OTG reverse charging.

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Verdict

It packs in premium features at a compact starting price of Rs 14,999.

With features like a triple camera, a 5000 mAh battery, fast charging, full view display and a powerful Snapdragon 712 processor, the Vivo Z1 Pro is value for money.

 

ASHISH NARSALE / Rediff.com
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