Vivo Z3 launched with gradient design and a choice of SD710 and SD670
Vivo has launched the Vivo Z3 with Snapdragon 670 and Snapdragon 710 in China. Both Vivo Z3 variants feature same design with waterdrop notch-style display and dual-rear cameras. These new smartphones will be available in three gradient colors – Starry Night, Aurora Blue, and Dream Powder – in China. It seems Vivo has toned-down the new model a bit for China to offer competitive pricing.
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Vivo Z3: Price and Availability
The Snapdragon 670 version of the Vivo Z3 with 4GB and 64GB storage is priced at RMB 1,598 (approximately Rs 16,000. The Snapdragon 710 variant with 6GB+64GB option is priced at RMB 1,898 (approximately Rs 19,000). Lastly, the top-of-the-line variant of Vivo Z3 with Snapdragon 710 (6GB+128GB) is RMB 2,298 (approximately Rs 23,000. For now, both Vivo Z3 variants are meant for Chinese market, and Vivo hasn’t said anything on its global release.
Vivo Z3: Specifications and Features
Upfront, the Vivo Z3 packs a 6.3-inch LCD panel with 1080p resolution and a tiny waterdrop notch that includes front selfie camera of 12-megapixel, although this camera utilizes dual-Pixel technology for image capture.
Internally, the Vivo Z3 packs two different processors. The first variant of the Vivo Z3 comes with the Qualcomm Snapdragon 670 SoC and 4GB RAM. It includes 64GB storage, expandable up to 256 GB via microSD card. Then there are two variants of Snapdragon 710-powered Vivo Z3. Both feature 6GB RAM, but with 64GB or 128GB storage. Vivo says they have increased the clock speed of the Snapdragon 710 SoC, and it will offer clock speeds up to 2.2GHz.
Vivo has included a dual rear camera setup of 16-megapixel+2-megapixel on both variants. Both Vivo Z3 variants pack same 3,315mAh battery with a micro-USB port for charging and data transfers.
Vivo Z3 Specification:
—Dimensions: 75.63 x 155.97 x 8.1 mm
—Weight: 163 g
—SoC: Qualcomm Snapdragon 710
—CPU: 2x 2.2 GHz Kryo 360, 6x 1.7 GHz Kryo 360, Cores: 8
—GPU: Qualcomm Adreno 616, 500 MHz
—RAM: 6 GB, 1866 MHz
—Storage: 64 GB, 128 GB
—Memory cards: microSD, microSDHC, microSDXC
—Display: 6.3 in, AMOLED, 1080 x 2280 pixels, 24 bit
—Battery: 3315 mAh, Li-Polymer
—OS: Funtouch 4.5 OS (Android 8.1 Oreo)
—Camera: 4608 x 3456 pixels, 3840 x 2160 pixels, 30 fps
—SIM card: Nano-SIM
—Wi-Fi: a, b, g, n, n 5GHz, ac, Dual band, Wi-Fi Hotspot, Wi-Fi Direct, Wi-Fi Display
—USB: 2.0, Micro USB
—Positioning: GPS, A-GPS, GLONASS, BeiDou