It’s 2020 and 5G technology is hot these days. Almost every other phone announced comes with support for 5G connectivity. It has already become a must-have feature for flagships and the mid-range market is also slowly adapting to the technology. The latest example we have is the Vivo Z6 5G. It is a mid-range offering from Vivo which comes with 5G connectivity, liquid cooling system among many other features.
Vivo Z6 5G Overview
Design and Display
Vivo Z6 5G comes with a 6.5-inch IPS LCD panel with a resolution of 1080 x 2400 pixels. It has narrow bezels except for the chin where it is more noticeable. The company claims the screen-to-body ratio on this device to be 90.74%. There is a small circular cut out in the top left to accommodate the front camera. On the back, there is a quad-camera setup arranged in L-shape inside a rectangular module. The module also houses the LED flash. A fingerprint sensor has been mounted near the camera module. The power button and volume rockers are placed on the right side of the device.
Under the hood, there is Qualcomm’s Snapdragon 765G. You can choose between 6GB and 8GB of LPDDR4X RAM, however, with either of them, you get the same 128GB UFS 2.1 storage. The 765G chipset is a gaming-focused mid-range chipset with support for both SA and NSA band of 5G.
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The Vivo Z6 comes with a 48MP quad-camera setup. Accompanying the main camera is an 8MP ultrawide sensor, a 2MP macro lens, and a 2MP depth sensor. For selfies, there is an 8MP camera on the front. The camera app on the Vivo Z6 5G comes with exciting features such as Super Night 2.0, Hyper HDR and RAW format output and even a feature to guide you with poses.
Software and Gaming
Vivo Z6 will ship with Android 10 with Funtouch OS on top. Vivo has tweaked the software on this device for a better gaming experience. The device comes with features such as Multi-Turbo 3.0, Game Space 3.0 and Game Box. With 4D Game Shock 2.0, you can now feel in-game recoils of guns.
To battle the heat generated while gaming there is a super-liquid cooling system which the company claims to be PC-class. It uses an 85mm cooling pipe with a core temperature of 10-degrees Celsius. Together with a Turbo Cooling Intelligent thermal management system, it will stop your smartphone form heating during intense gaming sessions.
The device comes with a whopping 5,000 mAh battery with support for 44W fast-charging. The company claims the 44W charger can charge the device from 0 to 100% in just above an hour. The device also comes with dual-Wifi support (2.4GHz and 5GHz), a fingerprint sensor, Bluetooth 5.0, type-C port and a 3.5mm headphone jack.
Vivo Z6 5G Specifications
- Display: 6.57″ IPS LCD display with 2400 x 1080 pixels
- Rear Camera: Quad, 48MP primary lens with f/1.8 aperture + 8MP ultra-wide sensor with f/2.2 aperture + 2MP depth sensor with f/2.4 aperture + 2MP macro lens with f/2.4 aperture
- Front Camera: 16MP lens with f/2.48 aperture
- Processor: Qualcomm Snapdragon 765G
- GPU: Adreno 620
- RAM: 6/8GB
- Storage: 128GB
- Software: Android 10 with Funtouch 10.0 on top
- Battery: 5,000 mAh with 44W fast-charging
- Sensors: Fingerprint (rear-mounted), accelerometer, proximity, compass, gyro
- Connectivity: Wifi a/b/g/n/ac/ax, Bluetooth 5.1, 3.5mm headphone jack
- Color Options: Aurora Black, Interstellar Silver, Ice Age
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Vivo Z6 5G Price and Availability
The Vivo Z6 is now available for pre-order in China. The company will start delivering orders from the 8th of March. The 6/128GB variant is priced at 2,298 Yuan (~NPR 38,000) and the 8/128GB variant is priced at 2,598 Yuan (~NPR 43,000).
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