22 October 2018
The Chinese giant Vivo is amongst those OEMs who likes to release new phones with different brandings for different regions. Back in September, a similar device was announced for the Indian market as V11, today the company unveils Z3i for the Chinese market with minor changes under the hood.
Like most of the latest phones it features a waterdrop notch at the top of the display, bezels are extremely thin and the fingerprint scanner is placed in the center on the rear side. Following the latest trend, the device features a metal chassis with a glass covering the rear side. In terms of looks, the device is quite stunning.
It features an IPS LCD display of 6.3-inches with a Full HD+ screen resolution of 1080 x 2280 pixels. The MediaTek Octa-core P60 SoC is powering the device with 6GB RAM and built-in native storage is 128GB which can be further expanded using MicroSD.
The Z3i has dual cameras on the rear side, the primary sensor is a 16MP module whereas the secondary depth-sensing sensor is 2MP. Up front the selfie snapper is 24MP and it also comes with facial recognition. As OS the device is pre-installed with Android Oreo 8.1 with FunTouch UI layer over it. A 3,315mAh battery is on board to keep its lights on.
As far as availability is a concern the Z3i will be available in Aurora Blue and Millennium Pink colors at a price tag of CNY2,398 ($347). At the moment it is still in the dark whether it will be available outside of China as well or not. Feel free to share your thoughts regarding the Z3i in the comments section below. Stay tuned.