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Vivo Z1i Specs and Price

Vivo Z1i
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Over time, Vivo has strengthened it’s mid-range smartphone stance and has a range of decent products in that category. One of them being the Vivo Z1i which features the popular notch and some decent specs. It xan easily fit into the shoes of a smartphone that can do much of the days task and still has some few perks to throw in like decent mobile photography amongst others. In all aspects, the smartphone seems to be a decent one, although, much of this depends on the pricing of the phone.

Where to Buy Vivo Z1i

Jumia Nigeria – See Offers | Jumia Kenya – See Offers | Gearbest – See Offers

Vivo Z1i Key Specs and Features

  • 6.26-inch, IPS LCD capacitive touchscreen, 1080 x 2280 pixels (403 ppi)
  • Android 8.1 Oreo (Funtouch OS 4.0 )
  • Octa-core Qualcomm Snapdragon 636 CPU with 4GB RAM
  • 128GB built-in storage space, up to 256GB with a memory card
  • Dual 13MP + 2MP rear camera and a 16MP front camera
  • 4G LTE
  • Fingerprint scanner (rear)
  • 3, 260mAh non removable Li-ion battery

Vivo Z1i

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Design and Display

The Vivo Z1i has quite a smooth finish which makes it reflective and in a good way. The smartphone has a nice aesthetics and it is available in black and red finish. Although the smartphone has a plastic rear, it still manages to look quite impressive. Due to the material used, the smartphone is somewhat on a lighter side weighing just 149.3g.

On the diaplay side of things, the smartphone impresses with a nice resolution and a large screen too. So incase you’re gunning for a nice mobile movie theatre of yours at a price that isn’t too much then you might want to check it out. The smartphone goes up to 6.26-inch with a 1080 x 2280 pixels and with pixel density of 402 ppi.

Battery and Camera

For power, the smartphone sips current from a little more than average battery capacity. In addition, the 3, 260mAh battery is non removable as you have in most of today’s smartphone. It is not clear if you will be getting fast charge with the smartphone but you wouldn’t be need to charge till the end of the day anyway on normal usage.

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You should be able to do a decent smartphone photography with the Vivo Z1i even if it’s not the best in this category. The 12MP rear camera has a 2MP depth sensor also present for bokeh shots and better pictures. You can count on the selfie game on this smartphone with the 16MP front camera.

Hardware and Software

Ideally, this is a smartphone that does have a nice hardware on and while this is not exactly the best mid-range chipset it is still a very good one to have. Featuring eight cores, the Qualcomm Snapdragon 636 pricesspr and Adreno 509 GPU is quite an offer.

Furthermore, the Vivo Z1i sports a 4GB RAM combined with 128GB of space for storing files which you can expand by using a MicroSD card. As other Vivo phones do, there is Android 8.1 Oreo modified into Funtouch OS 4.0.

Vivo Z1i Pricing and Availability

The smartphone sells for about 75, 000 Naira depending on the deal and your location.

Vivo Z1i Specs

Here are a few specs of the Vivo Z1i:

General Features

  • Platform: Android 8.1 Oreo (Funtouch OS 4.0)
  • Processor: Octa-core Qualcomm Snapdragon 636
  • GPU: Adreno 5090
  • Memory: 4GB RAM
  • Colours: Black, Red
  • Dimension: 154.8 x 75.1 x 7.9 mm
  • Weight: 149.5g
  • SIM Type: Nano SIM
  • SIM Count: Dual SIM


  • Display: 6.26-inch, IPS LCD capacitive touchscreen, 1080 x 2280 pixels (402 ppi)
  • Screen Protection:


  • Rear Camera: Dual 13MP + 2MP camera, 1080p [email protected]
  • Rear Camera Features: Autofocus, LED flash, Geo-tagging, touch focus, face detection, panorama
  • Front Camera: 16MP camera, 1080p [email protected]


  • Built-in Storage: 128GB
  • Memory Card Support: Yes, up to 256GB
  • Bundled Cloud Storage:

Network Support

  • 2G GSM: Yes
  • 2G CDMA 1X:
  • 3G WCDMA: Yes
  • 4G LTE: LTE band 1(2100), 3(1800), 5(850), 8(900), 34(2000), 38(2600), 39(1900), 40(2300), 41(2500)

Internet & Connectivity

  • GPRS: Yes
  • EDGE: Yes
  • 3G/WCDMA/HSPA: Yes
  • HSPA+: 42.2/5.76 Mbps
  • 4G LTE: LTE-A (2CA) Cat 6 300/50Mbps
  • WLAN: Wi-Fi 802.11 a/b/g/n/ac, WiFi Direct
  • Wi-Fi Hotspot: Yes
  • Bluetooth: Yes, v5.0 with A2DP, LE
  • NFC:
  • Infrared Blaster:
  • USB Port: MicroUSB 2.0


  • SMS/MMS: Yes
  • Instant Messaging: Yes
  • Push Emails: Yes
  • Email Protocol:


  • Music Player: MP3/WAV/eAAC+ player
  • Video Player: MP4/H.264 player
  • FM Radio: Yes
  • Loudspeaker: Yes
  • 3.5mm Jack: Yes


  • Navigation: Yes, with A-GPS, GLONASS, BDS
  • Maps: Yes

Sensors & Control

  • Digital Compass: Yes
  • Accelerometer: Yes
  • Proximity Sensor: Yes
  • Light Sensor: Yes
  • Barometer:
  • SpO2:
  • Pedometer:
  • Heart Rate Monitor:
  • Gyroscope: Yes
  • Fingerprint Scanner: Yes, (rear)
  • Iris Scanner:
  • Face Unlock: Yes
  • Intelligent Digital Assistant:
  • Motion Sensing / Gesture Control:
  • Voice Control:

Other Features

  • Video Streaming: Yes
  • Active Noise Cancellation: Yes
  • Wireless Charging:
  • Built-in Mobile Payment:
  • Water Resistant:
  • Dust Resistant:
  • Image Editor: Yes
  • Video Editor: Yes
  • Document Viewer: Yes
  • Document Editor: Yes


  • Battery: 3, 260mAh non removable Li-Ion battery
  • Talktime:
  • Standby Time:
  • Fast Charging:
Paschal Okafor is NaijaTechGuide Team Lead. The article Vivo Z1i Specs and Price was written by Odunayo Ezekiel. The article was last modified: July 22nd, 2019
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