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Vivo Z5X (2020) Specs and Price

Vivo Z5X (2020)

The Vivo Z5X (2020) is the makeover of the Vivo Z5X that was announced last year with Snapdragon 710. The new variant of the phone now comes with a faster Snapdragon 712 SoC and it’s now available in the market.

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Vivo Z5X (2020) Key Specs & Features

  • 6.53 inches IPS LCD Display, 1080 x 2340 pixels, 19.5:9 ratio (~395 ppi)
  • Android 9.0 (Pie)
  • Octa-core Qualcomm SDM712 Snapdragon 712 (10 nm)
  • 4GB, 6GB, 8GB RAM
  • 64GB, 128GB Built-in Storage up to 256GB Memory Card
  • 16 MP + 8 MP + 2 MP Triple Rear Cameras
  • 16 MP Front Camera
  • Fingerprint Scanner (Rear)
  • 4G LTE Network
  • Fast Charging 18W
  • Non-Removable Li-Po 5000 mAh Battery

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Design and Display

The Vivo Z5X (2020) comes with a similar body design with the 2019 variant. It’s still a budget device featuring glass on the front and plastic on the back and frame. It packs a smooth panel housing the fingerprint, an LED flash, and also the camera’s set-up.

Overall, it measures 162.4 x 77.3 x 8.9 mm in dimensions and weight 200 grams. The Vivo Z5X (2020) has a punch-hole display with a screen size of 6.53-inch IPS LCD that produces a Full HD+ resolution of 1080 x 2340 pixels and a 19.5:9 aspect ratio. It has display protection and an 83.4% screen-to-body ratio.


For photography, the smartphone has a triple camera set-up. The Vivo Z5X (2020) packs the main camera of 16-megapixel, an 8-megapixel ultrawide sensor, and a 2-megapixel depth sensor. The cameras are paired with an LED flash for nice shots in the dark or at night coupled with HDR, and panorama.

Underneath the punch hole is a 16 MP front-facing camera. It’s also good to note that the front and the back camera will shoot the same 2K videos at 30 seconds per frame.

Hardware and Software

The 2.3GHz Snapdragon 712 chipset on the Vivo Z5X is accompanied by LPDDR4x RAM and UFS 2.1 storage. It has Adreno 616 GPU for graphics and runs on the Android 9.0 Pie operating system out of the box. Good news, the OS is now upgradable to Android 10 with Funtouch 10 user interface on top.

Intelligent Retargeting Engine

The inbuilt storage is available in three variants. The first is 4GB + 64GB, 64GB + 6GB RAM, while the last is a generous 128GB with a huge 8GB RAM. This whole arrangement will depend on your budget. However, you can still expand the memory via a micro SD card without sacrificing any SIM slot.

Battery and Network

The Vivo Z5X comes with a 5000 mAh battery that has support for 18W fast charging. Other features on the phone include dual 4G VoLTE, Wi-Fi 802.11ac, Bluetooth 5.0, GPS, MicroUSB, 3.5mm audio jack, and face ID.

Vivo Z5X (2020) Price and Availability

The Vivo Z5X (2020) will sell at a price of $197 to $226 for the 6GB RAM and 8GB RAM model respectively. It’s available in three colors such as Phantom Black, Aurora, and Symphony.

In Nigeria, the Vivo Z5X will cost around 85,000 Naira, while in Ghana, it will sell at a price of 1,300 Ghs and 23,000 Ksh in Kenya.

Vivo Z5X (2020) Specs

Here are a few specs of the Vivo Z5X (2020):

General Features

  • Platform: Android 9.0 (Pie), upgradable to Android 10, Funtouch 10
  • Processor: Qualcomm SDM712 Snapdragon 712 (10 nm), Octa-core (2×2.3 GHz Kryo 360 Gold & 6×1.7 GHz Kryo 360 Silver)
  • GPU: Adreno 616
  • Memory: 4GB, 6GB, 8GB RAM
  • Colours: Black, Blue, White, Dark Blue
  • Dimension: 162.4 x 77.3 x 8.9 mm
  • Weight: 204.1 g
  • SIM Type: Nano-SIM, dual stand-by
  • SIM Count: Dual SIM (Nano-SIM, dual stand-by)


  • Display: 6.53 inches IPS LCD Display, 1080 x 2340 pixels, 19.5:9 ratio (~395 ppi)
  • Screen Protection: Yes
  • Foldable Display: No


  • Rear Camera: 16 MP (wide) + 8 MP (ultrawide) + 2 MP (depth) Triple Cameras, [email protected]
  • Rear Camera Features: LED flash, HDR, panorama
  • Front Camera: 16 MP, [email protected]


  • Built-in Storage: 64GB, 128GB
  • Memory Card Support: Yes, microSDXC (dedicated slot)
  • Bundled Cloud Storage: Yes

Network Support

  • 2G GSM: Yes, GSM 850 / 900 / 1800 / 1900 – SIM 1 & SIM 2
  • 2G CDMA 1X: Yes, CDMA 800 & TD-SCDMA
  • 3G WCDMA: Yes, HSDPA 850 / 900 / 2100
  • 3G CDMA EVDO: Yes
  • 4G LTE: Yes, 1, 3, 4, 5, 8, 34, 38, 39, 40, 41
  • 5G: No

Internet & Connectivity

  • GPRS: Yes
  • EDGE: Yes
  • 3G/WCDMA/HSPA: Yes
  • HSPA+: Yes
  • CDMA EVDO: Yes
  • 4G LTE: Yes
  • 5G: No
  • WLAN: Wi-Fi 802.11 a/b/g/n/ac, dual-band, Wi-Fi Direct, hotspot
  • Wi-Fi Hotspot: Yes
  • Bluetooth: Bluetooth 5.0, A2DP, LE
  • NFC: No
  • Infrared Blaster: No
  • USB Port: microUSB 2.0, USB On-The-Go


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


  • Music Player: Yes
  • Video Player: Yes
  • FM Radio: No
  • 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: No
  • SpO2: No
  • Pedometer: No
  • Heart Rate Monitor: No
  • Gyroscope: Yes
  • Fingerprint Scanner: Yes (Rear)
  • Iris Scanner: No
  • Face Unlock: Yes
  • Stylus Pen: No
  • Intelligent Digital Assistant: Yes
  • Motion Sensing / Gesture Control: Yes
  • Voice Control: Yes

Other Features

  • Video Streaming: Yes
  • Active Noise Cancellation: Yes
  • Wireless Charging: No
  • Built-in Mobile Payment: No
  • Water Resistant: No
  • Dust Resistant: No
  • Image Editor: Yes
  • Video Editor: Yes
  • Document Viewer: Yes
  • Document Editor: Yes


  • Battery: Non-removable Li-Po 5000 mAh battery
  • Talktime:
  • Standby Time:
  • Fast Charging: Fast charging 18W
Paschal Okafor is NaijaTechGuide Team Lead. The article Vivo Z5X (2020) Specs and Price was written by Miracle .O. The article was last modified: July 4th, 2020


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