Vivo Z10 is the latest Vivo smartphone that was launched today in India. The Z10 reminds me of the V7 Plus we saw a couple of months ago. The Z series was introduced before the 2018 FIFA world cup kicked off.
Now, the Z10 is finally official, a beast with 4GB RAM, 32GB storage, an octa-core processor and 24MP selfie camera. The device has an 18:9 aspect ratio screen and supports Face ID, let’s find out more.
Vivo Z10 Key Specs and Features
・5.99-inch HD+ IPS LCD capacitive touchscreen, 720 x 1440 pixels
・Android 7.1.2 Nougat with 4GB RAM
・Octa-core 1.8GHz Qualcomm SDM450 Snapdragon 450
・32GB built-in storage, expandable up to 256GB
・16MP rear camera and 24MP front camera
・3225mAh non-removable Li-Ion Battery
Vivo Z10 Design
The Z10 sports a Plastic body that’s quite attractive and it comes in so many attractive colours as well. It’s equipped with a rear fingerprint scanner that unlocks the device in just 0.1 seconds with the Vivo logo coming underneath.
At the top left corner, the rear camera sits pretty comfortably and has a LED flash beside it. The device is very slim, measuring just 7.7mm in thickness and weighing just 160g. This makes it very easy to use and operate with one hand.
Vivo Z10 Display
When you turn to the front, you’ll be graced with the standard 18:9 aspect ratio screen. The device offers you the trending full-screen display with no narrow bezels in sight. The top and bottom bezel are also super minimal as well.
The tall 5.99-inch IPS LCD capacitive touchscreen is pretty basic, so don’t expect magic though. It boasts of 720 x 1440 pixels in resolution and 269 pixels per inch density. It stretches up to 78.4% screen-to-body ratio, with the Corning Gorilla Glass 4 on top.
Hardware and Software
The Z10 is powered by the Snapdragon 450 chip from Qualcomm which was built on a 14nm FinFET process technology. The chip has 8-cores of processor clocking at 1.8GHz. While the Adreno 506 graphics card runs graphics.
For multitasking, there’s 4GB of RAM available for you to multitask heavy apps. While the storage has been reduced a bit to 32GB, nonetheless, you can upgrade up to 256GB using a memory card. It runs on Android 7.1.2 Nougat with Funtouch OS 3.2 skin on top.
Vivo Z10 Camera
The 16MP rear camera has f/2.0 aperture, 1/3″ sensor size and 1.0µm pixel size. The camera boasts of PDAF, LED flash, touch focus, face detection, HDR and others. It shoots 1080p videos @30fps, while the 24MP selfie camera has f/2.0 aperture and a LED flash as well.
Network and Connectivity
The Z10 supports 4G LTE and accommodates dual Nano SIM, it also has support for Bluetooth 4.2, 3.5mm jack, USB port, FM Radio, Wi-Fi, Wi-Fi Hotspot and A-GPS, GLONASS, BDS.
Vivo Z10 Battery
The Vivo Z10 is powered by a non-removable Li-Ion 3225mAh battery with fast charging technology. Vivo Z10 is available on shopping stores, starting from $349 to $399, that’s about (N120,000 – N140,000).
FULL SPECIFICATION OF VIVO Z10
・Announced: July, 2018
・Status: Available. July 2018
・Network Technology: GSM / WCDMA / LTE
・3G Support: WCDMA: B1 2100MHz / B8 900 MHz
・4G Support: LTE band 1(2100), 3(1800), 5(850), 7(2600), 8(900), 40(2300), 41(2500)
・Number of SIM Card: 2 (Nano + Nano)
・Dual SIM Support: Yes
・Material Type: Plastic
・Dimensions: 155.9 x 75.8 x 7.7 mm
・Colour: Champagne Gold, Matte Black, Infinite Red
・Screen Type: FHD+ IPS LCD capacitive touchscreen
・Resolution: 720 x 1440 pixels
・Pixel Density: 269ppi
・Screen to Body Ratio: 78.4%
・Operating system: Android 7.1.2 Nougat
・Processor: Octa-core 1.8 GHz
・Chipset type: Qualcomm SDM450 Snapdragon 450
・Graphics Processing Unit: Adreno 506
・Memory Card slot: Yes, up to 256GB
・Internal storage: 32GB
・Back Camera: 16MP
・Front Camera: 24MP
・Back Flash: Yes, LED
・Front Flash: Yes
・WiFi Hotspot: Yes
・Fingerprint Sensor: Yes (Rear)
・Sensors: accelerometer, proximity, ambient light, compass, gyroscope
・3.5mm Audio Jack: Yes
・Standby Time: –
・Fast Charging: Yes