Maria Montero

Vivo Z1 Lite with waterdrop notch, Snapdragon 636 …

Having recently launched the Live Y93 In China, the company has already made the Vivo Z1 Lite official in its online store in the country.

The Vivo Z1 Lite, as the name suggests, is a lower-powered version of the original Vivo Z1. That said, aside from the chipset inside, there is very little difference between the two phones. The smartphone is priced at CNY 1,098 (roughly Rs 11,400), and is for sale in three colors: Aurora Purple, Black, and Red color options.

I live Z1 Lite. Photo: I live China

The Z1 Lite comes with a waterdrop notch, making it look like the Vivo Z1 and it looks identical even on the design front. In fact, the phones even have identical dimensions on paper.

The 6.26-inch IPS LCD screen of the Vivo Z1 Lite comes with a resolution of 2280 x 1080 pixels and an aspect ratio of 19: 9. Instead of the Snapdragon 660 chipset that powers the Vivo Z1, the Lite edition of the smartphone it features the weakest Snapdragon 626 SoC.

The Vivo Z1 equips 4 GB of RAM and 64 GB of storage. The new Z1 Lite phone also has 4GB of RAM but less than 32GB of storage. For additional storage, the Z1 Lite offers a microSD card slot.

In terms of optics, the Z1 Lite has a 16 MP + 2 MP dual camera setup on the rear and a 16 MP front camera, which is doubled for face unlock. There is also a 3,260 mAh battery inside, and the phone runs on Android FunTouch OS 4.5 based on Android Oreo 8.1.