Vivo Z3 Review, Price, Performance & Full Specs


You probably heard about Vivo Z3i which recently launched in China. Vivo, the company has done it again by releasing the Vivo Z3. It is also a good smartphone, except for a little bit of differences here and there to the Vivo Z3i.

Of most interest is the fact that the latest Vivo Z3 comes in two variants, not only in the storage department this time but in the hardware department as well. You may wonder, what difference does it make?

Let’s take a cursory look at Vivo Z3 specifications; price, design, display, camera, network and connectivity features. In this way, you can know if the Vivo Z3 is next smartphone you will buy.


Design and Display of Vivo Z3

Z3 comes with the dimensions of 156 x 75.6 x 8.1 mm and it weighs 164 grams. Vivo Z3 comes in starry night, aurora blue, and dream powder colors.

Display features of Vivo Z3 shows it comes in IPS LCD capacitive touch screen of 16 million colors. Screen size is 6.3 inches, 99.1 cm2, that is, 84 percent screen to body ratio. Furthermore, the resolution is 1080 x 2280 pixels with 19:9 ratio, together with 400 ppi density. Take note, like all other smartphones, Vivo Z3 is multi-touch, up to 10 fingers.

Camera Features

At the camera department of Vivo Z3, you have dual 16 MP f/2.0 and 2 MP f/2.4 with depth sensor. In like manner, other features include LED flash, HDR, and panorama. The video is able to produce [email protected]

Furthermore, at the front, you have a single 12 MP camera with HDR features. These features are scaled back when compared to the ones at the rear. The videos recorded at the front also come out with same quality as those recorded with the rear cameras.

Hardware and Software of Vivo Z3

This is where the discussion is going on about Z3. It got its variant in this department. There is one that comes with Snapdragon 670 and there’s another that comes with Snapdragon 710. They are both of the same size and they come with water drop notch. It’s left for the user to choose.


Also, take note that Vivo Z3 comes around running on Android 8.1 Oreo and is able and ready for instant upgrade to latest OS. Included in the hardware components are CPU Octa-core, and Kryo 360 Silver the variants specifications are the same. In addition, the GPU is Adreno 615 and Adreno 616 because of the variants.

Storage Capacity

For both Smartphones of the same name, things remain different here too. There is the 4GB of RAM, and 6GB of RAM. As per the ROM, there’s 64GB, and 128GB. One of the variants of Snapdragon 710 takes up the space of the 128GB, while there’s another of the same Snapdragon that takes up the 64GB ROM as well. However, you can still make use of a microSD card to increase storage capacity to something like 256GB.

Network Properties

Let’s talk about network properties. Vivo Z3 is able to handle 2G GSM, and CDMA from any of the two SIM slots available in the smartphone. There’s also 3G HSDPA network, and 4G LTE networks in Vivo Z3, making the smartphone versatile.


Battery Life

Battery life in Vivo Z3 is a non-removable Li-Po 3315 mAh battery. This is able to handle only regular charging and can provide suitable backup throughout the day. Don’t remove the battery as that will void the warranty.

Price and Availability

Vivo Z3 prices are varied, like the smartphones themselves. The SD670/4GB/64GB version price is $230, the SD710/6GB/64GB version price is $275, and the SD710/6GB/128GB version is $330.

The Vivo Z3 has been released in the month of October, 2018. Meanwhile, if you find it hard to find on other web stores, simply go to Vivo’s official website to buy it.