Vivo Z3x with 16 MP front-facing camera and Snapdragon 660 chipset goes official

Vivo has launched a new smartphone in China under its Z-series, dubbed Vivo Z3x. Looking at the phone’s specifications, it seems to be exactly the same as the Vivo Z1, except for the front-facing camera.

The smartphone is now available for pre-order and the actual sale will commence from 8th May. It is priced at 1,198 Yuan (approximately $178) and comes in three color options — Blue, Red, and Black.


The Vivo Z3x features a 6.26-inch IPS LCD Full HD+ display with a screen resolution of 2280 x 1080 pixels and 19:9 aspect ratio. The display has a traditional, rectangular-shaped notch and offers 90% screen to body ratio.

The device is powered by the Qualcomm Snapdragon 660 octa-core processor, coupled with Adreno 512 GPU. The phone comes in only one variant — 4 GB of RAM and 64 GB of internal storage. It also comes with a microSD card slot supporting storage expansion up to 256 GB.

As for the camera department, the device features a 13MP primary camera and a 2MP depth-sensor on the back side. For taking selfies, the handset comes equipped with a 16 MP front-facing camera. It runs on Android 9 Pie with the company’s own Funtouch OS 9 on top.

Connectivity options on the device include dual-SIM option, dual-VoLTE support, dual-band Wi-Fi ac, Bluetooth v5.0, GPS, and a 3.5mm audio jack. The phone is powered by a 3260 mAh battery.

Vivo Z3x Specifications

  • CPU: Qualcomm Snapdragon 660 octa-core processor
  • GPU: Adreno 516 GPU
  • RAM: 4 GB
  • Operating System: Android 9 Pie with FunTouch OS 9
  • Display: 6.26-inch IPS LCD Full HD+ display, 2280 x 1080 pixels screen resolution, 19:9 aspect ratio
  • Rear Camera: Dual AI camera with 13 MP primary sensor + 2 MP secondary sensor
  • Front Camera: 16 MP selfie camera
  • Internal Storage: 64 GB
  • External Storage: Yes, up to 256 GB
  • Connectivity: Dual SIM, dual-VoLTE, dual-band Wi-Fi 802.11 b/g/n/ac, Bluetooth v5.0, GPS, and a 3.5mm audio jack
  • Other: Fingerprint Scanner
  • Colors: Blue, Red, and Black
  • Battery: 3260 mAh

Vivo Z3x Pricing and Availability

  • Pricing: 1,198 Yuan (~$178)
  • Availability: On pre-sale in China; sale from 8th May