Chinese phone maker vivo announced the Z5 last July and today the company has follow it up with a successor, called vivo Z6 5G.

The vivo Z6 5G features a 6.57-inch 20:9 display of 2400×1080 pixel resolution. The display panel has a 3.85mm punch hole in the upper right corner which houses the 16MP selfie camera.

Around the back, you get a fingerprint scanner accompanying an L-shaped quad camera setup which is a combination of a 48MP main, 8MP ultrawide (112-degree FOV), 2MP macro and 2MP depth sensor modules.

Vivo Z6 5G in Interstellar Silver color
Vivo Z6 5G in Interstellar Silver color

The cameras can capture images in RAW format and offers posing guidance with 144 built-in camera poses that will help you create that perfect Instagram shot.

The Z6 5G supports dual-mode 5G (SA/NSA) and has a Snapdragon 765G SoC under the hood with 6GB or 8GB RAM and 128GB storage.

On the software front, the Z6 5G runs Android 10-based Funtouch OS 10 and has features like Multi-Turbo 3.0, Game Space 3.0 and Game Box in tow.

The Snapdragon 765G-powered smartphone promises “PC-grade” liquid cooling which uses an 85mm liquid-cooled heat-dissipating pipe with a core temperature of 10-degree Celsius. Moreover, the system has a multi-layer graphite heat sink with a total area of over 10,000mm².

The vivo Z6 5G packs a 5,000 mAh battery that draws power through a USB-C port at up to 44W and charges from flat to 70% in 35 minutes. It then takes another 30 minutes to reach 100%.

The smartphone has a 3.5mm headphone jack located at the bottom and has three color options – Ice Age, Interstellar Silver, and Aurora Black (machine translated from Chinese).

vivo Z6 5G Specifications

Network Properties

  • 2G bands: GSM 850 / 900 / 1800 / 1900 – SIM 1 & SIM 2
  • CDMA 800 & TD-SCDMA
  • 3G bands: HSDPA 850 / 900 / 1700(AWS) / 2100
  • CDMA2000 1xEV-DO
  • 4G bands: LTE band 1(2100), 3(1800), 4(1700/2100), 5(850), 8(900), 39(1900), 40(2300), 41(2500)
  • 5G: 5G band 1(2100), 3(1800), 41(2500), 77(3700), 78(3500); SA/NSA
  • Speed: HSPA, LTE-A, 5G


  • Announced: 2020, February 28
  • Status: Coming soon. Exp. release 2020, February 29


  • Dimensions: 164 x 75.1 x 9.2 mm (6.46 x 2.96 x 0.36 in)
  • Weight: 201 g (7.09 oz)
  • SIM: Dual SIM (Nano-SIM, dual stand-by)
  • Colours: Ice Age, Interstellar Silver, Aurora Black
Vivo Z6 5G in Colours
Vivo Z6 5G in Colours


  • Type: IPS LCD capacitive touchscreen, 16M colors
  • Size: 6.57 inches, 104.2 cm2 (~84.6% screen-to-body ratio)
  • Resolution: 1080 x 2400 pixels, 20:9 ratio (~401 ppi density)

Operating System

  • Android 10.0; Funtouch 10.0


  • Chipset: Qualcomm SDM765 Snapdragon 765G (7 nm)
  • CPU: Octa-core (1×2.4 GHz Kryo 475 Prime & 1×2.2 GHz Kryo 475 Gold & 6×1.8 GHz Kryo 475 Silver)
  • GPU: Adreno 620
  • Storage: 128GB 6GB RAM, 128GB 8GB RAM
  • Memory Card slot: microSDXC (dedicated slot)
  • UFS 2.1


  • Main Camera: Quad
    • 48 MP, f/1.8, (wide), 1/2.0″, 0.8µm, PDAF
    • 8 MP, f/2.2, 13mm (ultrawide), 1/4.0″, 1.12µm
    • 2 MP, f/2.4, (macro), 1/5.0″, 1.75µm
    • 2 MP, f/2.4, (depth)
  • Features: LED flash, HDR, panorama
  • Video: 2160p@30fps, 1080p@30fps
  • Selfie Camera: Single – 16 MP, f/2.5, (wide)
  • Features: HDR
  • Video: 1080p@30fps


  • Radio: FM Radio
  • Loudspeaker: Yes
  • Audio 3.5mm jack: Yes


  • WLAN: Wi-Fi 802.11 a/b/g/n/ac/ax, dual-band, Wi-Fi Direct, hotspot
  • Bluetooth: 5.1, A2DP, LE, aptX HD
  • USB: 2.0, Type-C 1.0 reversible connector, USB On-The-Go


  • Sensors: Fingerprint (rear-mounted), accelerometer, gyro, proximity, compass


  • Battery Type & Capacity: Non-removable Li-Po 5000 mAh battery
  • Charging: Fast battery charging 44W: 70% in 35 min

Models: V1963A

Vivo Z6 5G in Aurora Black color
Vivo Z6 5G in Aurora Black color

vivo Z6 5G Price and Availability

The Z6 5G starts at CNY2,298 ($330/€300) with 6GB RAM and 128GB storage and costs CNY300 ($43/€39) more for 2GB extra RAM. It will go on sale in China from February 29.



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