The Vivo Z3, which is the successor of the Vivo Z1, was announced back in early October. However, sales of the upper-midrange handset kicked off on November 1st with the company offering two CPU variants – a Snapdragon 670-toting version and a more powerful Snapdragon 710 version. Around ten days after the sales kicked off, the smartphone maker has announced today that sales have exceeded 300,000 units. The announcement comes at a time when 11/11 Singles day has kicked off in China and Xiaomi has recorded sales worth $575 million.
The Vivo Z3 comes in a 4 GB RAM + 64 GB Storage that costs 1,598 Yuan (~$230). This is the only version that features the Snapdragon 670 SoC. The other two that boast a Snapdragon 710 SoC are – 6 GB RAM + 64 GB Storage that retails for 1,898 Yuan (~$274) and a 6 GB RAM + 128 GB Storage that sells for 1,898 Yuan (~$274).
As a quick recap, the Vivo Z3 packs a lot of punch for the price at which it is offered in the country. It’s highlighted features include a dedicated gaming mode with 4D game shock, DND, P-i-P, and Vivo’s Dual-Turbo engine which is the equivalent of Huawei’s GPU Turbo. Furthermore, it is packed with Jovi AI assistant and IR face unlock that works in low-light conditions. The 3,315mAh battery supports dual-engine flash charging technology which is Vivo’s fast charging tech.
In terms of the build as well, it’s a fairly premium looking handset with glass-sandwiched design and metallic frames. The display is endowed with the latest Halo notch cutout making it very pleasing for daily use. The Vivo Z3 is available in eye-catching colors – Starry Night Black, Dream Pink and Aurora Blue – the latter two of which are of gradient quality. For more info on specifications, you can check out our launch article here.