Vivo introduced the iQOO Z7i smartphone, which was the first model to feature MediaTek’s Dimensity 6020 single-chip platform. The 7nm chip is designed for a new generation of entry-level 5G smartphones.
The mobile platform Dimensity 6020 received an eight-core CPU with two Cortex-A76 cores at 2.2 GHz and six Cortex-A55 cores at 2 GHz, as well as a Mali-G57 graphics accelerator. The new chipset supports LPDDR4X RAM and UFS 2.2 flash storage and has an ISP that can handle cameras up to 64 MP. In addition, the platform supports displays with up to 120 Hz.
The iQOO Z7i itself is equipped with a 6.51-inch 720p LCD display, 128 GB of fixed memory (expandable with cards) and, depending on the version, 4, 6 or 8 GB. On the back there is a dual camera – one with 13 megapixels and f/2.2 aperture, and complements it with a 2 megapixel macro module (f/2.4). The selfie camera has a 5 megapixel sensor.
The smartphone runs on Android 13 in the OriginOS Ocean shell. The battery capacity is 5000 mAh with 15W fast charging.
Smartphones are available in black and blue colors – Moon Shadow Black and Ice Lake Blue, respectively. The 4/128GB variant costs the equivalent of $137, the 6/128GB variant is $145, and the 8/128GB variant is $160. Sales are scheduled to start from March 10, when more new iQOO Z7 series will be officially unveiled.