Last year’s vivo Z5x has been re-purposed with a chipset update for the Chinese market. The new version comes with the Snapdragon 712 in place of the 710 on last year’s model and now starts at CNY 1,298 ($183) for the 6/128GB trim.
The phone is built around a 6.53-inch IPS LCD with FHD+ resolution and a punch-hole cutout for the 16MP selfie shooter. The back houses another 16MP camera, alongside an 8MP ultrawide shooter and 2MP depth helper. There’s also a capacitive fingerprint scanner.
The phone boots Funtouch OS 9 on top of Android 9 Pie and packs a 5,000 mAh battery which…