Compare Vivo Z5i Vs Huawei Nova 5z


Huawei Nova 5z packs with KIRIN 810 SoC, 4000 mAh battery, 6 GB RAM, 64/128 GB storage, 6.26" AMOLED display, 32 MP front camera, 48/8/2 MP triple rear camera and 226 dollars start price.

While Vivo Z5i keeps Snapdragon 675 SoC, 8 GB RAM, 128 GB storage, 6.53" IPS display, 16 MP front camera, 16/8/2 MP triple rear camera, 5000 mAh battery with 18W fast charging and 255$ price.



Here’s an in-depth comparison between Vivo Z5i and Huawei Nova 5z.


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  1. Operating System  Comparison
  2. System  on  Chip (SOC)  Comparison
  3. RAM Comparison
  4. Storage  Comparison
  5. Display Comparison
  6. Launch Date Comparison
  7. Price  Comparison
  8. Sensors  Comparison
  9. Rear Camera Comparison
  10. Front Camera Comparison
  11. Tracking /  Positioning  Comparison
  12. Wi-Fi  Comparison
  13. Bluetooth  Comparison
  14. USB Comparison
  15. Connectivity  Comparison
  16. Audio File Formats /  Codecs Comparison
  17. Video File Formats /  Codecs Comparison
  18. Battery  Comparison
  19. Design  Comparison
  20. SIM Card  Comparison
  21. Networks  Comparison
  22. Mobile Network Technology and Bandwidth Comparison



Vivo Z5i

Huawei Nova 5z

Brand and Model   

Brand and Model

Brand 

Brand 

Vivo
  Huawei

Model 

Model 

Z5i
nova 5z

Model Alias

Model Alias


 SPN-AL00

 SPN-TL00

Vivo Z5i Operating System 

Nova 5z Operating System (OS)

Funtouch 9.0 OS (Android 9.0 Pie)

Android 9.0 Pie 

 User Interface (UI)

User Interface (UI)


EMUI 9.1.1

Vivo Z5i System on Chip (SOC)

Nova 5z System on  Chip (SOC)

SOC 
SOC 
Qualcomm Snapdragon 675
Huawei HiSilicon KIRIN 810
Process Technology 
Process Technology 

 11 nm 

7 nm 

CPU
CPU

2x 2.0 GHz Kryo 460

2x 2.27 GHz ARM Cortex-A76

6x 1.7 GHz Kryo 460
6x 1.88 GHz ARM Cortex-A55
CPU Bits 
CPU Bits 

 64 bits 

 64 bits 

Instruction Set  
Instruction Set  

 ARMv8

 ARMv8-A

CPU Frequency 
CPU Frequency 

 2000 MHz  

 2270 MHz  

CPU Cores 
CPU Cores 

 8

  8

GPU
GPU

Qualcomm Adreno 612

ARM Mali-G52 MP6

GPU Cores
GPU Cores

6

GPU Frequency

GPU Frequency


820 MHz

Vivo Z5i RAM Capacity 

Nova 5z RAM Capacity 

8 GB

  6 GB

RAM Type  

RAM Type  

 LPDDR4X

RAM Channels  
RAM Channels  
 Double channel

RAM Frequency  
RAM Frequency  
 1866 MHz

Other Features
Other Features 

 

GPU Turbo

Vivo Z5i Storage

Nova 5z Storage


  64 GB 
 128 GB
 128 GB 
  UFS 2.1
 UFS 2.1

Vivo Z5i Memory Cards 

Nova 5z Memory Cards

microSD
microSD

microSDHC

 microSDHC

microSDXC
 microSDXC
Vivo Z5i Display
Nova 5z Display

Type / Technology 

Type / Technology 

IPS
AMOLED
Diagonal Size 
Diagonal Size 
 6.53 in 
  6.26 in 

 165.86 mm 

  159 mm 

 16.59 cm 
  15.9 cm 
Width 
Width 
  2.74 in 
  2.62 in 

  69.51 mm 

  66.63 mm 

  6.95 cm 
  6.66 cm 
Height 
Height 

  5.93 in 

  5.68 in 

 150.6 mm 
  144.37 mm 

  15.06 cm 

  14.44 cm 

Aspect Ratio 
Aspect Ratio 
 2.167:1
 2.167:1
Resolution 
Resolution 
1080 x 2340  pixels 
 1080 x 2340  pixels 

Pixel Density 

Pixel Density 

  395 ppi 
  412 ppi 

 155 ppcm 

  161 ppcm 

Color Depth 
Color Depth 
  24 bits  
  24 bits  
  16777216 colors 
  16777216 colors 
Display Area 
Display Area 
  84.69 % 
  83.66 % 
Other Features 
Other Features 
 Capacitive 
 Capacitive 
 Multi-touch 
 Multi-touch 

 2.5D Curved glass screen

Oleo phobic coating

 DCI-P3
Vivo Z5i Sensors 
Nova 5z Sensors
Proximity
 Proximity
Light
 Light
Accelerometer
 Accelerometer
Compass
 Compass
Gyroscope
Gyroscope
Fingerprint
 Fingerprint

 Gravity

 Hall
Vivo Z5i Rear Camera
Nova 5z Rear Camera 

Sensor Model

Sensor Model


 Sony IMX586 Exmor RS

Sensor type 

Sensor type 

CMOS

Aperture
Aperture
f/1.78
 f/1.8
Flash Type
Flash Type

LED

LED

 Image Resolution 
 Image Resolution 
 4608 x 3456 pixels 
 8000 x 6000  pixels 

 15.93 MP 

 48 MP 

Video resolution
Video resolution
1920 x 1080 pixels
 1920 x 1080 pixels
2.07 MP
 2.07 MP
Video FPS
Video FPS
30 fps
 30 fps
Features 
Features 
Autofocus 
Autofocus 
 Continuous shooting
Continuous shooting 
 Digital Zoom
Digital zoom
 Optical image stabilization 
 Digital image stabilization
Geotagging 
Geotagging 
Panorama 
Panorama 
HDR 
HDR 
Touch focus 
Touch focus 
Face detection
Face detection
White balance setting 
White balance setting 
ISO setting 
ISO setting 
Exposure compensation 
Exposure compensation 
Self-timer 
Self-timer 
Scene mode 
Scene mode 
 Phase detection
 Phase detection

Sensor size- 1/2"

Pixel size- 1.6 um (4-in-1 pixel binning)

Contrast focus 

 720p @ 480 fps
Secondary rear camera- 8 MP (ultra-wide angle)
Secondary rear camera- 8 MP (ultra-wide angle)
 Aperture size- f/2.2 (#2)
Aperture size- f/2.4 (#2)
 Angle of view- 120 degree (#2)

Third rear camera- 2 MP (macro)
Third rear camera- 2 MP (macro)
 Aperture size- f/2.4 (#3)
Aperture size- f/2.4 (#3) 

Fourth rear camera- 2 MP (depth-sensor)

 Aperture size-f/2.4 (#4)
Vivo Z5i Front Camera
Nova 5z Front Camera

Sensor Type

Sensor Type


CMOS BSI
Aperture
Aperture

f/2

 f/2

Image Resolution 

Image Resolution 

4640 x 3456 pixels
 6528 x 4896 pixels 

16.04 MP

 31.96 MP 

Video Resolution
Video Resolution
1920 x 1080 pixels
 1920 x 1080 pixels
2.07 MP
 2.07 MP
Video FPS
Video FPS
30 fps
 30 fps
Features 
Features 
 Face unlock
Face unlock 
Vivo Z5i Audio
Nova 5z Audio
Loudspeaker 
Loudspeaker 
Earpiece
Earpiece
Vivo Z5i Radio
Nova 5z Radio
Yes
  Yes
Vivo Z5i Tracking /  Positioning
Nova 5z Tracking /  Positioning
GPS
GPS

A-GPS

 A-GPS 

GLONASS
GLONASS
 BeiDou
BeiDou
 Galileo

Vivo Z5i Wi-Fi    
Nova 5z Wi-Fi
802.11a (IEEE 802.11a-1999)
 802.11a (IEEE 802.11a-1999)
802.11b (IEEE 802.11b-1999)
 802.11b (IEEE 802.11b-1999)
802.11g (IEEE 802.11g-2003)
 802.11g (IEEE 802.11g-2003)
802.11n (IEEE 802.11n-2009) 
 802.11n (IEEE 802.11n-2009) 
802.11n 5GHz
 802.11n 5GHz
 802.11ac (IEEE 802.11ac)
802.11 ac (IEEE 802.11 ac) 
Dual band
 Dual band

 Wi-Fi Hotspot 

 Wi-Fi Hotspot 

Wi-Fi Direct

 Wi-Fi-Direct


Wi-Fi Display 
Vivo Z5i Bluetooth
Nova 5z Bluetooth
Version 
Version 
 5.0
 5.0
Features 
Features 
A2DP 
A2DP 
EDR
EDR
 LE
 LE
Vivo Z5i USB
Nova 5z USB
Connector Type  
Connector Type  
Micro USB
 USB Type-C
Version 
Version 
 2.0
  2.0
Features 
Features 

Charging 

Charging 

Mass Storage 
Mass Storage 
On-The-Go  
On-The-Go
Vivo Z5i Headphone Jack 
Nova 5z Headphone Jack
Yes
 Yes
Vivo Z5i Connectivity 
Nova 5z Connectivity
 Computer sync 
 Computer sync 

 OTA sync 

 OTA sync 

Tethering
 Tethering

 NFC
VoLTE
VoLTE

 

Infrared 

Vivo Z5i Browser
Nova 5z Browser
HTML 
HTML 
HTML5 
HTML5 
CSS 3 
CSS 3 
Vivo Z5i Audio File Formats /  Codecs
Nova 5z Audio File Formats /  Codecs
AAC 
AAC 
 AAC+ / aacPlus / HE-AAC v1
AAC+ / aacPlus / HE-AAC v1
AMR / AMR-NB / GSM-AMR 
AMR / AMR-NB / GSM-AMR 
AMR-WB

 aptX / apt-X
aptX / apt-X

aptX HD / apt-X HD / aptX Lossless
eAAC+ / aacPlus v2 / HE-AAC v2
 eAAC+ / aaPlus v2 / HE-ACC v2
FLAC 
FLAC  
MIDI 
MIDI 
MP3 
MP3 
OGG 
OGG 
WMA 
 WMA

WAV 

WAV 


 HWA
Vivo Z5i Video File Formats /  Codecs
Nova 5z Video File Formats /  Codecs
3GPP 
3GPP 
AVI 
AVI 
 DivX
DivX
 Flash Video

H.263
H.263
H.264 / MPEG-4 Part 10 / AVC video
H.264 / MPEG-4 Part 10 / AVC video

H.265 / MPEG-H Part 2 / HEVC
 MKV

MP4
MP4
 Quick Time
VP8 
 VP8
 VP9

 WebM

 WebM

 WMV
 WMV

Xvid

Xvid

Vivo Z5i Battery
Nova 5z Battery
Capacity
Capacity
5000 mAh
 4000 mAh
Type 
Type 
Li-Polymer
 Li-Polymer
Features 
Features 
Non-removable 
 Non-removable 
Fast charging
Fast charging
 Charger Output Power
 Charger Output Power

 

 5 V / 2 A

 9 V / 2 A

 9 V / 2 A


10 V / 2 A 
Quick Charge Technology
 Quick Charge Technology
Vivo Z5i Launch
Nova 5z Launch
Announced 
Announced 
 2019, Nov.
 2019, Oct.
Status 
Status 

Release Nov. 2019

Release Oct. 2019

Vivo Z5i Price

Nova 5z Price


 6 GB + 64 GB = 226 $
8 GB + 128 GB = 255 $
6 GB + 128 GB = 254 $ 
Vivo Z5i Design
Nova 5z Design

Colors 

Colors 

Agate Black
Magic Night Black
Onion Blue
Aurora Blue

 

 Frosted Emerald Green

Width 
Width 
 76.47 mm 
  73.9 mm 
  7.65 cm 
  7.39 cm 
 0.25 ft 
  0.24 ft 

  3.01 in 

  2.91 in 

Height 
Height 
162.15 mm 
 156.1 mm 
16.22 cm 
 15.61 cm 
 0.53 ft 
  0.51 ft 

  6.38 in 

  6.15 in 

Thickness 
Thickness 
 8.89 mm 
  8.3 mm 
  0.89 cm 
  0.83 cm 

 0.03 ft 

  0.03 ft 

  0.35 in 
  0.33 in 
Weight 
Weight 

  193 g

  178 g

  0.43 lbs
   0.39 lbs
  6.69 oz
  6.28 oz
Volume 
Volume 

 110.23 cm3

  95.75 cm3

6.69 in3

  5.81 in3

Body Materials
Body Materials
Aluminum alloy
 Aluminum alloy

 Glass

 Glass

Vivo Z5i SIM Card

Nova 5z SIM Card

SIM Card Type  
SIM Card Type  

Nano-SIM (4FF-fourth form factor, since 2012, 12.30 x 8.80 x 0.67 mm) 

Nano-SIM (4FF-fourth form factor, since 2012, 12.30 x 8.80 x 0.67 mm) 


Nano-SIM / microSD

Number of SIM Cards 

Number of SIM Cards 

  2
  2
Features
Features
Dual SIM stand-by 

Vivo Z5i Mobile Network Technology and Bandwidth
Nova 5z Mobile Network Technology and Bandwidth
 UMTS (384 kbit/s) 
 UMTS (384 kbit/s) 
 EDGE 
 EDGE 
 GPRS  
 GPRS  
  HSPA+
 HSPA+ 
LTE
 LTE

 EV-DO Rev. A (1.8 Mbit/s, 3.1 Mbit/s)

 EV.DO Rev. A (1.8 Mbit/s, 3.1 Mbit/s)

 TD-SCDMA

TD-SCDMA

 TD-HSDPA
TD-HSDPA

 Vivo Z5i Networks

Nova 5z Networks

 GSM
GSM
 GSM 850 MHz (B5)
GSM 850 MHz (B5)
GSM 900 MHz (B8)
GSM 900 MHz (B8)

 GSM 1800 MHz (B3)

GSM 1800 MHz (B3)

GSM 1900 MHz (B2) 
GSM 1900 MHz (B2)
 CDMA
 CDMA
 CDMA 800 MHZ (BC0)
CDMA 800 MHz (BC0)
 W-CDMA
W-CDMA

W-CDMA 850 MHz (B5) 

W-CDMA 850 MHz (B5)


W-CDMA 850 MHz (B6)

W-CDMA 900 MHz (B8)
 W-CDMA 900 MHz (B8) 
W-CDMA 900 MHz (B19)

 

W-CDMA 1700 MHz (B4)


 W-CDMA 1900 MHz (B2)
  W-CDMA 2100 MHz (B1)
 W-CDMA 2100 MHz (B1)
 TD-SCDMA
TD-SCDMA
 TD-SCDMA 1800-1920 MHz
TD-SCDMA 1880-1920 MHz
 TD-SCDMA 2010-1920 MHz
TD-SCDMA 2010-2025 MHz
 LTE
LTE
LTE-FDD 850 MHz (B5) 
LTE-FDD 850 MHz (B5)

LTE-FDD 850 MHz (B19)
 LTE-FDD 900 MHz (B8)
LTE-FDD 900 MHz (B8)

LTE-FDD 1700 MHz (B4)
 LTE-FDD 1800 MHz (B3)
LTE-FDD 1800 MHz (B3)
 LTE-FDD 2100 MHz (B1)
LTE-FDD 2100 MHz (B1)

LTE-FDD 2600 MHz (B7)
 LTE-TDD 1900 MHz (B39)
LTE-TDD 1900 MHz (B39)  
 LTE-TDD 2000 MHz (B34)
LTE-TDD 2000 MHz (B34) 
  LTE-TDD 2300 MHz (B40)
LTE-TDD 2300 MHz (B40)
  LTE-TDD 2500 MHz (B41)
LTE-TDD 2500 MHz (B41)
  LTE-TDD 2600 MHz (B38)
LTE-TDD 2600 MHz (B38)

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