Vivo iQOO Z5 5G PD2148F Firmware Flash File (Stock ROM | EDL mode)

iQoo Z5 has launched in the Indian market days after it was unveiled in China. The smartphone features a 6.67-inch full-HD+ LCD display, 120Hz Refresh Rate, 44W flash charge support, and Qualcomm Snapdragon 778G SoC.

In this guide, we have the latest stock ROM flash file for the Vivo iQOO Z5 PD2148F (I2018) powered by a Qualcomm Snapdragon 720G processor. To install the firmware flash file, we need software called the QFil Flash tool which can be helpful to flash the stock ROM on your device. The method is simple and easy. We have also added video and step-by-step tutorials to make things easier to flash the official flash file.

This process is helpful if you have bricked your device, lag, or shuttering performance, fix Bluetooth and WiFi issues, and unroot or bypass the FRP lock. So without further wasting our time, let’s understand what stock firmware flash file is.

Vivo iQOO Z5 5G PD2148F Firmware Flash File (Stock ROM | EDL mode)

iQOO Z5 5G Device Overview:

The Vivo iQOO Z5 features a 6.67-inch IPS LCD panel with a 120Hz refresh rate. It is an FHD+ panel with a resolution of 1080 x 2400 pixels and an aspect ratio of 20:9. It supports HDR10 content on this screen. Under the hood, we have the Qualcomm Snapdragon 778G 5G built on a 6nm manufacturing process. It is an octa-core processor with four Kryo 670 cores clocked at 2.4 GHz and four Kryo 670 cores clocked at 1.8 GHz. For handling the graphics-intensive tasks, we have the Adreno 642L.

In terms of optics, we get a triple camera setup at the rear and a single camera at the front. The triple camera consists of a 64MP primary sensor paired with an f1.97 lens, an 8MP ultrawide sensor paired with an f/2.2 sensor, and a 2MP macro sensor paired with an f/2.4 lens. At the front, we get a single 16MP selfie sensor paired with an f/2.5 lens. The rear camera setup can capture 4K videos at 60 fps, while the front camera is limited to 1080p video recording.

The smartphone comes with Android 11 out of the box with Functouch 12 OS skin on top. There are three storage variants of this smartphone: 8GB RAM + 128GB internal storage, 8GB RAM + 256GB internal storage and 12GB RAM + 256GB internal storage. For connectivity, we get Wi-Fi 802.11 a/b/g/n/ac, Bluetooth 5.2, GPS, and USB Type-C. And for sensors, we have a side-mounted fingerprint sensor, accelerometer, gyro, proximity, and compass. Powering it all is a 5,000 mAh battery that supports 44W fast charging. The company claims that it can go from 0 to 50% in 26 min. The smartphone is available in three color options: Arctic Dawn, Mystic Space, and Aurora.

Advantages of Stock ROM:

Here are the answers to why you need to download and save the Vivo iQOO Z5 Stock ROM flash file on your computer.

  • If your device is dead, you can unbrick using the Stock ROM file
  • You can fix or repair the IMEI on your device using DB files from Stock ROM
  • Remove any malware or Adwares from Vivo iQOO Z5
  • You can fix the boot loop issue on Vivo iQOO Z5
  • Fix Unfortunately, the app has stopped errors on Vivo iQOO Z5
  • Fix Network related issue
  • Patch Boot image to Root using Magisk
  • You can unroot Vivo iQOO Z5
  • To Reset or Remove FRP on your device
  • Restore Vivo iQOO Z5 back to Factory State

Firmware Details:

  • Device Name: Vivo iQOO Z5 PD2148F | I2018
  • ROM Type: Stock ROM
  • Gapps File: Included
  • Tool Supported: QFil Flash tool
  • Processor: Qualcomm Snapdragon 720G Processor
  • Android Version: Android 11 with FuntouchOS 11

How to Install Vivo iQOO Z5 I2018 PD2148F Flash File

Before installing the Stock ROM on your Vivo iQOO Z5, you should download the firmware flash file. Then download and install the USB Drivers and flash tool on the PC as well. Once you’re done with these, you can proceed to the steps below. But let’s take a quick look at the Stock Firmware importance and firmware details below.

Pre-Requirements:

Download Flash Files

Firmware Detail Download Link
Flash File Name: PD2148F_EX_A_3.5.19
File Size: 3.3 GB
File Type: OTA
Android Version: Android 11
Download
Flash File Name: PD2148F_EX_A_3.5.18
File Size: 3.3 GB
File Type: OTA
Android Version: Android 11
Download

Method 1: Instructions to Install via Recovery:

First, you can try the official method to install the OTA stock ROM update via Vivo device recovery. Follow the guide link given below to install the OTA update on the Vivo device.

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Guide to Install Vivo Firmware on any Vivo smartphone

Method 2: Instructions to Install via QFIL Tool:

Download Qualcomm Flash image loader tool and USB Drivers on your PC. Follow the below link to install the firmware using the QFIL tool.

Guide to Install Stock ROM using QFIL Tool

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Method 3: Instructions to Install via MSM Download tool:

  1. Download the MSM Download tool, firmware, and drivers on your PC.
  2. Now install the USB drivers.
  3. Place the MSM download tool and firmware in the same folder
  4. Open the MSM download tool and connect your device to PC/Laptop
  5. Once you connect, it will automatically load the firmware; if not, select it manually.
  6. Click on the start button and wait patiently to complete the installation process.
  7. Once it is done! remove your device from your PC. That’s it!

That’s it, guys. We hope that you’ve installed the Stock Firmware on your Vivo iQOO Z5 device successfully. Feel free to ask in the comments below for any queries.

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