The Chinese smartphone brand, Vivo, has launched yet another smartphone to compete with subsidiary brand smartphone, OnePlus 6, in India. Vivo X21 made a loud noise before the launch as the smartphone surfaced online in leaks and rumours. To recall, Vivo X21 and Vivo X21 UD got launched in China in March this year and company has launched only the Vivo X21 UD as Vivo X21 in India, dumping the former variant.
Talking about the highlight features of the smartphone, it features in-display fingerprint scanner, iPhone X like notch, dual lens camera at the back, Snapdragon 660 SoC and 3,200mAh battery. The smartphone is Flipkart exclusive and the details of the smartphone with offers are already live on Flipkart. Talking about the price of the smartphone, the company has set it’s price as INR 35,990 as against INR 34,999 for a OnePlus 6 (64GB Internal storage). Vivo X21 is available in Black and Gold color variants. Let’s now look at the specifications of the smartphone
Vivo X21 sports a 6.28-inch Full HD+ Super AMOLED display with screen resolution of 1080x2280px and 19:9 aspect ratio. It sports a dual lens camera at the back with primary lens bearing 12-megapixel sensor with f/1.8 aperture and 2PD (Dual Pixel Technology) Samsung S5K2L8 sensor. The dual lens camera module features secondary lens as 5-megapixel sensor with an LED flash. The camera setup features HDR, Portrait and Bokeh, Slow Motion recording, AR stickers and the very famous Shot Refocus feature. The front camera sports a 12-megapixel sensor with f/2.0 aperture. The smartphone runs FunTouch OS 4.0 based Android 8.1 Oreo OS. It is powered by an Octa-Core Qualcomm Snapdragon 660 SoC clocked at up to 2.2GHz, paired with 6GB RAM. With regards to the internal storage capacity, it features 128GB expandable to 256GB using a MicroSD card (non dedicated slot). It encloses a powerful 3,200mAh non-removable battery.
On the connectivity front, Vivo X21 features 4G VoLTE enabled dual SIM (dual standby mode) slots. Other connectivity options include WiFi 802.11 ac (dual band with 2.4GHz and 5GHz), Bluetooth v5.0, MicroUSB with OTG support, GPS/A-GPS and 3.5mm Audio Jack. Sensors onboard are in-display fingerprint sensor (Under display fingerprint scanner), Accelerometer, Proximity, ambient light sensor, digital compass and Gyroscope. The smartphone weighs 156.2g and measures 154.45×74.78×7.37mm.