Vivo’s this month premium flagship X21 has been launched in China – the domestic market. Vivo X21 is a upper middle-range smartphone presented by the Chinese brand. Its predecessors X20 and X20 Plus UD were released in September and January respectively. Likewise X20 Plus UD, the new X21 UD also arrives with a under-display fingerprint sensor which is a new tech trend. While, the standard model X21 comes in a conventional way of presenting fingerprint sensor at the back.
The news of the launch of the smartphone comes certainly after the release of OPPO R15 and R15 DM Edition. Both brands are under the same parent organization which is BBK Electronics. Both the models have same configs with AI loaded customisations in front-rear cam, maximum screen-to-body-ratio and 660 Snapdragon SoC.
Official Specifications of Vivo X21:
The official X21 model comes with 6.28-inch Full HD + display surrounding the screen with top notch and having the resolution of 1080*2280 pixels. The chipset is powered by Qualcomm’s powerful Snapdragon 660 SoC clocking at frequency of 2.2 GHz. The Adreno 512 Graphics card is linked with the octa-core processsor. The RAM of 6 GB and ROM of 64/128 GB comes dedicated with the AI powered chipset which consequently makes two variant of X21. While, the X21 UD have is only one of its kind with available 6 GB RAM and 128 GB ROM. A 12-megapixel sensor having f/2.0 aperture held at the front swags with notch and feature ultra-fast face unlock tech.
The X21 gets a dual-combo camera setup placed on the back along with a LED Flash. The setup comprises of a 12 MP primary sensor having f/1.8 aperture and a 5 MP second sensor having f/2.4 aperture. The camera also features AI tech such as AI Beauty Recognition and AI Scene Recognition. The Super AMOLED display of X21 offers 19: 9 aspect ratio with capacitive touch. A Non-removable Li-Ion 3200 mAh battery powers the phone and a Quick charging option is available with the device. The Vivo’s FunTouch OS 4.0 based on Android 8.1 Oreo boost the device. The device weighs 156.2 g with thickness of 7.4 mm.
Color, Availability and Price of X21 and X21 UD:
Aurora White, Red and Black are the colors available with X21. Meanwhile, the Vivo X21 In-Screen Fingerprint version is presented with only two glossy colors — Black and Red. The Dongguan, Guangdong based company prices the Vivo X21 in China starting with 2898 Yuan. The device will be available in all offline stores in China since 24 March. The smartphones come with differing the prices as based upon RAM and ROM which are as follows:
- The 6 GB RAM model with 64 GB ROM at 2898 Yuan roughly counts to 458 USD and 30000 INR.
- X21 with 6 GB RAM and 128 GB ROM at 3198 Yuan counts approximately 505 USD and 33000 INR.
- The X21 UD is a one variant with only 6 GB RAM and 128 GB internal storage/ROM comes at 3598 Yuan ~ 568 USD and 37000 INR.