Vivo has launched its flagship device — the Vivo X21, at an event today in New Delhi. The highlight of the event or should i say smartphone is its in-display fingerprint sensor. This means that the device does not feature any physical button for the fingerprint. Just tap on the lower half of the Vivo X21’s display and boom! The phone is ready for you. Along with in-display fingerprint sensor, the Vivo X21 also comes with software-based face unlock which is mentioned to be not so accurate.
The Vivo X21 has been launched at Rs 35,990 and will be available from the starting of 29 May, exclusively on Flipkart.
Vivo has also announced a few launch day offers for the smartphone such as extra 5 percent cashback on SBI credit cards, no-cost EMI up to 12 months on all credit cards and extra Rs 3,000 off on regular exchange value.
Vivo X21 specifications and features
The Vivo X21 sports a 6.28-inch FHD+ Super AMOLED display with a resolution of 2280 x 1080 pixels with an aspect ratio of 19:9. Under the hood, the X21 is powered by 2.2GHz Qualcomm Snapdragon 660 chipset coupled with Kryo 260 CPU and Adreno 512 GPU. The SoC is accompanied by 6GB RAM and 128 GB of storage. The internal storage is expandable up to 256GB via a microSD card.
In terms of optics, the Vivo X21 sports dual-camera setup at the rear – a combination of a 12MP and 5MP sensor. The 12 MP sensor comes with a Phase Detection Autofocus (PDAF) technology and has a f/1.8 aperture. The rear camera has features like slow motion, AI HDR, timelapse, portrait/ bokeh and shot refocus. The smartphone’s camera also has 4K UHD video recording support at 30 frames per second( FPS). At front, it has a 12 MP camera with 2PD technology, with an aperture of f/2.0. To lit the screen the X21 has a 3,200mAh battery, with support for fast charging. It runs Android 8.1 Oreo out of the box, with a layer of Funtouch OS 4.0 on the top.
Connectivity options on the smartphone include, dual SIM (nano/nano), dual-band Wi-Fi 802.11 a/b/g/n/ac, Bluetooth 5.0, dual hybrid slot, GLONASS and GPS.