Vivo X21 Review: Brings On-Screen Fingerprint Scanner in India

Vivo X21 Review, Release Date, Price, Specifications - India

Two months earlier, Vivo released its much-anticipated flagship Vivo X21 in numerous countries such as Australia, UK, France, Germany, China, HongKong and other Asian countries. Now, Vivo has set to launch its Vivo X21 in India on May 29. The Vivo X21 brings an on-screen fingerprint scanner like Xiaomi Mi 8 and upcoming Samsung Galaxy Note 9 – making it’s a top-end flagship of Vivo.

The Vivo X21 comes with pretty impressive features like 64GB of onboard memory, on-screen fingerprint scanner, 6.28-inches tallest display, dual camera configuration as well as massive 3200mAh built-in battery. We come up with Vivo X21 review including its release date, prices, and specifications that will help you explore more.

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Vivo X21 Release Date

It’s been 2 months since Vivo has announced its latest Vivo X21 in Australia, UK, France, HongKong, China and other Asian countries. The phone is already landing on shelves and available in colour options like Black, Aurora White, and Ruby Red.

However, Vivo X21 release date in India has also been announced – May 29, 2018 (right around the corner). Actually, Vivo X21 is available in two variants – 64GB and 128GB, but in India, only 64GB will be available, sources told TechenGuru.

Vivo X21 Price

To be noted, Vivo X21 is a pocket-friendly handset. And during its China launch, it was priced at CNY 2,898 (around INR 29900) for its 64GB variant and CNY 3,198 (approx. 33000) for its 128GB variant.

The Vivo X21 Price in India is expected around RS. 33,990 which almost set you back around $665 in Australia and $500 in the United States.

Vivo X21 Specifications

Here is a quick rundown of Vivo X21 Specifications and features. Have a look!

  • Operating System: Android 8.1 Oreo (Custom UI – Funtouch OS)
  • SIM Slots: Dual SIM – GSM + GSM
  • Height: 154.4mm
  • Width: 74.7mm
  • Colours: Black, Aurora White, Ruby Red
  • Display Size: 6.28-inches Super AMOLED
  • Display Resolution: 1080 x 2280 Pixels (402 PPI)
  • Chipset: Qualcomm Snapdragon 660
  • Processor: Octa-Core
  • GPU: Adreno 512
  • RAM: 6GB
  • ROM: 64GB (Expandable Up to 256GB via microSD Card)
  • Rear Camera: 12MP + 5MP
  • Image Resolution: 4000 x 3000 Pixels
  • Front Camera: 12MP
  • Shooting Modes: Continues Shooting, High Dynamic Range mode (HDR)
  • Camera Features: Digital Zoom, Auto Flash, Face detection, Touch to focus
  • Battery: 3200mAh Non-Removable
  • Connectivity: Wi-Fi 802.11, a/ac/b/g/n/n 5GHz, Bluetooth, GPS, USB
  • Headphone Jack: 3.5mm
  • Sensors: Proximity Sensors, Accelerometer, Compass

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A Brief Description of Vivo X21 Features

Starting from its design, Vivo X21 looks a lot like Vivo V9 and Vivo Z1 thanks to its top-notch display design. The Vivo X21 sports a big screen with a notch which comprises the frontal imaging piece and the microphone. The phone also looks premium as it sports an aluminum rear panel. Most importantly, Vivo X21 boasts an in-screen fingerprint scanner.

In terms of display, Vivo X21 is loaded with a gorgeous 6.28-inches full HD+ Super AMOLED display. The screen is sharp and reproduces vibrant colours even under the most demanding conditions. The biggest 6.28-inches display promises a unique visual experience whether you play games or watch HD movies.

The Vivo X21 is powered by an octa-core Snapdragon 660 SoC which is paired with 6GB of insane RAM. It gives you a seamless and smooth performance and allows you to handle multiple tasks with ease and lets you play graphics enriched games as well.

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As for the software, Vivo X21 runs the proprietary FunTouch 4.0 based on Android 8.1 Oreo operating system. The software will be upgraded to Android P 9.0 once it becomes live.

Moving towards its camera segment, Vivo X21 is equipped with a dual 12MP + 5MP Autofocus rear camera which is also assisted by an LED flash for capturing images and shooting video in dull conditions. The front side of Vivo X21 is taken care of by a 12MP FaceTime shooter – considered an ideal for selfies and making video calls via a bunch of apps like Messenger, Skype, etc.

As far as Vivo X21 battery is concerned, the device sips juice from a built-in 3200mAh battery backed by fast charging support ensures you’re not out of power for long.

To install a wide number of apps and games, Vivo X21 gives you a massive 64GB of onboard memory that can be expanded further up to 256GB using a microSD card (uses Hybrid SIM slot).

To stay connected with your near and dear, Vivo X21 houses plenty of connectivity options like 4G, VoLTE, Bluetooth 5.0, GPS, Wi-Fi 802.11 a/b/g/n/ac, and a micro USB 2.0 port

Final Words

The Vivo X21 is loaded with an exquisite setup which delivers a dazzling quality performance while working on multiple tasks simultaneously. The tallest display gives you a wonderful visual experience whereas a dual primary camera helps you capture mesmerizing images. Moreover, a massive storage accommodates your files and apps with ease. All in all, huge 3200mAh battery backup, on-screen fingerprint scanner and top-notch design making it an excellent choice to go for.

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Staphanie Kyle is one of the youngest members managing gadget reviews and other high priority news and stories for TechenGuru. When she isn’t working, you can find her listening songs and watching documentaries and sports.
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