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Vivo X21 officially launched in the Philippines




Vivo’s first local device featuring an in-display fingerprint scanner is finally launched in the Philippines. We first witnessed a demo of this brand new tech during CES 2018, in a prototype device that was soon revealed to be the X20 Plus UD. A few months after, the Vivo X21 was born.


 

As mentioned earlier, the X21 features a 6.28-inch AMOLED FHD+ display with in-display fingerprint scanning. Powering the device is Qualcomm’s Snapdragon 660 chipset, 6GB of RAM, 64 or 128GB of internal storage, FunTouch OS 4.0 based on Android Oreo 8.1, and a 3,200mAh battery.

Vivo chipped off a large portion of the device’s chin thanks to the in-display fingerprint scanner, although a notch is still present at the top to house the 12MP camera and a bunch of sensors. As for the rear cameras, we get dual 12MP + 5MP shooters.

Vivo X21 specifications

SpecificationVivo X21 UD
Display6.28-inch AMOLED display @ 2280 x 1080px, 402ppi
CPUQualcomm Snapdragon 660 2.2GHz octa-core
GPUAdreno 512
RAM
6GB
Storage64GB/128GB internal storage
MicroSDexpandable up to 256GB (uses SIM2 slot)
Rear CameraDual 12 MP (f/1.8, 1/2.5?, 1.4 µm, Dual Pixel PDAF) + 5 MP (f/2.4) rear cameras with LED Flash
Front Camera12MP f/2.0 front camera
Features-Fingerprint scanner (Under display)
-FM Radio
SIMHybrid Dual SIM (nano), Dual Standby
LTE4G LTE
WiFiWiFi 802.11 a/b/g/n/ac dual-band
Bluetooth5.0
GPSGPS, A-GPS, GLONASS
Audio-Low-power mic w/ DSP module
-NXP noise reduction
-Voice unlock
PortmicroUSB
OSVivo FunTouch OS 4.0 (Android 8.1 Oreo)
Battery3200 mAh Li-Ion battery (non-removable) w/ fast charging
Dimensions154.5 x 74.8 x 7.4 mm
Weight156.2g
ColorsBlack, Ruby Red

The Vivo X21 is priced at Php 29,999 and will be available in select concept stores nationwide tomorrow.



Zen Estacio is a Multimedia Producer for YugaTech. He is the team's laptop guru and one of their resident gamers. He has a monthly column compiling the latest and greatest the Nintendo Switch has to offer. Aside from that, he regularly writes gaming news, reviews, and impressions. You can hit him up at @papanZEN

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3 Responses

  1. Paul says:

    Kinda odd that they have relatively low MP count for their front camera since they market the heck out of that in the V series.

    Also micro-USB for a 30k phone in 2018? LOL

  2. Luhsya says:

    Price tag of 30k, and yet still using MICRO USB. Seriously?

    Can anyone confirm if Vivo is the one who invented the micro usb ? Lmao

  3. Zielbert Ryle says:

    Qualcomm Snapdragon 660 with a price tag of 29.000? Nah!

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