Chinese smartphone manufacturer Vivo has launched another flagship device in India. Vivo X21 is the first device in Indian market that features an in-display fingerprint sensor. Here, it is worth mentioning that the company had revealed this feature a few months ago in CES 2018. The device carries a price tag of Rs 35,990. Vivo X21 is exclusive to Flipkart and will begin selling from today. Flipkart had begun pre-orders for the device a few days back. Tech experts are of the view that Vivo X21 will prove a competitor of OnePlus 6 and Huawei Honor 10 in the country.
It is also important to mention that the company had launched two variants of this device in China Vivo X21 and Vivo X21-UD. Out of these two variants, only the X21-UD had an in-display fingerprint sensor. The company has sent the Vivo X21-UD as Vivo X21 to the Indian market. Another very attractive feature of this device is that Android P preview will soon be available for this device in India. Vivo X21 will be available in India in two color options, the black and the gold. The black color variant will start selling from today while the gold color variant will arrive later in the country.
The detailed specifications of the device show that it features 6.28-inch Full HD+ Super AMOLED display with a resolution of 1080X2280. The device features 19:9 aspect ratio with a pixel density of 402ppi. The use of 3D glass gives the device a premium look also. Under the hood, there is Qualcomm Snapdragon 660 SoC clocked at 2.2GHz. There is 6GB of RAM for the smooth operation of the device. The device also features Adreno 512GPU for vivid graphics. The onboard memory of Vivo X21 is 128GB with dedicated SIM slot to expand it further by 256GB Micro SD Card.
Vivo has enhanced the device with dual back cameras vertically arranged with an LED light below the sensors. There is primary 12MP Samsung S5K2L8 sensor with f/1.8 aperture and dual pixel technology. The secondary camera has a 5MP sensor with f/2.2 aperture. The back camera features AI, HDR, Bokeh, Live photo, AR Sticker, and Short Refocus. There is also a 12MP sensor with f/2.0 aperture on the front. It also features Live Photo, AI Face Beauty, AI HDR, Portrait, and Bokeh modes. The device has a lot of connectivity features also. These include 4G LTE, WiFi 802.11 dual-band (2.5GHz and 5GHz), Bluetooth 5.0, GPS with A-GPS, 3.5mm Headphone jack, and Micro USB with OTG support. Vivo X21 also features AKM AK4376A Hi-Fi chipset for better quality sound.
The device runs Android Oreo 8.1 out of the box with Vivo’s Funtouch OS 4.0 at the top. On the back, the device features a 3200mAh battery with fast charging support. The dimensions of the device are 154.45X74.78X7.37mm and it weighs 156.2 grams.