Chinese Smartphone manufacturer, Vivo mobiles are already hitting it in their country, but expanding their portfolio out their country is getting much more interesting. Vivo X21s Smartphone comes with in-display fingerprint sensor and many others.
The company, Vivo are popularly known for launching a single phone in different countries and globally, but with another name model. The Vivo X21s is just an iteration of the China’s Vivo V11. Meanwhile the V11 is also known as V11 Pro in India. They keep on expanding their horizon’s.
Vivo X21s Specs
*. Display: 6.41-inch Full-HD+ Super AMOLED panel with a 19.5:9 aspect ratio
*. Fingerprint sensor: YES, (in-display)
*. Dimension: 157.91 x 75.08 x 7.9mm
*. Weight: 156 grams
*. Screen resolution: 1080 x 2340 pixels
*. Colors: Starry Night and Millenium Powder, Gold, pink and aqua blue
– Back camera: 12-megapixel primary sensor and a 5-megapixel secondary sensor
– Front camera: 25-megapixel selfie camera with AR support
*. Face recognition: YES
*. Network and connectivity: dual SIM, 4G LTE, dual-band Wi-Fi, Bluetooth, GPS, GLONASS, a Micro-USB port, and a 3.5mm headphone jack
*. Processor: Octa-core Qualcomm Snapdragon 660 SoC with AI engine
*. RAM: 6GB
*. Storage: 128GB in-built storage, expandable via microSD card up to 256GB
*. Sensors: Accelerometer, Ambient light sensor, Electronic compass, Gyroscope, and Proximity sensor
*. OS: FunTouch OS 4.5 is based on Android 8.1 Oreo
*. Battery: 3,400mAh capacity with 18W fast charging
Design and Display
But this time, it is quite different, Vivo V11 is launching as a Smartphone in the X-series. However, Vivo X21s is a pure mid-range Smartphone with in-display fingerprint sensors, a bezel-less display with a waterdrop-style notch, which is quite popular in Chinese today’s design.
Being a similar Smartphone with the V11 and V11 Pro, you will find almost the same specs and features. It comes with a moderate 6.41-inch Full-HD+ Super AMOLED panel with a 19.5:9 aspect ratio and boasts of a 91.2 percent screen-to-body ratio.
It display videos, games, pictures on the screen of 1080 x 2340 pixels. You won’t find the rear-mounted fingerprint sensor because, it is built right into the screen display. Yes, it is the under-glass fingerprint sensor scanner. It will join the numerous list of the best in-display fingerprint sensor phones.
The phone is available in Starry Night and Millenium Powder, which is a gradient between gold, pink and aqua blue with chequered texture. And it weighs 156 grams, with 157.91 x 75.08 x 7.9mm dimension. Ensuring a sleek, thin, and a smart light-weighted Android Smartphone.
Camera and connectivity
You will also find the same cameras at the back and front, and thankfully. They are both powered by the latest AI features. At the back, there is a dual camera setup, of 12-megapixel primary sensor and a 5-megapixel secondary sensor, coupled with autofocus and a monochrome flash.
At the front facing selfie snapper, there is a phone sports a powerful and massive 25-megapixel selfie camera with AR support and face recognition. It can take some dignified and impressive shots. It also doubles as a facial recognition system.
It comes with the following network and connectivity options: dual SIM, 4G LTE, dual-band Wi-Fi, Bluetooth, GPS, GLONASS, a Micro-USB port, and a 3.5mm headphone jack.
Performance and Battery
Vivo X21s comes with a mid-range processor chipset, Octa-core Qualcomm Snapdragon 660 SoC with AI engine. It is outdated and quaint, but it is still able to withstand those high-intensive games, and provides faster and smarter performance, even great in battery optimization.
The phone is available in a single variant, 6GB of RAM and 128GB of onboard storage, and the storage is expandable via microSD card up to 256GB. Sensors includes accelerometer, ambient light sensor, electronic compass, gyroscope, and proximity sensor.
There is a 3,400mAh battery under the hood with 18W fast charging and sorry, a micro USB port. The handset runs the company’s FunTouch OS 4.5 is based on Android 8.1 Oreo, and it lacks Google services. One of the main difference from the Vivo V11 and Vivo V11 Pro.
Vivo X21s is priced at CNY 2,498 / Rs. 26,100 / €320 / $360, which is around N130,000 in Nigeria currency. However, you can easily purchase the device, via Vivo’s e-store. For now, you will get the Starry Night version, while the pink model is yet to be listed.