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Vivo Y21 (2021)

Vivo Y21 (2021)
$188
Brand: Vivo
Category: Phones
  • Display 6.51 inch HD+ screen
  • Camera 13MP Dual camera / 8MP front
  • Memory 4GB RAM with 64/128GB ROM
  • Platform Helio P35 CPU / Android 11

Our Rating

The rating is based on the opinions of users and reliable reviewers.

9.2
  • Design, Built Quality 7 / 10
  • Display Quality 9 / 10
  • Camera Quality 9 / 10
  • Audio & Multimedia 7 / 10
  • OS and Usability 9 / 10
  • Battery Performance 10 / 10

Vivo Y21 (2021) Highlights and Overview

The Y21 (2021) is an affordable smartphone from Vivo launched in August, 2021. The model is based on MediaTek CPU and has dual camera on the rear. It sports a 6.51-inches HD+ display with 720 x 1600 pixels, and mount a tiny notch above the screen where the selfie camera is kept.

Powering the device is an octa-core MediaTek Helio P35 CPU clocked at 2.3GHz along with PowerVR GE8320 GPU. The model has 4GB physical RAM and 1GB extendable virtual RAM. The internal storage is either 64/128GB, and it is expandable up to 256GB via SD-card.

On the camera department, the Vivo Y21 2021 has dual lenses on the rear. This includes a 13-megapixel main snapper with f/2.2 aperture, and a secondary 2-megapixel macro lens with f/2.4 aperture and a single LED flash. For selfie, you are getting a single 8-megapixel snapper on the front.

On the security wing, there is a side-mounted fingerprint scanner in addition to FaceID and default Android locks. The phone support dual 4G LTE SIMs, has Bluetooth 5.0, powered by a 5000mAh battery with 18W charger and runs Google Android 11 out of the box. The table below contains the full specs of Vivo Y21 2021.

Vivo Y21 (2021) Full Specifications and Features

NETWORK

Technology GSM / HSPA / LTE
2G Network Bands GSM 850 / 900 / 1800 / 1900 - SIM 1 & SIM 2
3G Network Bands HSDPA 850 / 900 / 2100
4G Network Bands Band: 1, 3, 5, 7, 8, 38, 40, 41
5G Network Bands Does not support 5G network
Speed HSPA 42.2/5.76 Mbps, LTE-A (CA)

LAUNCH

Also Known As -
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BODY

Dimensions 164.0 x 76.0 x 8.41 mm
Weight 182 grams
Build Glass front
- Plastic back
- Plastic frame
SIM Type Dual SIM (Nano-SIM, dual stand-by)

DISPLAY

Display Type IPS LCD capacitive touchscreen, 16M colors
Size 6.51 inches, 102.3 cm2 (~81.6% screen-to-body ratio)
Resolution 720 x 1600 pixels, 20:9 ratio (~270 ppi density)

PLATFORM

Operating System Android 11, Funtouch 11.1
Chipset Mediatek MT6765 Helio P35 (12nm)
CPU Octa-core (4x2.35 GHz Cortex-A53 & 4x1.8 GHz Cortex-A53)
GPU PowerVR GE8320

MEMORY

RAM + ROM 4 GB
Card Slot Yes, up to 256 GB via microSD card (uses dedicated slot)

MAIN CAMERA

Camera Type Double Lenses
Camera Sensor(s) Main: 13 MP, (wide), 1/3.0", 1.12µm, PDAF
Depth: 2 MP, F/2.4
Camera Features Autofocus
Digital zoom
HDR
Touch focus
Face detection
Video Resolution 1080p@30fps

SELFIE CAMERA

Camera Type Single Lens
Camera Sensor(s) 8-megapixel
Camera Features Fixed focus
f/1.8 aperture
Video Resolution 1080p@30fps

SOUND

Loudspeaker Yes
Speaker Location Chin, below display
Audio Jack Type Yes, 3.5mm audio jack,

CONNECTIVITY

Bluetooth Bluetooth 5.0, A2DP, LE
NFC
GPS Yes, with A-GPS, GLONASS, GALILEO, BDS
FM Radio Yes, FM radio

BATTERY

Battery Capacity Non-removable Li-Po 5000 mAh battery

OTHER FEATURES

Sensors Fingerprint (side-mounted), accelerometer, proximity, compass
Box Contents Charging Brick / USB cable

Vivo Y21 (2021) User Reviews and Opinions

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We CANNOT guarantee 100% accuracy for the specification table above.