Vivo Y21 Overview

Vivo Y21 is a mid-range all-rounder smartphone. The smartphone was launched on 8th August 2021. It is powered by the combination of an Octa-core processor and MediaTek Helio P35 gaming chipset. The latest smartphone runs on Funtouch OS 11.1 based on Android 11 teamed with PowerVR GE8320 GPU for delivering a smooth and fast experience to the users.

For choosing options while purchasing, it is available in different colors and two variants of storage. According, to the claim of the manufacturer, the RAM is expandable by 1GB whereas storage is expandable up to 512GB. Vivo Y21 flaunts a 6.51 inches IPS LCD having a resolution of 1600 x 720 Pixels with a density of 270 PPI. It features an Aspect Ratio of 20:9 and an 81.99% screen to body ratio.

As per the provided details about the smartphone camera setup is not up to the mark. It equips low megapixels camera which is not adequate to capture charming photos. However, if your purpose of purchasing is something else, then camera setup is not a big problem. For gaming, watching videos, video calling etc. the phone is worth for investment.

The 5000mAh battery will benefit you for seamless gaming sessions. On the other hand, it supports 18watts fast charger which will eliminate prolonged charging time. Vivo Y21 weighs 182 grams which is perfect to carry too. Further, it will make your feel comfortable while using it. The smartphone in entails a fingerprint and a face unlock for security authentication and maintaining privacy.

Vivo Y21 Specifications

Vivo Y21
Vivo Y21

Vivo Y21 Price in India

Vivo Y21 comes in two variants. Hence, each variant has its price. The handset with 4GB RAM + 64 Internal Storage costs Rs.13,990. On the other hand, the handset with 4GB RAM and 128GB Inbuilt Storage costs Rs.16,490. Please note that the prices are as of March 2022. The prices are deemed to change from time to time.

Vivo Y21 Display and Dimension

Vivo Y21 features a 6.52 inches IPS LCD having a resolution of 1600 x 720 Pixels with a density of 270 PPI. It is a bezel-less display with an 81.99% body to screen ratio of 20:9 Aspect ratio. The body of the smartphone is made from plastic material. It entails a fingerprint sensor on the side that can be used as a power button too. Apart from a fingerprint sensor, for more security, it offers a face unlock too.

Talking about its dimension, the smartphone measure 16.4 cm in height, 7.6 cm in width, and 0.8 cm in thickness weighing 182 grams. Vivo Y21 was launched in two different colors which are Midnight Blue and diamond glow. Both the colors make the smartphone stunning.

Vivo Y21 RAM and Storage

Vivo Y21 is booming in market in two variants, 4GB RAM + 64GB Inbuilt Storage and 4GB RAM + 128GB Inbuilt Storage. The RAM and storage of the smartphone are not completed till here. According to the manufacturer’s claim, the RAM is expandable by 1GB. This will lead the 4GB RAM Smartphone to a 5GB smartphone. On the other hand, the storage is expandable up to 512GB with the help of a dedicated microSD card. The provided RAM and Storage indicate the smartphone to be suitable for gaming and will give an amazing experience to the users.

Battery and Charger

This latest smartphone will ensure seamless use because it boasts a powerful non-removable 5000mAh battery. The battery power is also one of the indicators of the smartphone being suitable for gaming purposes, watching movies, video calling, chatting, talking, etc. On the other hand, the 18watts fast charger will eradicate the prolonged charging time. According to the customer reviews, the charger takes one and half hours to charge the battery fully.

Camera setup

Let me tell you honestly that the features of the camera setup on this smartphone are satiating. If you are a selfie lover, then you should find another smartphone with impressive camera megapixels. Redmi Note 11T, Realme Narzo 30, Infinix Zero X Neo, Infinix Note 11 are some of the smartphones with higher camera resolutions at this range of price. Vivo Y21 features a dual rear camera setup with a 13MP f/2.2 Primary Camera and a 2MP f/2.2 Macro camera. On the other hand, the front camera features 8MP for taking selfies.

Performance

Vivo Y21 is powered by Octa-Core (4×2.4 GHz ARM Cortex-A53, 4×1.8 GHz ARM Cortex-A53) Processor and MediaTek Helio P35 gaming Chipset. This combination will serve the users with boosted performance. It runs on Funtouch OS 11.1 based on the Android 11 Operating System and PowerVR GE8320 GPU ensures smooth and fast performance

Connectivity features

When we talk about the connectivity options of Vivo Y21, it entails an FM Radio to listen to songs and be updated with the latest news, a Mobile hotspot for sharing internet data, Wi-Fi, Bluetooth for sharing data files, images, songs, videos, etc. It also includes a 3.5mm jack where you can insert earphones and headphones, USB connectivity for mass storage and charging, and GPS for navigation. Vivo Y21 is a 4G smartphone that supports a 4G network in standby mode. You can insert Dual-SIM cards with 4G networks of nano size.

Vivo Y21 Pros and Cons

Pros

  1. 5000mAh battery.18watts charger.
  2. 18watts fast charger
  3. Mass RAM and Storage.
  4. 1GB expandable RAM and 512GB expandable storage.
  5. Offers a gaming processor. Hence, the phone is suitable for gaming.

Cons

  1. If you are a selfie lover or video content creator, you should skip this phone.
Vivo Y21

Tabular Specifications

StorageRAM 4GB
Expandable RAM 1GB
RAM Type LPDDR4X
Channel Double Channels
Internal Storage 64GB/128GB
Expandable storage 512GB
Storage Type eMMC 5.1
Rear CameraCamera Setup Dual
Megapixels 13MP f/2.2, Primary Camera
2MP f/2.2, Macro Camera
Image resolutions 4160 x 3120 Pixels
Video resolutions 1920 x 1080 Pixels
Additional features Autofocus, ISO, Exposure, Touch to focus, Face detection, HDR, Digital Zoom, White Balance setting, Self-timer, Macro mode, scene mode, Panorama, Geotagging, Continuous shooting.
Flash Yes, LED flash
Front CameraCamera setup Single
Megapixels 8MP
Face lock Yes
Image resolutions 3264 x 2448 Pixels
Video resolutions 1280 x 720 Pixels @30 fps
PerformanceCPU Octa-Core (4×2.4 GHz ARM Cortex-A53, 4×1.8 GHz ARM Cortex-A53
Chipset MediaTek Helio P35
GPU PowerVR GE8320
Operating system Android 11, Funtouch OS 11.1
DisplayDisplay Type IPS LCD
Display size 16.55 cm (6.51 inches)
Resolutions 1600 x 720 Pixels
Aspect ratio 20:9
Screen to body ratio 81.99%
Pixel Density 270 PPI
BodyHeight 16.4 cm
Width 7.6 cm
Thickness 0.8 cm
Materials Plastic back
Weight 182 grams
Colors Midnight Blue, Diamond glow, White
BatteryPower 5000mAh
Type Li-po
Removable Non-Removable
Charger 18watts
USB Type-C Yes
SensorsFingerprint Yes
Fingerprint position Side mounted
Face Unlock Yes
Other Sensors Proximity Sensor, Light Sensor, Accelerometer, Gyroscope, Compass, fingerprint
ConnectivityNetwork 4G (Stand-by)
SIM Dual
SIM Size Nano
Wi-Fi Yes
Hotspot Yes
Bluetooth Yes, v5.0
GPS GPS, AGPS, GLONASS, Galelio, BeiDou
FMYes
Audio Jack Yes, 3.5mm
USB Connectivity Yes, v2.0 Mass storage device, charging, On-The-Go
Other FeaturesModel Y21
Warranty 1 year
Brand Vivo
Launch Date 8th August, 2021

FAQ

Is Vivo Y21 a 5G Phone?

No, Vivo Y21 is a 4G smartphone that supports 4G network on standby mode. Further, you can insert Dual-SIM Cards on it.

What is the Price of Vivo Y21?

Vivo Y21 comes in two variants. Hence, each variant has its price. The handset with 4GB RAM + 64 Internal Storage costs Rs.13,990. On the other hand, the handset with 4GB RAM and 128GB Inbuilt Storage costs Rs.16,490. Please note that the prices are as of March 2022. The prices are deemed to change from time to time. Further, the prices may vary from region to region.

What is special in Vivo Y21?

One of the most special thing on Vivo Y21 is that the RAM is expandable by 1GB and the storage by 512GB. The RAM expandability feature will make it a 5GB RAM smartphone that will give even more smooth performance.

Is Vivo Y21 good for gaming?

Honestly, I don’t like playing mobile games. Hence, I don’t have much experience on this. But as per the reviews from the users, Vivo Y21 is good for gaming because of its gaming processor, huge RAM, Storage, powerful battery and fast charger and 6.51 inches display.

Does Vivo Y21 support fast charging?

Yes, Vivo Y21 supports fast charging. Also, it comes with an 18watts fast charger. According to the customer reviews, it takes one and half hours to charge the phone fully.

Does Vivo Y21 have gorilla Glass?

Yes, Vivo Y21 has a corning gorilla glass for its display protection. Further, its back panel is of plastic which does not break easily.

Is Vivo Y21 has AMOLED Display?

No, Vivo Y21 has an IPS LCD Display.

How long does Vivo Y21 battery last?

According to the user reviews, the Vivo Y21 battery last for approx. one and half day in a single full charge.

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