Display:Â a 6.44-inch FULL HD+ Super AMOLED display panel, Capacitive multi-touchscreen with a resolution of 2404 Ã— 1080 pixels, a 90Hz refresh rate, 20:9 aspect ratio, 84.8% screen to body ratio, 409 PPI, HDR10+, 500 nits (typ) of brightness.
Processor:Â MediaTek Dimensity 800U Chipset; 7 nm mobile platform
The device comes with various upgrades and tweaks in comparison to its predecessor.
It comes with an AG Matte Glass design with a subtle touch of luxury that brings pure comfort to the fingers. It is very stylish and with 2.5D screen curves, the phone is super-thin 7.29 mm and weighs only 176 grams that is very comfortable to hold. The display also has a tear-drop notch that houses the front camera. Vivo V21 flaunts a 6.44 inches FHD+ Super AMOLED display panel along with a screen resolution of 2400 x 1080 pixels that presents you with a visual feast of vibrant and authentic colors. It also comes with a 90Hz refresh rate, 20:9 aspect ratio, 84.8% screen to body ratio, 409 PPI, a 500 nits of typical brightness, 800 nits High Brightness Mode (HBM), HDR10+ content, etc. For biometric security, the phone comes with an optical in-display fingerprint scanner.Â Â
Moving on to the highlighting part of the device, the optical department. The phone offers a 44 MP selfie camera equipped with OIS at the front. Vivo V21 sports a triple rear camera setup in a rectangular camera module. It includes a 64 MP f/1.79 aperture primary camera with Optical Image Stabilization (OIS), an 8 MP ultra wide-angle camera lens along with f/2.2 aperture & Field Of View 120Â°, and a 2 MP macro sensor with f/2.4 aperture. Similar to its predecessor, you can use both front and rear cameras simultaneously, which is great for vloggers. The device arrives with various impressive and attractive camera features such as Motion Autofocus, Eye Autofocus, Body Autofocus, Object Autofocus, Super Night Mode, Ultra-Wide Night Mode, Ultra Stable Video, Super Macro, Bokeh Portrait, Multi-Style Portrait,Light Filters, Kid Face Beauty, Beauty Mark Retention, Head Slimming, Double Exposure, Video Face Beauty,etc. Now, as for the videography of the device, both the front and rear cameras are capable of recording videos up toÂ 4K@30fps, andÂ 1080p@30/60fpss.
MediaTek Dimensity 800U chipset
Turning our attention to the internals of the smartphone, Vivo V21 is equipped with the new MediaTek Dimensity 800U chipset. It is an octa core chipset based on 7 nm processing that clocks up to 2.4 GHz high-frequency and has a powerful Mali-G57 MC3 GPU. Vivo compares this SoC with SD765G Processor. The phone is coupled with 8GB of RAM along with internal storage of 128GB UFS 2.2 that supports memory expansion via a dedicated microsd card slot. On the software front, Vivo V21 runs on Funtouch OS 11.1 Based on Android 11. Furthermore, the brand claims that with its 3GB Extended RAM technology, an 8GB phone can tap on 3GB of additional memory spaceÂ from internal storage (ROM).
Battery and Connectivity
As for the battery prowess of the smartphone, Vivo V21 is juiced up by the large LI-Po 4,000mAh non-removable battery. It also comes with the 33W fast charging support that charges via USB Type-C. The smartphone takes only 30 minutes to charge the phone battery up to 63 %. Talking about the connectivity options of the Vivo V21, it feature 4G, Dual SIM slot,Wi-Fi 802.11 a/b/g/n/ac, dual-band, Wi-Fi Direct, hotspot, Bluetooth 5.1, GPS, A-GPS, GLONASS, BEIDOU, GALILEO, USB Type-C 2.0, USB On-The-Go, Type-C 1.0 reversible connector, loudspeaker, etc.