The worst dreams of the biggest smartphone manufacturers have come true with the launch of Vivo x21, the first under screen fingerprint technical marvel which was first rumored to be in possession of the biggest smartphone manufacturers like Apple and Samsung. In screen fingerprint scanners allow the phones to have full display without giving any space to the fingerprint scanner. The technology was also rumored to be coming in Samsung Galaxy S8 but the only horse that reaches to the finish line is Vivo.
Design to impress
Vivo India comes true with their motto as the new 3D glass back cover is the perfect mix of technology and artistry. The color blending technique makes light and shadow dance across the surface with every movement. Thanks to the designers who keep in mind every minute detail which makes your Vivo x21 truly unique.
It comes with face access technology for capturing detailed photos. Face Access features an inbuilt infrared light sensor technology which helps when the Night mode is on.
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Vivo x21 Specs
Vivo x21 smartphone runs on Android 8.1 Oreo and is packed with Dual Sim. The In screen sensor feature allows it to extend its screen length to 6.28inch and makes its design more ergonomic. The screen is full HD and comes with super AMOLED display with the best available aspect ratio of 19:9.
Powered by Qualcomm Qualcomm Snapdragon 660 SoC with an Adreno 512 GPU and 6GB of RAM.
The most promising feature for which Vivo is known for is its high-quality Camera. Vivo x21 features a Dual Pixel sensor for its rear camera which converts the 12MP rear camera into 24 MP digitally and also comes with an LED flash which provides best picture quality even in the full darkness.
The Dual pixel technology also works with the front camera which creates a win-win situation for selfie lovers.
It comes with 128GB of inbuilt storage which can be expanded via microSD. The connectivity option includes:
- 4G Volte
- Wi-fi 802.11ac
- Bluetooth v5.0
- Micro USB
It also comes with a 3200mAh non-removable battery.
Always on Feature
It is packed with a very unique feature which shows the notifications and time on the screen irrespective of whether you have turned your display on or not. It also includes a selfie snapper and an earpiece on the notch present on the top of the phone.
The sensors present on the phone are:
- Proximity sensor
- Ambient light sensor
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Verdict: OnePlus 6
In the same price range, its biggest competitor is OnePlus 6 which is available in India at Rs.34,999.
With almost same screen size, Android version and same display the only thing that makes Oneplus 6 lag behind Vivo x21 is its heavier weight by 21 Grams.
OnePlus 6 has fingerprint scanner located on its back while Vivo x21 fingerprint is integrated into its screen which is the main cause of their ergonomic design.
While Vivo x21 has around 27% slower CPU than its counterpart because of the presence of DDR3 RAM and also has a hybrid SIM slot due to which you have to either use it as second SIM slot or a memory card slot.
Vivo x21 is going on sale from Tuesday and is exclusively available on Flipkart and Vivo E-store. The magnificent Black and Golden color variant increases its overall beauty.
Flipkart offers an extra Rs. 3000 off on regular exchange, a cashback of 5% on SBI cards and no-cost EMI on all credit cards up to 12 months.
With the increasing dominance of Apple and Samsung in the smartphone market, this technological breakthrough of Vivo puts it in the competition of biggest smartphone manufacturers and shows us how the smartphone market will look like in the upcoming years.
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Vivo X21 Price in India
With the price tag of Rs. 35,990 its biggest competitors are Oneplus6 and Honor 10 who both lacks the latest technology in the same price tag.