Reviewing Vivo X21, the smartphone that has a first time associated with it. What is it? Get to know!
JustInReviews is happy to share with you, the handling experience of the Vivo X21, as a part of our smartphone reviews series. We will check out the phone specifications one by one.
Vivo has now come up with the Vivo X21 in India, and it has turned out into the first phone having an in-display fingerprint scanner in the nation!
Resembling the Vivo V9, the X21 comes with a large 6.28-inch screen towards the front side with thin fringes all around apart from the base where it is relatively thicker. The notch hosts a metallic earpiece, an IR sensor and a selfie camera, in addition to other things. On the rear side, comes the dual camera setup plus a single-LED flash.
It doesn’t come with a physical fingerprint sensor in the manner that we are presently used to. Vivo has figured out how to incorporate it into the display towards the front side.
Take the phone in hand and you will come to know that its frame is made from metal. The rear portion is made of glass and is known to not attract fingerprints. Be that as it may, it can be somewhat slippery.
It brandishes a 6.28-inch full-HD+ (1080×2280 pixels) Super AMOLED screen having a 19:9 aspect ratio. If you are the one to desire a neutral colour output, you could be disappointed.
The dual camera setup towards the back side comprises of a 5-MP depth sensor and the 12-MP primary sensor. The 12-megapixel Samsung sensor that this gadget has gone for, utilizes the dual-pixel technology and the PDAF advantage. The brand has likewise gone for a similar 12-megapixel sensor for the front camera, which embraces face recognition duties and also clicking selfies.
Storage, Battery and Connectivity options:
The Vivo X21 UD comes with 128GB of internal storage, that can be expanded by means of a microSD card. Having 6GB/8GB of RAM, the phone is said to multi-task without any hassles.
It accompanies multiple connectivity options, including Wi-Fi 802.11ac, 4G VoLTE, Bluetooth v5.0, GPS/A-GPS plus a Micro-USB. Plus, it packs a 3200mAh battery as well.
The highlight of the device is definitely the latest technology in-display fingerprint sensor, which is a spot on the screen. One can observe a fingerprint icon, demonstrating to you where you have to put your finger. The icon gleams brighter as you push down, enabling a CMOS sensor to get a decent image of it. The setup process is no new, but told to have taken somewhat more time.
The Snapdragon 660 SoC is known to be fit for conveying a smooth experience. The X21 in its benchmark tests is reported to have scored 1577 and 5791 in Geekbench4’s single-core and multi-core tests respectively, 142,969 in AnTuT 7. It is said to have clocked 35fps in GFXBench T-Rex, and 13fps in GFXBench Manhattan 3.1. 26,271 is the score it is said to have scored in 3DMark Ice Storm Unlimited. However, said to have failed both the Slingshot and Slingshot Extreme standards.
The Vivo X21 runs FunTouch OS 4.0 over Android 8.1 Oreo – it additionally has an Android P Beta made available for it.
Rs 35,990 happens to be the price of this handset.
– Latest software
– In-display fingerprint sensor
– Battery life is good
– Fingerprint sensor reported slow
– Design similar to Vivo V9
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