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Vivo X21i (2018) review

Android OS v8.1 (Oreo)
Mediatek Helio P60 MT6771
Mali-G72 MP3
6 GB / 64 GB
6.28 inches (1080 x 2280 px)
12 + 5 MP, 4032 x 3024 px, autofocus, optical image stabilization

Vivo announced the launch of the X21i smartphone in 2018. The manufacturer is offering the Vivo X21i phone with 6.28 inches display, Mediatek Helio P60 MT6771 chipset, 6 GB of RAM and 64 GB of internal storage.

The Vivo X21i comes with Android OS v8.1 (Oreo) out of the box, and a Li-Po 3200 mAh, non-removable battery. The 6.28 inches phone comes with AMOLED display (1080 x 2280 px). The AMOLED is a display technology and stands for Active Matrix Organic Light Emitting Diodes, it is a type of OLED display and is used in smartphones.

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Vivo X21i specifications

BrandVivo
NameX21i
ModelX21I
Release date2018

Body

The weight of Vivo X21i is about 5.5 oz with battery, which is average compared to most of the smartphones with same size. The dimensions of this Vivo phone are average (6.08 x 2.94 x 0.29 inches).

Weight5.5 oz
Dimensions6.08 x 2.94 x 0.29 inches
Colorsblack
SIM typeNano SIM

System

The Vivo X21i comes with Android OS v8.1 (Oreo) out of the box, but it is upgradable to the next OS.

OS versionAndroid OS v8.1 (Oreo)
SoCMediatek Helio P60 MT6771
CPUOcta-core, Quad-core 2 GHz Cortex-A73, Quad-core 2 GHz Cortex-A53
GPUMali-G72 MP3

Display

The size of X21i screen is measured diagonally, from corner to corner. The 6.28 inches Super AMOLED display of Vivo X21i with 1080 x 2280 px resolution is multitouch capable.

Display typeSuper AMOLED
Screen size6.28 inches
Resolution1080 x 2280 px
Multitouch supportyes

Memory

The internal memory of Vivo X21i (6 GB) cannot be expanded, but the internal storage (64 GB) can be expanded with a compatible microSD card.

RAM6 GB
Internal storage64 GB
Memory card slotmicroSD

Camera

The camera of the X21i is equipped with autofocus. An autofocus (or AF) optical system uses a sensor, a control system and a motor to focus on an automatically or manually selected point or area. Very few Android cameras come without autofocus. The main camera of X21i has optical image stabilization (OIS) to counteract camera shake. Optical image stabilization is a must for anyone shooting without a tripod with a long lens or in low light conditions.

Selfie camera12 MP
Main camera12 + 5 MP, 4032 x 3024 px, autofocus, optical image stabilization
FlashLED

Connectivity

The Vivo X21i supports 2G, 3G and 4G/LTE networks. This phone has a built-in GPS. GPS is a highly accurate navigation system using signals from satellites to determine a location on the Earth's surface, irrespective of weather conditions. Most phones have a GPS unit on board. The X21i phone doesn't have built-in FM radio.

GSM 2G bands850 / 900 / 1800 / 1900
Network coverage2G / 3G / 4G
Wi-FiWi-Fi 802.11 a/b/g/n/ac
Bluetoothv5.0, A2DP
GPSA-GPS, GLONASS
NFCno
FM radiono
USBmicroUSB 2.0
Headphone3.5 mm jack

Battery

The Li-Po 3200 mAh, non-removable battery gives the smartphone a good battery backup. The lithium polymer (Li-Po) battery is a thin, light-weight, rechargeable battery. No periodic discharge is needed and charging can be done at random. The battery of X21i isn't removable without voiding the warranty.

TypeLi-Po 3200 mAh, non-removable

Features

Smartphones today come with a wealth of sensors to facilitate a better user experience. The accelerometer is a sensor that measures the tilting motion and orientation of the phone. The X21i phone has a fingerprint scanner. This sensor identifies and authenticates the fingerprints of an individual in order to grant or deny access to a smartphone. This Vivo phones comes with proximity sensor. This proximity sensor detects how close the phone is to an outside object, such as your ear. The Dual SIM capability of Vivo X21i phone is ideal for businesses wishing to provide staff with a mobile device that can offer separate numbers and bills for both personal and business use. This smartphone supports fast charging technology, which comes in handy when you need quick juice on your device.

Sensorsaccelerometer, compass, fingerprint, gyroscope, light, proximity
SpecialsDual SIM, Fast charging, Funtouch OS
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