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Vivo Y21 (2015) review

Android OS v5.1 (Lollipop)
Mediatek MT6580
Mali-400 MP1
1 GB / 16 GB
4.5 inches (480 x 854 px)
5 MP, 2592 x 1944 px, autofocus

Vivo announced the launch of the Y21 smartphone in 2015. The manufacturer is offering the Vivo Y21 phone with 4.5 inches display, Mediatek MT6580 chipset, 1 GB of RAM and 16 GB of internal storage.

The Vivo Y21 comes with Android OS v5.1 (Lollipop) out of the box, and a Li-Ion 1900 mAh battery. The 4.5 inches phone comes with IPS display (480 x 854 px). The IPS display provides enhanced features, such as optimal viewing angles, color accuracy, invariable color reproduction and better power consumption.

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Vivo Y21 specifications

BrandVivo
NameY21
ModelY21
Release date2015

Body

The weight of Vivo Y21 is about 5.54 oz with battery, which is average compared to most of the smartphones with same size. The dimensions of this Vivo phone are average (5.15 x 2.61 x 0.36 inches).

Weight5.54 oz
Dimensions5.15 x 2.61 x 0.36 inches
Colorsgold, white
SIM typeMicro SIM

System

The Vivo Y21 comes with Android OS v5.1 (Lollipop) out of the box, but it is upgradable to the next OS.

OS versionAndroid OS v5.1 (Lollipop)
SoCMediatek MT6580
CPUQuad-core 1.3 GHz Cortex-A7
GPUMali-400 MP1

Display

The size of Y21 screen is measured diagonally, from corner to corner. The 4.5 inches IPS display of Vivo Y21 with 480 x 854 px resolution is multitouch capable.

Display typeIPS
Screen size4.5 inches
Resolution480 x 854 px
Multitouch supportyes

Memory

The internal memory of Vivo Y21 (1 GB) cannot be expanded, but the internal storage (16 GB) can be expanded with a compatible microSD card.

RAM1 GB
Internal storage16 GB
Memory card slotmicroSD

Camera

The camera of the Y21 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.

Selfie camera2 MP
Main camera5 MP, 2592 x 1944 px, autofocus
FlashLED

Connectivity

The Vivo Y21 doesn't support 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 Y21 phone has built-in FM radio. The built-in FM Radio is great for listening to your favorite radio station.

GSM 2G bands850 / 900 / 1800
Network coverage2G / 3G
Wi-FiWi-Fi 802.11 b/g/n
Bluetoothv4.0, A2DP
GPSA-GPS
NFCno
FM radioyes
USBmicroUSB 2.0
Headphone3.5 mm jack

Battery

The Li-Ion 1900 mAh battery gives the smartphone a good battery backup. The Li-ion is a low maintenance battery which offers high energy, is lightweight and does not require periodic full discharge. The battery of Y21 is removable. You can simply buy a new piece from the open market and interchange it easily by yourself.

TypeLi-Ion 1900 mAh

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. 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 Y21 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 doesn't support fast charging technology.

Sensorsaccelerometer, light, proximity
SpecialsDual SIM
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The specifications above are based on the official data published by the manufacturer, but we also take user reviews into consideration. If you found an error or something lacking in the specifications above for the Vivo Y21, then don’t hesitate and signal the problem to us.

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