On March 19, Vivo had launched the high-end Vivo X21 and X21 UD smartphones as successor models for X20 and X20 UD phones from last year. At the unveil event, the company had confirmed that the regular Vivo X21 will be available for buying soon after its launch while the X21 UD featuring an under-display fingerprint scanner will go on sale from March 28 in China Since the day has arrived, the Vivo X21 UD is now available for buying with a price tag of 3,598 Yuan (`$509) in the home market.
The regular Vivo X21 features a rear-mounted fingerprint scanner. It is available for buying in Aurora White, Drill Black and Ruby Red color options. Its 64 GB storage + 6 GB RAM and 128 GB storage + 6 GB RAM variants are respectively priced at 2,998 Yuan (~$477) and 3,198 Yuan (~$509).
On the other side, the Vivo X21 UD that is available for buying starting from today comes in colors like Drill Black and Ruby Red. It features 128 GB of storage and 6 GB of RAM.
The Vivo X21 and X21 UD are packed with identical specifications. The X21 features a 6.28-inch supports Full HD+ resolution of 2280 x 1080 pixels. Like the iPhone X, it delivers an aspect ratio of 19:9. The Snapdragon 660 chipset is present under the hood of the phone.
The notch of the Vivo X21 houses a 12-megapixel selfie camera with f/2.0 aperture. With IR emitter inside the notch, the X21 also offers 3D mapping of the users’ face for unlocking it through facial recognition. The dual camera setup on the back panel of the phone features an f/1.8 aperture 12-megapixel sensor and an f/2.4 aperture 5-megapixel sensor. It includes a 3,200mAh battery. It runs on FunTouch OS 4.0, a customized version of Android 8.1 Oreo. The other features of the X21 include Jovi AI assistant, AK4376A Hi-Fi audio chip, Wi-Fi 802.11ac, 4G LTE, Bluetooth 5.0, microUSB and GPS.