Earlier this year, Vivo launched Vivo X21 and Vivo X21 UD, which comes with an under display fingerprint sensor. Now, the company seems to be working on a new variant of the phone powered by MediaTek‘s chipset — Vivo X21i.
Recently, the MediaTek chipset powered Vivo X21i appeared on benchmarking portal Geekbench. Now, the smartphone has passed through China’s certification agency TENAA. The listing also reveals the phone’s specifications, which are in line with the previous leak.
The listing reveals that the smartphone will come with a 6.28-inch S-AMOLED display having a screen resolution of 2280 x 1080 pixels, 19:9 aspect ratio and a 3D curved glass screen on top. Under the hood, the device is expected to be powered by MediaTek Helio P60 processor. The chipset is based on a 12nm process and comes with 4 Cortex A73 cores and 4 Cortex A53 cores.
It is coupled with Mali-G72 graphics processor along with and comes equipped with 6GB of RAM and 64GB of internal storage. It is not yet known if the phone will come with a microSD card slot for expanding the storage capacity.
Coming to the camera department, as per the listing, the smartphone will come with a dual camera setup on the back, consisting of a 12-megapixel primary sensor and a 5-megapixel secondary sensor. On the front side, it is expected to feature a 12-megapixel snapper for taking selfies and video calling.
The smartphone is said to be running Android 8.1 Oreo operating system out-of-the-box with the company’s own custom interface on top. The device is expected to be fuelled by a 3,200mAh battery. While not yet confirmed, there are speculations that the phone could come in two variants.
Given that the Vivo X21i has already appeared on GeekBench and has now been passed through TENAA certification, it’s safe to assume that the phone’s launch is imminent. As of the pricing, this MediaTek model is expected to be cheaper compared to the standard variant.