Releasing new color variants of latest devices has become a common practice among smartphones manufacturers. Vivo X21i, was made official back in May, and has now been announced in a new color variant called Night Purple and the new version has been launched in the Chinese market. The new variant features a gradient hue starts from blue on the lower part of the handset and turns into purple on the upper one. The color looks very impressive and reminds of the Aurora gradient hues of the latest Huawei and Honor flagships, but it is not exactly the same.
The Night Purple color is on the backplate and the frame, while the front panel of Vivo X21i in this new color variant is black. It has been made available with a price tag of CNY 2598 which roughly translates into $390 dollars. Both the materials and the specs sheet remain exactly the same as the standard version, but note that this variant is only available in the configuration with 4 GB of RAM and 128 GB of internal storage, while if you need the one with 6 GB of RAM and 64 GB ROM you have to go for the other color variants.
Vivo X21i’s design is composed of a glass back and an aluminum frame and it has a wide 6.28-inch display with a notch, a 19:9 aspect ratio and a Full HD+ resolution of 1080 x 2280 pixels. On the hardware side, it packs an octa-core Helio P60 chipset by MediaTek which can run at a max frequency of 2 GHz (both the Cortex A73 and Cortex A53 clusters can reach the same frequency). The main camera is a dual setup with 12 and 5 MP resolutions, f/1.8 and f/2.0 apertures, while the secondary front camera features 24 MP. At last, there is a moderate battery with a capacity of 3400 mAh and Android 8.1 Oreo is installed out of the box.