Vivo X21s goes official with in-display fingerprint reader and SD660 in China

by Anvinraj Valiyathara 0

Vivo has announced the Vivo X21s smartphone in China. It is a new variant of the Vivo X21 smartphone that was unveiled in March this year. The Vivo X21s is fueled by Snapdragon 660 and it features a waterdrop notch screen. Like the X21 phone, the X21s also features an in-screen fingerprint reader.

Vivo X21s Specifications and Features

The Vivo X21s handset that features a 3D glass rear measures 157.1 x 75.08 x 7.9mm and weighs 156 grams. The smartphone is fitted with a 6.41-inch Super AMOLED screen that produces Full HD+ resolution of 2340 x 1080 pixels. The small notch on the screen allows the phone to support an aspect ratio of 19.5:9. The fourth generation in-display fingerprint scanner is present on the device.  The IR camera springs into action to support facial recognition in dark.

Vivo X21s Starry Night Black

The Snapdragon 660 AIE chipset powers the Vivo X21s along with 6 GB of RAM. It has an inbuilt storage of 128 GB. It comes with support for microSD card.

The FunTouch 4.5 UI is overlaid on the Android 8.1 Oreo OS that comes preinstalled on the X21s. Vivo’s Dual-Turbo technology that accelerates the CPU and GPU performance while gaming is also available on the phone. Other features made available on the phone by the Chinese manufacturer include Jovi AI assistant and Game Mode. The 3,400mAh battery carries support for dual-engine flash charging.

The frontside of the Vivo X21s is fitted with a 24.8-megapixel selfie camera with f/2.0 aperture. The backside of the phone features a vertical dual camera setup that includes f/1.8 aperture 12-megapixel main sensor that is coupled with f/2.4 aperture 5-megapixel secondary sensor. The dual rear cameras are equipped with features like AI beauty technology, AI scene recognition and AI portrait mode. The front camera supports studio lighting effects for capturing impressive selfie shots. The connectivity features of the Vivo X21s are 4G LTE, Wi-Fi 802.11 b/g/n, Bluetooth 5.0, GPS, microUSB 2.0 and 3.5mm audio jack.

Vivo X21s Millennium Pink

Vivo X21s Pricing and Availability

The Vivo X21s comes in two color gradient variants such as Starry Night Black and Millennium Pink. The handset carries a price tag of 2,498 Yuan (~$360) in China. There is no information available on the release date of the smartphone.

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