Vivo has announced an upgraded variant of the Vivo X21 launched in March this year with brand name of Vivo X21s. The newest entrant of the Vivo lineup is fuelled by SD660 SoC and carries a waterdrop notched screen along with an in-display fingerprint sensor.
Vivo X21s Features
The Vivo X21sis a dual SIM enabled handset that runs Android 8.1 Oreo OS out of the box with FunTouch 4.5 UI overlaid on top. The smartphone features a 6.41-inch Super AMOLED screen on the front that offers Full HD+ resolution of 2340 x 1080 pixels at an aspect ratio of 19.5:9. Vivo has also introduced the fourth generation in-display fingerprint scanner for added security.
Vivo has powered the X21s with a Snapdragon 660 AIE chipset under the hood, coupled with 6GB of RAM. There is only one option of internal storage that is 128GB, however users may use a dedicated microSD card slot to further expand the storage. Vivo’s Dual-Turbo technology that accelerates the CPU and GPU performance while gaming is also available on the phone.
The photography department is dominated by a vertically arranged dual camera setup on the rear that includes 12MP f/1.8 main sensor and 5MP f/2.4 secondary one. This camera arrangement is equipped with artificial intelligence features like AI beauty technology, AI scene recognition and AI portrait mode.
The front side of Vivo X21s is fitted with a 24.8MP selfie camera with f/2.0 aperture that supports studio lighting effects for capturing impressive selfie shots along with the face unlock features to further enhance the security aspect. The IR camera springs into action to support facial recognition in dark.
The Vivo X21s embeds a moderate 3,400mAh battery unit that carries support for dual-engine flash charging. Other connectivity features include 4G LTE, Wi-Fi 802.11 b/g/N, Bluetooth 5.0, GPS, microUSB 2.0 and 3.5mm audio jack. The smartphone comes preloaded with Jovi AI assistant and Game Mode.
Vivo X21s Pricing and Availability
Vivo has announced availability of the Vivo X21s in the home market of China in two color gradient options including the Starry Night Black and the Millennium Pink, priced at CNY 2,498 (~$360, PKR 48,500). There is no information of the smartphones international release, as of now.
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