Vivo V21 5G powered by Dimensity 800U SoC launched in India: Key features

Vivo V21 5G is powered by the MediaTek Dimensity 800U processor with an embedded 5G modem paired with an ARM Mali-G57 MP3 GPU.

Published:Thu, April 29, 2021 12:52pm

By Karanveer Singh Arora


Vivo has launched a new mid-range smartphone in India, dubbed the Vivo V21 5G. Key features of the device include a 44-megapixel front camera with OIS support, MediaTek Dimensity 800U SoC, 8GB of RAM, 4,000mAh battery and a 90Hz AMOLED display. The device will go up against the Realme X7, Xiaomi Mi 10i and more in India.

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Vivo V21 5G price in India

Vivo V21 5G is priced at Rs 29,990 for the 8GB RAM/128GB storage variant and at Rs 32,990 for the 8GB RAM/256GB storage variant. It will be made available in Dusk Blue, Sunset Dazzle and Arctic White colour options, with pre-bookings now live on the company's official website and Flipkart. The first sale will be held on May 6.


Launch offers include flat Rs 2,500 instant cashback on purchasing the device with a HDFC Bank credit/debit card, extra up to Rs 3,000 off on exchange, no cost EMI schemes for up to 12 months, and discounted V-Shield protection plan.

Vivo V21 5G: Specifications

Vivo V21 5G sports a 6.44-inch full HD+ AMOLED display with a resolution of 2404x1080 pixels and a 90Hz refresh rate. It is powered by the MediaTek Dimensity 800U processor with an embedded 5G modem paired with an ARM Mali-G57 MP3 GPU. The device comes with 8GB of RAM along with 128GB/256GB of internal storage.


For security, the device sports an in-display fingerprint sensor and facial recognition. It runs Google's latest Android 11 operating system with the company's own Funtouch OS 11.1 skin on top. All of this is backed by a 4,000mAh battery with support for 33W fast charging.

Coming to the camera specifications, the device features a triple camera setup on the back consisting of a 64-megapixel primary sensor with Optical Image Stabilisation (OIS) support, paired with an 8-megapixel wide angle sensor and a 2-megapixel macro lens. On the front, the device features a 44-megapixel sensor located inside the waterdrop style notch to take selfies. An interesting feature is that the front camera also comes with OIS support.

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