Vivo X21 UD is what the iPhone X could have been

Yolanda Curtis
March 20, 2018

Out of nowhere, vivo has released a brand new smartphone called the X21 and it's modelled after the recent X20 Plus UD. The difference between the 64GB and 128GB is the fingerprint sensor, the former uses a traditional fingerprint sensor behind, while the latter has an integrated under-display fingerprint sensor just like the X20 UD. The smartphone will feature a bezel-less design with Apple iPhone X-like top notch. As per the listing, Vivo V9 will feature a 6.3-inch Full HD+ AMOLED display with a screen resolution of 2280 x 1080 pixels. With the Vivo X21 UD, the company is making few improvements to the under display fingerprint sensor for faster unlocking time.

The phone is powered by a Octa Core Snapdragon 660 14nm Soc with Adreno 512 GPU. Also, the selfie camera is powered by AI beauty recognition to click flawless selfies.

The Vivo X21 comes with 6GB of RAM and will be offered in a choice of 64GB and 128GB of internal storage.


"The in-display fingerprint sensor is available on a 128GB version of the X21, whereas the standard version of the phone features a regular rear-mounted fingerprint scanner."

". The handset features gold accents around the dual camera module and fingerprint scanner.

The X21 has a 3,200 mAh battery with fast-charging support.

The Vivo X21 and X21 UD run on FunTouch OS 4.0 based on Android 8.1 Oreo. Up front, there is a 12MP selfie camera with an aperture of f/2.0. The Vivo X21 is priced at 3198 Yuan around ₹33,000 and the Vivo X21 UD is priced at Yuan 3598 around ₹37,000. While the Oppo R15 will be priced at CNY 2,999 (approximately Rs 30,800) and comes in Snow White, Hot Red, and Star Purple colour variants, the Oppo R15 Dream Mirror Edition in Dream Mirror Red version will be priced at CNY 3,299 (roughly Rs 33,900) and its Ceramic Edition will be priced at CNY 3,499 (around Rs 35,900). Meanwhile, the X21 with in-display fingerprint sensor has been priced at CNY 3,598 (approx Rs 37,000) and will be available in Ruby Red and Black when it goes on sale on March 28. This is the latest phone from BLU (Bold Like Us) and not only comes with the latest software but also some of the specs that are competitive with numerous other phones that are currently out and which have launched between now and the past three to five months.

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