The Vivo Y21e was launched in India on Friday. The pocket-friendly smartphone is powered by a Qualcomm Snapdragon 680 SoC. It has a 5,000 mAh battery that supports fast charging and reverse charging function. It is only offered in one configuration. According to the company, the Vivo handset is aimed at millennials and offers “best-in-class features.” Other features include an eye protection mode to filter out harmful blue light and Face Wake to unlock the smartphone.
Vivo Y21e price in India, availability
The price of the Vivo Y21e in India is set at Rs. 12,990 for the only 3GB + 64GB storage option, according to a press release. Vivo also offers an expanded RAM feature that allows the handset to use 0.5 GB of storage space as RAM. The smartphone is for sale via Vivo’s Online Store and in all partner stores from January 14 in Diamond Glow and Midnight Blue.
Vivo Y21e Specifications
The dual-SIM (nano) Vivo Y21e runs on Android 12-based Funtouch OS 12. It has a 6.51-inch HD+ (720×1600 pixels) LCD Halo Full View Display. The screen also comes with an eye protection mode to filter out the harmful blue light. Under the hood, the smartphone is powered by the Qualcomm Snapdragon 680 SoC, which is paired with 3 GB of RAM and an option to virtually expand by 0.5 GB, as mentioned earlier. There are other features including Multi Turbo 5.0 which is said to improve data connection, system processor speed and power saving performance. The updated Ultra Game mode is said to provide an improved gaming experience.
For photography, the Vivo Y21e offers a dual camera setup, highlighted by a 13-megapixel sensor paired with an f/2.2 lens, and a 2-megapixel macro camera with an f/2.4 lens. On the front is an 8-megapixel sensor with an f/1.8 lens for selfies and video calling. It offers features such as the personalized portrait mode, Super HDR and the face beauty mode.
The Vivo Y21e is offered with 64 GB of storage space and a microSD card slot to expand it. However, Vivo has not revealed any details about the maximum expandable storage capacity. It has a 5,000 mAh battery with 18W Fast Charge support. There is a reverse charging feature that can be used to charge other devices such as smartwatches and earphones. It also comes with Face Wake feature to unlock the smartphone.
Connectivity options on the Vivo Y21e include 4G LTE, dual-band Wi-Fi, USB Type-C port, and Bluetooth v5. Onboard sensors include a side-mounted fingerprint scanner, accelerometer, ambient light sensor, proximity sensor, e-compass, gyroscope, GPS, Beidou, GLONASS, Galileo and QZSS. It measures 164.26×76.08×8.00mm and weighs 182 grams.
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