Vivo New Mobile Phones Launched in 2021: Vivo X70 Series, iQOO Z5, Y23e, and More

The list of Vivo's new mobile phones launched in 2021 includes an interesting mix of premium, midrange and budget offerings to suit various buyers.

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Vivo is one of the five top smartphone sellers in India, alongside Samsung, Xiaomi, Realme and its fellow BBK Electronics brand, Oppo. The company has often taken a route that’s slightly different from the value oriented approach that Chinese OEMs bring to the table, going after interesting camera innovations as one of the brand’s signature features. Through 2021, the list of Vivo new mobile phones in India has grown a fair bit, and the company has an interesting set of devices available at various price points for buyers to consider. If you’re in the market for a new smartphones, you’d do well to consider the launches that Vivo has held this year, and subsequently zero down on your choice.

List of Vivo New Mobile Phones in 2021

  1. Vivo Y20T
  2. Vivo V23e 5G
  3. Vivo Y55s
  4. Vivo Y72 5G
  5. Vivo V21e 5G
  6. Vivo Y73 (2021)
  7. iQOO Z3 5G
  8. iQOO Z5 5G
  9. iQOO 7 Series
  10. Vivo V21 5G
  11. Vivo Y52 5G
  12. Vivo X60
  13. Vivo X60 Pro
  14. Vivo X60 Pro+
  15. Vivo Y12s
  16. Vivo Y51A
  17. Vivo Y20G
  18. Vivo Y31
  19. Vivo Y32
  20. Vivo S9 5G
  21. Vivo S9e 5G
  22. Vivo Y72 5G
  23. Vivo X60t
  24. Vivo X70 Pro
  25. Vivo X70 Pro+
  26. iQOO 8 Pro

Vivo Y20T

The new Vivo Y20T is similar to the previous Y20 except for the new chipset. The phone comes with Snapdragon 662 along with 6GB of RAM and 64GB of storage (expandable to 1TB). Other than that, there is a 6.5-inch LCD panel, 5000 mAh battery and a triple camera setup on the back with a 13MP primary camera.

Price in India

The Vivo Y20T price in India is Rs 15,450 for 6GB RAM and 64GB of storage option. The handset is available in Obsidian Black and Purist Purple colour options.

Availability

As for the availability, the handset is available from Vivo India E-store, Amazon, Flipkart, Paytm, Tatacliq, Bajaj EMI Store, and across all partner retail stores.

Vivo Y20T: Pros & Cons

Pros Cons
Improved chipset
No 5G
Good battery Low internal storage

Vivo V23e 5G

Following the success of the V21 lineup, Vivo has introduced V23e in the mid-range segment. The phone sports a 6.44-inch OLED panel with a waterdrop notch that holds a 44MP selfie camera. Under the hood, the phone is powered by Dimensity 810 coupled with 8GB of RAM plus 128GB of storage. On the rear, you have a triple cam headlined by a 50MP primary camera, an 8MP ultra-wide and a 2MP macro camera. The phone carries a 4050 mAh battery.

Price in India

The Vivo Y23e 5G is priced at TBH 12,999 for 8GB RAM and 128GB of storage. There is no information on Y55s Indian pricing as of now.

Availability

The phone is yet to arrive in India.

Vivo Y23e 5G: Pros & Cons

Pros Cons
Amazing selfie camera Only two color options
OLED panel Battery could have been bigger

Vivo Y55s 5G

Launched in December, the Vivo Y55s is known for its massive battery of 6000 mAh. The phone comes with a 6.58-inch LCD panel along with Dimensity 700 SoC on the inside. There is a dual camera system on the back – a 50MP primary camera and a 2MP macro camera.

Price in India

The Vivo Y55s 5G is priced at CNY1,699 and offers 8GB RAM along with 128GB of storage. There is no information on Y55s Indian pricing as of now.

Availability

The phone is yet to arrive in India.

Vivo Y72 5G: Pros & Cons

Pros Cons
5G Chipset
No AMOLED Screen
6000 mAh battery
Cameras could have been better

Vivo Y72 5G

The Vivo Y72 5G offers a 6.58-inch Full HD+ display with 90Hz refresh rate. The phone comes loaded with the Qualcomm Snapdragon 480 processor along with up to 8GB of RAM and 128GB of internal storage. The phone comes with an Extended RAM feature that provides extra ROM space up to 4GB that can be used to make switching between apps smoother. In terms of optics, you get a dual-camera setup with 48MP primary lens and 2MP depth sensor. For selfies and video calling, it comes with an 8MP shooter. It packs a 5,000mAh battery with 18W fast charging support. It runs on FunTouch OS 11.1, which is based on the Android 11 operating system.

Price in India

The Vivo Y72 5G price in India is Rs 20,990 for 8GB RAM and 128GB of storage option. The handset is available in Prism Magic and Slate Gray colour options.

Availability

As for the availability, the handset is available from vivo India E-store, Amazon, Flipkart, Paytm, Tatacliq, Bajaj EMI Store, and across all partner retail stores.

Vivo Y72 5G: Pros & Cons

Pros Cons
5G Chipset
No AMOLED Screen
90Hz Display
Cameras could have been better

Vivo V21e 5G

Vivo V21e 5G comes loaded with a 6.44-inch Full HD+ AMOLED display with up to 800 nits brightness, and HDR 10+ support. The handset features the MediaTek Dimensity 700 processor along with 8GB of RAM and 128GB of internal storage. It also packs a dual-camera setup with 64MP primary lens and 8MP ultra-wide sensor. On the front, there is a 32MP shooter for selfies and video calling. The phone runs on Android 11 with FunTouch OS 11 on top of it. The handset packs a 4,000mAh battery with 44W fast charging support.

Price in India

The Vivo V21e 5G price in India starts at Rs. 24,990. The device comes in a single 8GB RAM and 128GB storage configuration.

Availability

The handset is available for purchase from Amazon, Flipkart, Vivo online store, Paytm, Tatacliq and Bajaj EMI Store.

Vivo V21e 5G: Pros & Cons

Pros Cons
Slim and lightweight design
No 3.5mm audio jack
Smooth performance
Cameras could have been better

Vivo Y73 (2021)

Vivo Y73 2021 Vivo S10
Representative image.

The Vivo Y73 (2021) offers a 6.44-inch Full HD+ AMOLED display with a standard 60Hz refresh rate, HDR10 support, and Widevine L1 certification. It packs a MediaTek Helio G95 processor, 8GB of RAM and 128GB of internal storage. It packs a triple-camera setup with 64MP primary lens, 2MP depth sensor, and 2MP macro lens. On the front, there is a 16MP shooter for selfies and video calling. It runs on Android 11 and packs a 4,000mAh battery with 33W fast charging support.

Price in India

The Vivo Y73 retails only in one configuration – 8GB RAM + 128GB storage, and is priced at Rs. 20,990.

Availability

The smartphone is available for purchase from Flipkart and major retail stores across the country.

Vivo Y73 (2021): Pros & Cons

Pros Cons
Sleek Design Bloatware
Decent performance

iQOO Z3 5G

iQOO Z3 camera

iQOO Z3 5G offers a 6.58-inch Full HD+ LCD display with a 120Hz screen refresh rate. The handset is powered by the Qualcomm Snapdragon 768G processor along with up to 8GB of RAM and 256GB of internal storage. The device features a triple-camera setup with a combination of a 64MP primary lens, an 8MP ultra-wide-angle lens, and a 2MP macro shooter. For selfies, it features a 16MP shooter. The phone comes loaded with a 4,400mAh battery with 55W fast charging support.

Price in India

The iQOO Z3 5G comes in three storage options. The base variant has 6GB of RAM and 128GB internal storage. It is priced at Rs 19,990. iQOO has also launched 8GB + 128GB and 8GB + 256GB variants of the device for Rs 20,990 and Rs 22,990, respectively.

Availability

The smartphone is available for purchase from Amazon and iQOO official website.

iQOO Z3 5G: Pros & Cons

Pros Cons
120Hz Display
Cameras could have been better
Good Battery Life Bloatware

iQOO Z5 5G

Launched in September, the Z5 is the perfect choice for if you want a budget device with good specs. The phone is powered by the Qualcomm Snapdragon 778G SoC coupled with 8GB of RAM and 128GB of storage which can go up to 12GB of RAM and 256GB of storage.

Price in India

The iQOO Z5 5G comes in two storage options. The base variant has 8GB of RAM and 128GB internal storage. It is priced at Rs 23,990. iQOO has also launched 12GB + 256GB which is priced at Rs 26,990.

Availability

The smartphone is available for purchase from Amazon and iQOO official website.

iQOO Z3 5G: Pros & Cons

Pros Cons
Headphone jack LCD display
Good Battery Life A little over-priced

iQOO 7 Series

The iQOO 7 series packs a 6.462inch Full HD+ AMOLED display with 120Hz screen refresh rate and 300 touch sampling rate. The iQOO 7 is powered by the Qualcomm Snapdragon 870 processor, while the iQOO 7 Legend is loaded with the Qualcomm Snapdragon 888 processor. The phones pack up to 12GB of RAM and up to 256GB of internal storage. The device features a triple-camera setup with a combination of 48MP primary lens, 13MP ultra-wide-angle lens, and 2MP mono shooter. For selfies, it features a 16MP shooter. The iQOO 7 packs 4,400mAh battery and iQOO 7 Legend features a 4,000mAh battery. Both the phones support 66W fast charging support.

Price in India

The iQOO 7 Legend price in India is set at Rs 39,990 for the 8GB + 128GB variant. There is also a 12GB + 256GB storage option priced at Rs 43,990. The iQOO 7 is priced at Rs 31,990 for the 8GB + 128GB variant. It also comes in 8GB + 256GB and 12GB + 256GB variants. The two storage options are priced at Rs 33,990 and Rs 35,990.

Availability

The smartphone will be available for purchase from Amazon and iQOO.com.

iQOO 7 Series: Pros & Cons

Pros Cons
AMOLED Display
Average Battery Life
Great Performance No IP Rating

Vivo V21 5G

The Vivo V21 5G smartphone comes loaded with a 6.44-inch Full HD+ AMOLED display with a 90Hz screen refresh rate. The phone is powered by the MediaTek Dimensity 800U processor along with 8GB of RAM and up to 256GB of internal storage. The device also comes with a feature called Extended RAM that offers up to 3GB of virtual RAM by using the phone’s internal storage. In terms of cameras, it comes with a triple-camera setup with a combination of 64MP primary lens, 8MP ultra-wide sensor, and 2MP macro lens. For the front, there is a 44MP shooter with Optical Image Stabilization (OIS) and Eye Auto Focus. It packs a 4,000mAh battery with 33W fast charging support and runs on FunTouch OS 11 based on Android 11.

Price in India

The Vivo V21 5G India price starts at Rs 29,990 for the 8GB RAM and 128GB of internal storage option. The 8GB RAM + 256GB option comes with a price tag of Rs 32,990.

Availability

The smartphone is available for purchase from Flipkart and Vivo e-store along with all offline stores across the country.

Pros & Cons

Good Display
Pricing could have been better
Good Cameras
UI needs some improvements

Vivo Y52 5G

Vivo Y52 5G

Vivo Y52 5G packs a 6.58-inch Full HD+ display with a screen resolution of 2408 x 1080 pixels. The handset is powered by the MediaTek Dimensity 700 processor along with 4GB of RAM and 128GB of storage. It runs on Android 11 and packs 5,000mAh battery with 18W fast charging support. The handset offers a triple-camera setup with 48MP primar lens, 2MP macro sensor, and 2MP bokeh lens. On the front, there is an 8MP shooter for selfies and video calling.

Price in India

At the time of writing, the company has not revealed the official pricing detail of the Vivo Y52 5G smartphone.

Availability

There is no information available about the availability of the smartphone for the Indian market.

Pros & Cons

Pros Cons
Good Display
Rear Cameras could have been better
Sleek Design
Selfie camera could have been better

Vivo X60

The Vivo X60 is a sub-flagship premium smartphone, and features the new Qualcomm Snapdragon 870 SoC inside. Users get two storage and RAM combinations – 8GB + 128GB and 12GB + 256GB. Other key features include a 48MP triple rear camera with OIS and 4K video recording at 60fps, and a 4,300mAh battery with 33W fast charging.

Price in India

The Vivo X60 is priced at Rs 37,990 for the 8GB + 128GB variant, and Rs 41,990 for the 12GB + 256GB variant.

Availability

The Vivo X60 is presently available on Amazon India, Flipkart, Tata Cliq and Vijay Sales, among others.

Pros and cons

Pros Cons
Good performance Middling battery life
Smooth 120Hz display Average build quality
Sleek build

Vivo X60 Pro

The Vivo X60 Pro sits a notch above the X60. It features the same Snapdragon 870 SoC, with a single 12GB RAM + 256GB storage support. It gets the exact same camera setup with the gimbal stabilisation mode, but strangely, a smaller battery pack despite the ‘Pro’ badge on it.

Price in India

The Vivo X60 Pro costs Rs 49,990 in India.

Availability

The Vivo X60 Pro is available on Amazon India, Flipkart, Tata Cliq and Vijay Sales, among others.

Pros and cons

Pros Cons
Good performance Smaller battery than standard X60
One of the slimmest phones No major features that justify the ‘Pro’ tag
Gimbal camera stabilisation

Vivo X60 Pro+

The X60 Pro+ is another flagship Vivo phone in the list of Vivo’s new mobile phones in 2021. It features Snapdragon 888 SoC, along with 12GB RAM and 256GB storage. It also gets a 50MP quad rear camera setup with the gimbal stabilisation baked in, but still has a smaller battery than the standard X60 as well.

Price in India

The Vivo X60 Pro+ is priced at Rs 69,990 in India.

Availability

The Vivo X60 Pro+ will be available on Amazon India, Flipkart and other online stores.

Pros and cons

Pros Cons
Excellent performance Not a huge difference between standard, Pro and Pro+ variants
Good cameras Small battery
Good display

Vivo Y12s

Coming in at the other end of the price spectrum among Vivo’s new mobile phones launched in 2021, the Y12s is a budget device. It features the Snapdragon 439 SoC, along with a single 3GB RAM + 32GB storage variant. It gets a 13MP dual rear camera setup and a 5,000mAh battery to boot.

Price in India

The Vivo Y12s is priced at Rs 9,990 in India.

Availability

Vivo Y12s can be purchased on Amazon India, Flipkart and others.

Pros and cons

Pros Cons
Good battery Underpowered
Sleek build Lacklustre cameras
HD display

Vivo Y51A

The Vivo Y51A is a mid-range smartphone from the company, but it’s not the most competitive of the lot. It features a Snapdragon 662 SoC, with 8GB RAM and 128GB storage. Other features include a 48MP triple rear camera, and a 5,000mAh battery with 18W fast charging support.

Price in India

The Vivo Y51A costs Rs 17,990 in India.

Availability

The Vivo Y51A can be purchased from Amazon India, Flipkart, Paytm, Tata Cliq and other retail outlets.

Pros and cons

Pros Cons
Good AI camera features Sub-par performance against competitors
Good battery life No fast refresh rate support

Vivo Y20G

Yet another mid-range offering, the Vivo Y20G features a MediaTek chipset – the Helio G80, to be exact. It features 6GB RAM and 128GB storage, and comes with a 6.51-inch HD+ display. It gets a rather basic 13MP triple rear camera setup, as well as a 5,000mAh battery with 18W fast charging support.

Price in India

The Vivo Y20G is priced at Rs 14,990 in India.

Availability

The Vivo Y20G can be purchased on Amazon, Flipkart, Tata Cliq, Paytm and other retailers.

Pros and cons

Pros Cons
Interesting colour finishes Sub-par performance
Android 11 out of the box Sub-par camera
Basic display

Vivo Y31

The Vivo Y31 is yet another mid-range Y-series smartphone, featuring Snapdragon 662 SoC, 6GB RAM and 128GB storage. It gets a 48MP triple rear camera and a 5,000mAh battery with 18W fast charging support.

Price in India

Vivo Y31 is priced at Rs 16,490 in India.

Availability

The smartphone can be purchased on Amazon, Flipkart, Paytm and Vivo’s own online store.

Pros and cons

Pros Cons
Decent primary rear camera Sub-par overall feature set
Sleek overall design No fast refresh rate support

Vivo Y32

Since launching the Y31 back in January, Vivo has come up with the next iteration called the Y32. It’s one of the first smartphones in the world to run the Snapdragon 680 SoC. The phone sports a 6.51-inch LCD panel and comes with 8GB of RAM, along with 128GB of storage.

Price in India

Vivo Y32 is priced at CNY1,399 in China which equates to roughly Rs 16,650 in India.

Availability

Vivo Y32 is yet to launch in India.

Pros and cons

Pros Cons
First to hold SD 680 No ultra-wide camera
MicroSD card support up to 1TB. LCD panel with no fast refresh rate support

Vivo S9 5G

The Vivo S9 5G is a premium, sub-flagship grade smartphone that is expected to launch in India soon. The smartphone features a MediaTek Dimensity 1100 SoC, along with 12GB of RAM and 256GB storage. It gets a 6.44-inch AMOLED display with 90Hz refresh rate, and a 4,000mAh battery with 33W fast charging support.

Price in India

The Vivo S9 5G costs CNY 2,999 (approx. Rs 34,000) for the 8GB + 128GB variant, and CNY 3,299 (approx. Rs 37,500) for the 12GB + 256GB variant in China. India prices for the Vivo S9 may be in accordance.

Availability

The Vivo S9 5G is yet to be launched in India.

Pros and cons

Pros Cons
Unique SoC choice No 120Hz/144Hz display
Reliable overall feature set Small battery pack

Vivo S9e 5G

The Vivo S9e 5G features the Dimensity 820 SoC from MediaTek, which is relatively untested. It also has 8GB RAM, a 90Hz display that will likely be the same as the standard S9, a 32MP front camera, and a 4,100mAh battery with 33W fast charging support, among others.

Price in India

The Vivo S9e costs CNY 2,399 (approx. Rs 27,500) for the 128GB variant, and CNY 2,699 (approx. Rs 31,000) for the 256GB variant. Indian prices may be in accordance.

Availability

The Vivo S9e is yet to be announced for India.

Pros and cons

Pros Cons
Offers all industry-standard basics Untested SoC
Confusing in terms of its place in the portfolio

Vivo Y72 5G

The Vivo Y72 5G has been launched in Thailand, and features the MediaTek Dimensity 700 SoC. It gets 8GB RAM and 128GB storage, and a 64MP triple rear camera setup. It has a 6.58-inch full HD+ display that doesn’t appear to feature any fast refresh rate standard. Also on offer is a 5,000mAh battery with 18W fast charging.

Price in India

The Vivo Y72 5G costs THB 9,999 (approx. Rs 24,000), and India prices may be in accordance.

Availability

No announcement has been made regarding a wider global launch of the Vivo Y72 5G.

Pros and cons

Pros Cons
Good battery size No fast refresh rate support
Decent camera configuration Slow comparative charging speed

Vivo X60t

The Vivo X60t features the MediaTek Dimensity 1100 SoC, along with 8GB of RAM and 128GB storage. It gets a 6.56-inch AMOLED display with a 120Hz refresh rate and has a sleek, 7.4mm body. Other features include a 48MP triple rear camera and a 4,300mAh battery pack with 33W fast charging.

Price in India

The Vivo X60t costs CNY 3,498 (approx. Rs 40,000), and India prices may be in accordance.

Availability

There is no word so far on the launch of the Vivo X60t in India.

Pros and cons

Pros Cons
Decent camera setup Competition offers more performance
Good display Small battery size

20. Vivo X70 Pro

The X70 Pro lineup is Vivo’s latest flagship series of 2021. The Vivo X70 Pro comes with a 6.56-inch AMOLED display with a refresh rate of 120Hz. The screen is also HDR10+ supported and can reach a peak brightness of 1300 nits. Under the hood, the phone runs on Dimensity 1200 and comes with 8GB or 12GB RAM options. In the camera department, the phone offers a quad-cam setup that includes a 50MP primary camera, a 12MP ultrawide, a 12MP telephone and an 8MP periscope camera. The phone carries a 4450 mAh battery with 44W fast charging support.

Price in India

The Vivo X70 Pro costs Rs 49,990 in India.

Availability

The phone comes in 8GB and 12GB RAM options along with 128GB, 256GB and 512GB storage options. The phone is available on Vivo’s official website and on partnered e-commerce platforms.

Pros and cons

Pros Cons
Good camera No IP rating
Flagship performance Average battery life

20. Vivo X70 Pro+

The Vivo X70+ is the big brother of the Vivo X70 Pro. Naturally, it comes with a boost in specs. In fact, it’s Vivo’s flagship phone for 2021. The phone comes with a 6.78-inch 120Hz LTPO AMOLED panel that can reach a peak brightness of 1500 nits. The phone runs on the Snapdragon 888+ instead of the MediaTek chipset on the X70 Pro. While the battery life is roughly the same, the real difference is in the camera. The X70 Pro+ comes with a quad-camera setup that includes a 50MP primary camera, a 48MP ultrawide gimble camera, a 12MP telephoto and another 8MP periscope lens.

Price in India

The Vivo X70 Pro costs Rs 79,990 in India.

Availability

The phone comes in 8GB and 12GB RAM options along with 256GB and 512GB storage options. The phone is available on Vivo’s official website and on partnered e-commerce platforms.

Pros and cons

Pros Cons
Excellent camera No storage expandable support
Brilliant display Average battery life

20. iQOO 8 Pro

The iQOO 8 is another flagship series from Vivo, however it is not available in India. The series includes the iQOO 8 and iQOO 8 and both come with amazing specs. Both run on Snapdragon 888+ SoC and come in 8GB and 12GB RAM options. The iQOO 8 sports a 6.5-inch AMOLED 120Hz display whereas the Pro model comes with a 6.7-inch LTPO 120Hz AMOLED display. In the camera department, the standard iQOO 8 comes with a 50MP triple-camera setup in which the other two are 13MP ultrawide and telephoto lens. iQOO 8 Pro also has a 50MP primary camera, but it features a high aperture and comes with a gimble OIS. The standard model carries a 4350 mAh battery whereas the Pro model offers a 4500 mAH battery.

Price in India

iQOO 8 and iQOO 8 Pro have not been released in India.

Availability

The iQOO 8 Pro comes in 8GB and 12GB RAM options along with 256GB and 512GB storage options. Meanwhile, the iQOO 8 also has a 128GB storage option.

Pros and cons

Pros Cons
Excellent camera No storage expandable support
Brilliant display Average battery life

 

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