Vivo New Mobile Phones Launched in 2021: Vivo X60 Series, Y12s, Y51A, and More

The list of Vivo new mobile phones launched in 2021 include 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 have 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 you choice.

List of Vivo new mobile phones in 2021

  1. Vivo X60
  2. Vivo X60 Pro
  3. Vivo X60 Pro+
  4. Vivo Y12s
  5. Vivo Y51A
  6. Vivo Y20G
  7. Vivo Y31
  8. Vivo S9 5G
  9. Vivo S9e 5G
  10. Vivo Y72 5G
  11. Vivo X60t

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 the flagship Vivo phones in the list of Vivo new mobile phones in 2021. It features the 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 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

The 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 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 on 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 the 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

The 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 S9 5G

The Vivo S9 5G is a premium, sub-flagship grade smartphone that is expected to launch in India soon. The smartphone features the MediaTek Dimensity 1100 SoC, along with 12GB 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. India 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 also 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 RAM and 128GB storage. It gets a 6.56-inch AMOLED display with 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

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