Vivo is all set to launch a new 5G smartphone in its V-series in India. The company has finally confirmed that the Vivo V21 5G will be launched in India via Flipkart on April 29. The new phone will be the successor to the Vivo V20 and will be the second device after the Vivo V20 Pro that will come with a 5G chipset. Apart from this, the handset is all reported to come with some interesting set of features. The Vivo V21 5G might come with a 90Hz AMOLED display, 5G MediaTek chipset, 44MP selfie camera with OIS support, Android 11, and more. Here’s everything you need to know about the upcoming Vivo V21 5G smartphone.
Vivo V21 5G Launch Date, Event Time, Where to Watch It Live
The upcoming Vivo V21 5G is confirmed to launch in India on April 29 via Flipkart. The launch event will begin at 12 Noon and will be live streamed on the company’s official YouTube channel along with its social media handles.
Vivo V21 5G Expected Price in India
The Vivo V21 5G will be the successor of the V20 series that was recently launched in India. The V20 smartphone comes with a starting price of Rs 22,990. Considering the fact that the upcoming Vivo smartphone will be a 5G device, our best guess is that the phone might come with a price tag of Rs 23,000 to Rs 25,000 in India.
Vivo V21 SE 5G Launch Expected as Well?
It seems that Vivo might also introduce a Special Edition of the V21 5G smartphone. The smartphone could be named as Vivo V21 SE and it is likely to be a slightly toned down version of the V21 5G smartphone. The handset was recently spotted on Google Play Console listing that reveals that it will be powered by the Qualcomm Snapdragon 720G processor. The phone will ship with 8GB of RAM and will come with a resolution of 2400 x 1080 pixels. The phone could be a rebranded version of the iQOO U3, which is already available in China. That said, there is no concrete evidence that the phone might also get launched along with the V21 5G.
Vivo V21 5G Expected Specifications and Features
The Vivo V21 5G has been subjected to various leaks and rumours in the past that reveal some of its key features. Furthermore, the company has also teased some camera features of the upcoming smartphones. Let’s take a closer look at all the features Vivo V21 5G might bear.
44MP Selfie Camera With OIS
Vivo has confirmed that the upcoming Vivo V21 5G will come loaded with a 44MP selfie camera. This is not it. The smartphone will be the first in its price segment to come with optical image stabilization for the selfie camera. The brand has also revealed that the phone will offer some enhanced performance in low-light conditions as well. The selfie camera will be equipped with a dual physical LED flash.
90Hz AMOLED Display
If we go by the recent leaks, the upcoming Vivo smartphone might come loaded with a 6.44-inch Full HD+ AMOLED display. The phone will offer HDR10+ support and might offer 800nits peak brightness. Furthermore, the handset might also come with a 90Hz screen refresh rate.
5G MediaTek Chipset
As we know, the Vivo V21 will be a 5G smartphone. However, it is still not confirmed whether the phone will come with a Snapdragon 5G chipset or will use the MediaTek Dimensity series. As per rumours, the phone might come loaded with the latter’s Dimensity 800U processor. This is the same chipset, which is available in Realme X7, and more. A recent Geekbench listing also confirms that the upcoming Vivo smartphone will be loaded with this chipset only.
Other Expected Features
Apart from this, the handset might also come with a triple-camera setup at the rear with a combination of 64MP primary lens with OIS support. This will be accompanied by an 8MP ultra-wide sensor, and a 2MP macro shooter. The handset will feature 8GB of RAM and 128GB of internal storage. The handset might pack a 4,000mAh battery with 33W fast charging support. It may run on Android 11 with FunTouch OS on top of it. The phone maybe 7.29mm thick and might weigh around 176 grams. Lastly, the phone might be available in Sunset Dazzle, Dusk Blue, and Arctic White.
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