The Vivo X21s is the latest smartphone from Vivo to go official in China. In terms of specs, it resembles the Vivo V11 Pro that was announced in India in September. Hence, the V11 Pro seems to be rebranded as Vivo X21s for the home market.
Vivo X21s Specifications and Features
The Vivo X21s is equipped with glass panels on its front and rear. Its dimensions are 157.91 x 75.08 x 7.9mm and it weighs 156 grams. The measurements and the weight of the phone resembles with Vivo V11 Pro. This indicates that the V11 Pro has indeed arrived as Vivo X21s in China.
A waterdrop notch S-AMOLED screen of 6.41 inches is available on the device. The display featuresr 2340 x 1080 pixels Full HD+ resolution. It offers an aspect ratio of 19.9. Vivo has embedded a fingerprint scanner underneath the display of the smartphone.
The older Snapdragon 660 SoC powers the Vivo X21s. The X21 that was unveiled in March featured the newer Snapdragon 670 SoC. The SD660 chipset on the Vivo X21s is accompanied by 6 GB of RAM. The native storage available on the device is 128 GB. There is an external storage slot for those who desire more storage.
The FunTouch OS UI flavored Android 8.1 Oreo OS is available on the Vivo X21s. The handset is fueled by a 3,400mAh battery. There is support for dual-engine fast charging, but unfortunately there is no USB Type-C port on the device.
The rear shell of the Vivo X21s features 12-megapixel + 5-megapixel dual camera module. Vivo has included support for various AI features such as beauty mode and scene recognition on the X21s. The notch of the phone houses a 24.8-megapixel camera for snapping selfies. The notch also features an IR camera that allows users to unlock the device through face recognition even in the dark. The other features of the X21s are dual-SIM support, 4G LTE, Wi-Fi 802.11b/g/n, Bluetooth 5.0, GPS and 3.5mm audio jack.
Vivo X21s Pricing and Availability
The Vivo X21s comes in Starry Night Black and Millennium Pink color gradient variants. At present, only the black variant is available for purchase. The smartphone is priced at 2,498 Yuan (~Rs. 26,000).