Vivo X21i Full Specifications, Features, Price and Release Date

After many leaks, the Vivo X21i finally gets its official release in China yesterday. Just like I expected, the Vivo X21i looks similar to its X21 siblings in terms of design, hardware and features. Though similar, there are some notable changes as well. To discover the additions, let me take you on a ride revealing the Vivo X21i full specifications and features, You also get to see its price and release date.

Vivo X21i  Full Specifications, Features, Price and Release Date

Vivo X21i Fearures

The Vivo X21i came with a MediaTek Helio P60 chipset, which is different from the Snapdragon 660 chipset in the standard Vivo X21. Another notable difference is the front-facing camera that has been increased from 12MP to 24Mp, which makes the Vivo X21i more of a selfie-centric phone.

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The Vivo X21i also feature a 6.28 inch (1080 x 2280 pixel) Super AMOLED display with 19:9 aspect ratio. It also have a familiar notch on the top that helps it to an impressive 90.3% screen-to-body ratio. The top and side bezels are nearly non-existent and the panel is packed inside a 154.73 x 74.98 x 6.99 mm body, which weighs just 159g.


The Vivo X21i came in two different memory options; 6GB RAM + 64GB storage and 4GB RAM + 128GB. This is indeed a storage swap, but the interesting part is that both phones have the same price. The fingerprint reader of the Vivo X21i is placed right below the dual camera setup, which is made up of 12MP sensors aided by AI scene detection. The camera has the ability of recognizing gender, skin tone, environment and applies the most suitable filter.

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The Vivo X21i is powered by a 3425mAh battery, and it runs on Android 8.1 Oreo operating system out-of-the-box with FunTouch OS 4.0 on top.

Vivo X21i Specifications


TechnologyGSM / CDMA / HSPA / LTE
2G bandsGSM 850 / 900 / 1800 / 1900 – SIM 1 & SIM 2
3G bandsHSDPA 850 / 900 / 2100
4G bandsLTE band 1(2100), 3(1800), 4(1700/2100), 5(850), 8(900), 38(2600), 39(1900), 40(2300), 41(2500)



Announced2018, May
StatusComing soon. Exp. release 2018, May 19th



Dimensions154.4 x 75 x 7 mm (6.08 x 2.95 x 0.28 in)
Weight159 g (5.61 oz)
SIMHybrid Dual SIM (Nano-SIM, dual stand-by)



TypeSuper AMOLED capacitive touchscreen, 16M colors
Size6.28 inches, 98.4 cm2 (~85.0% screen-to-body ratio)
Resolution1080 x 2280 pixels, 19:9 ratio (~402 ppi density)
 – Funtouch OS 4.0



OSAndroid 8.1 (Oreo)
ChipsetMediatek MT6771 Helio P60
CPUOcta-core (4×2.0 GHz Cortex-A73 & 4×2.0 GHz Cortex-A53)
GPUMali-G72 MP3



Card slotmicroSD, up to 256 GB (uses SIM 2 slot)
Internal128 GB, 4 GB RAM or 64 GB, 6 GB RAM



PrimaryDual: 12 MP (f/1.8, 1/2.5″, 1.4µm, Dual Pixel PDAF) + 5 MP (f/2.0), phase detection autofocus, LED flash
FeaturesGeo-tagging, touch focus, face detection, HDR, panorama
Secondary24 MP



Alert typesVibration; MP3, WAV ringtones
3.5mm jackYes
 – 32-bit/192kHz audio
– Active noise cancellation with dedicated mic



WLANWi-Fi 802.11 a/b/g/n/ac, dual-band, WiFi Direct, hotspot
Bluetooth5.0, A2DP, LE
RadioFM radio
USBmicroUSB 2.0, USB On-The-Go



SensorsFingerprint (rear-mounted), accelerometer, proximity, compass
MessagingSMS(threaded view), MMS, Email, Push Email
 – Fast battery charging
– MP4/H.264 player
– MP3/WAV/eAAC+/FLAC player
– Document viewer
– Photo/video editor



 Non-removable Li-Ion 3425 mAh battery



ColorsBlack, Aurora White, Ruby Red
PriceAbout 430 EUR

Vivo X21i Release Date

The Vivo X21i will be released and made available for purchase in China starting from May 19, 2018. The device comes in three colours; Aurora White, Ruby Red, and Polar Night Black.


Vivo X21i Price

The Vivo X21i price cost just CNY2,698 in China (about $425 in the United States) for both storage options. The prices and availability for other countries like Nigeria, Ghana, South Africa, Kenya and other Asian countries will be announced soon.

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