Vivo launched its latest budget smartphone, namely the Vivo Y21, on Friday. The smartphone carries a bezel-less design and a dual-camera setup. Vivo’s latest budget smartphone is developed to compete against the Realme 8 5G, Redmi Note 10T, Samsung Galaxy M32, and other smartphones that fall into the same price category. According to Vivo, the Y21 is primarily targeted towards the Gen-Z consumers who want a fast-paced device capable of delivering multiple wants of the consumers.
Available in Midnight Blue & Diamond Glow color options, the Vivo Y21 will be up for purchase in many retail options across India such as the Vivo India e-Store, Amazon, Flipkart, Paytm, TataCliq, Bajaj Finserv EMI Store, and multiple physical retail stores.
Vivo also introduces a launch offer for HDFC & ICICI Bank cards, where the consumers using the two bank cards can get a Rs. 500 cash back on the purchase of Vivo Y21. Vivo also offers a no-cost EMI option for nine months. And specifically for Jio users, it offers a plethora of rewards up to Rs. 7000.
Vivo Y21 Specifications & Price:
The Vivo Y21 comes with a 6.5-inch HD+ IPS LCD that supports a 60Hz refresh rate. Currently, it is only available in a 4GB RAM plus 128GB storage variant priced at Rs. 15,490. However, soon, Vivo plans to launch a more budget-friendly 4GB RAM plus 64GB storage variant option. The smartphone also offers a MicroSD slot for the expansion of the storage up to 512GB.
MediaTek Helio P35 SoC powers the Vivo Y21. And the OS used in the smartphone is the FunTouch OS 11.1 that is based on Android 11. The smartphone’s battery is sized at a whopping 5000mAh and supports 18W of fast charging.
The camera layout of the smartphone supports a dual-camera setup that includes a 13MP primary sensor and a 2MP secondary sensor. For the front camera, which is housed in the notch-style display of the Y21, the smartphone carries an 8MP selfie camera.
Under connectivity options, the smartphone comes with dual-sim slots that support 4G connectivity, Bluetooth v5.0, Wi-F-, USB OTG, and a USB Type-C port.
For the low price, Vivo offers a lot of features that are worth money. However, it still packs a punch. It does promise a lot, especially against its previously mentioned competitors. We could only call the Vivo Y21 successful if their target audience, the Gen-Z population of India, gives positive feedback on Y21. Till then, stay tuned.