Vivo, the Chinese phone maker, officially launched the Y21T smartphone. The mid-range smartphone belonging to the company’s Y-series sports Qualcomm’s Snapdragon 680 processor and packs in a triple-rear shooter with a 50 megapixel primary rear camera.
The Vivo Y21T is available in one configuration, with 6GB of RAM and 128GB of internal storage. The smartphone has been launched in Indonesia ahead of its India launch. It also has 2 GB of virtual RAM. This phone can come with 4 GB RAM and 1 GB Extended RAM in India. Also, In the Indian variant of the phone, the company can offer a 6.58-inch display with 2408×1080 pixel resolution, which will have a refresh rate of 90Hz.
It is available for 30,99,000 Indonesian Rupiah (approx. Rs 16,200). Rumours suggest that the device will carry a price tag of Rs. 16,000 price tag in India. There are two colour options Midnight Blue and Pearl White.
The Y21T offers a 6.51-inch HD+ LCD display with a 1600 × 720 pixel resolution and a water drop notch. It has a standard refresh rate of 60Hz. Powering the handset is an octa-core Qualcomm Snapdragon 680 processor that is built on a 6nm fabrication process. This processor is coupled with the Adreno 610 GPU.
It includes Android 11-based Funtouch OS 12, a dual SIM slot and 1 microSD slot, side-mounted fingerprint reader, USB-C, 3.5mm headphone jack, 5,000 mAh battery, and support for 18W fast charging.
For photography, the smartphone comes with a triple camera system at the rear which includes a 50 megapixel primary sensor with an f/1.8 lens, a 2 megapixel f/2.4 macro lens, and a 2 megapixel depth sensor with an f/2.4 lens. In the front, the Vivo Y21T sports an 8 megapixel camera for selfies and video calling. The cameras feature multiple AI modes like Night Mode, Portrait mode, and Pro mode.
Other onboard sensors include accelerometer, magnetometer, ambient light sensor, and proximity sensor. The smartphone measures 164.26x76.08x8mm and weighs 182 grams.
In related news, Vivo is gearing up to introduce its Vivo V23 series on January 5th in India. The Vivo V23 and V23 Pro will join the already-released Vivo V23e which was the smartphone that started the lineup.