Vivo V21 5G Specs, Price, and Best Deals

Vivo V21 5G
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The Vivo V21 5G is part of the V21 series that was announced in Malaysia. The lineup includes the Vivo V21, Vivo V21 5G, and the Vivo V21e. In this post, we will be looking at the Vivo V21 5G that was recently released in India.

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The smartphone is the 5G version of the Vivo V21. This means the smartphone’s only difference with the V21 is the 5G connectivity.

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Vivo V21 5G Key Specs & Features

  • 6.44 inches AMOLED Display, 1080 x 2400 pixels, 20:9 ratio (~409 ppi)
  • Android 11, Funtouch 11.1
  • Octa-core MediaTek MT6853 Dimensity 800U 5G (7 nm)
  • 8GB RAM
  • 128GB Built-in Storage up to 256GB Memory Card
  • 64 MP + 8 MP + 2 MP Triple Rear Cameras
  • 44 MP Front Camera
  • Fingerprint (under display, optical)
  • 4G LTE Network
  • 5G Network
  • Fast Charging 33W
  • Non-Removable Li-Po 4000 mAh Battery

Vivo V21 specs

Design and Display

The Vivo V21 5G packs the same body design as the Vivo V21. The handset is built with metal and scratch-resistant glass on the panel. It measures 159.7 x 73.9 x 7.3 mm in dimensions and weighs 176 grams.

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On the front, it has a dewdrop notch that flaunts a 6.44-inch FHD+ AMOLED display with an impressive resolution of 2404 × 1080 pixels, a 90Hz refresh rate, and also an under-display fingerprint scanner.


On the camera department, the handset has the same 44 MP selfie cameras equipped with OIS. The camera also features 4K videos with a dual-LED flash that works together with an OIS selfie camera for excellent output.

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The LED flash will deliver nice photo and video content in a dark environment when combined with the AI Night portrait mode. The primary camera on the back includes a 64MP primary sensor with OIS, an 8MP ultra-wide unit, and a 2MP macro shooter.

Hardware and Software

The Vivo V21 5G is powered by a MediaTek Dimensity 800U SoC with an octa-core processor clocking at a speed of 2×2.4 GHz. It has a Mali-G57 MC3 graphics card and runs on Android 11 OS with Funtouch 11.1 on top.

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The internal storage is 128GB/256GB paired with 8GB RAM and an optional 3GB virtual RAM that can be enabled or disabled anytime. The memory has support for expansion via a MicroSD card slot.

Battery and Network

It draws its power from a non-removable battery of 4000 mAh with 33W fast charging via USB Type-C. On the connectivity, it packs dual-SIM, 5G, dual-band WiFi, Bluetooth 5.1, and GNSS (GPS, BEIDOU, GALILEO, GLONASS).

Sadly it lacks a 3.5mm headphone jack but is loaded with all the essential sensors such as an accelerometer, proximity sensor, ambient light sensor, compass, and gyroscope.

Vivo V21 5G Price and Availability

Vivo V21 5G price starts at around $405 for the 8GB + 128GB model and $446 for the 8GB + 256GB model. In India, the Vivo V21 5G costs 27,999 for the 8GB / 128GB model and 32,999 INR for the 8GB / 256GB model.

In Nigeria, this will converts to 155,000 Naira while in Ghana, it will sell for 2,300 Ghs and 44,000 Ksh in Kenya. The smartphone color availability includes Dusk Blue, Sunset Dazzle, and Arctic White.

Vivo V21 5G Specs

Here are a few specs of the Vivo V21 5G:

General Features

  • Platform: Android 11, Funtouch 11.1
  • Processor: MediaTek MT6853 Dimensity 800U 5G (7 nm), Octa-core (2×2.4 GHz Cortex-A76 & 6×2.0 GHz Cortex-A55)
  • GPU: Mali-G57 MC3
  • Memory: 8GB RAM
  • Colours: Dusk Blue, Sunset Dazzle
  • Dimension: 159.7 x 73.9 x 7.3 mm
  • Weight: 176 g
  • SIM Type: Nano-SIM, dual stand-by
  • SIM Count: Hybrid Dual SIM (Nano-SIM, dual stand-by)


  • Display: 6.44 inches AMOLED Display, 1080 x 2400 pixels, 20:9 ratio (~409 ppi)
  • Screen Protection: Yes
  • Foldable Display: No


  • Rear Camera: 64 MP, f/1.8, 26mm (wide), 1/1.72″, 0.8µm, PDAF, OIS + 8 MP, f/2.2, 120˚, 16mm (ultrawide), 1/4.0″, 1.12µm + 2 MP, f/2.4, (macro) Triple Cameras, [email protected] (no OIS), [email protected]/60fps
  • Rear Camera Features: LED flash, HDR, panorama
  • Front Camera: 44 MP Camera, f/2.0, (wide), AF, OIS, Dual-LED flash, HDR, [email protected] (no OIS), [email protected]


  • Built-in Storage: 128GB, 256GB
  • Memory Card Support: Yes, microSDXC (uses shared SIM slot)
  • Bundled Cloud Storage: Yes

Network Support

  • 2G GSM: Yes, GSM 850 / 900 / 1800 / 1900 – SIM 1 & SIM 2
  • 2G CDMA 1X: Yes
  • 3G WCDMA: Yes, HSDPA 850 / 900 / 1700(AWS) / 1900 / 2100
  • 3G CDMA EVDO: Yes
  • 4G LTE: Yes, 1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 7, 8, 20, 28, 38, 39, 40, 41
  • 5G: Yes, 78 Sub6 – India

Internet & Connectivity

  • GPRS: Yes
  • EDGE: Yes
  • 3G/WCDMA/HSPA: Yes
  • HSPA+: Yes
  • CDMA EVDO: Yes
  • 4G LTE: Yes
  • 5G: No
  • WLAN: Wi-Fi 802.11 a/b/g/n/ac, dual-band, Wi-Fi Direct, hotspot
  • Wi-Fi Hotspot: Yes
  • Bluetooth: Bluetooth 5.1, A2DP, LE
  • NFC: No
  • Infrared Blaster: No
  • USB Port: USB Type-C 2.0, USB On-The-Go


  • SMS/MMS: Yes
  • Instant Messaging: Yes
  • Push Emails: Yes
  • Email Protocol: Yes


  • Music Player: Yes
  • Video Player: Yes
  • FM Radio: No
  • Loudspeaker: Yes
  • 3.5mm Jack: No


  • Navigation: Yes, with A-GPS, GLONASS, GALILEO, BDS
  • Maps: Yes

Sensors & Control

  • Digital Compass: Yes
  • Accelerometer: Yes
  • Proximity Sensor: Yes
  • Light Sensor: Yes
  • Barometer: No
  • SpO2: No
  • Pedometer: No
  • Heart Rate Monitor: No
  • Gyroscope: Yes
  • Fingerprint Scanner: Yes, (under display, optical)
  • Iris Scanner: No
  • Face Unlock: Yes
  • Stylus Pen: No
  • Intelligent Digital Assistant: Yes
  • Motion Sensing / Gesture Control: Yes
  • Voice Control: Yes

Other Features

  • Video Streaming: Yes
  • Active Noise Cancellation: Yes
  • Wireless Charging: No
  • Built-in Mobile Payment: No
  • Water Resistant: No
  • Dust Resistant: No
  • Image Editor: Yes
  • Video Editor: Yes
  • Document Viewer: Yes
  • Document Editor: Yes


  • Battery: Li-Po 4000 mAh, non-removable Battery
  • Talktime:
  • Standby Time:
  • Fast Charging: Fast charging 33W
Paschal Okafor is NaijaTechGuide Team Lead. The article Vivo V21 5G Specs, Price, and Best Deals was written by Miracle .O. The article was last modified: August 5th, 2021

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