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Vivo X21 With In-Display Fingerprint Sensor To Arrive India This Month; Expected Price And Specifications

Vivo X21 will be the first smartphone in India to feature an in-display fingerprint sensor. The handset comes with mediocre processor but its pricing will be around the likes of upcoming OnePlus 6 and Honor 10

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A few months ago, Vivo launched X21 UD in China, the smartphone which houses the in-display fingerprint sensor technology. Now, Vivo is bringing the same technology to India with Vivo X21. Vivo has started sending media invites of the launch event for Vivo X21, the launch event is scheduled for May 29. 

In China, the company launched X21 and X21 UD where the former doesn’t have fingerprint sensor embedded into the display and the latter have.

In India, the company will bring a single variant X21 but with the in-display fingerprint sensor. Vivo X21 price in India might be around Rs 35,000 which means it will compete with the upcoming OnePlus 6 and Honor 10 which are also arriving to India this month.

Vivo X21 Specifications

Vivo X21 runs on Funtouch OS 4.0 based on Android 8.1 Oreo. It is powered by Qualcomm Snapdragon 660 octa-core processor coupled with Adreno 512 GPU. It has 6GB RAM and 128GB internal storage which is expandable up to 256GB through a MicroSD card.

Vivo X21 has a 6.28-inch FHD+ (2280x1080) super AMOLED display with 19:9 aspect ratio and an iPhone-X like notch at the top. It sports a vertically aligned dual camera setup at the rear which has 12-megapixel+5-megapixel sensors with dual Pixel PDAF and LED flash. On the front is a 12-megapixel selfie-snapper with f/2.0 aperture.

The dual-SIM handset is backed by a 3,200mAh battery. Along with the in-display fingerprint sensor, the phone also comes with face unlock feature.

Connectivity options include- Wi-Fi 802.11 a/b/g/n/ac, Bluetooth 5.0, Micro USB 2.0, OTG support, 3.5mm headphone-jack, and Location. It measures 154.45 x 74.78 x 7.37mm and weighs 156.2 grams.

Google recently released Android P Beta for selected handsets and Vivo X21 is one of them. This means that Vivo X21 users will be able to use the latest Android version.