vivo X21i Advantages, Disadvantages, Review – Costly but Good!!

vivo X21i high-end smartphone launched into the market. So, check out vivo X21i advantages (Pros), disadvantages (Cons), problems and drawbacks/defects before purchasing. vivo X21i price in India is around Rs.28,999 and $499 in the USA. Currently, it is not available on online shopping sites like Flipkart, Amazon to buy.

vivo X21i

Best Price: Rs.28,999(India), $499(USA)

vivo X21i Key Features:

  • Android OS, v8.1(Oreo).
  • 6.28 inch Super AMOLED capacitive touchscreen, 16M Colors.
  • Dual 12 MP + 5 MP rear camera, 24 MP secondary camera.
  • Octa-Core processor and Helio P60 chipset.
  • 4/6 GB RAM and 64/128 GB Internal Memory
  • 3425 mAh Battery

vivo X21i Advantages (Pros):

  • vivo X21i comes with latest Android OS, v8.1(Oreo).
  • Presents 6.28-inch Super AMOLED capacitive touchscreen and Multitouch in it.
  • vivo X21i display has good pixel density for its Quad HD resolution (~538 PPI pixel density)
  • It supports Hybrid Dual SIM (Nano-SIM, dual stand-by).
  • It provides 4/6 GB RAM for multitasking.
  • It encompasses with Octa-core processor.
  • vivo X21i has equipped with MediaTek MT6771 Helio P60 Chipset.
  • Brings an internal memory of 64/128 GB and expandable memory is supported up to 256 GB (uses SIM 2 slot).
  • It offers Dual 12 MP (f/1.8, 1/2.5″, 1.4µm, dual pixel PDAF) + 5 MP (f/2.0, depth sensor) rear camera with additional features like (f/1.7, 1.4 µm, Dual Pixel PDAF), LED flash, Geo-tagging, touch focus, face detection, HDR, panorama
  • It offers 24 MP front-facing camera.
  • Supports full HD video recording at 1080p@30fps.
  • It has the battery capacity of 3425 mAh which is good for heavy usage.
  • Performance is smooth with no lags.
  • Supports almost all connectives like Wi-Fi, Bluetooth, USB, 3G, 4G.
  • Supports sensors like Fingerprint (rear-mounted), accelerometer, proximity, compass.
  • Design and build quality are good.
  • It offers great and loudspeakers.
  • Supports FM radio.
  • It is available in Black, Aurora White, Ruby Red, Night Purple colors to choose.
  • vivo X21i supports additional features like Active noise cancellation with dedicated mic, Fast battery charging.

vivo X21i Disadvantages (Cons):

  • Costly for its features.
  • No wireless charging support.
  • No display protection like gorilla glass.
  • Comes with hybrid SIM slot. So you can’t use both SIM cards and microSD card at a time.
  • No stereo speakers for the better multimedia experience.
  • No NFC connectivity support.
  • The gyro sensor is missing.

Check out vivo X21i Specifications:

General Features
Brand vivo
Model Name X21i
SIM Type Hybrid Dual SIM (Nano-SIM, dual stand-by)
Operating System Android 8.0
Chipset Mediatek MT6771 Helio P60
Processor Octa-core (4×2.0 GHz Cortex-A73 & 4×2.0 GHz Cortex-A53)
GPU Mali-G72 MP3
Colors Black, Aurora White, Ruby Red, Night Purple
Accessories in Box
Display & Dimensions
Touch Screen Super AMOLED capacitive touchscreen, 16M colors
Size 6.28 inches, 98.4 cm2 (~85.0% screen-to-body ratio)
Resolution 1080 x 2280 pixels, 19:9 ratio (~402 ppi density)
Dimensions 154.4 x 75 x 7 mm (6.08 x 2.95 x 0.28 in)
Weight 159 g (5.61 oz)
Other Display Features Multi-Touch
Camera Features
Primary Camera Dual: 12 MP (f/1.8, 1/2.5″, 1.4µm, dual pixel PDAF) + 5 MP (f/2.0, depth sensor)
Secondary Camera 24 MP
Video Recording 1080p@30fps
Other Camera Features LED flash, Geo-tagging, touch focus, face detection, HDR, panorama
RAM and Storage
RAM 4/6 GB
Internal Memory 64/128 GB
Expandable Memory microSD, up to 256 GB (uses SIM 2 slot)
Battery Capacity
Type Non-removable Li-Ion 3425 mAh battery
Talk Time
Internet & Connectivity
GPRS Yes
3G Yes
4G Yes
Wifi Wi-Fi 802.11 a/b/g/n/ac, dual-band, WiFi Direct, hotspot
USB Connectivity microUSB 2.0, USB On-The-Go
Bluetooth 5.0, A2DP, LE
GPS Yes, with A-GPS, GLONASS
NFC No
3.5mm jack Yes
Other Features
FM Yes
Sensors Fingerprint (rear-mounted), accelerometer, proximity, compass
Additional Features & Apps Active noise cancellation with dedicated mic, Fast battery charging.

Disclaimer: We can not guarantee that the information on this page is 100% correct. Source
Check out Nokia 7 Plus features which is a competitor to X21i

7.5 Total Score
Costly but Good!!

vivo X21i smartphone comes with good features & performance, but pricey. It excels in all the departments but misses display protection and Gyro sensor, we suggest checking other mobiles like Asus 5Z and OnePlus 6 before purchasing this smartphone.

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