Vivo Y21
  • 64GB, 128GB Storage / 4GB RAM
  • 13MP + 2MP Dual Primary Camera, 8MP Front Camera
  • 6.51 inches 720 x 1600 pixels Display
  • MediaTek Helio P35 (12nm), Octa Core
  • Non-removable Li-Ion 5000mAh battery

Vivo Y21: Specs Score

  • 2.5
  • 3.5
  • 2.8
  • 3.2
    Value for Money
  • 3.2
Rated at 64%
  • Display: 2.8/5
    Big HD resolution IPS LCD screen
  • Camera : 2.5/5
    Basic dual camera setup
  • Processor : 3.2/5
    Based on mid-range 4G processor
  • Battery : 3.5/5
    5000 mAh battery
  • RAM : 3.1/5
    Offers 4GB RAM
  • Storage : 3.3/5
    offers 64GB storage with microSD card slot
  • 4G/5G : 4/5
    Does not support 4G network

Vivo Y21: Benchmark Scores

  • AnTuTu
  • GeekBench
    159 (Single Core) - 895 (Multi Core) (v5)

Vivo Y21: SAR VALUE - 1.6W/Kg (over 1 g)

  • Head
    0.86 W/kg
  • Body
    0.94 W/kg


Vivo Y21: Price

Vivo Y21: Overview


Vivo Y21 comes with a 6.51 inches Capacitive Touchscreen display with a screen resolution of 720 x 1600 pixels.

Processor & Storage

The smartphone makes use of an Octa-core, MediaTek Helio P35 12nm that is coupled with IMG PowerVR GE8320 GPU, 4 GB RAM and 64 GB Storage default memory capacity. This storage can be expanded up to another Yes with the help of a microSD Card.


For imaging, the Vivo Y21 sports a 13MP (f/2.2) + 2MP (f/2.4) Dual Camera with LED Flash with 1080p@30fps, HDR, Portrait, Panorama, AI Camera. Up front, the smartphone from Vivo makes use of a 8MP (f/1.8) Selfie Camera selfie camera.


The connectivity aspects on board the Vivo Y21 includes Wi-Fi%20802.11%20a%2Fb%2Fg%2Fn%2Fac%2C%20dual-band%2C%20Wi-Fi%20Direct%2C%20hotspot, v5.0, A2DP, LE, USB Type-C, with A-GPS, GLONASS, Beidou. Dual Sim.


The Vivo Y21 gets the power from a Non-removable Li-Ion 5000 mAh battery.


The Vivo Y21 runs Android OS,11.


The smartphone is priced at Rs. 13,990. The device is available via Vivo and leading offline stores.

Vivo Y21: Specifications

Operating System Android OS,11
Custom UI FunTouch OS 11.1
Device type Phablet
Sim Dual Sim
Colours Diamond Glow, Midnight Blue
Status Available in India
Global Release Date August, 2021
Indian Release Date 19 August, 2021
Dimensions 164 x 76 x 8 mm
Weight 182 g
Screen size 6.51 inches
Technology IPS LCD
Screen resolution 720 x 1600 pixels
Touchscreen Capacitive Touchscreen
Form Factor Touch
Chipset MediaTek Helio P35 12nm
CPU Octa-core
GPU IMG PowerVR GE8320
Internal Storage 64 GB Storage
External Storage Yes
Card Slot microSD Card
Phonebook Unlimited
Messaging SMS, MMS, Email, Push Email, IM
Call Records Unlimited
Primary camera 13MP (f/2.2) + 2MP (f/2.4) Dual Camera with LED Flash
Front Camera 8MP (f/1.8) Selfie Camera
Video Recording 1080p@30fps
Camera Features HDR, Portrait, Panorama, AI Camera
Audio Player AAC, AAC+, MIDI, WAV, eAAC+, MP3, WMA
Video Player MPEG4, H.263, H.264, HD
Games Yes
FM Radio Yes
Speakers Yes
Audio Jack 3.5mm Audio Jack
Type Non-removable Li-Ion 5000 mAh battery
Edge Yes
WLAN Wi-Fi 802.11 a/b/g/n/ac, dual-band, Wi-Fi Direct, hotspot
Bluetooth v5.0, A2DP, LE
GPS Facility with A-GPS, GLONASS, Beidou
Browser HTML5
2G GSM 850 / 900 / 1800 / 1900 MHz
3G HSDPA 850 / 900 / 1900 / 2100 MHz
4G Dual VoLTE
Sensors Side Fingerprint Sensor, Accelerometer, Proximity, E-compass, Gyroscope
Other Features 18W Quick charging, Face Unlock

Vivo Y21: FaQs

Is there is a microSD card slot on the Vivo Y21?

Yes, the smartphone does have a microSD card slot for storage expansion.

What colors are available for the Vivo Y21?

The phone is available in Diamond Glow and Midnight Blue color options.

Is Vivo Y21 worth buying?

The Vivo Y21 price starts in India at 13,990 which is a bit expensive compared to its offering. In this range, you can easily get a 5G-enabled device with a better camera and display features.

Vivo Y21 alternatives?

The Samsung Galaxy A03s and the Poco M3 can be considered as the Vivo Y21 alternatives.

What is the capacity of the battery on the Vivo Y21?

The phone packs a 5,000 mAh battery with support for 18W fast charging.

How is the front camera of the Vivo Y21?

The smartphone has an 8MP selfie camera with an aperture of f/1.8.

Is Vivo Y21 good buy for gaming?

No, the smartphone is powered by the entry-level MediaTek Helio P35 chip that can only handle normal day-ta-day task.

Does the Vivo Y21 have a notch display?

Yes, the smartphone features a notch display that measures 6.51-inch.

What features lack in the Vivo Y21?

The Vivo Y21 does not support 5G connectivity and a high-refresh rate.

How is the rear camera of the Vivo Y21?

The handset offers a dual-rear that includes a 13MP main lens and a 2MP macro sensor.

How do we rate a Device?

Rating a smartphone is a tedious process and a lot of parameters have to be considered before judging the overall performance of the device such as display, camera, processor, RAM, storage, battery, and the pricing.

So, here are how these specs will affect the real-life usage of a device and why how we meticulously consider each of these points to rate a smartphone.


Cameras have evolved a lot over the last few years and multi-camera setup is a new norm. We consider various parameters like MP count, aperture size, pixel size, image stabilization to rate a camera system of a smartphone out of 5. Any device that scores more than 3.5 can take good photos and videos and if a phone scores over 4, then it will be one of the best camera smartphones in the market.


Though battery seems like an underrated feature and we look at the battery capacity, fast charging supporting technology, and even the wireless charging capability is also taken into consideration to rate smartphone's battery capability.


The display is the face of a smartphone. And there are a lot of parameters like the panel technology (IPS LCD, OLED, TFT) and other parameters also taken into consideration like the resolution, pixel density, and refresh rate.

Value for Money

A smartphone could have great specs, but if it is not priced well then you might not get the best value-for-money. So, we compare a smartphone with the contemporaries to rate the value-for-money of a device out of 5.


This aspect is decided on various sub specifics, such as availability of microSD card slot, the amount of RAM the device offers, processor capability, and the network support. This parameter has more weightage when compared to other departments.

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