Cutting-edge vivo X21 is coming to Malaysia on 5 June

vivo x21

Vivo’s flagship X21, boasting the cutting-edge In-Display Fingerprint Scanning Technology, will officially debut in Malaysia on 5 June 2018. It is one of the very first devices in the world to sport under-glass biometric authentication.

In China, the X21 comes in two flavours – the standard X21 that retails at CNY3,298 (MYR2,041) and the X21 UD, with under-display fingerprint sensor, that retails for CNY3,698 (MYR2,288). The China smartphone maker also rolled out a special Black Gold Edition on 19 April, which features luxurious touches to its exterior.

vivo X21

The X21 rocks a Qualcomm Snapdragon 660 AIE chip under the hood, coupled with 6GB of RAM and 128GB of storage. Pretty beefy specs by any standards.

It comes with a 6.28-inch FHD+ FullView Display, housed in a sleek, curvy metal and glass body.

In the optics department, the X21 carries a dual-camera setup – 12MP f/1.8 + 5MP f/2.4 shooters on the rear. With a pixel size of 1.28 micron pixel, the X21 should do well in low light conditions. Performance is also enhanced with AI HDR that ensures photos are optimally exposed even in harsh conditions.

vivo X21 cameras

The front shooter is a commendable 12MP f/2.0 unit with AI Face Beauty and an integrated IR fill light that allows for fast Face Wake 2.0 with 3D mapping.

READ ALSO  Budget Realme C2 lands in Malaysia

The X21 comes with an inbuilt 3,200mAh battery that supports fast charging, and it runs Funtouch OS 4.0 based on Android 8.1 Oreo.

vivo X21 under-display fingerprint scanner

Pricing and availability

No Malaysian pricing is available as yet, but expect it to be in the range of MYR2,000-MYR2,200 based on China pricing.

Stay tuned for the official launch on 5 June 2018.

Oh, have you watched the vivo X21 mini-movie starring Eddie Peng?

Tags:

  • Designer. Writer. Webhead. Tech geek. Twitter-addict. Apple. Animal lover. Steve Jobs groupie. Petrolhead. BMW. Porsche. Alfisti. Chelsea FC.

  • Show Comments (0)

You May Also Like

Samsung Galaxy Note

[Video] The history of the Samsung Galaxy Note series

Is big better? Will people want big phones? Those were likely questions that ran ...

Samsung Gear 2 & Gear 2 Neo

Shocker: Samsung Gear 2 Ditches Android, Runs Tizen

Here’s a shocker. Oh wait, there are several. Firstly, Samsung is launching version 2.0 ...

OPPO F5 Japan

Smartphone giant OPPO sets afoot in Japan

The world’s number four smartphone brand (Data: IDC, 2017) OPPO is now in the ...