Vivo Y21 Launched in India with Helio P35: Full Specifications

Vivo has launched a new smartphone under its Y-Series in India, namely Vivo Y21. The device has a dual rear camera setup and a selfie camera in the waterdrop style notch display.

This smartphone comes with an octa-core Mediatek Helio P35 processor, 13MP dual rear camera setup in the rectangular module, and a 5000 mAh Battery.

Let’s see the full specifications, price, and availability of the Vivo Y21.

Vivo Y21 Specifications

This smartphone features a 6.51-inch HD+ IPS LCD Display with 1600×720 pixels resolution and 60Hz Refresh Rate. The display further has a pixel density of 269 PPI, a 20:9 aspect ratio, 89% Screen-to-body ratio, and Panda Glass protection on the top.

The device is powered by an octa-core Mediatek Helio P35 processor coupled with IMG PowerVR GE8320 GPU. It comes with 4GB of RAM and up to 128GB of Storage. There is a dedicated microSD card slot for storage expansion of up to 1TB.


There is also the extended RAM availability, which provides the 4GB RAM model with 1GB additional Virtual RAM or extended RAM.

The 1GB extended RAM effect on the 4GB RAM phone allows one to maximize their smartphone’s potential and run apps faster. According to Vivo, this extended RAM technology can use 1GB of external memory to keep more apps open in memory at the same time.

Vivo Y21 has a 13MP dual rear camera setup with an LED Flash in the rectangular module. The cameras consist of a 13MP primary lens with an f/2.2 aperture and a 2MP secondary lens with an f/2.4 aperture. There is an 8MP selfie camera lens in the water-drop style notch with an f/2.0 aperture.

Key Specifications

  • 6.51-inch HD+ IPS LCD Display
  • 60Hz Refresh Rate
  • Mediatek Helio P35 Processor
  • 13MP Dual Rear Camera
  • 8MP Selfie Camera
  • 5000 mAh Battery
  • 18W Fast Charging
  • 1GB Extended RAM
  • Side-mounted Fingerprint Scanner
  • FuntouchOS 11.1 Based on Android 11

Connectivity options on the handset include 4G LTE, Wi-Fi 2.4GHz/ 5.0GHz, Bluetooth v5.0, and a USB Type-C port for charging. There is also a 3.5 mm Headphone Jack. There is no Near Field Communication (NFC).

Sensors on the device include an accelerometer, Ambient light sensor, Proximity Sensor, E-compass, and gyroscope sensor. There is a Side-mounted Fingerprint scanner.


The device packs a 5000 mAh Battery with 18W fast charging support. Vivo has provided an 18W fast charger inside the box. It carries a weight of 182 grams and measures 164.26 x 76.08 x 8.00 mm (height, width, and depth respectively). The device further runs on Android 11-based FuntouchOS 11.1 skin out of the box.

Price and Availability in India

Vivo Y21 launched in two different variants – 4GB RAM + 64GB Storage, and 4GB RAM + 128GB Storage. It comes in two color options – Midnight Blue and Diamond Glow.

The 4GB+64GB model is priced at Rs 13,990, and the high-end 4GB+128GB model is priced at Rs 15,490. However, the 4GB+64GB model will be available soon.

The device is available to purchase through Vivo India Online Store, Flipkart, Amazon, Paytm, TataCliq, Bajaj Finserv EMI Store, and also be available on offline retail stores.

As an introductory offer, users will get Rs 500 cashback on HDFC and ICICI Bank cards till the 30th of September.


Display6.51-inch HD+ IPS LCD Display
Refresh Rate60Hz Refresh Rate
Display GlassPanda Glass Protection
Resolution1600×720 pixels
Screen-to-body ratio89% Screen-to-body ratio
Aspect Ratio20:9 aspect ratio
Pixel Density269 PPI (Pixels Per Inch)
Color Depth8-bit color depth
ProcessorMediatek Helio P35 Processor
(IMG PowerVR GE8320 GPU)
Rear Camera13MP primary lens f/2.2 aperture
2MP secondary lens f/2.4 aperture
Rear LED FlashYes
Front Camera8MP Selfie Camera
Battery5000 mAh Battery
Charging18W Fast Charging
SIM SlotDedicated Slot (2+1 microSD)
Fingerprint Side-mounted Fingerprint Scanner
Operating SystemFuntouchOS 11.1 Based on Android 11
Weight182 grams
Thickness8.0 mm
SensorsAccelerometer, Ambient light sensor, Proximity Sensor, E-compass, Gyroscope
Headphone JackYes
Bluetooth Versionv5.0
ROM (or Storage)64GB/128GB Storage
ColorsMidnight Blue, Diamond Glow
Launch Price4GB+64GB – Rs 13,990
4GB+128GB – Rs 15,490
Available on Vivo India Online Store, Flipkart, Amazon, Paytm, TataCliq, Bajaj Finserv EMI Store


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