Vivo Y21 Vs Redmi Note 10: Which one should you buy?

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Vivo has launched the Vivo Y21 smartphone in India at the starting price of Rs 13,990. Previously, Redmi launched Redmi Note 10 in India at the starting price of Rs 11,999 but is now available at the starting price of Rs 13,499.

The Vivo Y21 features a Mediatek Helio P35 Processor, 13MP Dual Rear Camera, 5000 mAh Battery, and HD+ IPS LCD Display while the Redmi Note 10 features a Snapdragon 678 Processor, 48MP Quad Rear Camera, 5000 mAh Battery, and FHD+ Super AMOLED Display.

Since the price of both the devices is very similar, and there is confusion among the buyers to choose between these two devices. To make it easier, we have pitted both devices against each other.

Let’s see which device should you buy and which should you ignore!

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Vivo Y21 Vs Redmi Note 10

ModelVivo Y21Redmi Note 10
Display6.51-inch HD+ IPS LCD Display6.43-inch FHD+ Super AMOLED Display
Refresh Rate 60Hz Refresh Rate60Hz Refresh Rate
Resolution1600×720 pixels resolution2400×1080 pixels
Aspect ratio20:9 Aspect ratio 20:9 Aspect ratio
BrightnessNA1100 nits Peak Brightness
Pixel Density 269 PPI409 PPI
Display Glass Panda GlassGorilla Glass 3
Screen-to-body ratio89% Screen-to-body ratio83.5% Screen-to-body ratio
Rear Camera13MP primary lens f/2.2 aperture
2MP macro lens f/2.4 aperture
48MP primary lens f/1.79 aperture
8MP ultra-wide lens f/2.2 aperture
2MP depth lens f/2.4 aperture
2MP macro lens f/2.4 aperture
Rear LEDYesYes
Front Camera8MP Selfie Camera13MP Selfie Camera
Battery5000 mAh Battery5000 mAh Battery
Charging18W Fast Charging 33W Fast Charging
ProcessorMediatek Helio P35 Processor
(IMG PowerVR GE8320 GPU)
Qualcomm Snapdragon 678 Processor
(Adreno 612 GPU)
Back MaterialPlastic MaterialPlastic Material
Card SlotDedicated Slot (2+1 microSD) Dedicated Slot (2+1 microSD)
FingerprintSide-mounted Fingerprint ScannerSide-mounted Fingerprint Scanner
Operating SystemFuntouchOS 11.1 Based on Android 11MIUI 12 Based on Android 11
Thickness8.0 mm8.3 mm
Weight182 grams 178.8 grams
RAM4GB RAM 4GB/6GB LPDDR4x RAM
ROM or Storage64GB/128GB Storage 64GB/128GB UFS 2.2 Storage
SpeakersSingle SpeakerDual Stereo Speakers
Headphone Jack YesYes
SensorsAccelerometer, Ambient Light Sensor, Proximity Sensor, E-compass, Gyroscope360-degree Ambient Light Sensor, Proximity Sensor, E-Compass, Accelerometer, Gyroscope
ColorsMidnight Blue, Diamond GlowFrost White, Shadow Black, Aqua Green

Display

Both the smartphone have a 60Hz Refresh rate and 20:9 aspect ratio. However, the Vivo Y21 has a 6.51-inch HD+ IPS LCD Display with 1600×720 pixels resolution while the Redmi Note 10 has a 6.43-inch FHD+ Super AMOLED Display with 2400×1080 pixels resolution.

The Vivo Y21 has a pixel density of 269 PPI, 89% Screen-to-body ratio, and Panda Glass Protection on the top. On the other hand, the Redmi Note 10 has a pixel density of 409 PPI, 1100 nits Peak Brightness, and Corning Gorilla Glass 3 Protection on the top.

Camera

The 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 f/2.2 aperture and a 2MP macro lens with f/2.4 aperture.

On the other hand, the Redmi Note 10 has a 48MP Quad rear camera setup with an LED flash in the rectangular module. The cameras consist of a 48MP Sony IMX582 primary lens with f/1.79 aperture, an 8MP ultra-wide-angle lens with f/2.2 aperture that has a 118-degree field-of-view, a 2MP depth lens with f/2.4 aperture, and a 2MP macro lens with f/2.4 aperture.

The Vivo Y21 features an 8MP selfie camera lens in the waterdrop style notch with f/2.0 aperture while the Redmi Note 10 features a 13MP Selfie camera lens.

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Performance

The Vivo Y21 is powered by an octa-core Mediatek Helio P35 Processor coupled with IMG PowerVR GE8320 GPU while the Redmi Note 10 is powered by an octa-core Qualcomm Snapdragon 678 Processor coupled with Adreno 612 GPU.

Both the smartphones run on Android 11. However, the Vivo Y21 is based on FuntouchOS 11.1 skin out of the box while the Redmi Note 10 is based on MIUI 12 skin out of the box.

The Vivo Y21 comes with 4GB of RAM and up to 128GB of storage while the Redmi Note 10 comes with up to 6GB of LPDDR4x RAM and up to 128GB of UFS 2.2 Storage.

Vivo Y21 Vs Redmi Note 10: Reasons to consider Vivo Y21

  • 8.0 mm thick (vs 8.3 mm)

Vivo Y21 Vs Redmi Note 10: Reasons to consider Redmi Note 10

  • FHD+ Super AMOLED Display (vs HD+ IPS LCD Display)
  • Gorilla Glass 3 Protection (vs Panda Glass)
  • 48MP Quad Rear Camera (vs 13MP Dual Camera)
  • 13MP Selfie Camera (vs 8MP Selfie Camera)
  • 33W Fast Charging (vs 18W Fast Charging)
  • Snapdragon 678 Processor (vs Helio P35 Processor)
  • Dual Stereo Speakers (vs Single Speaker)

Conclusion

Based on the specifications we know about both smartphones, it is clear that people who like the Vivo Y21’s design should buy the Vivo Y21. Otherwise, people who want a good display, better cameras, faster-charging support, good processor, and good audio quality should buy the Redmi Note 10. We can say that the Redmi Note 10 is the clear winner.

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