Vivo Y21A Launched in India: Full Specifications and FAQs

Vivo has launched a new smartphone under its Vivo Y Series in India, named Vivo Y21A. The device comes as the new member of the Vivo Y21 lineup.

The device comes with an octa-core Mediatek Helio P22 Processor, Dual Rear Camera setup, a selfie camera in the waterdrop style notch display, and a 5000 mAh Battery with 18W Fast Charging Support.

Let’s see the full features, specifications, price, and availability of the Vivo Y21A.

Price and Availability in India

The device launched in only one variant of 4GB RAM + 64GB Internal Storage. It comes in two color options – Diamond Glow and Midnight Blue.

The sole 4GB+64GB model of the device was launched at the price of Rs 11,990. It is available to purchase on Vivo India’s online store and also be available on offline retail stores.


Vivo Y21A Specifications

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

The Vivo Y21A is powered by an octa-core Mediatek Helio P22 Processor coupled with IMG PowerVR GE8320 GPU. It comes with 4GB of RAM and 64GB of Internal Storage. There is a dedicated microSD card slot for storage expansion of up to 1TB.

The smartphone also has extended RAM availability, which provides the 4GB RAM model with 1GB additional Virtual or extended RAM.

The 1GB extended RAM effect on the 4GB RAM phone allows one to maximize their device’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.

The Vivo Y21A features 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 secondary lens with f/2.4 aperture. There is an 8MP Selfie Camera lens in the water-drop style notch display with an f/2.0 aperture.


Key Specifications

  • 6.51-inch HD+ IPS LCD Display
  • Mediatek Helio P22 Processor
  • 13MP Dual Rear Camera
  • 8MP Selfie Camera
  • 5000 mAh Battery
  • 18W Fast Charging
  • 2+1 microSD slot
  • Side-mounted Fingerprint Scanner
  • FuntouchOS 11.1 Based on Android 11

Connectivity options on the handset include 4G LTE, dual-band Wi-Fi, Bluetooth v5.0, GPS, FM, and a USB Type-C port for charging. There is also a 3.5 mm Headphone Jack while the device does not support NFC (Near Field Communication) technology.

Sensors on the device include Accelerometer, Ambient light sensor, Proximity Sensor, E-compass, and Gyroscope sensor. There is a Side-mounted Fingerprint Scanner to unlock the device using fingerprints.

The device packs a 5000 mAh Battery with 18W Fast Charging support. Vivo has also included an 18W charger inside the box of the device. 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 runs on Android 11-based FuntouchOS 11.1 skin out of the box.

Some FAQs of Vivo Y21A

Is the device 5G?

No, the smartphone does not have 5G support as it comes with a Mediatek Helio P22 processor which is a 4G supportive processor. Hence, the device is not 5G.

Does the device have a higher refresh rate?

No, the device does not have a higher refresh rate like 90Hz, 120Hz, or 144Hz. Instead of that, it has a 60Hz Refresh Rate.

Does the device has an FHD+ AMOLED Display?

No, the smartphone does not have an FHD+ AMOLED Display. Instead of that, it has an HD+ (1600×720 pixels) IPS LCD Display.

Is there an In-Display Fingerprint Scanner on the device?

No, the device does not have an In-Display Fingerprint Scanner as it has an IPS LCD Display. However, the device has a Side-mounted fingerprint scanner to unlock the device.

Is the device waterproof?

No, the handset does not have any water resistance certification, hence you should avoid the phone coming into contact with liquids.

Does the device have a glass back?

No, the handset does not have glass back material. Instead of that, it has a Plastic back material.

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