As many Filipinos re-discover the value of high-quality selfie cameras for social media and content creation, vivo Philippines launched the new vivo V21 Series composed of the vivo V21 5G and vivo V21e smartphones.

Both devices are equipped with a high resolution 44 Megapixel Autofocus selfie camera with Optical Image Stabilization or OIS for the 5G version. This means it can maintain focus on the subject’s face and counteract vibrations or hand shakiness resulting in smooth and stable selfie videos with a sharp focus all the time.

 

vivo V21 Series Selfie Camera Features

Dual Selfie Spotlight feature of the vivo V21 5G.

Dual Selfie Spotlight feature of the vivo V21 5G.

Aside from smooth selfie videos, the OIS feature on the 44MP selfie camera of the vivo V21 5G also makes low-light selfies look brighter, clearer, and sharper since there’s less shakiness.

The vivo V21 5G even has two soft LED selfie lights hidden at the edge of its top bezel for more lighting options in night-time photography and videography.

Both smartphones can also capture selfie videos at up to 4K resolution! This is perfect for vlogging and video conferencing which are the rave today.

 

vivo V21 Series Rear Cameras & Design

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The vivo V21 5G smartphone in Sunset Dazzle color.

At the back of vivo V21 Series smartphones are three cameras – a 64 Megapixel main camera, 8 Megapixel ultra-wide camera, and 2 Megapixel macro camera.

It has OIS for the 5G version and Electronic Image Stabilization or EIS for the 4G version. Both systems promise smooth videos and bright low-light shots.

There are also several Portrait mode styles that can add spice to portrait photography.

 

vivo V21 Series Display & Performance

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The vivo V21e smartphone in Diamond Flare color.

The vivo V21 Series smartphones have a 6.44-inch FHD+ AMOLED display that operates at a maximum of 90Hs screen refresh rate.

A MediaTek Dimensity 800U chipset powers the vivo V21 5G while the vivo V21e is rocking a Qualcomm Snapdragon 720G. These are paired with 8GB of RAM and 3GB of additional memory called Extended RAM.

Only the 5G version gets the new generation of cellular connectivity but both devices support dual-band Wi-Fi networks.

 

vivo V21 Series Power, Software & Security

The vivo V21e in Roman Black color.

The vivo V21e in Roman Black color.

Both smartphones under the vivo V21 Series come with a 4,000mAh battery that supports 33W FlashCharge fast charging technology.

It runs on Funtouch OS version 11.1 out of the box which offers a minimalist approach to UI design. It’s still based on Android 11 but with several improvements for vivo users.

For security, the vivo V21 Series smartphones have an under-display fingerprint scanner in addition to the usual pattern, PIN, and Face Recognition.

 

vivo V21 Series Price and Availability

The vivo V21 Series will be available for pre-order in vivo stores from June 1 to 4, 2021, with a release date and official availability on June 5, 2021.

The official price of the vivo V21e in the Philippines is ₱17,999.00 while the official price of the vivo V21 5G is ₱23,999.00.


vivo V21e specs:

Average rating of 3.4 stars from 77 users.
  • 6.44-inch FHD+ AMOLED Display (1080 x 2400 Pixels), 409 ppi
  • Android 11 Operating System
  • Qualcomm Snapdragon 720G Chipset
  • 8 GB of RAM
  • Triple Cameras (64+8+2 MP) with Dual-tone LED Flash
  • 44 Megapixel Front Camera
  • Dual SIM
  • 128GB Internal Storage
  • Expandable Up to 512 via microSD
  • 4G LTE (with VoLTE), 3G HSPA+, 2G EDGE & GPRS Networks
  • Wi-Fi 802.11 b/g/n/ac (Dual Band)
  • Bluetooth 5.1
  • USB Type-C
  • 3.5mm Audio Jack
  • Fingerprint Sensor
  • 4000mAh Battery
  • 33W Fast Charging (FlashCharge, 66% in 30 minutes)
  • 17,999.00 Official Price in the Philippines



vivo v21 5G specs:

Average rating of 3.7 stars from 39 users.
  • 6.44-inch FHD+ AMOLED Display (1080 x 2400 Pixels), 409 ppi
  • Android 11 Operating System
  • MediaTek Dimensity 800U Chipset
  • 8 GB of RAM
  • Triple Cameras (64+8+2 MP) with Dual-tone LED Flash
  • 44 Megapixel Front Camera
  • Dual SIM
  • 256GB Internal Storage
  • Expandable Up to 512 via microSD
  • 5G, 4G LTE, 3G HSPA+, 2G EDGE & GPRS Networks
  • Wi-Fi 802.11 b/g/n/ac (Dual Band)
  • Bluetooth 5.1
  • USB Type-C
  • Fingerprint Sensor
  • 4000mAh Battery
  • 33W Fast Charging (FlashCharge, 63% in 30 minutes)
  • 23,999.00 Official Price in the Philippines