Vivo V21 Featuring 90Hz Refresh Rate and 44MP Selfie Camera, Launched in Nepal


    • Vivo officially launched Vivo V21 on 27th April 2021 in Malaysia
    • It is a 4G smartphone that also has a 5G variant
    • The official price of Vivo V21 4G in Nepal is Rs. 49,999 for the 8/128 GB model

    On April 27, Vivo launched three new smartphones in its V21 Series in Malaysia. The series consists of Vivo V21e, Vivo V21, and Vivo V21 5G; here, we will focus on the Vivo V21 and Vivo V21 5G. Vivo Nepal officially launched Vivo V21 on 19th July 2021 in Nepal. The price of the Vivo V21 in Nepal is NPR 49,999 for the base variant of 8/128 GB.

    Vivo V21 and Vivo V21 5G Overview

    Vivo V21 and Vivo V21 5G are identical smartphones and differ only in terms of network connectivity. The smartphones are impressively thin and have impressive selfie cameras with OIS (Optical Image Stabilization). 

    Design and Build Quality

    Both the smartphones have a 6.44 inches FHD+ E3 AMOLED display, flaunting a 90Hz refresh rate. They also support HDR 10+. Similarly, the bezels around are very thin. The display has two LEDs embedded in the top to produce the flashlight during the low-light selfie.

    Vivo V21 5G Design and Build Quality
    Design and Build Quality

    The smartphones have a glass panel on the rear; the glass on the Artic White variant reflects almost all the color variants. It houses a triple camera on the rear and has a selfie camera inside a notch at the center. The sides are purely flat, and the camera bump is also absent.

    The smartphones are 176 grams each. They have a hybrid SIM card slot; you can either use one SD card and another SIM card or two SIM cards at once. The smartphone models come in three color variants: Dusk Blue, Sunset Dazzle, and Arctic White.

    The smartphones have both fingerprints unlock underneath, and face unlock.


    The processing power of the smartphones comes from the MediaTek Dimensity 800U chipset. It is a 7nm chip with two Cortex-A76 cores clocking at 2.4 GHz and six A55 cores clocking at 2.0GHz. The 5G model delivers a peak download speed of up to 2.3 Gbps, while the 4G model is slower.

    Vivo V21 5G Processor

    The smartphones have two memory variants: 8GB RAM combined with either 128GB or 256GB memory variants. Likewise, the storage type is UFS 2.2, whereas the RAM type is LPDDR4x.

    Vivo V21 5G Performance

    Vivo V21 and Vivo V21 5G run Android 11 based on Funtouch OS 11.1 out of the box. It has a virtual RAM feature, via which you can increase the RAM capacity by 3GB, offering a total RAM capacity of 11GB.


    Both the smartphones flaunt the same camera setup on the front and rear. The rear camera has a triple camera setup consisting of a 64 MP primary camera, an 8 MP wide-angle camera, and a 2 MP macro camera. The primary sensor has an OIS (Optical Image Stabilization), producing stable pictures.

    Vivo V21 5G Camera

    Videos from the rear cameras are recordable in 4K at 30fps and 1080p at 30fps. The smartphones also have dual-view mode and various other features.

    Vivo V21 and Vivo V21 5G have a 44MP OIS (Optical Image Stabilization) sensor for the selfie camera; the selfie camera is the main highlighting feature of the smartphones. Due to the OIS and autofocus, they can produce a good picture even in the low light. They also have a spotlight selfie feature, with which you can take a decent selfie using the two LED flash modules.

    Similarly, the videos from the selfie cameras are recordable in up to 4K at 30fps. However, the video lacks OIS.


    A 4000mAh battery backs the smartphone that supports 33W fast charging.

    Vivo V21 5G Battery

    According to the advertisement, the battery charges 63% in 30 minutes.

    Vivo V21 and Vivo V21 5G Specifications

    Dimension159.7x 73.9 x 7.3 mm i.e.,(6.29 x 2.91 x 0.29 in)
    Weight176 grams
    Display6.44-inches, AMOLED,HDR10+, 500 nits (typ)
    90Hz refresh rate
    1080 x 2400 pixels, 20:9 ratio
    OSAndroid 11, Funtouch 11.1
    ChipsetMediaTek MT6853 Dimensity 800U 5G (7 nm)
    MediaTek MT6853 Dimensity 800U (7 nm)
    CPUOcta-core (2×2.4 GHz Cortex-A76 & 6×2.0 GHz Cortex-A55)
    GPUMali-G57 MC3
    RAM and storage8GB RAM with 128GB storage
    8GB RAM with 256GB storage


    Main Camera


    • 64 MP, f/1.8, (primary)
    • 8 MP, f/2.2, 120-degree (ultra-wide)
    • 2 MP, f/2.4, (macro)

    4K@30fps (no OIS), 1080p @30/60fps 

    Front Camera44 MP, f/2.0, AF, OIS
    4K@30fps (no OIS), 1080p@30fps
    BatteryLi-Po 4000 mAh, non-removable
    33W Fast Charging (63% in 30 minutes)
    SensorsFingerprint (under display, optical), accelerometer, proximity, gyro, compass
    ColorsDusk Blue, Sunset Dazzle, Artic White

    Vivo V21 and Vivo V21 5G Expected Price in Nepal and Availability

    Vivo V21 was launched on 19th July 2021 in Nepal. The official price of the Vivo V21 in Nepal is NPR 49,999 for the 8/128 GB model.

    You can purchase the Vivo V21 from its authorized retail stores or online stores like Daraz. The smartphone is a perfect fit for those who adore taking selfies and wants a smartphone with a great selfie camera. The official national distributors of Vivo smartphones in Nepal are Apex Manakamana and Cellucity Pvt. Ltd.

    Vivo V21 Series VariantsPrice in NepalAvailability
    Vivo V21 (8/128 GB)NPR 49,999Daraz

    The other smartphones with good selfie cameras are Samsung Note 10 Lite (NPR 58,999 for 8/128 GB) and OnePlus Nord (NPR 53,999 for 8/128 GB).

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    Akriti Pant
    Akriti is a content writer for Techsanchar. She covers tech related news and is a tech enthusiast. Being an IT Graduate, she loves to code and is passionate about STEM. She has been a part of the team since the beginning.

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