Vivo Y21 unveiled in Kenya. Here’s specs, pricing, and availability

Vivo Y21

Vivo has yet again stormed the Kenyan market with the addition of the Vivo Y21 to its Y-series. The phone which is the slimmest addition to the Y-series with a thickness of just 8.0mm is finally available for sale after it officially launched today at a price point of KES 17,000.

The sleek designed phone has 4GB RAM with an additional 1GB RAM drawn from the phone’s internal storage. It is good for gaming and running multiple applications at a go with the support of the MediaTek Helio P35 chipset. 

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All this is being run by the 5000mAh non -removable battery with an 18w fast charging technology to get you through the day with no worries. This means that charging time ranges from 30 minutes to just over an hour to get a full charge.

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Its Internal memory ranges from 64GB to 128GB running on the Android 11 operating system and the Funtouch OS 11.1 from Vivo. When it comes to security, the phone is integrated with side-mounted fingerprint sensors in addition to the face unlock that can be activated through settings.

Below is a summary of the device’s specifications.

Vivo Y21 Specifications

Memory4GB RAM plus an extended 1GB RAM drawn from the phone’s internal storage.
Rom 64GB/128GB
Display6.51-inch HD PLUS display. (16.54cm)
Resolution 720 by 1600 pixels
Camera 8MPselfie camera
13MP (wide)+2MP (macro)dual -camera
Auto flash, face detection, touch to focus
Shooting modesContinuous shooting, HDR
ChipsetMediaTek MT6765 Helio P35 processor
Operating systemAndroid 11 + vivo’s fun touch OS 11.1
ProcessorOcta core (2.3GHz, Quad core, cortex A53+1.8GHz, Quad core, Cortex A53
Battery5000mAh li-polymer battery with 18w fast charging technology.
Network and connectivity2G,3G,4G/LTE
Bluetooth v5.0
FM radio, Headphone jack
USB type C 2.0
Wi-fi 802.11, b/g/n/n
ColorDiamond Glow and Midnight blue

The company seeks to continue creating products with high performance and trendsetting design at affordable prices according to its official press release.

Availability and Pricing in Kenya

The phone comes with a 24 months warranty period and is available in all Vivo branded stores country-wide. The company adds that it plans to have the Vivo Y21 retail in Kenya at a recommended price of KES 16,999.

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