vivo introduces V21 5G with 44MP OIS front camera

vivo introduces V21 5G with 44MP OIS front camera –
the ultimate selfie smartphonesto captureevery moment, day and night

The V21 5G smartphone sports breakthrough capabilities in night photography and videography

Dubai, UAE, [July 1, 2021] – Today, vivo launched its new V21 5G smartphone across UAE and Qatar. The V21 5G is the latest in vivo’s longstanding V-series smartphones, which has a long history of providing consumers with fashion-forward, camera-focused devices at a competitive price.

The new V21 5G smartphone showcases a unique Optical Image Stabilization (OIS) front camera housed within one of the industry’s thinnest smartphone designs to deliver a mobile experience where advanced technology meets style. This 44MP OIS front camera combinesfeatures including AI Night Portrait,Super Night Mode,advanced autofocus and stable 4K video, toequip users with best-in-class tools for the ultimatemodern mobilelifestyle.

“We developed our V21 5G lineup based on our insights into what our customers value the most in their phones. This OIS front camera marks a radical step in setting the standard for future smartphone front cameras,” says Spark Ni, Senior Vice President and CMO of vivo. “As the virtual world continues to merge with our physical reality, the V21 5G’sfront-end OIS camera with its powerful selfie spotlight, sleek design and amazing user experience will help our customers present their best selves both virtually and in person.”

vivo V21 5G in Sunset Dazzle and Dusk Blue

Optical Image Stabilization now featured on the front camera with outstanding night vision

The V21 5G features a unique 44MP front camera with OISwhich, combined with Electronic Image Stabilization (EIS), AI Night Portrait, autofocus and a groundbreaking light sensor,creates a software-hardware synergy to capture clearerselfies and high-quality videos anytime, anywhere.

Capturingpristine night shots, action shots and 4K videos, this front camera is designed to create a versatile imagery experience,even in environmentswhere lighting is limited. The AI Night Portraitfeatures a powerfulAI algorithmwhich reduces noise in dark environments, enables better focus and clarity for faces, while the OIS stabilizes the camera to enable greater light exposure.

Furthermore, the Dual Selfie Spotlight combines both the screen’s soft light and built-in front flashes which are exquisitely engineered into the edge of the display screento make it even easier to capture great night photos and videos.

The V21 5Galso features a top-notch 64MP OIS rear camera, supported by a set of secondary cameras tohandle wide angle and more complex shots, as well as macro photography. Embedded in the smartphones are other creative features such as a dual-view option which records videos from both sides of the smartphone, advanced AI to augment facial features and a Double Exposure Function to let users’creativity shine through.

This unique package offeaturesmakes the V21 5Gan ideal companion for anultra-stable and smooth vlogging experience, through which users can interact with friends and familyin any environment.

7.29mm Ultra-thin smartphones speaks sophistication

The V21 5G sports a sleek, minimalist designin a 7.29mm thin body which meetstoday’susers’ desire for a sophisticated and stylishsmartphone to complete their look.With vivo’s signature Dual Tone Step Design to make the rear camera lighter and simpler,the V21 5G sets a high standard balancing advanced technology with a sleek physical form.

The front of the smartphone packsan E3 AMOLED FullView™ Display with 90Hz refresh rate, enabling optimal screen brightness, contrast, color vividness, blue light eye protection, and more. The back side features brand new AG glass colored with themes inspired by nature — Sunset Dazzle and Dusk Blue.

Superior 5G experience to take mobile entertainment to new levels

The V21 5G model also brings a smoother, more efficient, and more powerful connection experiencefor browsing and mobile entertainment with vivo’s innovative 5G technology, ideal for users that demand a future-proof smartphone.

The smartphone reflects vivo’s major strides in industry-leading research and developmentin5G technology. The dual-mode 5G phone, combiningproprietary 5G antenna technology,consumes less power but is more powerfuland more stable than single-mode 5G phones. The hyper-fast 5G connectivity allows users toenjoy 4K UHD live streams and CPU-intensive games at will with V21 5G.

Balance between immense CPU speeds and an efficiency-focused design

The V21 5G is powered by aMTK Dimensity 800U processor.The2.4GHz large core enables faster application startup speed, with a high refresh rate for motion clarity and an enhanced gaming experience, while the 33W FlashChargeallows users to power up in no time and stay on the move.

vivo Wireless Sport Lite Earphones bring an immersive audio experience

For users who are looking for a truly immersive, surround sound experience, the V21 5G ispresented together with the latest vivo Wireless Sport Lite Earphones, the perfect companion to experience the V21 5Gto its fullest. Equipped with 11.2mm dynamic drivers that provide strong bass and Stereo sound, these earbuds createthe ultimate audio and gaming experience.Theyfeature 18 hours of music playback on full charge (based on vivo’s laboratory testsat room temperature) and are capable of five hours of listening time after justten minutes of fast-charging.

Ample noise reduction during voice calls also means users can benefit from clear calls anytime, anywhere. Theirlightdesign, together with their IPX4 waterproof ratingmakes the earphone life-proof and suitable for a range of scenarios.

Price and availability information

The pre-order period for V21 5G will be from July 1 onwards across UAE and Qatar.

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About vivo

vivo is a leading, product-driven, global technology company, with its core business focusing on smart devices and intelligent services. vivo is committed to connecting users around the globe, through design of exciting and innovative smartphones and companion devices, as well as services which integrate technology and design thinking in unique and creative ways. Following the company core values, which include innovation, consumer orientation and benfen*, vivo has implemented a sustainable development strategy, with the vision of becoming a leading, long-lasting, world-class enterprise.

With headquarters in China, supported by a network of 10 R&D centers in Shenzhen, Dongguan, Nanjing, Beijing, Hangzhou, Shanghai, Xi’an, Taipei, Tokyo and San Diego, vivo is focusing on the development of state-of-the-art consumer technologies, including 5G, artificial intelligence, industrial design, photography and other up-and-coming technologies. vivo has also set-up five production hubs (including brand authorized manufacturing center), across China, South- and Southeast Asia, with an annual production capacity of nearly 200 million smartphones. As of now, vivo has branched out its sales network across more than 40 countries and regions, and is loved by more than 400 million users worldwide.

*“Benfen” is a term describing the attitude on doing the right things and doing things right – which is the ideal description of vivo’s mission to build technology for good.

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ProcessorMTK Dimensity 800U
Battery4000 mAh (TYP)
Flash Charge33W (11V/3A)
ColorDusk Blue Sunset Dazzle
Operating SystemFuntouch OS 11.1
Dimensions (Length x Width x Height)159.68×73.90×7.29mm (Dusk Blue)
159.68×73.90×7.39mm (Sunset Dazzle)
Weight176g (Dusk Blue)
177g (Sunset Dazzle)
MaterialUltra Slim Matte Glass
Refresh Rate90Hz
Touch ScreenCapacitive multi-touch
CameraFront: 44MP OIS AF (f/2.0)
Rear: 64MP OIS AF + 8MP (f/1.79 + f/2.2 wide-angle) + 2MP (f/2.4 macro)
Scene ModesFront: OIS, Autofocus, Night, AI Night Portrait, Eye Autofocus, 4K Video, Ultra Stable Video, Light Filters, Kid Face Beauty, Beauty Mark Retention, Head Slimming, Double Exposure, Video Face Beauty, Dual-View Video Rear: OIS, 4K Video, Eye Autofocus, Night, Ultra-Wide Night, Ultra Stable Video,, Super Macro, Bokeh Portrait, Multi-Style Portrait
USB (Type-C), Wi-Fi 2.4GHz/5GHz, Bluetooth 5.1, OTG, GPS
Accelerometer, Ambient Light Sensor, Proximity Sensor, E-compass, Fingerprint Sensor (In-Display), Gyroscope
In the box
V21 5G, Headset, Documentation, Type C to USB Cable, USB Power Adapter, Earphone Jack, Adapter, SIM Eject Tool, Phone Case, Protective Film (applied)

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