The Vivo V20 2021 comes in as a follow smartphone to the Vivo V20 from 2020. Comparing both smartphones reveals an upgraded processor, however, a ton of features were retained from its predecessor. The reminiscence cuts across the design, display, battery, charging speeds, and lots more.
Below is the Vivo V20 specifications, availability, and price.
Vivo V20 2021 Key Specs & Features
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- 6.44 inches AMOLED Display, 1080 x 2400 pixels, 20:9 ratio (~409 PPI)
- Android 11, Funtouch 11
- Octa-core Qualcomm SM7125 Snapdragon 730 (8 nm)
- 8GB RAM
- 128GB Built-in Storage, SD-Card Support
- 64MP + 8MP + 2MP Triple Rear Cameras
- 44 MP Front Camera
- Fingerprint Scanner (Under display, optical)
- 4G LTE Network
- Fast Charging (33W Capacity)
- Non-Removable Li-Po 4000 mAh Battery
Design and Display
The Vivo V20 2021 design, simply put, is a reminiscence of the design we saw on its predecessor, the 2020 model of the V20. Telling both smartphones apart would be a bit difficult, as both models share the same color variants.
Upfront you will find a 6.44-inch AMOLED display, which is exactly the same as what we had on last year’s model. This display has a resolution of 1080 x 2400, a density of 409 PPI. This display also bears a drop notch which houses a front-facing camera.
Moving to the rear of this Android smartphone reveals more reminisces. Here you will find a square camera module bearing triple cameras, and LED flash, and some wordings about the camera’s features. Far below the camera module is the Vivo branding, which indicates it’s a Vivo smartphone.
Please note that enthusiats who desire to purchase the Vivo V20 2021, will have three colour options that consist of Sunset Melody, Midnight Jazz, Moonlight Sonata.
The Camera department on the Vivo V20 2021 is armed with the same set of cameras seen on its predecessor. It’s the same triple cameras on the rear and the same single camera up front.
The rear camera setup bears a 64MP primary camera with an aperture of f/1.9, an 8MP ultrawide camera with a 120˚ field of view, and an aperture of f/2.2. The third member of the trio is a 2MP depth camera with an aperture of f/2.4. This setup is capable of shooting videos up to 4k @ 30fps. Please refer to the spec shit below to know more about the other video recording modes.
Sitting up front, is a single 44MP shooter, with an aperture of f/2.0. This camera is capable of shooting videos up to 4k @ 30fps. Please refer to the spec shit below to know more about the other video recording modes.
Hardware and Software
The already mentioned features of the Vivo V20 2021 may have been reminisces all along. However, the performance setup beares a different feature. Here we have a Qualcomm Snapdragon 730 processor as opposed to the Snapdragon 720G processor on the 2020 Vivo V20.
The other performance facilitators are pretty much the same as last year’s model. Here we have 8GB of RAM, 128GB built in storage, an Adreno 618 GPU, a non-removable 4000mAH Li-Po battery. Enthusiats will also be served with 30W fast charging.
On the software side, we have got the Funtouch 11 user interface running on the Android 11 operating system.
The Vivo V20 2021 features a 3.5mm headphone jack, a USB Type-C Port Bluetooth 5.1, NFC.
Please note that internet connectivity is capped at 4G, which means enthusiasts won’t get the access to 5G connectivity with this device.
Vivo V20 2021 Price and Availability
The price of the Vivo V20 2021 is around $342, which translates to about 136,000 Naira in Nigeria, 37,641 KSH in Kenya and 1,995 GHC in Ghana.
The Vivo V20 2021 was announced on December 24th 2020 it was also released for purchase on the 24th of December 2020.
Vivo V20 2021 Specs
Here are a few specs of the Vivo V20 2021:
- Platform: Android 11, Funtouch 11
- Processor: Qualcomm SM7125 Snapdragon 730 (8 nm), Octa-core (2×2.2 GHz Kryo 470 Gold & 6×1.8 GHz Kryo 470 Silver)
- GPU: Adreno 618
- Memory: 8GB RAM
- Colours: Sunset Melody, Midnight Jazz, Moonlight Sonata
- Dimension: 161.3 x 74.2 x 7.4 mm
- Weight: 171 g
- SIM Type: Nano-SIM, dual stand-by
- SIM Count: Dual SIM (Nano-SIM, dual stand-by)
- Display: 6.44 inches AMOLED Display, 1080 x 2400 pixels, 20:9 ratio (~409 ppi)
- Screen Protection: Yes
- Foldable Display: No
- Rear Camera: 64MP (wide) f/1.9 + 8 MP (ultrawide) 120˚ FOV, f/2.2 + 2MP (depth) f/2.4
- Rear Camera Features: Dual-LED dual-tone flash, HDR, Panorama, 4K@30fps, 1080p@30/60fps, gyro-EIS
- Front Camera: 44MP Camera, f/2.0 Camera, HDR, 4K@30fps, 1080p@30fps, gyro-EIS
- Built-in Storage: 128GB
- Memory Card Support: Yes, microSDXC (dedicated slot)
- Bundled Cloud Storage: Yes
- 2G GSM: Yes, GSM 850 / 900 / 1800 / 1900 – SIM 1 & SIM 2
- 2G CDMA 1X: Yes
- 3G WCDMA: Yes, HSDPA 850 / 900 / 2100
- 3G CDMA EVDO: Yes
- 4G LTE: Yes, 1, 3, 5, 7, 8, 20, 28, 38, 39, 40, 41
- 5G: No
Internet & Connectivity
- GPRS: Yes
- EDGE: Yes
- 3G/WCDMA/HSPA: Yes
- HSPA+: Yes
- CDMA EVDO: Yes
- 4G LTE: Yes
- 5G: No
- WLAN: Wi-Fi 802.11 a/b/g/n/ac, dual-band, Wi-Fi Direct, hotspot
- Wi-Fi Hotspot: Yes
- Bluetooth: Bluetooth 5.1, A2DP, LE
- NFC: Yes
- Infrared Blaster: No
- USB Port: USB Type-C 2.0, USB On-The-Go
- SMS/MMS: Yes
- Instant Messaging: Yes
- Push Emails: Yes
- Email Protocol: Yes
- Music Player: Yes
- Video Player: Yes
- FM Radio: Yes
- Loudspeaker: Yes
- 3.5mm Jack: Yes
- Navigation: Yes, with A-GPS, GLONASS, GALILEO, BDS
- Maps: Yes
Sensors & Control
- Digital Compass: Yes
- Accelerometer: Yes
- Proximity Sensor: Yes
- Light Sensor: Yes
- Barometer: No
- SpO2: No
- Pedometer: Yes
- Heart Rate Monitor: No
- Gyroscope: Yes
- Fingerprint Scanner: Yes (under display, optical)
- Iris Scanner: No
- Face Unlock: Yes
- Stylus Pen: No
- Intelligent Digital Assistant: Yes
- Motion Sensing / Gesture Control: Yes
- Voice Control: Yes
- Video Streaming: Yes
- Active Noise Cancellation: –
- Wireless Charging: No
- Built-in Mobile Payment: Yes
- Water Resistant: No
- Dust Resistant: No
- Image Editor: –
- Video Editor: –
- Document Viewer: –
- Document Editor: –
- Battery: Non-removable 4000 mAh Li-Po Battery
- Talktime: –
- Standby Time: –
- Fast Charging: 33W Capacity