vivo unveils the ultimate selfie smartphones V21 series – 44MP OIS front camera to capture every best moment
Today, vivo Malaysia has officially launched the new V21 series, making professional smartphone imagery accessible to all users. The V21 and V21e, which sports breakthrough capabilities in night photography and videography, are the latest in vivo’s longstanding V-series smartphones that has a long history of providing consumers with fashion-forward, camera-focused devices at a competitive price.
“We at vivo have always been committed in providing the best possible mobile experience to consumers, offering products that meet different user’s needs. As such, the V21 series was developed in response to customers’ need for a feature-rich and accessible device and our OIS front camera marks a radical step in setting the standard for future smartphone front cameras. As the virtual world continues to merge with our physical reality, the V21’s front-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,” says Mike Xu, vivo Malaysia’s Chief Executive Officer.
“We believe that our latest V series with an industry-leading front camera, sleek design, powerful hardware and software is the ideal choice for any users that that is looking to express themselves anytime and anywhere,” added Xu.
The vivo V21 series is set to help bring Malaysians closer to one another during these unprecedented times, as seen in the brand’s latest video that features Mira Filzah as the new brand ambassador under the V series. With the vivo V21 as a pivotal tool, the renowned actress could be seen fostering closer bonds with her husband, Wan Emir as well as her loved ones during this festive season.
Professional-level imagery, advanced autofocus and night vision with both front and rear cameras
The new vivo V21 series features a 44MP front camera – with a unique Optical Image Stabilization (OIS) exclusive to the V21 – which combined with Electronic Image Stabilization (EIS), AI Night Portrait, autofocus and a groundbreaking light sensor, creates a software-hardware synergy to capture clearer selfies and high-quality videos anytime, anywhere.
The powerful front camera with f/2.0 aperture allows for greater light exposure even in environments where lighting is limited. Through the hardware and software integration, the Super Night Selfie features multi-level exposure and multiple high-quality image frames, enhancing the brightness and details of night scenes, as well as ensuring better clarity of portraits. Together with the AI Night Portrait, which combines a multi-frame noise reduction algorithm and AI high-definition technology, it is easy for users to capture great night photos.
The front camera also comes with advanced autofocus features that are uncommon among many front smartphone cameras in the market. These features help create sharp, high quality imagery regardless of shooting distance and enables clear focus. 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 screen to make it even easier to capture great night photos and videos.
At the same time, the vivo V21 series has three rear cameras (64MP, 8MP and 2MP), with top-notch OIS feature exclusive for the V21, providing outstanding image quality, which is brought to life with the support of a set of secondary cameras to respectively handle macro photography, along with wide angle and more complex shots.
Both front and rear cameras can capture 4K quality images and videos, while the EIS builds in greater stabilization through software algorithms without the need for additional hardware, saving space and thus reducing the size of the phone. This feature can significantly improve video quality for handheld shots, enabling steadier viewing angles and overall better video quality. With the additional Double Exposure Function exclusive to the V21 smartphone, it allows users’ creativity shine through.
The new vivo V21 series also packs a collection of other creative features such as advanced AI to augment facial features, Dual-view Video, and various filters and portrait styles for users to explore for a more artistic and interactive experience. The combination of all these features makes the V21 series an ideal companion for vlogging and for users to share every bit of their lives with their friends and family virtually or physically.
Ultra-thin smartphones speak sophistication
The new V21 and V21e feature an elegant, sleek aesthetic which effortlessly integrates thoughtful and sophisticated design elements. Its polycarbonate middle frame is crafted using the Vacuum Metalizing technique. This gives the phone a solid, seamless body which is lightweight and easy to hold.
Built with perfection and excellence, the back side features an AG Glass back cover which enhances the overall look and feel of the smartphone, giving it a smooth grip with a soft and delicate touch. The craftsmanship of the rear camera lens cover is enriched by UV printing and electron beam evaporation technology to enhance its sleek and sophisticated look.
The front of V21 smartphone packs an E3 AMOLED FullView™ Display with 90Hz refresh rate, enabling optimal screen brightness, contrast, color vividness, blue light eye protection, and more. The V21e features a vibrant 6.44” AMOLED display with FHD ultra-high resolution to support smooth visual effects, less motion blur, and a stunning visual experience. Whatever the media on display, from watching videos to mobile gaming, the V21 series has users covered.
Finer details include its stylish colour gradient which radiates light, a testament to the more artistic design features integrated into the handset’s fundamental design. The V21 that measures at 7.29mm thin comes with stunning colours available in Dusk Blue and Sunset Dazzle. Meanwhile, the vivo V21e measures 7.38mm thin and only weighs 171g, with stunning colors available in Roman Black and Diamond Flare.
All round powerful performance to cover every aspect of today’s smart lifestyle
The new vivo V21 is powered with the high Antutu Mark MTK Dimensity 800U Processor while the V21e is equipped with a Qualcomm® Snapdragon™ 720G processor, both with 8GB RAM and 128GB ROM. Supported by vivo’s Extended RAM, users can enjoy a “+3GB” virtual RAM boost through a sophisticated algorithm which unleashes the full memory potential of the V21 series for smoother performance of applications and the operating system.
The 2.4GHz core processor of both the V21 and V21e enables faster application startup speed, with a high refresh rate for motion clarity and an enhanced gaming experience. Additionally, decked with a 4000mAh (TYP) battery, the33W FlashCharge technology allows users to power up in no time and stay on the move, providing users with more hours and flexibility to shoot photos, play games, and more.
The phone also comes with various smart home features, such as Jovi Home and wellbeing applications, to cater for every aspect of a modern and smart lifestyle. Users can now enjoy an updated uniform interface, with apps to help track and maintain both emotional and physical health.
vivo V21 series now available in Malaysia
Beginning 27th April 2021, both variant of the vivo V21 series are available for purchase at all vivo concept stores, vivo authorized dealers and vivo E-store, vivo flagship stores on Shopee and Lazada. The V21 retails at RM1,599 while the V21e retails at RM1,299.
For a limited time only (27th April to 4th May 2021), a pre-order of the new V21 and V21e come with a 1-year extended warranty, 1-year screen crack protection and a RM50 instant rebate and an exclusive gift, resulting in a total worth value of RM699 and RM599 respectively.
First 200* customers who purchase the V21 series from vivo Malaysia’s official E-store, or flagship stores on Shopee and Lazada, will be entitled to receive a Redbox KTV gift voucher worth RM50.
* Terms and conditions apply, and while stock last