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Vivo Y21 vs Vivo Y20 Comparison : Which Budget Smartphone is the Right Choice for You?

Vivo Y21 and Vivo Y20 are two popular budget smartphones from Vivo. While they share many similarities, there are also a few differences between them. In this comparison, we will take a closer look at their specifications, features, and pricing to help you make an informed decision.

Design and Display: In terms of design, both Vivo Y21 and Vivo Y20 feature a sleek and modern look. They have a similar 6.51-inch IPS LCD display with a resolution of 720 x 1600 pixels. However, the Y21 has a slightly higher pixel density of 270 ppi compared to the Y20’s 269 ppi. Both phones have a waterdrop notch at the top of the display and a plastic body.

Performance: Both phones are powered by the same processor, which is the MediaTek Helio P35. They both have 4GB of RAM and 64GB of internal storage, which can be expanded up to 256GB using a microSD card. However, the Y21 runs on the Android 11 operating system, while the Y20 runs on the older Android 10 OS.

Camera: In terms of camera, both Vivo Y21 and Vivo Y20 feature a triple rear camera setup. The Y21 has a 13MP primary camera, a 2MP macro lens, and a 2MP depth sensor. On the other hand, the Y20 has a 13MP primary camera, a 2MP depth sensor, and a 2MP macro lens. Both phones have an 8MP front-facing camera for selfies.

Battery: Both phones come with a large 5000mAh battery, which is impressive for budget smartphones. However, the Y20 has a slightly longer battery life than the Y21, thanks to its more efficient processor and the older Android 10 OS.

  Vivo Y21 Vivo Y20
Price ر.ق 499.00 ر.ق 450.00
Our Rating 8.5 7.5
Brand Vivo Vivo
Category Mobiles Mobiles


OS Android 11 OS Android 10.0 OS
UI Funtouch 11.1 Funtouch OS 10.5
Dimensions 164.3 x 76.1 x 8 mm 164.41 x 76.32 x 8.41mm
Weight 182 g 92 g
SIM SIM (Subscriber Identity Module) is a small card that contains mobile network subscriber's account information. This allows the phone using the card to attach to a mobile network. The SIM card is most commonly associated with GSM and UMTS mobile networks. Moving a SIM card from one phone to another allows a subscriber to switch mobile phones without having to contact their mobile network carrier. SIM cards can also be used by a phone to store limited amounts of data, such as phone numbers and text messages. Dual Sim, Dual Standby (Nano-SIM) Dual Sim, Dual Standby (Nano-SIM)
Colors Diamond Glow, Midnight Blue Obsidian Black, Dawn White


2G Network SIM1: GSM 850 / 900 / 1800 / 1900
SIM2: GSM 850 / 900 / 1800 / 1900
SIM1: GSM 850 / 900 / 1800 / 1900
SIM2: GSM 850 / 900 / 1800 / 1900
3G Network HSDPA 850 / 900 / 2100 HSDPA 850 / 900 / 2100
4G Network LTE band 1(2100), 3(1800), 5(850), 8(900), 28(700), 38(2600), 40(2300), 41(2500) LTE band 1(2100), 5(850), 8(900), 40(2300)


CPU CPU (Central Processing Unit) mostly known as processors, CPU processes instructions in order to carry out certain functions that make your device operate properly. Processors are often described as the brain of computers, smartphones and tablets, Smartphones and tablets rely on processors to carry out their every task, Processors are an incredibly important factor in selecting any type of computing device, including your smartphone. Octa-core (4 x 2.35 GHz Cortex-A53 + 4 x 1.8 GHz Cortex-A53) Octa-core (4 x 1.8 GHz Kryo 240 + 4 x 1.6 GHz Kryo 240)
Chipset Chipset is a group of integrated circuits designed to perform one or a more dedicated functions, often with real time computing constraints, Popular smartphones are equipped with more advanced embedded chipsets that can do many different tasks depending on their programming. Mediatek MT6765 Helio P35 (12nm) Qualcomm SM4250 Snapdragon 460 (11 nm)
GPU GPU (Graphics Processing Unit) is a single-chip processor designed to rapidly manipulate and alter memory to accelerate the creation of images in a frame buffer intended for output to a display, This includes things such as lighting effects, object transformations, and 3D motion. PowerVR GE8320 Adreno 610


Technology LCD capacitive Touchscreen, 16M Colors, Multitouch IPS LCD Capacitive Touchscreen, 16M Colors, Multitouch
Size 6.51 Inches 6.51 Inches
Resolution 720 x 1600 Pixels (~270 PPI) 720 x 1600 Pixels (~270 PPI)


Built-in 64/128GB Built-in, 4GB RAM (+1GB extended RAM) 64GB Built-in, 4GB RAM
Card Slot Memory Card Slot is a special slot for inserting a memory card. Memory cards allow you to expand the phone's built-in memory, A memory card (sometimes called a flash memory card or a storage card) is a small storage medium used to store data such as text, pictures, audio, and video, for use on small, portable or remote computing devices such as mobile phones, mp3 players, digital cameras. microSD Card, (supports up to 512GB) microSD Card, (supports up to 256GB)


Main Dual Camera: 13 MP, f/2.2, (wide), PDAF + 2 MP, f/2.4, (macro), LED Flash Triple Camera: 13 MP, f/1.8, (wide), PDAF + 2 MP, f/2.4, (macro) + 2 MP, f/2.4, (depth), LED Flash
Features Geo-tagging, Phase detection, Panorama, HDR, Video (1080p@30fps) ISO, Geo-tagging, Phase detection, Panorama, HDR, Video (1080p@30fps)
Front 8 MP, f/2.0, (wide), Video (1080p@30fps) 8 MP, (wide), Video (1080p@30fps)


WLAN Wi-Fi 802.11 a/b/g/n/ac, dual-band, Wi-Fi Direct, hotspot Wi-Fi 802.11 a/b/g/n/ac, dual-band, Wi-Fi Direct, hotspot
Bluetooth Bluetooth is a wireless communications technology for exchanging data between mobile phones, headsets, computers and other network devices over short distances without wires, Bluetooth technology was primarily designed to support simple wireless networking of personal consumer devices. v5.0 with A2DP, LE v5.0 with A2DP, LE
GPS GPS The Global Positioning System is a satellite-based radio navigation system, GPS permits users to determine their position, velocity and the time 24 hours a day, in all weather, anywhere in the world, In order to locate your position, your device or GPS receiver must have a clear view of the sky. Yes + AGPS, GLONASS, BDS, GALILEO Yes + AGPS, GLONASS, BDS
Radio FM Radio FM Radio
USB USB Type-C, USB On-The-Go microUSB 2.0, USB On-The-Go
NFC NFC (Near field communication) is a set of standards for smartphones and similar devices to establish peer-to-peer radio communications with each other by touching them together or bringing them into proximity, usually no more than a few inches.
Data GPRS, Edge, 3G (HSPA 42.2/5.76 Mbps), 4G LTE-A GPRS, Edge, 3G (HSPA 42.2/5.76 Mbps), 4G LTE-A


Sensors Sensors are electronic components that detects and responds to some type of input from the physical environment. The specific input could be light, heat, motion, moisture, pressure and location, The output is generally a signal that is converted to use in computing systems, a location sensor, such as a GPS receiver is able to detect current location of your electronic device. Accelerometer, Compass, Fingerprint (side mounted), Gyro, Proximity Accelerometer, Fingerprint (side mounted), Proximity
Audio 3.5mm Audio Jack, MP4/H.264 player, MP3/WAV/eAAC+/FLAC player, Speaker Phone 3.5mm Audio Jack, MP4/H.264 player, MP3/WAV/eAAC+/FLAC player, Speaker Phone
Browser HTML5 HTML5
Messaging SMS(threaded view), MMS, Email, Push Mail, IM SMS(threaded view), MMS, Email, Push Mail, IM
Games Built-in + Downloadable Built-in + Downloadable
Torch Yes Yes
Extra Active noise cancellation with dedicated mic, Document viewer, Photo/video editor Glass front + Plastic back, Plastic frame, Document viewer, Photo/video editor


Battery Type Battery Type => Cell phones run on various kinds of batteries depending on the manufacturer, phone size or shape and features. There are basically four types of cell phone batteries => Lithium Polymer, Lithium Ion, Nickel Metal Hydride and Nickel Cadmium. (Li-Po Non removable), 5000 mAh (Li-Po Non removable), 5000 mAh
Charging Fast charging 18W 0% to 34% in 30 minutes Charging 10W
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