Vivo X21: Vivo Launches 1st X-Series in Philippines!

Aside from launching the first X-series family member – Vivo X21 – in the Philippines, Vivo also wowed the crowd as it introduced the pioneering In-Display Fingerprint Scanning Technology in its newest flagship smartphone, the other night in Okada Manila Hotel, Pasay City.

Vivo Philippines Vice President for Sales Ms. Hazel Bascon during her opening remarks highlighted the global smartphone brand’s dedication to innovation.

What is about to unfold before you is the reveal of the world’s first smartphone to feature an In-Display Fingerprint Scanner housed in a beautifully-designed all-glass build, a smartphone that is truly exceptional in more ways than one,” she said.

VIvo V21 Smartphone

Vivo V21 Smartphone Launched in the Philippines

Hazel Bascon

Ms. Hazel Bascon, Vivo Philippines Vice President for Sales

Vivo X21 Main Specs

  • Octa-core Qualcomm Snapdragon 660AIE
  • Android 8.1 (Oreo)
  • 128 GB Internal Storage
  • 6 GB RAM
  • 12 MP + 5 MP Front Camera
  • 12 MP Rear Camera
  • 6.28 inches Screen + FullView Display with 90%+ screen-to-body ratio
  • Dimension: 154.5 x 74.8 x 7.4 mm
  • Weight: 156.2 g (5.50 oz)
  • MicroSD, up to 256 GB (uses SIM 2 slot)
  • Battery: 3200 mAh Li-Ion battery
Vivo X21 Philippines Price

Vivo X21 Philippine Price is Php 29,999

Vivo Philippines

Vivo Philippines‘ New Flagship – Vivo X21

In-Display Fingerprint Scanner

Setting the In-Display Fingerprint Scanner

X21 AI

19 AI Scenes Recognizable from the X21

Vivo X21 Camera

Vivo X21 Camera internal settings

Vivo X21 Specs

Vivo X21 eXtreme Specs

Moreover, Vivo Philippines representatives Mr. Patrick Villareal and Ms. Jomarie Morales also went up on stage to explain each of the specs of the Vivo X21. The pair discussed how the In-Display Fingerprint Scanning Technology as well as the other features such as the AI Face Access, front and rear cameras with all-pixel dual-core sensor on the X21 work.

Towards the end of the program, Ms. Bascon also revealed the Vivo X21 Philippine price at P 29,999. It is now available in authorized shops nationwide. The list of participating stores can be found here:

More from Vivo Philippines

Vivo also announced its partnerships with Shopee Philippines and Akulaku.

Shopee Philippines

Shopee Philippines x Vivo Philippines

Ms. Bascon and Brand Director Ms. Annie Lim from Vivo Philippines exchanged tokens with the representatives from Shopee Philippines, Ms. Jane Lim, and from Akulaku, Mr. Sean Duxiang.

Shopee Philippines is an online shopping mall. Through the new partnership, Vivo has put up its official online store on Shopee Philippines.

Tech Bloggers on the Vivo X21

During the launch, Vivo also invited on stage some of the respected industry experts to discuss the X21.

Tech Bloggers

Tech Bloggers on the new Vivo X21

X21 Vivo Price

90.3% Screen-to-Display Ratio!

They are Mr. Louie Diangson of Yugatech, Mr. Daniel Moral of GadgetMatch, Mr. Mark Milan Macanas of TechPinas, Mr. Giancarlo Viterbo of Gadget Pilipinas, Mr. Peter Jan Icogo of Gizguide, Mr. Jamie Inocian of Unbox, and Ms. Alora Uy Guerrero of Revu.

Mr. Diangson discussed the In-Display Fingerprint Scanning Technology and the AI Face Access of X21. Mr. Morial then explained how efficient the X21’s AI photography.

On the other hand, Mr. Macanas talked about Vivo X21’s front camera, specifically its AI Face Beauty.

Mr. Viterbo, moreover, shared how Vivo X21’s AI Game Mode keep interruptions at bay while playing PUBG Mobile and other games.

Vivo X21 Features

Vivo X21 Features


The Vivo X21 has a 6GB RAM! (and a 128 GB Storage!)

Vivo X21’s chipset, Qualcomm Snapdragon 660AIE, is the most powerful in the Philippines to date, Mr. Icogo confirmed. Meanwhile, Mr. Inocian focused on Vivo X21’s 6.28-inch + FullView Display.

Ms. Guerrero, finally, highlighted why Vivo X21 is one of the most advanced phones when it comes to audio playback.

As FIFA Official Smartphone Sponsor

Vivo, as the Official Smartphone Sponsor, of the FIFA World Cup Russia 2018 brought the football fever to the launch of X21. To get a glimpse of all the excitement in Russia, Vivo displayed some FIFA merchandise at the lobby.

FIFA World Cup Russia 2018

Momentos form the FIFA World Cup Russia 2018

During the presentation of the X21, Vivo mascots also showed the crowd how to do the #PassTheSwag FIFA dance. Vivo Philippines endorsers Vern and Verniece Enciso, Chie Filomeno, Maris Racal, and TJ Monterde then strutted the new flagship with a Vivo FIFA ball on their other hand while they proudly sport their favorite FIFA World Cup Russia 2018 team jersey.

Exquisite #OOTDs

The Vivo Philippines endorsers also took cues from the new X21 for their second look for the night.

The Vivo X21 has ditched the metal body for a new 3D glass back cover. The design was inspired by Iceland’s Wake Black Beach, a rapidly cooling lava granule that is deep and dark yet free of impurities.

X21 Launch

Celebrities at the X21 Launch

Okada Manila Hotel

In Okada Manila Hotel

Vern and Verniece proved that they are young fashion icons in their Patty Ang creations.

Chienna and Maris, meanwhile, showed off that simplicity is the key to achieving elegance

Julie Anne San Jose who performed the closing number for the night looked like a total performer in her sparkly ensemble.

Vivo X21

Vivo X21



Vivo X21 Philippine Price

Vivo X21 now in Philippines with Price of O 29,999

Darren Espanto who had a mini-concert at the launch with her four-song set and Mccoy de Leon who made sure he would be part of the event despite the rains looked dashing and sleek in their tailored outfits.

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Congratulations to Vivo Philippines on the launch of their newest flagship smartphone – the new Vivo X21!

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