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Samsung Galaxy Note 8 vs Vivo X21

Summary
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Display

6.3" (16 cm)

1440x2960 px, 522 PPI

6.28" (15.95 cm)

1080x2280 px, 402 PPI

Performance

Quad + Quad Core

2.3 GHz + 1.7 GHz, 6 GB RAM

Quad + Quad Core

2.2 GHz + 1.84 GHz, 6 GB RAM

Storage

64 GB

256 GB (Expandable)

128 GB

256 GB (Expandable)

Camera

12 MP + 12 MP (Primary)

8 MP(Front)

12 MP + 5 MP (Primary)

12 MP(Front)

Battery

3300 mAh

22 h talktime (3G)

3200 mAh

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General
Launch Date

September 22, 2017 (Official)

May 29, 2018 (Official)

Brand

Samsung

Vivo

Model

Galaxy Note 8

X21

Operating System

Android v7.1.1 (Nougat)

Android v8.1 (Oreo)

Custom UI

Funtouch OS

SIM Slot(s)

Dual SIM, GSM+GSM

Dual SIM, GSM+GSM

SIM Size

SIM1: Nano
SIM2: Nano (Hybrid)

SIM1: Nano
SIM2: Nano (Hybrid)

Network

4G: Available (supports Indian bands)
3G: Available, 2G: Available

4G: Available (supports Indian bands)
3G: Available, 2G: Available

Fingerprint Sensor

yes

yes

Quick Charging

yes Quick, v2.0

yes Fast

Design
Size Compare
Size Compare
Dimensions

Height: 162.5 mm
Width: 74.8 mm
Thickness: 8.6 mm

Height: 154.4 mm
Width: 74.7 mm
Thickness: 7.3 mm

Weight

195 grams

156.2 grams

Colours

Midnight Black, Maple Gold, Orchid Gray

Black

Waterproof

yes Water resistant (up to 30 minutes in a depth of 1.5 meter), IP68

Ruggedness

Dust proof

Display
Excellent
Very Good
Screen Size

6.3 " (16 cm)

6.28 " (15.95 cm)

Screen Resolution

1440 x 2960 pixels

1080 x 2280 pixels

Aspect Ratio

18.5:9

19:9

Bezel-less display

yes

Pixel Density

522 ppi

402 ppi

Display Type

Super AMOLED

Super AMOLED

Screen Protection

Corning Gorilla Glass v5, Scratch-resistant glass

Corning Gorilla Glass v3

Touch Screen

yes Capacitive Touchscreen, Multi-touch

yes Capacitive Touchscreen, Multi-touch

Screen to Body Ratio (calculated)

83.24 %

84.93 %

Performance
Very Good
Very Good
Chipset

Samsung Exynos 9 Octa 8895

Qualcomm Snapdragon 660

Processor

Octa core (2.3 GHz, Quad core, M2 Mongoose + 1.7 GHz, Quad core, Cortex A53)

Octa core (2.2 GHz, Quad core, Kryo 260 + 1.84 GHz, Quad core, Kryo 260)

Architecture

64 bit

64 bit

Graphics

Mali-G71 MP20

Adreno 512

RAM

6 GB

6 GB

Storage
Best in Class
Best in Class
Internal Memory

64 GB

128 GB

Expandable Memory

yes Up to 256 GB

yes Up to 256 GB

User Available Storage

Up to 51.2 GB

Up to 107 GB

USB OTG Support

yes

yes

Camera
Excellent
Very Good
Main Camera
Resolution

12 MP + 12 MP Dual Primary Cameras

12 MP + 5 MP Dual Primary Cameras

Sensor

CMOS image sensor

Autofocus

yes Phase Detection autofocus

yes

Physical Aperture

F1.7

F1.8

Optical Image Stabilisation

yes

Flash

yes LED Flash

yes LED Flash

Image Resolution

4000 x 3000 Pixels

4000 x 3000 Pixels

Settings

Exposure compensation, ISO control

Exposure compensation, ISO control

Shooting Modes

Continuos Shooting, High Dynamic Range mode (HDR)

Continuos Shooting, High Dynamic Range mode (HDR)

Camera Features

10 x Digital Zoom, 2 x Optical Zoom, Auto Flash, Face detection, Touch to focus

Digital Zoom, Auto Flash, Face detection, Touch to focus

Video Recording

3840x2160 @ 30 fps, 1920x1080 @ 60 fps, 1280x720 @ 240 fps

3840x2160 @ 30 fps

Front Camera
Resolution

8 MP Front Camera

12 MP Front Camera

Autofocus

yes

Physical Aperture

F1.7

F2.0

Flash

no  No

yes Screen flash

Camera Features

Wide Angle Selfie

Battery
Very Good
Very Good
Capacity

3300 mAh

3200 mAh

Type

Li-ion

Li-ion

User Replaceable

no  No

no  No

TalkTime

Up to 22 Hours(3G)

Wireless Charging

yes

Quick Charging

yes Quick, v2.0

yes Fast

Network & Connectivity
SIM Size

SIM1: Nano
SIM2: Nano (Hybrid)

SIM1: Nano
SIM2: Nano (Hybrid)

Network Support

4G (supports Indian bands), 3G, 2G

4G (supports Indian bands), 3G, 2G

VoLTE

yes

yes

SIM 1

4G Bands:
TD-LTE 2600(band 38) / 2300(band 40) / 2500(band 41) / 1900(band 39)
FD-LTE 2100(band 1) / 1800(band 3) / 2600(band 7) / 900(band 8) / 700(band 28) / 1900(band 2) / 1700(band 4) / 850(band 5) / 700(band 13) / 700(band 17) / 850(band 18) / 850(band 19) / 800(band 20) / 1900(band 25) / 850(band 26)
3G Bands:
UMTS 1900 / 2100 / 850 / 900 MHz
2G Bands:
GSM 1800 / 1900 / 850 / 900 MHz
4G Speed:
150 Mbit/s ↑ 1024 Mbit/s ↓ (LTE category 16)
3G Speed:
HSDPA 42.2 Mbit/s ↓, HSUPA 5.76 Mbit/s ↑
GPRS:
Available
EDGE:
Available
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4G Bands:
TD-LTE 2300(band 40) / 2500(band 41)
FD-LTE 2100(band 1) / 1800(band 3) / 850(band 5)
3G Bands:
UMTS 1900 / 2100 / 850 / 900 MHz
2G Bands:
GSM 1800 / 1900 / 850 / 900 MHz
GPRS:
Available
EDGE:
Available
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SIM 2

4G Bands:
TD-LTE 2600(band 38) / 2300(band 40) / 2500(band 41) / 1900(band 39)
FD-LTE 2100(band 1) / 1800(band 3) / 2600(band 7) / 900(band 8) / 700(band 28) / 1900(band 2) / 1700(band 4) / 850(band 5) / 700(band 13) / 700(band 17) / 850(band 18) / 850(band 19) / 800(band 20) / 1900(band 25) / 850(band 26)
3G Bands:
UMTS 1900 / 2100 / 850 / 900 MHz
2G Bands:
GSM 1800 / 1900 / 850 / 900 MHz
4G Speed:
150 Mbit/s ↑ 1024 Mbit/s ↓ (LTE category 16)
3G Speed:
HSDPA 42.2 Mbit/s ↓
GPRS:
Available
EDGE:
Available
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4G Bands:
TD-LTE 2300(band 40) / 2500(band 41)
FD-LTE 2100(band 1) / 1800(band 3) / 850(band 5)
3G Bands:
UMTS 1900 / 2100 / 850 / 900 MHz
2G Bands:
GSM 1800 / 1900 / 850 / 900 MHz
GPRS:
Available
EDGE:
Available
Read More..

SAR Value

Head: 1.180 W/kg, Body: 0.573 W/kg

Wi-Fi

yes Wi-Fi 802.11, a/ac/b/g/n/n 5GHz, MIMO

yes Wi-Fi 802.11, a/ac/b/g/n/n 5GHz

Wi-Fi Features

Wi-Fi Direct, Mobile Hotspot

Mobile Hotspot

Bluetooth

yes v5.0

yes v5.0

GPS

yes with A-GPS, Glonass

yes with A-GPS, Glonass

NFC

yes

USB Connectivity

Mass storage device, USB charging

Mass storage device, USB charging, microUSB 2.0

USB Type-C

yes (Doesn`t support micro-USB)

Multimedia
FM Radio

no  No

yes

Loudspeaker

yes

yes

Audio Jack

3.5 mm

3.5 mm

Special Features
Fingerprint Sensor

yes

yes

Fingerprint Sensor Position

Rear

On-screen

Heart Rate Monitor

yes

IRIS Scanner

yes

Other Sensors

Light sensor, Proximity sensor, Accelerometer, Barometer, Compass, Gyroscope

Light sensor, Proximity sensor, Accelerometer, Compass, Gyroscope

Applications

Facebook, WhatsApp, LINE, Google Duo, Gmail, Amazon, Lazada, Flipkart, Maps, Newspoint, WPS Office, UC Browser

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Related Questions

  • Does Vivo X21 have Gorillas glass protection?

    Answered By 8d968515050a58401521740164058 | 6 months ago
    Yes it has gg3 in front
  • How to enable Google Assistant in Vivo X21 ?

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    Answered By Angel Sen | 7 months ago

    Google Assistant Setup

    1. : Long press home button to initiate the Google Assistant

    2. : Tap "Continue" to go to your personal assistant screen

    3. : The Tap on "Yes I'm in" to allow all the required permissions.





      Note: You can also be asked to activate the Voice assistant where you will be asked to record "Ok Google" three times.

      You can also watch this video for detailed information about Google Assistant 


      You can check the complete specs of this phone:  Vivo X21


  • How to insert sim card in Vivo X21 ?

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    Answered By Manish Subramanium | 7 months ago

    Check the steps:-

    1.Ensure that the device is powered off.

    2.Remove the Volume buttons/SIM tray (located on the right-edge of the device). ...

    3.Insert the SIM card into the tray. ...

    4.Insert the SIM tray with the word UP facing the display side.


    Vivo X21

  • Which is the best feature of Vivo X21 ?

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    Answered By Manish Kumar | 7 months ago
    Best features are :-
    1.Has A Responsive Touch Screen
    2.Has Super AMOLED Display
    3.Has Ultra Slim
    check specs 
  • Is Vivo X21 Waterproof?

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    Answered By Kriti Darsha | 6 months ago
    No,the handset is not waterproof . Vivo X21
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