redmi note 10 pro vs vivo v21e

Redmi Note 10 Pro vs Vivo V21e: Specs Comparison

Vivo has launched its selfie-centric mid-ranger, Vivo V21e in Nepal. It has promising specs and features when it comes to the camera. It is powered by the decent and year-old Snapdragon 720G. At the price tag of 39,999, let’s see how it compares with the Redmi Note 10 Pro which is one of the most value-for-money mid-range smartphones from Xiaomi currently available in Nepal. Today we will be comparing Vivo V21e with the Redmi Note 10 Pro along with their pros and cons.  

Redmi Note 10 Pro vs Vivo V21e – Specs Comparison 

Redmi Note 10 Pro (Global) Vivo V21e 
Display 6.67 inch, FHD+, AMOLED with 120Hz refresh rate, HDR10 6.44 inch, FHD+, AMOLED, 60Hz
Processor Snapdragon 732, 8nm, Octa-core at 2.3Ghz, Adreno 618 GPU Snapdragon 720G, 8nm, Octa-core at 2.3Ghz, Adreno 618 GPU 
Memory 6GB+128GB, UFS 2.2 8GB+128GB
Software Android 11, MIUi 12.0.3 Android 11,Funtouch OS 11.1
Camera Quad Rear Camera

108 MP, f/1.9, (wide), dual pixel PDAF

8 MP, f/2.2, 118˚ (ultrawide), 

5 MP, f/2.4, (macro), AF

2 MP, f/2.4, (depth)

Front Camera 

16MP f/2.5, (wide) 

Triple Rear Camera

64 MP, f/1.9, (wide),, PDAF

8 MP, f/2.2, 120˚,(ultrawide),  AF

2 MP, f/2.4, (macro)

Front Camera 

44 MP, f/2.0, (wide), AF

Battery 5020 mAh 

Fast charging 33W

4000 mAh 

Fast Charging 33W

Price 6GB+64GB – Rs. 29,999/-

6GB+128GB – Rs. 33,999/-

8GB+128GB – Rs. 36,999/-

8GB+128 – Rs. 39,999/-

Design & Display 

Looking at the design, you can’t deny that both of these devices look and feel premium to hold in hand. Redmi Note 10 Pro has Gorilla Glass 5 protection on both front and back, while the Vivo offers plastic on the back with protection specified on the front. Redmi Note 10 Pro weighs at 193 gm whereas Vivo V21e is lighter at 171 gm due to its smaller battery. You are also missing a stereo speaker setup on the V21e, which is present on the Note 10 Pro.

While talking about the display, the Note 10 Pro has a much faster 6.67-inch FHD+ panel with a 120Hz refresh rate compared to just 60Hz on the 6.44-inch panel of the V21e. We get HDR10 certification on both displays. 

Camera & Software 

Redmi Note 10 Pro packs a quad-camera setup at the back with 108 MP f/1.9 Primary shooter, 8MP f/2.2 ultra-wide, 5MP macro, and the beloved 2MP depth sensor. With this, it can shoot video up to [email protected] and 1080P at 60fps. At the front, we get a 16 MP, f/2.5 sensor, which can shoot 1080P videos at 30fps. 

While on the Vivo we get an exceptional front camera setup with a 44MP f/2.2 sensor with Auto Focus and can capture 4K video up to 30fps. Whereas on the rear we get 64MP f/1.9, a primary camera with PDAF along with an 8MP ultra-wide and a 2MP depth sensor. Vivo V21e can also record video up to 4K at 30fps from its rear camera. 0

Talking about the software we get Android 11 on both of the devices, where Note 10 Pro runs their own MIUI 12.5 on top whereas Vivo has its Funtouch OS 11.1.

Performance and Battery 

On the performance front, there’s not much difference between these two devices. Vivo V21e comes with Snapdragon 720G and we get Snapdragon 732G on the Note 10 Pro. Here Redmi Note 10 Pro uses the latest UFS 2.2 storage while the storage used in Vivo V21e is not specified. On both of the devices, we get Adreno 618 GPU. 

Talking about storage and RAM, we get 6GB/64GB, 6GB/128GB & 8/128GB variants of Redmi Note 10 Pro whereas Vivo V21e is available only with an 8GB/128GB memory configuration. 

Talking about the battery, both the devices support 33W fast charging. Redmi takes a lead with its 5020mAh battery, compared to the 4000mAh cell on the Vivo V21e.  

Redmi Note 10 Pro vs Vivo V21e – Price in Nepal 

Vivo V21e is priced at Rs.39,999 in Nepal for its 8GB RAM and 128GB storage configuration, while the Redmi Note 10 Pro is much more affordable, starting at Rs.29,999 for 6GB/64GB, Rs. 33,999 for 6GB/128GB and the last one being 8GB/128GB at Rs.36,999. 

Redmi Note 10 Pro vs Vivo V21e – Pros and Cons 

Redmi Note 10 Pro 

Pros 

  • 8GB/128GB available at Rs. 36,999
  • 6.67-inch 120Hz AMOLED Display 
  • 108MP Samsung ISOCELL HM2 Primary Camera 
  • Stereo Speaker Setup & IP53

Cons 

  • Average Front Camera 
  • No Night Mode for ultrawide camera

Vivo V21e 

Pros

  • Lightweight at just 171 gm
  • 4K recording and Auto Focus on Front Camera 
  •  Numerous Camera Features 

Cons 

  • Bit Expensive, compared to Note 10 Pro 
  • Only 4000 mAh battery 
  • 60Hz Display