Vivo Y21G was launched in India that features a 6.51-inch full-HD+ AMOLED display. Under the hood, it is powered by a MediaTek Helio P35 SoC coupled with up to 3GB of RAM and up to 64GB of internal storage. The device sports a dual rear camera setup featuring a 13 MP primary camera. The handset has a 44 MP autofocus selfie camera.
It is promised to get regular software updates and security patches. However, it’s not new that some users haven’t received the latest firmware OTA update notification. Meanwhile, some Vivo Y21G PD2138F owners mostly look for the stock ROM to install. We will share the latest Vivo Y21G software update details on this page.
As mentioned, the firmware OTA always updates rollout in batches region-wise, which also depends on the server and carriers. So, it’s one of the common issues not receiving any OTA update notification. Therefore, some keen users may also miss out on important or much-awaited updates in some cases. Now, if you also feel the same and have doubts that you’ve missed out on any important update or want to manually install the stock firmware on your Vivo Y21G model, then the update tracker list with the software update guide will help you a lot.
Vivo Y21G Device Overview:
The Vivo Y21G features a 6.51 inches IPS panel with a 60 Hz refresh rate. It is an HD+ panel with a resolution of 720 x 1600 pixels and an aspect ratio of 20:9. Under the hood, we get the MediaTek Helio G70 processor built on a 12 nm manufacturing process. It is an octa-core processor with two Cortex-A75 cores clocked at 2.0 GHz and six Cortex-A55 cores clocked at 1.7 GHz. For handling the graphics-intensive tasks, we have the Mali-G52 2EEMC2. The smartphone comes with Android 11 out of the box with Funtouch 11.1 skin running on top.
In terms of optics, we get a dual rear camera setup and a single selfie camera at the front. The rear camera setup consists of a 13 MP primary sensor paired with an f/2.2 lens, and a 2 MP macro sensor paired with an f/2.4 lens. The selfie camera at the front is an 8 MP wide sensor paired with an f/2.0 lens. Both the rear camera setup and the front camera setup are limited to 1080p video recording at 30 fps.
The smartphone comes in a single storage option with 64GB internal storage and 4GB RAM. We do get a dedicated microSD slot for storage expansion. In terms of communications, we get Wi-Fi 802.11 a/b/g/n/ac, Bluetooth 5.0, GPS, FM Radio and Type-C 2.0. And for sensors, we get a side-mounted fingerprint sensor, light sensor, proximity sensor, accelerometer, and compass. Powering it all is a 5000 mAh battery that supports 18W quick charge. The smartphone has two colour options: Diamond Glow and Midnight Blue.
Software Update Tracker
Whenever a new official firmware update is available for the Vivo Y21G model, we will keep updating the update tracker list here with the changelog and download links below.
|PD2138F_EX_A_36.21.1||January 2023 Security Patch|
|PD2138F_EX_A_36.17.6||September 2022 Security Patch|
How to Check Software Update on Vivo Y21G PD2138F
Before going to the manual firmware upgrade process, you can manually check for the software update if your device isn’t receiving the OTA update notification for a while. To do this:
Go to the device Settings > System updates. It will search for the software update, and you will get notified if a new update is available on your device. Simply grab the firmware version by downloading and installing it.
Additionally, it’s recommended to maintain the phone charge by at least up to 50%-60% and connect your device to Wi-Fi for a faster and more stable download.
Update Guide: How to Flash Vivo Firmware on your device [Software update guide]
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