Samsung launches Galaxy Series S21, s21+5G and s21 ultra; know more

If there is one major smartphone that can compete against the iPhone, it is the Samsung Galaxy S series models. But it took Samsung years to create the same level of buzz around the Galaxy S smartphone, Android replacement, as the Apple iPhone. More than marketing muscle, which really helped Samsung is its ability to monitor trends and create premium smartphones accordingly. Today, as Samsung is ready to unveil the Galaxy S21, look at how the Galaxy S series changes over the years.

Samsung announced to release its flagship smartphone of the year 2021 wiz. The Samsung Galaxy S21, Samsung Galaxy S21+ 5G, and Samsung Galaxy S21 Ultra on Thursday (January 14) in its Galaxy Unpacked 2021 event. The smartphones promise the best class user experience with the premium build quality, connectivity features, and great cameras.

Samsung Galaxy S21:

The Samsung Galaxy S21 will consist of a 6.2-inch and S21+ will have a 6.67-inch AMOLED display which is offered with an automatic blue light filter known as Eye Comforty Shield screen time has all around the world.

Samsung Galaxy S21 will have a trio (Three) cameras. An extensive 12-megapixel camera that has an f/2.2 aperture and 120-degree vision field (FOV). The front camera supports dual audio calls and Auto-HDR. A wide 12-megapixel camera ensures good quality and features and a 64-megapixel camera with f/2.0 aperture, PDAF, stabilizer optical image, and 1.1x optical zoom 3x hybrid zoom capability. The phone has a 10-megapixel front camera with an f/2.2 aperture slot. It can record 4k @ 60 fps videos.

The Samsung Galaxy S21 is a 2.4 GHz Octa-core Exynos 2100 processor developed by Samsung. The processor is paired with 8 GB of RAM and 128/256 GB of ROM. The phone will come with IP68 to protect water and dust.

The phone will come with Android 11 out of the box and Samsung’s One UI 3.1. The Samsung Galaxy S21 will be a dual sim phone and will support all the latest bands available for network use.

Samsung Galaxy S21 Specifications:

BODY Dimensions 151.7 x 71.2 x 7.9 mm (5.97 x 2.80 x 0.31 in)
Weight 169 g (Sub6), 171 g (mmWave) (5.96 oz)
Build Glass front (Gorilla Glass Victus), plastic back, aluminum frame
SIM Single SIM (Nano-SIM and/or eSIM) or Dual SIM (Nano-SIM and/or eSIM, dual stand-by)
Samsung Pay (Visa, MasterCard certified)
IP68 dust/water resistant (up to 1.5m for 30 mins)
DISPLAY Type Dynamic AMOLED 2X, 120Hz, HDR10+, 1300 nits (peak)
Size 6.2 inches, 94.1 cm2 (~87.2% screen-to-body ratio)
Resolution 1080 x 2400 pixels, 20:9 ratio (~421 PPI density)
Protection Corning Gorilla Glass Victus
PLATFORM OS Android 11, One UI 3.1
Chipset Exynos 2100 (5 nm) – International
Qualcomm SM8350 Snapdragon 888 (5 nm) – USA/China/Korea
CPU

Octa-core (1×2.9 GHz Cortex-X1 & 3×2.80 GHz Cortex-A78 & 4×2.2 GHz Cortex-A55) – International

Octa-core (1×2.84 GHz Kryo 680 & 3×2.42 GHz Kryo 680 & 4×1.80 GHz Kryo 680 – USA/China/Korea

GPU Mali-G78 MP14 – International
Adreno 660 – USA/China/Korea
MEMORY Card slot No
Internal 128GB 8GB RAM, 256GB 8GB RAM
UFS 3.1
MAIN CAMERA Triple 12 MP, f/1.8, 26mm (wide), 1/1.76″, 1.8µm, Dual Pixel PDAF, OIS
64 MP, f/2.0, 28mm (telephoto), 1/1.76″, 0.8µm, PDAF, OIS, 1.1x optical zoom, 3x hybrid zoom12 MP, f/2.2, 13mm, 120˚ (ultrawide), 1/2.55″ 1.4µm, Super Steady video
Features LED flash, auto-HDR, panorama
Video [email protected], [email protected]/60fps, [email protected]/60/240fps, [email protected], HDR10+, stereo sound rec., gyro-EIS
SELFIE CAMERA Single 10 MP, f/2.2, 26mm (wide), 1/3.24″, 1.22µm, Dual Pixel PDAF
Features Dual video call, Auto-HDR
Video [email protected]/60fps, [email protected]
SOUND Loudspeaker Yes, with stereo speakers
3.5mm jack No
COMMS WLAN Wi-Fi 802.11 a/b/g/n/ac/6, dual-band, Wi-Fi Direct, hotspot
Bluetooth 5.0, A2DP, LE
GPS Yes, with A-GPS, GLONASS, BDS, GALILEO
USB USB Type-C 3.2, USB On-The-Go
FEATURES Sensors Fingerprint (under display, ultrasonic), accelerometer, gyro, proximity, compass, barometer
Samsung DeX, Samsung Wireless DeX (desktop experience support)
ANT+
Bixby natural language commands and dictation
BATTERY Type Li-Po 4000 mAh, non-removable
Charging Fast charging 25W
USB Power Delivery 3.0
Fast Qi/PMA wireless charging 15W
Reverse wireless charging 4.5W
OTHERS Colors Phantom Gray, Phantom White, Phantom Violet, Phantom Pink

 

Samsung Galaxy S21 Pricing:

Samsung Galaxy S21 is priced at $799 (Rs 58,145). Prices for Indian units will vary from these prices.

Samsung Galaxy S21 Ultra:

The Samsung Galaxy S21 ultra comes with a booster camera and original S-Pen support. The phone comes with an automatic (autofocus) laser and sports a 108 MP main sensor, 10 MP close, and 12 MP ultra-wide camera. Samsung Galaxy S21 will have quad (four) cameras.
108 MP (2nd gen), f/1.8, 26mm (wide), 1/1.33″, 0.8µm, PDAF, Laser AF, OIS
10 MP, f/4.9, 240mm (periscope telephoto), 1/3.24″, 1.22µm, dual pixel PDAF, OIS, 10x optical zoom
10 MP, f/2.4, 70mm (telephoto), 1/3.24″, 1.22µm, dual pixel PDAF, OIS, 3x optical zoom
12 MP, f/2.2, 13mm (ultrawide), 1/2.55″, 1.4µm, dual pixel PDAF, Super Steady video

The Samsung Galaxy S21 Ultra is fitted with a 6.8-inch QHD+ Dynamic AMOLED screen with impressive 1500 nits of peak brightness. The display can automatically switch between 10Hz to 120Hz of refresh rate according to the screen content.

Samsung Galaxy S21 Ultra Specifications:

BODY Dimensions 165.1 x 75.6 x 8.9 mm (6.5 x 2.98 x 0.35 in)
Weight 227 g (Sub6), 229 g (mmWave) (8.01 oz)
Build Glass front (Gorilla Glass Victus), glass back (Gorilla Glass), aluminum frame
SIM Single SIM (Nano-SIM and/or eSIM) or Dual SIM (Nano-SIM and/or eSIM, dual stand-by)
Samsung Pay (Visa, MasterCard certified)
IP68 dust/water resistant (up to 1.5m for 30 mins)
Stylus support
DISPLAY Type Dynamic AMOLED 2X, 120Hz, HDR10+, 1500 nits (peak)
Size 6.8 inches, 112.1 cm2 (~89.8% screen-to-body ratio)
Resolution 1440 x 3200 pixels, 20:9 ratio (~515 PPI density)
Protection Corning Gorilla Glass Victus
PLATFORM OS Android 11, One UI 3.1
Chipset Exynos 2100 (5 nm) – International
Qualcomm SM8350 Snapdragon 888 (5 nm) – USA/China/Korea
CPU

Octa-core (1×2.9 GHz Cortex-X1 & 3×2.80 GHz Cortex-A78 & 4×2.2 GHz Cortex-A55) – International

Octa-core (1×2.84 GHz Kryo 680 & 3×2.42 GHz Kryo 680 & 4×1.80 GHz Kryo 680 – USA/China/Korea

GPU Mali-G78 MP14 – International
Adreno 660 – USA/China/Korea
MEMORY Card slot No
Internal 128GB 12GB RAM, 256GB 12GB RAM, 512GB 16GB RAM
UFS 3.1
MAIN CAMERA Quad 108 MP (2nd gen), f/1.8, 26mm (wide), 1/1.33″, 0.8µm, PDAF, Laser AF, OIS
10 MP, f/4.9, 240mm (periscope telephoto), 1/3.24″, 1.22µm, dual pixel PDAF, OIS, 10x optical zoom
10 MP, f/2.4, 70mm (telephoto), 1/3.24″, 1.22µm, dual pixel PDAF, OIS, 3x optical zoom
12 MP, f/2.2, 13mm (ultrawide), 1/2.55″, 1.4µm, dual pixel PDAF, Super Steady video
Features LED flash, auto-HDR, panorama
Video [email protected], [email protected]/60fps, [email protected]/60/240fps, [email protected], HDR10+, stereo sound rec., gyro-EIS
SELFIE CAMERA Single 40 MP, f/2.2, 26mm (wide), 1/2.8″, 0.7µm, PDAF
Features Dual video call, Auto-HDR
Video [email protected]/60fps, [email protected]
SOUND Loudspeaker Yes, with stereo speakers
3.5mm jack No
COMMS WLAN Wi-Fi 802.11 a/b/g/n/ac/6, dual-band, Wi-Fi Direct, hotspot
Bluetooth 5.2, A2DP, LE
GPS Yes, with A-GPS, GLONASS, BDS, GALILEO
USB USB Type-C 3.2, USB On-The-Go
FEATURES Sensors Fingerprint (under display, ultrasonic), accelerometer, gyro, proximity, compass, barometer
Samsung DeX, Samsung Wireless DeX (desktop experience support)
ANT+
Bixby natural language commands and dictation
BATTERY Type Li-Po 5000 mAh, non-removable
Charging Fast charging 25W
USB Power Delivery 3.0
Fast Qi/PMA wireless charging 15W
Reverse wireless charging 4.5W
OTHERS Colors Phantom Gray, Phantom White, Phantom Violet, Phantom Pink

 

Samsung Galaxy S21 Ultra Pricing:

Galaxy S21+ is priced at $999 (Rs 72,700). Prices for Indian units will vary from these prices.

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