Samsung Galaxy S21 Series Launched: Specs, Price and Availability

Samsung kicks-off this New Year with the launch of the Samsung Galaxy S21 Series. The series includes Galaxy S21, S21+ (Plus), and the S21 Ultra. All come with 5G connectivity support. Samsung renews the design of the back, with the camera enclosed in an element that merges with the side frame and which includes three or four sensors depending on the variant.

Let’s have a look at the technical specs of these three handsets.

Samsung Galaxy S21 Technical Specifications

Let’s start with the base model, which has a 6.2-inch Dynamic AMOLED 2X display with FullHD+ resolution (1080 x 2400 pixels). There is a punch-hole design to house the front camera and Gorilla Glass 7 protective glass.

Under the hood, there is an Exynos 2100 chipset, made with a 5-nanometer production process. Equipped with a CPU with a Cortex-X1 core at 2.9 GHz, three Cortex-A78 cores at 2, 8 GHz, and four energy-efficient 2.2 GHz Cortex-A55 cores.

Samsung Galaxy S21 in Phantom Violet, Phantom Gray, Phantom White and Phantom Pink

There is also a 14-core Mali-G78 GPU, capable of providing 40% higher performance than the previous flagship’s GPU. Alongside the chipset, we find 8GB of RAM and 128 or 256 GB of non-expandable internal memory.

On the front, we find a 10-megapixel selfie camera, housed in the hole in the display, while in the back there is a triple camera. The main sensor is 12-megapixel (f / 1.8) with optical stabilization, a 12 megapixel (f / 2.2) ultra-wide-angle sensor (FoV 120 degrees) and a 64-MP 3x zoom telephoto (f / 2.0) ) lens with optical stabilization. There is the 30x Space Zoom function.

In terms of connectivity, there is 5G, WiFi 6, Bluetooth 5.2, NFC, GPS, and USB Type-C connector. The phone packs a capacity of 4,000 mAh battery with fast wired and wireless charging. Finally, the dimensions are 151.7 x 71.2 x 7.9 mm and a weight of 172 grams.

Other features in the Galaxy S21 includes IP68 certification for resistance to water and dust, the stereo speakers developed by AKG, reverse wireless charging, and the fingerprint reader under the display. The operating system, on all three models, is Android 11 with One UI 3.1 interface.

Samsung Galaxy S21+ 5G Technical Specifications

Samsung Galaxy S21+, as the name suggests is a big phone having a larger screen than its younger brother. It starts with a 6.7-inch Dynamic AMOLED 2X screen with FullHD+ resolution (1080 x 2400 pixels) and a refresh rate between 48 and 120 Hz.

Samsung Galaxy S21 Plus 5G in Phantom Violet, Phantom Black and Phantom Silver

Obviously, we find the Exynos 2100 chipset, also in this case coupled with 8 GB of RAM and 128 or 256 GB of internal memory, not expandable. The front camera, rear camera, and connectivity options are the same as in the Galaxy S21.

The S21 Ultra has a 4,800 mAh battery which supports wired, wireless fast charging, and reverse wireless charging. The dimensions stand at 161.5 x 75.6 x 7.8 mm for 202 grams of weight.

Technical Specifications of Samsung Galaxy S21 Ultra

It’s the top model in the Samsung Galaxy S21 series. The Galaxy S21 Ultra features a 6.8-inch Dynamic AMOLED 2X display with a resolution of 1440 x 3200 pixels. It offers a refresh rate of 120 Hz.

Samsung Galaxy S21 Ultra 5G in Phantom Black and Phantom Silver

It is driven by the Exynos 2100 chipset. The SoC is coupled with 12 or 16 GB of RAM and 128/256/512 GB of non-expandable internal memory. Connectivity is enriched with support for WiFi 6E. The front houses a 40-megapixel sensor, while four cameras at the back, assisted by a laser focusing system.

The main sensor has a 108 megapixel (f / 1.8) resolution with optical stabilization. Other sensors include a 12-megapixel (f / 2.2) ultra-wide-angle sensor, a 10 megapixel (f / 2.4) sensor with 3x optical zoom and optical stabilization, and a 10-megapixel (f / 4.9) sensor with 10x optical zoom, OIS, and periscope lens system.

Pricing and Availability

All three models are now available for pre-booking in India. For detailed pricing check out the official website in the source below.

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