Samsung Galaxy S21 Series – Everything you need to know

Last Updated: January 16, 2021

Samsung has just announced the Samsung Galaxy S21 Series at a very big event yesterday. The company introduced many products including the new Galaxy phones. The Galaxy S21, S21+, and S21 Ultra. Those phones pack a punch and are cheaper than last year’s models.

Here is everything you need to know about those 3 phones:

Samsung Galaxy S21 Ultra 5G

 

The Ultra series makes a comeback one more time. As we know it, the Ultra series is the high-end top-level flagship model from Samsung Galaxy Phones.

It’s clear that the Samsung Galaxy S21 Ultra 5G is far and the best-equipped phone from the series, here are the most important specs of the Galaxy S21 Ultra:

  • Exynos 2100 – International
  • Snapdragon 888 (5 nm) – USA/China
  • 6.8 inches 1440p+, Dynamic AMOLED 2X, 120Hz, HDR10+, 1500 nits (peak)
  • Android 11, One UI 3.1
  • Glass front (Gorilla Glass Victus), glass back (Gorilla Glass)
  • Fingerprint (under display, ultrasonic)
  • First S Pen support outside of Note series
  • 108MP main camera with 9-in-1 pixel binning, 12-bit RAW
  • Two tele cams: 10x periscope and 3x lens, both with OIS
  • Ultra-wide camera with autofocus
  • 40MP selfie camera, 4K at 60 fps filming on all lenses (front and back)
  • RAM – 12GB, 16GB option
  • Storage up to 512GB storageUFS 3.1
  • 5,000mAh battery
  • 25W Fast charging, 15W Wireless Charging, 4.5W Reverse Charging
  • Wi-Fi 6E (6GHz band for less interference, lower latency)
  • Stereo Speakers
  • UWB (fast phone-to-phone file sharing, direction finding)
  • Pre-order bonus (Galaxy Buds Pro)

The Galaxy S21 Ultra is fast and a beast, but there are few things it could be better, like fast charging. The S21 Ultra is very slow at charging, especially for the price range it’s targeting comparing to cheaper phones from Xiaomi, Oppo, and One Plus.

Samsung Galaxy S21 Plus 5G

The main difference between the S21 Plus and the S21 Ultra are few, other than a slightly smaller display, a lower resolution screen, lower battery capacity, and lower Main and Selfie Camera pixels. Other than they are basically the same Phone.

  • Exynos 2100  – International
  • Snapdragon 888  – USA/China
  • 6.7 inches 1080p+, Dynamic AMOLED 2X, 120Hz, HDR10+, 1300 nits (peak),
  • Android 11, One UI 3.1
  • Glass front (Gorilla Glass Victus), glass back (Gorilla Glass)
  • Fingerprint (under display, ultrasonic)
  • First S Pen support outside of Note series
  • 12MP main camera64 MP telephoto
  • 10MP selfie camera
  • RAM – 8GB Only
  • Storage up to 256GB storage – UFS 3.X
  • 4,800 battery
  • 25W Fast charging, 15W Wireless Charging, 4.5W Reverse Charging
  • Wi-Fi 6
  • Stereo Speakers
  • UWB (fast phone-to-phone file sharing, direction finding)

Samsung Galaxy S21 5G

Now, the S21 is the weaker phone of the series. It comes with a way smaller display at 6.2 inches, a small battery at 4000mh only, and without UWB support.

  • Exynos 2100  – International
  • Snapdragon 888  – USA/China
  • 6.2 inches 1080p+, Dynamic AMOLED 2X, 120Hz, HDR10+, 1300 nits (peak),
  • Android 11, One UI 3.1
  • Glass front (Gorilla Glass Victus), glass back (Gorilla Glass)
  • Fingerprint (under display, ultrasonic)
  • First S Pen support outside of Note series
  • 12MP main camera64 MP telephoto
  • 10MP selfie camera
  • RAM – 8GB Only
  • Storage up to 256GB storage – UFS 3.X
  • 4000 battery
  • 25W Fast charging, 15W Wireless Charging, 4.5W Reverse Charging
  • Wi-Fi 6
  • Stereo Speakers

 

Pricing

The price will vary depending on your specification and market,

Samsung Galaxy S21 Ultra starts at $1,199 in the US and £1,329 in the UK.

Samsung Galaxy S21+ starts at $999 in the US and £949 in the UK.

Samsung Galaxy S21 starts at $799 in the US and £769 in the UK.

Availability, Pre-orders, and Release Date.

If you are interested in getting the new Samsung Galaxy S21 Series, you can now place your pre-order.  The devices will ship in most regions on January 29. If you want to get a free gift Samsung is bundling freebies with pre-orders as usual, this will be up until January 28 and may vary by region.

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