Samsung has launched the Galaxy S21 Series of Android Smartphones. There are 3 different variants available – Galaxy S21 Ultra 5G, Galaxy S21+ 5G, and Galaxy S21 5G. These new S21 Series of mobiles are available in many different colors. All of these models are now available to pre-order online in the US from Amazon ( check here )
All these models are powered by the 5nm Qualcomm Snapdragon 888 Octa-core processor. The international variants, as well as the ones sold in India, are powered by a 5nm Exynos 2100 chipset instead.
Of these new flagship phones, Galaxy S21 Ultra 5G is the top-end model. The ultra model features a 6.8 inch Quad HD+ OLED screen with 3200 x 1440 pixel resolution. It has a variable 120Hz refresh rate display. This is the first Samsung S Series Smartphone to support the S Pen stylus ( not included in the box ). It is available in 128GB, 256GB and 512GB Storage options with 12GB or 16GB ram options available.
There are four cameras at the back of the S21 Ultra 5G. The main sensor is a 108MP with an F1.8 aperture lens offering a 26mm focal length. It supports Laser AF, PDAF and has Optical Image Stabilization built-in. The ultra-wide camera has a 12MP sensor with an F2.2 aperture lens, offering a 13mm focal length. The regular telephoto camera houses a 10MP sensor with an F2.4 aperture lens, offering a 70mm focal length. Samsung has also equipped this model with a 10MP F4.9 aperture periscope camera with a 240mm focal length. On the front, you get a 40MP F2.2 aperture camera. The rear camera supports 8K @ 24fps while the front camera tops out at 4K @ 60fps.
Samsung has equipped the S21 Ultra with a 5000mAh battery with fast charging support. The latest WiFi 6E and Bluetooth 5.2 are available as well for a better connectivety experience.
The S21 and S21 Plus models have 6.2 inch and 6.8-inch FHD+ OLED screens ( 1080 x 2400 pixels ). Both these models feature a 12MP F1.8 aperture main camera with Dual Pixel PDAF and OIS support. The other two lenses on the back are a 64MP F2.0 telephoto lens and a 12MP F2.2 13mm ultra-wide-angle lens. The regular S21 is powered by a 4000mAh battery while the Plus model has a 4800mAh one on board.
Galaxy S21 Series Commmon Specs
- OLED Screens
- 120hz Refresh rate support
- Corning Gorilla Glass Victus
- Snapdragon 888 / Exynos 2100
- Android 11
- UFS 3.1 Storage
- 4K @ 60fps
- 8K @ 24fps
- Wireless Charging support