The presentation of the Samsung Galaxy Unpacked 2021 took place, during which Samsung presented the long-awaited line of flagship smartphones Galaxy S21. As expected, the lineup will ship with two 5G processor options: Snapdragon 888 for the US and South Korea and Exynos 2100 for all other countries.
In total, the Samsung Galaxy S21 lineup will have three smartphones: Galaxy S21, Galaxy S21 + and Galaxy S21 Ultra.
The youngest model in the line is equipped with a 6.2-inch AMOLED display with FullHD + resolution (2400 x 1080 pixels) and a refresh rate of 120 Hz. The smartphone will come in two configurations: 8GB RAM + 128GB or 256GB internal storage. The main camera of the Galaxy S21 is represented by three modules: 12 Mp + 12 Mp + 64 Mp. The front camera received a resolution of 10 megapixels. The dimensions of the smartphone are 151.7 × 71.2 × 7.9 mm. The battery capacity is 4000 mAh.
Galaxy S21 sales will begin on January 29 at a price of $ 799. The official price in Russia is from 74,990 rubles. The smartphone will come in four colors: pink, purple, gray and white.
Galaxy S21 +
The Galaxy S21 + features pretty much the same specs as the Galaxy S21, with the exception of a 6.7-inch display and a 4800mAh battery. The smartphone has the same two memory configurations 8 + 128GB or 8 + 256GB. The dimensions of the smartphone are 165.1 × 75.6 × 8.9 mm.
The Galaxy S21 + will launch alongside the Galaxy S21 on January 29, starting at $ 999. The official price in Russia is from 89,990 rubles. The Galaxy S21 + will come in three colors: purple, black and silver. Two more colors – red and gold – will be exclusive to the Samsung store.
Galaxy S21 Ultra
The flagship model is also equipped with an AMOLED display, but the resolution is QHD + (3200 x 1400 pixels), and the diagonal is increased to 6.8 inches. The maximum display frequency is also 120 Hz, but it can change, for example, in games, the frequency will be at 120 Hz, when watching videos, you can reduce the frequency to 60 Hz, and when watching static content, such as books, you can lower the frequency to 10 Hz. Dynamically changing the refresh rate can significantly conserve battery power on your Galaxy S21 Ultra.
As for the main camera, there are four modules: an ultra-wide-angle 12 megapixel f / 2.2, a wide-angle main module 108 megapixels f / 1.8 and two 10 megapixel telephoto lenses with f / 2.4 and f / 4.9 apertures. The front camera has a resolution of 40 megapixels.
The Galaxy S21 Ultra has three storage configurations: 8 + 128GB, 12 + 256GB, and 16 + 512GB. The battery capacity is 5000 mAh. The dimensions of the smartphone are 165.1 × 75.6 × 8.9 mm.
It has also been officially announced that the flagship will support the S Pen stylus, but the Galaxy S21 Ultra is not yet replacing the Galaxy Note series, and rumors of a phablet line suspension have not been confirmed.
The Galaxy S21 Ultra will also go on sale from January 29th for $ 1199. The official price in Russia is from 109,990 rubles. The flagship model will be available in black and silver. Titanium, blue and bronze colors will be exclusive when ordering a smartphone through the official Samsung store.
All Galaxy S21 smartphones are equipped with an under-screen fingerprint sensor, have an IP68 degree of protection against moisture and dust, and are equipped with a USB Type-C port. Smartphones out of the box run OneUI 3.0 based on Android 11 and support two nano SIM cards.