Samsung Galaxy S21, Galaxy S21 Plus and Galaxy S21 Ultra officially announced

After nearly a dozen leaks or so, Samsung has finally announced the Galaxy S21 series. Meet the Samsung Galaxy S21, Galaxy S21+ and the Galaxy S21 Ultra. Here's everything you need to know about the latest flagship devices.

Samsung Galaxy S21 Official

Samsung Galaxy S21

Samsung Galaxy S21

The Samsung Galaxy S21 features a 6.2-inch Full HD+ flat screen with an Infinity-O design. The display is a Dynamic AMOLED 2X panel that supports 48-120hz Refresh Rate, HDR10+, 421 PPI pixel density and is protected by Corning Gorilla Glass 7. The screen includes an in-display ultrasonic fingerprint sensor. The front camera is a 10MP selfie lens with an f/2.2 aperture, and an 80° FOV.

The phone runs on One UI 3.1 based on Android 11, and is powered by a Qualcomm Snapdragon 888 / Exynos 2100 octa-core processor with 8GB of LPDDR5 RAM,  and 128GB/256GB of storage. The device has triple cameras on the rear with a 64MP Telephoto lens that has an, f/2.0 aperture, 76° wide-angle, a 12MP 120° Ultra wide-angle lens with an f/2.2 aperture,  a 12MP 79° wide-angle lens, that has an f/1.8 aperture, 3X Hybrid Optical Zoom, and an LED Flash. The Galaxy S21 is backed by a 4,000 mAh battery that supports fast charging over a USB Type-C connector.

All three phones in the series are IP 64 rated for IP68 water and dust resistance. The devices do not have a 3.5mm headphone jack. The Galaxy S21 series supports 5G mobile networks, NFC, Wi-Fi AX among other connectivity options.

Samsung Galaxy S21 specs

  • Display: 6.2-inch Full HD+ 2400 x 1080 pixels, Infinity-O, Dynamic AMOLED 2X, 48-120hz Refresh Rate, 421 PPI, Corning Gorilla Glass 7, In-display ultrasonic fingerprint sensor, HDR10+
  • Operating System: One UI 3.1 based on Android 11
  • Processor: Qualcomm Snapdragon 888 / Exynos 2100 octa-core
  • Memory: 8GB RAM LPDDR5
  • Storage: 128GB/256GB
  • Main Cameras: 64MP Telephoto lens, f/2.0 aperture, 76° wide-angle, 12MP f/2.2 aperture 120° Ultra wide-angle + 12MP 79° wide-angle lens, f/1.8 aperture, 3X Hybrid Optical Zoom, LED Flash
  • Selfie Camera: 10MP f/2.2 aperture, 80° FOV
  • Battery: 4,000 mAh, USB Type-C Fast Charging
  • Connectivity: 5G, 4G LTE, Wi-Fi AX, Bluetooth 5.0, NFC
  • Sensors: Accelerometer, Proximity Sensor, Gyroscope, Compass, Hall sensor, Brightness sensor
  • Colors: Phantom Violet, Phantom Pink, Phantom Gray and Phantom White
  • Dimensions: 151.7 x 71.2 x 7.9 mm
  • Weight: 171g
  • Misc: Samsung Knox, IP68 water and dust resistance
  • Colours: Phantom Violet, Phantom Pink, Phantom Grey and Phantom White

Samsung Galaxy S21+

The Samsung Galaxy S21 Plus is similar to the regular model, but has a bigger display at 6.7-inches. The battery capacity is also larger at 4,800 mAh.

Samsung Galaxy S21+ specs

  • Display: 6.7-inch Full HD+ 2400 x 1080 pixels, Infinity-O, Dynamic AMOLED 2X, 48-120hz Refresh Rate, 394 PPI, Corning Gorilla Glass 7, In-display ultrasonic fingerprint sensor, HDR10+
  • Operating System: One UI 3.1 based on Android 11
  • Processor: Qualcomm Snapdragon 888 / Exynos 2100 octa-core
  • Memory: 8GB RAM LPDDR5
  • Storage: 128GB/256GB
  • Main Cameras: 64MP Telephoto lens, f/2.0 aperture, 76° wide-angle, 12MP f/2.2 aperture 120° Ultra wide-angle + 12MP 79° wide-angle lens, f/1.8 aperture, 3X Hybrid Optical Zoom, LED Flash
  • Selfie Camera: 10MP f/2.2 aperture, 80° FOV
  • Battery: 4,800 mAh, USB Type-C Fast Charging
  • Connectivity: 5G, 4G LTE, Wi-Fi AX, Bluetooth 5.0, NFC
  • Sensors: Accelerometer, Proximity Sensor, Gyroscope, Compass, Hall sensor, Brightness sensor
  • Colors: Phantom Violet, Phantom Pink, Phantom Gray and Phantom White
  • Dimensions: 161.5 x 75.6 x 7.8 mm
  • Weight: 200g
  • Misc: Samsung Knox, IP68 water and dust resistance
  • Colours: Phantom Violet, Phantom Black, Phantom Silver, Phantom Gold and Phantom Red

Samsung Galaxy S21 Ultra

The Samsung Galaxy S21 Ultra is equipped with a 6.8-inch QHD+ Dynamic AMOLED 2x display with a resolution of 3200 x 1440 pixels. It is an Infinity-O-Edge screen, and the S21 Ultra is the only device in the S21 series with a curved screen. It supports 10-120hz adaptive refresh rate, 1600 nits brightness, 515 PPI pixel density. The screen is protected by Corning Gorilla Glass 7 and has an Ultrasonic in-display fingerprint scanner. The selfie camera on the screen is a 40MP sensor with an 80° FOV, an f/2.2 aperture.

Samsung Galaxy S21 Ultra

The device runs on One UI 3.1 based on Android 11 and is powered by a Qualcomm Snapdragon 888 / Exynos 2100 processor with 12GB/16GB of LPDDR5 RAM, with 128GB/256GB/512GB  storage. The Galaxy s21 Ultra features quad cameras comprising a 12MP Ultra-wide angle lens, with an f/2.2 aperture, 120° FOV, a 108MP primary lens that has an f/1.8 aperture, 83° FOV, a 10MP Telephoto lens with an f/2.4 aperture, 35° FOV, and a 10MP periscope lens, 10° FOV, an f/4.9 aperture. The cameras support optical image stabilization (OIS), 3x/10x hybrid optical zoom, 100x Space Zoom, and are accompanied by an LED Flash, and a Laser autofocus module.

The Samsung Galaxy S21 Ultra is backed by a 5,000 mAh battery that supports 45W fast charging over a USB Type-C port.

Samsung Galaxy S21 Ultra Specs

  • Display: 6.8-inch QHD+ LTPO, 3200 x 1440 pixels, Infinity-O-Edge, Dynamic AMOLED 2X, 10-120hz adaptive refresh rate, 1600 nits, 515 PPI, Corning Gorilla Glass 7, Ultrasonic in-display fingerprint scanner
  • Operating System: One UI 3.1 based on Android 11
  • Processor: Qualcomm Snapdragon 888 or Exynos 2100
  • Memory: 12GB/16GB RAM LPDDR5
  • Storage: 128GB/256GB/512GB
  • Main Cameras: 12MP Ultra-wide angle lens, f/2.2, 120° FOV + 108MP primary Gen 2, f/1.8 aperture, 83° FOV + 10MP Telephoto lens, f/2.4 aperture, 35° FOV, OIS + 10MP telephoto lens, periscope lens, 10° FOV, f/4.9 aperture, 3x/10x hybrid optical zoom 100x Space Zoom, LED Flash, Laser autofocus
  • Selfie camera: 40MP, 80° FOV, f/2.2 aperture, AF
  • Battery: 5,000 mAh, USB Type-Cm 45W Fast Charging
  • Connectivity: 5G, Wi-Fi 6, Bluetooth 5.1, NFC, Wi-Fi AX
  • Dimensions 165.1 x 75.6 x 8.9 mm
  • Weight: 229g
  • Colors: Phantom Black and Phantom Silver
  • Misc: Stereo Speakers, IP68 water and dust resistant

Samsung Galaxy S21, Galaxy S21 Plus and Galaxy S21 Ultra price

The Samsung Galaxy S21 price starts at $799, the Galaxy S21+ costs $799, while the Galaxy S21 Ultra carries a price tag of $1199. The devices are available for pre-order starting today, and will ship from January 29th.




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