Samsung has launched its latest flagship 5G smartphone Galaxy S21 5G and Galaxy S21+ 5G in the Global Market included India at its Galaxy Unpacked online event, as they promised. These have 6.2/6.7-inch FHD+ Dynamic AMOLED 2X Infinity-O flat Displays with a 120Hz adaptive refresh rate. Both are runs on the latest Snapdragon 888 / Exynos 2100 5nm 5G processors depending on the market with 8GB LPDDR5 RAM, up to 256GB UFS 3.1 storage, and works on the latest Samsung One UI 3.1 based on Android 11.
Coming to the cameras, Both phones have a triple rear cameras setup with an all-new, iconic Contour Cut Camera module that seamlessly blends into the device’s metal frame, where the 12 MP Dual Pixel primary camera with OIS along with 12 MP Ultra-Wide camera with a 120-degree field of view and last a 64 MP Telephoto lens with OIS. The Galaxy S20+ has also come with a depth sensor. These phones have a 10 MP Dual Pixel front-facing camera and all support 8K video shooting.
The Galaxy S21+ comes with Ultra-wideband capabilities (UWB) embedded to automatically unlock compatible car doors without pulling out your keys. You can also use an AR finder to drop virtual messages that let other Galaxy smartphone users know you need help searching for a lost item. Both phones also have in-display Ultrasonic Fingerprint Scanner, IP68 water and dust resistance, Samsung services like Bixby, Samsung Health, and Samsung Pay.
The Galaxy S21 is powered by a 4000mAh battery, while Galaxy S21+ has a 4,800mAh battery that supports 25W fast charging weird and 15W Fast Wireless Charging as well as a new Wireless PowerShare feature to charge Qi-compatible devices on the back of the phones. As we know that the phones come in a new sleeker box without a wall charger or wired earbuds.
The Samsung Galaxy S21 5G comes in Phantom White, Phantom Grey, Phantom Pink, and Phantom Violet colors, while the Galaxy S21+ 5G comes in Phantom Violet, Phantom Silver, and Phantom Black colors.
Samsung Galaxy S21 5G and Galaxy S21+ 5G Specifications -
|Processor||Octa-Core Qualcomm Snapdragon 888 5nm Mobile Platform / Octa-Core Samsung Exynos 2100 processor|
|RAM/Storage||8GB LPDDR5 RAM with 128GB/256GB storage|
|OS/UI||Android 11 with One UI 3.1|
|SIM||Single / Dual SIM|
|Rear Cameras||12MP rear camera with LED Flash, f/1.8 aperture, OIS, 12MP Ultra Wide sensor, f/2.2 aperture, 64MP Telephoto lens with f/2.0 aperture, 3x hybrid zoom, 30X space zoom, OIS, 4K 60 fps, 8K 30fps|
|Front Camera||10MP front camera with f/2.2 aperture|
|Connectivity||5G SA/NSA, 4G VoLTE, Wi-Fi 6 802.11ax (2.4/5GHz), Bluetooth 5.1, UWB (S21+), GPS + GLONASS, USB 3.1, NFC, MST|
|Battery/Charger||4000mAh (S21) / 4800mAh (S21+) battery with 25W fast charging, 15W Qi wireless charging|
Pricing and Availability -
For the Indian market, Pre-bookings have started from tomorrow, January 15 from across Samsung Online Shop, Flipkart, and Amazon.in online, Croma and Reliance Digital stores, Samsung Opera house, and other offline outlets. Both the phones will be available from January 25th for pre-booking customers and others get them from January 29th.
Samsung Galaxy S21 5G Prices are -
- 8GB RAM/128GB storage version – Rs. 69,999 ($799.99 / €849 / £769)
- 8GB RAM/256GB storage version – Rs. 73,999 ($849.99 / €899 / £819)
Samsung Galaxy S21+ 5G Prices are -
- 8GB RAM/128GB storage version – Rs. 81,999 ($999.99 / €1049 / £949)
- 8GB RAM/256GB storage version – Rs. 85,999 ($1049.99 / €1099 / £999)
Launch offers are -
- As a special offer, all pre-booked consumers can get Galaxy Watch Active 2 or a combo of Galaxy Buds+ and Travel Adapter with a device of their choice.
- All pre-booked consumers will get Galaxy Smart Tag-free and Samsung E-Shop vouchers of up to Rs. 10000.
- Consumers can also avail HDFC Bank cashback of Rs. 10000 / 7000 / 5000 (S21 Ultra / S21+ / S21) an option to avail Upgrade Bonus of up-to INR 5000.