Samsung Galaxy S21, Galaxy S21+, Galaxy S21 Ultra Launched with 120Hz Displays

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The Samsung Galaxy S21 series is finally official, after weeks of leaks and speculations around the devices. This series brings three smartphones in the Samsung Galaxy S21, Galaxy S21+ and Galaxy S21 Ultra, with the launch taking place at the Unpacked Event. All three smartphones provide displays with a 120Hz refresh rate and a new camera setup the company calls “Contour Cut Camera”.

 

Samsung Galaxy S21

The Samsung Galaxy S21 is built around a 6.2-inch Flat full-HD+ (1,080×2,400 pixels) Dynamic AMOLED 2× Infinity-O display with a 20:9 aspect ratio. The display also brings HDR10+ certification and an adaptive 120Hz. Under the hood, the Exynos 2100 SoC available in al regions (except the United States where a Qualcomm Snapdragon 888 is expected) is paired with 8GB of LPDDR5 RAM and 128/256GB of onboard storage. This smartphone runs the Android 11 with One UI on top.

In the optics department, a triple-rear camera setup with a 12MP ultra-wide sensor, another 12MP primary Dual Pixel sensor and a 64MP sensor with phase detection autofocus and optical image stabilization take care of photos and videos while a 10MP front camera takes care of selfies. The Galaxy S21 boasts a 4,000mAh battery that supports USB PD 3.0 fast charging. There is also fast wireless charging and reverse wireless charging for this device.

Connectivity options available for this device include 5G, 4G LTE, Wi-Fi, and USB Type-C Port for charging the device. It weighs 171 grams and measures 151.7×71.2×7.9 mm.

Samsung Galaxy S21 Ultra

The Galaxy S21 Ultra launched with the Android 11 with One UI on top. It has a larger display with a 6.8-inch Edge QHD+ (1,440×3,200 pixels) Dynamic AMOLED 2× Infinity-O display with a 20:9 aspect ratio. It also brings HDR10+ support and a 120Hz screen refresh rate. The Galaxy S21 Ultra launched with Wacom technology offering S Pen support.

This smartphone shares the same chipset as the S21 in the global and US markets but is paired with more RAM, as 12/16GB of LPDDR5 RAM options are available for users.

This smartphone features a quad-rear camera setup with a 108MP main camera with OIS support, it is supported by a 12MP Dual Pixel sensor, a 10MP telephoto sensor and another 10MP sensor. Up front, a 40MP camera takes care of video calls and selfies. The Galaxy S21 Ultra launched with a 5,000mAh battery that supports USB PD 3.0 fast charging and Wireless Charging 2.0.

This smartphone offers a variety of storage options with 128/256/512GB of onboard storage.  Connectivity options for this device include 5G, 4G LTE, Wi-Fi 6E, Bluetooth, GPS/A-GPS and USB Type-C Port for charging the device. It weighs 227/229 grams and measures 165.1×75.6×8.9 mm.

Samsung Galaxy S21+

The Samsung Galaxy S21+ is built around a 6.7-inch Flat full-HD+ (1,080×2,400 pixels) Dynamic AMOLED 2× Infinity-O display with a 20:9 aspect ratio. The display also brings HDR10+ certification and an adaptive 120Hz with Eye Comfort Shield. Under the hood, the Exynos 2100 SoC available in all regions (except the United States where a Qualcomm Snapdragon 888 is expected) is paired with 8GB of LPDDR5 RAM and 128/256GB of onboard storage.

In the optics department, this device features a similar camera setup as the Galaxy S21. The Galaxy S21+ boasts a 4,800mAh battery that supports USB PD 3.0 fast charging. There is also fast wireless charging and reverse wireless charging for this device.

Connectivity options available for this device include 5G, 4G LTE, Wi-Fi, and USB Type-C Port for charging the device. It weighs 200/202 grams and measures 161.5×75.6×7.8 mm.

 

The Galaxy S21 starts at $799 while the Galaxy S21+ sells for $999 and the pick of the pack, the Galaxy S21 Ultra costs $1199. These smartphones will be available for pre-orders from today, while they are expected to go on sale from the 29th of January in the U.S.

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