Samsung Galaxy S21 series

Samsung Galaxy S21 Quick Specs
  • OS: Android 11.
  • Release Date: 2021.
  • Network Type: 2G/3G/4G/5G
  • Display: 6.2-inch, 3200×1440 pixels resolution
  • Processor: Snapdragon 875 / EXYNOS 1000
  • Selfie Camera: 10 MP
  • Rear camera: 12 MP triple
  • RAM: 12 GB
  • ROM: 256 GB
  • Battery: 4200 mAh.
  • Phone Status: Pre-release.

Samsung Galaxy S21 Specs and Features

Mobile Wireless Network and Software

  • 2G mobile network bands: GSM, GPRS, EDGE 850 / 900 / 1800 / 1900 MHz.
  • 3G mobile network bands: UMTS, WCDMA, HSDPA 850 / 900 / 1900 / 2100 MHz
  • 4G mobile network bands: LTE 1(2100) / 2(1900) / 3(1800) / 4(1700/2100) / 5(850) / 7(2600) / 8(900) / 2(700) / 13(700) / 17(700) / 18(800) / 19(800) / 20(800) / 25(1900) / 26(850) / 28(700) / 32(1500) / 38(2600) / 39(1900) / 40(2300) / 41(2500) / 66(1700/2100)
  • 5G mobile network bands: 5G variant only.
  • SIM Type: Nano-SIM, Dual SIM
  • Software / OS: Android 11 + One UI

Design, Form Factor, Appearance

  • Dimensions: 151.7 x 69.1 x 7.9 mm
  • Weight: 163g
  • Display: 6.2 inches, 1440×3200 pixels pixels, 20:9 aspect ratio, 120Hz, Dynamic AMOLED display, Corning’s Gorilla Glass
  • Colours: Midnight Black. Vacation Blue. Hillier Purple.
  • Physical Build: Glass front and back

 

Internal Hardware Specs

  • Processor Type: 64-bit, 2.8 GHz Octa-core, Kryo 586
  • Processor Name: Qualcomm Snapdragon 875 (7 nm+) – USA / Exynos 1000 (7 nm+) – Global
  • Graphics Processor:  Adreno 670 (USA) / Mali-G77 MP11 – Global
  • RAM: 12 GB
  • Internal Storage: 256 GB (UFS 3.0)
  • External Storage: microSD, up to 1TB (shared slot)

Photography, Video Recording

  • Rear Quad Camera: 12MP Samsung ISOCell S5KGW2 + 64MP Sony IMX 555 main + 12MP telephoto + 0.3MP ToF, LED flash, 8k@30fps, 4k @60fps video recording, HDR+
  • Front-facing Camera: 10 MP, Face Recognition, Selfie Smart Angle, 2160p@30fps video capture.

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Audio, Video Playback

  • Music Support: PCM, AAC / AAC + / eAAC + / MP3 / AMR – NB / WB / APE
  • Audio: No headphone jack
  • Loudspeaker: Mono speakers
  • Video Support: H.264/MP4/MPEG4 player
  • FM Radio: Yes.

Phone Sensors

  • Digital Compass: Yes.
  • Accelerometer: Yes.
  • Proximity Sensor: Yes.
  • Ambient Light Sensor: Yes.
  • Barometer: No.
  • Pedometer: No.
  • Heart Rate Monitor: No.
  • Gyroscope (G-Sensor): Yes.
  • Fingerprint Scanner: Yes; in-display.
  • Face Unlock: Yes.
  • Iris Scanner: No.
  • Motion Sensing / Gesture Control: No.
  • Voice Control: No.
  • Intelligent Digital Assistant: Yes; Bixby, Google Assistant.
  • Infra-red Sensor: No.

Connectivity Options

  • Bluetooth: v5.0, A2DP
  • WiFi: Wi-Fi 802.11 a/b/g/n/ac/ax, hotspot, dual-band, Wi-Fi Direct
  • GPS: Yes, A-GPS, GLONASS, BDS, GALILEO
  • USB: microUSB v3.1. Type-C
  • NFC: Yes; supporting payment systems.

Miscellaneous Specs and Features

  • Battery Type and Capacity: Non-Removable Lithium-Polymer 4200 mAh
  • Battery Charging: 25W fast charging. USB Power Delivery 3.0.
  • Wireless Charging: Yes; Fast Qi/PMA wireless charging.
  • Reverse Charging: Yes.
  • Model Number: SM-G980, SM-G980F, SM-G980F/DS.

Samsung Galaxy S21 Price and Launch Date

  • Announced: 2021
  • Release Date: 2021
  • Country Availability: United States of America, Canada, United Kingdom, Europe, Nigeria, Ghana, Kenya, India, China. Global.
  • Price:  $999.

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Is Samsung s21 waterproof?

Yes; Samsung S21 is waterproof. It has IP68 waterproof and dust resistant rating.

Is the Samsung S21 5G?

Samsung S21 supports Sub-6 5G standard.

Does Samsung S21 come with earbuds?

No; it does not come with earbuds in the sales box. You have to buy them seperately.

Does the Galaxy S21 have a curved screen?

Yes; Samsung S21 has a 6.2-inch Dynamic AMOLED curved screen.

Does Samsung S21 have wireless charging?

Yes; the Galaxy S21 supports 18W Qi-based wireless charging, as well as Wireless Powershare, which allows it to function as a wireless charger for other compatible phones and devices.

What charger comes with S21?

The charger that comes in the box with the Galaxy S21 is a USB-C Super Fast Charging Wall Charger.

Does the Samsung Galaxy S21 have an SD card slot?

Yes; Samsung S21 has a microSD card slot, with support for microSD cards up to 1TB in size. It is a hybrid slot though, meaning that you have to give up a SIM card to use a memory card.

What comes with Samsung Galaxy S21?

The Galaxy S21’s box contains the phone itself with pre-applied plastic screen protector, USB-C Fast Wall Charger, USB-C to USB-C cable, as well as USB-C in-ear headphones.

Will Samsung Galaxy S21 work in USA?

Samsung S21 is supported across various US carriers like AT&T, Verizon, Metro PCS, Sprint, T-Mobile, Virgin Mobile, Boost Mobile, H2O Wireless, Ting, US Cellular, and Google Project Fi. You do need to make enquiries from your carrier to know what bands/frequencies are supported by them and determine the extent of compatibility.

MobilityArena Buyer’s Guide Verdict

Not available.

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Samsung Galaxy S21 Review Rating

We are yet to review the Samsung Galaxy S21 and so do not have a review rating for it yet. This section will be updated with our review rating and a link to the review page, as soon as we have a review ready.

Samsung Galaxy S21+ Core Specs
  • OS: Android 11.
  • Release Date: 2021.
  • Network Type: 2G/3G/4G/5G
  • Display: 6.7-inch, 3200×1440 pixels resolution
  • Processor: EXYNOS 2100
  • Selfie Camera: 10 MP
  • Rear camera: 12 MP triple
  • RAM: 12 GB
  • ROM: 256 GB
  • Battery: 4800 mAh.
  • Phone Status: Pre-release.
Samsung Galaxy S21 Ultra Core Specs
  • OS: Android 11.
  • Release Date: 2021.
  • Network Type: 2G/3G/4G/5G
  • Display: 6.9-inch, 3200×1440 pixels resolution
  • Processor: Snapdragon 875 / EXYNOS 1000
  • Selfie Camera: 10 MP
  • Rear camera: 12 MP triple
  • RAM: 12 GB
  • ROM: 256 GB
  • Battery: 5200 mAh.
  • Phone Status: Pre-release.

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