Samsung officially announced the Galaxy S21 line of smartphones during an online presentation. It includes the base model S21, the more advanced S21 + and the top-end S21 Ultra.
Galaxy S21 received a 6.2-inch AMOLED 2X screen with FullHD + resolution and refresh rates up to 120 Hz, 8 GB of RAM and 128/256 GB of storage. The camera module in the smartphone is installed triple – the main 12 MP, ultra-wide angle 12 MP and 3X telephoto 64 MP. The resolution of the front camera, cut into the “peephole” in the middle of the upper part of the screen, is 10 megapixels. The screen, covered with a new generation Gorilla Glass, has an integrated ultrasonic fingerprint scanner.
The advanced Samsung Galaxy S21 + differs from the base model in its support for UWB wireless data transfer technology, an increased screen diagonal (6.7 inches) and a battery capacity (4800 mAh), other characteristics are the same.
But the Galaxy S21 Ultra is equipped with a 6.8-inch WQHD 120Hz display. The amount of RAM is 12/16 GB, constant – 128/256/512 GB.
There are also differences in the camera – the main module has a resolution of 108 megapixels, the ultra-wide-angle one – 12 megapixels, two telephoto modules (3X and 10X) of 10 megapixels. Front camera resolution is 40 megapixels.
The top version comes with a 5000 mAh battery and – the main innovation – supports work with the S Pen stylus (you will need to buy it separately). It also supports UWB and the new Wi-Fi 6E wireless networking standard.
All new smartphones support 5G networks and are equipped with the Exynos 2100 chip.
The Galaxy S21 price starts at $799 / £769 / AU$1,249 for a version with 128GB of space and 8GB of RAM.