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Samsung unveiled its new lineup of Samsung Galaxy S21 smartphones yesterday in a virtual Galaxy Unpacked event dubbed Epic every day. Here’s everything you need to know and the price in Kenya.

The Korean tech giant revealed three smartphones, the Galaxy S21, Galaxy S21+, and the high-end Galaxy S21 Ultra.

In terms of design, the new set of smartphones have a redesigned metallic camera bump that curves into the sides of the phones, the S21 is available in Phantom White, Phantom Grey, Phantom Pink or Phantom Violet colors.

The S21 Plus is available in Phantom Violet, Phantom Silver, or Phantom Black and the S21 Ultra is available in Phantom Black or Phantom Silver colors

Samsung Galaxy S21 phones launched, Ultra is for Rs 1,05,999 while other 2 cheaper - Technology News

All three models run on octa-core processors, they all feature support for 5G connectivity and AKG stereo speakers.

 

Samsung Galaxy S21 & S21+ Specifications

  Galaxy S21 5G Galaxy S21+ 5G
Display 6.2-inch Flat FHD+

Dynamic AMOLED 2X

Infinity-O Display (2400×1080), 421ppi, HDR10+ certified
Adaptive 120Hz refresh rate (48~120Hz)

Eye Comfort Shield

6.7-inch Flat FHD+

Dynamic AMOLED 2X

Infinity-O Display (2400×1080), 394ppi, HDR10+ certified
Adaptive 120Hz refresh rate (48~120Hz)

Eye Comfort Shield

Dimension & Weight Dimension: 71.2×151.7×7.9mm

Weight: 171g(mmWave), 169g(sub6)

Dimension: 75.6×161.5×7.8mm

Weight: 202g(mmWave), 200g(sub6)

Camera [Front camera]

10MP Dual Pixel AF, FOV 80°, F2.2, 1.22µm

 

[Rear camera]

Triple camera

 

Ultra Wide: 12MP FF, FOV 120°

F2.2, 1.4µm

 

Wide-angle: 12MP Dual Pixel AF, FOV 79°, OIS,

F1.8, 1.8µm

 

Telephoto: 64MP Phase Detection AF,

Hybrid Optic 3X, FOV 76°, OIS

F2.0, 0.8µm

 

30X Space Zoom

[Front camera]

10MP Dual Pixel AF, FOV 80°, F2.2, 1.22µm

 

[Rear camera]

Triple camera

 

Ultra Wide: 12MP FF, FOV 120°

F2.2, 1.4µm

 

Wide-angle: 12MP Dual Pixel AF, FOV 79°, OIS,

F1.8, 1.8µm

 

Telephoto: 64MP Phase Detection AF,

Hybrid Optic 3X, FOV 76°, OIS

F2.0, 0.8µm

 

30X Space Zoom

AP 5nm 64-bit Octa-Core Processor

2.9GHz (Maximum Clock Speed) + 2.8GHz +2.2GHz

5nm 64-bit Octa-Core Processor

2.8GHz (Maximum Clock Speed) + 2.4GHz +1.8GHz

Memory 8GB RAM (LPDDR5) with 128GB / 256GB internal storage
Battery 4000mAh (typical) 4800mAh (typical)
Charging Improved wireless charging speeds with Fast Wireless Charging 2.0

USB PD 3.0 (PPS) certified Fast Charging for wired charging (AFC and QC2.0 compatible)

OS Android 11
Network & Connectivity [5G]5G Non-Standalone (NSA), Standalone (SA), Sub6 / mmWave

[Ultra Wideband]

Payment NFC, MST
Sensors Ultrasonic Fingerprint sensor, Accelerometer, Barometer, Gyro sensor, Geomagnetic sensor, Hall sensor

Proximity sensor, Ambient Light Sensor

Authentication Lock type: pattern, PIN, password

Biometric lock type: Ultrasonic Fingerprint, Face recognition

Audio [Ultra high-quality audio playback]

UHQ 32-bit &DSD64/128 support

PCM: Up to 32 bits, DSD: DSD64/128

[Audio playback format]

MP3, M4A, 3GA, AAC, OGG, OGA, WAV, WMA, AMR, AWB, FLAC, MID, MIDI, XMF, MXMF, IMY, RTTTL, RTX, OTA, APE, DSF, DFF

 

[Bluetooth]

Dual Audio

*The two connected devices may exhibit a slight difference in sound output.

Scalable Codec

[Recording]

Recording quality is improved with the High AOP Mic that minimizes distortion in noisy environments.

Video [Video playback format]

MP4, M4V, 3GP, 3G2, WMV, ASF, AVI, FLV, MKV, WEBM

 

[TV connection]

Wireless: Smart View (screen mirroring 1080p at 30 fps)

Wired: supports DisplayPort over USB type-C. Supports video out when connecting via HDMI Adapter. (DisplayPort 4K UHD at 60 fps)

Water Resistance IP68

 

Samsung Galaxy S21 Ultra Specifications

Galaxy S21 Ultra 5G
Display 6.8-inch Edge QHD+

Dynamic AMOLED 2X

Infinity-O Display (3200×1440), 515ppi, HDR10+ certified
Adaptive 120Hz refresh rate (10~120Hz)

Eye Comfort Shield

Dimension & Weight Dimensions: 75.6×165.1×8.9mm

Weight: 229g(mmWave), 227g(sub6)

Camera [Front camera]

40MP Phase Detection AF, FOV 80°, F2.2, 0.7 µm

 

[Rear camera]

Quad camera

 

Ultra Wide: 12MP Dual Pixel AF, FOV 120°, F2.2, 1.4µm

 

Wide-angle: 108MP Phase Detection AF, FOV 83°, OIS, F1.8, 0.8µm

 

Telephoto 1: 10MP Dual Pixel AF,
Optical 3x, FOV 35°,OIS, F2.4, 1.22µm

 

Telephoto 2: 10MP Dual Pixel AF,

Optical 10x, FOV 10°,OIS, F4.9, 1.22µm

 

100X Space Zoom

Laser AF Sensor

AP 5nm 64-bit Octa-Core Processor

2.9GHz (Maximum Clock Speed) + 2.8GHz +2.2GHz

5nm 64-bit Octa-Core Processor

2.8GHz (Maximum Clock Speed) + 2.4GHz +1.8GHz

Memory 12GB RAM (LPDDR5) with 128GB / 256GB internal storage

16GB RAM (LPDDR5) with 512GB internal storage

Battery 5000mAh (typical)
Charging Improved wireless charging speeds with Fast Wireless Charging 2.0USB PD 3.0 (PPS) certified Fast Charging for wired charging (AFC and QC2.0 compatible)
OS Android 11
Network & Connectivity [5G]5G Non-Standalone (NSA), Standalone (SA), Sub6 / mmWave

[Wi-Fi 6E]

[Ultra Wideband]

Payment NFC, MST
Sensors Ultrasonic Fingerprint sensor, Accelerometer, Barometer, Gyro sensor, Geomagnetic sensor, Hall sensor

Proximity sensor, Ambient Light Sensor

Authentication Lock type: pattern, PIN, password

Biometric lock type: Ultrasonic Fingerprint, Face recognition

Audio [Ultra high-quality audio playback]

UHQ 32-bit &DSD64/128 support

PCM: Up to 32 bits, DSD: DSD64/128

 

[Audio playback format]

MP3, M4A, 3GA, AAC, OGG, OGA, WAV, WMA, AMR, AWB, FLAC, MID, MIDI, XMF, MXMF, IMY, RTTTL, RTX, OTA, APE, DSF, DFF

 

[Bluetooth]

Dual Audio

Scalable Codec

[Recording]

Recording quality is improved with the High AOP Mic that minimizes distortion in noisy environments.

Video [Video playback format]

MP4, M4V, 3GP, 3G2, WMV, ASF, AVI, FLV, MKV, WEBM

 

[TV connection]

Wireless: Smart View (screen mirroring 1080p at 30 fps)

Wired: supports DisplayPort over USB type-C. Supports video out when connecting via HDMI Adapter. (DisplayPort 4K UHD at 60 fps)

Water Resistance IP68

Also Read: Samsung’s Galaxy S21 Series, What to Expect

Pre-order and Price in Kenya

You will be able to pre-order the Galaxy S21 series in Kenya from the 22nd of January 2021. The pre-order period will run for three weeks with early deliveries being done by the fourth week.

Here’s how the three smartphones are priced:

  • S21:  $799
  • S21 Plus: $999
  • S21 Ultra:  $1199

The new S21 smartphones are available to preview in official Samsung retail stores in the country.

 

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