Samsung Galaxy S21 5G

Samsung Galaxy S21 5G
  • Exp. release 2021, January 29 169g (Sub6), 171g (mmWave), 7.9mm thickness Android 11, One UI 3.1 128GB/256GB storage, no card slot
  • Octa-core (1x2.9 GHz Cortex-X1 & 3x2.80 GHz Cortex-A78 & 4x2.2 GHz Cortex-A55) - International Octa-core (1x2.84 GHz Kryo 680 & 3x2.42 GHz Kryo 680 & 4x1.80 GHz Kryo 680 - USA/China Mali-G78 MP14 - International Adreno 660 - USA/China Single SIM (Nano-SIM and/or eSIM) or Dual SIM (Nano-SIM and/or eSIM, dual stand-by) About 800 USD
  • 6.2" 1080x2400 pixels
  • 64MP 4320p
  • 8GB RAM Exynos 2100
  • 4000mAh Li-Po

Overview

Samsung Galaxy S21 5G is a smartphone that runs on Android. It is expected to be release 2021, January 29. Samsung Galaxy S21 5G has 6.2 inch, Dynamic AMOLED 2X, 120Hz, HDR10+, 1300 nits (peak), a resolution of 1080 x 2400 pixels screen with Corning Gorilla Glass Victus. Samsung Galaxy S21 5G uses Exynos 2100 (5 nm) - International Qualcomm SM8350 Snapdragon 888 (5 nm) - USA/China chipset, Octa-core (1x2.9 GHz Cortex-X1 & 3x2.80 GHz Cortex-A78 & 4x2.2 GHz Cortex-A55) - International Octa-core (1x2.84 GHz Kryo 680 & 3x2.42 GHz Kryo 680 & 4x1.80 GHz Kryo 680 - USA/China CPU, Mali-G78 MP14 - International Adreno 660 - USA/China GPU. It supports 2G, 3G, 4G, 5G networks with Single SIM (Nano-SIM and/or eSIM) or Dual SIM (Nano-SIM and/or eSIM, dual stand-by). It has 64MP Triple main camera, 1MP Single selfie camera. Samsung Galaxy S21 5G uses Li-Po 4000 mAh, non-removable battery which supports wireless charging. The price of Samsung Galaxy S21 5G is about 800 USD.

Score the key features of Samsung Galaxy S21 5G compared to the other phones on the market:

  • CPU Cores: 95 / 100 points
  • Camera pixels: 103 / 100 points
  • Screen resolution: 81 / 100 points
  • Battery capacity: 88 / 100 points
  • Price: 78 / 100 points

Specifications

NETWORK

Technology GSM / CDMA / HSPA / EVDO / LTE / 5G
2G bands GSM 850 / 900 / 1800 / 1900 - SIM 1 & SIM 2 (Dual SIM model only)
CDMA 800 / 1900 & TD-SCDMA
3G bands HSDPA 850 / 900 / 1700(AWS) / 1900 / 2100
CDMA2000 1xEV-DO
4G bands 1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 7, 8, 12, 13, 14, 18, 19, 20, 25, 26, 28, 30, 38, 39, 40, 41, 46, 48, 66, 71 - SM-G991U1
5G bands SA/NSA/Sub6/mmWave
Speed HSPA 42.2/5.76 Mbps, LTE-A (CA), 5G

LAUNCH

Announced 2021, January 14
Status Coming soon

BODY

Dimensions 151.7 x 71.2 x 7.9 mm (5.97 x 2.80 x 0.31 in)
Weight 169 g (Sub6), 171 g (mmWave) (5.96 oz)
Build Glass front (Gorilla Glass Victus), plastic back, aluminum frame
SIM Single SIM (Nano-SIM and/or eSIM) or Dual SIM (Nano-SIM and/or eSIM, dual stand-by)
  Samsung Pay (Visa, MasterCard certified) IP68 dust/water resistant (up to 1.5m for 30 mins)

DISPLAY

Type Dynamic AMOLED 2X, 120Hz, HDR10+, 1300 nits (peak)
Size 6.2 inches, 94.1 cm2 (~87.2% screen-to-body ratio)
Resolution 1080 x 2400 pixels, 20:9 ratio (~421 ppi density)
Protection Corning Gorilla Glass Victus
  Always-on display

PLATFORM

OS Android 11, One UI 3.1
Chipset Exynos 2100 (5 nm) - International Qualcomm SM8350 Snapdragon 888 (5 nm) - USA/China
CPU Octa-core (1x2.9 GHz Cortex-X1 & 3x2.80 GHz Cortex-A78 & 4x2.2 GHz Cortex-A55) - International Octa-core (1x2.84 GHz Kryo 680 & 3x2.42 GHz Kryo 680 & 4x1.80 GHz Kryo 680 - USA/China
GPU Mali-G78 MP14 - International Adreno 660 - USA/China

MEMORY

Card slot No
Internal 128GB 8GB RAM, 256GB 8GB RAM
  UFS 3.X

MAIN CAMERA

Triple 12 MP, f/1.8, 26mm (wide), 1/1.76", 1.8µm, Dual Pixel PDAF, OIS 64 MP, f/2.0, 29mm (telephoto), 1/1.72", 0.8µm, PDAF, OIS, 1.1x optical zoom, 3x hybrid zoom 12 MP, f/2.2, 13mm, 120˚ (ultrawide), 1/2.55" 1.4µm, Super Steady video
Features LED flash, auto-HDR, panorama
Video [email protected], [email protected]/60fps, [email protected]/60/240fps, [email protected], HDR10+, stereo sound rec., gyro-EIS

SELFIE CAMERA

Single 10 MP, f/2.2, 26mm (wide), 1/3.24", 1.22µm, Dual Pixel PDAF
Features Dual video call, Auto-HDR
Video [email protected]/60fps, [email protected]

SOUND

Loudspeaker Yes, with stereo speakers
3.5mm jack No
  32-bit/384kHz audio Tuned by AKG

COMMUNICATIONS

WLAN Wi-Fi 802.11 a/b/g/n/ac/6, dual-band, Wi-Fi Direct, hotspot
Bluetooth 5.0, A2DP, LE
GPS Yes, with A-GPS, GLONASS, BDS, GALILEO
NFC Yes
Radio FM radio (Snapdragon model only; market/operator dependent)
USB USB Type-C 3.2, USB On-The-Go

FEATURES

Sensors Fingerprint (under display, ultrasonic), accelerometer, gyro, proximity, compass, barometer
  Samsung DeX, Samsung Wireless DeX (desktop experience support) ANT+ Bixby natural language commands and dictation

BATTERY

Type Li-Po 4000 mAh, non-removable
Charging Fast charging 25W USB Power Delivery 3.0 Fast Qi/PMA wireless charging 15W Reverse wireless charging 4.5W

MISCELLANEOUS

Colors Phantom Gray, Phantom White, Phantom Violet, Phantom Pink
Models SM-G991B, SM-G991B/DS, SM-G991U, SM-G991U1, SM-G991W, SM-G991N, SM-G9910
SAR 0.74 W/kg (head) 1.08 W/kg (body)
SAR EU 0.46 W/kg (head) 1.51 W/kg (body)
Price About 800 USD