Samsung Galaxy S21 specs, comparisons, faq, opinions

Samsung Galaxy S21
  • Cancelled 169g, 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 Cortex-X1 & 3x2.42 GHz Cortex-A78 & 4x1.80 GHz Cortex-A55 Mali-G78 MP14 - International Adreno 660 Single SIM (Nano-SIM) or Dual SIM (Nano-SIM, dual stand-by) USB Type-C 3.2, USB On-The-Go
  • 6.2" 1080x2400 pixels
  • 64MP 4320p
  • 8GB RAM Exynos 2100
  • 4000mAh Li-Ion

Samsung Galaxy S21 overview

Samsung Galaxy S21 is a smartphone that runs on Android. It was canceled. Samsung Galaxy S21 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 uses Exynos 2100 (5 nm) - International Qualcomm SM8350 Snapdragon 888 5G (5 nm) chipset, Octa-core (1x2.9 GHz Cortex-X1 & 3x2.80 GHz Cortex-A78 & 4x2.2 GHz Cortex-A55) - International Octa-core (1x2.84 GHz Cortex-X1 & 3x2.42 GHz Cortex-A78 & 4x1.80 GHz Cortex-A55 CPU, Mali-G78 MP14 - International Adreno 660 GPU. It supports 2G, 3G, 4G networks with Single SIM (Nano-SIM) or Dual SIM (Nano-SIM, dual stand-by). Samsung Galaxy S21 has 64MP Triple main camera, 1MP Single selfie camera. Samsung Galaxy S21 uses Li-Ion 4000 mAh, non-removable battery which supports wireless charging.

Score the key features of Samsung Galaxy S21 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: N/A points

Samsung Galaxy S21 full specifications

NETWORK

Technology GSM / CDMA / HSPA / EVDO / LTE
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, 17, 18, 19, 20, 25, 26, 28, 32, 38, 39, 40, 41, 66
Speed HSPA 42.2/5.76 Mbps, LTE-A (CA)

LAUNCH

Announced Not announced yet
Status Cancelled

BODY

Dimensions 151.7 x 71.2 x 7.9 mm (5.97 x 2.80 x 0.31 in)
Weight 169 g (5.96 oz)
Build Glass front (Gorilla Glass Victus), plastic back, aluminum frame
SIM Single SIM (Nano-SIM) or Dual SIM (Nano-SIM, dual stand-by)
  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 5G (5 nm)
CPU Octa-core (1x2.9 GHz Cortex-X1 & 3x2.80 GHz Cortex-A78 & 4x2.2 GHz Cortex-A55) - International Octa-core (1x2.84 GHz Cortex-X1 & 3x2.42 GHz Cortex-A78 & 4x1.80 GHz Cortex-A55
GPU Mali-G78 MP14 - International Adreno 660

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) Bixby natural language commands and dictation Samsung Pay (Visa, MasterCard certified)

BATTERY

Type Li-Ion 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-G990F, SM-G990F/DS

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