Samsung Galaxy S21 series launched in India – price, specifications, and everything you need to know
- Samsung took the wraps off its latest flagship smartphones, the Galaxy S21 series at the Galaxy Unpacked 2021 event.
- One of the standout announcements includes the Galaxy S21 Ultra with S Pen – which is a first for a Galaxy S series smartphone.
- With the Galaxy S21 series, focus is primarily on the camera experience, and improved performance thanks to the new Exynos 990 chipset.
- Apart from this, the Galaxy S21 series will also be available in limited edition custom colours that will be made to order.
As is tradition with Samsung flagship launches, the Galaxy S21 series comes filled to the brim with top of the line hardware and the latest software.
The flagship series from the company includes the Galaxy S21, the Galaxy S21+ and the premium Galaxy S21 Ultra. The company also launched the Galaxy Buds Pro at the event.
AdvertisementThe Samsung Galaxy S21 series is equipped with the newly announced Exynos 2100 chipset and comes with several improvements over its predecessor. The Galaxy S20 series was announced in February last year and the company has decided to move up the launch by a month this year.
Samsung Galaxy S21 pricing and availability
The Samsung Galaxy S21 series is priced starting at ₹69,999, the Galaxy S21+ is priced starting at ₹81,999 and the Galaxy S21 Ultra is priced at ₹1,05,999.
The Samsung Galaxy S21 will be available in Phantom Gray, Phantom White, Phantom Violet and Phantom Pink color options. The Samsung Galaxy S21+ will be available in Phantom Black, Phantom Silver and Phantom Violet color options.
The Samsung Galaxy S21 Ultra will be available in Phantom Black and Phantom Silver color options.
The Samsung Galaxy S21 series will be available for pre-orders starting from today and will go on sale on January 29. Users who pre-boook the device will get a SmartTag for free and a Samsung e-shop voucher worth ₹10,000.
Samsung Galaxy S21 and Galaxy S21+ specifications
Starting with the Galaxy S21, it features a 6.2-inch Full HD+ Infinity-O Dynamic AMOLED display with Gorilla Glass Victus protection. The Galaxy S21+ features a bigger 6.7-inch Full HD+ Infinity-O Dynamic AMOLED display with Gorilla Glass Victus protection.
The Galaxy S21 and Galaxy S21+ are powered by the Exynos 2100 chipset coupled with 8GB RAM and up to 256GB of internal storage.
Coming to the optics, the Samsung Galaxy S21 and Galaxy S21+ feature a triple camera setup at the back consisting of a 12MP primary camera, a 12MP ultra-wide-angle sensor and a 64MP telephoto lens that offers 3x hybrid zoom.
On the front, both the devices feature a 10MP selfie camera.
The Samsung Galaxy S21 is powered by a 4,000mAh battery and the Galaxy S21+ is powered by a 4,800mAh battery. Both the devices support 25W fast charging support.
Samsung Galaxy S21 Ultra specifications
The Samsung Galaxy S21 Ultra features a bigger 6.8-inch Quad HD+ Infinity-O-Edge Dynamic AMOLED Display with Gorilla Glass Victus protection.
The Galaxy S21 Ultra is also powered by the Exynos 2100 chipset coupled with 16GB RAM and up to 512GB of internal storage.
One of the main highlights of the Galaxy S21 Ultra is the S Pen support. You will have to buy a separate case if you wish to dock the stylus along with the phone.
In terms of optics, the Galaxy S21 Ultra features a 108MP primary camera with OIS, 12MP ultra-wide-angle sensor, 10MP telephoto sensor with 3x zoom, 10MP periscope lens with 10x zoom and 100x space zoom.
AdvertisementOn the front, it sports a 40MP selfie camera. The Galaxy S21 Ultra is powered by a 5,000mAh battery with 25W fast charge support.
Samsung Galaxy S21 specifications at a glance
|Device||Samsung Galaxy S21||Samsung Galaxy S21+||Samsung Galaxy S21 Ultra|
|Resolution||2400 x 1800 pixels||2400 x 1800 pixels||3088 x 1440 pixels|
|Protection||Gorilla Glass Victus||Gorilla Glass Victus||Gorilla Glass Victus|
|Android version||Android 11||Android 11||Android 11|
|Chipset||Exynos 2100||Exynos 2100||Exynos 2100|
|Rear camera||12MP primary||12MP primary||108MP primary|
|12 ultra-wide-angle||12 ultra-wide-angle||12 ultra-wide-angle|
|64MP depth sensor||64MP depth sensor||10MP telephoto|
|Selfie camera||10MP primary||10MP primary||40MP|
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