Samsung Galaxy S21 Series Launched With 120Hz Displays, Water Resistance

Samsung has launched the new Galaxy S21 series with an adaptive 120Hz refresh rate and an IP68 rating. Read more to find about Samsung Galaxy S21, Galaxy S21+, Galaxy S21 Ultra Price in India, Specifications, Features

Samsung Galaxy S21 Series

Price and Availability

Samsung Galaxy S21 (starting)Rs 69,999
Samsung Galaxy S21 Plus (starting)Rs 81,999
Samsung Galaxy S21 Ultra (starting)Rs 1,05,999

The Samsung Galaxy S21 is priced in India at Rs 69,999 for the 8GB RAM/ 128GB storage variant. The 256GB storage model costs Rs 73,999.

On the other hand, the Samsung Galaxy S21+ comes with a price tag of Rs 81,999 for the 8GB RAM/ 128GB storage variant. The 8GB RAM/ 256GB storage model costs Rs 85,999.

The price of Samsung Galaxy S21 Ultra starts at Rs 1,05,999 for the 12GB RAM/ 128GB storage variant. The top-end (with 16GB RAM, 512GB storage) costs Rs 1,16,999.

The new handsets are now available for pre-orders. Sales will start from January 29 through online and offline retail stores.

The company has also launched the Samsung Galaxy Buds Pro TWS earbuds and the Galaxy SmartTag.

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Specifications and Features

The new Samsung Galaxy S21 series comes with 120Hz displays and an all-new camera housing that Samsung calls “Contour Cut Camera”.

While the Galaxy S21 Ultra sports a quad rear camera setup with a 108-megapixel primary sensor, the other two models feature an identical triple rear camera setup.

The Samsung Galaxy S21 Ultra comes in Phantom Titanium, Phantom Navy, and Phantom Brown color options. It also comes with S Pen support.

Samsung Galaxy S21 Ultra

Both the Samsung Galaxy S21 and Galaxy S21+ come in a new signature Phantom Violet color option. Let’s take a closer look:

Samsung Galaxy S21

Processorocta-core Exynos 2100
RAM8GB LPDDR5
Internal Storage128GB/ 256GB
Display6.2-inch, Dynamic AMOLED 2X, 20:9 aspect ratio, 421ppi
OSAndroid 11
Primary (Rear) CameraTriple (64MP + 12MP + 12MP)
Front Camera10MP
Battery4,000mAh

The new smartphone is powered by an octa-core Exynos 2100 processor along with 8GB LPDDR5 RAM and 128GB/ 256GB internal storage.

The Samsung Galaxy S21 is backed by a 4,000mAh battery that supports USB PD 3.0 fast charging, Fast Wireless Charging 2.0 at 10W, and Wireless PowerShare for reverse wireless charging.

In terms of design, the handset measures 151.7 x 71.2 x 7.9mm and weighs 171 grams and 169 grams. It sports a 6.2-inch Dynamic AMOLED 2X Infinity-O Display with a 20:9 aspect ratio and a 421ppi pixel density.

Samsung Galaxy S21

The display also comes with full-HD+ (1,080 x 2,400 pixels) resolution, HDR10+ certification, Samsung’s Eye Comfort Shield, and an adaptive 120Hz refresh rate.

Sensors on the device include an all-new ultrasonic fingerprint sensor, accelerometer, ambient light sensor, barometer, geomagnetic sensor, gyroscope, and proximity sensor.

The Samsung Galaxy S21 runs Android 11 OS with One UI on top. Connectivity options include 5G (NSA and SA both), 4G LTE, Wi-Fi, Bluetooth, GPS/ A-GPS, NFC, and USB Type-C port (with DisplayPort support)

Cameras

On the back, the flagship smartphone sports a triple-camera setup with a 12MP Dual Pixel sensor (f/1.8, autofocus support and, a 12MP ultra-wide-angle lens (f/2.2, 120 degrees FoV).

There is also a 64MP sensor with phase detection autofocus (PDAF), hybrid optic 3x zoom, optical image stabilisation (OIS), f/2.0 aperture, and 76 degrees FoV.

Samsung Galaxy S21

For selfies and video calling, the Samsung Galaxy S21 sports a 10MP front camera with f/2.2 aperture and 80 degrees field of view (FoV).

Camera features include 8K Snap, Director’s View, Super Steady Video, and Single Take. An improved Space Zoom feature lets you digitally zoom an object or subject 30 times.

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Samsung Galaxy S21+

The new smartphone comes with similar specs and features as the Galaxy S21 model. However, it comes with several upgrades.

The Samsung Galaxy S21+ sports a 6.7-inch Dynamic AMOLED 2X Infinity-O Display with a full-HD+ resolution, and a 20:9 aspect ratio.

Samsung Galaxy S21 Series

The display also comes with HDR10+ support, a 120Hz adaptive refresh rate, Eye Comfort Shield, and a 394ppi pixel density.

The flagship handset is backed by a 4,800mAh battery that supports fast wired and wireless charging. It also comes with Ultra Wideband (UWB) support.

In terms of dimensions, the Samsung Galaxy S21 Plus measures 161.5 x 75.6 x 7.8mm and weighs 202 grams.

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Samsung Galaxy S21 Ultra

Processorocta-core Exynos 2100
RAM12GB/ 16GB LPDDR5
Internal Storage128GB/ 256GB/ 512GB
Display6.8-inch, Edge QHD+ Dynamic AMOLED 2X, HDR10+ support, 120Hz adaptive refresh rate
OSAndroid 11
Primary (Rear) CameraQuad (108MP + 64MP + 10MP + 10MP)
Front Camera10MP
Battery5,000mAh

The premium smartphone is powered by an octa-core Exynos 2100 processor along with 12GB/ 16GB LPDDR5 RAM and 128GB/ 256GB/ 512GB storage.

The Samsung Galaxy S21 Ultra is backed by a 5,000mAh battery that supports USB PD 3.0 and Wireless Charging 2.0 for fast wired and wireless charging.

In terms of design, the handset measures 165.1 x 75.6 x 8.9mm and weighs 229 grams. It sports an advanced 6.8-inch Edge QHD+ Dynamic AMOLED 2X Infinity-O display with HDR10+ support and a 120Hz adaptive refresh rate.

Samsung Galaxy S21 Ultra

The display also comes with Wacom’s technology to support S Pen. Sensors on the device include an ultrasonic fingerprint sensor, accelerometer, ambient light sensor, barometer, geomagnetic, gyro scope, hall, and a proximity sensor.

In terms of optics, the Samsung Galaxy S21 Ultra sports a quad rear camera setup with a 108MP primary sensor (f/1.8, OIS support) and a 12MP Dual Pixel sensor (f/2.2).

Samsung Galaxy S21 Ultra

There is also a 10MP telephoto lens (f/2.4, OIS support, 3x optical zoom) and another 10MP telephoto lens (f/4.9, OIS support, 10x optical zoom).

Additionally, the smartphone comes equipped with a laser autofocus sensor and supports 100X Space Zoom. For selfies and video calling, it sports a 40MP front camera (f/2.2).

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