Samsung Galaxy M21 launched in India at Rs. 13,000
Expanding its portfolio of mid-budget smartphones, South Korean tech giant Samsung has finally launched the Galaxy M21 in India. The new handset, which starts at Rs. 12,999, is a successor to the Galaxy M20 that went official last year. The key highlights of the phone include its AMOLED screen, 48MP triple camera, and a massive 6,000mAh battery. Here are more details.
The handset offers an AMOLED screen with a full-HD+ resolution
The Samsung Galaxy M21 comes with a familiar Infinity U-styled waterdrop notched design featuring a 6.4-inch AMOLED screen with a full-HD+ (1080x2340 pixels) resolution and 19.5:9 aspect ratio. The phone gets Gorilla Glass 3 protection and a rear-mounted fingerprint sensor for secure biometric authentication. Further, it is offered in Midnight Blue and Raven Black color options.
For the shutterbugs and selfie lovers
The Galaxy M21 comes with a triple-lens rear camera setup comprising a 48MP (f/2.0) primary sensor, an 8MP (f/2.2) ultra-wide-angle lens, and another 5MP (f/2.2) depth sensor. For selfies, video calling, and face unlock, the handset houses a 20MP (f/2.0) front-facing snapper. Moreover, the main sensor supports 4K video recording at 30fps, while the selfie snapper can record full-HD videos at 30fps.
Under the hood
The Samsung Galaxy M21 is powered by an Exynos 9611 octa-core processor, coupled with 4GB/6GB RAM and 64GB/128GB of expandable storage. Under the hood, it runs Android 10-based One UI 2.0 and packs a solid 6,000mAh battery with 15W fast-charging support. The standard connectivity options on the phone include dual-SIMs (Nano), dual-band Wi-Fi, Bluetooth 5.0, Type-C port, and a 3.5mm headphone jack.
Finally, what about pricing and availability?
The Samsung Galaxy M21 will go on sale in India starting 12pm on March 23 via Amazon. The handset is offered in 4GB/64GB and 6GB/128GB configurations. The former costs Rs. 12,999 while the price of the latter is yet to be revealed by the company. Lastly, it competes against Realme 6, Redmi Note 9 Pro, and Vivo Z1 Pro.