Samsung Galaxy S21 series to debut on January 14
Samsung has announced the launch date of the Galaxy S21 series in India. The invite released by the company confirms that the S21, S21+, and S21 Ultra models will be unveiled on January 14, at 8:30 pm. Recent leaks have revealed that the flagship handsets will come with a premium design, a high refresh rate screen, improved cameras, and top-of-the-line hardware. Here's our roundup.
Samsung Galaxy S21 series: At a glance
The Samsung Galaxy S21 series will feature a metal-glass body with a punch-hole design, slim bezels, an under-display fingerprint reader, and an IP68 build quality. The S21 and S21+ will house a 6.2-inch and 6.7-inch Full-HD+ AMOLED screen, respectively, while the S21 Ultra will have a 6.8-inch WQHD+ AMOLED display with S Pen compatibility. The handsets will also support a 120Hz screen refresh rate.
For the shutterbugs and selfie lovers
The S21 and S21+ will pack a 12MP main sensor, a 12MP ultra-wide lens, and a 64MP telephoto camera. Up front, they will sport a 12MP selfie shooter. The S21 Ultra will have a 108MP primary sensor, a 12MP ultra-wide lens, a 10MP telephoto camera, a 10MP (10x zoom) periscope lens, and a laser autofocus unit. For selfies, it will get a 40MP snapper.
Under the hood
The Galaxy S21 line-up will draw power from an Exynos 2100/Snapdragon 888 chipset, coupled with up to 16GB of RAM and up to 512GB of storage. The S21, S21+, and S21 Ultra will pack 4,000mAh, 4,800mAh, and 5,000mAh batteries, respectively, and run on Android 11-based One UI 3. The trio should offer support for Wi-Fi 6, Bluetooth 5.2, 5G, NFC, and a Type-C port.
How much will they cost?
According to a recent tip-off, the Samsung Galaxy S21, S21+, and S21 Ultra will bear a starting price-tag of €849 (roughly Rs. 75,900), €1,049 (roughly Rs. 93,800), and €1,349 (around Rs. 1,20,600), respectively.