In response to the rumors, Samsung has officially scheduled the Samsung Galaxy Unpacked 2021 event on January 14th. The Samsung Galaxy S21, Galaxy S21+, Galaxy S21 Ultra are expected at the event.
The Galaxy S21 will be available in purple, grey, white, and pink, the S21 Plus in purple, silver, and black. And the Galaxy S21 Ultra in silver and black color variants. The S21 and S21 Plus will feature 8GB of RAM in 128GB or 256GB versions, while the S21 Ultra will have 12GB of RAM in 512GB versions, depending on the market.
The Galaxy S21 Ultra would be compatible with the S Pen, the first in the Galaxy S series, but it would be sold as an optional accessory, and the company would sell cases with docking stations for the S Pen.
Samsung Galaxy S21 and Galaxy S21+ Rumored Specs:
- S21 – 6.2-inch (2400 x 1080 pixels) FHD+ Infinity-O Dynamic AMOLED Display, 421 PPI, 120 Hz refresh rate, brightness up to 1300 nits, Gorilla Glass Victus Protection
- S21+ – 6.7-inch (2400 x 1080 pixels) Infinity-O 6.7-inch (2400 x 1080 pixels) FHD+ Dynamic AMOLED Display, 394 PPI, 120Hz refresh rate, brightness up to 1300 nits, Gorilla Glass Victus Protection
- Octa-Core Qualcomm Snapdragon 888 5nm Mobile Platform / Samsung Exynos 2100 Octa-Core Processor
- 8 GB RAM with 128 GB/256 GB storage
- Android 11 with One UI 3.1
- 12MP rear camera with LED flash, f/1.8 aperture, OIS, 12MP ultra-wide-angle lens, f/2.2 aperture, 64MP telephoto lens with f/2.0 aperture, 3x hybrid zoom, OIS, 4K 60fps, 8K 30fps
- 10MP front camera with an aperture of f/2.2
- Water resistant (IP68)
- S21 Dimensions: 151.7 x 71.2 x 7.9 mm; Weight: 171g
- S21+ Dimensions: 161.4 x 75.6 x 7.8 mm; Weight: 202 g
- 5G SA/NSA, 4G VoLTE, WiFi 802.11ax (2.4/5GHz), Bluetooth 5.1, UWB (S21+), GPS + GLONASS, USB 3.1, NFC, MST
- Battery 4000mAh (S21) / 4800mAh (S21+) with fast charging, wireless Qi charging
Samsung Galaxy S21 Ultra Rumored Specifications:
- 6.8-inch (3200 x 1440 pixels) Quad HD+ AMOLED Infinity Display O-Edge dynamic display, 515 PPI, 1-120 Hz refresh rate, brightness up to 1600 nits, Gorilla Glass Victus protection
- Octa-Core Qualcomm Snapdragon 888 5nm mobile platform / Samsung Exynos 2100 Octa-Core Processor
- 12GB RAM with 128GB/256GB/512GB capacity
- Android 11 with One UI 3.1
- 108-megapixel rear camera with LED flash, OIS, f/1.8 aperture, 12-megapixel ultra-wide-angle sensor with f/2.2, 10 megapixel telephoto for 3x zoom, OIS, 10-megapixel periscope lens for 10x zoom, 100x spatial zoom, laser autofocus, 4K 60fps, 8K 30fps
- 40MP front camera with an aperture of f/2.2
- Water Resistant (IP68)
- Dimensions: 165,1 x 75,6 x 8,9 mm; Weight: 228 gr.
- 5G SA/NSA, 4G VoLTE, Wi-Fi 6E, Bluetooth 5.1, UWB, GPS + GLONASS, USB 3.1, NFC, MST
- 5000mAh battery (S21 Ultra) with fast charge, wireless Qi charge
Samsung Galaxy S21 Expected Pricing:
- Galaxy S21 5G: 849 euros (approximately $1,039 / Rs75,899)
- Galaxy S21 Plus 5G: 1,049 euros (approximately $1,284 / Rs93,065)
- Galaxy S21 Ultra: 1,399 euros (approximately $1,715 / Rs1,24,905)
The One More Thing: Galaxy Buds Pro
Besides the S21 series, Samsung is also set to launch the Galaxy Buds Pro with 3D spatial sound and Active Noise Cancellation (ANC) with 2 levels of ANC and 4 levels for ambient mode. It also claims to support speech recognition, which automatically reduces the volume when the sensors detect that the user is talking. The buds pro use gyroscopic sensors to track head movements, and Dolby Atmos technology immerses the listener in the sound.
Samsung Galaxy Unpacked 2020 will be premiere on the 14th January at 10:00 EST or 8:30 PM Indian Standard Time. As usual, Samsung offers live streaming on samsung.com, Facebook and Youtube.
Live Stream Link: https://www.youtube.com/user/SamsungMobile