Samsung has finally announced its new Galaxy S21 lineup, but not part of CES 2021. The Samsung Galaxy S21, S21+, and S21 Ultra are available for pre-order starting on 14th January 2021, at 11 AM ET from Samsung’s website. All three versions of S21 will widely be available from 29th January. The company is throwing in credit for those who pre-order before 28th January 2021. They will get a $100 Samsung credit for buying a Galaxy S21, a $150 credit for S21+, and a $200 credit for buying S21 Ultra. Pre-order customers will also get a Galaxy SmartTag and the company’s new Bluetooth locator for free. President and Head of Mobile Communications Business, Samsung Electronics, TM Roh said, “We are living in a mobile-first world, and with so many of us working remotely and spending more time at home, we wanted to deliver a smartphone experience that meets the rigorous multimedia demands of our continuously changing routines”.
TM Roh added, “We also recognize the importance of choice, especially now, and that’s why the Galaxy S21 series gives you the freedom to choose the best device for your style and needs”. The Samsung Galaxy S21 starts at $799 and will be available in Phantom Violet, Phantom Gray, Phantom Pink, and Phantom White color options. The S21 has a 6.2-inch Dynamic AMOLED display with a 2,400×1080 resolution. The S21 runs on Snapdragon 888 processors and comes with 8GB of RAM, either 128GB or 256GB of storage, and 5G-support. The device has a 4,000mAh battery. The S21+ starts at $999 and it will come in Violet, Silver, and Black. Exclusive Gold and Red colors will also be available directly through Samsung. The device also runs on Snapdragon 888 processors and comes with 8GB of RAM, either 128GB or 256GB of storage, and 5G-support. The S21+ has a Dynamic AMOLED display with a 2,400×1080 resolution and has a larger 4,800mAh battery.
Both handsets have Samsung’s new triple-lens, a contour-cut rear camera system that includes an ultra-wide lens, a wide-angle lens, and a 64MP telephoto shooter. Samsung also added an 8K Snap, Vlogger View, and multiple mic recording. There’s also a new security provision with Knox Vault and even a feature dubbed Private Share. The 5G-capable Samsung Galaxy S21 Ultra starts at $1,199 and comes in Black and Silver color options. Additional titanium, navy, and brown color options will be exclusively available directly through Samsung. The S21 Ultra is the largest of the three smartphones announced today with its 6.8-inch, 3,200×1440-resolution, and Dynamic AMOLED display. The Galaxy S21 Ultra also supports ultra wide-band capabilities and WiFi 6E. All three versions have 4 rear camera settings including ultrawide, wide, and dual telephoto lenses.