Finally, Samsung has launched its most awaited Galaxy S21 series with 3 smartphone lineups namely Galaxy S21, Galaxy S21 Pro, Galaxy S21 Ultra. Unlike the Galaxy S20 series, Samsung has not compromised the Galaxy S21 with either performance or productivity, additionally it has got some revolutionary extended features that will just blow your mind.
Samsung has announced that Galaxy S21 series smartphones will be available for sale from 29th Jan 2021, but if you are super excited to hold Galaxy S21 series in your hand then you can pre-book it now on the official Samsung website. Undoubtedly, this Galaxy S series is going to give tough competition to its competitors.
Pros & Cons
- Supports 8K Video-recording.
- 5000 mAh Battery
- Upto 1500 nits Brightness
- 108MP Camera
- Dynamic AMOLED Display
- Toughest Gorilla Glass Victus Protection
- No Charger
- No MicroSD card Support
- Little bulky
Price: Starting from around Rs 1.05 lakhs
Display: 6.8″ (17.27 cm)
Processor: Exynos 2100
Front Camera: 40MP
Rear Camera: 108 MP +10 MP +10MP +12MP
RAM: 12GB / 16GB
Storage: 128GB / 256GB / 512GB
Operating System: Android 11, OneUI 3.1
Samsung Galaxy S21 Ultra is available in 5 color variants. The matte finish design of the back gives it a premium look. The back of the body is made up of glass and comes with the latest and toughest Gorilla Glass protection. Whereas, the side frames are made up of aluminum.
Samsung Galaxy S21 Ultra weighs around 230 grams but due to impressive weight distribution it doesn’t feel so. Galaxy S21 is a little bulky to hold and also camera bump can be seen but the way it is embedded in the smartphone gives an awesome design.
MODEL: Samsung Galaxy S21 Ultra
OTG Compatible: Yes
DIMENSION: 165.1×75.6×8.9 mm
WEIGHT: 230 grams
AVAILABLE COLOURS: Phantom Black, Phantom Silver, Phantom Titanium, Phantom Navy, Phantom Brown
WATERPROOF: Yes (IP68, Upto 1.5m for 30 min)
Samsung Galaxy S21 Ultra presently has got one of the best display as compared to other flagship-level smartphones. The high pixel density gives marvelous multimedia and gaming experience. Also, Galaxy S21 ultra has got 1500 nits brightness which is the highest brightness level till now.
The Refresh rate can adjust itself from 10 Hz to 120Hz depending upon the type of task performed by the user such as reading e-books or playing games etc. The front screen is protected by the toughest Gorilla Glass Victus protection.
SCREEN SIZE: 6.8″ (17.27 cm)
SCREEN RESOLUTION: 1440×3200 pixels
REFRESH RATE: 120Hz
DISPLAY TYPE: Dynamic AMOLED 2×
PIXEL DENSITY: 515 PPI
BRIGHTNESS: ~1500 nits
SCREEN TO BODY RATIO: 89.98%
SOFTWARE AND HARDWARE
Galaxy S21 Ultra is embedded with Exynos 2100 processor that has surpassed Snapdragon 888 in Benchmark score. The processor is so powerful that even in the high usage and heavy gaming, it doesn’t have any heating issues. Also, there is no lag seen as the smartphone supports 120Hz Refresh rate.
The high-end variant of Galaxy S21 ultra series supports 16GB RAM & 512 GB that will additionally help in optimizing the performance of the smartphone along with providing a massive storage quantity.
RAM: 12GB/ 16GB
ROM: 128GB/ 256GB/ 512GB
USB OTG Support: YES
PROCESSOR: Exynos 2100(For India) / Snapdragon 888 (For US & China)
OPERATING SYSTEM: Android 11, One UI 3.1
PRIMARY CLOCK SPEED: 2.9 GHz
GPU: Mali-G78 (For India) / Adreno 660 (For US & China)
EXPANDABLE STORAGE: No
Samsung has significantly improved camera section of the Galaxy S21 series by optimizing it with two telephoto lenses along with a laser autofocus algorithm. Additionally, the smartphone also comes with 8K video recording support, interestingly even some high cameras also don’t support 8K video-recording features.
REAR CAMERA: 108MP (f/1.8, Wide)+ 10MP (f/4.9, Periscope Telephoto)+ 10MP (f/2.4, Telephoto)+ 12MP (f/2.2, Ultrawide)
FRONT CAMERA: 40MP (f/2.2, Wide).
Autofocus: YES (Laser Autofocus)
FLASH: YES (LED flash)
FLASH POSITION: Rear
VIDEO RECORDING: 8K@24fps, 4K@30/60fps, 1080p@30/60/240fps, 720p@960fps
OTHER CAMERA FEATURES: HDR10+, Stereo sound recording, Gyro EIS, 10× Optical Zoom, Panorama, etc.
Samsung Galaxy S21 Ultra supports 5000mAh battery that can easily pass out a day on average usage. Also, automatically self-adjusted refresh rate algorithm helps a lot more in conserving battery.
The Smartphone comes with 25W fast-charging support along with 15W wireless charging. Users will be little disappointed to know that the Galaxy S21 Ultra box also doesn’t have a charger in it, so you have to spend some extra penny in buying the charger and we suggest you to go with the wireless one.
BATTERY CAPACITY: 5000 mAh
BATTERY TYPE: Li-ion battery
BATTERY CHARGER: 25 W fast-charging.
USB Type C: Yes
WIRELESS CHARGING: Yes, 15W wireless-charging & 4.5W reverse-wireless-charging
Nearly, all major connectivities along with some additional features are present in Galaxy S21 Ultra that is a must in today’s generation smartphones. Also, the smartphone comes with 5G support making it a future-ready smartphone.
But, the smartphone doesn’t support an expandable MicroSD card but the inbuilt device storage is enough for storing data. Also, Galaxy S21 comes with nearly all enhanced smart-lock features especially Knox security that adds extra security features to the device.
Wi-fi: YES (802.11 a/b/g/n/ac/6e)
OTHER Wi-fi RELATED FEATURES: Wi-Fi Direct, Hotspot.
GPS: Yes (A-GPS, GLONASS, GALILEO, BDS)
NFC( Near Field Communication ): Yes
BLUETOOTH: YES (v5.2)
USB: YES (USB 3.2)
USB RELATED FEATURES: Mass storage, USB Charging
5G READY: Yes
OTHER WIRELESS FEATURES: Samsung Wireless DeX (For connecting wirelessly with desktops & laptops)
HEADPHONE JACK: NO
MAGNETIC COMPASS: YES
PROXIMITY SENSOR: Yes
LIGHT SENSOR: YES
UNLOCK FEATURES: In-display fingerprint sensor, Face Unlock, etc.