Samsung Galaxy S21 launch date confirmed; Flipkart ‘Notify Me’ page goes live

Samsung Galaxy S21 launch event invite teases the unique new rear camera module.

Highlights
  • Samsung Galaxy S21 launch event is on January 14th
  • Flipkart has teased the launch of the Galaxy S21 series
  • The launch event will begin at 8:30 PM IST

Samsung Galaxy S21 launch event has been officially confirmed by the company. The next-gen flagship lineup which is expected to include the Galaxy S21, Galaxy S21 Plus, and Galaxy S21 Ultra will go official on January 14th. The launch event invite teases the unique new camera module that has been seen on several renders already. The Samsung Galaxy S21 launch event will begin at 8:30 PM IST and will be live-streamed across official Samsung channels. Additionally, the ‘Notify Me’ page has now gone live on Flipkart, which confirms the flagships will go on sale on the e-commerce platform. 

Also read: Samsung Galaxy S21 series roundup: launch date, specifications, prices, and more

Samsung Galaxy S21, S21 Plus, and S21 Ultra are expected to look similar in terms of design. All three devices are widely believed to come with a center-aligned hole-punch display and a unique rear camera module that bleeds into the corners. The Samsung Galaxy S21 Ultra will be the most specced out model of the lot and is also expected to support the S Pen

Based on what we know s far, Samsung Galaxy S21 specifications will include the all-new Exynos 2100 chipset for most countries, including India. The Snapdragon 888-powered Galaxy S21 will launch in markets like the US. The devices should come with up to 12GB RAM and 512GB internal storage. The vanilla Galaxy S21 and Galaxy S21 Plus are rumoured to offer 6.2-inch and 6.7-inch displays, respectively, with up to 120Hz refresh rate. Meanwhile, the Galaxy S21 Ultra will sport a 6.8-inch WQHD+ curved display with a 120Hz refresh rate. 

As the teaser suggests, cameras will be a major focus with the Galaxy S21 series. Both the Galaxy S21 and S21 Plus are expected to offer triple cameras that include a 12MP primary sensor, a 12MP wide-angle lens, and a 64MP telephoto lens. The Galaxy S21 Ultra, on the other hand, is expected to offer a quad-camera system that includes a 108MP primary camera.