Samsung Galaxy S21, S21+, and S21 Ultra launched with Exynos 2100 SoC, improved cameras, and more

Here's a quick look at Samsung's flagship Galaxy S21 series price, specifications, and availability details.

Highlights
  • Samsung Galaxy S21, S21+, and S21 Ultra flagship smartphones have been announced globally
  • The handsets are powered by Exynos 2100 chipset in India and Snapdragon 888 SoC in the US
  • In the first for an S-series phone, the Samsung Galaxy S21 Ultra supports S Pen

Samsung Galaxy S21, S21+, and S21 Ultra price in India, specifications, and availability details have been announced as the phones went official alongside the Galaxy Buds Pro and SmartTags. Samsung’s first flagships of 2021 debuts with punch-hole displays, much like last year’s S20 series lineup, and a new camera setup at the back. The Samsung Galaxy S21, S21+, and S21 Ultra pack cameras that run through the side frame. Additionally, the Samsung Galaxy S21 Ultra becomes the first smartphone in the company’s S-series lineup to come with S Pen support. Samsung Galaxy S21, S21+, and S21 Ultra specifications include Exynos 2100 SoC/ Snapdragon 888 SoC, 120Hz adaptive refresh rate, Gorilla Glass Victus, and an array of cameras with wide, ultra-wide, and telephoto sensors. Here’s a quick look at Samsung Galaxy S21, S21+, and S21 Ultra price and other details.

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Samsung Galaxy S21 series prices

ModelPrice
Samsung Galaxy S21 (8GB + 128GB)$799 (~Rs 58,400)
Samsung Galaxy S21 (8GB + 256GB)$849 (~Rs 62,000)
Samsung Galaxy S21+ (8GB + 128GB)$999 (~Rs 73,000)
Samsung Galaxy S21+ (8GB + 256GB)$1,049 (~Rs 76,600) 
Samsung Galaxy S21 Ultra (12GB + 128GB)$1,199 (~Rs 87,000) 
Samsung Galaxy S21 Ultra (12GB + 256GB)$1,249 (~Rs 91,200) 
Samsung Galaxy S21 Ultra (16GB + 512GB)$1,399 (~Rs 1,02,250) 


Samsung Galaxy S21 price in the US at $799 (~Rs 58,400) for the 8GB RAM + 128GB storage. The phone’s 8GB RAM + 256GB storage option costs $849 (~Rs 62,000). The model comes in Phantom White, Phantom Violet, Phantom Grey, and Phantom Pink colours. The Samsung Galaxy S21+, on the other hand, comes with a sticker price of $999 (~Rs 73,000) for the 8GB RAM + 128GB storage, while the 8GB RAM + 256GB storage variant is priced at $1,049 (~Rs 76,600). The handset has been announced in three colours, namely Phantom Silver, Phantom Black, and Phantom Violet.

The top-end Samsung Galaxy S21 Ultra is priced at $1,199 (~Rs 87,000) for the 12GB RAM + 128GB storage variant. The phone also comes with 12GB RAM + 256GB storage and 16GB RAM + 512GB storage options, which cost $1,249 (~Rs 91,200) and $1,399 (~Rs 1,02,250), respectively. The phone will be available in Phantom Titanium, Phantom Navy, and Phantom Brown colour options.

Samsung Galaxy S21 specifications

  • 6.1-inch FHD+ 120Hz Dynamic AMOLED 2X display (6.2-inch with rounded corners)
  • Exynos 2100/ Snapdragon 888 SoC
  • 8GB RAM
  • 128/256GB storage
  • 12MP + 64MP + 12MP triple rear cameras
  • 10MP selfie sensor
  • 4,000mAh battery
  • 25W fast-charging
  • 15W wireless charging
  • IP68 water- and dust-resistance
  • Android 11

Samsung Galaxy S21 runs Android 11-based OneUI 3.0 out of the box and comes with dual SIM support. The handset sports a 6.2-inch Dynamic AMOLED 2X Infinity-O display with 1,080 x 2,400p resolution, 120Hz adaptive refresh rate, and in-display fingerprint sensor. It also has the Eye Comfort Shield technology that protects your eyes by automatically adjusting the blue light filter in accordance with the time of the day and content. The phone has Gorilla Victus Glass on the front and a Glastic layer at the back. Under the hood, the Samsung Galaxy S21 rocks 5G-capable Exynos 2100 SoC in India and other markets, while in the US, it rocks Snapdragon 888 chipset. The SoCs are paired with 8GB RAM + 128GB/ 256GB storage options.

In optics, the Samsung Galaxy S21 rocks triple cameras at the back comprising 12MP (f/2.2) ultra-wide sensor, 12MP (f/1.8) wide sensor, and 64MP (f/2.0) telephoto lens. The phone offers features such as 30X Space Zoom, Portrait Mode, 8K video recording, and Super Steady Video mode. The front camera of the phone gets a 10MP (f/2.2) snapper for selfies and video calling.

The handset is driven by a 4,000mAh battery and supports 25W Super Fast Charging, 15W wireless charging, and Wireless PowerShare to juice up other wireless charging devices. The Samsung Galaxy S20 also highlights Stereo Speakers by AKG, Dolby Atmos, ultrasonic in-display fingerprint scanner, Wi-Fi 6, and IP68 water and dust-resistance rated. The smartphone weighs 171 grams.

Samsung Galaxy S21+ specifications

  • 6.5-inch FHD+ 120Hz Dynamic AMOLED 2X display (6.7-inch with rounded corners)
  • Exynos 2100/ Snapdragon 888 SoC
  • 8GB RAM
  • 128/256GB storage
  • 12MP + 64MP + 12MP triple rear cameras
  • 10MP selfie sensor
  • 4,800mAh battery
  • 25W fast-charging
  • 15W wireless charging
  • IP68 water- and dust-resistance

Samsung Galaxy S21+ specifications are pretty much the same as the regular Galaxy S21. The phone also comes with Exynos 2100/ Snapdragon 888 SoCs, triple rear cameras including a 64MP telephoto lens, a couple of 12MP sensors, and a 10MP selfie camera. That said, the Samsung Galaxy S21+ packs a slightly bigger 6.7-inch Infinity display instead of a 6.4-inch and 4,800mAh battery. Additionally, the phone only sports Corning Gorilla Victor Glass. There is no Glastic layer at the back. The phone weighs 202g and sports UWB tracking.

Samsung Galaxy S21 Plus design specifications prices

Samsung Galaxy S21 Ultra specifications

  • 6.8-inch QHD+ 120Hz Dynamic AMOLED 2X display
  • S Pen support
  • Exynos 2100/ Snapdragon 888 SoC
  • 12/16GB RAM
  • 128/256/512GB storage
  • 12MP + 108MP + 10MP + 10MP quad rear cameras
  • 40MP selfie sensor
  • 5,000mAh battery
  • 25W fast-charging
  • 15W wireless charging
  • IP68 water- and dust-resistance

The Samsung Galaxy S21 Ultra, the most premium handset of the lot, packs a 6.8-inch QHD+ Infinity-O Dynamic AMOLED 2X display with 1,500nits brightness. The phone also supports 120Hz refresh rate at QHD+ resolution, something its predecessor (and most of the market) does not. Moreover, the refresh rate of the phone’s display can vary from 10Hz to 120Hz, depending on the requirements of the on-screen media.

It is the first S-series smartphone to support the S Pen stylus, which will be sold separately. It employs up to 16GB RAM + 512GB storage and supports S Pen and Wi-Fi 6E. The handset weighs 228 grams. A 5,000mAh battery fuels the handset. The other Samsung Galaxy S21 Ultra specifications — such as the screen refresh rate, 25W fast charging, Exynos 2100 SoC, and IP rating — remain the same as that of the Samsung Galaxy S21 and S21+.

Samsung Galaxy S21 Ultra sports quad rear cameras with 12MP f/2.2 ultra-wide snapper, 108MP f/1.8 wide snapper, and a couple of 10MP telephoto lenses with f/2.4 and f/4.9 aperture lenses. There is also a Laser AF Time of Flight sensor for depth of field shots. Along with the features the other two phones offer, the Ultra handset has 4K video recording at 60fps, 12-bit RAW file, improved Bright Night mode, and 100X Space Zoom. For selfies and video chats, the phone highlights a 40MP snapper in the punch-hole setup for selfies and video calling.

Key Specs

Samsung Galaxy S21
Samsung Exynos 2100 | 8 GBProcessor
6.2 inches Display
12 MP + 64 MP + 12 MPRear camera
10 MPSelfie camera
4000 mAh Battery
Samsung Galaxy S21 Price
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Rs. 69,999.00
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