Samsung is all set to launch (reportedly) the all-new Galaxy S21 flagship series on Janaury 14th next month. Though we’re still almost a month away from its actual launch date, but pretty much everything about their official specs and design had already been largely revealed.
To make the matter worse, even the official pricing of the Galaxy S21 series smartphones for the European market had been leaked out today – leaving us with pretty much nothing left to look forward in the upcoming launch event.
Samsung Galaxy S21 & S21+ Pricing
In the European market, the Samsung Galaxy S21 is expected to be priced at 849 Euro (US$1,039) for its 128GB model. The Galaxy S21+ on the other hand, is priced slightly higher at 1,049 Euros (US$1,284) and 1,099 Euros (US$1,345) respectively for the 128GB and 256GB models.
In terms of specs, the Galaxy S21 and Galaxy S21+ duo are expected to be arriving with a FHD+ LTPS Panel with 120Hz screen refresh rate. They will be maintain the same 6.2-inches and 6.7-inches display size respectively as the current Galaxy S20 and S20+ devices, but will receive a slight downgrade for their screen resolution from the current QHD to FHD+.
In the camera department, there isn’t much changes in this aspect with both devices expecting to arrive with a familiar triple camera setup consisting of a 12 megapixels primary shooter, 12 megapixels ultra-wide lens, as well as a 64 megapixels telephoto lens. For video recording however, both the Galaxy S21 and Galaxy S21+ are coming with 8K/30fps and 4K/60fps video recording options this time round.
Under the hood, the pair will be powered by the either the upcoming Qualcomm Snapdragon 888 chipset and Samsung’s Exynos 2100 chipset depending on the region you’re residing. As usual, those residing in the U.S., North American regions, China, South Korea and Japan will be the ones that are receiving the Snapdragon 888 variants, while the rest of the world is expected to receive the Exynos 2100 variant.
Coming to its battery, the Galaxy S21 is tipped to be coming with a 4,000mAh battery, while its Galaxy S21+ counterpart has a slightly larger 4,800mAh battery. Although there isn’t any information pertaining to their charging capabilities, but they will feature at least 25W fast-charging.
For the vanilla Galaxy S21, it will be offered in four different colorways including Phantom Violet, Phantom Pink, Phantom Gray, and Phantom White. The Galaxy S21+ on the other hand, is available in Phantom Silver, Phantom Black, and Phantom Violet.
Samsung Galaxy S21 Ultra
Next up, the Samsung Galaxy S21 Ultra is expected to set you back by 1,399 Euro (US$1,715) for its 128GB variant. Although the pricing was revealed for the 128GB variant, but there’s likely to be other memory options available as well.
With regards to its specs, the higher-end Galaxy S21 Ultra will be touting 6.8-inches front display which is slightly smaller than the current 6.9-inches display on the Galaxy S20 Ultra. Compared to its Galaxy S21 and S21+ counterparts, the Galaxy S21 Ultra comes with an upgraded LTPO panel with WQHD+ screen resolution as well as an adaptatively 120Hz screen refresh rate.
In the camera department, the Galaxy S21 Ultra has a total of four cameras at the back consisting of a 108 megapixels primary shooter, 12 megapixels ultra-wide lens, 10 megapixels 3x optical lens, as well as a 10 megapixels 10x optical lens. This will be rounded out by a 40 megapixels selfie camera at the front.
Needless to say, the Galaxy S21 Ultra will also be powered by either the Snapdragon 888 or Exynos 2100 chipsets just like any other devices in the Galaxy S21 family. Likewise, it will also sport a slightly larger 5,000mAh battery as well.
In terms of color options, it will be offered in only two color options including Phantom Black and Phantom Silver.