Samsung Galaxy S21 Plus 5G – Specs, Price, And Review

Samsung Galaxy S21 Plus 5G – Specs, Price, And Review
₦273.00
Brand: Samsung
Category: Mobile Phones
  • Display 6.7 inches, Dynamic AMOLED 2X
  • Camera 12MP Triple camera / 10MP Selfie
  • Memory 128GB by 8GB RAM, 256GB by 8GB RAM
  • Battery Li-Ion 4800 mAh, non-removable
  • OS Android 11, upgradable to Android 13, One UI 5.1
  • Launch 2021, January 29

Our Rating

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  • Camera Quality 8 / 10
  • Battery Performance 8 / 10
  • Design, Built Quality 9 / 10
  • Performance 9 / 10
  • Connectivity 10 / 10
  • Usability 10 / 10

Samsung Galaxy S21 Plus 5G just as it’s named is a 5G network-enabled smartphone released by Samsung in early 2021. The device supports IP68 water and dust resistance, sporting 6.7 inches display.

Samsung Galaxy S21 Plus 5G

Out of the box Galaxy S21+ 5G is google Android 11 preloaded. The model support 2 years Android upgrades, this means the preloaded version in the device can be upgraded to Android 13, One UI 5.1.

Storage-wise, the model is available in two variants, including 128GB by 8GB RAM, and 256GB by 8GB RAM. There is no room for memory upgrades for the Galaxy S21+ 5G.

As long as the power is concerned, the model is fueled by Li-Ion 4800 mAh, a non-removable battery, supporting 25W wired, PD3.0 fast charging, 15W wireless (Qi/PMA), and 4.5W reverse wireless charging. The device is painted Phantom Black, Phantom Silver, Phantom Violet, Phantom Pink, Phantom Gold, and Phantom Red

Samsung Galaxy S21+ 5G Price

Currently, the price for Samsung Galaxy S21+ 5G goes for about $273 in the USA, about € 520 in Europe, and about £ 600 in the UK. The model cost about N199,000 Naira in Nigeria

Full Specifications And Price

LAUNCH

Status Available
Announced 2021, January 29

NETWORK

Technology GSM / CDMA / HSPA / EVDO / LTE / 5G
2G Network GSM 850 / 900 / 1800 / 1900 - SIM 1 & SIM 2 (Dual SIM model only)
CDMA 800 / 1900 & TD-SCDMA
3G Network Bands HSDPA 850 / 900 / 1700(AWS) / 1900 / 2100
CDMA2000 1xEV-DO
4G Network Bands 1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 7, 8, 12, 13, 14, 18, 19, 20, 25, 26, 28, 30, 38, 39, 40, 41, 46, 48, 66, 71 - SM-G996U1
1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 7, 8, 12, 13, 17, 18, 19, 20, 25, 26, 28, 32, 38, 39, 40, 41, 66 - SM-G996B
5G Network Bands 2, 5, 25, 41, 66, 71, 260, 261 SA/NSA/Sub6/mmWave - SM-G996U1
1, 3, 5, 7, 8, 20, 28, 38, 40, 41, 66, 77, 78 SA/NSA/Sub6 - SM-G996B
NETWORK SPEED HSPA 42.2/5.76 Mbps, LTE-A (7CA) Cat20 2000/200 Mbps, 5G (5+ Gbps DL)
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BODY

Build Glass front (Gorilla Glass Victus), glass back (Gorilla Glass Victus), aluminum frame
Colors Phantom Black
Phantom Silver
Phantom Violet
Phantom Pink
Phantom Gold
Phantom Red
Dimensions 161.5 x 75.6 x 7.8 mm (6.36 x 2.98 x 0.31 in)
Weight 200 g (Sub6), 202 g (mmWave)
SIM Nano-SIM and eSIM or Dual SIM (2 Nano-SIMs and eSIM, dual stand-by)

DISPLAY

Screen Type Dynamic AMOLED 2X
Features 120Hz, HDR10+, 1300 nits (peak)
Screen Size 6.7 inches, 107.8 cm2 (~88.3% screen-to-body ratio)
Multi-touch Yes
Resolution Resolution 1080 x 2400 pixels
Pixel Density 20:9 ratio (~394 ppi density)
Protection Corning Gorilla Glass Victus

PLATFORM

OS Android 11, upgradable to Android 13
Chipset Exynos 2100 (5 nm) - International
Qualcomm SM8350 Snapdragon 888 5G (5 nm) - USA/China
CPU Octa-core (1x2.9 GHz Cortex-X1 & 3x2.80 GHz Cortex-A78 & 4x2.2 GHz Cortex-A55) - International
Octa-core (1x2.84 GHz Cortex-X1 & 3x2.42 GHz Cortex-A78 & 4x1.80 GHz Cortex-A55) - USA/China
GPU Mali-G78 MP14 - International
Adreno 660 - USA/China
Software Extras Always-on display
Samsung DeX, Samsung Wireless DeX (desktop experience support)
Bixby natural language commands and dictation
Samsung Pay (Visa, MasterCard certified)
Ultra Wideband (UWB) support
User Interface One UI 5.1

MEMORY

RAM 8GB
ROM 128GB/256GB
Memory Slot No

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MAIN CAMERA

Camera Type Triple Lens
Camera lens Wide: 12 MP, f/1.8, 26mm, 1/1.76", 1.8µm, Dual Pixel PDAF, OIS
Telephoto: 64 MP, f/2.0, 29mm, 1/1.72", 0.8µm, PDAF, OIS, 1.1x optical zoom, 3x hybrid zoom
Ultra Wide: 12 MP, f/2.2, 13mm, 120˚, 1/2.55" 1.4µm, Super Steady video
Camera Features 3x hybrid zoom
LED flash
Auto-HDR
Panorama
Video Resolution 8K@24fps
4K@30/60fps
1080p@30/60/240fps
720p@960fps
HDR10+
stereo sound rec., gyro-EIS

SELFIE CAMERA

Camera Type Single Lens
Camera lens Wide: 10 MP, f/2.2, 26mm, 1/3.24", 1.22µm, Dual Pixel PDAF
Camera Features Dual video call
Auto-HDR
Video Resolution 4K@30/60fps
1080p@30fps

CONNECTIVITY

Wi-fi Wi-Fi 802.11 a/b/g/n/ac/6, dual-band, Wi-Fi Direct
USB USB Type-C 3.2, OTG
Radio FM radio (Snapdragon model only; market/operator dependent)
NFC YES
GPS YES
Bluetooth v5.0, A2DP, LE

SOUND

Loudspeaker Yes, with stereo speakers
Audio Jack No

BATTERY

Battery Type Li-Po
Battery Capacity 4800 mAh
Placement non-removable
Fast charge 25W wired, PD3.0
Wireless Charging 15W wireless (Qi/PMA) - 4.5W reverse wireless

MISC

Box Contents / Charging Brick / USB cable / Manual
Sensors Fingerprint (under display, ultrasonic), accelerometer, gyro, proximity, compass, barometer
Dust/Water Resistance IP68 dust/water resistant (up to 1.5m for 30 min)
Drop Resistance -
Models SM-G996B, SM-G996B/DS, SM-G996U, SM-G996U1, SM-G996W, SM-G996N, SM-G9960

Prices

Price In USA (USD) $273
Price In UK (£) £ 600
Price In Europe € 520
Price in Nigeria (NGN) N199,000
Prices Are Dated May, 2023

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