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Samsung Galaxy S21 5G

Samsung Galaxy S21 5G
$619.99
SKU: cell-448
Brand: Samsung
Category: Mobiles
  • CPU: Octa-core
  • RAM: 8 GB
  • Storage: 128 GB, 256 GB
  • Display: Dynamic AMOLED, 6.2 inches
  • Camera: Triple rear camera
  • OS: Android 11, One UI 3.1
  • Battery: 4,000 mAh

Our Rating

The overall rating is based on review by our experts

9.4
  • Design 10 / 10
  • Display 9 / 10
  • Camera 9 / 10
  • Multimedia 10 / 10
  • Features 10 / 10
  • Connectivity 9 / 10
  • Performance 9 / 10
  • Battery 9 / 10

Samsung Galaxy S21 5G features a 6.2-inch Dynamic AMOLED 2X display with a resolution of 1080 x 2400 pixels and a 20:9 aspect ratio. Under the hood, the phone is comes with an Octa-core processor based Exynos 2100 (5 nm) – International/ Qualcomm Snapdragon 888 5G (5 nm) – USA/China. It comes with 8GB RAM and 128/256GB internal storage.

In terms of camera, there’s a triple rear camera setup that consists of a 12-MP Primary camera, 64-MP telephoto lens, and a 12-Mp ultra-wide-angle camera. Upfront, there’s a 10-MP single camera for selfies and video calling.

Out of the box, the phone runs Android 11 based One UI 3.1 (Skin). There’s a 4,000 mAh coupled with Fast Qi/PMA wireless charging support up to 15W and 4.5W Reverse wireless charging support. Connectivity options include Wi-Fi 802.11 a/b/g/n/ac/6, Bluetooth v5.0, GPS, NFC, FM radio, USB Type-C 3.2, etc.

Specifications

General

Device Type Smart Phone
Model SM-G991B, SM-G991B/DS, SM-G991U, SM-G991U1, SM-G991W, SM-G991N, SM-G9910
Announced 14 January, 2021
Released 29 January, 2021
Status Available
Price โ‚นโ€‰69,990 / $โ€‰619.99

Network

SIM <strong>SIM</strong> (Subscriber Identity Module) is a small card that contains mobile network subscriber's account information. This allows the phone using the card to attach to a mobile network. The SIM card is most commonly associated with GSM and UMTS mobile networks. Moving a SIM card from one phone to another allows a subscriber to switch mobile phones without having to contact their mobile network carrier. SIM cards can also be used by a phone to store limited amounts of data, such as phone numbers and text messages. Nano SIM
Dual SIM Yes, G930FD

Design

Type <strong>Design Type</strong> called form factor refers to a mobile phone's size, shape, and style as well as the layout and position of major components of phone. There are three major form factors seen in mobile phones => bar phones, folding phones and sliding phones. Bar
Dimensions 151.7 x 71.2 x 7.9 mm
Weight 169 grams
Protection Corning Gorilla Glass Victus,
Colors Phantom Gray, Phantom White, Phantom Violet, Phantom Pink

Display

Display Type <strong>Display Technology => </strong> A number of display technologies and types used in mobile phones => TFT (Thin Film Transistor), IPS (In-Place Switching), OLED (Organic Light Emitting Diode), AMOLED (Active-Matrix Organic Light-Emitting Diode), Super AMOLED (an even advanced version of AMOLED), Resistive Touchscreen (Resistive touchscreens contain two layer of conductive material with a very small gap between them which acts as a resistance), Capacitive Touchsceen (Capacitive touchscreen technology consists of a layer of glass coated with a transparent conductor) Dynamic AMOLED 2X
Size 6.2 inches
Resolution 1440 x 2560 pixels
Refresh Rate 120Hz
Aspect Ratio 20:9
Brightness 1300 nits (peak)
Pixel Density <strong>Pixel Density (PPI)</strong> is refers to the concentration of pixels on a particular display, measured in pixels per inch (ppi). Pixel density is calculated by dividing the diagonal pixel resolution of a display by its diagonal size, higher pixel density better display quality. 421 ppi
Touch Screen Yes
Display Protection <strong>Display Protection => </strong> Gorilla Glass is a special alkali-aluminosilicate glass shield with exceptional damage resistance that helps protect mobile displays from scratches, drops, and bumps of everyday use, It is always better to go for a smartphone with Gorilla Glass for that added protection and peace of mind. Corning Gorilla Glass Victus
Features Always-on display
Secondary Display No

Hardware

Chipset <strong>Chipset</strong> is a group of integrated circuits designed to perform one or a more dedicated functions, often with real time computing constraints, Popular smartphones are equipped with more advanced embedded chipsets that can do many different tasks depending on their programming. Exynos 2100 (5 nm) - International/ Qualcomm Snapdragon 888 5G (5 nm) - USA/China
CPU <strong>CPU</strong> (Central Processing Unit) mostly known as processors, CPU processes instructions in order to carry out certain functions that make your device operate properly. Processors are often described as the brain of computers, smartphones and tablets, Smartphones and tablets rely on processors to carry out their every task, Processors are an incredibly important factor in selecting any type of computing device, including your smartphone. Octa-core
GPU <strong>GPU</strong> (Graphics Processing Unit) is a single-chip processor designed to rapidly manipulate and alter memory to accelerate the creation of images in a frame buffer intended for output to a display, This includes things such as lighting effects, object transformations, and 3D motion. Mali-G78 MP14 - International/ Adreno 660 - USA/China
RAM (Memory) <strong>RAM</strong> (Random Access Memory) is a type of computer memory that can be accessed randomly, any byte of memory can be accessed without touching the preceding bytes that allows information to be stored and accessed quickly from random locations. RAM is the most common type of memory found in computer systems, smartphones, tablets and other electronic devices. 8 GB
Internal Storage <strong>Internal Storage</strong> is a data storage space (flash memory) mostly used in smartphones, tablets and other electronic devices where operating system, apps, music, photos, videos, files and other user data Is stored. 128 GB, 256 GB
Card Slot <strong>Memory Card Slot</strong> is a special slot for inserting a memory card. Memory cards allow you to expand the phone's built-in memory, A memory card (sometimes called a flash memory card or a storage card) is a small storage medium used to store data such as text, pictures, audio, and video, for use on small, portable or remote computing devices such as mobile phones, mp3 players, digital cameras. No

Rear Camera

Rear Camera Triple
Primary <strong>Camera</strong> is able to capture photographs and usually videos, The most important characteristics of a camera are the resolution (measured in megapixels), lens focus type (fixed or automatic), higher megapixel cameras are known to capture higher quality photos, but not always a good measurement of the photos quality. 12 MP (f/1.8)
Ultrawide 12 MP (f/2.2)
Telephoto 64 MP (f/2.0)
Video Yes, [email protected], [email protected]/60fps, [email protected]/60/240fps
Camera Features Auto-HDR, panorama
Flash <strong>Flash Light => </strong> There is commonly two types of flash lights are used in camera mobile phones, LED Flash (LED flash offers lower power consumption with drive circuitry that takes up very little room, LEDs can be strobed faster than any other light source), Xenon Flash (xenon flash produces an extremely intense full-spectrum white light for a very short duration) Yes, LED

Front Camera

Camera 10 MP
Camera Features Dual video call, Auto-HDR
Video [email protected]/60fps, [email protected]

Software

Operating System <strong>OS => </strong> Every computer system run on a base software called Operating System (OS). Operating System controls all basic operations of the computer (such as smartphone, PDAs, tablet computers and other handheld devices). The Operating System allows the user to install and run third party applications (apps), apps are used to add new functionality to the device. Android 11
User Interface <strong>UI</strong> or user interface of a device is the look and feel of the on-screen menu system. How it works, its color scheme, how it responds to button presses, all of these things are part of the user interface. One UI 3.1

Battery

Capacity <strong>Battery Capacity</strong> is a measure (typically in Amp-hr) of the charge stored by the battery, and is determined by the mass of active material contained in the battery. The battery capacity represents the maximum amount of energy that can be extracted from the battery under certain conditions. 4,000 mAh
Charging Fast Qi/PMA wireless charging 15W

Connectivity

Bluetooth <strong>Bluetooth</strong> is a wireless communications technology for exchanging data between mobile phones, headsets, computers and other network devices over short distances without wires, Bluetooth technology was primarily designed to support simple wireless networking of personal consumer devices. Yes, v5.0
Infrared <strong>Infrared</strong> connectivity is an old wireless technology used to connect two electronic devices. It uses a beam of infrared light to transmit information and so requires direct line of sight and operates only at close range.
Wi-fi <strong>Wi-Fi</strong> is a popular wireless networking technology using radio waves to provide high-speed network connections that allows devices to communicate without cords or cables, Wi-Fi is increasingly becoming the preferred mode of internet connectivity all over the world. Wi-Fi 802.11 a/b/g/n/ac/6, dual-band
Wi-fi Hotspot
USB Yes, USB Type-C 3.2, USB On-The-Go
GPS <strong>GPS</strong> The Global Positioning System is a satellite-based radio navigation system, GPS permits users to determine their position, velocity and the time 24 hours a day, in all weather, anywhere in the world, In order to locate your position, your device or GPS receiver must have a clear view of the sky. Yes, with A-GPS support and GLONASS, BDS
NFC <strong>NFC</strong> (Near field communication) is a set of standards for smartphones and similar devices to establish peer-to-peer radio communications with each other by touching them together or bringing them into proximity, usually no more than a few inches.

Other Features

Fingerprint
Face Detection

Sensors

Accelerometer
Gyro
Proximity
Compass
Barometer

Media

Audio Playback Yes
3.5mm headphone jack No
FM Radio Operator dependent
Alert Types Vibration, ringtones
Ring Tones 64, MP3, WAV
Loudspeaker Yes
Handsfree 3.5mm Headphone Jack

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