Samsung has officially announced that its Galaxy Unpacked 2021 product event will be held online on January 14. As expected, Samsung’s first flagship phone in 2021 – Galaxy S21 series will be officially unveiled. From the main vision, the appearance of the Galaxy S21 can be vaguely seen, hinting that it should be a new camera set design, which looks basically the same as the previous spy shots.In fact, since the end of last month, not only the fuselage rendering, the specifications and even the S21 series’ video have been exposed, the new phone has no too much suspense in addition to the price. Now it’s only two days away from the press conference, we have made a brief summary of the specifications of S21 that have been exposed while the detailed content still need to be waited until the press conference.
Samsung Galaxy S21 series are divided into three models of S21, S21 + and S21 Ultra, the screen is used open hole design in the middle, there were significant differences on the design of the camera in the mainstream of the present design.
Currently, the S21 Ultra is rumored to feature a Corning Gorilla 7th generation glass with stainless steel frames in front and rear, while the S21 and S21+ is said to be made of plastic and aluminum frames.Is the gap really that big? We have to take a closer look at the conference!
The S21 and S21+ will have a straight screen design, while the S21 Ultra will have a hyperboloid design as you can see from the frame.In terms of screen size, the S21 will be with a 6.2-inch Dynamic AMOLED 2X screen with FHD+ resolution, 120Hz refresh rate and brightness up to 1300NITS. The S21+ will almost be with the same specification, but the difference is that the size will be increased to 6.7-inch.The S21 Ultra will feature a maximum 6.8-inch Dynamic AMOLED 2X screen with a 120Hz refresh rate. The main difference is an improved resolution of 3200 x 1440 WQHD+ and a high brightness of 1600NITS.At the same time, the ultrasonic fingerprint recognition, which was previously criticized, will also be improved, and the unlocking speed will be improved to a certain extent.
In addition, we suspect the S21 Ultra’s screen will feature Samsung’s latest E4 luminescence material, which should be able to open both high resolution and high refresh rate at the same time due to a material upgrade.
In terms of color and size, the S21 is rumored to be available in gray, white, pink and purple. The size will be 151.7 x 71.2 x 7.9mm and it will have a weight of 171g.The S21+ will be available in black, purple and silver, measuring 161.4 x 75.6 x 7.8mm and weighing 202g.The S21 Ultra will be available in black and silver only, measureing 165.1 x 75.6 x 8.9mm and weighing 228g. All three models support IP68 water and dust resistance.
It’s worth noting that the S21 Ultra is expected to support the S Pen design, but in an optional way. There’s no room for the S Pen in the body, so maybe there will be extra room in the protect shell.
For the camera part, the S21 and S21+ will have a tri-lens combination of 12MP 26mm f/1.76 aperture lens plus 12MP 13mm f/2.2 120-degree ultra-wide angle lens and 64MP 28mm f/ 2.0OIS telephoto lens, which supports up to 3x hybrid optical zoom and PTAF phase focus. The front lens will be a 10MP f/2.2 aperture lens.
The S21 Ultra’s camera will have a significant upgrade. The standard lens will use the Samsung iSocell HM3 108MP f/1.8 24mm OIS main camera (with laser focus) plus 12MP 13mm 120 ° f/2.2 ultra-wide angle and 10MP f/2.4 72mm 3x telephoto and 10MP 240mm f/4.9 10x telephoto lens.As you can see, the S21 Ultra will use a combination of dual telephoto lenses, a solution that Huawei is using.The front lens of S21 Ultra will be upgraded to 40MP.
For the core specs, the S21, S21+ and S21 Ultra will be powered by Qualcomm Snapdragon 888 or Samsung Exynos 2100 processors depending on the region, which will be based on Android 11’s One UI 3.1.The S21/S21+ will offer a storage combination of 8/12GB RAM + 128/256GB ROM;The S21 Ultra is a combination of 12GB RAM + 128/256/512GB ROM with LPDDR5 plus UFS 3.1 storage specs.In terms of battery life, the three models will all adopt 25W wired fast charging, 15W Qi wireless charging and 9W wireless reverse charging, and the battery capacity will be respectively 4000/4800/5000mAh.