The Samsung Galaxy S21 vary is formally being introduced in the present day at 10am EST / 7am PST / 3pm GMT (or Friday, January 15 at 3am AEDT), however forward of that three large leaks have emerged, detailing a lot of what we’re anticipating from the telephones.
One among these leaks truly comes from Samsung itself, as Samsung Germany by accident posted a press launch for the Samsung Galaxy S21 Extremely early. It didn’t keep up lengthy, however leaker Roland Quandt saved a replica earlier than it was taken down.
From this, we all know that the Samsung Galaxy S21 Extremely has a 6.8-inch AMOLED display, with a variable refresh fee of as much as 120Hz. In contrast to earlier Samsung telephones that is mentioned to help 120Hz and a WQHD+ decision on the similar time. It additionally apparently has a peak brightness of 1,500 nits, which is 25% brighter than the Galaxy S20, and the distinction ratio can be apparently 50% higher.
There’s a quad-lens digital camera listed, with a 108MP principal snapper, a 12MP ultra-wide one, and two telephoto lenses, permitting for as much as 10x optical zoom. There’s additionally point out of a Video Snap function, permitting stills to be extracted from 8K movies, plus the flexibility to shoot 4K movies from each lens.
As for energy, the Samsung Galaxy S21 Extremely is listed as having an Exynos 2100 chipset (although we’d anticipate the US model will get the Snapdragon 888). There’s additionally mentioned to be 12GB of RAM paired with both 128GB or 256GB of storage, with the highest mannequin having 16GB of RAM and 512GB of storage.
The long-rumored S Pen help can be talked about right here, but it surely sounds just like the stylus will probably be bought individually, and there’s speak of the battery charging to 50% in 30 minutes.
Lastly, the press launch states that the S21 Extremely will probably be obtainable in Phantom Silver, Phantom Black, Phantom Titanium, Phantom Navy and Phantom Brown, and can begin at €1,249 (roughly $1,520 / £1,115 / AU$1,955) for a 128GB mannequin, rising to €1,299 (round $1,580 / £1,160 / AU$2,035) for 256GB, and €1,429 (roughly $1,740 / £1,275 / AU$2,240) for 512GB.
Price conversions are unlikely to be completely correct although, as evidenced by a leak from Ishan Agarwal (a leaker with a stable monitor document), who claims that the Galaxy S21 Extremely will begin at £1,149 within the UK, rising to £1,199 for the 256GB mannequin (with no point out of the 512GB model).
Samsung Galaxy S21 Price Listing for the UK 🇬🇧 (Do not Convert)Galaxy S21:128GB- £769256GB- £819Galaxy S21+ /Plus:128GB- £949256GB- £999Galaxy S21 Extremely:128GB- £1,149256GB- £1,199Galaxy Buds Professional: £219Galaxy SmartTag: £29Do you guys like these costs? #SamsungUnpacked pic.twitter.com/3ZHOLmep93January 14, 2021
In addition they record a worth of £769 (round $1,050 / AU$1,350) for a 128GB model of the usual Samsung Galaxy S21, and £819 (round $1,115 / AU$1,440) for a 256GB mannequin, whereas the Samsung Galaxy S21 Plus is listed as £949 (roughly $1,295 / AU$1,665) with 128GB of storage, and £999 (roughly $1,365 / AU$1,755) with 256GB.
In addition they declare the Samsung Galaxy Buds Pro will value £219 (round $300 / AU$385), and the Samsung Galaxy SmartTag will probably be £29 (roughly $40 / AU$50). And whereas we’ve included worth conversions, they are saying to not – additional suggesting that it gained’t result in correct costs.
Whereas we’d take these worth leaks with a pinch of salt, all of the stuff from the press launch above can kind of be thought-about confirmed, because it got here from Samsung. However we’re not executed but, as a result of one other leaker has additionally shared particulars of the Galaxy S21 trio.
Samsung despatched #MrTTechie just a few demos forward of tomorrow’s #Unpacked2021 occasion. Thread of my first impressions … #WeTheTechies #SamsungUnpacked #Samsung #GalaxyS21Sequence pic.twitter.com/wwyP2QswKrJanuary 13, 2021
The supply in query is twitter person @We_The_Techies. They’re a leaker we’re not conversant in, so we’d take their claims with a pinch of salt. That mentioned, they’ve hands-on photographs of what actually appears just like the Samsung Galaxy S21 vary, with designs matching what we’ve seen earlier than.
Together with the photographs they point out that the Galaxy S21 Extremely may be very thick, and that the usual Samsung Galaxy S21 has a plastic again. Apparently the Galaxy S21 Plus and Extremely use glass that also looks like plastic although.
Different particulars embrace no charging block within the field and no expandable storage, with the Samsung Galaxy S21 Plus apparently having a 4,800mAh battery, whereas the Galaxy S21 Extremely is claimed to have a 5,000mAh one.
That’s all for now, however the Samsung Galaxy S21 vary will probably be official very quickly. TechRadar will probably be overlaying the announcement in full, so verify again later for all the small print.