The Galaxy S21 launch is just some months out, which suggests it’s a good time for leaks. As we speak, we’ve got unique info relating to the specs and options of the upcoming telephones, which we’ve got now confirmed by way of a number of sources. Android Police additionally has seen official press renders of Samsung’s next-generation Galaxy gadgets, however can’t publish them, as a way to shield our sources’ identities.
|Specs||Galaxy S21, O1||Galaxy S21+, T2||Galaxy S21 Extremely, P3|
|Show||6.2-inch FHD+ LTPS, 120hz||6.7-inch FHD+ LTPS, 120hz||6.8-inch WQHD+ LTPO, 1-120hz adaptive|
|Software program||One UI 3.1 primarily based on Android 11||One UI 3.1 primarily based on Android 11||One UI 3.1 primarily based on Android 11|
|CPU||Snapdragon 875 or Exynos 2100||Snapdragon 875 or Exynos 2100||Snapdragon 875 or Exynos 2100|
|Battery||4,000 mAh||4,800 mAh||5,000 mAh|
|Rear Digicam||Extremely large: 12MP
Most important: 12MP
|Extremely large: 12MP
Most important: 12MP
|Extremely large: 12MP
Most important: 108MP, Gen 2 sensor
3X Optical: 10MP
10X Optical: 10MP
|Connectivity||5G, Wi-Fi 6, Bluetooth 5.1||5G, Wi-Fi 6, Bluetooth 5.1||5G, Wi-Fi 6E, Bluetooth 5.1|
|Colours||Phantom Violet, Phantom Pink,
Phantom Grey, and Phantom White
|Phantom Silver, Phantom Black,
and Phantom Violet
|Phantom Black and Phantom Silver|
As with the Galaxy S20 collection, there will probably be three fashions of the Galaxy S21: The Galaxy S21, Galaxy S21+, and Galaxy S21 Extremely, codenamed O1, T2, and P3, respectively. So far as colorways go, the Galaxy S21 will are available in Phantom Violet, Phantom Grey, Phantom White, and Phantom Pink. The Galaxy S21+ will probably be accessible in Phantom Silver, Phantom Black, and Phantom Violet. The Galaxy S21 Extremely will solely are available in Phantom Silver and Phantom Black. Our supply says that the bottom mannequin Galaxy S21 will characteristic a plastic rear cowl, whereas the S21 Extremely will use glass. Our supply couldn’t affirm what materials the Galaxy S21+ would use, claiming this was as a result of the buyer response to the plastic materials has been extra optimistic than Samsung anticipated.
We will affirm the renders from leaked CAD files are accurate. The digicam bump extruding from the higher left nook will probably be a part of the body itself, in response to our sources. The body and digicam bump will come in several colours relying on the colorway of the system. For instance, the Phantom Black colorway has a black body and digicam bump whereas the Phantom Violet and Phantom Pink colorways have a copper physique. Our sources inform us the Phantom White has a refined blue tint with a bronze bezel, much like the blue and gold Observe 7 colorway.
Powering the gadgets will probably be two processors, and as normal, which one you will get will depend on area. Samsung will probably be utilizing each the Snapdragon 875, the yet-to-be-announced successor to the Snapdragon 865, and the Exynos 2100. We’re informed the Exynos 2100 may very well be “on-par or higher than the Snapdragon 875,” although it is unclear precisely how the chips will benchmark comparatively. We’re additionally informed the brand new Exynos will probably be a extra power-efficient chip than prior generations, bettering battery life. Each the Exynos 2100 and Snapdragon 875 are 5G suitable chips, and there will probably be 5G variations of each Galaxy S21 mannequin, as was the case with the S20. We don’t know if Samsung is engaged on LTE-only fashions fairly but. We do know that the Galaxy S21 Extremely would be the solely mannequin to obtain Wi-Fi 6E help, which Samsung claims it’s about 2x quicker than customary Wi-Fi 6.
Battery capacities for the telephones will largely stay much like the S20 collection. The Galaxy S21 may have a 4,000 mAh battery, whereas the Galaxy S21+ will clock in at 4800mAh (300mAh greater than the present S20+), and the Galaxy S21 Extremely at 5000mAh. Our sources couldn’t affirm most charging speeds fairly but, however all fashions will help 25W quick charging at a minimal.
The Galaxy S21 and Galaxy S21+ will each characteristic FHD+ 120hz shows, however they won’t obtain the superior adaptive refresh LTPO panels characteristic on the Galaxy Observe20 Extremely. The Galaxy S21 may have a 6.2” show; the Galaxy S21+ is 6.7″. The Galaxy S21 Extremely has, what we’re informed, top-of-the-line shows on any smartphone. It’s a 6.8” WQHD+ LTPO show with an adaptive refresh charge of 1hz to 120hz. The S21 Extremely will max out at an unimaginable 1600 nits peak brightness — by comparability, the Galaxy S20 Extremely has a peak brightness of 1,400 nits. On prime of that, Samsung will allegedly be bettering the show’s distinction ratio to three,000,000:1, versus the two,000,000:1 on the earlier era. Our sources additionally say the Galaxy S21 Extremely will supply S Pen help. The stylus is not going to be included within the field. As a substitute, Samsung is planning to promote circumstances that may retailer the S Pen exterior the physique of the cellphone.
The digicam arrays on the Galaxy S21 and Galaxy S21+ are reported to be the identical because the Galaxy S20 collection. They will characteristic a 12MP predominant sensor, 64MP telephoto, and 12MP ultrawide. We weren’t capable of affirm the specifics of the sensors themselves, however it’s probably Samsung is utilizing the identical or comparable elements because it did on the Galaxy S20 and S20+.
The Galaxy S21 Extremely, nevertheless, does have a brand new digicam setup. The principle digicam will characteristic an improved 108MP sensor, the second era model of the sensor Samsung makes use of within the Galaxy S20 Extremely and Galaxy Observe20 Extremely. The S21 Extremely may have the identical 12MP ultrawide because the Galaxy S21 and S21+, however will characteristic two telephoto sensors: a 3x optical telephoto and a 10x optical “tremendous” telephoto. Samsung has added 130% bigger pixels and twin pixel auto give attention to each the 3x and 10x optical lens. Due to the brand new 10x optical sensor, our sources say Samsung will probably be reviving 100X House Zoom. Samsung will probably be utilizing laser autofocus on the S21 Extremely, hopefully remedying the main target points the S20 Extremely skilled.
Throughout the board, Samsung will probably be including extra options to the cameras. The entire cameras will help 4K/60fps recording, which was beforehand restricted to the primary sensor. Samsung’s Tremendous Regular stabilization will even be getting 60fps recording. The digicam will be capable of robotically swap between 30fps and 60fps relying on the lighting circumstances, identical to the Google Pixel. For the three of you who really care, Samsung can be including an 8K 30fps choice to the digicam as a substitute of the 8K 24fps that’s on the Galaxy S20 and Observe20 collection. Samsung’s additionally including a twin recording mode, the place you may report out of the entrance and rear digicam on the similar time. As of now, it seems Samsung will can help you both have these in a single video facet by facet, as image in image, or saved as two recordsdata. Samsung will even be bettering evening mode with extra handbook controls. Moreover, it’ll enhance the moon mode that’s included in One UI 3.0, which is able to lock onto the moon and use EIS to ensure it’s in body whereas taking the picture.
Extremely Vast Band, also called UWB, will probably be supported on the Galaxy S21+ and Galaxy S21 Extremely. It will likely be used to trace Samsung’s but to be launched SmartThings tags. Samsung will even be including help for digital automotive keys to SmartThings with the S21+ and S21 Extremely. We do not have info on which producers or nations will obtain help for this characteristic.
Throughout, the Galaxy S21 collection does seem like a good enchancment of the earlier Galaxy S20 collection. Samsung can be rumored to be decreasing the costs of the upcoming telephones to be extra aggressive and match the recession and world pandemic we’re in, although we do not but have precise pricing for any market. As we study extra, we’ll you’ll want to let you understand.