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Did you buy the Samsung Galaxy S21, S21+ or S21 Ultra?

Samsung's latest flagship smartphone has arrived

Samsung Galaxy S21 Ultra

Samsung’s latest flagship series, the Galaxy S21, S21+ and S21 Ultra, launched on January 29th.

These top-of-the-line handsets come in various colours and feature up to 16GB of RAM (for the S21 Ultra).

Samsung Galaxy S21

Samsung Galaxy S21+

Samsung Galaxy S21 Ultra

Display

6.2-inch Flat Dynamic AMOLED, 1,080 x 2,400 pixels, 20:9 aspect ratio, 120Hz display, HDR10+

6.7-inch Flat Dynamic AMOLED, 1,080 x 2,400 pixels, 20:9 aspect ratio, 120Hz display, HDR10+

6.8-inch Curved Dynamic AMOLED, 1,440 x 3,200 pixels, 20:9 aspect ratio, 120Hz display, HDR10+

Processor

Snapdragon 888

Snapdragon 888

Snapdragon 888

RAM

8GB of RAM

8GB of RAM

12GB of RAM, 16GB of RAM

Storage

128GB, 256GB

128GB, 256GB

128GB, 256GB, 512GB

Dimensions (in.)

151.7 x 71.2 x 7.9mm

161.5 x 75.6 x 7.8mm

165.1 x 75.6 x 8.9mm

Weight

172g

202g

228g

Rear Facing Camera

12-megapixel (f/1.8, wide) + 64-megapixel (f/2.0, 3x zoom) + 12-megapixel (f/2.2, 120-degree FOV, ultrawide)

12-megapixel (f/1.8, wide) + 64-megapixel (f/2.0, 3x zoom) + 12-megapixel (f/2.2, 120-degree FOV, ultrawide)

108-megapixel (f/1.8, OIS wide) + 10-megapixel (f/4.9, 10x zoom, OIS), 10-megapixel (f/2.4, 3x zoom, OIS)+ 12-megapixel (f/2.2, 120-degree FOV, ultrawide)

Front Facing Camera

10-megapixel (f/2.2)

10-megapixel (f/2.2)

40-megapixel (f/2.2)

OS

Android 11, One UI 3.1

Android 11, One UI 3.1

Android 11, One UI 3.1

Battery

4,000mAh

4,800mAh

5,000mAh

Network Connectivity

GSM/HSPA/LTE/5G

GSM/HSPA/LTE/5G

GSM/HSPA/LTE/5G

Sensors

Fingerprint (in-display), accelerometor, gyro, proximity, compass

Fingerprint (in-display), accelerometor, gyro, proximity, compass

Fingerprint (in-display), accelerometor, gyro, proximity, compass

SIM Type

Nano SIM

Nano SIM

Nano SIM

Launch Date

January 14, 2021

January 14, 2021

January 14, 2021

Misc

Colours: Phantom Gray, Phantom White, Phantom Pink, Phantom Violet

Colours: Phantom Silver, Phantom Black, Phantom Violet, ultra wideband

Colours: Phantom Silver, Phantom Black, 120Hz @ WQHD+, S Pen compatibility, ultra wideband

Display

Samsung Galaxy S21

6.2-inch Flat Dynamic AMOLED, 1,080 x 2,400 pixels, 20:9 aspect ratio, 120Hz display, HDR10+

Samsung Galaxy S21+

6.7-inch Flat Dynamic AMOLED, 1,080 x 2,400 pixels, 20:9 aspect ratio, 120Hz display, HDR10+

Samsung Galaxy S21 Ultra

6.8-inch Curved Dynamic AMOLED, 1,440 x 3,200 pixels, 20:9 aspect ratio, 120Hz display, HDR10+

Processor

Samsung Galaxy S21

Snapdragon 888

Samsung Galaxy S21+

Snapdragon 888

Samsung Galaxy S21 Ultra

Snapdragon 888

RAM

Samsung Galaxy S21

8GB of RAM

Samsung Galaxy S21+

8GB of RAM

Samsung Galaxy S21 Ultra

12GB of RAM, 16GB of RAM

Storage

Samsung Galaxy S21

128GB, 256GB

Samsung Galaxy S21+

128GB, 256GB

Samsung Galaxy S21 Ultra

128GB, 256GB, 512GB

Dimensions (in.)

Samsung Galaxy S21

151.7 x 71.2 x 7.9mm

Samsung Galaxy S21+

161.5 x 75.6 x 7.8mm

Samsung Galaxy S21 Ultra

165.1 x 75.6 x 8.9mm

Weight

Samsung Galaxy S21

172g

Samsung Galaxy S21+

202g

Samsung Galaxy S21 Ultra

228g

Rear Facing Camera

Samsung Galaxy S21

12-megapixel (f/1.8, wide) + 64-megapixel (f/2.0, 3x zoom) + 12-megapixel (f/2.2, 120-degree FOV, ultrawide)

Samsung Galaxy S21+

12-megapixel (f/1.8, wide) + 64-megapixel (f/2.0, 3x zoom) + 12-megapixel (f/2.2, 120-degree FOV, ultrawide)

Samsung Galaxy S21 Ultra

108-megapixel (f/1.8, OIS wide) + 10-megapixel (f/4.9, 10x zoom, OIS), 10-megapixel (f/2.4, 3x zoom, OIS)+ 12-megapixel (f/2.2, 120-degree FOV, ultrawide)

Front Facing Camera

Samsung Galaxy S21

10-megapixel (f/2.2)

Samsung Galaxy S21+

10-megapixel (f/2.2)

Samsung Galaxy S21 Ultra

40-megapixel (f/2.2)

OS

Samsung Galaxy S21

Android 11, One UI 3.1

Samsung Galaxy S21+

Android 11, One UI 3.1

Samsung Galaxy S21 Ultra

Android 11, One UI 3.1

Battery

Samsung Galaxy S21

4,000mAh

Samsung Galaxy S21+

4,800mAh

Samsung Galaxy S21 Ultra

5,000mAh

Network Connectivity

Samsung Galaxy S21

GSM/HSPA/LTE/5G

Samsung Galaxy S21+

GSM/HSPA/LTE/5G

Samsung Galaxy S21 Ultra

GSM/HSPA/LTE/5G

Sensors

Samsung Galaxy S21

Fingerprint (in-display), accelerometor, gyro, proximity, compass

Samsung Galaxy S21+

Fingerprint (in-display), accelerometor, gyro, proximity, compass

Samsung Galaxy S21 Ultra

Fingerprint (in-display), accelerometor, gyro, proximity, compass

SIM Type

Samsung Galaxy S21

Nano SIM

Samsung Galaxy S21+

Nano SIM

Samsung Galaxy S21 Ultra

Nano SIM

Launch Date

Samsung Galaxy S21

January 14, 2021

Samsung Galaxy S21+

January 14, 2021

Samsung Galaxy S21 Ultra

January 14, 2021

Misc

Samsung Galaxy S21

Colours: Phantom Gray, Phantom White, Phantom Pink, Phantom Violet

Samsung Galaxy S21+

Colours: Phantom Silver, Phantom Black, Phantom Violet, ultra wideband

Samsung Galaxy S21 Ultra

Colours: Phantom Silver, Phantom Black, 120Hz @ WQHD+, S Pen compatibility, ultra wideband

I didn’t buy any device in the S21 series, but if I were looking for a new smartphone, I’d definitely go for the S21 Ultra because it features the best camera functionality — 10x optical zoom is just so hard to beat.

Did you end up purchasing an S21 series handset? If so, did you buy the S21, S21+ or S21 Ultra? Let us know in the comments below.

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