This time, the Dutch resource LetsGoDigital has published high-quality renders of all models of the line – Samsung Galaxy S21, S21 + and S21 Ultra. The resource team managed to get details and even real images from a source closely associated with Samsung Electronics, which allowed them to create “very accurate 3D renders”.
According to the source, Samsung will initially introduce these three models, and the more affordable S21 Fan Edition will appear only towards the end of 2021. And the name will be exactly that, S21, and we won’t see any transitions to the S30 for a long time.
LetsGoDigital points out that while the new renders are similar to those created by Steve Hemmerstoffer, aka OnLeaks, the main camera actually looks different from what Hemmerstoffer showed. For example, the Galaxy S21 Ultra has one more module.
Galaxy S21 Ultra
There is a screen with a diagonal of 6.8 inches instead of 6.9 in the Galaxy S21 Ultra model, QHD + resolution, with a refresh rate of 120Hz, which can adapt to different conditions. Unlike the other two models, it has curved edges. The model will retain the 10x hybrid zoom like the Galaxy S20 Ultra. In this case, a new 108-megapixel wide-angle module, 12-megapixel ultra-wide-angle module and two 10-megapixel telephoto modules with optical zoom at 10x and 3x will be used. Also, the smartphone can get a “completely new” ISOCell Vizion 3D ToF sensor, which will be better than Apple’s 3D sensor.
Compatibility with the S Pen stylus is also confirmed. However, unlike the Note series models, the stylus will not be included and there is no compartment in the case. The smartphone will be compatible with 45W charging, but only 25W charging will be included in the kit. European versions are based on Exynos 2100 SoC, and American and South Korean versions are based on Qualcomm Snapdragon 888. There are two colors at the start of sales – black and silver, and then others will appear.
Galaxy S21 +
Galaxy S21 + will receive a screen with a diagonal of 6.7 inches, with a refresh rate of 120 Hz. The main camera will be the same as the base Galaxy S21, with one exception – the Plus model will receive an additional DepthVision module, like the S21 Ultra version. The rest of the modules are as follows – 12-megapixel wide-angle and ultra-wide-angle, 64-megapixel telephoto. Supports 3x hybrid zoom. The battery will receive an increased capacity of 4800 mAh. 25W charging will be supported, but 15W charging will be included. At the start of sales, three colors are expected – black, silver and lilac.
The Galaxy S21 will get less storage, possibly from 8GB of RAM and 128GB of flash storage. For a long time, this will be the most affordable version of the line. There is also a 6.2-inch flat screen with Full HD + resolution, a triple camera like last year’s Galaxy S20 and S20 +, a 4000 mAh battery with support for 25W charging. Available colors will vary by region. Available in gray, white, lilac and pink.
All three models will be able to shoot 8K video. In addition, all three models will install One UI 3.1 shell based on the fresh Android 11 operating system. In addition, an announcement of cooperation with Microsoft and support for Xbox cloud games is expected. Prices start at 900 euros for the most affordable version of the Galaxy S21. The most likely announcement date is January 14, 2021.