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Samsung Galaxy S21, S21 Plus and S21 Ultra Price and Specifications

Here's the price, availability and specifications of Samsung's latest flagship phones


Last week, Samsung unveiled the Galaxy S21 series, its newest flagship phones. The series has three models; the Galaxy S21, S21 Plus, and S21 Ultra.

The baseline S21 is the cheapest of the bunch, with a few compromises – plastic back, and lack of UWB technology. On top of the series is the Galaxy S21 Ultra – the best Samsung phone you can get your hands on.

Samsung Galaxy S21 Series Price

Galaxy S21 series retail prices in Kenya are as follows:

  • Galaxy S21 – KES 100,000 (8GB + 128GB) or KES 106,000 (8 + 256GB)
  • Galaxy S21 Plus – KES 125,000
  • Galaxy S21 Ultra – KES 154,00 (12GB + 256GB) or KES 170,000 (12GB + 512GB)
Galaxy S21 series color options
Galaxy S21 series color options

In comparison, 2020’s Galaxy S20 series started at KES 93,000 and topped out at KES 129,999.

Galaxy S21 Series Availability

Samsung Galaxy S21 series will be available for pre-orders from January 22nd to February 11th. Users who pre-order any of the new devices will get Samsung Smart Tag and Samsung Galaxy Buds Pro for free.

Samsung Galaxy S21 Series Specifications

Samsung Galaxy S21 Samsung Galaxy S21 Plus Samsung Galaxy S21 Ultra
Display:

·        6.2-inch FHD+

·        Dynamic AMOLED

·        120Hz refresh rate

·        1300nits(peak)

·        ~421 PPI

·        HDR10+

·        Corning Gorilla Glass Victus protection

 

·        6.7-inch FHD+

·        Dynamic AMOLED

·        120Hz refresh rate

·        1300nits(peak)

·        HDR10+

·        ~394 PPI

·        Corning Gorilla Glass Victus protection

 

·        6.8-inch Quad HD+

·        Dynamic AMOLED

·        120Hz refresh rate

·        1500 nits (peak)

·        HDR10+

·        ~515 PPI

·        Corning Gorilla Glass Victus protection

Build:

Glass front and Plastic back

 

Glass(front and back)

 

Glass(front and back)

Processor:

Samsung Exynos 2100

 

Samsung Exynos 2100

 

Samsung Exynos 2100

GPU:

Mali-G78 MP14

 

Mali-G78 MP14

 

Mali-G78 MP14

Memory:

8GB LPDDR5 RAM

 

8GB LPDDR5 RAM

 

12GB LPDDR5 RAM

Internal Storage:

128/256GB

 

128/256GB

 

256/512GB

Rear Camera:

Triple – 12MP primary + 12MP ultrawide + 64MP telephoto

 

 

Triple – 12MP primary + 12MP ultrawide + 64MP telephoto

 

Quad – 108MP main + 12MP ultrawide + 10MP telephoto(3x zoom) + 10MP telephoto(10x)

Selfie Camera:

10MP

 

10MP

 

40MP

Battery:

4000mAh

 

4800mAh

 

5000mAh

Fast Charging:

·        Wired – 25W

·        Wireless – 15W

·        Reverse wireless – 4.5W

 

·        Wired – 25W

·        Wireless – 15W

·        Reverse wireless – 4.5W

 

·        Wired – 25W

·        Wireless – 15W

·        Reverse wireless – 4.5W

Connectivity:

·        5G(mmWave and Sub-6 GHz)

·        WiFi 6

 

·        5G(mmWave and Sub-6 GHz) + UWB

·        WiFi 6

 

·        5G(mmWave and Sub-6 GHz) + UWB

·        WiFi 6E

OS:

Android 11, One UI 3.1

 

Android 11, One UI 3.1

 

Android 11, One UI 3.1

Ports:

USB Type C

No headphone jack

 

USB Type C

No headphone jack

 

USB Type C

No headphone jack

Colors:

Phantom Gray, Phantom White, Phantom Violet, Phantom Pink

 

Phantom Black, Phantom Silver, Phantom Violet, Phantom Pink, Phantom Gold, Phantom Red

 

Phantom Black, Phantom Silver, Phantom Titanium, Phantom Navy, Phantom Brown

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Alvin Wanjala

Alvin is a freelance tech journalist. Talk to me via email at alvinwanjala[at]pm[dot]me

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