Samsung announced Galaxy S21 Ultra 5G and the Galaxy S21 5G and S21 + 5G smartphones during the Galaxy Unpacked event, as promised. The phone is equipped with a 6.8-inch Quad HD + Dynamic AMOLED 2X Infinity-O display with a variable refresh rate of 1-120 Hz. It is powered by a 5nm chipset Snapdragon 888 or Exynos 2100 5G, depending on the supply market). The device has a built-in ultrasonic fingerprint scanner, runs Android 11 with a proprietary OneUI 3.1 interface, and ships with Samsung services such as Bixby, Samsung Health, and Samsung Pay.
The novelty received a completely new iconic Contour Cut Camera module housing that fits seamlessly into the design of the device and includes a main 108-megapixel primary sensor with optical image stabilization, 12-megapixel ultra-wide-angle lens with a 120-degree angle of view, a 10-megapixel telephoto lens with 3x zoom, 10-megapixel Periscope lens for 10x magnification, Supports 100x digital zoom and has a 3D ToF sensor. The Galaxy S21 Ultra 5G has a 40MP front camera. It also supports 8K video shooting.
The S21 Ultra has built-in ultra-wideband (UWB) signal lines to automatically unlock car doors (for software compatible models in the company’s ecosystem) without the need for a key. You can also use the AR search engine to send virtual messages to other Galaxy smartphone users that you need help finding something you’ve lost. The phone has a glass back that is protected from mechanical damage by Gorilla Glass Victus…
Galaxy S21 Ultra 5G is water and dust resistant according to the international IP68 standard. Feeds on a smartphone powered by a 5000 mAh battery Featuring 25W Wired Fast Charging and 15W Fast Wireless Charging. The new Wireless PowerShare feature for wireless reverse charging of Qi-compatible devices on the back of phones. The phone comes in a sleek new casing without a wall charger and wired headphones.
The S21 Ultra will also be the first phone in the Galaxy S series, supporting S Pen with Wacom technology, but the S Pen will be sold as a separate accessory in two versions. The new S Pen Pro, which will be available later this year, will support air gesture control. Since the phone doesn’t have an S Pen slot, Samsung will sell covers for it.
The Samsung Galaxy S21 Ultra 5G is available in Phantom Silver and Phantom Black. It will also be offered in Phantom Titanium, Phantom Navy, and Phantom Brown body colors in some countries.
Price and availability
- Samsung Galaxy S21 Ultra 5G 12GB + 128GB – $ 1199.99/1249 euros/1149 pounds sterling
- Samsung Galaxy S21 Ultra 5G 12 GB + 256 GB – 1249.99 dollars/1299 euros/1149 pounds sterling
- Samsung Galaxy S21 Ultra 5G 16 GB + 512 GB – $ 1379.99/1429 euros/1329 pounds sterling
- S Pen – $ 39.99
- Silicone case with S Pen – $ 69.99
- Smart Clear View Case with S Pen – $ 89.99
They will be available by prior order from today, January 14, and the release will take place in several countries at once on January 29.