Samsung Galaxy S21 Plus

Samsung Galaxy S21 Plus
₨ 184,999
  • CPU Exynos 2100 - 1.29GHz Octa
  • RAM 8GB
  • Storage 128GB storage, no microSDXC
  • Display 6.7" 1080 x 2400 pixels
  • Camera Triple rear 12MP; Front 10MP
  • OS Android 11

Samsung Galaxy S21 Plus - Specifications

General

Device Type Smartphone
Model SM-G996B, SM-G996B/DS, SM-G996U, SM-G996U1, SM-G996W, SM-G996N, SM-G9960
Announced 2021, January
Released 2021, January
Status Available

Design

Type Design Type called form factor refers to a mobile phone's size, shape, and style as well as the layout and position of major components of phone. There are three major form factors seen in mobile phones => bar phones, folding phones and sliding phones. Bar
Dimensions 161.5 x 75.6 x 7.8 mm (6.36 x 2.98 x 0.31 inches)
Weight 202 g (7.05 oz)
Protection - IP68 certified, Protected from dust, dirt, sand, and Water resistant to a maximum depth of 1.5 meters for up to 30 minutes
Body Material Front (Gorilla Glass Victus), Aluminum alloy
Colors Phantom Black, Phantom Silver, Phantom Violet, Phantom Pink, Phantom Gold, Phantom Red

Network

Technology GSM / CDMA / HSPA / LTE
2G Network GSM 850 / 900 / 1800 / 1900
CDMA 800 / 1900 & TD-SCDMA
3G Network HSDPA 850 / 900 / 1700 / 1900 / 2100
CDMA2000 1xEV-DO
4G Network LTE bands: 1 / 2 / 3 / 4 / 5 / 7 / 8 / 12 / 13 / 14 / 18 / 19 / 20 / 25 / 26 / 28 / 30 / 38 / 39 / 40 / 41 / 46 / 48 / 66 / 71
5G Network SA/NSA
SIM SIM (Subscriber Identity Module) is a small card that contains mobile network subscriber's account information. This allows the phone using the card to attach to a mobile network. The SIM card is most commonly associated with GSM and UMTS mobile networks. Moving a SIM card from one phone to another allows a subscriber to switch mobile phones without having to contact their mobile network carrier. SIM cards can also be used by a phone to store limited amounts of data, such as phone numbers and text messages. Dual SIM (Nano-SIM, dual stand-by)
Speed HSPA 42.2/5.76 Mbps, LTE-A (CA), 5G

Display

Display Type Display Technology => A number of display technologies and types used in mobile phones => TFT (Thin Film Transistor), IPS (In-Place Switching), OLED (Organic Light Emitting Diode), AMOLED (Active-Matrix Organic Light-Emitting Diode), Super AMOLED (an even advanced version of AMOLED), Resistive Touchscreen (Resistive touchscreens contain two layer of conductive material with a very small gap between them which acts as a resistance), Capacitive Touchsceen (Capacitive touchscreen technology consists of a layer of glass coated with a transparent conductor) Dynamic AMOLED capacitive touchscreen
Size 6.7 inches
Resolution 1080 x 2400 pixels
Display Colors Display Colors is refers to the number of different shades of colors that the screen is capable of displaying => 64K colors, 256K colors and 16 million colors, Obviously 16M is highest available range of colors and better than others. 16M colors
Pixel Density Pixel Density (PPI) is refers to the concentration of pixels on a particular display, measured in pixels per inch (ppi). Pixel density is calculated by dividing the diagonal pixel resolution of a display by its diagonal size, higher pixel density better display quality. 394 ppi
Touch Screen Multitouch
Display Protection Display Protection => Gorilla Glass is a special alkali-aluminosilicate glass shield with exceptional damage resistance that helps protect mobile displays from scratches, drops, and bumps of everyday use, It is always better to go for a smartphone with Gorilla Glass for that added protection and peace of mind. Corning Gorilla Glass Victus
Features - 88.3% screen-to-body ratio
- 20:9 ratio
- Always-on display
- HDR10+
- 120Hz,
- 1300 nits (peak)

Media

Audio Playback MP3/ WAV/ WMA/ eAAC+/ FLAC
Video Playback MP4/ MKV/ WMV/ H.263/ H.264
FM Radio yes
Alert Types Vibration,Ringtone
Ring Tones MP3, WAV
Loudspeaker Yes, with stereo speakers
Handsfree Yes, Type-C to 3.5mm audio jack, 32-bit/384kHz audio Tuned by AKG

Camera

Main Camera Camera is able to capture photographs and usually videos, The most important characteristics of a camera are the resolution (measured in megapixels), lens focus type (fixed or automatic), higher megapixel cameras are known to capture higher quality photos, but not always a good measurement of the photos quality. Triple (12 MP, f/1.8, 26mm, 1/1.76", 1.8µm, 2x PDAF, OIS + 12 MP, f/2.2, 13mm, 120˚ (ultrawide), 1/2.55" 1.4µm, Super Steady video + 64 MP (telephoto), f/2.0, 29mm, 1/1.72", 0.8µm, PDAF, OIS, 1.1x optical zoom, 3x hybrid zoom)
Video K@24fps, 4K@30/60fps, 1080p@30/60/240fps, 720p@960fps, HDR10+, stereo sound rec
Flash Flash Light => There is commonly two types of flash lights are used in camera mobile phones, LED Flash (LED flash offers lower power consumption with drive circuitry that takes up very little room, LEDs can be strobed faster than any other light source), Xenon Flash (xenon flash produces an extremely intense full-spectrum white light for a very short duration) LED flash
Selfie Camera 10 MP, f/2.2, 26mm, 1/3.24", 1.22µm, Dual Pixel PDAF
Dual video call, Auto-HDR
4K@30/60fps, 1080p@30fps

Software

Operating System OS => Every computer system run on a base software called Operating System (OS). Operating System controls all basic operations of the computer (such as smartphone, PDAs, tablet computers and other handheld devices). The Operating System allows the user to install and run third party applications (apps), apps are used to add new functionality to the device. Android 11
User Interface UI or user interface of a device is the look and feel of the on-screen menu system. How it works, its color scheme, how it responds to button presses, all of these things are part of the user interface. One UI 3.1

Hardware

Chipset Chipset is a group of integrated circuits designed to perform one or a more dedicated functions, often with real time computing constraints, Popular smartphones are equipped with more advanced embedded chipsets that can do many different tasks depending on their programming. Exynos 2100 (5 nm)
CPU CPU (Central Processing Unit) mostly known as processors, CPU processes instructions in order to carry out certain functions that make your device operate properly. Processors are often described as the brain of computers, smartphones and tablets, Smartphones and tablets rely on processors to carry out their every task, Processors are an incredibly important factor in selecting any type of computing device, including your smartphone. Octa-core (1x2.9 GHz Cortex-X1, 3x2.80 GHz Cortex-A78, 4x2.2 GHz Cortex-A55)
GPU GPU (Graphics Processing Unit) is a single-chip processor designed to rapidly manipulate and alter memory to accelerate the creation of images in a frame buffer intended for output to a display, This includes things such as lighting effects, object transformations, and 3D motion. Mali-G78 MP14
Memory (RAM) RAM (Random Access Memory) is a type of computer memory that can be accessed randomly, any byte of memory can be accessed without touching the preceding bytes that allows information to be stored and accessed quickly from random locations. RAM is the most common type of memory found in computer systems, smartphones, tablets and other electronic devices. 128/256GB Built-in, 8GB RAM, UFS 3.1
Card Slot Memory Card Slot is a special slot for inserting a memory card. Memory cards allow you to expand the phone's built-in memory, A memory card (sometimes called a flash memory card or a storage card) is a small storage medium used to store data such as text, pictures, audio, and video, for use on small, portable or remote computing devices such as mobile phones, mp3 players, digital cameras. No
Sensors Sensors are electronic components that detects and responds to some type of input from the physical environment. The specific input could be light, heat, motion, moisture, pressure and location, The output is generally a signal that is converted to use in computing systems, a location sensor, such as a GPS receiver is able to detect current location of your electronic device. Fingerprint (In-display, ultrasonic), Accelerometer, Gyroscope, Proximity, Barometer, Heart rate, +ANT
Features - Dolby Atmos sound
- Tuned by AKG
- ANT+
- USB Power Delivery 3.0
- Samsung Pay (Visa, MasterCard certified)
- Bixby natural language commands and dictation

Connectivity

Bluetooth Bluetooth is a wireless communications technology for exchanging data between mobile phones, headsets, computers and other network devices over short distances without wires, Bluetooth technology was primarily designed to support simple wireless networking of personal consumer devices. v5.0 (LE up to 2Mbps)
Infrared Infrared connectivity is an old wireless technology used to connect two electronic devices. It uses a beam of infrared light to transmit information and so requires direct line of sight and operates only at close range.
Wi-fi Wi-Fi is a popular wireless networking technology using radio waves to provide high-speed network connections that allows devices to communicate without cords or cables, Wi-Fi is increasingly becoming the preferred mode of internet connectivity all over the world. Wi-Fi 802.11 a/b/g/n/ac/ax, dual band, Wi-Fi direct
Wi-fi Hotspot
USB Type-C 3.2, USB On-The-Go
GPS GPS The Global Positioning System is a satellite-based radio navigation system, GPS permits users to determine their position, velocity and the time 24 hours a day, in all weather, anywhere in the world, In order to locate your position, your device or GPS receiver must have a clear view of the sky. Yes, with A-GPS, GLONASS, Beidou, Galileo, QZSS, SBAS
NFC NFC (Near field communication) is a set of standards for smartphones and similar devices to establish peer-to-peer radio communications with each other by touching them together or bringing them into proximity, usually no more than a few inches.

Battery

Battery Type Battery Type => Cell phones run on various kinds of batteries depending on the manufacturer, phone size or shape and features. There are basically four types of cell phone batteries => Lithium Polymer, Lithium Ion, Nickel Metal Hydride and Nickel Cadmium. Li-Poly (Lithium Polymer)
Capacity Battery Capacity is a measure (typically in Amp-hr) of the charge stored by the battery, and is determined by the mass of active material contained in the battery. The battery capacity represents the maximum amount of energy that can be extracted from the battery under certain conditions. 4,800 mAh battery
Placement Non-removable
Charging Technology 25W Fast battery charging (100% in 74 min)
4.5W Power bank/Reverse wireless charging
15W Fast Qi/PMA wireless charging

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Samsung officially unveiled the smartphone that opens the new Galaxy S21 series, and it also marks the start of its 2021 in technology products. The new Galaxy S21 arrives in 4 color Phantom Gray, Phantom White, Phantom Violet, and Phantom Pink. Furthermore, as Samsung described it, its design is “made to attract attention.”

In terms of design, the Galaxy S21 series will have a Camera Contour Cut with which the independent modules are left aside and incorporated directly into the metal frame of the device.

The new Galaxy S21 Plus 6.7-inch Dynamic-AMOLED 2X screen has a FullHD + resolution, that is, 2400 x 1080 pixels resulting in a density of 394 dpi with an adaptive refresh rate from 48Hz to 120Hz.

As for the technical configuration, there will be two versions, one for Pakistan with the Exynos 2100 processor and another for America with the Snapdragon 888. In all cases, the memory can be 8/128 GB or 8/256 GB, and the Android 11 operating system will work under One UI 3.1.

The flagship integrates a powerful triple camera with high-end specifications and artificial intelligence functions. The sensors are 12-MP (f1.8, 26mm, OIS) + a 120 degree Ultra Wide Angle and 12-MP (f2.2, 13mm) + a 64-MP Telephoto sensor (f2.0, 28mm, OIS). It also has 3x hybrid optical zoom, PDAF, laser AF and 8K UHD video recording at 30 fps, 4K UHD at 30 and 60 fps, FHD + up to 240 fps, and HD + at 960 fps. The front camera has a 10 MP sensor (f2.2, 25 mm) for selfies.

The mobile comes with support 5G, 4G LTE, wifi ax (wifi 6), Bluetooth 5.0, NFC, and GPS navigation, AGPS, and GLONASS. It uses the USB type C 3.2 port and facial recognition for unlocking, as well as an ultrasonic fingerprint sensor under the screen. Additional sensors are an accelerometer, proximity, gyroscope, compass, brightness, and UWB. In addition, the mobile has Wireless PowerShare and DeX.

The Galaxy S21+ came with a huge 4,800 mAh battery and will have 25W fast charging as well as Qi wireless charging, although the power of the charge has not yet been revealed. Of course, the charger will not be available among the accessories in the case.

Samsung Galaxy S21 Plus Specifications

Display : 6.7-inch Dynamic AMOLED 2X display panel, FHD + resolution (2400 x 1080 p), 120 Hz refresh rate, IP68 resistance.
Dimensions and weight : 161.5 x 75.6 x 7.8 mm and 202 g.
Processor: Exynos 2100
Memory : RAM 8 GB, ROM 128 or 256 GB.
Operating system: Android 11 with One UI 3.1.
Battery: 4,800 mAh, fast charging 25W, Qi wireless charging.
Cameras : Rear triple 12 MP (f1.8, 26mm, OIS) + UGA 120 degree 12 MP (f2.2, 13mm) + Telephoto 64 MP (f2.0, 28mm, OIS). 3x hybrid optical zoom, PDAF, laser AF. Videos 8K UHD at 30 fps, 4K UHD at 30 and 60 fps, FHD + up to 240 fps, HD + at 960 fps. Front camera: 10 MP (f2.2, 25 mm).
Connectivity: 5G, 4G LTE, wifi ax (6), Bluetooth 5.0, NFC, GPS, GLONASS, USB C, facial recognition, ultrasonic under-screen fingerprint sensor, accelerometer, proximity, gyroscope, compass, brightness, UWB sensors.
Others: Wireless PowerShare, DeX,

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