Samsung Galaxy A21 Simple SCV49 unveiled in Japan, a simple but durable phone

27 August 2021
The phone is IP68/IPX5 rated, has a lanyard eyelet and a simple to use interface with big icons.

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lBlanc, 29 Aug 2021i think you're underestimating the elderly. electricit... moreBut also. They tend to forget alot. Also old people often tend to mess things up.

Dudenoway, 29 Aug 2021Bruh. Electricity isn't old enough that old people wou... morei think you're underestimating the elderly. electricity (and electronics) is old. like, electronics and electricity has been a household item since like what? the 60? 70? maybe older? so people in their 80s now would be in their 20s/30s back then, so i think most of them would know that electronics water don't mix.

Anonymous, 29 Aug 2021So you are saying elderly do not understand the concept of ... moreBruh. Electricity isn't old enough that old people would know that electricity+water=damage. And also old people tend to forgot more than often since they have bad memory so they can forget.

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Dudenoway, 28 Aug 2021What makes this durable? Ip rating. Since elderly ppl don&#... moreSo you are saying elderly do not understand the concept of electricty, and that water and electricty do not mix well?
Do you think electricity is a new invention ? or are you just prejudice against older generations ?

I'm glad I do not know you

  • Anonymous

Yes, the market needs few models for the elderly. What are other models?

Anonymous, 28 Aug 2021How about you try that again. My Alcatel Verso starts going... moreMan IPXX rating have only potential for people with rugged phone and those who needs rugged device like Firemens, Construction site workers, Miners etc.

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Anonymous, 28 Aug 2021How about you try that again. My Alcatel Verso starts going... moreWhat d'you expect? No offence but Alcatel's phones are sh1t

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Anonymous, 28 Aug 2021How about you try that again. My Alcatel Verso starts going... moreWhat d'you expect? No offence but Alcatel's phones are sh1t

  • Pali

seems like it's less durable and breaks easily when it gets dropped

Anonymous, 27 Aug 2021What, exactly, makes this durable? There's nothing in ... moreWhat makes this durable? Ip rating. Since elderly ppl don't know thye shouldn't put electronics in water it will get damaged so ip rating can protect it. Also its ui is very simple and easy to use. Also elderly people get annoyed of having to have handle large phones so 19.5:9 aspect ratio with 5.8 inch is pretty compact so it's easy to handle. On top of that the sd card hp jack and the more than enough storage and 3 gb ram(for old people) is enough with cheap price. Although this is Japan only so no need to hate

YUKI93, 27 Aug 2021Not sure about the name of the model, but it seems like Sam... moreWay better, it has two cortex A73, so it's better than Cortex A53/55.

Anonymous, 28 Aug 2021How about you try that again. My Alcatel Verso starts going... moreWell I can sya for sure my phone has no ip no splash resistense AND even its display is loose so the water cna go into the component bu ti put it in rain I put it near the sink where it gets tons of splashes I even clean it with water and I spray on the display nothing happen. I guess ur phone is bit old. Even though mine is 2018 one which isn't new

Alex, 27 Aug 2021Whaaatt, why does Japan get all of the cool stuffs like wat... moreBecause water resistance is a very useful feature in Asian countries. It's no different here in my country either.

Great, IPX5 resistance!
Now bring it over to the upcoming S22 series as well.

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CptPower, 27 Aug 2021Man since when water resistance is cool??? As long as phon... moreHow about you try that again. My Alcatel Verso starts going haywire when it gets some rain on it. A little bit of water on the screen has it acting like fingers, I can tell when water gets in the charging port, I hear the hiss and see the steam. Normally happens after rain or a workout. Yes I understand I need to upgrade. I miss my blackberry from last decade. ;(

  • Anonymous

Japanese market doesn't have many options

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Bruhman, 27 Aug 2021Ikr, my mum has an s20+ but my dad has a ten year old black... moreI wish we could get Proper blackberry back.



But no that's not happening :(

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kek, 27 Aug 2021Good for your mom that she got used to smartphones pretty e... moreIkr, my mum has an s20+ but my dad has a ten year old blackberry brick. Lol! The difference!

kek, 27 Aug 2021First, before hating on this device, please note the follow... moreMan elderly people needs elderly phones.
Which means easy to use like phones with buttons and with big screens and letters on display and on phone buttons.
This is just plain roberry on a customer.

Alex, 27 Aug 2021Whaaatt, why does Japan get all of the cool stuffs like wat... moreMan since when water resistance is cool???
As long as phone brand doesnt include water dmage warraty to your device IPXX rating is useless, obsolette and tottally worthless feature.
Every phone can whitstand few raindrops and for anything else water imune cover for 5 bucks will do its job better than IPXX rating which doesnt helps against salt water, mud water or chemicaly poluted water.
Apart the fact you pay much more for IPXX rating it have no point and value to have it.