Samsung Galaxy S21+ 5G

Specifications
Samsung Galaxy S21+ 5G
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  • 6.7" 1080x2400 pixels
  • 64MP 4320p
  • 8GB RAM Exynos 2100
  • 4800mAh Li-Ion
Released 2021, January 29 200g (Sub6), 202g (mmWave), 7.8mm thickness Android 11, One UI 3.1 128GB/256GB storage, no card slot
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Also known as Samsung Galaxy S21 Plus 5G
Versions: SM-G996B, SM-G996B/DS (International); SM-G996U (USA); SM-G996U1 (USA unlocked); SM-G996W (Canada); SM-G996N (Korea); SM-G9960 (China)

Network
Technology GSM / CDMA / HSPA / EVDO / LTE / 5G
2G bands GSM 850 / 900 / 1800 / 1900 - SIM 1 & SIM 2 (Dual SIM model only)
  CDMA 800 / 1900 & TD-SCDMA
3G bands HSDPA 850 / 900 / 1700(AWS) / 1900 / 2100
  CDMA2000 1xEV-DO
4G 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 - SM-G996U1
5G bands 2, 5, 25, 41, 66, 71, 260, 261 SA/NSA/Sub6/mmWave - SM-G996U1
Speed HSPA 42.2/5.76 Mbps, LTE-A (CA), 5G
Launch
Announced 2021, January 14
Status Available. Released 2021, January 29
Body
Dimensions 161.5 x 75.6 x 7.8 mm (6.36 x 2.98 x 0.31 in)
Weight 200 g (Sub6), 202 g (mmWave) (7.05 oz)
Build Glass front (Gorilla Glass Victus), glass back (Gorilla Glass Victus), aluminum frame
SIM Single SIM (Nano-SIM and/or eSIM) or Dual SIM (Nano-SIM and/or eSIM, dual stand-by)
 IP68 dust/water resistant (up to 1.5m for 30 mins)
Display
Type Dynamic AMOLED 2X, 120Hz, HDR10+, 1300 nits (peak)
Size 6.7 inches, 107.8 cm2 (~88.3% screen-to-body ratio)
Resolution 1080 x 2400 pixels, 20:9 ratio (~394 ppi density)
Protection Corning Gorilla Glass Victus
 Always-on display
Platform
OS Android 11, One UI 3.1
Chipset Exynos 2100 (5 nm) - International
Qualcomm SM8350 Snapdragon 888 5G (5 nm) - USA/China
CPU Octa-core (1x2.9 GHz Cortex-X1 & 3x2.80 GHz Cortex-A78 & 4x2.2 GHz Cortex-A55) - International
Octa-core (1x2.84 GHz Kryo 680 & 3x2.42 GHz Kryo 680 & 4x1.80 GHz Kryo 680) - USA/China
GPU Mali-G78 MP14 - International
Adreno 660 - USA/China
Memory
Card slot No
Internal 128GB 8GB RAM, 256GB 8GB RAM
 UFS 3.1
Main Camera
Triple 12 MP, f/1.8, 26mm (wide), 1/1.76", 1.8µm, Dual Pixel PDAF, OIS
64 MP, f/2.0, 29mm (telephoto), 1/1.72", 0.8µm, PDAF, OIS, 1.1x optical zoom, 3x hybrid zoom
12 MP, f/2.2, 13mm, 120˚ (ultrawide), 1/2.55" 1.4µm, Super Steady video
Features LED flash, auto-HDR, panorama
Video 8K@24fps, 4K@30/60fps, 1080p@30/60/240fps, 720p@960fps, HDR10+, stereo sound rec., gyro-EIS
Selfie Camera
Single 10 MP, f/2.2, 26mm (wide), 1/3.24", 1.22µm, Dual Pixel PDAF
Features Dual video call, Auto-HDR
Video 4K@30/60fps, 1080p@30fps
Sound
Loudspeaker Yes, with stereo speakers
3.5mm jack No
 32-bit/384kHz audio
Tuned by AKG
Comms
WLAN Wi-Fi 802.11 a/b/g/n/ac/6, dual-band, Wi-Fi Direct, hotspot
Bluetooth 5.0, A2DP, LE
GPS Yes, with A-GPS, GLONASS, BDS, GALILEO
NFC Yes
Radio FM radio (Snapdragon model only; market/operator dependent)
USB USB Type-C 3.2, USB On-The-Go
Features
Sensors Fingerprint (under display, ultrasonic), accelerometer, gyro, proximity, compass, barometer
 Samsung DeX, Samsung Wireless DeX (desktop experience support)
ANT+
Bixby natural language commands and dictation
Samsung Pay (Visa, MasterCard certified)
Ultra Wideband (UWB) support
Battery
Type Li-Ion 4800 mAh, non-removable
Charging Fast charging 25W
USB Power Delivery 3.0
Fast Qi/PMA wireless charging 15W
Reverse wireless charging 4.5W
Misc
Colors Phantom Black, Phantom Silver, Phantom Violet, Phantom Pink, Phantom Gold, Phantom Red
Models SM-G996B, SM-G996B/DS, SM-G996U, SM-G996U1, SM-G996W, SM-G996N, SM-G9960
SAR 0.65 W/kg (head)     0.95 W/kg (body)    
SAR EU 0.54 W/kg (head)     1.33 W/kg (body)    
Price $ 749.99 / £ 731.00 / € 795.00 / ₹ 73,499
Tests
Performance AnTuTu: 622276 (v8)
GeekBench: 3476 (v5.1)
GFXBench: 54fps (ES 3.1 onscreen)
Display Contrast ratio: Infinite (nominal)
Camera Photo / Video
Loudspeaker -25.8 LUFS (Very good)
Battery life Endurance rating 114h
Samsung Galaxy S21+ 5G 128GB 8GB RAM 256GB 8GB RAM

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Unless you're living in exynos region.

hmm, wait till s35+ release, hohoho. finally pick s21+.

  • Anonymous

Bro exynos 990 is way worse compared to exynos 2100. I think they rushed that exynos 990 and they are having some issues. For example most people have heat problems on light use, standby drain for some apps are way worse.

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