Samsung Galaxy S21+ 5G

Added: 01.15.21 | Updated: 11.05.21
  • Model: Galaxy S21+ 5G
  • Brand: Samsung
  • Rating: 3.62 out of 5 (26 votes)
  • Price: $ 970
  • Year of manufacture: 2021
  • Dimensions: 161.5 x 75.6 x 7.8 mm
  • Weight: 200 g
  • Chipset: Exynos 2100 (5 nm)
  • Built-in memory: 128GB 8GB RAM
  • Screen: Dynamic AMOLED 2X 6.7 inches
  • Battery: 4800 mAh
  • Rear camera: Triple, 12MP
  • Front camera: Single, 10MP

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Samsung Galaxy S21+ 5G specs

Common | Price | Design | Screen | Hardware | Memory | Software | Main Camera | Selfie camera | Cellular | Connectivity | Battery | Audio | Sensors | Performance Benchmark

Samsung Galaxy S21+ 5G Release dateCommon

Brand and model

Samsung Galaxy S21+ 5G

Other names

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)

Launch date

2021, January 14

Samsung Galaxy S21+ 5G PricePrice

First price

$ 970

Samsung Galaxy S21+ 5G dimension, size, weightDesign

Height

6.36 in (161.5 mm)

Width

2.98 in ( 75.6 mm)

Depth

0.31 in ( 7.8 mm)

Weight

7.05 oz (200 grams)

Build materials

Glass front (Gorilla Glass Victus), glass back (Gorilla Glass Victus), aluminum frame

Water resistant

Samsung Pay (Visa, MasterCard certified) Ultra Wideband (UWB) support IP68 dust/water resistant (up to 1.5m for 30 mins)

Colors

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

Case

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Samsung Galaxy S21+ 5G screenScreen

Technology Dynamic AMOLED 2X
Size

6.7 in

Screen Area

107.8 cm2

Resolution

1080 x 2400 px

Points per inch

394 PPI

Color Depth

16M

Ratio (height:width)

20:9

Ratio (screen:body)

88.3%

Screen Protection

Corning Gorilla Glass Victus

Additional Features

-Always-on display
-120Hz
-HDR10+
-1300 nits (peak)

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Samsung Galaxy S21+ 5G ProcessorHardware

Chipset

- Exynos 2100 (5 nm)
or Qualcomm SM8350 Snapdragon 888 (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

Samsung Galaxy S21+ 5G Memory and storageMemory

Internal Memory

128GB 8GB RAM, 256GB 8GB RAM

Memory Card Slot

No

Samsung Galaxy S21+ 5G SoftwareSoftware

Operating System (OS)

Android 11, One UI 3.1

User Interface

Samsung Galaxy S21+ 5G main camera specsMain Camera

Number of Cameras

Triple

Specs

-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 Recording 8K@24fps, 4K@30/60fps, 1080p@30/60/240fps, 720p@960fps, HDR10+, stereo sound rec., gyro-EIS
DxOMark Rating119 (Position 112 out of 303)
DxOMark Photos124
DxOMark Video101

Samsung Galaxy S21+ 5G selfie camera specsSelfie camera

Number of Cameras

Single

Specs

-10 MP, f/2.2, 26mm (wide), 1/3.24'', 1.22µm, Dual Pixel PDAF

Features

Dual video call, Auto-HDR

Video Recording 4K@30/60fps, 1080p@30fps

Samsung Galaxy S21+ 5G Cellular BandsCellular

Bands GSM / CDMA / HSPA / EVDO / LTE / 5G
-2G - GSM 850 / 900 / 1800 / 1900 - SIM 1 & SIM 2 (Dual SIM model only) 
CDMA 800 / 1900 & TD-SCDMA
-3G - HSDPA 850 / 900 / 1700(AWS) / 1900 / 2100  
CDMA2000 1xEV-DO
-4G - LTE
-5G - SA/NSA/Sub6/mmWave
SIM Card Single SIM (Nano-SIM and/or eSIM)Dual SIM (Nano-SIM and/or eSIM, dual stand-by)
Speed HSPA 42.2/5.76 Mbps, LTE-A (CA), 5G
SAR EU 0.65 W/kg (head) 0.95 W/kg (body)
SAR 0.65 W/kg (head) 0.95 W/kg (body)

Samsung Galaxy S21+ 5G wifi bluetooth gps nfcConnectivity

Wi-Fi 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
USB USB Type-C 3.2, USB On-The-Go

Samsung Galaxy S21+ 5G Battery type and CapacityBattery

Capacity

4800 mAh

Type

Li-Ion, non-removable

Charging

-Fast charging 25W
-USB Power Delivery 3.0
-Fast Qi/PMA wireless charging 15W
-Reverse wireless charging 4.5W

Samsung Galaxy S21+ 5G sound and multimediaAudio

Headphone Jack No
Radio FM radio (Snapdragon only)
Others -32-bit/384kHz audio
-Tuned by AKG
-stereo speakers

Sensors

Fingerprint (under display, ultrasonic), accelerometer, gyro, proximity, compass, barometer

Other specifications

Others

-Samsung DeX, Samsung Wireless DeX (desktop experience support)
-ANT+
-Bixby natural language commands and dictation

Performance Benchmark

Samsung Galaxy S21+ 5G antutu score Antutu Score

Antutu 8 Score646221 (Position 34 out of 1146)

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Samsung Galaxy S21+ 5G geekbench ScoreGeekbench Score

GeekBench 5 Single Core1017 (Position 213 out of 1884)
GeekBench 5 Multi-Core3105 (Position 278 out of 1873)

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Disclaimer: This information is based on public data and official specifications from Samsung. However, there may be differences in specifications.

Review of Samsung Galaxy S21+ 5G

In January 2021, Samsung introduced the new generation of Galaxy S21 smartphones. A worthy place in it is the Galaxy S21 Plus version, which will be discussed in the following lines. We will try to present you as clearly as possible the advantages of the smartphone and its key features.
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Frequently Asked Questions

How much does Samsung Galaxy S21+ 5G cost?

The price of the Samsung Galaxy S21+ 5G varies based on the specific model and storage capacity. As of the latest update, the base model starts at $ 970. Prices increase for models with larger storage capacity and additional features.

When did the Samsung Galaxy S21+ 5G come out?

Samsung Galaxy S21+ 5G mobile was launched on in these colors: Phantom Black, Phantom Silver, Phantom Violet, Phantom Pink, Phantom Gold, Phantom Red.

What is the size and weight of Samsung Galaxy S21+ 5G ?

The Samsung Galaxy S21+ 5G has dimensions of Height: 161.5 mm Width: 75.6 mm Thickness: 7.8 mm and weighs approximately 200 grams.

What is the screen size and resolution of Samsung Galaxy S21+ 5G?

When measured as a standard rectangular shape, the screen is 6.7 inches diagonally offering a resolution of 1080 x 2400 px at a pixel density of 394 ppi.

How much memory and storage does a Samsung Galaxy S21+ 5G have?

Device comes with chipset Exynos 2100 (5 nm) with processor 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. Samsung Galaxy S21+ 5G is available with internal memory of 128GB 8GB RAM, 256GB 8GB RAM.

What are the main camera specifications and megapixels of the Samsung Galaxy S21+ 5G?

The device have a Triple rear camera setup with specs of 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 and features like LED flash, auto-HDR, panorama

What are the front camera specs and MP of the Samsung Galaxy S21+ 5G?

The device comes with Single front camera setup with specs of 10 MP, f/2.2, 26mm (wide), 1/3.24'', 1.22µm, Dual Pixel PDAF and features like Dual video call, Auto-HDR