Samsung Galaxy S21 5G in Kenya
Samsung Galaxy S21 5G has a recommended retail price of KSh82,000 – KSh87,000. It features a Super AMOLED, 120Hz display, an Exynos 2100 (5 nm) chipset, a triple 12 MP camera, and a decent Li-Po 4000 mAh non-removable battery. Galaxy S21 5G comes before Galaxy Galaxy S21+ 5G which was released 2021, January 29.
Samsung Galaxy S21 was announced or rather officially unveiled on 14th January 2021. The phone is getting launched a month earlier than the expected release date. It is set for release on the 29th of January 2021 at a very affordable price of Ksh 85,500 compared to the Samsung Galaxy S20 which came at a higher price at its launch. It will be among the Samsung Galaxy S21 series to be released. The phone comes in different colors offering you a variety to choose from. These include Phantom Gray, Phantom White, Phantom Violet, and Phantom Pink.
The mobile has 151.7 x 71.2 x 7.9 mm dimensions weighing only 160g. It’s designed with a glass front, aluminum frame, and plastic back. The Samsung Galaxy S20 is purely glass on the back making it much fragile, plastic has a better grip yet remains classy. The Samsung Galaxy S21 5G has an Android 11 Operating System and Exynos 2100 chipset. The phone has a 6.2 inch AMOLED display with a 120Hz frequency. While the phone has protective corning Gorilla glass it’s also dust/ water-resistant.
It has a large internal storage of 128 GB or 256GB and a RAM of 8GB. If you are a fan of capturing moments and need them clear as possible then this phone will be the best for you. It has triple cameras on the rear with an LED flash. For selfies, a front camera with dual pixel PDFA is designed for you. The phone has a battery of 4000mAh charging at 25W.
Design and display
The front of the phone is a corning Gorilla Victus glass that offers phone display protection always. The screen is a 6.2-inch full HD Quad and works at a 120Hz refresh rate. Has a resolution of 2400 x 1080 pixels. You can easily view the screen content considering the high resolution that the phone offers. The phone has a large fingerprint sensor making it easier for your finger to unlock the phone faster as we expect to recognize faster.
The phone is also designed to have a weight that is comfortable for you to carry around. It weighs only 160 g. Its dimensions suit well to your palm as they are not that huge. Its physical appearance makes the phone a suitable handset to press and work faster. The volume adjustment buttons are located on the right-hand side of the phone. Next to the buttons come the triple cameras on the backside.
Is Samsung Galaxy S21 camera good? Well, the phone camera is excellent. It comes with triple rear cameras of 64 MP which is the main camera. The second camera of ultra-wide 12 MP and then there is a 12MP camera that has telephoto capabilities of up to 3X optical zoom. These cameras have Auto HDR, LED flash, and panorama features to boost their results.
Improvement has been seen when it comes to recording videos as the Samsung Galaxy S21 5G can record videos on both cameras same time which is not the case with the Samsung Galaxy S20. The rear cameras also record excellent videos at the rate of 8K@24fps, 4K@30/60fps, 1080p@30/60/240fps, 720p@960fps, HDR10+, stereo sound rec., gyro-EIS.
In a case where you find yourself on your own and still need to take a photo, Samsung Galaxy S21 comes to your ai9d with its front camera. You can take selfies or record videos using the 10 MP with Dual Pixel PDFA camera located on the front side of your phone. The cameras have Dual video calls and Auto-HDR features. Videos are taking at 4K@30/60fps, 1080p@30fps using the front camera.
The phone is enabled with 2G,3G,4G, and 5G network connectivity. This makes your phone functional in what environment you are in. it’s the high time you quit walking to higher grounds searching for a network whenever you are away in the upcountry.
Wi-Fi 802.11 a/b/g/n/ac/6, connects with so much ease in this phone. All your businesses and other internet-requiring services do not have to get delayed anymore. Dual-band, Wi-Fi Direct, hotspot should not be of worry to you as the connect exemplary as well.
If you want to connect to other devices via Bluetooth. This phone is versatile as it can do that easily as well with Bluetooth 5.0, A2DP, LE. This Bluetooth connectivity has been seen in Samsung Galaxy S8 too. Any device compatible with this Bluetooth will connect and transfer the needed files with ease.
The Samsung Galaxy S21 5G phone connects well to FM radio giving you a chance to enjoy live broadcasts from your favorite radio shows. The bulkiness of carrying the whole radio system is eliminated for you. Your multi-purpose phone ensures this.USB Type C 3.2, USB On-The-Go connects your phone to other gadgets conveniently enabling you to transfer files, documents, and photos anywhere.
The phone works through Android 11 and One UI 3.1 launcher which is the most exquisite software interface currently. It has an Exynos 2100 (5 nm) chipset in Asia and Europe which is the latest generation of chipsets and a very powerful Octa-core processor that works at the rate of 1×2.9 GHz Cortex-X1 & 3×2.80 GHz Cortex-A78 & 4×2.2 GHz Cortex-A55). While everywhere else the phone runs through Qualcomm’s Snapdragon 888.
It enables the multi-performance of the phone compared to the previous. This boosts the overall performance of up to 10% of Exynos 990 found in the Samsung Galaxy S20 Fan Edition. The CPU also regulates power consumption by lowering it up to 20 %thus boosting the battery. The previous Galaxy S20 used Qualcomm’s Snapdragon 865
For graphic options, the Samsung Galaxy S21 5G phone has a Mali-G78 MP14 GPU that brings a 40% better performance compared to other GPUs even though the phone lacks a microSD slot there is abundant space for you to store all the high MP photos and take as many videos as possible.
Is S21 a good phone for gaming? Yes, because this phone is 5GB enabled, a speed good enough to support online games among others. The phone also has a Game Pass App that comes with it that will enable you to play games in the cloud with such ease. The phone large Ram ensures the phone stays cool despite the game one is playing.
This smartphone has a fingerprint sensor under display large enough to scan your thumb as fast as possible. For sound effects be sure the phone got you covered as it has a loudspeaker with stereo speakers producing and audio at 32-bit/384kHz.
This Samsung smartphone has a non-removable Li-Po 4000mAh resembling that found in Samsung Galaxy S20. It is so fast charging at 25W, the power delivered through USB. It also has a fast wireless charging of 15W and reverses wireless charging of 4.5W.
The phone has great storage of 128GB or 256 Gb depending on your preference and the RAM is a whopping 8GB enough to ensure your phone apps run smoothly without lag. You can increase your storage space with a microSD card(Check out MicroSD/memory cards.