The Samsung Galaxy S21 Plus 5G is the successor to the Galaxy S20 Plus, it is also the upgraded version of the Galaxy S21 5G. Although its body design are the same, but some features and specs are upgraded and improved. In the Samsung Galaxy S Series, the smartphones share lots of similarities between them and they can also be completely different.
For example, there are triple cameras on the rear of the device which is exactly similar to what we have on the S20. This is not the only one; there are others. The chipset powering this smartphone is either the Qualcomm Snapdragon or the Exynos. Those in the United States use the Qualcomm Snapdragon chipset while those in the rest of the world use the Exynos chipset.
This article is equipped with necessary information you need about this smartphone, firstly, it addresses its price in the market, where to purchase it with ease, and it explores the specs and features of this device so if you are planning on purchasing this smartphone then this article is for you.
Samsung Galaxy S21 Plus 5G Price in Nigeria and Availability
The Samsung Galaxy S21 Plus 5G price in Nigeria is 480,000 Naira for the 8GB RAM / 256GB ROM variant. There are two variant of this smartphone, the RAM is the same 8GB but the ROM is 128GB or 256GB and their prices are not the same. The price of this device is controlled by the rate of Foreign Exchange.
Where to buy Samsung Galaxy S21 Plus 5G
The Samsung Galaxy S21 Plus 5G was released in January 2021, it’s now available in mobile phone stores across the country, regardless of the city your are located you can purchase this device from online stores. Purchase is easy and the device can be delivered to you within 3-5 working days.
As a premium smartphone it comes with a premium body design, similar to its predecessor but with little changes, the rear and the front are built with glass, there is an aluminum frame separating them. The device is an IP68 certified so it is both dust and water resistant, it can last up to 30 minutes in a 1.5m of water.
It is a sleek smartphone with 7.9 mm thickness; it weighs 200 grams, slightly heavier than most of the devices in the series. It supports the use of dual Nano SIM or eSIM, 5G networks. Its colors are Phantom Gold, Phantom Violet, Phantom Black, Phantom Red, Phantom Silver and Phantom Pink.
The screen is 6.7-inch; it has a Dynamic AMOLED 2x display with a resolution of 1080 x 2400 pixels. This display has a refresh rate of 120Hz and HDR10+ support. The aspect ratio is 20:9 and the screen-to-body ratio is 87.2% and a display density of 394 PPI. There is an Always-On feature displaying date and time. The display is protected by Corning Gorilla Glass Victus.
The camera setup of this device is cool, similar to what we have with the S20, on the rare, there is a 12MP wide camera with an aperture of f/1.8, there is a 64MP telephoto camera with an aperture of f/2.0 and a 12MP camera with an aperture of f/2.2 and a field view of 120°. These cameras features an LED flash which helps with lighting, face detection, autofocus, optical image stabilization, HDR, panorama etc. It can record 8K videos at 24fps and so much more
The front camera is a 10-megapixel wide camera with an aperture of f/2.2. This selfie camera features auto-HDR, dual video call; It can take high quality images and also record videos in 4K at 30fps etc.
The operating system running on the Galaxy S21 Plus 5G is an Android 11 together with One UI 3.1 user interface. The Random Access memory is 8GB while the Read-only Memory is either 128GB or 256GB. There is no slot for memory card so the in-built storage cannot be expanded.
The USA variant uses a Qualcomm Snapdragon 888 chipset with an Octa-core of running at 2.84 GHz and Adreno 660 for GPU. The international variant uses an Exynos 2100 chipset with an Octa-core running at 2.9 GHz and Mali-G78 MP14 for GPU.
The battery powering this smartphone is a 4800 mAh Li-Ion non-removable battery with 25W fast charging support system, 3.0 USB Power Delivery, 15W fast Qi/PMA wireless charging and 4.5W reverse wireless charging.
Samsung Galaxy S21 Plus 5G main Features and Specs
• 6.7 inch Dynamic AMOLED 2x display, 1080 x 2400 pixels (~394 PPI)
• Fingerprint scanner (under display)
• Back Cameras – Quad 12 / 64 / 12 / Mega Pixels
• Front Camera – Single 10 Mega Pixels
• Operating System – Android 11, One UI 3.1
• 8GB RAM (Random Access Memory)
• 128GB / 256GB ROM (Read-Only Memory)
• Supports 5G
• 4800 mAh Li-Ion non-removable battery, 25W fast charging
• Octa-core Exynos 2100 (Global), Octa-core Qualcomm Snapdragon 888 (USA)
• Dust and Water Resistant (IP68 certification)
Samsung Galaxy S21 Plus 5G Complete Specs & Features
|Dimensions||161.5mm x 75.6mm x 7.8mm|
|Body||Glass front, Glass back, Aluminum frame|
|Colors||Phantom Gold, Phantom Violet, Phantom Black, Phantom Red, Phantom Silver and Phantom Pink.|
|Selfie Camera||Single, 10MP|
|Selfie Camera Features||Dual videos call, Auto-HDR|
|Rear Camera||Quad 12MP, 64MP, 12MP, 0.3MP|
|Rear Camera Features||LED flash, auto-HDR, (photo/panorama)|
|Video Resolution||8K@24fps, 4K@30/60fps, 1080p@30/60/240fps, 720p@960fps, HDR|
|Screen Type||Dynamic AMOLED 2X, 120Hz, HDR10+, 1300 nits (peak)|
|Screen Size||6.7 inches|
|Screen Resolution||1080 pixels by 2400 pixels|
|Screen To Body Ratio||88.3%|
|Pixel Density||394 PPI|
|Screen Protection||Corning Gorilla Glass Victus|
|Operating System||Android 11, One UI 3.0|
|Chipset||Qualcomm SM8350 Snapdragon 888 5G (5 nm) – USA
Exynos 2100 (5 nm) – Global
|CPU||Octa-core (1×2.84 GHz Kryo 680 & 3×2.42 GHz Kryo 680 & 4×1.80 GHz Kryo 680) – USA
Octa-core (1×2.9 GHz Cortex-X1 & 3×2.80 GHz Cortex-A78 & 4×2.2 GHz Cortex-A55) – Global
|GPU||Adreno 660 – USA
Mali-G78 MP14 – Global
|Internal Storage||128GB, 256GB|
|Network||GSM / CDMA / HSPA / EVDO / 4G LTE / 5G|
|SIM||Dual SIM (Nano-SIM, dual stand-by)|
|Radio||Yes (Snapdragon model only; market/operator dependent)|
|USB||USB Type-C 3.2, USB On-The-Go|
|GPS||Yes, with A-GPS, GLONASS, GALILEO|
|WLAN||Wi-Fi 802.11 b/g/n, Wi-Fi Direct, hotspot|
|Sensors||Iris scanner, Fingerprint (under display) accelerometer, gyro proximity, barometer, compass|
|Battery||Li-Ion 4800 mAh, non-removable
25W Fast charging
3.0 USB Power Delivery
15W Fast Qi/PMA wireless charging
4.5W Reverse wireless charging