Samsung Galaxy A21s with updated design, Quad cameras and 5,000 mAh battery launched
Samsung finally launched the Galaxy A21s smartphone which is a classic inexpensive smartphone with a plastic case and a standard design. With an immersive display, a versatile camera system, and long-lasting battery life, the Galaxy A21s packs Samsung’s most essential mobile innovations into a stunning, holographic design.
Samsung’s A-Series, as we know represents the mid-range segments of smartphones and this particular device as denoted by it’s model number belongs to the lower mid-range when it comes to price.
As an upgrade to it’s predecessor, the Galaxy A21s comes with a slightly better main camera, updated design, more memory and a higher capacity battery.
The new model has retained its previous design and differs from its predecessor in several ways. The device packs it’s main camera unit on the rear in a L-Shaped module and comes in quad setup. The device also has a reduced bottom chin than compared to the A21, but still looks spacious.
The device now features a much pronounced curved edges at the left and right side of the rear panel. The volume rockers are now combined in a single button. The camera module is less protruding from the surface panel than compared to it’s predecessor A21.
The phone has a glass front, plastic rear panel and built on a plastic frame. The design on the rear panel features a holographic design in gradient bright at the center and will be available in four different colors.
The Samsung Galaxy A21s has a 6.5 inch Super AMOLED HD+ Infinity-O-display otherwise known by a punch-hole in the screen, and comes with a resolution of 720X1600 pixels. The display has a nearly 82.8% screen-to-body ratio and packs 270ppi density with a 20:9 aspect ratio screen.
Processor and Memory
The Galaxy A21s is powered by an octa-core Exynos 850 chipset which runs on 4cores @2.0 Ghz and [email protected] 2.0 GHz . The SoC is accompanied by 3GB RAM and 32GB ROM expandable upto 512 GB via triple-card slot. There is also an additional option with 4GB RAM /64 GB storage and 6GB RAM/64 GB storage.
On the front for selfies and video-calling, the Galaxy A21s has a 13 megapixel camera with aperture f/2.2 which is housed in the punch hole display. The camera features a 1080p recording at 30 frames/sec.
On the back, the main camera unit comes in a quad setup and is located in the left corner in a L-Shaped module accompanied by LED flash. The device has a primary sensor of 48 -megapixel with f/2.0 aperture, secondary Ultra Wide sensor of 8 megapixel with f/2.2 aperture along with 2 Megapixel Depth sensor with f/2.4 aperture and Macro lens of 2MP with f/2.4 aperture. Camera features include support for HDR, Panorama and [email protected]
Another area where the Galaxy A21s has received an upgrade is it’s battery capacity. The device now features a 5000 mAh battery from an existing 4000 mAh on the Galaxy A21. The handset comes with a 15W fast charging support.
For bio-metric authentications, the A21s has a rear mounted fingerprint scanner and the front selfie camera can also handle facial recognition.
For connectivity, the device includes a headphone jack, supports 3G/4G, Bluetooth 5.0, USB port, Wi-Fi 802.11 b/g/n, Wi-Fi Direct, NFC(market dependent)and A-GPS. Sensors on the phone include accelerometer, ambient light sensor, proximity sensor, compass and fingerprint sensor.
The phone supports dual-SIM (Nano) and a memory card slot. Out of the box, the Galaxy A21s runs on One UI 2.0, based on Android 10. The device is available in three color options – Black, White, Blue and Red.
Samsung Galaxy A21s Price in Nepal
Samsung has just launched the Galaxy A21s through it’s official website and the price details hasn’t been announced by the company. As per rumours, it is expected to retail around € 200 which is around NRs 26,230. The smartphone start of sales is scheduled for June 19.
Samsung Galaxy A21s – Specifications
- 6.5 inch IPS LCD screen with HD + resolution
- Display in Infinity-O format and 20: 9 aspect ratio
- Exynos 850 processor
- 3 GB, 4 GB or 6 GB of RAM
- 32 GB or 64 GB of internal storage
- Expandable memory with MicroSD card upto 512 GB
- 13 MP front camera (f / 2.2)
- Four rear cameras:
- 48 MP main sensor (f / 2.0)
- 8 MP ultra-wide sensor (f / 2.2)
- 2 MP Macro Sensor (f / 2.4)
- Depth sensor with 2 MP (f / 2.4)
- Fingerprint Reader, Samsung Pay (NFC) and Bixby Vision
- 5,000 mAh battery and 15W fast charging support
- Android 10 , One UI 2.0 interface
- Colors : Black, White, Blue and Red
- Dimensions: 163.7 x 75.3 x 8.9 mm
- Weight: 192g
Samsung Galaxy A21s – Product Specifications Infographics