Made for the epic in everyday
Never miss that perfect shot again. Meet Galaxy S21 5G. Designed to revolutionize video and photography, with beyond cinematic 8K resolution so you can snap epic photos right out of video. It has it all: 64MP, our fastest chipset and a massive all-day battery. Things just got epic.
Made to turn heads
Galaxy S21+ 5G Galaxy S21 5G
DYNAMIC AMOLED 2X
EYE COMFORT SHIELD
SUPER SMOOTH 120HZ DISPLAY
Total eye candy
Keeping up with all your feeds with Super Smooth 120Hz, Galaxy S21 5G's Dynamic AMOLED 2X also offers vibrant color and amazing clarity for an unparalleled viewing experience. You can even binge your shows comfortably at night with Eye Comfort Shield reducing harmful blue light.
*The Dynamic AMOLED 2X display on Galaxy S21 5G received a certification from VDE Germany for 100 percent Mobile Color Volume in the DCI-P3 color range. *Eye Comfort Shield is 'off' by default, and must be turned on in Settings.
Meet the Phantom color series
With Phantom Violet, Phantom Gray, Phantom White and Phantom Pink at your disposal, there's no question you'll be turning heads.
*Color availability may vary depending on country or carrier.
Built for those "oh no!" moments, Corning® Gorilla® Glass Victus™ delivers scratch and damage resistance that makes it the toughest glass on a Galaxy smartphone.
*When compared to the previous S series.
Every day more epic than the cinema
8K Video is the highest resolution in a smartphone, making your footage look even better than the cinema. And with 8K 24fps, every vlog and memory is your next shot at stardom. Record, upload and watch right on YouTube.
*YouTube is a trademark of Google LLC.
Take epic photos in every 8K video
Use 8K Video Snap to get an album of high-quality 33MP pics right out of every 8K video. It's easy to record now, then snap later.
*8K Video Snap produces photos up to 33MP.
One take and that's a wrap
Record one take and Single Take turns it into feed-worthy photos and videos you can pick and choose from. It’s like a personal video editor, chopping up, slowing down and stabilizing to create content you can upload straight to Instagram.
*The format and amount of Single Take results may differ based on original capture. Results may also differ between rear and front camera captures.*Single Take is available for up to 15 seconds and results in up to ten images and four videos.
Action-packed and super-smooth
Super Steady begs for action. AI stabilization with 60fps capture means your adventures can get more adventurous — since your phone shoots like an action cam. And Super Smooth 60fps Video lets you relive the moment, with a dynamic frame rate that delivers smooth video in both bright and low light.
*Supported in Full HD resolution in Auto mode only.
The beauty is in the details
Shoot in 64-megapixel resolution so you can pinch in and capture with a clarity that makes photos look like a work of art.
*Maximum image cropping is subject to display resolution and the original image size.
Studio-like shots in a snap
Portraits have never looked better. Capture social feed-ready photos without all the editing. AI analyzes faces and natural lighting, angles and directions — making sure your subject is the focus and always stunning.
The night is yours
No lighting crew? Hate that obnoxious flash? No problem. Now you can light up the night and capture it in vivid color, at night or in low light and without all the extras.
Say farewell ‘too far away’
Enhanced camera quality allows for 30x digital zoom, making it look like those back row seats were actually close enough to touch the band. Zoom Lock stabilizes the shot when your hand gets shaky.
*30X Space Zoom includes 3x Hybrid Optic Zoom and goes up to 30x Super Resolution Zoom. Super Resolution Zoom includes digital zoom, which may cause some image deterioration.
Puts your best face forward
Selfie mode is enhanced by AI to bring out your features in realistic, true-to-life color. The 10MP front-facing camera packs in tons of detail, while the fast autofocus makes sure you easily get your best shots.
Outlasts your all-nighters
Galaxy S21 5G's Intelligent Battery lets you power through your day — and then some — with 4000mAh battery power. Its new power-efficient display and processor pushes it to last well beyond the 24-hour mark, even on 5G. Translation: Put endless scrolling to the test.
*Typical value tested under third-party laboratory condition. Rated (minimum) capacity is 3880mAh for Galaxy S21 5G. Actual battery life may vary depending on network environment, usage patterns and other factors.
Meet the fastest chip ever in Galaxy
Packing more speed, more power and more intelligence, the 5nm processor is fast enough to keep up with the action, so you can do more even faster.
*Image simulated for illustration purposes.*When compared to the previous S series.
Share only what you want
The Knox security platform delivers a high level of security, protecting your phone from the chip up and offering more confidence in app permissions - along with Samsung Knox Vault to keep your biometric authentication data under wraps. Unlock it faster with the larger Ultrasonic Fingerprint sensor.
*When compared to the previous S series.
Make memories truly unforgettable
Up to 256GB of built-in memory means thousands of epic moments stay safe and sound.
* Storage space simulation exclusive of pre-installed software and applications. Actual storage space may vary by country, model, file size and format.
*Galaxy S21 5G is rated as IP68. Based on test conditions for submersion in up to 1.5 meters of freshwater for up to 30 minutes. Not advised for beach or pool use.
Download a whole season in a flash
Experience HyperFast 5G with a 5G-compatible chipset that delivers faster speeds to keep you connected as you upload or download. While Wi-Fi 6 connects you to everything you love quickly and reliably.
*Requires optimal 5G connection. Actual speed may vary depending on country, carrier and user environment.*The bandwidths supported by the device may vary depending on the region or service provider. *5G network availability may vary depending on the country, network provider and user environment.*
Performance that's got game
Game Booster's new Priority Mode ensures you stay focused on your game by blocking calls and notifications and maximizing phone performance. Sophisticated AI monitors your device usage and automatically adjusts your settings for the best experience — all while you play.
See yourself on the big screen
Motion Mirror keeps in step with your training — letting you project your phone to your TV so you can follow a workout routine while also watching yourself.
*Availability is limited to TV models that support Miracast.
The apps you love, on your PC
Click the Start menu or taskbar and open your pinned mobile apps right on your Windows 10 PC. Scroll through memories, see social media feeds and connect with friends. All a snap when you have Your Phone Apps.
*Users must link their Galaxy device to their Windows PC through ‘Link to Windows’ on phone and Your Phone App on PC, follow the set-up prompts, including being signed into same Microsoft account. Link to Windows is preloaded on select Galaxy devices. Your Phone Apps feature requires Galaxy device to be on and connected to the same Wi-Fi network as the PC.*Some mobile apps may restrict content to be shared on other screens or may require a touch screen to be able to interact with them.
2.9GHz, 2.8GHz, 2.2GHz
158.4mm (6.2" full rectangle) / 154.6mm (6.1" rounded corners)S21+
2400 x 1080 (FHD+)
Technology (Main Display)
Dynamic AMOLED 2X
Color Depth (Main Display)
Rear Camera - Resolution (Multiple)
12.0 MP + 64.0 MP + 12.0 MP
Rear Camera - F Number (Multiple)
F1.8 , F2.0 , F2.2
Rear Camera - Auto Focus
Rear Camera - OIS
Rear Camera - Zoom
Hybrid Optic Zoom at 3x , Digital Zoom up to 30x
Front Camera - Resolution
Front Camera - F Number
Front Camera - Auto Focus
Rear Camera - Flash
Video Recording Resolution
UHD 8K (7680 x 4320)@24fps
960fps @HD, 240fps @FHD
S Pen Support
No ( S21 Ultra only)
ROM Size (GB)
Available Memory (GB)
Number of SIM
Nano-SIM (4FF), Embedded-SIM
SIM Slot Type
SIM 1 + SIM 2 or Embedded SIM
2G GSM, 3G WCDMA, 4G LTE FDD, 4G LTE TDD, 5G Sub6 FDD, 5G Sub6 TDD
GSM850, GSM900, DCS1800, PCS1900
B1(2100), B2(1900), B4(AWS), B5(850), B8(900)
4G FDD LTE
B1(2100), B2(1900), B3(1800), B4(AWS), B5(850), B7(2600), B8(900), B12(700), B13(700), B17(700), B18(800), B19(800), B20(800), B25(1900), B26(850), B28(700), B32(1500), B66(AWS-3)
4G TDD LTE
B38(2600), B39(1900), B40(2300), B41(2500)
5G FDD Sub6
N1(2100), N3(1800), N5(850), N7(2600), N8(900), N20(800), N28(700), N66(AWS-3)
5G TDD Sub6
N38(2600), N40(2300), N41(2500), N77(3700), N78(3500)
USB 3.2 Gen 1
GPS, Glonass, Beidou, Galileo
802.11 a/b/g/n/ac/ax 2.4G+5GHz, HE80, MIMO, 1024-QAM
Yes (only in S21+)
Smart Switch (PC version)
Accelerometer, Barometer, Fingerprint Sensor, Gyro Sensor, Geomagnetic Sensor, Hall Sensor, Light Sensor, Proximity Sensor
Dimension (HxWxD, mm)
S21 151.7 x 71.2 x 7.9
S21+ 161.5 x 75.6 x 7.8
Internet Usage Time(LTE) (Hours)
S21 Up to 14
S21+ Up to 15
Internet Usage Time(Wi-Fi) (Hours)
S21 Up to 15
S21+ Up to 17
Video Playback Time (Hours, Wireless)
S21 Up to 20
S21+ Up to 22
Battery Capacity (mAh, Typical)
Audio Playback Time (Hours, Wireless)
S21 Up to 68
S21+ Up to 75
Talk Time (4G LTE) (Hours)
S21 Up to 33
S21+ Up to 40
Audio and Video
Video Playing Format
MP4, M4V, 3GP, 3G2, AVI, FLV, MKV, WEBM
Video Playing Resolution
UHD 8K (7680 x 4320)@60fps
Audio Playing Format
MP3, M4A, 3GA, AAC, OGG, OGA, WAV, AMR, AWB, FLAC, MID, MIDI, XMF, MXMF, IMY, RTTTL, RTX, OTA, DFF, DSF, APE
Services and Applications
Galaxy Buds Pro, Galaxy Buds Live, Galaxy Buds+, Galaxy Buds, Galaxy Fit2, Galaxy Fit e, Galaxy Fit, Galaxy Watch3, Galaxy Watch, Galaxy Watch Active2, Galaxy Watch Active, Gear Fit2 Pro, Gear Fit2, Gear Sport, Gear S3, Gear S2, Gear IconX (2018)
Samsung DeX Support
SAMSUNG GALAXY S21 256GB PHANTOM GREY DUAL SIM