Samsung – the global leader in Android smartphones market has unveiled Galaxy M21 as a successor to the previous year’s Galaxy M20. The newly announced device has some exciting features like 48MP triple rear camera setup, a 20MP selfie shooter and a massive battery of 6,000mAh battery.
Although the Design features of the new entrant resemble with Galaxy M31 but it carries an affordable price tag. Samsung titles the smartphone as a product designed for “tech-savvy young millennials and Gen Z.”
Galaxy M21 – Design and Features
The Galaxy M21 carries a similar rectangular camera housing and rear-facing fingerprint sensor on the back as we’ve seen in the M31. The smartphone is built around a 6.4-inch Infinity-U Super AMOLED Display with Full HD+ (1080p) resolution and 19.5:9 aspect ratio.
The Galaxy M21 runs on One UI 2.0 based Android 10 OS. We have an Exynos 9611 chipset under the hood while the SoC is topped with 4 GB or 6 GB of LPDDR4x RAM and 64 GB or 128 GB of onboard storage. If that is not enough, it also has a dedicated MicroSD card for expansion.
The usual connectivity features like dual SIM support, 4G VoLTE, dual-band Wi-Fi, Bluetooth 5.0, GPS, 3.5mm audio jack and USB-C port are available on the Galaxy M21.
The camera setup for M21 carries a triple lens setup on the rear and is considered to be the best among its competitors. It features a 48MP primary lens, 8MP ultra-wide sensor with 123 degrees FOV and 5MP depth sensor. On the front, it is equipped with a 20MP shooter for selfies.
The phone draws power from a 6,000mAh battery. The retail package of the device includes a 15W fast charger.
Galaxy M21 Pricing and Availability
Samsung has announced availability of Galaxy M21 through Amazon India starting from March 23rd for Indian market in two versions – 4GB RAM + 64GB storage and 6GB RAM + 128GB storage.
The pricing of the base model is set to be INR 12,999 (~$175). The company is yet to reveal the price tag of the higher version. The phone will be also available on Samsung’s online store.
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Samsung Galaxy M21 Specifications
|OS||Android 10.0; One UI 2|
|Supported Networks||2G, 3G, 4G LTE|
|CPU||Octa-core (4×2.3 GHz Cortex-A73 & 4×1.7 GHz Cortex-A53)|
|Chipset||Exynos 9611 (10nm)|
|Display||Super AMOLED Capacitive Touchscreen, 6.4 inches, 1080 x 2340 pixels resolution|
|Fingerprint Scanner||Yes (Rear-mounted)|
|Internal Storage||64GB/ 128GB|
|Primary Camera||48MP + 8MP + 5MP|
|Connectivity||LTE, USB Type-C, GPS, Wi-Fi, Bluetooth 5.0, 3.5mm jack|
|Battery||6,000 mAh (15W fast charging)|