The hands-on videos of the Samsung Galaxy S21 series went online just hours before the Galaxy Unpacked 2021 event, which is expected to see the launch of the new phones. Some live images of the Galaxy S21 models have also been leaked, allegedly showing the new flagships in more detail. In addition, some pictures that appear to come from official listings of the Galaxy S21, Galaxy S21 +, and Galaxy S21 Ultra were posted by a tipster on Twitter. The new leaks give more insight into the design and specs of the new Samsung phones, which could hit Apple’s iPhone 12 series hard.
YouTube channel We the Techies has Posted practical videos of the Samsung Galaxy S21 + and Galaxy S21 Ultra. While the Samsung Galaxy S21 + is displayed in Phantom Violet, the Samsung Galaxy S21 Ultra is displayed in the Phantom Black color option.
Some pictures of the regular Samsung Galaxy S21 as well as the Galaxy S21 + and Galaxy S21 Ultra were also taken divided from the channel on Twitter. The units shown in the videos and pictures are likely for demonstration purposes as there is a badge on the back that says “Property of Samsung”.
According to the leaks, the Galaxy S21 Ultra appears to be the thickest model in the series. The channel too Expectations that it is significantly thicker than the Galaxy Note 20 Ultra and the iPhone 12 Pro Max, which are 8.1mm and 7.4mm thick, respectively.
Samsung is according to rumours A plastic back is said to have been used on the Galaxy S21, while the Galaxy S21 + and Galaxy S21 Ultra are speculated to have a glass back. The broadcaster’s Twitter account, where the practical pictures of the new models were published, claimed that despite the glass, the back of the Galaxy S21 + and Galaxy S21 Ultra feels like plastic due to their matt coating.
The channel too Expectations that the Galaxy S21 + and the Galaxy S21 Ultra carry 4,800 mAh and 5,000 mAh batteries respectively. Another short video posted on We the Techies’ Twitter account suggests that the Galaxy S21 Ultra won’t have a microSD card slot. This is different from the Galaxy S20 series supports microSD cards for expandable storage up to 1 TB.
Samsung is said to sell the Galaxy S21 Ultra in the US for $ 1,200 (approx. 87,700 rupees), which could just be the starting price. The company is also rumored to be launching various offerings for carrier-locked Galaxy S21 models.
In addition to the details of the YouTube channel, tipster Evan Blass has more to show about the Samsung Galaxy S21 series. He has Posted 360-degree animations of the Galaxy S21 trio, which supposedly show the entire design of the new models.
Pale also went to Twitter to post some screenshots that appear to be from the official listings of the Samsung Galaxy S21-series models, which are expected to go online shortly after the announcement later today. The screenshots show the camera setup of the Galaxy S21 and Galaxy S21 +, and mention a pre-order offer where users can get free Galaxy Buds Live earbuds and Galaxy SmartTag Bluetooth trackers.
The phones also have an AMOLED 2X dynamic display with Gorilla Glass Victus protection. The Exynos 2100 SoC is also mentioned in the new phones, except in the US, where the Snapdragon 888 SoC is expected to power the Galaxy S21 series.
One of the images leaked by Pale also suggests that the Galaxy S21 series retail boxes would include a USB Type-C data cable, SIM eject pin and a quick start guide. This means you likely won’t have a charger or earbuds in the box. It has been recommended by other sources as well. The Galaxy S21 models are also likely to feature IP68 rated construction for dust and water resistance.
Some other images published by Blass suggest that the Samsung Galaxy S21 Ultra has Wi-Fi 6E connectivity and S Pen support. In addition to Wireless PowerShare, the entire Galaxy S21 series also has 25 W super fast charging and 15 W wireless fast charging.
In another tweet, Pale did divided Clear pictures of the Galaxy S21 series that give us enough details about the color and appearance of the upcoming models. A few pictures apparently also show the Galaxy S21 Ultra with the silicone sleeve that offers space for the specially developed S Pen.