Samsung S21 5G, S21+ 5G launched, price starts at P47,990

Following weeks of leaks and rumors Samsung put all those speculations to rest as it finally unveiled its newest flagship lineup– the Galaxy S21 5G and Galaxy S21+ 5G–and Galaxy S21 Ultra

Samsung’s latest S Series empowers you to easily share and connect with state-of-the-art camera and video, bold new design and streamlined connectivity capabilities

The Galaxy S21 Series 5G is loaded with state-of-the-art innovations debuting a head-turning, iconic design, an epic pro-grade camera for users of any skill level and the most advanced processor ever in a Galaxy device. And each device offers the connectivity, power and performance that only Samsung can deliver. 

For over a decade, the Galaxy S series has delivered groundbreaking, flagship mobile experiences for people who rely on their smartphone for expression, connection and entertainment. The new Galaxy S21 Series 5G builds on this legacy to offer the premium flagship experience and make every day epic


“We are living in a mobile-first world, and with so many of us working remotely and spending more time at home, we wanted to deliver a smartphone experience that meets the rigorous multimedia demands of our continuously changing routines,” said TM Roh, President and Head of Mobile Communications Business, Samsung Electronics. “We also recognize the importance of choice, especially now, and that’s why the Galaxy S21 series gives you the freedom to choose the best device for your style and needs.” 


The new phones will be available beginning tomorrow January 15 until January 28, 2021. Customers can pre-order the Galaxy S21+ 5G to get an epic bundle worth up to P19,000 through Samsung Experience stores, select Abenson and SM Appliance Stores and Authorized Samsung online partners. Customers who pre-order will get Galaxy Buds Live, Galaxy Tab A 8.0, Galaxy SmartTag, and a 25W Travel Adapter. Offer is also available through Globe and Smart until January 24.

Customers can also pre-order through Samsung.com to get as much as P13,000 worth of freebies including Galaxy Buds Live, Galaxy SmartTag and a P3,000 discount.

Pricing for Galaxy S21 5G is at P47,990 and P57,990 for the Galaxy S21+ 5G.

So what makes the Galaxy S21 series the flagship smartphones to beat?

First, the new S21 Series 5G is built for expression. The Galaxy S21 5G was designed for those who want a light design and compact 6.2-inch display while the Galaxy S21+ 5G sports an expanded 6.7-inch display and a larger battery, perfect for marathon gamers and binge-watchers. 

The Galaxy S21 Series 5G introduces an all-new, iconic Contour Cut Camera housing that seamlessly blends into the device’s metal frame for a sleek, yet striking, aesthetic. The Galaxy S21 5G and Galaxy S21+ 5G will be available in a range of eye-catching colors, and this year its new signature color is the Phantom Violet. Each device is coated with a luxurious haze finish on the back for a sophisticated look and feel

For Display, the Galaxy S21 5G touts an intelligent Dynamic AMOLED 2X Infinity-O display with adaptive 120Hz refresh rate for smoother scrolling and viewing. It automatically adjusts the frame rate based on the content whether you’re swiping through your social feeds or watching shows. The display is also easy on the eyes. To help reduce eye fatigue, the new Eye Comfort Shield automatically adjusts the blue light based on the time of day, content you’re viewing, and your bedtime. 

CAMERAS

The Galaxy S21 Series 5G continues Samsung’s legendary camera heritage with pro-grade enhancements and video innovations that enable users of every skill level to get the best shot. The Galaxy S21 and S21+ boasts of a triple camera set-up composed of a 64MP tele w/ OIS + 12MP f/1.8 wide w/ OIS + 12MP ultra-wide. For the selfie camera, it has a 10MP AF Wide shooter.

Camera features include 8K Snap that lets you grab crystal clear images from your 8K video footage, so you can capture all the live action and get standout still shots every time you hit record. Even in fast-moving or bumpy conditions, your footage will be buttery-smooth with Super Steady video at an improved 60fps.

New Director’s View lets you see, switch, and select the best shot to tell your best story. Capture video with the front and rear cameras at once for real-time reactions with Vlogger View, and preview or change the angle, zoom or go wide without losing any action with Live Thumbnails. Paired with Samsung’s new Galaxy Buds Pro, you can capture both ambient sounds and your voice at the same time using multiple mic recording.

In Portrait Mode, the AI-powered camera leverages an improved 3D analysis that more accurately separates the subject from the background. It also brings in options for virtual studio lighting and AI background effects to make sure the subject pops from the frame.

It also works for selfies too. For elusive faraway shots, whether you’re on a hike or sitting in the back row, improved Space Zoom helps you get clear and steady shots. The new Zoom Lock minimizes shaky hands and captures clearer images at 30x zoom on Galaxy S21 5G and Galaxy S21+ 5G, by leveraging AI to keep your focal point in the center of the frame.

Both devices are powered by Samsung’s latest 5nm Exynos 2100 5G chipset, paired with 8GB RAM and 256 built-in memory. As for battery, the S21 is powered by a 4,000mAh battery while the S21+ ships with a larger 4,800 mAh battery.


Availability and Pricing

The pre-order promotion will last for a limited time and only while supplies last. Terms and conditions apply. Visit www.samsung.com/ph/ to learn more, or pre-order via www.samsung.com/ph/s21preorder/ .

Starting January 29, 2021, the Galaxy S21+ 5G will be widely available in Samsung.com, Authorized Samsung Stores, other Samsung online partners, and telco partners. The Galaxy S21 5G will be available in Samsung.com, other Samsung online partners, and telco partners on February 5, 2021. Both devices will come with 8GB RAM and 256GB internal memory in the following colors, featuring deluxe haze finishes: 

  • Galaxy S21 5G: Phantom Violet and Phantom Gray
  • Galaxy S21+ 5G: Phantom Violet and Phantom Silver 

For more information about Galaxy S21 5G, Galaxy S21+ 5G, and Galaxy S21 Ultra 5G, please visit http://www.samsungmobilepress.com, news.samsung.com/galaxy or https://www.samsung.com/ph/smartphones/galaxy-s21-5g/

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