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In a nutshell

  • 6.2” Full HD+ AMOLED display
  • 64 MP + 12 MP + 12 MP triple lens camera
  • 128 GB storage
  • Facial recognition and fingerprint scanner
  • 5G connectivity

What Carphone Warehouse says

What Carphone Say

“Capture every moment with sharp detail and clarity thanks to the 64 MP triple camera. Take clear low-light photos in Night mode or impressive panoramas - everything looks fantastic on the Galaxy S21.”

What Users Say

4.0 based on

  • Operating System

    Android 11

  • Camera

    12 MP + 64 MP + 12 MP + F2.2 Quad Rear Camera

  • Storage

    Available in 128GB and 256GB

  • Display

    6.2 inches

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Overview

The ultimate in self-expression

Make every moment epic with Galaxy S21 5G's next generation camera and video. Create high-res stills with 8K Video Snap and get share-ready shots first time, every time with Single Take. Galaxy S21 5G is unashamedly different with sleek, contour-cut metal housing and stylish colours. It's the ultimate combination of smart tech and stylish looks.

Next Generation Camera
8K Video Snap

Durable Design
Gorilla® Glass Victus & Glastic Rear

Striking Colour
Dynamic AMOLED 2X

Share instantly
with next generation cameras

The power to take your best shots yet. Shoot with all your video cameras at once, or star in your own movie by recording front and rear together. The action is super steady and life-like too. Shoot incredibly detailed 8K Videos, then pull out hi-res stills with 8K Video Snap - perfect for stunning portrait expressions, epic landscapes and everything in-between. And say goodbye to endless re-takes with Single Take and 5x more facial recognition. What's more, there's tons of features like Night Mode, studio lighting and natural bokeh effects to bring out the beauty in every image.

Stylish shades that reflect you

Be unashamedly different with Galaxy S21 5G. Boasting a sleek new shape and stylish shades, Galaxy S21 5G is the ultimate in self-expression. The contour-cut metal camera fuses beautifully with the device, and Samsung's new frosted haze effect and metal frame look and feel amazing, making smudges and fingerprints a thing of the past. Featuring the toughest Gorilla® Glass Victus, Glastic Rear and an AL7S10 Metal Frame for protection and peace of mind, Galaxy S21 5G is designed to look pristine.

Speed, power,
creativity...

Galaxy S21's 5G's Exynos 2100 5nm processor brings all the performance you need. Packed with the oomph to rule your social feed while effortlessly keeping up with 8K video editing. Get a smooth, console-quality gaming experience. Never-miss-a-moment in connectivity. Connect to speedy 5G1, make clearer video calls and download twice as fast.

5nm processor

8GB RAM

8K Camera

A screen to turn heads

Treat your eyes with Galaxy S21 5G's Dynamic AMOLED 2X display that keeps everything looking brilliant and smooth. See movies in stunning colour. The 6.2" Infinity-O Display allows you to game or watch your favourite film even in bright sunlight. Scrolling is silky smooth and interactions are incredibly responsive. What's more, the new 120Hz adaptive refresh rate levels up for gaming or levels down when scrolling social media feeds to save your battery.

Unreal power, packaged neatly inside

With vault-like security and a binge-worthy battery, Galaxy S21 5G has your back no matter what. Stream, share and create - your content stays totally secure. The large sensor, smarter AI and 5nm processor put next generation, vault-like security in your hands. From faster fingerprint authentication to next-level privacy controls, there's nothing holding you back. Galaxy S21 5G is durable too. Featuring IP682 and Dust Resistance, it's fit for almost any environment.

Faster

Exynos 2100
Processor

Tougher

Gorilla® Glass Victus AL7S10 Metal Frame

More storage options

128GB / 256GB

What's in the box

Galaxy S21 5G comes packaged with just what you need - USB Type-C data and charging cable, ejection pin and Quick Start Guide. Just another way of being good to the environment.

Compare the
Galaxy S21 range

Galaxy S21 Ultra 5G

Galaxy S21+ 5G

Galaxy S21 5G

Display

6.8"

3200 x 1440
WQHD+ (515 ppi)

Dynamic AMOLED 2X -

120Hz Adaptive Refresh Rate (10-120Hz)

Eye Comfort Shield

6.7"

2400 x 1080
FHD+ (394 ppi)

Dynamic AMOLED 2X -

120Hz Adaptive Refresh Rate (48-120Hz)

Eye Comfort Shield

6.2"

2400 x 1080
FHD+ (421 ppi)

Dynamic AMOLED 2X -

120Hz Adaptive Refresh Rate (48-120Hz)

Eye Comfort Shield

Body

Gorilla® Glass Victus

AL7S10 Metal Frame

Gorilla® Glass Victus

AL7S10 Metal Frame

Gorilla® Glass Victus

+ Glastic Rear

AL7S10 Metal Frame

Rear Cameras

12MP ƒ2.2 Ultra Wide

108MP ƒ1.8 Wide

10MP ƒ2.4 Telephoto

10MP ƒ4.9 Telephoto

Laser AF Time-of-Flight

12MP ƒ2.2 Ultra Wide

12MP ƒ1.8 Wide

64MP ƒ2.0 Telephoto

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-

12MP ƒ2.2 Ultra Wide

12MP ƒ1.8 Wide

64MP ƒ2.0 Telephoto

-

-

Front camera

40MP ƒ2.2 Wide

10MP ƒ2.2 Wide

10MP ƒ2.2 Wide

Performance

Exynos 2100

Exynos 2100

Exynos 2100

Battery

5,000 mAh3

4,800 mAh3

4,000 mAh3

Charging

25W Super Fast Charging

15W Fast Wireless Charging

Wireless PowerShare

25W Super Fast Charging

15W Fast Wireless Charging

Wireless PowerShare

25W Super Fast Charging

15W Fast Wireless Charging

Wireless PowerShare

Memory

12GB RAM

16GB RAM

8GB RAM

-

8GB RAM

-

Storage

128GB

256GB

128GB

256GB

128GB

256GB

Sound

Stereo Speakers by AKG

Dolby Atmos

Stereo Speakers by AKG

Dolby Atmos

Stereo Speakers by AKG

Dolby Atmos

Water & Dust Resistance

IP682

IP682

IP682

Colours

Phantom Black

Phantom Silver

-

-

Phantom Violet

Phantom Silver

Phantom Black

-

Phantom White

Phantom Grey

Phantom Pink

Phantom Violet

Connectivity

5G1

WiFi 6E

UWB Tracking

S Pen4

5G1

WiFi 6

UWB Tracking

-

5G1

WiFi 6

-

-

Weight

227g

200g

169g

1 5G functionality requires compatible network connection and tariff.

2 Based on test conditions of submersion in up to 1.5 metres of fresh water for up to 30 minutes.

3 Typical value based on testing under third party lab conditions. Rated capacity for Galaxy S21 Ultra 5G is 4,855 mAh, 4,660 for Galaxy S21+ 5G and 3,880 mAh for Galaxy S21 5G.

4 S Pen sold separately.

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SPECIFICATION SUMMARY

WHAT's IN THE BOX

The box contains

  • Device
  • USB cable
  • SIM card removal tool
  • Quick Start Guide

FULL SPECIFICATIONS

  • Dimensions

    • 151.7 x 71.2 x 7.9 mm

    • 169 grams

  • Specification

  • Body

    • Nano

  • Calls & Messages

  • Operating System

    • Android

    • Android 11

  • Apps

    • Play Store

  • Battery

    • 4000 mAh

    • USB Type-C

  • Special Features

    • Bixby/Google Assistant

  • Connectivity

  • Camera

    • LED

    • 4K@60fps, 8K@24fps

    • AR Emoji,Bixby Vison,Food,Hyperlapse,Live Focus,Night,Panorama,Photo,Pro,Slow Motion,Super slow-mo,Video

    • 10 megapixels

    • 4K @ 60fps

    • 64 megapixels

  • Music and entertainment

    • Dolby Atmos, EQ, UHQ upscaler

  • Storage

    • 128 GB

  • Processor

    • Octa

    • Exynos 2100 Octa-Core

    • 8 GB

  • Display

    • Full HD Plus

    • 421 ppi

    • 1080 x 2400 pixels

    • Dynamic AMOLED 2X

    • 6.2 inches

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Samsung Galaxy S21 5G is rated 4.0 out of 5 by 120.
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Enjoying my phone Very good device, a solid camera, display and battery life. Happy with my purchase
Date published: 2021-04-08
Rated 4 out of 5 by from Excellent phone This phone is great. It's smooth and responsive. Cannot fault it except for the screen covering It's already peeling at the corner after 2 months.
Date published: 2021-04-07
Rated 4 out of 5 by from Great features and interface The phone is great, fast, good battery life and the features and Samsung community(1st time having a samsung) is great. Not 5 stars because I find that the face recognition is not as fast or accurate as other phones I have tried.
Date published: 2021-04-06
Rated 3 out of 5 by from Keep finding new things it. Would like a pulse monitor on it. Love the colour and size.
Date published: 2021-04-04
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