Galaxy S21 rumors: Everything to know for today’s Samsung Unpacked event

    Leaked photos of the Galaxy S21 from Twitter tipster Evan Blass
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    The Galaxy S21 is just some hours away. Samsung’s Unpacked occasion is going on at present at 7 a.m. PT (10 a.m. ET), following months of rumors and hypothesis. Here’s watch the Galaxy Unpacked occasion dwell on the final day of CES 2021. The newest leaks present detailed product specs and knowledge on how the three S21 telephones examine to one another and what’s going to come within the field, in addition to what seems to be a preorder supply for the Galaxy Buds Pro or Galaxy Buds Live and Galaxy SmartTag. You can truly register to preorder the S21 proper now. 

    The firm launched a complete slew of telephones in 2020 to match nearly each finances, from the $100 Galaxy A01 right through to the $1,999 Galaxy Z Fold 2. But the Galaxy S telephones are seen as the corporate’s flagship handsets, with 2020 seeing the launch of the Galaxy S20 line and the extra inexpensive Galaxy S20 FE. Leaks level to the S21 sporting a brand new design with improved digicam options, together with a 10x optical zoom. Other rumors say the S21 Ultra may even exchange the Galaxy Note telephones altogether, with leaks displaying a case for the cellphone that has room for the S Pen.

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    Read extra: Samsung Galaxy S21 specs: Battery, value, dimension and extra, in keeping with rumorsHere’s all the pieces we all know proper now concerning the Galaxy S21 telephones. 3 Galaxy S21 telephones with the identical processor It ought to come as no shock that Samsung is predicted to launch three completely different fashions of the S21: the 6.2-inch S21, 6.7-inch S21 Plus and 6.8-inch S21 Ultra. But an in depth leak from Max Weinbach of Android Police apparently paperwork nearly all the spec sheet, which reveals much more about these three telephones than simply the mannequin names and sizes. The newest Evan Blass leak additionally features a detailed spec sheet displaying three telephones with these identical mannequin names and show sizes.The screens will doubtless all help 120Hz like the sooner S20 collection, with the S21 Ultra sporting the very best decision WQHD Plus show. But the opposite key reveal is that these telephones will doubtless use the most recent Snapdragon processor within the US. Previously considered known as the Snapdragon 875, it is truly been branded because the Snapdragon 888, which was introduced at a Qualcomm digital occasion in December. Some of the important thing claims of the brand new chip are quicker 5G efficiency and prolonged battery life.  Read extra: Galaxy S21 vs. Galaxy S20: Rumored value, options and extra in contrastThe different essential variations between the S21 telephones look to be the design of the digicam modules, colour choices and naturally the battery capability. The base S21 may have a 4,000-mAh battery, the S21 Plus battery will probably be 4,800 mAh and the high-end S21 Ultra will get a mammoth 5,000-mAh battery, in keeping with the leaked spec sheets. 

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    Renders present a modern new digicam and body design Earlier renders printed by Steve Hemmerstoffer (@OnLeaks) point out that the Galaxy S21 will not look radically completely different from the sooner S20 telephones, however it’ll have a redesigned digicam module. It seems there will probably be an in-screen fingerprint reader and a hole-punch selfie digicam like earlier than on all three telephones, with the screens on the S21 and S21 Plus sitting flat and the S21 Ultra’s display screen curving on the edges. More teasers for the Galaxy S21 leaked on-line in early December displaying a Phantom Violet colour with a hole-punch digicam and small bezel on the entrance of the machine and a three-camera rear setup.Read extra: Samsung Galaxy S21 colours: Get prepared for pastel pink, if rumors are trueThe three-camera array on the S21 and S21 Plus has been moved to the highest left nook and it is secure to imagine there will probably be an everyday wide-angle, ultrawide angle and telephoto digicam. This render matches the leaked spec sheet from Android Police and Evan Blass, which says these will probably be a 12-megapixel ultrawide and broad digicam, plus a 64-megapixel telephoto digicam. The LED flash has been moved simply to the best of the digicam housing.
    The Galaxy S21 Ultra is slightly completely different, with a a lot greater digicam module with 4 rear cameras: a 12-megapixel broad and ultrawide, plus two 10-megapixel telephoto cameras at 3x and 10x optical zoom. It additionally seems as if the 100x house zoom seen on the S20 Ultra will even function on the S21 Ultra. Space zoom is Samsung’s time period for the hybrid digital and optical zoom used to succeed in 100x. The S21 Ultra’s essential digicam appears to have a 108-megapixel sensor dubbed “gen 2 sensor” on the spec sheet. We assume it’ll use an analogous pixel binning technique to output 12-megapixel pictures, just like the S20 Ultra and Note 20 Ultra do with their 108-megapixel sensors. The S21 Ultra additionally appears to maintain the laser autofocus system discovered on the Note 20 Ultra, against the phase-detect autofocus system on the S20 Ultra.Evan Blass on Twitter shared the next infographic that particulars the resolutions and specs of the cameras on the S21 collection that seems to corroborate the sooner leaks.

    While the @OnLeaks renders additionally present the S21 collection in each a grey and black end, different colours are anticipated. The S21 appears to come back in a Phantom White, Phantom Grey, Phantom Violet and Phantom Pink; the S21 Plus in Phantom Silver, Phantom Black and Phantom Violet; and the S21 Ultra in Phantom Black and Phantom Silver. The render within the video under from Italian web site Pigtou reveals what the silver end might seem like.
    Twitter consumer Ice universe posted a picture displaying idea renders of the opposite S21 colours, then adopted up with a picture posted to Instagram that they declare is the entrance of the S21 Ultra.

    YouTube consumer Sakitech posted the video under, which claims to indicate a photograph of each the S21 Ultra and S21 Plus. It particulars the digicam specs and provides an outline of what preproduction pattern may seem like. Dutch web site LetsGoDigital additionally posted detailed 3D renders of the Galaxy S21 collection that present the SIM tray relocated to the bottom of the cellphone.
    Will the Galaxy S21 have equipment within the field?Samsung will nearly definitely observe Apple’s lead in eradicating each the charger and corded headphones from the field of the Galaxy S21, in keeping with an earlier report, now corroborated by the Blass leaks. This would not be the primary time that Samsung has eliminated the headphones from the retail field, because the $1,999 Galaxy Z Fold 2 shipped with out headphones within the US (though you possibly can request a pair of AKG headphones from Samsung after buy). Read extra: Will Samsung Galaxy S21 have a headphone jack? Here’s why we do not suppose so
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    Goodbye Galaxy Note, hey stylus for the S21? A report from Reuters says that Samsung might discontinue the Galaxy Note line and the S21 Ultra will take its place because the Samsung cellphone with a stylus. While the renders do not present a visual location for a stylus, the cellphone may nonetheless help the S Pen with a software program replace. This would imply that the stylus must be housed individually from the cellphone when not in use. Images from WinFuture present a case for the S21 Ultra that has a selected slot for the S Pen when it is not in use, seeming to verify the rumors that there will probably be no place to retailer the S Pen within the cellphone itself, like you possibly can on the Galaxy Note line. The newest spec leak additionally reveals S Pen help within the S21 Ultra solely, although the stylus will probably be bought individually.The new Galaxy S21 Ultra case may have a spot for storing an S Pen. 
    In Samsung’s weblog publish, TM Roh additionally confirms there will probably be a synergy between the Note and different Samsung telephones. “We’ve also been paying attention to people’s favorite aspects of the Galaxy Note experience and are excited to add some of its most well-loved features to other devices in our lineup.”

    Older wearables won’t be appropriate with the S21 Samsung has launched a number of completely different health trackers and smartwatches over the previous few years, however a notification within the Samsung Members app noticed by GalaxyMembership suggests the Galaxy S21 will not help older wearables just like the Galaxy Gear. The full checklist of affected gadgets contains the Gear 2, Gear 2 Neo, Gear S and Gear Fit. This information is not notably shocking, on condition that a few of these trackers have been launched over 5 years in the past.
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    One UI 3.1 might debut on the S21One other video surfaced by Droid Life reveals the brand new Samsung One UI 3.1 that can supposedly launch together with the S21. As an replace to the present One UI 3.0 that is on many new Samsung telephones in the mean time operating Android 11, the brand new replace appears to carry options like name background movies, the Google uncover feed on the house display screen, plus tweaks to the digicam interface.
    The S21 is perhaps inexpensive than the S20 There can also be the likelihood that Samsung will drop the bottom value of the Galaxy S21, maybe in response to the drop in gross sales of cellphones throughout the board due to the coronavirus pandemic. South Korean leaker Landsk claims that the S21 will begin at $899, the S21 Plus at $1,099 and the S21 Ultra $1,250. This would mark a $100 value drop in comparison with the launch value of the common S20 in March 2020. More Samsung Galaxy S21 rumors:

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