Score from 10
8.9

Samsung Galaxy S21 5G

Score

Camera
8
Performance
8.1
Screen
8.7
Battery
4.9
Connectivity
9.3
Appearance
8.7
Futures
5.1

Pros and cons

GoodCamera, Performance, Screen, Connectivity, Appearance
NormalBattery, Futures
BadNothing

Price comparison


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20.10

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Samsung Galaxy S21 5G specifications


BrandSamsung
Model
Galaxy S21 5G
SM-G991B
CategoryMobile phones
Weight171 grams
Density418 ppi
Memory size8 Gigabytes
Battery capacity4500 mAh

Width71.2 milimeters
Height151.7 milimeters
Thickness7.93 milimeters
Weight171 grams
MaterialsPolycarbonate
ColorsBlack, White, Pink, Violet
Effective area88 percents
Resistance certificateIP68
Operating systemAndroid 11
Interface
Google playYes

Screen typeAmoled
Screen futuresHole-punch Notch, Refresh rate 120 Hz, Peak brightness - 1300 cd/m², Always-On Display, HDR10, Scratch resistant, Corning Gorilla Glass 7 Victus, Capacitive, Multi-touch, Frameless
Aspect Ratio20 : 9
Screen resolution1080 x 2400
Resolution typeFHD
Density418 ppi

Audio futuresDTS / DTS X, Hi-Res Audio, Noise cancellation microphone, Stereo Speakers
Headphone JackNo
RadioNo

NFCYes
Voice over LTEYes
PC syncYes
OTA syncYes
Infrared
TetheringYes
Sim cardsDual SIM
Wi-Fi standards802.11a, 802.11b, 802.11g, 802.11n, 802.11n 5GHz, 802.11ac
Wi-Fi futuresDual band, Wi-Fi Hotspot, Wi-Fi Direct, Wi-Fi Display
Bluetooth versionBluetooth 5.0
NavigationGPS, A-GPS, GLONASS, Beidou, Galileo

Memory size8 Gigabytes
RAM typeRAM LPDDR5
CPU nameSamsung Exynos 2100
CPU cores1 cores Cortex X1 with speed 2.91 GHz
3 cores Cortex A78 with speed 2.81 GHz
4 cores Cortex A55 with speed 2.21 GHz
GPU nameARM Mali-G78 MC14

Storage size128 Gigabytes
ROM typeUFS Storage 3.1
Card slotNo
Slot type

Battery capacity4500 mAh
Battery typeLi-Polymer
Battery futuresWireless charging, Reverse charging, Non-removable, Wireless charging 15W, Reverse wireless charging 4.5W
USB Type CYes
Fast chargeYes

FingerprintYes
Fingerprint locationIn screen
ProximityYes
Light sensorYes
AccelerometerYes
GyroscopeYes
Gravity
Cooling systemNo
Gaming buttonsNo
Notifications

2GB2 (1900)
B3 (1800)
B5 (850)
B8 (900)
3GB1 (2100)
B2 (1900)
B4 (1700/2100 AWS A-F)
B5 (850)
B6 (800)
B8 (900)
4G LTEB1 (2100)
B2 (1900)
B3 (1800)
B4 (1700/2100 AWS 1)
B5 (850)
B7 (2600)
B8 (900)
B12 (700)
B17 (700)
B20 (800)
B26 (850)
B28 (700)
B32 (1500)
B34 (TDD 2100)
B38 (TDD 2600)
B40 (TDD 2300)
B41 (TDD 2500)
B66 (1700/2100)
B13 (700)
B18 (800)
B19 (800)
B25 (1900+)
B39 (TDD 1900)
B28B (700)
B28A (700)
5GN1 (2100)
N3 (1800)
N5 (850)
N7 (2600)
N8 (900)
N28 (700)
N41 (2500)
N77 (3700)
N78 (3500)
N40 (2300)
N20 (800)
N28B (700)
N28A (700)
N38 (2600)
N66 (1700)

Benchmarks

Antutu
v8
Total Score 677 991
04.01.2021
UL-Benchmark
Performance 8 608
03.03.2021
UL-Benchmark
Battery Life 1 947
03.03.2021
Geekbench
v5
Single-Core 824
07.03.2021
Geekbench
v5
Multi-Core 3 095
07.03.2021
DXOMARK
Main Camera 116
16.04.2021
DXOMARK
Selfie Camera 98
21.04.2021

Chipset

Model Manufacturer GPU Cores Speed
Exynos 2100 Samsung ARM Mali-G78 MC14 8 cores 2.21 GHz - 2.91 GHz

Cores list

Cortex X1 2.91 GHz
Cortex A78 2.81 GHz
Cortex A78 2.81 GHz
Cortex A78 2.81 GHz
Cortex A55 2.21 GHz
Cortex A55 2.21 GHz
Cortex A55 2.21 GHz
Cortex A55 2.21 GHz

Camera sensors

Main camera
Sensor model IMX555
Manufacturer Sony
Resolution 12 MP
Aperture ƒ/1.8
Sensor type CMOS
Wide Angle + Macro
Sensor model IMX563
Manufacturer Sony
Resolution 12.2 MP
Aperture ƒ/2.2
Sensor type CMOS
Telephoto + portrait
Sensor model Bright S5KGW2
Manufacturer Samsung
Resolution 64 MP
Aperture ƒ/2
Sensor type ISOCELL
Selfie
Sensor model IMX374
Manufacturer Sony
Resolution 10 MP
Aperture ƒ/2.2
Sensor type CMOS

Supported bands

Carrier 2G
GSM
3G
UMTS
4G
LTE
AT&T
B5 (850)
B2 (1900)
B2 (1900)
B5 (850)
B2 (1900)
B4 (1700 / 2100 AWS 1)
B17 (700)
B30 (2300)
Bluegrass Cellular
B12 (700)
Boost Mobile
B2 (1900)
B5 (850)
B41 (TDD 2500)
B25 (1900+)
B26 (850)
C Spire
B2 (1900)
B4 (1700 / 2100 AWS 1)
B5 (850)
B41 (TDD 2500)
B12 (700)
Carolina West Wireless
B14 (700)
Cellular One
B5 (850)
Chariton Valley
B5 (850)
B14 (700)
Commnet Wireless
B5 (850)
B2 (1900)
Cricket
B5 (850)
B2 (1900)
B2 (1900)
B5 (850)
B2 (1900)
B4 (1700 / 2100 AWS 1)
B17 (700)
B30 (2300)
Indigo Wireless
B5 (850)
B2 (1900)
B5 (850)
iWireless
B2 (1900)
B4 (1700 / 2100 AWS A-F)
B2 (1900)
B4 (1700 / 2100 AWS 1)
Limitless Mobile
B2 (1900)
B2 (1900)
Lycamobile
B2 (1900)
B2 (1900)
B4 (1700 / 2100 AWS A-F)
B2 (1900)
B4 (1700 / 2100 AWS 1)
B12 (700)
Metro
B2 (1900)
B2 (1900)
B4 (1700 / 2100 AWS A-F)
B2 (1900)
B4 (1700 / 2100 AWS 1)
B12 (700)
B66 (1700 / 2100)
B71 (600)
Pine Cellular
B5 (850)
Plateau Wireless
B5 (850)
B4 (1700 / 2100 AWS A-F)
B5 (850)
Sprint
B2 (1900)
B5 (850)
B41 (TDD 2500)
B25 (1900+)
B26 (850)
Straight Talk
B5 (850)
B2 (1900)
B2 (1900)
B4 (1700 / 2100 AWS A-F)
B5 (850)
B2 (1900)
B4 (1700 / 2100 AWS 1)
B5 (850)
B41 (TDD 2500)
B12 (700)
B13 (700)
B17 (700)
B26 (850)
T-Mobile
B2 (1900)
B2 (1900)
B4 (1700 / 2100 AWS A-F)
B2 (1900)
B4 (1700 / 2100 AWS 1)
B12 (700)
B66 (1700 / 2100)
B71 (600)
Ting
B2 (1900)
B4 (1700 / 2100 AWS A-F)
B2 (1900)
B4 (1700 / 2100 AWS 1)
B5 (850)
B17 (700)
Union Telephone
B5 (850)
B2 (1900)
US Cellular
B5 (850)
B2 (1900)
B2 (1900)
B5 (850)
B2 (1900)
B4 (1700 / 2100 AWS 1)
B5 (850)
B12 (700)
Verizon
B5 (850)
B2 (1900)
B2 (1900)
B5 (850)
B2 (1900)
B4 (1700 / 2100 AWS 1)
B13 (700)
Viaero
B5 (850)
B2 (1900)
B2 (1900)
B5 (850)
B2 (1900)
B4 (1700 / 2100 AWS 1)
B14 (700)
Virgin Mobile
B2 (1900)
B5 (850)
B26 (850)
B25 (1900+)
West Central Wireless
B5 (850)
B2 (1900)
B5 (850)

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