Samsung has unveiled yet another mid-range smartphone in its ‘M’ series. Samsung Galaxy M21s is the latest model in the affordable series. The handset is an upgrade over Galaxy M21 launched back in March. The noticeable upgrade here is cameras while the rest of the specs remain the same as M21. Let’s learn more about the specs, features, expected price, and availability of Galaxy M21s in Nepal.
Samsung Galaxy M21s Overview
Display and Design
The handset features a 6.4” Super AMOLED screen with a U-shaped notch that houses the selfie snapper. The resolution here is 1080 x 2340 pixels FHD+ and the aspect ratio is 19.5:9. Likewise, Corning’s Gorilla Glass 3 protects the screen.
Around the back, there is a rectangular camera setup for imaging. Just below it lies a fingerprint scanner for biometric authentication. The body of the handset is plastic build. You can choose the handset between two colors black and blue.
The rectangular camera island consists of three cameras arranged in linear order. The primary module features a 64MP lens with an f/1.8 aperture and an 8MP sensor for wide-angle snaps with an f/2.2 aperture. Finally, the 5MP sensor with an f/2.2 aperture completes the setup. The setup is capable of capturing 4K footage at 30fps.
Similarly, on the front is a 32MP snapper for selfies and video chats with an f/2.2 aperture.
Performance and Memory
At the helm is an octa-core home-grown Exynos 9611 SoC. It is paired with 4GB of RAM and onboard storage of 64GB. The storage can be expanded (up to 512GB) via a microSD card.
Battery and Miscellaneous
Galaxy M21s is backed by a massive 6,000mAh battery with support for 15W fast charging. The dual-SIM (Nano) smartphone boots on Android 10 OS and One UI custom skin on top. Connectivity options included are 4G LTE, USB Type-C port, a 3.5mm headphone jack, Wi-Fi, and Bluetooth connectivity.
Samsung Galaxy M21s Specifications
|Body||159.2 x 75.1 x 8.9 mm, 191 g|
|Display||6.4 inches, Super AMOLED, 420 nits (peak)|
|Resolution||1080 x 2340 pixels, 19.5:9 ratio|
|Processor||Exynos 9611 (10nm)|
|CPU||Octa-core (4×2.3 GHz Cortex-A73 & 4×1.7 GHz Cortex-A53)|
|OS||Android 10, upgradable to Android 11, One UI 2.5|
|Rear Camera||Triple Cameras|
Primary: 464 MP, f/1.8, Wide lens (26 mm), PDAF
Ultra-wide: 8 MP, f/2.2, 12mm, 1/4.0″, 1.12µm
Depth: 5 MP, f/2.2
|Front Camera||32 MP, f/2.0, Wide Lens (26 mm)|
|Video Resolution||Rear: [email protected], [email protected], gyro-EIS|
Front: [email protected]
|Audio||Loudspeakers, 3.5mm headphone slot|
|Security||Fingerprint (rear-mounted), Software-based face unlock|
|Connectivity||4G LTE, dual-band Wi-Fi, Bluetooth 5.0, A-GPS, GLONASS, BDS, FM radio, USB Type-C 2.0|
|Charging||Fast charging 15W|
|Galaxy M21s Price in Nepal||TBA|
Samsung Galaxy M21s Price and Availability in Nepal
The galaxy M21s has been announced in Brazil for BRL 1,529 and is already available for purchase. We expect the price of the Samsung Galaxy M21s to be around Rs 39,000 when it gets available in Nepal.
|Samsung Smartphone||Price in Nepal (Expected)||Price in Brazil|
|Samsung Galaxy M21s||~ Rs 39,000||BRL 1,529|
The key difference between the Galaxy M21 and M21s is the camera module. You will get a 20MP selfie camera in M21 whereas 32MP in M21s. The main camera on the back has been upgraded from a 48MP to a 64MP unit. Despite that, all the specs are similar, you will get the same processor, display, and battery.