What the Critics Are Saying...
- Lynn Anderson, DxOMark
The Samsung S21 5G (Snapdragon) achieves decent autonomy overall, but it would have been nice to pair that with faster charging, which is quite common at this price range.
- Lynn Anderson, DxOMark
The Samsung Galaxy S21 5G (Exynos) is a well-built device, which is reflected in its decent scores for efficiency. While it lands in the bottom half of our database among all devices tested to date, it is well within the norms for Premium segment devices. The Xiaomi and Oppo smartphones have much be...
- Sabina Weston, IT Pro
Although the battery life could have been lengthier - especially considering the price point - the Samsung Galaxy S21 5G is still one of the best phones we’ve seen so far this year. The Exynos 2100 processor and 6.2in Dynamic AMOLED display make the phone an absolute pleasure to use, while additiona...
- Yasmine Crossland, T3
Although not the most impressive phone from the S21 series, the Samsung Galaxy S21 5G will definitely appeal to the most people. This is a phone that combines a palatable price tag with higher-end specs like a 120Hz refresh rate and powerful CPU as well as an excellent camera - you'll get everything...
- Andrew Cunningham, Nick Guy, The Wirecutter
The 6.2-inch OLED screen offers vibrant colors, deep blacks, and a high refresh rate that makes animations smoother. The Galaxy S21 has one of the fastest processors available and will get four years of guaranteed OS updates, but Samsung’s Android software isn’t as good as Google’s version.
Prices (Where to Buy)
The Galaxy S21 price will vary depending on retailer, age, special offers and whether or not it's purchased with a service plan. If purchased with a 2 year service contract for example, you would likely pay much less for the phone itself up front. You can compare Samsung Galaxy S21 prices from around the web here on The Informr.
We've got you covered! Download a free PDF copy of the Samsung Galaxy S21 user manual here.
Samsung backs up the Galaxy S21 with a 1 Year parts & labour warranty.
If your Galaxy S21 has problems and is still within its warranty period, you could contact Samsung support or the retailer you purchased the phone from. You'll find Samsung's contact information here. If your phone is off warranty and needs repair for a physical problem such as a broken screen or bad battery, you should visit an authorized service centre or a local phone repair shop. You can also connect with others in The Informr Community Forum to find and share answers to questions.
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