The South Korean electronics giant, Samsung, has expanded its Galaxy S21 lineup with the introduction of a new smartphone. The company has launched the Samsung Galaxy S21 5G Olympic Games Edition in collaboration with the International Olympic Committee (IOC). The device features a new shade with an Olympic logo. Besides this, the specifications remain the same as the original headset.
Samsung Galaxy S21 5G Olympic Games Edition availability details
The price of the Samsung Galaxy S21 5G Olympic Games Edition has not been revealed. However, the new handset is listed on NTT Docomo and is currently available for pre-bookings in Japan. The device has a Phantom Blue back panel with Gold colour frames. The company has not shared the exact date but is expected to go on sale around June.
Samsung Galaxy S21 5G Olympic Games Edition tech specs
Speaking of the specifications, Samsung Galaxy S21 5G Olympic Games Edition features a 6.2-inch Flat full-HD+ Dynamic AMOLED 2X Infinity-O Display with 1,080×2,400 pixels of resolution. It offers a 120Hz refresh rate support and a 20:9 aspect ratio with 421ppi pixel density with HDR10+ support as well. It runs One UI on top of Android 11 out of the box and is powered by an octa-core Exynos 2100 SoC. The phone will be available in 8GB of LPDDR5 RAM and up to 256GB storage options.
For photos and videos, the Samsung Galaxy S21 5G Olympic Games Edition comes with a similar camera set up as the S21. The new device has a triple rear camera setup that includes a 12-megapixel ultra-wide-angle lens with f/2.2 aperture offering a field-of-view of 120 degrees. Furthermore, there is a 64-megapixel sensor that comes with phase detection autofocus, a field-of-view of 76 degrees and 3x hybrid zoom. Whereas the tertiary lens comes with optical image stabilisation (OIS). Upfront there is a 10-megapixel front-facing sensor with an f/2.2 aperture and a field-of-view of 80 degrees.
In terms of connectivity, there is 5G (NSA and SA both), 4G LTE, Wi-Fi, Bluetooth, GPS/ A-GPS, NFC, and USB Type-C port (with DisplayPort support). The sensors on the phone include an accelerometer, ambient light sensor, barometer, geomagnetic sensor, gyroscope, proximity sensor and an ultrasonic fingerprint sensor. The handset is backed by a 4,000mAh battery with USB PD 3.0 fast charging support.
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