Galaxy’s sleek new face takes center stage during Samsung Unpacked 2021

Designed to turn heads with a revolutionary camera, an epic performance and reportedly the highest video resolution available in a smartphone, Galaxy's sleek new face took center during the 2021 Samsung Unpacked, S21 series unveiling event.


The Samsung Galaxy S21 Series has been hailed as the next new generation smartphone for a good reason, all thanks to its sleek and bold new design, and epic performance, along with some of the highest camera and video specs available in the market.

The new AI-powered S21 and S21+ are equipped with a triple-camera system that consists of ultra-wide-angle and wide-angle lenses, both 12MP, and a 64MP telephoto lens that has a 3x magnification.

Meanwhile, the S21 Ultra – which comes with the S Pen for the first time – boasts a quad-lens system, complete with a 12MP ultra-wide-angle lens, 108MP wide-angle, and two 10MP telephotos, one at 3x magnification and another at 10x. 

Each of the three 5G-powered phones offers the connectivity, power and performance that only Samsung is known to deliver.

“We are living in a mobile-first world, and with so many of us working remotely and spending more time at home, we wanted to deliver a smartphone experience that meets the rigorous multimedia demands of our continuously changing routines,” said Justin Hume, director of Integrated Mobility at Samsung South Africa. “We also recognise the importance of choice, especially now, and that’s why the Galaxy S21 series gives you the freedom to choose the best device for your style and needs.”

Samsung Galaxy 21 Series: Availability and pricing

The S21 has a 6.2-inch display, while the S20+ and S20 Ultra spots an expanded 6.7-inch and 6.8- inch display respectively and a larger battery, making them perfect for marathon gamers and binge-watchers.

Promising not only far better performance, but a less price entry point from the 2020 S20 series, the S21 Series will be available in South Africa from January 29 in a range of eye-catching colours, including a new signature colour: Phantom Violet.

The new Galaxy S21 lineup will be available with the following entry price points:

  • Galaxy S21 – R17,999
  • Galaxy S21+ – R21,499
  • Galaxy S21 Ultra – R27,999

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