Staying indoors got you living the virtual life, and honestly, your phone is most probably your most used gadget the past few months—more so than your laptop. So, if you’re planning to level it up, make sure it addresses most of your needs, from video streaming to creation.
Going for top-of-the line releases? Samsung has recently launched its new flagship phones: the Galaxy S21 5G, the Galaxy S21+ 5G, and the Galaxy S21 Ultra 5G.
Samsung Galaxy S21 and S21+5G
Pick your size! The S21 is at 6.2” while the S21+ is at 6.7”. But no matter what choose, you’ll get to enjoy a lot of the bells and whistles that you wish your current phone has.
Content creators would most especially enjoy the S21 series, as it allows you to record videos in whopping 8K—that means clearer and more detailed shots. Together with its Super Steady technology, you’re sure to have high quality videos with minimal shake.
Both units sport three main cameras; a 12MP ultra-wide, a 12MP wide-angle, and a 64MP telephoto. Taking photos from afar? These allow for 30x digital zoom with Zoom Lock for stabilization. In night mode, the AI captures your scene in proper lighting so you won’t have to worry about being unable to capture memorable shots. It also has a 10MP front-facing cameras for your selfies and Zoom calls.
Under the hood, they run on 8GB of RAM and 256GB of built-in memory, so you won’t have to worry about lag or not having enough space to save photos and videos.
Samsung Galaxy S21 Ultra 5G
If your first priority is your phone’s camera, then Samsung has got you covered as the S21 Ultra sports four rear-facing snappers—a 12MP ultra-wide camera, a 108MP wide-angle camera, and two 10MP telephoto cameras—to ensure that you can capture as much detail as possible even as you zoom in. And speaking of zooming in, the Ultra can do up to 100x zoom, which is more than twice its S21 and S21+ siblings.
Into mobile photography? Enjoy an upgraded AI that helps give the ideal lighting for your photos, even at night. Its Bright Night sensors allow you to take clear lines and colors with less the noise.
The front-facing camera is all about serious business, too, clocking at an impressive 40MB so you get good quality selfies and videos for both work and play.
Now for power and storage: Behind its 6.8” Edge Quad HD+ screen is a state-of-the-art 5nm processor; the 128GB and 256GB models offers 12GB of RAM, while the 512FB Ultra 5G runs on 16GB of RAM. The S21 Ultra is also supports the S Pen stylus, but it’s sold separately.
Did we mention that all three models are water resistant? S21 phones are all rated IP68, which means it can stand being submerged to up to 1.5 meters of freshwater for 30 minutes without issue.
Samsung Galaxy S21 Series Pre-order and Price
The Samsung Galaxy S21+ 5G is priced at P59,990, while the Galaxy S21 Ultra 5G is at P64,990 in Samsung Experience Centers. Pre-ordering is from January 15 to 28, and claiming is from January 29 to February 14. The S21 is reported to be coming at a later date, but you can also try getting your unit from Smart or Globe.
For more details, visit Samsung Philippines.
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