Samsung, last week, announced the launch of a new M-Series handset the Galaxy M21 in India. positioned just below the Galaxy M31 that was officially launched just a few weeks ago, the new device is aimed at strengthening Samsung’s budget lineup for the Indian market. In fact, the company is reportedly already readying the launch of another budget handset — the Samsung Galaxy A31 — in the country soon. As for the Samsung Galaxy A21, on the day of launch, Samsung announced that the first sale for the phone will be held on March 23, 2020 — which happens to be today. Let us take a look at the pricing details of the phone along with the various other aspects of this new budget handset.
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Samsung Galaxy M21: Price in India, Variants and Color Options
The Samsung Galaxy M21 comes in two storage/RAM variants in India. The base version comes with 4GB of RAM and 64GB of storage and is priced at Rs 12,999 while the top-end variant gets 6GB of RAM and 128GB of storage and will set you back by Rs 15,999. Both these versions come with a triple slot which means they can take in two SIM cards and one microSD card at the same time. The phone will also be sold in Blue and Black color options. At this time, we do not have complete details regarding the offers that the handset would come with.
To summarize, here are the prices of the two variants of the Samsung Galaxy M21.
- Galaxy M21 – 4GB + 64GB -Rs 12,999
- Galaxy M21 – 6GB + 128GB – Rs 15,999
Samsung Galaxy M21: Specifications, Features
The Samsung Galaxy M21 comes powered by Samsung’s own Exynos 9611 chipset. This is the same SoC that powers several other Samsung handsets — including the Galaxy M31, the Galaxy A51 and older handsets like the Galaxy M30s and the Galaxy A50s. While not the most powerful SoC in this segment, this is a fairly powerful chipset that should work well for most users.
The phone gets a large 6.5-inch Super AMOLED panel that Samsung calls an ‘Infinity-U Display’. This display also gets a dot notch to house the front camera. The display has a resolution of 1080 x 2340 pixels at a density of 403 PPI.
The camera setup on the Samsung Galaxy M21 consists of a triple camera setup at the rear and a single front-facing camera. The rear camera setup includes a 48MP primary camera, a secondary 8MP ultra-wide-angle camera, and a 5MP depth sensor. The front-facing camera gets a 20MP sensor.
With a large 6,000 mAh battery, the Samsung Galaxy M21 promises excellent battery life as well. It also supports 15W fast charging using the supplied charger.
The first sale of this handset is scheduled to happen later today.