Samsung Galaxy S21 Gets FCC Certification, Confirms Snapdragon 888 SoC

The upcoming Samsung Galaxy S21 smartphone has visited the FCC certification website, which hints at an imminent launch and reveals its charging speed.

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Samsung Galaxy S21

Update: We have spotted another certification document, which confirms that the Samsung Galaxy S21 will be powered by an octa-core Qualcomm Snapdragon 888 5G processor. Plus, the dimensions of the device (151.6 x 71mm, 158mm display diagonal, 161mm overall diagonal) have also been revealed. Below is the documentation screenshot for your reference:

Samsung SM-G991U FCC SD888

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Samsung is reportedly gearing up for the launch of its brand new flagship series, the Samsung Galaxy S21 lineup of smartphones. The Samsung Galaxy S21 series is tipped to launch in January 2021 and has been a part of leaks and rumors for quite some time now. The renders, specifications, and features of the Samsung Galaxy S21Samsung Galaxy S21 Plus, and Samsung Galaxy S21 Ultra have been leaked in the past and today, we have spotted the vanilla Samsung Galaxy S21 variant on the FCC certification website. Take a look at the FCC certification for the Samsung Galaxy S21 smartphone and find out what it has in store for us.

Samsung Galaxy S21 visits FCC, launch imminent

As seen in the FCC certification screenshots, the Samsung Galaxy S21 (with the model number SM-G991U) has recently been certified. Until now, the FCC certification does not contain much information about the device, save for the fact that it will feature 25W wired fast charging and 9W wireless charging.

If you are unaware, the Samsung Galaxy S21 series is otherwise tipped to skip a charger inside the retail box, so this charger (EP-TA800) could likely be the one Samsung might officially recommend to use with the Samsung Galaxy S21. The FCC certification also reveals the various frequency bands the Samsung Galaxy S21 will operate within.

Other than what we mentioned in the above paragraph, the FCC certification does not tell us anything else about the Samsung Galaxy S21 smartphone so far. That said, there have been several leaks in the past that showcase the looks and specifications of the entire Samsung Galaxy S21 series. To learn more about this, you can head to our previous coverage for the same.

As of now, this is all the information that we have on the upcoming Samsung Galaxy S21, but we are sure to receive more intel on the same in the coming days. Whenever we do, we will keep you posted on the same. What are your thoughts on the upcoming Samsung Galaxy S21 series? Do let us know in the comments section below.