Update: The Samsung Galaxy S21 Plus has today been spotted on the Safety Korea certification website. The certification reveals that the Samsung Galaxy S21 Plus will feature a 4,660mAh battery (rated) and a 4,800mAh typical battery. The live image of the device’s battery has also been revealed courtesy of Safety Korea. Below are a couple of images for your reference:
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It seems that Samsung is gearing up for its upcoming flagship smartphones in the Galaxy S series. We have recently witnessed the launch of the Galaxy Note20 series and now all the eyes are up for the Galaxy S21, Galaxy S21 Plus, and the Galaxy S21 Ultra. Amid numerous leaks about the upcoming smartphones, we have now discovered the first reference of the Galaxy S21 and the Galaxy S21+ in the form of 3C certification. Note that this 3C certification is not for the device but its battery.
In the 3C certification site, we can see that Samsung Galaxy S21+ is listed first with model number EB-BG996ABY (SM-G996) and the vanilla Galaxy S21 is spotted with model number EB-BG991ABY (SM-G991).
We can figure out that these battery models belong to these smartphone model numbers SM-G991 and SM-G996 which are Galaxy S21 and Galaxy S21 Plus. So the 3C certification document confirms that the Galaxy S21 is going to be fuelled by a 3,880mAh rated capacity and Galaxy S21 Plus packs a 4,660mAh battery.
Notably, both the batteries are not manufactured by Samsung the listing suggests that the batteries are from Ningde Amperex Technology Limited. A China-based battery manufacturing company.
Earlier leaks suggest that the Galaxy S series will have three variants including vanilla, plus, and ultra models. Samsung Galaxy S21 series is codenamed “Unbound” with M1, N2, and O3 variants. Reports also claimed that the O3 model is going to be the Galaxy S21 Ultra, will be arriving with an S Pen.