Samsung Galaxy M21 is now official in the Indian market & as the name suggests, this is an upgrade over the Galaxy M20 that launched in January last year. In short, the Galaxy M21 is just the Galaxy M30s with a better selfie shooter. The design, the SOC, rear cameras, battery size etc. remain the same as the M30s of last year.
There is an Infinity-U display on the front & it is a 6.4-inch Super AMOLED Full-HD+ panel with Corning Gorilla Glass 3 protection. The peak brightness is 420 nits & the screen-to-body ratio is around 91% as per Samsung. Under the hood, there is an Exynos 9611 SOC that comes with octa-core SOC comprising of a combination of Cortex-A73 and A53 cores. This is the SOC that powers the Galaxy M31 as well.
There is 4/6GB LPDDR4X RAM & 64/128GB storage.
The camera setup includes a primary 48 Megapixel Samsung sensor, a secondary 8 Megapixel ultra-wide-angle lens, and a 5 Megapixel depth sensor. There is a 20 Megapixel selfie shooter that is an upgrade over the 16MP selfie camera of the Galaxy M30s.
Android 10 runs out of the box with OneUI 2.0. Finally, there is a massive 6,000mAh battery & 15W fast charging. \
The Samsung Galaxy M21 comes in two colours named Midnight Blue & Raven Black. The 4GB + 64GB variant is priced at Rs 12,999, and there is no word on the pricing of 6GB variant yet. Sale starts on March 23rd & you will be able to buy it via Amazon.