The Samsung Galaxy S21 is a powerful, feature-packed flagship phone at a killer price. It’s fast, looks good, and has an excellent camera — especially in low light.
It’s also the first ‘Galaxy S’ series phone to cost less than $1,500 at launch, which makes it much more accessible.
It has all of the top-end specs you’d expect from a premium smartphone in 2021, including 5G connectivity and a huge screen with a super smooth 120Hz refresh rate.
On top of that, it comes with 128GB and 256GB of storage as standard.
The camera system on the S21 has been overhauled, with an improved 64MP telephoto lens and a new “Director’s View” feature that lets you toggle between lenses during video recording.
Samsung Galaxy S21 Price in Canada
The Samsung Galaxy S21 is the most affordable of Samsung’s latest flagship phones. Starting at $1,129.99 CAD, it’s less expensive than the S21+ and S21 Ultra, but that doesn’t mean it’s a budget phone.
The Galaxy S21 offers a lot for its price and is a suitable upgrade for owners of older Galaxy phones who are ready for something new.
It’s a solid choice for those who don’t want to spend over $1,500 on a phone. However, rival phones offer more features at lower prices.
|Samsung S21 Variant||Price in Canada|
|128GB/8GB RAM||$1,129.99 CAD|
|256GB/8GB RAM||$1,199.99 CAD|
Samsung Galaxy S21 Specications
|Model||Samsung Galaxy S21|
|Operating System||Android 11, One UI 3.1|
|Chipset||Exynos 2100 (5 nm)|
|CPU Speed||Octa-core (1×2.9 GHz Cortex-X1 & 3×2.80 GHz Cortex-A78 & 4×2.2 GHz Cortex-A55)|
|GPU Graphics Processor||Mali-G78 MP14|
|Rear Camera||12 MP + 64 MP + 12 MP|
|Front Camera||10 MP|
|Network||GSM / CDMA / HSPA / EVDO / LTE / 5G|
|Sim Card||Single SIM (Nano-SIM and/or eSIM) or Dual SIM (Nano-SIM and/or eSIM, dual stand-by)|
|Screen Resolution||1080 x 2400 pixels, 20:9 ratio (~421 PPI density)|
|Dimensions||151.7 x 71.2 x 7.9 mm (5.97 x 2.80 x 0.31 in)|
|Display Type||Dynamic AMOLED 2X, 120Hz, HDR10+, 1300 nits (peak)|
|Display Size||6.2 inches, 94.1 cm2 (~87.2% screen-to-body ratio)|
|Bluetooth||5.0, A2DP, LE|
|GPS||A-GPS, GLONASS, BDS, GALILEO|
|Wi-Fi||Wi-Fi 802.11 a/b/g/n/ac/6, dual-band, Wi-Fi Direct, hotspot|
|USB||USB Type-C 3.2, USB On-The-Go|
|Sensor||Fingerprint (under display, ultrasonic), accelerometer, gyro, proximity, compass, barometer|
|Battery||Non-removable Li-Ion 4000 mAh battery|
|Fast Charging||Charging 25W|
|Price in Canada||$1,129.99 CAD|