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All About The Samsung Galaxy S21 Plus

author Luis Silva (Updated on: March 2022)

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What You Should Know About The Galaxy S21 Plus





Considering their rivals:

- Its display is 6% larger than the average (6.7" vs. 6.34").

- All of its rivals have AMOLED displays.

- 56% of its opponents have a refresh rate of 90hz or more.

- 84% of its competitors have an ALWAYS-ON display.

- 84% of its adversaries have the ability to play HDR content.

- 48% of its rivals have a Gorilla Glass 6 or newer protection.

- It has a lower number of Dots-Per-Inch (about 16% below) than the average (392 DPI vs. 465 DPI).

- Its picture quality score is 77% above the average (138 vs. 78.00).

- 48% of its adversaries have a telephoto lens.

- Fast charging is 26% slower than the average (25w vs. 34w).

- 72% of its oppositors have wireless charging.

- Wireless charging speed is 25% slower than the average (15w vs. 20w).

- 48% of its rivals have reverse wireless charging.

- If you value a lightweight smartphone, then this one is 12% heavier than the average (200g. vs. 179g./7.05oz. vs. 6.31oz).

- 92% of its adversaries have a full glass body.

- 64% of its contenders are water-resistant.

- 40% of its rivals have a MicroSD card slot.

- 56% of its opponents have Bluetooth 5.1.

- 12% of its competitors have Bluetooth 5.2.

- All of its rivals have NFC.

- 20% of its adversaries have an headphone jack.



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 Specifications 
  • Pros 
    Performance
    AMOLED
    Always-On-Display
    Cameras
    Battery Life
    Fast Charging
    Wireless Charging
    Glass Protection


  • Cons 
    MicroSD Slot
    Weight
    3.5mm Jack
    Price






  • Price 

    Amazon: $0

    eBay: $999

    BestBuy: $0

    Walmart: $650

  • Performance 
    Year: 2021
    Updates: 4 years
    Exynos 2100
    Mali-G78 MP14
    Android 11
    Geekbench 5: 3113




  • Display 
    6.7" 1080x2400
    392 DPI
    Gorilla Glass V
    AMOLED
    With Always-On
    120 hz
    Notch: Hole
    883 Nits




  • Cameras 
    3 Cameras

    With OIS
    With HDR
    1 LED flash
    4320p (8k)
    DP/Laser focus

    Dxo/Tek Score: 138

  • Main Camera 
    12 MP
    f/1.8
    26mm
    Sensor size: 1/1.76
    Pixel size: 1.8

     
    Selfie 
    10 Mp f/2.2 26 mm
  • Other Cameras 
    64 Mp f/2.0 29mm


    12 Mp f/2.2 13mm
    Wide-Angle





  • Body 
    161x75x7 mm
    6.34x2.96x0.28 in
    200g. / 7.05oz.
    Full Glass
    89% STBR
    Looks: 10/10
    Fingerp.: Display
    IP68

  • Colors 
    Phantom Black
    Phantom Silver
    Phantom Violet
    Phantom Pink
    Phantom Gold
    Phantom Red




  • Battery 
    4800mAh
    Charging: 25w
    Wireless: 15w
    Reverse: 4.5w
    1T+1W+1V*: 84%
    1T+3W+1V*: 70%
    1T+1W+3V*: 74%



  • Storage 
    RAM: 8GB
    Storage: 128GB
    No MicroSD

     
    Connectivity 
    4G/5G: 5G
    3.5mm jack: No
    Bluetooth: 5.0
    NFC: Yes



 Top 5 
  •    Price 
    Mi 10
    #1$529
    9
    #2$530
    Galaxy S10+ SD
    #3$534
    Galaxy S10e
    #4$539
    Galaxy S21 Plus
    #18$650
  • Global Score 
    Galaxy S21 Plus
    #17.43
    Mi 11
    #27.41
    Galaxy S21
    #37.38
    Galaxy S10+ SD
    #47.35
    Mi 10 Pro
    #57.33
  • Performance 
    iPhone 12
    #18.6
    Mi 11
    #27.6
    9
    #37.5
    iPhone 11 Pro
    #47.5
    Galaxy S21 Plus
    #127
  • Display 
    Mi 11
    #19.8
    9 Pro
    #29.8
    Galaxy S20 Plus
    #39.8
    Galaxy S21
    #49.2
    Galaxy S21 Plus
    #109
  • Display Size 
    Mi 11
    #16.8
    Galaxy A71
    #26.7
    Galaxy S21 Plus
    #36.7
    9 Pro
    #46.7
    Galaxy S20 Plus
    #56.7
  • Dots Per Inch 
    Galaxy S10+ SD
    #1525
    Galaxy S10+ EX
    #2525
    Galaxy S10 Plus
    #3525
    9 Pro
    #4525
    Galaxy S21 Plus
    #27392
  • Cameras 
    Mi 10 Pro
    #18.6
    Mi 10
    #28.5
    iPhone 11 Pro
    #38.5
    i.11 Pro Max
    #48.4
    Galaxy S21 Plus
    #88.1
  • Camera MP 
    Mi 10
    #1108
    Mi 10T Pro
    #2108
    Mi 10 Pro
    #3108
    Mi 11
    #4108
    Galaxy S21 Plus
    12
  • Zoom (mm) 
    P30 Pro
    #1125
    Mi 10 Pro
    #294
    P40
    #380
    9 Pro
    #477


  • Body 
    Galaxy S10e SD
    #19.2
    Galaxy S10e
    #29.2
    iPhone 12
    #38.6
    Xperia 5
    #48.3
    Galaxy S21 Plus
    #157.2
  • Screen-To-Body 
    Galaxy S20 Plus
    #192
    Mi 11
    #291
    9 Pro
    #390
    Mi 10
    #489
    Galaxy S21 Plus
    #889
  • Looks 
    Galaxy S10+ SD
    #110
    Reno4 Pro
    #210
    Galaxy S21 Plus
    #310
    P30 Pro
    #410
    Galaxy S10 Plus
    #510
  • Weight (g) 
    Galaxy S10e
    #1150
    Galaxy S10e SD
    #2150
    Xperia 5
    #3164
    iPhone 12
    #4164
    Galaxy S21 Plus
    #23200
  • Size (mm) 
    Galaxy S10e
    #1142
    Galaxy S10e SD
    #2142
    iPhone X
    #3143
    iPhone XS
    #4143
    Galaxy S21 Plus
    #21161
  • Battery+Charg. 
    9 Pro
    #18.3
    Mi 10 Pro
    #28
    Mi 11
    #37.9
    Mi 10
    #47.7
    Galaxy S21 Plus
    #67.3
  • Battery* 
    Mi 10T Pro
    #186
    Mi 10
    #284
    Galaxy A71
    #384
    7T Pro
    #484
    Galaxy S21 Plus
    #684
  • Batt.:Browsing* 
    Mi 10T Pro
    #175
    Mi 10
    #271
    Mi 10 Pro
    #371
    Galaxy S21 Plus
    #470
    P30 Pro
    #570
  • Battery:Video* 
    Mi 10
    #174
    Mi 10T Pro
    #274
    Mi 10 Pro
    #374
    Galaxy S21 Plus
    #474
    P30 Pro
    #574
  • Fast Charging. 
    9
    #165
    Find X3 Lite
    #265
    Reno4 Pro
    #365
    8T
    #465
    Galaxy S21 Plus
    #1525
  • Wireless Charg. 
    Mi 11
    #150
    9 Pro
    #250
    Mi 10
    #330
    Mi 10 Pro
    #430
    Galaxy S21 Plus
    15
  • Storage 
    Find X2 Neo
    #18.5
    7T Pro
    #28.5
    Mi 10 Pro
    #38.5
    Galaxy S10+ SD
    #47.5
    Galaxy S21 Plus
    #206
  • Int. Storage 
    Find X2 Neo
    #1256
    7T Pro
    #2256
    Mi 10 Pro
    #3256
    Mi 10
    #4128
    Galaxy S21 Plus
    #15128
  • RAM (GB) 
    Find X2 Neo
    #112
    Galaxy S20 Plus
    #212
    Mi 10
    #38
    9
    #48
    Galaxy S21 Plus
    #128
  • Connectivity 
    Find X3 Lite
    #110
    Galaxy S10+ SD
    #28.5
    Galaxy S10e
    #38.5
    Galaxy S10e SD
    #48.5
    Galaxy S21 Plus
    #194.6


 Rivals 
  • Xiaomi

    Xiaomi Mi 11
    Mi 11
    $698   7.41

    Compare
  • Samsung

    Samsung Galaxy S21
    Galaxy S21
    $609   7.38

    Compare
  • Xiaomi

    Xiaomi Mi 10 Pro
    Mi 10 Pro
    $600   7.33

    Compare
  • OnePlus

    OnePlus 9 Pro
    9 Pro
    $749   7.33

    Compare
  • Samsung

    Samsung Galaxy S20 Plus
    Galaxy S20 Plus
    $749   7.29

    Compare
  • Samsung

    Samsung Galaxy S10 Plus
    Galaxy S10 Plus
    $689   7.19

    Compare
  • OnePlus

    OnePlus 9
    9
    $530   6.99

    Compare
  • Samsung

    Samsung Galaxy S10e
    Galaxy S10e
    $539   6.98

    Compare
  • Xiaomi

    Xiaomi Mi 10
    Mi 10
    $529   6.76

    Compare
  • Sony

    Sony Xperia 5
    Xperia 5
    $649   6.76

    Compare


  • Apple

    Apple iPhone 12
    iPhone 12
    $709   6.72

    Compare
  • Oppo

    Oppo Find X2 Neo
    Find X2 Neo
    $543   6.47

    Compare
  • Huawei

    Huawei P40
    P40
    $666   6.47

    Compare
  • OnePlus

    OnePlus 8T
    8T
    $675   6.45

    Compare
  • OnePlus

    OnePlus 7T Pro
    7T Pro
    $560   6.42

    Compare


  • Huawei

    Huawei P30 Pro
    P30 Pro
    $680   6.4

    Compare


  • Xiaomi

    Xiaomi Mi 10T Pro
    Mi 10T Pro
    $539   6.11

    Compare
  • Apple

    Apple iPhone 11 Pro
    iPhone 11 Pro
    $584   6.09

    Compare


  • Apple

    Apple iPhone 11 Pro Max
    i.11 Pro Max
    $749   6.08

    Compare


  • Oppo

    Oppo Reno4 Pro
    Reno4 Pro
    $594   6.06

    Compare
  • Oppo

    Oppo Find X3 Lite
    Find X3 Lite
    $554   6.03

    Compare


  • Samsung

    Samsung Galaxy A71
    Galaxy A71
    $550   5.61

    Compare
  • Apple

    Apple iPhone XS
    iPhone XS
    $649   5.61

    Compare


  • Apple

    Apple iPhone XS Max
    iPhone XS Max
    $679   5.6

    Compare


  • Apple

    Apple iPhone X
    iPhone X
    $564   5.38

    Compare


The top 5 list is based only on these rivals.

You can click on any rival to know more about it too.

These are the lowest prices found on any of these stores: Amazon.com, eBay.com, Best Buy, and Walmart.

Prices on eBay are in $US for reference but are Europe-based.

Prices marked with ! are from renewed/refurbished/carrier-locked phones (except eBay, that are from new devices, unless they are out of stock, then they can be from bids, and then from pre-owned devices).

We're only including devices that still receive security updates.

Disclaimer: We earn a small fee from qualifying purchases. It doesn't affect any item's price or eventual reviews .

*What's left of a full charge after 1 hour of talking, 1 (or 3) hour of web browsing, and 1 (or 3) hour of video playback.



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