Samsung Galaxy S21 Ultra 5G ‘takes it up a notch’

Published January 15, 2021, 6:46 AM

by Enzo Luna

The Galaxy S21 Ultra 5G is the newest chapter in the Galaxy S series’ decade-long legacy of delivering cutting-edge mobile experiences. It’s built for users who demand top-of-the-line technology to stay connected with the people and things that matter most. Galaxy S21 Ultra 5G joins the new Galaxy S series of devices and takes every part of that S21 experience to the next level.

Galaxy S21 Ultra 5G ‘takes it up a notch’ packed with latest technology and innovation with a powerful processor and pro-grade camera. The Galaxy S21 Ultra 5G combines the advance hardware and software that gives an epic photo and video experience unlike any other.

“Galaxy S21 Ultra 5G is another example of how Samsung is driving meaningful innovation forward to give people personalized experiences that enrich their lives and empower them to express who they are,” said TM Roh, President and Head of Mobile Communications Business, Samsung Electronics. “Given how indispensable technology has been to our lives during these times, we wanted to take another leap forward and push the boundaries of what a smartphone can do.” 

Incredible Innovation Housed in Head-Turning Design

Galaxy S21 Series 5G unveils a bold new style that sets it apart from other smartphones. It introduces an all-new, iconic Contour Cut Camera housing that seamlessly blends into the device’s metal frame for a sleek, yet striking, aesthetic. Galaxy S21 Ultra 5G is available in Phantom Black and Phantom Silver and it is coated in a luxurious haze finish for an all-around sophisticated and timeless look. Galaxy S21 Ultra 5G also offers improved durability with Corning® Gorilla® Glass Victus™, the toughest Gorilla Glass yet. 

Galaxy S21 Ultra 5G is the largest member of the Galaxy S21 series with a 6.8-inch Dynamic AMOLED 2X display.  It is our most intelligent screen yet. For the first time, users no longer must decide between the smoothness of a 120Hz refresh rate and a Quad HD+ display — on S21 Ultra, you can choose both. The screen’s refresh rate adjusts to the content you’re viewing from 10Hz to 120Hz to ensure you enjoy the best image while staying power efficient to stretch your battery life even further. Compared with the Galaxy S20, S21 Ultra 5G offers a 25% brighter picture at a 1,500nits of peak brightness, the brightest on a Galaxy smartphone. With a 50% improved contrast ratio, it delivers crystal-clear, immersive images, even when outside. And like the Galaxy S21 5G and S21+ 5G, Galaxy S21 Ultra 5G has Eye Comfort Shield to help reduce eye fatigue. 

Samsung’s Best-in-Class Camera Experience

Galaxy S21 Ultra 5G delivers with our most advanced pro-grade camera system, so that you can capture stunning, studio-quality photos in various lightings and settings, or shoot and edit videos with a toolbox of new AI-powered features that elevate every shot.  The Galaxy S21 Ultra camera experience starts with the most advanced 108MP powerful image sensor optimized to elevate shooting, maximizing resolution to create clear and detailed pictures. Introducing AI algorithm that gives dynamic range of professional images.

It has a quad rear camera (ultra-wide, wide, and dual tele-lenses) that features an upgraded 108MP pro sensor, from which you can capture 12-bit HDR photos with 64 times richer color data and more than three times wider dynamic range. For the first time on a Galaxy smartphone, you can shoot in 4K at 60fps across all lenses including front and rear four lenses, so you can shift to a different perspective with the same quality. Plus, with a 12-bit RAW file option, you won’t miss a single detail when editing photos.

When zooming in on S21 Ultra 5G, you don’t have to worry about sacrificing clarity. The Galaxy S21 Ultra 5G features 100x Space Zoom which is powered by Samsung’s first-ever Dual-tele lens system – one optical 3x and one optical 10x both equipped Dual Pixel(2PD) AF – so you can capture clear shots even when you are away from the action. 

Galaxy S21 Ultra 5G’s improved Bright Night sensor is Samsung’s biggest leap yet in low-light photography. With improved Night Mode, noise reduction and 12MP Nona-binning technology, you can capture challenging shots – like a dimly-lit room, or a landscape at night – quickly and with excellent quality.

Smart, Hyper-Fast Connections Across Devices

Galaxy S21 Ultra 5G continues Samsung’s legacy of delivering trailblazing technology like Ultra-wideband (UWB) and introduces new connectivity capabilities that will transform the way you interact with your devices. 

Galaxy S21 Ultra 5G users expect the flagship smartphone experience to take creative expression and productivity to the next level. That’s why, for the first time on any S Series device, Samsung is bringing the fan favorite S Pen experience to the Galaxy S21 Ultra 5G with Wacom’s technology. From drawing to note-taking to editing photos and signing documents, now you can unlock the power of the S Pen on the Galaxy S21 Ultra 5G. Use an existing S Pen from a Galaxy Note or Galaxy Tab or purchase an S Pen separately on its own or with a compatible case. 

For better and faster connectivity, Galaxy S21 Ultra 5G is one of the first smartphones to support Wi-Fi 6E. You will be able to enjoy more bandwidth and a faster internet connection, so you can stream and share content in the blink of an eye. With hyper-fast, ultra-low latency 5G, S21 Ultra 5G is built to provide fast video downloading, smooth video conferencing and streaming. 

Thanks to the Ultra-wideband capabilities (UWB) embedded in Galaxy S21 Ultra 5G and S21+ 5G, you will be able to use your Galaxy S21 Series 5G device to automatically unlock compatible car doors without pulling out your keys. With the UWB-enabled Galaxy S21 Ultra 5G and Galaxy S21+ 5G, you can also use AR finder to drop virtual messages that let other Galaxy smartphone users know you need help searching for a lost item.

And with SmartThings on Android Auto™, you can also use your Galaxy S21 series to control smart devices in your home, from your car. By connecting your Galaxy S21 5G to your Android Auto compatible car, you can turn on your porch lights or even raise the temperature of your thermostat before you return home, all from your car.

And because you need uninterrupted, long-lasting connections across your entire ecosystem of connected devices, the Galaxy S21 Ultra employs Dual Bluetooth® technology that helps your connected devices like Galaxy Buds Pro consume less battery with a stable connection.

Performance and Protection, You Can Count On

The ground-breaking camera display and connectivity capabilities of the Galaxy S21 Ultra 5G are powered by the most advanced chipset in a Galaxy device. It offers faster speed, advanced computing, and greater energy efficiency. And when the battery gets low, Galaxy S21 Ultra 5G can reach a 50% charge in just 30 minutes. 

We rely on our smartphones more than ever, which is why protecting sensitive information is more important than ever. Galaxy S21 Series 5G is secured by Samsung Knox, Samsung’s own proprietary chipset level (SoC) security platform. By adding tamper-resistant secure memory to our secure processor, Samsung Knox enables S21 Series 5G to add a new layer of protection.  

Optional Samsung Care+ Coverage

Experience total peace of mind and get the most from the new Galaxy S21 Series 5G with Samsung Care+. Enjoy extended warranty and coverage for accidental and liquid damage for up to 24 months. You can just visit www.samsung.com/samsung-care-plus/  for more details. 

Availability and Pricing

On January 15 to 28, 2021, customers can pre-order the Galaxy S21 Ultra 5G to get an epic bundle worth up to P20,000 through Samsung Experience stores, select Abenson and SM Appliance Stores and Authorized Samsung online partners. Customers who pre-order will get Galaxy Buds Pro, Galaxy Tab A 8.0, Galaxy SmartTag, and a 25W Travel Adapter. Offer is also available through Globe and Smart until January 24.

Customers can also pre-order through Samsung.com to get as much as P16,000 worth of freebies including Galaxy Buds Pro, Galaxy SmartTag and a P5,000 discount. 

The pre-order promotion will last for a limited time and only while supplies last. Terms and conditions apply. Visit www.samsung.com/ph/ to learn more, or pre-order via www.samsung.com/ph/s21preorder/ .

Starting on January 29, 2021, Galaxy S21 Ultra 5G will be widely available in Samsung.com, Authorized Samsung Stores, other Samsung online partners, and telco partners. Galaxy S21 Ultra 5G will be available in two bold colors featuring deluxe haze finishes: 

• Phantom Silver: 256GB model with 12GB RAM 

• Phantom Black: 256GB model with 12GB RAM and 512GB model with 16GB RAM (pre-order-exclusive model) 

Pricing for Galaxy S21 Ultra 5G starts at P69,990 for the 256GB model and P79,990 for the 512GB pre-order-exclusive model. 

 
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