Leaked Galaxy S21 camera housing hints at Terminator-styled design

A real-life photo of what’s purported to be the triple-camera housing intended for the Galaxy S21 leaked online earlier today, adding even more credence to the possibility of quite a significant design departure compared to this year’s Galaxy S20 range. The image featured below was sighted less than a week since we got our first good […]

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These Galaxy S21 colors are claimed to be ‘100%’ confirmed

A new leak claiming to be “100%” accurate presents us with the Galaxy S21 color options that will be available with all three variants of Samsung’s next flagship. The rumors about the new handsets have picked up pace in recent weeks and they won’t be slowing down any time soon. Samsung will once again be […]

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Snapdragon 875 will be announced in December, could power Galaxy S21

The Snapdragon 875 chipset, which will probably be used in the Galaxy S21 series, will be announced in December. Qualcomm has started sending press invites for the online-only event that will be conducted from December 1 to December 2. While Qualcomm hasn’t exactly confirmed that it would launch the Snapdragon 875 chipset during the event, […]

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Samsung decides to use Chinese batteries in the Galaxy S21 series

Samsung tends to source batteries for its flagship smartphones from multiple suppliers in addition to group company Samsung SDI. It’s now looking towards China for the batteries that will go inside its next flagships, tentatively named Galaxy S21, Galaxy S21+ and Galaxy S21 Ultra. The company will reportedly be sourcing the batteries from Amperex Technology […]

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Disappointed Samsung delays key Galaxy S21 feature until Z Fold 3

What was meant to be the defining feature of the Galaxy S21 series will end up boosting the already ultra-premium Galaxy Z Fold 3, according to a new report out of Samsung’s home country. Korean sources claim the unprecedented under-display camera (UDC) tech Samsung has been developing for years by now still isn’t production-ready. I.e. […]

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Galaxy S21 Ultra battery capacity pretty much confirmed in second leak

The battery capacity of the Galaxy S21 Ultra seems to be as good as confirmed, as suggested by yet another highly credible leak on the matter. Well, an early product certificate, to be more precise; one coming out of China, i.e. Chinese telecom authority 3C. The documentation concerns a battery carrying model number EB-BG998ABY. Which […]

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Newsflash: Galaxy Note series is more than just Galaxy S + S Pen

Even if we assume recent rumors about how Samsung is considering adding S Pen support to the Galaxy S21 series aren’t just correct but prophetic, do not be so quick to write off the Galaxy Note family. Because Samsung surely won’t be. This kind of speculation has been circulating the industry for years by now, and will […]

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Galaxy S21 Ultra to use two telephoto lenses and then some

The top model from the upcoming Galaxy S21 series will reportedly utilize a quadruple-camera setup including two telephoto lenses. Industry sources from Samsung’s home country claim the flagship will still feature a quad-camera setup, similar to that of the Galaxy S20 Ultra, but more telephoto glass should equate to a better variety of quality images […]

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Galaxy S21 firmware development is underway

With all of its flagship launches for 2020 done and dusted, Samsung is turning its attention to the Galaxy S21. The company has started firmware development for its next Galaxy S flagship over in the United States for all of the country’s major carriers. As you would expect, the firmware is based on Android 11. […]

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Galaxy S21, S21+ battery capacities confirmed in underwhelming leak

Samsung’s first 2021 flagships are shaping up to be rather unremarkable in the battery department, with newly emerged certificates suggesting no notable improvements in terms of raw capacities. More specifically, China’s telecom authority CCC just certfied a pair of batteries believed to belong to the Galaxy S21 and Galaxy S21+, identified as the EB-BG991ABY and EB-BG996ABY, […]

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Why I think ditching the Galaxy Note series could lead to great things

You may have heard the recent rumor about Samsung considering ditching the Galaxy Note series next year and fit the Galaxy S21, and possibly the Galaxy Z Fold 3, with an S Pen instead. You might be on the fence regarding the validity of this rumor, as you should be considering it is a rumor after all. […]

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Galaxy S21 may get S Pen as Samsung said to ditch Galaxy Note series

The S Pen is the key differentiator between Samsung’s Galaxy S and Galaxy Note series. That’s why the stylus was never made compatible with any Galaxy S flagship. However, if a new report out of South Korea is believed, Samsung might be making a major change to its lineup in 2021. It’s claimed that the […]

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Galaxy S21+/S30+ battery capacity revealed in super early leak

The Galaxy S21/S30 series may be months away from any possibility of an announcement, but new info regarding Samsung’s 2021 flagships continues to surface. GalaxyClub just spotted a new Samsung battery that appears to be destined for the Galaxy S30+, S21+, or however the direct sequel to this year’s Galaxy S20+ ends up being called. The […]

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Galaxy S21 will lack ToF but Samsung hasn’t given up on the ToF concept

Samsung abandoned the Time-of-Flight (ToF) sensor with the launch of the Galaxy Note 20 series and the technology won’t be making a return alongside the Galaxy S21 lineup next year, according to industry insiders cited by The Elec. The company has reportedly decided against using ToF on the Galaxy Note 20 duo and the upcoming […]

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BOE will continue to vie for getting OLED screen orders from Samsung

It was reported a few months ago that Samsung Electronics is looking at alternative OLED screen suppliers for its next-generation Galaxy S smartphones. The company had initial talks with BOE, which sent in samples to the South Korean firm for testing. However, the attempt failed as the quality was not up to Samsung’s standards, but […]

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Exclusive: Samsung making three Galaxy S21 models (in other words, water is wet)

Our ever-reliable sources have revealed to us that Samsung’s 2021 flagship Galaxy S lineup will have three different models. That shouldn’t come as a surprise for anyone who hasn’t been living under a rock for the last year or two. The Galaxy S10 was the first Galaxy S series to come in three sizes, and […]

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Galaxy S21 to continue using Samsung displays, BOE OLED panels reportedly fail testing

We had reported last month that Samsung Electronics is testing OLED panels from BOE as a cheaper alternative to OLED screens from Samsung Display. These displays were meant to be used in some phones in the Galaxy S21 series next year. However, it is now being said that the South Korean smartphone giant will continue […]

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