Galaxy S21 sales hit four-year highs in fourth week on the market

The Galaxy S21 series kept selling well throughout its first month on the market, proving that its strong debut was not a dud. Samsung’s been enjoying a particularly strong momentum in its home country, which is hardly a surprise; South Korea’s always been among its most loyal flagship markets for obvious reasons. Four weeks following […]

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Galaxy S21 Ultra 10x optical zoom module will be sold to other OEMs

Samsung has revolutionized the concept of mobile zoom cameras with its latest creation – the dual folded camera module that’s capable of optical 10x zoom. It debuted with the company’s latest flagship phone series, specifically the Galaxy S21 Ultra model, but this impressive technology won’t remain exclusive to Samsung. Or at least, this isn’t what […]

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Samsung kept the lead in Europe in 2020 but the S20 series held it back

2020 was a tough year for the European smartphone market, and although sales figures have recovered almost entirely by the end of the year, the smartphone market also experienced a massive sales decline of nearly 50% YoY in April 2020, three months after the number of COVID-19 cases started to rise, and one month after […]

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Samsung starts rolling out the March security update for the Galaxy S21

Samsung is rolling out a new firmware update for the shiny-new Galaxy S21 flagship series, and as you’d expect by now, it includes the March 2021 security patch that was released earlier today for a handful of other Galaxy smartphones. The changelog looks familiar as it mentions overall performance improvements as well as camera improvements, […]

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Galaxy S21 Ultra 5G price drops below $1,000 with new Amazon deal

Early Galaxy S21 pre-order figures suggest that Samsung’s new flagship series already enjoys a lot of success in several key markets, more so than the previous flagship models. The company’s pre-order deals and incentives have helped boost sales early on, and a new discount presently offered by Amazon for the Galaxy S21 series in the […]

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Samsung reveals what went into creating the Galaxy S21+ Kvadrat Cover

Today, Samsung shared a few extra details on the new eco-friendly Galaxy S21+ protective case and how it was designed in collaboration with Kvadrat. Similar to last year, the new Kvadrat Cover is a result of Samsung’s Upcycling for Good program wherein the company aims to nurture an eco-friendly environment and give customers a choice to […]

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[Poll] Have you paired your Galaxy S21 Ultra with an S Pen yet?

As you all know by now, Samsung has done the unexpected this year by bringing S Pen compatibility to the Galaxy S flagship series, or at least the top-tier Galaxy S21 Ultra. Mind you, Samsung hasn’t converted the Galaxy S21 Ultra into a Galaxy Note model; instead it added a digitizer to the flagship’s display […]

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Latest Galaxy S21 firmware update may have addressed poor battery life

The launch of the Galaxy S21 series hasn’t been without flaws for some customers in Exynos regions, and you might recall that last week we brought an issue to your attention regarding the February 2021 security patch and the possibility that it may have had a negative effect on the flagship’s battery life for some […]

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Galaxy S21 series gets another update, here’s what’s new

The Galaxy S21 lineup has received a couple of software updates since it was announced, and Samsung is now rolling out another new firmware for its latest flagships. This one sports software version G99xBXXU1AUB6 and is being pushed over the air in a number of countries, including the UK, Germany, and Switzerland, in the European […]

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Galaxy S21 February security patch is reportedly causing battery life issues

A fair number of Galaxy S21 owners are complaining about poor battery life on Reddit and a few other forums, and the February 2021 security patch that began rolling out last week might be the culprit. All the customer complaints come from people who own the Exynos variant, though it should be stressed that the […]

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Samsung details its Smart-ISO Pro and Knox Vault technologies on video

Samsung has introduced a handful of new technologies along with the latest Galaxy S21 flagship series, from a more power-efficient AMOLED display to a new ISOCELL camera sensor and improved security through the new Samsung Knox Vault platform. Samsung has revealed these new technologies at Unpacked 2021 — though the nitty-gritty of the new AMOLED […]

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Finalement, les ventes du Galaxy S21 ne seraient pas si mauvaises

En janvier, Samsung a dévoilé ses nouveaux appareils premium, le Galaxy S21, le Galaxy S21+ et le Galaxy S21 Ultra. Après avoir été secoué par la pandémie en 2020, le géant coréen misait énormément sur ces modèles haut de gamme. Outre le fait que ceux-ci ont été dévoilés en avance (en janvier au lieu du […]

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Early Galaxy S21 domestic sales are up 30% compared to the predecessor

Samsung has revealed some interesting figures regarding Galaxy S21 sales in South Korea throughout the first week of market availability. The flagship series has enjoyed great success, and it turns out that it generated a much more positive response from the customer base compared to the 2020 models. According to Samsung, domestic Galaxy S21 sales […]

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This Galaxy S21 Ultra is $77,000; poor people must settle for a $5,500 one

Russian experts at flaunting wealth, Caviar, recently announced not one, but half a dozen variants of the Galaxy S21-series devices, each more preposterously priced and extravagantly bejeweled than the next. But it’s not like Caviar had much of a choice if it wanted to surprise us in 2021. Don’t forget that it did beat Samsung […]

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Galaxy S21 series sets new pre-order record, beating the S10 and S20

Even though Samsung has reportedly lowered its shipment expectations for the Galaxy S21 series, it turns out that the new flagship has enjoyed massive success throughout its pre-order period, not only in South Korea but also in the UK. According to Samsung UK, the Galaxy S21 series has outperformed both the Galaxy S10 and Galaxy […]

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