Samsung Galaxy S21 Series Pre-Orders in Kenya Now Open

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Samsung Galaxy S21 Plus

Last week during Samsung’s Unpacked event, the tech giant unveiled the long-awaited Samsung Galaxy S21 smartphone series and other Galaxy accessories including the Samsung Galaxy Buds Pro, Galaxy SmartTag and Galaxy SmartTag+.

The Samsung Galaxy S21 series pack a ton of new and refreshed features as seen below:

Specs S21S21 PlusS21 Ultra
BodyPlastic back
GG Victus front
GG Victus front and backGG Victus front and back
Weight171g202g229g
ScreenFlat
6.2″ FHD+ Dynamic AMOLED
2400 x 1080 pixels
120 Hz
Flat
6.7″ FHD+ Dynamic AMOLED
2400 x 1080 pixels
120 Hz
Curved
6.8″ QHD+ Dynamic AMOLED
3200 x 1440 pixels
120 Hz
ChipExynos 2100Exynos 2100Exynos 2100
RAM8 GB8 GB12/16 GB
Internal128/256 GB
No SD card support
128/256 GB
No SD card support
128/256/512 GB
No SD card support
Fingerprint readerUltrasonic In-Display readerUltrasonic In-Display readerUltrasonic In-Display reader
Main CameraTriple
12 MP wide angle with OIS
12 MP ultra-wide
64 MP telephoto with OIS
Triple
12 MP wide angle with OIS
12 MP ultra-wide
64 MP telephoto with OIS
Quad
108 MP wide-angle with OIS
12 MP ultra-wide
10 MP telephoto, OIS, 3x optical zoom
10 MP telephoto, OIS, 10x optical zoom
Selfie10 MP10 MP40 MP
Radios5G
Bluetooth 5.2
Wi-Fi 6
5G
Bluetooth 5.2
Wi-Fi 6
5G
Bluetooth 5.2
Wi-Fi 6
Headphone socket NoNoNo
AudioStereo with dual-speakers Stereo with dual-speakers Stereo with dual-speakers
Battery4000 mAh4800 mAh5000 mAh
IP certificationIP68 IP68 IP68
SoftwareAndroid 11
OneUI 3.1
Android 11
OneUI 3.1
Android 11
OneUI 3.1
ColoursPhantom Violet
Phantom Gray
Phantom White
Phantom Pink
Phantom Violet
Phantom Gray
Phantom White
Phantom Gray
Phantom White
Price128 GB version - KES 100,000
256 GB version - KES 106,000
KES 125000256 GB version - KES 154,000
512 GB version - KES 170,000

In terms of pricing:


  • S21: Kshs 100,000 – 128GB storage and Ksh 106,000 for the 256GB storage
  • S21 Plus: Kshs 125,000
  • S21 Ultra:  Kshs 154,000 – 256GB storage and Ksh 174,000 for the 512GB storage

When to Pre-order in Kenya

Pre-orders for the S21 series in Kenya will begin from today(22nd January) and the pre-order period will run for three weeks.

Early deliveries will be done by the fourth week.

Each pre-order will get a free Galaxy SmartTag and free Samsung Galaxy Buds Pro irrespective of which S21 smartphone you choose in the bundle.

The S21 Ultra will have a bundle offer. Samsung Kenya is offering Care+ in tow too – all valid within the pre-order period.

The company will offer 10 percent discount for a family package (if more than 2 S21 series phones are bought)

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You will also be getting 1GB of free Safaricom data.

From today, the new S21 smartphones will be available in official Samsung retail stores for consumers to check out.

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