Galaxy A21s With Power-Efficient Exynos 850 and 5000mAh Priced at P11,990

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Galaxy A21s With Power-Efficient Exynos 850

*as of 7/10/2020 – Samsung Galaxy A21s is available for purchase nationwide at authorized concept stores and retailers.

While Samsung’s in-house Exynos chipsets have been criticized for being inferior to Snapdragon counterparts, the largest smartphone brand in the world is shifting its efforts towards power efficiency as it introduces the first Exynos 850 phone — meet the Galaxy A21s. The mid-range phone was actually announced last month, so you can read everything you want to know about its specs and features. A report claims that the A21s will launch on July 10 (together with A11) with an SRP of P11,990. Furthermore, it’ll be offered in four colors — Black, White, Blue, and Red.

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To provide you an insight on the Exynos 850, the chipset is based on 8nm process node thus making it power efficient. It uses Mali-G52 for processing graphics. According to Geekbench, the A21s scored 183 and 1074 for single-core and multi-score, respectively. Surprisingly, that’s lower than Realme C3 with Helio G70. But as mentioned, the Exynos 850 is a chipset made to last you an entire day or two without needing to charge. If you’re not a gamer, the Galaxy A21s might be worth considering.

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Samsung Galaxy A21 specs, price, availability in the Philippines

  • Display: 6.5″ Super AMOLED HD+, Infinity-O notch, 20:9 aspect ratio
  • Design: all-polycarbonate body
  • Dimension and Weight: 163.6 x 75.3 x 8.9 mm, 192 g
  • Chipset: Exynos 850
  • CPU: Octa-core (4×2.0 GHz & 4×2.0 GHz)
  • GPU: Mali-G52
  • RAM: 3GB/4GB/6GB
  • Storage: 32GB/64GB eMMC 5.1 expandable via microSD slot of up to 256GB
  • Main Camera48 MP, f/2.0, 26mm (wide), 1/2.0″, 0.8µm, PDAF
  • 8 MP, f/2.2, (ultrawide), 1/4.0″, 1.12µm
  • 2 MP, f/2.4, (macro)
  • 2 MP, f/2.4, (depth)
  • | up to 1080p@30fps video
  • Selfie Camera13 MP, f/2.2, (wide), 1/3.1″, 1.12µm
  • | up to 1080p video
  • Connectivity & Ports: 4G/LTE, Wi-Fi b/g/n, Bluetooth 5.0, audio jack, micro USB?
  • Security: face unlock, rear capacitive fingerprint scanner
  • Battery: 5000mAh battery, 15W fast adaptive charging
  • Audio: south-firing mono speaker
  • OS: Android 10.0; One UI 2
  • Colors: Black, White, and Blue
  • Price: P11,990
  • Release Date: June 19, 2020 (Europe and the UK), July 11, 2020 (Philippines)
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