Samsung Galaxy S21 5G Olympic Games Edition has the iconic Olympic logo on the back and is up for reservation.
The Samsung Galaxy S21 5G Olympic Games Edition has been launched in Japan, with Samsung continuing to collaborate with the International Olympic Committee (IOC). The phone is essentially a new colorway for the Samsung Galaxy S21 that brings a phantom blue back panel with gold accents. There is also an Olympic logo on the back. The Samsung Galaxy S21 5G Olympic Games Edition has the same specifications as the original Galaxy S21 which was launched globally in January this year.
Samsung Galaxy S21 5G Olympic Games Edition price, availability
Pricing for the Samsung Galaxy S21 5G Olympic Games Edition has not been shared yet and as per an NTT Docomo listing, the phone is up for reservation in Japan. The website also states sale is scheduled to start in June or later. As of now, it is unclear if the Olympic Games Edition will launch internationally.
Samsung Galaxy S21 5G Olympic Games Edition specifications
Samsung Galaxy S21 5G Olympic Games Edition runs Android 11 with One UI on top. It features a 6.2-inch Flat full-HD+ (1,080×2,400 pixels) AMOLED display with a 20:9 aspect ratio, HDR10+ certification, and an adaptive 120Hz refresh rate. Under the hood, the phone has an octa-core Exynos 2100 SoC in all markets (except in US where it comes with the Qualcomm Snapdragon 888), along with 8GB of LPDDR5 RAM and up to 256GB of onboard storage.
In terms of optics, the Samsung Galaxy S21 Olympic Games Edition features a triple rear camera setup that includes a 12-megapixel sensor with ultra-wide-angle f / 2.2 lens, a 12-megapixel primary dual pixel sensor with f / 1.8. Lens, and 64-megapixel sensor with f / 2.0 lens and hybrid optic 3x zoom. The front has a 10-megapixel camera for selfie and video chat.
Connectivity options include 5G (NSA and SA), 4G LTE, Wi-Fi, Bluetooth, GPS / A-GPS, NFC and USB Type-C ports. Sensors on board include accelerometer, ambient light sensor, barometer, geomagnetic sensor, gyroscope and proximity sensor. The phone also comes with an all-new ultrasonic fingerprint sensor. The Samsung Galaxy S21 5G Olympic Games Edition has a 4,000mAh battery that supports USB PD 3.0 fast charging. The dimensions of the phone are 151.7×71.2×7.9mm and weigh 171 grams.