Expanding its Galaxy A series, Samsung is rumoured to launch Galaxy A11, A21, A51 and A71 handsets this year. Two of the devices — Galaxy A51 and Galaxy A71 — are already official. Now, it is gearing up to bring the Galaxy A21 phone. An alleged Galaxy A21s has been spotted on benchmark listing website GeekBench.
According to the listing, Samsung Galaxy A21s may come with the company’s own Exynos 850 processor. The chipset is unannounced and yet to be released by Samsung. The device was listed under the model number – SM-A217F and seems to have scored 183 and 1074 points in single-core and multi-core tests. The listing also reveals that the phone will come equipped with the latest Android 10 operating system.
As per a report by SamMobile, the upcoming phone may come in two storage models: 32GB and 64GB. It suggests that Galaxy A21s will have four colour options — Red, Black, Blue and White. The handset may have a 2MP macro lens, the report adds. Other camera specs may include the presence of an ultra-wide lens.
Meanwhile, the company has increased prices of its smartphones in India. After the latest price hike, the Galaxy S20 series can be purchased at Rs 70,500 onwards. The company has increased prices after the GST rate of 18% on mobile phones came into effect from today, April 1. Samsung Galaxy Z Flip has also received a price hike. It was launched in February this year with a price tag of Rs 1,09,999. The handset’s new price is Rs 1,15,890.
Samsung has also increased the price of the latest Note series as well. While the Galaxy Note 10 will now retail at Rs 73,600 onwards, the Galaxy Note 10+ is listed at a starting price of Rs 84,200. Both these handsets were launched in August last year with a starting price of Rs 69,999 and Rs 79,999, respectively.