Samsung just released the Galaxy S21 last week, and now, the first teardown video is already available for you to gaze at. It comes courtesy of YouTube channel PBKreviews and features a complete disassembly and reassembly of the regular S21, complete with the first repairability assessment. Spoiler alert: It looks like many parts could be pretty easily replaceable, except for the battery.
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After weeks of hands-on photos, spec leaks, and other teasers, Samsung's new Galaxy S21, S21 Plus, S21 Ultra, and Galaxy Buds Pro are finally here! Before your shiny new phone or fancy pair of buds show up at your door, you're going to want to pick up some solid protection that's built to last. Introducing Spigen's latest case lineup, precision tailored to fit the new Samsung Galaxy S21 series and Galaxy Buds Pro.
The Samsung Galaxy S21 series — after months of leaks and rumors — has finally been announced. While there are a bunch of new features to be talked about, the one that stands out the most is the humbler pricing. Instead of the steep $1,000 tag that the S20 started with, the S21 starts at a relatively affordable price of $800. But, that's not the case in India; the S21 series is, in fact, more expensive than its predecessor here.
There's a little tip making the rounds today: If you pick up a used Galaxy S20 somewhere like Swappa or eBay, where they run around $500, you can get yourself a brand new Galaxy S21 for just $100 more. That's because Samsung's trade-in values for the smaller Galaxy S20 are outrageous, earning you $700 toward an $800 phone.
After all the usual leaks and rumors leading up to today's livestreamed Unpacked event, Samsung finally officially took the wraps off its Galaxy S21 lineup. There were few surprises left for TM Koh and co to reveal as the three phones were introduced alongside the Korean company's latest attempt at true wireless earbuds, the Galaxy Buds Pro.
We're already well-acquainted with the Samsung Galaxy S21 series by now. We know pretty much everything about the phones — right from the next-gen hardware and software to pricing and availability. The leaks are still coming in, though, and the latest one gives us a look at all the colorways that we will see on Samsung's upcoming flagships.
If you're planning on tuning in to Samsung's upcoming Galaxy Unpacked event, where the S21 is expected to be formally revealed, you'll have three new venues to enjoy it from. Samsung tells us it's going to be livestreaming to Twitch, TikTok, and Reddit as well, giving you three new ways to watch.
It's no secret that Samsung will hold its Unpacked event this Thursday, January 14, and it's all but certain that we'll see the Galaxy S21 lineup — the upcoming flagship series has already leaked substantially. But Samsung still wants to drum up some excitement around the devices. The company has just dropped a trailer for the event, saying that "You don't want to miss this."
Rumors have swirled for the last few weeks regarding materials in Samsung's upcoming Galaxy S21, claiming that some of the models may use plastic materials in place of glass, as Samsung did for last year's Note20 and Galaxy S20 FE. According to noted leaker Roland Quandt (and confirmed by Android Police's Max Weinbach), the smaller Galaxy S21 will have a polycarbonate plastic back.
The Samsung Galaxy S21 family is only a week away from being officially announced. However, there's not much to look forward to in that a lot of information about the upcoming flagships has already been leaked — everything from the key hardware changes to the new software features. As it turns out, you won't even have to wait for the official announcement to find out when the phones will be available to purchase.