Samsung Galaxy S21+ 5G

4.6 out of 5 rating

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Introducing the Samsung Galaxy S21+ 5G, the ultimate self-expression smartphone with 5G Ultra Wideband speeds.1 Level up your photos and videos with a multi-lens camera featuring 30x Space Zoom, a 64 MP high resolution camera and head-turning 8K video. Cinema-quality features like Vlogger View let you simultaneously record on the front and back camera and Director's View helps you adjust angles in real-time like a pro. All of your favorite content comes to life on the 6.7" FHD+ Dynamic AMOLED 2X 120 Hz display that makes scrolling feel faster and smoother while being easy on the eyes.2 And with a sleek design, hyperfast processing and a battery that won't quit before you do, you can create, connect and do more of what you love. Experience all the Samsung Galaxy S21+ 5G has to offer on Verizon, now with the coverage of 5G Nationwide and the unprecedented performance of 5G Ultra Wideband.1

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Reviews

4.6 out of 5 rating

4.6/5

2006 reviews

90%

of reviewers recommend this product.

Very helpful

5 out of 5 rating

Smoky · 17 hours ago

Yes, I'd recommend this product.

Bought this a little while back and let me tell you it works like a charm

Lackluster

3 out of 5 rating

Bmathis · 3 days ago

Traded in my Note 9 for this phone and was actually a downgrade. No SD slot, less memory and the phone shuts down from getting too hot. I had it for 3 days and it gets too hot to touch. I feel like it's going to catch on fire. I was playing a movie not being charged and it got super hot so I propped it up but eventually it shutdown. I am returning my phone and getting a note 9 if I can. I should of just trust my gut instinct and kept what I had. Just like every other business samsung cuts out key features and charges the same or more for the product. There is not ONE thing that I can say is a upgrade from the note9. Let that sink in...

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Battery life

Up to 28.71 hrs.

Up to 18 hrs.

Up to 32 hrs.

Up to 27.69 hrs.

Up to 24.89 hrs.

Screen

6.7" FHD+ (1080X2400) Dynamic AMOLED 2x, 394 PPI

Dynamic AMOLED 2X; Samsung Ultra Thin Glass

6.5-inch Infinity-O display

6.8" WQHD+ (1440X3200) Dynamic AMOLED 2x, 515 PPI

6.2" FHD+ (1080X2400) Dynamic AMOLED 2x, 421 PPI

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Storage

128 GB (Subject to availability)

128 GB,256 GB (Subject to availability)

128 GB (Subject to availability)

128 GB (Subject to availability)

128 GB,256 GB (Subject to availability)

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1. 5G Ultra Wideband available only in parts of select cities. 5G Nationwide available in 2,700+ cities.
2. Compared to 60 Hz screens.
3. Single Take AI captures images and video up to 15 seconds.
4. Superfast (25 W) charger sold separately. Use only Samsung-approved chargers and cables; do not use any worn or damaged chargers or cables; incompatible charger or cable can cause serious injuries or damage to your device.
5. Based on average battery life under typical usage conditions. Average expected performance based on typical use. Actual battery life depends on factors such as network, features selected, frequency of calls, and voice data, and other application usage patterns. Results may vary.
6. Compared to GS20.
7. Samsung Galaxy S21+ 5G available in 128GB and 256GB.

Design

depth

0.31 in

width

2.97 in.

weight

7.12 oz.

height

6.36 in

Accessibility

HD Voice

Experience HD Voice, Video Calling and Simultaneous Voice & Data. Enable Wi-Fi Calling and make calls anywhere you have a Wi-Fi connection

Hearing Aid Compatibility

M3/T3

Network

4G Network

LTE Bands: B2/B4/B5/B13/B46/B66/B48, Anchor Bands: B2/B4/B5/B13/B46/B66/B48

World Device

Works in over 200 countries depending on your plan.

Global Network

LTE Roaming: B3/B7/B8/B12/B18/B19/B20/B26/B28, GSM/UMTS Quad, TDD LTE B38/B39/B40/B41, LTE-LAA: B46

5G Network

n2/n5/n66/n260/n261

Battery

Standby Time

12 days

Usage Time

28.71 hrs.

Battery

4,800mAh (Non-removable)

Additional Features

Voice Assistant

Bixby, Google Assistant

Camera

Front Camera

10 MP AF

camera

64 MP

Performance

Processor

Snapdragon 888, Octa-Core Gold Prime Max 2.8GHz + Gold 2.4GHz + Silver 1.8GHz

Storage

128GB/256GB (ROM) + 8GB (RAM)

Operating System

Android 11 (R OS)

Display

Screen

6.7" FHD+ (1080X2400) Dynamic AMOLED 2x, 394 PPI

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What's in the box

  • Samsung Galaxy S21+ 5G
  • Pre-installed SIM Card
  • Data cable type C to C
  • Quick Reference Guide
  • Terms & Conditions

1. 5G Ultra Wideband available only in parts of select cities. 5G Nationwide available in 2,700+ cities.
2. Compared to 60 Hz screens.
3. Single Take AI captures images and video up to 15 seconds.
4. Superfast (25 W) charger sold separately. Use only Samsung-approved chargers and cables; do not use any worn or damaged chargers or cables; incompatible charger or cable can cause serious injuries or damage to your device.
5. Based on average battery life under typical usage conditions. Average expected performance based on typical use. Actual battery life depends on factors such as network, features selected, frequency of calls, and voice data, and other application usage patterns. Results may vary.
6. Compared to GS20.
7. Samsung Galaxy S21+ 5G available in 128GB and 256GB.

4.6 out of 5 rating

4.6/5

2006 reviews

90%

of reviewers recommend this product.

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Very helpful

5 out of 5 rating

Smoky · 17 hours ago

Yes, I'd recommend this product.

Bought this a little while back and let me tell you it works like a charm

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Lackluster

3 out of 5 rating

Bmathis · 3 days ago

Traded in my Note 9 for this phone and was actually a downgrade. No SD slot, less memory and the phone shuts down from getting too hot. I had it for 3 days and it gets too hot to touch. I feel like it's going to catch on fire. I was playing a movie not being charged and it got super hot so I propped it up but eventually it shutdown. I am returning my phone and getting a note 9 if I can. I should of just trust my gut instinct and kept what I had. Just like every other business samsung cuts out key features and charges the same or more for the product. There is not ONE thing that I can say is a upgrade from the note9. Let that sink in...

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Hardware or Software Issue?

2 out of 5 rating

Frustrated customer · 8 days ago

I have had this phone for a few months and although it has some nice features, I have found it to be unreliable as it randomly freezes and then restarts. I'm not sure if it is a software or hardware issue but it is very frustrating and most inconvenient. Every time there is a software update, I hope that the issue will be resolved but I am quickly disappointed that the issue continues to be a problem. I have used Samsung phones exclusively for many, many years but feel that it may be time switch to another brand in order to gain the needed reliability required in a cell phone.

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Took away too many features

2 out of 5 rating

Yoshi · 8 days ago

Yes, I'd recommend this product.

Thought I was upgrading from a s5 but really downgraded. Lost key features that I loved like the aux port, micro SD slot, ir blaster, and the ability to swap out a dead battery with a full one. Now I gotta wait while it charges. Also starting s6 and up they got way to fragile with the s21 being the best one since the s5. Thank God it's atleast a plastic back. Also I couldn't even use my phone for 3 days until I was able to buy a charger block. Why on earth would samsung give you a cable with no block??

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Amazing phone

5 out of 5 rating

Rose · 14 days ago

Yes, I'd recommend this product.

It runs really smooth. It has great connection to services, and the amount of storage is amazing!

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I love the phone design and software.

5 out of 5 rating

alegorila00 · 15 days ago

Yes, I'd recommend this product.

I am really happy with the overall experience ☺ I really recommend this phone.

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More power than you need

4 out of 5 rating

RandomGuy · 17 days ago

Yes, I'd recommend this product.

My S21+ used to be my moms but she got the ultra. I'm able to do very intense tasks like emulation with ease. Its a lot better than my old a51.

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Next please !

1 out of 5 rating

Exsamsung user · 17 days ago

Who decided to put the finger print scanner on the screen ???? Can't use it with a screen cover !! And not there is what looks like a circle smudge in my screen from where it isn't flat like the screen! 100% fail on Samsung!

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Great features and the phone molded to my preferen

5 out of 5 rating

Jaysteentheillest · 21 days ago

Yes, I'd recommend this product.

[This review was collected as part of a promotion.] I am so happy and astonished by the phones performance. Coming from an apple phone of course

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Not what I expected

1 out of 5 rating

Neof4 · 25 days ago

I was very excited to receive my s21+, but I have to say my s9+ was way better. My 21 displays 5G but works more like 3G. The only reason I upgraded was my s9 was damaged. BIG FAIL S21+. NOT HAPPY AT ALL. WHERE IS THR LIGHTNING SPEED?

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Frequently asked questions

BobbyMar 3, 2021

Can I keep my phone number

Verizon Customer Support - 8 months

We need to ask you additional questions to ensure we provide the correct answer. To better assist you we offer support on different platforms. Please use this link and choose the support option that best fits your needs. https://www.verizonwireless.com/support/contact-us/ - Jacob

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Kicker2411Mar 3, 2021

The s21+ just showed up at home while I'm at work. How can she charge it if it came with no charger?

Verizon Customer Support - 8 months

Kicker2411, Samsung did not provide chargers with the S21+. They are sold separately. You may check out compatible chargers here: https://www.verizon.com/products/chargers/ - Christine

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Breezy1Mar 3, 2021

I have the note 9 with the stylus. I'm thinking about upgrading my Note 9 and I wouldn't want anything bulky/heavy. Can you give me any suggestions please? I Thank you, Shirley

Samsung - 8 months

Hello Breezy1, thank you for reaching out! Please follow this link (https://www.samsung.com/us/mobile/phones/all-phones/) to learn more about the specifications for the smartphones we have available! ^Elizabeth

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Verizon Customer Support - 8 months

We want to make sure we have all the details to find the best option. Please contact us using one of the platforms in the link below for further assistance. https://www.verizon.com/support/contact-us/ -Sean

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GregMar 0, 2021

Does it work with Belltone HearPlus

Verizon Customer Support - 8 months

We need more information to assist you. Please reach out to us through vzw.com/contactus. - Melissa

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WolfMar 6, 2021

Does this charge with the Note9 charger and cord?

Samsung - 8 months

Hello Wolf, great question! Do NOT use any other device's charger or third-party chargers because they can hinder charging and cause battery issues. ^Elizabeth

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Verizon Customer Support - 8 months

Samsung Galaxy S21+ 5G charges using a USB-C charger and we recommend using the charging equipment included with the phone for best results. - Lorenzo

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BruceMar 5, 2021

How do you charge without a charger?

Verizon Customer Support - 8 months

I know charging your phone is very important, We are happy to help! Do you have a phone charger? - Chris

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GwendolynMar 5, 2021

I have galaxy J3 what comes next in sequence? How much?

Verizon Customer Support - 8 months

The Samsung Galaxy J series does not currently have another model ahead of the J3. We currently have the S series and A series Samsung Galaxy phones, and the A51 A21 and A11 are all comparable models to the previous J3 model.

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GwendolynMar 5, 2021

I have galaxy J3 what comes next in sequence? How much?

Verizon Customer Support - 8 months

The last one of that series was the J7. That device has been retired. We have the A21 that's currently available. Here's a link with information about that device: https://www.verizon.com/smartphones/samsung-galaxy-a21-prepaid/. Does this look like something that you would be interested in?

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MikeMar 5, 2021

What is the data cable C to C helpful with?

Samsung - 8 months

Hello Mike, thanks for asking! The USB Type-C cable can use a USB Type-C travel adapter, portable charging devices, smartphones, laptops, wireless charging and other devices that offer USB-C ports, both for charging and data transfer. ^Elizabeth

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Verizon Customer Support - 8 months

The some charging blocks use a type C USB connection. The cable would be used for connecting your device to that style of charging block. - Noah

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mystic52Mar 2, 2021

Is the phone case made of plastic?

Verizon Customer Support - 8 months

We want to make sure that you get the help that you need. Please send us a Private Message by visiting our Facebook page or sending a DM to @VZWSupport on Twitter. This way we can further assist you. - Gina

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