Samsung says it has partnered with Safaricom for the recently launched Samsung Galaxy S21 Series. The Galaxy S21 devices will be available at Safaricom shops nationwide as well as Masoko the Safaricom online shopping platform, those who wish to pre-order can also do it at all Samsung shops from 22nd January to 11th February 2021.

Between January 22 and February 11, 2021, all pre-orders will include free gifts including the all-new Galaxy Buds Pro for those who purchase the Galaxy S21 Ultra or Galaxy Buds Live with the Galaxy S21 and Galaxy S21 + and a Galaxy SmartTag with every device.

Samsung is also offering Samsung Care+ as part of pre-order package. Customers will be pleased to receive the Galaxy Buds Pro or Galaxy Buds Live, which have captured the attention of audio reviewers and Galaxy fans worldwide. With the free Galaxy SmartTag Bluetooth locator, customers can keep track of everything that matters. They can attach it to their keys, bag, pet or anything they want to keep tabs on. The promotion will last for a limited time and only while stocks last. 

Here are the prices:

  • Samsung Galaxy S21 Ultra (512GB) – KES. 170,000 for 512GB model and KES. 154,000 for 256GB model
  • Samsung Galaxy S21 Plus – KES. 125,000
  • Samsung Galaxy S21 Base – KES. 106,000 for 256GB model and KES. 100,000 for the 128GB model.

Samsung says the Galaxy S21 range of devices builds on its impressive legacy to offer a premium flagship experience that makes every day epic. The phones are 5G-enabled but given that in Kenya, no Telco offers 5G connectivity, this won’t be a major reason for Kenyans looking to buy the device.

Galaxy S21 Specifications and Price in Kenya:

PRICERRP. KES. 100,000 for 128GB Model
KES. 106,000 for 256GB Model
Display6.3 inches 1080 x 2400 pixels, 20:9 ratio (~418 ppi density)
Corning Gorilla Glass Front, Plastic Back, Aluminium Frame 
Dynamic AMOLED 2X, 120Hz Refresh, HDR10+, 1600 nits (peak)
Expected Stylus Support
Rear CameraExpected Triple Setup:
12 MP main
64 MP (telephoto)
12 MP (ultra-wide)

Video: 8K@24/30fps, 4K@30/60fps, 1080p@30/60/240fps, 720p@960fps, HDR10+, stereo sound rec., gyro-EIS & OIS
Front CameraSingle:
10 MP, f/2.2, 26mm (wide), 1/3.2″, 1.22µm, Dual Pixel PDAF
ChipsetExynos 2100 – Global
Qualcomm Snapdragon 888 – USA/China/Korea
GPU_
RAM8/12GB RAM
Storage128/256GB Storage 
UFS 3.1
Expected MicroSD Slot 
Operating SystemAndroid 11, One UI 3.0
BatteryLi-Po 4500 mAh, non-removable
Fast charging 25W
Fast Qi/PMA wireless charging 15W 
Reverse wireless charging 4.5W
USB Power Delivery 3.0
Network2G, 3G, 4G, 5G Support 
ConnectivityWi-Fi 802.11 a/b/g/n/ac/6e, dual-band, Wi-Fi Direct, hotspot
Bluetooth 5.1, A2DP, LE
GPS with A-GPS, GLONASS, BDS, GALILEO
NFC
USB Type-C 3.2, USB On-The-Go
ExtraIP68 dust/water resistant
Samsung Pay
SecurityUltra-sonic Under-Display Fingerprint Scanner
Colour optionsPhantom Gray, Phantom White, Phantom Violet, Phantom Pink

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