Leaked Galaxy S21 5G marketing images confirm no charger or microSD card slot

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Leaked Galaxy S21 5G marketing images confirm no charger or microSD card slot
With only two days left to go until the Galaxy S21 series is announced, more official marketing images have leaked out confirming a couple of Samsung’s most controversial decisions. 

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Samsung won't be shipping the Galaxy S21 with a charger


The first set of posters, which arrive courtesy of WinFuture, involve the contents of the box. Back in October when Apple unveiled the iPhone 12 series, Samsung boasted of its decision to ship a charger with its smartphones.

Fast forward to today and it seems Samsung is now in the same boat as Apple. The Galaxy S21 series is set to ship with a USB-C cable, SIM Ejection pin, and Quick Start Guide for anybody that needs help setting up the phones.

But the one thing that is very clearly missing is the power adapter. Samsung will undoubtedly market its removal as an environmental decision, as evidenced by the smaller box, but some loyal fans could be disappointed.

The Galaxy S21 series doesn't offer microSD card support


The remaining posters, published to Twitter by Roland Quandt, tease several features including support for 5G networks as standard across the entire Galaxy S21 series and an official IP water and dust resistance rating.

The cameras and their respective features are marketed too, although the highlight is perhaps the focus on internal storage. Samsung has consistently included support for microSD cards since the Galaxy S7, yet that is being removed on the Galaxy S21 line.

Instead, Samsung will turn its efforts to spreading the word about its most expensive models. Specifically, the Galaxy S21 & S21+ will be available in a 256GB configuration, and the Galaxy S21 Ultra is going to be sold with up to 512GB.

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Galaxy S21
  • Display 6.2 inches 2400 x 1080 pixels
  • Camera 12 MP (Triple camera) 10 MP front
  • Hardware Qualcomm Snapdragon 888 8GB RAM
  • Storage 128GB, not expandable
  • Battery 4000 mAh
  • OS Android 11 Samsung One UI
Galaxy S21+
  • Display 6.7 inches 2400 x 1080 pixels
  • Camera 12 MP (Triple camera) 10 MP front
  • Hardware Qualcomm Snapdragon 888 8GB RAM
  • Storage 128GB, not expandable
  • Battery 4800 mAh
  • OS Android 11 Samsung One UI
Galaxy S21 Ultra
  • Display 6.8 inches 3200 x 1440 pixels
  • Camera 108 MP (Quad camera) 40 MP front
  • Hardware Qualcomm Snapdragon 888 12GB RAM
  • Storage 128GB, not expandable
  • Battery 5000 mAh
  • OS Android 11 Samsung One UI

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