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Samsung could be prepping to launch a cheaper, 4G Galaxy S21

January 22, 2021

Samsung announced the Galaxy S21 series just a few days back, and rumors of a cheaper variant have already started making rounds. Notably, this model will be a 4G-only device of Samsung’s latest flagship. The 4G variant of the vanilla Galaxy S21 has popped up on Bluetooth SIG.

For context, Samsung announced two variants of its Galaxy S20 series last year. It unveiled the 5G variant for markets like the US powered by the Qualcomm flagship chipset, while markets like India received 4G models powered by its Exynos SoCs. This year, Samsung has taken the same route of Qualcomm and Exynos processors for the US and Indian markets, respectively. However, both of these chipsets come with an integrated 5G modem. Hence, we aren’t sure if the 4G variant of the Galaxy S21 will be powered by the same SoCs as the 5G models.

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