NEW DELHI: Consumer electronics giant Samsung recently launched its flagship Galaxy S21 series of smartphones. Now it appears that the company is working on a 4G LTE version of Galaxy S21 series smartphones.
Samsung has not yet officially announced the launch of 4G LTE version of Galaxy S21 series smartphones, but the LTE version has been spotted on Bluetooth SIG certification website.
As reported by GSMArena, Samsung is said to be working on a 4G LTE version of Galaxy S21 series. The SIG listing reveals two smartphones with model numbers SM-G990F and SM-G990F_DS. Both these model numbers are different from the model number SM-G991X associated with Galaxy S21 5G smartphone.
All the three smartphones under the Galaxy S21 series come with 5G connectivity and the company has launched the 5G variants in India as well. The 4G LTE variants of the smartphones are expected to come in the markets where 5G infrastructure is not available right now. The report also suggests that the 4G models will be cheaper than their 5G counterparts.
To recall, Samsung launched the Galaxy S21, Galaxy S21+ and the Galaxy S21 Ultra in India last week. The smartphones run Android 11 operating out-of-the-box topped with the company’s latest layer of One UI 3. All the three smartphones are powered by Samsung’s most powerful Exynos 2100 chipset. The Samsung Galaxy S21 comes with a starting price tag of Rs 69,999, while the price of Galaxy S21+ and Galaxy S21 Ultra starts at Rs 81,999 and Rs 1,05,999 respectively.
All the three smartphones are up for pre-order across Samsung’s Exclusive Stores and retail stores and on Samsung.com and online portals. All pre-booked consumers will get Galaxy Smart Tag free and Samsung E-Shop voucher of up to Rs 10,000.