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Samsung Galaxy M21

Samsung Galaxy M21
Brand: Samsung
Category: Phones
  • Display: 6.4 inches,1080 x 2340 pixels
  • Camera: 48MP+8MP+5MP/20MP front
  • Storage: 64GB/128GB
  • RAM: 4GB/6GB
  • CPU: Octa-core 2.3GHz, Exynos 9611
  • OS: Android 10.0; One UI 2

Our Rating

The overall rating is based on review by our experts

  • Build quality 6 / 10
  • Display quality 8 / 10
  • OS and Usability 7 / 10
  • Camera quality 8 / 10
  • Battery Performance 10 / 10

The Galaxy M21 is the latest smartphone from Samsung. It succeeds the Galaxy M20 which was released last year and of course, you might have noticed that the M series devices from Samsung use to have big batteries, the M21 isn’t an exception. It comes with a 6,000mAh battery with support for 15W fast charging.

Samsung Galaxy M21 specs are a 6.4inches Super AMOLED display with a Full HD+ resolution of 1080 by 2340 pixels. It weighs 188grams with a dimension of 159 x 75.1 x 8.9 mm. Under the hood, it is powered by an Exynos 9611 chipset.

It runs on Android 10 with One UI 2 on top. The chipset uses an Octa-core processor clocked at 2.3GHz and for graphics or gaming, there is a Mali-G72 MP3 GPU. It comes in two configurations which are a 4GB of RAM and 64GB of ROM or a 6GB of RAM and 128GB of ROM.

For photography, there is a triple rear cameras which includes a 48MP main camera, 8MP Ultra wide camera and a 5MP depth sensor. On the front, there is a 20MP camera for selfies or video calls. What is keeping the light on is a 6,000mAh battery which supports 15W fast charging.

For security, it has a rear mounted fingerprint scanner and it is available in two colours which are Midnight Blue and Raven Black.

Samsung Galaxy M21 Price in Nigeria & Availability

The Samsung Galaxy M21 price in Nigeria starts from N64,000 which translates to $175 USD and it’s Availablity in Nigeria is not yet confirmed but we guess it might be available soon.

Note: This price listed here is what the smartphone is priced abroad and not in Nigeria. It might be priced at this amount if it arrives in Nigeria but there is a huge possibility that the price will change if it arrives in Nigeria. Just take this price as a pinch of salt for now.

The complete specifications and features of the Samsung Galaxy M21 is listed below:

Samsung Galaxy M21 - Specs


Technology GSM / HSPA / LTE
2G bands GSM 850 / 900 / 1800 / 1900 - SIM 1 & SIM 2
3G bands HSDPA 850 / 900 / 1900 / 2100
4G Bands LTE band 1(2100), 3(1800), 5(850), 7(2600), 8(900), 20(800), 38(2600), 40(2300), 41(2500)


Announced March 18, 2020


Dimensions 159 x 75.1 x 8.9 mm (6.26 x 2.96 x 0.35 in)
Weight 188 g (6.63 oz)
Build Glass front (Gorilla Glass 3) plastic back, plastic frame
SIM Dual SIM (Nano-SIM, dual stand-by)


Type Super AMOLED capacitive touchscreen, 16M colors
Size 6.4 inches, 100.5 cm2 (~84.2% screen-to-body ratio)
Resolution 1080 x 2340 pixels, 19.5:9 ratio (~403 ppi density)
420 nits max brightness (advertised)


OS Android 10.0; One UI 2
Chipset Exynos 9611 (10nm)
CPU Octa-core (4x2.3 GHz Cortex-A73 & 4x1.7 GHz Cortex-A53)
GPU Mali-G72 MP3


Card Slot microSDXC (dedicated slot)
Internal 64GB 4GB RAM, 128GB 6GB RAM
UFS 2.1


MP Resolution 48 MP, f/2.0, 26mm (wide), 1/2.0", 0.8µm, PDAF
8 MP, f/2.2, 12mm (ultrawide), 1/4.0", 1.12µm
5 MP, f/2.2, (depth)
Features LED flash, panorama, HDR
Video 2160p@30fps, 1080p@30fps, gyro-EIS


Megapixel / s 20 MP, f/2.0, 26mm (wide), 1/3.1", 1.0µm
Features HDR
Video 1080p@30fps


Loudspeaker Yes
3.5mm jack Yes


WLAN Wi-Fi 802.11 a/b/g/n/ac, dual-band, Wi-Fi Direct, hotspot
Bluetooth 5.0, A2DP, LE
Radio FM radio, RDS, recording
USB 2.0, Type-C 1.0 reversible connector


Sensors Fingerprint (rear-mounted), accelerometer, gyro, proximity, compass


Size Non-removable Li-Po 6000 mAh battery
Charging Fast charging 15W


Colors Midnight Blue, Raven Black
Models SM-M215F, SM-M215F/DS
Price $175 USD


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