Samsung Galaxy S21 5G SM-G996B specifications Expand
Released 2021, January 29
200g (Sub6), 202g (mmWave), 7.8mm thickness
Android 11, One UI 3.1
128GB/256GB storage, no card slot

Samsung Galaxy S21 5G was announced at 2021, January 14 with Android 11, One UI 3.1, have chipset Exynos 2100 (5 nm) - International,Qualcomm SM8350 Snapdragon 888 5G (5 nm) - USA/China CPU Octa-core (1x2.9 GHz Cortex-X1 & 3x2.80 GHz Cortex-A78 & 4x2.2 GHz Cortex-A55) - International,Octa-core (1x2.84 GHz Kryo 680 & 3x2.42 GHz Kryo 680 & 4x1.80 GHz Kryo 680) - USA/China and GPU Mali-G78 MP14 - International,Adreno 660 - USA/China. It have 128GB 8GB RAM, 256GB 8GB RAM storage and there are colors: Phantom Black, Phantom Silver, Phantom Violet, Phantom Pink, Phantom Gold, Phantom Red

NETWORK
Technology
GSM / CDMA / HSPA / EVDO / LTE / 5G
2G
GSM 850 / 900 / 1800 / 1900 - SIM 1 & SIM 2 (Dual SIM model only)
3G
HSDPA 850 / 900 / 1700(AWS) / 1900 / 2100
4G
1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 7, 8, 12, 13, 14, 18, 19, 20, 25, 26, 28, 30, 38, 39, 40, 41, 46, 48, 66, 71 - SM-G996U1
5G
2, 5, 25, 41, 66, 71, 260, 261 SA/NSA/Sub6/mmWave - SM-G996U1
Speed
HSPA 42.2/5.76 Mbps, LTE-A (CA), 5G
TIMELINE
Announced
2021, January 14
Released
Released 2021, January 29
BODY
Dimensions
161.5 x 75.6 x 7.8 mm (6.36 x 2.98 x 0.31 in)
Weight
200 g (Sub6), 202 g (mmWave) (7.05 oz)
Build
Glass front (Gorilla Glass Victus), glass back (Gorilla Glass Victus), aluminum frame
SIM
Single SIM (Nano-SIM and/or eSIM) or Dual SIM (Nano-SIM and/or eSIM, dual stand-by)
DISPLAY
Type
Dynamic AMOLED 2X, 120Hz, HDR10+, 1300 nits (peak)
Size
6.7 inches, 107.8 cm2 (~88.3% screen-to-body ratio)
Resolution
1080 x 2400 pixels, 20:9 ratio (~394 ppi density)
Protection
Corning Gorilla Glass Victus
Always-on display
PLATFORM
OS
Android 11, One UI 3.1
Chipset
Exynos 2100 (5 nm) - International
Qualcomm SM8350 Snapdragon 888 5G (5 nm) - USA/China
CPU
Octa-core (1x2.9 GHz Cortex-X1 & 3x2.80 GHz Cortex-A78 & 4x2.2 GHz Cortex-A55) - International
Octa-core (1x2.84 GHz Kryo 680 & 3x2.42 GHz Kryo 680 & 4x1.80 GHz Kryo 680) - USA/China
GPU
Mali-G78 MP14 - International
Adreno 660 - USA/China
MEMORY
Card slot
No
Internal
128GB 8GB RAM, 256GB 8GB RAM
UFS 3.1
MAIN CAMERA
Camera
12 MP, f/1.8, 26mm (wide), 1/1.76", 1.8µm, Dual Pixel PDAF, OIS
64 MP, f/2.0, 29mm (telephoto), 1/1.72", 0.8µm, PDAF, OIS, 1.1x optical zoom, 3x hybrid zoom
12 MP, f/2.2, 13mm, 120˚ (ultrawide), 1/2.55" 1.4µm, Super Steady video
Features
LED flash, auto-HDR, panorama
Video
[email protected], [email protected]/60fps, [email protected]/60/240fps, [email protected], HDR10+, stereo sound rec., gyro-EIS
FRONT CAMERA
Camera
10 MP, f/2.2, 26mm (wide), 1/3.24", 1.22µm, Dual Pixel PDAF
Features
Dual video call, Auto-HDR
SOUND
Loudspeaker
Yes, with stereo speakers
3.5mm jack
No
32-bit/384kHz audio
Tuned by AKG
COMMUNICATES
WLAN
Wi-Fi 802.11 a/b/g/n/ac/6, dual-band, Wi-Fi Direct, hotspot
Bluetooth
5.0, A2DP, LE
GPS
Yes, with A-GPS, GLONASS, BDS, GALILEO
NFC
Yes
Radio
FM radio (Snapdragon model only; market/operator dependent)
USB
USB Type-C 3.2, USB On-The-Go
FEATURES
Sensors
Fingerprint (under display, ultrasonic), accelerometer, gyro, proximity, compass, barometer
Samsung DeX, Samsung Wireless DeX (desktop experience support)
Bixby natural language commands and dictation
Samsung Pay (Visa, MasterCard certified)
Ultra Wideband (UWB) support
BATTERY
Battery
Li-Ion 4800 mAh, non-removable
Charging
Fast charging 25W
USB Power Delivery 3.0
Fast Qi/PMA wireless charging 15W
Reverse wireless charging 4.5W
MISC
Colors
Phantom Black, Phantom Silver, Phantom Violet, Phantom Pink, Phantom Gold, Phantom Red
SAR US
0.65 W/kg (head)     0.95 W/kg (body)    
SAR EU
0.54 W/kg (head)     1.33 W/kg (body)    
Performance
AnTuTu: 622276 (v8)
GeekBench: 3476 (v5.1)
GFXBench: 54fps (ES 3.1 onscreen)

Specs source: gsmarena.com
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Samsung firmware SM-G996B / Galaxy S21 5G SM-G996B 28

Device CSC Version Bit/SW REV.
Security Patch Lvl.
OS Build date
SM-G996B / Galaxy S21 5G XEO G996BXXS5CVFB 5  2022-07-01  Full Files S(Android 12) 20220628082651
SM-G996B / Galaxy S21 5G XEO G996BXXU5CVF1 5  2022-06-01  Full Files S(Android 12) 20220610082511
SM-G996B / Galaxy S21 5G XEO G996BXXU5CVDD 5  2022-05-01  Full Files S(Android 12) 20220425233501
SM-G996B / Galaxy S21 5G XEO G996BXXU4CVD2 4  2022-04-01  Full Files S(Android 12) 20220405082031
SM-G996B / Galaxy S21 5G XEO G996BXXS4CVCG 4  2022-04-01  Full Files S(Android 12) 20220330143720
SM-G996B / Galaxy S21 5G XEO G996BXXU4CVC4 4  2022-03-01  Full Files S(Android 12) 20220309104420
SM-G996B / Galaxy S21 5G XEO G996BXXU4BVB1 4  2022-02-01  Full Files S(Android 12) 20220207164220
SM-G996B / Galaxy S21 5G XEO G996BXXU4BULF 4  2022-01-01  Full Files S(Android 12) 20211229193331
SM-G996B / Galaxy S21 5G XEO G996BXXS3BULC 3  2021-12-01  Full Files S(Android 12) 20211222192601
SM-G996B / Galaxy S21 5G XEO G996BXXS3BUL1 3  2021-12-01  Full Files S(Android 12) 20211201170531
Lastest combinations SM-G996B / Galaxy S21 5G SM-G996B
Device Version Bit/SW REV. FA Change list Updated
SM-G996B / Galaxy S21 5G G996BXXU3AUE1 3 FAR0 CL21695509 2021-09-29 02:08:40
SM-G996B / Galaxy S21 5G G996BXXU2AUE1 2 FAR0 CL21695509 2021-08-20 01:46:25
SM-G996B / Galaxy S21 5G G996BXXU1AUE1 1 FAR0 CL21695509 2022-02-01 12:37:59
SM-G996B / Galaxy S21 5G G996BXXU1AUA3 1 FAR0 CL20796681 2021-05-05 03:59:08
 How to flash Samsung SM-G996B / Galaxy S21 5G SM-G996B firmware

1. Extract (unzip) the Samsung firmware file. Recommended using WinRAR or 7-Zip

2. Download Odin Tool 3.13.1

3. Extract Odin ZIP file

4. Open Odin execute file

5. Reboot Samsung phone in Download Mode (hold Home + Power + Volume Down buttons / hold Volume Down + Bixby buttons then plug-in cable)

6. Connect you Samsung phone and wait until you get a blue sign in Odin

7. Add the 1 file Samsung firmware to AP/PDA or 4 files Samsung firmware (AP/BL/CP/CSC) to it's slots

8. Make sure re-partition is NOT ticked

9. Click the START button, sit back and wait few minutes

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