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Samsung Galaxy S21 buyer's guide

The 2021 Samsung Galaxy smartphone is exceptional - but is it the right phone for you?
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Samsung Galaxy S21 range

Samsung Galaxy smartphones are often thought of as the highest-quality Android phones you can buy. Second, only to the iPhone, Samsung Galaxy smartphones are one of the most popular brands in the UK, and in many places around the world far more popular.

Released at the start of 2021, the Samsung Galaxy S21 was definitely a top-tier phone. And while some of its specifications have been surpassed by subsequent Galaxy models, it remains a powerful and impressive smartphone.

The Samsung Galaxy S21 range


There’s the standard Galaxy S21 with its 6.2-inch AMOLED screen, FHD resolution and 120Hz adaptive refresh rate. The camera is awesome too. Samsung has given the S21 a triple camera setup with two 12MP lenses and a 64MP telephoto lens. There’s a 10MP selfie cam on the front too.

The S21 Plus has really similar specs to the S21, so it’s the same triple camera set-up with an additional selfie cam on the front. However, a feature where the S21 Plus differs is the screen. The S21 Plus has a bigger 6.7-inch AMOLED display. So if you want more screen real estate for your content, this is the Galaxy to go for.

Lastly, we have the Galaxy S21 Ultra. The biggest and best phone of the range, the Ultra has a massive 6.8-inch WQHD screen with a 120Hz refresh rate. The cameras are bigger too. The Galaxy S21 Ultra has a massive 108MP main lens, 12MP ultrawide and dual 10MP telephotos to form a quad camera set-up that also boasts 100x Space Zoom.

Excitingly, the S21 Ultra also works with the S Pen Samsung’s stylus.

Sound good? Right. Well, the next thing you need to know is how to get your hands on one of the new S21 range, and that’s where we come in.

Sifting through deals can be a pain, so we’ve put all the deals in one place. Whether you’re after a Galaxy S21 on EE, Three, O2 or Vodafone, you’ve come to the right place.

See our latest S21 deals

Samsung Galaxy S21 deals on EE

EE has some really attractive deals for all three S21 phones, from cheaper monthly deals with upfront costs to unlimited data and nothing for the handset.

Samsung Galaxy S21 deals on Vodafone

Vodafone’s Samsung Galaxy S21 deals are pretty exciting, especially when you factor in the network’s unlimited data offering. Whether you want the S21, S21 Plus or S21 Ultra, you’ll find all our best Vodafone deals here.

Samsung Galaxy S21 deals on O2

O2 is also offering all three Samsung Galaxy S21 phones on some exciting deals. Whatever your data needs, take your pick from a range of deals and find the perfect price plan for your new phone.

Samsung Galaxy S21 deals on Three

Three has some great value deals across the S21 range. You can get a cheaper deal, a big data deal, or a deal with nothing to pay upfront. There are plenty of options for the S21, S21 Plus and S21 Ultra so check out all our best Three deals.

See our latest S21 deals