Samsung Galaxy S21 and S21 + are approved in China. Batteries declassified

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Samsung Galaxy S21+ will get a larger capacity battery, while Galaxy S21 will retain the same parameters

After the flagship series, Samsung Galaxy Note20 was released, information about the main novelty of Korean manufacturers in early 2021-the Galaxy S21 series began to appear more densely on the Internet.

This time, information mentioning Samsung Galaxy S21 and S21+ was found in the database of the Chinese regulatory agency 3C, and these models have been certified.


Although the documentation provides very little information, it only provides information about the battery. The smartphone with the model number SM-G996 (Galaxy S21+) learned a lesson from the battery labeled EB-BG996ABY with a capacity of 4660 mAh and SM-G991 (Galaxy S21)-EB-BG991ABY with a capacity of 3880 mAh.


Both batteries are not manufactured by Samsung, but by China’s Ningde Amp Technology Co., Ltd. The typical capacity should be higher than the specified nominal capacity.

Samsung Galaxy S21 and S21+ battery specs revealed

In contrast, the Galaxy S20+ has a nominal battery capacity of 4370 mAh and a typical capacity of 4500 mAh. Therefore, we can assume that the typical capacity of the Galaxy S21+ is 4800 mAh. The nominal capacity of the Galaxy S21 is the same as the Galaxy S20. Therefore, the typical capacity should remain the same -4000 mAh.

We can find that these battery models belong to these smartphone models SM-G991 and SM-G996, which are Galaxy S21 and Galaxy S21 Plus, respectively. Therefore, the 3C certification document confirms that the Galaxy S21 has a rated capacity of 3,880mAh and the Galaxy S21 Plus has a battery capacity of 4,660mAh.

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It is worth noting that neither of these two batteries is produced by Samsung. The list indicates that these batteries are from Ningde Amperex Technology Limited. Chinese battery manufacturing company.

Previous leaks indicate that the Galaxy S series will have three variants, including vanilla plus, and ultra models. The Samsung Galaxy S21 series is codenamed “Unbound” with M1, N2, and O3 variants. The report also claimed that the O3 model will be the Galaxy S21 Ultra. Which will be sold with the S Pen.

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