The Best Samsung Phones of 2021
Having a high-end phone is a must for most people nowadays. Although there might be lots of options on the market nowadays, Samsung has become synonymous with its quality smartphones. Thanks to Samsung’s quality, many Apple users have decided to leave the American brand and migrate to the South Korean tech giant. When it comes to Android phones, Samsung is the best option overall.
If you are looking for the most impressive Samsung models in 2021, the following smartphones are for you.
Samsung Galaxy S10e
The Samsung Galaxy S10e is the perfect option for those in the hunt for a quality Samsung smartphone at an affordable price. Its design and added features could go head-to-head against other pricier models.
Debuting in 2019, the Samsung S10e costs $750.1 This smartphone comes equipped with a 5.8-inch AMOLED screen. Inside, the S10e boasts either 6 or 8GB of RAM and minimum storage of 128GB. For those who love to take photos, the S10e comes with two rear cameras — a 12 megapixel (mp) wide-angle and a 16mp ultra-wide-angle — and a 10mp front camera.2
Considering Galaxy S10es are out of stock at most providers, the only deal currently available is saving $20 on your $40 activation fee when purchasing online with Verizon.3
Samsung Galaxy S20
Priced at $999, the Samsung Galaxy S20 is a pocket-friendly high-performance smartphone.4 Its most staggering feature is its three rear cameras, which include two 12mp wide-angle cameras and a 64mp telephoto camera.
On top of the stunning cameras, the S20 boasts specs that stand among the top phones on the market. This includes the choice of 8GB or 12GB of RAM, storage starting at 128GB, a 4000 mAh battery, and a 6.2-inch AMOLED screen.5
Currently, the following deals are available for the Galaxy S20:
- Save up to $750 when you trade in your phone towards the purchase of a new line at Verizon.6
- Save $50 on an Unlocked Galaxy S20 FE at Best Buy.7
- Get a Galaxy S20 FE for $424.99 — a savings of $275 — from Samsung with eligible trade-ins.8
Samsung Galaxy S21
Starting at $799, the Samsung Galaxy S21 is the newest model in the tech giant’s long-running smartphone product line.9 As such, it offers many improvements over the S20.
First and foremost is the smartphone’s 6.2-inch highly durable display. Despite the drop in resolution, the 120 Hz refresh rate certainly makes up for it. Moreover, the S21’s new Qualcomm Snapdragon 888 chip provides speeds that few other models can match.10
As the newest Samsung phone on the market, there are plenty of deals available, including:
- Get a Galaxy S21 5G for $99.99 — a savings of $700 — from Samsung with eligible trade-ins;11
- Receive a Galaxy S21 5G for free at AT&T with an eligible trade-in, and;12
- Get a 128GB Galaxy S21 5G for $16.67 a month at Xfinity Mobile.13
Samsung Galaxy Note 10+
Back in 2019, the Samsung Galaxy Note 10+ was a remarkable addition to the company’s line of phablets. With a 6.8-inch display, dimensions of 162.3 x 77.2 x 7.9mm, and a weight of 196 grams, this is a considerably big smartphone.
To accompany the big screen of the Note 10+, this phablet offers plenty under the hood. This includes a 4,300mAh battery, 12 GB of RAM, and up to 512GB of internal storage. Even better, the Note 10+ comes with an S pen stylus to make better use of the large display.14
Starting at $1,099.99, the Note 10+ will certainly make a dent in any persons’ wallet. Fortunately, Samsung is offering $200 off when trade-in an eligible phone.15
Samsung Galaxy Note 20
In the summer of 2020, the Galaxy Note 20 surprised the world with its plastic back. Retailing for $999.99, the Note 20 might be the most expensive plastic back smartphone to date.
This big phone has a 6.7-inch screen, weighs 193 grams, and has dimensions of 161.6 x 75.2 x 8.3mm. Inside its large exterior, the Note 20 packs a Snapdragon 865 Plus processor, 8 GB of RAM, 128GB of storage, and a 4,300 mAh battery.16
Despite being $100 less than the Note 10+, the Note 20 still costs a pretty penny. Good thing that there are a few deals available now, such as:
- Get a Galaxy Note 20 5G for $449.99 — a savings of $550 — from Samsung with eligible trade-ins;17
- Get a Galaxy Note 20 5G for $10 a month at AT&T with an eligible trade-in, and;18
- Save $250 on a Galaxy Note 20 5G and get a free MOGA XP5-X+ controller at Best Buy when activating a line with AT&T, Sprint, or Verizon.19
Samsung Galaxy Z Fold 2
Many thought a foldable phone was impossible. Well, Samsung proved the naysayers wrong — twice, in fact.
Considering it is two phones attached at a seam, the Galaxy Z Fold 2 is rather heavy, weighing 282 grams. When fully unfolded, the phone has dimensions of 159.2 x 128.2 x 6.9mm and a 7.6-inch screen.
The futuristic exterior covers 12 GB of RAM and 256GB of storage. Moreover, the Galaxy Z Fold 2’s processor, a Snapdragon 865 Plus, offers high performance to support all of its features.20
Unfortunately, the future comes at a price. A price tag of $1,999.99 to be exact. However, you can save $1,000 when buying the Galaxy Z Fold 2 from Samsung.21