Samsung has introduced Galaxy S21 5G Olympic Games Edition (SC-51B) in Japan as a part of its 2021 summer line up, ahead of 2021 Olympic Games in Japan. The company had been releasing Olympic Edition phones since 2018 with Galaxy Note Olympic Edition, Galaxy Note 3 Olympic Edition in 2014, Galaxy S7 edge Olympic Edition in 2016, Galaxy Note8 2018 Winter Olympic Games Limited Edition, Galaxy S10+ Olympic Games Edition in 2019 and Galaxy S20+ 5G Olympic Games Athlete Edition last year. And we should see a lot more in coming years, as Samsung’s sponsorship of the event doesn’t end until 2028.
This comes with a logo of Tokyo Olympics on the back cover and comes in Phantom Blue colour with a gold finish on the sides that extends to the camera part. It comes in different package from the regular version. There is no pricing yet, but NTT DOCOMO has started taking pre-orders for the phone and will roll out starting early June 2021 through the docomo Online Shop.
Other specifications are similar to the original Galaxy S21 that includes a 6.2 inch FHD + Dynamic AMOLED screen, Snapdragon 888, 8GB RAM, 256GB storage, Android 11 with One UI 3.1, 12-megapixel rear camera, 12-megapixel ultra-wide and a 64-megapixel telephoto lens, 10-megapixel front camera along and a 4,000mAh battery with support for 25W fast charging both on wired and wireless (WPC and PMA) charging and Wireless PowerShare. It even has It has IPX5 / IPX8 waterproof and IP6X compliant dustproof ratings.