Spectrum Mobile™ to Offer Samsung’s New Galaxy S21, Galaxy S21+ and Galaxy S21 Ultra Smartphones, With Pre-Orders Starting on January 14
STAMFORD, Conn. – Charter Communications, Inc. today announced that Spectrum Mobile will offer Samsung's new lineup of S series phones, the Galaxy S21, Galaxy S21+ and Galaxy S21 Ultra. The Galaxy S21 and S21+ feature a new design, a pro-grade camera and the most advanced processor ever in a Galaxy device. The Galaxy S21 Ultra incorporates additional features and brings Samsung’s popular S Pen experience to the Galaxy S series for the first time1. Spectrum Mobile customers will be able to order the devices beginning on January 14, with availability on January 29.
Customers that switch to Spectrum Mobile will get an extra $100 when they trade in a qualifying device and purchase a Galaxy S21. Spectrum Mobile is the nation’s fastest-growing mobile provider* and is designed to provide customers with the highest quality experience, value and flexibility, with the fastest overall speeds** combining Spectrum’s nationwide 5G and 4G LTE coverage and network of Out-of-Home WiFi access points and Home Internet. Spectrum Mobile offers simple data plans, starting with By the Gig for $14/Gig and Unlimited plans for $45/month for 20 GB and $55/month for 30 GB***. All plans include 4G and 5G access, with no added taxes, fees or contracts. Additionally, Spectrum Mobile’s nationwide 5G service now reaches 230 million people and combines low-band coverage with high-band, ultra-fast millimeter wave service available in 61 cities and counting.
Samsung’s latest flagship smartphone series is loaded with state-of-the-art innovations and debuts a new design. The Galaxy S21 features a compact 6.2-inch display2, while the Galaxy S21+ has an expanded 6.7-inch display2 and a larger battery, perfect for binge-watchers. The Galaxy S21 series touts an intelligent, edge-to-edge Dynamic AMOLED 2X Infinity-O 120Hz adaptive display for smoother scrolling and viewing3. To help reduce eye fatigue, the new Eye Comfort Shield automatically adjusts the blue light based on the time of day and content being viewed.
The Galaxy S21 series features improved 8K Snap which allows for clear images from 8K video footage, to capture live action and still shots. With the power of AI, the Single Take4 feature allows users to capture a variety of still and video formats with one tap. Galaxy S21 and Galaxy S21+’s AI-powered triple-lens pro-grade camera system intuitively assesses and adjusts a scene to ensure the perfect capture in any environment. The Galaxy S21 features the latest and most advanced smartphone chipset yet for greater speed, energy efficiency, and advanced computing capabilities to support 5G connectivity and on-device AI5. With Galaxy S21’s all-new Private Share function6, users can control, protect and monitor user privacy.
Galaxy S21 Ultra users expect the flagship smartphone experience to take creative expression and productivity to the next level. That’s why, for the first time on any S Series device, Samsung is bringing the S Pen experience to the Galaxy S21 Ultra with Wacom’s technology. From drawing to note-taking to editing photos and signing documents, users can unlock the power of the S Pen on the Galaxy S21 Ultra. And, on the S21 Ultra and S21+, back glass plate offers improved durability with Corning® Gorilla® Glass Victus™, allowing for the toughest Gorilla Glass yet.
Galaxy S21 Ultra also is the largest member of the Galaxy S21 series with a 6.8-inch Dynamic AMOLED 2X display7 and is Samsung’s most intelligent screen yet. Galaxy S21 Ultra allows users to capture studio-quality photos in various lightings and settings, or shoot and edit videos with a toolbox of new AI-powered features. It has a quad rear camera (ultra-wide, wide and dual tele-lenses) that features a new 108MP pro sensor, to capture 12 bit HDR photos with 64 times richer color and more than three times wider dynamic range8. For better and faster connectivity, Galaxy S21 Ultra is one of the first smartphones to support WiFi 6E9. Users will be able to enjoy more bandwidth and a faster internet connection, so they can stream and share content in the blink of an eye10. With hyper-fast, ultra-low latency 5G11, S21 Ultra is built to provide fast video downloading, smooth video conferencing and streaming.
The Galaxy S21 5G will be available in Phantom Violet, Phantom Gray, Phantom Pink and Phantom White. The Galaxy S21+ 5G comes in Phantom Violet, Phantom Silver and Phantom Black. The Galaxy S21 Ultra 5G will be available in Phantom Black and Phantom Silver.
1 Sold separately
2 Display measurements are diagonal, and actual viewable area is less due to rounded corners and camera hole punch.
3 Compared to 60Hz screens
4 Single Take captures images and video up to 15 seconds.
5 Requires optimal 5G network connection, available in select markets. Download and streaming speeds may vary based on content provider, server connection and other factors.
6 Private Share works between Galaxy smartphones with Android P or later. App download required to send/receive Private Share link
7 Display measurements are diagonal, and actual viewable area is less due to rounded corners and camera hole punch.
8 Compared to Galaxy S20 Ultra
9 Requires WiFI 6E router
10 Versus Wi-Fi 6.
11 Requires optimal 5G network connection, available in select markets. Download and streaming speeds may vary based on content provider, server connection and other factors.
* “Fastest Growing Mobile Provider” claim based on Q2 2020 subscriber data.
** “Fastest Overall Speed" claim based on Nielsen Mobile Performance cellular and WiFi speed test results for Spectrum, Verizon, AT&T, T-Mobile and Sprint mobile customers in Spectrum service area from 7/1/2019 to 3/31/2020.
*** Spectrum Internet required. Auto-pay required. Restrictions apply. For details, refer to Spectrum.com/policies/mobile-terms.
Charter Communications, Inc. (NASDAQ:CHTR) is a leading broadband connectivity company and cable operator serving more than 30 million customers in 41 states through its Spectrum brand. Over an advanced communications network, the company offers a full range of state-of-the-art residential and business services including Spectrum Internet®, TV, Mobile and Voice.
For small and medium-sized companies, Spectrum Business® delivers the same suite of broadband products and services coupled with special features and applications to enhance productivity, while for larger businesses and government entities, Spectrum Enterprise provides highly customized, fiber-based solutions. Spectrum Reach® delivers tailored advertising and production for the modern media landscape. The company also distributes award-winning news coverage, sports and high-quality original programming to its customers through Spectrum Networks and Spectrum Originals. More information about Charter can be found at corporate.charter.com.