Masters of innovation, Samsung recently launched Galaxy S21 but without the charger. Samsung Galaxy S21 will come with a USB-C to USB-C cable, but no way to plug it in to the wall. The newly launched Samsung Galaxy S21, Galaxy S21+ and Galaxy S21 Ultra will ship without a charging brick in the box. Furthermore, company has also decided not to pack the in-ear earphones in the retail box.

Samsung has taken this step to only include a USB-C to USB-C cable in the retail box but without a charger to cater to sensitive market where customers look to save even on luxury smartphones. To be able to use Samsung Galaxy S21 without charger, one needs to own fast-charging adaptor. In case not, customers will have to shell out a little extra money from their pocket to buy the Samsung charger. The only good news here is that Samsung has reduced the price of its 25W charger from $35 to $19.99, but not for the Indian consumers. Currently, the Samsung charger is priced at Rs 1,999 and is only available via Samsung’s online store.

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Samsung Galaxy S21 Specifications

  • Screen Size: 6.2-inch Dynamic AMOLED (2400 x 1080; 48Hz – 120Hz)
  • CPU: Snapdragon 888
  • Rear Camera: 12MP (f/1.8) wide; 12MP (f/2.2) ultrawide; 64MP (f/2.0) telephoto with 3x optical zoom
  • Battery size:  4,000 mAh
  • Operating System:  One UI 3.1/Android 11
  • Dimensions & Weight: 131.5 x 64.2 x 7.4mm/135g
Samsung Galaxy S21

Cost Cutting Practice

Although the prices of all Samsung’s flagship-level smartphones have been going up, the electronic giant has been slowly removing the accessories from its retail box. In 2020, from the budget M series to the most premium, all Samsung smartphones came without a back cover. Even though the price remained the same, the company, it seems like, is trying to follow Apple did with its iPhone 12 series, and has decided to go without charging brick and earphones in all its upcoming smartphones.

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