Galaxy S21 pre-preorders are open, but what about a release date? Here’s what we know
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Samsung’s new Galaxy S21, Galaxy S21 Plus and Galaxy S21 Ultra smartphones are set to debut at the Samsung Unpacked event later today, the last day of . It will be livestreamed from 7 a.m. PT (10 a.m. ET) — . The South Korean company’s event theme is “Welcome to Everyday Epic.” But when can you actually get your hands on the new phones?
It’s likely the phones will go one sale toward the end of the month. If Android Authority’s predictions are true, the new devices will be out on Jan. 22. Earlier reports have suggested that they could go on sale in India on Jan. 29. For now, you can’t technically preorder the new phones yet, but you can get in the virtual line and on Samsung’s website.
Samsung did not respond to a request for comment.
The new phones are the follow-up to the S20 phones, which Samsung released last year to accommodate multiple budgets. Rumors were circulating as early as last November that the tech giant was already mass-producing the Galaxy S21.