Samsung has released a smartphone for senior users for $ 200

On Friday, August 27, the South Korean company Samsung quietly announced another representative of the Galaxy A series. The new product, called the Galaxy A21 Simple SCV49, debuted in Japan, where it will be sold by local cellular operators au, NTT DoCoMo, UQmobile, and J: COM. The manufacturer positions the novelty as an easy-to-use device aimed at older users.

The Samsung Galaxy A21 Simple SCV49 is equipped with a 5.8-inch LCD display with HD + resolution and an aspect ratio of 19.5 to 9. There is a small teardrop notch at the top, which houses a 5-megapixel front camera with a smartphone face unlock function. On the back of the smartphone is another 13-megapixel camera, complemented by an LED flash and capable of shooting videos in Full HD resolution.

The new Samsung smartphone is based on the proprietary Exynos 7884B chipset. It is made on a 14-nanometer technological process and includes an eight-core processor with a clock speed of up to 1.6 GHz, a Mali-G71 MP2 graphics accelerator and a 4G modem. The company has 3 GB of RAM and 64 GB of internal memory expandable using a microSD memory card. The smartphone is running the Android 10 mobile operating system with a proprietary user interface installed on top with enlarged icons. There is no fingerprint scanner.

For the autonomous operation of the Samsung Galaxy A21 Simple SCV49, a rechargeable battery with a capacity of 3600 mAh is responsible, the charge of which is enough for 24 hours of talk time. A full charge takes about two hours as there is no support for fast charging.

The new budget smartphone is clad in a dust- and waterproof case. An interesting feature of the novelty is a small eyelet on the case for a lace. Such a solution is rarely found in modern smartphones today. The device is offered in two colors: black and white.

The Samsung Galaxy A21 Simple SCV49 is slated to go on sale in Japan on September 9th. The issue price is 22,000 yen, or about $ 200 at the current exchange rate.