Known Samsung leaker IceUniverse reports that the Galaxy S21 Ultra will indeed support Samsung’s S Pen stylus, though, the company doesn’t intend to include one with purchase of the upcoming device and the phone won’t have a built-in slot to house it. In other words, it’s the first Galaxy S device to support the stylus, but that’s about it.
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This latest intel differs from what we heard in August from other Samsung insiders. Back then, it was reported the S21 Ultra would indeed ship with an S Pen.
The idea that the phone would launch with support for it, but not ship with one, seems strange. However, don’t put it past companies to find a way to make more money selling accessories. It’s also possible Samsung doesn’t wish to past the cost of the S Pen to base Galaxy S users who maybe don’t intend on using it.
Either way, cool news for S Pen lovers.
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