The Galaxy S21 Ultra may be the next big gadget to come in brown


I’m getting some serious Microsoft Zune vibes

Samsung’s next top-of-the-line smartphone may come in brown, according to leaked marketing renders of the entire Galaxy S21 lineup shared by WinFuture writer Roland Quandt, and I have to say that it’s giving me some serious Microsoft Zune vibes.

The phone won’t just come in brown, though — it appears there are five colors planned for Samsung’s Galaxy S21 Ultra, including that brown, and you can see all of them at the top of this post and pictured below.

Other notable phones have been brown-ish. I’d argue that the gold iPhone 8’s aluminum could look like a very light brown in the right light, and the gold iPhone XS’s back has some brown tones. Samsung edged toward brown with the “Mystic Bronze” color offered on the Galaxy Z Flip 5G, the Galaxy Z Fold 2, and Galaxy Note 20 Ultra (though that color also has a lot of pink, in my eyes). But unlike those recent iPhones and Samsung phones, the S21 Ultra’s brown can’t be mistaken for a gold or a bronze — it’s a dark, earthy brown, and I kinda like it.

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