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Global Score
11.6511.67
Basic Information
SamsungSamsung
Android 11, 10Android 11
2020-03-062021-01-29
6.57 x 2.99 x 0.35 inches6.50 x 2.98 x 0.35 inches
7.83 ounces8.04 ounces
Cosmic black and Cosmic greyPhantom black and Silver
Aluminum and Glass (Corning Gorilla Glass 6)Aluminum and Glass (Corning Gorilla Glass Victus)
Scratch-Resistant GlassScratch-Resistant Glass
$ 1157.00$ 966.00
Display / Screen
6.9 inches6.8 inches
3200 x 1440 pixels 3200 x 1440 pixels
Dynamic AMOLED Dynamic AMOLED
509 pixels per inch516 pixels per inch
--1500 cd/m2 brightness
No touch screenNo touch screen
8.79.8
Performance
Qualcomm Snapdragon 865 SM8250 chipsetQualcomm Snapdragon 888 chipset
Kryo 585, 64-bit, 7 nm (Octa-Core 2840 MHz) processorKryo 680, 64-bit, 5 nm (Octa-Core 2840 MHz) processor
12 GB RAM12 GB RAM
Adreno 650 GPUAdreno 660 GPU
9.729.72
Storage
128 GB internal memory128 GB internal memory
microSDXC (up to 1000 GB) external memory slotNo SD card slot
15.3810.1
Camera
108.00 MP + 40.00 MP108.00 MP + 40.00 MP
f/1.80 aperturef/1.80 aperture
26.00mm focal length24.00mm focal length
0.5 inches (1/2") sensor0.75 inches (1/1.33") sensor
7680 x 4320 (24 fps) video resolution7680 x 4320 (24 fps) video resolution
1280 x 720 (960 fps) (HD) slow motion video1280 x 720 (960 fps) (HD) slow motion video
13.4213.75
Networks
Wi-FiWi-Fi
Mobile HotspotMobile Hotspot
5G, 5G, LTE-A (4G), LTE (4G), HSPA+ (4G), HSDPA and HSUPA5G, 5G, LTE-A (4G), LTE (4G), HSPA+ (4G), HSDPA and HSUPA
Nano SIMNano SIM
10.710.7
Battery Life
5000mAh Li - Polymer Battery5000mAh Li - Polymer Battery
Non-Removable BatteryNon-Removable Battery
Wireless ChargingWireless Charging
4.884.96
Other Features
Bluetooth 5.0 Bluetooth 5.1
GPSGPS
NFCNFC
Fingerprint ID ScannerFingerprint ID Scanner
Accelerometer, Barometer, Compass, Gyroscope, Light Sensor and Proximity SensorAccelerometer, Barometer, Compass, Gyroscope, Light Sensor and Proximity Sensor
FM RadioFM Radio

Comparison review

Galaxy S21 Ultra has a global score of 11.67, which is slightly better than the Galaxy S20 Ultra 5G's global score of 11.65. Galaxy S21 Ultra is a just a little heavier cellphone than Galaxy S20 Ultra 5G, but they are equally thin. Both devices in this comparison review use the same Android 11 operating system, so both of them should give identical operating system features.

Galaxy S21 Ultra's processor is very similar to the processing unit in Samsung Galaxy S20 Ultra 5G, both have the same RAM memory amount and a Octa-Core processing unit. Samsung Galaxy S21 Ultra has a sharper screen than Samsung Galaxy S20 Ultra 5G, because although it has a little smaller screen, and they both have the same 1440 x 3200px resolution, the Samsung Galaxy S21 Ultra also counts with a just a bit higher display density.

Galaxy S20 Ultra 5G features a much better memory capacity for apps and games than Galaxy S21 Ultra, and although they both have equal internal memory, the Galaxy S20 Ultra 5G also has an external memory slot that admits a maximum of 1000 GB. Samsung Galaxy S21 Ultra has just a little better battery life than Galaxy S20 Ultra 5G.

The Samsung Galaxy S21 Ultra has just a bit better camera than Galaxy S20 Ultra 5G, and although they both have a camera in the back with a 108 mega pixels, a same size aperture, the same 7680x4320 video definition and the same 24 fps video frame rate, the Samsung Galaxy S21 Ultra also has a lot bigger sensor capturing way higher quality pictures and videos.

Galaxy S21 Ultra not only is the best phones of the ones in this comparison, but it's also a bargain compared to the other ones, which makes it an obvious call.