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Global Score
11.6710.29
Basic Information
SamsungApple
Android 11iOS 14.x
2021-01-292020-10-23
6.50 x 2.98 x 0.35 inches5.78 x 2.81 x 0.29 inches
8.04 ounces5.78 ounces
Phantom black and SilverBlack, Blue, Green, Purple, Red and White
Aluminum and Glass (Corning Gorilla Glass Victus)Aluminum and Glass
Scratch-Resistant GlassScratch-Resistant Glass
$ 966.00$ 730.00
Display / Screen
6.8 inches6.1 inches
3200 x 1440 pixels 2532 x 1170 pixels
Dynamic AMOLED OLED
516 pixels per inch457 pixels per inch
1500 cd/m2 brightness1200 cd/m2 brightness
No touch screenNo touch screen
9.89.3
Performance
Qualcomm Snapdragon 888 chipsetApple A14 Bionic chipset
Kryo 680, 64-bit, 5 nm (Octa-Core 2840 MHz) processor64-bit, 5 nm (Hexa-Core 3100 MHz) processor
12 GB RAM4 GB RAM
Adreno 660 GPUYes GPU
9.729.81
Storage
128 GB internal memory64 GB internal memory
No SD card slotNo SD card slot
10.17.7
Camera
108.00 MP + 40.00 MP12.00 MP + 12.00 MP
f/1.80 aperturef/1.60 aperture
24.00mm focal length26.00mm focal length
0.75 inches (1/1.33") sensor--
7680 x 4320 (24 fps) video resolution3840 x 2160 (60 fps) (4K) video resolution
1280 x 720 (960 fps) (HD) slow motion video1920 x 1080 (240 fps) (Full HD) slow motion video
13.7510.01
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, Dual SIM
10.710.7
Battery Life
5000mAh Li - Polymer Battery2815mAh Li - Ion Battery
Non-Removable BatteryNon-Removable Battery
Wireless ChargingWireless Charging
4.963.52
Other Features
Bluetooth 5.1 Bluetooth 5.0
GPSGPS
NFCNFC
Fingerprint ID Scanner--
Accelerometer, Barometer, Compass, Gyroscope, Light Sensor and Proximity SensorAccelerometer, Barometer, Compass, Gyroscope, Light Sensor and Proximity Sensor
FM Radio--

Comparison review

The Samsung Galaxy S21 Ultra has an overall score of 11.67, which is much better than the Apple iPhone 12's 10.29 global score. Despite being the best in this review, the Samsung Galaxy S21 Ultra is a thicker and way heavier phone than the Apple iPhone 12. Samsung Galaxy S21 Ultra counts with Android 11 OS, and Apple iPhone 12 works with iOS 14.x OS.

The Galaxy S21 Ultra has a slightly better screen than Apple iPhone 12, because it has a bit bigger screen, a better resolution of 1440 x 3200 pixels, a quite brighter display and a quite higher pixel quantity in each inch in the display. The iPhone 12 features a bit better processing power than Galaxy S21 Ultra, although it has a lower number of cores and a smaller amount of RAM memory.

The Galaxy S21 Ultra features a superior memory for applications, games, photos and videos than iPhone 12, because it has 128 GB internal memory capacity. The Samsung Galaxy S21 Ultra has a really longer battery life than iPhone 12, because it has a 5000mAh battery capacity instead of 2815mAh. The Samsung Galaxy S21 Ultra counts with a way better camera than iPhone 12, because although it has a smaller aperture which is not recommended for low light photography, it also counts with a lot more mega pixels camera and a lot higher video resolution.

The Samsung Galaxy S21 Ultra costs more than the Apple iPhone 12, but it's still a good choice, because you can get a better phone for that extra money.