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Global Score
11.679.9
Basic Information
SamsungApple
Android 11--
2021-01-292017-09-22
6.50 x 2.98 x 0.35 inches5.45 x 2.65 x 0.29 inches
8.04 ounces5.22 ounces
Phantom black and SilverGold, Red, Silver and Space gray
Aluminum and Glass (Corning Gorilla Glass Victus)Aluminum and Glass
Scratch-Resistant GlassScratch-Resistant Glass
$ 1200.00$ 849.00
Display / Screen
6.8 inches4.7 inches
3200 x 1440 pixels 1334 x 750 pixels
Dynamic AMOLED IPS LCD
516 pixels per inch326 pixels per inch
1500 cd/m2 brightness625 cd/m2 brightness
No touch screenNo touch screen
9.88.1
Performance
Qualcomm Snapdragon 888 chipsetApple A11 Bionic APL1W72 chipset
Kryo 680, 64-bit, 5 nm (Octa-Core 2840 MHz) processorMonsoon and Mistral, 64-bit, 10 nm (Hexa-Core 2390 MHz) processor
12 GB RAM2 GB RAM
Adreno 660 GPUApple 3-core GPU GPU
9.729.36
Storage
128 GB internal memory256 GB internal memory
No SD card slotNo SD card slot
10.113.3
Camera
108.00 MP + 40.00 MP12.00 MP + 7.00 MP
f/1.80 aperturef/1.80 aperture
24.00mm focal length28.00mm focal length
0.75 inches (1/1.33") sensor0.33 inches (1/3") 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
13.7510.12
Networks
Wi-FiWi-Fi
Mobile HotspotMobile Hotspot
5G, 5G, LTE-A (4G), LTE (4G), HSPA+ (4G), HSDPA and HSUPALTE-A (4G), LTE (4G), HSPA+ (4G), HSDPA and HSUPA
Nano SIMNano SIM
10.76.7
Battery Life
5000mAh Li - Polymer Battery1821mAh Li - Ion Battery
Non-Removable BatteryNon-Removable Battery
Wireless ChargingWireless Charging
4.963.2
Other Features
Bluetooth 5.1 Bluetooth 5.0
GPSGPS
NFCNFC
Fingerprint ID ScannerFingerprint ID Scanner
Accelerometer, Barometer, Compass, Gyroscope, Light Sensor and Proximity SensorAccelerometer, Barometer, Compass, Gyroscope, Light Sensor and Proximity Sensor
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Comparison review

The Galaxy S21 Ultra has a global score of 11.67, which is much better than the iPhone 8's global score of 9.9. Galaxy S21 Ultra's design is newer, but incredibly heavier and somewhat thicker than iPhone 8. The Samsung Galaxy S21 Ultra features a bit better processing unit than Apple iPhone 8, because it has a greater amount of RAM memory and a larger number of cores (and they are faster).

Galaxy S21 Ultra has a much more vibrant screen than iPhone 8, because it has a lot bigger display, a lot better resolution of 1440 x 3200, a way better pixel number per screen inch and a lot brighter screen. The iPhone 8 features a superior storage capacity for applications, games, photos and videos than Samsung Galaxy S21 Ultra, because it has 128 GB more internal storage.

The Samsung Galaxy S21 Ultra counts with a greater camera than iPhone 8, and although they both have a same size aperture, the Samsung Galaxy S21 Ultra also has a back facing camera with way more mega pixels, a much higher 7680x4320 video definition and a lot larger sensor taking way higher quality videos and photos.

Galaxy S21 Ultra has a much better battery life than iPhone 8, because it has a 5000mAh battery size instead of 1821mAh.

Galaxy S21 Ultra costs a lot more than the iPhone 8, but it's still a convenient choice, because you can get a lot more features for that extra money.