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Global Score
11.6710.14
Basic Information
SamsungApple
Android 11--
2021-01-292017-09-22
6.50 x 2.98 x 0.35 inches6.24 x 3.07 x 0.30 inches
8.04 ounces7.13 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
$ 966.00$ 315.00
Display / Screen
6.8 inches5.5 inches
3200 x 1440 pixels 1920 x 1080 pixels (Full HD)
Dynamic AMOLED IPS LCD
516 pixels per inch401 pixels per inch
1500 cd/m2 brightness625 cd/m2 brightness
No touch screenNo touch screen
9.88.6
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 RAM3 GB RAM
Adreno 660 GPUApple 3-core GPU GPU
9.729.45
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 Battery2691mAh Li - Ion Battery
Non-Removable BatteryNon-Removable Battery
Wireless ChargingWireless Charging
4.963.84
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 Samsung Galaxy S21 Ultra is much better than the Apple iPhone 8 Plus, having a 11.67 score against 10.14. Samsung Galaxy S21 Ultra's body is newer, but heavier and somewhat thicker than the Apple iPhone 8 Plus. The Samsung Galaxy S21 Ultra has a bit faster processor than iPhone 8 Plus, because it has a greater amount of RAM and a larger number of cores.

The Galaxy S21 Ultra has a sharper screen than Apple iPhone 8 Plus, because it has a better pixels number in each inch in the display, a bigger display, a much better resolution of 1440 x 3200 and way more brightness. The iPhone 8 Plus counts with a lot bigger storage capacity for applications, games, photos and videos than Galaxy S21 Ultra, because it has 256 GB internal storage.

Galaxy S21 Ultra features a superior battery performance than iPhone 8 Plus, because it has a 5000mAh battery size instead of 2691mAh. The Galaxy S21 Ultra has a much better camera than iPhone 8 Plus, and although they both have the same aperture, the Galaxy S21 Ultra also has a much larger back camera sensor providing a way better image quality, a lot more mega-pixels back facing camera and a way higher video definition.

Although Galaxy S21 Ultra is a better device, it costs a lot more than iPhone 8 Plus, and it doesn't have such a good quality/price relation as the iPhone 8 Plus. If you prefer to save some money, you can buy iPhone 8 Plus, giving up a few features and specifications, but you will get the most with your budget.