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Global Score
11.679.78
Basic Information
SamsungApple
Android 11--
2021-01-292018-09-21
6.50 x 2.98 x 0.35 inches5.65 x 2.79 x 0.30 inches
8.04 ounces6.24 ounces
Phantom black and SilverGold, Silver and Space gray
Aluminum and Glass (Corning Gorilla Glass Victus)Glass and Stainless steel
Scratch-Resistant GlassScratch-Resistant Glass
$ 966.00$ 380.00
Display / Screen
6.8 inches5.8 inches
3200 x 1440 pixels 2436 x 1125 pixels
Dynamic AMOLED OLED
516 pixels per inch463 pixels per inch
1500 cd/m2 brightness625 cd/m2 brightness
No touch screenNo touch screen
9.88.9
Performance
Qualcomm Snapdragon 888 chipsetApple A12 Bionic APL1W81 chipset
Kryo 680, 64-bit, 5 nm (Octa-Core 2840 MHz) processorVortex and Tempest, 64-bit, 7 nm (Hexa-Core 2490 MHz) processor
12 GB RAM4 GB RAM
Adreno 660 GPUApple 4-core GPU GPU
9.729.54
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 + 7.00 MP
f/1.80 aperturef/1.80 aperture
24.00mm focal length26.00mm focal length
0.75 inches (1/1.33") sensor0.39 inches (1/2.55") 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, Dual SIM
10.76.7
Battery Life
5000mAh Li - Polymer Battery2659mAh Li - Ion Battery
Non-Removable BatteryNon-Removable Battery
Wireless ChargingWireless Charging
4.963.68
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 a general score of 11.67, which is better than the Apple iPhone XS's global score of 9.78. Samsung Galaxy S21 Ultra is a a lot newer phone than Apple iPhone XS, although it's much heavier and somewhat thicker. Samsung Galaxy S21 Ultra features a little faster processing unit than iPhone XS, because it has a higher amount of RAM memory and a greater number of cores.

The Galaxy S21 Ultra has a better screen than Apple iPhone XS, because it has a much brighter screen, a better 1440 x 3200 resolution, a bigger display and a just a little more pixels per display inch. The Samsung Galaxy S21 Ultra features a much greater memory capacity for games and applications than iPhone XS, because it has 64 GB more internal memory capacity.

Galaxy S21 Ultra has a way better battery performance than Apple iPhone XS, because it has a 5000mAh battery size. The Galaxy S21 Ultra captures much better pictures and videos than Apple iPhone XS, and although they both have the same diafragm aperture, the Galaxy S21 Ultra also has a much better 7680x4320 video definition, a lot larger sensor shooting way higher quality videos and photographs and a lot more MP back camera.

Samsung Galaxy S21 Ultra costs a lot more money than iPhone XS, but it's still a great choice, because you can get a better phone for that extra money.