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Global Score
11.6710.61
Basic Information
SamsungGoogle
Android 11--
2021-01-292020-10-15
6.50 x 2.98 x 0.35 inches5.70 x 2.77 x 0.31 inches
8.04 ounces5.33 ounces
Phantom black and SilverJust black and Sorta sage
Aluminum and Glass (Corning Gorilla Glass Victus)Aluminum and Aluminum
Scratch-Resistant GlassScratch-Resistant Glass
$ 966.00$ 548.00
Display / Screen
6.8 inches6 inches
3200 x 1440 pixels 2340 x 1080 pixels
Dynamic AMOLED OLED
516 pixels per inch430 pixels per inch
1500 cd/m2 brightness--
No touch screenNo touch screen
9.88.2
Performance
Qualcomm Snapdragon 888 chipsetQualcomm Snapdragon 765G SM7250-AB chipset
Kryo 680, 64-bit, 5 nm (Octa-Core 2840 MHz) processorKryo 475, 64-bit, 7 nm (Octa-Core 2400 MHz) processor
12 GB RAM8 GB RAM
Adreno 660 GPUAdreno 620 GPU
9.729.45
Storage
128 GB internal memory128 GB internal memory
No SD card slotNo SD card slot
10.110.1
Camera
108.00 MP + 40.00 MP12.20 MP + 8.00 MP
f/1.80 aperturef/1.70 aperture
24.00mm focal length28.00mm 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
13.7510.23
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 Battery4080mAh Battery
Non-Removable BatteryNon-Removable Battery
Wireless ChargingWireless Charging
4.964.8
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
FM Radio--

Comparison review

The Samsung Galaxy S21 Ultra is a little bit better than Google Pixel 5, with a global score of 11.67 against 10.61. The Samsung Galaxy S21 Ultra construction is somewhat thicker and notably heavier than the Google Pixel 5. The Galaxy S21 Ultra features a bit superior CPU than Google Pixel 5, and although they both have the same number of cores, the Galaxy S21 Ultra also has a higher amount of RAM.

The Galaxy S21 Ultra has a much better screen than Google Pixel 5, because it has a higher resolution of 1440 x 3200 pixels, a little bit larger screen and a just a little better pixel density. The Galaxy S21 Ultra counts with a way better camera than Google Pixel 5, because although it has a smaller aperture which is not so good for taking photographs in low-light situations, it also counts with a lot bigger camera sensor taking much better quality photos and videos, a lot higher resolution camera in the back and a way higher video definition.

Google Pixel 5's storage capacity to store more games and applications is just as good as Samsung Galaxy S21 Ultra's one, both of them have the same internal storage capacity. The Galaxy S21 Ultra has just a bit longer battery duration than Google Pixel 5, because it has a 5000mAh battery capacity instead of 4080mAh.

Although Galaxy S21 Ultra is a better device, it costs a lot more money than Google Pixel 5, and it doesn't have such a good quality/price relation as Google Pixel 5. If you are trying to save a few dollars, you can buy Google Pixel 5, and give up a few features and specs, but you will get the most with your budget.