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Global Score
11.679.59
Basic Information
SamsungLG
Android 11Android 8.0 Oreo, 7.0 Nougat, 6.0 Marshmallow
2021-01-292016-03-31
6.50 x 2.98 x 0.35 inches5.88 x 2.91 x 0.29 inches
8.04 ounces5.61 ounces
Phantom black and Silver16 777 216
Aluminum and Glass (Corning Gorilla Glass Victus)Metal
Scratch-Resistant Glass--
$ 1200.00--
Display / Screen
6.8 inches5.3 inches
3200 x 1440 pixels 2560 x 1440 pixels (Quad HD / 2K)
Dynamic AMOLED IPS LCD
516 pixels per inch554 pixels per inch
1500 cd/m2 brightness--
No touch screenNo touch screen
9.88.7
Performance
Qualcomm Snapdragon 888 chipsetQualcomm Snapdragon 820 8996 chipset
Kryo 680, 64-bit, 5 nm (Octa-Core 2840 MHz) processorKryo, 64-bit, 14 nm (Quad-Core 2200 MHz) processor
12 GB RAM4 GB RAM
Adreno 660 GPUAdreno 530 GPU
9.729
Storage
128 GB internal memory32 GB internal memory
No SD card slotmicroSDXC (up to 1,95 TB) external memory slot
10.112.76
Camera
108.00 MP + 40.00 MP16.00 MP + 8.00 MP
f/1.80 aperturef/1.80 aperture
24.00mm focal length26.00mm focal length
0.75 inches (1/1.33") sensor0.38 inches (1/2.6") sensor
7680 x 4320 (24 fps) video resolution3840 x 2160 (30 fps) (4K) video resolution
1280 x 720 (960 fps) (HD) slow motion video1920 x 1080 (60 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 HSUPALTE-A (4G), LTE (4G), HSPA+ (4G), HSDPA and HSUPA
Nano SIMNano SIM
10.76.7
Battery Life
5000mAh Li - Polymer Battery2800mAh Li - Ion Battery
Non-Removable BatteryRemovable Battery
Wireless Charging--
4.964.4
Other Features
Bluetooth 5.1 Bluetooth 4.2
GPSGPS
NFCNFC
--Infra-red port
Fingerprint ID ScannerFingerprint ID Scanner
Accelerometer, Barometer, Compass, Gyroscope, Light Sensor and Proximity SensorAccelerometer, Compass, Gyroscope, Light Sensor and Proximity Sensor
FM RadioFM Radio

Comparison review

The Galaxy S21 Ultra is much better than the LG G5, getting a global score of 11.67 against 9.59. Both phones we compare here come with Android OS (Operating System), but Galaxy S21 Ultra has older 11 version while LG G5 has Android 8.0 Oreo. Galaxy S21 Ultra's body is newer than LG G5's, although it is heavier and thicker.

The Galaxy S21 Ultra features a bit faster processing unit than LG G5, because it has a higher number of cores and more RAM. The Galaxy S21 Ultra features a sharper display than LG G5, because although it has a quite lower display pixel density, it also counts with a little higher resolution of 1440 x 3200px and a bigger screen.

The Samsung Galaxy S21 Ultra takes greater photos and videos than LG G5, and although they both have a same size diafragm aperture, the Samsung Galaxy S21 Ultra also has a camera in the back with a much better 108 MP resolution, a lot larger sensor and a lot better 7680x4320 video quality. The LG G5 counts with a superior storage for applications, games, photos and videos than Samsung Galaxy S21 Ultra, because although it has less internal memory, it also counts with a slot for an SD memory card that admits up to 1,95 TB.

Galaxy S21 Ultra has longer battery lifetime than LG G5, because it has 5000mAh of battery capacity against 2800mAh.