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Global Score
11.679.52
Basic Information
SamsungSamsung
Android 11Android 11, 10, 9.0 Pie
2021-01-292019-04-10
6.50 x 2.98 x 0.35 inches5.69 x 2.72 x 0.31 inches
8.04 ounces4.94 ounces
Phantom black and SilverBlack, Blue, Coral and White
Aluminum and Glass (Corning Gorilla Glass Victus)Plastic and Plastic
Scratch-Resistant GlassScratch-Resistant Glass
$ 966.00--
Display / Screen
6.8 inches5.9 inches
3200 x 1440 pixels 2340 x 1080 pixels
Dynamic AMOLED Super AMOLED
516 pixels per inch437 pixels per inch
1500 cd/m2 brightness--
No touch screenNo touch screen
9.88.2
Performance
Qualcomm Snapdragon 888 chipsetExynos 7904 chipset
Kryo 680, 64-bit, 5 nm (Octa-Core 2840 MHz) processorARM Cortex-A73 and ARM Cortex-A53, 64-bit, 14 nm (Octa-Core 1800 MHz) processor
12 GB RAM4 GB RAM
Adreno 660 GPUMali-G71 MP2 GPU
9.728.91
Storage
128 GB internal memory64 GB internal memory
No SD card slotmicroSDXC (up to 512 GB) external memory slot
10.111.74
Camera
108.00 MP + 40.00 MP16.00 MP + 25.00 MP
f/1.80 aperturef/1.70 aperture
24.00mm focal length27.00mm focal length
0.75 inches (1/1.33") sensor0.36 inches (1/2.8") sensor
7680 x 4320 (24 fps) video resolution1920 x 1080 (30 fps) (Full HD) video resolution
1280 x 720 (960 fps) (HD) slow motion video--
13.759.46
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 Battery3100mAh Li - Polymer Battery
Non-Removable BatteryNon-Removable Battery
Wireless Charging--
4.964.48
Other Features
Bluetooth 5.1 Bluetooth 5.0
GPSGPS
NFCNFC
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 has a global score of 11.67, which is a lot better than Galaxy A40's 9.52 score. These phones have the same Android 11 operating system. Galaxy S21 Ultra's design is newer than Galaxy A40's, but it's much heavier and somewhat thicker. The Samsung Galaxy S21 Ultra has just a bit better performance than Samsung Galaxy A40, and although they both have the same number of cores, the Samsung Galaxy S21 Ultra also has more RAM.

The Galaxy S21 Ultra features a better screen than Samsung Galaxy A40, because it has a better resolution of 1440 x 3200, a little bit higher screen density and a larger display. Samsung Galaxy A40 counts with a bigger memory for applications and games than Samsung Galaxy S21 Ultra, because although it has only 64 GB internal storage, it also counts with a SD memory slot that holds up to 512 GB.

The Samsung Galaxy S21 Ultra shoots much better photos and videos than Galaxy A40, because although it has a tinier aperture, it also counts with a way better 108 mega pixels resolution back camera, a way larger back camera sensor taking more light and vivid colors and a way better video resolution.

Galaxy S21 Ultra counts with longer battery duration than Galaxy A40, because it has 5000mAh of battery capacity.