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Basic Information
Android 11Android 9.0 Pie
6.50 x 2.98 x 0.35 inches6.40 x 2.94 x 0.34 inches
8.04 ounces6.88 ounces
Phantom black and SilverDeep Sea blue, Maple gold, Midnight black and Orchid gray
Aluminum and Glass (Corning Gorilla Glass Victus)Aluminum and Glass (Corning Gorilla Glass 5)
Scratch-Resistant GlassScratch-Resistant Glass
$ 966.00$ 440.00
Display / Screen
6.8 inches6.3 inches
3200 x 1440 pixels 2960 x 1440 pixels
516 pixels per inch522 pixels per inch
1500 cd/m2 brightness--
No touch screenNo touch screen
Qualcomm Snapdragon 888 chipsetQualcomm Snapdragon 835 MSM8998 chipset
Kryo 680, 64-bit, 5 nm (Octa-Core 2840 MHz) processorKryo 280, 64-bit, 10 nm (Octa-Core 2350 MHz) processor
Adreno 660 GPUAdreno 540 GPU
128 GB internal memory64 GB internal memory
No SD card slotmicroSDXC (up to 256 GB) external memory slot
108.00 MP + 40.00 MP12.00 MP + 8.00 MP
f/1.80 aperturef/1.70 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 (30 fps) (4K) video resolution
1280 x 720 (960 fps) (HD) slow motion video1280 x 720 (240 fps) (HD) slow motion video
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
Battery Life
5000mAh Li - Polymer Battery3300mAh Li - Ion Battery
Non-Removable BatteryNon-Removable Battery
Wireless ChargingWireless Charging
Other Features
Bluetooth 5.1 Bluetooth 5.0
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

Galaxy S21 Ultra has an overall score of 11.67, which is much better than Galaxy Note8's 9.9 overall score. Both of these phones work with Android OS (Operating System), but the Galaxy S21 Ultra has 11 version and Galaxy Note8 has Android 9.0 Pie version. Although Galaxy S21 Ultra is incredibly newer than Galaxy Note8, it's just a little thicker and heavier.

The Galaxy S21 Ultra has a better looking display than Galaxy Note8, because although it has a little less pixels per inch of screen, it also counts with a bit bigger display and a quite better 1440 x 3200 resolution. The Samsung Galaxy S21 Ultra counts with a little bit better performance than Samsung Galaxy Note8, and although they both have the same number of cores, the Samsung Galaxy S21 Ultra also has a higher amount of RAM.

The Samsung Galaxy S21 Ultra shoots way better pictures and videos than Samsung Galaxy Note8, because although it has a smaller aperture which is not nice for taking photos and/or video in poorly lited situations, it also counts with a much better 7680x4320 video quality, a back-facing camera with a way better resolution and a lot bigger camera sensor shooting much higher quality videos and photos.

The Galaxy Note8 has a little bit better memory to install applications and games or saving photos and videos than Samsung Galaxy S21 Ultra, because although it has less internal memory, it also counts with an external SD slot that supports a maximum of 256 GB. The Samsung Galaxy S21 Ultra features improved battery performance than Galaxy Note8, because it has 5000mAh of battery capacity against 3300mAh.

Samsung Galaxy S21 Ultra costs a lot more money than Galaxy Note8, but it's still a convenient choice, because you can get a better phone for that extra money.