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Global Score
11.6710.36
Basic Information
SamsungSamsung
Android 11--
2021-01-292018-08-24
6.50 x 2.98 x 0.35 inches6.37 x 3.01 x 0.35 inches
8.04 ounces7.09 ounces
Phantom black and SilverCloud silver, Lavender purple, Midnight black and Ocean blue
Aluminum and Glass (Corning Gorilla Glass Victus)Aluminum and Glass (Corning Gorilla Glass 5)
Scratch-Resistant GlassScratch-Resistant Glass
$ 966.00$ 457.00
Display / Screen
6.8 inches6.4 inches
3200 x 1440 pixels 2960 x 1440 pixels
Dynamic AMOLED Super AMOLED
516 pixels per inch514 pixels per inch
1500 cd/m2 brightness--
No touch screenNo touch screen
9.88.7
Performance
Qualcomm Snapdragon 888 chipsetQualcomm Snapdragon 845 SDM845 chipset
Kryo 680, 64-bit, 5 nm (Octa-Core 2840 MHz) processorKryo 385, 64-bit, 10 nm (Octa-Core 2800 MHz) processor
12 GB RAM6 GB RAM
Adreno 660 GPUAdreno 630 GPU
9.729.63
Storage
128 GB internal memory128 GB internal memory
No SD card slotmicroSDXC (up to 512 GB) external memory slot
10.114.14
Camera
108.00 MP + 40.00 MP12.00 MP + 8.00 MP
f/1.80 aperturef/1.50 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 video1280 x 720 (960 fps) (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 HSUPALTE-A (4G), LTE (4G), HSPA+ (4G), HSDPA and HSUPA
Nano SIMNano SIM
10.76.7
Battery Life
5000mAh Li - Polymer Battery4000mAh Li - Ion Battery
Non-Removable BatteryNon-Removable Battery
Wireless ChargingWireless 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, Barometer, Compass, Gyroscope, Light Sensor and Proximity Sensor
FM Radio--

Comparison review

The Galaxy S21 Ultra is better than the Galaxy Note9, with a 11.67 score against 10.36. Galaxy S21 Ultra is a heavier cellphone than the Galaxy Note9, but both of them are equally thin. Samsung Galaxy S21 Ultra features a little better hardware performance than Galaxy Note9, and although they both have 8 cpu cores, the Samsung Galaxy S21 Ultra also has 6 GB more RAM.

Samsung Galaxy S21 Ultra counts with a more vivid screen than Samsung Galaxy Note9, because it has a little bigger display, a bit higher resolution of 1440 x 3200 and a little bit greater screen density. Galaxy Note9 has much more storage for applications, games, photos and videos than Galaxy S21 Ultra, and although they both have equal 128 GB internal memory capacity, the Galaxy Note9 also has a SD extension slot that holds up to 512 GB.

Samsung Galaxy S21 Ultra counts with superior battery performance than Samsung Galaxy Note9, because it has a 5000mAh battery capacity. Samsung Galaxy S21 Ultra has a way better camera than Galaxy Note9, because although it has a tinier aperture which is not nice for low-light captures and videos, it also counts with a way bigger camera sensor providing a lot better image quality, a camera with lot more MP and a way better 7680x4320 video resolution.

Although Galaxy S21 Ultra is a better device, it is way more expensive than Galaxy Note9, and it doesn't have such a good price and quality relation as the Galaxy Note9. If you want to save a few dollars, you can buy the Galaxy Note9, giving up a couple features and specs, but you will get the most with your money.