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Global Score
11.6711.65
Basic Information
SamsungSamsung
Android 11Android 11, 10
2021-01-292020-03-06
6.50 x 2.98 x 0.35 inches6.57 x 2.99 x 0.35 inches
8.04 ounces7.83 ounces
Phantom black and SilverCosmic black and Cosmic grey
Aluminum and Glass (Corning Gorilla Glass Victus)Aluminum and Glass (Corning Gorilla Glass 6)
Scratch-Resistant GlassScratch-Resistant Glass
$ 966.00$ 1157.00
Display / Screen
6.8 inches6.9 inches
3200 x 1440 pixels 3200 x 1440 pixels
Dynamic AMOLED Dynamic AMOLED
516 pixels per inch509 pixels per inch
1500 cd/m2 brightness--
No touch screenNo touch screen
9.88.7
Performance
Qualcomm Snapdragon 888 chipsetQualcomm Snapdragon 865 SM8250 chipset
Kryo 680, 64-bit, 5 nm (Octa-Core 2840 MHz) processorKryo 585, 64-bit, 7 nm (Octa-Core 2840 MHz) processor
12 GB RAM12 GB RAM
Adreno 660 GPUAdreno 650 GPU
9.729.72
Storage
128 GB internal memory128 GB internal memory
No SD card slotmicroSDXC (up to 1000 GB) external memory slot
10.115.38
Camera
108.00 MP + 40.00 MP108.00 MP + 40.00 MP
f/1.80 aperturef/1.80 aperture
24.00mm focal length26.00mm focal length
0.75 inches (1/1.33") sensor0.5 inches (1/2") sensor
7680 x 4320 (24 fps) video resolution7680 x 4320 (24 fps) video resolution
1280 x 720 (960 fps) (HD) slow motion video1280 x 720 (960 fps) (HD) slow motion video
13.7513.42
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
10.710.7
Battery Life
5000mAh Li - Polymer Battery5000mAh Li - Polymer Battery
Non-Removable BatteryNon-Removable Battery
Wireless ChargingWireless Charging
4.964.88
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 RadioFM Radio

Comparison review

The Samsung Galaxy S21 Ultra is just a bit better than the Galaxy S20 Ultra 5G, with a score of 11.67 against 11.65. These phones work with the same Android 11 OS. Samsung Galaxy S21 Ultra is a just a little heavier cellphone than the Galaxy S20 Ultra 5G, but they are equally thin. The Samsung Galaxy S20 Ultra 5G features a CPU that's just as good as the processing unit in Samsung Galaxy S21 Ultra, they have the same RAM amount and 8 cores.

The Galaxy S21 Ultra has a better screen than Samsung Galaxy S20 Ultra 5G, because although it has a bit smaller screen, and they both have the same exact resolution of 1440 x 3200px, the Galaxy S21 Ultra also counts with a little better number of pixels in each inch of display. Samsung Galaxy S20 Ultra 5G counts with a much better memory capacity for applications, games, photos and videos than Galaxy S21 Ultra, and although they both have equal internal storage, the Samsung Galaxy S20 Ultra 5G also has an external memory slot that allows a maximum of 1000 GB.

Samsung Galaxy S21 Ultra counts with just a bit better battery lifetime than Samsung Galaxy S20 Ultra 5G. Galaxy S21 Ultra shoots a bit better photos and videos than Galaxy S20 Ultra 5G, and although they both have the same video frame rates, a 108 megapixels resolution back facing camera, a same size diafragm aperture and the same 7680x4320 video definition, the Galaxy S21 Ultra also has a way larger sensor shooting lot better quality videos and photographs.

The Galaxy S21 Ultra not only is the best phones between the ones we are comparing, but it's also by far the cheapest one.