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Global Score
11.679.76
Basic Information
SamsungSamsung
Android 11--
2021-01-292017-04-21
6.50 x 2.98 x 0.35 inches5.86 x 2.68 x 0.31 inches
8.04 ounces5.47 ounces
Phantom black and SilverArctic silver, Burgundy red, Coral blue, Maple gold, Midnight black, Orchid gray and Rose pink
Aluminum and Glass (Corning Gorilla Glass Victus)Aluminum and Glass (Corning Gorilla Glass 5)
Scratch-Resistant GlassScratch-Resistant Glass
$ 1200.00--
Display / Screen
6.8 inches5.8 inches
3200 x 1440 pixels 2960 x 1440 pixels
Dynamic AMOLED Super AMOLED
516 pixels per inch568 pixels per inch
1500 cd/m2 brightness--
No touch screenNo touch screen
9.88.9
Performance
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
12 GB RAM4 GB RAM
Adreno 660 GPUAdreno 540 GPU
9.729.27
Storage
128 GB internal memory64 GB internal memory
No SD card slotmicroSDXC (up to 256 GB) external memory slot
10.110.78
Camera
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
13.759.79
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 Battery3000mAh Li - Ion Battery
Non-Removable BatteryNon-Removable Battery
Wireless ChargingWireless Charging
4.964.08
Other Features
Bluetooth 5.1 Bluetooth 5.0, EDR
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 has an overall score of 11.67, which is much better than the Galaxy S8's 9.76 general score. The Galaxy S21 Ultra design is much newer than the Galaxy S8's, but it is thicker and notably heavier. The Galaxy S21 Ultra has a bit more powerful CPU than Galaxy S8, and although they both have the same number of cores, the Galaxy S21 Ultra also has a greater amount of RAM memory.

Galaxy S21 Ultra counts with a brighter display than Galaxy S8, because although it has a bit less pixels per display inch, it also counts with a bit higher 1440 x 3200 pixels resolution and a larger display. Galaxy S8 counts with a little bit better memory to install applications and games or saving photos and videos than Galaxy S21 Ultra, because although it has less internal storage, it also counts with an external memory card slot that allows up to 256 GB.

Galaxy S21 Ultra has a much better camera than Galaxy S8, because although it has a tinier diafragm aperture which is not favorable for taking images in poorly lited environments, it also counts with a back camera with a much higher resolution, a much higher video resolution and a way larger sensor taking more light and vivid colors.

The Samsung Galaxy S21 Ultra has a very superior battery duration than Galaxy S8, because it has a 5000mAh battery size against 3000mAh.