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Global Score
11.6710.78
Basic Information
SamsungSony
Android 11Android 11
2021-01-292021-04-14
6.50 x 2.98 x 0.35 inches6.18 x 2.68 x 0.32 inches
8.04 ounces5.96 ounces
Phantom black and SilverBlack, Green and Pink
Aluminum and Glass (Corning Gorilla Glass Victus)Glass (Corning Gorilla Glass 6) and Metal
Scratch-Resistant GlassScratch-Resistant Glass
$ 966.00--
Display / Screen
6.8 inches6.1 inches
3200 x 1440 pixels 2520 x 1080 pixels
Dynamic AMOLED OLED
516 pixels per inch449 pixels per inch
1500 cd/m2 brightness--
No touch screenNo touch screen
9.88.4
Performance
Qualcomm Snapdragon 888 chipsetQualcomm Snapdragon 888 SM8350 chipset
Kryo 680, 64-bit, 5 nm (Octa-Core 2840 MHz) processorKryo 680, 64-bit, 5 nm (Octa-Core 2840 MHz) processor
12 GB RAM8 GB RAM
Adreno 660 GPUAdreno 660 GPU
9.729.63
Storage
128 GB internal memory256 GB internal memory
No SD card slotmicroSDXC (up to 1 TB) external memory slot
10.118.62
Camera
108.00 MP + 40.00 MP12.00 MP + 8.00 MP
f/1.80 aperturef/1.70 aperture
24.00mm focal length24.00mm focal length
0.75 inches (1/1.33") sensor0.59 inches (1/1.7") sensor
7680 x 4320 (24 fps) video resolution3840 x 2160 (120 fps) (4K) video resolution
1280 x 720 (960 fps) (HD) slow motion video1920 x 1080 (240 fps) (Full HD) slow motion video
13.7510.89
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) and HSPA
Nano SIMNano SIM
10.710.1
Battery Life
5000mAh Li - Polymer Battery4500mAh Nano SIM Battery
Non-Removable BatteryNon-Removable Battery
Wireless Charging--
4.964.88
Other Features
Bluetooth 5.1 Bluetooth 5.2
GPSGPS
NFCNFC
Fingerprint ID ScannerFingerprint ID Scanner
Accelerometer, Barometer, Compass, Gyroscope, Light Sensor and Proximity SensorAccelerometer, Gyroscope, Light Sensor and Proximity Sensor
FM Radio--

Comparison review

The Galaxy S21 Ultra has a score of 11.67, which is a little bit better than Xperia 5 III's global score of 10.78. These devices come with the same Android 11 operating system, so you shouldn't see any difference in that aspect. Although it's the best cellphone in this review, the Galaxy S21 Ultra is an a lot heavier and a bit thicker cellphone than Xperia 5 III.

Samsung Galaxy S21 Ultra features just a bit better processing power than Xperia 5 III, and although they both have a Octa-Core CPU, the Samsung Galaxy S21 Ultra also has more RAM memory. Galaxy S21 Ultra has a better screen than Xperia 5 III, because it has a bit more pixels per inch of screen, a little bit bigger display and a higher resolution of 1440 x 3200px.

Galaxy S21 Ultra has a much better camera than Xperia 5 III, because although it has a tinier aperture which is not recommended for taking images and videos in low-light environments, it also counts with a much higher 7680x4320 video resolution, a camera with way more mega pixels and a lot bigger sensor.

The Xperia 5 III has a superior storage capacity to store more games and applications than Galaxy S21 Ultra, because it has a slot for an external memory card that supports up to 1 TB and 256 GB internal storage capacity. The Samsung Galaxy S21 Ultra features a bit longer battery life than Xperia 5 III, because it has 5000mAh of battery capacity.