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Global Score
11.678.88
Basic Information
SamsungXiaomi
Android 11Android 7.1 Nougat
2021-01-292018-02-22
6.50 x 2.98 x 0.35 inches6.24 x 2.97 x 0.32 inches
8.04 ounces6.35 ounces
Phantom black and Silver16 777 216
Aluminum and Glass (Corning Gorilla Glass Victus)Metal
Scratch-Resistant GlassScratch-Resistant Glass
$ 966.00--
Display / Screen
6.8 inches6 inches
3200 x 1440 pixels 2160 x 1080 pixels
Dynamic AMOLED IPS LCD
516 pixels per inch402 pixels per inch
1500 cd/m2 brightness--
No touch screenNo touch screen
9.88
Performance
Qualcomm Snapdragon 888 chipsetQualcomm Snapdragon 625 8953 chipset
Kryo 680, 64-bit, 5 nm (Octa-Core 2840 MHz) processorARM Cortex-A53, 64-bit, 14 nm (Octa-Core 2000 MHz) processor
12 GB RAM4 GB RAM
Adreno 660 GPUAdreno 506 GPU
9.729.09
Storage
128 GB internal memory64 GB internal memory
No SD card slotmicroSDXC (up to 128 GB) external memory slot
10.110.02
Camera
108.00 MP + 40.00 MP12.00 MP + 5.00 MP
f/1.80 aperturef/2.20 aperture
24.00mm focal length--
0.75 inches (1/1.33") sensor--
7680 x 4320 (24 fps) video resolution1920 x 1080 (30 fps) (Full HD) video resolution
1280 x 720 (960 fps) (HD) slow motion video--
13.758.8
Networks
Wi-FiWi-Fi
Mobile HotspotMobile Hotspot
5G, 5G, LTE-A (4G), LTE (4G), HSPA+ (4G), HSDPA and HSUPALTE (4G), HSPA and HSUPA
Nano SIMMicro SIM
10.76.1
Battery Life
5000mAh Li - Polymer Battery4000mAh Battery
Non-Removable BatteryNon-Removable Battery
Wireless Charging--
4.965.04
Other Features
Bluetooth 5.1 Bluetooth 4.2
GPSGPS
NFC--
Fingerprint ID ScannerFingerprint ID Scanner
Accelerometer, Barometer, Compass, Gyroscope, Light Sensor and Proximity SensorAccelerometer, Gyroscope, Light Sensor and Proximity Sensor
FM RadioFM Radio

Comparison review

Samsung Galaxy S21 Ultra is much better than the Xiaomi Redmi Note 5, having a 11.67 score against 8.88. Both phones in this comparison come with Android OS, but Samsung Galaxy S21 Ultra has older 11 version and Xiaomi Redmi Note 5 has Android 7.1 Nougat. Even though the Samsung Galaxy S21 Ultra is noticeably newer than the Xiaomi Redmi Note 5, it's just a little thicker and a lot heavier.

The Galaxy S21 Ultra counts with a bit more powerful CPU than Xiaomi Redmi Note 5, and although they both have a Octa-Core processor, the Galaxy S21 Ultra also has a higher amount of RAM memory. Galaxy S21 Ultra counts with an incredibly better display than Xiaomi Redmi Note 5, because it has a higher quantity of pixels per screen inch, a little bit larger display and a higher resolution of 1440 x 3200px.

Samsung Galaxy S21 Ultra takes much better pictures and videos than Xiaomi Redmi Note 5, because it has a way better video resolution, a lot more mega-pixels back facing camera and a bigger camera aperture. Samsung Galaxy S21 Ultra counts with a slightly better storage capacity to install applications and games or saving photos and videos than Xiaomi Redmi Note 5, because although it has no SD card slot, it also counts with 128 GB internal memory.

Xiaomi Redmi Note 5 counts with a bit longer battery lifetime than Galaxy S21 Ultra, although it has 4000mAh of battery capacity.