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All About The Samsung Galaxy S21 Ultra

author Luis Silva (Updated on: March 2021)

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What You Should Know About The Galaxy S21 Ultra





Considering their rivals:

- All of its rivals have AMOLED displays.

- 79% of its opponents have a refresh rate of 90hz or more.

- 86% of its competitors have an ALWAYS-ON display.

- All of its adversaries have the ability to play HDR content.

- 71% of its rivals have a Gorilla Glass 6 or newer protection.

- Its picture quality score is 13% above the average (143 vs. 126.14).

- 93% of its adversaries have a telephoto lens.

- Zooming does stand out on this camera. The average lens millimeter is 101, while this has a 240mm lens.

- Fast charging is 41% slower than the average (25w vs. 42w).

- 93% of its oppositors have wireless charging.

- Wireless charging speed is 32% slower than the average (15w vs. 22w).

- 71% of its rivals have reverse wireless charging.

- 93% of its adversaries have a full glass body.

- 93% of its contenders are water-resistant.

- Internal storage is below the average. (128GB. vs. 183GB.).

- 57% of its rivals have a MicroSD card slot.

- 50% of its opponents have Bluetooth 5.1.

- 7% of its competitors have Bluetooth 5.2.

- All of its rivals have NFC.

- 7% of its adversaries have an headphone jack.



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 Specifications 
  • Pros 
    Performance
    AMOLED
    Always-On-Display
    Cameras
    Battery Life
    Fast Charging
    Wireless Charging
    Glass Protection


  • Cons 
    MicroSD Slot
    Weight
    3.5mm Jack
    Price






  • Price 

    Amazon: $0

    eBay: $1199

    BestBuy: $999

    Walmart: $950

  • Performance 
    Year: 2021
    Updates: 4 years
    Exynos 2100
    Mali-G78 MP14
    Android 11
    Geekbench 5: 3176




  • Display 
    6.8" 1440x3200
    516 DPI
    Gorilla Glass V
    AMOLED
    With Always-On
    120 hz
    Notch: Hole
    1023 Nits




  • Cameras 
    4 Cameras

    With OIS
    With HDR
    1 LED flash
    4320p (8k)
    DP/Laser focus

    Dxo/Tek Score: 143

  • Main Camera 
    108 MP
    27 MP (2x zoom)
    f/1.8
    24mm
    Sensor size: 1/1.33
    Pixel size: 0.8

     
    Selfie 
    40 MP f/2.2 26 mm
  • Other Cameras 
    10 MP f/4.9 240mm
    5x Zoom

    10 MP f/2.4 70mm
    10 MP

    12 MP f/2.2 13mm
    12 MP


  • Body 
    165x75x8 mm
    6.50x2.96x0.32 in
    227g. / 8.01oz.
    Full Glass
    90% STBR
    Looks: 10/10
    Fingerp.: Display
    IP68

  • Colors 
    Phantom Black
    Phantom Silver
    Phantom Titanium
    Phantom Navy
    Phantom Brown




  • Battery 
    5000mAh
    Charging: 25w
    Wireless: 15w
    Reverse: 4.5w
    1T+1W+1V*: 85%
    1T+3W+1V*: 72%
    1T+1W+3V*: 74%



  • Storage 
    RAM: 12GB
    Storage: 128GB
    No MicroSD

     
    Connectivity 
    4G/5G: 5G
    3.5mm jack: No
    Bluetooth: 5.2
    NFC: Yes



 Top 5 
  •    Price 
    Galaxy Note 9
    #1$769
    Pixel 5
    #2$799
    P40 Pro
    #3$799
    iPhone 12 Mini
    #4$809
    Galaxy S21 U.
    #13$950
  • Global Score 
    Gal. Note 20 U.EX
    #18.08
    Xperia 1 II
    #27.76
    Find X2 Pro
    #37.74
    Mate 40 Pro
    #47.71
    Galaxy S21 U.
    #67.55
  • Performance 
    i.12 Pro Max
    #19.1
    iPhone 12 Mini
    #29
    Mate 40 Pro
    #38.2
    i.11 Pro Max
    #47.7
    Galaxy S21 U.
    #97.3
  • Display 
    Find X2 Pro
    #19.8
    Galaxy S20 U.EX
    #29.8
    Galaxy S21 U.EX
    #39.8
    Gal. Note 20 U.EX
    #49.8
    Mate 40 Pro
    #59.2
  • Display Size 
    Galaxy S20 U.EX
    #16.9
    Gal. Note 20 U.EX
    #26.9
    Galaxy Note 10+
    #36.8
    Galaxy S21 U.
    #46.8
    Mi 10 Ultra
    #56.7
  • Dots Per Inch 
    Xperia 1 II
    #1642
    Find X2 Pro
    #2519
    Galaxy S21 U.
    #3516
    Galaxy Note 9
    #4514
    Galaxy S20 U.EX
    #5508
  • Cameras 
    Mate 40 Pro
    #19.2
    Mi 10 Ultra
    #29.1
    P40 Pro
    #39
    i.12 Pro Max
    #48.8
    Galaxy S21 U.EX
    #88.4
  • Camera MP 
    Galaxy S20 U.EX
    #1108
    Galaxy S21 U.EX
    #2108
    Gal. Note 20 U.EX
    #3108
    P40 Pro
    #450
    Mate 40 Pro
    #550
  • Zoom (mm) 
    Galaxy S21 U.
    #1240
    Find X2 Pro
    #2129
    P40 Pro
    #3125
    Mate 40 Pro
    #4125
    Mi 10 Ultra
    #5120
  • Body 
    iPhone 12 Mini
    #19.9
    Pixel 5
    #29.1
    Xperia 1 II
    #37.6
    Galaxy Note 10+
    #47.3
    Galaxy S21 U.
    #126.5
  • Screen-To-Body 
    Gal. Note 20 U.EX
    #193
    Mate 40 Pro
    #293
    Galaxy Note 10+
    #392
    Galaxy S20 U.EX
    #491
    Galaxy S21 U.EX
    #790
  • Looks 
    P40 Pro
    #110
    Galaxy S21 Plus
    #210
    Find X2 Pro
    #310
    Galaxy Note 10+
    #410
    Galaxy S21 U.
    #510
  • Weight (g) 
    iPhone 12 Mini
    #1135
    Pixel 5
    #2151
    Xperia 1 II
    #3181
    iPhone 11
    #4194
    Galaxy S21 U.EX
    #15227
  • Size (mm) 
    iPhone 12 Mini
    #1131
    Pixel 5
    #2144
    iPhone 11
    #3150
    P40 Pro
    #4158
    Galaxy S21 U.
    #15165
  • Battery+Charg. 
    Mi 10 Ultra
    #19
    Mate 40 Pro
    #28.6
    P40 Pro
    #37.8
    Galaxy Note 10+
    #47.6
    Galaxy S21 U.
    #67.3
  • Battery* 
    Galaxy S21 U.EX
    #185
    Galaxy S21 Plus
    #284
    Galaxy Note 10+
    #384
    P40 Pro
    #483
    i.11 Pro Max
    #583
  • Batt.:Browsing* 
    Galaxy S21 U.
    #172
    iPhone 11
    #271
    P40 Pro
    #370
    Galaxy S21 Plus
    #470
    i.11 Pro Max
    #569
  • Battery:Video* 
    Galaxy S21 Plus
    #174
    Galaxy Note 10+
    #274
    Galaxy S21 U.
    #374
    i.11 Pro Max
    #473
    iPhone 11
    #573
  • Fast Charging. 
    Mate 40 Pro
    #166
    Find X2 Pro
    #265
    Galaxy S20 U.EX
    #345
    Galaxy Note 10+
    #445
    Galaxy S21 U.
    #725
  • Wireless Charg. 
    Mi 10 Ultra
    #150
    Mate 40 Pro
    #250
    P40 Pro
    #327
    Galaxy S21 Plus
    15
    Galaxy S21 U.
    15
  • Storage 
    Xperia 1 II
    #110
    Galaxy Note 10+
    #210
    Gal. Note 20 U.EX
    #310
    Mate 40 Pro
    #410
    Galaxy S21 U.EX
    #126
  • Int. Storage 
    Xperia 1 II
    #1256
    Find X2 Pro
    #2256
    Galaxy Note 10+
    #3256
    Gal. Note 20 U.EX
    #4256
    Galaxy S21 U.EX
    #12128
  • RAM (GB) 
    Find X2 Pro
    #112
    Galaxy S20 U.EX
    #212
    Galaxy Note 10+
    #312
    Galaxy S21 U.
    #412
    Gal. Note 20 U.EX
    #512
  • Connectivity 
    Xperia 1 II
    #110
    Galaxy Note 9
    #28.5
    P40 Pro
    #35.1
    Mi 10 Ultra
    #45.1
    Galaxy S21 U.
    #65.1


 Rivals 
  • Sony

    Sony Xperia 1 II
    Xperia 1 II
    $879   7.76

    Compare
  • Oppo

    Oppo Find X2 Pro
    Find X2 Pro
    $906   7.74

    Compare
  • Huawei

    Huawei Mate 40 Pro
    Mate 40 Pro
    $1079   7.71

    Compare
  • Samsung

    Samsung Galaxy Note 10 Plus
    Galaxy Note 10+
    $949   7.65

    Compare


  • Samsung

    Samsung Galaxy S21 Plus
    Galaxy S21 Plus
    $849   7.47

    Compare
  • Apple

    Apple iPhone 12 Pro Max
    i.12 Pro Max
    $1090   7.42

    Compare
  • Xiaomi

    Xiaomi Mi 10 Ultra
    Mi 10 Ultra
    $846   7.12

    Compare
  • Huawei

    Huawei P40 Pro
    P40 Pro
    $799   6.92

    Compare
  • Apple

    Apple iPhone 12 Mini
    iPhone 12 Mini
    $809   6.84

    Compare
  • Google

    Google Pixel 5
    Pixel 5
    $799   6.78

    Compare
  • Samsung

    Samsung Galaxy Note 9
    Galaxy Note 9
    $769   6.62

    Compare


  • Apple

    Apple iPhone 11 Pro Max
    i.11 Pro Max
    $875   6.12

    Compare


  • Apple

    Apple iPhone 11
    iPhone 11
    $909   6

    Compare


The top 5 list is based only on these rivals.

You can click on any rival to know more about it too.

These are the lowest prices found on any of these stores: Amazon.com, eBay.com, Best Buy, and Walmart.

Prices on eBay are in $US for reference but are Europe-based.

Prices marked with ! are from renewed/refurbished/carrier-locked phones (except eBay, that are from new devices, unless they are out of stock, then they can be from bids, and then from pre-owned devices).

We're only including devices that still receive security updates.

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*What's left of a full charge after 1 hour of talking, 1 (or 3) hour of web browsing, and 1 (or 3) hour of video playback.



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