Apple iPad Pro 11-inch (2020) vs Samsung Galaxy S21 Ultra

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Display

Size:

11.0 inches
6.8 inches

Resolution:

2388 x 1668 pixels, 265 PPI
3200 x 1440 pixels, 20:9 ratio, 516 PPI

Technology:

IPS LCD
Dynamic AMOLED

Screen-to-body:

82.87 %
89.33 %

Peak brightness:

600 cd/m2 (nit)
1600 cd/m2 (nit)

Features:

Oleophobic coating, Ambient light sensor
120Hz refresh rate (adaptable), HDR video support, Scratch-resistant glass (Corning Gorilla Glass Victus), Ambient light sensor, Proximity sensor

Hardware

System chip:

Apple A12Z Bionic APL1083
Qualcomm Snapdragon 888

Processor:

Octa-core, 2490 MHz, Vortex and Tempest, 64-bit, 7 nm
Octa-core, 2840 MHz, Kryo 680, 64-bit, 5 nm

GPU:

Apple 8-core GPU
Adreno 660

RAM:

6GB LPDDR4
12GB LPDDR5

Internal storage:

128GB, not expandable
128GB (UFS 3.1), not expandable

Device type:

Tablet
Smartphone

OS:

iPadOS (13.x)
Android (11), Samsung One UI

Battery

Capacity:

7538 mAh
5000 mAh

Type:

Li - Polymer, Not user replaceable
Li - Polymer, Not user replaceable

Battery life test results:

Charging:

Qualcomm Quick Charge 2.0, USB Power Delivery, Samsung Adaptive Fast Charging, Qi and Powermat wireless charging, Reverse wireless charging

Max charge speed:

Wired: 25.0W; Wireless: 15.0W

Camera

Rear:

Dual camera
Quad camera

Main camera:

12 MP (PDAF)
108 MP (OIS, Laser and PDAF)

Specifications:

Aperture size: F1.8
Aperture size: F1.8; Focal length: 26 mm; Sensor size: 1/1.33"; Pixel size: 0.8 μm

Second camera:

10 MP (Ultra-wide)
10 MP (Telephoto, OIS, PDAF)

Specifications:

Aperture size: F2.4
Optical zoom: 3x; Aperture size: F2.4; Focal Length: 70 mm; Sensor size: 1/3.2"; Pixel size: 1.22 μm

Third camera:

12 MP (Ultra-wide, PDAF)

Specifications:

Aperture size: F2.2; Focal Length: 13 mm; Sensor size: 1/2.55"; Pixel size: 1.4 μm

Fourth camera:

10 MP (Periscope, OIS, PDAF)

Specifications:

Optical zoom: 10x; Aperture size: F4.9; Focal Length: 240 mm; Sensor size: 1/3.2"; Pixel size: 1.22 μm

Video recording:

3840x2160 (4K UHD) (60 fps), 1920x1080 (Full HD) (240 fps), 1280x720 (HD) (240 fps)
7680x4320 (8K UHD) (24 fps), 3840x2160 (4K UHD) (60 fps), 1920x1080 (Full HD) (240 fps), 1280x720 (HD) (960 fps)

Features:

Time-lapse video, Continuous autofocus, Picture-taking during video recording, EIS
HDR, Hyperlapse, EIS

Front:

7 MP (EIS, HDR)
40 MP (PDAF, HDR)

Video capture:

1920x1080 (Full HD)
3840x2160 (4K UHD) (60 fps)

Design

Dimensions:

9.75 x 7.03 x 0.23 inches (247.6 x 178.5 x 5.9 mm)
6.50 x 2.98 x 0.35 inches (165.1 x 75.6 x 8.9 mm)

Weight:

16.61 oz (471.0 g)
8.04 oz (229.0 g)

Materials:

Back: Aluminum
Back: Glass (Corning Gorilla Glass Victus); Frame: Aluminum

Resistance:

Water, Dust; IP68

Biometrics:

3D Face unlock
2D Face unlock, Ultrasonic in-screen fingerprint

Keys:

Right: Volume control
Right: Volume control, Lock/Unlock key

Colors:

Silver, Space gray
Phantom black, Silver

Cellular

5G:

n2, n5, n12, n25, n41, n66, n71, n77, n260, n261, SA, NSA, Sub-6, mmWave

LTE (FDD):

Bands 1(2100), 2(1900), 3(1800), 4(AWS-1), 5(850), 7(2600), 8(900), 12(700 a), 13(700 c), 14(700 PS), 18(800 Lower), 19(800 Upper), 20(800 DD), 25(1900+), 26(850+), 28(700 APT), 30(2300 WCS), 66(AWS-3), 71(600)

LTE (TDD):

Bands 38(2600), 39(1900+), 40(2300), 41(2600+), 46, 48(3600)

UMTS:

850, 900, 1700/2100, 1900, 2100 MHz

Data Speed:

LTE-A, HSDPA+ (4G) 42.2 Mbit/s, HSUPA 5.76 Mbit/s, UMTS

SIM type:

Nano SIM

Multimedia

Headphones:

No 3.5mm jack
No 3.5mm jack

Speakers:

Multiple speakers
Earpiece, Multiple speakers

Features:

Album art cover, Background playback
32-Bit DAC, Dolby Atmos, aptX, Dolby Digital, Dolby Digital Plus

Screen mirroring:

Wireless screen share
Wireless screen share

Radio:

FM

Additional microphone(s):

for Noise cancellation, Video recording
for Noise cancellation, Video recording

Connectivity & Features

Bluetooth:

5.0
5.1

Wi-Fi:

802.11 a, b, g, n, ac, ax, dual-band; MIMO
802.11 a, b, g, n, ac, ax (Wi-Fi 6), dual-band; MIMO, Wi-Fi Direct, Hotspot

USB:

Type-C (reversible)
Type-C (reversible), USB 3.2

Features:

Charging, Headphones port, OTG
Charging, Headphones port, OTG, Video out

Location:

Wi-Fi positioning
GPS, A-GPS, Glonass, Galileo, BeiDou, Cell ID, Wi-Fi positioning

Sensors:

Accelerometer, Gyroscope, Compass, Barometer, LiDAR scanner
Accelerometer, Gyroscope, Compass, Hall (for flip covers), Barometer

Other:

NFC, ANT+

Hearing aid compatible:

M3, T3

Regulatory Approval

FCC approval:

Date approved:

Dec 22, 2020

FCC ID value:

A3LSMG998U link

Measured SAR:

Head:

0.77 W/kg

Body:

1.02 W/kg

Simultaneous Transmission:

1.59 W/kg

Wireless Router:

1.16 W/kg

Phablet:

3.15 W/kg

Buyers information

Price:

$ 799
$ 1200

In The Box:

USB-C Charge Cable (1 meter), 18W USB-C Power Adapter
C to C Data Cable, Ejection Pin

Availability

Officially announced:

Mar 18, 2020
Jan 14, 2021

Scheduled release:

Jan 29, 2021
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