Asus ROG Phone 5 vs Samsung Galaxy S21+

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Display

Size:

6.8 inches
6.7 inches

Resolution:

2448 x 1080 pixels, 20.4:9 ratio, 395 PPI
2400 x 1080 pixels, 20:9 ratio, 393 PPI

Technology:

AMOLED
Dynamic AMOLED

Screen-to-body:

82.12 %
88.63 %

Peak brightness:

1200 cd/m2 (nit)
1300 cd/m2 (nit)

Features:

144Hz refresh rate, HDR support, Scratch-resistant glass (Corning Gorilla Glass Victus), Ambient light sensor, Proximity sensor
120Hz refresh rate (adaptive), HDR support, Scratch-resistant glass (Corning Gorilla Glass Victus), Ambient light sensor, Proximity sensor

Hardware

System chip:

Snapdragon 888
Qualcomm Snapdragon 888

Processor:

Octa-core, 2840 MHz, Kryo 680, 64-bit, 5 nm
Octa-core, 2840 MHz, Kryo 680, 64-bit, 5 nm

GPU:

Adreno 660
Adreno 660

RAM:

8GB LPDDR5
8GB LPDDR5

Internal storage:

128GB (UFS 3.1), not expandable
128GB (UFS 3.0), not expandable

Device type:

Smartphone
Smartphone

OS:

Android (11), ROG UI
Android (11), Samsung One UI

Battery

Capacity:

6000 mAh
4800 mAh

Type:

Li - Polymer, Not user replaceable

Charging:

Qualcomm Quick Charge 5
Qualcomm Quick Charge 2.0, USB Power Delivery, Samsung Adaptive Fast Charging, Qi and Powermat wireless charging, Reverse wireless charging

Max charge speed:

Wired: 65.0W
Wired: 25.0W; Wireless: 15.0W

Camera

Rear:

Triple camera
Triple camera

Main camera:

64 MP (PDAF)
12 MP (OIS, PDAF)

Specifications:

Aperture size: F1.8; Sensor size: 1/1.7"; Pixel size: 0.8 μm
Aperture size: F1.8; Focal length: 26 mm; Sensor size: 1/1.76"; Pixel size: 1.8 μm

Second camera:

13 MP (Ultra-wide)
64 MP (Telephoto, OIS, PDAF)

Specifications:

Aperture size: F2.4; Focal Length: 11 mm
Aperture size: F2.0; Focal Length: 29 mm; Sensor size: 1/1.7"; Pixel size: 0.8 μm

Third camera:

5 MP (Macro)
12 MP (Ultra-wide, PDAF)

Specifications:

Aperture size: F2.0
Aperture size: F1.8; Focal Length: 13 mm; Sensor size: 1/2.55"; Pixel size: 1.4 μm

Video recording:

7680x4320 (8K UHD) (30 fps), 3840x2160 (4K UHD) (120 fps), 1920x1080 (Full HD) (240 fps), 1280x720 (HD) (480 fps)
7680x4320 (8K UHD) (24 fps), 3840x2160 (4K UHD) (60 fps), 1920x1080 (Full HD) (240 fps), 1280x720 (HD) (960 fps)

Features:

HDR, Continuous autofocus, Picture-taking during video recording, EIS
OIS, HDR, Hyperlapse, Video light, EIS

Front:

24 MP
10 MP (PDAF, HDR)

Video capture:

3840x2160 (4K UHD) (60 fps)

Design

Dimensions:

6.80 x 3.04 x 0.41 inches (172.8 x 77.2 x 10.29 mm)
6.35 x 2.98 x 0.31 inches (161.5 x 75.6 x 7.8 mm)

Weight:

8.40 oz (238.0 g)
7.13 oz (202.0 g)

Materials:

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

Resistance:

Water, Dust; IP68

Biometrics:

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

Keys:

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

Colors:

Phantom Black, Storm White
Phantom silver, Black, Violet

Cellular

5G:

n1, n3, n7, n8, n20, n28, n38, n41, n77, n78, n79
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), 18(800 Lower), 19(800 Upper), 20(800 DD), 26(850+), 28(700 APT)
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 34(2000), 38(2600), 39(1900+), 40(2300), 41(2600+), 42(3500), 48(3600)
Bands 38(2600), 39(1900+), 40(2300), 41(2600+), 46, 48(3600)

UMTS:

Bands 1(2100), 2(1900), 3(1800), 5(850), 8(900), 9(1700)
Bands 1(2100), 2(1900), 4(1700/2100), 5(850), 8(900)

Data Speed:

LTE-A Pro Cat 20 (2000/150 Mbit/s), HSDPA+ (4G) 42.2 Mbit/s, HSUPA 5.76 Mbit/s, UMTS
LTE-A, HSDPA+ (4G) 42.2 Mbit/s, HSUPA 5.76 Mbit/s, UMTS

Dual SIM:

Yes

SIM type:

Nano SIM
Nano SIM

Multimedia

Headphones:

3.5mm jack
No 3.5mm jack

Speakers:

Earpiece, Loudspeaker, Multiple speakers
Earpiece, Multiple speakers

Features:

aptX, aptX-HD
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
for Noise cancellation, Video recording

Connectivity & Features

Bluetooth:

5.2
5.0

Wi-Fi:

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

USB:

Type-C (reversible), USB 3.1
Type-C (reversible), USB 3.2

Features:

Charging, Mass storage device
Charging, Headphones port, OTG, Video out

Location:

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

Sensors:

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

Other:

NFC, ANT+

Hearing aid compatible:

M3, T3

Regulatory Approval

FCC approval:

Date approved:

Dec 18, 2020

FCC ID value:

A3LSMG996U

Measured SAR:

Head:

0.65 W/kg

Body:

0.95 W/kg

Simultaneous Transmission:

1.59 W/kg

Wireless Router:

1.04 W/kg

Phablet:

3.97 W/kg

Buyers information

Price:

€ 799
$ 1000

In The Box:

User guide, warranty card, SIM tray needle, Type-C to C Cable, USB power adapter (65W)
C to C Data Cable, Ejection Pin

Availability

Officially announced:

Mar 10, 2021
Jan 14, 2021
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