Samsung Galaxy S21+ vs Apple iPhone 11 Pro

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Display

Size:

6.7 inches
5.8 inches

Resolution:

2400 x 1080 pixels, 20:9 ratio, 393 PPI
2436 x 1125 pixels, 19.5:9 ratio, 463 PPI

Technology:

Dynamic AMOLED
OLED

Screen-to-body:

88.63 %
80.37 %

Peak brightness:

1300 cd/m2 (nit)
800 cd/m2 (nit)

Features:

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

Hardware

System chip:

Qualcomm Snapdragon 888
Apple A13 Bionic APL1W85

Processor:

Octa-core, 2840 MHz, Kryo 680, 64-bit, 5 nm
Hexa-core, 2650 MHz, Lightning and Thunder, 64-bit, 7 nm

GPU:

Adreno 660
Apple-designed 4 core

RAM:

8GB LPDDR5
4GB LPDDR4

Internal storage:

128GB (UFS 3.0), not expandable
64GB (NVMe), not expandable

Device type:

Smartphone
Smartphone

OS:

Android (11), Samsung One UI
iOS (14.x, 13.x)

Battery

Capacity:

4800 mAh
3046 mAh

Type:

Li - Polymer, Not user replaceable
Li - Ion, 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
USB Power Delivery, Qi wireless charging

Max charge speed:

Wired: 25.0W; Wireless: 15.0W
Wired: 18.0W; Wireless: 7.5W

Camera

Rear:

Triple camera
Triple camera

Main camera:

12 MP (OIS, PDAF)
12 MP (Sapphire crystal lens cover, OIS, PDAF)

Specifications:

Aperture size: F1.8; Focal length: 26 mm; Sensor size: 1/1.76"; Pixel size: 1.8 μm
Aperture size: F1.8; Focal length: 26 mm; Sensor size: 1/2.55"; Pixel size: 1.4 μm

Second camera:

64 MP (Telephoto, OIS, PDAF)
12 MP (Telephoto, Sapphire crystal lens cover, OIS, PDAF)

Specifications:

Aperture size: F2.0; Focal Length: 29 mm; Sensor size: 1/1.7"; Pixel size: 0.8 μm
Optical zoom: 2.0x; Aperture size: F2.0; Focal Length: 52 mm; Sensor size: 1/3.4"; Pixel size: 1 μm

Third camera:

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

Specifications:

Aperture size: F1.8; Focal Length: 13 mm; Sensor size: 1/2.55"; Pixel size: 1.4 μm
Aperture size: F2.4; Focal Length: 13 mm

Video recording:

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

Features:

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

Front:

10 MP (PDAF, HDR)
12 MP (EIS, HDR, Slow-motion videos)

Video capture:

3840x2160 (4K UHD) (60 fps)
3840x2160 (4K UHD) (60 fps)

Design

Dimensions:

6.35 x 2.98 x 0.31 inches (161.5 x 75.6 x 7.8 mm)
5.67 x 2.81 x 0.32 inches (144 x 71.4 x 8.1 mm)

Weight:

7.13 oz (202.0 g)
6.63 oz (188.0 g)

Materials:

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

Resistance:

Water, Dust; IP68
Water, Dust; IP68

Biometrics:

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

Keys:

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

Colors:

Phantom silver, Black, Violet
Gold, Silver, Space gray, Midnight green

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)
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), 17(700 b), 18(800 Lower), 19(800 Upper), 20(800 DD), 25(1900+), 26(850+), 29(700 d), 30(2300 WCS), 66(AWS-3), 71(600)

LTE (TDD):

Bands 38(2600), 39(1900+), 40(2300), 41(2600+), 46, 48(3600)
Bands 34(2000), 38(2600), 39(1900+), 40(2300), 41(2600+), 42(3500), 46, 48(3600)

UMTS:

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

Data Speed:

LTE-A, HSDPA+ (4G) 42.2 Mbit/s, HSUPA 5.76 Mbit/s, UMTS
LTE-A Pro Cat 19 (1600/150 Mbit/s), HSDPA+ (4G) 42.2 Mbit/s, HSUPA 5.76 Mbit/s, UMTS

Dual SIM:

Yes

SIM type:

Nano SIM
Nano SIM, eSIM

HD Voice:

Yes

VoLTE:

Yes

Multimedia

Headphones:

No 3.5mm jack
No 3.5mm jack

Speakers:

Earpiece, Multiple speakers
Earpiece, Multiple speakers

Features:

32-Bit DAC, Dolby Atmos, aptX, Dolby Digital, Dolby Digital Plus
Dolby Atmos

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
5.0

Wi-Fi:

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

USB:

Type-C (reversible), USB 3.2
Lightning

Features:

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

Location:

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

Sensors:

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

Other:

NFC, ANT+
NFC, UMA (Wi-Fi Calling)

Hearing aid compatible:

M3, T3
M3, T4

Regulatory Approval

FCC approval:

Date approved:

Dec 18, 2020
Sep 25, 2019

FCC ID value:

A3LSMG996U link
BCG-E3305A link

Measured SAR:

Head:

0.65 W/kg
0.90 W/kg

Body:

0.95 W/kg
1.00 W/kg

Simultaneous Transmission:

1.59 W/kg
1.48 W/kg

Wireless Router:

1.04 W/kg
1.00 W/kg

Phablet:

3.97 W/kg

Buyers information

Price:

$ 1000
$ 999

In The Box:

C to C Data Cable, Ejection Pin
EarPods with Lightning connector, USB-C to Lightning cable 18W USB-C power adapter, Documentation

Availability

Officially announced:

Jan 14, 2021
Sep 10, 2019
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