Samsung Galaxy S21+ vs Apple iPhone 15 Pro Specs Comparison

Compare phone and tablet specifications of up to three devices at once.

Display

Size:

6.7 inches
6.1 inches

Resolution:

2400 x 1080 pixels, 20:9 ratio, 393 PPI
2556 x 1179 pixels, 19.5:9 ratio, 461 PPI

Technology:

Dynamic AMOLED
OLED

Refresh rate:

120Hz (adaptive)
120Hz

Screen-to-body:

88.63 %
88.23 %

Peak brightness:

1300 cd/m2 (nit)
2000 cd/m2 (nit)

Features:

HDR support, Scratch-resistant glass (Corning Gorilla Glass Victus), Ambient light sensor, Proximity sensor
Super Retina XDR, HDR support, Oleophobic coating, Scratch-resistant glass (Ceramic Shield), Ambient light sensor, Proximity sensor

Hardware

System chip:

Qualcomm Snapdragon 888 (5 nm)
A17 Pro (3 nm)

Processor:

Octa-core, 1x 2.84GHz Kryo 680 + 3x 2.42GHz Kryo 680 + 4x 1.80GHz Kryo 680, 64-bit
Hexa-core

GPU:

Adreno 660
Apple GPU 6-core

RAM:

8GB LPDDR5
8GB

Internal storage:

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

OS:

Android (13, 12, 11), Samsung One UI
iOS (17.x)

Device type:

Smartphone
Smartphone

Battery

Capacity:

4800 mAh
3274 mAh

Type:

Li - Polymer, Not user replaceable
Not user replaceable

Charging:

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

Max charge speed:

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

Camera

Rear:

Triple camera
Triple camera

Main camera:

12 MP (OIS, PDAF)
48 MP (Sensor-shift 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: 24 mm; Pixel size: 2.44 μm

Second camera:

64 MP (Telephoto, OIS, PDAF)
12 MP (Telephoto, Sensor-shift OIS)

Specifications:

Aperture size: F2.0; Focal Length: 29 mm; Sensor size: 1/1.7"; Pixel size: 0.8 μm
Optical zoom: 3.0x; Aperture size: F2.8; Focal Length: 77 mm

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: F2.2; Focal Length: 13 mm; Pixel size: 1.4 μm

Flash:

LED
LED

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)

Features:

OIS, HDR, Hyperlapse, Video light, EIS
ProRes, Cinematic mode

Front:

10 MP (PDAF, HDR)
12 MP (Time-of-Flight (ToF))

Video capture:

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)
5.77 x 2.78 x 0.32 inches (146.6 x 70.6 x 8.25 mm) , thickness with camera 0.48 inches (12.28 mm)

Weight:

7.13 oz (202.0 g)
6.60 oz (187.0 g)

Materials:

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

Resistance:

Water, Dust; IP68
Yes; 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
Black Titanium, White Titanium, Blue Titanium, Natural Titanium

Cellular

5G:

n2, n5, n12, n25, n41, n66, n71, n77, n260, n261, SA, NSA, Sub-6, mmWave
n1, n2, n3, n5, n7, n8, n12, n14, n20, n25, n28, n29, n30, n38, n40, n41, n48, n66, n70, n71, n77, n78, n79, n258, n260, n261, SA, NSA, mmWave, 5G Ready

4G (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+), 28(700 APT), 30(2300 WCS), 32(1500 L-band), 66(AWS-3), 71(600)

4G (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)

3G:

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

Data Speed:

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

SIM type:

Nano SIM
eSIM

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

Screen mirroring:

Wireless screen share
Wireless screen share

Radio:

FM

Additional microphone(s):

for Noise cancellation, Video recording
for Noise cancellation

Connectivity & Features

Bluetooth:

5.0
5.3

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 (Wi-Fi 6), Wi-Fi 6E; Wi-Fi Direct, Hotspot

USB:

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

Features:

Charging, Headphones port, OTG, Video out
Charging

Hearing aid compatible:

M3, T3
M3, T4

Location:

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

Sensors:

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

Other:

NFC, ANT+
NFC, Ultra Wideband (UWB)

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:

$ 1000
$ 999 / € 1199

In The Box:

C to C Data Cable, Ejection Pin

Availability

Officially announced:

Yes
Yes
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