Samsung Galaxy S21+ vs Asus ROG Phone 5 Ultimate

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Display

Size:

6.7 inches
6.8 inches

Resolution:

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

Technology:

Dynamic AMOLED
AMOLED

Screen-to-body:

88.63 %
82.12 %

Peak brightness:

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

Features:

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

Hardware

System chip:

Qualcomm Snapdragon 888
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
18GB LPDDR5

Internal storage:

128GB (UFS 3.0), not expandable
512GB (UFS 3.1), not expandable

Device type:

Smartphone
Smartphone

OS:

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

Battery

Capacity:

4800 mAh
6000 mAh

Type:

Li - Polymer, Not user replaceable

Charging:

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

Max charge speed:

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

Camera

Rear:

Triple camera
Triple camera

Main camera:

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

Specifications:

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

Second camera:

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

Specifications:

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

Third camera:

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

Specifications:

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

Video recording:

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

Features:

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

Front:

10 MP (PDAF, HDR)
24 MP

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)
6.80 x 3.04 x 0.41 inches (172.8 x 77.2 x 10.29 mm)

Weight:

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

Materials:

Back: Glass (Corning Gorilla Glass Victus); Frame: Aluminum
Back: Glass (Corning Gorilla Glass 3); Frame: Aluminum

Resistance:

Water, Dust; IP68

Biometrics:

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

Features:

Touch sensitive control keys

Keys:

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

Colors:

Phantom silver, Black, Violet
Matte White

Cellular

5G:

n2, n5, n12, n25, n41, n66, n71, n77, n260, n261, SA, NSA, Sub-6, mmWave
n1, n2, n3, n5, n7, n8, n12, n20, n25, n28, n38, n40, n41, n66, n71, n77, n78, n79

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), 17(700 b), 18(800 Lower), 19(800 Upper), 20(800 DD), 25(1900+), 26(850+), 28(700 APT), 29(700 d), 30(2300 WCS), 32(1500 L-band), 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), 48(3600)

UMTS:

Bands 1(2100), 2(1900), 4(1700/2100), 5(850), 8(900)
Bands 1(2100), 2(1900), 3(1800), 4(1700/2100), 5(850), 8(900), 19(800)

Data Speed:

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

Dual SIM:

Yes

SIM type:

Nano SIM
Nano SIM

Multimedia

Headphones:

No 3.5mm jack
3.5mm jack

Speakers:

Earpiece, Multiple speakers
Earpiece, Loudspeaker, Multiple speakers

Features:

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

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
5.2

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); Multiple antennas, MIMO, Wi-Fi Direct, Hotspot

USB:

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

Features:

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

Location:

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

Sensors:

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

Other:

NFC, ANT+
NFC

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:

$ 1000

In The Box:

C to C Data Cable, Ejection Pin

Availability

Officially announced:

Jan 14, 2021
Mar 10, 2021
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