Samsung Galaxy S21 Ultra vs Asus ROG Phone 3 Strix Edition

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Display

Size:

6.8 inches
6.6 inches

Resolution:

3200 x 1440 pixels, 20:9 ratio, 516 PPI
2340 x 1080 pixels, 19.5:9 ratio, 391 PPI

Technology:

Dynamic AMOLED
AMOLED

Screen-to-body:

89.33 %
79.98 %

Peak brightness:

1500 cd/m2 (nit)
1000 cd/m2 (nit)

Features:

120Hz refresh rate (adaptable), 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 6), Ambient light sensor, Proximity sensor

Hardware

System chip:

Qualcomm Snapdragon 888
Qualcomm Snapdragon 865+ SM8250

Processor:

Octa-core, 2840 MHz, Kryo 680, 64-bit, 5 nm
Octa-core, 3090 MHz, Kryo 585, 64-bit, 7 nm

GPU:

Adreno 660
Adreno 650

RAM:

12GB LPDDR5
8GB LPDDR5

Internal storage:

128GB (UFS 3.1), not expandable
256GB (UFS 3.1), not expandable

Device type:

Smartphone
Smartphone

OS:

Android (11), Samsung One UI
Android (10)

Battery

Capacity:

5000 mAh
6000 mAh

Type:

Li - Polymer, Not user replaceable
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
Qualcomm Quick Charge 3.0, Qualcomm Quick Charge 4, USB Power Delivery

Max charge speed:

Wired: 25.0W; Wireless: 15.0W
Wired: 30.0W

Camera

Rear:

Quad camera
Triple camera

Main camera:

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

Specifications:

Aperture size: F1.8; Focal length: 24 mm; Sensor size: 1/1.33"; Pixel size: 0.8 μm
Aperture size: F1.8; Focal length: 26 mm; Sensor size: 1/1.7"; Pixel size: 0.8 μm

Second camera:

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

Specifications:

Optical zoom: 3.0x; Aperture size: F2.4; Focal Length: 70 mm; Sensor size: 1/3.2"; Pixel size: 1.22 μm
Aperture size: F2.4; Focal Length: 11 mm

Third camera:

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

Specifications:

Aperture size: F2.2; Focal Length: 13 mm; Sensor size: 1/2.55"; Pixel size: 1.4 μm
Aperture size: F2.0

Fourth camera:

10 MP (Periscope, OIS, PDAF)

Specifications:

Optical zoom: 10.0x; Aperture size: F4.9; Focal Length: 240 mm; Sensor size: 1/3.2"; Pixel size: 1.22 μm

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, Time-lapse video, Hyperlapse, Picture-taking during video recording, EIS

Front:

40 MP (PDAF, HDR)
24 MP

Video capture:

3840x2160 (4K UHD) (60 fps)

Design

Dimensions:

6.50 x 2.98 x 0.35 inches (165.1 x 75.6 x 8.9 mm)
6.73 x 3.07 x 0.39 inches (171 x 78 x 9.85 mm)

Weight:

8.04 oz (229.0 g)
8.47 oz (240.0 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

Keys:

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

Colors:

Phantom black, Silver
Black glare

Cellular

5G:

n2, n5, n12, n25, n41, n66, n71, n77, n260, n261, SA, NSA, Sub-6, mmWave
n1, n2, n3, n5, n28, 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), 4(1700/2100), 5(850), 6(800), 8(900)

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
No 3.5mm jack

Speakers:

Earpiece, Multiple speakers
Earpiece, 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, Stereo, RDS

Additional microphone(s):

for Noise cancellation, Video recording
for Noise cancellation

Connectivity & Features

Bluetooth:

5.1
5.1

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), dual-band; 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, Headphones port, OTG, Video out

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, Hall (for flip covers)

Other:

NFC, ANT+
NFC

Hearing aid compatible:

M3, T3
M3, T4

Regulatory Approval

FCC approval:

Date approved:

Dec 22, 2020

FCC ID value:

A3LSMG998U

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:

$ 1200

In The Box:

C to C Data Cable, Ejection Pin
Documentation, Ejector pin, Type-C cable, USB power adapter (30.0 W)

Availability

Officially announced:

Jan 14, 2021
Jul 22, 2020
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