Samsung Galaxy S21 Ultra vs Motorola Moto G30 vs Apple iPhone 12 Pro Max

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Display

Size:

6.8 inches
6.5 inches
6.7 inches

Resolution:

3200 x 1440 pixels, 20:9 ratio, 516 PPI
1600 x 720 pixels, 20:9 ratio, 270 PPI
2778 x 1284 pixels, 19.5:9 ratio, 458 PPI

Technology:

Dynamic AMOLED
IPS LCD
OLED

Screen-to-body:

89.33 %
81.63 %
87.45 %

Peak brightness:

1500 cd/m2 (nit)
1200 cd/m2 (nit)

Features:

120Hz refresh rate (adaptable), HDR support, Scratch-resistant glass (Corning Gorilla Glass Victus), Ambient light sensor, Proximity sensor
60Hz refresh rate, 90Hz refresh rate, Ambient light sensor, Proximity sensor
60Hz refresh rate, HDR support, Oleophobic coating, Scratch-resistant glass (Ceramic Shield), Ambient light sensor, Proximity sensor

Hardware

System chip:

Qualcomm Snapdragon 888
Qualcomm Snapdragon 662
Apple A14 Bionic

Processor:

Octa-core, 2840 MHz, Kryo 680, 64-bit, 5 nm
Octa-core, 2000 MHz, Kryo 260, 11 nm
Hexa-core, 3100 MHz, 64-bit, 5 nm

GPU:

Adreno 660
Adreno 610
Yes

RAM:

12GB LPDDR5
4GB
6GB LPDDR5

Internal storage:

128GB (UFS 3.1), not expandable
128GB (UFS 2.1)
128GB (NVMe), not expandable

Storage expansion:

microSDXC up to 512 GB

Device type:

Smartphone
Smartphone
Smartphone

OS:

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

Battery

Capacity:

5000 mAh
5000 mAh
3687 mAh

Type:

Li - Polymer, Not user replaceable
Not user replaceable
Li - Ion, Not user replaceable

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, MagSafe wireless charging

Max charge speed:

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

Camera

Rear:

Quad camera
Quad camera
Triple camera

Main camera:

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

Specifications:

Aperture size: F1.8; Focal length: 24 mm; Sensor size: 1/1.33"; Pixel size: 0.8 μm
Aperture size: F1.7; Pixel size: 1.4 μm
Aperture size: F1.6; Focal length: 26 mm; Pixel size: 1.7 μm

Second camera:

10 MP (Telephoto, OIS, PDAF)
8 MP (Ultra-wide)
12 MP (Telephoto, OIS, PDAF)

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: F2.2; Pixel size: 1.12 μm
Optical zoom: 2.5x; Aperture size: F2.2; Focal Length: 65 mm

Third camera:

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

Specifications:

Aperture size: F2.2; Focal Length: 13 mm; Sensor size: 1/2.55"; Pixel size: 1.4 μm
Aperture size: F2.4; Pixel size: 1.75 μm
Aperture size: F2.4; Focal Length: 13 mm

Fourth camera:

10 MP (Periscope, OIS, PDAF)
2 MP (Depth information)

Specifications:

Optical zoom: 10.0x; Aperture size: F4.9; Focal Length: 240 mm; Sensor size: 1/3.2"; Pixel size: 1.22 μm
Aperture size: F2.4; Pixel size: 1.75 μm

Video recording:

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

Features:

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

Front:

40 MP (PDAF, HDR)
13 MP
12 MP (Time-of-Flight (ToF), EIS, HDR, Slow-motion videos)

Video capture:

3840x2160 (4K UHD) (60 fps)
1920x1080 (Full HD)
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)
6.50 x 2.98 x 0.36 inches (165.22 x 75.73 x 9.14 mm)
6.33 x 3.07 x 0.29 inches (160.84 x 78.09 x 7.39 mm)

Weight:

8.04 oz (229.0 g)
7.05 oz (200.0 g)
8.03 oz (228.0 g)

Materials:

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

Materials & Colors:

Pacific blue, Gold, Silver, Graphite

Resistance:

Water, Dust; IP68
Water; IP52
Water, Splash, Dust; IP68

Biometrics:

2D Face unlock, Ultrasonic in-screen fingerprint
Fingerprint (touch)
3D Face unlock

Keys:

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

Colors:

Phantom black, Silver
Phantom black, Pastel sky

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, n260, n261, 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), 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), 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 38(2600), 40(2300), 41(2600+)
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 1(2100), 2(1900), 5(850), 8(900)
Bands 1(2100), 2(1900), 4(1700/2100), 5(850), 8(900)

Data Speed:

LTE-A, HSDPA+ (4G) 42.2 Mbit/s, HSUPA 5.76 Mbit/s, UMTS
LTE Cat 4 (150/50 Mbit/s), HSDPA+ (4G) 21.1 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
Nano SIM, eSIM

HD Voice:

Yes

VoLTE:

Yes

Multimedia

Headphones:

No 3.5mm jack
3.5mm jack
No 3.5mm jack

Speakers:

Earpiece, Multiple speakers
Earpiece, Loudspeaker
Earpiece, Loudspeaker

Features:

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

Screen mirroring:

Wireless screen share
Wireless screen share
Wireless screen share

Radio:

FM, Stereo, RDS
FM, Stereo, RDS

Additional microphone(s):

for Noise cancellation, Video recording
for Noise cancellation
for Noise cancellation

Connectivity & Features

Bluetooth:

5.1
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; 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 2.0
Lightning

Features:

Charging, Headphones port, OTG, Video out
Charging, Mass storage device
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
GPS, A-GPS, Glonass, Galileo, BeiDou, QZSS, Cell ID, Wi-Fi positioning

Sensors:

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

Other:

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

Hearing aid compatible:

M3, T3
M3, T4

Regulatory Approval

FCC approval:

Date approved:

Dec 22, 2020

FCC ID value:

A3LSMG998U link

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
$ 1100

In The Box:

C to C Data Cable, Ejection Pin
Headset, protective cover, charger, USB Type-C cable, guides, SIM tool
USB‑C to Lightning Cable, Documentation

Availability

Officially announced:

Jan 14, 2021
Feb 16, 2021
Oct 13, 2020
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