Samsung Galaxy S21 Ultra vs Samsung Galaxy S21+

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Display

Size:

6.8 inches
6.7 inches

Resolution:

3200 x 1440 pixels, 20:9 ratio, 516 PPI
2400 x 1080 pixels, 393 PPI

Technology:

Dynamic AMOLED
LTPS

Screen-to-body:

89.33 %

Peak brightness:

1600 cd/m2 (nit)

Features:

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

Hardware

System chip:

Qualcomm Snapdragon 888
Qualcomm Snapdragon 888

Processor:

Octa-core, 2840 MHz, Kryo 680, 64-bit
Octa-core, 2840 MHz, Kryo 680, 64-bit

GPU:

Adreno 660
Adreno 660

RAM:

16GB LPDDR5
12GB LPDDR5

Internal storage:

256GB
256GB

Storage expansion:

microSDXC
microSDXC

Device type:

Smartphone
Smartphone

OS:

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

Battery

Capacity:

5000 mAh
4800 mAh

Type:

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

Charging:

Fast charging, Qi and Powermat wireless charging, Reverse wireless charging
Fast charging, Qi and Powermat wireless charging, Reverse wireless charging

Max charge speed:

Wired: 60.0W
Wired: 60.0W

Camera

Rear:

Quad camera
Triple camera

Main camera:

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

Specifications:

Pixel size: 0.8 μm

Second camera:

10 MP (Telephoto, OIS, PDAF)
64 MP (Telephoto, OIS, PDAF)

Specifications:

Optical zoom: 3x; Sensor size: 1/2.8"; Pixel size: 1.22 μm

Third camera:

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

Fourth camera:

10 MP (Periscope, OIS, PDAF)

Specifications:

Optical zoom: 10x; Sensor size: 1/2.8"; Pixel size: 1.22 μm

Video recording:

7680x4320 (8K UHD), 3840x2160 (4K UHD), 1920x1080 (Full HD), 1280x720 (HD)
7680x4320 (8K UHD), 3840x2160 (4K UHD), 1920x1080 (Full HD), 1280x720 (HD)

Front:

40 MP (Under-screen)
10 MP (Under-screen)

Design

Dimensions:

6.50 x 2.98 x 0.35 inches (165.1 x 75.6 x 8.9 mm)

Materials:

Back: Glass (Corning Gorilla Glass)

Resistance:

Water, Dust; IP68
Water, Dust; IP68

Biometrics:

Ultrasonic in-screen fingerprint
Ultrasonic in-screen fingerprint

Features:

Stylus

Colors:

Phantom black, Silver
Phantom silver, Black, Violet

Cellular

5G:

SA, NSA, Sub-6, mmWave
SA, NSA, Sub-6, mmWave

Data Speed:

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

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

Screen mirroring:

Wireless screen share
Wireless screen share

Radio:

FM
FM

Additional microphone(s):

for Noise cancellation
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 3.2

Features:

Charging, Headphones port, OTG
Charging, Headphones port, OTG

Location:

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

Sensors:

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

Other:

NFC, ANT+
NFC, ANT+

Availability

Expected Announcement:

Jan 14, 2021
Jan 14, 2021
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