Samsung Galaxy S21 Ultra vs Samsung Galaxy S24 Ultra Specs Comparison

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

Display

Size:

6.8 inches
6.8 inches

Resolution:

3200 x 1440 pixels, 20:9 ratio, 516 PPI
3088 x 1440 pixels, 19.5:9 ratio, 501 PPI

Technology:

Dynamic AMOLED
Dynamic AMOLED

Refresh rate:

120Hz (adaptable)
120Hz

Screen-to-body:

89.33 %
89.12 %

Peak brightness:

1500 cd/m2 (nit)
2600 cd/m2 (nit)

Features:

HDR support, Scratch-resistant glass (Corning Gorilla Glass Victus), Ambient light sensor, Proximity sensor
HDR support, Scratch-resistant glass (Corning Gorilla Glass Armor), Ambient light sensor, Proximity sensor

Hardware

System chip:

Qualcomm Snapdragon 888 SM8350 (5 nm)
Qualcomm Snapdragon 8 Gen 3 SM8650-AB (4 nm)

Processor:

Octa-core, 1x 2.84GHz Kryo 680 + 3x 2.42GHz Kryo 680 + 4x 1.80GHz Kryo 680, 64-bit
Octa-core, 1x 3.39GHz Cortex-X4 + 5x 3.1GHz Cortex-A720 + 2x 2.2GHz Cortex-A520, 64-bit

GPU:

Adreno 660
Adreno 750

RAM:

12GB LPDDR5
12GB

Internal storage:

128GB (UFS 3.1), not expandable
256GB (UFS 4.0), not expandable

Device type:

Smartphone
Smartphone

OS:

Android (13, 12, 11), Samsung One UI
Android (14)

Battery

Capacity:

5000 mAh
5000 mAh

Type:

Li - Polymer, 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
Fast charging, Qi wireless charging, Reverse wireless charging

Max charge speed:

Wired: 25.0W; Wireless: 15.0W
Wired: 45.0W; Wireless: 15.0W

Camera

Rear:

Quad camera
Quad camera

Main camera:

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

Specifications:

Aperture size: F1.8; Focal length: 24 mm; Sensor size: 1/1.33"; Pixel size: 0.8 μm
Aperture size: F1.7; Focal length: 24 mm; Sensor size: 1/1.3"; Pixel size: 0.6 μm

Second camera:

10 MP (Telephoto, OIS, PDAF)
50 MP (Telephoto, Periscope, 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
Optical zoom: 5.0x; Aperture size: F3.4; Focal Length: 111 mm

Third camera:

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

Specifications:

Aperture size: F2.2; Focal Length: 13 mm; Sensor size: 1/2.55"; Pixel size: 1.4 μm
Optical zoom: 3.0x; Aperture size: F2.4; Focal Length: 67 mm; Sensor size: 1/3.52"; Pixel size: 1.12 μm

Fourth camera:

10 MP (Periscope, OIS, PDAF)
12 MP (Ultra-wide, PDAF)

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: F2.2; Focal Length: 13 mm; Sensor size: 1/2.55"; 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)
7680x4320 (8K UHD) (30 fps), 3840x2160 (4K UHD) (120 fps), 1920x1080 (Full HD) (240 fps)

Features:

OIS, HDR, Hyperlapse, Video light, EIS

Front:

40 MP (PDAF, HDR)
12 MP

Video capture:

3840x2160 (4K UHD) (60 fps)
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)
6.39 x 3.11 x 0.34 inches (162.3 x 79 x 8.6 mm) , thickness with camera 0.37 inches (9.5 mm)

Weight:

8.04 oz (229.0 g)
8.22 oz (233.0 g)

Materials:

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

Resistance:

Water, Dust; IP68
Yes; IP68

Biometrics:

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

Features:

Stylus

Keys:

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

Colors:

Phantom black, Silver
Titanium Black, Titanium Gray, Titanium Violet, Titanium Yellow, Titanium Blue, Titanium Green, Titanium Orange

Cellular

5G:

n2, n5, n12, n25, n41, n66, n71, n77, n260, n261, SA, NSA, Sub-6, mmWave
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)

4G (TDD):

Bands 38(2600), 39(1900+), 40(2300), 41(2600+), 46, 48(3600)

3G:

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-A, HSDPA+ (4G) 42.2 Mbit/s

SIM type:

Nano SIM
Dual 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, Stereo, RDS

Additional microphone(s):

for Noise cancellation, Video recording
for Noise cancellation

Connectivity & Features

Bluetooth:

5.1
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 6E, Wi-Fi 7; 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, OTG

Location:

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

Hearing aid compatible:

M3, T3

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
$ 1300

In The Box:

C to C Data Cable, Ejection Pin

Availability

Officially announced:

Jan 14, 2021
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