Samsung Galaxy S21 Ultra 5G

Launch Date : 29 January, 2021
Samsung Galaxy S21 Ultra 5G
1,28,999
Highlights
  • 256GB, 512GB Storage / 12GB, 16GB RAM
  • 108MP + 10MP + 10MP + 12MP Quad Primary Camera, 40MP Front Camera
  • 6.8 inches, 1440 x 3200 pixels Display
  • Exynos 2100 (5 nm), Octa Core
  • Non removable Li-Ion 5000 mAh battery

Samsung Galaxy S21 Ultra 5G: Specs Score

  • 4
    Camera
  • 4.2
    Battery
  • 4.2
    Display
  • 4.2
    Value for Money
  • 4.5
    Performance
Rated at 84.5%
  • Display: 4.2/5
    6.8-inch QHD+ Infinity-O-Edge Dynamic AMOLED 120Hz display
  • Camera : 4/5
    108MP quad-camera setup
  • Processor : 4.5/5
    Advanced processor with integrated 5G modem
  • Battery : 4.2/5
    5000mAh battery with 25W fast charging, 15W Qi wireless charging
  • RAM : 4.2/5
    Ample 12GB RAM for multitasking
  • Storage : 3.5/5
    No support for expandable storage
  • 4G/5G : 5/5
    Supports 5G connectivity

Samsung Galaxy S21 Ultra 5G: Price

Samsung Galaxy S21 Ultra 5G: Review

Pros
  • 120Hz Refresh Rate Display
  • 108MP Primary Camera With 8K Video Recording
  • 100x hybrid zoom
Cons
  • No Charger/Headphone In The Box
  • No microSD Card Slot

Samsung Galaxy S21 Ultra: Design

The Samsung Galaxy S21 Ultra is the most powerful smartphone that Samsung has ever made. The device also comes with a new design with a unique camera module, that houses four cameras at the back, including a 10x periscope zoom lens. At the front, the Galaxy S21 Ultra has a massive 6.81-inch AMOLED display with QHD+ resolution and 120Hz refresh rate, making the Galaxy S21 Ultra one of the best smartphones in the world, especially when it comes to display technology. The device also uses a second-generation ultrasonic fingerprint sensor, which is fast and accurate.

Samsung Galaxy S21 Ultra: Hardware Performance

The Galaxy S21 Ultra is powered by the Exynos 2100 SoC. This is the latest flagship mobile processor from Samsung, based on 5nm fabrication and it is coupled with at least 12GB RAM and 256GB internal storage. Unlike the Galaxy S20 Ultra, the S21 Ultra does not have a microSD card slot for storage expansion. From normal day-to-day usage to high-end gaming, the Galaxy S21 Ultra can handle all without any issue. On top of that, the device also supports S-Pen, making the Galaxy S21 Ultra the first S series Samsung smartphone to do so.

Samsung Galaxy S21 Ultra: Camera Performance

Cameras are again, the highlight of the Galaxy S21 Ultra. The device has a 108MP primary wide-angle camera, 12MP ultra-wide angle lens, 10MP 3x telephoto lens, and a 10MP 10x periscope zoom lens. All cameras can shoot 4K videos at 60fps, whereas the main sensor can capture up to 8K videos at 24fps. As per the photography, the device has a dedicated night mode, and using the main camera one can also shoot native 108MP images. Do note that, by default, the Galaxy S21 Ultra takes 12MP images using pixel binning technology.

Samsung Galaxy S21 Ultra: Price To Specs Ratio

The Samsung Galaxy S21 Ultra retails for Rs. 1,05,999, and the pricing is on par with the other premium flagship smartphones like the Apple iPhone 12 Pro Max. For the asking price, the Galaxy S21 Ultra does offer all the features that no other Android smartphone can match. Again, there are options like the Galaxy S21 and the Galaxy S21 Plus, which costs a lot less than the Galaxy S21 Ultra and offers almost similar features with some compromises.

Samsung Galaxy S21 Ultra: Important Features/Highlights

The key highlights of the Galaxy S21 Ultra are the display and the camera. The smart display on the device can run at 120Hz at QHD+ resolution. Similarly, there is also an option to lower the resolution and brightness to get a better battery life. When it comes to the camera, the Galaxy S21 Ultra offers a dedicated periscope zoom lens, capable of offering 100x hybrid zoom and 10x optical zoom with support for 4K video recording capability.

Samsung Galaxy S21 Ultra: Verdict

The Samsung Galaxy S21 Ultra is a high-end Android flagship smartphone of 2021 that other smartphone makers have to look out for. If you want an Android smartphone with the most powerful processor, a high-end camera setup, and a premium design, then, get the Samsung Galaxy S21 Ultra.

Samsung Galaxy S21 Ultra 5G: Specifications

GENERAL
Operating System Android 11
Custom UI One UI 3.1
Device type Phablet
Sim Dual Sim
Colours Phantom Black, Phantom Silver, Phantom Titanium, Phantom Navy, Phantom Brown
ANNOUNCED
Status Available in India
Global Release Date January, 2021
Indian Release Date 29 January, 2021
BODY
Dimensions 165.1 x 75.6 x 8.9 mm
Weight 227 g
DISPLAY
Screen size 6.8 inches
Technology Dynamic AMOLED
Screen resolution 1440 x 3200 pixels, 20:9 ratio (~515 ppi density)
Refresh Rate 120Hz Refresh rate
Display Protection Corning Gorilla Glass
Touchscreen Capacitive Touchscreen
Form Factor Touch
PROCESSOR
Chipset Exynos 2100 (5 nm)
CPU Octa-core (1x2.9 GHz Cortex-X1 & 3x2.80 GHz Cortex-A78 & 4x2.2 GHz Cortex-A55)
GPU Mali-G78 MP14
STORAGE
Internal Storage 256GB Storage
RAM 12GB RAM
Phonebook Unlimited
Messaging SMS, MMS, Email, Push Mail, IM, RSS
Call Records Unlimited
CAMERA
Primary camera 108 MP (f/1.8, wide) + 10 MP (f/4.9, telephoto) + 10 MP (f/2.4,telephoto) + 12 MP (f/2.2, ultrawide) Quad Camera with LED Flash
Front Camera 40 MP (f/2.2) Selfie Camera
Video Recording 4k, 8k, 3240p@30fps, 2160p@30/60fps, 1080p@30/60/240fps
Camera Features OIS, gyro-EIS, Auto HDR, 4K video, Dual Video recoding, Panorama
MULTIMEDIA
Audio Player WAV, AAC+, AC3, OGG, FLAC, WMA, MP3, AMR, AAC, MXMF, eAAC+
Video Player 3GP, ASF, M4V, H.263, H.264, MKV, 3G2, DivX, AVI, WMV, FLV, MPEG4
Games Yes
Speakers Yes
Audio Jack No
BATTERY
Type Non-removable Li-Ion 5000 mAh battery
CONNECTIVITY
GPRS Yes
Edge Yes
WLAN Wi-Fi 802.11 a/b/g/n/ac, dual-band, Wi-Fi Direct, hotspot
Bluetooth v5.1, A2DP, LE, aptX
Infrared Port Yes
USB USB Type-C 3.2, USB On-The-Go
GPS Facility with A-GPS, GLONASS, BDS, GALILEO
Browser HTML5
Speed HSPA 42.2/5.76 Mbps, LTE-A (7CA) Cat20 2000/150 Mbps
NETWORK SUPPORT
2G GSM 850 / 900 / 1800 / 1900 MHz
3G HSDPA 850 / 900 / 1900 / 2100 MHz
4G Dual VoLTE
5G Yes, 5G
MORE FEATURES
Sensors In-Display Fingerprint Sensor, Accelerometer, gyro, Proximity, Compass, Barometer
Other Features 25W Quick Charging, dust resistant, water resistant, Stylus support, Samsung Pay

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Samsung Galaxy S21 Ultra 5G: FaQs

  • How is the rear camera of the Samsung Galaxy S21 Ultra 5G?

    There is a quad camera module at the back side and also can capture up to 8K videos at 24fps with 108MP primary camera sensor.

  • What features lack in the Samsung Galaxy S21 Ultra 5G?

    There is no microSD slot for additional storage expansion on the Samsung Galaxy S21 Ultra 5G.

  • Does the Samsung Galaxy S21 Ultra 5G has OIS?

    Yes, the Samsung Galaxy S21 Ultra 5G supports OIS.

  • What is the capacity of the battery on the Samsung Galaxy S21 Ultra 5G?

    The phone packs a 5,000 mAh battery with support for 25W fast charging.

  • Should I buy the Samsung Galaxy S21 Ultra 5G?

    Yes, if you are looking for an Android flagship smartphone with powerful processor, great camera features then you can consider the Galaxy S21 Ultra 5G.

  • Samsung Galaxy S21 Ultra 5G alternatives?

    Apple iPhone 12 Pro Max can be considered as the Samsung Galaxy S21 Ultra 5G alternatives.

  • How is the Samsung Galaxy S21 Ultra 5G selfie camera?

    You can get a 40MP selfie camera on the Samsung Galaxy S21 Ultra 5G.

  • What is the Android version on the Samsung Galaxy S21 Ultra 5G?

    The smartphone runs Android 11 with One UI 3.1.

  • Is the Samsung Galaxy S21 Ultra 5G good for gaming?

    Yes, the smartphone is powered by the Exynos 2100 SoC which is one the most powerful smartphone chipsets, and can handle all high-end games without any issue.

  • Does the Samsung Galaxy S21 Ultra 5G support 5G?

    Yes, the smartphone does support 5G network.

How do we rate a Device?

Rating a smartphone is a tedious process and a lot of parameters have to be considered before judging the overall performance of the device such as display, camera, processor, RAM, storage, battery, and the pricing.

So, here are how these specs will affect the real-life usage of a device and why how we meticulously consider each of these points to rate a smartphone.

Camera

Cameras have evolved a lot over the last few years and multi-camera setup is a new norm. We consider various parameters like MP count, aperture size, pixel size, image stabilization to rate a camera system of a smartphone out of 5. Any device that scores more than 3.5 can take good photos and videos and if a phone scores over 4, then it will be one of the best camera smartphones in the market.

Battery

Though battery seems like an underrated feature and we look at the battery capacity, fast charging supporting technology, and even the wireless charging capability is also taken into consideration to rate smartphone's battery capability.

Display

The display is the face of a smartphone. And there are a lot of parameters like the panel technology (IPS LCD, OLED, TFT) and other parameters also taken into consideration like the resolution, pixel density, and refresh rate.

Value for Money

A smartphone could have great specs, but if it is not priced well then you might not get the best value-for-money. So, we compare a smartphone with the contemporaries to rate the value-for-money of a device out of 5.

Performance

This aspect is decided on various sub specifics, such as availability of microSD card slot, the amount of RAM the device offers, processor capability, and the network support. This parameter has more weightage when compared to other departments.

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