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Samsung Galaxy S21 Ultra Review

REVIEW OVERVIEW

Display
9.0/10
Battery Performance
9.0/10
Features
8.5/10

Samsung Galaxy S21 ultra is the last and the most powerful of the S21 series with features that are absent in both the S21 and S21plus. The Samsung Galaxy S21 ultra is made with the toughest Gorilla glass in a Samsung smartphone (Gorilla Glass victus) for the front and back of the phone with a 6.8 inch infinity-O display and a camera that goes beyond cinema resolution enabling you to shoot [email protected] videos. It also supports S pen which has to be bought separately if you want to use it.

 

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SAMSUNG GALAXY S21 ULTRA REVIEW
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SAMSUNG GALAXY S21 ULTRA DESIGN

Samsung Galaxy S21 ultra has a curved design that is a little bit different from that of the other Samsung Galaxy flagship smartphones with a Gorilla Glass victus back, a Gorilla Glass victus front and an aluminum frame curved into the sides to give the camera a slight bump. The Samsung Galaxy S21 ultra has four(108MPx12MPx10MPx10MP) rear cameras and one(40MP) selfie camera. The Samsung Galaxy S21 ultra has a sleek matte finish(that can be slippery) at the back and it comes with a pair of stereo speakers, one speaker at the bottom and the earpiece serving as the second speaker.

DISPLAY

The Samsung Galaxy S21 ultra comes with a 6.8 inch QHD+ Dynamic AMOLED 2X curved display, a 120Hz refresh rate, always-on display, infinity-O display, 1500nits peak brightness and a resolution of 3200×1440 pixels. The screen supports adaptive refresh rate of up to 120Hz and can go as low as 10Hz to save energy.

PERFORMANCE AND BATTERY

The Samsung Galaxy S21 ultra offers a 5000mAh Li-ion non removable battery that can last up to 15hours of constant use. The Samsung Galaxy S21 ultra does not come with a charging adaptor but you can get one for yourself and with the right adaptor, the Samsung Galaxy S21 ultra charges up to 54% in 30minutes and 100% in 1hr11mins. It supports up to 25W wired charging, 10W+ wireless charging and 4.5 reverse wireless charging.

FEATURES

  • Samsung Galaxy S21 ultra comes with a Gorilla Glass victus front and Gorilla Glass victus back.
  • It offers 1500nits peak brightness that is automatically adjustable in brightly lighted or dark places.
  • Samsung Galaxy S21 ultra contains a high pixel density which makes display very clear and bright.
  • It has a 6.8” display and a resolution of 3200×1440 pixels.
  • It has four rear (108MPx12MPx10MPx10MP) and one front camera(40MP).
  • Samsung Galaxy S21 ultra has IP68 waterproof resistance.
  • You get ultrasonic fingerprint sensor which is a lot more responsive than last year’s models.
  • It comes with the fastest Android chipset and offers support to the new Wi-Fi 6E, 5G, UWB.
  • Samsung Galaxy S21 ultra supports the use of S pen.

SPECIFICATIONS

  • OS: Android 11, One UI 3.1
  • Chipset: Exynos 2100(international), Qualcomm SM8350 Snapdragon 888( USA/ China)
  • Dimensions & weight: 165.1×75.6×8.9mm, 227g
  • Build: Glass front(Gorilla Glass victus) Glass back(Gorilla Glass victus), aluminum frame
  • Display: 6.8”QHD+ Dynamic AMOLED 2X curved display, 120Hz variable refresh rate, 1500nits peak brightness, Always-On display, Infinity-O display
  • Resolution: 1440x3200pixels, 20:9 ratio
  • Internal Memory: 128GB 12GB RAM, 256GB 12GB RAM, 512GB 16GB RAM
  • Card slot: No
  • Rear camera: 108MP(wide), 10MP(periscope telephoto), 10MP(telephoto), 12MP(ultra wide)
  • Front camera: 40MP(wide)
  • Video: [email protected], [email protected]/60fps
  • Audio: Stereo speaker by AKG, dolby atmos
  • Battery & charging: 5000mAh Li-ion non removable battery 25W fast charging, 15W fast Qi/PMA wireless charging, 4.5W reverse wireless charging.
  • Colors: phantom black, phantom silver, phantom titanium, phantom navy, phantom brown.

PROS

  • Samsung Galaxy S21 ultra supports the use of S pen.
  • It has a very strong battery life.
  • Samsung Galaxy S21 ultra has a high internal storage.
  • It has great speakers with good sounds.
  • Samsung Galaxy S21 ultra has IP68 water resistance.
  • It comes with an improved selfie camera.
  • So far, Samsung Galaxy S21 ultra has the best screen display on a smartphone suitable for all activities with a high refresh rate.

CONS

  • Samsung Galaxy S21 ultra does not come with a charging adaptor.
  • Samsung Galaxy S21 ultra does not have expandable memory i.e. it does not support the use of SD card.
  • It does not come with an earphone jack.
  • Samsung Galaxy S21 ultra has a weight of 229grams which can be discouraging to persons who don’t like weighty phones.
  • It uses different chipsets in different regions.
  • You have to buy the S pen separately.

HOW MUCH IS SAMSUNG GALAXY S21 ULTRA

The Samsung Galaxy S21 ultra has a ranging price list based on the phone storage. It gives you the option of choosing the storage size you want, and you also have to put the prices into consideration after all, it’s just the storage size that’s different, they perform the same function.

The 128GB 12GB RAM cost $999.99,

256GB 12GB RAM cost $1049.99 and

512GB 16GB RAM cost $1490.

SAMSUNG GALAXY S21 ULTRA AVAILABLE SERIES

The Samsung Galaxy S21 has three series released with the Samsung Galaxy S21 ultra being one of it. They are:-

The Samsung Galaxy S21 ultra is the brightest and most powerful of all the S21 series with bigger and better features.

BUYING GUIDE

The Samsung Galaxy S21 ultra is the hottest and the best of the S21 flagship phones with standout features and it also gives you the option of choosing from three different sizes of the same phone to fit your budget. You also have the option of going for the lesser Samsung Galaxy S21 and S21plus.

IS SAMSUNG GALAXY S21 ULTRA WORTH BUYING

Yes. The Samsung Galaxy S21 ultra is value for money with outstanding features that is absent in the other S21 series. Everything needed in a smartphone and more is available in the Samsung Galaxy S21 ultra.

CONCLUSION

The Samsung Galaxy S21 ultra is a beautiful phone with a slightly bigger screen than the S21plus and a nice, curved design, great battery life and performance and also support the use of S pen. It is the best of the S21 series but it’s a bit weighty and can be a problem for people who might still want to add a pouch to the phone. Also, the fact that it supports the use of S pen experience, we would expect the mobile to come with one in the box, but it doesn’t, and you have to spend extra cash to get it. Although, it’s the compulsory.

 
 
 

Price History for NEW Samsung Galaxy S21 Ultra 5G SM-G998U 128GB Phantom Black AT&T unlocked gsm

Statistics

Current Price $1,299.99 December 1, 2022
Highest Price $1,299.99 August 30, 2022
Lowest Price $1,299.99 August 30, 2022
Since August 30, 2022

Last price changes

$1,299.99 August 30, 2022

 

Zeeshan Yousaf
Zeeshan Yousaf
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