The Samsung Galaxy S21 Ultra 5G is the company’s most premium smartphone yet, with a strong focus on cameras. Just like the Galaxy S20 Ultra (Review), this new model boasts of 100X “space zoom” and 8K video recording, but with an improved shooting experience and even better image quality.
The Samsung Galaxy S21 Ultra 5G is purposefully crafted so you don’t need to choose between video and photo. With a single tap, you can pull super-clear stills — up to 33MP — straight from high-resolution 8K video.Cameras are the main star of the Samsung Galaxy S21 Ultra 5G. There’s a new-generation 108-megapixel primary camera,12-megapixel ultra-wide-angle camera and two telephoto cameras. Overall, the Samsung Galaxy S21 Ultra 5G has a mighty impressive set of rear cameras, and all of them have important roles to play, unlike phones with dedicated depth or macro cameras. The selfie camera is also equally competent here.
The Samsung Galaxy S21 Ultra is also a true-blue flagship with cutting-edge components like the Exynos 2100 5G SoC. It managed to run graphically intensive games such as Call of Duty: Mobile and Asphalt 9: Legends at the QHD+ resolution. The Galaxy S21 Ultra also fully supports Samsung’s S Pen, which is sold as an accessory.
The Samsung Galaxy S21 Ultra 5G doubles up as an excellent device for media consumption. The 6.8-inch AMOLED display gets incredibly bright, and colours look rich and punchy. The 5,000mAh battery capacity is the same as what the Galaxy S20 Ultra had, and easily lasts for more than a full day of heavy to medium usage. The new design makes the Galaxy S21 Ultra 5G look way better than previous models. Samsung’s new contour-cut design for the camera module is unique, and manages to mask the camera bulge pretty well.
The Galaxy S21 Ultra 5G, unveiled alongsidephones, proves that sometimes you have to do something twice to get it right. While just as bold as last year’s , the S21 Ultra is a refined second take on the Ultra concept. There’s still the , but it’s easier to use. There is still the “big for the sake of being big” design, but it looks much more appealing. And there’s still a high price, but at $1,200 (£1,149, AU$1,849) . The whole Galaxy S21 lineup is available to purchase — .
|Model||Galaxy S21 Ultra|
|Launch Date||14th January 2021|
|Dimensions (mm)||165.10 x 75.60 x 8.90|
|Battery capacity (mAh)||5000|
|Colours||Phantom Titanium, Phantom Navy, Phantom Brown|