Samsung Galaxy S21 Ultra 5G vs Apple iPhone 12 Pro Max: Side by Side Specs Comparison

This is a side-by-side smartphone specs comparison of the Samsung Galaxy S21 Ultra 5G and Apple iPhone 12 Pro Max. The Samsung Galaxy S21 Ultra 5G has a 6.8-inch display, Samsung Exynos 2100 processor, quad cameras, 5G connectivity, and 5000mAh battery.

Meanwhile, the Apple iPhone 12 Pro Max has a 6.7-inch display, Apple A14 Bionic processor, quad cameras, 5G connectivity, and 3687mAh battery.

SpecsSamsung Galaxy S21 Ultra 5GApple iPhone 12 Pro Max
Image & Ratings Samsung Galaxy S21 Ultra 5G
3.7/5 stars (59 ratings)
× Apple iPhone 12 Pro Max
3.1/5 stars (29 ratings)
Screen6.8-inch QHD+ Dynamic AMOLED 2X Display (1440 x 3200 Pixels, 515 ppi) with Corning Gorilla Glass Victus, 20:9 Aspect Ratio, 120Hz Refresh Rate, HDR10+ & Punch-hole6.7-inch QHD+ OLED Display (1284 x 2778 Pixels, 458 ppi) with Scratch Resistant Ceramic Glass, 19.5:9 Aspect Ratio, HDR10, Dolby Vision and Notch
OSAndroid 11 with One UI 3.1iOS14.1
ChipsetSamsung Exynos 2100Apple A14 Bionic
CPUOcta Core CPU
1x Cortex-X1 @ 2.9GHz , 3x Cortex-A78 @ 2.8GHz & 4x Cortex-A55 @ 2.2GHz
Hexa Core CPU
2x @ 3.1GHz & 4x @ 1.8GHz
GPUMali-G78 MP14Apple GPU (4 cores)
RAM 12GB or 16GB of RAM 6 GB
Rear CameraQuad Cameras:
108MP Main Camera (f/1.8 Aperture, Laser AF, PD Autofocus, OIS)
12MP Ultra-wide (f/2.2 Aperture, Dual Pixel AF, 120° FoV)
10MP Periscope Telephoto (f/4.9 Aperture, Dual Pixel AF, 10x Optical Zoom)
10MP Telephoto (f/2.4 Aperture, Dual Pixel AF, 3x Optical Zoom)
-LED Flash
-8K@30fps/4K@60fps Video Recording, Night Mode & 100x Space Zoom
Quad Cameras:
12MP Main Camera (f/1.6 Aperture, Dual Pixel PD Autofocus, OIS)
12MP Telephoto (f/2.0 Aperture, PD Autofocus, OIS, 2.5x Optical Zoom)
12MP Ultra-wide (f/2.4 Aperture, 120° FoV)
LiDAR Scanner
-Dual-tone LED Flash
-4K@60fps Video Recording, 10x zoom, and Night Mode
Front Camera 40 Megapixels (f/2.2 Aperture, PD Autofocus)
- 4K@60fps Video Recording
12 Megapixels (f/2.2 Aperture)
- 4K@60fps Video Recording and Night Mode
Storage256GB or 512GB128GB, 256GB or 512GB
Expansion None None
SIMDual SIM (Nano-SIM)Dual SIM (Nano + eSIM)
Networks 5G, 4G LTE (with VoLTE), 3G HSPA+, 2G EDGE & GPRS Networks 5G, 4G LTE (with VoLTE), 3G HSPA+, 2G EDGE & GPRS Networks
Wi-FiWi-Fi 6EWi-Fi 6
NFCYesYes
BluetoothBluetooth 5.1Bluetooth 5.0
PositionA-GPS, GLONASS, Galileo & BeiDouGPS, GLONASS, Galileo, BeiDou & QZSS
USBUSB Type-CLightning Port
3.5mm Audio JackNoNo
Audio EnhancementHiRes Audio Tuned by AKGStereo Speakers with HiRes & Dolby Atmos Audio
FM RadioNoNo
Sensors Face Recognition & Fingerprint Sensor
Barometer, Proximity Sensor & Ambient Light Sensor
Compass, Gyroscope & Accelerometer
Face Recognition
Proximity Sensor & Ambient Light Sensor
Compass, Gyroscope & Accelerometer
Battery5000 mAh Li-Po Battery (Non-removable)
25W Fast Charging (USB Power Delivery 3.0), 15W Fast Wireless Charging & 4.5W Reverse Wireless Charging
3687 mAh Li-ion Battery (Non-removable)
20W Charging Rate (50% in 30 minutes), 15W Wireless Charging Rate (MagSafe), 7.5W Wireless Charging Rate (Qi)
MaterialGlass Front & Back with Aluminum Frame (IP68 Water & Dust Resistant)Glass Front and Back with Stainless Steel Frame (IP68 Certified Water & Dust Resistant)
Size75.6 x 165.1 x 8.9 mm160.8 x 78.1 x 7.4 mm
Weight227 g228 g
ColorsPhantom Black and Phantom SilverGraphite, Pacific Blue, Silver and Gold
Launch DateJanuary 14, 2020October 14, 2020
Price69,990.00 - Official price of 12GB RAM version in the Philippines
79,990.00 - Official price of 16GB RAM version in the Philippines
68,990.00 - Official price of 128GB version in the Philippines
74,990.00 - Official price of 256GB version in the Philippines
Buy Online Samsung Galaxy S21 Ultra 5G on Lazada
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Apple iPhone 12 Pro Max on Lazada
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