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Samsung Galaxy S21 vs Samsung Galaxy Note 20 Ultra 5G

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Camera

12 MP + 64 MP + 12 MP (Primary)

10 MP(Front)

108 MP + 12 MP + 12 MP (Primary)

10 MP(Front)

Display

6.2" (15.75 cm)

1080x2400 px, 424 PPI

6.9" (17.53 cm)

1440x3088 px, 494 PPI

Battery

4000 mAh

4500 mAh

24 h talktime (4G)

Performance

Single + Tri + Quad Core

2.9 GHz + 2.8 GHz + 2.2 GHz, 8 GB RAM

Dual + Dual + Quad Core

2.73 GHz + 2.5 GHz + 2 GHz, 12 GB RAM

Storage

128 GB

Non Expandable

256 GB

1 TB (Expandable)

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General
Launch Date

January 27, 2021 (Official)

August 7, 2020 (Official)

Brand

Samsung

Samsung

Model

Galaxy S21

Galaxy Note 20 Ultra 5G

Operating System

Android v11

Android v10 (Q)

Custom UI

Samsung One UI

Samsung One UI

SIM Slot(s)

Dual SIM, GSM+GSM

Dual SIM, GSM+GSM

SIM Size

SIM1: Nano
SIM2: Nano

SIM1: Nano
SIM2: Nano (Hybrid)

Network

5G: Supported by device (network not rolled-out in India),
4G: Available (supports Indian bands),
3G: Available, 2G: Available

5G: Supported by device (network not rolled-out in India),
4G: Available (supports Indian bands),
3G: Available, 2G: Available

Fingerprint Sensor

yes

yes

Quick Charging

yes Fast, 25W

yes Fast, 45W

Design
Size Compare
Size Compare
Dimensions

Height: 151.7 mm
Width: 71.2 mm
Thickness: 7.9 mm

Height: 164.8 mm
Width: 77.2 mm
Thickness: 8.1 mm

Weight

171 grams

208 grams

Build Material


Back: Gorilla Glass

Colours

Phantom Gray, Phantom Violet, Phantom White

Mystic Bronze, Mystic Black, Mystic White

Waterproof

yes Water resistant (up to 30 minutes in a depth of 1.5 meter), IP68

yes Water resistant (up to 30 minutes in a depth of 1.5 meter), IP68

Ruggedness

Dust proof

Dust proof

Display
Very Good
Very Good
Screen Size

6.2 " (15.75 cm)

6.9 " (17.53 cm)

Screen Resolution

1080 x 2400 pixels

1440 x 3088 pixels

Aspect Ratio

20:9

19.3:9

Bezel-less display

yes with punch-hole display

yes with punch-hole display

Pixel Density

424 ppi

494 ppi

Display Type

Dynamic AMOLED

Dynamic AMOLED

Refresh Rate

120 Hz

120 Hz

Screen Protection

Corning Gorilla Glass

Corning Gorilla Glass

Touch Screen

yes Capacitive Touchscreen, Multi-touch

yes Capacitive Touchscreen, Multi-touch

Screen to Body Ratio (calculated)

85.92 %

92.94 %

Performance
Best in Class
Excellent
Chipset

Samsung Exynos 2100

Samsung Exynos 9 Octa 990

Processor

Octa core (2.9 GHz, Single core, Cortex X1 + 2.8 GHz, Tri core, Cortex A78 + 2.2 GHz, Quad core, Cortex A55)

Octa core (2.73 GHz, Dual core, M5 Mongoose + 2.5 GHz, Dual core, Cortex A76 + 2 GHz, Quad core, Cortex A55)

Architecture

64 bit

64 bit

Graphics

Mali-G78 MP14

Mali-G77 MP11

RAM

8 GB

12 GB

Bootup Time (tested by 91mobiles)

19.0 s

Storage
Best in Class
Best in Class
Internal Memory

128 GB

256 GB

Expandable Memory

no  No

yes Up to 1 TB

User Available Storage

Up to 221 GB

USB OTG Support

yes

yes

Camera
Excellent
Best in Class
Main Camera
Camera Setup

Triple

Triple

Resolution

12 MP f/1.8, Wide Angle Primary Camera(26 mm focal length, 1.7" sensor size, 1.8µm pixel size)64 MP f/2.0 Telephoto Camera(28 mm focal length, 1.7" sensor size, 0.8µm pixel size)12 MP f/2.2, Wide Angle, Ultra-Wide Angle Camera(13 mm focal length, 2.55" sensor size, 1.4µm pixel size)

108 MP f/1.8, Wide Angle (79° field-of-view) Primary Camera(26 mm focal length, 1.33" sensor size, 0.8µm pixel size)12 MP f/3.0 Periscope (upto 5x Optical Zoom) Camera(120 mm focal length)12 MP f/2.2, Wide Angle, Ultra-Wide Angle Camera(13 mm focal length, 2.55" sensor size, 1.4µm pixel size)

Sensor

ISO-CELL

Autofocus

yes Phase Detection autofocus, Dual Pixel autofocus

yes Phase Detection autofocus, Dual Pixel autofocus, Laser autofocus

Physical Aperture

F1.8

F1.8

Optical Image Stabilisation

yes

yes

Flash

yes LED Flash

yes LED Flash

Image Resolution

4000 x 3000 Pixels

12000 x 9000 Pixels

Settings

Exposure compensation, ISO control

Exposure compensation, ISO control

Shooting Modes

Continuos Shooting, High Dynamic Range mode (HDR)

Continuos Shooting, High Dynamic Range mode (HDR)

Camera Features

Digital Zoom, Auto Flash, Face detection, Touch to focus

Digital Zoom, Auto Flash, Face detection, Touch to focus

Video Recording

7680x4320 @ 24 fps, 3840x2160 @ 30 fps, 1920x1080 @ 60 fps, 1280x720 @ 960 fps

7680x4320 @ 24 fps, 3840x2160 @ 30 fps, 1920x1080 @ 60 fps, 1280x720 @ 960 fps

Front Camera
Camera Setup

Single

Single

Resolution

10 MP f/2.2, Wide Angle Primary Camera(26 mm focal length, 3.2" sensor size, 1.22µm pixel size)

10 MP f/2.2, Wide Angle Primary Camera(26 mm focal length, 3.2" sensor size, 1.22µm pixel size)

Sensor

CMOS

Autofocus

yes Phase Detection autofocus

yes Phase Detection autofocus, Dual Pixel autofocus

Physical Aperture

F2.2

F2.2

Video Recording

3840x2160 @ 30 fps

3840x2160 @ 30 fps, 1920x1080 @ 30 fps

Battery
Very Good
Very Good
Capacity

4000 mAh

4500 mAh

Type

Li-ion

Li-ion

User Replaceable

no  No

no  No

TalkTime

Up to 24 Hours(4G)

Wireless Charging

yes

yes

Quick Charging

yes Fast, 25W

yes Fast, 45W

USB Type-C

yes

yes

Battery Charging Time (20% to 100%) (tested by 91mobiles)

01h 07m 46s

Network & Connectivity
SIM Size

SIM1: Nano
SIM2: Nano

SIM1: Nano
SIM2: Nano (Hybrid)

Network Support

5G supported by device (network not rolled-out in India), 4G (supports Indian bands), 3G, 2G

5G supported by device (network not rolled-out in India), 4G (supports Indian bands), 3G, 2G

VoLTE

yes

yes

SIM 1

4G Bands:
TD-LTE 2300(band 40)
FD-LTE 1800(band 3)
3G Bands:
UMTS 1900 / 2100 / 850 / 900 MHz
2G Bands:
GSM 1800 / 1900 / 850 / 900 MHz
GPRS:
Available
EDGE:
Available

4G Bands:
TD-LTE 2600(band 38) / 2300(band 40) / 2500(band 41) / 1900(band 39)
FD-LTE 2100(band 1) / 1800(band 3) / 2600(band 7) / 900(band 8) / 700(band 28) / 1900(band 2) / 1700(band 4) / 850(band 5) / 700(band 17) / 850(band 18) / 850(band 19) / 800(band 20) / 1900(band 25) / 850(band 26)
3G Bands:
UMTS 1900 / 2100 / 850 / 900 MHz
2G Bands:
GSM 1800 / 1900 / 850 / 900 MHz
GPRS:
Available
EDGE:
Available
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SIM 2

4G Bands:
TD-LTE 2300(band 40)
FD-LTE 1800(band 3)
3G Bands:
UMTS 1900 / 2100 / 850 / 900 MHz
2G Bands:
GSM 1800 / 1900 / 850 / 900 MHz
GPRS:
Available
EDGE:
Available

4G Bands:
TD-LTE 2600(band 38) / 2300(band 40) / 2500(band 41) / 1900(band 39)
FD-LTE 2100(band 1) / 1800(band 3) / 2600(band 7) / 900(band 8) / 700(band 28) / 1900(band 2) / 1700(band 4) / 850(band 5) / 700(band 17) / 850(band 18) / 850(band 19) / 800(band 20) / 1900(band 25) / 850(band 26)
3G Bands:
UMTS 1900 / 2100 / 850 / 900 MHz
2G Bands:
GSM 1800 / 1900 / 850 / 900 MHz
GPRS:
Available
EDGE:
Available
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Wi-Fi

yes Wi-Fi 802.11, a/ac/b/g/n/n 5GHz

yes Wi-Fi 802.11, ax/b/g/n/n 5GHz, MIMO

Wi-Fi Features

Mobile Hotspot

Wi-Fi Direct, Mobile Hotspot

Bluetooth

yes v5.1

yes v5.0

GPS

yes with A-GPS, Glonass

yes with A-GPS, Glonass

NFC

yes

yes

USB Connectivity

Mass storage device, USB charging

Mass storage device, USB charging

Multimedia
FM Radio

no  No

Loudspeaker

yes

yes

Audio Jack

USB Type-C

USB Type-C

Special Features
Fingerprint Sensor

yes

yes

Fingerprint Sensor Position

On-screen

On-screen

Fingerprint Sensor Type

Ultrasonic

Ultrasonic

Other Sensors

Light sensor, Proximity sensor, Accelerometer, Barometer, Compass, Gyroscope

Light sensor, Proximity sensor, Accelerometer, Barometer, Compass, Gyroscope

Stylus

yes

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  • Is Samsung Galaxy S21 Waterproof?

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    Answered By Maitreya Chauhan | 9 months ago

    Water Resistance is systematic engineering in a digital product and Samsung Galaxy S21's has a great level of waterproofing and it is also dustproof. 

    You can check the specs of Samsung Galaxy S21 here: Samsung Galaxy S21

  • How to enable Google Assistant in Samsung Galaxy S21 ?

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    Answered By Diya Srivastav | 9 months ago

    You can enable Google Assistant by long-pressing the Home Button or saying "Ok Google".

    Google will be there to help you.

    To Enable "OK Google" voice Recognition you need to follow below steps:
    1. Go to the "Google" App.
    2. Select "Setting" from the bottom right.
    3. Go to "Voice" and then "Voice Match"
    4. Choose when you want Google to listen to "Ok Google" and set it up by repeating it 3 times. Make sure, Google Play Services and Google App is up to date.

    You can see the video on how to enable:


    You can see detailed specs of the phone here: Samsung Galaxy S21
  • How to hard reset Samsung Galaxy S21 ?

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    Answered By Damini Sai | 9 months ago

    You can simply reset your Android to factory settings through "Backup and Reset" feature available in settings.

    However, this won't work if your phone has got hanged or you have forgotten the password.

    Here is a Quick reference to hard reset your phone:

    1. Power off your phone (If the phone is hanged, directly perform the next step)
    2. Press and hold Volume Down and Power button to enter recovery mode. (Old phone might use home button as well)
    3. After the Android logo, you'll be presented by a menu.
    4. Select "Wipe Data/Factory reset" from the menu.
    5. Press the Power button to confirm.
    6. Scroll to "Yes" and confirm with Power button.
    7. This will start the Reset Process.

    You can see the video to perform hard reset here:


    You can see detailed specs of the phone here: Samsung Galaxy S21

  • How to cast my Samsung Galaxy S21 screen on TV ?

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    Answered By Deepa Sen | 9 months ago

    To cast your phone screen on your TV you need to have Chromecast.
    Follow the steps to successfully cast your screen-

    Before you begin casting

    1. Connect your phone to a Wi-Fi network.
    2. The mobile device, tablet or computer you are using to cast must be on the same Wi-Fi network as your Chromecast.
    3. You must be running the latest version of the Chromecast-enabled app. You can always double check that you are on the latest version by visiting the Google Play Store.



     

    Cast from Chromecast-enabled apps to your TV

    1. Make sure that the phone you are using to cast is on the same Wi-Fi network as your Chromecast or TV with Chromecast built-in.
    2. Open a Chromecast-enabled app.
    3. Tap the Cast button Inactive cast extension.

      Note: The Cast button isn't located in the same place on all Chromecast-enabled apps.

    4. Tap the device you'd like to cast to.


    5. When you're connected, the Cast button will turn color, letting you know you're connected.
    6. Select the app like Youtube, Browser, Google Music etc and look for the Cast icon as shown in the image below.

    You can now cast videos, movies and TV shows directly to your TV.
    To stop casting, tap the Cast button and then Disconnect.
    You can also watch this step-by-step guide to do the same


    You can check more details here : Samsung Galaxy S21

  • How to use Led Flash for notifications on Samsung Galaxy S21 ?

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    Answered By Ishanika Jhadav | 9 months ago

    This is a feature that is there in all iPhones. Yes, it looks cool when the LED light blinks whenever there is a notification. Let us see how android users can use the same on their phones.

    There is an app by the name of "Flash Notifications". You can find this app here.
    1. The process is simple, download the app and select which all applications you wish to connect to Flash Notifications.
    2. You can configure settings like the length of flash, the number of times you want the flash.
    Once done, you are good to go. You can simply test it by calling on your number from another device.

    You can check the specs of Samsung Galaxy S21 here: Samsung Galaxy S21
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