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The Galaxy S21 vs. the iPhone 12 Pro and the Google Pixel 5

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With Mobile World Congress pushed back to summer, it seems Samsung wasn’t happy to wait to unveil their new Galaxy phones, announcing them today in a Galaxy Unpacked virtual event. This year we are looking at three models again, with the S21 sitting like the smallest of the new range with a 6.2 inch screen. While we’re not entirely sure what other companies might have in store for 2021, we do know what this new Galaxy flagship is up against right now, and you can check out its specs against two of its competitors. the closest, the iPhone 12 Pro and the modest Pixel 5. For more complete accounting, be sure to check out our convenient, as well as our review later this year.

Galaxy s21

iPhone 12 Pro

Pixel 5

Pricing

$ 799

$ 999 / $ 1099 / $ 1299

$ 699

Dimensions

151.7 x 71.2 x 7.9 mm (5.97 x 2.8 x 0.29 inches)

146.7 x 71.5 x 7.4 mm (5.78 x 2.82 x 0.29 inch)

144.7 x 70.4 x 8 mm (5.7 x 2.8 x 0.3 inch)

Weight

171g (6.03 ounces)

189 g (6.66 ounces)

151g (5.33 ounces)

Screen size

6.2 inch (157.48 mm)

6.1 inch (154.94 mm)

6 inches (152.4 mm)

Screen resolution

2400 x 1080 (421 dpi)

2,532 x 1,170 (460 dpi)

2,340 x 1,080 (432 dpi)

Screen type

Dynamic Infinity-O AMOLED

Super Retina XDR OLED

Flexible OLED

Drums

4000 mAh

3,687 mAh

4,080 mAh

Internal storage

128/256 GB

128/256/512 GB

128 GB

External storage

No

No

No

Rear camera (s)

Three cameras:
Ultra-wide, 12MP, f / 2.2
Large, 12MP, f / 1.8
Telephoto lens, 64MP, f / 2.0

Three cameras:
Ultra-wide, 12MP, f / 2.4
Large, 12MP, f / 1.6
Telephoto lens, 12 MP, f / 2.0

Two cameras:
Ultra-wide, 16MP, f / 2.2
Two pixels, 12.2 MP, f / 1.7

Front camera (s)

10 MP, f / 2.2

12 MP, f / 2.2

8 MP, f / 2.0

Video capture

4K at 60 fps

4K at 60 fps

4K at 60 fps

SoC

Qualcomm Snapdragon 888

Apple A14 Bionic

Qualcomm 765G

CPU

2.8 GHz octa-core

3.1 GHz hexa-core

2.4 GHz octa-core

GPU

Adreno 660

Apple GPU

Adreno 620

RAM

8 GB

6 GB

8 GB

Wireless

802.11ax

802.11ax

Dual band, 802.11ac

Bluetooth

v5.2

v5.0

v5.0

Operating system

Android 11

iOS 14

Android 11

Other characteristics

IP68, USB-C, Qi certified wireless charging

IP68 certified, Lightning connector, MagSafe and Qi wireless charging

IP68, USB-C, Qi certified wireless charging

Find all the news of the Samsung Galaxy Unpacked event here.

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