Samsung Galaxy S21 Ultra Release Date Nears

Samsung’s latest flagship phone, the Samsung Galaxy S21 Ultra is set to be released on January 29th 2021. With it’s release date just around the corner, understanding the new phone’s specifications, features, price, and differences to the previous flagship is vital to prospecive buyers.

Samsung Galaxy S21 Ultra Specifications

The Samsung Galaxy S21 Ultra comes with a plethora of impressive specifications. It’s dimensions are large enough to allow its impressive resolution to shine, but small enough to fit comfortably in most peoples hands at 6.5 x 2.98 x 0.35 inches.

The screen resolution boasts a 1440 x 3200 pixels display and the screen serves as roughly 89.8% of the total phone, so the screen is large enough for most uses.

If the price of the phone whould make your hands twitch, you might be happy to hear that the screen is protected by Corning Gorilla Glass Victus, which essentially means damaging the screen through accidents is less likely.

It’s also a feature that has been much improved compared to Samsung’s last model, so the extra protection on the screen is a big improvment. The high quality screen with 120Hz refresh rate is simply stunning.

It comes equipped with the Android 11 Operating System as standard, and the Galaxy S21 Ultra has an impressive Octa-Core processor for fast computing speeds and impressive browsing.

Both the 128 GB internal memory storage model, and the 256 GB model comes with 12 GB of RAM, so it will easily load all of your favorite mobile games and keep all your tasks running smoothly simultaneously.

The 512 GB model comes with 16 GB of RAM so that is also certainly worth noting. The camera is one of the best cameras on the market too, boasting 108 Mega Pixels, but even the selfie camera is great too with 40 Mega Pixels.

In short, the Galaxy S21 Ultra is a powerful bit of kit with an impressive battery life and performance throughout the day, and it’s more than capable of meeting most cell phone user’s needs.

Phone Features

Samsung’s intelligent assistant is back: Bixby, and it is capable of helping you with a range of everyday tasks or questions.

The phone also has fingerprint sensors as standard, a compass, accelerometer, and barometer as standard, as well as a range of other impressive features that you can explore for yourself.

Phone Price

The Samsung Galaxy S21 Ultra can be picked up for between $1199.99 and $1379.99 depending on whether you are looking at the 128 GB, 256 GB, or 512 GB model.

If you are looking for a cell with a contract deal then you might be able to find different deals by digging around and working out what amount of data or minutes is important to you, so we would advise shopping around first before signing a contract to get the best deal possible.

Galaxy S21 Ultra vs Galaxy S20 Ultra

If you already own the Galaxy S20 Ultra you might be hesitant about upgrading to the latest model. Likewise, you might not own the Galaxy S20 Ultra but you might be thinking about saving some cash by purchasing the S20 instead of the S21.

This section will highlight the main differences so you can decide whether the Galaxy S21 Ultra or the Galaxy S20 Ultra is right for you.

The main benefits of the Galaxy S21 Ultra compared to the previous model is that it has a faster chipset and more RAM, so the phone will complete a variety of tasks quicker and more easily than the S20 can.

The S21 Ultra’s camera is also much improved on the last version of the phone, and it is even in contention as being one of the best cameras on the market today.

If aesthetics is something you think a lot about, then the Galaxy S21 Ultra’s new design and color options are certainly more attractive than its predecessor’s too.

In terms of any negative differences, there aren’t many, but also does not have a micro SD slot like the S20 does.

The fast charging feature of the Galaxy S20 Ultra is also better than the Galaxy S21 Ultra, so that is a bit of a shame. Still, the Galaxy S21 Ultra is a high performing and powerful cell phone that is certainly worth your consideration if you’re in the market for a new cell phone!


If you are a trailblazer you might be happy to know that the Galaxy S21 Ultra is now available on pre-order, and if you arw quick you could pick up some free Samsung Earbuds.