Samsung Galaxy S21 Ultra 5G: Specifications and Price

Samsung Galaxy S21 ultra

Samsung released the Samsung S20 series, the Flip series, and now it has launched the S21 series. This series has devices like Galaxy S21, S21+, and the S21 ultra. Obviously, the S21 ultra 5G is the king of the series, and it also doubles as the king of all the Samsung devices available. More reason to review this powerful device. As you would expect, Samsung Galaxy S21 ultra 5G is designed with ultra features and specifications to keep users in awe.

Amongst the S21 Series, the S21 ultra 5G is the most expensive. Owning this device comes at the cost of $1000 – $1200, or N650,000 in Nigerian currency. The price matches well with the new features built with this device.

Key Features and Specifications of Samsung Galaxy S21 Ultra 5G

Operating System Android
Front Camera40MP
Rear Camera108MP wide angle camera, Double 10MP Telephotos Camera, 12MP ultra wide camera
Battery 5000mAh
Security Fingerprint 

Processor and Performance

The Samsung Galaxy S21 ultra 5G is super fast as it comes with 5nm processor, which is evidently the fastest chip processor in history of smartphones. The device boasts of 2X Faster AI, 20% faster CPU, and 35% faster GPU. As a plus, this superb device also comes with a large RAM for handling large task, files, and applications. Users cam avoid all the glitch, hitch, hangs, and crashes. Whether you decide to buy the 128GB/256GB or the 512GB models, a big RAM and faster processing is certain. The former model is designed with a 12GB supporting RAM while the latter comes with a jaw-dropping 16GB RAM.

Users can store all their files and apps with the 128/256/512 GB memory storage. With this large storage, you need not worry about “clear some memory” pop ups. Unlike other devices, the Samsung Galaxy S21 Ultra 5G is not designed with an SD card slot, so, the memory is not expandable. Nonetheless, Samsung made with this lag by allowing users access Onedrive, where they can store all their files on cloud.


Samsung has increased its battery game which is evident in this Samsung S21 ultra 5G. Unlike the Samsung Galaxy Z Flip 3, the Samsung S21 ultra is designed with a non-removable 5000mAh battery. Even though the battery size is the same with regular android smartphones, it is way better. Samsung utilises a smart technology that monitors how you operate your phone and helps you save battery life. It also automatically hibernates background apps not in use, saving battery life.

As an addition, a Samsung S21 ultra 5G can charge another phone, watch, or ear buds. This smart device can last up to 18hours when your data or WIFI is turned on. 

Display and Design

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The Samsung S21 ultra 5G rear part is designed with the latest camera setup. It is designed with 4 cameras and a flash. The device comes in two major colours which are Phantom black and phantom silver.

As a premium smartphone, this device is built with a 6.8-inch Infinity-O display screen. The front panel carries a nicely cut slim camera which provides more viewing space for users. Interestingly, this screen can refresh at an amazing rate of 120hz. As a plus, the screen is made of Corning Gorilla Glass Victus. This glass is the strongest and it assures adequate protection.


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Like many flagship devices, the camera designed with Samsung Galaxy S21 ultra is top of the radar. First Samsung positions a 108MP wide-angle camera at the rear of this phone. It tops it up with a double 10MP telephotos camera and a 12MP ultra wide camera. Unlike S21 and S21+ that max at 30X, the S21 ultra 5G comes with 100x zoom technology. 

With the 100x zoom technology built with this device, users can capture the clearest image from a distance. Users will be intrigued by the color point sensor that enhances night images, sharpens image, and captures all the hues and colour. With these, you can take crisp looking images even under the sun.

While you can take clear and bright images with the 108MP cameras, it doesn’t stop there. The device is designed with 8K Video resolution, the highest ever in a smartphone. The video resolution combined with 60fps helps users shoot high quality and clear videos. More goodness as users can capture the moment even in the dark with the 30fps video.

Security and Sensor

With the ultrasonic fingerprint scanner, a faster and accurate unlocking is assured. The scanner improves latency and reads dry fingers. The S21 ultra 5G comes with a knoxvault that secures user’s biometric and also secure all user data and app permissions.

Operating System

The device is supported by the Android 11 OS, the latest Android Version. This simply means access to Google apps and all its features. As a plus, users can also utilise the Samsung App for game and apps downloads .


Ever wanted to download a complete movie series in less time? You can do that with the Samsung S21 ultra. This device is 5G enabled, which provides more speed during connections. The device is also supported with WIFI 6E, the world’s first Hyper fast WiFi. With 5G connectivity and WiFi 6E, be assured of seamless, smooth and fast network connectivity.

Additionally, this device allows multiple Sims. A Nano sim, and eSim. However, eSim is not accessible in certain countries. 

Galaxy Smart Tag

Do you constantly misplace items? Items like keys, wallet, etc? With the Galaxy Smart Tag, locating misplaced items is easier. The Samsung Galaxy S21 ultra is enabled with Smart things Find App. With this app, you can tag items, track it down, and discover the last location.

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Full Features and Specifications

Size and Weight

Dimension165.1 x 75.6 x 8.9
Weight 227kg
ColoursPhantom Black and Phantom Silver

Network and Data

3G WCDMAB1(2100), B2(1900), B4(AWS), B5(850), B8(900)
GSMGSM850, GSM900, DCS1800, PCS1900
Network 2G/3G/4G/5G LTE
CPU Frequency 2.9GHz, 2.8GHz, 2.2GHz
WiFiYes. WiFi 6E
Mobile HotspotYes
BluetoothYes, v5.2
Sim TypeNano sim and eSim
Number of SimsTwo Sims


LocationFront and Back
Front pixels40MP
Back pixels108MP, 10MP, 10MP, 12MP
Slow motion960fps@HD, 240fps@FHD
Rear camera zoomOptical Zoom at 3x and 10x , Digital Zoom up to 100x
Flash lightYES


ROM128/256/512 GB
Memory Card(Expandable External Memory)No


Instant MessagingYes

Battery and Entertainment

Internet usage Time(Data/WiFi)18hours
Music PlayerYes
FM PlayerYes
Ear JackUSB Type-C

Other Specs

Proximity SensorYes
Geomagnetic sensorYes
Light SensorYes
Gyro SensorYes
Fingerprint Yes
Hall SensorYes
Digital AssistantYes, Google
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