Samsung S21 Ultra 5G vs. iPhone 13 Pro Max: Which One You Should Buy

Samsung S21 Ultra 5G vs. iPhone 13 Pro Max: Which One You Should Buy

Dec 30, 2021, 7:26:06 AM News

Samsung and Apple are the two most famous brands in the smartphone world. Samsung launched Galaxy S21 Ultra 5G, and Apple launched iPhone 13 Pro Max in early 2021. This article will compare the two most popular smartphone series in the past few months.

However, both brands have already broken new records with a better design. If you plan to buy a smartphone between these two, read the full article to understand better.

Samsung S21 Ultra 5G vs. iPhone 13 Pro Max – Physical Specifications

iPhone 13 Pro Max weighs around 238 grams and has an IP rating of IP68. You will get a ceramic shield in the front that is scratch-resistant. It has a textured matt glass frame in the back. On the other hand, Samsung S21 Ultra 5G weighs around 227 grams. It comes with front and back Corning Gorilla Glass with an Aluminium frame.

In short, iPhone 13 pro max is slightly heavier than Samsung S21 Ultra 5G. The length and width are similar in both smartphones. The ceramic shield in the iPhone is much better than the Gorilla Glass.

Samsung S21 Ultra 5G vs. iPhone 13 Pro Max – Display

iPhone 13 Pro Max comes with a 6.7-inch Super Retina XDR display. The display has 2778×1284 pixel resolution with a 19.5:9 aspect ratio. It has a maximum brightness of 1200 NITS. The display supports a 120 Hz adaptive refresh rate.

On the other hand, Samsung S21 Ultra 5G has a 6.8-inch dynamic AMOLED display with 3200×1440 pixels resolution and a 20:9 aspect ratio. The refresh rate is like the iPhone 13 pro max.

In short, both displays supported OLED technology and upgraded the refresh rate from 60 Hz to 120 Hz.

Samsung S21 Ultra 5G vs. iPhone 13 Pro Max – Hardware

The iPhone 13 Pro Max has a new Bionic chipset with a Hexa core processor, Penta-core GPU, and 16-core neural engine. These new processors are powerful and energy-efficient. On the other hand, Samsung S21 Ultra 5G uses the Qualcomm Snapdragon 888 processor. It is not faster than the A15 chipset in the latest Apple devices.

The iPhone 13 Pro Max does not have any fingerprint sensor or stylus support. Apple also introduced a new dual eSIM support.

Samsung S21 Ultra 5G vs. iPhone 13 Pro Max – Battery Consumption

iPhone 13 Pro Max has a 4400 mAh non-removable lithium-ion battery. It has wired charging support with 20W fast charging support and wireless charging support with MagSafe charging support up to 15 W.

On the Other hand, Samsung S21 Ultra 5G comes with a 5000 mAh lithium-ion battery and the 25W fast charging support during wired charging. You will also get the 4.5W reverse wireless charging support.

Samsung has included reverse wireless charging support since the launch of the Galaxy Note 10. In short, you will get a PowerShare feature with Samsung S21 Ultra 5G, and the feature is not available on iPhone.

Samsung S21 Ultra 5G vs. iPhone 13 Pro Max – Camera

iPhone 13 Pro Max has an advantage because of the LiDAR scanner. It is useful for 3D imaging. You can measure distance in 3D scanning and interior design. The iPhone 13 Pro Max also has a Sensor-Shift image stabilization feature.

Samsung S21 Ultra 5G comes with a 108 MP camera sensor with ultrawide and telephoto camera. However, iPhone 13 has an impressive camera setup, and Samsung will have to put a lot of effort into being there.


Here are the Results for the Comparison:

  • Build Quality: iPhone 13 Pro Max
  • Display Quality: Samsung S21 Ultra 5G
  • Battery Life: Similar
  • Photography: iPhone 13 Pro Max
  • Performance: Samsung S21 Ultra 5G

If you need a great front and rear camera for video recording and photography, pick iPhone 13 Pro Max. On the other hand, choose Samsung S21 Ultra 5G if you want the PowerShare feature and fingerprint sensor.

Published by Elisa Wilson

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