Samsung Galaxy S21+ 5G SD888 vs Xiaomi Mi 10 Ultra – Review, specifications and prices

The new Samsung Galaxy S21+ 5G SD888 device has a 3 camera setup with a main lens of 12 MP, Qualcomm Snapdragon 888 processor chipset and a battery of 4000 mAh. On other side, the Xiaomi Mi 10 Ultra also has interesting features. The comparison for both models with new specs are detailed next.

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Specifications

Feature Samsung Galaxy S21+ 5G SD888 Xiaomi Mi 10 Ultra
Phones specifications
Screen Display 6.7 in (inches) 6.67 in (inches)
Processor Qualcomm Snapdragon 888 Qualcomm Snapdragon 865
Operating System One UI 3.0 One UI 3.0
Resolution 1440 x 3200 pixels 1080 x 2340 pixels
RAM 8 GB (gigabytes) or 12 GB (gigabytes) 8 GB (gigabytes) or 12 GB (gigabytes) or 16 GB (gigabytes)
Storage 128 GB (gigabytes),256 GB (gigabytes),512 GB (gigabytes) 128 GB (gigabytes),256 GB (gigabytes),512 GB (gigabytes)
Camera 12/64/12 MP 48/48/20/12 MP
Front Camera MP 20 MP
Battery 4000 mAh 4500 mAh

Processor and Operating System

The Samsung Galaxy S21+ 5G SD888 runs on Qualcomm Snapdragon 888 chipset and the processor has a total of cores composed by 1 core of 2.84 GHz Cortex-A78, 3 cores of 2.42 GHz Cortex-A78 and 3 cores of 1.8GHz Cortex-A55. It has a maximum CPU frequency of . Some other special features include 64 bit architecture. Running on One UI 3.0 operating system.

The Qualcomm Snapdragon 888 is a better chipset processor than the Qualcomm Snapdragon 865.

Meanwhile, the Xiaomi Mi 10 Ultra has a Qualcomm Snapdragon 865, the second processor has a total of 8 cores composed by 1 core of 2.84 GHz Kryo 585, 3 cores of 2.42 GHz Kryo 585 and 4 cores of 1.8 GHz Kryo 585. It has a maximum CPU frequency of 2840 MHz (megahertz). Some other special features include 64 bit architecture,5th Gen AI Engine,Game Turbo 4.0,LiquidCool 2.0 Vapor Chamber,6-stack graphite layer and Graphene layer. And it’s running on One UI 3.0 OS system.

Graphics Processor (GPU)

The Samsung Galaxy S21+ 5G SD888 is carrying a Adreno 660 gpu in the interior and the Xiaomi Mi 10 Ultra has the Qualcomm Adreno 650,587 MHz (megahertz) graphics processor.

Battery

The Samsung Galaxy S21+ 5G SD888 battery capacity is 4000 mAh which is a 12.5% (percent) less powerful than the 4500 mAh offered by the Xiaomi Mi 10 Ultra. Some features include Wireless charging, Fast charging, Non-removable, Qi/PMA wireless charging – 15 W, Wireless reverse charging – 9 W, Fast Wireless Charging 2.0 and USB Power Delivery 3.0.
The Xiaomi Mi 10 Ultra battery include Wireless charging, Fast charging, Non-removable, Dual Cell battery, 120W fast charging, 50W wireless charging, 10W reverse wireless charging and TÜV Rheinland 3.0 certification for fast charging.

Screen

The device is using a Dynamic AMOLED 2X display with 1440 x 3200 pixels and a screen size of 6.7 in (inches).

Meanwhile the Xiaomi Mi 10 Ultra is featuring a AMOLED display with 1080 x 2340 pixels and a screen size of 6.67 in (inches).

As we can see here, the Samsung Galaxy S21+ 5G SD888 is a 0.4% bigger than Xiaomi Mi 10 Ultra screen.
The main display features of both phones are detailed next:

Samsung Galaxy S21+ 5G SD888 Xiaomi Mi 10 Ultra
120Hz refresh rate 100% DCI-P3
Always-On Display 120Hz refresh rate
Capacitive 240Hz touch sampling rate
Corning Gorilla Glass 6 3D curved glass screen
HDR10+ 5M:1 dynamic contrast ratio
Infinity-O Display Capacitive
Multi-touch Corning Gorilla Glass 5
Scratch resistant Delta-E <1
Display manufacturer – CSOT (TCL)
JNCD <0.63
Multi-touch
Peak brightness – 1120 cd/m²
Scratch resistant
TÜV Rheinland Low Blue Light Certification
Typical brightness – 800 cd/m²

RAM Memory and storage

On the memory hardware side, the Samsung Galaxy S21+ 5G SD888 is carrying a ram memory of 8 GB (gigabytes) or 12 GB (gigabytes) with some features like 2750 MHz (megahertz), LPDDR5 and Double channel.

The Xiaomi Mi 10 Ultra is coming with a 8 GB (gigabytes) or 12 GB (gigabytes) or 16 GB (gigabytes) and it has some features like 2750 MHz (megahertz), LPDDR5 and Double channel.
In the basic edition, both phones have the same ram capacity of 8 gigabytes.

The maximum ram capacity offered by the Samsung Galaxy S21+ 5G SD888 is 12 gigabytes ,which is a 33.33% smaller than the Xiaomi Mi 10 Ultra with 16 gigabytes

How much built-in storage space you can get for apps and saving photos, files and video? The Samsung Galaxy S21+ 5G SD888 comes with or 128 GB (gigabytes) or 256 GB (gigabytes) or 512 GB (gigabytes). In the basic edition, both phones have the same storage capacity of 128 gigabytes.

At the more expensive edition, both smartphones present the same built-in storage capacity:512 gigabytes.

Xiaomi Mi 10 Ultra gets you or 128 GB (gigabytes) or 256 GB (gigabytes) or 512 GB (gigabytes) of internal storage.

Rear Camera

The Samsung Galaxy S21+ 5G SD888 rear camera setup is composed by 3 lenses of 12/64/12 MP , the flash type is LED , a pixel size of 0.8 µm (micrometers) and aperture lens of f/2.0 f/1.8 f/2.2 respectively.

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Meanwhile the Xiaomi Mi 10 Ultra rear camera comes with 4 lenses of 48/48/20/12 MP , the flash type is Triple LED , a focal length (35 mm) of 12 mm (#3) , carrying sensor like Samsung S5K3T2 , a pixel size of 0.8 µm (micrometers) and aperture lens of f/1.9 f/4.1 f/2.2 f/2.0 respectively.

Xiaomi
Samsung Galaxy S21+ 5G SD888 Xiaomi Mi 10 Ultra
1080p @ 240 fps 120x digital zoom (#2)
2160p @ 60 fps 2.5 cm shooting distance for macro (#3)
720p @ 960 fps 2x optical zoom (#4)
Autofocus 5-element lens (#2)
Continuous shooting 5x optical zoom (#2)
Digital zoom 6-element lens (#4)
Dual OIS 7-element lens (#3)
Exposure compensation AI 2.0
Face detection Angle of view – 128° (#3)
Geotagging Autofocus
HDR Continuous autofocus
HDR10+ video recording Digital image stabilization
ISO settings Digital zoom
Object tracking AF Dual Native ISO technology
Optical image stabilization Dual Phase Detection AF (#4)
Optical zoom Exposure compensation
Panorama Face detection
Phase detection autofocus (PDAF) Face unlock
Phase detection with Dual Pixel Focal length (35 mm equivalent) – 12 mm (#3)
Scene mode Fourth rear camera – 12 MP (telephoto portrait)
Secondary rear camera – 64 MP (telephoto) Geotagging
Self-timer HDR
Third rear camera – 12 MP (ultra-wide-angle) ISO settings
Touch focus Laser autofocus (LAF)
White balance settings Night Mode 2.0
Optical image stabilization
Optical zoom
Panorama
Phase detection autofocus (PDAF)
Pixel size – 1.4 m (#4)
Pixel size – 1.6 m (4-in-1 pixel binning) (#2)
Pixel size – 2.4 m (4-in-1 pixel binning)
Scene mode
Secondary rear camera – 48 MP (periscope telephoto)
Self-timer
Third rear camera – 20 MP (ultra-wide-angle and macrp)
Touch focus
White balance settings

Front Camera – Selfie

The Samsung Galaxy S21+ 5G SD888 comes with a MP in the front.

The Xiaomi Mi 10 Ultra has a 20 MP as a main front-camera.

Some other front camera features are detailed next:

Samsung Galaxy S21+ 5G SD888 Xiaomi Mi 10 Ultra
MP 20 MP
Auto HDR Angle of view – 117°
Autofocus Aperture:f/2.2
HDR Face unlock
Phase detection autofocus (PDAF) HDR
Phase detection with Dual Pixel Pixel size:0.8 µm /0.000800 mm
Sensor type:CMOS (complementary metal-oxide semiconductor) Sensor model:Samsung S5K3T2
Sensor type:ISOCELL

Data network and speed connectivity/bandwidth

The mobile networks technologies improve the communication between devices, connectivity speed and files download/upload bandwidth depending of the place.

Samsung Galaxy S21+ 5G SD888 Xiaomi Mi 10 Ultra
EDGE 5G NSA
Enhanced 4×4 MIMO 5G SA
Exynos Modem 5123 EDGE
GPRS GPRS
HSPA+(5.76/ 42 Mbit/s) HSPA+(5.76/ 42 Mbit/s)
LAA (US only) LTE Cat 20
LTE Cat 20 Snapdragon X55 modem
UMTS(384 kbit/s) UMTS(384 kbit/s)
Up to 7CA

Price

The Samsung Galaxy S21+ 5G SD888 price is $1200 and the Xiaomi Mi 10 Ultra price tag is $700

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