Samsung Galaxy S21 Ultra vs Asus ZenFone 7 Pro – Review, specifications and prices

The new Samsung Galaxy S21 Ultra mobile phone has a 4 camera setup with a main lens of 108 MP, Qualcomm Snapdragon 888 processor chipset and a battery of 5000 mAh. On other side, the Asus ZenFone 7 Pro also has interesting features. The comparison for both models with new specs are detailed next.

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Specifications

Feature Samsung Galaxy S21 Ultra Asus ZenFone 7 Pro
Phones specifications
Screen Display 6.8 in (inches) 6.67 in (inches)
Processor Qualcomm Snapdragon 888 Qualcomm Snapdragon 865 Plus
Operating System One UI 3.1 One UI 3.1
Resolution 1440 x 3200 pixels 1080 x 2400 pixels
RAM 12 GB (gigabytes) or 16 GB (gigabytes) 8 GB (gigabytes)
Storage 128 GB (gigabytes),256 GB (gigabytes),512 GB (gigabytes) 256 GB (gigabytes)
Camera 108/12/10/10 MP 64/12/8 MP
Front Camera 40 MP 64 MP
Battery 5000 mAh 5000 mAh

Processor and Operating System

The Samsung Galaxy S21 Ultra runs on Qualcomm Snapdragon 888 chipset and the processor has a total of 8 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 2840 MHz (megahertz). Some other special features include 64 bit architecture. Running on One UI 3.1 operating system.

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

Meanwhile, the Asus ZenFone 7 Pro has a Qualcomm Snapdragon 865 Plus, the second processor has a total of 8 cores composed by 1 core of 3.09 GHz Kryo 485, 3 cores of 2.42 GHz Kryo 485 and 4 cores of 1.80 GHz Kryo 485. It has a maximum CPU frequency of 3090 MHz (megahertz). Some other special features include 64 bit architecture. And it’s running on One UI 3.1 OS system.

Graphics Processor (GPU)

The Samsung Galaxy S21 Ultra is carrying a Adreno 660 gpu in the interior and the Asus ZenFone 7 Pro has the Qualcomm Adreno 650 graphics processor.

Battery

The Samsung Galaxy S21 Ultra battery capacity is 5000 mAh, which is the same as Asus ZenFone 7 Pro. 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 Asus ZenFone 7 Pro battery include Fast charging, Non-removable, Qualcomm Quick Charge 4.0 and Power Delivery 3.0.

Screen

The device is using a Dynamic AMOLED 2X display with 1440 x 3200 pixels and a screen size of 6.8 in (inches).

Meanwhile the Asus ZenFone 7 Pro is featuring a AMOLED display with 1080 x 2400 pixels and a screen size of 6.67 in (inches).

As we can see here, the Samsung Galaxy S21 Ultra is a 1.9% bigger than Asus ZenFone 7 Pro screen.
The main display features of both phones are detailed next:

Samsung Galaxy S21 Ultra Asus ZenFone 7 Pro
120Hz refresh rate 105% NTSC
1600 cd/m² peak brightness 110% DCI-P3
Always-On Display 2.5D curved glass screen
Capacitive 700 cd/m² outdoor brightness
Gorilla Glass Victus 90 Hz refresh rate
HDR10+ Capacitive
Infinity-O Display Corning Gorilla Glass 6
Multi-touch HDR10+
Scratch resistant Multi-touch
Scratch resistant
SGS Eye Care Display

RAM Memory and storage

On the memory hardware side, the Samsung Galaxy S21 Ultra is carrying a ram memory of 12 GB (gigabytes) or 16 GB (gigabytes) with some features like 2750 MHz (megahertz), LPDDR5 and Double channel.

The Asus ZenFone 7 Pro is coming with a 8 GB (gigabytes) and it has some features like 2750 MHz (megahertz), LPDDR5 and Double channel.
In the basic edition, the Samsung Galaxy S21 Ultra gives a 50% more ram memory capacity than Asus ZenFone 7 Pro.

The maximum capacity offered by the Samsung Galaxy S21 Ultra is 16 gigabytes ,which is a 100% bigger than the Asus ZenFone 7 Pro with 8 gigabytes.

How much built-in storage space you can get for apps and saving photos, files and video? The Samsung Galaxy S21 Ultra comes with or 128 GB (gigabytes) or 256 GB (gigabytes) or 512 GB (gigabytes). In the basic edition, the Samsung Galaxy S21 Ultra gives a 100% more storage memory capacity than Asus ZenFone 7 Pro.

The max storage capacity offered by the Samsung Galaxy S21 Ultra is 512 gigabytes ,which is a 100% more than the Asus ZenFone 7 Pro with 256 gigabytes.

Asus ZenFone 7 Pro gets you or 256 GB (gigabytes) of internal storage.

Rear Camera

The Samsung Galaxy S21 Ultra rear camera setup is composed by 4 lenses of 108/12/10/10 MP , the flash type is Dual LED , a focal length 35 mm:24 mm , carrying a sensor like Samsung S5KHM3 Camera sensor size:8.17 x 10.82 mm , a pixel size of 0.8 µm (micrometers) and aperture lens of f/1.8 f/2.2 f/2.4 f/4.9 respectively.

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Meanwhile the Asus ZenFone 7 Pro rear camera comes with 3 lenses of 64/12/8 MP , the flash type is Dual LED , a focal length (35 mm) of 26.6 mm , carrying sensor like Sony IMX686 Exmor RS , a pixel size of 0.8 µm (micrometers) and aperture lens of f/1.8 f/2.2 f/2.4 respectively.

Samsung Galaxy S21 Ultra Asus ZenFone 7 Pro
1080p @ 240 fps 1080p @ 240 fps
10x hybrid optical zoom (#4) 12x digital zoom (#3)
10x optical zoom (#3) 2160p @ 60 fps
2160p @ 60 fps 2×1 On-chip-lens phase detection
3x optical zoom (#4) 3x optical zoom (#3)
720p @ 960 fps 4 cm macro shooting distance(#2)
Angle of view – 10° (#4) 720p @ 480 fps
Angle of view – 120° (#2) Aperture size – f/2.2 (#2)
Angle of view – 35° (#3) Autofocus
Aperture size – f/2.2 (#2) Continuous shooting
Aperture size – f/2.4 (#3) Digital image stabilization
Aperture size – f/4.9 (#4) Digital zoom
Autofocus Exposure compensation
Continuous shooting Face detection
Digital zoom Focal length (35 mm equivalent) – 14.3 mm (#2)
Dual Phase Detection (#2) Focal length (35 mm equivalent) – 80 mm (#3)
Dual Phase Detection (#3) Geotagging
Dual Phase Detection (#4) HDR
Exposure compensation ISO settings
Face detection Laser autofocus (LAF)
Focal length (35 mm equivalent) – 13 mm (#2) Macro mode
Focal length (35 mm equivalent) – 240 mm (#4) Optical image stabilization
Focal length (35 mm equivalent) – 72 mm (#3) Optical zoom
Fourth rear camera – 10 MP (telephoto) Panorama
Geotagging Phase detection autofocus (PDAF)
HDR Pixel size – 1.4 µm (#2)
HDR10+ video recording Pixel size – 1.6 m (4-in-1 pixel binning)
ISO settings RAW
Laser autofocus (LAF) Scene mode
Nona Super Phase Detection Secondary rear camera – 12 MP (ultra-wide angle)
Nonacell pixel size – 2.4 m (9-in-1 pixel binning) Self-timer
Object tracking AF Sensor edition – Sony IMX363 (#2)
OIS (#3) Sensor size – 1/2.55″ (#2)
OIS (#4) Third rear camera – 8 MP (telephoto)
Optical image stabilization Touch focus
Optical zoom White balance settings
Panorama
Phase detection autofocus (PDAF)
Pixel size – 1.22 µm (#3)
Pixel size – 1.22 µm (#4)
Pixel size – 1.4 µm (#2)
Scene mode
Secondary rear camera – 12 MP (ultra-wide angle)
Self-timer
Sensor version – Samsung ISOCELL 3J1 (#3)
Sensor version – Samsung ISOCELL 3J1 (#4)
Sensor version – Sony IMX563 (#2)
Sensor size – 1/2.55″ (#2)
Sensor size – 1/3.24″ (#3)
Sensor size – 1/3.24″ (#4)
Sensor type – ISOCELL Bright
Third rear camera – 10 MP (periscope telephoto)
Touch focus
White balance settings

Front Camera – Selfie

The Samsung Galaxy S21 Ultra comes with a 40 MP in the front.

The Asus ZenFone 7 Pro has a 64 MP as a main front-camera.

Some other front camera features are detailed next:

Samsung Galaxy S21 Ultra Asus ZenFone 7 Pro
40 MP 64 MP
Aperture:f/2.2 Aperture:f/1.8
Auto HDR Aperture:f/2.2 (#2)
Autofocus Aperture:f/2.4 (#3)
HDR auto panorama
Phase detection autofocus (PDAF) HDR
Phase detection with Dual Pixel Laser autofocus (LAF)
Pixel size:0.7 µm /0.000700 mm Motorized flip primary camera
Sensor model:Samsung S5KGH1 Phase detection autofocus (PDAF)
Sensor size:5.13 x 6.51 mm /0.33 in Secondary front camera – 12 MP
Sensor type – ISOCELL Plus Third front camera – 8 MP
Sensor type:CMOS (complementary metal-oxide semiconductor)
TetraCell RGB Bayer Pattern

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 Ultra Asus ZenFone 7 Pro
5G NSA 5G NSA
5G SA 5G SA
Built-in 5G modem Bulit-in 5G modem
EDGE EDGE
GPRS GPRS
HSPA+(5.76/ 42 Mbit/s) HSPA+(5.76/ 42 Mbit/s)
LTE Cat 20 LTE Cat 19
UMTS(384 kbit/s) UMTS(384 kbit/s)

Price

The Samsung Galaxy S21 Ultra price is 1200 (12 GB + 128 GB) or $1250 (12 GB + 256 GB) or $1380 (16 GB + 512 GB) and the Asus ZenFone 7 Pro price tag is $950 (8 GB + 256 GB)

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