Samsung Galaxy S21 Ultra vs Lenovo Legion Phone Duel – Review, specifications and prices

The new Samsung Galaxy S21 Ultra 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 Lenovo Legion Phone Duel also has interesting features. The comparison for both models with new specs are detailed next.

Samsung

Specifications

Feature Samsung Galaxy S21 Ultra Lenovo Legion Phone Duel
Phones specifications
Screen Display 6.8 in (inches) 6.65 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 2340 pixels
RAM 12 GB (gigabytes) or 16 GB (gigabytes) 12 GB (gigabytes) or 16 GB (gigabytes)
Storage 128 GB (gigabytes),256 GB (gigabytes),512 GB (gigabytes) 256 GB (gigabytes),512 GB (gigabytes)
Camera 108/12/10/10 MP 64/16 MP
Front Camera 40 MP 20 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 Lenovo Legion Phone Duel 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 Lenovo Legion Phone Duel has the Qualcomm Adreno 650 graphics processor.

Battery

The Samsung Galaxy S21 Ultra battery capacity is 5000 mAh, which is the same as Lenovo Legion Phone Duel. 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 Lenovo Legion Phone Duel battery include Fast charging, Non-removable, 2x 2500 mAh batteries, 65W or 90W fast charging (market dependent) and 65W – 5V/3A; 9V/3A; 15V/3A; 20V/3.25A.

Screen

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

Meanwhile the Lenovo Legion Phone Duel is featuring a AMOLED display with 1080 x 2340 pixels and a screen size of 6.65 in (inches).

As we can see here, the Samsung Galaxy S21 Ultra is a 2.2% bigger than Lenovo Legion Phone Duel screen.
The main display features of both phones are detailed next:

Samsung Galaxy S21 Ultra Lenovo Legion Phone Duel
120Hz refresh rate 144 Hz refresh rate
1600 cd/m² peak brightness Capacitive
Always-On Display HDR10+
Capacitive Multi-touch
Gorilla Glass Victus Scratch resistant
HDR10+
Infinity-O Display
Multi-touch
Scratch resistant

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 Lenovo Legion Phone Duel is coming with a 12 GB (gigabytes) or 16 GB (gigabytes) and it has some features like LPDDR5 and Double channel.
In the basic edition, both phones have the same ram capacity of 12 gigabytes.

At the more expensive edition, both phone present the same ram capacity:16 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 Lenovo Legion Phone Duel.

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

Lenovo Legion Phone Duel gets you or 256 GB (gigabytes) or 512 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.

Samsung

Meanwhile the Lenovo Legion Phone Duel rear camera comes with 2 lenses of 64/16 MP , the flash type is Dual LED , a focal length equivalent:25 mm , a pixel size of 0.8 µm (micrometers) and aperture lens of f/1.9 f/2.2 respectively.

Samsung Galaxy S21 Ultra Lenovo Legion Phone Duel
1080p @ 240 fps 3-axis electronic image stabilization
10x hybrid optical zoom (#4) Angle of view – 120° (#2)
10x optical zoom (#3) Aperture size – f/2.2 (#2)
2160p @ 60 fps Autofocus
3x optical zoom (#4) Continuous shooting
720p @ 960 fps Digital image stabilization
Angle of view – 10° (#4) Digital zoom
Angle of view – 120° (#2) Exposure compensation
Angle of view – 35° (#3) Face detection
Aperture size – f/2.2 (#2) Focal length (35 mm equivalent) – 16 mm (#2)
Aperture size – f/2.4 (#3) Geotagging
Aperture size – f/4.9 (#4) HDR
Autofocus ISO settings
Continuous shooting Panorama
Digital zoom Phase detection autofocus (PDAF)
Dual Phase Detection (#2) Pixel size – 1.0 m (#2)
Dual Phase Detection (#3) Scene mode
Dual Phase Detection (#4) Secondary rear camera – 16 MP (ultra-wide angle)
Exposure compensation Self-timer
Face detection Touch focus
Focal length (35 mm equivalent) – 13 mm (#2) White balance settings
Focal length (35 mm equivalent) – 240 mm (#4)
Focal length (35 mm equivalent) – 72 mm (#3)
Fourth rear camera – 10 MP (telephoto)
Geotagging
HDR
HDR10+ video recording
ISO settings
Laser autofocus (LAF)
Nona Super Phase Detection
Nonacell pixel size – 2.4 m (9-in-1 pixel binning)
Object tracking AF
OIS (#3)
OIS (#4)
Optical image stabilization
Optical zoom
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 edition – Samsung ISOCELL 3J1 (#3)
Sensor edition – Samsung ISOCELL 3J1 (#4)
Sensor edition – 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 Lenovo Legion Phone Duel has a 20 MP as a main front-camera.

Some other front camera features are detailed next:

Samsung Galaxy S21 Ultra Lenovo Legion Phone Duel
40 MP 20 MP
Aperture:f/2.2 Aperture:f/2.2
Auto HDR Face unlock
Autofocus HDR
HDR Led flash
Phase detection autofocus (PDAF) Side-mounted pop-up mechanism
Phase detection with Dual Pixel
Pixel size:0.7 µm /0.000700 mm
Sensor model:Samsung S5KGH1
Sensor size:5.13 x 6.51 mm /0.33 in
Sensor type – ISOCELL Plus
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 Lenovo Legion Phone Duel
5G NSA 5G NSA
5G SA 5G SA
Built-in 5G modem Built-in 5G modem
EDGE EDGE
GPRS GPRS
HSPA+(5.76/ 42 Mbit/s) HSPA+(5.76/ 42 Mbit/s)
LTE Cat 20 LTE Cat 20
UMTS(384 kbit/s) TD-
TD-SCDMA
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 Lenovo Legion Phone Duel price tag is $500 (8 GB+128 GB) or $600 (12 GB + 256 GB) or $857 (16 GB + 512 GB)

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