Samsung Galaxy S21 Ultra vs Oppo Reno5 Pro 5G – 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 Oppo Reno5 Pro 5G 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 Oppo Reno5 Pro 5G
Phones specifications
Screen Display 6.8 in (inches) 6.55 in (inches)
Processor Qualcomm Snapdragon 888 MediaTek Dimensity 1000+
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) or 12 GB (gigabytes)
Storage 128 GB (gigabytes),256 GB (gigabytes),512 GB (gigabytes) 128 GB (gigabytes),256 GB (gigabytes)
Camera 108/12/10/10 MP 64/8/2 MP
Front Camera 40 MP 32 MP
Battery 5000 mAh 4300 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 MediaTek Dimensity 1000+.

Meanwhile, the Oppo Reno5 Pro 5G has a MediaTek Dimensity 1000+, the second processor has a total of 8 cores composed by 4 cores of 2.6 GHz Cortex-A77 and 4 cores of 2.0 GHz Cortex-A55. It has a maximum CPU frequency of 2600 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 Oppo Reno5 Pro 5G has the ARM Mali-G77 MC9,9 cores graphics processor.

Battery

The Samsung Galaxy S21 Ultra battery capacity is 5000 mAh which is a 16.2% (percent) more powerful than the 4300 mAh offered by the Oppo Reno5 Pro 5G. 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 Oppo Reno5 Pro 5G battery include Fast charging, Non-removable, 65W fast charging and SuperVOOC 2.0.

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 Oppo Reno5 Pro 5G is featuring a AMOLED display with 1080 x 2400 pixels and a screen size of 6.55 in (inches).

As we can see here, the Samsung Galaxy S21 Ultra is a 3.8% bigger than Oppo Reno5 Pro 5G screen.
The main display features of both phones are detailed next:

Samsung Galaxy S21 Ultra Oppo Reno5 Pro 5G
120Hz refresh rate 90 Hz refresh rate
1600 cd/m² peak brightness Capacitive
Always-On Display Corning Gorilla Glass
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 Oppo Reno5 Pro 5G is coming with a 8 GB (gigabytes) or 12 GB (gigabytes) and it has some features like 1866 MHz (megahertz), LPDDR4X and Double channel.
In the basic edition, the Samsung Galaxy S21 Ultra gives a 50% more ram memory capacity than Oppo Reno5 Pro 5G.

The maximum capacity offered by the Samsung Galaxy S21 Ultra is 16 gigabytes ,which is a 33.33% bigger than the Oppo Reno5 Pro 5G with 12 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, both phones have the same storage capacity of 128 gigabytes.

The max storage capacity offered by the Samsung Galaxy S21 Ultra is 512 gigabytes ,which is a 100% more than the Oppo Reno5 Pro 5G with 256 gigabytes.

Oppo Reno5 Pro 5G gets you or 128 GB (gigabytes) 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 Oppo Reno5 Pro 5G rear camera comes with 3 lenses of 64/8/2 MP , the flash type is LED , carrying sensor like Samsung S5KGD1 , a pixel size of 0.8 mic (micrometers) and aperture lens of f/2.4 f/2.2 f/2.4 respectively.

Samsung Galaxy S21 Ultra Oppo Reno5 Pro 5G
1080p @ 240 fps Angle of view – 119° (#2)
10x hybrid optical zoom (#4) Aperture size – f/2.2 (#2)
10x optical zoom (#3) Aperture size – f/2.4 (#3)
2160p @ 60 fps Aperture size – f/2.4 (#4)
3x optical zoom (#4) Autofocus
720p @ 960 fps Continuous autofocus
Angle of view – 10° (#4) Continuous shooting
Angle of view – 120° (#2) Contrast detection autofocus (CDAF)
Angle of view – 35° (#3) Digital image stabilization
Aperture size – f/2.2 (#2) Digital zoom
Aperture size – f/2.4 (#3) Exposure compensation
Aperture size – f/4.9 (#4) Face detection
Autofocus Geotagging
Continuous shooting HDR
Digital zoom ISO settings
Dual Phase Detection (#2) Macro mode
Dual Phase Detection (#3) Optical image stabilization
Dual Phase Detection (#4) Panorama
Exposure compensation Phase detection autofocus (PDAF)
Face detection Scene mode
Focal length (35 mm equivalent) – 13 mm (#2) Secondary rear camera – 8 MP (ultra-wide-angle)
Focal length (35 mm equivalent) – 240 mm (#4) Self-timer
Focal length (35 mm equivalent) – 72 mm (#3) Third rear camera – 2 MP (depth-sensing)
Fourth rear camera – 10 MP (telephoto) Third rear camera – 2 MP (macro)
Geotagging Touch focus
HDR White balance settings
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 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 Oppo Reno5 Pro 5G has a 32 MP as a main front-camera.

Some other front camera features are detailed next:

Samsung Galaxy S21 Ultra Oppo Reno5 Pro 5G
40 MP 32 MP
Aperture:f/2.2 3-element lens (#2)
Auto HDR Angle of view – 78° (#2)
Autofocus Aperture size – f/2.4 (#2)
HDR Aperture:f/2.0.4
Phase detection autofocus (PDAF) Digital image stabilization
Phase detection with Dual Pixel Face unlock
Pixel size:0.7 µm /0.000700 mm Pixel size – 1.6 m (4-in-1 pixel binning)
Sensor model:Samsung S5KGH1 Pixel size:0.8 µm /0.000800 mm
Sensor size:5.13 x 6.51 mm /0.33 in Secondary front camera – 2 MP (depth-sensing)
Sensor type – ISOCELL Plus Sensor model:Samsung S5KGD1
Sensor type:CMOS (complementary metal-oxide semiconductor) Sensor type – ISOCELL PLUS
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 Oppo Reno5 Pro 5G
5G NSA 5G NSA
5G SA 5G SA
Built-in 5G modem EDGE
EDGE GPRS
GPRS HSPA+
HSPA+(5.76/ 42 Mbit/s) LTE
LTE Cat 20 Snapdragon X52 modem
UMTS(384 kbit/s) TD-SCDMA

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 Oppo Reno5 Pro 5G price tag is $550-600

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