Samsung Galaxy S21 Ultra vs Vivo X60 Pro – Review, specifications and prices

The new Samsung Galaxy S21 Ultra device 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 Vivo X60 Pro also has awesome features. The comparison for both models with new specs are detailed next.

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Specifications

Feature Samsung Galaxy S21 Ultra Vivo X60 Pro
Phones specifications
Screen Display 6.8 in (inches) 6.56 in (inches)
Processor Qualcomm Snapdragon 888 Samsung Exynos 1080
Operating System One UI 3.1 One UI 3.1
Resolution 1440 x 3200 pixels 1080 x 2376 pixels
RAM 12 GB (gigabytes) or 16 GB (gigabytes) 12 GB (gigabytes)
Storage 128 GB (gigabytes),256 GB (gigabytes),512 GB (gigabytes) 256 GB (gigabytes)
Camera 108/12/10/10 MP 48/13/13/8 MP
Front Camera 40 MP 32 MP
Battery 5000 mAh 4200 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 Samsung Exynos 1080.

Meanwhile, the Vivo X60 Pro has a Samsung Exynos 1080, the second processor has a total of 8 cores composed by 1 core of 2.8 GHz Cortex-A78, 3 cores of 2.6 GHz Cortex-A78 and 4 cores of 2.0 GHz Cortex-A55. It has a maximum CPU frequency of 2800 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 Vivo X60 Pro has the ARM Mali-G78,10 cores graphics processor.

Battery

The Samsung Galaxy S21 Ultra battery capacity is 5000 mAh which is a 19% (percent) more powerful than the 4200 mAh offered by the Vivo X60 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 Vivo X60 Pro battery include Fast charging, Non-removable, 33W and Vivo FlashCharge.

Screen

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

Meanwhile the Vivo X60 Pro is featuring a AMOLED display with 1080 x 2376 pixels and a screen size of 6.56 in (inches).

As we can see here, the Samsung Galaxy S21 Ultra is a 3.6% bigger than Vivo X60 Pro screen.
The main display features of both phones are detailed next:

Samsung Galaxy S21 Ultra Vivo X60 Pro
120Hz refresh rate 120 Hz refresh rate
1600 cd/m² peak brightness 240 Hz touch sampling rate
Always-On Display 3D curved glass screen
Capacitive 6000000:1
Gorilla Glass Victus Capacitive
HDR10+ HDR10
Infinity-O Display HDR10+
Multi-touch Multi-touch
Scratch resistant 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 Vivo X60 Pro is coming with a 12 GB (gigabytes) and it has some features like 2133 MHz (megahertz), LPDDR4X and Double channel.
In the basic edition, both phones have the same ram capacity of 12 gigabytes.

The maximum capacity offered by the Samsung Galaxy S21 Ultra is 16 gigabytes ,which is a 33.33% bigger than the Vivo X60 Pro 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, the Samsung Galaxy S21 Ultra gives a 100% more storage memory capacity than Vivo X60 Pro.

The max storage capacity offered by the Samsung Galaxy S21 Ultra is 512 gigabytes ,which is a 100% more than the Vivo X60 Pro with 256 gigabytes.

Vivo X60 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 Vivo X60 Pro rear camera comes with 4 lenses of 48/13/13/8 MP , the flash type is Dual LED , a focal length:26.4 mm , carrying sensor like Sony IMX598 , a pixel size of 0.8 µm (micrometers) and aperture lens of f/1.5 f/2.5 f/2.2 f/3.4 respectively.

Samsung Galaxy S21 Ultra Vivo X60 Pro
1080p @ 240 fps 4-axis OIS
10x hybrid optical zoom (#4) 60x super zoom (#4)
10x optical zoom (#3) Angle of view – 120° (#3)
2160p @ 60 fps Aperture size – f/2.2 (#3)
3x optical zoom (#4) Aperture size – f/2.46 (#2)
720p @ 960 fps Aperture size – f/3.4 (#4)
Angle of view – 10° (#4) Autofocus
Angle of view – 120° (#2) Closed loop motor
Angle of view – 35° (#3) Continuous shooting
Aperture size – f/2.2 (#2) Digital image stabilization
Aperture size – f/2.4 (#3) Digital zoom
Aperture size – f/4.9 (#4) Exposure compensation
Autofocus Face detection
Continuous shooting Focal length (35 mm equivalent) – 50 mm (#2)
Digital zoom Fourth rear camera – 8 MP (periscope telephoto)
Dual Phase Detection (#2) Geotagging
Dual Phase Detection (#3) HDR
Dual Phase Detection (#4) ISO settings
Exposure compensation Optical image stabilization
Face detection Optical zoom
Focal length (35 mm equivalent) – 13 mm (#2) Panorama
Focal length (35 mm equivalent) – 240 mm (#4) Phase detection autofocus (PDAF)
Focal length (35 mm equivalent) – 72 mm (#3) Pixel size – 1.6 m (4-in-1 pixel binning)
Fourth rear camera – 10 MP (telephoto) Scene mode
Geotagging Secondary rear camera – 13 MP (telephoto)
HDR Self-timer
HDR10+ video recording Third rear camera – 13 MP (ultra-wide-angle)
ISO settings Touch focus
Laser autofocus (LAF) White balance settings
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 Vivo X60 Pro has a 32 MP as a main front-camera.

Some other front camera features are detailed next:

Samsung Galaxy S21 Ultra Vivo X60 Pro
40 MP 32 MP
Aperture:f/2.2 Aperture:f/2.5
Auto HDR Face unlock
Autofocus Mechanical pop-up camera
HDR Pixel size – 1.6 m (4-in-1 pixel binning)
Phase detection autofocus (PDAF) Pixel size:0.8 µm /0.000800 mm
Phase detection with Dual Pixel Sensor model:Samsung S5KGD1
Pixel size:0.7 µm /0.000700 mm Sensor type – ISOCELL Slim
Sensor model:Samsung S5KGH1 Sensor type:ISOCELL
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 Vivo X60 Pro
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+
LTE Cat 20 LTE
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 Vivo X60 Pro price tag is $600 (12 GB + 256 GB)

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