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

The new Samsung Galaxy S21 phone has a 3 camera setup with a main lens of 64 MP, Qualcomm Snapdragon 888 processor chipset and a battery of 4000 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 Asus ZenFone 7 Pro
Phones specifications
Screen Display 6.2 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 1080 x 2400 pixels 1080 x 2400 pixels
RAM 8 GB (gigabytes) 8 GB (gigabytes)
Storage 128 GB (gigabytes),256 GB (gigabytes) 256 GB (gigabytes)
Camera 64/12/12 MP 64/12/8 MP
Front Camera 10 MP 64 MP
Battery 4000 mAh 5000 mAh

Processor and Operating System

The Samsung Galaxy S21 runs on Qualcomm Snapdragon 888 chipset and the processor has a total of 8 cores composed by 1 core of 2.84 GHz Kryo 680, 3 cores of 2.42 GHz Kryo 680 and 4 cores of 1.8 GHz Kryo. It has a maximum CPU frequency of 2800 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 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 battery capacity is 4000 mAh which is a 25% (percent) less powerful than the 5000 mAh offered by the 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 handset is using a Dynamic AMOLED 2X display with 1080 x 2400 pixels and a screen size of 6.2 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 is a 7.5% smaller than Asus ZenFone 7 Pro screen.
The main display features of both phones are detailed next:

Samsung Galaxy S21 Asus ZenFone 7 Pro
120Hz refresh rate (adaptive) 105% NTSC
1300 cd/m² peak brightness 110% DCI-P3
Always-On Display 2.5D curved glass screen
Capacitive 700 cd/m² outdoor brightness
Corning 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 is carrying a ram memory of 8 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, both phones have the same ram capacity of 8 gigabytes.

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

At the more expensive edition, both smartphones present the same built-in storage capacity:256 gigabytes.

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

Rear Camera

The Samsung Galaxy S21 rear camera setup is composed by 3 lenses of 64/12/12 MP , the flash type is LED , a focal length 35 mm:26 mm Sensor version – Sony IMX563 (#2) , 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 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 Asus ZenFone 7 Pro
1080p @ 240 fps 1080p @ 240 fps
2160p @ 60 fps 12x digital zoom (#3)
3x hybrid optical zoom (#3) 2160p @ 60 fps
720p @ 960 fps 2×1 On-chip-lens phase detection
Angle of view – 120° (#2) 3x optical zoom (#3)
Angle of view – 76° (#3) 4 cm macro shooting distance(#2)
Aperture size – f/2.0 (#3) 720p @ 480 fps
Aperture size – f/2.2 (#2) Aperture size – f/2.2 (#2)
Autofocus Autofocus
Continuous shooting Continuous shooting
Digital zoom Digital image stabilization
Dual OIS Digital zoom
Exposure compensation Exposure compensation
Face detection Face detection
Focal length (35 mm equivalent) – 13 mm (#2) Focal length (35 mm equivalent) – 14.3 mm (#2)
Focal length (35 mm equivalent) – 28 mm (#3) Focal length (35 mm equivalent) – 80 mm (#3)
Geotagging Geotagging
HDR HDR
HDR10+ video recording ISO settings
ISO settings Laser autofocus (LAF)
Object tracking AF Macro mode
OIS (#3) Optical image stabilization
Optical image stabilization Optical zoom
Optical zoom Panorama
Panorama Phase detection autofocus (PDAF)
Phase detection autofocus (PDAF) Pixel size – 1.4 µm (#2)
Phase detection with Dual Pixel Pixel size – 1.6 m (4-in-1 pixel binning)
Pixel size – 0.8 µm (#3) RAW
Pixel size – 1.4 µm (#2) Scene mode
Scene mode Secondary rear camera – 12 MP (ultra-wide angle)
Secondary rear camera – 12 MP (ultra-wide-angle) Self-timer
Self-timer Sensor version – Sony IMX363 (#2)
Sensor version – Sony IMX563 (#2) Sensor size – 1/2.55″ (#2)
Sensor size – 1/1.76″ (#3) Third rear camera – 8 MP (telephoto)
Sensor size – 1/2.55″ (#2) Touch focus
Third rear camera – 64 MP (telephoto) White balance settings
Touch focus
White balance settings

Front Camera – Selfie

The Samsung Galaxy S21 comes with a 10 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 Asus ZenFone 7 Pro
10 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:1.22 µm /0.001220 mm Motorized flip primary camera
Sensor type:CMOS (complementary metal-oxide semiconductor) Phase detection autofocus (PDAF)
Secondary front camera – 12 MP
Third front camera – 8 MP

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 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 price is $900 and the Asus ZenFone 7 Pro price tag is $950 (8 GB + 256 GB)

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