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

The new Samsung Galaxy S21 device 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 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 Vivo X60 Pro
Phones specifications
Screen Display 6.2 in (inches) 6.56 in (inches)
Processor Qualcomm Snapdragon 888 Samsung Exynos 1080
Operating System One UI 3.1 One UI 3.1
Resolution 1080 x 2400 pixels 1080 x 2376 pixels
RAM 8 GB (gigabytes) 12 GB (gigabytes)
Storage 128 GB (gigabytes),256 GB (gigabytes) 256 GB (gigabytes)
Camera 64/12/12 MP 48/13/13/8 MP
Front Camera 10 MP 32 MP
Battery 4000 mAh 4200 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 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 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 battery capacity is 4000 mAh which is a 5% (percent) less 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 handset is using a Dynamic AMOLED 2X display with 1080 x 2400 pixels and a screen size of 6.2 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 is a 5.8% smaller than Vivo X60 Pro screen.
The main display features of both phones are detailed next:

Samsung Galaxy S21 Vivo X60 Pro
120Hz refresh rate (adaptive) 120 Hz refresh rate
1300 cd/m² peak brightness 240 Hz touch sampling rate
Always-On Display 3D curved glass screen
Capacitive 6000000:1
Corning 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 is carrying a ram memory of 8 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, the Samsung Galaxy S21 gives a 50% more ram memory capacity than Vivo X60 Pro.

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 Vivo X60 Pro.

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

Vivo X60 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 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 Vivo X60 Pro
1080p @ 240 fps 4-axis OIS
2160p @ 60 fps 60x super zoom (#4)
3x hybrid optical zoom (#3) Angle of view – 120° (#3)
720p @ 960 fps Aperture size – f/2.2 (#3)
Angle of view – 120° (#2) Aperture size – f/2.46 (#2)
Angle of view – 76° (#3) Aperture size – f/3.4 (#4)
Aperture size – f/2.0 (#3) Autofocus
Aperture size – f/2.2 (#2) Closed loop motor
Autofocus Continuous shooting
Continuous shooting Digital image stabilization
Digital zoom Digital zoom
Dual OIS Exposure compensation
Exposure compensation Face detection
Face detection Focal length (35 mm equivalent) – 50 mm (#2)
Focal length (35 mm equivalent) – 13 mm (#2) Fourth rear camera – 8 MP (periscope telephoto)
Focal length (35 mm equivalent) – 28 mm (#3) Geotagging
Geotagging HDR
HDR ISO settings
HDR10+ video recording Optical image stabilization
ISO settings Optical zoom
Object tracking AF Panorama
OIS (#3) Phase detection autofocus (PDAF)
Optical image stabilization Pixel size – 1.6 m (4-in-1 pixel binning)
Optical zoom Scene mode
Panorama Secondary rear camera – 13 MP (telephoto)
Phase detection autofocus (PDAF) Self-timer
Phase detection with Dual Pixel Third rear camera – 13 MP (ultra-wide-angle)
Pixel size – 0.8 µm (#3) Touch focus
Pixel size – 1.4 µm (#2) White balance settings
Scene mode
Secondary rear camera – 12 MP (ultra-wide-angle)
Self-timer
Sensor edition – Sony IMX563 (#2)
Sensor size – 1/1.76″ (#3)
Sensor size – 1/2.55″ (#2)
Third rear camera – 64 MP (telephoto)
Touch focus
White balance settings

Front Camera – Selfie

The Samsung Galaxy S21 comes with a 10 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 Vivo X60 Pro
10 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:1.22 µm /0.001220 mm Sensor type – ISOCELL Slim
Sensor type:CMOS (complementary metal-oxide semiconductor) Sensor type:ISOCELL

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 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 price is $900 and the Vivo X60 Pro price tag is $600 (12 GB + 256 GB)

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