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Motorola Edge 30 Ultra (256GB/12GB) vs Samsung Galaxy S21 Ultra (SM-G998U1 512GB)

Side by side comparison between Motorola Edge 30 Ultra vs Samsung Galaxy S21 Ultra phones, differences, pros, cons and full specifications. What's the better?

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Compare Samsung Galaxy S21 Ultra XMotorola Edge 30 Ultra (256GB/12GB)11Points
Motorola Edge 30 Ultra (256GB/12GB)
6.67"
POLED

1080x2400

200
MP

60mp

12GB
RAM

64bit Octa

4610
mAh

(Non removable)

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18PointsSamsung Galaxy S21 Ultra (SM-G998U1 512GB)Compare Motorola Edge 30 Ultra X
Samsung Galaxy S21 Ultra (SM-G998U1 512GB)
6.8"
AMOLED

1440x3200

108
MP

40mp

16GB
RAM

64bit Octa

5000
mAh

(Non removable)

What's the better phone? Samsung Galaxy S21 Ultra (SM-G998U1 512GB)

The phonemore's choice is much more technical than personal. Therefore, you shouldn't only consider this. Our goal is to help you, but what's important to us may not be important to you. You decide which one is the best! Comment!

Edge 30 Ultra (256GB/12GB)11 Advantages Motorola Edge 30 Ultra (256GB/12GB)vsGalaxy S21 Ultra (SM-G998U1 512GB)18 Advantages Samsung Galaxy S21 Ultra (SM-G998U1 512GB)
+3.19GHz 64bit Octa-Core24%
More powerful processor, you can open your applications faster
vs2.84GHz 64bit Octa-Core
+199 grams (6.97 ounces)14%
Lighter
vs227 grams (7.95 ounces)
+8.39 millimeters (0.33 inches)6%
Thinner
vs8.9 millimeters (0.35 inches)
+144Hz20%
The display reproduces more frames per second because the frequency (Hertz) is higher, improves fluidity and tires your eyes less.
vs120Hz
+1 billion62 times
More colors on the screen is better quality images and videos
vs16 million
+(triple camera) 200MP + 50MP + 12MP87%
Higher resolution main camera
vs(quad camera) 108MP + 10MP + 10MP + 12MP
+Dual-LED flashAdvantage
The Dual-LED flash helps in dark places or in low light
vsLED flash
+1/1.22" inches9%
The larger sensor camera lets you take photos with better depth.
vs1/1.33" inches
+(front) 60MP50%
Higher resolution secondary camera to take pictures and selfies
vs(front) 40MP
+125W4 times
More power (watts) to charge the battery faster. Sometimes, the charger that comes with the device doesn't have the same power supported by the device. Check before you buy it.
vs25W
+802.11 a/b/g/n/ac/ax wifi6/6E (2.4Ghz, 5Ghz, 6Ghz) + MIMOAdvantage
WiFi 802.11 a/b/g/n/ac/ax wifi6/6E (2.4Ghz, 5Ghz, 6Ghz) + MIMO is newer and faster
vs802.11 a/b/g/n/ac/ax wifi6 (2.4Ghz, 5Ghz) + MIMO
12GB LPDDR5vs+16GB LPDDR533%
More RAM memory. Typically more responsive and better for multitasking.
256GB (230GB available)vs+512GB (457GB available)99%
More internal storage for applications and files
P-OLEDvs+Dynamic AMOLEDAdvantage
Dynamic AMOLED display is brighter and more vivid
1080x2400 pixelsvs+1440x3200 pixels78%
Higher resolution screen
395 PPIvs+516 PPI31%
Crisper display of text, images and videos because it has more pixels per inch (ppi)
6.67"vs+6.8"2%
Larger screen
f/1.9 (aperture)vs+f/1.8 (aperture)6%
Diaphragm opening (Aperture) of the camera which has the smallest F number takes photos with better light exposure.
Android 12vs+Android 13Advantage
Android 13 is newer and safer
5G SA/NSAvs+5G NRAdvantage
The 5G NR network is newer and faster
(5G SA/NSA) 2000 Mbpsvs+(5G NR) 5000 Mbps150%
Faster for surfing the internet and download files
Not supportedvs+ANT+Advantage
Sensors help you use the device
Not supportedvs+BarometerAdvantage
Sensors help you use the device
4610 mAhvs+5000 mAh8%
Battery - higher amperage (mAh) allows more device usage time, but it also depends on the hardware and use
2 slots (Dual-SIM)vs+1 slot (Single-SIM) + e-SIM (Eletronic)Advantage
You can have more mobile carriers/operators on the same device.
Not supportedvs+FMAdvantage
The radio lets you listen to your songs and sports in general
Not supportedvs+DLNAAdvantage
With DLNA technology you can access and play media files on TV, tablet or DLNA compatible device.
USB 3.1 Type-C, USB OTG On-The-Govs+USB 3.2 Type-C, USB OTG On-The-GoAdvantage
Newer and faster USB version for transferring photos, mp3 or data.
IP52 certifiedvs+IP68 certifiedAdvantage
Protection against water allows you talk to your friends in the rain, for example

32 Common items in both devices
UFS 3.1
Aluminum frame, glass front/back
HDR10+
Digital and optical zoom
PDAF: phase detection autofocus / PDAF: phase detection autofocus on both cameras
OIS: Optical stabilization
BSI sensor
+25 specs and more in the table below

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📱 Model features

Motorola Edge 30 Ultra (256GB/12GB)Samsung Galaxy S21 Ultra (SM-G998U1 512GB)
ModelEdge 30 Ultra (256GB/12GB)Galaxy S21 Ultra (SM-G998U1 512GB)
Other model namesLenovo Edge 30 Ultra XT2241-2, Motorola Edge XGalaxy S21 Ultra 5G (SM-G998U1) Unlocked
Country or region available(Global, International)
(Global, International)
USA
USA
BrandMotorolaSamsung
Release date9/8/20221/29/2021, Announced: 1/14/2021
Depth8.39 millimeters (0.33 inches)8.9 millimeters (0.35 inches)
Size (width x height)73.5 x 161.76 millimeters (2.89 x 6.37 in)75.6 x 165.1 millimeters (2.98 x 6.5 in)
Weight199 grams (6.97 ounces)227 grams (7.95 ounces)
Build, materialsAluminum frame, glass front/backAluminum frame, glass front/back
Protection against water and othersIP52 certified: protection against dust and splashingIP68 certified: water-resistant up to 1.5 meters for 30min and dust-resistant

🤖 Operating System

Motorola Edge 30 Ultra (256GB/12GB)Samsung Galaxy S21 Ultra (SM-G998U1 512GB)
System versionAndroid 12Android 11
Firmware updatefeature not registeredAndroid 13
User InterfaceMy UXOne UI 3.1 / 4.1 / 5.0

⚙️ Processor

Motorola Edge 30 Ultra (256GB/12GB)Samsung Galaxy S21 Ultra (SM-G998U1 512GB)
Chipset64bit - Qualcomm Snapdragon 8+ Gen 1 (SM8475) (4nm)64bit - Qualcomm Snapdragon 888 (SM8350) (5nm)
CPUOcta-Core, 3 processors:
3.19GHz Single-Core ARM Cortex-X2
2.75GHz Triple-Core ARM Cortex-A710
2GHz Quad-Core ARM Cortex-A510
Octa-Core, 3 processors:
2.84GHz Single-Core Kryo 680
2.42GHz Triple-Core Kryo 680
1.8GHz Quad-Core Kryo 680
GPU graphical controllerQualcomm Adreno 730 (818MHz)Qualcomm Adreno 660 (840MHz)
Performance (benchmark)AnTuTu: 1078623 (v9)
Geekbench: 4266 (v5.1)
GFXBench: 73fps (ES 3.1 onscreen)
AnTuTu: 681099 (v8), 809165 (v9)
Geekbench: 3539 (v5.2)
GFXBench: 54fps (ES 3.1 onscreen)

💽 Memory and storage

Motorola Edge 30 Ultra (256GB/12GB)Samsung Galaxy S21 Ultra (SM-G998U1 512GB)
RAM memory12GB LPDDR516GB LPDDR5
Internal storage256GB (230GB available)
UFS 3.1
512GB (457GB available)
UFS 3.1
External storageNot supportedNot supported

📲 Display

Motorola Edge 30 Ultra (256GB/12GB)Samsung Galaxy S21 Ultra (SM-G998U1 512GB)
Display typeP-OLEDDynamic AMOLED
Screen size6.67" inches6.8" inches
Screen-to-body ratio~90.3% (screen-to-body ratio)~89.4% (screen-to-body ratio)
Display resolution1080x2400 pixels (20:9)1440x3200 pixels (20:9)
TouchscreenCapacitive Multitouch 10-pointsCapacitive Multitouch 10-points
Pixel density (dot pitch)395 PPI516 PPI
Colors1 billion16 million
Scratch-resistant glassGorilla Glass 5Gorilla Glass Victus
Refresh rate144Hz120Hz
Display features1250nits[peak]
HDR10+
DCI-P3
1500nits[peak]
HDR10+
Always-On Display

📶 Mobile networks

Motorola Edge 30 Ultra (256GB/12GB)Samsung Galaxy S21 Ultra (SM-G998U1 512GB)
Dual-SIMDual-SIM Standby - Call active on one sim cardDual-SIM Standby - Call active on one sim card
SIM card2 slots (Dual-SIM)
nano-SIM (4FF)
1 slot (Single-SIM)
nano-SIM (4FF) + e-SIM
Maximum download/upload2000/1024 Mbps5000/1920 Mbps
Network technology2G, 3G, 4G, 5G2G, 3G, 4G, 5G
Frequency, bandsExpand band detailsCollapse details
GSM MHz bandQuad-Band 850/900/1800/1900Quad-Band 850/900/1800/1900
Primary 2G networkGSM 850/900/1800/1900CDMA 800/1900, GSM 850/900/1800/1900
Primary 3G networkUMTS 850/900/1700/1900/2100CDMA2000 1xEV-DO
UMTS 850/900/1700/1900/2100
Primary 4G networkLTE Cat20 (1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 7, 8, 12, 13, 17, 18, 19, 20, 25, 26, 28, 32, 66)
TD-LTE (34, 38, 39, 40, 41, 42, 43, 48)
VoLTE
LTE Cat20 (1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 7, 8, 12, 13, 14, 18, 19, 20, 25, 26, 28, 30, 66, 71)
TD-LTE (38, 39, 40, 41, 46, 48)
VoLTE
Primary 5G networkSA/NSA/Sub6 (1, 2, 3, 5, 7, 8, 20, 28, 38, 40, 41, 66, 77, 78)SA/NSA/Sub6 (2, 5, 25, 41, 66, 71)
mmWave (260, 261)
Primary data networkGPRS, EDGE, UMTS, HSDPA, HSUPA, HSPA+, TD-LTE, LTE, LTE-A, 5G SA/NSAGPRS, EDGE, CDMA2000 EV-DO Rev 0, CDMA2000 EV-DO Rev A, UMTS, HSDPA, HSUPA, HSPA+, TD-LTE, LTE, LTE-A, 5G SA/NSA, 5G NR
Secondary 2G networkGSM 850/900/1800/1900CDMA 800/1900, GSM 850/900/1800/1900
Secondary 3G networkUMTS 850/900/1700/1900/2100CDMA2000 1xEV-DO
UMTS 850/900/1700/1900/2100
Secondary 4G networkLTE Cat20 (1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 7, 8, 12, 13, 17, 18, 19, 20, 25, 26, 28, 32, 66)
TD-LTE (34, 38, 39, 40, 41, 42, 43, 48)
VoLTE
LTE Cat20 (1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 7, 8, 12, 13, 14, 18, 19, 20, 25, 26, 28, 30, 66, 71)
TD-LTE (38, 39, 40, 41, 46, 48)
VoLTE
Secondary data networkGPRS, EDGE, UMTS, HSDPA, HSUPA, HSPA+, TD-LTE, LTE, LTE-A, 5G SA/NSAGPRS, EDGE, CDMA2000 EV-DO Rev 0, CDMA2000 EV-DO Rev A, UMTS, HSDPA, HSUPA, HSPA+, TD-LTE, LTE, LTE-A, 5G SA/NSA, 5G NR

📷 Camera

Motorola Edge 30 Ultra (256GB/12GB)Samsung Galaxy S21 Ultra (SM-G998U1 512GB)
Back camera (main camera)(triple camera)
200 megapixels
50MP ultrawidef/2.2114°1/2.76"0.64µm
12MP telephotof/1.61.22µmPDAF2x-optical-zoom
(quad camera)
108 megapixels
10MP periscope telephotof/4.9240mm1/3.24"1.22µmPDAFOIS10x-optical-zoom
10MP telephotof/2.470mm1/3.24"1.22µmPDAFOIS3x-optical-zoom
12MP ultrawidef/2.213mm1/2.55"1.4µmPDAFSuper-Steady-video
Main camera resolution20000x10000 pixels12000x9000 pixels
Video recording (primary)8K UHD (7680x4320) 30 fps8K UHD (7680x4320) 24 fps
FlashDual-LED flashLED flash
Focal aperturef/1.9 (aperture)f/1.8 (aperture)
Focal lengthfeature not registered26mm lens
Sensor size1/1.22" inches1/1.33" inches
Pixel size0.64µm pixel1.8µm pixel
AutofocusPDAF: phase detection autofocusPDAF: phase detection autofocus on both cameras
Touch focusSupportedSupported
Image stabilizationOIS: Optical stabilizationOIS: Optical stabilization
ZoomDigital and optical zoomDigital and optical zoom
Face/smile detectionFace detection, Smile detectionFace detection, Smile detection
BSI sensorSupportedSupported
HDRHDR photo/video on both camerasHDR photo/video on both cameras
Camera extras4K@60fps
1080p@960fps
4K@60fps
1080p@240fps
720p@960fps

📸 Front camera

Motorola Edge 30 Ultra (256GB/12GB)Samsung Galaxy S21 Ultra (SM-G998U1 512GB)
Front camera (secondary)60 megapixels40 megapixels
Front camera resolution10000x6000 pixels7296x5472 pixels
Video recording (secondary)4K UHD (3840x2160)4K UHD (3840x2160)
Front flashNot supportedNot supported
Focal aperturef/2.2 (aperture)f/2.2 (aperture)
Focal lengthfeature not registered26mm lens
Sensor size1/2.8" inches1/2.8" inches
Pixel size0.61µm pixel0.7µm pixel

🔉 Sound and multimedia

Motorola Edge 30 Ultra (256GB/12GB)Samsung Galaxy S21 Ultra (SM-G998U1 512GB)
LoudspeakerStereo sound with dual speakers
24-bit/192kHz
Dolby Atmos
Stereo sound
32-bit/384kHz
Dolby Atmos
Tuned by AKG
Active noise cancellation2 microphones or more2 microphones or more
RadioNot supportedFM
TVNot supportedNot supported
Video formatsMP4, H.265, H.264, H.263, XviD, MKVMP4, H.265, H.264, H.263, XviD, MKV
Audio formatsMP3, WAV, WMA, eAAC+, FLACMP3, WAV, WMA, eAAC+, FLAC

🔌 Connectivity

Motorola Edge 30 Ultra (256GB/12GB)Samsung Galaxy S21 Ultra (SM-G998U1 512GB)
USBUSB 3.1 Type-C, USB OTG On-The-GoUSB 3.2 Type-C, USB OTG On-The-Go
Audio outputType-C reversible connectorType-C reversible connector
TV outputUSB Type-C SlimPort®USB Type-C (reversible)
Bluetooth5.2 + A2DP/LE5.2 + A2DP/LE
WiFi802.11 a/b/g/n/ac/ax wifi6/6E (2.4Ghz, 5Ghz, 6Ghz) + MIMO
WiFi Direct, hotspot
802.11 a/b/g/n/ac/ax wifi6 (2.4Ghz, 5Ghz) + MIMO
WiFi Direct, hotspot
DLNANot supportedSupported
GPSA-GPS, GeoTagging, GLONASS, GALILEO, BeiDouA-GPS, GeoTagging, GLONASS, GALILEO, BeiDou
NFCSupportedSupported
Infrared portNot supportedNot supported

🧭 Sensors

Motorola Edge 30 Ultra (256GB/12GB)Samsung Galaxy S21 Ultra (SM-G998U1 512GB)
SensorsAccelerometer
Ambient Light sensor
Compass
Face unlock
Fingerprint sensor (under display)
Gyroscope
Proximity sensor
Accelerometer
Ambient Light sensor
ANT+
Barometer
Compass
Face unlock
Fingerprint sensor (under display)
Gesture
Gyroscope
Hall effect
Proximity sensor
Vibrating alertSupportedSupported

🔋 Battery

Motorola Edge 30 Ultra (256GB/12GB)Samsung Galaxy S21 Ultra (SM-G998U1 512GB)
Battery typeLiPo: Li-Ion polymer (Non removable)LiPo: Li-Ion polymer (Non removable)
Battery capacity4610 mAh5000 mAh
Charger, watts125W Fast battery charging
Reverse charging USB between devices
50W WPC/Qi Wireless charging
10W Reverse wireless charging between devices
25W Fast battery charging
15W Qi wireless charging (Qi/PMA)
4.5W Reverse wireless charging between devices
USB Power Delivery 3.0
Talk time autonomyfeature not registeredfeature not registered
Standbyfeature not registeredfeature not registered

➕ Other features

Motorola Edge 30 Ultra (256GB/12GB)Samsung Galaxy S21 Ultra (SM-G998U1 512GB)
Call controlVoice dialing, Voice recorder, Voice commandsVoice dialing, Voice recorder, Voice commands
MessagingSMS (T9), MMS, E-mail, Push mailSMS (T9), MMS, E-mail, Push mail
Hands-free callingSupportedSupported
Video callingSupportedSupported
RingtonesPolyphonic and customizedPolyphonic and customized
Web browserHTML, XHTML, HTML5HTML, XHTML, HTML5
AntennaInternal antennaInternal antenna
Qwerty physical keyboardNot supportedNot supported
Miscellaneous- Colors: Interstellar Black, Starlight White
- Protective case included
- ThinkShield
- Ready For
- Colors: Phantom Black, Silver, Titanium, Navy, Brown
- Samsung Pay (Visa, MasterCard)
- Samsung DeX
- Stylus pen support

☢️ Radiation rate

Motorola Edge 30 Ultra (256GB/12GB)Samsung Galaxy S21 Ultra (SM-G998U1 512GB)
SAR 1.6W/kg (USA, Mexico, etc.)feature not registered0.77W/kg (head), 1.02W/kg (body)
SAR 2W/kg (Europe, UK, etc.)feature not registeredfeature not registered
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