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Samsung Galaxy S21 Ultra (SM-G998B/DS 256GB) vs Motorola Edge 30 Ultra (256GB/12GB)

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

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Compare Motorola Edge 30 Ultra XSamsung Galaxy S21 Ultra (SM-G998B/DS 256GB)15Points
Samsung Galaxy S21 Ultra (SM-G998B/DS 256GB)
6.8"
AMOLED

1440x3200

108
MP

40mp

12GB
RAM

64bit Octa

5000
mAh

(Non removable)

vs
11PointsMotorola Edge 30 Ultra (256GB/12GB)Compare Samsung Galaxy S21 Ultra X
Motorola Edge 30 Ultra (256GB/12GB)
6.67"
POLED

1080x2400

200
MP

60mp

12GB
RAM

64bit Octa

4610
mAh

(Non removable)

What's the better phone? Samsung Galaxy S21 Ultra (SM-G998B/DS 256GB)

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!

Galaxy S21 Ultra (SM-G998B/DS 256GB)15 Advantages Samsung Galaxy S21 Ultra (SM-G998B/DS 256GB)vsEdge 30 Ultra (256GB/12GB)11 Advantages Motorola Edge 30 Ultra (256GB/12GB)
+Dynamic AMOLEDAdvantage
Dynamic AMOLED display is brighter and more vivid
vsP-OLED
+1440x3200 pixels78%
Higher resolution screen
vs1080x2400 pixels
+516 PPI31%
Crisper display of text, images and videos because it has more pixels per inch (ppi)
vs395 PPI
+6.8"2%
Larger screen
vs6.67"
+f/1.8 (aperture)6%
Diaphragm opening (Aperture) of the camera which has the smallest F number takes photos with better light exposure.
vsf/1.9 (aperture)
+Android 13Advantage
Android 13 is newer and safer
vsAndroid 12
+(5G SA/NSA) 5000 Mbps150%
Faster for surfing the internet and download files
vs(5G SA/NSA) 2000 Mbps
+ANT+Advantage
Sensors help you use the device
vsNot supported
+BarometerAdvantage
Sensors help you use the device
vsNot supported
+5000 mAh8%
Battery - higher amperage (mAh) allows more device usage time, but it also depends on the hardware and use
vs4610 mAh
+2 slots (Dual-SIM) + e-SIM (Eletronic)Advantage
You can have more mobile carriers/operators on the same device.
vs2 slots (Dual-SIM)
+FMAdvantage
The radio lets you listen to your songs and sports in general
vsNot supported
+DLNAAdvantage
With DLNA technology you can access and play media files on TV, tablet or DLNA compatible device.
vsNot supported
+USB 3.2 Type-C, USB OTG On-The-GoAdvantage
Newer and faster USB version for transferring photos, mp3 or data.
vsUSB 3.1 Type-C, USB OTG On-The-Go
+IP68 certifiedAdvantage
Protection against water allows you talk to your friends in the rain, for example
vsIP52 certified
2.9GHz 64bit Octa-Corevs+3.19GHz 64bit Octa-Core30%
More powerful processor, you can open your applications faster
227 grams (7.95 ounces)vs+199 grams (6.97 ounces)14%
Lighter
8.9 millimeters (0.35 inches)vs+8.39 millimeters (0.33 inches)6%
Thinner
120Hzvs+144Hz20%
The display reproduces more frames per second because the frequency (Hertz) is higher, improves fluidity and tires your eyes less.
16 millionvs+1 billion62 times
More colors on the screen is better quality images and videos
(quad camera) 108MP + 10MP + 10MP + 12MPvs+(triple camera) 200MP + 50MP + 12MP87%
Higher resolution main camera
LED flashvs+Dual-LED flashAdvantage
The Dual-LED flash helps in dark places or in low light
1/1.33" inchesvs+1/1.22" inches9%
The larger sensor camera lets you take photos with better depth.
(front) 40MPvs+(front) 60MP50%
Higher resolution secondary camera to take pictures and selfies
25Wvs+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.
802.11 a/b/g/n/ac/ax wifi6 (2.4Ghz, 5Ghz) + MIMOvs+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

35 Common items in both devices
12GB LPDDR5
256GB (220GB available) / 256GB (230GB available)
UFS 3.1
Aluminum frame, glass front/back
HDR10+
Digital and optical zoom
PDAF: phase detection autofocus on both cameras / PDAF: phase detection autofocus
+28 specs and more in the table below

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📱 Model features

Samsung Galaxy S21 Ultra (SM-G998B/DS 256GB)Motorola Edge 30 Ultra (256GB/12GB)
ModelGalaxy S21 Ultra (SM-G998B/DS 256GB)Edge 30 Ultra (256GB/12GB)
Other model namesGalaxy S21 Ultra 5G (SM-G998B/Dual-SIM)Lenovo Edge 30 Ultra XT2241-2, Motorola Edge X
Country or region available(Global, International)
(Global, International)
(Global, International)
(Global, International)
BrandSamsungMotorola
Release date1/29/2021, Announced: 1/14/20219/8/2022
Depth8.9 millimeters (0.35 inches)8.39 millimeters (0.33 inches)
Size (width x height)75.6 x 165.1 millimeters (2.98 x 6.5 in)73.5 x 161.76 millimeters (2.89 x 6.37 in)
Weight227 grams (7.95 ounces)199 grams (6.97 ounces)
Build, materialsAluminum frame, glass front/backAluminum frame, glass front/back
Protection against water and othersIP68 certified: water-resistant up to 1.5 meters for 30min and dust-resistantIP52 certified: protection against dust and splashing

🤖 Operating System

Samsung Galaxy S21 Ultra (SM-G998B/DS 256GB)Motorola Edge 30 Ultra (256GB/12GB)
System versionAndroid 11Android 12
Firmware updateAndroid 13feature not registered
User InterfaceOne UI 3.1 / 4.1 / 5.0My UX

⚙️ Processor

Samsung Galaxy S21 Ultra (SM-G998B/DS 256GB)Motorola Edge 30 Ultra (256GB/12GB)
Chipset64bit - Samsung Exynos 2100 (5nm)64bit - Qualcomm Snapdragon 8+ Gen 1 (SM8475) (4nm)
CPUOcta-Core, 3 processors:
2.9GHz Single-Core ARM Cortex-X1
2.8GHz Triple-Core ARM Cortex-A78
2.2GHz Quad-Core ARM Cortex-A55
Octa-Core, 3 processors:
3.19GHz Single-Core ARM Cortex-X2
2.75GHz Triple-Core ARM Cortex-A710
2GHz Quad-Core ARM Cortex-A510
GPU graphical controllerARM Mali-G78 MP14 (854MHz)Qualcomm Adreno 730 (818MHz)
Performance (benchmark)AnTuTu: 657150 (v8), 727634 (v9)
Geekbench: 3457 (v5.2)
GFXBench: 51fps (ES 3.1 onscreen)
AnTuTu: 1078623 (v9)
Geekbench: 4266 (v5.1)
GFXBench: 73fps (ES 3.1 onscreen)

💽 Memory and storage

Samsung Galaxy S21 Ultra (SM-G998B/DS 256GB)Motorola Edge 30 Ultra (256GB/12GB)
RAM memory12GB LPDDR512GB LPDDR5
Internal storage256GB (220GB available)
UFS 3.1
256GB (230GB available)
UFS 3.1
External storageNot supportedNot supported

📲 Display

Samsung Galaxy S21 Ultra (SM-G998B/DS 256GB)Motorola Edge 30 Ultra (256GB/12GB)
Display typeDynamic AMOLEDP-OLED
Screen size6.8" inches6.67" inches
Screen-to-body ratio~89.4% (screen-to-body ratio)~90.3% (screen-to-body ratio)
Display resolution1440x3200 pixels (20:9)1080x2400 pixels (20:9)
TouchscreenCapacitive Multitouch 10-pointsCapacitive Multitouch 10-points
Pixel density (dot pitch)516 PPI395 PPI
Colors16 million1 billion
Scratch-resistant glassGorilla Glass VictusGorilla Glass 5
Refresh rate120Hz144Hz
Display features1500nits[peak]
HDR10+
Always-On Display
1250nits[peak]
HDR10+
DCI-P3

📶 Mobile networks

Samsung Galaxy S21 Ultra (SM-G998B/DS 256GB)Motorola Edge 30 Ultra (256GB/12GB)
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) + e-SIM
2 slots (Dual-SIM)
nano-SIM (4FF)
Maximum download/upload5000/1920 Mbps2000/1024 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 850/900/1800/1900GSM 850/900/1800/1900
Primary 3G networkUMTS 850/900/1700/1900/2100UMTS 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 (38, 39, 40, 41)
VoLTE
LTE 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
Primary 5G networkSA/NSA/Sub6 (1, 3, 5, 7, 8, 20, 28, 38, 40, 41, 66, 77, 78)SA/NSA/Sub6 (1, 2, 3, 5, 7, 8, 20, 28, 38, 40, 41, 66, 77, 78)
Primary data networkGPRS, EDGE, UMTS, HSDPA, HSUPA, HSPA+, TD-LTE, LTE, LTE-A, 5G SA/NSAGPRS, EDGE, UMTS, HSDPA, HSUPA, HSPA+, TD-LTE, LTE, LTE-A, 5G SA/NSA
Secondary 2G networkGSM 850/900/1800/1900GSM 850/900/1800/1900
Secondary 3G networkUMTS 850/900/1700/1900/2100UMTS 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 (38, 39, 40, 41)
VoLTE
LTE 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
Secondary data networkGPRS, EDGE, UMTS, HSDPA, HSUPA, HSPA+, TD-LTE, LTE, LTE-A, 5G SA/NSAGPRS, EDGE, UMTS, HSDPA, HSUPA, HSPA+, TD-LTE, LTE, LTE-A, 5G SA/NSA

📷 Camera

Samsung Galaxy S21 Ultra (SM-G998B/DS 256GB)Motorola Edge 30 Ultra (256GB/12GB)
Back camera (main camera)(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
(triple camera)
200 megapixels
50MP ultrawidef/2.2114°1/2.76"0.64µm
12MP telephotof/1.61.22µmPDAF2x-optical-zoom
Main camera resolution12000x9000 pixels20000x10000 pixels
Video recording (primary)8K UHD (7680x4320) 24 fps8K UHD (7680x4320) 30 fps
FlashLED flashDual-LED flash
Focal aperturef/1.8 (aperture)f/1.9 (aperture)
Focal length26mm lensfeature not registered
Sensor size1/1.33" inches1/1.22" inches
Pixel size1.8µm pixel0.64µm pixel
AutofocusPDAF: phase detection autofocus on both camerasPDAF: phase detection autofocus
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@240fps
720p@960fps
4K@60fps
1080p@960fps

📸 Front camera

Samsung Galaxy S21 Ultra (SM-G998B/DS 256GB)Motorola Edge 30 Ultra (256GB/12GB)
Front camera (secondary)40 megapixels60 megapixels
Front camera resolution7296x5472 pixels10000x6000 pixels
Video recording (secondary)4K UHD (3840x2160)4K UHD (3840x2160)
Front flashNot supportedNot supported
Focal aperturef/2.2 (aperture)f/2.2 (aperture)
Focal length26mm lensfeature not registered
Sensor size1/2.8" inches1/2.8" inches
Pixel size0.7µm pixel0.61µm pixel

🔉 Sound and multimedia

Samsung Galaxy S21 Ultra (SM-G998B/DS 256GB)Motorola Edge 30 Ultra (256GB/12GB)
LoudspeakerStereo sound
32-bit/384kHz
Dolby Atmos
Tuned by AKG
Stereo sound with dual speakers
24-bit/192kHz
Dolby Atmos
Active noise cancellation2 microphones or more2 microphones or more
RadioFMNot supported
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

Samsung Galaxy S21 Ultra (SM-G998B/DS 256GB)Motorola Edge 30 Ultra (256GB/12GB)
USBUSB 3.2 Type-C, USB OTG On-The-GoUSB 3.1 Type-C, USB OTG On-The-Go
Audio outputType-C reversible connectorType-C reversible connector
TV outputUSB Type-C (reversible)USB Type-C SlimPort®
Bluetooth5.2 + A2DP/LE5.2 + A2DP/LE
WiFi802.11 a/b/g/n/ac/ax wifi6 (2.4Ghz, 5Ghz) + MIMO
WiFi Direct, hotspot
802.11 a/b/g/n/ac/ax wifi6/6E (2.4Ghz, 5Ghz, 6Ghz) + MIMO
WiFi Direct, hotspot
DLNASupportedNot supported
GPSA-GPS, GeoTagging, GLONASS, GALILEO, BeiDouA-GPS, GeoTagging, GLONASS, GALILEO, BeiDou
NFCSupportedSupported
Infrared portNot supportedNot supported

🧭 Sensors

Samsung Galaxy S21 Ultra (SM-G998B/DS 256GB)Motorola Edge 30 Ultra (256GB/12GB)
SensorsAccelerometer
Ambient Light sensor
ANT+
Barometer
Compass
Face unlock
Fingerprint sensor (under display)
Gesture
Gyroscope
Hall effect
Proximity sensor
Accelerometer
Ambient Light sensor
Compass
Face unlock
Fingerprint sensor (under display)
Gyroscope
Proximity sensor
Vibrating alertSupportedSupported

🔋 Battery

Samsung Galaxy S21 Ultra (SM-G998B/DS 256GB)Motorola Edge 30 Ultra (256GB/12GB)
Battery typeLiPo: Li-Ion polymer (Non removable)LiPo: Li-Ion polymer (Non removable)
Battery capacity5000 mAh4610 mAh
Charger, watts25W Fast battery charging
15W Qi wireless charging (Qi/PMA)
4.5W Reverse wireless charging between devices
USB Power Delivery 3.0
125W Fast battery charging
Reverse charging USB between devices
50W WPC/Qi Wireless charging
10W Reverse wireless charging between devices
Talk time autonomyfeature not registeredfeature not registered
Standbyfeature not registeredfeature not registered

➕ Other features

Samsung Galaxy S21 Ultra (SM-G998B/DS 256GB)Motorola Edge 30 Ultra (256GB/12GB)
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: Phantom Black, Silver, Titanium, Navy, Brown
- Samsung Pay (Visa, MasterCard)
- Samsung DeX
- Stylus pen support
- Colors: Interstellar Black, Starlight White
- Protective case included
- ThinkShield
- Ready For

☢️ Radiation rate

Samsung Galaxy S21 Ultra (SM-G998B/DS 256GB)Motorola Edge 30 Ultra (256GB/12GB)
SAR 1.6W/kg (USA, Mexico, etc.)0.24W/kg (head), 0.72W/kg (body)feature not registered
SAR 2W/kg (Europe, UK, etc.)0.714W/kg (head), 1.58W/kg (body)feature not registered
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