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Flagship Smartphones 2021 And How They Compare & Contrast

Each manufacturer has one best device, their flagship smartphones. So today, we’re going to look at them all and how they compare to one another.

Flagship Smartphones Review

Samsung Galaxy s20 Ultra

Samsung is often taken for granted, but they usually release one of the best devices of the year. This year’s example is the Galaxy s20 Ultra.

  • Samsung Galaxy s20 Ultra
  • Body: Aluminum with Gorilla Glass 6 on the front and back of device
  • Display: 6.9-inch Dynamic AMOLED 2x (~511 ppi)
  • OS: Android 10 OS
  • Chipset: Qualcomm Snapdragon 865 chipset
  • Memory: 12-to-16 GB RAM memory
  • Expandable Memory: Yes (microSDXC accessible)
  • Cameras: Rear is 108 MP wide. 48MP periscope telephoto, 10x, 12 MP ultra wide, .3 MP Time of Flight. Front is 40 MP wide.
  • Sounds: Stereo Speakers and no headphone jack included
  • Battery endurance rating: 5,000 mAh (around 87 hours)
  • Security: In-screen fingerprint reader to open
  • Miscellaneous: Accelerometer, Gyrometer, Proximity, Barometer, Compass, Bixby assistant, and IP68 dust/water resistant
  • Other versions available: Galaxy s20, Galaxy s20+, and Galaxy s20 FE
  • Colors: Cosmic Grey, Cloud White, and Cosmic Black

iPhone 12 Pro Max

Apple is one of the brands everyone is usually on the lookout for. Thai year’s iPhone 12 Pro Max has many features.

  • Apple iPhone 12 Pro Max
  • Body: Stainless Steel with Gorilla Glass 6 on front and back of device
  • Display: 6.7-inch Super Retina OLED display (~458 ppi)
  • OS: iOS 14.1 OS
  • Chipset: A14 Bionic chipset
  • Memory: 6 GB RAM, up to 512 GB memory onboard storage
  • Expandable Memory: No, only iCloud storage
  • Cameras: Rear: 12 MP wide, 12 MP ultra wide, 12 MP telephoto 2.5x Front: 12 MP wide
  • Sounds: Stereo Speakers and no headphone jack
  • Battery endurance rating: 3,687 mAh battery (~100 hours)
  • Security: Face ID to open
  • Miscellaneous: Accelerometer, Gyrometer, Proximity, compass, barometer, Siri assistant, and IP68 dust/water resistant
  • Other versions: iPhone 12 Mini, iPhone 12, and iPhone 12 Pro

One Plus 8 Pro 

A Chinese device manufacturer, One Plus Pro is one of the first real flagship phones.

  • OnePlus 8 Pro
  • Body: Aluminum with Gorilla Glass 5 on front and back of device
  • Display: 6.78-inch Fluid AMOLED display (~513 ppi)
  • OS: Android 10, upgrade available to Android 11 OS
  • Chipset: Qualcomm Snapdragon 865 chipset
  • Memory: 8-to-12 GB RAM memory
  • Expandable Memory: No, cloud storage only
  • Cameras: 48 MP wide; 8 MP telephoto 3x; 48 MP ultra wide Front: 16 MP wide
  • Sounds: Stereo speakers and no headphone jack available
  • Battery endurance rating: 4,510 mAh battery (103 hours)
  • Security: In-screen fingerprint reader to open
  • Miscellaneous: Accelerometer, Gyrometer, Proximity, Compass and IP68 dust/water resistant
  • Other versions: OnePlus 8 and OnePlus 8T

Samsung Galaxy Note 20 Ultra 

While we already discussed Samsung flagship smartphones, the Note 20 has a high-end flagship phone we thought we would mention.

  • Samsung Galaxy Note 20 Ultra
  • Body: Stainless Steel with Gorilla Glass Victus on front and back of device
  • Display: 6.9-inch Dynamic AMOLED 2X display
  • OS: Android 10, One UI 2.5 OS
  • Chipset: Qualcomm Snapdragon 865 chipset
  • Memory: 12 GB RAM memory
  • Expandable Memory: Yes, expandable is an option
  • Cameras: 108 MP wide, 12 MP periscope telephoto 50x, 12 MP ultra wide Front: 10 MP wide 
  • Sounds: Stereo Speakers and no headphone jack available
  • Battery endurance rating: 4,500 mAh battery (88 hours)
  • Security: In-display fingerprint reader to open
  • Miscellaneous: Accelerometer, Gyrometer, Proximity, Compass, Barometer, and IP68 dust/water resistant 
  • Other versions: Samsung Galaxy Note 20 available 

While these aren’t the only amazing phones available this year, they are some of the best. Looking for more flagship smartphones? Give MyTek a call today to see what we recommend.

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