Samsung Galaxy S21 Vs. iPhone 12: Apple and Samsung’s Flagship Phones Compared

Samsung Galaxy S21 Vs. iPhone 12

The two most popular smartphone brands are in the battle ground again – this time it’s Samsung Galaxy S21 Vs. iPhone 12.  Samsung and Apple both are known for their innovation, customer-centric approach, and offer a range of ultra-premium smartphones to meet the demands of the tech-savy consumers.

 When debating Samsung Galaxy S21 Vs. iPhone 12, the choice isn’t an easy one! Here is everything you need to know about Samsung Galaxy S21 vs iPhone 12, including specifications, features, price, and more.

Samsung Galaxy S21 vs iPhone 12: Specifications

SpecsSamsung Galaxy S21iPhone 12
Screen size6.2-inch Dynamic AMOLED (2400 x 1080; 48Hz – 120Hz)6.1 inches OLED, 60Hz
CPUSnapdragon 888A14 Bionic
Rear camera12MP (f/1.8) wide; 12MP (f/2.2) ultrawide; 64MP (f/2.0) telephoto with 3x optical zoom12MP ultrawide, 12MP wide
Battery size4,000 mAh2,815 mAh
Operating SystemOne UI 3.1
Android 11
iOS 14
Dimensions and weight131.5 x 64.2 x 7.4mm
71.2 x 151.7 x 7.9mm

Both ultra-premium phones are at par with each other.  Samsung Galaxy smartphone comes with a ‘Glasstic’ back. iPhone 12, on the other hand, has an all-glass body, thus adding to the overall look of the phone. Both smartphones are IP68 water- and dust-resistant, with Samsung Galaxy S21 offering a little more screen real estate with its hole-punch selfie camera. Samsung comes with three camera sensors as opposed to the iPhone 12’s two lenses. Although iPhone 12’s 12MP primary lens and 12MP wide-angle sensor are no idlers, they cannot compete against the Samsung Galaxy S21’s 12MP primary sensor, 12MP ultra-wide-angle lens, and 64MP telephoto lens. That last sensor allows the Samsung Galaxy S21 to offer Space Zoom – up to 30X hybrid zoom. Furthermore, Samsung Galaxy S21 can record video at 8K 30 fps, while the iPhone 12 is restricted to 4K 40 fps.

Samsung Galaxy S21 vs iPhone 12: Specifications

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Samsung Galaxy s21 wins the battery race as it has 4000 mAh battery support. When it comes to connectivity, Samsung promises 4G LTE support, 5G (sub-6GHz, SA and NSA, mmWave) alongside Wi-Fi 6E support. iPhone 12, on the other hand, offers 5G (sub6GHz and mmWave), Gigabit LTE with 4×4 MIMO and LAA, Wi-Fi 6 (802.11ax) with 2×2 MIMO, Bluetooth 5. It also has ultra-wideband chip for spatial awareness, NFC, Express Cards with power reserve, along with GPS, GLONASS, Galileo, QZSS, and BeiDou, Digital compass, WiFi, and iBeacon microlocation.

Samsung Galaxy S21 vs iPhone 12: Features

FeaturesSamsung Galaxy S21iPhone 12
Water resistanceIP68IP68
SecurityUltrasonic fingerprint sensor, face unlockFace ID
Colour128GB in Phantom Violet, Phantom Gray, Phantom Pink, and Phantom WhiteBlack, White, Product Red, Green, Blue

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Samsung Galaxy S21 vs iPhone 12: Price in India

Apple iPhone 12 is priced at Rs. 79,900 in India. This iPhone 12 price in India is only for the base variant with 64GB of storage. The Samsung Galaxy S21 price in India is Rs.10, 000 less than iPhone. You can get your hands-on Samsung Galaxy S21 for Rs. 69,999 for 128GB of storage.

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