Samsung Galaxy S21 Ultra 5G: Raising The Standards


Apart from regular S21 and S21+, Samsung has launched Galaxy S21 Ultra which is their ultra flagship this year. The phone has got some real potential for being one of the most liked android phones this year. Setting it apart from regular models is its premium screen and superior camera system. So overall, S21 Ultra packs interesting features enough to stand out in the crowd. So, let’s look into the features of the Samsung Galaxy S21 Ultra 5G with full specifications and price in Nepal.

Galaxy S21 Ultra Overview


S21 Ultra is a heavy phone weighing around 227g. The first immediate difference you will notice is it’s huge camera module on the back. Unlike plastic build on regular models, S21 Ultra offers premium frosted Gorilla Glass back. There is Samsung branding on the back with hole-punch cutout for the selfie camera at the front. The melting side frame of the phone holds the back camera hardware, which is unique this year. Also, you will get stylus support with IP68 water/dust resistance on the phone.

Samsung Galaxy S21 Ultra 5G


Samsung has always been one of the best in the market when it comes to display quality. This year, they have raised the standards even more with 6.8″ QHD+ Dynamic AMOLED 2X screen with 120Hz and HDR10+ support. The screen gets bright up to 1500 nits, which is very impressive. The adaptive refresh rate support on the phone varies the rate between 10Hz to 120Hz depending on the content you are enjoying. It is protected by the strongest Corning Gorilla Glass Victus. Samsung has ditched the curved panel with flat one, which has its own set of advantages.


Talking about the performance, like regular models, you will get two different CPU depending on your region. The phone offers Qualcomm Snapdragon 888 (5 nm) processor in USA/China/Korea global users will get Exynos 2100 (5 nm) chip-set. Both are 5G enabled CPUs with powerful Cortex-X1 cores. For detailed comparison and whether Qualcomm out performs Exynos like last year, we’ll have to wait for in-depth results. As of RAM/ROM combination, the “Ultra” name does the justice. Monstrous 12GB/16GB RAM and 128/256/512GB ROM option lets you enjoy your tasks without any worries.


The camera department gets major advantages over S21/S21+ models. The primary lens is of 2nd gen 108MP, f/1.8 with OIS. 10MP, f/4.9 periscope telephoto lens lets you zoom the photos with up to 10X optical zoom with OIS. There is a laser auto-focus sensor for fast focusing on subjects. Other two sensors are 10MP telephoto(3X, OIS) and 12MP(ultra-wide). The selfie camera is of 40MP with 4K 60FPS video recording support. Whether it is resolution or camera variety, cameras on the ultra model has lots of advantages as compared to regular variants.

Other Features

The battery gets an upgrade too. There is larger 5000mAh battery, with 25W fast charging support and 15W wireless fast charging. The phone has dual stereo speakers, tuned by AKG. The phone is IP68 water/dust resistant. You will get Phantom Black, Phantom Silver, Phantom Titanium, Phantom Navy, Phantom Brown color options to choose from.


Samsung Galaxy S21 Ultra 5G
SpecificationsSamsung Galaxy S21 Ultra
Dimension & Weight165.1 x 75.6 x 8.9 mm 
227 g
Display6.8 inches Dynamic AMOLED 2X, 120Hz
1440 x 3200 pixels
20:9 ratio
Corning Gorilla Glass Victus
515 PPI
SoC (chipset)Exynos 2100 (5 nm) – International
Octa-core (1×2.9 GHz Cortex-X1 & 3×2.80 GHz Cortex-A78 & 4×2.2 GHz Cortex-A55)
Qualcomm Snapdragon 888 (5 nm)(China/USA/Korea)
Octa-core (1×2.84 GHz Kryo 680 & 3×2.42 GHz Kryo 680 & 4×1.80 GHz Kryo 680)
Mali-G78 MP14 – International
Adreno 660 – USA/China/Korea
Storage128 GB/256GB/512GB UFS 3.1
Battery and Charging5000 mAh battery Fast charging 25W Fast wireless charging 12W, Reverse wireless charging 4.5W
Rear Camera108 MP (2nd gen), f/1.8, PDAF, Laser AF, OIS
10 MP, f/4.9, 240mm (periscope telephoto), dual pixel PDAF, OIS, 10x optical zoom
10 MP, f/2.4, 70mm (telephoto), dual pixel PDAF, OIS, 3x optical zoom
12 MP, f/2.2, 13mm (ultrawide), dual pixel PDAF
8K@24fps, 4K@30/60fps, 1080p@30/60/240fps, 720p@960fps, HDR10+
Front Camera40 MP, f/2.2, 26mm (wide), PDAF
4K@30/60fps, 1080p@30fps
Operating SystemAndroid 11, One UI 3.1
SecurityFingerprint scanner(under display), Face unlock
Water ResistantIP68 rating
SensorsFingerprint (under display, ultrasonic), accelerometer, gyro, proximity, compass, barometer
Other FeaturesSingle or Hybrid Dual SIM Bluetooth 5.0, A2DP, LE Wi-Fi 802.11 a/b/g/n/ac/6, dual-band, Wi-Fi Direct, hotspot FM radio, USB 3.2, Type-C 1.0 reversible connector, USB On-The-Go

Samsung Galaxy S21 Ultra Price In Nepal

The premium flagship starts at $1200(12GB/128GB). It costs $1250 for 12GB/256GB and 1380$ for 16GB/256GB variant. Pre-booking starts from 15th January globally. We can expect the phone to be launched soon in Nepal too.

Model NamePrice(Global)Price In Nepal(Expected)
Galaxy S21 Ultra(12GB/128GB)$1,200NPR. 1,50,000
Galaxy S21 Ultra(12GB/128GB)$1,250NPR. 1,70,000
Galaxy S21 Ultra(16GB/512GB)$1,380NPR. 1,95,000

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