The 2021 GLOMO Awards at the Mobile World Congress has been just concluded, and the Samsung Galaxy S21 Ultra has been crowned as the Best Smartphone of 2021. Last year we saw OnePlus 7T win the Award and Huawei Mate 20 Pro in 2019. But Samsung really did shine this year with two phones on the nominee list and major upgrades on its smartphones. Looking at the upgrades, don’t the Samsung Galaxy S21 Ultra 5G; the phone was really different with basically no major flaws, even in the Exynos variant. In our opinion, the win for the S21 Ultra was indeed deserving.
2021 GLOMO Awards- Best Smartphone Award
The 2021 GLOMO Awards for the best Smartphone had Five Nominees including, iPhone 12 Pro Max, OnePlus 9 Pro, Samsung Galaxy S20 FE 5G, Samsung Galaxy S21 Ultra 5G, and Xiaomi Mi 11 Ultra. All the phones on the List were the absolute best. Mi 11 Ultra with the Secondary display was innovative, exceeding our expectations. Also, Samsung did really well this year, considering the only Brand with two phones on the list.
Considering the following criteria, Samsung Galaxy S21 Ultra 5G has bag the Best Smartphone awards at the GLOMO 2021. Looking at the nominees, Samsung Galaxy S21 Ultra 5G had a pretty clear higher chance of winning the award. Although the iPhone 12 Pro Max performed at the market with better Revenue Share and Volume Share in the Q1 of 2021, Judges liked the Galaxy S21 Ultra 5G better.
“The best Android smartphone Samsung has ever made with a great range of features, stunning AMOLED display, best-in-class cameras, and more – this phone delivers across the board and is a worthy winner of Best Smartphones in 2021.”, said the Category Judges.
Samsung Galaxy S21 Ultra 5G
The “Best Smartphone,” Samsung Galaxy S21 Ultra 5G, was launched back in January 2021. The phone had great upgrades compared to the last year’s Galaxy S20 Ultra, mainly on the Exynos chipset. The Exynos 2100 in the International Variant was totally beyond expectations, performing head-to-head against the Snapdragon 888, even beating the Snapdragon counterpart on the CPU performance and giving quite a competitive GPU performance.
The Galaxy S21 Ultra features a 6.8 inch Dynamic AMOLED 2X Display protected by Gorilla Glass Victus. This year, the best part is the 120Hz refresh rate at WQHD+ resolution. The International variant of the phone, one available in Nepal, comes with an Exynos 2100 chipset with a 2.9Ghz CPU and Mali-G77 MP11 GPU. The Exynos 2100 totally outperforms the Snapdragon 888 on paper. Still, in real-time performance, both the chipset come head-to-head, providing almost a similar performance. Samsung S21 Ultra also features a great set of cameras with a 108MP main, 10MP periscope telephoto lens, a 10MP telephoto lens, and a 12MP Ultrawide sensor. The back camera absolutely does the best camera performance with the best portrait photo on a Smartphone. Video stabilization is great, mainly for the 4k and the 1080p resolution.
Samsung Galaxy S21 Ultra 5G Specifications
- 6.8-inch Dynamic AMOLED 2X display with 1440 x 3200 pixels resolution, Corning Gorilla Victus, 120Hz
- Exynos 2100 Octa-core 2.9 GHz CPU, Mali-G77 MP11 GPU
- 16GB RAM, 512GB UFS 3.1 internal storage with microSD card support
- Android v11.0 with OneUI 3.1
- 108MP(Main)+10MP(periscope telephoto)+10MP(telephoto)+12MP(Ultrawide) with f/1.8 aperture, PDAF, OIS and LED flash
- 40MP front-facing camera with f/2.2 aperture and PDAF
- Accelerometer, gyro, proximity, compass, barometer, under-display fingerprint sensor
- 5000mAh battery with 25W fast charging support
Samsung Galaxy S21 Ultra Price In Nepal: MRP Rs.154,999.00
Overall the Galaxy S21 Ultra 5G is a great phone and deserves the “Best Smartphone Award.” Samsung has made tremendous upgrades in this phone compared to its predecessors in every aspect