Samsung Galaxy S21 + S21 Ultra Review

Samsung Galaxy S21 Review compared to the S21 Ultra. Camera and battery tests.
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  • If you're getting an S21, what phone are you replacing? Also, do you think there will be a new Galaxy Note this year? they can't replace it with just THIS kinda of s-pen right???

    Dave2DDave2DPrije 2 mjeseci
    • Want to replace the iphone 7

      LuKaLuKaPrije 15 sati
    • No galaxy note this year

      JosechezzJosechezzPrije 3 dana
    • Upgrading to s21+ from the OnePlus 8. Also, I've never owned a Samsung galaxy phone too. Is the upgrade worth it?

      Bilal HusainBilal HusainPrije 7 dana
    • is it worth it to upgrade from s10+ to s21 regular ?

      Amriz MazlinAmriz MazlinPrije 9 dana
    • @RS S got it for 2 months now and cannot be more satisfied to be honest. I have none of the issue your are reporting ... maybe its the exynos version ?? The phone size really depends on hand size so thats just a preference i had the s10e and would never go back. For the battery its the only phone that does not need to charge during the day which for my high usage is impressive. The adpative screen makes everything looks smooth as hell, althought i would prefer to be able to choose 60hz 90hz or 120hz . For the jack i honestly dont care anymore since got the buds pro fro free. But at the end if it wasnt from the carrier deal it would of not been worth it.

      vincent coreauvincent coreauPrije 10 dana
  • I think the camera quality is pretty good considering iPhone 12 pro costs twice as much as S21

    Sumanta BSumanta BPrije 2 dana
  • Important stuff starts at 1:40

    Mitch MarzinMitch MarzinPrije 5 dana
  • an Android phone removing SD Card support is the dumbest shit ive ever heard.

    Zinger3Zinger3Prije 5 dana
  • I just like the wallpapers u use in ur phones.. the sea green coloured. Please tell me the name of it. I would like to have it on my phone.. please

    Balu MaddalaBalu MaddalaPrije 5 dana
  • Have this phone. It gets hot so easily

    LittlecornerLittlecornerPrije 6 dana
  • Wow! the new background is a beauty.

    Abhijit BagchiAbhijit BagchiPrije 6 dana
  • This probs won't get traction bc I know I'm 2 months late. But like. I have an s10 and Verizon offering $440 for trade in upgrade. Like. I know it really is worth is but I still want my headphone jack and SD card slot. Should I just give into the new normal and get the ultra or wait and hope they bring back the dumb details I want next year?

    dropthetenorsdropthetenorsPrije 8 dana
    • maybe try getting the S20 FE. it has an sd card slot and im pretty sure it has a headphone jack

      Astral MasterAstral MasterPrije dan
  • Premium plastic phone

    Hoky TechHoky TechPrije 8 dana
  • Both phones look amazing!

    Dao ODao OPrije 9 dana
  • Replacing a blue note 10 plus for the s21 ultra. Even with the "regular black."

    Daniel InfanteDaniel InfantePrije 9 dana
  • I'm So on the Fence right Now I've Currently Got the S9+ Is It Worth the "Upgrade"?

    Midnight XenMidnight XenPrije 9 dana
  • So he said that you have to be into zoom or for battery life to get the ultra .but I bought it mainly for gaming.....which he did not mention whatsoever. Mkh and mrwhosetheboss are way better than this guy when it comes to reviewing a phone from every angle and in depth

    beach 995beach 995Prije 11 dana
  • Came from the s10 to the s21 ultra. The fingerprint scanner is miles better

    kelvin felixkelvin felixPrije 11 dana
  • How are people bantering Apple for whatever they do but easily forgiving Samsung for having plastic on their phone?

    Prashun AryalPrashun AryalPrije 11 dana
  • 21 ultra replacing iPhone 12 pm

    Jerome MotrotJerome MotrotPrije 12 dana
  • Sir plz upload more videos, waiting for next video

    chippumaluchippumaluPrije 12 dana
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    Juan HernandezJuan HernandezPrije 13 dana
  • Personally I hate that glass is premium. I miss metal.

    Taz DTaz DPrije 14 dana
  • what about irl differences on both phones ??????????????????????????

    kam shaftkam shaftPrije 16 dana
  • I think the charger is something that should be able included with their phone. The average customer that switches for example from an iphone to this would get stuck with a 5 watt charger and no earbuds, come on. If you want to be environmentally friendly or don't need the stuff then you should a discount but for the price these phones are going for they should come with the charger and buds. I see this as greed by these companies to make more money per phone while providing less value and claiming its to save the environment.

    AramisTechAramisTechPrije 17 dana
  • Talk about alienating your audience. Not every one is an enthusiast. Sure I get sweaty palms with new technology but I also like good value and convenience. That's my point of view

    Tiagraj ITiagraj IPrije 18 dana
  • s21 or s21+?

    Ivan TrejoIvan TrejoPrije 20 dana
    • nvm i get it s21 and(+) s21ultra ok

      Ivan TrejoIvan TrejoPrije 20 dana
  • The Ultra would be my ideal machine had it not been for the fucking curved screen that I fucking hate 🤮🤮🤮

    Lee MoeLee MoePrije 20 dana
  • I can't explain how beautiful this design looks. I wish Apple had put some money on the design!

    Ajnabi AshnaiAjnabi AshnaiPrije 20 dana
  • Thanks for honest review

    IlavenilIlavenilPrije 21 dan
  • the plastic i don't really feel as if its expensive but i like it for the fact that when u drop glass it doesn't break but cracks so it look more broken. as to the feel of it i put my phone in a see through case so i don't actually feel it. As to the camera bump i got the grey 1 so i don't see it much as its same colour as the body.

    chris priorchris priorPrije 23 dana
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  • Hi Dave awesome review. I have set your pic with the colorful chairs as my wallpaper until I find a better one.

    Rohan MaharanaRohan MaharanaPrije 24 dana
  • last year comment: cry in exynos this year comment: cry in exynos

    Josua DJosua DPrije 24 dana
  • No love for the Plus variant?

    YajsonYajsonPrije 24 dana
    • I guess not, huh? I suppose its like a weird middle ground were the money you pay makes a smaller improvement then the Ultra for its money.

      namciclenamciclePrije 23 dana
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    Juice XuJuice XuPrije 25 dana
  • I mean, can anyone name a black phone that comes anywhere close to the matte black on the S21 Ultra?

    LopezLionLopezLionPrije 27 dana
    • @LopezLion yes it was, but the black itself looking at a far distance is somehow alike.

      Drew C.Drew C.Prije 25 dana
    • @Drew C. Weeell, That was metal black phone.

      LopezLionLopezLionPrije 25 dana
    • Maybe the matte black of the iphone 7 plus? Also, razer phone 1 too not sure though. Just a thought.

      Drew C.Drew C.Prije 25 dana
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    Extimic KwokExtimic KwokPrije 28 dana
  • This guy does very bad reviews. This phone is a BEAST in every way. He's obviously an Apple Fan Boy. Terrible review. Do yourself a favor and listen to MKBHD

    Herman JacksonHerman JacksonPrije 28 dana
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    Juice XuJuice XuPrije 28 dana
  • I will never understand why people knock Samsung's portrait mode. It is objectively better than any iPhone portrait mode on the market. I used to use a Samsung A51 for portrait mode shots and it almost always perfectly captures a blurred background even down to really fine detail with thin hairs. You nailed it with the video quality thing but you're dead ass wrong about portrait mode.

    Nicholas EwaldNicholas EwaldPrije 29 dana
    • @Nicholas Ewald True

      namciclenamciclePrije 22 dana
    • @namcicle I think that iPhones take excellent photos and the portrait mode is great, but I really prefer the hard line look that Samsung went with. I think you're totally right that photos aren't as objective as we like to think. Samsung's post processing is generally worse than Apple's, but I like this feature in particular more.

      Nicholas EwaldNicholas EwaldPrije 23 dana
    • The thing arent objective about half the time. I personally prefer the iPhone's portraits because it reminds me of a real DSLR, but I love Samsung's look with that extra punch and contrast, but I guess you can have a different preference, and I can definitely see why you might like Samsung's portrait mode more.

      namciclenamciclePrije 23 dana
  • You couldn't use 1440p on 120 hertz on the older phones so samdung just removed the option

    Mino the mandarinMino the mandarinPrije 29 dana
  • One plus is not good in term of privacy

    Dinesh BeheraDinesh BeheraPrije mjesec
  • I don't know. These new samsung phones are so weird. Both S and Note. I remember in the past, when I have heard galaxy Note, I knew it was going to give the best of what you can get regardless of the configuration. Now some are plasticky, some are 1080p, don't have sd card slots, no jack, flat screens, cameras are way worse than competition. In past generations the gap was smaller. I don't know, I want to upgrade my Note 9, but everything is just a compromise. Note 9 was the last samsung phone that had everything inside that you could buy and say it literally has no big flaws...

    Вася ПупкинВася ПупкинPrije mjesec
  • After discounts and trade ins, the amount of phone you get in the ultra is mindblowing. I want that battery and S pen

    Jason ChamberlainJason ChamberlainPrije mjesec
  • 9:20 I'm sorry what? Also I swear I'm so confused. Mkbhd puts the Samsung portrait mode above the iPhone and pixel now I'm hearing the opposite

    JohnoJohnoPrije mjesec
    • I guess the way photos look are subjective, so everyone is going to have a preference.

      namciclenamciclePrije 23 dana
  • Going from a samsung A5 to a A30 then to a S21 and i love the display. Even if jst 1080p, it's all i need in a 6.2 inch display

    Luke outLuke outPrije mjesec
  • You speaks from the heart and really honest review. We love it at least not like MKBHD

    Shan Iqbal AdviserShan Iqbal AdviserPrije mjesec
  • That’s a dope view

    Jesus is the way the truth the best lifeJesus is the way the truth the best lifePrije mjesec
  • I use the camera more for video calls than taking pictures or videos. I think the camera test should including testing on apps like Zoom Video. My IPhone X renders terrible video specially when there is light coming from my back compared to my ROG 2 which renders sharp & Clean video. iPhone renders grainy video on zoom.

    Asim KhanAsim KhanPrije mjesec
  • When he says it has the worse portrait but the photo actually looks like a video he recorded on his high class camera 😂🤣🤣 10:50

    Bokang SepinareBokang SepinarePrije mjesec
  • poor video quality on the flagship phone . and plastic yuckk!

    illunimati öillunimati öPrije mjesec
  • The only reviewer who said " That Phanton Black isn't any Special ". Totally agree with you bro.

    Nishchal SharmaNishchal SharmaPrije mjesec
  • Has anyone on here some the samsung trade in and if so did they have any issues at all how did it go I wanna trade in my note 20 ultra for 700 credit for the s21 ultra

    Daniel VargoDaniel VargoPrije mjesec
  • 9:37 What is going on with the buildings on the edge of the screen in the iphone video shot?

    Overlord ActualOverlord ActualPrije mjesec
  • your Background view is amazing

    Godolias tech TipsGodolias tech TipsPrije mjesec
  • That is the best black i've ever seen!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!

    Totem of MelonTotem of MelonPrije mjesec
  • Idk... I'm stuck between this and the Nite 20 Ultra for my friend.

    Dinkle xDinkle xPrije mjesec
  • The lack of accessories is not an issue of value, but an issue of: The customer don't matter. If you are a prestigious brand, you would aspire to deliver the most prestigious package to the consumer. What if Tesla stopped selling wheels? What if Starbucks stopped selling coffee in cups? What if architects design schools without classrooms? What if McDonald's sold you cheeseburgers without cheese? It's sad that in 2021, basic things like basic customer service and product essentials have to be taught.

    Andrew LeeAndrew LeePrije mjesec
  • The S21 line is my favorite design of any phone to date

    Jason HastingsJason HastingsPrije mjesec
  • Apart from being cheap, there is no advantage to plastic really

    imiccaimiccaPrije mjesec
  • No charger.. no me buying these stuffs!

    Parikshit KhadunParikshit KhadunPrije mjesec
  • will never buy a phone without sd card. Also, I prefer they put the camera module of S21 ultra in a smaller phone

    Eric YimEric YimPrije mjesec
  • I've watched his videos forever and never realized until this one that he has a major underbite and speech impetement 😳

    👨🏻‍💻👨🏻‍💻Prije mjesec
  • 100x zoom is a stalker's dream for sure

    adam heeleyadam heeleyPrije mjesec
  • finally rewatching this from my s21 ultra after a 6 years of iphone se 1st gen. ghad this is monstrously amazing phone 💕

    RalvinRalvinPrije mjesec
  • Dude get a safety cover for that pool!

    ThrowMeBeerThrowMeBeerPrije mjesec
  • I'm so happy i left the Iphone for S21 Ultra best decision I ever made monster of a phone.. RIP Iphone lol..

    Joe LJoe LPrije mjesec
  • I'm so happy i left the Iphone for S21 Ultra best decision I ever made monster of a phone.. RIP Iphone lol..

    Joe LJoe LPrije mjesec
    • Hello Samsung fanboy

      the premium experiencethe premium experiencePrije mjesec
  • S21 series do use the telephoto in portrait mode bro

    seongjunbaekseongjunbaekPrije mjesec
  • Thanks for the review Polyp - Been debating on trading in my note 9 for this but I love my built in stylus to much. Have a good one brotha - Path

    monofxidemonofxidePrije mjesec
  • that black is special Dave, very, very.... Special!!

    bigran rambubigran rambuPrije mjesec
  • I'm DEFINITELY into battery life AND the zooms! 👍😁 Expecting my S21 Ultra in a couple days! CAN'T WAIT!

    Chris BowmanChris BowmanPrije mjesec
  • 10:24 So does that mean a NON-Ultra S21 would have just as good of low light video quality using the ultrawide camera as the Ultra?

    Sean LeeSean LeePrije mjesec
  • How can you legitimise a company releasing a substandard tech product just to make profit, tech is about advancement. The only good phone in the lineup is the ultra and its just not about zooming in or the battery life. Its just the best phone in the line up and the only one where samaung didn't skimp, except the sd card slot. But there are good reasons why it needs to be removed. Sd cards slow down a phone and most people do or really should move storage into the cloud as they usually own more then one device.

    Floating PeaksFloating PeaksPrije mjesec
  • Yes

    Lianne CyleLianne CylePrije mjesec
  • Haha, ironically Uraverageconsumer isn't your average consumer either. 🤣

    Lin NyuntLin NyuntPrije mjesec
  • Where can i get this wallpaper?

    Rashesh panchalRashesh panchalPrije mjesec
  • 9:19 Wow, you were really close to the Vought HQ

    Nervous NeighbourNervous NeighbourPrije mjesec
  • Watching this again after switching to the S21 from Note 8. Loving the phone so far. The screen is amazing, 1080p is really not an issue.

    Little Potato PieLittle Potato PiePrije mjesec
  • Curves says the guy who loved the one plus 8 pro😁

  • This guy makes PERFECT REVIEWS.

    Darnell GDarnell GPrije mjesec
  • Hey, why you still make 16:9 videos?

    Harsh ShawHarsh ShawPrije mjesec
  • I say always wait for the Note Series.

    MishkaFilmOfficialMishkaFilmOfficialPrije mjesec
  • Keep in mind, if you're whole thing is about photo & video quality then you should invest in a professional camera and not rely on a phone. These phones should be good enough for the average person.

    pinkfreud62pinkfreud62Prije mjesec
  • I ordered the S21 just because Telus gave it to me on cooperate plan for $800 discount! I haven't received it yet. I'm replacing my two year old pixel 3. Do you think I'll be happy with this? I've been a pixel fan for three generations now. Please help!!

    KINGLYKINGLYPrije mjesec
  • Weird. I heard of hearing issues from S21 ultra. Going up to 44 c or 111 degrees f... Dave noticed the problem?

    Yharnam IyhillYharnam IyhillPrije mjesec
  • Since google went to that back gesture with swiping from the edges, the curved display with a case that allows edge swiping, is the way to go. With a flat edge you get stickiness when swiping from the edge. I have the OnePlus 8 with curved edges and loving the back swiping from the edge. I agree, prior to the gesture navigation, curved edges were a gimmick 👍

    TrailzRockTrailzRockPrije mjesec
  • I returned my S21 Ultra, too heavy, too thick, main camera lens not good, foggy display, camera compartment 1/4 of the entire back of the phone. I'm going for the S21 plus.

    wilson ndebaywilson ndebayPrije mjesec
  • It's not icrap, it is already a WIN!

    Jon KeenerJon KeenerPrije mjesec
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    WHITE LIONWHITE LIONPrije 2 mjeseci
  • You are just totally baised against samsung.

    uNiq prazZuNiq prazZPrije 2 mjeseci
  • Didn't even know you were from Toronto

    Thomas VailThomas VailPrije 2 mjeseci
  • toronto looks like a clean nyc

    DannyDannyPrije 2 mjeseci
  • It's good to see a different opinion on the cameras. I was under the impression that this was the best choice in terms of cameras for android. Makes me reconsider my interest.

    Simon C.S.Simon C.S.Prije 2 mjeseci
  • Hey Dave, replaced my weak 🔋pixel4. Charging at mid-day was driving me nuts? The 600 trade deal was much appreciated, so the S21+ set me back 384.00 😀 buck-a-roos. At this price, we'll no-brainer time! Sure some compromises were made, no charger, micro, ear buds. Well, at this price I can overlook them!

    David MartranoDavid MartranoPrije 2 mjeseci
  • Then u define what is special black and show some examples plz.

    Pratheepan APPratheepan APPrije 2 mjeseci
  • You're very relatable

    Alain-Daniel TankwaAlain-Daniel TankwaPrije 2 mjeseci
  • I understand how a beautiful matte black phone doesn't appeal to a guy who has all his tech in cyan, but damn Dave. This thing is SOOOO BEAUTIFUL.

    GabeGabePrije 2 mjeseci
  • If you like 120hz the screen compromise is a no brainer. You couldn't combine 1440p with 120hz on the S20 anyway!!

    Johan GustafssonJohan GustafssonPrije 2 mjeseci
  • I Trust Dave review. He is unbiased!

    Kereta ManiaKereta ManiaPrije 2 mjeseci
  • heck no! screw glass! plastic alllll day. GLASS BREAKS

    chris cabchris cabPrije 2 mjeseci
  • how does this measure up to an Oneplus 8pro looking to upgrade or should i hold on to my 8pro

    Jose Martinez-LaJose Martinez-LaPrije 2 mjeseci
    • for me, the OnePlus 8 Pro is still an awesome phone in 2021. I would wait a year or two until upgrading, but that's just me.

      namciclenamciclePrije 2 mjeseci
  • 8:02 Come on man all you have to do is tap on the screen and adjust the exposure a little are we seriously gonna call the s21 camera worse because people don't know how to take pictures

    JALC-xJALC-xPrije 2 mjeseci