Maybe it’s because a certain competitor named fruit has a new smartphone. Or maybe it’s because one of our favorite Android phone brands is set to release a promising successor soon. Whatever the reason, Samsung has lowered the price of its flagship Galaxy S21 Ultra to $ 900 on Amazon for the very first time.
This Android smartphone launched for $ 1,200 earlier this year, but it has alternated between that and $ 1,000 for several months. This week, the price dropped another $ 100. It’s still expensive for a smartphone – we’ve got tons of other more affordable choices in our guide to the best Android phones – but it’s arguably the most. additional Android phone out there right now. It has it all, including the best camera system ever.
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The Galaxy S21 Ultra has the best cameras
Samsung’s Galaxy S21 Ultra (8/10, WIRED recommended) has been our favorite premium camera phone for almost a year, largely because its camera system is second to none in the United States. There are two telephoto zoom cameras on this phone, 3X optical zoom and 10X optical zoom. This means that you can zoom in on very distant objects while still getting dramatic results, which is still not possible on most smartphones. These two cameras are linked by an ultra-wide main sensor and a 108-megapixel main sensor, both of which capture very pleasing images. It remains the ultimate camera phone, although we’ll have to wait and see if Google’s upcoming Pixel 6 and Pixel 6 Pro can take back the crown.
It’s just the camera. It’s also one of the biggest smartphones on the market, with a huge 6.8-inch OLED display, which also has a refresh rate of 120Hz, and it’s all powered by the flagship Qualcomm Snapdragon 888 chip. will last a full day on a single charge; Remember to buy a separate charging adapter, as Samsung doesn’t include one in the box.
There are a few drawbacks. There’s no MicroSD card slot, so if you plan to shoot a lot of 8K video (stay in HD or 4K), the 128 gigabytes of storage will fill up. It’s also a big phone and still quite expensive, even at a reduced price.
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