Galaxy S21 Ultra review: third time’s a charm

21 ian. 2021
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The Samsung Galaxy S21 Ultra is a huge, powerful Android phone with no fewer than five cameras. The main 108-megapixel sensor is the best Samsung has ever shipped - promises were made and, for once, kept. Dieter Bohn reviews the newest flagship phone from Samsung featuring the new Snapdragon 888, 120hZ refresh rate screen, and all its much-improved cameras.
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  • They should’ve gone for gold with phantom black it will look so good

    Aakash NaskarAakash NaskarAcum 52 minute
  • This is the Samsung s21 ultra, yes we got one!

    BZeRK TBZeRK TAcum o Zi
  • I have a pixel 5 and switched over because googles software is so buggy and I'm tired of the same issues year after year. I've owned every pixel, and this year I can say the camera in the pixel 5 just is "OK". While Samsungs is better in some regaurds.

    adric peaseadric peaseAcum 2 Zile
  • I want this wallpaper

    Md Amirul IslamMd Amirul IslamAcum 2 Zile
  • is it ok if i still like my iphone xs max?

    JD GJD GAcum 3 Zile
  • I've got the S21 Ultra and it's so good, it's boring. Don't ask me why, I just can't put my finger on it.

    funkam0nkeyfunkam0nkeyAcum 4 Zile
  • Wooow... A whole minute and a half before you pulled out an iPhone 🙄 Why call the channel "The Verge"?.. just be honest and call your self "Apple-lovers" 🙄

    moviemuncher1982moviemuncher1982Acum 4 Zile
  • Better xiaomi xiaomi have good camera low price good browser and more samsung is too expensive

    Sing NepalSing NepalAcum 5 Zile
  • I am trying to get away from apple. I am annoyed with it, so I am looking to go back to android. Samsung s21 ultra I had my eye on it for awhile.

    frenchie girl in the usafrenchie girl in the usaAcum 6 Zile
  • Classic iPhone user lmao. "There's just too many options " 🙄🤣🤣🤣

    Project_JLProject_JLAcum 7 Zile
  • I have been using my S21 Ultra for 3 weeks now.. this phone it's a monster !! the camera also it's amazing too !!! actually I can take nice clear picture of the moon...

    Massimo CrimiMassimo CrimiAcum 8 Zile
  • I really wanted the Ultra, but I gotta say, I'm super happy the standard S21.

    Franco BarreraFranco BarreraAcum 8 Zile
  • thanks for the video realy a nice beast

  • Don't forget to mention that terrible shutter lag on the ruins the camera experience for me.

    Albery FlorentinoAlbery FlorentinoAcum 9 Zile
  • I love mine

    Dana BeldenDana BeldenAcum 10 Zile
  • Dayum I want this so bad but there's ONE thing I can't live without: the STYLUS! so will there be an S21 NOTE!!??!?! Also, it's good he tells us that there is no SD card slot so for me It's important to buy the 512 storage for the added $180

    Alyson Penelope FerralinaAlyson Penelope FerralinaAcum 11 Zile
  • The Note 9 is $1400 on Samsungs shop. That's almost double the price it was at release. They know how bad their new phones are..

    Ben DoverBen DoverAcum 12 Zile
  • Q

    Dax R.Dax R.Acum 12 Zile
  • That's why... Best mobile phone in the planet.

    Alex KimAlex KimAcum 13 Zile
  • I'll wait for Huawei's P50 Pro.....

    N_ RN_ RAcum 13 Zile
  • Tynh

    Salman BalochSalman BalochAcum 13 Zile
  • Can someone advise me? S21 ultra or z fold 2?. I can get eaxh for 1k decide.😬😬😬😬

    Imran ahmedImran ahmedAcum 13 Zile
  • Not sure I want to spend $1000 on a phone with Ads built in.

    AnonymousUserAnonymousUserAcum 14 Zile
  • Gift it to me . . . . . Please . . . .🙆‍♂️🤷‍♂️😕☹☹☹

    Roma Khan AfridiRoma Khan AfridiAcum 14 Zile
  • Sounds like Samsung pay him to promote their products 😚

    Thomas DepaorThomas DepaorAcum 15 Zile
  • iPhones ease of use is unbeatable, reviewers need to focus on ease of use, overall user satisfaction, instead of camera functions.

    Thomas DepaorThomas DepaorAcum 15 Zile
  • Good review, but why are you wearing a mask outdoors?

    Josiah MJosiah MAcum 15 Zile
  • Surprise me you say iPhone has edge here. Most photos I see photos S21 are much better many others reviews

    John VuJohn VuAcum 15 Zile
  • The opposite rule visually seal because hyacinth lastly happen barring a talented confirmation. permissible, finicky ink

    GloryKid_GloryKid_Acum 17 Zile
  • It's not confusioning at all...

    292angelo292angeloAcum 19 Zile
  • Stop comparing it to icrap!!

    Jon KeenerJon KeenerAcum 19 Zile
  • Watchin this on the S21 ultra.

    Amit GoswamiAmit GoswamiAcum 19 Zile
  • Fortunately there are no parts to mount wrong on a smartphone

    MatengMatengAcum 20 Zile
  • Has anyone noticed that the S21 ultra camera housing rattles when you shake the phone...apparently it's the stabilizer setup 🤔

    Rush PettersonRush PettersonAcum 22 Zile
  • Seems very apple biased, this guy.

    Vash SantVash SantAcum 22 Zile
  • Went from an excellent phone with the S10+, got the S21 Ultra which more than excellent, it the cream of the crop.

    Jacques DupuisJacques DupuisAcum 22 Zile
  • With no micro SD card on the new Galaxy S21, how do you recommend managing your Samsung galaxy phone memory

    Air1 TAir1 TAcum 24 Zile
  • I could not get 256g only 128g and was told by t mobile would take many mo. to get

    don mccdon mccAcum 24 Zile
  • In my humble opinion the Ultra is the 😻's meow. It's feature packed. The 🍎ain't? A multitasking customized dream! The Ultra wins the day for me. 🍎, still 60hz display, 64gb's base storage and that ridiculous 🙄notch. Outdated design? No i-sheeper phone for me?

    David MartranoDavid MartranoAcum 24 Zile
  • On the android or pixel 4 or s21 ultra i always have to toggle airplane mode to make cellular faster lol on iphone never lol

    Mr YusufMr YusufAcum 25 Zile
  • I still can't comprehend why samsung would put ads on their stock applications why are thay that short on funds.

    Aarohan BalasubramanianAarohan BalasubramanianAcum 25 Zile
    • Haven't seen any ads on any of my samsung phones ever, including my brand new s21 ultra.

      Ste McSSte McSAcum 16 Zile
  • I don't understand why Samsung removed the sd card i really don't wannt to upgrade my s9 to s21 ultra

    Charmaine MoralaCharmaine MoralaAcum 26 Zile
  • Wow really love your content this is awesome . What is your preferred camera you use for filmmaking, I'd love to have a conversation and maybe even collaborate on different ways in telling stories through video !

    CATADOCATADOAcum 26 Zile
  • Note 20 is bigger then s2pu

    Randy singhRandy singhAcum 26 Zile
  • The iPhone has wider bezels and looks older than even a galaxy s8... Samsung always waay ahead

    Herb out westHerb out westAcum 27 Zile
  • It's nice to watch all the spec-heavy reviews of a particular phone, but it's also refreshing coming to Dieter's opinion editorial-style video for something different.

    Peter ArnoldPeter ArnoldAcum 28 Zile
  • I'll skip this one... waiting for s90 ultra....

  • Am I the only one who hates the camera bump of the new S21s

    LeonLeonAcum 28 Zile
  • No SD Slot ..... noooooooooooo

    Icecream DeeIcecream DeeAcum 29 Zile
  • It turns me off when they removed micro sd, previous model removed 3.5mm audio, seems like they follow Apple ideas.

    Phayoun HoumPhayoun HoumAcum 29 Zile
    • I agree with you so much it causes me actual physical pain. This comment written on an A41 with headphone jack, sd card and dual sim slots.

      Ag3nt0fCha0sAg3nt0fCha0sAcum 16 Zile
  • S21 Ultra Vs Xperia PRO side by side comparison review, please!?

    Marcus DaleMarcus DaleAcum lună
  • Mi 10 ultra have better camera

    Malisa DimitrijevicMalisa DimitrijevicAcum lună
  • just got mine yesterday its taking a bit to adjust but im enjoying every bit of it

    Marko MartinezMarko MartinezAcum lună
  • I'm getting 5 hours screen on time on my s21 ultra with 19 hours battery life. Exynos version. I think it's less than expected.

    Pritish PatilPritish PatilAcum lună
  • Why does the quality of the pictures taken drops though when u upload it on social media??

    nacanieli nalewabaunacanieli nalewabauAcum lună
    • Well there's a limitation, I believe which concerns with the size of the photo and therefore in order to match the size limit of photos on social media the original photos are compressed and as a result you can notice a drop in resolution.

  • I just got mine and it gets pretty hot easily!! Does anyone have the same heating issues?🤒

    Anna PenningtonAnna PenningtonAcum lună
    • No heating issues on mine

      KunlanKunlanAcum 15 Zile
  • Please dont put 12 pro max so close to s 21 ultra, you make s 21 looks bad too. You really cant compare stone age phones aka pro max with 2021 phones like s 21 ultra

  • iPhone user, just picked up a 256GB Phantom Black S21 Ultra. I gotta say so far very impressed 👍🏻

    Andy ShepherdAndy ShepherdAcum lună
  • Just got mine today. Love it. Fixes all the problems with my s20 ultra.

    Stephen RyeStephen RyeAcum lună
  • What about the speakers and sound with headphones. Excellent camera etc.

    Kevin WhitneyKevin WhitneyAcum lună
  • 🐎🐎🐎

    N HN HAcum lună
  • show us the phone!!! not your face

    nemanja6290nemanja6290Acum lună
  • I just got my preordered S21 Ultra 512G from Verizon, and love it. It looks so cool, and is the same price as my 2 year old Note 9 512G when I got it, and us a smidgen narrower than my Note 9. A newer S Pen will be coming out later. I believe it is BT capable. I like the looks of the iPhone 12 Pro Max 512G, but like this one better. But like all my previous phones, I use the Otterbox Defender Pro case, Invisible Shield top screen protector, and my NiteIze XXL Hardshell belt clip holster. I will be getting the Galaxy Pro Buds next week when my local Honolulu Best Buy will have it in stock. Also, the S21 Ultra has the huge 5000 mAh battery, and 10G more RAM than the iPhone 12 Pro Max. I previously had all the top Motorola Droid Phones until they went to the modular format, becayse it was better that the top iPhones of that time in msny ways, then got my Pixel XL, and my Note 9 512G, which is still a great phone, but the battery may be going soon. All my previous phone batteries practically died after two years of use.

    jjacob25101jjacob25101Acum lună
  • The S21 has good cameras, but not for Instagram. iPhone still beat it, and it’s better for someone who likes to record nice videos

    Cesar limaCesar limaAcum lună
  • "a little sensitive to scratches and prints" ummmm why would you put an aluminum/glass phone on concrete without a case

    Alex HindmanAlex HindmanAcum lună
  • he mentioned that the selfie camera does 6MP by default, but we could get the 40MP "if we want"? does anyone know how to set that up?

    sofi-hime。sofi-hime。Acum lună
  • Tablet options? Well, what about multiple users

    Patrick TPatrick TAcum lună
  • And also you know it works if you're wearing a mask. 6:05 😄

  • Samsung had the android phone crown since the Galaxy S3. The comeup started with the S2/Note around late 2010/11. I think motorola and HTC had the crown with the Droid phones and the Evo. Samsung was able to get a similar phone on every carrier starting with the original Galaxy S. Marketing played a big factor in their dominance also.

    blackcobra95 ___blackcobra95 ___Acum lună
  • Just gonna say the S21 has terrible battery life out of the box and I'm definitely returning it for the Ultra.

    Morgan MarieMorgan MarieAcum lună
  • Great review, always look forward for reviews done by Dieter Bohn

    Samir MishraSamir MishraAcum lună
    • Same!

      Waqar MasoodWaqar MasoodAcum 28 Zile
  • I have the S20 ultra..I don't see any major changes instead I see a downgrade of micro SD slot which is disappointing!!

    Jaxscr 29Jaxscr 29Acum lună
  • I believe, the S10 5G is the original "Ultra"

    Krisztián ViolaKrisztián ViolaAcum lună
  • I wish I knew if it has the Samsung Translation bugs that happen with Speech to text like my S7 does (I say Comma, it either spells out comma or prints "oh," Or if I say he, it'll print she, him or some random identifier). Or have they taught the S21 Ultra proper English grammar?

    Gary SmithGary SmithAcum lună
  • why do other reviewers show the s21 ultra thrashing the iphone on the camera review? i have to press (x) to doubt on that camera review

    Julio SungaJulio SungaAcum lună
  • 🤣🤣 What about AptxHD and better Ram Management? What about unified software experience? 😂

    Ayush GargAyush GargAcum lună
  • i need this s21 fosho

  • Great review👍

    Frankie CuellarFrankie CuellarAcum lună
  • No need for micro sd in 2021. Just save to Google drive or Google photos

    kratus oreliuskratus oreliusAcum lună
  • Who else is waiting by the door today besides me?

    Cameron LongCameron LongAcum lună
  • yes you cant switch from apple to Samsung cuz then you need brain to process the future which most of them don't have

    The Game hubThe Game hubAcum lună
  • Dude, you can add Google messengjng. People that use Apple phones aren't technical.

    LBeeLBeeAcum lună
  • IPhone user Dude the 21 ultra is a better fone, then the 12max!!!! So why wouldnt some people switch over!!! Stop being a Hater!!!

    Danik JohnsonDanik JohnsonAcum lună
  • Excellent review. Lots of points explained in detail.

    shea Hillshea HillAcum lună
  • Typically, I would always buy the "plus" phones but they really disappointed me with those and thank God they knocked the Ultra out of the park. Thank God they also lowered the price too lol. I had the 10+ and wasn't crazy about the 20+ and it's pricetag. Then I heard these were being released earlier so I went to the LG v60 for a few months, that phone was on to something but ultimately lacked good software. So I went to the s20FE and it just felt better being back with samsung. A 1080p screen isn't THAT bad. Personally, I could tell that it wasn't Samsung's best screen but not terrible in the slightest. Using jump on demand with T-Mobile I was able to do this and not spend any money until I had to pre-order the s21 Ultra. I always like to get the best of the best just because I don't mind having a phone for the next two years but I feel like the s21 plus wasn't going to hold me over for 2 years. With a new demanding job in IT my phone was going to be ringing quite a bit and being used quite a bit so having that bigger battery is going to be a huge advantage. I think it should be arriving sometime on Friday so I'm anxious to see if it was worth spending the extra money. From all the reviews I've seen it seems so.

    Raphael MastromonacoRaphael MastromonacoAcum lună
  • Makes me want to switch from iPhone. Lol.

    R PR PAcum lună
    • Yep me too now to sell iPhone 12 pro Max or not to sell 🤔

      korn74korn74Acum lună
  • the finger print works well even if u wearing a mask...........

    Kimbugwe RogersKimbugwe RogersAcum lună
  • A very good video Sir. I love the Phantom black S21ultra 5G. Stay safe brother 🙏.

  • Stretched on camera review

    Ahmed SAhmed SAcum lună
  • The new Apple iPhone 21 Ultra...I mean Samsung S21. This is the year to switch for me since they are identical in features now, might as well try the other side headphone no charger no SD lol

    msmcshan1msmcshan1Acum lună
    • The sd card wasnt needed And i wouldnt make a big deal about the charger but yeah headphone gone

      derpy derpderpy derpAcum 19 Zile
  • Is it true I'm hearing that there is a rumor surely after the S 2021 Ultra there's going to be an S21 Ultra Pro how true is this

    Mike CareyMike CareyAcum lună
  • Im pretty much into everything, so I need the camera functions and whistles it has to offer.

    Aaron BalderasAaron BalderasAcum lună
  • When the s9+ dropped I bought the s10+ and kept the s9+ to compare and the s10+ had much better picture quality when the s20 dropped I took my s10+ to the store to compare...s10+ beat it. Now here they go again just adding more cameras and more cameras I'll wait for the s22 ultra

    House BaelishHouse BaelishAcum lună
  • Nothing to add the phones comes tomorrow so ROlabel reviewers did a great job

    Oscar MaradiagaOscar MaradiagaAcum lună
  • Dude you do that "uuuhhh" stall needlessly and repetitivel in your videos and uuuuuhhhhhh it's cheesy

    Shred BoiseShred BoiseAcum lună
    • Yep they lose all credibility to me when they do that

      House BaelishHouse BaelishAcum lună
  • Well it's not the best version since the screen is still curved.

    attqattqAcum lună
  • Even if in some parallel universe the Ultra were better at everything in terms of hardware and camera, there would still be one giant, looming disadvantage destroying all of that: Android, of course. Also their OneUI interface. Ads in native apps? On a 1200+ USD phone? 🤣 Come on, give me a break. Also, just the mess their notifications center has become. And the Settings menu. 😬🤦‍♂️

    MonarchistMonarchistAcum lună
  • I don't get why reviewers like you consider having options as a negative for the UI experience. I mean it's there for people who might need it and if you don't that's fine. It's not distracting or hard to ignore. Just a silly point to bring out against Samsung's UI every other year.

    Aab Rock LeeAab Rock LeeAcum lună
  • Any one else pre-order their phones on the 14th only to be told they were get them later than people who can walk into a store and get them that didn't pre-order. I noticed it on the 20th and called Samsung and there guaranteed me 3 different times it would be the 29th. Then today I got a email saying feb 9th. So frustrating!!

    Daniel BloodDaniel BloodAcum lună
  • To think that Huawei P40 Pro+ was the first to introduce 2 zoom cameras, and that was released summer 2020, i would say samsung took Huawei's lead on camera set up. I can't actually wait to see what Huawei will do with their next flagship. I would happily lose google services than have them monopolise my data any day of the year.

    Random PianoRandom PianoAcum lună