Even though we are most likely over five month or so away from the official announcement of Samsung’s next flagship smartphone, this is already making headlines one after another.
In past few weeks, we have heard about the revised camera setup for the huge smartphone expected to be dubbed as Galaxy S21 Ultra 5G, as well as tipped to have a batter battery capacity and largely unchanged design of the entire new lineup.
The new details of its huge battery emerged in the Netherlands, who are claiming to have conclusive information on the battery size of this absolute powerhouse.
While, the company is under criticism on lambasting the "standard" Note 20 variant for going with a cheap plastic construction, flat 60Hz screen, and no microSD card slot, it certainly deserves some scrutiny for crippling the Note 20 Ultra in the battery size and charging speed departments compared to the state-of-the-art S20 Ultra as well.
As per the report, the new device is expected to pack 5,000mAh capacity on the S21 Ultra 5G instead of 4,500mAh, which comes with the Note 20 Ultra 5G's hood.
Naturally, that doesn't necessarily mean the S20 Ultra and S21 Ultra battery life will be identical, as many other factors also make crucial contributions to those real-life numbers, but we fully expect Samsung's "next big thing" to eclipse the Note 20 Ultra from that particular standpoint.
Unfortunately, there are no words on fast charging capabilities yet, so we have no idea if the S21 Ultra 5G will go back to them insane 45W speeds or settle for a middling 25W ceiling.
Of course, the S21 Ultra is expected to offer a number of other advantages over its predecessors, starting with not one but two rear-facing telephoto cameras, the latest of which should replace the largely useless 3D Time-of-Flight sensor on the back of the S20 Ultra.
With a larger battery than the Note 20 Ultra 5G, this fancy dual telephoto system, the same old primary 108MP camera, and possibly even a built-in stylus, we're pretty sure the Galaxy S21 Ultra 5G will cost more than $1,300. We could even see this bad boy surpass the $1,400 starting price of the S20 Ultra 5G stateside, in which case it might be difficult to argue with the value proposition of a more compact Galaxy S21+ 5G likely to fetch $1,200 tops in its entry-level US configuration.