Pixel 6 Pro versus Samsung Galaxy S21 Ultra camera comparison: battle of the year


The main attraction of the new Pixel 6 Pro is its new camera hardware. Google has upgraded the main sensor for the first time in years, but the phone also gets a brand new 4x telephoto camera on the back and a new sensor for its 11.1MP selfie camera which finally enabled 4K video capture as well. But can the new camera hardware on the pixel 6 Pro compete with what the Samsung Galaxy S21 Ultra delivers?

In our Pixel 6 Pro versus Samsung Galaxy S21 Ultra camera comparison, we’ve captured photos and videos from both devices to show you exactly how the camera hardware performs in everyday use. CHeck out the video below and the image gallery to see how the cameras on these two flagship Android devices compare.

Pixel 6 Pro versus Galaxy S21 Ultra camera specification

Pixel 6 Pro

  • 50 MP, f/1.9, 26mm (MAIN)
  • 48 MP, f/3.5, 104mm (4x TELEPHOTO)
  • 12 MP, f/2.2, 114˚ (ULTRAWIDE)
  • 11.1 MP, f/2.2, 20mm (SELFIE)
  • Video: 4K@/60fps (REAR), 4K@30 (SELFIE)

Galaxy S21 Ultra

  • 108 MP, f/1.8, 24mm (MAIN)
  • 10 MP, f/4.9, 240mm (3x TELEPHOTO)
  • 10 MP, f/2.4, 72mm (10x TELEPHOTO)
  • 12 MP, f/2.2, 13mm (ULTRAWIDE)
  • 40 MP, f/2.2, 26mm (SELFIE)
  • Video: 8K@24 (MAIN), 4K@60fps (ALL)

Pixel 6 Pro versus Galaxy S21 Ultra camera samples

Nick Gray
I'm a life-long tech enthusiast who has a soft spot for HTC. After writing about tech for more than a decade, I jumped at the opportunity to take on the role of Editor in Chief at Phandroid. Please contact me at [email protected].

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