The Galaxy S21 Ultra camera’s 100x zoom is pointless, but the 10x? *chef’s kiss*


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Samsung’s Galaxy S21 Ultra represents the pinnacle of what the company can offer in a phone, with its powerful processor, massive vibrant screen and 5G connectivity. But it’s the camera setup I’m particularly interested in, and it’s here that the S21 Ultra pushes the boat out. There are four lenses on the back: a standard zoom, an ultrawide lens, a 3x optical zoom and a 10x optical zoom. Together with the huge 108-megapixel resolution of the main camera, the phone can achieve a huge 30x zoom. 

TL;DR: It’s that zoom that is the hero here. While results

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Galaxy S21 Ultra’s camera goes head-to-head with iPhone 12 Pro Max – Video

The Samsung Galaxy S 21 ultras camera absolutely destroys the iPhone 12 Pro Max’s in one key way.
Let’s take a look.
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So Samsung’s new flagship phone is here and sure it’s got a powerful processor and a lovely screen and 5G and it supports a stylus now, but I’m a photographer.
What I care about are the images it can take.
Well, there’s a whole casserole of cameras on the back to take your photos, including a Standard zoom, a three times telephoto zoom, a 10 times telephoto zoom, and a super wide angle lens as well.

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Galaxy S21 Ultra 5G review: Second time’s the charm for Samsung’s premier phone

The Galaxy S21 Ultra gets a fresh design and sports a gorgeous black finish.


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The Galaxy S21 Ultra 5G, unveiled alongside Samsung’s Galaxy S21 and S21 Plus phones, proves that sometimes you have to do something twice to get it right. While just as bold as last year’s Galaxy S20 Ultra, the S21 Ultra is a refined second take on the Ultra concept. There’s still the 100x Space Zoom, but it’s easier to use. There is still the “big for sake of being big” design, but it looks much more appealing. And there’s still a high

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Galaxy S21: Samsung copies Apple again, and both Android and iPhone fans suffer

Samsung’s Galaxy S21 line no longer comes with a power adapter, headphones or microSD card slot. 


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This story is part of CES, where our editors will bring you the latest news and the hottest gadgets of the entirely virtual CES 2021.

Samsung’s Galaxy S21 line has plenty going for it. The displays have been improved, the processor has gotten faster and the cameras have been upgraded to take sharper photos and videos. And at a $200 cheaper starting price than the Galaxy S20, they are once again an enticing alternative to Apple’s latest iPhones. 

But in

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Best wireless earbuds and headphones for Samsung phones

If you have one of Samsung’s Galaxy S20 or Note 20 smartphones (or the earlier Galaxy Note 10 series) and want to use earbuds or headphones, you’ll need to pick up a USB-C-to-3.5mm headphone adapter or go wireless, because the 3.5mm headphone jack is nowhere to be found on these models.

Popular Apple-centric models such as the Beats Powerbeats Pro and Apple AirPods work just fine with Galaxy phones, but since those options are well-known, we’re highlighting models that are more platform-agnostic or even have an Android tilt — making them perfect Bluetooth headphones for your Galaxy device. This list

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