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Samsung Galaxy S21 Ultra 5G review: in pictures

Samsung's new Galaxy S21 Ultra 5G looks to improve in key areas that were questionable in the S20 while also bringing some basic S Pen functionality from the Note line. We'll be spending many more hours with this new phone over the next few weeks so stay tuned for more.
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Samsung Galaxy S21 Ultra 5G in hand

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Galaxy S20 Ultra and S21 Ultra

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iPhone 12 Pro Max and Galaxy S21 Ultra

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Rear cameras on the S21 Ultra 5G

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Bottom of the S21 Ultra

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Right side buttons

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Rear and camera array

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Zoom software interface with focused targeting

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Plethora of camera modes

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S Pen and other advanced functions

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Galaxy S20 Ultra full zoom on a water tower

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Galaxy S21 full zoom on a water tower

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Galaxy S21 Ultra full zoom on a water tower

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iPhone 12 Pro Max full zoom on park sign

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Galaxy S20 Ultra 30x zoom on park sign

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Galaxy S20 Ultra 100x zoom on park sign

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Galaxy S21 full zoom on park sign

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Galaxy S21 Ultra 30x zoom on park sign

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Galaxy S21 Ultra 100x zoom on park sign

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