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Samsung's Galaxy S21 smartphone lineup is set to be released in 2021, and a new video shared on YouTube compares an alleged Samsung Galaxy S21+ with an iPhone 12 Pro.


The back of the iPhone 12 Pro features precision-milled matte glass, while the back of the alleged Galaxy S21+ seems to be constructed from a plastic-like material. Additionally, the three distinct cameras of the Galaxy S21+ appear to be arranged vertically, whereas the cameras of the iPhone 12 Pro are arranged in a triangular-shaped array. The individual cameras themselves look to be approximately the same size in both smartphones.

On the front of the Galaxy S21+, the bezels seem to have decreased in size. Similar to the current Galaxy S20 lineup, the smartphone appears to maintain the current hole-punch selfie camera centered in the top portion of the display.

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Another difference between the two smartphones will be their respective chips, as Apple has fitted the latest iPhone 12 models with its own A14 Bionic chip. Samsung is rumored to use Qualcomm's Snapdragon 888 and Exynos 2100 chips in its new smartphones depending on the region, according to PhoneArena.

When first announced that the iPhone 12 lineup and other iPhone models wouldn't ship with a power adapter and headphones, Samsung mocked Apple on its social channels by pointing out that the Samsung Galaxy smartphones continue to ship with a power adapter. However, recent reports have said that Samsung may too remove the power adapter and headphones from its smartphones beginning with the Galaxy S21 lineup.

Article Link: Hands-On Video Compares Unreleased Samsung Galaxy S21+ With iPhone 12 Pro
 

itsmeaustend

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That notch is one of the top 3 reasons why I do not want to go back to iphones. Haha looks soho dated.

Can't fit FaceID sensors in anything like a punch-hole camera though. There's no way. Apple would have to ditch their TrueDepth camera.

I ignore the notch. It's grown on me and I never notice it during use. At least I don't have a random black hole in my screen though. God damn those punch-hole cameras are hideous.
 

MacLC

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Which came first? Just asking because one is definitely flattering the other.

Samsung got its start by building white label products such as refrigerators for major manufacturers. All they knew how to do was copy a blueprint and cut costs. Seems like nothing's changed in 40 years.
 

fishmongerer

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Which came first? Just asking because one is definitely flattering the other.

Samsung got its start by building white label products such as refrigerators for major manufacturers. All they knew how to do was copy a blueprint and cut costs. Seems like nothing's changed in 40 years.
Samsung is a conglomerate. A company of companies. Chaebol in Korean. So Apple goes to them for manufacturing, like everyone else because of how good they are and that's your criticism?
 

Macuserosu

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Lol what a hilarious thread. All the fan boys in denial about the notch and trying to say they prefer it to a hole punch. So funny.
It is always personal preference. I moved from the Galaxy line to a XS Max for software we run at work and I actually like the notch. Apple did a nice job of making it a useable space rather. When it portrait mode, it gives me all the system data such as time, battery, and network information.

i can see why some don’t like it, but it really is nice as implemented. i do prefer it over the single camera hole.
 
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