The Galaxy S21 Ultra Is the Cheapest We’ve Ever Seen It

Perhaps it's because a certain fruit-named rival has a new phone. Perhaps it's because one our favorite Android phone brands is about to release a new smartphone. Samsung dropped the price for its flagship Galaxy S21 Ultra to $900 on Amazon, regardless of the reason.
The Android smartphone was launched earlier in the year for $1,200, but prices have fluctuated between $1,000 and $1,200 for many months. The price dropped further by $100 this week. Although it's still quite expensive for a smartphone, we have many other more affordable options in our Best Android Phones Guide. However, this phone is undoubtedly the best Android phone currently available. This phone has it all, including the best camera system.

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The Galaxy S21 Ultra has the Best Cameras

The Samsung Galaxy S21 Ultra (8/10 WIRED Recommends), has been our top-rated high-end camera phone for more than a year. This is largely due to the unrivalled US camera system. This phone has two telephoto zoom cameras, one for 3X and one for 10X. This means that you can zoom in to objects far away while still getting amazing results. It's something that is still not possible with most smartphones. These two cameras are combined with a main sensor of 108-megapixels and ultrawide, which produce very nice images. Although this is still the best camera phone, we will have to wait and see if Google's new Pixel 6 or Pixel 6 Pro can take the crown.

This is just the camera. The flagship Qualcomm Snapdragon 8888 chip powers this smartphone. It is also one the largest smartphones on the market. The battery will last for a full day with a single charge. However, Samsung does not include a charging adapter.

There are some downsides. The MicroSD card slot is not available so you won't be able to store a lot of 8K video (stick with HD or 4K) on the 128 gigabytes. The phone is also quite large and expensive, even at a discounted price.

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