Samsung S21 vs iPhone 12: the new Galaxy smartphone takes aim at Apple

Samsung S21 vs iPhone 12
(Image credit: Samsung/Apple)

The Samsung Galaxy S21 is official, and it’s taking the iPhone 12 head-on with a similar price, a bigger screen and more cameras. Flagships in their own right, while neither phones lead the charge when it comes to camera tech, both sport premium features like OLED displays, metal and glass construction and standout styling. 

These really are the go-to smartphones in their respective Android and iOS camp — not too expensive, but definitely not budget. With dependable cameras, iPhones and Samsung Galaxy S phones have impressed in the past, but how do they compare in 2021?

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Basil Kronfli

Basil Kronfli is a freelance technology journalist, consultant, and content creator. He trained in graphic design and started his career at Canon Europe before moving into journalism. Basil is also experienced in video production, independently running the YouTube channel TechEdit, and during his time at Future, he worked alongside the Digital Camera World team as a senior video producer.