DxOMark’s new best smartphone display rankings will surprise nobody Samsung Galaxy S21 Ultra

Each time Samsung launches a new flagship, it claims the title for the best display on a smartphone. The clockwork continues with the Galaxy S21 Ultra from January, climbing to the top spot on DxoMark’s Display rankings.

The Samsung Galaxy S21 Ultra Exynos variant has secured 91 points in the overall display test and has topped the test. It has overtaken the Samsung Galaxy Note 20 Ultra(Snapdragon) by the smallest of margin – one point. The third position is secured by the Note 20 Ultra Exynos variant and the OnePlus 8T (89) and Apple iPhone 12 Pro Max (88) complete the top 5. 

Samsung Galaxy S21 Ultra

(Image credit: Aakash Jhaveri)

In terms of improvement over the last generation, the Samsung Galaxy S21 Ultra has gained 4 points compared to the S20 Ultra (Exynos). Here is how DxOMark breaks down the score of 91. In terms of readability, the S21 Ultra scored 74 and tied with TCL 10 Pro. The device secured 82 in for colour which is  6 points behind the OnePlus 8 Pro (88). The Galaxy S21 Ultra got 90 in the video which is another high point of the device – one point behind the TCL 10 Pro and Note 20 Ultra(81). 

S21 Ultra Display

6.8″ QHD+ AMOLED 2x screen 

1440 x 3200 pixels resolution

120Hz refresh rate

corning gorilla glass victus protection 

89.8% screen-to-body ratio

20:9 aspect ratio,  ~515 ppi