As you can see, Google Pixel 5 is priced at US$699 when the Galaxy S21 is priced at US$799. Obviously, S21 is more expensive than the Pixel 5. Normally from our perception, cheaper is worse and expensive is better. Also, if we try to check the specifications and compare them in this table, it seems like the Samsung galaxy s21 is worth more dollars.
However, in some countries, if you’ve been keeping an eye on Samsung and carrier deals for Galaxy models, you will know you can often find flagship phones with enormous discounts. For example, big US carriers often offer base Samsung Galaxy S-models for free with select plans (mostly with trade-in). So it is quite reasonable to not hold the higher price of the Galaxy S21 against it.
So in this article, I’ll dive into several perspectives to review Google Pixel 5 and Samsung Galaxy S21 rather than just trusting the specification from the table. By the end of this article, you can learn if the features of the cheaper device are worse than the more expensive one