Apple iPhone 11 vs Samsung Galaxy A21

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Display

Size

6.1 inches
6.5 inches

Resolution

1792 x 828 pixels, 19.5:9 ratio,
324 PPI
1600 x 720 pixels, 20:9 ratio,
270 PPI

Technology

IPS LCD
IPS LCD

Screen-to-body

80.04 %
79.20 %

Peak brightness

625 cd/m2 (nit)
 

Features

Oleophobic coating, Scratch-resistant glass, Ambient light sensor, Proximity sensor
Ambient light sensor, Proximity sensor

Hardware

System chip

Apple A13 Bionic APL1W85
Mediatek Helio P35

Processor

Hexa-core, 2650 MHz, Lightning and Thunder, 64-bit, 7 nm
Octa-core, 2300 MHz, Arm Cortex-A53, 64-bit, 12 nm

GPU

Apple-designed 4 core
PowerVR GE8320

RAM

4GB LPDDR4
3GB LPDDR4

Internal storage

64GB (NVMe), not expandable
32GB (eMMC 5.1), available to use: 19.8 GB

Storage expansion

 
microSDXC up to 512 GB

Device type

Smartphone
Smartphone

OS

iOS (13.x)
Android (10), Samsung One UI

Battery

Capacity

3110 mAh
4000 mAh

Type

Li - Ion, Not user replaceable
Li - Polymer, Not user replaceable

Battery life test results

 

Charging

USB Power Delivery, Qi wireless charging
Fast charging

Max charge speed

Wired: 18.0W; Wireless: 7.5W
Wired: 15.0W

Camera

Rear

Dual camera
Quad camera

Main camera

12 MP (Sapphire crystal lens cover, OIS, PDAF)
16 MP (PDAF)

Specifications

Aperture size: F1.8; Focal length: 26 mm; Sensor size: 1/2.55"; Pixel size: 1.4 μm
Aperture size: F1.8; Sensor size: 1/3.06"; Pixel size: 1 μm

Second camera

12 MP (Ultra-wide, Sapphire crystal lens cover)
8 MP (Ultra-wide)

Specifications

Aperture size: F2.4; Focal Length: 13 mm
Aperture size: F2.2; Sensor size: 1/4"; Pixel size: 1.12 μm

Third camera

 
2 MP (Macro)

Specifications

 
Aperture size: F2.4

Fourth camera

 
2 MP (Depth information)

Specifications

 
Aperture size: F2.4

Video recording

3840x2160 (4K UHD) (60 fps), 1920x1080 (Full HD) (240 fps), 1280x720 (HD)
1920x1080 (Full HD) (30 fps)

Features

OIS, Time-lapse video, Continuous autofocus, Picture-taking during video recording
 

Front

12 MP (EIS, HDR, Slow-motion videos)
13 MP

Design

Dimensions

5.94 x 2.98 x 0.33 inches (150.9 x 75.7 x 8.3 mm)
6.61 x 3.02 x 0.32 inches (167.8 x 76.7 x 8.1 mm)

Weight

6.84 oz (194.0 g)
the average is 6.3 oz (179 g)
6.81 oz (193.0 g)
the average is 6.3 oz (179 g)

Materials

Back: Glass; Frame: Aluminum
Back: Plastic; Frame: Plastic

Resistance

Water, Dust; IP 68
 

Biometrics

3D Face unlock
Fingerprint (touch)

Keys

Left: Volume control, Other; Right: Lock/Unlock key
Right: Volume control, Lock/Unlock key

Colors

Black, Purple, Yellow, Green, Red, White
Black

Cellular

LTE (FDD)

Bands 1(2100), 2(1900), 3(1800), 4(AWS-1), 5(850), 7(2600), 8(900), 12(700 a), 13(700 c), 14(700 PS), 17(700 b), 18(800 Lower), 19(800 Upper), 20(800 DD), 25(1900+), 26(850+), 29(700 d), 30(2300 WCS), 66(AWS-3), 71(600)
Bands 1(2100), 2(1900), 3(1800), 4(AWS-1), 5(850), 7(2600), 8(900), 12(700 a), 13(700 c), 17(700 b), 20(800 DD), 25(1900+), 26(850+), 28(700 APT), 66(AWS-3), 71(600)

LTE (TDD)

Bands 34(2000), 38(2600), 39(1900+), 40(2300), 41(2600+), 42(3500), 46, 48(3600)
Bands 38(2600), 39(1900+), 40(2300), 41(2600+)

UMTS

850, 900, 1700/2100, 1900, 2100 MHz
850, 900, 1700/2100, 1900, 2100 MHz

Data Speed

LTE-A Pro Cat 19 (1600/150 Mbit/s), HSDPA+ (4G) 42.2 Mbit/s, HSUPA 5.76 Mbit/s, UMTS
LTE-A Cat 6 (300/50 Mbit/s), HSDPA+ (4G) 42.2 Mbit/s, HSUPA 5.76 Mbit/s

Dual SIM

Yes
 

SIM type

Nano SIM, eSIM
Nano SIM

HD Voice

Yes
Yes

VoLTE

Yes
 

Multimedia

Headphones

No 3.5mm jack
3.5mm jack

Speakers

Earpiece, Multiple speakers
Earpiece, Loudspeaker

Features

Dolby Atmos
 

Screen mirroring

Wireless screen share
Wireless screen share

Radio

 
FM

Additional microphone(s)

for Noise cancellation, Video recording
 

Connectivity & Features

Bluetooth

5.0
5.0

Wi-Fi

802.11 a, b, g, n, ac, ax, dual-band; Multiple antennas, MIMO, Wi-Fi Direct, Hotspot
802.11 a, b, g, n, ac, dual-band; Wi-Fi Direct, Hotspot

USB

Lightning
Type-C (reversible), USB 2.0

Features

Charging, Headphones port
Charging

Location

GPS, A-GPS, Glonass, Galileo, Cell ID, Wi-Fi positioning
GPS, A-GPS, Glonass, BeiDou, Cell ID, Wi-Fi positioning

Sensors

Accelerometer, Gyroscope, Compass, Barometer
Accelerometer, Gyroscope, Compass

Other

NFC, UMA (Wi-Fi Calling)
NFC

Hearing aid compatible

M3, T4
M4, T3

Regulatory Approval

FCC approval

 
 

Date approved

Sep 25, 2019
Apr 17, 2020

FCC ID value: BCG-E3309A link
FCC ID value: ZCASMA215U link

Measured SAR

 
 

Head

0.80 W/kg
0.42 W/kg

Body

1.00 W/kg
1.27 W/kg

Simultaneous Transmission

1.52 W/kg
1.27 W/kg

Wireless Router

1.00 W/kg
1.27 W/kg

Buyers information

Price

$ 699
$ 250

In The Box

EarPods with Lightning connector, Lightning to USB cable, USB power adapter, Documentation
Download the Samsu​ng Galaxy A21 Manual as a PDF file.

Availability

Officially announced

Sep 10, 2019
Apr 08, 2020
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