Apple iPhone 6s Plus vs Samsung Galaxy A52 vs Samsung Galaxy S21

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Comparison mode:

Display

Size:

5.5 inches
6.5 inches
6.2 inches

Resolution:

1920 x 1080 pixels, 401 PPI
2400 x 1080 pixels, 20:9 ratio, 405 PPI
2400 x 1080 pixels, 20:9 ratio, 424 PPI

Technology:

IPS LCD
Super AMOLED
Dynamic AMOLED

Screen-to-body:

67.91 %
84.79 %
86.06 %

Peak brightness:

500 cd/m2 (nit)
1300 cd/m2 (nit)

Features:

Pressure-sensitive, Oleophobic coating, Scratch-resistant glass, Ambient light sensor, Proximity sensor
120Hz refresh rate, Ambient light sensor, Proximity sensor
120Hz refresh rate, HDR support, Scratch-resistant glass (Corning Gorilla Glass Victus), Ambient light sensor, Proximity sensor

Hardware

System chip:

Apple A9 APL1022
Qualcomm Snapdragon 750G SM7225
Qualcomm Snapdragon 888

Processor:

Dual-core, 1840 MHz, Twister, 64-bit
Octa-core, 2200 MHz, Kryo 570, 64-bit, 8 nm
Octa-core, 2840 MHz, Kryo 680, 64-bit, 5 nm

GPU:

PowerVR GT7600
Adreno 619
Adreno 660

RAM:

2GB LPDDR4
6GB LPDDR4
8GB LPDDR5

Internal storage:

128GB, not expandable
128GB
128GB (UFS 3.0), not expandable

Storage expansion:

microSDXC up to 1024 GB

Device type:

Smartphone
Smartphone
Smartphone

OS:

iOS (14.x, 13.x, 12.x, 11.x, 10.x, 9.x)
Android (11), Samsung One UI
Android (11), Samsung One UI

Battery

Capacity:

2750 mAh
4500 mAh
4000 mAh

Type:

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

Charging:

Qualcomm Quick Charge 2.0
Qualcomm Quick Charge 2.0, USB Power Delivery, Samsung Adaptive Fast Charging, Qi and Powermat wireless charging, Reverse wireless charging

Max charge speed:

Wired: 25.0W
Wired: 25.0W; Wireless: 15.0W

Camera

Rear:

Single camera
Quad camera
Triple camera

Main camera:

12 MP (Sapphire crystal lens cover, OIS, PDAF, BSI sensor)
64 MP (OIS, Autofocus)
12 MP (OIS, PDAF)

Specifications:

Aperture size: F2.2; Focal length: 29 mm; Sensor size: 1/3"; Pixel size: 1.22 μm
Aperture size: F1.8; Focal length: 26 mm; Sensor size: 1/1.7"; Pixel size: 0.8 μm
Aperture size: F1.8; Focal length: 26 mm; Sensor size: 1/1.76"; Pixel size: 1.8 μm

Second camera:

12 MP (Ultra-wide)
64 MP (Telephoto, OIS, PDAF)

Specifications:

Aperture size: F2.2; Pixel size: 1.12 μm
Aperture size: F2.0; Focal Length: 29 mm; Sensor size: 1/1.7"; Pixel size: 0.8 μm

Third camera:

5 MP (Macro)
12 MP (Ultra-wide, Autofocus)

Specifications:

Aperture size: F2.4; Pixel size: 1.12 μm
Aperture size: F2.2; Focal Length: 13 mm; Sensor size: 1/2.55"; Pixel size: 1.4 μm

Fourth camera:

5 MP (Depth information)

Specifications:

Aperture size: F2.4; Pixel size: 1.12 μm

Video recording:

3840x2160 (4K UHD) (30 fps), 1920x1080 (Full HD) (120 fps), 1280x720 (HD) (240 fps)
3840x2160 (4K UHD) (30 fps), 1920x1080 (Full HD) (60 fps)
7680x4320 (8K UHD) (24 fps), 3840x2160 (4K UHD) (60 fps), 1920x1080 (Full HD) (240 fps), 1280x720 (HD) (960 fps)

Features:

OIS, Time-lapse video, Continuous autofocus, Video calling, Video sharing
Continuous autofocus, Picture-taking during video recording
OIS, HDR, Hyperlapse, Continuous autofocus, Video light, EIS

Front:

5 MP (HDR)
32 MP
10 MP (PDAF, HDR)

Video capture:

3840x2160 (4K UHD) (30 fps)
3840x2160 (4K UHD) (60 fps)

Design

Dimensions:

6.23 x 3.07 x 0.29 inches (158.2 x 77.9 x 7.3 mm)
6.30 x 2.96 x 0.33 inches (159.9 x 75.1 x 8.4 mm)
5.97 x 2.80 x 0.31 inches (151.7 x 71.2 x 7.9 mm)

Weight:

6.77 oz (192.0 g)
6.67 oz (189.0 g)
6.03 oz (171.0 g)

Materials:

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

Resistance:

Water, Dust; IP67
Water, Dust; IP68

Biometrics:

Fingerprint (touch)
2D Face unlock, In-screen fingerprint
2D Face unlock, Ultrasonic in-screen fingerprint

Features:

Notification light

Keys:

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

Colors:

Gold, Silver, Rose gold, Space gray
Phantom pink, Violet, Gray, White

Cellular

5G:

n1, n3, n5, n7, n8, n28, n40, n41, n66, n78
n2, n5, n12, n25, n41, n66, n71, n77, n260, n261, SA, NSA, Sub-6, mmWave

LTE (FDD):

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), 18(800 Lower), 19(800 Upper), 20(800 DD), 25(1900+), 26(850+), 28(700 APT), 29(700 d)
Bands 1(2100), 3(1800), 7(2600), 32(1500 L-band)
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), 18(800 Lower), 19(800 Upper), 20(800 DD), 25(1900+), 26(850+), 28(700 APT), 30(2300 WCS), 66(AWS-3), 71(600)

LTE (TDD):

Bands 38(2600), 39(1900+), 40(2300), 41(2600+)
Bands 38(2600), 41(2600+)
Bands 38(2600), 39(1900+), 40(2300), 41(2600+), 46, 48(3600)

UMTS:

Bands 5(850), 8(900), 4(1700/2100), 2(1900), 1(2100)
Bands 1(2100), 2(1900), 4(1700/2100), 5(850), 8(900)

Data Speed:

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

Dual SIM:

Shared with microSD

SIM type:

Nano SIM
Nano SIM
Nano SIM

HD Voice:

Yes

VoLTE:

Yes

Multimedia

Headphones:

3.5mm jack
3.5mm jack
No 3.5mm jack

Speakers:

Earpiece, Loudspeaker
Earpiece, Loudspeaker
Earpiece, Multiple speakers

Features:

Album art cover, Background playback
Dolby Atmos
32-Bit DAC, Dolby Atmos, aptX, Dolby Digital, Dolby Digital Plus

Screen mirroring:

Wireless screen share
Wireless screen share

Radio:

FM, Stereo, RDS

Additional microphone(s):

for Noise cancellation, Video recording
for Noise cancellation
for Noise cancellation, Video recording

Connectivity & Features

Bluetooth:

4.2
5.0
5.0

Wi-Fi:

802.11 a, b, g, n, ac, dual-band; MIMO, Hotspot
802.11 a, b, g, n, ac, dual-band; Wi-Fi Direct, Hotspot
802.11 a, b, g, n, ac, ax (Wi-Fi 6), dual-band; MIMO, Wi-Fi Direct, Hotspot

USB:

Lightning
Type-C (reversible), USB 2.0
Type-C (reversible), USB 3.2

Features:

Charging, Mass storage device
Charging, Headphones port, OTG
Charging, Headphones port, OTG, Video out

Location:

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

Sensors:

Accelerometer, Gyroscope, Compass, Barometer
Accelerometer, Gyroscope, Compass, Hall (for flip covers)
Accelerometer, Gyroscope, Compass, Hall (for flip covers), Barometer

Other:

NFC, UMA (Wi-Fi Calling), Tethering, Computer sync, OTA sync, AirDrop
NFC
NFC, ANT+

Hearing aid compatible:

M3, T4
M3, T3
M3, T3

Regulatory Approval

FCC approval:

Date approved:

Sep 09, 2015
Mar 17, 2014
Dec 08, 2020

FCC ID value:

BCG-E2944A
A3LSMA526U
A3LSMG991U

Measured SAR:

Head:

0.91 W/kg
0.74 W/kg
0.36 W/kg

Body:

1.14 W/kg
0.53 W/kg
1.08 W/kg

Simultaneous Transmission:

1.56 W/kg
1.51 W/kg
3.96 W/kg

Wireless Router:

1.14 W/kg
0.72 W/kg
1.09 W/kg

Phablet:

2.49 W/kg

Buyers information

Price:

$ 949
€ 429
$ 800

In The Box:

C to C Data Cable, Ejection Pin

Availability

Officially announced:

Sep 09, 2015
Mar 17, 2021
Jan 14, 2021
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