GIGABYTE GSmart Essence 4 vs Samsung Galaxy S9 vs Samsung Galaxy S21+

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Display

Size:

4.0 inches
5.8 inches
6.7 inches

Resolution:

800 x 480 pixels, 233 PPI
2960 x 1440 pixels, 18.5:9 ratio, 568 PPI
2400 x 1080 pixels, 20:9 ratio, 393 PPI

Technology:

TFT
Super AMOLED
Dynamic AMOLED

Screen-to-body:

59.28 %
84.36 %
88.63 %

Colors:

16 777 216

Peak brightness:

1300 cd/m2 (nit)

Touchscreen:

Capacitive, Multi-touch

Features:

Ambient light sensor, Proximity sensor
HDR support, Scratch-resistant glass (Corning Gorilla Glass 5), Ambient light sensor, Proximity sensor
120Hz refresh rate (adaptive), HDR support, Scratch-resistant glass (Corning Gorilla Glass Victus), Ambient light sensor, Proximity sensor

Hardware

System chip:

MediaTek MT6572
Qualcomm Snapdragon 845 SDM845
Qualcomm Snapdragon 888

Processor:

Dual-core, 1000 MHz, ARM Cortex-A7
Octa-core, 2800 MHz, Kryo 385, 64-bit, 10 nm
Octa-core, 2840 MHz, Kryo 680, 64-bit, 5 nm

GPU:

Mali-400 MP1
Adreno 630
Adreno 660

RAM:

0.5GB LPDDR2
4GB LPDDR4
8GB LPDDR5

Internal storage:

4GB
64GB
128GB (UFS 3.0), not expandable

Storage expansion:

microSDHC up to 32 GB
microSDXC up to 400 GB

Device type:

Smartphone
Smartphone
Smartphone

OS:

Android (4.4)
Android (10, 9.0 Pie, 8.0 Oreo), Samsung One UI
Android (11), Samsung One UI

Battery

Capacity:

1300 mAh
3000 mAh
4800 mAh

Type:

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

Charging:

Qualcomm Quick Charge 2.0, Samsung Adaptive Fast Charging, Qi and Powermat wireless charging
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; Wireless: 15.0W

Camera

Rear:

Single camera
Single camera
Triple camera

Main camera:

2 MP
12 MP (OIS, PDAF)
12 MP (OIS, PDAF)

Specifications:

Aperture size: F1.5/F2.4; Sensor size: 1/2.55"; Pixel size: 1.4 μm
Aperture size: F1.8; Focal length: 26 mm; Sensor size: 1/1.76"; Pixel size: 1.8 μm

Second camera:

64 MP (Telephoto, OIS, PDAF)

Specifications:

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

Third camera:

12 MP (Ultra-wide, PDAF)

Specifications:

Aperture size: F1.8; Focal Length: 13 mm; Sensor size: 1/2.55"; Pixel size: 1.4 μm

Video recording:

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

Features:

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

Front:

0.3 MP VGA
8 MP (Autofocus, HDR)
10 MP (PDAF, HDR)

Video capture:

2560x1440 (QHD) (30 fps)
3840x2160 (4K UHD) (60 fps)

Design

Dimensions:

4.88 x 2.44 x 0.38 inches (124 x 62 x 9.6 mm)
5.81 x 2.70 x 0.33 inches (147.7 x 68.7 x 8.5 mm)
6.35 x 2.98 x 0.31 inches (161.5 x 75.6 x 7.8 mm)

Weight:

3.70 oz (105.0 g)
5.75 oz (163.0 g)
7.13 oz (202.0 g)

Materials:

Back: Glass (Corning Gorilla Glass 5); Frame: Aluminum
Back: Glass (Corning Gorilla Glass Victus); Frame: Aluminum

Resistance:

Water, Dust; IP68
Water, Dust; IP68

Biometrics:

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

Features:

Notification light

Keys:

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

Colors:

Midnight black, Coral blue, Titanium gray, Lilac purple, Burgundy red, Sunrise gold, Ice blue
Phantom silver, Black, Violet

Cellular

5G:

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), 14(700 PS), 17(700 b), 18(800 Lower), 19(800 Upper), 20(800 DD), 25(1900+), 26(850+), 28(700 APT), 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), 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+), 46
Bands 38(2600), 39(1900+), 40(2300), 41(2600+), 46, 48(3600)

UMTS:

Bands 8(900), 1(2100)
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:

HSDPA+ (4G) 21.1 Mbit/s, HSUPA 5.76 Mbit/s, UMTS
LTE-A Pro Cat 18 (1200/150 Mbit/s), HSDPA+ (4G) 42.2 Mbit/s, HSUPA
LTE-A, HSDPA+ (4G) 42.2 Mbit/s, HSUPA 5.76 Mbit/s, UMTS

Dual SIM:

Yes

SIM type:

Nano SIM
Nano SIM

Multimedia

Headphones:

3.5mm jack
3.5mm jack
No 3.5mm jack

Speakers:

Earpiece, Loudspeaker
Earpiece, Multiple speakers
Earpiece, Multiple speakers

Features:

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

Screen mirroring:

Wireless screen share
Wireless screen share

Radio:

FM
FM
FM

Additional microphone(s):

for Noise cancellation
for Noise cancellation, Video recording

Connectivity & Features

Bluetooth:

4.0
5.0
5.0

Wi-Fi:

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

USB:

microUSB, USB 2.0
Type-C (reversible), USB 3.1
Type-C (reversible), USB 3.2

Features:

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

Location:

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

Sensors:

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

Other:

Tethering, Computer sync, OTA sync
NFC, ANT+
NFC, ANT+

Hearing aid compatible:

M3, T3

Phone features

Notifications:

Haptic feedback, Music ringtones (MP3), Polyphonic ringtones, Vibration, Flight mode, Silent mode, Speakerphone

Other features:

Voice dialing, Voice commands, Voice recording

Regulatory Approval

FCC approval:

Date approved:

Jan 11, 2018
Dec 18, 2020

FCC ID value:

A3LSMG960U link
A3LSMG996U link

Measured SAR:

Head:

0.35 W/kg
0.65 W/kg

Body:

0.96 W/kg
0.95 W/kg

Simultaneous Transmission:

1.59 W/kg
1.59 W/kg

Wireless Router:

0.95 W/kg
1.04 W/kg

Phablet:

3.97 W/kg

Buyers information

Price:

€ 55
$ 720
$ 1000

In The Box:

C to C Data Cable, Ejection Pin

Availability

Officially announced:

Feb 25, 2018
Jan 14, 2021
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