LG G6 vs Samsung Galaxy A21s

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Display

Size

5.7 inches
6.5 inches

Resolution

2880 x 1440 pixels,
561 PPI
1600 x 720 pixels, 20:9 ratio,
270 PPI

Technology

IPS LCD
TFT

Screen-to-body

79.47 %
82.94 %

Touchscreen

Capacitive, Multi-touch
 

Features

HDR video support, Scratch-resistant glass (Corning Gorilla Glass 5), Ambient light sensor, Proximity sensor
Proximity sensor

Hardware

System chip

Qualcomm Snapdragon 821 MSM8996 Pro
Samsung Exynos 850

Processor

Quad-core, 2350 MHz, Kryo, 64-bit, 14 nm
Octa-core, 2000 MHz, Arm Cortex-A55, 64-bit

GPU

Adreno 530
Mali-G76

RAM

4GB
3GB LPDDR4

Internal storage

32GB, available to use: 20.56 GB
32GB (eMMC 5.1), available to use: 19.5 GB

Storage expansion

microSDXC up to 2000 GB
microSDXC up to 512 GB

Device type

Smartphone
Smartphone

OS

Android (8.0 Oreo, 7.0 Nougat), LG UX UI
Android (10), Samsung One UI

Battery

Capacity

3300 mAh
5000 mAh

Type

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

Battery life test results

 

Charging

Qualcomm Quick Charge 3.0
Fast charging

Camera

Rear

Dual camera
Quad camera

Main camera

13 MP (OIS, PDAF, CMOS image sensor)
48 MP (PDAF)

Specifications

Aperture size: F1.8; Focal length: 29 mm; Sensor size: 1/3.06"; Pixel size: 1.12 μm
Aperture size: F2.0; Focal length: 26 mm; Sensor size: 1/2"; Pixel size: 0.8 μm

Second camera

13 MP (Ultra-wide)
8 MP (Ultra-wide)

Specifications

Aperture size: F2.4; Focal Length: 12 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) (30 fps), 1920x1080 (Full HD) (60 fps), 1280x720 (HD)
1920x1080 (Full HD) (30 fps)

Features

Time-lapse video, Picture-taking during video recording, EIS, Video calling, Video sharing
 

Front

5 MP (Wide Angle)
13 MP

Design

Dimensions

5.86 x 2.83 x 0.31 inches (148.9 x 71.9 x 7.9 mm)
6.44 x 2.96 x 0.35 inches (163.7 x 75.3 x 8.9 mm)

Weight

5.75 oz (163.0 g)
the average is 6.3 oz (179 g)
6.77 oz (192.0 g)
the average is 6.3 oz (179 g)

Materials

Back: Glass (Corning Gorilla Glass 3); Frame: Aluminum
 

Resistance

Water, Dust, Shock; IP 68; MIL-STD-810 certified
 

Biometrics

Fingerprint (touch)
2D Face unlock, Fingerprint (touch)

Keys

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

Colors

Black, Silver
Black, White, Blue, Red

Cellular

LTE (FDD)

Bands 1(2100), 2(1900), 3(1800), 4(AWS-1), 5(850), 7(2600), 12(700 a), 13(700 c), 17(700 b), 20(800 DD), 25(1900+)
Bands 1(2100), 2(1900), 3(1800), 5(850), 7(2600), 8(900), 20(800 DD), 28(700 APT)

LTE (TDD)

 
Bands 38(2600), 40(2300), 41(2600+)

UMTS

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

Data Speed

LTE-A Cat 11 (600/75 Mbit/s), HSPA, HSUPA, UMTS
LTE-A, HSDPA+ (4G) 42.2 Mbit/s, HSUPA 5.76 Mbit/s

Dual SIM

 
Yes

SIM type

Nano SIM
Nano SIM

HD Voice

Yes
 

VoLTE

Yes
 

Multimedia

Headphones

3.5mm jack
3.5mm jack

Speakers

Earpiece, Loudspeaker
Earpiece, Loudspeaker

Features

32-Bit DAC, aptX-HD
 

Screen mirroring

DLNA, Wireless screen share
Wireless screen share

Additional microphone(s)

for Noise cancellation, Video recording
 

Connectivity & Features

Bluetooth

4.2
5.0

Wi-Fi

802.11 a, b, g, n, ac, dual-band; Wi-Fi Direct, Hotspot
802.11 a, b, g, n, ac, dual-band; Wi-Fi Direct, Hotspot

USB

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

Features

Mass storage device, OTG, Charging
Charging

Location

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

Sensors

Accelerometer, Gyroscope, Compass, Barometer
Accelerometer, Gyroscope

Other

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

Hearing aid compatible

M4, T3
 

Phone features

Notifications

Haptic feedback
 

Other features

Voice dialing, Voice commands, Voice recording
 

Buyers information

Price

 
€ 240

User Manual

 
Download the Samsu​ng Galaxy A21s Manual as a PDF file.

Availability

Officially announced

Feb 26, 2017
May 15, 2020
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