Motorola Moto E5 Plus vs Samsung Galaxy A21 vs Samsung Galaxy A21s

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Display

Size:

6.0 inches
6.5 inches
6.5 inches

Resolution:

1440 x 720 pixels, 18:9 ratio, 268 PPI
1600 x 720 pixels, 20:9 ratio, 270 PPI
1600 x 720 pixels, 20:9 ratio, 270 PPI

Technology:

IPS LCD
IPS LCD
TFT

Screen-to-body:

76.37 %
79.20 %
82.94 %

Features:

Scratch-resistant glass (Corning Gorilla Glass), Ambient light sensor, Proximity sensor
60Hz refresh rate, Ambient light sensor, Proximity sensor
Proximity sensor

Hardware

System chip:

Qualcomm Snapdragon 435 MSM8940
Mediatek Helio P35
Samsung Exynos 850

Processor:

Octa-core, 1400 MHz, ARM Cortex-A53, 64-bit, 28 nm
Octa-core, 2300 MHz, Arm Cortex-A53, 64-bit, 12 nm
Octa-core, 2000 MHz, Arm Cortex-A55, 64-bit

GPU:

Adreno 505
PowerVR GE8320
Mali-G76

RAM:

3GB LPDDR3
3GB LPDDR4
3GB LPDDR4

Internal storage:

32GB
32GB (eMMC 5.1), available to use: 19.8 GB
32GB (eMMC 5.1), available to use: 19.5 GB

Storage expansion:

microSDXC up to 128 GB
microSDXC up to 512 GB
microSDXC up to 512 GB

Device type:

Smartphone
Smartphone
Smartphone

OS:

Android (8.0 Oreo)
Android (10), Samsung One UI
Android (10), Samsung One UI

Battery

Capacity:

5000 mAh
4000 mAh
5000 mAh

Type:

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

Battery life test results:

Charging:

Motorola TurboPower
Fast charging
Fast charging

Max charge speed:

Wired: 15.0W

Camera

Rear:

Single camera
Quad camera
Quad camera

Main camera:

12 MP (Laser and PDAF)
16 MP (PDAF)
48 MP (PDAF)

Specifications:

Aperture size: F2.0; Sensor size: 1/2.9"; Pixel size: 1.25 μm
Aperture size: F1.8; Sensor size: 1/3.06"; Pixel size: 1 μm
Aperture size: F2.0; Focal length: 26 mm; Sensor size: 1/2"; Pixel size: 0.8 μm

Second camera:

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

Specifications:

Aperture size: F2.2; Sensor size: 1/4"; Pixel size: 1.12 μm
Aperture size: F2.2; Sensor size: 1/4"; Pixel size: 1.12 μm

Third camera:

2 MP (Macro)
2 MP (Macro)

Specifications:

Aperture size: F2.4
Aperture size: F2.4

Fourth camera:

2 MP (Depth information)
2 MP (Depth information)

Specifications:

Aperture size: F2.4
Aperture size: F2.4

Video recording:

1920x1080 (Full HD) (30 fps), 1280x720 (HD) (30 fps), 720x480 (DVD) (30 fps)
1920x1080 (Full HD) (30 fps)
1920x1080 (Full HD) (30 fps)

Features:

EIS, Video calling, Video sharing

Front:

8 MP (Flash)
13 MP
13 MP

Video capture:

1920x1080 (Full HD)
1920x1080 (Full HD)
1920x1080 (Full HD)

Design

Dimensions:

6.37 x 2.96 x 0.37 inches (161.9 x 75.3 x 9.35 mm)
6.61 x 3.02 x 0.32 inches (167.8 x 76.7 x 8.1 mm)
6.44 x 2.96 x 0.35 inches (163.7 x 75.3 x 8.9 mm)

Weight:

7.05 oz (200.0 g)
6.81 oz (193.0 g)
6.77 oz (192.0 g)

Materials:

Back: Plastic
Back: Plastic; Frame: Plastic

Resistance:

Splash

Biometrics:

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

Keys:

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

Colors:

Black, Gold, Gray, Blue
Black
Black, White, Blue, Red

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), 25(1900+), 26(850+), 29(700 d), 30(2300 WCS)
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)
Bands 1(2100), 2(1900), 3(1800), 5(850), 7(2600), 8(900), 20(800 DD), 28(700 APT)

LTE (TDD):

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

UMTS:

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

Data Speed:

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

Dual SIM:

Yes

SIM type:

Nano SIM
Nano SIM
Nano SIM

HD Voice:

Yes

Multimedia

Headphones:

3.5mm jack
3.5mm jack
3.5mm jack

Speakers:

Earpiece, Loudspeaker
Earpiece, Loudspeaker
Earpiece, Loudspeaker

Features:

Album art cover, Background playback

Screen mirroring:

Wireless screen share
Wireless screen share
Wireless screen share

Radio:

FM
FM

Additional microphone(s):

for Noise cancellation

Connectivity & Features

Bluetooth:

4.2
5.0
5.0

Wi-Fi:

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

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

Features:

Mass storage device, Charging
Charging
Charging

Location:

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

Sensors:

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

Other:

VoIP, Tethering, Computer sync, OTA sync
NFC
NFC

Hearing aid compatible:

M4, T3

Regulatory Approval

FCC approval:

Date approved:

Apr 17, 2020

FCC ID value:

ZCASMA215U link

Measured SAR:

Head:

0.42 W/kg

Body:

1.27 W/kg

Simultaneous Transmission:

1.27 W/kg

Wireless Router:

1.27 W/kg

Buyers information

Price:

$ 250
€ 240

User Manual:

This is the official Samsu​ng Galaxy A21s User Guide in English provided from the manufacturer.

In The Box:

Charger, USB Cable and documentation
This is the official Samsu​ng Galaxy A21 User Guide in English provided from the manufacturer.

Availability

Officially announced:

Apr 19, 2018
Apr 08, 2020
May 15, 2020
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