Motorola Moto G7 Play vs Samsung Galaxy A21 vs Motorola Moto G7 Power

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Display

Size:

5.7 inches
6.5 inches
6.2 inches

Resolution:

1512 x 720 pixels, 19:9 ratio, 294 PPI
1600 x 720 pixels, 20:9 ratio, 270 PPI
1570 x 720 pixels, 19.5:9 ratio, 279 PPI

Technology:

IPS LCD
IPS LCD
IPS LCD

Screen-to-body:

76.72 %
79.20 %
76.96 %

Colors:

16 777 216

Features:

Scratch-resistant glass (Corning Gorilla Glass 3), Ambient light sensor, Proximity sensor
60Hz refresh rate, Ambient light sensor, Proximity sensor
Scratch-resistant glass (Corning Gorilla Glass 3), Ambient light sensor, Proximity sensor

Hardware

System chip:

Qualcomm Snapdragon 632 SDM632
Mediatek Helio P35
Qualcomm Snapdragon 632 SDM632

Processor:

Octa-core, 1800 MHz, Kryo 250, 64-bit, 14 nm
Octa-core, 2300 MHz, Arm Cortex-A53, 64-bit, 12 nm
Octa-core, 1800 MHz, Kryo 250, 64-bit, 14 nm

GPU:

Adreno 506
PowerVR GE8320
Adreno 506

RAM:

2GB
3GB LPDDR4
3GB LPDDR3

Internal storage:

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

Storage expansion:

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

Device type:

Smartphone
Smartphone
Smartphone

OS:

Android (9.0 Pie)
Android (10), Samsung One UI
Android (9.0 Pie)

Battery

Capacity:

3000 mAh
4000 mAh
5000 mAh

Type:

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

Charging:

Motorola TurboPower
Fast charging
Motorola TurboPower

Max charge speed:

Wired: 15.0W

Camera

Rear:

Single camera
Quad camera
Single camera

Main camera:

13 MP (PDAF)
16 MP (PDAF)
12 MP (PDAF)

Specifications:

Aperture size: F2.0; Focal length: 26 mm; Sensor size: 1/3.06"; Pixel size: 1.12 μm
Aperture size: F1.8; Sensor size: 1/3.06"; Pixel size: 1 μm
Aperture size: F2.0; Focal length: 27 mm; Sensor size: 1/2.9"; Pixel size: 1.25 μm

Second camera:

8 MP (Ultra-wide)

Specifications:

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

Features:

Time-lapse video, Hyperlapse, EIS, Video calling, Video sharing
Video calling, Video sharing

Front:

8 MP (Flash, HDR)
13 MP
8 MP (HDR)

Video capture:

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

Design

Dimensions:

5.85 x 2.81 x 0.32 inches (148.71 x 71.5 x 8.09 mm)
6.61 x 3.02 x 0.32 inches (167.8 x 76.7 x 8.1 mm)
6.33 x 2.99 x 0.37 inches (160.83 x 76 x 9.4 mm)

Weight:

5.93 oz (168.0 g)
6.81 oz (193.0 g)
6.98 oz (198.0 g)

Materials:

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

Resistance:

Splash
Splash

Biometrics:

2D Face unlock, 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, Blue
Black
Blue

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), 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)
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), 20(800 DD), 25(1900+), 26(850+), 29(700 d), 30(2300 WCS), 66(AWS-3), 71(600)

LTE (TDD):

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

UMTS:

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

Data Speed:

LTE-A Cat 7 (300/100 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
LTE-A Cat 7 (300/100 Mbit/s), HSDPA+ (4G) 42.2 Mbit/s, HSUPA 5.76 Mbit/s, UMTS

SIM type:

Nano SIM
Nano SIM
Nano SIM

HD Voice:

Yes
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
Album art cover, Background playback

Screen mirroring:

Wireless screen share
Wireless screen share
Wireless screen share

Radio:

FM
FM
FM

Additional microphone(s):

for Noise cancellation
for Noise cancellation

Connectivity & Features

Bluetooth:

4.2
5.0
4.2

Wi-Fi:

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

USB:

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

Features:

Mass storage device, OTG, Charging
Charging
Charging, OTG, Mass storage device

Location:

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

Sensors:

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

Other:

VoIP, Tethering, Computer sync, OTA sync
NFC
VoIP, Tethering, Computer sync, OTA sync

Hearing aid compatible:

M4, T3
M4, T3
M4, T3

Phone features

Notifications:

Haptic feedback, Music ringtones, Vibration

Other features:

Voice dialing, Voice commands, Voice recording, TTY/TDD

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:

$ 199
$ 250
$ 199

In The Box:

10W charger, USB-C Cable, SIM pin, Guides
This is the official Samsu​ng Galaxy A21 User Guide in English provided from the manufacturer.
15W TurboPower charger, USB-C Cable, SIM pin, Guides Earphones (for selected countries) Protect cover (for selected countries)

Availability

Officially announced:

Feb 07, 2019
Apr 08, 2020
Feb 07, 2019
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