Samsung Galaxy A21 vs LG Q70

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Display

Size

6.5 inches
6.4 inches

Resolution

1600 x 720 pixels, 20:9 ratio,
270 PPI
2310 x 1080 pixels, 19.25:9 ratio,
398 PPI

Technology

IPS LCD
IPS LCD

Screen-to-body

79.20 %
81.56 %

Features

Ambient light sensor, Proximity sensor
Ambient light sensor, Proximity sensor

Hardware

System chip

Mediatek Helio P35
Qualcomm Snapdragon 675 SM6150

Processor

Octa-core, 2300 MHz, Arm Cortex-A53, 64-bit, 12 nm
Octa-core, 2000 MHz, Kryo 460, 64-bit, 11 nm

GPU

PowerVR GE8320
Adreno 612

RAM

3GB LPDDR4
4GB LPDDR4

Internal storage

32GB (eMMC 5.1), available to use: 19.8 GB
64GB (eMMC 5.1), available to use: 42.95 GB

Storage expansion

microSDXC up to 512 GB
microSDXC up to 2000 GB

Device type

Smartphone
Smartphone

OS

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

Battery

Capacity

4000 mAh
4000 mAh

Type

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

Charging

Fast charging
Qualcomm Quick Charge 3.0, USB Power Delivery

Max charge speed

Wired: 15.0W
 

Camera

Rear

Quad camera
Dual camera

Main camera

16 MP (PDAF)
32 MP (PDAF)

Specifications

Aperture size: F1.8; Sensor size: 1/3.06"; Pixel size: 1 μm
Aperture size: F1.8; Focal length: 26 mm; Sensor size: 1/2.8"; Pixel size: 0.8 μm

Second camera

8 MP (Ultra-wide)
5 MP (Depth information)

Specifications

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

Third camera

2 MP (Macro)
 

Specifications

Aperture size: F2.4
 

Fourth camera

2 MP (Depth information)
 

Specifications

Aperture size: F2.4
 

Video recording

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

Features

 
Time-lapse video, Picture-taking during video recording

Front

13 MP
16 MP (HDR)

Design

Dimensions

6.61 x 3.02 x 0.32 inches (167.8 x 76.7 x 8.1 mm)
6.38 x 3.02 x 0.32 inches (162.1 x 76.7 x 8.1 mm)

Weight

6.81 oz (193.0 g)
the average is 6.3 oz (179 g)
6.98 oz (198.0 g)
the average is 6.3 oz (179 g)

Materials

Back: Plastic; Frame: Plastic
Back: Glass; Frame: Metal

Resistance

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

Biometrics

Fingerprint (touch)
Fingerprint (touch)

Keys

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

Colors

Black
Mirror black

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), 17(700 b), 20(800 DD), 25(1900+), 26(850+), 28(700 APT), 66(AWS-3), 71(600)
Bands 2(1900), 4(AWS-1), 5(850), 13(700 c), 66(AWS-3)

LTE (TDD)

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

UMTS

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

Data Speed

LTE-A Cat 6 (300/50 Mbit/s), HSDPA+ (4G) 42.2 Mbit/s, HSUPA 5.76 Mbit/s
LTE-A Cat 12/13 (600/150 Mbit/s), HSDPA+ (4G) 42.2 Mbit/s, HSUPA 5.76 Mbit/s

SIM type

Nano SIM
Nano SIM

HD Voice

Yes
Yes

Multimedia

Headphones

3.5mm jack
3.5mm jack

Speakers

Earpiece, Loudspeaker
Earpiece, Loudspeaker

Features

 
32-Bit DAC

Screen mirroring

Wireless screen share
Wireless screen share

Radio

FM
 

Additional microphone(s)

 
for Noise cancellation

Connectivity & Features

Bluetooth

5.0
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

Charging
Charging

Location

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

Sensors

Accelerometer, Gyroscope, Compass
Accelerometer, Gyroscope, Compass

Other

NFC
NFC, UMA (Wi-Fi Calling)

Hearing aid compatible

M4, T3
M4, T3

Regulatory Approval

FCC approval

 
 

Date approved

Apr 17, 2020
May 02, 2020

FCC ID value: ZCASMA215U link
FCC ID value: ZNFQ620WA link

Measured SAR

 
 

Head

0.42 W/kg
0.19 W/kg

Body

1.27 W/kg
0.82 W/kg

Simultaneous Transmission

1.27 W/kg
1.58 W/kg

Wireless Router

1.27 W/kg
1.17 W/kg

Phablet

 
3.96 W/kg

Buyers information

Price

$ 250
$ 350

User Manual

 
Download the LG Q70 Manual as a PDF file.

In The Box

Download the Samsu​ng Galaxy A21 Manual as a PDF file.
Pre-installed Nano SIM Card, Travel Adapter & USB Cable, Quick Reference Guide, Product Safety and Warranty Brochure, SIM Eject Pin

Availability

Officially announced

Apr 08, 2020
May 07, 2020
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