Samsung Galaxy A21s vs Samsung Galaxy A42

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Display

Size

6.5 inches
6.6 inches

Resolution

1600 x 720 pixels, 20:9 ratio,
270 PPI
2400 x 1080 pixels, 20:9 ratio,
399 PPI

Technology

TFT
Super AMOLED

Screen-to-body

82.94 %
 

Features

Proximity sensor
Ambient light sensor, Proximity sensor

Hardware

System chip

Samsung Exynos 850
Qualcomm Snapdragon 690 SM6350

Processor

Octa-core, 2000 MHz, Arm Cortex-A55, 64-bit
Octa-core, 2000 MHz, Kryo 560, 64-bit, 8 nm

GPU

Mali-G76
Adreno 619L

RAM

3GB LPDDR4
4GB LPDDR4

Internal storage

32GB (eMMC 5.1), available to use: 19.5 GB
64GB

Storage expansion

microSDXC up to 512 GB
microSDXC

Device type

Smartphone
Smartphone

OS

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

Battery

Capacity

5000 mAh
5000 mAh

Type

Li - Polymer, Not user replaceable
Not user replaceable

Battery life test results

 

Charging

Fast charging
Fast charging

Camera

Rear

Quad camera
Quad camera

Main camera

48 MP (PDAF)
48 MP (PDAF)

Specifications

Aperture size: F2.0; Focal length: 26 mm; Sensor size: 1/2"; Pixel size: 0.8 μm
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
 

Third camera

2 MP (Macro)
5 MP (Macro)

Specifications

Aperture size: F2.4
 

Fourth camera

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

Specifications

Aperture size: F2.4
 

Video recording

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

Front

13 MP
20 MP (Autofocus)

Design

Dimensions

6.44 x 2.96 x 0.35 inches (163.7 x 75.3 x 8.9 mm)
 

Weight

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

Biometrics

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

Keys

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

Colors

Black, White, Blue, Red
Black, White, Grey

Cellular

5G

 
SA, NSA

LTE (FDD)

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, 1900, 2100 MHz
 

Data Speed

LTE-A, 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

Multimedia

Headphones

3.5mm jack
 

Speakers

Earpiece, Loudspeaker
Earpiece, Loudspeaker

Screen mirroring

Wireless screen share
Wireless screen share

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

Sensors

Accelerometer, Gyroscope
Accelerometer, Gyroscope, Compass

Other

NFC
NFC

Buyers information

Price

€ 240
€ 369

User Manual

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

Availability

Officially announced

May 15, 2020
Sep 02, 2020

Scheduled release

 
November 2020
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