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Samsung Galaxy A21s vs Samsung Galaxy S21

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Display

Size:

6.5 inches
6.2 inches

Resolution:

1600 x 720 pixels, 20:9 ratio, 270 PPI
2400 x 1080 pixels, 424 PPI

Technology:

TFT
LTPS

Screen-to-body:

82.94 %
86.06 %

Features:

Proximity sensor
120Hz refresh rate, HDR video support, Scratch-resistant glass (Corning Gorilla Glass), Ambient light sensor, Proximity sensor

Hardware

System chip:

Samsung Exynos 850
Qualcomm Snapdragon 875 SM8350

Processor:

Octa-core, 2000 MHz, Arm Cortex-A55, 64-bit
Octa-core, 64-bit, 5 nm

GPU:

Mali-G76
Yes

RAM:

3GB LPDDR4
12GB LPDDR5

Internal storage:

32GB (eMMC 5.1), available to use: 19.5 GB
128GB

Storage expansion:

microSDXC up to 512 GB
microSDXC

Device type:

Smartphone
Smartphone

OS:

Android (10), Samsung One UI
Android (11), Samsung One UI

Battery

Capacity:

5000 mAh
4000 mAh

Type:

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

Battery life test results:

Charging:

Fast charging
Fast charging, Qi and Powermat wireless charging, Reverse wireless charging

Max charge speed:

Wired: 60.0W

Camera

Rear:

Quad camera
Triple camera

Main camera:

48 MP (PDAF)
12 MP (OIS, PDAF)

Specifications:

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

Second camera:

8 MP (Ultra-wide)
64 MP (Telephoto, OIS, PDAF)

Specifications:

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

Third camera:

2 MP (Macro)
12 MP (Ultra-wide, Autofocus)

Specifications:

Aperture size: F2.4

Fourth camera:

2 MP (Depth information)

Specifications:

Aperture size: F2.4

Video recording:

1920x1080 (Full HD) (30 fps)
7680x4320 (8K UHD), 3840x2160 (4K UHD), 1920x1080 (Full HD), 1280x720 (HD)

Front:

13 MP
10 MP (Under-screen)

Video capture:

1920x1080 (Full HD)

Design

Dimensions:

6.44 x 2.96 x 0.35 inches (163.7 x 75.3 x 8.9 mm)
5.97 x 2.80 x 0.31 inches (151.7 x 71.2 x 7.9 mm)

Weight:

6.77 oz (192.0 g)

Materials:

Back: Plastic

Resistance:

Water, Dust; IP68

Biometrics:

2D Face unlock, Fingerprint (touch)
Ultrasonic in-screen fingerprint

Keys:

Right: Volume control, Lock/Unlock key

Colors:

Black, White, Blue, Red
Phantom pink, Violet, Gray, White

Cellular

5G:

SA, NSA, Sub-6, mmWave

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, UMTS

Dual SIM:

Yes

SIM type:

Nano SIM
Nano SIM

Multimedia

Headphones:

3.5mm jack
No 3.5mm jack

Speakers:

Earpiece, Loudspeaker
Earpiece, Multiple speakers

Features:

32-Bit DAC, Dolby Atmos, aptX, Dolby Digital, Dolby Digital Plus

Screen mirroring:

Wireless screen share
Wireless screen share

Radio:

FM

Additional microphone(s):

for Noise cancellation

Connectivity & Features

Bluetooth:

5.0
5.1

Wi-Fi:

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

USB:

Type-C (reversible), USB 2.0
Type-C (reversible), USB 3.2

Features:

Charging
Charging, Headphones port, OTG

Location:

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

Sensors:

Accelerometer, Gyroscope
Accelerometer, Gyroscope, Compass, Hall (for flip covers), Barometer

Other:

NFC
NFC, ANT+

Buyers information

Price:

€ 240

User Manual:

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

Availability

Officially announced:

May 15, 2020

Expected Announcement:

Jan 14, 2021
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