Samsung Galaxy A50s vs Samsung Galaxy A21s

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Display

Size

6.4 inches
6.5 inches

Resolution

2340 x 1080 pixels, 19.5:9 ratio,
403 PPI
1600 x 720 pixels, 20:9 ratio,
270 PPI

Technology

Super AMOLED
TFT

Screen-to-body

85.24 %
82.94 %

Features

Scratch-resistant glass (Corning Gorilla Glass 3), Ambient light sensor, Proximity sensor
Proximity sensor

Hardware

System chip

Samsung Exynos 7 Octa 9610
Samsung Exynos 850

Processor

Octa-core, 2300 MHz, ARM Cortex-A73 and ARM Cortex-A53, 64-bit, 10 nm
Octa-core, 2000 MHz, Arm Cortex-A55, 64-bit

GPU

Mali-G72 MP3
Mali-G76

RAM

6GB LPDDR4
3GB LPDDR4

Internal storage

128GB, available to use: 107.7 GB
32GB (eMMC 5.1), available to use: 19.5 GB

Storage expansion

microSDXC up to 512 GB
microSDXC up to 512 GB

Device type

Smartphone
Smartphone

OS

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

Battery

Capacity

4000 mAh
5000 mAh

Type

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

Battery life test results

 

Charging

Fast charging
Fast charging

Camera

Rear

Triple camera
Quad camera

Main camera

48 MP (PDAF)
48 MP (PDAF)

Specifications

Aperture size: F2.0; Sensor size: 1/2"; Pixel size: 0.8 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; Focal Length: 13 mm
Aperture size: F2.2; Sensor size: 1/4"; Pixel size: 1.12 μm

Third camera

5 MP (Depth information)
2 MP (Macro)

Specifications

Aperture size: F2.2
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) (240 fps)
1920x1080 (Full HD) (30 fps)

Features

EIS
 

Front

32 MP (HDR)
13 MP

Design

Dimensions

6.24 x 2.93 x 0.30 inches (158.5 x 74.5 x 7.7 mm)
6.44 x 2.96 x 0.35 inches (163.7 x 75.3 x 8.9 mm)

Weight

5.86 oz (166.0 g)
the average is 6.3 oz (179 g)
6.77 oz (192.0 g)
the average is 6.3 oz (179 g)

Materials

Back: Plastic; Frame: Plastic
 

Biometrics

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

Keys

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

Colors

Prism crush black, Prism crush white, Prism crush violet, Prism crush green
Black, White, Blue, Red

Cellular

LTE (FDD)

Bands 1(2100), 3(1800), 5(850), 7(2600), 8(900), 20(800 DD), 28(700 APT)
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+)
Bands 38(2600), 40(2300), 41(2600+)

UMTS

850, 900, 1900, 2100 MHz
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
Yes

SIM type

Nano SIM
Nano SIM

Multimedia

Headphones

3.5mm jack
3.5mm jack

Speakers

Earpiece, Loudspeaker
Earpiece, Loudspeaker

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, OTG
Charging

Location

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, Hall (for flip covers)
Accelerometer, Gyroscope

Other

NFC, ANT+
NFC

Regulatory Approval

FCC approval

 
 

Date approved

Aug 29, 2019
 

FCC ID value: A3LSMA507FN link
 

Measured SAR

 
 

Head

0.98 W/kg
 

Body

0.56 W/kg
 

Simultaneous Transmission

1.52 W/kg
 

Wireless Router

0.74 W/kg
 

Phablet

3.48 W/kg
 

Buyers information

Price

 
€ 240

User Manual

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

Availability

Officially announced

Aug 22, 2019
May 15, 2020
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