Samsung Galaxy A72 vs OnePlus Nord CE 5G vs Samsung Galaxy S21

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Comparison mode:

Display

Size:

6.7 inches
6.4 inches
6.2 inches

Resolution:

2400 x 1080 pixels, 20:9 ratio, 393 PPI
2400 x 1080 pixels, 20:9 ratio, 409 PPI
2400 x 1080 pixels, 20:9 ratio, 424 PPI

Technology:

Super AMOLED
AMOLED
Dynamic AMOLED

Screen-to-body:

84.74 %
85.39 %
86.06 %

Peak brightness:

1300 cd/m2 (nit)

Features:

90Hz refresh rate, Ambient light sensor, Proximity sensor
90Hz refresh rate, Ambient light sensor, Proximity sensor
120Hz refresh rate (adaptive), HDR support, Scratch-resistant glass (Corning Gorilla Glass Victus), Ambient light sensor, Proximity sensor

Hardware

System chip:

Qualcomm Snapdragon 720G SM7125
Qualcomm Snapdragon 750G SM7225
Qualcomm Snapdragon 888

Processor:

Octa-core, 2300 MHz, Kryo 465, 64-bit, 8 nm
Octa-core, 2200 MHz, Kryo 570 Gold, 64-bit, 8 nm
Octa-core, 2840 MHz, Kryo 680, 64-bit, 5 nm

GPU:

Adreno 618
Adreno 619
Adreno 660

RAM:

6GB
6GB
8GB LPDDR5

Internal storage:

128GB (UFS)
128GB, not expandable
128GB (UFS 3.0), not expandable

Storage expansion:

microSDXC up to 1024 GB

Device type:

Smartphone
Smartphone
Smartphone

OS:

Android (11), One UI 3.0 UI
Android (11)
Android (11), Samsung One UI

Battery

Capacity:

5000 mAh
4500 mAh
4000 mAh

Type:

Not user replaceable
Li - Polymer, Not user replaceable

Charging:

Qualcomm Quick Charge 2.0
Fast charging
Qualcomm Quick Charge 2.0, USB Power Delivery, Samsung Adaptive Fast Charging, Qi and Powermat wireless charging, Reverse wireless charging

Max charge speed:

Wired: 25.0W
Wired: 30.0W
Wired: 25.0W; Wireless: 15.0W

Camera

Rear:

Quad camera
Triple camera
Triple camera

Main camera:

64 MP (OIS, PDAF)
64 MP (PDAF)
12 MP (OIS, PDAF)

Specifications:

Aperture size: F1.8; Focal length: 26 mm; Sensor size: 1/1.7"; Pixel size: 0.8 μm
Aperture size: F1.8; Pixel size: 1.4 μm
Aperture size: F1.8; Focal length: 26 mm; Sensor size: 1/1.76"; Pixel size: 1.8 μm

Second camera:

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

Specifications:

Optical zoom: 3.0x; Aperture size: F2.4; Pixel size: 1.0 μm
Aperture size: F2.2
Aperture size: F2.0; Focal Length: 29 mm; Sensor size: 1/1.7"; Pixel size: 0.8 μm

Third camera:

5 MP (Ultra-wide)
2 MP (Depth information)
12 MP (Ultra-wide, Autofocus)

Specifications:

Aperture size: F2.2; Pixel size: 1.12 μm
Aperture size: F2.4
Aperture size: F2.2; Focal Length: 13 mm; Sensor size: 1/2.55"; Pixel size: 1.4 μm

Fourth camera:

5 MP (Macro)

Specifications:

Aperture size: F2.4; Pixel size: 1.12 μm

Video recording:

3840x2160 (4K UHD) (30 fps), 1920x1080 (Full HD)
3840x2160 (4K UHD) (30 fps), 1920x1080 (Full HD) (120 fps), 1280x720 (HD) (240 fps)
7680x4320 (8K UHD) (24 fps), 3840x2160 (4K UHD) (60 fps), 1920x1080 (Full HD) (240 fps), 1280x720 (HD) (960 fps)

Features:

Continuous autofocus, Picture-taking during video recording
HDR, Time-lapse video, EIS
OIS, HDR, Hyperlapse, Continuous autofocus, Video light, EIS

Front:

32 MP
16 MP (EIS)
10 MP (PDAF, HDR)

Video capture:

3840x2160 (4K UHD) (30 fps)
1920x1080 (Full HD)
3840x2160 (4K UHD) (60 fps)

Design

Dimensions:

6.50 x 3.05 x (165 x 77.4 x 8.4 mm)
6.27 x 2.89 x 0.31 inches (159.2 x 73.5 x 7.9 mm)
5.97 x 2.80 x 0.31 inches (151.7 x 71.2 x 7.9 mm)

Weight:

7.16 oz (203.0 g)
6.00 oz (170.0 g)
6.03 oz (171.0 g)

Materials:

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

Materials & Colors:

Black, Blue, White, Violet

Resistance:

Water, Dust; IP67
Water, Dust; IP68

Biometrics:

2D Face unlock, In-screen fingerprint
2D Face unlock, In-screen fingerprint
2D Face unlock, Ultrasonic in-screen fingerprint

Keys:

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

Colors:

Blue Void, Charcoal Ink, Silver Ray
Phantom pink, Violet, Gray, White

Cellular

5G:

n1, n3, n5, n7, n8, n20, n28, n38, n40, n41, n77, n78
n2, n5, n12, n25, n41, n66, n71, n77, n260, n261, SA, NSA, Sub-6, mmWave

LTE (FDD):

Bands 1(2100), 2(1900), 3(1800), 4(AWS-1), 5(850), 7(2600), 8(900), 12(700 a), 17(700 b), 20(800 DD), 26(850+), 28(700 APT), 32(1500 L-band), 66(AWS-3)
Bands 1(2100), 2(1900), 3(1800), 4(AWS-1), 5(850), 7(2600), 8(900), 12(700 a), 17(700 b), 18(800 Lower), 19(800 Upper), 20(800 DD), 26(850+), 28(700 APT), 66(AWS-3)
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), 18(800 Lower), 19(800 Upper), 20(800 DD), 25(1900+), 26(850+), 28(700 APT), 30(2300 WCS), 66(AWS-3), 71(600)

LTE (TDD):

Bands 38(2600), 40(2300), 41(2600+)
Bands 38(2600), 39(1900+), 40(2300), 41(2600+)
Bands 38(2600), 39(1900+), 40(2300), 41(2600+), 46, 48(3600)

UMTS:

Bands 1(2100), 2(1900), 4(1700/2100), 5(850), 8(900)
Bands 1(2100), 2(1900), 4(1700/2100), 5(850), 6(800), 8(900), 19(800)
Bands 1(2100), 2(1900), 4(1700/2100), 5(850), 8(900)

Data Speed:

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

Dual SIM:

Shared with microSD
Yes

SIM type:

Nano SIM
Nano SIM
Nano SIM

Multimedia

Headphones:

3.5mm jack
3.5mm jack
No 3.5mm jack

Speakers:

Earpiece, Loudspeaker
Earpiece, Loudspeaker
Earpiece, Multiple speakers

Features:

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

Screen mirroring:

Wireless screen share
Wireless screen share
Wireless screen share

Radio:

FM, Stereo, RDS

Additional microphone(s):

for Noise cancellation
for Noise cancellation, Video recording

Connectivity & Features

Bluetooth:

5.0
5.1
5.0

Wi-Fi:

802.11 a, b, g, n, ac, dual-band, 802.1x; Wi-Fi Direct, Hotspot
802.11 a, b, g, n, ac, dual-band; Wi-Fi Direct, Hotspot
802.11 a, b, g, n, ac, ax (Wi-Fi 6), dual-band; MIMO, Wi-Fi Direct, Hotspot

USB:

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

Features:

Charging, OTG
Charging
Charging, Headphones port, OTG, Video out

Location:

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

Sensors:

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

Other:

NFC
NFC
NFC, ANT+

Hearing aid compatible:

M3, T3

Regulatory Approval

FCC approval:

Date approved:

Jan 26, 2021
Dec 08, 2020

FCC ID value:

A3LSMA725M
A3LSMG991U

Measured SAR:

Head:

0.29 W/kg
0.36 W/kg

Body:

0.30 W/kg
1.08 W/kg

Simultaneous Transmission:

1.56 W/kg
3.96 W/kg

Wireless Router:

0.59 W/kg
1.09 W/kg

Phablet:

2.49 W/kg

EU SAR:

Head:

0.23 W/kg

Body:

1.17 W/kg

Buyers information

Price:

€ 449
$ 800

In The Box:

C to C Data Cable, Ejection Pin

Availability

Officially announced:

Mar 17, 2021
Jan 14, 2021
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