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Samsung Galaxy M21 vs Samsung Galaxy S10 5G

Compare phone and tablet specifications of up to three devices at once.

Display

Size:

6.4 inches
6.7 inches

Resolution:

2340 x 1080 pixels, 19.5:9 ratio, 403 PPI
3040 x 1440 pixels, 19:9 ratio, 502 PPI

Technology:

Super AMOLED
Dynamic AMOLED

Screen-to-body:

84.11 %
89.26 %

Peak brightness:

420 cd/m2 (nit)

Features:

Scratch-resistant glass (Corning Gorilla Glass 3), Proximity sensor
HDR support, Scratch-resistant glass (Corning Gorilla Glass 6), Ambient light sensor, Proximity sensor

Hardware

System chip:

Exynos 9611
Qualcomm Snapdragon 855

Processor:

Octa-core, 2300 MHz, Arm Cortex-A73 and Arm Cortex-A53, 64-bit, 10 nm
Octa-core, 2840 MHz, Kryo 485, 64-bit, 7 nm

GPU:

Mali-G72 MP3
Adreno 640

RAM:

4GB LPDDR4
8GB

Internal storage:

64GB, available to use: 49 GB
256GB, available to use: 225 GB, not expandable

Storage expansion:

microSDXC up to 512 GB

Device type:

Smartphone
Smartphone

OS:

Android (11, 10), Samsung One UI
Android (11, 10, 9.0 Pie), Samsung One UI

Battery

Capacity:

6000 mAh
4500 mAh

Type:

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

Charging:

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

Camera

Rear:

Triple camera
Quad 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
Aperture size: F1.5/F2.4; Focal length: 26 mm; Sensor size: 1/2.55"; Pixel size: 1.4 μm

Second camera:

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

Specifications:

Aperture size: F2.2; Focal Length: 12 mm; Sensor size: 1/4"; Pixel size: 1.12 μm
Optical zoom: 2.0x; Aperture size: F2.4; Focal Length: 52 mm; Sensor size: 1/3.6"; Pixel size: 1 μm

Third camera:

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

Specifications:

Aperture size: F2.2
Aperture size: F2.2; Focal Length: 12 mm; Sensor size: 1/3.1"; Pixel size: 1 μm

Fourth camera:

0.3 MP VGA (ToF 3D depth sensing)

Video recording:

3840x2160 (4K UHD) (30 fps), 1920x1080 (Full HD), 1280x720 (HD) (240 fps)
3840x2160 (4K UHD) (60 fps), 1920x1080 (Full HD) (240 fps), 1280x720 (HD) (960 fps)

Features:

EIS
HDR, Time-lapse video, EIS, Video calling, Video sharing

Front:

20 MP (HDR)
10 MP (Dual-Camera, Autofocus, HDR)

Video capture:

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

Design

Dimensions:

6.26 x 2.96 x 0.35 inches (159.0 x 75.1 x 8.9 mm)
6.40 x 3.04 x 0.31 inches (162.6 x 77.1 x 7.94 mm)

Weight:

6.63 oz (188.0 g)
6.98 oz (198.0 g)

Materials:

Back: Plastic; Frame: Plastic
Back: Glass (Corning Gorilla Glass 6); Frame: Aluminum

Resistance:

Water, Dust; IP68

Biometrics:

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

Keys:

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

Colors:

Midnight blue, Raven black
Crown silver, Majestic black, Royal gold

Cellular

5G:

n260, n261

LTE (FDD):

Bands 1(2100), 3(1800), 5(850), 7(2600), 8(900), 20(800 DD)
Bands 2(1900), 3(1800), 4(AWS-1), 5(850), 7(2600), 8(900), 12(700 a), 13(700 c), 18(800 Lower), 19(800 Upper), 20(800 DD), 26(850+), 28(700 APT), 66(AWS-3)

LTE (TDD):

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

UMTS:

Bands 5(850), 8(900), 2(1900), 1(2100)
Bands 1(2100), 2(1900), 5(850), 8(900)

Data Speed:

LTE-A, HSDPA+ (4G) 42.2 Mbit/s, HSUPA 5.76 Mbit/s
LTE-A Pro Cat 20 (2000/150 Mbit/s), HSDPA+ (4G) 42.2 Mbit/s, HSUPA 5.76 Mbit/s

Dual SIM:

Yes

SIM type:

Nano SIM
Nano SIM

HD Voice:

Yes

Multimedia

Headphones:

3.5mm jack
3.5mm jack

Speakers:

Earpiece, Loudspeaker
Earpiece, Multiple speakers

Features:

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

Screen mirroring:

Wireless screen share
Wireless screen share

Radio:

FM
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, ax, dual-band; MIMO, Wi-Fi Direct, Hotspot

USB:

Type-C (reversible), USB 2.0
Type-C (reversible), USB 3.1

Features:

Charging
Charging, OTG, Video out

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, ANT+, UMA (Wi-Fi Calling)

Hearing aid compatible:

M4, T3

Regulatory Approval

FCC approval:

Date approved:

Apr 05, 2019

FCC ID value:

A3LSMG977U

Measured SAR:

Head:

0.30 W/kg

Body:

1.11 W/kg

Simultaneous Transmission:

1.59 W/kg

Wireless Router:

1.39 W/kg

Phablet:

3.98 W/kg

Buyers information

Price:

$ 1300

In The Box:

This is the official Samsu​ng Galaxy M21 User Guide in English provided from the manufacturer.
Samsung special screen protector ( already on device ), Wall adapter/USB cable/USB connector, Quick reference guide, Important consumer safety information, Product safety, and warranty brochure

Availability

Officially announced:

Mar 18, 2020
Feb 20, 2019
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