Samsung Galaxy S10e vs Samsung Galaxy S21

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Display

Size:

5.8 inches
6.2 inches

Resolution:

2280 x 1080 pixels, 19:9 ratio, 438 PPI
2400 x 1080 pixels, 424 PPI

Technology:

Dynamic AMOLED
LTPS

Screen-to-body:

83.35 %
86.06 %

Features:

HDR video support, Scratch-resistant glass (Corning Gorilla Glass 6), Ambient light sensor, Proximity sensor
120Hz refresh rate, HDR video support, Scratch-resistant glass (Corning Gorilla Glass), Ambient light sensor, Proximity sensor

Hardware

System chip:

Qualcomm Snapdragon 855
Qualcomm Snapdragon 875 SM8350

Processor:

Octa-core, 2840 MHz, Kryo 485, 64-bit, 7 nm
Octa-core, 64-bit, 5 nm

GPU:

Adreno 640
Yes

RAM:

6GB LPDDR4
12GB LPDDR5

Internal storage:

128GB
128GB

Storage expansion:

microSDXC up to 512 GB
microSDXC

Device type:

Smartphone
Smartphone

OS:

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

Battery

Capacity:

3100 mAh
4000 mAh

Type:

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

Battery life test results:

Charging:

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

Max charge speed:

Wired: 60.0W

Camera

Rear:

Dual camera
Triple camera

Main camera:

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

Specifications:

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

Second camera:

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

Specifications:

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

Third camera:

12 MP (Ultra-wide, Autofocus)

Video recording:

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

Features:

HDR, Time-lapse video, Hyperlapse, Picture-taking during video recording, Video light, EIS, Video calling, Video sharing

Front:

10 MP (Autofocus, HDR)
10 MP (Under-screen)

Video capture:

3840x2160 (4K UHD)

Design

Dimensions:

5.60 x 2.75 x 0.31 inches (142.2 x 69.9 x 7.9 mm)
5.97 x 2.80 x 0.31 inches (151.7 x 71.2 x 7.9 mm)

Weight:

5.29 oz (150.0 g)

Materials:

Back: Glass (Corning Gorilla Glass 5); Frame: Aluminum
Back: Plastic

Resistance:

Water, Dust; IP68
Water, Dust; IP68

Biometrics:

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

Keys:

Left: Volume control; Right: Lock/Unlock key

Colors:

Prism blue, Prism black, Prism white, Prism green, Canary yellow, Flamingo pink, Prism silver
Phantom pink, Violet, Gray, White

Cellular

5G:

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), 13(700 c), 14(700 PS), 17(700 b), 18(800 Lower), 19(800 Upper), 20(800 DD), 25(1900+), 26(850+), 28(700 APT), 29(700 d), 30(2300 WCS), 66(AWS-3), 71(600)

LTE (TDD):

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

UMTS:

850, 900, 1700/2100, 1900, 2100 MHz

Data Speed:

LTE-A Pro Cat 20 (2000/150 Mbit/s), 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

SIM type:

Nano SIM
Nano SIM

HD Voice:

Yes

Multimedia

Headphones:

3.5mm jack
No 3.5mm jack

Speakers:

Earpiece, Multiple speakers
Earpiece, Multiple speakers

Features:

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

Screen mirroring:

Wireless screen share
Wireless screen share

Radio:

FM
FM

Additional microphone(s):

for Noise cancellation
for Noise cancellation

Connectivity & Features

Bluetooth:

5.0
5.1

Wi-Fi:

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

USB:

Type-C (reversible), USB 3.1
Type-C (reversible), USB 3.2

Features:

Charging, OTG, Video out
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, Compass, Hall (for flip covers), Barometer
Accelerometer, Gyroscope, Compass, Hall (for flip covers), Barometer

Other:

NFC, ANT+
NFC, ANT+

Hearing aid compatible:

M3, T4

Regulatory Approval

FCC approval:

Date approved:

Feb 01, 2019

FCC ID value:

A3LSMG970U link

Measured SAR:

Head:

0.36 W/kg

Body:

0.92 W/kg

Simultaneous Transmission:

1.59 W/kg

Wireless Router:

1.36 W/kg

Buyers information

Price:

$ 750

User Manual:

This is the official Samsu​ng Galaxy S10e User Guide in English provided from the manufacturer.

In The Box:

Data cable, Travel adapter, Ejection Pin, USB Connector (OTG), Earphones by AKG, Quick Start Guide, Protective film

Availability

Officially announced:

Feb 20, 2019

Expected Announcement:

Jan 14, 2021
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