Samsung Galaxy S21+ vs realme 8

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Display

Size:

6.7 inches
6.4 inches

Resolution:

2400 x 1080 pixels, 20:9 ratio, 393 PPI
2400 x 1080 pixels, 20:9 ratio, 411 PPI

Technology:

Dynamic AMOLED
Super AMOLED

Screen-to-body:

88.63 %
83.34 %

Peak brightness:

1300 cd/m2 (nit)
1000 cd/m2 (nit)

Features:

120Hz refresh rate (adaptive), HDR support, Scratch-resistant glass (Corning Gorilla Glass Victus), Ambient light sensor, Proximity sensor
60Hz refresh rate, Ambient light sensor, Proximity sensor

Hardware

System chip:

Qualcomm Snapdragon 888
MediaTek Helio G95 MT6785V

Processor:

Octa-core, 2840 MHz, Kryo 680, 64-bit, 5 nm
Octa-core, 2050 MHz, Cortex-A76, 64-bit, 12 nm

GPU:

Adreno 660
Mali G76

RAM:

8GB LPDDR5
4GB LPDDR4

Internal storage:

128GB (UFS 3.0), not expandable
128GB (UFS 2.1)

Storage expansion:

microSDXC

Device type:

Smartphone
Smartphone

OS:

Android (11), Samsung One UI
Android (11), realme 2.0 UI

Battery

Capacity:

4800 mAh
5000 mAh

Type:

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

Charging:

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

Max charge speed:

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

Camera

Rear:

Triple camera
Quad camera

Main camera:

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

Specifications:

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

Second camera:

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

Specifications:

Aperture size: F2.0; Focal Length: 29 mm; Sensor size: 1/1.7"; Pixel size: 0.8 μm
Aperture size: F2.2; Focal Length: 16 mm; Sensor size: 1/4"; Pixel size: 1.12 μm

Third camera:

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

Specifications:

Aperture size: F1.8; Focal Length: 13 mm; Sensor size: 1/2.55"; Pixel size: 1.4 μm
Aperture size: F2.4

Fourth camera:

2 MP (Black and White)

Specifications:

Aperture size: F2.4

Video recording:

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

Features:

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

Front:

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

Video capture:

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

Design

Dimensions:

6.35 x 2.98 x 0.31 inches (161.5 x 75.6 x 7.8 mm)
6.32 x 2.91 x 0.31 inches (160.6 x 73.9 x 8 mm)

Weight:

7.13 oz (202.0 g)
6.24 oz (177.0 g)

Materials:

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

Resistance:

Water, Dust; IP68

Biometrics:

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

Keys:

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

Colors:

Phantom silver, Black, Violet
Cyber Silver, Cyber Black

Cellular

5G:

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), 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)
Bands 1(2100), 3(1800), 5(850), 8(900)

LTE (TDD):

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

UMTS:

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

Dual SIM:

Yes

SIM type:

Nano SIM
Nano SIM

Multimedia

Headphones:

No 3.5mm jack
3.5mm jack

Speakers:

Earpiece, Multiple speakers
Earpiece, Loudspeaker

Features:

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, Video recording
for Noise cancellation

Connectivity & Features

Bluetooth:

5.0
5.1

Wi-Fi:

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

USB:

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

Features:

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

Location:

GPS, A-GPS, Glonass, Galileo, 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), Barometer
Accelerometer, Gyroscope, Compass

Other:

NFC, ANT+

Hearing aid compatible:

M3, T3

Regulatory Approval

FCC approval:

Date approved:

Dec 18, 2020

FCC ID value:

A3LSMG996U link

Measured SAR:

Head:

0.65 W/kg

Body:

0.95 W/kg

Simultaneous Transmission:

1.59 W/kg

Wireless Router:

1.04 W/kg

Phablet:

3.97 W/kg

Buyers information

Price:

$ 1000
€ 199

In The Box:

C to C Data Cable, Ejection Pin
USB Type-C Cable, 5V6A Charge Adapter, SIM Card Needle, Screen Protect Film, Protect Case, Quick Start Guide, Important Product Information (including the Warranty Card)

Availability

Officially announced:

Jan 14, 2021
Mar 24, 2021
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