Samsung Galaxy S21 FE vs Apple iPhone 12 - specs comparison - PhoneArena

Samsung Galaxy S21 FE vs Apple iPhone 12

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Display

Size:

6.4 inches
6.1 inches

Resolution:

2340 x 1080 pixels, 403 PPI
2532 x 1170 pixels, 19.5:9 ratio, 457 PPI

Technology:

Dynamic AMOLED
OLED

Refresh rate:

120Hz
60Hz

Screen-to-body:

86.77 %
87.24 %

Peak brightness:

1200 cd/m2 (nit)

Features:

HDR support, Scratch-resistant glass (Corning Gorilla Glass Victus), Ambient light sensor, Proximity sensor
HDR support, Oleophobic coating, Scratch-resistant glass (Ceramic Shield), Ambient light sensor, Proximity sensor

Hardware

System chip:

Qualcomm Snapdragon 888 SM8350 (5 nm)
Apple A14 Bionic (5 nm)

Processor:

Octa-core, 2840 MHz, Kryo 680 Prime, 64-bit
Hexa-core, 3100 MHz, 64-bit

GPU:

Adreno 660
Yes

RAM:

6GB
4GB LPDDR4

Internal storage:

128GB
64GB (NVMe), not expandable

Device type:

Smartphone
Smartphone

OS:

Android (11)
iOS (15.x, 14.x)

Battery

Capacity:

4500 mAh
2815 mAh

Type:

Not user replaceable
Li - Ion, Not user replaceable

Battery life test results:

Charging:

Qi wireless charging, Reverse wireless charging
USB Power Delivery, Qi wireless charging, MagSafe wireless charging

Max charge speed:

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

Camera

Rear:

Triple camera
Dual camera

Main camera:

12 MP (OIS, PDAF)
12 MP (Sapphire crystal lens cover, OIS, PDAF)

Specifications:

Aperture size: F1.8; Focal length: 26 mm
Aperture size: F1.6; Focal length: 26 mm

Second camera:

8 MP (Telephoto, OIS, Autofocus)
12 MP (Ultra-wide, Sapphire crystal lens cover)

Specifications:

Optical zoom: 3.0x; Aperture size: F2.4; Focal Length: 76 mm
Aperture size: F2.4; Focal Length: 13 mm

Third camera:

12 MP (Ultra-wide)

Specifications:

Aperture size: F2.2; Focal Length: 13 mm

Video recording:

3840x2160 (4K UHD) (60 fps)
3840x2160 (4K UHD) (60 fps), 1920x1080 (Full HD) (240 fps)

Features:

OIS, HDR, Time-lapse video, Continuous autofocus, Picture-taking during video recording

Front:

32 MP
12 MP (EIS, HDR, Slow-motion videos)

Video capture:

3840x2160 (4K UHD) (60 fps)

Design

Dimensions:

6.13 x 2.93 x 0.31 inches (155.7 x 74.5 x 7.9 mm)
5.78 x 2.81 x 0.29 inches (146.7 x 71.5 x 7.4 mm)

Weight:

6.00 oz (170.0 g)
5.78 oz (164.0 g)

Materials:

Back: Plastic; Frame: Metal
Back: Glass; Frame: Aluminum

Resistance:

Water, Dust; IP68
Water, Dust; IP68

Biometrics:

2D Face unlock, Ultrasonic in-screen fingerprint
3D Face unlock

Keys:

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

Colors:

Black, White, Red, Green, Blue, Purple

Cellular

5G:

5G Ready
n1, n2, n3, n5, n7, n8, n12, n20, n25, n28, n38, n40, n41, n66, n71, n77, n78, n79, n260, n261, Sub-6, mmWave

LTE (FDD):

Bands 1(2100), 2(1900), 3(1800), 4(AWS-1), 5(850), 7(2600), 8(900), 12(700 a), 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), 32(1500 L-band), 66(AWS-3), 71(600)

LTE (TDD):

Bands 34(2000), 38(2600), 39(1900+), 40(2300), 41(2600+), 42(3500), 46, 48(3600)

UMTS:

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

Data Speed:

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

Dual SIM:

Yes
Yes

SIM type:

Nano SIM, eSIM
Nano SIM, eSIM

HD Voice:

Yes

VoLTE:

Yes

Multimedia

Headphones:

No 3.5mm jack
No 3.5mm jack

Speakers:

Earpiece, Loudspeaker
Earpiece, Multiple speakers

Features:

Dolby Atmos

Screen mirroring:

Wireless screen share
Wireless screen share

Radio:

FM, Stereo, RDS

Additional microphone(s):

for Noise cancellation
for Noise cancellation

Connectivity & Features

Bluetooth:

5.0
5.0

Wi-Fi:

802.11 a, b, g, n, ac, ax (Wi-Fi 6); 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 3.2
Lightning

Features:

Charging, OTG
Charging, Headphones port

Location:

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

Sensors:

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

Other:

NFC
NFC, UMA (Wi-Fi Calling)

Hearing aid compatible:

M3, T4

Regulatory Approval

FCC approval:

Date approved:

Jun 29, 2021

FCC ID value:

A3LSMG990U

Measured SAR:

Head:

0.77 W/kg

Body:

0.90 W/kg

Simultaneous Transmission:

1.48 W/kg

Wireless Router:

1.09 W/kg

Buyers information

Price:

$ 700
$ 829

In The Box:

USB-C to Lightning Cable, Documentation

Availability

Officially announced:

Jan 04, 2022
Oct 13, 2020
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