Samsung Galaxy S21 FE vs Apple iPhone 15 Plus Specs Comparison

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Display

Size:

6.4 inches
6.7 inches

Resolution:

2340 x 1080 pixels, 403 PPI
2796 x 1290 pixels, 19.5:9 ratio, 460 PPI

Technology:

Dynamic AMOLED
OLED

Refresh rate:

120Hz
60Hz

Screen-to-body:

86.77 %
88.16 %

Peak brightness:

2000 cd/m2 (nit)

Features:

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

Hardware

System chip:

Qualcomm Snapdragon 888 SM8350 (5 nm)
A16 Bionic (4 nm)

Processor:

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

GPU:

Adreno 660
Apple GPU 5-core

RAM:

6GB
6GB LPDDR5

Internal storage:

128GB
128GB, not expandable

OS:

Android (11)
iOS (17.x)

Device type:

Smartphone
Smartphone

Battery

Capacity:

4500 mAh
4383 mAh

Type:

Not user replaceable
Not user replaceable

Charging:

Qi wireless charging, Reverse wireless charging
Fast charging, MagSafe wireless charging

Max charge speed:

Wired: 25.0W; Wireless: 15.0W
Wired: 20.0W; Wireless: 15.0W

Camera

Rear:

Triple camera
Dual camera

Main camera:

12 MP (OIS, PDAF)
48 MP (Sensor-shift OIS)

Specifications:

Aperture size: F1.8; Focal length: 26 mm
Aperture size: F1.6; Focal length: 26 mm; Pixel size: 2.0 μm

Second camera:

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

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

Flash:

LED
LED

Video recording:

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

Front:

32 MP
12 MP (Time-of-Flight (ToF))

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)
6.33 x 3.06 x 0.31 inches (160.9 x 77.8 x 7.8 mm) , thickness with camera 0.45 inches (11.33 mm)

Weight:

6.00 oz (170.0 g)
7.09 oz (201.0 g)

Materials:

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

Resistance:

Water, Dust; IP68
Yes; 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, Blue, Green, Yellow, Pink

Cellular

5G:

5G Ready
n1, n2, n3, n5, n7, n8, n12, n14, n20, n25, n28, n29, n30, n38, n40, n41, n48, n66, n70, n71, n77, n78, n79, n258, n260, n261, NSA, mmWave

4G (FDD):

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

4G (TDD):

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

3G:

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

Dual SIM:

Yes

SIM type:

Nano SIM, eSIM
eSIM

Multimedia

Headphones:

No 3.5mm jack
No 3.5mm jack

Speakers:

Earpiece, Loudspeaker
Earpiece, Loudspeaker

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
5.3

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), Wi-Fi 6E; Wi-Fi Direct, Hotspot

USB:

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

Features:

Charging, OTG
Charging

Hearing aid compatible:

M3, T4

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, Ultra Wideband (UWB)

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
$ 899 / € 1100

Availability

Officially announced:

Yes
Yes
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