Samsung Galaxy S5 vs Samsung Galaxy A21s vs Samsung Galaxy A20e

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Display

Size:

5.1 inches
6.5 inches
5.8 inches

Resolution:

1920 x 1080 pixels, 432 PPI
1600 x 720 pixels, 20:9 ratio, 270 PPI
1560 x 720 pixels, 19.5:9 ratio, 296 PPI

Technology:

Super AMOLED
TFT
TFT

Screen-to-body:

69.76 %
82.94 %
80.54 %

Colors:

16 777 216

Touchscreen:

Capacitive, Multi-touch

Features:

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

Hardware

System chip:

Qualcomm Snapdragon 801 MSM8974-AC
Samsung Exynos 850
Samsung Exynos 7884

Processor:

Quad-core, 2500 MHz, Krait 400, 32-bit, 28 nm
Octa-core, 2000 MHz, Arm Cortex-A55, 64-bit
Octa-core, 1600 MHz, ARM Cortex-A73 and ARM Cortex-A53, 64-bit, 14 nm

GPU:

Adreno 330
Mali-G76
Mali-G71 MP2

RAM:

2GB LPDDR3
3GB LPDDR4
3GB LPDDR4

Internal storage:

32GB
32GB (eMMC 5.1), available to use: 19.5 GB
32GB, available to use: 21.5 GB

Storage expansion:

microSDXC up to 128 GB
microSDXC up to 512 GB
microSDXC up to 512 GB

Device type:

Smartphone
Smartphone
Smartphone

OS:

Android (6.0 Marshmallow, 5.1 Lollipop, 5.0 Lollipop, 4.4.4, 4.4.2), Samsung TouchWiz UI
Android (10), Samsung One UI
Android (9.0 Pie), Samsung One UI

Battery

Capacity:

2800 mAh
5000 mAh
3000 mAh

Type:

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

Battery life test results:

Charging:

Fast charging
Samsung Adaptive Fast Charging

Camera

Rear:

Single camera
Quad camera
Dual camera

Main camera:

16 MP (BSI sensor, PDAF)
48 MP (PDAF)
13 MP (Autofocus)

Specifications:

Aperture size: F2.2; Focal length: 31 mm; Sensor size: 1/2.6"; Pixel size: 1.12 μm
Aperture size: F2.0; Focal length: 26 mm; Sensor size: 1/2"; Pixel size: 0.8 μm
Aperture size: F1.9

Second camera:

8 MP (Ultra-wide)
5 MP (Ultra-wide)

Specifications:

Aperture size: F2.2; Sensor size: 1/4"; Pixel size: 1.12 μm
Aperture size: F2.2

Third camera:

2 MP (Macro)

Specifications:

Aperture size: F2.4

Fourth camera:

2 MP (Depth information)

Specifications:

Aperture size: F2.4

Video recording:

3840x2160 (4K UHD) (30 fps), 1920x1080 (Full HD) (60 fps)
1920x1080 (Full HD) (30 fps)
1920x1080 (Full HD) (60 fps)

Features:

HDR, Continuous autofocus, EIS, Video calling, Video sharing
Video calling, Video sharing

Front:

2.1 MP
13 MP
8 MP

Video capture:

1920x1080 (Full HD)
1920x1080 (Full HD)

Design

Dimensions:

5.59 x 2.85 x 0.32 inches (142 x 72.5 x 8.1 mm)
6.44 x 2.96 x 0.35 inches (163.7 x 75.3 x 8.9 mm)
5.80 x 2.74 x 0.33 inches (147.4 x 69.7 x 8.4 mm)

Weight:

5.11 oz (145.0 g)
6.77 oz (192.0 g)
4.97 oz (141.0 g)

Materials:

Back: Plastic
Back: Plastic

Resistance:

Water, Dust; IP67

Biometrics:

Fingerprint (swipe)
2D Face unlock, Fingerprint (touch)
2D Face unlock, Fingerprint (touch)

Features:

Touch sensitive control keys, Interchangeable covers, Notification light

Keys:

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

Colors:

Black, Gold, Blue, White
Black, White, Blue, Red
Black, Coral, Blue, White

Cellular

LTE (FDD):

Bands 1(2100), 2(1900), 3(1800), 5(850), 7(2600), 8(900), 20(800 DD)
Bands 1(2100), 2(1900), 3(1800), 5(850), 7(2600), 8(900), 20(800 DD), 28(700 APT)
Bands 1(2100), 3(1800), 5(850), 8(900), 20(800 DD)

LTE (TDD):

Bands 38(2600), 40(2300), 41(2600+)
Bands 38(2600), 40(2300)

UMTS:

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

Data Speed:

LTE Cat 4 (150/50 Mbit/s), HSDPA+ (4G) 42.2 Mbit/s, HSUPA 5.76 Mbit/s, UMTS
LTE-A, HSDPA+ (4G) 42.2 Mbit/s, HSUPA 5.76 Mbit/s
LTE Cat 4 (150/50 Mbit/s), HSDPA+ (4G) 42.2 Mbit/s, HSUPA 5.76 Mbit/s

Dual SIM:

Yes
Yes

SIM type:

Micro SIM
Nano SIM
Nano SIM

VoLTE:

Yes

Multimedia

Headphones:

3.5mm jack
3.5mm jack
3.5mm jack

Speakers:

Earpiece, Loudspeaker
Earpiece, Loudspeaker
Earpiece, Loudspeaker

Features:

Album art cover, Background playback
Album art cover, Background playback

Screen mirroring:

MHL
Wireless screen share
Wireless screen share

Additional microphone(s):

for Noise cancellation, Video recording
for Noise cancellation

Connectivity & Features

Bluetooth:

4.0
5.0
5.0

Wi-Fi:

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

USB:

microUSB, USB 3.0
Type-C (reversible), USB 2.0
Type-C (reversible), USB 2.0

Features:

Mass storage device, OTG, Charging, Video out
Charging
Charging, Mass storage device

HDMI:

Yes

Location:

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

Sensors:

Accelerometer, Gyroscope, Pedometer, Compass, Hall (for flip covers), Gesture, Barometer, Step detector, Step counter
Accelerometer, Gyroscope
Accelerometer, Gyroscope, Compass, Hall (for flip covers)

Other:

NFC, ANT+, Infrared, Tethering, Computer sync, OTA sync
NFC
NFC, VoIP, Tethering, Computer sync, OTA sync

Phone features

Notifications:

Haptic feedback, (MP3)

Other features:

Voice dialing, Voice commands, Voice recording

Buyers information

Price:

€ 240

User Manual:

This is the official Samsu​ng Galaxy A21s User Guide in English provided from the manufacturer.

Availability

Officially announced:

Feb 24, 2014
May 15, 2020
Apr 10, 2019
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