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Sprint Express vs Huawei P9 lite vs Samsung Galaxy M21

Compare phone and tablet specifications of up to three devices at once.

Comparison mode:

Display

Size:

2.6 inches
5.2 inches
6.4 inches

Resolution:

240 x 320 pixels, 154 PPI
1920 x 1080 pixels, 424 PPI
2340 x 1080 pixels, 19.5:9 ratio, 403 PPI

Technology:

LCD
IPS LCD
Super AMOLED

Screen-to-body:

29.39 %
69.89 %
84.11 %

Colors:

16 777 216

Peak brightness:

420 cd/m2 (nit)

Touchscreen:

Capacitive, Multi-touch

Features:

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

Hardware

System chip:

HiSilicon Kirin 650
Exynos 9611

Processor:

Single core, 600 MHz
Octa-core, 2000 MHz, ARM Cortex-A53, 64-bit, 16 nm
Octa-core, 2300 MHz, Arm Cortex-A73 and Arm Cortex-A53, 64-bit, 10 nm

GPU:

Mali-T830 MP2
Mali-G72 MP3

RAM:

0.5GB
3GB LPDDR3
4GB LPDDR4

Internal storage:

16GB
64GB, available to use: 49 GB

Storage expansion:

microSDHC up to 32 GB
microSDXC up to 128 GB
microSDXC up to 512 GB

Device type:

Smartphone
Smartphone
Smartphone

OS:

Android (2.3)
Android (7.0 Nougat, 6.0 Marshmallow), Huawei Emotion UI
Android (11, 10), Samsung One UI

Battery

Capacity:

1500 mAh
3000 mAh
6000 mAh

Type:

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

Charging:

Fast charging

Camera

Rear:

Single camera
Single camera
Triple camera

Main camera:

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

Specifications:

Aperture size: F2.0; Sensor size: 1/3"; Pixel size: 1.12 μm
Aperture size: F2.0; Focal length: 26 mm; Sensor size: 1/2"; Pixel size: 0.8 μm

Second camera:

8 MP (Ultra-wide)

Specifications:

Aperture size: F2.2; Focal Length: 12 mm; Sensor size: 1/4"; Pixel size: 1.12 μm

Third camera:

5 MP (Depth information)

Specifications:

Aperture size: F2.2

Video recording:

Yes
Yes
3840x2160 (4K UHD) (30 fps), 1920x1080 (Full HD), 1280x720 (HD) (240 fps)

Features:

Video calling
EIS

Front:

8 MP (Flash)
20 MP (HDR)

Video capture:

1920x1080 (Full HD)

Design

Dimensions:

4.47 x 2.47 x 0.46 inches (114 x 63 x 12 mm)
5.78 x 2.86 x 0.30 inches (146.8 x 72.6 x 7.5 mm)
6.26 x 2.96 x 0.35 inches (159.0 x 75.1 x 8.9 mm)

Weight:

4.76 oz (135.0 g)
5.19 oz (147.0 g)
6.63 oz (188.0 g)

Materials:

Frame: Aluminum
Back: Plastic; Frame: Plastic

Biometrics:

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

Features:

Full keyboard, D-Pad

Keys:

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

Colors:

Black
Black, Gold, White
Midnight blue, Raven black

Cellular

LTE (FDD):

Bands 1(2100), 3(1800), 7(2600), 8(900), 20(800 DD)
Bands 1(2100), 3(1800), 5(850), 7(2600), 8(900), 20(800 DD)

LTE (TDD):

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

UMTS:

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

Data Speed:

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

Dual SIM:

Shared with microSD
Yes

SIM type:

Nano SIM
Nano SIM

Multimedia

Headphones:

3.5mm jack
3.5mm jack

Speakers:

Earpiece, Loudspeaker
Earpiece, Loudspeaker

Features:

Album art cover, Background playback
Album art cover, Background playback
Dolby Atmos

Screen mirroring:

Wireless screen share

Radio:

FM
FM

Additional microphone(s):

for Noise cancellation

Connectivity & Features

Bluetooth:

Yes
4.1
5.0

Wi-Fi:

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

USB:

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

Features:

Mass storage device, Charging
Mass storage device, Charging
Charging

Location:

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

Sensors:

Accelerometer, Compass
Accelerometer, Gyroscope

Other:

Computer sync, OTA sync
NFC, Tethering, Computer sync, OTA sync

Hearing aid compatible:

M4, T4

Phone features

Notifications:

Music ringtones (MP3), Polyphonic ringtones, Vibration, Flight mode, Silent mode, Speakerphone
Haptic feedback, Music ringtones (MP3), Polyphonic ringtones, Vibration, Flight mode, Silent mode, Speakerphone

Other features:

Voice commands, Voice recording
Voice dialing, Voice commands, Voice recording

Regulatory Approval

FCC approval:

Date approved:

Jul 22, 2011
Apr 26, 2016

FCC ID value:

QISM650
QISVNS-L21

Measured SAR:

Head:

1.02 W/kg
0.80 W/kg

Measured in:

1900 MHz

Body:

1.28 W/kg
1.18 W/kg

Measured in:

800 MHz

Simultaneous Transmission:

1.45 W/kg

Wireless Router:

1.02 W/kg

Buyers information

Price:

€ 299

In The Box:

This is the official Samsu​ng Galaxy M21 User Guide in English provided from the manufacturer.

Availability

Officially announced:

Apr 21, 2016
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