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BlackBerry Bold 9780 (T-Mobile) vs Samsung Galaxy A21s (SM-A217M/DS)

Side by side comparison between BlackBerry Bold 9780 vs Samsung Galaxy A21s phones, differences, pros, cons and full specifications. What's the better?

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Compare Samsung Galaxy A21s XBlackBerry Bold 9780 (T-Mobile)03Points
BlackBerry Bold 9780 (T-Mobile)
2.44"
TFT

480x360

5
MP

512MB
RAM

32bit Single

1500
mAh

(Removable)

vs
30PointsSamsung Galaxy A21s (SM-A217M/DS)Compare BlackBerry Bold 9780 X
Samsung Galaxy A21s (SM-A217M/DS)
6.5"
PLS

720x1600

48
MP

13mp

4GB
RAM

64bit Octa

5000
mAh

(Non removable)

What's the better phone? Samsung Galaxy A21s (SM-A217M/DS)

The phonemore's choice is much more technical than personal. Therefore, you shouldn't only consider this. Our goal is to help you, but what's important to us may not be important to you. You decide which one is the best! Comment!

Bold 9780 (T-Mobile)3 Advantages BlackBerry Bold 9780 (T-Mobile)vsGalaxy A21s (SM-A217M/DS)30 Advantages Samsung Galaxy A21s (SM-A217M/DS)
+122 grams (4.27 ounces)57%
Lighter
vs192 grams (6.72 ounces)
+Ambient Light sensorAdvantage
Sensors help you use the device
vsVirtual ambient light sensor
+Li-Ion: Lithium-Ion (Removable)Advantage
Removable battery can be replaced easily
vsLiPo: Li-Ion polymer (Non removable)
624MHz 32bit Single-Corevs+2GHz 64bit Octa-Core5 times
More powerful processor, you can open your applications faster
512MB SDRAMvs+4GB LPDDR4X7 times
More RAM memory. Typically more responsive and better for multitasking.
512MB (300MB available)vs+64GB (48GB available)163 times
More internal storage for applications and files
Until 32GB microSD, microSDHCvs+Until 512GB microSD, microSDXC15 times
More external storage for files using memory cards
14 millimeters (0.55 inches)vs+8.9 millimeters (0.35 inches)57%
Thinner
TFT LCDvs+TFT PLSAdvantage
TFT PLS display is brighter and more vivid
65 thousandvs+16 million245 times
More colors on the screen is better quality images and videos
480x360 pixelsvs+720x1600 pixels6 times
Higher resolution screen
246 PPIvs+270 PPI10%
Crisper display of text, images and videos because it has more pixels per inch (ppi)
2.44"vs+6.5"166%
Larger screen
(back) 5MPvs+(quad camera) 48MP + 8MP + 2MP + 2MP11 times
Higher resolution main camera
Not supportedvs+(front) 13MPAdvantage
A front-camera is best for taking selfies
Supportedvs+Full HD (1920x1080)Advantage
More image quality for recording videos with the primary camera
70000 apps (BlackBerry App World)vs+3500000 apps (Google Play Store)49 times
More apps available to download and use
3G HSDPAvs+4G+ LTE-AAdvantage
The 4G+ LTE-A network is newer and faster
(3G HSDPA) 7.2 Mbpsvs+(4G+ LTE-A) 300 Mbps41 times
Faster for surfing the internet and download files
Not supportedvs+Capacitive MultitouchAdvantage
The touch screen facilitates the use of the device
Not supportedvs+AccelerometerAdvantage
Sensors help you use the device
Not supportedvs+CompassAdvantage
Sensors help you use the device
Not supportedvs+Face unlockAdvantage
Sensors help you use the device
Not supportedvs+Fingerprint sensor (rear-mounted)Advantage
Sensors help you use the device
Not supportedvs+GyroscopeAdvantage
Sensors help you use the device
Not supportedvs+Proximity sensorAdvantage
Sensors help you use the device
1500 mAhvs+5000 mAh2 times
Battery - higher amperage (mAh) allows more device usage time, but it also depends on the hardware and use
Not supportedvs+Video callingAdvantage
The video calling allows to make calls with voice and video
1 slot (Single-SIM)
(dedicated slot)
vs+2 slots (Dual-SIM)
(dedicated slot)Advantage
It's more advantageous to have more than one phone operator in the same device
Not supportedvs+FMAdvantage
The radio lets you listen to your songs and sports in general
802.11 b/g (2.4Ghz)vs+802.11 a/b/g/n/ac (2.4Ghz, 5Ghz) + MIMOAdvantage
WiFi 802.11 a/b/g/n/ac (2.4Ghz, 5Ghz) + MIMO is newer and faster
2.1 + A2DPvs+5.0 + A2DP/LEAdvantage
Bluetooth 5.0 + A2DP/LE is newer and faster
MicroUSB 2.0vs+Type-CAdvantage
Reversible connector, you can stick in a USB-C cable any which way; either side is up.

8 Common items in both devices
LED flash
Only digital zoom
Autofocus / PDAF: phase detection autofocus
3.5mm jack
Hands-free calling
Vibrating alert
A-GPS / A-GPS, GeoTagging, GLONASS, GALILEO, BeiDou
+ specs and more in the table below

Check the comparison table below for more items that are not evaluated in comparison score above.

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📱 Model features

BlackBerry Bold 9780 (T-Mobile)Samsung Galaxy A21s (SM-A217M/DS)
ModelBold 9780 (T-Mobile)Galaxy A21s (SM-A217M/DS)
Other model namesT-Mobile RIM BlackBerry Bold 9780, RIM Onyx DeltaGalaxy A21s SM-A217M/Dual-Sim (64GB + 4GB RAM)
Country or region availableUSA
USA
(Latin America)BrazilChileColombia
(Latin America), Brazil, Chile, Colombia
BrandBlackBerrySamsung
Release date11/14/20106/2/2020, Announced: 5/15/2020
Depth14 millimeters (0.55 inches)8.9 millimeters (0.35 inches)
Size (width x height)60 x 109 millimeters (2.36 x 4.29 in)75.3 x 163.7 millimeters (2.96 x 6.44 in)
Weight122 grams (4.27 ounces)192 grams (6.72 ounces)
Build, materialsfeature not registeredPlastic body, glass front
Protection against water and othersNot supportedNot supported

🤖 Operating System

BlackBerry Bold 9780 (T-Mobile)Samsung Galaxy A21s (SM-A217M/DS)
System versionBlackBerry OS 6.0Android 10
Firmware updatefeature not registeredAndroid 11
User Interfacefeature not registeredOne UI 2.0 / 3.1

⚙️ Processor

BlackBerry Bold 9780 (T-Mobile)Samsung Galaxy A21s (SM-A217M/DS)
Chipset32bit - Marvell PXA93064bit - Samsung Exynos 850 (8nm)
CPUSingle-Core, 1 processor:
624MHz Single-Core Marvell Sheeva
Octa-Core, 1 processor:
2GHz Octa-Core ARM Cortex-A55
GPU graphical controllerfeature not registeredARM Mali-G52 MP1
Performance (benchmark)feature not registeredAnTuTu: 124232 (v8)

💽 Memory and storage

BlackBerry Bold 9780 (T-Mobile)Samsung Galaxy A21s (SM-A217M/DS)
RAM memory512MB SDRAM4GB LPDDR4X
Internal storage512MB (300MB available)64GB (48GB available)
eMMC 5.1
External storageUntil 32GB microSD, microSDHC
(dedicated slot)
Until 512GB microSD, microSDXC
(dedicated slot)

📲 Display

BlackBerry Bold 9780 (T-Mobile)Samsung Galaxy A21s (SM-A217M/DS)
Display typeTFT LCDTFT PLS
Screen size2.44" inches6.5" inches
Screen-to-body ratio~28.2% (screen-to-body ratio)~82.8% (screen-to-body ratio)
Display resolution480x360 pixels720x1600 pixels (20:9)
TouchscreenNot supportedCapacitive Multitouch
Pixel density (dot pitch)246 PPI270 PPI
Colors65 thousand16 million
Scratch-resistant glassNot supportedNot supported
Display featuresfeature not registered60Hz

📶 Mobile networks

BlackBerry Bold 9780 (T-Mobile)Samsung Galaxy A21s (SM-A217M/DS)
Dual-SIMNot supportedDual-SIM Standby - Call active on one sim card
(dedicated slot)
SIM card1 slot (Single-SIM)
Standard mini-SIM (2FF)
2 slots (Dual-SIM)
nano-SIM (4FF)
Maximum download/upload7.2 Mbps300/150 Mbps
Network technology2G, 3G2G, 3G, 4G
Frequency, bandsExpand band detailsCollapse details
GSM MHz bandQuad-Band 850/900/1800/1900Quad-Band 850/900/1800/1900
Primary 2G networkGSM 850/900/1800/1900GSM 850/900/1800/1900
Primary 3G networkUMTS 900/1700/2100UMTS 850/900/1700/1900/2100
Primary 4G networkNot supportedLTE Cat7/13 (1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 7, 8, 12, 17, 20, 28, 66)
TD-LTE (38, 40, 41)
Primary 5G networkNot supportedNot supported
Primary data networkCSD, GPRS, EDGE, UMTS, HSDPAGPRS, EDGE, UMTS, HSDPA, HSUPA, HSPA+, TD-LTE, LTE, LTE-A
Secondary 2G networkNot supportedGSM 850/900/1800/1900
Secondary 3G networkNot supportedUMTS 850/900/1700/1900/2100
Secondary 4G networkNot supportedLTE Cat7/13 (1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 7, 8, 12, 17, 20, 28, 66)
TD-LTE (38, 40, 41)
Secondary data networkNot supportedGPRS, EDGE, UMTS, HSDPA, HSUPA, HSPA+, TD-LTE, LTE, LTE-A

📷 Camera

BlackBerry Bold 9780 (T-Mobile)Samsung Galaxy A21s (SM-A217M/DS)
Back camera (main camera)5 megapixels(quad camera)
48 megapixels
8MP ultrawidef/2.21/4"1.12µm123°
2MP macrof/2.4
2MP depthf/2.4
Main camera resolution2560x1920 pixels8000x6000 pixels
Video recording (primary)SupportedFull HD (1920x1080) 30 fps
FlashLED flashLED flash
Focal aperturefeature not registeredf/2.0 (aperture)
Focal lengthfeature not registered26mm lens
Sensor sizefeature not registered1/2" inches
Pixel sizefeature not registered0.8µm pixel
AutofocusAutofocusPDAF: phase detection autofocus
Touch focusfeature not registeredSupported
Image stabilizationfeature not registeredEIS: Digital stabilization
ZoomOnly digital zoomOnly digital zoom
Face/smile detectionfeature not registeredFace detection, Smile detection
BSI sensorfeature not registeredNot supported
HDRfeature not registeredHDR photo on both cameras
Camera extrasfeature not registeredfeature not registered

📸 Front camera

BlackBerry Bold 9780 (T-Mobile)Samsung Galaxy A21s (SM-A217M/DS)
Front camera (secondary)Not supported13 megapixels
Front camera resolutionNot supported4128x3096 pixels
Video recording (secondary)Not supportedFull HD (1920x1080)
Front flashNot supportedNot supported
Focal aperturefeature not registeredf/2.2 (aperture)
Focal lengthfeature not registeredfeature not registered
Sensor sizefeature not registered1/3.1" inches
Pixel sizefeature not registered1.12µm pixel

🔉 Sound and multimedia

BlackBerry Bold 9780 (T-Mobile)Samsung Galaxy A21s (SM-A217M/DS)
LoudspeakerSupportedMono sound (not stereo)
Active noise cancellationfeature not registered2 microphones or more
RadioNot supportedFM
TVNot supportedNot supported
Video formatsMP4, DivX, XviD, WMV, 3GPMP4, H.265, H.264, H.263, XviD, MKV
Audio formatsMP3, WAV, WMA, AAC+MP3, WAV, WMA, eAAC+, FLAC

🔌 Connectivity

BlackBerry Bold 9780 (T-Mobile)Samsung Galaxy A21s (SM-A217M/DS)
USBMicroUSB 2.0USB 2.0 Type-C reversible connector
Audio output3.5mm jack3.5mm jack
TV outputNot supportedNot supported
Bluetooth2.1 + A2DP5.0 + A2DP/LE
WiFi802.11 b/g (2.4Ghz)802.11 a/b/g/n/ac (2.4Ghz, 5Ghz) + MIMO
WiFi Direct, hotspot
DLNAfeature not registeredNot supported
GPSA-GPSA-GPS, GeoTagging, GLONASS, GALILEO, BeiDou
NFCNot supportedNot supported
Infrared portfeature not registeredNot supported

🧭 Sensors

BlackBerry Bold 9780 (T-Mobile)Samsung Galaxy A21s (SM-A217M/DS)
SensorsAmbient Light sensorAccelerometer
Compass
Face unlock
Fingerprint sensor (rear-mounted)
Gyroscope
Proximity sensor
Virtual ambient light sensor
Vibrating alertSupportedSupported

🔋 Battery

BlackBerry Bold 9780 (T-Mobile)Samsung Galaxy A21s (SM-A217M/DS)
Battery typeLi-Ion: Lithium-Ion (Removable)LiPo: Li-Ion polymer (Non removable)
Battery capacity1500 mAh5000 mAh
Charger, watts Standard charging15W (9V/1.67A) Fast battery charging
Talk time autonomy6 hoursfeature not registered
Standby408 hours (17 days)feature not registered

➕ Other features

BlackBerry Bold 9780 (T-Mobile)Samsung Galaxy A21s (SM-A217M/DS)
Call controlVoice dialing, Voice recorderVoice dialing, Voice recorder, Voice commands
MessagingSMS, MMS, E-mail, Push mailSMS (T9), MMS, E-mail, Push mail
Hands-free callingSupportedSupported
Video callingNot supportedSupported
RingtonesPolyphonic and customizedPolyphonic and customized
Web browserfeature not registeredHTML, XHTML, HTML5
AntennaInternal antennaInternal antenna
Qwerty physical keyboardFixed QWERTY keyboardNot supported
Miscellaneous- Colors: Black, White
- Touch-sensitive optical trackpad
- Office editor
- BlackBerry maps
- LBS
- UMA
- HAC (M3)
- Java framework
- Colors: Black, White, Blue, Red

☢️ Radiation rate

BlackBerry Bold 9780 (T-Mobile)Samsung Galaxy A21s (SM-A217M/DS)
SAR 1.6W/kg (USA, Mexico, etc.)feature not registered0.54W/kg (head), 1.14W/kg (body)
SAR 2W/kg (Europe, UK, etc.)feature not registeredfeature not registered
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