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HTC One E8 (Sprint) vs Samsung Galaxy A21s (SM-A217F)

Side by side comparison between HTC One E8 vs Samsung Galaxy A21s phones, differences, pros, cons with full specifications. What's the better?

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HTC One E8 (Sprint)
5"
SLCD3

1080x1920

13
MP

5mp

2GB
RAM

32bit Quad

2600
mAh

(Non removable)

vs
19PointsSamsung Galaxy A21s (SM-A217F)Compare HTC One E8 X
Samsung Galaxy A21s (SM-A217F)
6.5"
PLS

720x1600

48
MP

13mp

3GB
RAM

64bit Octa

5000
mAh

(Non removable)

What's the better phone? Samsung Galaxy A21s (SM-A217F)

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!

One E8 (Sprint)10 Advantages HTC One E8 (Sprint)vsGalaxy A21s (SM-A217F)19 Advantages Samsung Galaxy A21s (SM-A217F)
+164 grams (5.74 ounces)17%
Lighter
vs192 grams (6.72 ounces)
+TFT Super LCD 3Advantage
TFT Super LCD 3 display is brighter and more vivid
vsTFT PLS
+1080x1920 pixels80%
Higher resolution screen
vs720x1600 pixels
+441 PPI63%
Crisper display of text, images and videos because it has more pixels per inch (ppi)
vs270 PPI
+BSI sensorAdvantage
The BSI sensor allows the entry of more light generating photos with more detail and brightness
vsNot supported
+Ambient Light sensorAdvantage
Sensors help you use the device
vsNot supported
+BarometerAdvantage
Sensors help you use the device
vsNot supported
+DLNAAdvantage
With DLNA technology you can access and play media files on TV, tablet or DLNA compatible device.
vsNot supported
+NFCAdvantage
NFC allows you to make payments by approach quickly and securely
vsNot supported
+Gorilla Glass 3Advantage
Protection against scratches on the screen lets you carry your phone with your keys
vsNot supported
2.5Ghz 32bit Quad-Corevs+2Ghz 64bit Octa-Core26%
More powerful processor, you can open your applications faster
2GB LPDDR3vs+3GB LPDDR4X50%
More RAM memory. Typically more responsive and better for multitasking.
16GB (11GB available)vs+32GB (19GB available)73%
More internal storage for applications and files
Until 256GB microSD, microSDXCvs+Until 512GB microSD, microSDXC100%
More external storage for files using memory cards
9.9 millimeters (0.39 inches)vs+8.9 millimeters (0.35 inches)11%
Thinner
5"vs+6.5"30%
Larger screen
(back) 13MPvs+(quad camera) 48MP + 8MP + 2MP + 2MP4 times
Higher resolution main camera
HDR photo/video only main cameravs+HDR photo on both camerasAdvantage
The HDR technology produced photos with more detail in dark areas
f/2.2 (aperture)vs+f/2.0 (aperture)10%
Diaphragm opening (Aperture) of the camera which has the smallest F number takes photos with better light exposure.
(front) 5MPvs+(front) 13MP154%
Higher resolution secondary camera to take pictures and selfies
Android 6.0.1 Marshmallowvs+Android 10Advantage
Android 10 is newer and safer
(4G LTE) 150 Mbpsvs+(4G+ LTE-A) 300 Mbps100%
Faster for surfing the internet and download files
Not supportedvs+Fingerprint sensor (rear-mounted)Advantage
Sensors help you use the device
Not supportedvs+Face unlockAdvantage
Sensors help you use the device
2600 mAhvs+5000 mAh92%
Battery - higher amperage (mAh) allows more device usage time, but it also depends on the hardware and use
Not supportedvs+FMAdvantage
The radio lets you listen to your songs and sports in general
802.11 a/b/g/n (2.4Ghz, 5Ghz)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
4.0 + 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.

23 Common items in both devices
16 million
LED flash
Only digital zoom
Autofocus / PDAF: phase detection autofocus
EIS: Digital stabilization
Full HD (1920x1080)
(front) Full HD (1920x1080)
+16 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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Physical featuresHTC One E8 (Sprint)Samsung Galaxy A21s (SM-A217F)
ModelOne E8 (Sprint)Galaxy A21s (SM-A217F)
Other model namesSprint HTC One E8 CDMA for USAGalaxy A21s SM-A217F Single-Sim (32GB + 3GB RAM)
Country or region availableUSA
USA
South AfricaAustraliaNew Zealand
South Africa, Australia, New Zealand
BrandHTCSamsung
Release dateJune, 2014June, 2020
Depth9.9 millimeters (0.39 inches)8.9 millimeters (0.35 inches)
Size (width x height)70.7 x 146.4 millimeters (2.78 x 5.76 in)75.3 x 163.7 millimeters (2.96 x 6.44 in)
Weight164 grams (5.74 ounces)192 grams (6.72 ounces)
Qwerty physical keyboardNot supportedNot supported
AntennaInternal antennaInternal antenna
Build, materialsfeature not registeredPlastic body, glass front
Protection against water and othersNot supportedNot supported
System (OS)HTC One E8 (Sprint)Samsung Galaxy A21s (SM-A217F)
Operating systemAndroid 4.4.2 KitKatAndroid 10
Firmware updateAndroid 6.0.1 Marshmallowfeature not registered
HardwareHTC One E8 (Sprint)Samsung Galaxy A21s (SM-A217F)
Chipset32bit - Qualcomm Snapdragon 801 MSM8974-AC (28nm)64bit - Samsung Exynos 850 Octa (8nm)
CPU processor2.5Ghz Quad-Core Krait 400Octa-Core, 2 processors:
2Ghz Quad-Core ARM Cortex-A55
2Ghz Quad-Core ARM Cortex-A55
GPU graphical controllerQualcomm Adreno 330 578MhzARM Mali-G52 MP1
RAM memory2GB LPDDR33GB LPDDR4X
Internal storage16GB (11GB available)32GB (19GB available)
eMMC 5.1
External storageUntil 256GB microSD, microSDXC
(dedicated slot)
Until 512GB microSD, microSDXC
(dedicated slot)
DisplayHTC One E8 (Sprint)Samsung Galaxy A21s (SM-A217F)
Display typeTFT Super LCD 3TFT PLS
Screen size5" inches6.5" inches
Screen-to-body ratio~66.6% (screen-to-body ratio)~82.8% (screen-to-body ratio)
Display resolution1080x1920 pixels720x1600 pixels (20:9)
TouchscreenCapacitive MultitouchCapacitive Multitouch
Pixel density (dot pitch)441 PPI270 PPI
Colors16 million16 million
Scratch-resistant glassGorilla Glass 3Not supported
Display featuresfeature not registered60Hz
Mobile networksHTC One E8 (Sprint)Samsung Galaxy A21s (SM-A217F)
Dual-SIMNot supportedNot supported
SIM card1 slot (Single-SIM)
nano-SIM (4FF)
1 slot (Single-SIM)
nano-SIM (4FF)
Maximum download/upload150/50 Mbps300/150 Mbps
Network technology2G, 3G, 4G2G, 3G, 4G
Frequency, bandsExpand band detailsCollapse details
GSM Mhz bandQuad-Band 850/900/1800/1900Quad-Band 850/900/1800/1900
Primary 2G networkCDMA 800/1900, GSM 850/900/1800/1900GSM 850/900/1800/1900
Primary 3G networkCDMA2000 1xEV-DO
UMTS 850/1900/2100
UMTS 850/900/1900/2100
Primary 4G networkLTE Cat4 850/1900 (Bands 25,26)
TD-LTE 2500 (Bands 41)
LTE Cat7/13 (1, 2, 3, 5, 7, 8, 20, 28)
TD-LTE (38, 40, 41)
Primary 5G networkNot supportedNot supported
Primary data networkGPRS, EDGE, CDMA2000 EV-DO Rev 0, CDMA2000 EV-DO Rev A, UMTS, HSDPA, HSUPA, HSPA+, TD-LTE, LTEGPRS, EDGE, UMTS, HSDPA, HSUPA, HSPA+, TD-LTE, LTE, LTE-A
Secondary 2G networkNot supportedNot supported
Secondary 3G networkNot supportedNot supported
Secondary 4G networkNot supportedNot supported
Secondary data networkNot supportedNot supported
CallingHTC One E8 (Sprint)Samsung Galaxy A21s (SM-A217F)
MessagingSMS (T9), MMS, E-mail, Push mailSMS (T9), MMS, E-mail, Push mail
SpeakerphoneSupportedSupported
Video callingSupportedSupported
Call controlVoice dialing, Voice recorder, Voice commandsVoice dialing, Voice recorder, Voice commands
CameraHTC One E8 (Sprint)Samsung Galaxy A21s (SM-A217F)
Back camera (main camera)13 megapixels(quad camera)
48 megapixels
8MP ultrawidef/2.21/4"1.12µm123º
2MP macrof/2.4
2MP depthf/2.4
Main camera resolution4128x3096 pixels8000x6000 pixels
Video recording (primary)Full HD (1920x1080) 30 fpsFull HD (1920x1080) 30 fps
FlashLED flashLED flash
Focal aperturef/2.2 (aperture)f/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 focusSupportedSupported
Image stabilizationEIS: Digital stabilizationEIS: Digital stabilization
ZoomOnly digital zoomOnly digital zoom
Face/smile detectionFace detection, Smile detectionFace detection, Smile detection
BSI sensorSupportedNot supported
HDRHDR photo/video only main cameraHDR photo on both cameras
2ª cameraHTC One E8 (Sprint)Samsung Galaxy A21s (SM-A217F)
Front camera (secondary)5 megapixels13 megapixels
Front camera resolution2592x1944 pixels4128x3096 pixels
Video recording (secondary)Full HD (1920x1080)Full 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
MultimediaHTC One E8 (Sprint)Samsung Galaxy A21s (SM-A217F)
RadioNot supportedFM
TVNot supportedNot supported
Video formatsMP4, H.264, H.263, WMVMP4, H.265, H.264, H.263, XviD, MKV
Audio formatsMP3, WAV, WMA, eAAC+MP3, WAV, WMA, eAAC+, FLAC
ConnectivityHTC One E8 (Sprint)Samsung Galaxy A21s (SM-A217F)
USBMicroUSB 2.0USB 2.0 Type-C reversible connector
TV outputNot supportedNot supported
Audio output3.5mm jack3.5mm jack
Bluetooth4.0 + A2DP5.0 + A2DP/LE
WiFi802.11 a/b/g/n (2.4Ghz, 5Ghz)802.11 a/b/g/n/ac (2.4Ghz, 5Ghz) + MIMO
DLNASupportedNot supported
NFCSupportedNot supported
GPSA-GPS, GeoTagging, GLONASSA-GPS, GeoTagging, GLONASS, GALILEO, BeiDou
Infrared portNot supportedNot supported
Other functionsHTC One E8 (Sprint)Samsung Galaxy A21s (SM-A217F)
Active noise cancellationSupportedSupported
Vibrating alertSupportedSupported
RingtonesPolyphonic and customizedPolyphonic and customized
Web browserHTML, XHTML, HTML5HTML, XHTML, HTML5
SensorsAccelerometer
Proximity sensor
Compass
Ambient Light sensor
Gyroscope
Barometer
Accelerometer
Proximity sensor
Compass
Gyroscope
Face unlock
Fingerprint sensor (rear-mounted)
Other features- Colors: Black, White, Red
- USB OTG On-The-Go 1.3
- HTC Sense 6.0 UI
- HTC BlinkFeed
- HTC BoomSound
- Google Drive 50GB
- HAC M3/T3
- WiFi direct
- WiFi hotspot
- Java framework
- Colors: Black, White, Blue, Red
- One UI 2.0
- WiFi direct, hotspot
Power supplyHTC One E8 (Sprint)Samsung Galaxy A21s (SM-A217F)
BatteryLiPo: Li-Ion polymer (Non removable)LiPo: Li-Ion polymer (Non removable)
Battery capacity2600 mAh5000 mAh
Charger, watts Standard charging15W (9V/1.67A) Fast battery charging
Talk time autonomy1800 minutes | 30 hours | 1.3 daysfeature not registered
Standby30000 minutes | 500 hours | 20.8 daysfeature not registered
Radiation rateHTC One E8 (Sprint)Samsung Galaxy A21s (SM-A217F)
SAR 1.6W/kg (USA, Mexico, etc.)feature not registeredfeature not registered
SAR 2W/kg (Europe, UK, etc.)feature not registered0.422W/kg (head) | 1.544W/kg (body)
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