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Lenovo K8 Plus (32GB/3GB) vs Samsung Galaxy A21s (SM-A217F)

Side by side comparison between Lenovo K8 Plus vs Samsung Galaxy A21s phones, differences, pros, cons with full specifications. What's the better?

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Compare Samsung Galaxy A21s XLenovo K8 Plus (32GB/3GB)10Points
Lenovo K8 Plus (32GB/3GB)
5.2"
IPS

1080x1920

13
MP

8mp

3GB
RAM

64bit Octa

4000
mAh

(Non removable)

vs
14PointsSamsung Galaxy A21s (SM-A217F)Compare Lenovo K8 Plus 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!

K8 Plus (32GB/3GB)10 Advantages Lenovo K8 Plus (32GB/3GB)vsGalaxy A21s (SM-A217F)14 Advantages Samsung Galaxy A21s (SM-A217F)
+32GB (22GB available)16%
More internal storage for applications and files
vs32GB (19GB available)
+165 grams (5.78 ounces)16%
Lighter
vs192 grams (6.72 ounces)
+Aluminum body, glass frontAdvantage
More resistant material
vsPlastic body, glass front
+TFT IPS LCDAdvantage
TFT IPS LCD display is brighter and more vivid
vsTFT PLS
+1080x1920 pixels80%
Higher resolution screen
vs720x1600 pixels
+424 PPI57%
Crisper display of text, images and videos because it has more pixels per inch (ppi)
vs270 PPI
+Dual-LED on main camera and LED on front cameraAdvantage
The Dual-LED on main camera and LED on front camera helps in dark places or in low light
vsLED flash
+Ambient Light sensorAdvantage
Sensors help you use the device
vsNot supported
+2 slots (Dual-SIM)
(dedicated slot)Advantage
It's more advantageous to have more than one phone operator in the same device
vs1 slot (Single-SIM)
(dedicated slot)
+Gorilla Glass 3Advantage
Protection against scratches on the screen lets you carry your phone with your keys
vsNot supported
2.5Ghz 64bit Octa-Corevs+2Ghz 64bit Octa-Core18%
More powerful processor, you can open your applications faster
3GB LPDDR3vs+3GB LPDDR4XAdvantage
This RAM type is better and more efficient.
Until 256GB microSD, microSDXCvs+Until 512GB microSD, microSDXC100%
More external storage for files using memory cards
9 millimeters (0.35 inches)vs+8.9 millimeters (0.35 inches)1%
Thinner
5.2"vs+6.5"25%
Larger screen
(dual camera) 13MP + 5MPvs+(quad camera) 48MP + 8MP + 2MP + 2MP2 times
Higher resolution main camera
(front) 8MPvs+(front) 13MP60%
Higher resolution secondary camera to take pictures and selfies
Android 8.0 Oreovs+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+Face unlockAdvantage
Sensors help you use the device
4000 mAhvs+5000 mAh25%
Battery - higher amperage (mAh) allows more device usage time, but it also depends on the hardware and use
802.11 b/g/n (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
4.2 + 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.

26 Common items in both devices
16 million
Only digital zoom
PDAF: phase detection autofocus
EIS: Digital stabilization
HDR photo on both cameras
f/2.0 (aperture)
Full HD (1920x1080)
+19 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 featuresLenovo K8 Plus (32GB/3GB)Samsung Galaxy A21s (SM-A217F)
ModelK8 Plus (32GB/3GB)Galaxy A21s (SM-A217F)
Other model namesLenovo K8 Plus (32GB + 3GB RAM) PA8C0020IN, PA8C0003INGalaxy A21s SM-A217F Single-Sim (32GB + 3GB RAM)
Country or region available(Global, International)
(Global, International)
South AfricaAustraliaNew Zealand
South Africa, Australia, New Zealand
BrandLenovoSamsung
Release dateSeptember, 2017June, 2020
Depth9 millimeters (0.35 inches)8.9 millimeters (0.35 inches)
Size (width x height)73.7 x 147.9 millimeters (2.9 x 5.82 in)75.3 x 163.7 millimeters (2.96 x 6.44 in)
Weight165 grams (5.78 ounces)192 grams (6.72 ounces)
Qwerty physical keyboardNot supportedNot supported
AntennaInternal antennaInternal antenna
Build, materialsAluminum body, glass frontPlastic body, glass front
Protection against water and othersNot supportedNot supported
System (OS)Lenovo K8 Plus (32GB/3GB)Samsung Galaxy A21s (SM-A217F)
Operating systemAndroid 7.1.1 NougatAndroid 10
Firmware updateAndroid 8.0 Oreofeature not registered
HardwareLenovo K8 Plus (32GB/3GB)Samsung Galaxy A21s (SM-A217F)
Chipset64bit - MediaTek MT6757CD Helio P25 (16nm)64bit - Samsung Exynos 850 Octa (8nm)
CPU processorOcta-Core, 2 processors:
2.5Ghz Quad-Core ARM Cortex-A53
1.4Ghz Quad-Core ARM Cortex-A53
Octa-Core, 2 processors:
2Ghz Quad-Core ARM Cortex-A55
2Ghz Quad-Core ARM Cortex-A55
GPU graphical controllerARM Mali-T880 MP2 1GhzARM Mali-G52 MP1
RAM memory3GB LPDDR33GB LPDDR4X
Internal storage32GB (22GB available)32GB (19GB available)
eMMC 5.1
External storageUntil 256GB microSD, microSDXC
(dedicated slot)
Until 512GB microSD, microSDXC
(dedicated slot)
DisplayLenovo K8 Plus (32GB/3GB)Samsung Galaxy A21s (SM-A217F)
Display typeTFT IPS LCDTFT PLS
Screen size5.2" inches6.5" inches
Screen-to-body ratio~68.4% (screen-to-body ratio)~82.8% (screen-to-body ratio)
Display resolution1080x1920 pixels720x1600 pixels (20:9)
TouchscreenCapacitive MultitouchCapacitive Multitouch
Pixel density (dot pitch)424 PPI270 PPI
Colors16 million16 million
Scratch-resistant glassGorilla Glass 3Not supported
Display featuresfeature not registered60Hz
Mobile networksLenovo K8 Plus (32GB/3GB)Samsung Galaxy A21s (SM-A217F)
Dual-SIMDual-SIM Standby - Call active on one sim card
(dedicated slot)
Not supported
SIM card2 slots (Dual-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 networkGSM 850/900/1800/1900GSM 850/900/1800/1900
Primary 3G networkUMTS 850/900/2100UMTS 850/900/1900/2100
Primary 4G networkLTE Cat4 (Bands 1,3,5,7,8)
TD-LTE (Bands 40)
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, UMTS, HSDPA, HSUPA, HSPA+, TD-LTE, LTEGPRS, EDGE, UMTS, HSDPA, HSUPA, HSPA+, TD-LTE, LTE, LTE-A
Secondary 2G networkGSM 850/900/1800/1900Not supported
Secondary 3G networkNot supportedNot supported
Secondary 4G networkNot supportedNot supported
Secondary data networkGPRS, EDGENot supported
CallingLenovo K8 Plus (32GB/3GB)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 recorderVoice dialing, Voice recorder, Voice commands
CameraLenovo K8 Plus (32GB/3GB)Samsung Galaxy A21s (SM-A217F)
Back camera (main camera)(dual camera)
13 megapixels
5MP depthf/0.8
(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
FlashDual-LED on main camera and LED on front cameraLED flash
Focal aperturef/2.0 (aperture)f/2.0 (aperture)
Focal lengthfeature not registered26mm lens
Sensor sizefeature not registered1/2" inches
Pixel sizefeature not registered0.8µm pixel
AutofocusPDAF: phase detection autofocusPDAF: 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 sensorNot supportedNot supported
HDRHDR photo on both camerasHDR photo on both cameras
2ª cameraLenovo K8 Plus (32GB/3GB)Samsung Galaxy A21s (SM-A217F)
Front camera (secondary)8 megapixels13 megapixels
Front camera resolution3264x2448 pixels4128x3096 pixels
Video recording (secondary)Full HD (1920x1080)Full HD (1920x1080)
Front flashLEDNot 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
MultimediaLenovo K8 Plus (32GB/3GB)Samsung Galaxy A21s (SM-A217F)
RadioFMFM
TVNot supportedNot supported
Video formatsMP4, H.264, H.263, XviDMP4, H.265, H.264, H.263, XviD, MKV
Audio formatsMP3, OGG, eAAC+, FLACMP3, WAV, WMA, eAAC+, FLAC
ConnectivityLenovo K8 Plus (32GB/3GB)Samsung Galaxy A21s (SM-A217F)
USBMicroUSB 2.0USB 2.0 Type-C reversible connector
TV outputNot supportedNot supported
Audio output3.5mm jack3.5mm jack
Bluetooth4.2 + A2DP5.0 + A2DP/LE
WiFi802.11 b/g/n (2.4Ghz)802.11 a/b/g/n/ac (2.4Ghz, 5Ghz) + MIMO
DLNANot supportedNot supported
NFCNot supportedNot supported
GPSA-GPS, GeoTaggingA-GPS, GeoTagging, GLONASS, GALILEO, BeiDou
Infrared portNot supportedNot supported
Other functionsLenovo K8 Plus (32GB/3GB)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
Fingerprint sensor
Accelerometer
Proximity sensor
Compass
Gyroscope
Face unlock
Fingerprint sensor (rear-mounted)
Other features- Colors: Venom Black, Fine Gold
- Aluminum body
- USB OTG On-The-Go
- 2.5D glass screen
- Dolby Atmos audio
- VoLTE
- WiFi direct, hotspot
- Colors: Black, White, Blue, Red
- One UI 2.0
- WiFi direct, hotspot
Power supplyLenovo K8 Plus (32GB/3GB)Samsung Galaxy A21s (SM-A217F)
BatteryLiPo: Li-Ion polymer (Non removable)LiPo: Li-Ion polymer (Non removable)
Battery capacity4000 mAh5000 mAh
Charger, watts Standard charging15W (9V/1.67A) Fast battery charging
Talk time autonomy1560 minutes | 26 hours | 1.1 daysfeature not registered
Standby24060 minutes | 401 hours | 16.7 daysfeature not registered
Radiation rateLenovo K8 Plus (32GB/3GB)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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