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Nokia 5.3 (64GB/6GB) vs Samsung Galaxy A21s (SM-A217F/DS 64GB/4GB)

Side by side comparison between Nokia 5.3 vs Samsung Galaxy A21s phones, differences, pros, cons with full specifications. What's the better?

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Nokia 5.3 (64GB/6GB)
6.55"
IPS

720x1600

13
MP

8mp

6GB
RAM

64bit Octa

4000
mAh

(Non removable)

vs
09PointsSamsung Galaxy A21s (SM-A217F/DS 64GB/4GB)Compare Nokia 5.3 X
Samsung Galaxy A21s (SM-A217F/DS 64GB/4GB)
6.5"
PLS

720x1600

48
MP

13mp

4GB
RAM

64bit Octa

5000
mAh

(Non removable)

What's the better phone? Nokia 5.3 (64GB/6GB)

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!

5.3 (64GB/6GB)9 Advantages Nokia 5.3 (64GB/6GB)vsGalaxy A21s (SM-A217F/DS 64GB/4GB)9 Advantages Samsung Galaxy A21s (SM-A217F/DS 64GB/4GB)
+6GB LPDDR4X50%
More RAM memory. Typically more responsive and better for multitasking.
vs4GB LPDDR4X
+185 grams (6.48 ounces)4%
Lighter
vs192 grams (6.72 ounces)
+8.5 millimeters (0.33 inches)5%
Thinner
vs8.9 millimeters (0.35 inches)
+TFT IPS LCDAdvantage
TFT IPS LCD display is brighter and more vivid
vsTFT PLS
+6.55"1%
Larger screen
vs6.5"
+f/1.8 (aperture)11%
Diaphragm opening (Aperture) of the camera which has the smallest F number takes photos with better light exposure.
vsf/2.0 (aperture)
+Ambient Light sensorAdvantage
Sensors help you use the 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
2Ghz 64bit Octa-Corevs+2Ghz 64bit Octa-Core16%
More powerful processor, you can open your applications faster
268 PPIvs+270 PPI1%
Crisper display of text, images and videos because it has more pixels per inch (ppi)
(quad camera) 13MP + 5MP + 2MP + 2MPvs+(quad camera) 48MP + 8MP + 2MP + 2MP175%
Higher resolution main camera
(front) 8MPvs+(front) 13MP60%
Higher resolution secondary camera to take pictures and selfies
(4G LTE) 150 Mbpsvs+(4G+ LTE-A) 300 Mbps100%
Faster for surfing the internet and download files
Not supportedvs+CompassAdvantage
Sensors help you use the device
Not supportedvs+GyroscopeAdvantage
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
4.2 + A2DPvs+5.0 + A2DP/LEAdvantage
Bluetooth 5.0 + A2DP/LE is newer and faster

33 Common items in both devices
64GB (50GB available) / 64GB (48GB available)
eMMC 5.1
Until 512GB microSD, microSDXC
Plastic body, glass front
16 million
720x1600 pixels
LED flash
+26 specs and more in the table below

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Physical featuresNokia 5.3 (64GB/6GB)Samsung Galaxy A21s (SM-A217F/DS 64GB/4GB)
Model5.3 (64GB/6GB)Galaxy A21s (SM-A217F/DS 64GB/4GB)
Other model namesNokia 5.3 TA-1223, TA-1227, TA-1229, TA-1234 (6GB RAM)Galaxy A21s SM-A217F/Dual-Sim (64GB + 4GB RAM)
Country or region available(Global, International)
(Global, International)
(Global, International)AngolaSaudi ArabiaEgyptIndiaMoroccoMozambiquePakistan
(Global, International), Angola, Saudi Arabia, Egypt, India, Morocco, Mozambique, Pakistan
BrandNokiaSamsung
Release dateMarch, 2020June, 2020
Depth8.5 millimeters (0.33 inches)8.9 millimeters (0.35 inches)
Size (width x height)76.6 x 164.3 millimeters (3.02 x 6.47 in)75.3 x 163.7 millimeters (2.96 x 6.44 in)
Weight185 grams (6.48 ounces)192 grams (6.72 ounces)
Qwerty physical keyboardNot supportedNot supported
AntennaInternal antennaInternal antenna
Build, materialsPlastic body, glass frontPlastic body, glass front
Protection against water and othersNot supportedNot supported
System (OS)Nokia 5.3 (64GB/6GB)Samsung Galaxy A21s (SM-A217F/DS 64GB/4GB)
Operating systemAndroid 10Android 10
Firmware updatefeature not registeredfeature not registered
HardwareNokia 5.3 (64GB/6GB)Samsung Galaxy A21s (SM-A217F/DS 64GB/4GB)
Chipset64bit - Qualcomm Snapdragon 665 SM6125 (11nm)64bit - Samsung Exynos 850 Octa (8nm)
CPU processorOcta-Core, 2 processors:
2Ghz Quad-Core Kryo 260 Gold
1.8Ghz Quad-Core Kryo 260 Silver
Octa-Core, 2 processors:
2Ghz Quad-Core ARM Cortex-A55
2Ghz Quad-Core ARM Cortex-A55
GPU graphical controllerQualcomm Adreno 610ARM Mali-G52 MP1
RAM memory6GB LPDDR4X4GB LPDDR4X
Internal storage64GB (50GB available)
eMMC 5.1
64GB (48GB available)
eMMC 5.1
External storageUntil 512GB microSD, microSDXC
(dedicated slot)
Until 512GB microSD, microSDXC
(dedicated slot)
DisplayNokia 5.3 (64GB/6GB)Samsung Galaxy A21s (SM-A217F/DS 64GB/4GB)
Display typeTFT IPS LCDTFT PLS
Screen size6.55" inches6.5" inches
Screen-to-body ratio~82.3% (screen-to-body ratio)~82.8% (screen-to-body ratio)
Display resolution720x1600 pixels720x1600 pixels (20:9)
TouchscreenCapacitive MultitouchCapacitive Multitouch
Pixel density (dot pitch)268 PPI270 PPI
Colors16 million16 million
Scratch-resistant glassGorilla Glass 3Not supported
Display featuresfeature not registered60Hz
Mobile networksNokia 5.3 (64GB/6GB)Samsung Galaxy A21s (SM-A217F/DS 64GB/4GB)
Dual-SIMDual-SIM Standby - Call active on one sim card
(dedicated slot)
Dual-SIM Standby - Call active on one sim card
(dedicated slot)
SIM card2 slots (Dual-SIM)
nano-SIM (4FF)
2 slots (Dual-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 networkGlobal version:
UMTS 850/900/1900/2100

America version:
UMTS 850/900/1700/1900/2100

India version:
UMTS 850/900/2100
UMTS 850/900/1900/2100
Primary 4G networkLTE Cat4

Global version:
LTE (1, 3, 5, 7, 8, 20, 28)
TD-LTE (38, 40, 41)

America version:
LTE (1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 7, 8, 12, 13, 17, 28, 66)
TD-LTE (38)

India version:
LTE (1, 3, 5, 8)
TD-LTE (40, 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, UMTS, HSDPA, HSUPA, HSPA+, TD-LTE, LTEGPRS, EDGE, UMTS, HSDPA, HSUPA, HSPA+, TD-LTE, LTE, LTE-A
Secondary 2G networkGSM 850/900/1800/1900GSM 850/900/1800/1900
Secondary 3G networkNot supportedNot supported
Secondary 4G networkNot supportedNot supported
Secondary data networkGPRS, EDGEGPRS, EDGE
CallingNokia 5.3 (64GB/6GB)Samsung Galaxy A21s (SM-A217F/DS 64GB/4GB)
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
CameraNokia 5.3 (64GB/6GB)Samsung Galaxy A21s (SM-A217F/DS 64GB/4GB)
Back camera (main camera)(quad camera)
• 13 megapixels
• 5MP ultrawide (13mm)
• 2MP macro
• 2MP depth sensor
(quad camera)
• 48 megapixels
• 8MP ultrawide (f/2.2 1/4" 1.12µm 123º)
• 2MP macro (f/2.4)
• 2MP depth sensor (f/2.4)
Main camera resolution4128x3096 pixels8000x6000 pixels
Video recording (primary)Full HD (1920x1080) 30 fpsFull HD (1920x1080) 30 fps
FlashLED flashLED flash
Focal aperturef/1.8 (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 cameraNokia 5.3 (64GB/6GB)Samsung Galaxy A21s (SM-A217F/DS 64GB/4GB)
Front camera (secondary)8 megapixels13 megapixels
Front camera resolution3264x2448 pixels4128x3096 pixels
Video recording (secondary)Full HD (1920x1080)Full HD (1920x1080)
Front flashNot supportedNot supported
Focal aperturef/2.0 (aperture)f/2.2 (aperture)
Focal lengthfeature not registeredfeature not registered
Sensor size1/4" inches1/3.1" inches
Pixel size1.12µm pixel1.12µm pixel
MultimediaNokia 5.3 (64GB/6GB)Samsung Galaxy A21s (SM-A217F/DS 64GB/4GB)
RadioFMFM
TVNot supportedNot supported
Video formatsMP4, H.265, H.264, H.263, XviD, MKVMP4, H.265, H.264, H.263, XviD, MKV
Audio formatsMP3, WAV, WMA, eAAC+, FLACMP3, WAV, WMA, eAAC+, FLAC
ConnectivityNokia 5.3 (64GB/6GB)Samsung Galaxy A21s (SM-A217F/DS 64GB/4GB)
USBUSB 2.0 Type-C, USB OTG On-The-GoUSB 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/ac (2.4Ghz, 5Ghz)802.11 a/b/g/n/ac (2.4Ghz, 5Ghz) + MIMO
DLNANot supportedNot supported
NFCSupportedNot supported
GPSA-GPS, GeoTagging, GLONASS, BeiDouA-GPS, GeoTagging, GLONASS, GALILEO, BeiDou
Infrared portNot supportedNot supported
Other functionsNokia 5.3 (64GB/6GB)Samsung Galaxy A21s (SM-A217F/DS 64GB/4GB)
Active noise cancellationSupportedSupported
Vibrating alertSupportedSupported
RingtonesPolyphonic and customizedPolyphonic and customized
Web browserHTML, XHTML, HTML5HTML, XHTML, HTML5
Java / Flash playerNot supportedNot supported
SensorsAccelerometer
Proximity sensor
Ambient Light sensor
Face unlock
Fingerprint sensor (rear-mounted)
Accelerometer
Proximity sensor
Compass
Gyroscope
Face unlock
Fingerprint sensor (rear-mounted)
Other features- Colors: Charcoal black, Cyan, Sand
- Android One
- 20:9 display
- 2.5D glass screen
- WiFi direct, hotspot
- Colors: Black, White, Blue, Red
- One UI 2.0
- WiFi direct, hotspot
Power supplyNokia 5.3 (64GB/6GB)Samsung Galaxy A21s (SM-A217F/DS 64GB/4GB)
BatteryLiPo: Li-Ion polymer (Non removable)
5V/2A=10W
LiPo: Li-Ion polymer (Non removable)
Battery capacity4000 mAh5000 mAh
Charger, watts• Standard charging• 15W (9V/1.67A) Fast battery charging
Talk time autonomyfeature not registeredfeature not registered
Standbyfeature not registeredfeature not registered
Radiation rateNokia 5.3 (64GB/6GB)Samsung Galaxy A21s (SM-A217F/DS 64GB/4GB)
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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