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Samsung Galaxy A21 (SM-A215U1) vs OnePlus 7T Pro (256GB)

Side by side comparison between Samsung Galaxy A21 vs OnePlus 7T Pro phones, differences, pros, cons with full specifications. What's the better?

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Compare OnePlus 7T Pro XSamsung Galaxy A21 (SM-A215U1)05Points
Samsung Galaxy A21 (SM-A215U1)
6.5"
PLS

720x1600

16
MP

13mp

3GB
RAM

64bit Octa

4000
mAh

(Non removable)

vs
OnePlus 7T Pro (256GB)
6.67"
AMOLED

1440x3120

48
MP

16mp

8GB
RAM

64bit Octa

4085
mAh

(Non removable)

What's the better phone? OnePlus 7T Pro (256GB)

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!

Galaxy A21 (SM-A215U1)5 Advantages Samsung Galaxy A21 (SM-A215U1)vs7T Pro (256GB)26 Advantages OnePlus 7T Pro (256GB)
+Until 512GB microSD, microSDXCAdvantage
More external storage for files using memory cards
vsNot supported
+193 grams (6.76 ounces)7%
Lighter
vs206 grams (7.21 ounces)
+8.1 millimeters (0.32 inches)9%
Thinner
vs8.8 millimeters (0.35 inches)
+3.5mm jackAdvantage
Headsets with 3.5mm Jack size are more common and easy to find in stores
vsType-C reversible connector
+FMAdvantage
The radio lets you listen to your songs and sports in general
vsNot supported
2.3Ghz 64bit Octa-Corevs+2.96Ghz 64bit Octa-Core30%
More powerful processor, you can open your applications faster
3GB LPDDR3vs+8GB LPDDR4X167%
More RAM memory. Typically more responsive and better for multitasking.
32GB (20GB available)vs+256GB (223GB available)10 times
More internal storage for applications and files
eMMC 5.1vs+UFS 3.0Advantage
Fastest write and read storage.
Plastic body, glass frontvs+Aluminum frame, glass front/backAdvantage
More resistant material
TFT PLSvs+Fluid AMOLEDAdvantage
Fluid AMOLED display is brighter and more vivid
Not supportedvs+HDR10+Advantage
The HDR10+ display provides vibrant colors and more details
60Hzvs+90Hz50%
The display reproduces more frames per second because the frequency (Hertz) is higher, improves fluidity and tires your eyes less.
720x1600 pixelsvs+1440x3120 pixels3 times
Higher resolution screen
270 PPIvs+515 PPI91%
Crisper display of text, images and videos because it has more pixels per inch (ppi)
6.5"vs+6.67"3%
Larger screen
(quad camera) 16MP + 8MP + 2MP + 2MPvs+(triple camera) 48MP + 8MP + 16MP158%
Higher resolution main camera
LED flashvs+Dual-LED flashAdvantage
The Dual-LED flash helps in dark places or in low light
Only digital zoomvs+Digital and optical zoomAdvantage
The zoom allows for better focus and approach to take pictures
EIS: Digital stabilizationvs+OIS: Optical stabilizationAdvantage
Image stabilization prevents blurry photos and helps in recording motion video
1/3.06" inchesvs+1/2" inches53%
The larger sensor camera lets you take photos with better depth.
f/1.8 (aperture)vs+f/1.6 (aperture)13%
Diaphragm opening (Aperture) of the camera which has the smallest F number takes photos with better light exposure.
(front) 13MPvs+(front) 16MP25%
Higher resolution secondary camera to take pictures and selfies
Full HD (1920x1080)vs+4K UHD (3840x2160)3 times
More image quality for recording videos with the primary camera
(4G LTE) 150 Mbpsvs+(4G+ LTE-A) 1200 Mbps7 times
Faster for surfing the internet and download files
4000 mAhvs+4085 mAh2%
Battery - higher amperage (mAh) allows more device usage time, but it also depends on the hardware and use
15Wvs+30W100%
More power (watts) to charge the battery faster. Sometimes, the charger that comes with the device doesn't have the same power supported by the device. Check before you buy it.
1 slot (Single-SIM)
(dedicated slot)
vs+2 slots (Dual-SIM)Advantage
It's more advantageous to have more than one phone operator in the same device
Not supportedvs+DLNAAdvantage
With DLNA technology you can access and play media files on TV, tablet or DLNA compatible device.
USB 2.0 Type-C reversible connectorvs+USB 3.1 Type-C, USB OTG On-The-GoAdvantage
Newer and faster USB version for transferring photos, mp3 or data.
Not supportedvs+Gorilla Glass 5Advantage
Protection against scratches on the screen lets you carry your phone with your keys

25 Common items in both devices
16 million
PDAF: phase detection autofocus / LDAF/PDAF: laser/phase detection autofocus
HDR photo on both cameras
(front) Full HD (1920x1080)
Android 10
4G LTE / 4G+ LTE-A
Capacitive
+18 specs and more in the table below

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Physical featuresSamsung Galaxy A21 (SM-A215U1)OnePlus 7T Pro (256GB)
ModelGalaxy A21 (SM-A215U1)7T Pro (256GB)
Other model namesGalaxy A21 SM-A215UZKAXAA (USA Unlocked)OnePlus 7T Pro (256GB + 8GB RAM), HD1910, HD1913
Country or region availableUSA
USA
(Europe)(Global, International)ChinaHong Kong
(Europe), (Global, International), China, Hong Kong
BrandSamsungOnePlus
Release dateJune, 2020October, 2019
Depth8.1 millimeters (0.32 inches)8.8 millimeters (0.35 inches)
Size (width x height)76.7 x 167.8 millimeters (3.02 x 6.61 in)75.9 x 162.6 millimeters (2.99 x 6.4 in)
Weight193 grams (6.76 ounces)206 grams (7.21 ounces)
Qwerty physical keyboardNot supportedNot supported
AntennaInternal antennaInternal antenna
Build, materialsPlastic body, glass frontAluminum frame, glass front/back
Protection against water and othersNot supportedNot supported
System (OS)Samsung Galaxy A21 (SM-A215U1)OnePlus 7T Pro (256GB)
Operating systemAndroid 10Android 10
Firmware updatefeature not registeredfeature not registered
HardwareSamsung Galaxy A21 (SM-A215U1)OnePlus 7T Pro (256GB)
Chipset64bit - MediaTek MT6765 Helio P35 (12nm)64bit - Qualcomm Snapdragon 855 Plus SDM855 (7nm)
CPU processorOcta-Core, 2 processors:
2.3Ghz Quad-Core ARM Cortex-A53
1.8Ghz Quad-Core ARM Cortex-A53
Octa-Core, 3 processors:
2.96Ghz Single-Core Kryo 485
2.42Ghz 3-Cores Kryo 485
1.8Ghz Quad-Core Kryo 485
GPU graphical controllerPowerVR GE8320 680MhzQualcomm Adreno 640 672Mhz
RAM memory3GB LPDDR38GB LPDDR4X
Internal storage32GB (20GB available)
eMMC 5.1
256GB (223GB available)
UFS 3.0
External storageUntil 512GB microSD, microSDXC
(dedicated slot)
Not supported
DisplaySamsung Galaxy A21 (SM-A215U1)OnePlus 7T Pro (256GB)
Display typeTFT PLSFluid AMOLED
Screen size6.5" inches6.67" inches
Screen-to-body ratio~79.3% (screen-to-body ratio)~88.5% (screen-to-body ratio)
Display resolution720x1600 pixels (20:9)1440x3120 pixels (19.5:9)
TouchscreenCapacitive MultitouchCapacitive Multitouch
Pixel density (dot pitch)270 PPI515 PPI
Colors16 million16 million
Scratch-resistant glassNot supportedGorilla Glass 5
Display features60Hz90Hz, HDR10+
Mobile networksSamsung Galaxy A21 (SM-A215U1)OnePlus 7T Pro (256GB)
Dual-SIMNot supportedDual-SIM Standby - Call active on one sim card
SIM card1 slot (Single-SIM)
nano-SIM (4FF)
2 slots (Dual-SIM)
nano-SIM (4FF)
Maximum download/upload150/50 Mbps1200/150 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 850/900/1800/1900CDMA 800/1900, GSM 850/900/1800/1900
Primary 3G networkCDMA2000 1xEV-DO
UMTS 850/900/1700/1900/2100
CDMA2000 1xEV-DO
TD-SCDMA 1900/2000
UMTS 800/850/900/1700/1800/1900/2100
Primary 4G networkLTE Cat4 (1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 7, 8, 12, 13, 17, 20, 25, 26, 28, 66, 71)
TD-LTE (38, 39, 40, 41)
VoLTE
LTE Cat18 (Bands 1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 7, 8, 12, 13, 17, 18, 19, 20, 25, 26, 28, 29, 32, 66)
TD-LTE (Bands 34, 38, 39, 40, 41)
VoLTE
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, CDMA2000 EV-DO Rev 0, CDMA2000 EV-DO Rev A, TD-SCDMA, UMTS, TD-HSDPA, HSDPA, HSUPA, HSPA+, TD-LTE, LTE, LTE-A
Secondary 2G networkNot supportedGSM 850/900/1800/1900
Secondary 3G networkNot supportedNot supported
Secondary 4G networkNot supportedNot supported
Secondary data networkNot supportedGPRS, EDGE
CallingSamsung Galaxy A21 (SM-A215U1)OnePlus 7T Pro (256GB)
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
CameraSamsung Galaxy A21 (SM-A215U1)OnePlus 7T Pro (256GB)
Back camera (main camera)(quad camera)
16 megapixels
8MP ultrawidef/2.21/4.0"1.12µm
2MP macrof/2.4
2MP depthf/2.4
(triple camera)
48 megapixels
8MP telephotof/2.478mm3x-optical-zoomPDAF/LaserAFOIS
16MP ultrawidef/2.213mmAF
Main camera resolution4608x3456 pixels8000x6000 pixels
Video recording (primary)Full HD (1920x1080) 30 fps4K UHD (3840x2160) 60 fps
FlashLED flashDual-LED flash
Focal aperturef/1.8 (aperture)f/1.6 (aperture)
Focal lengthfeature not registeredfeature not registered
Sensor size1/3.06" inches1/2" inches
Pixel size1µm pixel0.8µm pixel
AutofocusPDAF: phase detection autofocusLDAF/PDAF: laser/phase detection autofocus
Touch focusSupportedSupported
Image stabilizationEIS: Digital stabilizationOIS: Optical stabilization
ZoomOnly digital zoomDigital and optical zoom
Face/smile detectionFace detection, Smile detectionFace detection, Smile detection
BSI sensorNot supportedNot supported
HDRHDR photo on both camerasHDR photo on both cameras
2ª cameraSamsung Galaxy A21 (SM-A215U1)OnePlus 7T Pro (256GB)
Front camera (secondary)13 megapixels16 megapixels
Front camera resolution4128x3096 pixels4608x3456 pixels
Video recording (secondary)Full HD (1920x1080)Full HD (1920x1080)
Front flashNot supportedNot supported
Focal aperturef/2.0 (aperture)f/2.0 (aperture)
Focal lengthfeature not registered25mm lens
Sensor sizefeature not registered1/3" inches
Pixel size1.12µm pixel1µm pixel
MultimediaSamsung Galaxy A21 (SM-A215U1)OnePlus 7T Pro (256GB)
RadioFMNot supported
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
ConnectivitySamsung Galaxy A21 (SM-A215U1)OnePlus 7T Pro (256GB)
USBUSB 2.0 Type-C reversible connectorUSB 3.1 Type-C, USB OTG On-The-Go
TV outputNot supportedNot supported
Audio output3.5mm jackType-C reversible connector
Bluetooth5.0 + A2DP/LE5.0 + A2DP/LE
WiFi802.11 a/b/g/n/ac (2.4Ghz, 5Ghz) + MIMO802.11 a/b/g/n/ac (2.4Ghz, 5Ghz) + MIMO
DLNANot supportedSupported
NFCSupportedSupported
GPSA-GPS, GeoTagging, GLONASSA-GPS, GeoTagging, GLONASS, GALILEO, BeiDou
Infrared portNot supportedNot supported
Other functionsSamsung Galaxy A21 (SM-A215U1)OnePlus 7T Pro (256GB)
Active noise cancellationSupportedSupported
Vibrating alertSupportedSupported
RingtonesPolyphonic and customizedPolyphonic and customized
Web browserHTML, XHTML, HTML5HTML, XHTML, HTML5
SensorsAccelerometer
Proximity sensor
Compass
Ambient Light sensor
Gyroscope
Face unlock
Fingerprint sensor (rear-mounted)
Accelerometer
Proximity sensor
Compass
Ambient Light sensor
Gyroscope
Face unlock
Fingerprint sensor (under display)
Other features- Colors: Black
- One UI 2.0
- WiFi direct, hotspot
- Colors: Mirror Gray/Nebula, Blue/Almond
- Display DCI-P3 100%, 90Hz, HDR10+
- Motorized pop-up front camera
- Warp Charge 30 battery
- WiFi direct, hotspot
Power supplySamsung Galaxy A21 (SM-A215U1)OnePlus 7T Pro (256GB)
BatteryLiPo: Li-Ion polymer (Non removable)LiPo: Li-Ion polymer (Non removable)
Battery capacity4000 mAh4085 mAh
Charger, watts15W Fast battery charging30W (5V/6A) Fast battery charging
Talk time autonomyfeature not registeredfeature not registered
Standbyfeature not registeredfeature not registered
Radiation rateSamsung Galaxy A21 (SM-A215U1)OnePlus 7T Pro (256GB)
SAR 1.6W/kg (USA, Mexico, etc.)0.6W/kg (head) | 1.27W/kg (body)feature not registered
SAR 2W/kg (Europe, UK, etc.)feature not registeredfeature not registered
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