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Samsung Galaxy A21 (SM-A215W) vs Sony Xperia XA2 (H3113)

Side by side comparison between Samsung Galaxy A21 vs Sony Xperia XA2 phones, differences, pros, cons with full specifications. What's the better?

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Compare Sony Xperia XA2 XSamsung Galaxy A21 (SM-A215W)13Points
Samsung Galaxy A21 (SM-A215W)
6.5"
PLS

720x1600

16
MP

13mp

3GB
RAM

64bit Octa

4000
mAh

(Non removable)

vs
Sony Xperia XA2 (H3113)
5.2"
IPS

1080x1920

23
MP

8mp

3GB
RAM

64bit Octa

3300
mAh

(Non removable)

What's the better phone? Samsung Galaxy A21 (SM-A215W)

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-A215W)13 Advantages Samsung Galaxy A21 (SM-A215W)vsXperia XA2 (H3113)11 Advantages Sony Xperia XA2 (H3113)
+2.3Ghz 64bit Octa-Core7%
More powerful processor, you can open your applications faster
vs2.2Ghz 64bit Octa-Core
+Until 512GB microSD, microSDXC100%
More external storage for files using memory cards
vsUntil 256GB microSD, microSDXC
+8.1 millimeters (0.32 inches)20%
Thinner
vs9.7 millimeters (0.38 inches)
+6.5"25%
Larger screen
vs5.2"
+(quad camera) 16MP + 8MP + 2MP + 2MP22%
Higher resolution main camera
vs(back) 23MP
+HDR photo on both camerasAdvantage
The HDR technology produced photos with more detail in dark areas
vsHDR photo/video only main camera
+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)
+(front) 13MP60%
Higher resolution secondary camera to take pictures and selfies
vs(front) 8MP
+Android 10Advantage
Android 10 is newer and safer
vsAndroid 9.0 Pie
+GyroscopeAdvantage
Sensors help you use the device
vsNot supported
+Face unlockAdvantage
Sensors help you use the device
vsNot supported
+4000 mAh21%
Battery - higher amperage (mAh) allows more device usage time, but it also depends on the hardware and use
vs3300 mAh
+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
vs802.11 a/b/g/n (2.4Ghz, 5Ghz)
3GB LPDDR3vs+3GB LPDDR4Advantage
This RAM type is better and more efficient.
193 grams (6.76 ounces)vs+171 grams (5.99 ounces)13%
Lighter
Plastic body, glass frontvs+Aluminum body, glass front, plastic backAdvantage
More resistant material
TFT PLSvs+TFT IPS LCDAdvantage
TFT IPS LCD display is brighter and more vivid
720x1600 pixelsvs+1080x1920 pixels80%
Higher resolution screen
270 PPIvs+424 PPI57%
Crisper display of text, images and videos because it has more pixels per inch (ppi)
1/3.06" inchesvs+1/2.3" inches33%
The larger sensor camera lets you take photos with better depth.
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) 600 Mbps3 times
Faster for surfing the internet and download files
15Wvs+18W20%
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.
Not supportedvs+Gorilla Glass 4Advantage
Protection against scratches on the screen lets you carry your phone with your keys

27 Common items in both devices
32GB (20GB available) / 32GB (21GB available)
16 million
LED flash
Only digital zoom
PDAF: phase detection autofocus
EIS: Digital stabilization
(front) Full HD (1920x1080)
+20 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 featuresSamsung Galaxy A21 (SM-A215W)Sony Xperia XA2 (H3113)
ModelGalaxy A21 (SM-A215W)Xperia XA2 (H3113)
Other model namesGalaxy A21 SM-A215WZKAXAC (Bell Mobility)Sony Xperia XA2 H3113 (Single-Sim), Sony SM12
Country or region availableCanada
Canada
United Arab Emirates(Europe)
United Arab Emirates, (Europe)
BrandSamsungSony
Release dateJune, 2020February, 2018
Depth8.1 millimeters (0.32 inches)9.7 millimeters (0.38 inches)
Size (width x height)76.7 x 167.8 millimeters (3.02 x 6.61 in)70 x 142 millimeters (2.76 x 5.59 in)
Weight193 grams (6.76 ounces)171 grams (5.99 ounces)
Qwerty physical keyboardNot supportedNot supported
AntennaInternal antennaInternal antenna
Build, materialsPlastic body, glass frontAluminum body, glass front, plastic back
Protection against water and othersNot supportedNot supported
System (OS)Samsung Galaxy A21 (SM-A215W)Sony Xperia XA2 (H3113)
Operating systemAndroid 10Android 8.0 Oreo
Firmware updatefeature not registeredAndroid 9.0 Pie
HardwareSamsung Galaxy A21 (SM-A215W)Sony Xperia XA2 (H3113)
Chipset64bit - MediaTek MT6765 Helio P35 (12nm)64bit - Qualcomm Snapdragon 630 SDM630 (14nm)
CPU processorOcta-Core, 2 processors:
2.3Ghz Quad-Core ARM Cortex-A53
1.8Ghz Quad-Core ARM Cortex-A53
Octa-Core, 2 processors:
2.2Ghz Quad-Core ARM Cortex-A53
1.8Ghz Quad-Core ARM Cortex-A53
GPU graphical controllerPowerVR GE8320 680MhzQualcomm Adreno 508 650Mhz
RAM memory3GB LPDDR33GB LPDDR4
Internal storage32GB (20GB available)
eMMC 5.1
32GB (21GB available)
External storageUntil 512GB microSD, microSDXC
(dedicated slot)
Until 256GB microSD, microSDXC
(dedicated slot)
DisplaySamsung Galaxy A21 (SM-A215W)Sony Xperia XA2 (H3113)
Display typeTFT PLSTFT IPS LCD
Screen size6.5" inches5.2" inches
Screen-to-body ratio~79.3% (screen-to-body ratio)~75% (screen-to-body ratio)
Display resolution720x1600 pixels (20:9)1080x1920 pixels
TouchscreenCapacitive MultitouchCapacitive Multitouch
Pixel density (dot pitch)270 PPI424 PPI
Colors16 million16 million
Scratch-resistant glassNot supportedGorilla Glass 4
Display features60Hzfeature not registered
Mobile networksSamsung Galaxy A21 (SM-A215W)Sony Xperia XA2 (H3113)
Dual-SIMNot supportedNot supported
SIM card1 slot (Single-SIM)
nano-SIM (4FF)
1 slot (Single-SIM)
nano-SIM (4FF)
Maximum download/upload150/50 Mbps600/150 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 850/900/1700/1900/2100UMTS 850/900/1900/2100
Primary 4G networkLTE Cat4 (1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 7, 12, 13, 17, 20, 66, 71)
TD-LTE (38, 40, 41)
VoLTE
LTE Cat13 (Bands 1, 2, 3, 5, 7, 8, 20)
TD-LTE (Bands 38)
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 networkNot supportedNot supported
Secondary 3G networkNot supportedNot supported
Secondary 4G networkNot supportedNot supported
Secondary data networkNot supportedNot supported
CallingSamsung Galaxy A21 (SM-A215W)Sony Xperia XA2 (H3113)
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-A215W)Sony Xperia XA2 (H3113)
Back camera (main camera)(quad camera)
16 megapixels
8MP ultrawidef/2.21/4.0"1.12µm
2MP macrof/2.4
2MP depthf/2.4
23 megapixels
Main camera resolution4608x3456 pixels5520x4144 pixels
Video recording (primary)Full HD (1920x1080) 30 fps4K UHD (3840x2160) 30 fps
FlashLED flashLED flash
Focal aperturef/1.8 (aperture)f/2.0 (aperture)
Focal lengthfeature not registered24mm lens
Sensor size1/3.06" inches1/2.3" inches
Pixel size1µm pixel1.12µm 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/video only main camera
2ª cameraSamsung Galaxy A21 (SM-A215W)Sony Xperia XA2 (H3113)
Front camera (secondary)13 megapixels8 megapixels
Front camera resolution4128x3096 pixels3264x2448 pixels
Video recording (secondary)Full HD (1920x1080)Full HD (1920x1080)
Front flashNot supportedNot supported
Focal aperturef/2.0 (aperture)f/2.4 (aperture)
Focal lengthfeature not registeredfeature not registered
Sensor sizefeature not registered1/4" inches
Pixel size1.12µm pixelfeature not registered
MultimediaSamsung Galaxy A21 (SM-A215W)Sony Xperia XA2 (H3113)
RadioFMFM
TVNot supportedNot supported
Video formatsMP4, H.265, H.264, H.263, XviD, MKVMP4, H.265, H.264, H.263, DivX, XviD
Audio formatsMP3, WAV, WMA, eAAC+, FLACMP3, WAV, eAAC+, FLAC
ConnectivitySamsung Galaxy A21 (SM-A215W)Sony Xperia XA2 (H3113)
USBUSB 2.0 Type-C reversible connectorUSB 2.0 Type-C, USB OTG On-The-Go
TV outputNot supportedNot supported
Audio output3.5mm jack3.5mm jack
Bluetooth5.0 + A2DP/LE5.0 + A2DP/LE
WiFi802.11 a/b/g/n/ac (2.4Ghz, 5Ghz) + MIMO802.11 a/b/g/n (2.4Ghz, 5Ghz)
DLNANot supportedNot supported
NFCSupportedSupported
GPSA-GPS, GeoTagging, GLONASSA-GPS, GeoTagging, GLONASS
Infrared portNot supportedNot supported
Other functionsSamsung Galaxy A21 (SM-A215W)Sony Xperia XA2 (H3113)
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
Fingerprint sensor (rear-mounted)
Other features- Colors: Black
- One UI 2.0
- WiFi direct, hotspot
- Colors: Silver, Black, Blue, Pink
- Aluminum frame
- Plastic back
- Exmor RS camera
- Fast battery charging
- Quick Charge 3.0
- Mono Bluetooth Headset MBH22
- WiFi Miracast
- WiFi direct, hotspot
Power supplySamsung Galaxy A21 (SM-A215W)Sony Xperia XA2 (H3113)
BatteryLiPo: Li-Ion polymer (Non removable)Li-Ion: Lithium-Ion (Non removable)
Battery capacity4000 mAh3300 mAh
Charger, watts15W Fast battery charging18W Fast battery charging
Talk time autonomyfeature not registered1740 minutes | 29 hours | 1.2 days
Standbyfeature not registered59460 minutes | 991 hours | 41.3 days
Radiation rateSamsung Galaxy A21 (SM-A215W)Sony Xperia XA2 (H3113)
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 registered1.07W/kg (head) | 1.43W/kg (body)
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