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Samsung Galaxy A21s (SM-A217F) vs Motorola P30 (128GB)

Side by side comparison between Samsung Galaxy A21s vs Motorola P30 phones, differences, pros, cons with full specifications. What's the better?

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Compare Motorola P30 XSamsung Galaxy A21s (SM-A217F)07Points
Samsung Galaxy A21s (SM-A217F)
6.5"
PLS

720x1600

48
MP

13mp

3GB
RAM

64bit Octa

5000
mAh

(Non removable)

vs
Motorola P30 (128GB)
6.2"
IPS

1080x2246

16
MP

12mp

6GB
RAM

64bit Octa

3000
mAh

(Non removable)

What's the better phone? Motorola P30 (128GB)

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 A21s (SM-A217F)7 Advantages Samsung Galaxy A21s (SM-A217F)vsP30 (128GB)16 Advantages Motorola P30 (128GB)
+2Ghz 64bit Octa-Core23%
More powerful processor, you can open your applications faster
vs1.8Ghz 64bit Octa-Core
+Until 512GB microSD, microSDXC100%
More external storage for files using memory cards
vsUntil 256GB microSD, microSDXC
+6.5"5%
Larger screen
vs6.2"
+(quad camera) 48MP + 8MP + 2MP + 2MP187%
Higher resolution main camera
vs(dual camera) 16MP + 5MP
+(front) 13MP7%
Higher resolution secondary camera to take pictures and selfies
vs(front) 12MP
+Android 10Advantage
Android 10 is newer and safer
vsAndroid 8.1 Oreo
+5000 mAh67%
Battery - higher amperage (mAh) allows more device usage time, but it also depends on the hardware and use
vs3000 mAh
3GB LPDDR4Xvs+6GB LPDDR4X100%
More RAM memory. Typically more responsive and better for multitasking.
32GB (19GB available)vs+128GB (114GB available)5 times
More internal storage for applications and files
192 grams (6.72 ounces)vs+170 grams (5.95 ounces)13%
Lighter
8.9 millimeters (0.35 inches)vs+7.69 millimeters (0.3 inches)16%
Thinner
Plastic body, glass frontvs+Aluminum frame, glass front/backAdvantage
More resistant material
TFT PLSvs+TFT IPS LCDAdvantage
TFT IPS LCD display is brighter and more vivid
720x1600 pixelsvs+1080x2246 pixels111%
Higher resolution screen
270 PPIvs+402 PPI49%
Crisper display of text, images and videos because it has more pixels per inch (ppi)
LED flashvs+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
f/2.0 (aperture)vs+f/1.8 (aperture)11%
Diaphragm opening (Aperture) of the camera which has the smallest F number takes photos with better light exposure.
Not supportedvs+Ambient Light sensorAdvantage
Sensors help you use the device
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.
1 slot (Single-SIM)
(dedicated slot)
vs+2 slots (Dual-SIM)
(hybrid slot/shares the same microSD slot)Advantage
It's more advantageous to have more than one phone operator in the same device
Not supportedvs+NFCAdvantage
NFC allows you to make payments by approach quickly and securely
Not supportedvs+Gorilla Glass 3Advantage
Protection against scratches on the screen lets you carry your phone with your keys
Not supportedvs+Water repellent nano-coating (don't immerse)Advantage
Protection against water allows you talk to your friends in the rain, for example

29 Common items in both devices
16 million
Only digital zoom
PDAF: phase detection autofocus
EIS: Digital stabilization
HDR photo on both cameras
Full HD (1920x1080)
(front) Full HD (1920x1080)
+22 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 A21s (SM-A217F)Motorola P30 (128GB)
ModelGalaxy A21s (SM-A217F)P30 (128GB)
Other model namesGalaxy A21s SM-A217F Single-Sim (32GB + 3GB RAM)Moto P30 XT1943-1 6GB RAM, Lenovo XT1943-1, Motorola One
Country or region availableSouth AfricaAustraliaNew Zealand
South Africa, Australia, New Zealand
China
China
BrandSamsungMotorola
Release dateJune, 2020September, 2018
Depth8.9 millimeters (0.35 inches)7.69 millimeters (0.3 inches)
Size (width x height)75.3 x 163.7 millimeters (2.96 x 6.44 in)75.95 x 155.5 millimeters (2.99 x 6.12 in)
Weight192 grams (6.72 ounces)170 grams (5.95 ounces)
Qwerty physical keyboardNot supportedNot supported
AntennaInternal antennaInternal antenna
Build, materialsPlastic body, glass frontAluminum frame, glass front/back
Protection against water and othersNot supportedWater repellent nano-coating (don't immerse)
System (OS)Samsung Galaxy A21s (SM-A217F)Motorola P30 (128GB)
Operating systemAndroid 10Android 8.1 Oreo
Firmware updatefeature not registeredfeature not registered
HardwareSamsung Galaxy A21s (SM-A217F)Motorola P30 (128GB)
Chipset64bit - Samsung Exynos 850 Octa (8nm)64bit - Qualcomm Snapdragon 636 SDM636 (14nm)
CPU processorOcta-Core, 2 processors:
2Ghz Quad-Core ARM Cortex-A55
2Ghz Quad-Core ARM Cortex-A55
Octa-Core, 2 processors:
1.8Ghz Quad-Core Kryo 260 Gold
1.6Ghz Quad-Core Kryo 260 Silver
GPU graphical controllerARM Mali-G52 MP1Qualcomm Adreno 509
RAM memory3GB LPDDR4X6GB LPDDR4X
Internal storage32GB (19GB available)
eMMC 5.1
128GB (114GB available)
External storageUntil 512GB microSD, microSDXC
(dedicated slot)
Until 256GB microSD, microSDXC
(hybrid slot/shares the same SIM-2 slot)
DisplaySamsung Galaxy A21s (SM-A217F)Motorola P30 (128GB)
Display typeTFT PLSTFT IPS LCD
Screen size6.5" inches6.2" inches
Screen-to-body ratio~82.8% (screen-to-body ratio)~82% (screen-to-body ratio)
Display resolution720x1600 pixels (20:9)1080x2246 pixels
TouchscreenCapacitive MultitouchCapacitive Multitouch
Pixel density (dot pitch)270 PPI402 PPI
Colors16 million16 million
Scratch-resistant glassNot supportedGorilla Glass 3
Display features60Hzfeature not registered
Mobile networksSamsung Galaxy A21s (SM-A217F)Motorola P30 (128GB)
Dual-SIMNot supportedDual-SIM Standby - Call active on one sim card
(hybrid slot/shares the same microSD slot)
SIM card1 slot (Single-SIM)
nano-SIM (4FF)
2 slots (Dual-SIM)
nano-SIM (4FF)
Maximum download/upload300/150 Mbps300/50 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 850/900/1800/1900CDMA 800/1900, GSM 850/900/1800/1900
Primary 3G networkUMTS 850/900/1900/2100CDMA2000 1xEV-DO
TD-SCDMA 1900/2000
UMTS 850/900/1900/2100
Primary 4G networkLTE Cat7/13 (1, 2, 3, 5, 7, 8, 20, 28)
TD-LTE (38, 40, 41)
LTE Cat6 (Bands 1,2,3,5,7,8)
TD-LTE (Bands 34,38,39,40,41)
Primary 5G networkNot supportedNot supported
Primary data networkGPRS, EDGE, UMTS, HSDPA, HSUPA, HSPA+, TD-LTE, LTE, LTE-AGPRS, 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 A21s (SM-A217F)Motorola P30 (128GB)
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
CameraSamsung Galaxy A21s (SM-A217F)Motorola P30 (128GB)
Back camera (main camera)(quad camera)
48 megapixels
8MP ultrawidef/2.21/4"1.12µm123º
2MP macrof/2.4
2MP depthf/2.4
(dual camera)
16 megapixels
5MP depthf/2.2
Main camera resolution8000x6000 pixels4608x3456 pixels
Video recording (primary)Full HD (1920x1080) 30 fpsFull HD (1920x1080) 30 fps
FlashLED flashDual-LED on main camera and LED on front camera
Focal aperturef/2.0 (aperture)f/1.8 (aperture)
Focal length26mm lensfeature not registered
Sensor size1/2" inchesfeature not registered
Pixel size0.8µm pixel1.25µm 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 cameraSamsung Galaxy A21s (SM-A217F)Motorola P30 (128GB)
Front camera (secondary)13 megapixels12 megapixels
Front camera resolution4128x3096 pixels4000x3000 pixels
Video recording (secondary)Full HD (1920x1080)Full HD (1920x1080)
Front flashNot supportedLED
Focal aperturef/2.2 (aperture)f/1.9 (aperture)
Focal lengthfeature not registeredfeature not registered
Sensor size1/3.1" inchesfeature not registered
Pixel size1.12µm pixel1.25µm pixel
MultimediaSamsung Galaxy A21s (SM-A217F)Motorola P30 (128GB)
RadioFMFM
TVNot supportedNot supported
Video formatsMP4, H.265, H.264, H.263, XviD, MKVMP4, H.264, H.263
Audio formatsMP3, WAV, WMA, eAAC+, FLACMP3, OGG, eAAC+, FLAC
ConnectivitySamsung Galaxy A21s (SM-A217F)Motorola P30 (128GB)
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/ac (2.4Ghz, 5Ghz) + MIMO
DLNANot supportedNot supported
NFCNot supportedSupported
GPSA-GPS, GeoTagging, GLONASS, GALILEO, BeiDouA-GPS, GeoTagging, GLONASS, BeiDou
Infrared portNot supportedNot supported
Other functionsSamsung Galaxy A21s (SM-A217F)Motorola P30 (128GB)
Active noise cancellationSupportedSupported
Vibrating alertSupportedSupported
RingtonesPolyphonic and customizedPolyphonic and customized
Web browserHTML, XHTML, HTML5HTML, XHTML, HTML5
SensorsAccelerometer
Proximity sensor
Compass
Gyroscope
Face unlock
Fingerprint sensor (rear-mounted)
Accelerometer
Proximity sensor
Compass
Ambient Light sensor
Gyroscope
Face unlock
Fingerprint sensor (rear-mounted)
Other features- Colors: Black, White, Blue, Red
- One UI 2.0
- WiFi direct, hotspot
- Colors: Black, White, Aurora blue
- ZUI 4.0
- 2.5D curved glass
- Max Vision HD+ 19:9
- Moto Actions, Moto Display
- Dolby audio
- TurboPower: 8h in 15min
- WiFi direct, hotspot
Power supplySamsung Galaxy A21s (SM-A217F)Motorola P30 (128GB)
BatteryLiPo: Li-Ion polymer (Non removable)Li-Ion: Lithium-Ion (Non removable)
Battery capacity5000 mAh3000 mAh
Charger, watts15W (9V/1.67A) Fast battery charging18W Fast battery charging
Talk time autonomyfeature not registered660 minutes | 11 hours | 0.5 day
Standbyfeature not registeredfeature not registered
Radiation rateSamsung Galaxy A21s (SM-A217F)Motorola P30 (128GB)
SAR 1.6W/kg (USA, Mexico, etc.)feature not registeredfeature not registered
SAR 2W/kg (Europe, UK, etc.)0.422W/kg (head) | 1.544W/kg (body)feature not registered
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