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Samsung Galaxy A21s (SM-A217F) vs Samsung Galaxy Note 7 Duos (SM-N9300 128GB)

Side by side comparison between Samsung Galaxy A21s vs Samsung Galaxy Note 7 phones, differences, pros, cons with full specifications. What's the better?

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Compare Samsung Galaxy Note 7 XSamsung Galaxy A21s (SM-A217F)11Points
Samsung Galaxy A21s (SM-A217F)
6.5"
PLS

720x1600

48
MP

13mp

3GB
RAM

64bit Octa

5000
mAh

(Non removable)

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27PointsSamsung Galaxy Note 7 Duos (SM-N9300 128GB)Compare Samsung Galaxy A21s X
Samsung Galaxy Note 7 Duos (SM-N9300 128GB)
5.7"
AMOLED

1440x2560

12.2
MP

5mp

6GB
RAM

64bit Quad

3500
mAh

(Non removable)

What's the better phone? Samsung Galaxy Note 7 Duos (SM-N9300 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)11 Advantages Samsung Galaxy A21s (SM-A217F)vsGalaxy Note 7 Duos (SM-N9300 128GB)27 Advantages Samsung Galaxy Note 7 Duos (SM-N9300 128GB)
+2Ghz 64bit Octa-Core45%
More powerful processor, you can open your applications faster
vs2.15Ghz 64bit Quad-Core
+Until 512GB microSD, microSDXC100%
More external storage for files using memory cards
vsUntil 256GB microSD, microSDXC
+6.5"14%
Larger screen
vs5.7"
+(quad camera) 48MP + 8MP + 2MP + 2MP4 times
Higher resolution main camera
vs(back) 12.2MP
+1/2" inches28%
The larger sensor camera lets you take photos with better depth.
vs1/2.55" inches
+(front) 13MP154%
Higher resolution secondary camera to take pictures and selfies
vs(front) 5MP
+Android 10Advantage
Android 10 is newer and safer
vsAndroid 7.0 Nougat
+Face unlockAdvantage
Sensors help you use the device
vsNot supported
+5000 mAh43%
Battery - higher amperage (mAh) allows more device usage time, but it also depends on the hardware and use
vs3500 mAh
+FMAdvantage
The radio lets you listen to your songs and sports in general
vsNot supported
+5.0 + A2DP/LEAdvantage
Bluetooth 5.0 + A2DP/LE is newer and faster
vs4.2 + A2DP
3GB LPDDR4Xvs+6GB LPDDR4100%
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
eMMC 5.1vs+UFS 2.0Advantage
Fastest write and read storage.
192 grams (6.72 ounces)vs+169 grams (5.92 ounces)14%
Lighter
8.9 millimeters (0.35 inches)vs+7.9 millimeters (0.31 inches)13%
Thinner
Plastic body, glass frontvs+Aluminum frame, glass front/backAdvantage
More resistant material
TFT PLSvs+Super AMOLEDAdvantage
Super AMOLED display is brighter and more vivid
720x1600 pixelsvs+1440x2560 pixels2 times
Higher resolution screen
270 PPIvs+515 PPI91%
Crisper display of text, images and videos because it has more pixels per inch (ppi)
EIS: Digital stabilizationvs+OIS: Optical stabilizationAdvantage
Image stabilization prevents blurry photos and helps in recording motion video
Not supportedvs+BSI sensorAdvantage
The BSI sensor allows the entry of more light generating photos with more detail and brightness
f/2.0 (aperture)vs+f/1.7 (aperture)18%
Diaphragm opening (Aperture) of the camera which has the smallest F number takes photos with better light exposure.
Full HD (1920x1080)vs+4K UHD (3840x2160)3 times
More image quality for recording videos with the primary camera
(front) Full HD (1920x1080)vs+(front) 2K UHD (2560x1440)78%
More image quality for recording videos with the secondary camera
(4G+ LTE-A) 300 Mbpsvs+(4G+ LTE-A) 450 Mbps50%
Faster for surfing the internet and download files
Not supportedvs+Ambient Light sensorAdvantage
Sensors help you use the device
Not supportedvs+BarometerAdvantage
Sensors help you use the device
Not supportedvs+Iris scannerAdvantage
Sensors help you use the device
Not supportedvs+Heart rateAdvantage
Sensors help you use the device
Not supportedvs+SpO2Advantage
Sensors help you use the device
Not supportedvs+ANT+Advantage
Sensors help you use the device
1 slot (Single-SIM)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.
Not supportedvs+NFCAdvantage
NFC allows you to make payments by approach quickly and securely
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
Not supportedvs+IP68 certifiedAdvantage
Protection against water allows you talk to your friends in the rain, for example

22 Common items in both devices
16 million
LED flash
Only digital zoom
PDAF: phase detection autofocus
HDR photo on both cameras / HDR photo/video on both cameras
4G+ LTE-A
Capacitive
+15 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)Samsung Galaxy Note 7 Duos (SM-N9300 128GB)
ModelGalaxy A21s (SM-A217F)Galaxy Note 7 Duos (SM-N9300 128GB)
Other model namesGalaxy A21s SM-A217F Single-Sim (32GB + 3GB RAM)Samsung Galaxy Note 7 SM-N9300 6GB RAM, Galaxy Note 6
Country or region availableSouth AfricaAustraliaNew Zealand
South Africa, Australia, New Zealand
ChinaHong Kong
China, Hong Kong
BrandSamsungSamsung
Release dateJune, 2020September, 2016
Depth8.9 millimeters (0.35 inches)7.9 millimeters (0.31 inches)
Size (width x height)75.3 x 163.7 millimeters (2.96 x 6.44 in)73.9 x 153.5 millimeters (2.91 x 6.04 in)
Weight192 grams (6.72 ounces)169 grams (5.92 ounces)
Qwerty physical keyboardNot supportedNot supported
AntennaInternal antennaInternal antenna
Build, materialsPlastic body, glass frontAluminum frame, glass front/back
Protection against water and othersNot supportedIP68 certified: dust proof and waterproof over 1.5 meter and 30min
System (OS)Samsung Galaxy A21s (SM-A217F)Samsung Galaxy Note 7 Duos (SM-N9300 128GB)
Operating systemAndroid 10Android 6.0.1 Marshmallow
Firmware updatefeature not registeredAndroid 7.0 Nougat
HardwareSamsung Galaxy A21s (SM-A217F)Samsung Galaxy Note 7 Duos (SM-N9300 128GB)
Chipset64bit - Samsung Exynos 850 Octa (8nm)64bit - Qualcomm Snapdragon 820 MSM8996 (14nm)
CPU processorOcta-Core, 2 processors:
2Ghz Quad-Core ARM Cortex-A55
2Ghz Quad-Core ARM Cortex-A55
Quad-Core, 2 processors:
2.15Ghz Dual-Core Kryo
1.6Ghz Dual-Core Kryo
GPU graphical controllerARM Mali-G52 MP1Qualcomm Adreno 530
RAM memory3GB LPDDR4X6GB LPDDR4
Internal storage32GB (19GB available)
eMMC 5.1
128GB (114GB available)
UFS 2.0
External storageUntil 512GB microSD, microSDXC
(dedicated slot)
Until 256GB microSD, microSDXC
(hybrid slot/shares the same SIM-2 slot)
DisplaySamsung Galaxy A21s (SM-A217F)Samsung Galaxy Note 7 Duos (SM-N9300 128GB)
Display typeTFT PLSSuper AMOLED
Screen size6.5" inches5.7" inches
Screen-to-body ratio~82.8% (screen-to-body ratio)~79% (screen-to-body ratio)
Display resolution720x1600 pixels (20:9)1440x2560 pixels
TouchscreenCapacitive MultitouchCapacitive Multitouch 10-points
Pixel density (dot pitch)270 PPI515 PPI
Colors16 million16 million
Scratch-resistant glassNot supportedGorilla Glass 5
Display features60Hzfeature not registered
Mobile networksSamsung Galaxy A21s (SM-A217F)Samsung Galaxy Note 7 Duos (SM-N9300 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 Mbps450/50 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 Cat9 (Bands 1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 7, 8, 12, 13, 18, 19, 20, 26, 28)
TD-LTE (Bands 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 supportedUMTS 850/900/2100
Secondary 4G networkNot supportedNot supported
Secondary data networkNot supportedGPRS, EDGE, UMTS, HSDPA, HSUPA, HSPA+
CallingSamsung Galaxy A21s (SM-A217F)Samsung Galaxy Note 7 Duos (SM-N9300 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, Voice commands
CameraSamsung Galaxy A21s (SM-A217F)Samsung Galaxy Note 7 Duos (SM-N9300 128GB)
Back camera (main camera)(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)
12.2 megapixels
Main camera resolution8000x6000 pixels4032x3024 pixels
Video recording (primary)Full HD (1920x1080) 30 fps4K UHD (3840x2160) 30 fps
FlashLED flashLED flash
Focal aperturef/2.0 (aperture)f/1.7 (aperture)
Focal length26mm lens26mm lens
Sensor size1/2" inches1/2.55" inches
Pixel size0.8µm pixel1.4µm pixel
AutofocusPDAF: phase detection autofocusPDAF: phase detection autofocus
Touch focusSupportedSupported
Image stabilizationEIS: Digital stabilizationOIS: Optical stabilization
ZoomOnly digital zoomOnly digital zoom
Face/smile detectionFace detection, Smile detectionFace detection, Smile detection
BSI sensorNot supportedSupported
HDRHDR photo on both camerasHDR photo/video on both cameras
2ª cameraSamsung Galaxy A21s (SM-A217F)Samsung Galaxy Note 7 Duos (SM-N9300 128GB)
Front camera (secondary)13 megapixels5 megapixels
Front camera resolution4128x3096 pixels2592x1944 pixels
Video recording (secondary)Full HD (1920x1080)2K UHD (2560x1440)
Front flashNot supportedNot supported
Focal aperturef/2.2 (aperture)f/1.7 (aperture)
Focal lengthfeature not registered22mm lens
Sensor size1/3.1" inchesfeature not registered
Pixel size1.12µm pixelfeature not registered
MultimediaSamsung Galaxy A21s (SM-A217F)Samsung Galaxy Note 7 Duos (SM-N9300 128GB)
RadioFMNot supported
TVNot supportedNot supported
Video formatsMP4, H.265, H.264, H.263, XviD, MKVMP4, H.265, H.264, H.263, DivX, XviD, WMV
Audio formatsMP3, WAV, WMA, eAAC+, FLACMP3, WAV, WMA, eAAC+, FLAC
ConnectivitySamsung Galaxy A21s (SM-A217F)Samsung Galaxy Note 7 Duos (SM-N9300 128GB)
USBUSB 2.0 Type-C reversible connectorUSB 3.1 Type-C, USB OTG On-The-Go
TV outputNot supportedNot supported
Audio output3.5mm jack3.5mm jack
Bluetooth5.0 + A2DP/LE4.2 + A2DP
WiFi802.11 a/b/g/n/ac (2.4Ghz, 5Ghz) + MIMO802.11 a/b/g/n/ac (2.4Ghz, 5Ghz) + MIMO
DLNANot supportedSupported
NFCNot supportedSupported
GPSA-GPS, GeoTagging, GLONASS, GALILEO, BeiDouA-GPS, GeoTagging, GLONASS, GALILEO, BeiDou
Infrared portNot supportedNot supported
Other functionsSamsung Galaxy A21s (SM-A217F)Samsung Galaxy Note 7 Duos (SM-N9300 128GB)
Active noise cancellationSupportedSupported
Vibrating alertSupportedSupported
RingtonesPolyphonic and customizedPolyphonic and customized
Web browserHTML, XHTML, HTML5HTML, XHTML, HTML5
Java / Flash playerNot supportedNot supported
SensorsAccelerometer
Proximity sensor
Compass
Gyroscope
Face unlock
Fingerprint sensor (rear-mounted)
Accelerometer
Proximity sensor
Compass
Ambient Light sensor
Gyroscope
Barometer
Iris scanner
Heart rate
SpO2
Hall effect
Fingerprint sensor (front-mounted)
ANT+
Other features- Colors: Black, White, Blue, Red
- One UI 2.0
- WiFi direct, hotspot
- Colors: Blue Coral, Silver Titanium, Black Onyx
- Stylus Pen (12-bit)
- Samsung Pay (Visa, MasterCard)
- S-Voice
- HD Voice
- WiFi direct, hotspot
Power supplySamsung Galaxy A21s (SM-A217F)Samsung Galaxy Note 7 Duos (SM-N9300 128GB)
BatteryLiPo: Li-Ion polymer (Non removable)Li-Ion: Lithium-Ion (Non removable)
15W
Battery capacity5000 mAh3500 mAh
Charger, watts• 15W (9V/1.67A) Fast battery charging• Fast battery charging
Talk time autonomyfeature not registered2280 minutes | 38 hours | 1.6 days
Standbyfeature not registered18720 minutes | 312 hours | 13 days
Radiation rateSamsung Galaxy A21s (SM-A217F)Samsung Galaxy Note 7 Duos (SM-N9300 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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