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Samsung Galaxy A21s (SM-A217F) vs Sony Xperia XA1 Ultra (Dual G3226)

Side by side comparison between Samsung Galaxy A21s vs Sony Xperia XA1 Ultra phones, differences, pros, cons and full specifications. What's the better?

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Compare Sony Xperia XA1 Ultra XSamsung Galaxy A21s (SM-A217F)12Points
Samsung Galaxy A21s (SM-A217F)
6.5"
PLS

720x1600

48
MP

13mp

3GB
RAM

64bit Octa

5000
mAh

(Non removable)

vs
14PointsSony Xperia XA1 Ultra (Dual G3226)Compare Samsung Galaxy A21s X
Sony Xperia XA1 Ultra (Dual G3226)
6"
IPS

1080x1920

23
MP

16mp

4GB
RAM

64bit Octa

2700
mAh

(Non removable)

What's the better phone? Sony Xperia XA1 Ultra (Dual G3226)

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)12 Advantages Samsung Galaxy A21s (SM-A217F)vsXperia XA1 Ultra (Dual G3226)14 Advantages Sony Xperia XA1 Ultra (Dual G3226)
+2GHz 64bit Octa-Core4%
More powerful processor, you can open your applications faster
vs2.3GHz 64bit Octa-Core
+Until 512GB microSD, microSDXC100%
More external storage for files using memory cards
vsUntil 256GB microSD, microSDXC
+6.5"8%
Larger screen
vs6"
+(quad camera) 48MP + 8MP + 2MP + 2MP162%
Higher resolution main camera
vs(back) 23MP
+1/2" inches15%
The larger sensor camera lets you take photos with better depth.
vs1/2.3" inches
+Android 11Advantage
Android 11 is newer and safer
vsAndroid 7.0 Nougat
+Face unlockAdvantage
Sensors help you use the device
vsNot supported
+Fingerprint sensor (rear-mounted)Advantage
Sensors help you use the device
vsNot supported
+GyroscopeAdvantage
Sensors help you use the device
vsNot supported
+5000 mAh85%
Battery - higher amperage (mAh) allows more device usage time, but it also depends on the hardware and use
vs2700 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) + MIMO
+5.0 + A2DP/LEAdvantage
Bluetooth 5.0 + A2DP/LE is newer and faster
vs4.2 + A2DP
3GB LPDDR4Xvs+4GB LPDDR333%
More RAM memory. Typically more responsive and better for multitasking.
32GB (19GB available)vs+64GB (55GB available)189%
More internal storage for applications and files
192 grams (6.72 ounces)vs+188 grams (6.58 ounces)2%
Lighter
8.9 millimeters (0.35 inches)vs+8.1 millimeters (0.32 inches)10%
Thinner
TFT PLSvs+TFT IPS LCDAdvantage
TFT IPS LCD display is brighter and more vivid
720x1600 pixelsvs+1080x1920 pixels80%
Higher resolution screen
270 PPIvs+367 PPI36%
Crisper display of text, images and videos because it has more pixels per inch (ppi)
LED flashvs+LED flash on both camerasAdvantage
The LED flash on both cameras helps in dark places or in low light
EIS: Digital stabilizationvs+OIS: Optical stabilizationAdvantage
Image stabilization prevents blurry photos and helps in recording motion video
(front) 13MPvs+(front) 16MP25%
Higher resolution secondary camera to take pictures and selfies
Virtual ambient light sensorvs+Ambient Light sensorAdvantage
Sensors help you use the device
1 slot (Single-SIM)
(dedicated slot)
vs+2 slots (Dual-SIM)
(dedicated 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+Scratch-resistant glassAdvantage
Protection against scratches on the screen lets you carry your phone with your keys

24 Common items in both devices
16 million
Only digital zoom
PDAF: phase detection autofocus
HDR photo on both cameras / HDR photo/video on both cameras
f/2.0 (aperture)
Full HD (1920x1080)
(front) Full HD (1920x1080)
+17 specs and more in the table below

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📱 Model features

Samsung Galaxy A21s (SM-A217F)Sony Xperia XA1 Ultra (Dual G3226)
ModelGalaxy A21s (SM-A217F)Xperia XA1 Ultra (Dual G3226)
Other model namesGalaxy A21s SM-A217F Single-Sim (32GB + 3GB RAM)Sony Xperia XA1 Ultra 64GB G3226 Dual-Sim, Sony Redwood DS
Country or region availableSouth AfricaAustraliaNew Zealand
South Africa, Australia, New Zealand
(Global, International)BrazilChinaHong KongTaiwan
(Global, International), Brazil, China, Hong Kong, Taiwan
BrandSamsungSony
Release date6/2/2020, Announced: 5/15/20205/1/2017
Depth8.9 millimeters (0.35 inches)8.1 millimeters (0.32 inches)
Size (width x height)75.3 x 163.7 millimeters (2.96 x 6.44 in)79 x 165 millimeters (3.11 x 6.5 in)
Weight192 grams (6.72 ounces)188 grams (6.58 ounces)
Build, materialsPlastic body, glass frontfeature not registered
Protection against water and othersNot supportedNot supported

🤖 Operating System

Samsung Galaxy A21s (SM-A217F)Sony Xperia XA1 Ultra (Dual G3226)
System versionAndroid 10Android 7.0 Nougat
Firmware updateAndroid 11feature not registered
User InterfaceOne UI 2.0 / 3.1feature not registered

⚙️ Processor

Samsung Galaxy A21s (SM-A217F)Sony Xperia XA1 Ultra (Dual G3226)
Chipset64bit - Samsung Exynos 850 (8nm)64bit - MediaTek MT6757 Helio P20 (16nm)
CPUOcta-Core, 1 processor:
2GHz Octa-Core ARM Cortex-A55
Octa-Core, 2 processors:
2.3GHz Quad-Core ARM Cortex-A53
1.6GHz Quad-Core ARM Cortex-A53
GPU graphical controllerARM Mali-G52 MP1ARM Mali-T880 MP2 900Mhz
Performance (benchmark)AnTuTu: 107157 (v8)
Geekbench: 1100 (v5.1)
GFXBench: 11fps (ES 3.1 onscreen)
feature not registered

💽 Memory and storage

Samsung Galaxy A21s (SM-A217F)Sony Xperia XA1 Ultra (Dual G3226)
RAM memory3GB LPDDR4X4GB LPDDR3
Internal storage32GB (19GB available)
eMMC 5.1
64GB (55GB available)
External storageUntil 512GB microSD, microSDXC
(dedicated slot)
Until 256GB microSD, microSDXC
(dedicated slot)

📲 Display

Samsung Galaxy A21s (SM-A217F)Sony Xperia XA1 Ultra (Dual G3226)
Display typeTFT PLSTFT IPS LCD
Screen size6.5" inches6" inches
Screen-to-body ratio~82.8% (screen-to-body ratio)~76.1% (screen-to-body ratio)
Display resolution720x1600 pixels (20:9)1080x1920 pixels
TouchscreenCapacitive MultitouchCapacitive Multitouch 4-points
Pixel density (dot pitch)270 PPI367 PPI
Colors16 million16 million
Scratch-resistant glassNot supportedScratch-resistant glass
Display features60Hzfeature not registered

📶 Mobile networks

Samsung Galaxy A21s (SM-A217F)Sony Xperia XA1 Ultra (Dual G3226)
Dual-SIMNot supportedDual-SIM Standby - Call active on one sim card
(dedicated 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 850/900/1800/1900GSM 850/900/1800/1900
Primary 3G networkUMTS 850/900/1900/2100UMTS 850/900/1900/2100
Primary 4G networkLTE Cat7/13 (1, 2, 3, 5, 7, 8, 20, 28)
TD-LTE (38, 40, 41)
LTE Cat6 700/850/900/1800/2100/2600 (Bands 1,3,5,7,8,28)
TD-LTE 1900/2300/2500/2600 (Bands 38,39,40,41)
Primary 5G networkNot supportedNot supported
Primary data networkGPRS, EDGE, UMTS, HSDPA, HSUPA, HSPA+, TD-LTE, LTE, LTE-AGPRS, EDGE, UMTS, 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

📷 Camera

Samsung Galaxy A21s (SM-A217F)Sony Xperia XA1 Ultra (Dual G3226)
Back camera (main camera)(quad camera)
48 megapixels
8MP ultrawidef/2.21/4"1.12µm123°
2MP macrof/2.4
2MP depthf/2.4
23 megapixels
Main camera resolution8000x6000 pixels5520x4144 pixels
Video recording (primary)Full HD (1920x1080) 30 fpsFull HD (1920x1080) 30 fps
FlashLED flashLED flash on both cameras
Focal aperturef/2.0 (aperture)f/2.0 (aperture)
Focal length26mm lens24mm lens
Sensor size1/2" inches1/2.3" inches
Pixel size0.8µm pixelfeature not registered
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 supportedNot supported
HDRHDR photo on both camerasHDR photo/video on both cameras
Camera extrasfeature not registeredfeature not registered

📸 Front camera

Samsung Galaxy A21s (SM-A217F)Sony Xperia XA1 Ultra (Dual G3226)
Front camera (secondary)13 megapixels16 megapixels
Front camera resolution4128x3096 pixels4616x3464 pixels
Video recording (secondary)Full HD (1920x1080)Full HD (1920x1080)
Front flashNot supportedLED
Focal aperturef/2.2 (aperture)f/2.0 (aperture)
Focal lengthfeature not registered23mm lens
Sensor size1/3.1" inches1/2.6" inches
Pixel size1.12µm pixelfeature not registered

🔉 Sound and multimedia

Samsung Galaxy A21s (SM-A217F)Sony Xperia XA1 Ultra (Dual G3226)
LoudspeakerMono sound (not stereo)Supported
Active noise cancellation2 microphones or more2 microphones or more
RadioFMFM
TVNot supportedNot supported
Video formatsMP4, H.265, H.264, H.263, XviD, MKVMP4, H.265, H.264, H.263, XviD
Audio formatsMP3, WAV, WMA, eAAC+, FLACMP3, WAV, OGG, eAAC+, FLAC

🔌 Connectivity

Samsung Galaxy A21s (SM-A217F)Sony Xperia XA1 Ultra (Dual G3226)
USBUSB 2.0 Type-C reversible connectorUSB 2.0 Type-C reversible connector
Audio output3.5mm jack3.5mm jack
TV outputNot supportedNot supported
Bluetooth5.0 + A2DP/LE4.2 + A2DP
WiFi802.11 a/b/g/n/ac (2.4Ghz, 5Ghz) + MIMO
WiFi Direct, hotspot
802.11 a/b/g/n (2.4Ghz, 5Ghz) + MIMO
WiFi Direct, hotspot
DLNANot supportedNot supported
GPSA-GPS, GeoTagging, GLONASS, GALILEO, BeiDouA-GPS, GeoTagging, GLONASS
NFCNot supportedSupported
Infrared portNot supportedNot supported

🧭 Sensors

Samsung Galaxy A21s (SM-A217F)Sony Xperia XA1 Ultra (Dual G3226)
SensorsAccelerometer
Compass
Face unlock
Fingerprint sensor (rear-mounted)
Gyroscope
Proximity sensor
Virtual ambient light sensor
Accelerometer
Ambient Light sensor
Compass
Hall effect
Proximity sensor
Vibrating alertSupportedSupported

🔋 Battery

Samsung Galaxy A21s (SM-A217F)Sony Xperia XA1 Ultra (Dual G3226)
Battery typeLiPo: Li-Ion polymer (Non removable)Li-Ion: Lithium-Ion (Non removable)
Battery capacity5000 mAh2700 mAh
Charger, watts15W (9V/1.67A) Fast battery charging Standard charging
Talk time autonomyfeature not registered16.3 hours
Standbyfeature not registered708 hours (29.5 days)

➕ Other features

Samsung Galaxy A21s (SM-A217F)Sony Xperia XA1 Ultra (Dual G3226)
Call controlVoice dialing, Voice recorder, Voice commandsVoice dialing, Voice recorder
MessagingSMS (T9), MMS, E-mail, Push mailSMS (T9), MMS, E-mail, Push mail
Hands-free callingSupportedSupported
Video callingSupportedSupported
RingtonesPolyphonic and customizedPolyphonic and customized
Web browserHTML, XHTML, HTML5HTML, XHTML, HTML5
AntennaInternal antennaInternal antenna
Qwerty physical keyboardNot supportedNot supported
Miscellaneous- Colors: Black, White, Blue, Red- Colors: Black, White, Gold, Pink
- USB OTG On-The-Go
- Fast battery charging
- Pump Express+ 2.0
- Exmor RS IMX-300 main camera
- Exmor RS IMX-234 front camera

☢️ Radiation rate

Samsung Galaxy A21s (SM-A217F)Sony Xperia XA1 Ultra (Dual G3226)
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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