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Samsung Galaxy A21s (SM-A217F/DS 64GB/4GB) vs Lenovo K8 Plus (32GB/3GB)

Side by side comparison between Samsung Galaxy A21s vs Lenovo K8 Plus phones, differences, pros, cons with full specifications. What's the better?

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Compare Lenovo K8 Plus XSamsung Galaxy A21s (SM-A217F/DS 64GB/4GB)15Points
Samsung Galaxy A21s (SM-A217F/DS 64GB/4GB)
6.5"
PLS

720x1600

48
MP

13mp

4GB
RAM

64bit Octa

5000
mAh

(Non removable)

vs
08PointsLenovo K8 Plus (32GB/3GB)Compare Samsung Galaxy A21s X
Lenovo K8 Plus (32GB/3GB)
5.2"
IPS

1080x1920

13
MP

8mp

3GB
RAM

64bit Octa

4000
mAh

(Non removable)

What's the better phone? Samsung Galaxy A21s (SM-A217F/DS 64GB/4GB)

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/DS 64GB/4GB)15 Advantages Samsung Galaxy A21s (SM-A217F/DS 64GB/4GB)vsK8 Plus (32GB/3GB)8 Advantages Lenovo K8 Plus (32GB/3GB)
+2Ghz 64bit Octa-Core7%
More powerful processor, you can open your applications faster
vs2.5Ghz 64bit Octa-Core
+4GB LPDDR4X33%
More RAM memory. Typically more responsive and better for multitasking.
vs3GB LPDDR3
+64GB (48GB available)118%
More internal storage for applications and files
vs32GB (22GB available)
+Until 512GB microSD, microSDXC100%
More external storage for files using memory cards
vsUntil 256GB microSD, microSDXC
+8.9 millimeters (0.35 inches)1%
Thinner
vs9 millimeters (0.35 inches)
+6.5"25%
Larger screen
vs5.2"
+(quad camera) 48MP + 8MP + 2MP + 2MP2 times
Higher resolution main camera
vs(dual camera) 13MP + 5MP
+(front) 13MP60%
Higher resolution secondary camera to take pictures and selfies
vs(front) 8MP
+Android 10Advantage
Android 10 is newer and safer
vsAndroid 8.0 Oreo
+(4G+ LTE-A) 300 Mbps100%
Faster for surfing the internet and download files
vs(4G LTE) 150 Mbps
+Face unlockAdvantage
Sensors help you use the device
vsNot supported
+5000 mAh25%
Battery - higher amperage (mAh) allows more device usage time, but it also depends on the hardware and use
vs4000 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 b/g/n (2.4Ghz)
+5.0 + A2DP/LEAdvantage
Bluetooth 5.0 + A2DP/LE is newer and faster
vs4.2 + A2DP
+Type-CAdvantage
Reversible connector, you can stick in a USB-C cable any which way; either side is up.
vsMicroUSB 2.0
192 grams (6.72 ounces)vs+165 grams (5.78 ounces)16%
Lighter
Plastic body, glass frontvs+Aluminum body, glass frontAdvantage
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)
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
Not supportedvs+Ambient Light sensorAdvantage
Sensors help you use the device
Not supportedvs+Gorilla Glass 3Advantage
Protection against scratches on the screen lets you carry your phone with your keys

27 Common items in both devices
16 million
Only digital zoom
PDAF: phase detection autofocus
EIS: Digital stabilization
HDR photo on both cameras
f/2.0 (aperture)
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 A21s (SM-A217F/DS 64GB/4GB)Lenovo K8 Plus (32GB/3GB)
ModelGalaxy A21s (SM-A217F/DS 64GB/4GB)K8 Plus (32GB/3GB)
Other model namesGalaxy A21s SM-A217F/Dual-Sim (64GB + 4GB RAM)Lenovo K8 Plus (32GB + 3GB RAM) PA8C0020IN, PA8C0003IN
Country or region available(Global, International)AngolaSaudi ArabiaEgyptIndiaMoroccoMozambiquePakistan
(Global, International), Angola, Saudi Arabia, Egypt, India, Morocco, Mozambique, Pakistan
(Global, International)
(Global, International)
BrandSamsungLenovo
Release dateJune, 2020September, 2017
Depth8.9 millimeters (0.35 inches)9 millimeters (0.35 inches)
Size (width x height)75.3 x 163.7 millimeters (2.96 x 6.44 in)73.7 x 147.9 millimeters (2.9 x 5.82 in)
Weight192 grams (6.72 ounces)165 grams (5.78 ounces)
Qwerty physical keyboardNot supportedNot supported
AntennaInternal antennaInternal antenna
Build, materialsPlastic body, glass frontAluminum body, glass front
Protection against water and othersNot supportedNot supported
System (OS)Samsung Galaxy A21s (SM-A217F/DS 64GB/4GB)Lenovo K8 Plus (32GB/3GB)
Operating systemAndroid 10Android 7.1.1 Nougat
Firmware updatefeature not registeredAndroid 8.0 Oreo
HardwareSamsung Galaxy A21s (SM-A217F/DS 64GB/4GB)Lenovo K8 Plus (32GB/3GB)
Chipset64bit - Samsung Exynos 850 Octa (8nm)64bit - MediaTek MT6757CD Helio P25 (16nm)
CPU processorOcta-Core, 2 processors:
2Ghz Quad-Core ARM Cortex-A55
2Ghz Quad-Core ARM Cortex-A55
Octa-Core, 2 processors:
2.5Ghz Quad-Core ARM Cortex-A53
1.4Ghz Quad-Core ARM Cortex-A53
GPU graphical controllerARM Mali-G52 MP1ARM Mali-T880 MP2 1Ghz
RAM memory4GB LPDDR4X3GB LPDDR3
Internal storage64GB (48GB available)
eMMC 5.1
32GB (22GB available)
External storageUntil 512GB microSD, microSDXC
(dedicated slot)
Until 256GB microSD, microSDXC
(dedicated slot)
DisplaySamsung Galaxy A21s (SM-A217F/DS 64GB/4GB)Lenovo K8 Plus (32GB/3GB)
Display typeTFT PLSTFT IPS LCD
Screen size6.5" inches5.2" inches
Screen-to-body ratio~82.8% (screen-to-body ratio)~68.4% (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 3
Display features60Hzfeature not registered
Mobile networksSamsung Galaxy A21s (SM-A217F/DS 64GB/4GB)Lenovo K8 Plus (32GB/3GB)
Dual-SIMDual-SIM Standby - Call active on one sim card
(dedicated slot)
Dual-SIM Standby - Call active on one sim card
(dedicated slot)
SIM card2 slots (Dual-SIM)
nano-SIM (4FF)
2 slots (Dual-SIM)
nano-SIM (4FF)
Maximum download/upload300/150 Mbps150/50 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 850/900/2100
Primary 4G networkLTE Cat7/13 (1, 2, 3, 5, 7, 8, 20, 28)
TD-LTE (38, 40, 41)
LTE Cat4 (Bands 1,3,5,7,8)
TD-LTE (Bands 40)
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
Secondary 2G networkGSM 850/900/1800/1900GSM 850/900/1800/1900
Secondary 3G networkNot supportedNot supported
Secondary 4G networkNot supportedNot supported
Secondary data networkGPRS, EDGEGPRS, EDGE
CallingSamsung Galaxy A21s (SM-A217F/DS 64GB/4GB)Lenovo K8 Plus (32GB/3GB)
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/DS 64GB/4GB)Lenovo K8 Plus (32GB/3GB)
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)
13 megapixels
5MP depthf/0.8
Main camera resolution8000x6000 pixels4128x3096 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/2.0 (aperture)
Focal length26mm lensfeature not registered
Sensor size1/2" inchesfeature not registered
Pixel size0.8µm pixelfeature not registered
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/DS 64GB/4GB)Lenovo K8 Plus (32GB/3GB)
Front camera (secondary)13 megapixels8 megapixels
Front camera resolution4128x3096 pixels3264x2448 pixels
Video recording (secondary)Full HD (1920x1080)Full HD (1920x1080)
Front flashNot supportedLED
Focal aperturef/2.2 (aperture)feature not registered
Focal lengthfeature not registeredfeature not registered
Sensor size1/3.1" inchesfeature not registered
Pixel size1.12µm pixelfeature not registered
MultimediaSamsung Galaxy A21s (SM-A217F/DS 64GB/4GB)Lenovo K8 Plus (32GB/3GB)
RadioFMFM
TVNot supportedNot supported
Video formatsMP4, H.265, H.264, H.263, XviD, MKVMP4, H.264, H.263, XviD
Audio formatsMP3, WAV, WMA, eAAC+, FLACMP3, OGG, eAAC+, FLAC
ConnectivitySamsung Galaxy A21s (SM-A217F/DS 64GB/4GB)Lenovo K8 Plus (32GB/3GB)
USBUSB 2.0 Type-C reversible connectorMicroUSB 2.0
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 b/g/n (2.4Ghz)
DLNANot supportedNot supported
NFCNot supportedNot supported
GPSA-GPS, GeoTagging, GLONASS, GALILEO, BeiDouA-GPS, GeoTagging
Infrared portNot supportedNot supported
Other functionsSamsung Galaxy A21s (SM-A217F/DS 64GB/4GB)Lenovo K8 Plus (32GB/3GB)
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
Fingerprint sensor
Other features- Colors: Black, White, Blue, Red
- One UI 2.0
- WiFi direct, hotspot
- Colors: Venom Black, Fine Gold
- Aluminum body
- USB OTG On-The-Go
- 2.5D glass screen
- Dolby Atmos audio
- VoLTE
- WiFi direct, hotspot
Power supplySamsung Galaxy A21s (SM-A217F/DS 64GB/4GB)Lenovo K8 Plus (32GB/3GB)
BatteryLiPo: Li-Ion polymer (Non removable)LiPo: Li-Ion polymer (Non removable)
Battery capacity5000 mAh4000 mAh
Charger, watts15W (9V/1.67A) Fast battery charging Standard charging
Talk time autonomyfeature not registered1560 minutes | 26 hours | 1.1 days
Standbyfeature not registered24060 minutes | 401 hours | 16.7 days
Radiation rateSamsung Galaxy A21s (SM-A217F/DS 64GB/4GB)Lenovo K8 Plus (32GB/3GB)
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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