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Samsung Galaxy A21s (SM-A217F/DS 64GB/4GB) vs Xiaomi Black Shark 4S Pro (512GB)

Side by side comparison between Samsung Galaxy A21s vs Xiaomi Black Shark 4S Pro phones, differences, pros, cons and full specifications. What's the better?

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Compare Xiaomi Black Shark 4S Pro XSamsung Galaxy A21s (SM-A217F/DS 64GB/4GB)06Points
Samsung Galaxy A21s (SM-A217F/DS 64GB/4GB)
6.5"
PLS

720x1600

48
MP

13mp

4GB
RAM

64bit Octa

5000
mAh

(Non removable)

vs
26PointsXiaomi Black Shark 4S Pro (512GB)Compare Samsung Galaxy A21s X
Xiaomi Black Shark 4S Pro (512GB)
6.67"
AMOLED

1080x2400

64
MP

20mp

16GB
RAM

64bit Octa

4500
mAh

(Non removable)

What's the better phone? Xiaomi Black Shark 4S Pro (512GB)

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)6 Advantages Samsung Galaxy A21s (SM-A217F/DS 64GB/4GB)vsBlack Shark 4S Pro (512GB)26 Advantages Xiaomi Black Shark 4S Pro (512GB)
+Until 512GB microSD, microSDXCAdvantage
More external storage for files using memory cards
vsNot supported
+192 grams (6.72 ounces)15%
Lighter
vs220 grams (7.7 ounces)
+8.9 millimeters (0.35 inches)11%
Thinner
vs9.9 millimeters (0.39 inches)
+Android 12Advantage
Android 12 is newer and safer
vsAndroid 11
+5000 mAh11%
Battery - higher amperage (mAh) allows more device usage time, but it also depends on the hardware and use
vs4500 mAh
+FMAdvantage
The radio lets you listen to your songs and sports in general
vsNot supported
2GHz 64bit Octa-Corevs+3GHz 64bit Octa-Core50%
More powerful processor, you can open your applications faster
4GB LPDDR4Xvs+16GB LPDDR53 times
More RAM memory. Typically more responsive and better for multitasking.
64GB (48GB available)vs+512GB (464GB available)9 times
More internal storage for applications and files
eMMC 5.1vs+UFS 3.1Advantage
Fastest write and read storage.
Plastic body, glass frontvs+Aluminum body, glass front, plastic backAdvantage
More resistant material
TFT PLSvs+Super AMOLEDAdvantage
Super AMOLED display is brighter and more vivid
Not supportedvs+HDR10+Advantage
The HDR10+ display provides vibrant colors and more details
60Hzvs+144Hz140%
The display reproduces more frames per second because the frequency (Hertz) is higher, improves fluidity and tires your eyes less.
720x1600 pixelsvs+1080x2400 pixels125%
Higher resolution screen
270 PPIvs+395 PPI46%
Crisper display of text, images and videos because it has more pixels per inch (ppi)
6.5"vs+6.67"3%
Larger screen
(quad camera) 48MP + 8MP + 2MP + 2MPvs+(triple camera) 64MP + 8MP + 5MP28%
Higher resolution main camera
Not supportedvs+BSI sensorAdvantage
The BSI sensor allows the entry of more light generating photos with more detail and brightness
1/2" inchesvs+1/1.97" inches2%
The larger sensor camera lets you take photos with better depth.
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.
(front) 13MPvs+(front) 20MP56%
Higher resolution secondary camera to take pictures and selfies
Full HD (1920x1080)vs+4K UHD (3840x2160)3 times
More image quality for recording videos with the primary camera
4G+ LTE-Avs+5G SA/NSAAdvantage
The 5G SA/NSA network is newer and faster
(4G+ LTE-A) 300 Mbpsvs+(5G SA/NSA) 2000 Mbps6 times
Faster for surfing the internet and download files
Virtual ambient light sensorvs+Ambient Light sensorAdvantage
Sensors help you use the device
Not supportedvs+BarometerAdvantage
Sensors help you use the device
15Wvs+120W7 times
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.
Mono sound (not stereo)vs+Stereo sound with dual speakersAdvantage
Better sound quality for listening to music or clearer hands-free calls
802.11 a/b/g/n/ac (2.4Ghz, 5Ghz) + MIMOvs+802.11 a/b/g/n/ac/ax wifi6 (2.4Ghz, 5Ghz) + MIMOAdvantage
WiFi 802.11 a/b/g/n/ac/ax wifi6 (2.4Ghz, 5Ghz) + MIMO is newer and faster
5.0 + A2DP/LEvs+5.2 + A2DP/LEAdvantage
Bluetooth 5.2 + A2DP/LE is newer and faster
Not supportedvs+NFCAdvantage
NFC allows you to make payments by approach quickly and securely

25 Common items in both devices
16 million
LED flash
Only digital zoom
PDAF: phase detection autofocus
EIS: Digital stabilization
HDR photo on both cameras / HDR photo/video on both cameras
(front) Full HD (1920x1080)
+18 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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📱 Model features

Samsung Galaxy A21s (SM-A217F/DS 64GB/4GB)Xiaomi Black Shark 4S Pro (512GB)
ModelGalaxy A21s (SM-A217F/DS 64GB/4GB)Black Shark 4S Pro (512GB)
Other model namesGalaxy A21s SM-A217F/Dual-Sim (64GB + 4GB RAM)Black Shark 4S Pro (512GB+16GB RAM), 黑鲨4S Pro
Country or region available(Global, International)AngolaSaudi ArabiaEgyptIndiaMoroccoMozambiquePakistan
(Global, International), Angola, Saudi Arabia, Egypt, India, Morocco, Mozambique, Pakistan
(Global, International)
(Global, International)
BrandSamsungXiaomi
Release date6/2/2020, Announced: 5/15/202010/16/2021, Announced: 10/13/2021
Depth8.9 millimeters (0.35 inches)9.9 millimeters (0.39 inches)
Size (width x height)75.3 x 163.7 millimeters (2.96 x 6.44 in)76.21 x 163.69 millimeters (3 x 6.44 in)
Weight192 grams (6.72 ounces)220 grams (7.7 ounces)
Build, materialsPlastic body, glass frontAluminum body, glass front, plastic back
Protection against water and othersNot supportedNot supported

🤖 Operating System

Samsung Galaxy A21s (SM-A217F/DS 64GB/4GB)Xiaomi Black Shark 4S Pro (512GB)
System versionAndroid 10Android 11
Firmware updateAndroid 12feature not registered
User InterfaceOne UI 2.0 / 3.1 / 4.1Joy UI 12

⚙️ Processor

Samsung Galaxy A21s (SM-A217F/DS 64GB/4GB)Xiaomi Black Shark 4S Pro (512GB)
Chipset64bit - Samsung Exynos 850 (8nm)64bit - Qualcomm Snapdragon 888+ (SM8350-AC) (5nm)
CPUOcta-Core, 1 processor:
2GHz Octa-Core ARM Cortex-A55
Octa-Core, 3 processors:
3GHz Single-Core Kryo 680
2.42GHz Triple-Core Kryo 680
1.8GHz Quad-Core Kryo 680
GPU graphical controllerARM Mali-G52 MP1Qualcomm Adreno 660 (840MHz)
Performance (benchmark)AnTuTu: 124232 (v8)feature not registered

💽 Memory and storage

Samsung Galaxy A21s (SM-A217F/DS 64GB/4GB)Xiaomi Black Shark 4S Pro (512GB)
RAM memory4GB LPDDR4X16GB LPDDR5
Internal storage64GB (48GB available)
eMMC 5.1
512GB (464GB available)
UFS 3.1
External storageUntil 512GB microSD, microSDXC
(dedicated slot)
Not supported

📲 Display

Samsung Galaxy A21s (SM-A217F/DS 64GB/4GB)Xiaomi Black Shark 4S Pro (512GB)
Display typeTFT PLSSuper AMOLED
Screen size6.5" inches6.67" inches
Screen-to-body ratio~82.8% (screen-to-body ratio)~86.1% (screen-to-body ratio)
Display resolution720x1600 pixels (20:9)1080x2400 pixels (20:9)
TouchscreenCapacitive MultitouchCapacitive Multitouch 10-points
Pixel density (dot pitch)270 PPI395 PPI
Colors16 million16 million
Scratch-resistant glassNot supportedNot supported
Refresh rate60Hz144Hz
Display featuresNot supported1300nits[peak]
HDR10+
Always-On Display

📶 Mobile networks

Samsung Galaxy A21s (SM-A217F/DS 64GB/4GB)Xiaomi Black Shark 4S Pro (512GB)
Dual-SIMDual-SIM Standby - Call active on one sim card
(dedicated slot)
Dual-SIM Standby - Call active on one sim card
SIM card2 slots (Dual-SIM)
nano-SIM (4FF)
2 slots (Dual-SIM)
nano-SIM (4FF)
Maximum download/upload300/150 Mbps2000/1024 Mbps
Network technology2G, 3G, 4G2G, 3G, 4G, 5G
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, GSM 850/900/1800/1900
Primary 3G networkUMTS 850/900/1900/2100CDMA2000 1xEV-DO
TD-SCDMA 1900/2000
UMTS 800/850/900/1700/1900/2100
Primary 4G networkLTE Cat7/13 (1, 2, 3, 5, 7, 8, 20, 28)
TD-LTE (38, 40, 41)
LTE Cat20 (1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 7, 8, 18, 19, 20, 26, 28)
TD-LTE (34, 38, 39, 40, 41)
VoLTE
Primary 5G networkNot supportedSA/NSA (1, 3, 8, 28, 41, 77, 78, 79)
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, 5G SA/NSA
Secondary 2G networkGSM 850/900/1800/1900GSM 850/900/1800/1900
Secondary 3G networkUMTS 850/900/1900/2100UMTS 800/850/900/1700/1900/2100
Secondary 4G networkLTE Cat7/13 (1, 2, 3, 5, 7, 8, 20, 28)
TD-LTE (38, 40, 41)
LTE Cat20 (1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 7, 8, 18, 19, 20, 26, 28)
TD-LTE (34, 38, 39, 40, 41)
VoLTE
Secondary data networkGPRS, EDGE, UMTS, HSDPA, HSUPA, HSPA+, TD-LTE, LTE, LTE-AGPRS, EDGE, UMTS, HSDPA, HSUPA, HSPA+, TD-LTE, LTE, LTE-A

📷 Camera

Samsung Galaxy A21s (SM-A217F/DS 64GB/4GB)Xiaomi Black Shark 4S Pro (512GB)
Back camera (main camera)(quad camera)
48 megapixels
8MP ultrawidef/2.21/4"1.12µm123°
2MP macrof/2.4
2MP depthf/2.4
(triple camera)
64 megapixels
8MP ultrawidef/2.2120°1/4"1.12µm
5MP macrof/2.4AF
Main camera resolution8000x6000 pixels10120x6328 pixels
Video recording (primary)Full HD (1920x1080) 30 fps4K UHD (3840x2160) 60 fps
FlashLED flashLED flash
Focal aperturef/2.0 (aperture)f/1.8 (aperture)
Focal length26mm lens26mm lens
Sensor size1/2" inches1/1.97" inches
Pixel size0.8µm pixel0.7µm 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 supportedSupported
HDRHDR photo on both camerasHDR photo/video on both cameras
Camera extrasfeature not registered1080p@960fps

📸 Front camera

Samsung Galaxy A21s (SM-A217F/DS 64GB/4GB)Xiaomi Black Shark 4S Pro (512GB)
Front camera (secondary)13 megapixels20 megapixels
Front camera resolution4128x3096 pixels5184x3840 pixels
Video recording (secondary)Full HD (1920x1080)Full HD (1920x1080)
Front flashNot supportedNot supported
Focal aperturef/2.2 (aperture)f/2.5 (aperture)
Focal lengthfeature not registeredfeature not registered
Sensor size1/3.1" inchesfeature not registered
Pixel size1.12µm pixel0.8µm pixel

🔉 Sound and multimedia

Samsung Galaxy A21s (SM-A217F/DS 64GB/4GB)Xiaomi Black Shark 4S Pro (512GB)
LoudspeakerMono sound (not stereo)Stereo sound with dual speakers
24-bit/192kHz
Active noise cancellation2 microphones or more2 microphones or more
RadioFMNot supported
TVNot supportedNot supported
Video formatsMP4, H.265, H.264, H.263, XviD, MKVMP4, H.265, H.264, H.263, XviD, MKV
Audio formatsMP3, WAV, WMA, eAAC+, FLACMP3, WAV, WMA, eAAC+, FLAC

🔌 Connectivity

Samsung Galaxy A21s (SM-A217F/DS 64GB/4GB)Xiaomi Black Shark 4S Pro (512GB)
USBUSB 2.0 Type-C reversible connectorUSB 2.0 Type-C, USB OTG On-The-Go
Audio output3.5mm jack3.5mm jack
TV outputNot supportedUSB Type-C (reversible)
Bluetooth5.0 + A2DP/LE5.2 + A2DP/LE
WiFi802.11 a/b/g/n/ac (2.4Ghz, 5Ghz) + MIMO
WiFi Direct, hotspot
802.11 a/b/g/n/ac/ax wifi6 (2.4Ghz, 5Ghz) + MIMO
WiFi Direct, hotspot
DLNANot supportedNot supported
GPSA-GPS, GeoTagging, GLONASS, GALILEO, BeiDouA-GPS, GeoTagging, GLONASS, GALILEO, BeiDou, QZSS
NFCNot supportedSupported
Infrared portNot supportedNot supported

🧭 Sensors

Samsung Galaxy A21s (SM-A217F/DS 64GB/4GB)Xiaomi Black Shark 4S Pro (512GB)
SensorsAccelerometer
Compass
Face unlock
Fingerprint sensor (rear-mounted)
Gyroscope
Proximity sensor
Virtual ambient light sensor
Accelerometer
Ambient Light sensor
Barometer
Compass
Face unlock
Fingerprint sensor (side-mounted)
Gyroscope
Proximity sensor
Vibrating alertSupportedSupported

🔋 Battery

Samsung Galaxy A21s (SM-A217F/DS 64GB/4GB)Xiaomi Black Shark 4S Pro (512GB)
Battery typeLiPo: Li-Ion polymer (Non removable)LiPo: Li-Ion polymer (Non removable)
Battery capacity5000 mAh4500 mAh
Charger, watts15W (9V/1.67A) Fast battery charging120W Fast battery charging
Reverse charging USB between devices
Talk time autonomyfeature not registeredfeature not registered
Standbyfeature not registeredfeature not registered

➕ Other features

Samsung Galaxy A21s (SM-A217F/DS 64GB/4GB)Xiaomi Black Shark 4S Pro (512GB)
Call controlVoice dialing, Voice recorder, Voice commandsVoice dialing, Voice recorder, Voice commands
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
- Liquid Cooling System
- Physical pop-up gaming triggers

☢️ Radiation rate

Samsung Galaxy A21s (SM-A217F/DS 64GB/4GB)Xiaomi Black Shark 4S Pro (512GB)
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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