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Samsung Galaxy A21s (SM-A217F/DS 64GB/6GB) vs Alcatel A7 XL (7071D)

Side by side comparison between Samsung Galaxy A21s vs Alcatel A7 XL phones, differences, pros, cons with full specifications. What's the better?

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Compare Alcatel A7 XL XSamsung Galaxy A21s (SM-A217F/DS 64GB/6GB)17Points
Samsung Galaxy A21s (SM-A217F/DS 64GB/6GB)
6.5"
PLS

720x1600

48
MP

13mp

6GB
RAM

64bit Octa

5000
mAh

(Non removable)

vs
Alcatel A7 XL (7071D)
6"
LTPS

1080x1920

12.2
MP

5mp

3GB
RAM

64bit Octa

4000
mAh

(Non removable)

What's the better phone? Samsung Galaxy A21s (SM-A217F/DS 64GB/6GB)

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/6GB)17 Advantages Samsung Galaxy A21s (SM-A217F/DS 64GB/6GB)vsA7 XL (7071D)7 Advantages Alcatel A7 XL (7071D)
+2Ghz 64bit Octa-Core68%
More powerful processor, you can open your applications faster
vs1.5Ghz 64bit Octa-Core
+6GB LPDDR4X100%
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
+TFT PLSAdvantage
TFT PLS display is brighter and more vivid
vsLTPS LCD
+6.5"8%
Larger screen
vs6"
+(quad camera) 48MP + 8MP + 2MP + 2MP3 times
Higher resolution main camera
vs(dual camera) 12.2MP + 2MP
+HDR photo on both camerasAdvantage
The HDR technology produced photos with more detail in dark areas
vsHDR photo only main camera
+(front) 13MP160%
Higher resolution secondary camera to take pictures and selfies
vs(front) 5MP
+Android 10Advantage
Android 10 is newer and safer
vsAndroid 7.1 Nougat
+(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
+Active noise cancellationAdvantage
Noise-canceling microphone allows better call quality
vsNot supported
+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)
+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+175 grams (6.13 ounces)10%
Lighter
8.9 millimeters (0.35 inches)vs+8.7 millimeters (0.34 inches)2%
Thinner
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+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+Dragontrail GlassAdvantage
Protection against scratches on the screen lets you carry your phone with your keys

27 Common items in both devices
eMMC 5.1
60Hz
16 million
Only digital zoom
PDAF: phase detection autofocus
EIS: Digital stabilization
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/6GB)Alcatel A7 XL (7071D)
ModelGalaxy A21s (SM-A217F/DS 64GB/6GB)A7 XL (7071D)
Other model namesGalaxy A21s SM-A217F/Dual-Sim (64GB + 6GB RAM)Alcatel A7 XL 7071, TCL 7071DX, OT-7071D
Country or region availablePhilippinesIndiaIndonesiaMalaysiaMyanmarThailandVietnam
Philippines, India, Indonesia, Malaysia, Myanmar, Thailand, Vietnam
(Europe)(Global, International)
(Europe), (Global, International)
BrandSamsungAlcatel
Release dateJune, 2020November, 2017
Depth8.9 millimeters (0.35 inches)8.7 millimeters (0.34 inches)
Size (width x height)75.3 x 163.7 millimeters (2.96 x 6.44 in)81.5 x 159.6 millimeters (3.21 x 6.28 in)
Weight192 grams (6.72 ounces)175 grams (6.13 ounces)
Qwerty physical keyboardNot supportedNot supported
AntennaInternal antennaInternal antenna
Build, materialsPlastic body, glass frontfeature not registered
Protection against water and othersNot supportedNot supported
System (OS)Samsung Galaxy A21s (SM-A217F/DS 64GB/6GB)Alcatel A7 XL (7071D)
Operating systemAndroid 10Android 7.1 Nougat
Firmware updatefeature not registeredfeature not registered
HardwareSamsung Galaxy A21s (SM-A217F/DS 64GB/6GB)Alcatel A7 XL (7071D)
Chipset64bit - Samsung Exynos 850 Octa (8nm)64bit - MediaTek MT6750S (28nm)
CPU processorOcta-Core, 2 processors:
2Ghz Quad-Core ARM Cortex-A55
2Ghz Quad-Core ARM Cortex-A55
Octa-Core, 2 processors:
1.5Ghz Quad-Core ARM Cortex-A53
1Ghz Quad-Core ARM Cortex-A53
GPU graphical controllerARM Mali-G52 MP1ARM Mali-T860 MP2 350Mhz
RAM memory6GB LPDDR4X3GB LPDDR3
Internal storage64GB (48GB available)
eMMC 5.1
32GB (22GB available)
eMMC 5.1
External storageUntil 512GB microSD, microSDXC
(dedicated slot)
Until 256GB microSD, microSDXC
(dedicated slot)
DisplaySamsung Galaxy A21s (SM-A217F/DS 64GB/6GB)Alcatel A7 XL (7071D)
Display typeTFT PLSLTPS LCD
Screen size6.5" inches6" inches
Screen-to-body ratio~82.8% (screen-to-body ratio)~76.3% (screen-to-body ratio)
Display resolution720x1600 pixels (20:9)1080x1920 pixels (16:9)
TouchscreenCapacitive MultitouchCapacitive Multitouch 10-points
Pixel density (dot pitch)270 PPI367 PPI
Colors16 million16 million
Scratch-resistant glassNot supportedDragontrail Glass
Display features60Hz60Hz
Mobile networksSamsung Galaxy A21s (SM-A217F/DS 64GB/6GB)Alcatel A7 XL (7071D)
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 850/900/1900/2100
Primary 4G networkLTE Cat7/13 (1, 2, 3, 5, 7, 8, 20, 28)
TD-LTE (38, 40, 41)
LTE Cat4 (1, 3, 7, 8, 20, 28)
VoLTE
Primary 5G networkNot supportedNot supported
Primary data networkGPRS, EDGE, UMTS, HSDPA, HSUPA, HSPA+, TD-LTE, LTE, LTE-AGPRS, EDGE, UMTS, HSDPA, HSUPA, HSPA+, 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/6GB)Alcatel A7 XL (7071D)
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/6GB)Alcatel A7 XL (7071D)
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)
12.2 megapixels
2MP
Main camera resolution8000x6000 pixels4032x3024 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)feature not registered
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 only main camera
2ª cameraSamsung Galaxy A21s (SM-A217F/DS 64GB/6GB)Alcatel A7 XL (7071D)
Front camera (secondary)13 megapixels5 megapixels
Front camera resolution4128x3096 pixels2560x1920 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/6GB)Alcatel A7 XL (7071D)
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/DS 64GB/6GB)Alcatel A7 XL (7071D)
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 a/b/g/n (2.4Ghz, 5Ghz)
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/6GB)Alcatel A7 XL (7071D)
Active noise cancellationSupportedNot supported
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: Black, Blue, Gold, Rose Gold
- Fast battery charging: 100% in 3h
- WiFi display
- WiFi direct, hotspot
Power supplySamsung Galaxy A21s (SM-A217F/DS 64GB/6GB)Alcatel A7 XL (7071D)
BatteryLiPo: Li-Ion polymer (Non removable)Li-Ion: Lithium-Ion (Non removable)
Battery capacity5000 mAh4000 mAh
Charger, watts15W (9V/1.67A) Fast battery charging15W Fast battery charging
Talk time autonomyfeature not registered1020 minutes | 17 hours | 0.7 day
Standbyfeature not registered45000 minutes | 750 hours | 31.3 days
Radiation rateSamsung Galaxy A21s (SM-A217F/DS 64GB/6GB)Alcatel A7 XL (7071D)
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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