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Samsung Galaxy A21s (SM-A217F/DS 64GB/6GB) vs Nokia 3 V

Side by side comparison between Samsung Galaxy A21s vs Nokia 3 V phones, differences, pros, cons with full specifications. What's the better?

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Compare Nokia 3 V XSamsung Galaxy A21s (SM-A217F/DS 64GB/6GB)21Points
Samsung Galaxy A21s (SM-A217F/DS 64GB/6GB)
6.5"
PLS

720x1600

48
MP

13mp

6GB
RAM

64bit Octa

5000
mAh

(Non removable)

vs
Nokia 3 V
6.26"
IPS

720x1520

13
MP

5mp

2GB
RAM

64bit Quad

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)21 Advantages Samsung Galaxy A21s (SM-A217F/DS 64GB/6GB)vs3 V4 Advantages Nokia 3 V
+2Ghz 64bit Octa-Core44%
More powerful processor, you can open your applications faster
vs1.8Ghz 64bit Quad-Core
+6GB LPDDR4X2 times
More RAM memory. Typically more responsive and better for multitasking.
vs2GB LPDDR3
+64GB (48GB available)4 times
More internal storage for applications and files
vs16GB (10GB available)
+720x1600 pixels5%
Higher resolution screen
vs720x1520 pixels
+270 PPI1%
Crisper display of text, images and videos because it has more pixels per inch (ppi)
vs269 PPI
+6.5"4%
Larger screen
vs6.26"
+(quad camera) 48MP + 8MP + 2MP + 2MP4 times
Higher resolution main camera
vs(back) 13MP
+HDR photo on both camerasAdvantage
The HDR technology produced photos with more detail in dark areas
vsHDR photo only main camera
+1/2" inches50%
The larger sensor camera lets you take photos with better depth.
vs1/3" inches
+f/2.0 (aperture)10%
Diaphragm opening (Aperture) of the camera which has the smallest F number takes photos with better light exposure.
vsf/2.2 (aperture)
+(front) 13MP160%
Higher resolution secondary camera to take pictures and selfies
vs(front) 5MP
+(4G+ LTE-A) 300 Mbps100%
Faster for surfing the internet and download files
vs(4G LTE) 150 Mbps
+CompassAdvantage
Sensors help you use the device
vsNot supported
+GyroscopeAdvantage
Sensors help you use the device
vsNot supported
+Fingerprint sensor (rear-mounted)Advantage
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
+15W50%
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.
vs10W
+2 slots (Dual-SIM)
(dedicated slot)Advantage
It's more advantageous to have more than one phone operator in the same device
vs1 slot (Single-SIM)
(dedicated slot)
+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, USB OTG On-The-Go
192 grams (6.72 ounces)vs+181 grams (6.34 ounces)6%
Lighter
8.9 millimeters (0.35 inches)vs+8.6 millimeters (0.34 inches)3%
Thinner
TFT PLSvs+LTPS IPS LCDAdvantage
LTPS IPS LCD display is brighter and more vivid
Not supportedvs+Ambient Light sensorAdvantage
Sensors help you use the device

27 Common items in both devices
eMMC 5.1
Until 512GB microSD, microSDXC
Plastic body, glass front
16 million
LED flash
Only digital zoom
PDAF: phase detection autofocus / Autofocus
+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)Nokia 3 V
ModelGalaxy A21s (SM-A217F/DS 64GB/6GB)3 V
Other model namesGalaxy A21s SM-A217F/Dual-Sim (64GB + 6GB RAM)Nokia 3 Verizon, Nokia 3V, HMD Global Nokia 3.2
Country or region availablePhilippinesIndiaIndonesiaMalaysiaMyanmarThailandVietnam
Philippines, India, Indonesia, Malaysia, Myanmar, Thailand, Vietnam
USA
USA
BrandSamsungNokia
Release dateJune, 2020April, 2019
Depth8.9 millimeters (0.35 inches)8.6 millimeters (0.34 inches)
Size (width x height)75.3 x 163.7 millimeters (2.96 x 6.44 in)76.24 x 159.44 millimeters (3 x 6.28 in)
Weight192 grams (6.72 ounces)181 grams (6.34 ounces)
Qwerty physical keyboardNot supportedNot supported
AntennaInternal antennaInternal antenna
Build, materialsPlastic body, glass frontPlastic body, glass front
Protection against water and othersNot supportedNot supported
System (OS)Samsung Galaxy A21s (SM-A217F/DS 64GB/6GB)Nokia 3 V
Operating systemAndroid 10Android 9.0 Pie
Firmware updatefeature not registeredAndroid 10
HardwareSamsung Galaxy A21s (SM-A217F/DS 64GB/6GB)Nokia 3 V
Chipset64bit - Samsung Exynos 850 Octa (8nm)64bit - Qualcomm Snapdragon 429 SDM429 (12nm)
CPU processorOcta-Core, 2 processors:
2Ghz Quad-Core ARM Cortex-A55
2Ghz Quad-Core ARM Cortex-A55
1.8Ghz Quad-Core ARM Cortex-A53
GPU graphical controllerARM Mali-G52 MP1Qualcomm Adreno 504
RAM memory6GB LPDDR4X2GB LPDDR3
Internal storage64GB (48GB available)
eMMC 5.1
16GB (10GB available)
eMMC 5.1
External storageUntil 512GB microSD, microSDXC
(dedicated slot)
Until 512GB microSD, microSDXC
(dedicated slot)
DisplaySamsung Galaxy A21s (SM-A217F/DS 64GB/6GB)Nokia 3 V
Display typeTFT PLSLTPS IPS LCD
Screen size6.5" inches6.26" inches
Screen-to-body ratio~82.8% (screen-to-body ratio)~80.5% (screen-to-body ratio)
Display resolution720x1600 pixels (20:9)720x1520 pixels
TouchscreenCapacitive MultitouchCapacitive Multitouch
Pixel density (dot pitch)270 PPI269 PPI
Colors16 million16 million
Scratch-resistant glassNot supportedNot supported
Display features60Hzfeature not registered
Mobile networksSamsung Galaxy A21s (SM-A217F/DS 64GB/6GB)Nokia 3 V
Dual-SIMDual-SIM Standby - Call active on one sim card
(dedicated slot)
Not supported
SIM card2 slots (Dual-SIM)
nano-SIM (4FF)
1 slot (Single-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 850/1900
Primary 4G networkLTE Cat7/13 (1, 2, 3, 5, 7, 8, 20, 28)
TD-LTE (38, 40, 41)
LTE Cat4 (Bands 2, 4, 5, 13, 66)
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 850/900/1800/1900Not supported
Secondary 3G networkNot supportedNot supported
Secondary 4G networkNot supportedNot supported
Secondary data networkGPRS, EDGENot supported
CallingSamsung Galaxy A21s (SM-A217F/DS 64GB/6GB)Nokia 3 V
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)Nokia 3 V
Back camera (main camera)(quad camera)
48 megapixels
8MP ultrawidef/2.21/4"1.12µm123º
2MP macrof/2.4
2MP depthf/2.4
13 megapixels
Main camera resolution8000x6000 pixels4128x3096 pixels
Video recording (primary)Full HD (1920x1080) 30 fpsFull HD (1920x1080) 30 fps
FlashLED flashLED flash
Focal aperturef/2.0 (aperture)f/2.2 (aperture)
Focal length26mm lensfeature not registered
Sensor size1/2" inches1/3" inches
Pixel size0.8µm pixel1.12µm pixel
AutofocusPDAF: phase detection autofocusAutofocus
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)Nokia 3 V
Front camera (secondary)13 megapixels5 megapixels
Front camera resolution4128x3096 pixels2560x1920 pixels
Video recording (secondary)Full HD (1920x1080)Full HD (1920x1080)
Front flashNot supportedNot supported
Focal aperturef/2.2 (aperture)f/2.2 (aperture)
Focal lengthfeature not registered27mm lens
Sensor size1/3.1" inchesfeature not registered
Pixel size1.12µm pixel1.12µm pixel
MultimediaSamsung Galaxy A21s (SM-A217F/DS 64GB/6GB)Nokia 3 V
RadioFMFM
TVNot supportedNot supported
Video formatsMP4, H.265, H.264, H.263, XviD, MKVMP4, H.264, H.263, XviD, MKV
Audio formatsMP3, WAV, WMA, eAAC+, FLACMP3, WAV, WMA, eAAC+, FLAC
ConnectivitySamsung Galaxy A21s (SM-A217F/DS 64GB/6GB)Nokia 3 V
USBUSB 2.0 Type-C reversible connectorMicroUSB 2.0, 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 b/g/n (2.4Ghz)
DLNANot supportedNot supported
NFCNot supportedNot supported
GPSA-GPS, GeoTagging, GLONASS, GALILEO, BeiDouA-GPS, GeoTagging, GLONASS, BeiDou
Infrared portNot supportedNot supported
Other functionsSamsung Galaxy A21s (SM-A217F/DS 64GB/6GB)Nokia 3 V
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
Ambient Light sensor
Face unlock
Other features- Colors: Black, White, Blue, Red
- One UI 2.0
- WiFi direct, hotspot
- Colors: Blue
- Android One
- 19:9 display ratio
- 2.5D curved glass screen
- LED notification
- HAC M4/T3
- WiFi hotspot
Power supplySamsung Galaxy A21s (SM-A217F/DS 64GB/6GB)Nokia 3 V
BatteryLiPo: Li-Ion polymer (Non removable)Li-Ion: Lithium-Ion (Non removable)
Battery capacity5000 mAh4000 mAh
Charger, watts15W (9V/1.67A) Fast battery charging10W Standard charging
Talk time autonomyfeature not registered2100 minutes | 35 hours | 1.5 days
Standbyfeature not registered30240 minutes | 504 hours | 21 days
Radiation rateSamsung Galaxy A21s (SM-A217F/DS 64GB/6GB)Nokia 3 V
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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