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Samsung Galaxy A21s (SM-A217F/DSN 128GB/4GB) vs Motorola Moto G8 Power Lite

Side by side comparison between Samsung Galaxy A21s vs Motorola Moto G8 Power Lite phones, differences, pros, cons with full specifications. What's the better?

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Compare Motorola Moto G8 Power Lite XSamsung Galaxy A21s (SM-A217F/DSN 128GB/4GB)15Points
Samsung Galaxy A21s (SM-A217F/DSN 128GB/4GB)
6.5"
PLS

720x1600

48
MP

13mp

4GB
RAM

64bit Octa

5000
mAh

(Non removable)

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03PointsMotorola Moto G8 Power LiteCompare Samsung Galaxy A21s X
Motorola Moto G8 Power Lite
6.5"
IPS

720x1600

16
MP

8mp

4GB
RAM

64bit Octa

5000
mAh

(Non removable)

What's the better phone? Samsung Galaxy A21s (SM-A217F/DSN 128GB/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/DSN 128GB/4GB)15 Advantages Samsung Galaxy A21s (SM-A217F/DSN 128GB/4GB)vsMoto G8 Power Lite3 Advantages Motorola Moto G8 Power Lite
+2Ghz 64bit Octa-Core2%
More powerful processor, you can open your applications faster
vs2.3Ghz 64bit Octa-Core
+128GB (104GB available)108%
More internal storage for applications and files
vs64GB (50GB available)
+Until 512GB microSD, microSDXC100%
More external storage for files using memory cards
vsUntil 256GB microSD, microSDXC
+192 grams (6.72 ounces)4%
Lighter
vs200 grams (7 ounces)
+8.9 millimeters (0.35 inches)3%
Thinner
vs9.2 millimeters (0.36 inches)
+(quad camera) 48MP + 8MP + 2MP + 2MP2 times
Higher resolution main camera
vs(triple camera) 16MP + 2MP + 2MP
+(front) 13MP60%
Higher resolution secondary camera to take pictures and selfies
vs(front) 8MP
+Android 10Advantage
Android 10 is newer and safer
vsAndroid 9.0 Pie
+(4G+ LTE-A) 300 Mbps100%
Faster for surfing the internet and download files
vs(4G+ LTE-A) 150 Mbps
+CompassAdvantage
Sensors help you use the device
vsNot supported
+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
+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
+NFCAdvantage
NFC allows you to make payments by approach quickly and securely
vsNot supported
+Type-CAdvantage
Reversible connector, you can stick in a USB-C cable any which way; either side is up.
vsMicroUSB 2.0
TFT PLSvs+TFT IPS LCDAdvantage
TFT IPS LCD display is brighter and more vivid
Not supportedvs+Ambient Light sensorAdvantage
Sensors help you use the device
Not supportedvs+Water repellent nano-coating (don't immerse)Advantage
Protection against water allows you talk to your friends in the rain, for example

36 Common items in both devices
4GB LPDDR4X
eMMC 5.1
Plastic body, glass front
60Hz
16 million
720x1600 pixels
270 PPI
+29 specs and more in the table below

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Physical featuresSamsung Galaxy A21s (SM-A217F/DSN 128GB/4GB)Motorola Moto G8 Power Lite
ModelGalaxy A21s (SM-A217F/DSN 128GB/4GB)Moto G8 Power Lite
Other model namesGalaxy A21s SM-A217F/Dual-Sim NFC (128GB + 4GB RAM)Lenovo Moto G8 Power Lite XT2055
Country or region available(Europe)
(Europe)
(Global, International)
(Global, International)
BrandSamsungMotorola
Release dateJune, 2020April, 2020
Depth8.9 millimeters (0.35 inches)9.2 millimeters (0.36 inches)
Size (width x height)75.3 x 163.7 millimeters (2.96 x 6.44 in)75.76 x 164.94 millimeters (2.98 x 6.49 in)
Weight192 grams (6.72 ounces)200 grams (7 ounces)
Qwerty physical keyboardNot supportedNot supported
AntennaInternal antennaInternal antenna
Build, materialsPlastic body, glass frontPlastic body, glass front
Protection against water and othersNot supportedWater repellent nano-coating (don't immerse)
System (OS)Samsung Galaxy A21s (SM-A217F/DSN 128GB/4GB)Motorola Moto G8 Power Lite
Operating systemAndroid 10Android 9.0 Pie
Firmware updatefeature not registeredfeature not registered
HardwareSamsung Galaxy A21s (SM-A217F/DSN 128GB/4GB)Motorola Moto G8 Power Lite
Chipset64bit - Samsung Exynos 850 Octa (8nm)64bit - MediaTek MT6765 Helio P35 (12nm)
CPU processorOcta-Core, 2 processors:
2Ghz Quad-Core ARM Cortex-A55
2Ghz Quad-Core ARM Cortex-A55
Octa-Core, 2 processors:
2.3Ghz Quad-Core ARM Cortex-A53
1.8Ghz Quad-Core ARM Cortex-A53
GPU graphical controllerARM Mali-G52 MP1PowerVR GE8320 680Mhz
RAM memory4GB LPDDR4X4GB LPDDR4X
Internal storage128GB (104GB available)
eMMC 5.1
64GB (50GB available)
eMMC 5.1
External storageUntil 512GB microSD, microSDXC
(dedicated slot)
Until 256GB microSD, microSDXC
(dedicated slot)
DisplaySamsung Galaxy A21s (SM-A217F/DSN 128GB/4GB)Motorola Moto G8 Power Lite
Display typeTFT PLSTFT IPS LCD
Screen size6.5" inches6.5" inches
Screen-to-body ratio~82.8% (screen-to-body ratio)~81.6% (screen-to-body ratio)
Display resolution720x1600 pixels (20:9)720x1600 pixels (20:9)
TouchscreenCapacitive MultitouchCapacitive Multitouch
Pixel density (dot pitch)270 PPI270 PPI
Colors16 million16 million
Scratch-resistant glassNot supportedNot supported
Display features60Hz60Hz
Mobile networksSamsung Galaxy A21s (SM-A217F/DSN 128GB/4GB)Motorola Moto G8 Power Lite
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, 5, 7, 8, 20)
TD-LTE (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 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/DSN 128GB/4GB)Motorola Moto G8 Power Lite
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/DSN 128GB/4GB)Motorola Moto G8 Power Lite
Back camera (main camera)(quad camera)
48 megapixels
8MP ultrawidef/2.21/4"1.12µm123º
2MP macrof/2.4
2MP depthf/2.4
(triple camera)
16 megapixels
2MP depthf/2.41.75um
2MP macrof/2.41.75um
Main camera resolution8000x6000 pixels4608x3456 pixels
Video recording (primary)Full HD (1920x1080) 30 fpsFull HD (1920x1080) 30 fps
FlashLED flashLED flash
Focal aperturef/2.0 (aperture)f/2.0 (aperture)
Focal length26mm lensfeature not registered
Sensor size1/2" inchesfeature not registered
Pixel size0.8µm pixel1µm 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 supportedNot supported
HDRHDR photo on both camerasHDR photo on both cameras
2ª cameraSamsung Galaxy A21s (SM-A217F/DSN 128GB/4GB)Motorola Moto G8 Power Lite
Front camera (secondary)13 megapixels8 megapixels
Front camera resolution4128x3096 pixels3264x2448 pixels
Video recording (secondary)Full HD (1920x1080)Full HD (1920x1080)
Front flashNot supportedNot supported
Focal aperturef/2.2 (aperture)f/2.0 (aperture)
Focal lengthfeature not registeredfeature not registered
Sensor size1/3.1" inchesfeature not registered
Pixel size1.12µm pixel1.12µm pixel
MultimediaSamsung Galaxy A21s (SM-A217F/DSN 128GB/4GB)Motorola Moto G8 Power Lite
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/DSN 128GB/4GB)Motorola Moto G8 Power Lite
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
NFCSupportedNot supported
GPSA-GPS, GeoTagging, GLONASS, GALILEO, BeiDouA-GPS, GeoTagging, GLONASS, GALILEO, BeiDou
Infrared portNot supportedNot supported
Other functionsSamsung Galaxy A21s (SM-A217F/DSN 128GB/4GB)Motorola Moto G8 Power Lite
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
Gyroscope
Face unlock
Fingerprint sensor (rear-mounted)
Other features- Colors: Black, White, Blue, Red
- One UI 2.0
- WiFi direct, hotspot
- Colors: Royal Blue, Arctic Blue
- Moto Experiences
- WiFi direct, hotspot
Power supplySamsung Galaxy A21s (SM-A217F/DSN 128GB/4GB)Motorola Moto G8 Power Lite
BatteryLiPo: Li-Ion polymer (Non removable)LiPo: Li-Ion polymer (Non removable)
Battery capacity5000 mAh5000 mAh
Charger, watts15W (9V/1.67A) Fast battery charging10W (5V/2A) Standard charging
Talk time autonomyfeature not registeredfeature not registered
Standbyfeature not registered50400 minutes | 840 hours | 35 days
Radiation rateSamsung Galaxy A21s (SM-A217F/DSN 128GB/4GB)Motorola Moto G8 Power Lite
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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