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Samsung Galaxy A21s (SM-A217F/DSN 32GB) vs Nokia 7.1 (64GB)

Side by side comparison between Samsung Galaxy A21s vs Nokia 7.1 phones, differences, pros, cons with full specifications. What's the better?

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Compare Nokia 7.1 XSamsung Galaxy A21s (SM-A217F/DSN 32GB)07Points
Samsung Galaxy A21s (SM-A217F/DSN 32GB)
6.5"
PLS

720x1600

48
MP

13mp

3GB
RAM

64bit Octa

5000
mAh

(Non removable)

vs
Nokia 7.1 (64GB)
5.84"
IPS

1080x2280

12
MP

8mp

4GB
RAM

64bit Octa

3060
mAh

(Non removable)

What's the better phone? Nokia 7.1 (64GB)

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 32GB)7 Advantages Samsung Galaxy A21s (SM-A217F/DSN 32GB)vs7.1 (64GB)14 Advantages Nokia 7.1 (64GB)
+2Ghz 64bit Octa-Core23%
More powerful processor, you can open your applications faster
vs1.8Ghz 64bit Octa-Core
+6.5"11%
Larger screen
vs5.84"
+(quad camera) 48MP + 8MP + 2MP + 2MP3 times
Higher resolution main camera
vs(dual camera) 12MP + 5MP
+(front) 13MP60%
Higher resolution secondary camera to take pictures and selfies
vs(front) 8MP
+5000 mAh63%
Battery - higher amperage (mAh) allows more device usage time, but it also depends on the hardware and use
vs3060 mAh
+2 slots (Dual-SIM)
(dedicated slot)Advantage
More SIM card slots. You can choose more carriers.
vs2 slots (Dual-SIM)
(hybrid slot/shares the same microSD slot)
+FMAdvantage
The radio lets you listen to your songs and sports in general
vsNot supported
3GB LPDDR4Xvs+4GB LPDDR433%
More RAM memory. Typically more responsive and better for multitasking.
32GB (19GB available)vs+64GB (51GB available)168%
More internal storage for applications and files
192 grams (6.72 ounces)vs+160 grams (5.6 ounces)20%
Lighter
8.9 millimeters (0.35 inches)vs+8 millimeters (0.31 inches)11%
Thinner
Plastic body, glass frontvs+Aluminum frame, glass front/backAdvantage
More resistant material
TFT PLSvs+TFT IPS LCDAdvantage
TFT IPS LCD display is brighter and more vivid
720x1600 pixelsvs+1080x2280 pixels114%
Higher resolution screen
270 PPIvs+432 PPI60%
Crisper display of text, images and videos because it has more pixels per inch (ppi)
LED flashvs+Dual-LED flashAdvantage
The Dual-LED flash helps in dark places or in low light
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.
Full HD (1920x1080)vs+4K UHD (3840x2160)3 times
More image quality for recording videos with the primary camera
Not supportedvs+Ambient Light sensorAdvantage
Sensors help you use the device
15Wvs+18W20%
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.
Not supportedvs+Gorilla Glass 3Advantage
Protection against scratches on the screen lets you carry your phone with your keys

31 Common items in both devices
eMMC 5.1
Until 512GB microSD, microSDXC
16 million
Only digital zoom
PDAF: phase detection autofocus
EIS: Digital stabilization
HDR photo on both cameras
+24 specs and more in the table below

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Physical featuresSamsung Galaxy A21s (SM-A217F/DSN 32GB)Nokia 7.1 (64GB)
ModelGalaxy A21s (SM-A217F/DSN 32GB)7.1 (64GB)
Other model namesGalaxy A21s SM-A217F/Dual-Sim NFC (32GB + 3GB RAM)Nokia 7.1 TA-1097, TA-1096, TA-1095, TA-1085, HMD Rooster
Country or region available(Europe)(United Kingdom)KazakhstanRussia
(Europe), (United Kingdom), Kazakhstan, Russia
(Global, International)(Latin America)USA
(Global, International), (Latin America), USA
BrandSamsungNokia
Release dateJune, 2020October, 2018
Depth8.9 millimeters (0.35 inches)8 millimeters (0.31 inches)
Size (width x height)75.3 x 163.7 millimeters (2.96 x 6.44 in)71.18 x 149.7 millimeters (2.8 x 5.89 in)
Weight192 grams (6.72 ounces)160 grams (5.6 ounces)
Qwerty physical keyboardNot supportedNot supported
AntennaInternal antennaInternal antenna
Build, materialsPlastic body, glass frontAluminum frame, glass front/back
Protection against water and othersNot supportedNot supported
System (OS)Samsung Galaxy A21s (SM-A217F/DSN 32GB)Nokia 7.1 (64GB)
Operating systemAndroid 10Android 8.1 Oreo
Firmware updatefeature not registeredAndroid 10
HardwareSamsung Galaxy A21s (SM-A217F/DSN 32GB)Nokia 7.1 (64GB)
Chipset64bit - Samsung Exynos 850 Octa (8nm)64bit - Qualcomm Snapdragon 636 SDM636 (14nm)
CPU processorOcta-Core, 2 processors:
2Ghz Quad-Core ARM Cortex-A55
2Ghz Quad-Core ARM Cortex-A55
Octa-Core, 2 processors:
1.8Ghz Quad-Core Kryo 260 Gold
1.6Ghz Quad-Core Kryo 260 Silver
GPU graphical controllerARM Mali-G52 MP1Qualcomm Adreno 509
RAM memory3GB LPDDR4X4GB LPDDR4
Internal storage32GB (19GB available)
eMMC 5.1
64GB (51GB available)
eMMC 5.1
External storageUntil 512GB microSD, microSDXC
(dedicated slot)
Until 512GB microSD, microSDXC
(hybrid slot/shares the same SIM-2 slot)
DisplaySamsung Galaxy A21s (SM-A217F/DSN 32GB)Nokia 7.1 (64GB)
Display typeTFT PLSTFT IPS LCD
Screen size6.5" inches5.84" inches
Screen-to-body ratio~82.8% (screen-to-body ratio)~79.9% (screen-to-body ratio)
Display resolution720x1600 pixels (20:9)1080x2280 pixels
TouchscreenCapacitive MultitouchCapacitive Multitouch
Pixel density (dot pitch)270 PPI432 PPI
Colors16 million16 million
Scratch-resistant glassNot supportedGorilla Glass 3
Display features60Hzfeature not registered
Mobile networksSamsung Galaxy A21s (SM-A217F/DSN 32GB)Nokia 7.1 (64GB)
Dual-SIMDual-SIM Standby - Call active on one sim card
(dedicated slot)
Dual-SIM Standby - Call active on one sim card
(hybrid slot/shares the same microSD slot)
SIM card2 slots (Dual-SIM)
nano-SIM (4FF)
2 slots (Dual-SIM)
nano-SIM (4FF)
Maximum download/upload300/150 Mbps300/50 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 850/900/1800/1900CDMA 800, GSM 850/900/1800/1900
Primary 3G networkUMTS 850/900/1900/2100CDMA2000 1xEV-DO
TD-SCDMA 1900/2000
UMTS 850/900/1700/1900/2100
Primary 4G networkLTE Cat7/13 (1, 2, 3, 5, 7, 8, 20, 28)
TD-LTE (38, 40, 41)
LTE Cat6 (Bands 1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 7, 8, 12, 13, 17, 28, 66)
TD-LTE (Bands 38, 40)
VoLTE
Primary 5G networkNot supportedNot supported
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
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 32GB)Nokia 7.1 (64GB)
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 32GB)Nokia 7.1 (64GB)
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 megapixels
5MP depthf/2.41.12µm
Main camera resolution8000x6000 pixels4000x3000 pixels
Video recording (primary)Full HD (1920x1080) 30 fps4K UHD (3840x2160) 30 fps
FlashLED flashDual-LED flash
Focal aperturef/2.0 (aperture)f/1.8 (aperture)
Focal length26mm lensfeature not registered
Sensor size1/2" inchesfeature not registered
Pixel size0.8µm pixel1.28µm 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 32GB)Nokia 7.1 (64GB)
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 registered24mm lens
Sensor size1/3.1" inchesfeature not registered
Pixel size1.12µm pixelfeature not registered
MultimediaSamsung Galaxy A21s (SM-A217F/DSN 32GB)Nokia 7.1 (64GB)
RadioFMNot supported
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 32GB)Nokia 7.1 (64GB)
USBUSB 2.0 Type-C reversible connectorUSB 2.0 Type-C, USB OTG On-The-Go
TV outputNot supportedNot supported
Audio output3.5mm jack3.5mm jack
Bluetooth5.0 + A2DP/LE5.0 + A2DP/LE
WiFi802.11 a/b/g/n/ac (2.4Ghz, 5Ghz) + MIMO802.11 a/b/g/n/ac (2.4Ghz, 5Ghz) + MIMO
DLNANot supportedNot supported
NFCSupportedSupported
GPSA-GPS, GeoTagging, GLONASS, GALILEO, BeiDouA-GPS, GeoTagging, GLONASS, BeiDou
Infrared portNot supportedNot supported
Other functionsSamsung Galaxy A21s (SM-A217F/DSN 32GB)Nokia 7.1 (64GB)
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
Face unlock
Fingerprint sensor (rear-mounted)
Other features- Colors: Black, White, Blue, Red
- One UI 2.0
- WiFi direct, hotspot
- Colors: Gloss midnight blue, gloss steel
- Android One
- 19:9 display ratio
- HDR10 display
- Zeiss optics back camera
- WiFi direct, hotspot
Power supplySamsung Galaxy A21s (SM-A217F/DSN 32GB)Nokia 7.1 (64GB)
BatteryLiPo: Li-Ion polymer (Non removable)Li-Ion: Lithium-Ion (Non removable)
Battery capacity5000 mAh3060 mAh
Charger, watts15W (9V/1.67A) Fast battery charging18W Fast battery charging
Talk time autonomyfeature not registered1170 minutes | 19.5 hours | 0.8 day
Standbyfeature not registered24480 minutes | 408 hours | 17 days
Radiation rateSamsung Galaxy A21s (SM-A217F/DSN 32GB)Nokia 7.1 (64GB)
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)0.26W/kg (head) | 1.74W/kg (body)
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