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Samsung Galaxy A21s (SM-A217F/DSN 32GB) vs ZTE Nubia M2 (64GB)

Side by side comparison between Samsung Galaxy A21s vs ZTE Nubia M2 phones, differences, pros, cons with full specifications. What's the better?

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Compare ZTE Nubia M2 XSamsung Galaxy A21s (SM-A217F/DSN 32GB)15Points
Samsung Galaxy A21s (SM-A217F/DSN 32GB)
6.5"
PLS

720x1600

48
MP

13mp

3GB
RAM

64bit Octa

5000
mAh

(Non removable)

vs
ZTE Nubia M2 (64GB)
5.5"
AMOLED

1080x1920

13
MP

16mp

4GB
RAM

64bit Octa

3630
mAh

(Non removable)

What's the better phone? Samsung Galaxy A21s (SM-A217F/DSN 32GB)

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)15 Advantages Samsung Galaxy A21s (SM-A217F/DSN 32GB)vsNubia M2 (64GB)12 Advantages ZTE Nubia M2 (64GB)
+2Ghz 64bit Octa-Core5%
More powerful processor, you can open your applications faster
vs2Ghz 64bit Octa-Core
+Until 512GB microSD, microSDXC100%
More external storage for files using memory cards
vsUntil 256GB microSD, microSDXC
+6.5"18%
Larger screen
vs5.5"
+(quad camera) 48MP + 8MP + 2MP + 2MP133%
Higher resolution main camera
vs(dual camera) 13MP + 13MP
+HDR photo on both camerasAdvantage
The HDR technology produced photos with more detail in dark areas
vsHDR photo only main camera
+1/2" inches45%
The larger sensor camera lets you take photos with better depth.
vs1/2.9" 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)
+Android 10Advantage
Android 10 is newer and safer
vsAndroid 6.0.1 Marshmallow
+(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 mAh38%
Battery - higher amperage (mAh) allows more device usage time, but it also depends on the hardware and use
vs3630 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
+5.0 + A2DP/LEAdvantage
Bluetooth 5.0 + A2DP/LE is newer and faster
vs4.1 + A2DP
+NFCAdvantage
NFC allows you to make payments by approach quickly and securely
vsNot supported
3GB LPDDR4Xvs+4GB LPDDR333%
More RAM memory. Typically more responsive and better for multitasking.
32GB (19GB available)vs+64GB (54GB available)184%
More internal storage for applications and files
192 grams (6.72 ounces)vs+168 grams (5.88 ounces)14%
Lighter
8.9 millimeters (0.35 inches)vs+7 millimeters (0.28 inches)27%
Thinner
TFT PLSvs+AMOLEDAdvantage
AMOLED display is brighter and more vivid
720x1600 pixelsvs+1080x1920 pixels80%
Higher resolution screen
270 PPIvs+401 PPI49%
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
(front) 13MPvs+(front) 16MP25%
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
Not supportedvs+Ambient Light sensorAdvantage
Sensors help you use the device
Not supportedvs+Gorilla GlassAdvantage
Protection against scratches on the screen lets you carry your phone with your keys

23 Common items in both devices
16 million
Only digital zoom
PDAF: phase detection autofocus
EIS: Digital stabilization
(front) Full HD (1920x1080)
4G+ LTE-A / 4G LTE
Capacitive
+16 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/DSN 32GB)ZTE Nubia M2 (64GB)
ModelGalaxy A21s (SM-A217F/DSN 32GB)Nubia M2 (64GB)
Other model namesGalaxy A21s SM-A217F/Dual-Sim NFC (32GB + 3GB RAM)ZTE nubia M2 NX551J, ZTE NX551J
Country or region available(Europe)(United Kingdom)KazakhstanRussia
(Europe), (United Kingdom), Kazakhstan, Russia
(Global, International)ChinaHong Kong
(Global, International), China, Hong Kong
BrandSamsungZTE
Release dateJune, 2020May, 2017
Depth8.9 millimeters (0.35 inches)7 millimeters (0.28 inches)
Size (width x height)75.3 x 163.7 millimeters (2.96 x 6.44 in)75.9 x 154.5 millimeters (2.99 x 6.08 in)
Weight192 grams (6.72 ounces)168 grams (5.88 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/DSN 32GB)ZTE Nubia M2 (64GB)
Operating systemAndroid 10Android 6.0.1 Marshmallow
Firmware updatefeature not registeredfeature not registered
HardwareSamsung Galaxy A21s (SM-A217F/DSN 32GB)ZTE Nubia M2 (64GB)
Chipset64bit - Samsung Exynos 850 Octa (8nm)64bit - Qualcomm Snapdragon 625 MSM8953 (14nm)
CPU processorOcta-Core, 2 processors:
2Ghz Quad-Core ARM Cortex-A55
2Ghz Quad-Core ARM Cortex-A55
2Ghz Octa-Core ARM Cortex-A53
GPU graphical controllerARM Mali-G52 MP1Qualcomm Adreno 506 650Mhz
RAM memory3GB LPDDR4X4GB LPDDR3
Internal storage32GB (19GB available)
eMMC 5.1
64GB (54GB available)
External storageUntil 512GB microSD, microSDXC
(dedicated slot)
Until 256GB microSD, microSDXC
(hybrid slot/shares the same SIM-2 slot)
DisplaySamsung Galaxy A21s (SM-A217F/DSN 32GB)ZTE Nubia M2 (64GB)
Display typeTFT PLSAMOLED
Screen size6.5" inches5.5" inches
Screen-to-body ratio~82.8% (screen-to-body ratio)~71.1% (screen-to-body ratio)
Display resolution720x1600 pixels (20:9)1080x1920 pixels
TouchscreenCapacitive MultitouchCapacitive Multitouch
Pixel density (dot pitch)270 PPI401 PPI
Colors16 million16 million
Scratch-resistant glassNot supportedGorilla Glass
Display features60Hzfeature not registered
Mobile networksSamsung Galaxy A21s (SM-A217F/DSN 32GB)ZTE Nubia M2 (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 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 850/900/1800/1900CDMA 800, GSM 850/900/1800/1900
Primary 3G networkUMTS 850/900/1900/2100TD-SCDMA 1900/2000
UMTS 850/900/1900/2100
Primary 4G networkLTE Cat7/13 (1, 2, 3, 5, 7, 8, 20, 28)
TD-LTE (38, 40, 41)
LTE Cat4 800/850/900/1800/2100/2600 (Bands 1,3,5,7,8,20)
TD-LTE 1900/2300/2500/2600 (Bands 38,39,40,41)
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
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)ZTE Nubia M2 (64GB)
MessagingSMS (T9), MMS, E-mail, Push mailSMS (T9), MMS, E-mail, Push mail
SpeakerphoneSupportedSupported
Video callingSupportedSupported
Call controlVoice dialing, Voice recorder, Voice commandsVoice recorder
CameraSamsung Galaxy A21s (SM-A217F/DSN 32GB)ZTE Nubia M2 (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)
13 megapixels
13MP monochrome
Main camera resolution8000x6000 pixels4128x3096 pixels
Video recording (primary)Full HD (1920x1080) 30 fps4K UHD (3840x2160) 30 fps
FlashLED flashDual-LED flash
Focal aperturef/2.0 (aperture)f/2.2 (aperture)
Focal length26mm lensfeature not registered
Sensor size1/2" inches1/2.9" inches
Pixel size0.8µm pixel1.25µm 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 only main camera
2ª cameraSamsung Galaxy A21s (SM-A217F/DSN 32GB)ZTE Nubia M2 (64GB)
Front camera (secondary)13 megapixels16 megapixels
Front camera resolution4128x3096 pixels4608x3456 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 pixelfeature not registered
MultimediaSamsung Galaxy A21s (SM-A217F/DSN 32GB)ZTE Nubia M2 (64GB)
RadioFMNot supported
TVNot supportedNot supported
Video formatsMP4, H.265, H.264, H.263, XviD, MKVMP4, H.264, H.263
Audio formatsMP3, WAV, WMA, eAAC+, FLACMP3, WAV, eAAC+, FLAC
ConnectivitySamsung Galaxy A21s (SM-A217F/DSN 32GB)ZTE Nubia M2 (64GB)
USBUSB 2.0 Type-C reversible connectorUSB 2.0 Type-C reversible connector
TV outputNot supportedNot supported
Audio output3.5mm jack3.5mm jack
Bluetooth5.0 + A2DP/LE4.1 + A2DP
WiFi802.11 a/b/g/n/ac (2.4Ghz, 5Ghz) + MIMO802.11 b/g/n/ac (2.4Ghz, 5Ghz) + MIMO
DLNANot supportedNot supported
NFCSupportedNot supported
GPSA-GPS, GeoTagging, GLONASS, GALILEO, BeiDouA-GPS, GeoTagging, GLONASS, BeiDou
Infrared portNot supportedNot supported
Other functionsSamsung Galaxy A21s (SM-A217F/DSN 32GB)ZTE Nubia M2 (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
Fingerprint sensor
Other features- Colors: Black, White, Blue, Red
- One UI 2.0
- WiFi direct, hotspot
- Colors: Black/gold, White/champagne gold
- USB OTG On-The-Go
- Aluminum body
- nubia UI 4.0
- Fast battery charging
- WiFi direct, hotspot
Power supplySamsung Galaxy A21s (SM-A217F/DSN 32GB)ZTE Nubia M2 (64GB)
BatteryLiPo: Li-Ion polymer (Non removable)LiPo: Li-Ion polymer (Non removable)
Battery capacity5000 mAh3630 mAh
Charger, watts15W (9V/1.67A) Fast battery charging Standard charging
Talk time autonomyfeature not registeredfeature not registered
Standbyfeature not registeredfeature not registered
Radiation rateSamsung Galaxy A21s (SM-A217F/DSN 32GB)ZTE Nubia M2 (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)feature not registered
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