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Samsung Galaxy A21s (SM-A217F/DSN 64GB/4GB) vs Meizu M2 Note (16GB)

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

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Compare Meizu M2 Note XSamsung Galaxy A21s (SM-A217F/DSN 64GB/4GB)22Points
Samsung Galaxy A21s (SM-A217F/DSN 64GB/4GB)
6.5"
PLS

720x1600

48
MP

13mp

4GB
RAM

64bit Octa

5000
mAh

(Non removable)

vs
Meizu M2 Note (16GB)
5.5"
IGZO

1080x1920

13
MP

5mp

2GB
RAM

64bit Octa

3100
mAh

(Non removable)

What's the better phone? Samsung Galaxy A21s (SM-A217F/DSN 64GB/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 64GB/4GB)22 Advantages Samsung Galaxy A21s (SM-A217F/DSN 64GB/4GB)vsM2 Note (16GB)7 Advantages Meizu M2 Note (16GB)
+2Ghz 64bit Octa-Core61%
More powerful processor, you can open your applications faster
vs1.3Ghz 64bit Octa-Core
+4GB LPDDR4X100%
More RAM memory. Typically more responsive and better for multitasking.
vs2GB LPDDR3
+64GB (48GB available)3 times
More internal storage for applications and files
vs16GB (12GB 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
vsTFT-IGZO
+6.5"18%
Larger screen
vs5.5"
+(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) 13MP154%
Higher resolution secondary camera to take pictures and selfies
vs(front) 5MP
+Android 10Advantage
Android 10 is newer and safer
vsAndroid 5.1 Lollipop
+(4G+ LTE-A) 300 Mbps100%
Faster for surfing the internet and download files
vs(4G LTE) 150 Mbps
+Fingerprint sensor (rear-mounted)Advantage
Sensors help you use the device
vsNot supported
+Face unlockAdvantage
Sensors help you use the device
vsNot supported
+5000 mAh61%
Battery - higher amperage (mAh) allows more device usage time, but it also depends on the hardware and use
vs3100 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
+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) + MIMO
+5.0 + A2DP/LEAdvantage
Bluetooth 5.0 + A2DP/LE is newer and faster
vs4.0 + 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
192 grams (6.72 ounces)vs+149 grams (5.22 ounces)29%
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+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
Not supportedvs+Ambient Light sensorAdvantage
Sensors help you use the device
Not supportedvs+Cristal Dinorex (NEG)Advantage
Protection against scratches on the screen lets you carry your phone with your keys

22 Common items in both devices
16 million
Only digital zoom
PDAF: phase detection autofocus / Autofocus
EIS: Digital stabilization
Full HD (1920x1080)
(front) Full HD (1920x1080)
4G+ LTE-A / 4G LTE
+15 specs and more in the table below

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Physical featuresSamsung Galaxy A21s (SM-A217F/DSN 64GB/4GB)Meizu M2 Note (16GB)
ModelGalaxy A21s (SM-A217F/DSN 64GB/4GB)M2 Note (16GB)
Other model namesGalaxy A21s SM-A217F/Dual-Sim NFC (64GB + 4GB RAM)Meizu M2 Note M571, M571C, M571H, M571M, Meizu Meilan Note 2
Country or region available(Europe)SpainGreeceIsraelPortugalTaiwan
(Europe), Spain, Greece, Israel, Portugal, Taiwan
(Global, International)China
(Global, International), China
BrandSamsungMeizu
Release dateJune, 2020June, 2015
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)75.2 x 150.9 millimeters (2.96 x 5.94 in)
Weight192 grams (6.72 ounces)149 grams (5.22 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 64GB/4GB)Meizu M2 Note (16GB)
Operating systemAndroid 10Android 5.0.1 Lollipop
Firmware updatefeature not registeredAndroid 5.1 Lollipop
HardwareSamsung Galaxy A21s (SM-A217F/DSN 64GB/4GB)Meizu M2 Note (16GB)
Chipset64bit - Samsung Exynos 850 Octa (8nm)64bit - MediaTek MT6753 (28nm)
CPU processorOcta-Core, 2 processors:
2Ghz Quad-Core ARM Cortex-A55
2Ghz Quad-Core ARM Cortex-A55
Octa-Core, 2 processors:
1.3Ghz Quad-Core ARM Cortex-A53
1.3Ghz Quad-Core ARM Cortex-A53
GPU graphical controllerARM Mali-G52 MP1ARM Mali-T720 MP3 450Mhz
RAM memory4GB LPDDR4X2GB LPDDR3
Internal storage64GB (48GB available)
eMMC 5.1
16GB (12GB 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 64GB/4GB)Meizu M2 Note (16GB)
Display typeTFT PLSTFT-IGZO
Screen size6.5" inches5.5" inches
Screen-to-body ratio~82.8% (screen-to-body ratio)~73.5% (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 supportedCristal Dinorex (NEG)
Display features60Hzfeature not registered
Mobile networksSamsung Galaxy A21s (SM-A217F/DSN 64GB/4GB)Meizu M2 Note (16GB)
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 (M571C), GSM 850/900/1800/1900
Primary 3G networkUMTS 850/900/1900/2100M571H model:
UMTS 900/2100

M571M model:
TD-SCDMA 1900/2000

M571C model:
CDMA2000 1xEV-DO
Primary 4G networkLTE Cat7/13 (1, 2, 3, 5, 7, 8, 20, 28)
TD-LTE (38, 40, 41)
LTE Cat4

M571H model:
LTE 1800/2100/2600 (Bands 1,3,7)

M571M model:
TD-LTE 1900/2300/2500/2600 (Bands 38,39,40,41)

M571C model:
LTE 1800/2100 (Bands 1,3)
TD-LTE 2500 (Bands 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 64GB/4GB)Meizu M2 Note (16GB)
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 64GB/4GB)Meizu M2 Note (16GB)
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 flashDual-LED 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/DSN 64GB/4GB)Meizu M2 Note (16GB)
Front camera (secondary)13 megapixels5 megapixels
Front camera resolution4128x3096 pixels2592x1944 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" inches1/5" inches
Pixel size1.12µm pixel1.12µm pixel
MultimediaSamsung Galaxy A21s (SM-A217F/DSN 64GB/4GB)Meizu M2 Note (16GB)
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 64GB/4GB)Meizu M2 Note (16GB)
USBUSB 2.0 Type-C reversible connectorMicroUSB 2.0
TV outputNot supportedNot supported
Audio output3.5mm jack3.5mm jack
Bluetooth5.0 + A2DP/LE4.0 + A2DP
WiFi802.11 a/b/g/n/ac (2.4Ghz, 5Ghz) + MIMO802.11 a/b/g/n (2.4Ghz, 5Ghz) + MIMO
DLNANot supportedNot supported
NFCSupportedNot supported
GPSA-GPS, GeoTagging, GLONASS, GALILEO, BeiDouA-GPS, GeoTagging, GLONASS
Infrared portNot supportedNot supported
Other functionsSamsung Galaxy A21s (SM-A217F/DSN 64GB/4GB)Meizu M2 Note (16GB)
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
Hall effect
Other features- Colors: Black, White, Blue, Red
- One UI 2.0
- WiFi direct, hotspot
- Colors: Gray, White, Blue, Pink
- USB OTG On-The-Go
- Flyme 4.5 UI
- WiFi direct, hotspot
Power supplySamsung Galaxy A21s (SM-A217F/DSN 64GB/4GB)Meizu M2 Note (16GB)
BatteryLiPo: Li-Ion polymer (Non removable)LiPo: Li-Ion polymer (Non removable)
Sony
Battery capacity5000 mAh3100 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 64GB/4GB)Meizu M2 Note (16GB)
SAR 1.6W/kg (USA, Mexico, etc.)feature not registered0.345W/kg (head) | 0.928W/kg (body)
SAR 2W/kg (Europe, UK, etc.)0.422W/kg (head) | 1.544W/kg (body)feature not registered
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