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Samsung Galaxy A21s (SM-A217F/DSN 64GB/4GB) vs Vivo NEX S (128GB)

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

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Compare Vivo NEX S XSamsung Galaxy A21s (SM-A217F/DSN 64GB/4GB)10Points
Samsung Galaxy A21s (SM-A217F/DSN 64GB/4GB)
6.5"
PLS

720x1600

48
MP

13mp

4GB
RAM

64bit Octa

5000
mAh

(Non removable)

vs
Vivo NEX S (128GB)
6.59"
AMOLED

1080x2316

12
MP

8mp

8GB
RAM

64bit Octa

4000
mAh

(Non removable)

What's the better phone? Vivo NEX S (128GB)

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)10 Advantages Samsung Galaxy A21s (SM-A217F/DSN 64GB/4GB)vsNEX S (128GB)16 Advantages Vivo NEX S (128GB)
+Until 512GB microSD, microSDXCAdvantage
More external storage for files using memory cards
vsNot supported
+192 grams (6.72 ounces)4%
Lighter
vs199 grams (6.97 ounces)
+(quad camera) 48MP + 8MP + 2MP + 2MP3 times
Higher resolution main camera
vs(dual camera) 12MP + 5MP
+1/2" inches28%
The larger sensor camera lets you take photos with better depth.
vs1/2.55" inches
+(front) 13MP60%
Higher resolution secondary camera to take pictures and selfies
vs(front) 8MP
+Android 10Advantage
Android 10 is newer and safer
vsAndroid 8.1 Oreo
+Face unlockAdvantage
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
+FMAdvantage
The radio lets you listen to your songs and sports in general
vsNot supported
+NFCAdvantage
NFC allows you to make payments by approach quickly and securely
vsNot supported
2Ghz 64bit Octa-Corevs+2.8Ghz 64bit Octa-Core7%
More powerful processor, you can open your applications faster
4GB LPDDR4Xvs+8GB LPDDR4X100%
More RAM memory. Typically more responsive and better for multitasking.
64GB (48GB available)vs+128GB (108GB available)125%
More internal storage for applications and files
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+Super AMOLEDAdvantage
Super AMOLED display is brighter and more vivid
720x1600 pixelsvs+1080x2316 pixels117%
Higher resolution screen
270 PPIvs+388 PPI44%
Crisper display of text, images and videos because it has more pixels per inch (ppi)
6.5"vs+6.59"1%
Larger screen
LED flashvs+Dual-LED flashAdvantage
The Dual-LED flash helps in dark places or in low light
EIS: Digital stabilizationvs+OIS (4-axis): Optical stabilizationAdvantage
Image stabilization prevents blurry photos and helps in recording motion video
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
(4G+ LTE-A) 300 Mbpsvs+(4G+ LTE-A) 1024 Mbps2 times
Faster for surfing the internet and download files
Not supportedvs+Ambient Light sensorAdvantage
Sensors help you use the device
15Wvs+22.5W50%
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.

25 Common items in both devices
16 million
Only digital zoom
PDAF: phase detection autofocus
HDR photo on both cameras
(front) Full HD (1920x1080)
4G+ LTE-A
Capacitive
+18 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 64GB/4GB)Vivo NEX S (128GB)
ModelGalaxy A21s (SM-A217F/DSN 64GB/4GB)NEX S (128GB)
Other model namesGalaxy A21s SM-A217F/Dual-Sim NFC (64GB + 4GB RAM)NEX旗舰版, vivo NEX Special edition, NEX Ultimate, BBK Apex
Country or region available(Europe)SpainGreeceIsraelPortugalTaiwan
(Europe), Spain, Greece, Israel, Portugal, Taiwan
(Global, International)China
(Global, International), China
BrandSamsungVivo
Release dateJune, 2020June, 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)77 x 162 millimeters (3.03 x 6.38 in)
Weight192 grams (6.72 ounces)199 grams (6.97 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 64GB/4GB)Vivo NEX S (128GB)
Operating systemAndroid 10Android 8.1 Oreo
Firmware updatefeature not registeredfeature not registered
HardwareSamsung Galaxy A21s (SM-A217F/DSN 64GB/4GB)Vivo NEX S (128GB)
Chipset64bit - Samsung Exynos 850 Octa (8nm)64bit - Qualcomm Snapdragon 845 MSM8998 (10nm)
CPU processorOcta-Core, 2 processors:
2Ghz Quad-Core ARM Cortex-A55
2Ghz Quad-Core ARM Cortex-A55
Octa-Core, 2 processors:
2.8Ghz Quad-Core Kryo 385 Gold
1.7Ghz Quad-Core Kryo 385 Silver
GPU graphical controllerARM Mali-G52 MP1Qualcomm Adreno 630 710Mhz
RAM memory4GB LPDDR4X8GB LPDDR4X
Internal storage64GB (48GB available)
eMMC 5.1
128GB (108GB available)
External storageUntil 512GB microSD, microSDXC
(dedicated slot)
Not supported
DisplaySamsung Galaxy A21s (SM-A217F/DSN 64GB/4GB)Vivo NEX S (128GB)
Display typeTFT PLSSuper AMOLED
Screen size6.5" inches6.59" inches
Screen-to-body ratio~82.8% (screen-to-body ratio)~86% (screen-to-body ratio)
Display resolution720x1600 pixels (20:9)1080x2316 pixels
TouchscreenCapacitive MultitouchCapacitive Multitouch
Pixel density (dot pitch)270 PPI388 PPI
Colors16 million16 million
Scratch-resistant glassNot supportedNot supported
Display features60Hzfeature not registered
Mobile networksSamsung Galaxy A21s (SM-A217F/DSN 64GB/4GB)Vivo NEX S (128GB)
Dual-SIMDual-SIM Standby - Call active on one sim card
(dedicated slot)
Dual-SIM Standby - Call active on one sim card
SIM card2 slots (Dual-SIM)
nano-SIM (4FF)
2 slots (Dual-SIM)
nano-SIM (4FF)
Maximum download/upload300/150 Mbps1024/150 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 800/1900, GSM 850/900/1800/1900
Primary 3G networkUMTS 850/900/1900/2100TD-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 Cat16 (Bands 1,2,3,4,5,7,8,12,17,18,19,20,25,26,28)
TD-LTE (Bands 34,38,39,40,41)
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, 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 64GB/4GB)Vivo NEX S (128GB)
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, Voice commands
CameraSamsung Galaxy A21s (SM-A217F/DSN 64GB/4GB)Vivo NEX S (128GB)
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/2.4
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" inches1/2.55" inches
Pixel size0.8µm pixel1.4µm pixel
AutofocusPDAF: phase detection autofocusPDAF: phase detection autofocus
Touch focusSupportedSupported
Image stabilizationEIS: Digital stabilizationOIS (4-axis): Optical 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 64GB/4GB)Vivo NEX S (128GB)
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 pixelfeature not registered
MultimediaSamsung Galaxy A21s (SM-A217F/DSN 64GB/4GB)Vivo NEX S (128GB)
RadioFMNot supported
TVNot supportedNot supported
Video formatsMP4, H.265, H.264, H.263, XviD, MKVMP4, H.265, H.264, H.263, DivX, XviD
Audio formatsMP3, WAV, WMA, eAAC+, FLACMP3, OGG, eAAC+, FLAC
ConnectivitySamsung Galaxy A21s (SM-A217F/DSN 64GB/4GB)Vivo NEX S (128GB)
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
NFCSupportedNot supported
GPSA-GPS, GeoTagging, GLONASS, GALILEO, BeiDouA-GPS, GeoTagging, GLONASS, BeiDou
Infrared portNot supportedNot supported
Other functionsSamsung Galaxy A21s (SM-A217F/DSN 64GB/4GB)Vivo NEX S (128GB)
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 (under display)
Other features- Colors: Black, White, Blue, Red
- One UI 2.0
- WiFi direct, hotspot
- Colors: Black, Red
- Funtouch OS 4
- 32-bit/192kHz audio
- Pop-up front camera
- Wifi direct, hotspot
Power supplySamsung Galaxy A21s (SM-A217F/DSN 64GB/4GB)Vivo NEX S (128GB)
BatteryLiPo: Li-Ion polymer (Non removable)Li-Ion: Lithium-Ion (Non removable)
Battery capacity5000 mAh4000 mAh
Charger, watts15W (9V/1.67A) Fast battery charging22.5W Fast battery charging
Talk time autonomyfeature not registeredfeature not registered
Standbyfeature not registeredfeature not registered
Radiation rateSamsung Galaxy A21s (SM-A217F/DSN 64GB/4GB)Vivo NEX S (128GB)
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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