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Samsung Galaxy A21s (SM-A217F/DSN 64GB/6GB) vs Google Pixel 4 (128GB)

Side by side comparison between Samsung Galaxy A21s vs Google Pixel 4 phones, differences, pros, cons with full specifications. What's the better?

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Compare Google Pixel 4 XSamsung Galaxy A21s (SM-A217F/DSN 64GB/6GB)10Points
Samsung Galaxy A21s (SM-A217F/DSN 64GB/6GB)
6.5"
PLS

720x1600

48
MP

13mp

6GB
RAM

64bit Octa

5000
mAh

(Non removable)

vs
Google Pixel 4 (128GB)
5.7"
POLED

1080x2280

12.2
MP

8mp

6GB
RAM

64bit Octa

2800
mAh

(Non removable)

What's the better phone? Google Pixel 4 (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/6GB)10 Advantages Samsung Galaxy A21s (SM-A217F/DSN 64GB/6GB)vsPixel 4 (128GB)26 Advantages Google Pixel 4 (128GB)
+Until 512GB microSD, microSDXCAdvantage
More external storage for files using memory cards
vsNot supported
+6.5"14%
Larger screen
vs5.7"
+(quad camera) 48MP + 8MP + 2MP + 2MP113%
Higher resolution main camera
vs(dual camera) 12.2MP + 16MP
+1/2" inches28%
The larger sensor camera lets you take photos with better depth.
vs1/2.55" inches
+(front) 13MP54%
Higher resolution secondary camera to take pictures and selfies
vs(dual front camera) 8MP + 0.3MP
+3.5mm jackAdvantage
Headsets with 3.5mm Jack size are more common and easy to find in stores
vsType-C reversible connector
+Fingerprint sensor (rear-mounted)Advantage
Sensors help you use the device
vsNot supported
+5000 mAh79%
Battery - higher amperage (mAh) allows more device usage time, but it also depends on the hardware and use
vs2800 mAh
+2 slots (Dual-SIM)
(dedicated slot)Advantage
It's more advantageous to have more than one phone operator in the same device
vs1 slot (Single-SIM) + e-SIM (Eletronic)
+FMAdvantage
The radio lets you listen to your songs and sports in general
vsNot supported
2Ghz 64bit Octa-Corevs+2.84Ghz 64bit Octa-Core36%
More powerful processor, you can open your applications faster
64GB (48GB available)vs+128GB (110GB available)129%
More internal storage for applications and files
eMMC 5.1vs+UFS 2.1Advantage
Fastest write and read storage.
192 grams (6.72 ounces)vs+162 grams (5.67 ounces)19%
Lighter
8.9 millimeters (0.35 inches)vs+8.2 millimeters (0.32 inches)9%
Thinner
Plastic body, glass frontvs+Aluminum frame, glass front/backAdvantage
More resistant material
TFT PLSvs+P-OLEDAdvantage
P-OLED display is brighter and more vivid
Not supportedvs+HDR8Advantage
The HDR8 display provides vibrant colors and more details
60Hzvs+90Hz50%
The display reproduces more frames per second because the frequency (Hertz) is higher, improves fluidity and tires your eyes less.
720x1600 pixelsvs+1080x2280 pixels114%
Higher resolution screen
270 PPIvs+443 PPI64%
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
Only digital zoomvs+Digital and optical zoomAdvantage
The zoom allows for better focus and approach to take pictures
EIS: Digital stabilizationvs+OIS: Optical stabilizationAdvantage
Image stabilization prevents blurry photos and helps in recording motion video
f/2.0 (aperture)vs+f/1.7 (aperture)18%
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
Android 10vs+Android 11Advantage
Android 11 is newer and safer
(4G+ LTE-A) 300 Mbpsvs+(4G+ LTE-A) 1200 Mbps3 times
Faster for surfing the internet and download files
Not supportedvs+Ambient Light sensorAdvantage
Sensors help you use the device
Not supportedvs+BarometerAdvantage
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+Qi wireless chargingAdvantage
Wireless charging is another way to charge the battery.
Not supportedvs+DLNAAdvantage
With DLNA technology you can access and play media files on TV, tablet or DLNA compatible device.
USB 2.0 Type-C reversible connectorvs+USB 3.1 Type-C, USB OTG On-The-GoAdvantage
Newer and faster USB version for transferring photos, mp3 or data.
Not supportedvs+Gorilla Glass 5Advantage
Protection against scratches on the screen lets you carry your phone with your keys
Not supportedvs+IP68 certifiedAdvantage
Protection against water allows you talk to your friends in the rain, for example

23 Common items in both devices
6GB LPDDR4X
16 million
PDAF: phase detection autofocus
HDR photo on both cameras / HDR photo/video on both cameras
(front) Full HD (1920x1080)
4G+ LTE-A
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 64GB/6GB)Google Pixel 4 (128GB)
ModelGalaxy A21s (SM-A217F/DSN 64GB/6GB)Pixel 4 (128GB)
Other model namesGalaxy A21s SM-A217F/Dual-Sim NFC (64GB + 6GB RAM)Google Pixel 4 G020M, G020I, GA01189-US, GA01191-US
Country or region availableHong Kong
Hong Kong
(Global, International)
(Global, International)
BrandSamsungGoogle
Release dateJune, 2020October, 2019
Depth8.9 millimeters (0.35 inches)8.2 millimeters (0.32 inches)
Size (width x height)75.3 x 163.7 millimeters (2.96 x 6.44 in)68.8 x 147.1 millimeters (2.71 x 5.79 in)
Weight192 grams (6.72 ounces)162 grams (5.67 ounces)
Qwerty physical keyboardNot supportedNot supported
AntennaInternal antennaInternal antenna
Build, materialsPlastic body, glass frontAluminum frame, glass front/back
Protection against water and othersNot supportedIP68 certified: dust proof and waterproof over 1.5 meter and 30min
System (OS)Samsung Galaxy A21s (SM-A217F/DSN 64GB/6GB)Google Pixel 4 (128GB)
Operating systemAndroid 10Android 10
Firmware updatefeature not registeredAndroid 11
HardwareSamsung Galaxy A21s (SM-A217F/DSN 64GB/6GB)Google Pixel 4 (128GB)
Chipset64bit - Samsung Exynos 850 Octa (8nm)64bit - Qualcomm Snapdragon 855 SDM855 (7nm)
CPU processorOcta-Core, 2 processors:
2Ghz Quad-Core ARM Cortex-A55
2Ghz Quad-Core ARM Cortex-A55
Octa-Core, 3 processors:
2.84Ghz Single-Core Kryo 485
2.42Ghz 3-Cores Kryo 485
1.78Ghz Quad-Core Kryo 485
GPU graphical controllerARM Mali-G52 MP1Qualcomm Adreno 640
RAM memory6GB LPDDR4X6GB LPDDR4X
Internal storage64GB (48GB available)
eMMC 5.1
128GB (110GB available)
UFS 2.1
External storageUntil 512GB microSD, microSDXC
(dedicated slot)
Not supported
DisplaySamsung Galaxy A21s (SM-A217F/DSN 64GB/6GB)Google Pixel 4 (128GB)
Display typeTFT PLSP-OLED
Screen size6.5" inches5.7" inches
Screen-to-body ratio~82.8% (screen-to-body ratio)~80.1% (screen-to-body ratio)
Display resolution720x1600 pixels (20:9)1080x2280 pixels (19:9)
TouchscreenCapacitive MultitouchCapacitive Multitouch 10-points
Pixel density (dot pitch)270 PPI443 PPI
Colors16 million16 million
Scratch-resistant glassNot supportedGorilla Glass 5
Display features60Hz90Hz, HDR8
Mobile networksSamsung Galaxy A21s (SM-A217F/DSN 64GB/6GB)Google Pixel 4 (128GB)
Dual-SIMDual-SIM Standby - Call active on one sim card
(dedicated slot)
Not supported
SIM card2 slots (Dual-SIM)
nano-SIM (4FF)
1 slot (Single-SIM)
nano-SIM (4FF) + e-SIM
Maximum download/upload300/150 Mbps1200/150 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 850/900/1900/2100CDMA2000 1xEV-DO
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 Cat18
VoLTE

Global version:
LTE (Bands 1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 7, 8, 12, 13, 17, 20, 25, 26, 28, 32, 66, 71)
TD-LTE (Bands 38, 39, 40, 41)

USA version:
LTE (Bands 1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 7, 8, 12, 13, 14, 17, 18, 19, 20, 25, 26, 28, 29, 30, 66, 71)
TD-LTE (Bands 38, 39, 40, 41, 46, 48)
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, UMTS, HSDPA, HSUPA, HSPA+, TD-LTE, LTE, LTE-A
Secondary 2G networkGSM 850/900/1800/1900Not supported
Secondary 3G networkNot supportedNot supported
Secondary 4G networkNot supportedNot supported
Secondary data networkGPRS, EDGENot supported
CallingSamsung Galaxy A21s (SM-A217F/DSN 64GB/6GB)Google Pixel 4 (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/6GB)Google Pixel 4 (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)
12.2 megapixels
16MP telephotof/2.445mm1.0µmPDAFOIS2x-optical-zoom
Main camera resolution8000x6000 pixels4032x3024 pixels
Video recording (primary)Full HD (1920x1080) 30 fps4K UHD (3840x2160) 30 fps
FlashLED flashDual-LED flash
Focal aperturef/2.0 (aperture)f/1.7 (aperture)
Focal length26mm lens28mm lens
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: Optical stabilization
ZoomOnly digital zoomDigital and optical zoom
Face/smile detectionFace detection, Smile detectionFace detection, Smile detection
BSI sensorNot supportedNot supported
HDRHDR photo on both camerasHDR photo/video on both cameras
2ª cameraSamsung Galaxy A21s (SM-A217F/DSN 64GB/6GB)Google Pixel 4 (128GB)
Front camera (secondary)13 megapixels(dual front camera)
8 megapixels
0.3MP TOF
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 registered22mm lens
Sensor size1/3.1" inchesfeature not registered
Pixel size1.12µm pixel1.22µm pixel
MultimediaSamsung Galaxy A21s (SM-A217F/DSN 64GB/6GB)Google Pixel 4 (128GB)
RadioFMNot supported
TVNot supportedNot supported
Video formatsMP4, H.265, H.264, H.263, XviD, MKVMP4, H.265, H.264, H.263, XviD, MKV
Audio formatsMP3, WAV, WMA, eAAC+, FLACMP3, WAV, WMA, eAAC+, FLAC
ConnectivitySamsung Galaxy A21s (SM-A217F/DSN 64GB/6GB)Google Pixel 4 (128GB)
USBUSB 2.0 Type-C reversible connectorUSB 3.1 Type-C, USB OTG On-The-Go
TV outputNot supportedNot supported
Audio output3.5mm jackType-C reversible connector
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 supportedSupported
NFCSupportedSupported
GPSA-GPS, GeoTagging, GLONASS, GALILEO, BeiDouA-GPS, GeoTagging, GLONASS, GALILEO, BeiDou
Infrared portNot supportedNot supported
Other functionsSamsung Galaxy A21s (SM-A217F/DSN 64GB/6GB)Google Pixel 4 (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
Barometer
Face unlock
Other features- Colors: Black, White, Blue, Red
- One UI 2.0
- WiFi direct, hotspot
- Colors: Just Black, Clearly White, Oh So Orange
- Display DCI-P3 100%
- Always-on display
- Google Pay
- WiFi direct, hotspot
Power supplySamsung Galaxy A21s (SM-A217F/DSN 64GB/6GB)Google Pixel 4 (128GB)
BatteryLiPo: Li-Ion polymer (Non removable)LiPo: Li-Ion polymer (Non removable)
Battery capacity5000 mAh2800 mAh
Charger, watts15W (9V/1.67A) Fast battery charging18W (9V/2A) Fast battery charging
Qi wireless charging
USB Power Delivery 2.0
Talk time autonomyfeature not registeredfeature not registered
Standbyfeature not registeredfeature not registered
Radiation rateSamsung Galaxy A21s (SM-A217F/DSN 64GB/6GB)Google Pixel 4 (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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