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Samsung Galaxy A21s (SM-A217F/DSN 64GB/6GB) vs Nokia 3.1 C

Side by side comparison between Samsung Galaxy A21s vs Nokia 3.1 C phones, differences, pros, cons with full specifications. What's the better?

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Compare Nokia 3.1 C XSamsung Galaxy A21s (SM-A217F/DSN 64GB/6GB)18Points
Samsung Galaxy A21s (SM-A217F/DSN 64GB/6GB)
6.5"
PLS

720x1600

48
MP

13mp

6GB
RAM

64bit Octa

5000
mAh

(Non removable)

vs
Nokia 3.1 C
5.45"
IPS

720x1440

8
MP

5mp

2GB
RAM

64bit Quad

2990
mAh

(Non removable)

What's the better phone? Samsung Galaxy A21s (SM-A217F/DSN 64GB/6GB)

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)18 Advantages Samsung Galaxy A21s (SM-A217F/DSN 64GB/6GB)vs3.1 C4 Advantages Nokia 3.1 C
+2Ghz 64bit Octa-Core44%
More powerful processor, you can open your applications faster
vs1.8Ghz 64bit Quad-Core
+6GB LPDDR4X2 times
More RAM memory. Typically more responsive and better for multitasking.
vs2GB LPDDR3
+64GB (48GB available)118%
More internal storage for applications and files
vs32GB (22GB available)
+Until 512GB microSD, microSDXC3 times
More external storage for files using memory cards
vsUntil 128GB microSD, microSDXC
+8.9 millimeters (0.35 inches)6%
Thinner
vs9.4 millimeters (0.37 inches)
+720x1600 pixels11%
Higher resolution screen
vs720x1440 pixels
+6.5"19%
Larger screen
vs5.45"
+(quad camera) 48MP + 8MP + 2MP + 2MP7 times
Higher resolution main camera
vs(back) 8MP
+(front) 13MP160%
Higher resolution secondary camera to take pictures and selfies
vs(front) 5MP
+Android 10Advantage
Android 10 is newer and safer
vsAndroid 9.0 Pie
+(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
+5000 mAh67%
Battery - higher amperage (mAh) allows more device usage time, but it also depends on the hardware and use
vs2990 mAh
+15W50%
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.
vs10W
+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)
(dedicated slot)
+Active noise cancellationAdvantage
Noise-canceling microphone allows better call quality
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 b/g/n (2.4Ghz)
+NFCAdvantage
NFC allows you to make payments by approach quickly and securely
vsNot supported
192 grams (6.72 ounces)vs+156 grams (5.46 ounces)23%
Lighter
TFT PLSvs+TFT IPS LCDAdvantage
TFT IPS LCD display is brighter and more vivid
270 PPIvs+295 PPI9%
Crisper display of text, images and videos because it has more pixels per inch (ppi)
Not supportedvs+Ambient Light sensorAdvantage
Sensors help you use the device

29 Common items in both devices
eMMC 5.1
Plastic body, glass front
16 million
LED flash
Only digital zoom
PDAF: phase detection autofocus / Autofocus
EIS: Digital stabilization
+22 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)Nokia 3.1 C
ModelGalaxy A21s (SM-A217F/DSN 64GB/6GB)3.1 C
Other model namesGalaxy A21s SM-A217F/Dual-Sim NFC (64GB + 6GB RAM)Cricket Nokia 3.1 C TA-1141, TA1141, HMD Global
Country or region availableHong Kong
Hong Kong
USA
USA
BrandSamsungNokia
Release dateJune, 2020June, 2019
Depth8.9 millimeters (0.35 inches)9.4 millimeters (0.37 inches)
Size (width x height)75.3 x 163.7 millimeters (2.96 x 6.44 in)71.9 x 152.7 millimeters (2.83 x 6.01 in)
Weight192 grams (6.72 ounces)156 grams (5.46 ounces)
Qwerty physical keyboardNot supportedNot supported
AntennaInternal antennaInternal antenna
Build, materialsPlastic body, glass frontPlastic body, glass front
Protection against water and othersNot supportedNot supported
System (OS)Samsung Galaxy A21s (SM-A217F/DSN 64GB/6GB)Nokia 3.1 C
Operating systemAndroid 10Android 9.0 Pie
Firmware updatefeature not registeredfeature not registered
HardwareSamsung Galaxy A21s (SM-A217F/DSN 64GB/6GB)Nokia 3.1 C
Chipset64bit - Samsung Exynos 850 Octa (8nm)64bit - Qualcomm Snapdragon 429 SDM429 (12nm)
CPU processorOcta-Core, 2 processors:
2Ghz Quad-Core ARM Cortex-A55
2Ghz Quad-Core ARM Cortex-A55
1.8Ghz Quad-Core ARM Cortex-A53
GPU graphical controllerARM Mali-G52 MP1Qualcomm Adreno 504
RAM memory6GB LPDDR4X2GB LPDDR3
Internal storage64GB (48GB available)
eMMC 5.1
32GB (22GB available)
eMMC 5.1
External storageUntil 512GB microSD, microSDXC
(dedicated slot)
Until 128GB microSD, microSDXC
(dedicated slot)
DisplaySamsung Galaxy A21s (SM-A217F/DSN 64GB/6GB)Nokia 3.1 C
Display typeTFT PLSTFT IPS LCD
Screen size6.5" inches5.45" inches
Screen-to-body ratio~82.8% (screen-to-body ratio)~69.8% (screen-to-body ratio)
Display resolution720x1600 pixels (20:9)720x1440 pixels
TouchscreenCapacitive MultitouchCapacitive Multitouch
Pixel density (dot pitch)270 PPI295 PPI
Colors16 million16 million
Scratch-resistant glassNot supportedNot supported
Display features60Hzfeature not registered
Mobile networksSamsung Galaxy A21s (SM-A217F/DSN 64GB/6GB)Nokia 3.1 C
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)
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 850/900/1800/1900GSM 850/900/1800/1900
Primary 3G networkUMTS 850/900/1900/2100UMTS 850/1700/1900
Primary 4G networkLTE Cat7/13 (1, 2, 3, 5, 7, 8, 20, 28)
TD-LTE (38, 40, 41)
LTE Cat4 (Bands 2, 4, 5, 12, 14, 29, 30)
Primary 5G networkNot supportedNot supported
Primary data networkGPRS, EDGE, UMTS, HSDPA, HSUPA, HSPA+, TD-LTE, LTE, LTE-AGPRS, EDGE, UMTS, HSDPA, HSUPA, HSPA+, LTE
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)Nokia 3.1 C
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/6GB)Nokia 3.1 C
Back camera (main camera)(quad camera)
48 megapixels
8MP ultrawidef/2.21/4"1.12µm123º
2MP macrof/2.4
2MP depthf/2.4
8 megapixels
Main camera resolution8000x6000 pixels3264x2448 pixels
Video recording (primary)Full HD (1920x1080) 30 fpsFull HD (1920x1080) 30 fps
FlashLED flashLED flash
Focal aperturef/2.0 (aperture)f/2.0 (aperture)
Focal length26mm lensfeature not registered
Sensor size1/2" inchesfeature not registered
Pixel size0.8µm pixelfeature not registered
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 on both cameras
2ª cameraSamsung Galaxy A21s (SM-A217F/DSN 64GB/6GB)Nokia 3.1 C
Front camera (secondary)13 megapixels5 megapixels
Front camera resolution4128x3096 pixels2560x1920 pixels
Video recording (secondary)Full HD (1920x1080)Full HD (1920x1080)
Front flashNot supportedNot supported
Focal aperturef/2.2 (aperture)f/2.2 (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/6GB)Nokia 3.1 C
RadioFMFM
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 64GB/6GB)Nokia 3.1 C
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/LE5.0 + A2DP/LE
WiFi802.11 a/b/g/n/ac (2.4Ghz, 5Ghz) + MIMO802.11 b/g/n (2.4Ghz)
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/6GB)Nokia 3.1 C
Active noise cancellationSupportedNot supported
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
Other features- Colors: Black, White, Blue, Red
- One UI 2.0
- WiFi direct, hotspot
- Colors: White
- 18:9 display ratio
- HAC M3/T4
- WiFi hotspot
Power supplySamsung Galaxy A21s (SM-A217F/DSN 64GB/6GB)Nokia 3.1 C
BatteryLiPo: Li-Ion polymer (Non removable)Li-Ion: Lithium-Ion (Non removable)
Battery capacity5000 mAh2990 mAh
Charger, watts15W (9V/1.67A) Fast battery charging10W (5V/2A) Standard charging
Talk time autonomyfeature not registeredfeature not registered
Standbyfeature not registeredfeature not registered
Radiation rateSamsung Galaxy A21s (SM-A217F/DSN 64GB/6GB)Nokia 3.1 C
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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