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Samsung Galaxy A21s (SM-A217M) vs Nokia Lumia 830 (RM-983)

Side by side comparison between Samsung Galaxy A21s vs Nokia Lumia 830 phones, differences, pros, cons with full specifications. What's the better?

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Compare Nokia Lumia 830 XSamsung Galaxy A21s (SM-A217M)20Points
Samsung Galaxy A21s (SM-A217M)
6.5"
PLS

720x1600

48
MP

13mp

4GB
RAM

64bit Octa

5000
mAh

(Non removable)

vs
Nokia Lumia 830 (RM-983)
5"
IPS

720x1280

10.1
MP

1mp

1GB
RAM

32bit Quad

2200
mAh

(Removable)

What's the better phone? Samsung Galaxy A21s (SM-A217M)

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-A217M)20 Advantages Samsung Galaxy A21s (SM-A217M)vsLumia 830 (RM-983)10 Advantages Nokia Lumia 830 (RM-983)
+2Ghz 64bit Octa-Core162%
More powerful processor, you can open your applications faster
vs1.2Ghz 32bit Quad-Core
+4GB LPDDR4X3 times
More RAM memory. Typically more responsive and better for multitasking.
vs1GB LPDDR2
+64GB (48GB available)2 times
More internal storage for applications and files
vs16GB (14GB available)
+Until 512GB microSD, microSDXC100%
More external storage for files using memory cards
vsUntil 256GB microSD, microSDXC
+720x1600 pixels25%
Higher resolution screen
vs720x1280 pixels
+6.5"30%
Larger screen
vs5"
+(quad camera) 48MP + 8MP + 2MP + 2MP5 times
Higher resolution main camera
vs(back) 10.1MP
+HDR photo on both camerasAdvantage
The HDR technology produced photos with more detail in dark areas
vsHDR photo only main camera
+1/2" inches70%
The larger sensor camera lets you take photos with better depth.
vs1/3.4" 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) 13MP13 times
Higher resolution secondary camera to take pictures and selfies
vs(front) 1MP
+(front) Full HD (1920x1080)125%
More image quality for recording videos with the secondary camera
vs(front) HD (1280x720)
+2500000 apps (Google Play Store)3 times
More apps available to download and use
vs700000 apps (Marketplace)
+(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 mAh127%
Battery - higher amperage (mAh) allows more device usage time, but it also depends on the hardware and use
vs2200 mAh
+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)
+5.0 + A2DP/LEAdvantage
Bluetooth 5.0 + A2DP/LE is newer and faster
vs4.0 + A2DP
+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+150 grams (5.25 ounces)28%
Lighter
8.9 millimeters (0.35 inches)vs+8.5 millimeters (0.33 inches)5%
Thinner
TFT PLSvs+TFT IPS LCDAdvantage
TFT IPS LCD display is brighter and more vivid
270 PPIvs+294 PPI9%
Crisper display of text, images and videos because it has more pixels per inch (ppi)
Not supportedvs+BSI sensorAdvantage
The BSI sensor allows the entry of more light generating photos with more detail and brightness
Not supportedvs+Ambient Light sensorAdvantage
Sensors help you use the device
LiPo: Li-Ion polymer (Non removable)vs+Li-Ion: Lithium-Ion (Removable)Advantage
Removable battery can be replaced easily
Not supportedvs+DLNAAdvantage
With DLNA technology you can access and play media files on TV, tablet or DLNA compatible device.
Not supportedvs+NFCAdvantage
NFC allows you to make payments by approach quickly and securely
Not supportedvs+Gorilla Glass 3Advantage
Protection against scratches on the screen lets you carry your phone with your keys

21 Common items in both devices
16 million
LED flash
Only digital zoom
PDAF: phase detection autofocus / Autofocus
Full HD (1920x1080)
4G+ LTE-A / 4G LTE
Capacitive
+14 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-A217M)Nokia Lumia 830 (RM-983)
ModelGalaxy A21s (SM-A217M)Lumia 830 (RM-983)
Other model namesGalaxy A21s SM-A217M Single-Sim (64GB + 4GB RAM)AT&T Nokia Lumia 830 4G RM-983, Nokia Tesla
Country or region available(Latin America)Mexico
(Latin America), Mexico
USA
USA
BrandSamsungNokia
Release dateJune, 2020September, 2014
Depth8.9 millimeters (0.35 inches)8.5 millimeters (0.33 inches)
Size (width x height)75.3 x 163.7 millimeters (2.96 x 6.44 in)70.7 x 139.4 millimeters (2.78 x 5.49 in)
Weight192 grams (6.72 ounces)150 grams (5.25 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-A217M)Nokia Lumia 830 (RM-983)
Operating systemAndroid 10Windows Phone 8.1
Firmware updatefeature not registeredWindows 10 Mobile
HardwareSamsung Galaxy A21s (SM-A217M)Nokia Lumia 830 (RM-983)
Chipset64bit - Samsung Exynos 850 Octa (8nm)32bit - Qualcomm Snapdragon 400 MSM8926 (28nm)
CPU processorOcta-Core, 2 processors:
2Ghz Quad-Core ARM Cortex-A55
2Ghz Quad-Core ARM Cortex-A55
1.2Ghz Quad-Core ARM Cortex-A7
GPU graphical controllerARM Mali-G52 MP1Qualcomm Adreno 305 400Mhz
RAM memory4GB LPDDR4X1GB LPDDR2
Internal storage64GB (48GB available)
eMMC 5.1
16GB (14GB available)
External storageUntil 512GB microSD, microSDXC
(dedicated slot)
Until 256GB microSD, microSDXC
(dedicated slot)
DisplaySamsung Galaxy A21s (SM-A217M)Nokia Lumia 830 (RM-983)
Display typeTFT PLSTFT IPS LCD
Screen size6.5" inches5" inches
Screen-to-body ratio~82.8% (screen-to-body ratio)~69.9% (screen-to-body ratio)
Display resolution720x1600 pixels (20:9)720x1280 pixels
TouchscreenCapacitive MultitouchCapacitive Multitouch
Pixel density (dot pitch)270 PPI294 PPI
Colors16 million16 million
Scratch-resistant glassNot supportedGorilla Glass 3
Display features60Hzfeature not registered
Mobile networksSamsung Galaxy A21s (SM-A217M)Nokia Lumia 830 (RM-983)
Dual-SIMNot supportedNot supported
SIM card1 slot (Single-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 850/900/1700/1900/2100UMTS 850/900/1900/2100
Primary 4G networkLTE Cat7/13 (1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 7, 8, 12, 17, 20, 28, 66)
TD-LTE (38, 40, 41)
LTE Cat4 700/850/1700/1900 (Bands 2,4,5,17)
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 networkNot supportedNot supported
Secondary 3G networkNot supportedNot supported
Secondary 4G networkNot supportedNot supported
Secondary data networkNot supportedNot supported
CallingSamsung Galaxy A21s (SM-A217M)Nokia Lumia 830 (RM-983)
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-A217M)Nokia Lumia 830 (RM-983)
Back camera (main camera)(quad camera)
48 megapixels
8MP ultrawidef/2.21/4"1.12µm123º
2MP macrof/2.4
2MP depthf/2.4
10.1 megapixels
Main camera resolution8000x6000 pixels3840x2640 pixels
Video recording (primary)Full HD (1920x1080) 30 fpsFull HD (1920x1080) 30 fps
FlashLED flashLED flash
Focal aperturef/2.0 (aperture)f/2.2 (aperture)
Focal length26mm lensfeature not registered
Sensor size1/2" inches1/3.4" inches
Pixel size0.8µm pixelfeature not registered
AutofocusPDAF: phase detection autofocusAutofocus
Touch focusSupportedSupported
Image stabilizationEIS: Digital stabilizationfeature not registered
ZoomOnly digital zoomOnly digital zoom
Face/smile detectionFace detection, Smile detectionFace detection, Smile detection
BSI sensorNot supportedSupported
HDRHDR photo on both camerasHDR photo only main camera
2ª cameraSamsung Galaxy A21s (SM-A217M)Nokia Lumia 830 (RM-983)
Front camera (secondary)13 megapixels1 megapixels
Front camera resolution4128x3096 pixels1280x720 pixels
Video recording (secondary)Full HD (1920x1080)HD (1280x720)
Front flashNot supportedNot supported
Focal aperturef/2.2 (aperture)feature not registered
Focal lengthfeature not registeredfeature not registered
Sensor size1/3.1" inchesfeature not registered
Pixel size1.12µm pixelfeature not registered
MultimediaSamsung Galaxy A21s (SM-A217M)Nokia Lumia 830 (RM-983)
RadioFMFM
TVNot supportedNot supported
Video formatsMP4, H.265, H.264, H.263, XviD, MKVMP4, H.264, H.263, WMV
Audio formatsMP3, WAV, WMA, eAAC+, FLACMP3, WAV, WMA, eAAC+
ConnectivitySamsung Galaxy A21s (SM-A217M)Nokia Lumia 830 (RM-983)
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 b/g/n (2.4Ghz)
DLNANot supportedSupported
NFCNot supportedSupported
GPSA-GPS, GeoTagging, GLONASS, GALILEO, BeiDouA-GPS, GeoTagging, GLONASS, BeiDou
Infrared portNot supportedNot supported
Other functionsSamsung Galaxy A21s (SM-A217M)Nokia Lumia 830 (RM-983)
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
Other features- Colors: Black, White, Blue, Red
- One UI 2.0
- WiFi direct, hotspot
- Colors: Black, Orange, Green, White
- Lumia Denim UI
- Nokia ClearBlack Display
- Dolby Digital Plus sound enhancement
- Carl Zeiss optics
- 15GB OneDrive
- Qi wireless charging
- WiFi hotspot
Power supplySamsung Galaxy A21s (SM-A217M)Nokia Lumia 830 (RM-983)
BatteryLiPo: Li-Ion polymer (Non removable)Li-Ion: Lithium-Ion (Removable)
BV-L4A
Battery capacity5000 mAh2200 mAh
Charger, watts15W (9V/1.67A) Fast battery charging Standard charging
Talk time autonomyfeature not registered900 minutes | 15 hours | 0.6 day
Standbyfeature not registered31800 minutes | 530 hours | 22.1 days
Radiation rateSamsung Galaxy A21s (SM-A217M)Nokia Lumia 830 (RM-983)
SAR 1.6W/kg (USA, Mexico, etc.)0.54W/kg (head) | 1.14W/kg (body)0.87W/kg (head) | 0.83W/kg (body)
SAR 2W/kg (Europe, UK, etc.)feature not registered0.46W/kg (head) | 0.59W/kg (body)
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