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Samsung Galaxy A21s (SM-A217M/DS) vs Samsung Galaxy A30s (SM-A307GT/DS)

Side by side comparison between Samsung Galaxy A21s vs Samsung Galaxy A30s phones, differences, pros, cons and full specifications. What's the better?

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Compare Samsung Galaxy A30s XSamsung Galaxy A21s (SM-A217M/DS)08Points
Samsung Galaxy A21s (SM-A217M/DS)
6.5"
PLS

720x1600

48
MP

13mp

4GB
RAM

64bit Octa

5000
mAh

(Non removable)

vs
09PointsSamsung Galaxy A30s (SM-A307GT/DS)Compare Samsung Galaxy A21s X
Samsung Galaxy A30s (SM-A307GT/DS)
6.4"
AMOLED

720x1560

25
MP

16mp

4GB
RAM

64bit Octa

4000
mAh

(Non removable)

What's the better phone? Samsung Galaxy A30s (SM-A307GT/DS)

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/DS)8 Advantages Samsung Galaxy A21s (SM-A217M/DS)vsGalaxy A30s (SM-A307GT/DS)9 Advantages Samsung Galaxy A30s (SM-A307GT/DS)
+2GHz 64bit Octa-Core29%
More powerful processor, you can open your applications faster
vs1.8GHz 64bit Octa-Core
+720x1600 pixels3%
Higher resolution screen
vs720x1560 pixels
+270 PPI1%
Crisper display of text, images and videos because it has more pixels per inch (ppi)
vs268 PPI
+6.5"2%
Larger screen
vs6.4"
+(quad camera) 48MP + 8MP + 2MP + 2MP58%
Higher resolution main camera
vs(triple camera) 25MP + 8MP + 5MP
+Android 11Advantage
Android 11 is newer and safer
vsAndroid 10
+GyroscopeAdvantage
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
192 grams (6.72 ounces)vs+169 grams (5.92 ounces)14%
Lighter
8.9 millimeters (0.35 inches)vs+7.8 millimeters (0.31 inches)14%
Thinner
TFT PLSvs+Super AMOLEDAdvantage
Super AMOLED display is brighter and more vivid
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.
(front) 13MPvs+(front) 16MP25%
Higher resolution secondary camera to take pictures and selfies
(4G+ LTE-A) 300 Mbpsvs+(4G+ LTE-A) 600 Mbps100%
Faster for surfing the internet and download files
Virtual ambient light sensorvs+Ambient Light sensorAdvantage
Sensors help you use the device
Not supportedvs+Digital TV FullSegAdvantage
Watch your favorite TV shows anywhere
Not supportedvs+Scratch-resistant glassAdvantage
Protection against scratches on the screen lets you carry your phone with your keys

36 Common items in both devices
4GB LPDDR4X
64GB (48GB available) / 64GB (49GB available)
eMMC 5.1
Until 512GB microSD, microSDXC / Until 1TB microSD, microSDXC
Plastic body, glass front
60Hz
16 million
+29 specs and more in the table below

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📱 Model features

Samsung Galaxy A21s (SM-A217M/DS)Samsung Galaxy A30s (SM-A307GT/DS)
ModelGalaxy A21s (SM-A217M/DS)Galaxy A30s (SM-A307GT/DS)
Other model namesGalaxy A21s SM-A217M/Dual-Sim (64GB + 4GB RAM)Galaxy A30s TV SM-A307GT/Dual-Sim (64GB + 4GB RAM)
Country or region available(Latin America)BrazilChileColombia
(Latin America), Brazil, Chile, Colombia
Brazil
Brazil
BrandSamsungSamsung
Release date6/2/2020, Announced: 5/15/20209/1/2019
Depth8.9 millimeters (0.35 inches)7.8 millimeters (0.31 inches)
Size (width x height)75.3 x 163.7 millimeters (2.96 x 6.44 in)74.7 x 158.5 millimeters (2.94 x 6.24 in)
Weight192 grams (6.72 ounces)169 grams (5.92 ounces)
Build, materialsPlastic body, glass frontPlastic body, glass front
Protection against water and othersNot supportedNot supported

🤖 Operating System

Samsung Galaxy A21s (SM-A217M/DS)Samsung Galaxy A30s (SM-A307GT/DS)
System versionAndroid 10Android 9.0 Pie
Firmware updateAndroid 11Android 10
User InterfaceOne UI 2.0 / 3.1feature not registered

⚙️ Processor

Samsung Galaxy A21s (SM-A217M/DS)Samsung Galaxy A30s (SM-A307GT/DS)
Chipset64bit - Samsung Exynos 850 (8nm)64bit - Samsung Exynos 7 Octa 7904 (14nm)
CPUOcta-Core, 1 processor:
2GHz Octa-Core ARM Cortex-A55
Octa-Core, 2 processors:
1.8GHz Dual-Core ARM Cortex-A73
1.6GHz Hexa-Core ARM Cortex-A53
GPU graphical controllerARM Mali-G52 MP1ARM Mali-G71 MP2
Performance (benchmark)AnTuTu: 124232 (v8)feature not registered

💽 Memory and storage

Samsung Galaxy A21s (SM-A217M/DS)Samsung Galaxy A30s (SM-A307GT/DS)
RAM memory4GB LPDDR4X4GB LPDDR4X
Internal storage64GB (48GB available)
eMMC 5.1
64GB (49GB available)
eMMC 5.1
External storageUntil 512GB microSD, microSDXC
(dedicated slot)
Until 1TB microSD, microSDXC
(dedicated slot)

📲 Display

Samsung Galaxy A21s (SM-A217M/DS)Samsung Galaxy A30s (SM-A307GT/DS)
Display typeTFT PLSSuper AMOLED
Screen size6.5" inches6.4" inches
Screen-to-body ratio~82.8% (screen-to-body ratio)~84.9% (screen-to-body ratio)
Display resolution720x1600 pixels (20:9)720x1560 pixels (19.5:9)
TouchscreenCapacitive MultitouchCapacitive Multitouch
Pixel density (dot pitch)270 PPI268 PPI
Colors16 million16 million
Scratch-resistant glassNot supportedScratch-resistant glass
Display features60Hz60Hz

📶 Mobile networks

Samsung Galaxy A21s (SM-A217M/DS)Samsung Galaxy A30s (SM-A307GT/DS)
Dual-SIMDual-SIM Standby - Call active on one sim card
(dedicated slot)
Dual-SIM Standby - Call active on one sim card
(dedicated slot)
SIM card2 slots (Dual-SIM)
nano-SIM (4FF)
2 slots (Dual-SIM)
nano-SIM (4FF)
Maximum download/upload300/150 Mbps600/150 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 850/900/1800/1900GSM 850/900/1800/1900
Primary 3G networkUMTS 850/900/1700/1900/2100UMTS 850/900/1700/1900/2100
Primary 4G networkLTE Cat7/13 (1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 7, 8, 12, 17, 20, 28, 66)
TD-LTE (38, 40, 41)
LTE Cat12/13 (Bands 1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 7, 8, 12, 13, 17, 20, 28, 66)
TD-LTE (Bands 38, 40, 41)
Primary 5G networkNot supportedNot supported
Primary data networkGPRS, EDGE, UMTS, HSDPA, HSUPA, HSPA+, TD-LTE, LTE, LTE-AGPRS, EDGE, UMTS, HSDPA, HSUPA, HSPA+, TD-LTE, LTE, LTE-A
Secondary 2G networkGSM 850/900/1800/1900GSM 850/900/1800/1900
Secondary 3G networkUMTS 850/900/1700/1900/2100Not supported
Secondary 4G networkLTE Cat7/13 (1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 7, 8, 12, 17, 20, 28, 66)
TD-LTE (38, 40, 41)
Not supported
Secondary data networkGPRS, EDGE, UMTS, HSDPA, HSUPA, HSPA+, TD-LTE, LTE, LTE-AGPRS, EDGE

📷 Camera

Samsung Galaxy A21s (SM-A217M/DS)Samsung Galaxy A30s (SM-A307GT/DS)
Back camera (main camera)(quad camera)
48 megapixels
8MP ultrawidef/2.21/4"1.12µm123°
2MP macrof/2.4
2MP depthf/2.4
(triple camera)
25 megapixels
8MP ultrawidef/2.213mm1/4.0"1.12µm
5MP depthf/2.21/5.0"1.12µm
Main camera resolution8000x6000 pixels5760x4320 pixels
Video recording (primary)Full HD (1920x1080) 30 fpsFull HD (1920x1080) 30 fps
FlashLED flashLED flash
Focal aperturef/2.0 (aperture)f/1.7 (aperture)
Focal length26mm lens26mm lens
Sensor size1/2" inchesfeature not registered
Pixel size0.8µm pixelfeature not registered
AutofocusPDAF: phase detection autofocusPDAF: phase detection autofocus
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
Camera extrasfeature not registeredfeature not registered

📸 Front camera

Samsung Galaxy A21s (SM-A217M/DS)Samsung Galaxy A30s (SM-A307GT/DS)
Front camera (secondary)13 megapixels16 megapixels
Front camera resolution4128x3096 pixels4608x3456 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 registered26mm lens
Sensor size1/3.1" inches1/3.1" inches
Pixel size1.12µm pixel1µm pixel

🔉 Sound and multimedia

Samsung Galaxy A21s (SM-A217M/DS)Samsung Galaxy A30s (SM-A307GT/DS)
LoudspeakerMono sound (not stereo)Supported
Active noise cancellation2 microphones or more2 microphones or more
RadioFMFM
TVNot supportedDigital TV FullSeg
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

🔌 Connectivity

Samsung Galaxy A21s (SM-A217M/DS)Samsung Galaxy A30s (SM-A307GT/DS)
USBUSB 2.0 Type-C reversible connectorUSB 2.0 Type-C, USB OTG On-The-Go
Audio output3.5mm jack3.5mm jack
TV outputNot supportedNot supported
Bluetooth5.0 + A2DP/LE5.0 + A2DP/LE
WiFi802.11 a/b/g/n/ac (2.4Ghz, 5Ghz) + MIMO
WiFi Direct, hotspot
802.11 a/b/g/n/ac (2.4Ghz, 5Ghz) + MIMO
WiFi Direct, hotspot
DLNANot supportedNot supported
GPSA-GPS, GeoTagging, GLONASS, GALILEO, BeiDouA-GPS, GeoTagging, GLONASS, BeiDou
NFCNot supportedNot supported
Infrared portNot supportedNot supported

🧭 Sensors

Samsung Galaxy A21s (SM-A217M/DS)Samsung Galaxy A30s (SM-A307GT/DS)
SensorsAccelerometer
Compass
Face unlock
Fingerprint sensor (rear-mounted)
Gyroscope
Proximity sensor
Virtual ambient light sensor
Accelerometer
Ambient Light sensor
Compass
Face unlock
Fingerprint sensor (under display)
Hall effect
Proximity sensor
Vibrating alertSupportedSupported

🔋 Battery

Samsung Galaxy A21s (SM-A217M/DS)Samsung Galaxy A30s (SM-A307GT/DS)
Battery typeLiPo: Li-Ion polymer (Non removable)LiPo: Li-Ion polymer (Non removable)
Battery capacity5000 mAh4000 mAh
Charger, watts15W (9V/1.67A) Fast battery charging15W Fast battery charging
Talk time autonomyfeature not registeredfeature not registered
Standbyfeature not registeredfeature not registered

➕ Other features

Samsung Galaxy A21s (SM-A217M/DS)Samsung Galaxy A30s (SM-A307GT/DS)
Call controlVoice dialing, Voice recorder, Voice commandsVoice dialing, Voice recorder
MessagingSMS (T9), MMS, E-mail, Push mailSMS (T9), MMS, E-mail, Push mail
Hands-free callingSupportedSupported
Video callingSupportedSupported
RingtonesPolyphonic and customizedPolyphonic and customized
Web browserHTML, XHTML, HTML5HTML, XHTML, HTML5
AntennaInternal antennaInternal antenna
Qwerty physical keyboardNot supportedNot supported
Miscellaneous- Colors: Black, White, Blue, Red- Colors: Prism Crush Black, Prism Crush White, Prism Crush Green, Prism Crush Violet2
- Game Booster

☢️ Radiation rate

Samsung Galaxy A21s (SM-A217M/DS)Samsung Galaxy A30s (SM-A307GT/DS)
SAR 1.6W/kg (USA, Mexico, etc.)0.54W/kg (head), 1.14W/kg (body)0.87W/kg (head), 0.43W/kg (body)
SAR 2W/kg (Europe, UK, etc.)feature not registeredfeature not registered
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