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Samsung Galaxy A21s (SM-A217M/DS) vs Samsung Galaxy A6 (SM-A600F)

Side by side comparison between Samsung Galaxy A21s vs Samsung Galaxy A6 phones, differences, pros, cons and full specifications. What's the better?

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Compare Samsung Galaxy A6 X Samsung Galaxy A21s (SM-A217M/DS) 13Points
6.5"
PLS

720x1600

48
MP

13mp

4GB
RAM

Octa-core

5000
mAh

(Non removable)

vs
09Points Samsung Galaxy A6 (SM-A600F) Compare Samsung Galaxy A21s X
5.6"
AMOLED

720x1480

16
MP

16mp

4GB
RAM

Octa-core

3000
mAh

(Non removable)

What's the better phone? Samsung Galaxy A21s (SM-A217M/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)} 13 Advantages Samsung Galaxy A21s (SM-A217M/DS) vs Galaxy A6 (SM-A600F)} 9 Advantages Samsung Galaxy A6 (SM-A600F)
+2GHz 64bit Octa-core (8nm)40%
More powerful processor, you can open your applications faster
vs1.6GHz 64bit Octa-core (14nm)
+4GB LPDDR4XAdvantage
This RAM type is better and more efficient.
vs4GB LPDDR3
+Until 512GB microSD, microSDXC100%
More external storage for files using memory cards
vsUntil 256GB microSD, microSDXC
+720x1600 pixels8%
Higher resolution screen
vs720x1480 pixels
+6.5"16%
Larger screen
vs5.6"
+(quad camera) 48MP + 8MP + 2MP + 2MP3 times
Higher resolution main camera
vs(back) 16MP
+Android 12Advantage
Android 12 is newer and safer
vsAndroid 10
+Face unlockAdvantage
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
vs3000 mAh
+2 slots (Dual-SIM)
(dedicated slot)Advantage
You can have more mobile carriers/operators on the same device.
vs1 slot (Single-SIM)
(dedicated slot)
+802.11 a/b/g/n/ac [wifi5]Advantage
WiFi 802.11 a/b/g/n/ac [wifi5] is newer and faster
vs802.11 a/b/g/n [wifi4]
+5.0 + A2DP/LEAdvantage
Bluetooth 5.0 + A2DP/LE is newer and faster
vs4.2 + 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+162 grams (5.67 ounces)19%
Lighter
8.9 millimeters (0.35 inches)vs+7.7 millimeters (0.3 inches)16%
Thinner
Plastic body, glass frontvs+Aluminum body, glass frontAdvantage
More resistant material
TFT PLSvs+Super AMOLEDAdvantage
Super AMOLED 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)
LED flashvs+LED flash on both camerasAdvantage
The LED flash on both cameras helps in dark places or in low light
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
Virtual ambient light sensorvs+Ambient light sensorAdvantage
Sensors help you use the device

24 Common items in both devices
64GB (48GB available) / 64GB (51GB available)
eMMC 5.1
16 million
Only digital zoom
PDAF: phase detection autofocus
EIS: Digital stabilization
HDR photo on both cameras
+17 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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πŸ“± Model features

Galaxy A21s (SM-A217M/DS)Galaxy A6 (SM-A600F)
ModelGalaxy A21s (SM-A217M/DS)Galaxy A6 (SM-A600F)
Other model namesGalaxy A21s SM-A217M/Dual-Sim (64GB + 4GB RAM)Galaxy A6 2018 SM-A600F Single-sim (64GB + 4GB RAM)
Country or region available(Latin America)BrazilChileColombia
(Latin America), Brazil, Chile, Colombia
AlgeriaTunisiaTurkey
Algeria, Tunisia, Turkey
BrandSamsungSamsung
Release date6/2/2020, Announced: 5/15/20205/22/2018
Depth8.9 millimeters (0.35 inches)7.7 millimeters (0.3 inches)
Size (width x height)75.3 x 163.7 millimeters (2.96 x 6.44 in)70.8 x 149.9 millimeters (2.79 x 5.9 in)
Weight192 grams (6.72 ounces)162 grams (5.67 ounces)
Build, materialsPlastic body, glass frontAluminum body, glass front
Protection against water and othersNot supportedNot supported

πŸ“² Display

Galaxy A21s (SM-A217M/DS)Galaxy A6 (SM-A600F)
Display typeTFT PLSSuper AMOLED
Screen size6.5" inches5.6" inches
Screen-to-body ratio~82.8% (screen-to-body ratio)~75% (screen-to-body ratio)
Display resolution720x1600 pixels (20:9)720x1480 pixels
TouchscreenCapacitive MultitouchCapacitive Multitouch
Pixel density (dot pitch)270 PPI294 PPI
Colors16 million16 million
Scratch-resistant glassNot supportedNot supported
Refresh rate60Hzfeature not registered
Display featuresNot supportedfeature not registered

πŸ€– Operating System

Galaxy A21s (SM-A217M/DS)Galaxy A6 (SM-A600F)
System versionAndroid 10Android 8.0 Oreo
Firmware updateAndroid 12Android 10
User InterfaceOne UI 2.0 / 3.1 / 4.1feature not registered

βš™οΈ Processor

Galaxy A21s (SM-A217M/DS)Galaxy A6 (SM-A600F)
Chipset64bit: Samsung Exynos 850 (8nm)64bit: Samsung Exynos 7870 (14nm)
CPUOcta-core, 1 processor:
8x 2GHz ARM Cortex-A55 (Octa-core)
Octa-core, 1 processor:
8x 1.6GHz ARM Cortex-A53 (Octa-core)
GPU graphical controllerARM Mali-G52 MP1ARM Mali-T830 MP1 (700MHz)
Performance (benchmark)AnTuTu: 124232 (v8)feature not registered

πŸ’½ Memory and storage

Galaxy A21s (SM-A217M/DS)Galaxy A6 (SM-A600F)
RAM memory4GB LPDDR4X4GB LPDDR3
Internal storage64GB (48GB available)
eMMC 5.1
64GB (51GB available)
eMMC 5.1
External storageUntil 512GB microSD, microSDXC
(dedicated slot)
Until 256GB microSD, microSDXC
(dedicated slot)

πŸ“Ά Mobile networks

Galaxy A21s (SM-A217M/DS)Galaxy A6 (SM-A600F)
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 Mbps300/50 Mbps
Network technology2G, 3G, 4G2G, 3G, 4G
Frequency, bands Expand band details Collapse 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 Cat6 (Bands 1,3,5,7,8,20)
TD-LTE (Bands 38,40)
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 850/900/1800/1900Not supported
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-ANot supported

πŸ“· Camera

Galaxy A21s (SM-A217M/DS)Galaxy A6 (SM-A600F)
Back camera (main camera)(quad camera)
48 megapixels
8MP ultrawide f/2.21/4"1.12Β΅m123Β°
2MP macro f/2.4
2MP depth f/2.4
16 megapixels
Main camera resolution8000x6000 pixels4608x3456 pixels
Video recording (primary)Full HD (1920x1080) 30 fpsFull HD (1920x1080) 30 fps
FlashLED flashLED flash on both cameras
Focal aperturef/2.0 (aperture)f/1.7 (aperture)
Focal length26mm lensfeature not registered
Sensor size1/2" inchesfeature not registered
Pixel size0.8Β΅m 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

πŸ“Έ Front camera

Galaxy A21s (SM-A217M/DS)Galaxy A6 (SM-A600F)
Front camera (secondary)13 megapixels16 megapixels
Front camera resolution4128x3096 pixels4608x3456 pixels
Video recording (secondary)Full HD (1920x1080)Full HD (1920x1080)
Front flashNot supportedLED
Focal aperturef/2.2 (aperture)f/1.9 (aperture)
Focal lengthfeature not registeredfeature not registered
Sensor size1/3.1" inchesfeature not registered
Pixel size1.12Β΅m pixelfeature not registered

πŸ”‰ Sound and multimedia

Galaxy A21s (SM-A217M/DS)Galaxy A6 (SM-A600F)
LoudspeakerMono sound (not stereo)Supported
Active noise cancellation2 microphones or more2 microphones or more
RadioFMFM
TVNot supportedNot supported
Video formatsMP4, H.265, H.264, H.263, XviD, MKVMP4, H.265, H.264, H.263, MKV
Audio formatsMP3, WAV, WMA, eAAC+, FLACMP3, OGG, eAAC+, FLAC

πŸ”Œ Connectivity

Galaxy A21s (SM-A217M/DS)Galaxy A6 (SM-A600F)
USBUSB 2.0 Type-C reversible connectorMicroUSB 2.0
Audio output3.5mm jack3.5mm jack
TV outputNot supportedNot supported
Bluetooth5.0 + A2DP/LE4.2 + A2DP
WiFi802.11 a/b/g/n/ac [wifi5] (2.4GHz, 5GHz) + MIMO
WiFi Direct, hotspot
802.11 a/b/g/n [wifi4] (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

Galaxy A21s (SM-A217M/DS)Galaxy A6 (SM-A600F)
SensorsAccelerometer
Compass
Face unlock
Fingerprint sensor (rear-mounted)
Gyroscope
Proximity sensor
Virtual ambient light sensor
Accelerometer
Ambient light sensor
Compass
Fingerprint sensor (rear-mounted)
Gyroscope
Hall effect
Proximity sensor
Vibrating alertSupportedSupported

πŸ”‹ Battery

Galaxy A21s (SM-A217M/DS)Galaxy A6 (SM-A600F)
Battery typeLiPo: li-ion polymer (Non removable)Li-Ion: lithium-ion (Non removable)
Battery capacity5000 mAh3000 mAh
Charger, watts15W (9V/1.67A) Wired fast chargingWired charging
Inductive / wireless chargingNot supportedfeature not registered
Talk time autonomyfeature not registered20 hours
Standbyfeature not registeredfeature not registered

βž• Other features

Galaxy A21s (SM-A217M/DS)Galaxy A6 (SM-A600F)
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
Miscellaneousβ€’ Colors: Black, White, Blue, Redβ€’ Colors: Black, Gold, Blue, Lavender
β€’ Infinity display 18.5:9
β€’ Always-on display
β€’ Dolby Atmos sound (headphones only)
β€’ Samsung Pay
β€’ ANT+

☒️ Radiation rate

Galaxy A21s (SM-A217M/DS)Galaxy A6 (SM-A600F)
SAR 1.6W/kg (USA, Mexico, etc.)0.54W/kg (head), 1.14W/kg (body)feature not registered
SAR 2W/kg (Europe, UK, etc.)feature not registered0.487W/kg (head), 1.386W/kg (body)
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