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Samsung Galaxy M21s (SM-F415F/DS) vs Samsung Galaxy J5 (SM-J500M/DS 8GB)

Side by side comparison between Samsung Galaxy M21s vs Samsung Galaxy J5 phones, differences, pros, cons with full specifications. What's the better?

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Compare Samsung Galaxy J5 XSamsung Galaxy M21s (SM-F415F/DS)24Points
Samsung Galaxy M21s (SM-F415F/DS)
6.4"
AMOLED

1080x2340

64
MP

32mp

4GB
RAM

64bit Octa

6000
mAh

(Non removable)

vs
06PointsSamsung Galaxy J5 (SM-J500M/DS 8GB)Compare Samsung Galaxy M21s X
Samsung Galaxy J5 (SM-J500M/DS 8GB)
5"
AMOLED

720x1280

13
MP

5mp

1.5GB
RAM

64bit Quad

2600
mAh

(Removable)

What's the better phone? Samsung Galaxy M21s (SM-F415F/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 M21s (SM-F415F/DS)24 Advantages Samsung Galaxy M21s (SM-F415F/DS)vsGalaxy J5 (SM-J500M/DS 8GB)6 Advantages Samsung Galaxy J5 (SM-J500M/DS 8GB)
+2.3Ghz 64bit Octa-Core116%
More powerful processor, you can open your applications faster
vs1.2Ghz 64bit Quad-Core
+4GB LPDDR4X167%
More RAM memory. Typically more responsive and better for multitasking.
vs1.5GB LPDDR2
+64GB (49GB available)11 times
More internal storage for applications and files
vs8GB (4GB available)
+UFS 2.1Advantage
Fastest write and read storage.
vseMMC 4.5
+Until 512GB microSD, microSDXC3 times
More external storage for files using memory cards
vsUntil 128GB microSD, microSDXC
+1080x2340 pixels174%
Higher resolution screen
vs720x1280 pixels
+403 PPI37%
Crisper display of text, images and videos because it has more pixels per inch (ppi)
vs294 PPI
+6.4"28%
Larger screen
vs5"
+(triple camera) 64MP + 8MP + 5MP5 times
Higher resolution main camera
vs(back) 13MP
+HDR photo on both camerasAdvantage
The HDR technology produced photos with more detail in dark areas
vsHDR photo only main camera
+f/1.8 (aperture)6%
Diaphragm opening (Aperture) of the camera which has the smallest F number takes photos with better light exposure.
vsf/1.9 (aperture)
+(front) 32MP5 times
Higher resolution secondary camera to take pictures and selfies
vs(front) 5MP
+4K UHD (3840x2160)3 times
More image quality for recording videos with the primary camera
vsFull HD (1920x1080)
+Android 11Advantage
Android 11 is newer and safer
vsAndroid 6.0.1 Marshmallow
+(4G+ LTE-A) 300 Mbps100%
Faster for surfing the internet and download files
vs(4G LTE) 150 Mbps
+CompassAdvantage
Sensors help you use the device
vsNot supported
+GyroscopeAdvantage
Sensors help you use the device
vsNot supported
+Fingerprint sensor (rear-mounted)Advantage
Sensors help you use the device
vsNot supported
+Face unlockAdvantage
Sensors help you use the device
vsNot supported
+6000 mAh131%
Battery - higher amperage (mAh) allows more device usage time, but it also depends on the hardware and use
vs2600 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
vs4.1 + A2DP
+Type-CAdvantage
Reversible connector, you can stick in a USB-C cable any which way; either side is up.
vsMicroUSB 2.0, USB OTG On-The-Go
+Gorilla Glass 3Advantage
Protection against scratches on the screen lets you carry your phone with your keys
vsNot supported
191 grams (6.69 ounces)vs+146 grams (5.11 ounces)31%
Lighter
8.9 millimeters (0.35 inches)vs+7.9 millimeters (0.31 inches)13%
Thinner
LED flashvs+LED flash on both camerasAdvantage
The LED flash on both cameras helps in dark places or in low light
Not supportedvs+Proximity sensorAdvantage
Sensors help you use the device
Not supportedvs+ANT+Advantage
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

22 Common items in both devices
Plastic body, glass front
Super AMOLED
16 million
Only digital zoom
PDAF: phase detection autofocus / Autofocus
EIS: Digital stabilization
(front) Full HD (1920x1080)
+15 specs and more in the table below

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Physical featuresSamsung Galaxy M21s (SM-F415F/DS)Samsung Galaxy J5 (SM-J500M/DS 8GB)
ModelGalaxy M21s (SM-F415F/DS)Galaxy J5 (SM-J500M/DS 8GB)
Other model namesGalaxy M21s SM-F415F/Dual-Sim (4GB RAM)Galaxy J5 (4G) SM-J500M/Dual-Sim, Galaxy J5 2015
Country or region available(Latin America)Brazil
(Latin America), Brazil
Brazil
Brazil
BrandSamsungSamsung
Release dateNovember, 2020July, 2015
Depth8.9 millimeters (0.35 inches)7.9 millimeters (0.31 inches)
Size (width x height)75.1 x 159.2 millimeters (2.96 x 6.27 in)71.8 x 142.1 millimeters (2.83 x 5.59 in)
Weight191 grams (6.69 ounces)146 grams (5.11 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 M21s (SM-F415F/DS)Samsung Galaxy J5 (SM-J500M/DS 8GB)
Operating systemAndroid 10Android 5.1.1 Lollipop
Firmware updateAndroid 11Android 6.0.1 Marshmallow
HardwareSamsung Galaxy M21s (SM-F415F/DS)Samsung Galaxy J5 (SM-J500M/DS 8GB)
Chipset64bit - Samsung Exynos 9 Octa 9611 (10nm)64bit - Qualcomm Snapdragon 410 MSM8916 (28nm)
CPU processorOcta-Core, 2 processors:
2.3Ghz Quad-Core ARM Cortex-A73
1.7Ghz Quad-Core ARM Cortex-A53
1.2Ghz Quad-Core ARM Cortex-A53
GPU graphical controllerARM Mali-G72 MP3Qualcomm Adreno 306 450Mhz
RAM memory4GB LPDDR4X1.5GB LPDDR2
Internal storage64GB (49GB available)
UFS 2.1
8GB (4GB available)
eMMC 4.5
External storageUntil 512GB microSD, microSDXC
(dedicated slot)
Until 128GB microSD, microSDXC
(dedicated slot)
DisplaySamsung Galaxy M21s (SM-F415F/DS)Samsung Galaxy J5 (SM-J500M/DS 8GB)
Display typeSuper AMOLEDSuper AMOLED
Screen size6.4" inches5" inches
Screen-to-body ratio~84.1% (screen-to-body ratio)~67.5% (screen-to-body ratio)
Display resolution1080x2340 pixels (19.5:9)720x1280 pixels
TouchscreenCapacitive MultitouchCapacitive Multitouch
Pixel density (dot pitch)403 PPI294 PPI
Colors16 million16 million
Scratch-resistant glassGorilla Glass 3Not supported
Display features60Hz, 420 nitsfeature not registered
Mobile networksSamsung Galaxy M21s (SM-F415F/DS)Samsung Galaxy J5 (SM-J500M/DS 8GB)
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)
micro-SIM (3FF)
Maximum download/upload300/50 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 850/900/1700/1900/2100
Primary 4G networkLTE Cat6 (1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 7, 8, 12, 13, 17, 20, 26, 28, 66)
TD-LTE (38, 40, 41)
VoLTE
LTE Cat4 (Bands 1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 7, 17, 28)
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 850/900/1800/1900GSM 850/900/1800/1900
Secondary 3G networkNot supportedNot supported
Secondary 4G networkNot supportedNot supported
Secondary data networkGPRS, EDGEGPRS, EDGE
CallingSamsung Galaxy M21s (SM-F415F/DS)Samsung Galaxy J5 (SM-J500M/DS 8GB)
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 M21s (SM-F415F/DS)Samsung Galaxy J5 (SM-J500M/DS 8GB)
Back camera (main camera)(triple camera)
64 megapixels
8MP ultrawidef/2.2123º12mm1/4"1.12µm
5MP depthf/2.2
13 megapixels
Main camera resolution10120x6328 pixels4128x3096 pixels
Video recording (primary)4K UHD (3840x2160) 30 fpsFull HD (1920x1080) 30 fps
FlashLED flashLED flash on both cameras
Focal aperturef/1.8 (aperture)f/1.9 (aperture)
Focal length26mm lens28mm lens
Sensor size1/1.72" 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 only main camera
2ª cameraSamsung Galaxy M21s (SM-F415F/DS)Samsung Galaxy J5 (SM-J500M/DS 8GB)
Front camera (secondary)32 megapixels5 megapixels
Front camera resolution6528x4896 pixels2592x1944 pixels
Video recording (secondary)Full HD (1920x1080)Full HD (1920x1080)
Front flashNot supportedLED
Focal aperturef/2.0 (aperture)f/2.2 (aperture)
Focal length26mm lens23mm lens
Sensor size1/2.8" inchesfeature not registered
Pixel size0.8µm pixelfeature not registered
MultimediaSamsung Galaxy M21s (SM-F415F/DS)Samsung Galaxy J5 (SM-J500M/DS 8GB)
RadioFM (RDS)FM (RDS)
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+, FLAC
ConnectivitySamsung Galaxy M21s (SM-F415F/DS)Samsung Galaxy J5 (SM-J500M/DS 8GB)
USBUSB 2.0 Type-C reversible connectorMicroUSB 2.0, USB OTG On-The-Go
TV outputNot supportedNot supported
Audio output3.5mm jack3.5mm jack
Bluetooth5.0 + A2DP/LE4.1 + A2DP
WiFi802.11 a/b/g/n/ac (2.4Ghz, 5Ghz) + MIMO802.11 b/g/n (2.4Ghz)
DLNANot supportedNot supported
NFCNot supportedNot supported
GPSA-GPS, GeoTagging, GLONASS, GALILEO, BeiDouA-GPS, GeoTagging, GLONASS, BeiDou
Infrared portNot supportedNot supported
Other functionsSamsung Galaxy M21s (SM-F415F/DS)Samsung Galaxy J5 (SM-J500M/DS 8GB)
Active noise cancellationSupportedSupported
Vibrating alertSupportedSupported
RingtonesPolyphonic and customizedPolyphonic and customized
Web browserHTML, XHTML, HTML5HTML, XHTML, HTML5
SensorsAccelerometer
Compass
Ambient Light sensor
Gyroscope
Face unlock
Fingerprint sensor (rear-mounted)
Accelerometer
Proximity sensor
Ambient Light sensor
ANT+
Other features- Colors: Black, Blue
- One UI 2.5, 3.1
- Stereo sound not supported
- DeX not supported
- WiFi direct, hotspot
- Colors: White, Black, Gold
- Samsung TouchWiz UX
- ANT+ support
- WiFi direct, hotspot
Power supplySamsung Galaxy M21s (SM-F415F/DS)Samsung Galaxy J5 (SM-J500M/DS 8GB)
BatteryLiPo: Li-Ion polymer (Non removable)Li-Ion: Lithium-Ion (Removable)
Battery capacity6000 mAh2600 mAh
Charger, watts15W Fast battery charging Standard charging
Talk time autonomy2880 minutes | 48 hours | 2 days1020 minutes | 17 hours | 0.7 day
Standbyfeature not registeredfeature not registered
Radiation rateSamsung Galaxy M21s (SM-F415F/DS)Samsung Galaxy J5 (SM-J500M/DS 8GB)
SAR 1.6W/kg (USA, Mexico, etc.)0.383W/kg (head)0.72W/kg (head) | 0.8W/kg (body)
SAR 2W/kg (Europe, UK, etc.)feature not registered0.59W/kg (head) | 0.38W/kg (body)
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