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Samsung Galaxy M21s (SM-F415F/DS) vs Sony Xperia XA2 Plus (32GB)

Side by side comparison between Samsung Galaxy M21s vs Sony Xperia XA2 Plus phones, differences, pros, cons with full specifications. What's the better?

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Compare Sony Xperia XA2 Plus XSamsung Galaxy M21s (SM-F415F/DS)19Points
Samsung Galaxy M21s (SM-F415F/DS)
6.4"
AMOLED

1080x2340

64
MP

32mp

4GB
RAM

64bit Octa

6000
mAh

(Non removable)

vs
06PointsSony Xperia XA2 Plus (32GB)Compare Samsung Galaxy M21s X
Sony Xperia XA2 Plus (32GB)
6"
IPS

1080x2160

23
MP

8mp

4GB
RAM

64bit Octa

3580
mAh

(Non 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)19 Advantages Samsung Galaxy M21s (SM-F415F/DS)vsXperia XA2 Plus (32GB)6 Advantages Sony Xperia XA2 Plus (32GB)
+2.3Ghz 64bit Octa-Core5%
More powerful processor, you can open your applications faster
vs2.2Ghz 64bit Octa-Core
+64GB (49GB available)133%
More internal storage for applications and files
vs32GB (21GB available)
+Until 512GB microSD, microSDXC28%
More external storage for files using memory cards
vsUntil 400GB microSD, microSDXC
+191 grams (6.69 ounces)7%
Lighter
vs204 grams (7.14 ounces)
+8.9 millimeters (0.35 inches)8%
Thinner
vs9.6 millimeters (0.38 inches)
+Super AMOLEDAdvantage
Super AMOLED display is brighter and more vivid
vsTFT IPS LCD
+1080x2340 pixels8%
Higher resolution screen
vs1080x2160 pixels
+403 PPI1%
Crisper display of text, images and videos because it has more pixels per inch (ppi)
vs402 PPI
+6.4"7%
Larger screen
vs6"
+(triple camera) 64MP + 8MP + 5MP2 times
Higher resolution main camera
vs(back) 23MP
+1/1.72" inches34%
The larger sensor camera lets you take photos with better depth.
vs1/2.3" inches
+f/1.8 (aperture)11%
Diaphragm opening (Aperture) of the camera which has the smallest F number takes photos with better light exposure.
vsf/2.0 (aperture)
+(front) 32MP3 times
Higher resolution secondary camera to take pictures and selfies
vs(front) 8MP
+Android 10Advantage
Android 10 is newer and safer
vsAndroid 9.0 Pie
+GyroscopeAdvantage
Sensors help you use the device
vsNot supported
+Face unlockAdvantage
Sensors help you use the device
vsNot supported
+6000 mAh68%
Battery - higher amperage (mAh) allows more device usage time, but it also depends on the hardware and use
vs3580 mAh
+2 slots (Dual-SIM)
(dedicated slot)Advantage
More SIM card slots. You can choose more carriers.
vs2 slots (Dual-SIM)
(hybrid slot/shares the same microSD slot)
+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 a/b/g/n (2.4Ghz, 5Ghz) + MIMO
Plastic body, glass frontvs+Aluminum body, glass frontAdvantage
More resistant material
(4G+ LTE-A) 300 Mbpsvs+(4G+ LTE-A) 600 Mbps100%
Faster for surfing the internet and download files
Not supportedvs+Proximity sensorAdvantage
Sensors help you use the device
15Wvs+18W20%
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.
Not supportedvs+NFCAdvantage
NFC allows you to make payments by approach quickly and securely
Not supportedvs+Gorilla Glass 5Advantage
Protection against scratches on the screen lets you carry your phone with your keys

27 Common items in both devices
4GB LPDDR4X / 4GB LPDDR4
16 million
LED flash
Only digital zoom
PDAF: phase detection autofocus
EIS: Digital stabilization
HDR photo on both cameras / HDR photo/video and HDR photo on front camera
+20 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 M21s (SM-F415F/DS)Sony Xperia XA2 Plus (32GB)
ModelGalaxy M21s (SM-F415F/DS)Xperia XA2 Plus (32GB)
Other model namesGalaxy M21s SM-F415F/Dual-Sim (4GB RAM)Sony Xperia XA2+ 4GB RAM
Country or region available(Latin America)Brazil
(Latin America), Brazil
(Global, International)
(Global, International)
BrandSamsungSony
Release dateNovember, 2020August, 2018
Depth8.9 millimeters (0.35 inches)9.6 millimeters (0.38 inches)
Size (width x height)75.1 x 159.2 millimeters (2.96 x 6.27 in)75 x 157 millimeters (2.95 x 6.18 in)
Weight191 grams (6.69 ounces)204 grams (7.14 ounces)
Qwerty physical keyboardNot supportedNot supported
AntennaInternal antennaInternal antenna
Build, materialsPlastic body, glass frontAluminum body, glass front
Protection against water and othersNot supportedNot supported
System (OS)Samsung Galaxy M21s (SM-F415F/DS)Sony Xperia XA2 Plus (32GB)
Operating systemAndroid 10Android 8.0 Oreo
Firmware updatefeature not registeredAndroid 9.0 Pie
HardwareSamsung Galaxy M21s (SM-F415F/DS)Sony Xperia XA2 Plus (32GB)
Chipset64bit - Samsung Exynos 9 Octa 9611 (10nm)64bit - Qualcomm Snapdragon 630 SDM630 (14nm)
CPU processorOcta-Core, 2 processors:
2.3Ghz Quad-Core ARM Cortex-A73
1.7Ghz Quad-Core ARM Cortex-A53
Octa-Core, 2 processors:
2.2Ghz Quad-Core ARM Cortex-A53
1.8Ghz Quad-Core ARM Cortex-A53
GPU graphical controllerARM Mali-G72 MP3Qualcomm Adreno 508 650Mhz
RAM memory4GB LPDDR4X4GB LPDDR4
Internal storage64GB (49GB available)
eMMC 5.1
32GB (21GB available)
External storageUntil 512GB microSD, microSDXC
(dedicated slot)
Until 400GB microSD, microSDXC
(hybrid slot/shares the same SIM-2 slot)
DisplaySamsung Galaxy M21s (SM-F415F/DS)Sony Xperia XA2 Plus (32GB)
Display typeSuper AMOLEDTFT IPS LCD
Screen size6.4" inches6" inches
Screen-to-body ratio~84.1% (screen-to-body ratio)~78.9% (screen-to-body ratio)
Display resolution1080x2340 pixels (19.5:9)1080x2160 pixels
TouchscreenCapacitive MultitouchCapacitive Multitouch
Pixel density (dot pitch)403 PPI402 PPI
Colors16 million16 million
Scratch-resistant glassNot supportedGorilla Glass 5
Display features60Hz, 420 nitsfeature not registered
Mobile networksSamsung Galaxy M21s (SM-F415F/DS)Sony Xperia XA2 Plus (32GB)
Dual-SIMDual-SIM Standby - Call active on one sim card
(dedicated slot)
Dual-SIM Standby - Call active on one sim card
(hybrid slot/shares the same microSD slot)
SIM card2 slots (Dual-SIM)
nano-SIM (4FF)
2 slots (Dual-SIM)
nano-SIM (4FF)
Maximum download/upload300/50 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 850/900/1900/2100
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 Cat12 (Bands 1, 2, 3, 5, 7, 8, 28)
TD-LTE (Bands 38, 39, 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 networkNot supportedNot supported
Secondary 4G networkNot supportedNot supported
Secondary data networkGPRS, EDGEGPRS, EDGE
CallingSamsung Galaxy M21s (SM-F415F/DS)Sony Xperia XA2 Plus (32GB)
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)Sony Xperia XA2 Plus (32GB)
Back camera (main camera)(triple camera)
64 megapixels
8MP ultrawidef/2.2123º12mm1/4.0"1.12µm
5MP depthf/2.2
23 megapixels
Main camera resolution10120x6328 pixels5520x4144 pixels
Video recording (primary)4K UHD (3840x2160) 30 fps4K UHD (3840x2160) 30 fps
FlashLED flashLED flash
Focal aperturef/1.8 (aperture)f/2.0 (aperture)
Focal length26mm lens24mm lens
Sensor size1/1.72" inches1/2.3" inches
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/video and HDR photo on front camera
2ª cameraSamsung Galaxy M21s (SM-F415F/DS)Sony Xperia XA2 Plus (32GB)
Front camera (secondary)32 megapixels8 megapixels
Front camera resolution6528x4896 pixels3264x2448 pixels
Video recording (secondary)Full HD (1920x1080)Full HD (1920x1080)
Front flashNot supportedNot supported
Focal aperturef/2.0 (aperture)f/2.4 (aperture)
Focal length26mm lensfeature not registered
Sensor size1/2.8" inches1/4" inches
Pixel size0.8µm pixelfeature not registered
MultimediaSamsung Galaxy M21s (SM-F415F/DS)Sony Xperia XA2 Plus (32GB)
RadioFM (RDS)FM
TVNot supportedNot supported
Video formatsMP4, H.265, H.264, H.263, XviD, MKVMP4, H.265, H.264, H.263, DivX, XviD
Audio formatsMP3, WAV, WMA, eAAC+, FLACMP3, WAV, eAAC+, FLAC
ConnectivitySamsung Galaxy M21s (SM-F415F/DS)Sony Xperia XA2 Plus (32GB)
USBUSB 2.0 Type-C reversible connectorUSB 2.0 Type-C, USB OTG On-The-Go
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 a/b/g/n (2.4Ghz, 5Ghz) + MIMO
DLNANot supportedNot supported
NFCNot supportedSupported
GPSA-GPS, GeoTagging, GLONASS, GALILEO, BeiDouA-GPS, GeoTagging, GLONASS
Infrared portNot supportedNot supported
Other functionsSamsung Galaxy M21s (SM-F415F/DS)Sony Xperia XA2 Plus (32GB)
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
Compass
Ambient Light sensor
Hall effect
Fingerprint sensor (rear-mounted)
Other features- Colors: Black, Blue
- One UI 2.5
- Stereo sound not supported
- DeX not supported
- WiFi direct, hotspot
- Colors: Silver, Black, Gold, Green
- Aluminum frame
- Exmor RS camera
- Fast battery charging
- Quick Charge 3.0
- Stereo Bluetooth headset SBH24
- 24-bit/192kHz audio
- WiFi Miracast
- WiFi direct, hotspot
Power supplySamsung Galaxy M21s (SM-F415F/DS)Sony Xperia XA2 Plus (32GB)
BatteryLiPo: Li-Ion polymer (Non removable)Li-Ion: Lithium-Ion (Non removable)
Battery capacity6000 mAh3580 mAh
Charger, watts15W Fast battery charging18W Fast battery charging
Talk time autonomy2880 minutes | 48 hours | 2 daysfeature not registered
Standbyfeature not registeredfeature not registered
Radiation rateSamsung Galaxy M21s (SM-F415F/DS)Sony Xperia XA2 Plus (32GB)
SAR 1.6W/kg (USA, Mexico, etc.)0.383W/kg (head)feature not registered
SAR 2W/kg (Europe, UK, etc.)feature not registeredfeature not registered
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