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Samsung Galaxy S20 vs Samsung Galaxy A21s (SM-A217F/DS 64GB/4GB)

Side by side comparison between Samsung Galaxy S20 vs Samsung Galaxy A21s phones, differences, pros, cons with full specifications. What's the better?

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Samsung Galaxy S20
6.2"
AMOLED

1440x3200

12.2
MP

10mp

8GB
RAM

64bit Octa

4000
mAh

(Non removable)

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06PointsSamsung Galaxy A21s (SM-A217F/DS 64GB/4GB)Compare Samsung Galaxy S20 X
Samsung Galaxy A21s (SM-A217F/DS 64GB/4GB)
6.5"
PLS

720x1600

48
MP

13mp

4GB
RAM

64bit Octa

5000
mAh

(Non removable)

What's the better phone? Samsung Galaxy S20

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 S2034 Advantages Samsung Galaxy S20vsGalaxy A21s (SM-A217F/DS 64GB/4GB)6 Advantages Samsung Galaxy A21s (SM-A217F/DS 64GB/4GB)
+2.84Ghz 64bit Octa-Core31%
More powerful processor, you can open your applications faster
vs2Ghz 64bit Octa-Core
+8GB LPDDR5100%
More RAM memory. Typically more responsive and better for multitasking.
vs4GB LPDDR4X
+128GB (107GB available)123%
More internal storage for applications and files
vs64GB (48GB available)
+UFS 3.0Advantage
Fastest write and read storage.
vseMMC 5.1
+Until 1TB microSD, microSDXC100%
More external storage for files using memory cards
vsUntil 512GB microSD, microSDXC
+164 grams (5.74 ounces)17%
Lighter
vs192 grams (6.72 ounces)
+7.9 millimeters (0.31 inches)13%
Thinner
vs8.9 millimeters (0.35 inches)
+Aluminum frame, glass front/backAdvantage
More resistant material
vsPlastic body, glass front
+Dynamic AMOLEDAdvantage
Dynamic AMOLED display is brighter and more vivid
vsTFT PLS
+HDR10+Advantage
The HDR10+ display provides vibrant colors and more details
vsNot supported
+120Hz100%
The display reproduces more frames per second because the frequency (Hertz) is higher, improves fluidity and tires your eyes less.
vs60Hz
+1440x3200 pixels3 times
Higher resolution screen
vs720x1600 pixels
+566 PPI110%
Crisper display of text, images and videos because it has more pixels per inch (ppi)
vs270 PPI
+(triple camera) 12.2MP + 64MP + 12MP47%
Higher resolution main camera
vs(quad camera) 48MP + 8MP + 2MP + 2MP
+Digital and optical zoomAdvantage
The zoom allows for better focus and approach to take pictures
vsOnly digital zoom
+OIS: Optical stabilizationAdvantage
Image stabilization prevents blurry photos and helps in recording motion video
vsEIS: Digital stabilization
+BSI sensorAdvantage
The BSI sensor allows the entry of more light generating photos with more detail and brightness
vsNot supported
+f/1.5 (aperture)33%
Diaphragm opening (Aperture) of the camera which has the smallest F number takes photos with better light exposure.
vsf/2.0 (aperture)
+8K UHD (7680x4320)15 times
More image quality for recording videos with the primary camera
vsFull HD (1920x1080)
+(front) 4K UHD (3840x2160)3 times
More image quality for recording videos with the secondary camera
vs(front) Full HD (1920x1080)
+(4G+ LTE-A) 2000 Mbps6 times
Faster for surfing the internet and download files
vs(4G+ LTE-A) 300 Mbps
+Ambient Light sensorAdvantage
Sensors help you use the device
vsNot supported
+BarometerAdvantage
Sensors help you use the device
vsNot supported
+Heart rateAdvantage
Sensors help you use the device
vsNot supported
+SpO2Advantage
Sensors help you use the device
vsNot supported
+ANT+Advantage
Sensors help you use the device
vsNot supported
+25W67%
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.
vs15W
+802.11 a/b/g/n/ac/ax (2.4Ghz, 5Ghz) + MIMOAdvantage
WiFi 802.11 a/b/g/n/ac/ax (2.4Ghz, 5Ghz) + MIMO is newer and faster
vs802.11 a/b/g/n/ac (2.4Ghz, 5Ghz) + MIMO
+DLNAAdvantage
With DLNA technology you can access and play media files on TV, tablet or DLNA compatible device.
vsNot supported
+5.1 + A2DP/LEAdvantage
Bluetooth 5.1 + A2DP/LE is newer and faster
vs5.0 + A2DP/LE
+NFCAdvantage
NFC allows you to make payments by approach quickly and securely
vsNot supported
+USB 3.2 Type-C, USB OTG On-The-GoAdvantage
Newer and faster USB version for transferring photos, mp3 or data.
vsUSB 2.0 Type-C reversible connector
+Gorilla Glass 6Advantage
Protection against scratches on the screen lets you carry your phone with your keys
vsNot supported
+IP68 certifiedAdvantage
Protection against water allows you talk to your friends in the rain, for example
vsNot supported
6.2"vs+6.5"5%
Larger screen
1/2.55" inchesvs+1/2" inches28%
The larger sensor camera lets you take photos with better depth.
(front) 10MPvs+(front) 13MP27%
Higher resolution secondary camera to take pictures and selfies
Type-C reversible connectorvs+3.5mm jackAdvantage
Headsets with 3.5mm Jack size are more common and easy to find in stores
4000 mAhvs+5000 mAh25%
Battery - higher amperage (mAh) allows more device usage time, but it also depends on the hardware and use
1 slot (Single-SIM)vs+2 slots (Dual-SIM)Advantage
It's more advantageous to have more than one phone operator in the same device

22 Common items in both devices
16 million
LED flash
PDAF: phase detection autofocus on both cameras / PDAF: phase detection autofocus
HDR photo/video on both cameras / HDR photo on both cameras
Android 10
4G+ LTE-A
Capacitive
+15 specs and more in the table below

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Physical featuresSamsung Galaxy S20Samsung Galaxy A21s (SM-A217F/DS 64GB/4GB)
ModelGalaxy S20Galaxy A21s (SM-A217F/DS 64GB/4GB)
Other model namesSamsung Galaxy S20 5GGalaxy A21s SM-A217F/Dual-Sim (64GB + 4GB RAM)
Country or region available(Global, International)
(Global, International)
(Global, International)AngolaSaudi ArabiaEgyptIndiaMoroccoMozambiquePakistan
(Global, International), Angola, Saudi Arabia, Egypt, India, Morocco, Mozambique, Pakistan
BrandSamsungSamsung
Release dateMarch, 2020June, 2020
Depth7.9 millimeters (0.31 inches)8.9 millimeters (0.35 inches)
Size (width x height)68 x 152 millimeters (2.68 x 5.98 in)75.3 x 163.7 millimeters (2.96 x 6.44 in)
Weight164 grams (5.74 ounces)192 grams (6.72 ounces)
Qwerty physical keyboardNot supportedNot supported
AntennaInternal antennaInternal antenna
Build, materialsAluminum frame, glass front/backPlastic body, glass front
Protection against water and othersIP68 certified: dust proof and waterproof over 1.5 meter and 30minNot supported
System (OS)Samsung Galaxy S20Samsung Galaxy A21s (SM-A217F/DS 64GB/4GB)
Operating systemAndroid 10Android 10
Firmware updatefeature not registeredfeature not registered
HardwareSamsung Galaxy S20Samsung Galaxy A21s (SM-A217F/DS 64GB/4GB)
Chipset64bit - Qualcomm Snapdragon 865 SM8250 (7nm)64bit - Samsung Exynos 850 Octa (8nm)
CPU processorOcta-Core, 3 processors:
2.84Ghz Single-Core Kryo 585
2.42Ghz 3-Cores Kryo 585
1.9Ghz Quad-Core Kryo 585
Octa-Core, 2 processors:
2Ghz Quad-Core ARM Cortex-A55
2Ghz Quad-Core ARM Cortex-A55
GPU graphical controllerQualcomm Adreno 650ARM Mali-G52 MP1
RAM memory8GB LPDDR54GB LPDDR4X
Internal storage128GB (107GB available)
UFS 3.0
64GB (48GB available)
eMMC 5.1
External storageUntil 1TB microSD, microSDXC
(dedicated slot)
Until 512GB microSD, microSDXC
(dedicated slot)
DisplaySamsung Galaxy S20Samsung Galaxy A21s (SM-A217F/DS 64GB/4GB)
Display typeDynamic AMOLEDTFT PLS
Screen size6.2" inches6.5" inches
Screen-to-body ratio~89.8% (screen-to-body ratio)~82.8% (screen-to-body ratio)
Display resolution1440x3200 pixels (20:9)720x1600 pixels (20:9)
TouchscreenCapacitive Multitouch 10-pointsCapacitive Multitouch
Pixel density (dot pitch)566 PPI270 PPI
Colors16 million16 million
Scratch-resistant glassGorilla Glass 6Not supported
Display features120Hz, HDR10+60Hz
Mobile networksSamsung Galaxy S20Samsung Galaxy A21s (SM-A217F/DS 64GB/4GB)
Dual-SIMNot supportedDual-SIM Standby - Call active on one sim card
(dedicated slot)
SIM card1 slot (Single-SIM)
nano-SIM (4FF)
2 slots (Dual-SIM)
nano-SIM (4FF)
Maximum download/upload2000/150 Mbps300/150 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 networkCDMA 800/1900, GSM 850/900/1800/1900GSM 850/900/1800/1900
Primary 3G networkCDMA2000 1xEV-DO
TD-SCDMA 1900/2000
UMTS 850/900/1700/1900/2100
UMTS 850/900/1900/2100
Primary 4G networkLTE Cat20 (Bands )
TD-LTE (Bands )
VoLTE
LTE Cat7/13 (1, 2, 3, 5, 7, 8, 20, 28)
TD-LTE (38, 40, 41)
Primary 5G networkNot supportedNot supported
Primary data networkGPRS, EDGE, CDMA2000 EV-DO Rev 0, CDMA2000 EV-DO Rev A, TD-SCDMA, UMTS, TD-HSDPA, HSDPA, HSUPA, HSPA+, TD-LTE, LTE, LTE-AGPRS, EDGE, UMTS, HSDPA, HSUPA, HSPA+, TD-LTE, LTE, LTE-A
Secondary 2G networkNot supportedGSM 850/900/1800/1900
Secondary 3G networkNot supportedNot supported
Secondary 4G networkNot supportedNot supported
Secondary data networkNot supportedGPRS, EDGE
CallingSamsung Galaxy S20Samsung Galaxy A21s (SM-A217F/DS 64GB/4GB)
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 S20Samsung Galaxy A21s (SM-A217F/DS 64GB/4GB)
Back camera (main camera)(triple camera)
• 12.2 megapixels
• 64MP telephoto (PDAF, OIS, 3x opt-zoom)
• 12MP ultrawide (AF Super Steady video)
(quad camera)
• 48 megapixels
• 8MP ultrawide (f/2.2 1/4" 1.12µm 123º)
• 2MP macro (f/2.4)
• 2MP depth sensor (f/2.4)
Main camera resolution4032x3024 pixels8000x6000 pixels
Video recording (primary)8K UHD (7680x4320) 24 fpsFull HD (1920x1080) 30 fps
FlashLED flashLED flash
Focal aperturef/1.5 (aperture)f/2.0 (aperture)
Focal length26mm lens26mm lens
Sensor size1/2.55" inches1/2" inches
Pixel size1.4µm pixel0.8µm pixel
AutofocusPDAF: phase detection autofocus on both camerasPDAF: phase detection autofocus
Touch focusSupportedSupported
Image stabilizationOIS: Optical stabilizationEIS: Digital stabilization
ZoomDigital and optical zoomOnly digital zoom
Face/smile detectionFace detection, Smile detectionFace detection, Smile detection
BSI sensorSupportedNot supported
HDRHDR photo/video on both camerasHDR photo on both cameras
2ª cameraSamsung Galaxy S20Samsung Galaxy A21s (SM-A217F/DS 64GB/4GB)
Front camera (secondary)10 megapixels13 megapixels
Front camera resolution3872x2592 pixels4128x3096 pixels
Video recording (secondary)4K UHD (3840x2160)Full HD (1920x1080)
Front flashNot supportedNot supported
Focal aperturef/1.9 (aperture)f/2.2 (aperture)
Focal length26mm lensfeature not registered
Sensor size1/3.2" inches1/3.1" inches
Pixel size1.22µm pixel1.12µm pixel
MultimediaSamsung Galaxy S20Samsung Galaxy A21s (SM-A217F/DS 64GB/4GB)
RadioFMFM
TVNot supportedNot supported
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
ConnectivitySamsung Galaxy S20Samsung Galaxy A21s (SM-A217F/DS 64GB/4GB)
USBUSB 3.2 Type-C, USB OTG On-The-GoUSB 2.0 Type-C reversible connector
TV outputNot supportedNot supported
Audio outputType-C reversible connector3.5mm jack
Bluetooth5.1 + A2DP/LE5.0 + A2DP/LE
WiFi802.11 a/b/g/n/ac/ax (2.4Ghz, 5Ghz) + MIMO802.11 a/b/g/n/ac (2.4Ghz, 5Ghz) + MIMO
DLNASupportedNot supported
NFCSupportedNot supported
GPSA-GPS, GeoTagging, GLONASS, GALILEO, BeiDouA-GPS, GeoTagging, GLONASS, GALILEO, BeiDou
Infrared portNot supportedNot supported
Other functionsSamsung Galaxy S20Samsung Galaxy A21s (SM-A217F/DS 64GB/4GB)
Active noise cancellationSupportedSupported
Vibrating alertSupportedSupported
RingtonesPolyphonic and customizedPolyphonic and customized
Web browserHTML, XHTML, HTML5HTML, XHTML, HTML5
Java / Flash playerNot supportedNot supported
SensorsAccelerometer
Proximity sensor
Compass
Ambient Light sensor
Gyroscope
Barometer
Gesture
Heart rate
SpO2
Hall effect
Face unlock
Fingerprint sensor (under display)
ANT+
Accelerometer
Proximity sensor
Compass
Gyroscope
Face unlock
Fingerprint sensor (rear-mounted)
Other features- Colors: Black and other colors
- Ultrasonic fingerprint sensor
- One UI 2
- Always-on display
- 32-bit/384kHz audio
- Dolby Atmos/AKG sound
- Bixby
- Samsung DeX
- Samsung Pay (MST, NFC)
- WiFi direct, hotspot
- Colors: Black, White, Blue, Red
- One UI 2.0
- WiFi direct, hotspot
Power supplySamsung Galaxy S20Samsung Galaxy A21s (SM-A217F/DS 64GB/4GB)
BatteryLiPo: Li-Ion polymer (Non removable)LiPo: Li-Ion polymer (Non removable)
Battery capacity4000 mAh5000 mAh
Charger, watts• 25W Fast battery charging
• 15W Qi wireless charging (Qi/PMA)
• 9W Reverse wireless charging between devices
• USB Power Delivery
• 15W (9V/1.67A) Fast battery charging
Talk time autonomyfeature not registeredfeature not registered
Standbyfeature not registeredfeature not registered
Radiation rateSamsung Galaxy S20Samsung Galaxy A21s (SM-A217F/DS 64GB/4GB)
SAR 1.6W/kg (USA, Mexico, etc.)feature not registeredfeature not registered
SAR 2W/kg (Europe, UK, etc.)feature not registered0.422W/kg (head) | 1.544W/kg (body)
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