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Samsung Galaxy S21 FE (SM-G9900 128GB) vs HTC U11 (Dual 128GB)

Side by side comparison between Samsung Galaxy S21 FE vs HTC U11 phones, differences, pros, cons and full specifications. What's the better?

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Compare HTC U11 XSamsung Galaxy S21 FE (SM-G9900 128GB)16Points
Samsung Galaxy S21 FE (SM-G9900 128GB)
6.4"
AMOLED

1080x2400

12.2
MP

32mp

8GB
RAM

64bit Octa

4500
mAh

(Non removable)

vs
HTC U11 (Dual 128GB)
5.5"
SLCD5

1440x2560

12.2
MP

16mp

6GB
RAM

64bit Octa

3000
mAh

(Non removable)

What's the better phone? Samsung Galaxy S21 FE (SM-G9900 128GB)

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 S21 FE (SM-G9900 128GB)16 Advantages Samsung Galaxy S21 FE (SM-G9900 128GB)vsU11 (Dual 128GB)7 Advantages HTC U11 (Dual 128GB)
+2.9GHz 64bit Octa-Core9%
More powerful processor, you can open your applications faster
vs2.45GHz 64bit Octa-Core
+8GB LPDDR533%
More RAM memory. Typically more responsive and better for multitasking.
vs6GB LPDDR4
+Dynamic AMOLEDAdvantage
Dynamic AMOLED display is brighter and more vivid
vsTFT Super LCD 5
+6.4"16%
Larger screen
vs5.5"
+(triple camera) 12.2MP + 12MP + 8MP164%
Higher resolution main camera
vs(back) 12.2MP
+Digital and optical zoomAdvantage
The zoom allows for better focus and approach to take pictures
vsOnly digital zoom
+(front) 32MP101%
Higher resolution secondary camera to take pictures and selfies
vs(front) 16MP
+(front) 4K UHD (3840x2160)3 times
More image quality for recording videos with the secondary camera
vs(front) Full HD (1920x1080)
+Android 12Advantage
Android 12 is newer and safer
vsAndroid 8.0 Oreo
+5G SA/NSAAdvantage
The 5G SA/NSA network is newer and faster
vs4G+ LTE-A
+(5G SA/NSA) 2000 Mbps150%
Faster for surfing the internet and download files
vs(4G+ LTE-A) 800 Mbps
+Face unlockAdvantage
Sensors help you use the device
vsNot supported
+4500 mAh50%
Battery - higher amperage (mAh) allows more device usage time, but it also depends on the hardware and use
vs3000 mAh
+802.11 a/b/g/n/ac/ax wifi6 (2.4Ghz, 5Ghz) + MIMOAdvantage
WiFi 802.11 a/b/g/n/ac/ax wifi6 (2.4Ghz, 5Ghz) + MIMO is newer and faster
vs802.11 a/b/g/n/ac (2.4Ghz, 5Ghz) + MIMO
+5.0 + A2DP/LEAdvantage
Bluetooth 5.0 + A2DP/LE is newer and faster
vs4.2 + A2DP
+USB 3.2 Type-C, USB OTG On-The-GoAdvantage
Newer and faster USB version for transferring photos, mp3 or data.
vsUSB 3.1 Type-C reversible connector
128GB (97GB available)vs+128GB (115GB available)19%
More internal storage for applications and files
Not supportedvs+Until 256GB microSD, microSDXCAdvantage
More external storage for files using memory cards
177 grams (6.2 ounces)vs+169 grams (5.92 ounces)5%
Lighter
1080x2400 pixelsvs+1440x2560 pixels42%
Higher resolution screen
411 PPIvs+534 PPI30%
Crisper display of text, images and videos because it has more pixels per inch (ppi)
LED flashvs+Dual-LED flashAdvantage
The Dual-LED flash helps in dark places or in low light
f/1.8 (aperture)vs+f/1.7 (aperture)6%
Diaphragm opening (Aperture) of the camera which has the smallest F number takes photos with better light exposure.

28 Common items in both devices
7.9 millimeters (0.31 inches)
16 million
PDAF: phase detection autofocus
OIS: Optical stabilization
BSI sensor
HDR photo/video on both cameras
4K UHD (3840x2160)
+21 specs and more in the table below

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📱 Model features

Samsung Galaxy S21 FE (SM-G9900 128GB)HTC U11 (Dual 128GB)
ModelGalaxy S21 FE (SM-G9900 128GB)U11 (Dual 128GB)
Other model namesGalaxy S21 FE 5G SM-G9900 Dual-SIM (Exynos)HTC U11 Dual-Sim 6GB RAM, HTC Ocean
Country or region availableChina
China
(Global, International)Saudi ArabiaChinaUnited Arab Emirates(Europe)PhilippinesHong KongIndiaMalaysiaRussiaSingaporeTaiwan
(Global, International), Saudi Arabia, China, United Arab Emirates, (Europe), Philippines, Hong Kong, India, Malaysia, Russia, Singapore, Taiwan
BrandSamsungHTC
Release date1/7/2022, Announced: 1/4/20226/1/2017
Depth7.9 millimeters (0.31 inches)7.9 millimeters (0.31 inches)
Size (width x height)74.5 x 155.7 millimeters (2.93 x 6.13 in)75.9 x 153.9 millimeters (2.99 x 6.06 in)
Weight177 grams (6.2 ounces)169 grams (5.92 ounces)
Build, materialsAluminum body, glass front, plastic backfeature not registered
Protection against water and othersIP68 certified: water-resistant up to 1.5 meters for 30min and dust-resistantWaterproof (IP?)

🤖 Operating System

Samsung Galaxy S21 FE (SM-G9900 128GB)HTC U11 (Dual 128GB)
System versionAndroid 12Android 7.1 Nougat
Firmware updatefeature not registeredAndroid 8.0 Oreo
User InterfaceOne UI 4.0feature not registered

⚙️ Processor

Samsung Galaxy S21 FE (SM-G9900 128GB)HTC U11 (Dual 128GB)
Chipset64bit - Samsung Exynos 2100 (5nm)64bit - Qualcomm Snapdragon 835 (MSM8998) (10nm)
CPUOcta-Core, 3 processors:
2.9GHz Single-Core ARM Cortex-X1
2.8GHz Triple-Core ARM Cortex-A78
2.2GHz Quad-Core ARM Cortex-A55
Octa-Core, 2 processors:
2.45GHz Quad-Core Kryo 280
1.9GHz Quad-Core Kryo 280
GPU graphical controllerARM Mali-G78 MP14 (854MHz)Qualcomm Adreno 540 (670-710MHz)
Performance (benchmark)feature not registeredfeature not registered

💽 Memory and storage

Samsung Galaxy S21 FE (SM-G9900 128GB)HTC U11 (Dual 128GB)
RAM memory8GB LPDDR56GB LPDDR4
Internal storage128GB (97GB available)
UFS 3.1
128GB (115GB available)
External storageNot supportedUntil 256GB microSD, microSDXC
(hybrid slot/shares the same SIM-2 slot)

📲 Display

Samsung Galaxy S21 FE (SM-G9900 128GB)HTC U11 (Dual 128GB)
Display typeDynamic AMOLEDTFT Super LCD 5
Screen size6.4" inches5.5" inches
Screen-to-body ratio~85.3% (screen-to-body ratio)~71.4% (screen-to-body ratio)
Display resolution1080x2400 pixels (20:9)1440x2560 pixels
TouchscreenCapacitive Multitouch 10-pointsCapacitive Multitouch
Pixel density (dot pitch)411 PPI534 PPI
Colors16 million16 million
Scratch-resistant glassGorilla Glass VictusGorilla Glass 5
Refresh rate120Hzfeature not registered
Display features1300nits[peak]
HDR10+
Always-On Display
feature not registered

📶 Mobile networks

Samsung Galaxy S21 FE (SM-G9900 128GB)HTC U11 (Dual 128GB)
Dual-SIMDual-SIM Standby - Call active on one sim cardDual-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/upload2000/1024 Mbps800/75 Mbps
Network technology2G, 3G, 4G, 5G2G, 3G, 4G
Frequency, bandsExpand band detailsCollapse details
GSM MHz bandQuad-Band 850/900/1800/1900Quad-Band 850/900/1800/1900
Primary 2G networkCDMA 800, GSM 850/900/1800/1900CDMA 800 (U-3w), GSM 850/900/1800/1900
Primary 3G networkCDMA2000 1xEV-DO
UMTS 850/900/1900/2100
Global version (U-3u):
UMTS 850/900/1900/2100
China version (U-3w):
CDMA2000 EV-DO
TD-SCDMA 1900/2000
UMTS 850/900/1900/2100
Primary 4G networkLTE Cat20 (1, 3, 3, 4, 5, 7, 8, 12, 20, 28)
TD-LTE (34, 38, 39, 40, 41)
VoLTE
LTE Cat15
Global version (U-3u):
LTE (Bands 1,3,4,5,7,8,12,17,20,28,32)
TD-LTE (Bands 39,40,38,41)
China version (U-3w):
LTE (Bands 1,3,4,5,7,8,12,17)
TD-LTE (Bands 39,40,38,41)
Primary 5G networkSA/NSA/Sub6 (1, 3, 5, 8, 28, 41, 78, 79)Not supported
Primary data networkGPRS, EDGE, CDMA2000 EV-DO Rev 0, CDMA2000 EV-DO Rev A, UMTS, HSDPA, HSUPA, HSPA+, TD-LTE, LTE, LTE-A, 5G SA/NSAGPRS, EDGE, CDMA2000 EV-DO Rev 0, CDMA2000 EV-DO Rev A, TD-SCDMA, UMTS, TD-HSDPA, HSDPA, HSUPA, HSPA+, TD-LTE, LTE, LTE-A
Secondary 2G networkGSM 850/900/1800/1900GSM 850/900/1800/1900
Secondary 3G networkUMTS 850/900/1900/2100Not supported
Secondary 4G networkLTE Cat20 (1, 3, 3, 4, 5, 7, 8, 12, 20, 28)
TD-LTE (34, 38, 39, 40, 41)
VoLTE
Not supported
Secondary data networkGPRS, EDGE, UMTS, HSDPA, HSUPA, HSPA+, TD-LTE, LTE, LTE-A, 5G SA/NSAGPRS, EDGE

📷 Camera

Samsung Galaxy S21 FE (SM-G9900 128GB)HTC U11 (Dual 128GB)
Back camera (main camera)(triple camera)
12.2 megapixels
12MP ultrawidef/2.2123°13mm1/3"1.12µm
8MP telephotof/2.476mm1/4.5"1.0µmPDAFOIS3x-optical-zoom
12.2 megapixels
Main camera resolution4032x3024 pixels4032x3024 pixels
Video recording (primary)4K UHD (3840x2160) 60 fps4K UHD (3840x2160) 30 fps
FlashLED flashDual-LED flash
Focal aperturef/1.8 (aperture)f/1.7 (aperture)
Focal length26mm lensfeature not registered
Sensor size1/1.76" inchesfeature not registered
Pixel size1.8µm pixel1.4µm pixel
AutofocusPDAF: phase detection autofocusPDAF: phase detection autofocus
Touch focusSupportedSupported
Image stabilizationOIS: Optical stabilizationOIS: Optical stabilization
ZoomDigital and optical zoomOnly digital zoom
Face/smile detectionFace detection, Smile detectionFace detection, Smile detection
BSI sensorSupportedSupported
HDRHDR photo/video on both camerasHDR photo/video on both cameras
Camera extras1080p@240fpsfeature not registered

📸 Front camera

Samsung Galaxy S21 FE (SM-G9900 128GB)HTC U11 (Dual 128GB)
Front camera (secondary)32 megapixels16 megapixels
Front camera resolution6528x4896 pixels4608x3456 pixels
Video recording (secondary)4K UHD (3840x2160)Full HD (1920x1080)
Front flashNot supportedNot supported
Focal aperturef/2.2 (aperture)f/2.0 (aperture)
Focal length26mm lensfeature not registered
Sensor size1/2.74" inchesfeature not registered
Pixel size0.8µm pixelfeature not registered

🔉 Sound and multimedia

Samsung Galaxy S21 FE (SM-G9900 128GB)HTC U11 (Dual 128GB)
LoudspeakerStereo sound
32-bit/384kHz
Dolby Atmos
Tuned by AKG
Supported
Active noise cancellation2 microphones or more2 microphones or more
RadioNot supportedNot supported
TVNot supportedNot supported
Video formatsMP4, H.265, H.264, H.263, XviD, MKVMP4, H.265, H.264, H.263, XviD
Audio formatsMP3, WAV, WMA, eAAC+, FLACMP3, WAV, OGG, eAAC+, FLAC

🔌 Connectivity

Samsung Galaxy S21 FE (SM-G9900 128GB)HTC U11 (Dual 128GB)
USBUSB 3.2 Type-C, USB OTG On-The-GoUSB 3.1 Type-C reversible connector
Audio outputType-C reversible connectorType-C reversible connector
TV outputUSB Type-C SlimPort®USB Type-C (reversible)
Bluetooth5.0 + A2DP/LE4.2 + A2DP
WiFi802.11 a/b/g/n/ac/ax wifi6 (2.4Ghz, 5Ghz) + MIMO
WiFi Direct, hotspot
802.11 a/b/g/n/ac (2.4Ghz, 5Ghz) + MIMO
WiFi Direct, hotspot
DLNASupportedSupported
GPSA-GPS, GeoTagging, GLONASS, GALILEO, BeiDouA-GPS, GeoTagging, GLONASS, BeiDou
NFCSupportedSupported
Infrared portNot supportedNot supported

🧭 Sensors

Samsung Galaxy S21 FE (SM-G9900 128GB)HTC U11 (Dual 128GB)
SensorsAccelerometer
Ambient Light sensor
Compass
Face unlock
Fingerprint sensor (under display)
Gyroscope
Hall effect
Proximity sensor
Accelerometer
Ambient Light sensor
Compass
Fingerprint sensor
Gyroscope
Proximity sensor
Vibrating alertSupportedSupported

🔋 Battery

Samsung Galaxy S21 FE (SM-G9900 128GB)HTC U11 (Dual 128GB)
Battery typeLiPo: Li-Ion polymer (Non removable)Li-Ion: Lithium-Ion (Non removable)
Battery capacity4500 mAh3000 mAh
Charger, watts25W Fast battery charging
Reverse charging USB between devices
15W Qi wireless charging
4.5W Reverse wireless charging between devices
USB Power Delivery 3.0
Standard charging
Talk time autonomyfeature not registered24.5 hours (1 days)
Standbyfeature not registered336 hours (14 days)

➕ Other features

Samsung Galaxy S21 FE (SM-G9900 128GB)HTC U11 (Dual 128GB)
Call controlVoice dialing, Voice recorder, Voice commandsVoice dialing, Voice recorder, Voice commands
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: Graphite, White, Lavender, Olive- Colors: Black, White, Silver, Blue, Solar Red
- USB OTG On-The-Go
- Aluminum and glass body
- 3D glass screen
- Amazon Alexa
- Plastic case included
- HTC Sense UI
- HTC BoomSound
- Hi-Res audio
- 24-bit/192kHz audio
- Fast battery charging
- Quick Charge 3.0
- Type-C to 3.5mm headphone jack adapter
- Slow motion 1080p@120fps
- Miracast
- IP67 certified: dust and water resistant up to 1m and 30min

☢️ Radiation rate

Samsung Galaxy S21 FE (SM-G9900 128GB)HTC U11 (Dual 128GB)
SAR 1.6W/kg (USA, Mexico, etc.)feature not registeredfeature not registered
SAR 2W/kg (Europe, UK, etc.)0.674W/kg (head), 1.501W/kg (body)feature not registered
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