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Samsung Galaxy S21 FE (SM-G990U 128GB) vs ZTE Force N9100

Side by side comparison between Samsung Galaxy S21 FE vs ZTE Force N9100 phones, differences, pros, cons and full specifications. What's the better?

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Compare ZTE Force N9100 X Samsung Galaxy S21 FE (SM-G990U 128GB) 27Points
6.4"
AMOLED

1080x2400

12.2
MP

32mp

6GB
RAM

Octa-core

4500
mAh

(Non removable)

vs
4"
IPS

480x800

5
MP

1mp

1GB
RAM

Dual-core

1730
mAh

(Removable)

What's the better phone? Samsung Galaxy S21 FE (SM-G990U 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-G990U 128GB)} 27 Advantages Samsung Galaxy S21 FE (SM-G990U 128GB) vs Force N9100} 5 Advantages ZTE Force N9100
+2.84GHz 64bit Octa-core (5nm)175%
More powerful processor, you can open your applications faster
vs1.5GHz 32bit Dual-core
+6GB LPDDR55 times
More RAM memory. Typically more responsive and better for multitasking.
vs1GB LPDDR2
+128GB (97GB available)41 times
More internal storage for applications and files
vs4GB (2.29GB available)
+7.9 millimeters (0.31 inches)51%
Thinner
vs11.9 millimeters (0.47 inches)
+Dynamic AMOLEDAdvantage
Dynamic AMOLED display is brighter and more vivid
vsTFT IPS LCD
+1080x2400 pixels6 times
Higher resolution screen
vs480x800 pixels
+411 PPI76%
Crisper display of text, images and videos because it has more pixels per inch (ppi)
vs233 PPI
+6.4"60%
Larger screen
vs4"
+(triple camera) 12.2MP + 12MP + 8MP5 times
Higher resolution main camera
vs(back) 5MP
+Digital and optical zoomAdvantage
The zoom allows for better focus and approach to take pictures
vsOnly digital zoom
+(front) 32MP34 times
Higher resolution secondary camera to take pictures and selfies
vs(front) 1MP
+4K UHD (3840x2160)8 times
More image quality for recording videos with the primary camera
vsHD (1280x720)
+(front) 4K UHD (3840x2160)26 times
More image quality for recording videos with the secondary camera
vs(front) VGA (640x480)
+Android 14Advantage
Android 14 is newer and safer
vsAndroid 4.0.4 Ice Cream Sandwich ICS
+5G SA/NSAAdvantage
The 5G SA/NSA network is newer and faster
vs4G LTE
+(5G SA/NSA) 2000 Mbps19 times
Faster for surfing the internet and download files
vs(4G LTE) 100 Mbps
+BarometerAdvantage
Sensors help you use the device
vsNot supported
+Face unlockAdvantage
Sensors help you use the device
vsNot supported
+Fingerprint sensor (under display)Advantage
Sensors help you use the device
vsNot supported
+GyroscopeAdvantage
Sensors help you use the device
vsNot supported
+4500 mAh160%
Battery - higher amperage (mAh) allows more device usage time, but it also depends on the hardware and use
vs1730 mAh
+2 slots (Dual-SIM)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/ax [wifi6]Advantage
WiFi 802.11 a/b/g/n/ac/ax [wifi6] is newer and faster
vs802.11 b/g/n [wifi4]
+5.0 + A2DP/LEAdvantage
Bluetooth 5.0 + A2DP/LE is newer and faster
vs4.0 + A2DP
+USB 3.2 Type-C, USB OTG On-The-GoAdvantage
Newer and faster USB version for transferring photos, mp3 or data.
vsMicroUSB 2.0
+Type-CAdvantage
Reversible connector, you can stick in a USB-C cable any which way; either side is up.
vsMicroUSB 2.0
+IP68 certifiedAdvantage
Protection against water allows you talk to your friends in the rain, for example
vsNot supported
Not supportedvs+Until 64GB microSD, microSDXCAdvantage
More external storage for files using memory cards
177 grams (6.2 ounces)vs+153 grams (5.36 ounces)16%
Lighter
LiPo: li-ion polymer (Non removable)vs+Li-Ion: lithium-ion (Removable)Advantage
Removable battery can be replaced easily
Type-C reversible connectorvs+3.5mm jackAdvantage
Headsets with 3.5mm Jack size are more common and easy to find in stores
Not supportedvs+FM (RDS)Advantage
The radio lets you listen to your songs and sports in general

13 Common items in both devices
16 million
LED flash
PDAF: phase detection autofocus / Autofocus
Capacitive
Multitouch
Accelerometer
Ambient light sensor
+6 specs and more in the table below

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📱 Model features

Galaxy S21 FE (SM-G990U 128GB)ZTE Force N9100
 
ModelGalaxy S21 FE (SM-G990U 128GB)Force N9100
Other model namesGalaxy S21 FE 5G SM-G990U1 (Snapdragon)Sprint Force, Sprint ZTE Force N9100, ZTE Aurora
Country or region availableUSA
USA
feature not registered
BrandSamsungZTE
Release date1/7/2022, Announced: 1/4/20223/1/2013
Depth7.9 millimeters (0.31 inches)11.9 millimeters (0.47 inches)
Size (width x height)74.5 x 155.7 millimeters (2.93 x 6.13 in)64.5 x 124 millimeters (2.54 x 4.88 in)
Weight177 grams (6.2 ounces)153 grams (5.36 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-resistantNot supported

📲 Display

Galaxy S21 FE (SM-G990U 128GB)ZTE Force N9100
Display typeDynamic AMOLEDTFT IPS LCD
Screen size6.4" inches4" inches
Screen-to-body ratio~85.3% (screen-to-body ratio)~56.9% (screen-to-body ratio)
Display resolution1080x2400 pixels (20:9)480x800 pixels
TouchscreenCapacitive Multitouch 10-pointsCapacitive Multitouch
Pixel density (dot pitch)411 PPI233 PPI
Colors16 million16 million
Scratch-resistant glassGorilla Glass VictusScratch-resistant glass
Refresh rate120Hzfeature not registered
Display features1300nits[peak]
HDR10+
Always-On Display
feature not registered

🤖 Operating System

Galaxy S21 FE (SM-G990U 128GB)ZTE Force N9100
System versionAndroid 12Android 4.0.4 Ice Cream Sandwich ICS
Firmware updateAndroid 14feature not registered
User InterfaceOne UI 4.1 / 5.1 / 6.0feature not registered

⚙️ Processor

Galaxy S21 FE (SM-G990U 128GB)ZTE Force N9100
Chipset64bit: Qualcomm Snapdragon 888 (SM8350) (5nm)32bit: Qualcomm Snapdragon S4 Plus MSM8960
CPUOcta-core, 3 processors:
1x 2.84GHz Kryo 680 (Single-core)
3x 2.42GHz Kryo 680 (Triple-core)
4x 1.8GHz Kryo 680 (Quad-core)
Dual-core, 1 processor:
2x 1.5GHz Krait (Dual-core)
GPU graphical controllerQualcomm Adreno 660 (840MHz)Qualcomm Adreno 225
Performance (benchmark)AnTuTu: 566529 (v8), 719696 (v9)
Geekbench: 3049 (v5.1)
GFXBench: 56fps (ES 3.1 onscreen)
feature not registered

💽 Memory and storage

Galaxy S21 FE (SM-G990U 128GB)ZTE Force N9100
RAM memory6GB LPDDR51GB LPDDR2
Internal storage128GB (97GB available)
UFS 3.1
4GB (2.29GB available)
External storageNot supportedUntil 64GB microSD, microSDXC
(dedicated slot)

📶 Mobile networks

Galaxy S21 FE (SM-G990U 128GB)ZTE Force N9100
Dual-SIMDual-SIM Standby - Call active on one sim cardNot supported
SIM card2 slots (Dual-SIM)
nano-SIM (4FF)
1 slot (Single-SIM)
Standard mini-SIM (2FF)
Maximum Download / Upload2000/1024 Mbps100/50 Mbps
Network technology2G, 3G, 4G, 5G2G, 3G, 4G
Frequency, bands Expand band details Collapse details
GSM MHz bandQuad-Band 850/900/1800/1900Not supported
Primary 2G networkGSM 850/900/1800/1900CDMA 800/1900
Primary 3G networkUMTS 850/900/1700/1900/2100CDMA2000 1xEV-DO
Primary 4G networkLTE Cat20 (1, 3, 3, 4, 5, 7, 8, 12, 20, 28)
TD-LTE (34, 38, 39, 40, 41)
VoLTE
LTE 1900
Primary 5G networkSA/NSA/Sub6 (1, 3, 5, 8, 28, 41, 78, 79)Not supported
Primary data networkGPRS, EDGE, UMTS, HSDPA, HSUPA, HSPA+, TD-LTE, LTE, LTE-A, SA/NSACDMA2000 EV-DO Rev A, LTE
Secondary 2G networkGSM 850/900/1800/1900Not supported
Secondary 3G networkUMTS 850/900/1700/1900/2100Not 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, SA/NSANot supported

📷 Camera

Galaxy S21 FE (SM-G990U 128GB)ZTE Force N9100
Back camera (main camera)(triple camera)
12.2 megapixels
12MP ultrawide f/2.2123°13mm1/3"1.12µm
8MP telephoto f/2.476mm1/4.5"1.0µmPDAFOIS3x-optical-zoom
5 megapixels
Main camera resolution4032x3024 pixels2592x1944 pixels
Video recording (primary)4K UHD (3840x2160) 60 fpsHD (1280x720) 30 fps
FlashLED flashLED flash
Focal aperturef/1.8 (aperture)feature not registered
Focal length26mm lensfeature not registered
Sensor size1/1.76" inchesfeature not registered
Pixel size1.8µm pixelfeature not registered
AutofocusPDAF: phase detection autofocusAutofocus
Touch focusSupportedfeature not registered
Image stabilizationOIS: Optical stabilizationfeature not registered
ZoomDigital and optical zoomOnly digital zoom
Face/smile detectionFace detection, Smile detectionFace detection
BSI sensorSupportedfeature not registered
HDRHDR photo/video on both camerasfeature not registered
Camera extras4K@30/60fps
1080p@30/60fps
1080p@240fps (slow motion)
720p@960fps (slow motion)
feature not registered

📸 Front camera

Galaxy S21 FE (SM-G990U 128GB)ZTE Force N9100
Front camera (secondary)32 megapixels1 megapixels
Front camera resolution6528x4896 pixels1280x720 pixels
Video recording (secondary)4K UHD (3840x2160)VGA (640x480)
Front flashNot supportedNot supported
Focal aperturef/2.2 (aperture)feature not registered
Focal length26mm lensfeature not registered
Sensor size1/2.74" inchesfeature not registered
Pixel size0.8µm pixelfeature not registered

🔉 Sound and multimedia

Galaxy S21 FE (SM-G990U 128GB)ZTE Force N9100
LoudspeakerStereo sound
32-bit/384kHz
Dolby Atmos
Tuned by AKG
Supported
Active noise cancellation2 microphones or morefeature not registered
RadioNot supportedFM (RDS)
TVNot supportedNot supported
Video formatsMP4, H.265, H.264, H.263, XviD, MKVMP4, H.264, H.263
Audio formatsMP3, WAV, WMA, eAAC+, FLACMP3, WAV, eAAC+

🔌 Connectivity

Galaxy S21 FE (SM-G990U 128GB)ZTE Force N9100
USBUSB 3.2 Type-C, USB OTG On-The-GoMicroUSB 2.0
Audio outputType-C reversible connector3.5mm jack
TV outputUSB Type-C SlimPort®Not supported
Bluetooth5.0 + A2DP/LE4.0 + A2DP
WiFi802.11 a/b/g/n/ac/ax [wifi6] (2.4GHz, 5GHz) + MIMO
WiFi Direct, hotspot
802.11 b/g/n [wifi4] (2.4GHz)
WiFi Direct, hotspot
DLNASupportedfeature not registered
GPSA-GPS, GeoTagging, GLONASS, GALILEO, BeiDouA-GPS, GeoTagging
NFCSupportedSupported
Infrared portNot supportedfeature not registered

🧭 Sensors

Galaxy S21 FE (SM-G990U 128GB)ZTE Force N9100
SensorsAccelerometer
Ambient light sensor
Barometer
Compass
Face unlock
Fingerprint sensor (under display)
Gyroscope
Hall effect
Proximity sensor
Accelerometer
Ambient light sensor
Compass
Proximity sensor
Vibrating alertSupportedSupported

🔋 Battery

Galaxy S21 FE (SM-G990U 128GB)ZTE Force N9100
Battery typeLiPo: li-ion polymer (Non removable)Li-Ion: lithium-ion (Removable)
Battery capacity4500 mAh1730 mAh
Charger, watts25W Wired fast charging
Reverse charging by cable
USB Power Delivery 3.0
Wired charging
Inductive / wireless charging15W Qi wireless charging
4.5W Reverse wireless charging
feature not registered
Talk time autonomyfeature not registered9 hours
Standbyfeature not registered233.3 hours (9.7 days)

➕ Other features

Galaxy S21 FE (SM-G990U 128GB)ZTE Force N9100
Call controlVoice dialing, Voice recorder, Voice commandsVoice 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
Miscellaneous• Colors: Graphite, White, Lavender, Olive• Colors: Black
• USB On-The-Go 1.3
• HAC M4/T3
• Java framework

☢️ Radiation rate

Galaxy S21 FE (SM-G990U 128GB)ZTE Force N9100
SAR 1.6W/kg (USA, Mexico, etc.)0.77W/kg (head), 0.9W/kg (body)feature not registered
SAR 2W/kg (Europe, UK, etc.)feature not registeredfeature not registered
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