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Sony Xperia L2 (H3321) vs Samsung Galaxy A21 (SM-A215U)

Side by side comparison between Sony Xperia L2 vs Samsung Galaxy A21 phones, differences, pros, cons and full specifications. What's the better?

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Sony Xperia L2 (H3321)
5.5"
TFT

720x1280

13
MP

8mp

3GB
RAM

64bit Quad

3300
mAh

(Non removable)

vs
18PointsSamsung Galaxy A21 (SM-A215U)Compare Sony Xperia L2 X
Samsung Galaxy A21 (SM-A215U)
6.5"
PLS

720x1600

16
MP

13mp

3GB
RAM

64bit Octa

4000
mAh

(Non removable)

What's the better phone? Samsung Galaxy A21 (SM-A215U)

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!

Xperia L2 (H3321)4 Advantages Sony Xperia L2 (H3321)vsGalaxy A21 (SM-A215U)18 Advantages Samsung Galaxy A21 (SM-A215U)
+32GB (22GB available)10%
More internal storage for applications and files
vs32GB (20GB available)
+178 grams (6.23 ounces)8%
Lighter
vs193 grams (6.76 ounces)
+NFCAdvantage
NFC allows you to make payments by approach quickly and securely
vsNot supported
+Gorilla Glass 4Advantage
Protection against scratches on the screen lets you carry your phone with your keys
vsNot supported
1.5GHz 64bit Quad-Corevs+2.3GHz 64bit Octa-Core86%
More powerful processor, you can open your applications faster
eMMCvs+eMMC 5.1Advantage
Fastest write and read storage.
Until 256GB microSD, microSDXCvs+Until 512GB microSD, microSDXC100%
More external storage for files using memory cards
9.8 millimeters (0.39 inches)vs+8.1 millimeters (0.32 inches)21%
Thinner
TFT LCDvs+TFT PLSAdvantage
TFT PLS display is brighter and more vivid
720x1280 pixelsvs+720x1600 pixels25%
Higher resolution screen
267 PPIvs+270 PPI1%
Crisper display of text, images and videos because it has more pixels per inch (ppi)
5.5"vs+6.5"18%
Larger screen
(back) 13MPvs+(quad camera) 16MP + 8MP + 2MP + 2MP119%
Higher resolution main camera
f/2.0 (aperture)vs+f/1.8 (aperture)11%
Diaphragm opening (Aperture) of the camera which has the smallest F number takes photos with better light exposure.
(front) 8MPvs+(front) 13MP60%
Higher resolution secondary camera to take pictures and selfies
Android 7.1.1 Nougatvs+Android 10Advantage
Android 10 is newer and safer
Not supportedvs+Face unlockAdvantage
Sensors help you use the device
Not supportedvs+GyroscopeAdvantage
Sensors help you use the device
3300 mAhvs+4000 mAh21%
Battery - higher amperage (mAh) allows more device usage time, but it also depends on the hardware and use
Not supportedvs+Active noise cancellationAdvantage
Noise-canceling microphone allows better call quality
802.11 a/b/g/n (2.4Ghz, 5Ghz)vs+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
4.2 + A2DPvs+5.0 + A2DP/LEAdvantage
Bluetooth 5.0 + A2DP/LE is newer and faster

29 Common items in both devices
3GB LPDDR3
Plastic body, glass front
16 million
LED flash
Only digital zoom
Autofocus / PDAF: phase detection autofocus
EIS: Digital stabilization
+22 specs and more in the table below

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📱 Model features

Sony Xperia L2 (H3321)Samsung Galaxy A21 (SM-A215U)
ModelXperia L2 (H3321)Galaxy A21 (SM-A215U)
Other model namesSony Xperia L2 Single-sim H3321, Sony SM32Galaxy A21 SM-A215U (Sprint, T-Mobile, US Cellular, Verizon)
Country or region available(Latin America)BrazilUSA
(Latin America), Brazil, USA
USA
USA
BrandSonySamsung
Release date1/1/20186/26/2020
Depth9.8 millimeters (0.39 inches)8.1 millimeters (0.32 inches)
Size (width x height)78 x 150 millimeters (3.07 x 5.91 in)76.7 x 167.8 millimeters (3.02 x 6.61 in)
Weight178 grams (6.23 ounces)193 grams (6.76 ounces)
Build, materialsPlastic body, glass frontPlastic body, glass front
Protection against water and othersNot supportedNot supported

🤖 Operating System

Sony Xperia L2 (H3321)Samsung Galaxy A21 (SM-A215U)
System versionAndroid 7.1.1 NougatAndroid 10
Firmware updatefeature not registeredfeature not registered
User Interfacefeature not registeredfeature not registered

⚙️ Processor

Sony Xperia L2 (H3321)Samsung Galaxy A21 (SM-A215U)
Chipset64bit - MediaTek MT6737T (28nm)64bit - MediaTek Helio P35 (MT6765) (12nm)
CPUQuad-Core, 1 processor:
1.5GHz Quad-Core ARM Cortex-A53
Octa-Core, 2 processors:
2.3GHz Quad-Core ARM Cortex-A53
1.8GHz Quad-Core ARM Cortex-A53
GPU graphical controllerARM Mali-T720 MP2 600MhzPowerVR GE8320 MP2 (680MHz)
Performance (benchmark)feature not registeredfeature not registered

💽 Memory and storage

Sony Xperia L2 (H3321)Samsung Galaxy A21 (SM-A215U)
RAM memory3GB LPDDR33GB LPDDR3
Internal storage32GB (22GB available)
eMMC
32GB (20GB available)
eMMC 5.1
External storageUntil 256GB microSD, microSDXC
(hybrid slot/shares the same SIM-2 slot)
Until 512GB microSD, microSDXC
(dedicated slot)

📲 Display

Sony Xperia L2 (H3321)Samsung Galaxy A21 (SM-A215U)
Display typeTFT LCDTFT PLS
Screen size5.5" inches6.5" inches
Screen-to-body ratio~71.3% (screen-to-body ratio)~79.3% (screen-to-body ratio)
Display resolution720x1280 pixels720x1600 pixels (20:9)
TouchscreenCapacitive MultitouchCapacitive Multitouch
Pixel density (dot pitch)267 PPI270 PPI
Colors16 million16 million
Scratch-resistant glassGorilla Glass 4Not supported
Display featuresfeature not registered60Hz

📶 Mobile networks

Sony Xperia L2 (H3321)Samsung Galaxy A21 (SM-A215U)
Dual-SIMNot supportedNot supported
SIM card1 slot (Single-SIM)
nano-SIM (4FF)
1 slot (Single-SIM)
nano-SIM (4FF)
Maximum download/upload150/50 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 850/900/1800/1900CDMA 800/1900, GSM 850/900/1800/1900
Primary 3G networkUMTS 850/900/1700/1900/2100CDMA2000 1xEV-DO
UMTS 850/900/1700/1900/2100
Primary 4G networkLTE Cat4 (Bands 1, 2, 4, 5, 7, 8, 12, 13, 17, 25, 28)
VoLTE
LTE Cat4 (1, 2, 3, 5, 7, 8, 20, 28)
TD-LTE (38, 40, 41)
VoLTE
Primary 5G networkNot supportedNot supported
Primary data networkGPRS, EDGE, UMTS, HSDPA, HSUPA, HSPA+, LTEGPRS, EDGE, UMTS, HSDPA, HSUPA, HSPA+, TD-LTE, LTE
Secondary 2G networkNot supportedNot supported
Secondary 3G networkNot supportedNot supported
Secondary 4G networkNot supportedNot supported
Secondary data networkNot supportedNot supported

📷 Camera

Sony Xperia L2 (H3321)Samsung Galaxy A21 (SM-A215U)
Back camera (main camera)13 megapixels(quad camera)
16 megapixels
8MP ultrawidef/2.21/4.0"1.12µm
2MP macrof/2.4
2MP depthf/2.4
Main camera resolution4128x3096 pixels4608x3456 pixels
Video recording (primary)Full HD (1920x1080) 30 fpsFull HD (1920x1080) 30 fps
FlashLED flashLED flash
Focal aperturef/2.0 (aperture)f/1.8 (aperture)
Focal lengthfeature not registeredfeature not registered
Sensor size1/3.06" inches1/3.06" inches
Pixel sizefeature not registered1µm pixel
AutofocusAutofocusPDAF: 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 on both cameras
Camera extrasfeature not registeredfeature not registered

📸 Front camera

Sony Xperia L2 (H3321)Samsung Galaxy A21 (SM-A215U)
Front camera (secondary)8 megapixels13 megapixels
Front camera resolution3264x2448 pixels4128x3096 pixels
Video recording (secondary)Full HD (1920x1080)Full HD (1920x1080)
Front flashNot supportedNot supported
Focal aperturef/2.4 (aperture)f/2.0 (aperture)
Focal lengthfeature not registeredfeature not registered
Sensor size1/4" inchesfeature not registered
Pixel sizefeature not registered1.12µm pixel

🔉 Sound and multimedia

Sony Xperia L2 (H3321)Samsung Galaxy A21 (SM-A215U)
LoudspeakerSupportedSupported
Active noise cancellationNot supported2 microphones or more
RadioFMFM
TVNot supportedNot supported
Video formatsMP4, H.264, H.263, XviD, MKVMP4, H.265, H.264, H.263, XviD, MKV
Audio formatsMP3, WAV, WMA, eAAC+, FLACMP3, WAV, WMA, eAAC+, FLAC

🔌 Connectivity

Sony Xperia L2 (H3321)Samsung Galaxy A21 (SM-A215U)
USBUSB 2.0 Type-C reversible connectorUSB 2.0 Type-C reversible connector
Audio output3.5mm jack3.5mm jack
TV outputNot supportedNot supported
Bluetooth4.2 + A2DP5.0 + A2DP/LE
WiFi802.11 a/b/g/n (2.4Ghz, 5Ghz)
WiFi Direct, hotspot
802.11 a/b/g/n/ac (2.4Ghz, 5Ghz) + MIMO
WiFi Direct, hotspot
DLNANot supportedNot supported
GPSA-GPS, GeoTagging, GLONASSA-GPS, GeoTagging, GLONASS
NFCSupportedNot supported
Infrared portSupportedNot supported

🧭 Sensors

Sony Xperia L2 (H3321)Samsung Galaxy A21 (SM-A215U)
SensorsAccelerometer
Ambient Light sensor
Compass
Fingerprint sensor (rear-mounted)
Proximity sensor
Accelerometer
Ambient Light sensor
Compass
Face unlock
Fingerprint sensor (rear-mounted)
Gyroscope
Proximity sensor
Vibrating alertSupportedSupported

🔋 Battery

Sony Xperia L2 (H3321)Samsung Galaxy A21 (SM-A215U)
Battery typeLi-Ion: Lithium-Ion (Non removable)LiPo: Li-Ion polymer (Non removable)
Battery capacity3300 mAh4000 mAh
Charger, watts Standard charging15W Fast battery charging
Talk time autonomyfeature not registeredfeature not registered
Standbyfeature not registeredfeature not registered

➕ Other features

Sony Xperia L2 (H3321)Samsung Galaxy A21 (SM-A215U)
Call controlVoice dialing, Voice recorderVoice 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: Black, Gold, Pink
- Google Cast
- Colors: Black
- One UI 2.0

☢️ Radiation rate

Sony Xperia L2 (H3321)Samsung Galaxy A21 (SM-A215U)
SAR 1.6W/kg (USA, Mexico, etc.)feature not registered0.6W/kg (head), 1.27W/kg (body)
SAR 2W/kg (Europe, UK, etc.)feature not registeredfeature not registered
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