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Sony Xperia XA2 (Dual H4133) vs Samsung Galaxy A21s (SM-A217F/DSN 64GB/6GB)

Side by side comparison between Sony Xperia XA2 vs Samsung Galaxy A21s phones, differences, pros, cons with full specifications. What's the better?

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Compare Samsung Galaxy A21s XSony Xperia XA2 (Dual H4133)10Points
Sony Xperia XA2 (Dual H4133)
5.2"
IPS

1080x1920

23
MP

8mp

3GB
RAM

64bit Octa

3300
mAh

(Non removable)

vs
16PointsSamsung Galaxy A21s (SM-A217F/DSN 64GB/6GB)Compare Sony Xperia XA2 X
Samsung Galaxy A21s (SM-A217F/DSN 64GB/6GB)
6.5"
PLS

720x1600

48
MP

13mp

6GB
RAM

64bit Octa

5000
mAh

(Non removable)

What's the better phone? Samsung Galaxy A21s (SM-A217F/DSN 64GB/6GB)

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 XA2 (Dual H4133)10 Advantages Sony Xperia XA2 (Dual H4133)vsGalaxy A21s (SM-A217F/DSN 64GB/6GB)16 Advantages Samsung Galaxy A21s (SM-A217F/DSN 64GB/6GB)
+171 grams (5.99 ounces)12%
Lighter
vs192 grams (6.72 ounces)
+Aluminum body, glass front, plastic backAdvantage
More resistant material
vsPlastic body, glass front
+TFT IPS LCDAdvantage
TFT IPS LCD display is brighter and more vivid
vsTFT PLS
+1080x1920 pixels80%
Higher resolution screen
vs720x1600 pixels
+424 PPI57%
Crisper display of text, images and videos because it has more pixels per inch (ppi)
vs270 PPI
+4K UHD (3840x2160)3 times
More image quality for recording videos with the primary camera
vsFull HD (1920x1080)
+(4G+ LTE-A) 600 Mbps100%
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
+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.
vs15W
+Gorilla Glass 4Advantage
Protection against scratches on the screen lets you carry your phone with your keys
vsNot supported
2.2Ghz 64bit Octa-Corevs+2Ghz 64bit Octa-Core5%
More powerful processor, you can open your applications faster
3GB LPDDR4vs+6GB LPDDR4X100%
More RAM memory. Typically more responsive and better for multitasking.
32GB (21GB available)vs+64GB (48GB available)129%
More internal storage for applications and files
Until 256GB microSD, microSDXCvs+Until 512GB microSD, microSDXC100%
More external storage for files using memory cards
9.7 millimeters (0.38 inches)vs+8.9 millimeters (0.35 inches)9%
Thinner
5.2"vs+6.5"25%
Larger screen
(back) 23MPvs+(quad camera) 48MP + 8MP + 2MP + 2MP162%
Higher resolution main camera
HDR photo/video only main cameravs+HDR photo on both camerasAdvantage
The HDR technology produced photos with more detail in dark areas
1/2.3" inchesvs+1/2" inches15%
The larger sensor camera lets you take photos with better depth.
(front) 8MPvs+(front) 13MP60%
Higher resolution secondary camera to take pictures and selfies
Android 9.0 Pievs+Android 10Advantage
Android 10 is newer and safer
Not supportedvs+GyroscopeAdvantage
Sensors help you use the device
Not supportedvs+Face unlockAdvantage
Sensors help you use the device
3300 mAhvs+5000 mAh52%
Battery - higher amperage (mAh) allows more device usage time, but it also depends on the hardware and use
2 slots (Dual-SIM)
(hybrid slot/shares the same microSD slot)
vs+2 slots (Dual-SIM)
(dedicated slot)Advantage
More SIM card slots. You can choose more carriers.
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

26 Common items in both devices
16 million
LED flash
Only digital zoom
PDAF: phase detection autofocus
EIS: Digital stabilization
f/2.0 (aperture)
(front) Full HD (1920x1080)
+19 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 featuresSony Xperia XA2 (Dual H4133)Samsung Galaxy A21s (SM-A217F/DSN 64GB/6GB)
ModelXperia XA2 (Dual H4133)Galaxy A21s (SM-A217F/DSN 64GB/6GB)
Other model namesSony Xperia XA2 H4133 (Dual-Sim), Sony SM12Galaxy A21s SM-A217F/Dual-Sim NFC (64GB + 6GB RAM)
Country or region availableBrazilIndiaTaiwan(Global, International)
Brazil, India, Taiwan, (Global, International)
Hong Kong
Hong Kong
BrandSonySamsung
Release dateFebruary, 2018June, 2020
Depth9.7 millimeters (0.38 inches)8.9 millimeters (0.35 inches)
Size (width x height)70 x 142 millimeters (2.76 x 5.59 in)75.3 x 163.7 millimeters (2.96 x 6.44 in)
Weight171 grams (5.99 ounces)192 grams (6.72 ounces)
Qwerty physical keyboardNot supportedNot supported
AntennaInternal antennaInternal antenna
Build, materialsAluminum body, glass front, plastic backPlastic body, glass front
Protection against water and othersNot supportedNot supported
System (OS)Sony Xperia XA2 (Dual H4133)Samsung Galaxy A21s (SM-A217F/DSN 64GB/6GB)
Operating systemAndroid 8.0 OreoAndroid 10
Firmware updateAndroid 9.0 Piefeature not registered
HardwareSony Xperia XA2 (Dual H4133)Samsung Galaxy A21s (SM-A217F/DSN 64GB/6GB)
Chipset64bit - Qualcomm Snapdragon 630 SDM630 (14nm)64bit - Samsung Exynos 850 Octa (8nm)
CPU processorOcta-Core, 2 processors:
2.2Ghz Quad-Core ARM Cortex-A53
1.8Ghz Quad-Core ARM Cortex-A53
Octa-Core, 2 processors:
2Ghz Quad-Core ARM Cortex-A55
2Ghz Quad-Core ARM Cortex-A55
GPU graphical controllerQualcomm Adreno 508 650MhzARM Mali-G52 MP1
RAM memory3GB LPDDR46GB LPDDR4X
Internal storage32GB (21GB available)64GB (48GB available)
eMMC 5.1
External storageUntil 256GB microSD, microSDXC
(hybrid slot/shares the same SIM-2 slot)
Until 512GB microSD, microSDXC
(dedicated slot)
DisplaySony Xperia XA2 (Dual H4133)Samsung Galaxy A21s (SM-A217F/DSN 64GB/6GB)
Display typeTFT IPS LCDTFT PLS
Screen size5.2" inches6.5" inches
Screen-to-body ratio~75% (screen-to-body ratio)~82.8% (screen-to-body ratio)
Display resolution1080x1920 pixels720x1600 pixels (20:9)
TouchscreenCapacitive MultitouchCapacitive Multitouch
Pixel density (dot pitch)424 PPI270 PPI
Colors16 million16 million
Scratch-resistant glassGorilla Glass 4Not supported
Display featuresfeature not registered60Hz
Mobile networksSony Xperia XA2 (Dual H4133)Samsung Galaxy A21s (SM-A217F/DSN 64GB/6GB)
Dual-SIMDual-SIM Standby - Call active on one sim card
(hybrid slot/shares the same microSD slot)
Dual-SIM Standby - Call active on one sim card
(dedicated slot)
SIM card2 slots (Dual-SIM)
nano-SIM (4FF)
2 slots (Dual-SIM)
nano-SIM (4FF)
Maximum download/upload600/100 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 networkGSM 850/900/1800/1900GSM 850/900/1800/1900
Primary 3G networkUMTS 850/900/1900/2100UMTS 850/900/1900/2100
Primary 4G networkLTE Cat12 (Bands 1, 2, 3, 5, 7, 8, 28)
TD-LTE (Bands 38, 39, 40, 41)
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, 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 networkUMTS 850/900/1900/2100Not supported
Secondary 4G networkNot supportedNot supported
Secondary data networkGPRS, EDGE, UMTS, HSDPA, HSUPA, HSPA+GPRS, EDGE
CallingSony Xperia XA2 (Dual H4133)Samsung Galaxy A21s (SM-A217F/DSN 64GB/6GB)
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
CameraSony Xperia XA2 (Dual H4133)Samsung Galaxy A21s (SM-A217F/DSN 64GB/6GB)
Back camera (main camera)23 megapixels(quad camera)
48 megapixels
8MP ultrawidef/2.21/4"1.12µm123º
2MP macrof/2.4
2MP depthf/2.4
Main camera resolution5520x4144 pixels8000x6000 pixels
Video recording (primary)4K UHD (3840x2160) 30 fpsFull HD (1920x1080) 30 fps
FlashLED flashLED flash
Focal aperturef/2.0 (aperture)f/2.0 (aperture)
Focal length24mm lens26mm lens
Sensor size1/2.3" inches1/2" inches
Pixel size1.12µm pixel0.8µm pixel
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/video only main cameraHDR photo on both cameras
2ª cameraSony Xperia XA2 (Dual H4133)Samsung Galaxy A21s (SM-A217F/DSN 64GB/6GB)
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/2.2 (aperture)
Focal lengthfeature not registeredfeature not registered
Sensor size1/4" inches1/3.1" inches
Pixel sizefeature not registered1.12µm pixel
MultimediaSony Xperia XA2 (Dual H4133)Samsung Galaxy A21s (SM-A217F/DSN 64GB/6GB)
RadioFMFM
TVNot supportedNot supported
Video formatsMP4, H.265, H.264, H.263, DivX, XviDMP4, H.265, H.264, H.263, XviD, MKV
Audio formatsMP3, WAV, eAAC+, FLACMP3, WAV, WMA, eAAC+, FLAC
ConnectivitySony Xperia XA2 (Dual H4133)Samsung Galaxy A21s (SM-A217F/DSN 64GB/6GB)
USBUSB 2.0 Type-C, USB OTG On-The-GoUSB 2.0 Type-C reversible connector
TV outputNot supportedNot supported
Audio output3.5mm jack3.5mm jack
Bluetooth5.0 + A2DP/LE5.0 + A2DP/LE
WiFi802.11 a/b/g/n (2.4Ghz, 5Ghz)802.11 a/b/g/n/ac (2.4Ghz, 5Ghz) + MIMO
DLNANot supportedNot supported
NFCSupportedSupported
GPSA-GPS, GeoTagging, GLONASSA-GPS, GeoTagging, GLONASS, GALILEO, BeiDou
Infrared portNot supportedNot supported
Other functionsSony Xperia XA2 (Dual H4133)Samsung Galaxy A21s (SM-A217F/DSN 64GB/6GB)
Active noise cancellationSupportedSupported
Vibrating alertSupportedSupported
RingtonesPolyphonic and customizedPolyphonic and customized
Web browserHTML, XHTML, HTML5HTML, XHTML, HTML5
SensorsAccelerometer
Proximity sensor
Compass
Ambient Light sensor
Fingerprint sensor (rear-mounted)
Accelerometer
Proximity sensor
Compass
Gyroscope
Face unlock
Fingerprint sensor (rear-mounted)
Other features- Colors: Silver, Black, Blue, Pink
- Aluminum frame
- Plastic back
- Exmor RS camera
- Fast battery charging
- Quick Charge 3.0
- Mono Bluetooth Headset MBH22
- WiFi Miracast
- WiFi direct, hotspot
- Colors: Black, White, Blue, Red
- One UI 2.0
- WiFi direct, hotspot
Power supplySony Xperia XA2 (Dual H4133)Samsung Galaxy A21s (SM-A217F/DSN 64GB/6GB)
BatteryLi-Ion: Lithium-Ion (Non removable)LiPo: Li-Ion polymer (Non removable)
Battery capacity3300 mAh5000 mAh
Charger, watts18W Fast battery charging15W (9V/1.67A) Fast battery charging
Talk time autonomy1740 minutes | 29 hours | 1.2 daysfeature not registered
Standby59460 minutes | 991 hours | 41.3 daysfeature not registered
Radiation rateSony Xperia XA2 (Dual H4133)Samsung Galaxy A21s (SM-A217F/DSN 64GB/6GB)
SAR 1.6W/kg (USA, Mexico, etc.)feature not registeredfeature not registered
SAR 2W/kg (Europe, UK, etc.)1.07W/kg (head) | 1.43W/kg (body)0.422W/kg (head) | 1.544W/kg (body)
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