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Xiaomi Redmi Note 5 Pro (64GB/4GB) vs Samsung Galaxy M21s (SM-F415F/DS)

Side by side comparison between Xiaomi Redmi Note 5 Pro vs Samsung Galaxy M21s phones, differences, pros, cons with full specifications. What's the better?

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Compare Samsung Galaxy M21s XXiaomi Redmi Note 5 Pro (64GB/4GB)06Points
Xiaomi Redmi Note 5 Pro (64GB/4GB)
5.99"
IPS

1080x2160

12
MP

20mp

4GB
RAM

64bit Octa

4000
mAh

(Non removable)

vs
16PointsSamsung Galaxy M21s (SM-F415F/DS)Compare Xiaomi Redmi Note 5 Pro X
Samsung Galaxy M21s (SM-F415F/DS)
6.4"
AMOLED

1080x2340

64
MP

32mp

4GB
RAM

64bit Octa

6000
mAh

(Non removable)

What's the better phone? Samsung Galaxy M21s (SM-F415F/DS)

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!

Redmi Note 5 Pro (64GB/4GB)6 Advantages Xiaomi Redmi Note 5 Pro (64GB/4GB)vsGalaxy M21s (SM-F415F/DS)16 Advantages Samsung Galaxy M21s (SM-F415F/DS)
+181 grams (6.34 ounces)6%
Lighter
vs191 grams (6.69 ounces)
+8.1 millimeters (0.32 inches)10%
Thinner
vs8.9 millimeters (0.35 inches)
+Aluminum body, glass frontAdvantage
More resistant material
vsPlastic body, glass front
+Dual-LED on main camera and LED on front cameraAdvantage
The Dual-LED on main camera and LED on front camera helps in dark places or in low light
vsLED flash
+(4G+ LTE-A) 600 Mbps100%
Faster for surfing the internet and download files
vs(4G+ LTE-A) 300 Mbps
+Proximity sensorAdvantage
Sensors help you use the device
vsNot supported
1.8Ghz 64bit Octa-Corevs+2.3Ghz 64bit Octa-Core23%
More powerful processor, you can open your applications faster
eMMC 5.1vs+UFS 2.1Advantage
Fastest write and read storage.
Until 256GB microSD, microSDXCvs+Until 512GB microSD, microSDXC100%
More external storage for files using memory cards
TFT IPS LCDvs+Super AMOLEDAdvantage
Super AMOLED display is brighter and more vivid
1080x2160 pixelsvs+1080x2340 pixels8%
Higher resolution screen
5.99"vs+6.4"7%
Larger screen
(dual camera) 12MP + 5MPvs+(triple camera) 64MP + 8MP + 5MP4 times
Higher resolution main camera
HDR photo only main cameravs+HDR photo on both camerasAdvantage
The HDR technology produced photos with more detail in dark areas
f/2.2 (aperture)vs+f/1.8 (aperture)22%
Diaphragm opening (Aperture) of the camera which has the smallest F number takes photos with better light exposure.
(front) 20MPvs+(front) 32MP61%
Higher resolution secondary camera to take pictures and selfies
Full HD (1920x1080)vs+4K UHD (3840x2160)3 times
More image quality for recording videos with the primary camera
Android 9.0 Pievs+Android 11Advantage
Android 11 is newer and safer
Not supportedvs+Face unlockAdvantage
Sensors help you use the device
4000 mAhvs+6000 mAh50%
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.
MicroUSB 2.0, USB OTG On-The-Govs+Type-CAdvantage
Reversible connector, you can stick in a USB-C cable any which way; either side is up.

29 Common items in both devices
4GB LPDDR4X
64GB (52GB available) / 64GB (49GB available)
16 million
403 PPI
Only digital zoom
PDAF: phase detection autofocus
EIS: Digital stabilization
+22 specs and more in the table below

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Physical featuresXiaomi Redmi Note 5 Pro (64GB/4GB)Samsung Galaxy M21s (SM-F415F/DS)
ModelRedmi Note 5 Pro (64GB/4GB)Galaxy M21s (SM-F415F/DS)
Other model namesXiaomi Redmi Note 5 Pro MEI7S (4GB RAM), Xiaomi WhyredGalaxy M21s SM-F415F/Dual-Sim (4GB RAM)
Country or region availableIndia
India
(Latin America)Brazil
(Latin America), Brazil
BrandXiaomiSamsung
Release dateFebruary, 2018November, 2020
Depth8.1 millimeters (0.32 inches)8.9 millimeters (0.35 inches)
Size (width x height)75.4 x 158.6 millimeters (2.97 x 6.24 in)75.1 x 159.2 millimeters (2.96 x 6.27 in)
Weight181 grams (6.34 ounces)191 grams (6.69 ounces)
Qwerty physical keyboardNot supportedNot supported
AntennaInternal antennaInternal antenna
Build, materialsAluminum body, glass frontPlastic body, glass front
Protection against water and othersNot supportedNot supported
System (OS)Xiaomi Redmi Note 5 Pro (64GB/4GB)Samsung Galaxy M21s (SM-F415F/DS)
Operating systemAndroid 7.1.2 NougatAndroid 10
Firmware updateAndroid 9.0 PieAndroid 11
HardwareXiaomi Redmi Note 5 Pro (64GB/4GB)Samsung Galaxy M21s (SM-F415F/DS)
Chipset64bit - Qualcomm Snapdragon 636 SDM636 (14nm)64bit - Samsung Exynos 9 Octa 9611 (10nm)
CPU processorOcta-Core, 2 processors:
1.8Ghz Quad-Core Kryo 260 Gold
1.6Ghz Quad-Core Kryo 260 Silver
Octa-Core, 2 processors:
2.3Ghz Quad-Core ARM Cortex-A73
1.7Ghz Quad-Core ARM Cortex-A53
GPU graphical controllerQualcomm Adreno 509ARM Mali-G72 MP3
RAM memory4GB LPDDR4X4GB LPDDR4X
Internal storage64GB (52GB available)
eMMC 5.1
64GB (49GB available)
UFS 2.1
External storageUntil 256GB microSD, microSDXC
(hybrid slot/shares the same SIM-2 slot)
Until 512GB microSD, microSDXC
(dedicated slot)
DisplayXiaomi Redmi Note 5 Pro (64GB/4GB)Samsung Galaxy M21s (SM-F415F/DS)
Display typeTFT IPS LCDSuper AMOLED
Screen size5.99" inches6.4" inches
Screen-to-body ratio~77.4% (screen-to-body ratio)~84.1% (screen-to-body ratio)
Display resolution1080x2160 pixels1080x2340 pixels (19.5:9)
TouchscreenCapacitive MultitouchCapacitive Multitouch
Pixel density (dot pitch)403 PPI403 PPI
Colors16 million16 million
Scratch-resistant glassGorilla Glass 3Gorilla Glass 3
Display featuresfeature not registered60Hz, 420 nits
Mobile networksXiaomi Redmi Note 5 Pro (64GB/4GB)Samsung Galaxy M21s (SM-F415F/DS)
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/upload600/150 Mbps300/50 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 850/900/1800/1900GSM 850/900/1800/1900
Primary 3G networkUMTS 850/900/1900/2100UMTS 850/900/1700/1900/2100
Primary 4G networkLTE Cat12 (Bands 1,3,5)
TD-LTE (Bands 40,41)
LTE Cat6 (1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 7, 8, 12, 13, 17, 20, 26, 28, 66)
TD-LTE (38, 40, 41)
VoLTE
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 networkNot supportedNot supported
Secondary 4G networkNot supportedNot supported
Secondary data networkGPRS, EDGEGPRS, EDGE
CallingXiaomi Redmi Note 5 Pro (64GB/4GB)Samsung Galaxy M21s (SM-F415F/DS)
MessagingSMS (T9), MMS, E-mail, Push mailSMS (T9), MMS, E-mail, Push mail
SpeakerphoneSupportedSupported
Video callingSupportedSupported
Call controlVoice dialing, Voice recorderVoice dialing, Voice recorder, Voice commands
CameraXiaomi Redmi Note 5 Pro (64GB/4GB)Samsung Galaxy M21s (SM-F415F/DS)
Back camera (main camera)(dual camera)
12 megapixels
5MPf/2.01.12µm
(triple camera)
64 megapixels
8MP ultrawidef/2.2123º12mm1/4"1.12µm
5MP depthf/2.2
Main camera resolution4000x3000 pixels10120x6328 pixels
Video recording (primary)Full HD (1920x1080) 30 fps4K UHD (3840x2160) 30 fps
FlashDual-LED on main camera and LED on front cameraLED flash
Focal aperturef/2.2 (aperture)f/1.8 (aperture)
Focal lengthfeature not registered26mm lens
Sensor sizefeature not registered1/1.72" inches
Pixel size1.25µm 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 only main cameraHDR photo on both cameras
2ª cameraXiaomi Redmi Note 5 Pro (64GB/4GB)Samsung Galaxy M21s (SM-F415F/DS)
Front camera (secondary)20 megapixels32 megapixels
Front camera resolution5184x3840 pixels6528x4896 pixels
Video recording (secondary)Full HD (1920x1080)Full HD (1920x1080)
Front flashLEDNot supported
Focal aperturef/2.2 (aperture)f/2.0 (aperture)
Focal lengthfeature not registered26mm lens
Sensor size1/2.8" inches1/2.8" inches
Pixel size1µm pixel0.8µm pixel
MultimediaXiaomi Redmi Note 5 Pro (64GB/4GB)Samsung Galaxy M21s (SM-F415F/DS)
RadioFMFM (RDS)
TVNot supportedNot supported
Video formatsMP4, H.265, H.264, H.263, DivX, XviDMP4, H.265, H.264, H.263, XviD, MKV
Audio formatsMP3, OGG, eAAC+, FLACMP3, WAV, WMA, eAAC+, FLAC
ConnectivityXiaomi Redmi Note 5 Pro (64GB/4GB)Samsung Galaxy M21s (SM-F415F/DS)
USBMicroUSB 2.0, 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/ac (2.4Ghz, 5Ghz) + MIMO802.11 a/b/g/n/ac (2.4Ghz, 5Ghz) + MIMO
DLNANot supportedNot supported
NFCNot supportedNot supported
GPSA-GPS, GeoTagging, GLONASS, BeiDouA-GPS, GeoTagging, GLONASS, GALILEO, BeiDou
Infrared portSupportedNot supported
Other functionsXiaomi Redmi Note 5 Pro (64GB/4GB)Samsung Galaxy M21s (SM-F415F/DS)
Active noise cancellationSupportedSupported
Vibrating alertSupportedSupported
RingtonesPolyphonic and customizedPolyphonic and customized
Web browserHTML, XHTML, HTML5HTML, XHTML, HTML5
SensorsAccelerometer
Proximity sensor
Compass
Ambient Light sensor
Gyroscope
Fingerprint sensor
Hall effect
Accelerometer
Compass
Ambient Light sensor
Gyroscope
Face unlock
Fingerprint sensor (rear-mounted)
Other features- Colors: Black, Gold, Blue, Rose Gold
- 2.5D glass screen edge
- 18:9 ratio screen
- MIUI 9
- Silicone case included
- Fast battery charging 5V/2A
- VoLTE
- WiFi display, direct, hotspot
- Colors: Black, Blue
- One UI 2.5, 3.1
- Stereo sound not supported
- DeX not supported
- WiFi direct, hotspot
Power supplyXiaomi Redmi Note 5 Pro (64GB/4GB)Samsung Galaxy M21s (SM-F415F/DS)
BatteryLiPo: Li-Ion polymer (Non removable)LiPo: Li-Ion polymer (Non removable)
Battery capacity4000 mAh6000 mAh
Charger, watts Standard charging15W Fast battery charging
Talk time autonomyfeature not registered2880 minutes | 48 hours | 2 days
Standbyfeature not registeredfeature not registered
Radiation rateXiaomi Redmi Note 5 Pro (64GB/4GB)Samsung Galaxy M21s (SM-F415F/DS)
SAR 1.6W/kg (USA, Mexico, etc.)feature not registered0.383W/kg (head)
SAR 2W/kg (Europe, UK, etc.)feature not registeredfeature not registered
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