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ZTE V821 vs Samsung Galaxy S5 mini (3G SM-G800H)

Side by side comparison between ZTE V821 vs Samsung Galaxy S5 mini phones, differences, pros, cons with full specifications. What's the better?

ZTE V821







26PointsSamsung Galaxy S5 mini (3G SM-G800H)Compare ZTE V821 X
Samsung Galaxy S5 mini (3G SM-G800H)





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What's the better phone? Samsung Galaxy S5 mini (3G SM-G800H)

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!

V8212 Advantages ZTE V821vsGalaxy S5 mini (3G SM-G800H)26 Advantages Samsung Galaxy S5 mini (3G SM-G800H)
+2 slots (Dual-SIM)
(dedicated slot)Advantage
It's more advantageous to have more than one phone operator in the same device
vs1 slot (Single-SIM)
(dedicated slot)
The radio lets you listen to your songs and sports in general
vsNot supported
256MB (100MB available)vs+16GB (12GB available)122 times
More internal storage for applications and files
Until 32GB microSD, microSDHCvs+Until 64GB microSD, microSDXC100%
More external storage for files using memory cards
12.4 millimeters (0.49 inches)vs+9.1 millimeters (0.36 inches)36%
CSTN - passive matrixvs+Super AMOLEDAdvantage
Super AMOLED display is brighter and more vivid
65 thousandvs+16 million245 times
More colors on the screen is better quality images and videos
320x240 pixelsvs+720x1280 pixels11 times
Higher resolution screen
167 PPIvs+326 PPI95%
Crisper display of text, images and videos because it has more pixels per inch (ppi)
Larger screen
(back) 2MPvs+(back) 8MP3 times
Higher resolution main camera
Not supportedvs+LED flashAdvantage
The LED flash helps in dark places or in low light
Not supportedvs+AutofocusAdvantage
Best autofocus type for taking pictures
Not supportedvs+(front) 2.1MPAdvantage
A front-camera is best for taking selfies
QCIF (176x144)vs+Full HD (1920x1080)81 times
More image quality for recording videos with the primary camera
Android 2.2.1 Froyovs+Android 5.1.1 LollipopAdvantage
Android 5.1.1 Lollipop is newer and safer
2G EDGEvs+3G+ HSPA+Advantage
The 3G+ HSPA+ network is newer and faster
(2G EDGE) 0.236 Mbpsvs+(3G+ HSPA+) 21 Mbps88 times
Faster for surfing the internet and download files
Better touchscreen. The capacitive screen is much more sensitive.
Better touch type. Multitouch allows to use more fingers at the same time.
Not supportedvs+Accelerometer, Proximity sensor, Compass, Ambient Light sensor, Gyroscope, Heart rate, Hall effect, Fingerprint sensor (front-mounted)Advantage
Sensors help you use the device
900 mAhvs+2100 mAh133%
Battery - higher amperage (mAh) allows more device usage time, but it also depends on the hardware and use
Not supportedvs+Video callingAdvantage
The video calling allows to make calls with voice and video
802.11 b/g (2.4Ghz)vs+802.11 a/b/g/n (2.4Ghz, 5Ghz) + MIMOAdvantage
WiFi 802.11 a/b/g/n (2.4Ghz, 5Ghz) + MIMO is newer and faster
2.1 + A2DPvs+4.0 + A2DPAdvantage
Bluetooth 4.0 + A2DP is newer and faster
Better sites viewing on the internet
Not supportedvs+Gorilla Glass 3Advantage
Protection against scratches on the screen lets you carry your phone with your keys
Not supportedvs+IP67 certifiedAdvantage
Protection against water allows you talk to your friends in the rain, for example

8 Common items in both devices
120 grams (4.2 ounces)
Only digital zoom
3.5mm jack
Li-Ion: Lithium-Ion (Removable)
Vibrating alert
A-GPS, GeoTagging / A-GPS, GeoTagging, GLONASS
+ 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 featuresZTE V821Samsung Galaxy S5 mini (3G SM-G800H)
ModelV821Galaxy S5 mini (3G SM-G800H)
Other model namesZTE V821, ZTE GV821, ZTE GSM V821 Dual Chip, Dual SIMGalaxy S5 mini G800H, Samsung Atlantic
Country or region availablefeature not registeredSouth AfricaSaudi ArabiaIndiaPakistanRussia
South Africa, Saudi Arabia, India, Pakistan, Russia
Release dateJune, 2011July, 2014
Depth12.4 millimeters (0.49 inches)9.1 millimeters (0.36 inches)
Size (width x height)61 x 110 millimeters (2.4 x 4.33 in)64.8 x 131.1 millimeters (2.55 x 5.16 in)
Weight120 grams (4.2 ounces)120 grams (4.2 ounces)
Qwerty physical keyboardFixed QWERTY keyboardNot supported
AntennaInternal antennaInternal antenna
Build, materialsfeature not registeredPlastic body, glass front
Protection against water and othersNot supportedIP67 certified: dust proof and waterproof over 1 meter and 30min
System (OS)ZTE V821Samsung Galaxy S5 mini (3G SM-G800H)
Operating systemAndroid 2.2.1 FroyoAndroid 4.4.2 KitKat
Firmware updatefeature not registeredAndroid 5.1.1 Lollipop
HardwareZTE V821Samsung Galaxy S5 mini (3G SM-G800H)
ChipsetMediaTek MT651632bit - Samsung Exynos 3 Quad 3470 (28nm)
CPU processorSingle-Core ARM926EJ-S rev 51.4Ghz Quad-Core ARM Cortex-A7
GPU graphical controllerfeature not registeredARM Mali-400 MP4 450Mhz
RAM memoryfeature not registered1.5GB LPDDR3
Internal storage256MB (100MB available)16GB (12GB available)
eMMC 5.0
External storageUntil 32GB microSD, microSDHC
(dedicated slot)
Until 64GB microSD, microSDXC
(dedicated slot)
DisplayZTE V821Samsung Galaxy S5 mini (3G SM-G800H)
Display typeCSTN - passive matrixSuper AMOLED
Screen size2.4" inches4.5" inches
Screen-to-body ratio~26.6% (screen-to-body ratio)~65.7% (screen-to-body ratio)
Display resolution320x240 pixels720x1280 pixels
TouchscreenResistive Single touch 1-pointCapacitive Multitouch
Pixel density (dot pitch)167 PPI326 PPI
Colors65 thousand16 million
Scratch-resistant glassNot supportedGorilla Glass 3
Display featuresfeature not registeredfeature not registered
Mobile networksZTE V821Samsung Galaxy S5 mini (3G SM-G800H)
Dual-SIMDual-SIM Standby - Call active on one sim card
(dedicated slot)
Not supported
SIM card2 slots (Dual-SIM)
Standard mini-SIM (2FF)
1 slot (Single-SIM)
micro-SIM (3FF)
Maximum download/upload0.236 Mbps21/5.76 Mbps
Network technology2G2G, 3G
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 networkNot supportedUMTS 850/900/1900/2100
Primary 4G networkNot supportedNot supported
Primary 5G networkNot supportedNot supported
Secondary 2G networkGSM 850/900/1800/1900Not supported
Secondary 3G networkNot supportedNot supported
Secondary 4G networkNot supportedNot supported
Secondary data networkGPRSNot supported
CallingZTE V821Samsung Galaxy S5 mini (3G SM-G800H)
MessagingSMS, MMS, E-mailSMS (Swype), MMS, E-mail, Push mail
Video callingNot supportedSupported
Call controlVoice recorderVoice recorder
CameraZTE V821Samsung Galaxy S5 mini (3G SM-G800H)
Back camera (main camera)2 megapixels8 megapixels
Main camera resolution1600x1200 pixels3264x2448 pixels
Video recording (primary)QCIF (176x144)Full HD (1920x1080) 30 fps
FlashNot supportedLED flash
Focal aperturefeature not registeredf/2.4 (aperture)
Focal lengthfeature not registered31mm lens
Sensor sizefeature not registeredfeature not registered
Pixel sizefeature not registeredfeature not registered
AutofocusNot supportedAutofocus
Touch focusfeature not registeredSupported
Image stabilizationfeature not registeredEIS: Digital stabilization
ZoomOnly digital zoomOnly digital zoom
Face/smile detectionfeature not registeredFace detection, Smile detection
BSI sensorfeature not registeredNot supported
HDRfeature not registeredHDR photo only main camera
2ª cameraZTE V821Samsung Galaxy S5 mini (3G SM-G800H)
Front camera (secondary)Not supported2.1 megapixels
Front camera resolutionNot supported1920x1080 pixels
Video recording (secondary)Not supportedFull HD (1920x1080)
Front flashNot supportedNot supported
Focal aperturefeature not registeredfeature not registered
Focal lengthfeature not registeredfeature not registered
Sensor sizefeature not registeredfeature not registered
Pixel sizefeature not registeredfeature not registered
MultimediaZTE V821Samsung Galaxy S5 mini (3G SM-G800H)
RadioFMNot supported
TVNot supportedNot supported
Video formatsMP4, H.264, H.263MP4, H.264, H.263, DivX, XviD, MKV
Audio formatsMP3, WAV, eAAC+MP3, WAV, WMA, eAAC+, FLAC
ConnectivityZTE V821Samsung Galaxy S5 mini (3G SM-G800H)
USBMicroUSB 2.0MicroUSB 2.0
TV outputNot supportedNot supported
Audio output3.5mm jack3.5mm jack
Bluetooth2.1 + A2DP4.0 + A2DP
WiFi802.11 b/g (2.4Ghz)802.11 a/b/g/n (2.4Ghz, 5Ghz) + MIMO
DLNAfeature not registeredNot supported
NFCNot supportedNot supported
GPSA-GPS, GeoTaggingA-GPS, GeoTagging, GLONASS
Infrared portfeature not registeredSupported
Other functionsZTE V821Samsung Galaxy S5 mini (3G SM-G800H)
Active noise cancellationfeature not registeredNot supported
Vibrating alertSupportedSupported
RingtonesPolyphonic and customizedPolyphonic and customized
SensorsNot supportedAccelerometer
Proximity sensor
Ambient Light sensor
Heart rate
Hall effect
Fingerprint sensor (front-mounted)
Other features- Colors: Black on red
- WiFi hotspot
- Java framework
- Colors: Black, Blue, White, Gold
- Panorama photo
- S-Voice
- WiFi direct, hotspot
Power supplyZTE V821Samsung Galaxy S5 mini (3G SM-G800H)
BatteryLi-Ion: Lithium-Ion (Removable)
Li-Ion: Lithium-Ion (Removable)
Battery capacity900 mAh2100 mAh
Charger, watts Standard charging Standard charging
Talk time autonomy450 minutes | 7.5 hours | 0.3 day600 minutes | 10 hours | 0.4 day
Standby19000 minutes | 316.7 hours | 13.2 daysfeature not registered
Radiation rateZTE V821Samsung Galaxy S5 mini (3G SM-G800H)
SAR 1.6W/kg (USA, Mexico, etc.)feature not registered1.07W/kg (head) | 0.95W/kg (body)
SAR 2W/kg (Europe, UK, etc.)feature not registered0.693W/kg (head) | 0.544W/kg (body)

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