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Summary
82%
86%
Display

6.59" (16.74 cm)

1080x2340 px, 391 PPI

6.4" (16.26 cm)

1080x2340 px, 403 PPI

Performance

Quad + Quad Core

2.2 GHz + 1.7 GHz, 4 GB RAM

Quad + Quad Core

2.3 GHz + 1.7 GHz, 4 GB RAM

Storage

128 GB

512 GB (Expandable)

64 GB

512 GB (Expandable)

Camera

48 MP + 8 MP + 2 MP (Primary)

16 MP(Front)

48 MP + 8 MP + 5 MP (Primary)

20 MP(Front)

Battery

4000 mAh

24 h talktime (3G)

6000 mAh

Expert Rating

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User Rating

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4.3/5 based on 16,551 ratings

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4.2/5 based on 25,380 ratings

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General
Launch Date

January 19, 2020 (Official)

March 18, 2020 (Official)

Brand

Honor

Samsung

Model

9X

Galaxy M21

Operating System

Android v9.0 (Pie)

Android v10 (Q)

Custom UI

EMUI

Samsung One UI

SIM Slot(s)

Dual SIM, GSM+GSM

Dual SIM, GSM+GSM

SIM Size

SIM1: Nano
SIM2: Nano (Hybrid)

SIM1: Nano
SIM2: Nano

Network

4G: Available (supports Indian bands),
3G: Available, 2G: Available

4G: Available (supports Indian bands),
3G: Available, 2G: Available

Fingerprint Sensor

yes

yes

Quick Charging

no  No

yes Fast, 15W

Design
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Dimensions

Height: 163.5 mm
Width: 77.2 mm
Thickness: 8.8 mm

Height: 159 mm
Width: 75.1 mm
Thickness: 8.9 mm

Weight

196.8 grams

188 grams

Build Material


Back: Mineral Glass


Back: Plastic

Colours

Midnight Black, Sapphire Blue

Midnight Blue, Raven Black

Display
Good
Very Good
Screen Size

6.59 " (16.74 cm)

6.4 " (16.26 cm)

Screen Resolution

1080 x 2340 pixels

1080 x 2340 pixels

Aspect Ratio

19.5:9

19.5:9

Bezel-less display

yes

yes with waterdrop notch

Pixel Density

391 ppi

403 ppi

Display Type

IPS LCD

Super AMOLED

Screen Protection

Corning Gorilla Glass v3

Touch Screen

yes Capacitive Touchscreen, Multi-touch

yes Capacitive Touchscreen, Multi-touch

Screen to Body Ratio (claimed by the brand)

91 %

91 %

Screen to Body Ratio (calculated)

84.28 %

84.02 %

Performance
Very Good
Very Good
Chipset

HiSilicon Kirin 710F

Samsung Exynos 9 Octa 9611

Processor

Octa core (2.2 GHz, Quad core, Cortex A73 + 1.7 GHz, Quad core, Cortex A53)

Octa core (2.3 GHz, Quad core, Cortex A73 + 1.7 GHz, Quad core, Cortex A53)

Architecture

64 bit

64 bit

Graphics

Mali-G51 MP4

Mali-G72 MP3

RAM

4 GB

4 GB

Bootup Time (tested by 91mobiles)

23.0 s

23.0 s

Storage
Best in Class
Best in Class
Internal Memory

128 GB

64 GB

Expandable Memory

yes Up to 512 GB

yes Up to 512 GB

User Available Storage

Up to 117 GB

Up to 49 GB

USB OTG Support

yes

Camera
Very Good
Very Good
Main Camera
Camera Setup

Triple

Triple

Resolution

48 MP f/1.8 Primary Camera(27 mm focal length, 2" sensor size, 0.8µm pixel size)8 MP f/2.4, Wide Angle, Ultra-Wide Angle Camera(13 mm focal length)2 MP f/2.4, Depth Camera

48 MP f/2.0 (upto 4x Digital Zoom) Primary Camera(2" sensor size, 0.8µm pixel size)8 MP f/2.2, Wide Angle, Ultra-Wide Angle Camera
5 MP f/2.2, Depth Camera

Sensor

CMOS image sensor, Exmor-RS CMOS Sensor

CMOS image sensor

Autofocus

yes

yes Phase Detection autofocus

Physical Aperture

F1.8

F2.0

Optical Image Stabilisation

no  No

Flash

yes LED Flash

yes LED Flash

Image Resolution

8000 x 6000 Pixels

8000 x 6000 Pixels

Settings

Exposure compensation, ISO control

Exposure compensation, ISO control

Shooting Modes

Continuos Shooting, High Dynamic Range mode (HDR)

Continuos Shooting, High Dynamic Range mode (HDR)

Camera Features

Digital Zoom, Auto Flash, Face detection, Touch to focus

4 x Digital Zoom, Auto Flash, Face detection, Touch to focus

Video Recording

1920x1080 @ 30 fps

3840x2160 @ 30 fps, 1920x1080 @ 30 fps

Front Camera
Camera Setup

Single

Single

Resolution

16 MP f/2.2 Primary Camera(26 mm focal length, 3" sensor size, 1µm pixel size)

20 MP f/2.2 Primary Camera

Camera Type

Pop-Up

Sensor

CMOS

Autofocus

no  No

Physical Aperture

F2.2

F2.2

Flash

no  No

Video Recording

1920x1080 @ 30 fps

1920x1080 @ 30 fps

Battery
Very Good
Excellent
Capacity

4000 mAh

6000 mAh

Type

Li-Polymer

Li-ion

User Replaceable

no  No

no  No

TalkTime

Up to 24 Hours(3G)

Quick Charging

no  No

yes Fast, 15W

USB Type-C

yes

yes

Battery Charging Time (20% to 100%) (tested by 91mobiles)

01h 37m 52s

02h 09m 47s

Network & Connectivity
SIM Size

SIM1: Nano
SIM2: Nano (Hybrid)

SIM1: Nano
SIM2: Nano

Network Support

4G (supports Indian bands), 3G, 2G

4G (supports Indian bands), 3G, 2G

VoLTE

yes

yes

SIM 1

4G Bands:
TD-LTE 2600(band 38) / 2300(band 40) / 2500(band 41)
FD-LTE 2100(band 1) / 1800(band 3) / 2600(band 7) / 900(band 8) / 800(band 20)
3G Bands:
UMTS 1900 / 2100 / 850 / 900 MHz
2G Bands:
GSM 1800 / 1900 / 850 / 900 MHz
GPRS:
Available
EDGE:
Available
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4G Bands:
TD-LTE 2600(band 38) / 2300(band 40) / 2500(band 41)
FD-LTE 2100(band 1) / 1800(band 3) / 2600(band 7) / 900(band 8) / 850(band 5) / 800(band 20)
3G Bands:
UMTS 1900 / 2100 / 850 / 900 MHz
2G Bands:
GSM 1800 / 1900 / 850 / 900 MHz
GPRS:
Available
EDGE:
Available
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SIM 2

4G Bands:
TD-LTE 2600(band 38) / 2300(band 40) / 2500(band 41)
FD-LTE 2100(band 1) / 1800(band 3) / 900(band 8) / 800(band 20)
3G Bands:
UMTS 1900 / 2100 / 850 / 900 MHz
2G Bands:
GSM 1800 / 1900 / 850 / 900 MHz
GPRS:
Available
EDGE:
Available
Read More..

4G Bands:
TD-LTE 2600(band 38) / 2300(band 40) / 2500(band 41)
FD-LTE 2100(band 1) / 1800(band 3) / 2600(band 7) / 900(band 8) / 850(band 5) / 800(band 20)
3G Bands:
UMTS 1900 / 2100 / 850 / 900 MHz
2G Bands:
GSM 1800 / 1900 / 850 / 900 MHz
GPRS:
Available
EDGE:
Available
Read More..

SAR Value

Head: 0.78 W/kg

Head: 0.468 W/kg

Wi-Fi

yes Wi-Fi 802.11, a/ac/b/g/n

yes Wi-Fi 802.11, ac/b/g/n/n 5GHz

Wi-Fi Features

Mobile Hotspot

Wi-Fi Direct, Mobile Hotspot

Bluetooth

yes v4.2

yes v5.0

GPS

yes with A-GPS, Glonass

yes with A-GPS, Glonass

NFC

no  No

USB Connectivity

Mass storage device, USB charging

Mass storage device, USB charging

Multimedia
Loudspeaker

yes

yes

Audio Jack

3.5 mm

3.5 mm

Audio Features

Dolby Atmos

Special Features
Fingerprint Sensor

yes

yes

Fingerprint Sensor Position

Rear

Rear

Other Sensors

Light sensor, Proximity sensor, Accelerometer, Compass, Gyroscope

Light sensor, Proximity sensor, Accelerometer, Gyroscope

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