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Motorola One Action vs Samsung Galaxy M21

Summary
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Display

6.3" (16 cm)

1080x2520 px, 435 PPI

6.4" (16.26 cm)

1080x2340 px, 403 PPI

Performance

Quad + Quad Core

2.2 GHz + 1.6 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

12 MP + 16 MP + 5 MP (Primary)

12 MP(Front)

48 MP + 8 MP + 5 MP (Primary)

20 MP(Front)

Battery

3500 mAh

6000 mAh

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4.2/5 based on 25,380 ratings

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General
Launch Date

August 30, 2019 (Official)

March 18, 2020 (Official)

Brand

Motorola

Samsung

Model

One Action

Galaxy M21

Operating System

Android v9.0 (Pie)

Android v10 (Q)

Custom UI

Android One

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

yes Fast, 15W

Design
Size Compare
Size Compare
Dimensions

Height: 160.1 mm
Width: 71.2 mm
Thickness: 9.15 mm

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

Weight

176 grams

188 grams

Build Material


Back: Plastic


Back: Plastic

Colours

Denim Blue, Pearl White

Midnight Blue, Raven Black

Waterproof

yes Splash proof, IPX2

Display
Good
Very Good
Screen Size

6.3 " (16 cm)

6.4 " (16.26 cm)

Screen Resolution

1080 x 2520 pixels

1080 x 2340 pixels

Aspect Ratio

21:9

19.5:9

Bezel-less display

yes with punch-hole display

yes with waterdrop notch

Pixel Density

435 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 %

Screen to Body Ratio (calculated)

81.52 %

84.02 %

Performance
Very Good
Very Good
Chipset

Samsung Exynos 9 Octa 9609

Samsung Exynos 9 Octa 9611

Processor

Octa core (2.2 GHz, Quad core, Cortex A73 + 1.6 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-G72 MP3

Mali-G72 MP3

RAM

4 GB

4 GB

Bootup Time (tested by 91mobiles)

16.0 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 49 GB

USB OTG Support

yes

Camera
Very Good
Very Good
Main Camera
Camera Setup

Triple

Triple

Resolution

12 MP f/1.8 Primary Camera(2.8" sensor size, 1.25µm pixel size)16 MP f/2.2, Wide Angle, Ultra-Wide Angle Camera
5 MP f/2.2, 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

CMOS image sensor

Autofocus

yes Phase Detection autofocus

yes Phase Detection autofocus

Physical Aperture

F1.8

F2.0

Optical Image Stabilisation

no  No

Flash

yes Dual LED Flash

yes LED Flash

Image Resolution

4000 x 3000 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

Auto Flash, Face detection, Touch to focus

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

Video Recording

3840x2160 @ 30 fps

3840x2160 @ 30 fps, 1920x1080 @ 30 fps

Front Camera
Camera Setup

Single

Single

Resolution

12 MP f/2.0 Primary Camera(1.25µm pixel size)

20 MP f/2.2 Primary Camera

Sensor

CMOS

Autofocus

no  No

Physical Aperture

F2.0

F2.2

Flash

yes Screen flash

no  No

Video Recording

3840x2160 @ 30 fps

1920x1080 @ 30 fps

Battery
Very Good
Excellent
Capacity

3500 mAh

6000 mAh

Type

Li-ion

Li-ion

User Replaceable

no  No

no  No

Standby time

Up to 156 Hours(2G)

Quick Charging

yes Fast, 15W

USB Type-C

yes

yes

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

02h 06m 02s

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) / 1900(band 2) / 1700(band 4) / 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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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..

SIM 2

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) / 1900(band 2) / 1700(band 4) / 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..

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: 0.468 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 v5.0

yes v5.0

GPS

yes with A-GPS, Glonass

yes with A-GPS, Glonass

NFC

yes

no  No

USB Connectivity

Mass storage device, USB charging

Mass storage device, USB charging

Multimedia
FM Radio

yes

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, Gyroscope

Light sensor, Proximity sensor, Accelerometer, Gyroscope

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  • Does Samsung Galaxy M21 support OTG?

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    Answered By Kavya Rangan | 3 months ago

    Yes, the Samsung Galaxy M21 does support OTG but the user would have to buy a USB Type-C OTG cable.

    Check Full Device Specifications Samsung Galaxy M21

  • Does Samsung Galaxy M21 support VoLTE in both the sim slot?

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    Answered By Nischal Chauhan | 3 months ago

    Yes, the Samsung Galaxy M21 does support VoLTE in both the SIMs and the device is also Dual Standby.

    Check Full Device Specifications Samsung Galaxy M21

  • Does Samsung Galaxy M21 have a Knox security?

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    Answered By Anusha Mistry | 2 months ago

    Yes, the Samsung Galaxy M21 does have the Knox security which means a set of features and pre-installed apps in the device.

    Check Full Device Specifications Samsung Galaxy M21 

  • How to record calls on Motorola One Action ?

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    Answered By Avinash Jhadav | 11 months ago

    Maximum smartphones have an inbuilt call recording feature these days. You just need to tap on the cassette symbol to start the recording. Still, there are phones which do not have this feature inbuilt. For such phones, you can install the ACR app.

    1. : Download the ACR call recording app from the play store. 



    2. : Then Follow the instructions from the app and allow all the access to the app as shown in the Image below


    3. : Ten Tap the three bar on the top left of the app.



    4. : There you will find the Enable option on the top.



    5. : Enable it and enjoy the app.



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      You can check the specs of Motorola One Action here: Motorola One Action
  • Is Samsung Galaxy M21 available offline?

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    Answered By Balamurugan Mukopadhyay | 4 months ago

    Yes, Samsung has officially said that the Samsung Galaxy M21 would be available in the offline stores as well.

    Check Full Device Specifications Samsung Galaxy M21

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