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Samsung Galaxy M21 vs Realme 7i

Summary
84%
83%
Display

6.4" (16.26 cm)

1080x2340 px, 403 PPI

6.5" (16.51 cm)

720x1600 px, 270 PPI

Performance

Quad + Quad Core

2.3 GHz + 1.7 GHz, 4 GB RAM

Quad + Quad Core

2 GHz + 1.8 GHz, 4 GB RAM

Storage

64 GB

512 GB (Expandable)

64 GB

256 GB (Expandable)

Camera

48 MP + 8 MP + 5 MP (Primary)

20 MP(Front)

64 MP + 8 MP + 2 MP + 2 MP (Primary)

16 MP(Front)

Battery

6000 mAh

5000 mAh

Expert Rating

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User Rating

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4.2/5 based on 77,346 ratings

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4.3/5 based on 150,126 ratings

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General
Launch Date

March 18, 2020 (Official)

October 7, 2020 (Official)

Brand

Samsung

Realme

Model

Galaxy M21

7i

Operating System

Android v10 (Q)

Android v10 (Q)

Custom UI

Samsung One UI

Realme UI

SIM Slot(s)

Dual SIM, GSM+GSM

Dual SIM, GSM+GSM

SIM Size

SIM1: Nano
SIM2: Nano

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

yes Quick, 18W

Design
Size Compare
Size Compare
Dimensions

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

Height: 164.1 mm
Width: 75.5 mm
Thickness: 8.5 mm

Weight

188 grams

188 grams

Build Material


Back: Plastic

Colours

Midnight Blue, Raven Black

Fusion Green, Fusion Blue

Waterproof

yes Splash proof

Display
Very Good
Average
Screen Size

6.4 " (16.26 cm)

6.5 " (16.51 cm)

Screen Resolution

1080 x 2340 pixels

720 x 1600 pixels

Aspect Ratio

19.5:9

20:9

Bezel-less display

yes with waterdrop notch

yes with punch-hole display

Pixel Density

403 ppi

270 ppi

Display Type

Super AMOLED

IPS LCD

Refresh Rate

90 Hz

Screen Protection

Corning Gorilla Glass v3

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 %

90 %

Screen to Body Ratio (calculated)

84.02 %

82.33 %

Performance
Very Good
Very Good
Chipset

Samsung Exynos 9 Octa 9611

Qualcomm Snapdragon 662

Processor

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

Octa core (2 GHz, Quad core, Kryo 260 + 1.8 GHz, Quad core, Kryo 260)

Architecture

64 bit

64 bit

Graphics

Mali-G72 MP3

Adreno 610

RAM

4 GB

4 GB

Bootup Time (tested by 91mobiles)

23.0 s

Storage
Best in Class
Best in Class
Internal Memory

64 GB

64 GB

Expandable Memory

yes Up to 512 GB

yes Up to 256 GB

User Available Storage

Up to 49 GB

USB OTG Support

yes

yes

Camera
Very Good
Very Good
Main Camera
Camera Setup

Triple

Quad

Resolution

48 MP f/2.0 (upto 4x Digital Zoom) Primary Camera(26 mm focal length, 2" sensor size, 0.8µm pixel size)8 MP f/2.2, Wide Angle, Ultra-Wide Angle Camera(12 mm focal length, 4.0" sensor size, 1.12µm pixel size)5 MP f/2.2, Depth Camera

64 MP f/1.8, Wide Angle (80° field-of-view) Primary Camera(25.1 mm focal length, 2" sensor size)8 MP f/2.2, Wide Angle, Ultra-Wide Angle Camera(15.62 mm focal length, 4.0" sensor size)2 MP f/2.4, Macro Camera(21.88 mm focal length, 5.0" sensor size)2 MP f/2.4 Mono Camera(21.88 mm focal length, 5.0" sensor size)

Sensor

CMOS image sensor

CMOS image sensor

Autofocus

yes Phase Detection autofocus

yes Phase Detection autofocus

Physical Aperture

F2.0

F1.8

Optical Image Stabilisation

no  No

Flash

yes LED Flash

yes LED Flash

Image Resolution

8000 x 6000 Pixels

9000 x 7000 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

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

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

Video Recording

3840x2160 @ 30 fps, 1920x1080 @ 30 fps

1920x1080 @ 30 fps, 1280x720 @ 60 fps

Front Camera
Camera Setup

Single

Single

Resolution

20 MP f/2.2 Primary Camera(26 mm focal length)

16 MP f/2.1, Wide Angle Primary Camera(3" sensor size, 1µm pixel size)

Sensor

CMOS

Exmor RS

Autofocus

no  No

Physical Aperture

F2.2

F2.1

Flash

no  No

yes Screen flash

Camera Features

Fixed Focus

Video Recording

1920x1080 @ 30 fps

1920x1080 @ 30 fps, 1280x720 @ 30 fps

Battery
Excellent
Excellent
Capacity

6000 mAh

5000 mAh

Type

Li-ion

Li-ion

User Replaceable

no  No

no  No

Quick Charging

yes Fast, 15W

yes Quick, 18W

USB Type-C

yes

yes

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

02h 09m 47s

Network & Connectivity
SIM Size

SIM1: Nano
SIM2: Nano

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) / 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) / 900(band 8) / 850(band 5)
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) / 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) / 900(band 8) / 850(band 5)
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

Head: 1.098 W/kg, Body: 0.531 W/kg

Wi-Fi

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

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

Wi-Fi Features

Wi-Fi Direct, Mobile Hotspot

Mobile Hotspot

Bluetooth

yes v5.0

yes v5.0

GPS

yes with A-GPS, Glonass

yes with A-GPS, Glonass

NFC

no  No

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, Gyroscope

Light sensor, Proximity sensor, Accelerometer, Gyroscope

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