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Samsung Galaxy M21 vs Samsung Galaxy A12

Summary
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Display

6.4" (16.26 cm)

1080x2340 px, 403 PPI

6.5" (16.51 cm)

720x1600 px, 270 PPI

Camera

48 MP + 8 MP + 5 MP (Primary)

20 MP(Front)

48 MP + 5 MP + 2 MP + 2 MP (Primary)

8 MP(Front)

Battery

6000 mAh

5000 mAh

34 h talktime (4G)

Performance

Quad + Quad Core

2.3 GHz + 1.7 GHz, 4 GB RAM

Octa Core

2.3 GHz, 4 GB RAM

Storage

64 GB

512 GB (Expandable)

64 GB

1 TB (Expandable)

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User Rating

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4.2/5 based on 199,669 ratings

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General
Launch Date

March 18, 2020 (Official)

February 16, 2021 (Official)

Operating System

Android v10 (Q)

Android v10 (Q)

Custom UI

Samsung One UI

Samsung One UI

Performance
Good
Good
Chipset

Samsung Exynos 9 Octa 9611

MediaTek Helio P35

CPU

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

Octa core, 2.3 GHz, Cortex A53

Architecture

64 bit

64 bit

Fabrication

10 nm

12 nm

Graphics

Mali-G72 MP3

PowerVR GE8320

RAM

4 GB

4 GB

RAM Type

LPDDR4X

Display
Very Good
Very Good
Display Type

Super AMOLED

PLS TFT LCD

Screen Size

6.4 " (16.26 cm)

6.5 " (16.51 cm)

Resolution

1080 x 2340 pixels

720 x 1600 pixels

Aspect Ratio

19.5:9

20:9

Pixel Density

403 ppi

270 ppi

Screen to Body Ratio (calculated)

84.02 %

82.06 %

Screen Protection

Corning Gorilla Glass v3,

Bezel-less display

with waterdrop notch

with notch

Touch Screen

, Capacitive Touchscreen, Multi-touch

, Capacitive Touchscreen, Multi-touch

Brightness

420 nits

Screen to Body Ratio (claimed by the brand)

91 %

Design
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Dimensions

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

Height: 164 mm
Width: 75.8 mm
Thickness: 8.9 mm

Weight

188 grams

205 grams

Build Material

Back: Plastic

Back: Plastic

Colours

Midnight Blue, Raven Black

Black, Blue, White

Camera
Very Good
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

48 MP f/2.0, Wide Angle (80° field-of-view) Primary Camera(26 mm focal length)5 MP f/2.2, Ultra-Wide Angle Camera
2 MP f/2.4, Macro Camera
2 MP f/2.4, Depth Camera

Sensor

CMOS image sensor

Autofocus

, Phase Detection autofocus

OIS

No

No

Flash

, LED Flash

, 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

4 x Digital Zoom
Auto Flash
Face detection
Touch to focus

10 x Digital Zoom
Auto Flash
Face detection
Touch to focus

Video Recording

3840x2160 @ 30 fps
1920x1080 @ 30 fps

1920x1080 @ 30 fps

Front Camera
Camera Setup

Single

Single

Resolution

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

8 MP f/2.2 Primary Camera

Sensor

CMOS

Autofocus

No

No

Flash

No

No

Video Recording

1920x1080 @ 30 fps

1920x1080 @ 30 fps

Battery
Excellent
Very Good
Capacity

6000 mAh

5000 mAh

Type

Li-ion

Li-ion

Removable

No

No

TalkTime

Up to 34 Hours(4G)

Quick Charging

, Fast, 15W

, Fast, 15W

USB Type-C

Storage
Best in Class
Best in Class
Internal Memory

64 GB

64 GB

Expandable Memory

, Up to 512 GB

, Up to 1 TB

User Available Storage

Up to 49 GB

Up to 47.9 GB

USB OTG

Storage Type

UFS 2.1

eMMC 5.1

Network & Connectivity
SIM Slot(s)

Dual SIM, GSM+GSM

Dual SIM, GSM+GSM

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

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 2300(band 40)
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
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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) / 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 2300(band 40)
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
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SAR Value

Head: 0.468 W/kg

Wi-Fi

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

, Wi-Fi 802.11, b/g/n

Wi-Fi Features

Wi-Fi Direct, Mobile Hotspot

Wi-Fi Direct, Mobile Hotspot

Bluetooth

, v5.0

, v5.0

GPS

with A-GPS, Glonass

with A-GPS, Glonass

NFC

No

No

USB Connectivity

Mass storage device, USB charging

Mass storage device, USB charging

Multimedia
Loudspeaker

Audio Jack

3.5 mm

3.5 mm

Audio Features

Dolby Atmos

Sensors
Fingerprint Sensor

Fingerprint Sensor Position

Rear

Side

Other Sensors

Light sensor, Proximity sensor, Accelerometer, Gyroscope

Light sensor, Proximity sensor, Accelerometer

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