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Summary
83%
86%
Display

6.4" (16.26 cm)

1080x2340 px, 403 PPI

6.6" (16.76 cm)

720x1600 px, 266 PPI

Camera

48 MP + 8 MP + 5 MP (Primary)

20 MP(Front)

48 MP + 8 MP + 5 MP + 5 MP (Primary)

20 MP(Front)

Battery

6000 mAh

5000 mAh

36 h talktime (4G)

Performance

Quad + Quad Core

2.3 GHz + 1.7 GHz, 4 GB RAM

Dual + Hexa Core

2.2 GHz + 1.8 GHz, 6 GB RAM

Storage

64 GB

512 GB (Expandable)

128 GB

1 TB (Expandable)

Expert Rating

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User Rating

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4.2/5 based on 149,527 ratings

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4.2/5 based on 2,492 ratings

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General
Launch Date

March 18, 2020 (Official)

May 1, 2021 (Official)

Operating System

Android v10 (Q)

Android v11

Custom UI

Samsung One UI

Samsung One UI

SIM Size

SIM1: Nano
SIM2: Nano

SIM1: Nano
SIM2: Nano (Hybrid)

Fingerprint Sensor

Quick Charging

, Fast, 15W

, Fast, 15W

Performance
Very Good
Very Good
Chipset

Samsung Exynos 9 Octa 9611

Qualcomm Snapdragon 750G

CPU

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

Octa core (2.2 GHz, Dual core, Kryo 570 + 1.8 GHz, Hexa Core, Kryo 570)

Architecture

64 bit

64 bit

Fabrication

10 nm

8 nm

Graphics

Mali-G72 MP3

Adreno 619

RAM

4 GB

6 GB

RAM Type

LPDDR4X

LPDDR4X

Display
Very Good
Good
Display Type

Super AMOLED

Super AMOLED

Screen Size

6.4 " (16.26 cm)

6.6 " (16.76 cm)

Resolution

1080 x 2340 pixels

720 x 1600 pixels

Aspect Ratio

19.5:9

20:9

Pixel Density

403 ppi

266 ppi

Screen to Body Ratio (calculated)

84.02 %

84.28 %

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

Refresh Rate

60 Hz

Screen to Body Ratio (claimed by the brand)

91 %

Design
Size Compare
Size Compare
Dimensions

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

Height: 164.4 mm
Width: 75.9 mm
Thickness: 8.6 mm

Weight

188 grams

193 grams

Build Material

Back: Plastic

Colours

Midnight Blue, Raven Black

Prism Dot Black, Prism Dot Gray

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

48 MP f/1.8, Wide Angle Primary Camera(2" sensor size, 0.8µm pixel size)8 MP f/2.2, Wide Angle, Ultra-Wide Angle Camera
5 MP f/2.4, Macro Camera
5 MP f/2.4, Depth Camera

Sensor

CMOS image sensor

ISOCELL Plus

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

Digital Zoom
Auto Flash
Face detection
Touch to focus

Video Recording

3840x2160 @ 30 fps
1920x1080 @ 30 fps

3840x2160 @ 30 fps

Front Camera
Camera Setup

Single

Single

Resolution

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

20 MP f/2.2, Wide Angle Primary Camera

Sensor

CMOS

Autofocus

No

No

Flash

No

No

Video Recording

1920x1080 @ 30 fps

1920x1080 @ 30 fps

Battery
Excellent
Excellent
Capacity

6000 mAh

5000 mAh

Type

Li-ion

Li-ion

Removable

No

No

TalkTime

Up to 36 Hours(4G)

Quick Charging

, Fast, 15W

, Fast, 15W

USB Type-C

Storage
Best in Class
Best in Class
Internal Memory

64 GB

128 GB

Expandable Memory

, Up to 512 GB

, Up to 1 TB

User Available Storage

Up to 49 GB

Up to 103 GB

USB OTG

Storage Type

UFS 2.1

UFS 2.1

Network & Connectivity
SIM Slot(s)

Dual SIM, GSM+GSM

Dual SIM, GSM+GSM

SIM Size

SIM1: Nano
SIM2: Nano

SIM1: Nano
SIM2: Nano (Hybrid)

Network Support

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

5G supported by device (network not rolled-out in India), 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 2600(band 38) / 2300(band 40) / 2500(band 41)
FD-LTE 2100(band 1) / 1800(band 3) / 2600(band 7) / 900(band 8) / 700(band 28) / 1900(band 2) / 1700(band 4) / 850(band 5) / 700(band 17) / 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) / 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) / 2600(band 7) / 900(band 8) / 700(band 28) / 1900(band 2) / 1700(band 4) / 850(band 5) / 700(band 17) / 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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SAR Value

Head: 0.468 W/kg

Wi-Fi

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

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

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

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

On-screen

Fingerprint Sensor Type

Optical

Other Sensors

Light sensor, Proximity sensor, Accelerometer, Gyroscope

Light sensor, Proximity sensor, Accelerometer, Gyroscope

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5. No Cost EMI on Flipkart Axis Bank Credit Card.

6. 20%off on 1st txn with Amex Network Cards T&C.

7. 100 Off on First Pay Later Transaction.

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Related Questions

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  • Is Samsung Galaxy M21 waterproof?

    A

    Answered By Ayushi Veer | 1 years ago

    Samsung Galaxy M21 is a Budget Friendly Device.

    It does not come with Water proof, Splash Proof or any such related ratings.

    This is not quite surprising, because such ratings come with more High End devices.

    Also, do not forget to find all the detailed specifications and other latest updates related to Samsung Galaxy M21 here

  • Does Samsung Galaxy M21 have a Knox security?

    A

    Answered By Anusha Mistry | 1 years 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 

  • Does Samsung Galaxy M21 support OTG?

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    Answered By Kavya Rangan | 1 years 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 | 1 years 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 headphone jack?

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    Answered By Deepit Madan | 1 years ago

    Yes, the Samsung Galaxy M21 does have a headphone jack of 3.5mm.

    The newer phones are getting rid of this jack and it is unfortunate actually.

    It's good the device comes with this jack.

    Check Full Device Specifications Samsung Galaxy M21

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