Samsung Galaxy A21
Display: IPS LCD
Camera: Quad, 16 MP, f/1.8, (wide), 1/3.06", 1.0µm, PDAF 8 MP, f/2.2, (ultrawide), 1/4.0", 1.12µm 2 MP, f/2.4, (macro) 2 MP, f/2.4, (depth)
CPU: Octa-core (4x2.35 GHz Cortex-A53 & 4x1.8 GHz Cortex-A53)
OS: Android 10, One UI 2.0
Battery: Li-Po 4000 mAh, non-removable
The Samsung Galaxy A21 is an affordable gem that brings together cutting-edge features, impressive performance, and an appealing design. Packed with a host of features that make it an exceptional smartphone, the Galaxy A21 proves that you don’t need to break the bank to experience high-quality technology. Let’s delve into its key attributes that make it a compelling choice for budget-conscious consumers.
Samsung Galaxy A21 Price and Accessibility Review
The Samsung Galaxy A21 hits the sweet spot between affordability and functionality, making it an irresistible option for budget-conscious users. With its competitive price tag, it offers incredible value for the features it offers. The Samsung Galaxy A21is sold at $148. It’s readily available both online and at local stores, ensuring accessibility for everyone seeking a remarkable smartphone without draining their wallets.
Samsung Galaxy A21 Camera Review to
Capture memories in stunning detail with the Galaxy A21’s impressive camera system. Featuring a quad-camera setup, including a 16MP primary lens, an 8MP ultra-wide lens, a 2MP macro lens, and a 2MP depth sensor, this phone delivers exceptional versatility. From breathtaking landscapes to detailed close-ups, the Galaxy A21 empowers you to explore your photography skills without compromise.
Samsung Galaxy A21 Design Review
Samsung’s commitment to sleek and modern design is evident in the Galaxy A21. With its slim profile, glossy finish, and captivating colors, this phone stands out from the crowd. The large 6.5-inch Infinity-O display provides an immersive viewing experience, allowing you to enjoy your favorite content with vibrant colors and sharp details. The minimal bezels and a small punch-hole camera add to the phone’s aesthetic appeal, making it a pleasure to hold and use.
Samsung Galaxy A21 Performance Review
Don’t let the affordable price tag fool you—the Samsung Galaxy A21 delivers impressive performance. Powered by an octa-core processor and 3GB of RAM, it handles everyday tasks with ease. Whether you’re multitasking, browsing the web, or playing games, the Galaxy A21 keeps up with your demands. Plus, with 32GB of internal storage and the option to expand it with a microSD card, you’ll have ample space for your apps, photos, and videos.
Samsung Galaxy A21 Software Review
The Galaxy A21 comes with Samsung’s One UI, a user-friendly interface that enhances the overall experience. The intuitive layout, seamless navigation, and optimized features make using this phone a delight. Additionally, with Samsung’s commitment to regular software updates, you can expect a stable and secure operating system, keeping your device up-to-date with the latest features and security patches.
Samsung Galaxy A21 Battery Life and Charging Review
Stay connected and productive throughout the day with the Galaxy A21’s reliable battery life. Its substantial 4,000mAh battery ensures you won’t be left scrambling for a charger in the middle of the day. When it’s time to recharge, the phone supports fast charging, allowing you to quickly top up your battery and get back to your activities without extended downtime.
The Samsung Galaxy A21 is an exceptional budget smartphone that surpasses expectations. With its competitive price, impressive camera system, sleek design, reliable performance, user-friendly software, and long-lasting battery life, it’s an irresistible option for those seeking a feature-packed device without stretching their budget.
|Announced||2020, April 08|
|Released||2020, June 26|
|Model||Samsung Galaxy A21|
|Versions||SM-A215U, SM-A215U1, SM-S215DL, SM-A215W|
GSM 850 / 900 / 1800 / 1900 - SIM 1 & SIM 2 (dual-SIM only)
CDMA 800 / 1900
HSDPA 850 / 900 / 1700(AWS) / 1900 / 2100 - USA
|4G Network||1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 7, 8, 12, 13, 17, 20, 25, 26, 28, 38, 39, 40, 41, 66, 71 - USA|
|Speed||HSPA 42.2/5.76 Mbps, LTE Cat4 150/50 Mbps|
|Dimensions||167.8 x 76.7 x 8.1 mm (6.61 x 3.02 x 0.32 in)|
|Weight||193 g (6.81 oz)|
|Build Type||Glass front, plastic back, plastic frame|
|SIM <strong>SIM</strong> (Subscriber Identity Module) is a small card that contains mobile network subscriber's account information. This allows the phone using the card to attach to a mobile network. The SIM card is most commonly associated with GSM and UMTS mobile networks. Moving a SIM card from one phone to another allows a subscriber to switch mobile phones without having to contact their mobile network carrier. SIM cards can also be used by a phone to store limited amounts of data, such as phone numbers and text messages.||Single SIM (Nano-SIM) or Dual SIM (Nano-SIM, dual stand-by)|
|Display Type <strong>Display Technology => </strong> A number of display technologies and types used in mobile phones => TFT (Thin Film Transistor), IPS (In-Place Switching), OLED (Organic Light Emitting Diode), AMOLED (Active-Matrix Organic Light-Emitting Diode), Super AMOLED (an even advanced version of AMOLED), Resistive Touchscreen (Resistive touchscreens contain two layer of conductive material with a very small gap between them which acts as a resistance), Capacitive Touchsceen (Capacitive touchscreen technology consists of a layer of glass coated with a transparent conductor)||IPS LCD|
|Size||6.5 inches, 102.0 cm2 (~79.3% screen-to-body ratio)|
|Resolution||720 x 1600 pixels, 20:9 ratio (~270 ppi density)|
|RAM (Memory) <strong>RAM</strong> (Random Access Memory) is a type of computer memory that can be accessed randomly, any byte of memory can be accessed without touching the preceding bytes that allows information to be stored and accessed quickly from random locations. RAM is the most common type of memory found in computer systems, smartphones, tablets and other electronic devices.||3GB|
|Internal Storage <strong>Internal Storage</strong> is a data storage space (flash memory) mostly used in smartphones, tablets and other electronic devices where operating system, apps, music, photos, videos, files and other user data Is stored.||32GB|
|Card Slot <strong>Memory Card Slot</strong> is a special slot for inserting a memory card. Memory cards allow you to expand the phone's built-in memory, A memory card (sometimes called a flash memory card or a storage card) is a small storage medium used to store data such as text, pictures, audio, and video, for use on small, portable or remote computing devices such as mobile phones, mp3 players, digital cameras.||microSDXC (dedicated slot)|
|Call Record Memory||Yes|
16 MP, f/1.8, (wide), 1/3.06", 1.0µm, PDAF
8 MP, f/2.2, (ultrawide), 1/4.0", 1.12µm
2 MP, f/2.4, (macro)
2 MP, f/2.4, (depth)
|Camera Features||LED flash, panorama, HDR|
13 MP, f/2.0, (wide), 1/3.1", 1.12µm
|Chipset <strong>Chipset</strong> is a group of integrated circuits designed to perform one or a more dedicated functions, often with real time computing constraints, Popular smartphones are equipped with more advanced embedded chipsets that can do many different tasks depending on their programming.||Mediatek MT6765 Helio P35 (12nm)|
|CPU <strong>CPU</strong> (Central Processing Unit) mostly known as processors, CPU processes instructions in order to carry out certain functions that make your device operate properly. Processors are often described as the brain of computers, smartphones and tablets, Smartphones and tablets rely on processors to carry out their every task, Processors are an incredibly important factor in selecting any type of computing device, including your smartphone.||Octa-core (4x2.35 GHz Cortex-A53 & 4x1.8 GHz Cortex-A53)|
|GPU <strong>GPU</strong> (Graphics Processing Unit) is a single-chip processor designed to rapidly manipulate and alter memory to accelerate the creation of images in a frame buffer intended for output to a display, This includes things such as lighting effects, object transformations, and 3D motion.||PowerVR GE8320|
|Operating System <strong>OS => </strong> Every computer system run on a base software called Operating System (OS). Operating System controls all basic operations of the computer (such as smartphone, PDAs, tablet computers and other handheld devices). The Operating System allows the user to install and run third party applications (apps), apps are used to add new functionality to the device.||Android 10, One UI 2.0|
|Java Support <strong>Java</strong> for Mobile Devices is a set of technologies that let developers deliver applications and services to all types of mobile handsets, ranging from price efficient feature-phones to the latest smartphones. Java is currently running on over 3 billion phones worldwide, and growing. It offers unrivaled potential for the distribution and monetization of mobile applications.|
|Facebook <strong>Facebook</strong> is a popular free social networking website that allows registered users to create profiles, upload photos and video, send messages and keep in touch with friends, family and colleagues. The site is available in 37 different languages.|
|Youtube <strong>Youtube</strong> is a popular free video-sharing website, Youtube is the largest video sharing site in the world, Millions of users around the world have created accounts on the site that allow them to upload videos that anyone can watch.|
|Bluetooth <strong>Bluetooth</strong> is a wireless communications technology for exchanging data between mobile phones, headsets, computers and other network devices over short distances without wires, Bluetooth technology was primarily designed to support simple wireless networking of personal consumer devices.||5.0, A2DP, LE|
|Infrared <strong>Infrared</strong> connectivity is an old wireless technology used to connect two electronic devices. It uses a beam of infrared light to transmit information and so requires direct line of sight and operates only at close range.|
|Wi-fi <strong>Wi-Fi</strong> is a popular wireless networking technology using radio waves to provide high-speed network connections that allows devices to communicate without cords or cables, Wi-Fi is increasingly becoming the preferred mode of internet connectivity all over the world.||Wi-Fi 802.11 a/b/g/n/ac, dual-band, Wi-Fi Direct, hotspot|
|GPS <strong>GPS</strong> The Global Positioning System is a satellite-based radio navigation system, GPS permits users to determine their position, velocity and the time 24 hours a day, in all weather, anywhere in the world, In order to locate your position, your device or GPS receiver must have a clear view of the sky.||Yes, with A-GPS, GLONASS, BDS|
|USB||USB Type-C 2.0|
|NFC <strong>NFC</strong> (Near field communication) is a set of standards for smartphones and similar devices to establish peer-to-peer radio communications with each other by touching them together or bringing them into proximity, usually no more than a few inches.|
|HDMI <strong>HDMI</strong> (High-Definition Multimedia Interface) is a compact audio/video interface for transferring uncompressed video data and compressed or uncompressed digital audio data from a HDMI-compliant source device to a compatible computer monitor, video projector, digital television, or digital audio device.|
|Audio Jack Type||3.5mm|
|SMS <strong>SMS</strong> (Short Messaging Service) is a text messaging service component of phone, Web, or mobile communication systems. It uses standardized communications protocols to allow mobile phone devices to exchange short text messages over the networks.||Yes|
|MMS <strong>MMS</strong> (Multimedia Messaging Service) is a standard way to send messages that include multimedia content (audio clips, video clips and images) to and from mobile phones over wireless networks using the WAP protocol.|
|Email <strong>Email</strong> (Electronic Mail) is a system for receiving, sending, and storing electronic messages, Similar to a letter, email is text messages that may contain files, images, or other attachments sent via the internet to a recipient by using applications and software prograps. An email address is required to receive email, and that address is unique to the user.||Yes|
|IM <strong>IM</strong> (Instant Messaging) is an exchange of text messages through a software application, it enable you to create a kind of private chat room with another individual in order to communicate in real time over the Internet.||Yes|
|Battery Type <strong>Battery Type => </strong> Cell phones run on various kinds of batteries depending on the manufacturer, phone size or shape and features. There are basically four types of cell phone batteries => Lithium Polymer, Lithium Ion, Nickel Metal Hydride and Nickel Cadmium.||Li-Ion (Lithium Ion)|
|Capacity <strong>Battery Capacity</strong> is a measure (typically in Amp-hr) of the charge stored by the battery, and is determined by the mass of active material contained in the battery. The battery capacity represents the maximum amount of energy that can be extracted from the battery under certain conditions.||4000 mAh|
|Fast Charging||Yes, 15W|
|Sensors <strong>Sensors</strong> are electronic components that detects and responds to some type of input from the physical environment. The specific input could be light, heat, motion, moisture, pressure and location, The output is generally a signal that is converted to use in computing systems, a location sensor, such as a GPS receiver is able to detect current location of your electronic device.||Fingerprint (rear-mounted), accelerometer, gyro, proximity, compass|
- A Samsung Galaxy A21
- A USB Type-C
- A printed setup guide and instructions
- A SIM card tool.