Samsung Galaxy A21

Samsung Galaxy A21

Build Quality : 75
Display : 90
Camera : 100
Performance : 90
Memory : 95
Network : 90
Connectivity : 90
Battery : 100
Sensor : 100
Audio : 95

Announced

Date

June 2020

Official announce date only and not date for market product release.

Model Detail

GTIN / MPN

SM-A215*

Product identifier detail, seems like unique serial number, build number or model id.

Platform

OS

Android 10

Type Operating System (OS), included with the OS version number.

Firmware

One UI 2.0

Specific firmware name identity that used on the davices.

Mobile Network

Bands

2G / 3G / 4G / CDMA / EVDO

Available mobile network support options.

SIM

Single / Dual Nano SIM

Type and support on Subscriber Identity Module (SIM) feature.

Connectivity

WLAN

Wi-Fi 802.11 a/b/g/n/ac, Dual Band

Available enabled features on Wireless internet network connection hardware.

Bluetooth

5.0, A2DP, LE

Verison and feature on Bluetooth hardware.

USB

USB Type-C

Type of Connectivity port hardware.

Body & Design

Dimension

167.8 x 76.7 x 8.1 mm

Metric using (Height x Width x Length) on milimeter.

Weight

193 g

Metric using (Gram) calculation unit.

Material

Plastic

Type of main body materials component and the extra feature if available.

Color Options

Black

Official available body color options.

Performance

Chipset

Mediatek Helio P35

Chipset (CPU) hardware name and series.

GPU

PowerVR GE8320

Graphic (GPU) hardware name and series.

Memory

RAM

3GB

Random Access Memory (RAM) Amount size capacity.

Internal

32GB

Fully amount size Internal memory storage capacity.

External

MicroSDXC

Type of third party memory expansion feature, if available.

Display & Screen

Size

6.5"

Screen size on (Inch) calculation unit.

Panel

IPS LCD

Type of display panel hardware for visual.

Resolution

720 x 1600 pixels

Screen resolution on (Pixel) calculation unit.

Other

20:9 ratio, (~270 ppi density)

Extra display and screen features if available.

Battery

Type

Li-Po

Type of Battery model.

Capacity

4000 mAh

Battery capacity number using Milliampere-hour (mAh) calculation unit.

Charger Model

USB Type-C

Charging method and type of charger port model.

Other

Fast charging 15W

Extra features on power sector, if available.

Camera

Rear

Quad Setup

Total main / rear camera number.

+

(Main) 16 MP, f/1.8, 1/3.06", 1.0µm, PDAF

Main camera unit.

+

(Ultrawide) 8 MP, f/2.2, 1/4.0", 1.12µm

Secondary camera unit, if available.

+

(Macro) 5 MP, f/2.4

Third camera unit, if available.

+

(Depth) 5 MP, f/2.2

Fourth camera unit, if available.

Front

Single Setup

Total front / selfie camera number, if available.

+

13 MP, f/2.0, 1/3.1", 1.12µm

Main front camera unit, if available.

+

-

Secondary front camera unit, if available.

Features

Video Recording [email protected]

Available video recording support and features.

Audio & Sound

Type

Loudspeaker

Primary sound system type.

Extras

3.5mm jack

Extra sound system features.

Sensor

Biometric

Fingerprint (at the rear)

Biometric security hardware model, if available.

GPS

Yes, A-GPS, GLONASS, BDS, GALILEO

Global Positioning System (GPS) hardware support and features.

NFC

Yes

Near Field Communication (NFC) function support.

Other

Accelerometer, Gyro, Proximity, Compass

Available sensor hardware type and function.

Price

USD

~ $253

Price on (USD) Dollar currency.

EUR

~ €250

Price on (EUR) Euro currency.

Benchmark Score

Build Quality : 75
Display : 90
Camera : 100
Performance : 90
Memory : 95
Network : 90
Connectivity : 90
Battery : 100
Sensor : 100
Audio : 95

[*] Indicated there was multiple series number (GTIN / MPN) for an product.

Price are aggregate only and may not reflect the real price on the market and the product price may can be different on each country.

We can't guarantee the specifications data are 100% accurate, there may be misspresentating or wrong information because lack of source data or human error.

Introductions

Samsung Galaxy A21 is the beautiful device that already officially announces at June 2020, this device adopting modern design with added multiple great features that can be use all their user directly.

The Samsung Galaxy A21 also known as by the device model series SM-A215* this model series must be unique, so the user can easily find any other support from the internet, because when only using the main device name it may difficult for several user. Then next for Samsung Galaxy A21 weight is 193 gram and the body dimension of Samsung Galaxy A21 is 167.8 x 76.7 x 8.1 mm which is this the ideal physical body number dimension for modern devices today and the for the last introduction before we can do to the deeper things is the device also available on the Black color user options.

But, the color options availability itself may be different on the specific market country, some the device color option will only available for limited number such as because the specific event time, after the event ended the color option may be not available for the buyer.

Build Quality

The Samsung Galaxy A21 using Plastic combination body material, that is very common build material typically found on the entry-level up to middle level devices on the market, plastic material body is not really bad on this modern era, but still this material body it's not solid on hand, look cheap and it may easily to scratch. So, the plastic body material should not be use for flagship devices on higher price range, if you found this material on the latest flagship device it should be minus thing for the user.

Screen & User Navigation

Display screen configuration is very important factor for the user experience, in this Samsung Galaxy A21 the setup of display screen are ideal which is bring 720 x 1600 pixels on the screen resolution combined with 6.5" screen size. Then the display screen also have several configuration that are 20:9 ratio, (~270 ppi density).

Other the important thing on the display screen is the display panel hardware, good display panel hardware will drive more best experience to the user. Samsung Galaxy A21 using very common display panel hardware that is IPS LCD, it's good if used by entry-level to middle level devices. But, it should be minus when used by flagship device with higher prices product if there no any special screen technology innovation that implemented.

The physical button on Samsung Galaxy A21 is made very clear by it's own function, also for design and positioning of the physical button is ideal and can be easily used by user for navigating the device, such as for powering up device or adjusting the volume master.

CPU & GPU Performance

Processor is very vital hardware for processing any task on the device software, this is also included for the Graphic hardware that have main function for rendering graphic image on the device, the both of hardware is related each other every times, on the Samsung Galaxy A21 we can see this device use Mediatek Helio P35 for CPU model and PowerVR GE8320 for GPU model, are them good enough?

Yes, they are a good combination, this CPU and GPU setup can be use for handling multiple purpose on this device, such as for run some games, opening some apps, also have good performance when processing and rendering 3D image on the specific level that they can do at the maximal limit.

Memory

Besides CPU and GPU hardware, memory hardware is also very important sector for getting best experience for user when use that device for any multiple purpose, the memory sector itself are combination from the RAM capacity, internal memory storage and support for external expansion memory, then does Samsung Galaxy A21 is good enough on term of memory performance?

When we see the memory combination specification we can see the Samsung Galaxy A21 have 3GB amount of RAM, then also have 32GB internal memory storage capacity and the user can get more storage in this device, because Samsung Galaxy A21 does support external memory expansion with using MicroSDXC type.

Thus, is Samsung Galaxy A21 have a good memory performance? from the spec said Samsung Galaxy A21 it's good for use to any purpose in the modern use, but it's also depending from the user perspective need.

Camera

Just like other modern smart devices that exist today, Samsung Galaxy A21 also have camera feature for bringing best experience to their user, on the main / rear camera feature we can found Quad Setup camera configuration feature that exist on there.

The main / rear camera specification on Samsung Galaxy A21 are (Main) 16 MP, f/1.8, 1/3.06", 1.0µm, PDAF for the main camera configuration setup. There was also available for secondary camera feature with spec (Ultrawide) 8 MP, f/2.2, 1/4.0", 1.12µm. The Samsung Galaxy A21 still have third camera feature with spec detail (Macro) 5 MP, f/2.4. Lastly, there was fourth camera configuration setup on Samsung Galaxy A21 that have spec (Depth) 5 MP, f/2.2.

Samsung Galaxy A21 have Single Setup for front / selfie camera feature. The main selfie camera spec on Samsung Galaxy A21 are 13 MP, f/2.0, 1/3.1", 1.12µm.

Mobile Network

Samsung Galaxy A21 fully support for using the mobile network broadband, Samsung Galaxy A21 already supporting by Single / Dual Nano SIM Card feature. The mobile network technology that using on Samsung Galaxy A21 are 2G / 3G / 4G / CDMA / EVDO, user can freely choose the mode of mobile network on this device, because they can switch easily every times when the user needed.

Connectivity features

Actually, the best device for the modern use it should have multiple connectivity features on it, on the basic perspective the Samsung Galaxy A21 are already have complete connectivity features.

The wireless connectivity on Samsung Galaxy A21 that are already supporting by the Wi-Fi technology with the complete spec Wi-Fi 802.11 a/b/g/n/ac, Dual Band and also supported by Bluetooth version 5.0, A2DP, LE. The other great things that available on Samsung Galaxy A21 is fully support for NFC technology.

Samsung Galaxy A21 also supported by using wired connectivity that use USB Type-C Port technology. So, this feature can be very useful to their user for connecting Samsung Galaxy A21 to the other device such as Desktop Computer or other.

OS & Security

Because Samsung Galaxy A21 designed for the modern user, that mean Samsung Galaxy A21 should be operated by the smart Operating System, and the good thing is the Samsung Galaxy A21 already use smart OS that known as Android 10. The vendor of this device also make some customization from the basic Android 10 firmware then known as One UI 2.0 ROM, the goal of this thing will increasing more best experience for the user, because the more feature will be added on the One UI 2.0 ROM, that may can't be found on the basic OS.

Now, how about the security technology on Samsung Galaxy A21? The Samsung Galaxy A21 have a powerful security protection because this device using default security system from the software OS then combined with the Fingerprint (at the rear) security hardware technology, then it will give more secure from the stranger access.

Speaker & Sound

Speaker hardware on Samsung Galaxy A21 is very same as most other devices, there was a speaker hardware with using good loudspeaker quaility for calling and play some music and the other feature on this sector that are Samsung Galaxy A21 fully supported by 3.5mm jack technology, which is very good by the way.

Battery

Samsung Galaxy A21 comes with 4000 mAh battery capacity and have Li-Po battery model, this battery specification basically can be use for all long day use in normal term. But, take it easy if the device on the low battery state, because Samsung Galaxy A21 already support Fast charging 15W technology, in the mean the charging time will go shortly depending on how big the (Watt) number on the fast charging feature, normally battery can be fully under 2 hours, 1 hours or 40 minutes.

This device also comes USB Type-C that it's very good because the USB Type-C is the universal charger Port that can be easy suitable for most charger cable on the most modern phone that exist today.

Common frequently asked questions

When the release date for the Samsung Galaxy A21 ?

This device officialy unveiled at June 2020, so typically for the availability product at the market it should be around from the time announced.

What is model type / serial number on Samsung Galaxy A21 ?

The known model type / serial number on Samsung Galaxy A21 are SM-A215*.

Does Samsung Galaxy A21 support 5G?

No, Samsung Galaxy A21 does not support 5G mobile network.

How much Cameras that available on Samsung Galaxy A21 ?

On the rear camera sector Samsung Galaxy A21 have Quad Setup camera, and for front / selfie camera Samsung Galaxy A21 also have Single Setup camera .

What is CPU model on Samsung Galaxy A21 ?

Samsung Galaxy A21 using Mediatek Helio P35 for hardware processor series.

What is GPU model on Samsung Galaxy A21 ?

Samsung Galaxy A21 using PowerVR GE8320 GPU model.

How much RAM on Samsung Galaxy A21 ?

The RAM capacity number on Samsung Galaxy A21 are 3GB.

How big internal Memory size on Samsung Galaxy A21 ?

The internal Memory size on Samsung Galaxy A21 are 32GB.

Does Samsung Galaxy A21 support external Memory expansion ?

Yes, external Memory expansion is available on Samsung Galaxy A21 with using MicroSDXC type.

What the type of screen panel in Samsung Galaxy A21 ?

Samsung Galaxy A21 use IPS LCD screen panel type.

Samsung Galaxy A21 screen size ?

The screen size is 6.5" (inch).

How big screen resolution in Samsung Galaxy A21 ?

The Samsung Galaxy A21 screen resolution is 720 x 1600 pixels.

How big battery capacity on Samsung Galaxy A21 ?

The Samsung Galaxy A21 comes with 4000 mAh battery capacity.

Does Samsung Galaxy A21 support Fast Charging ?

Yes, Samsung Galaxy A21 does support Fast charging 15W.

Does Samsung Galaxy A21 support NFC ?

Yes, Samsung Galaxy A21 does fully support NFC feature.

Does Samsung Galaxy A21 have biometric security hardware ?

Yes, Samsung Galaxy A21 using Fingerprint (at the rear) for giving the extra security on this device.

What is Port model type on Samsung Galaxy A21 ?

The Samsung Galaxy A21 using USB Type-C Port model type.

Samsung Galaxy A21

Samsung Galaxy A21

Build Quality : 75
Display : 90
Camera : 100
Performance : 90
Memory : 95
Network : 90
Connectivity : 90
Battery : 100
Sensor : 100
Audio : 95