Samsung Galaxy A21s: specs, release date, camera, screen, size, reviews

Added 05.19.20 | Updated 01.10.24

Samsung Galaxy A21s

  • Rating: 3.95 out of 5 (85 votes)
  • Release Date:  May 15, 2020
  • Price: 190 EUR
  • Processor: Octa-core (4x2.0 GHz Cortex-A55 & 4x2.0 GHz Cortex-A55)
  • Storage and memory: 32GB 3GB RAM
  • Screen: PLS TFT 6.5 inc
  • Main Camera:  Quad, 48MP
  • Selfie Camera:  Single, 13MP

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Description of Samsung Galaxy A21s

The Samsung Galaxy A21s, model number SM-A217F/DS, released on May 15, 2020, is a mid-range smartphone that caters to users looking for a feature-rich phone at an affordable price point. This device has a body with sleek dimensions of 163.7 x 75.3 x 8.9 mm and it comes in a variety of colors including Black, White, Blue, and Red. Its design features a PLS TFT capacitive touchscreen measuring 6.5 inches with a resolution of 720 x 1600 pixels, yielding a pixel density of 270 PPI. The 20:9 screen ratio maximizes the visual experience, and the screen-to-body ratio stands at 82.8%, ensuring that users have a large and immersive display.


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Samsung Galaxy A21s specs

Common | Price | Design | Screen | Hardware | Memory | Software | Main Camera | Selfie camera | Cellular | Connectivity | Battery | Audio | Sensors | Performance Benchmark

Samsung Galaxy A21s Release dateCommon

Brand and model

Samsung Galaxy A21s

Other names

Versions: SM-A217F/DS

Launch date

15 May 2020

Samsung Galaxy A21s PricePrice

First price

190 EUR

Samsung Galaxy A21s dimension, size, weightDesign

Height

6.44 inc (163.7 mm)

Width

2.96 inc ( 75.3 mm)

Depth

0.35 inc ( 8.9 mm)

Weight

6.77 oz (192 grams)

Water resistant

Colors

Black, White, Blue, Red

Samsung Galaxy A21s screenScreen

Technology PLS TFT
Size

6.5 inc

Screen Area

102.0 cm2

Resolution

720 x 1600 px

Points per inch

270 PPI

Color Depth

16M

Ratio (height:width)

20:9

Ratio (screen:body)

82.8%

Samsung Galaxy A21s ProcessorHardware

Chipset

Exynos 850 (8nm)

Processor CPU

- Octa-core (4x2.0 GHz Cortex-A55 & 4x2.0 GHz Cortex-A55)

Graphics processor GPU

- Mali-G52

Samsung Galaxy A21s Memory and storageMemory

Internal Memory

32GB 3GB RAM, 64GB 4GB RAM, 64GB 6GB RAM

Memory Card Slot

microSDXC (dedicated slot)

Samsung Galaxy A21s SoftwareSoftware

Operating System (OS)

Android 10, One UI 2.0

User Interface

Samsung Galaxy A21s main camera specsMain Camera

Number of Cameras

Quad

Specs

-48 MP, f/2.0, 26mm (wide), 1/2.0", 0.8µm, PDAF
-8 MP, f/2.2, 123˚ (ultrawide), 1/4.0", 1.12µm
-2 MP, f/2.4, (macro)
-2 MP, f/2.4, (depth)

Features

LED flash, panorama, HDR

Video Recording 1080p@30fps

Samsung Galaxy A21s selfie camera specsSelfie camera

Number of Cameras

Single

Specs

-13 MP, f/2.2, (wide), 1/3.1'', 1.12µm

Video Recording 1080p@30fps

Samsung Galaxy A21s Cellular BandsCellular

Bands GSM / HSPA / LTE
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SIM Card Single SIM (Nano-SIM)Dual SIM (Nano-SIM, dual stand-by)
Speed HSPA 42.2/5.76 Mbps, LTE-A
SAR EU 0.42 W/kg (head) 1.54 W/kg (body)

Samsung Galaxy A21s wifi bluetooth gps nfcConnectivity

Wi-Fi Wi-Fi 802.11 a/b/g/n/ac, dual-band, Wi-Fi Direct, hotspot
Bluetooth 5.0, A2DP, LE
GPS Yes, with A-GPS, GLONASS, GALILEO, BDS
NFC Yes
USB 2.0, Type-C 1.0 reversible connector

Samsung Galaxy A21s Battery type and CapacityBattery

Capacity

5000 mAh

Type

Non-removable Li-Po

Charging

-Fast charging 15W

Samsung Galaxy A21s sound and multimediaAudio

Headphone Jack Yes
Radio

Sensors

Fingerprint (rear-mounted), accelerometer, gyro, proximity, compass

Other specifications

Others

Performance Benchmark

Samsung Galaxy A21s antutu score Antutu Score

Antutu 8 Score117324 (Position 823 out of 1145)

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Samsung Galaxy A21s geekbench ScoreGeekbench Score

GeekBench 6 Single Core202 (Position 520 out of 562)
GeekBench 6 Multi Core844 (Position 473 out of 561)
GeekBench 6 Vulkan596 (Position 252 out of 281)
GeekBench 6 OpenCL665 (Position 285 out of 324)
GeekBench 5 Single Core173 (Position 1454 out of 1887)
GeekBench 5 Multi-Core989 (Position 1292 out of 1876)

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Disclaimer: This information is based on public data and official specifications from Samsung. However, there may be differences in specifications.

*Source of data https://www.samsung.com/levant/smartphones/galaxy-a/galaxy-a21s-black-64gb-sm-a217fzkgmid/

Samsung Galaxy A21s video reviews

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Samsung Galaxy A21s Reviews and Opinions

Rate this smartphone
3.95 / 5
(85)

Pros:
  • Excellent value for money
  • Long-lasting battery life
  • Impressive quadruple cameras
  • Large and wide display with small notch
  • Latest Android and One UI
  • Features like NFC, microSD slot, 3.5mm headphone jack, and FM radio
Cons:
  • Performance not as strong as competitors
  • Basic video capabilities
  • Inadequate processor performance
  • Washed-out screen colors
  • Selfies could be improved
  • Somewhat slow charging

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Frequently Asked Questions

The price of the Samsung Galaxy A21s varies based on the specific model and storage capacity. As of the latest update, the base model starts at 190 EUR. Prices increase for models with larger storage capacity and additional features.
Samsung Galaxy A21s mobile was launched on May 15, 2020 in these colors: Black, White, Blue, Red.
The Samsung Galaxy A21s has dimensions of Height: 163.7 mm Width: 75.3 mm Thickness: 8.9 mm and weighs approximately 192 grams.
When measured as a standard rectangular shape, the screen is 6.5 inches diagonally offering a resolution of 720 x 1600 px at a pixel density of 270 ppi.
Device comes with chipset Exynos 850 (8nm) with processor Octa-core (4x2.0 GHz Cortex-A55 & 4x2.0 GHz Cortex-A55). Samsung Galaxy A21s is available with internal memory of 32GB 3GB RAM, 64GB 4GB RAM, 64GB 6GB RAM.
The device have a Quad rear camera setup with specs of 48 MP, f/2.0, 26mm (wide), 1/2.0", 0.8µm, PDAF 8 MP, f/2.2, 123˚ (ultrawide), 1/4.0", 1.12µm 2 MP, f/2.4, (macro) 2 MP, f/2.4, (depth) and features like LED flash, panorama, HDR
The device comes with Single front camera setup with specs of 13 MP, f/2.2, (wide), 1/3.1'', 1.12µm and features like