Samsung Galaxy M21 2021 vs Samsung Galaxy A12


Quick Comparison


Both Samsung Galaxy M21 2021 and Samsung Galaxy A12 comes with same RAM.Neither of them has front Flash. In terms of display resolution, Samsung Galaxy M21 2021 has better resolution of 2340 x 1080 than Samsung Galaxy A12 which has resolution of 1560 x 720. Both have the same amount of internal memory.

NameSamsung Galaxy M21 2021Samsung Galaxy A12
RAM4 GB4 GB
Display6.4 in6.5 in
Internal Memory64 GB64 GB
Battery6000 mAh5000 mAh
Camera48 MP + 8 MP + 5 MP Triple48 MP Quad
PriceRs. 11499Rs. 11999

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Detailed Comparison


Price And Launch

The launch Date of the first phone is July 21, 2021. The cost of Samsung Galaxy M21 2021 is Rs. 11499. The launch Date of the second phone is February 16, 2020. The cost of Samsung Galaxy A12 is Rs. 11999.

Display comparison

Samsung Galaxy M21 2021 has screen size of 6.4 inches which falls short to Samsung Galaxy A12's 6.5 inch screen. Samsung Galaxy M21 2021 has Super AMOLED Screen type where as Samsung Galaxy A12 has Screen type. Samsung Galaxy M21 2021 has display density of 403 PPI & Samsung Galaxy A12 has only 264 PPI display density. In terms of screen to body ratio, Samsung Galaxy A12 has better screen to body ratio of ~ 85.8% than Samsung Galaxy M21 2021's ~ 84.2%. Samsung Galaxy M21 2021 has 19.5:9 aspect ratio where as Samsung Galaxy A12 has 20:9 aspect ratio.

Memory comparison

Both phones come with 4 GB RAM and both have same Internal Memory of 64 GB. Both of the devices have Memory Card Slot.

Camera comparison

Samsung Galaxy M21 2021 has 48 MP + 8 MP + 5 MP Triple Rear Camera in comparison to Samsung Galaxy A12's 48 MP Quad Rear Camera. Samsung Galaxy M21 2021 will be better choice if you're looking to click lot of selfies as it has better 20 MP Front Camera in comparison to Samsung Galaxy A12's 8 MP Front Camera.

Technical comparison

Both the phones has Android Operating System but the first one runs on version 11 and the second one on 10 version.

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Full Comparison


NameSamsung Galaxy M21 2021Samsung Galaxy A12
General
Sim TypeDual Sim, GSM+GSMDual Sim, GSM+GSM
Dual SimYesYes
Sim SizeNano+Nano SIMNano+Nano SIM
Device TypeSmartphoneSmartphone
Release DateJuly 21, 2021February 16, 2020
Design
Dimensions159 x 75.1 x 9 mm164 x 75.8 x 8.9 mm
Weight192 g205 g
Display
TypeColor Super AMOLED screen (16M)Color PLS IPS (16M)
TouchYes, with MultitouchYes, with Multitouch
Size6.4 inches, 1080 x 2340 pixels, 60 Hz6.5 inches, 720 x 1560 pixels
Aspect Ratio19.5:920:9
PPI~403 PPI~264 PPI
Screen to Body Ratio~ 84.2%~ 85.8%
Glass TypeCorning Gorilla Glass 3
Features420 nits (peak)
NotchYes, Water Drop NotchYes, Water Drop Notch
Memory
RAM4 GB4 GB
Storage64 GB64 GB
Card SlotYes, upto 512 GBYes
Connectivity
GPRSYesYes
EDGEYesYes
3GYesYes
4GYesYes
VoLTEYesYes
WifiYes, with wifi-hotspotYes, with wifi-hotspot
BluetoothYes, v5.0Yes, v5.0, A2DP, LE
USBYes, USB-C v2.0Yes, USB-C v2.0
USB FeaturesUSB on-the-go, USB ChargingUSB on-the-go, USB Charging
Extra
GPSYes, with A-GPS, Glonass, Beidou, GalileoYes, with A-GPS, GLONASS, GALILEO, BDS
Fingerprint SensorYes, RearYes, Side
Face UnlockYesYes
SensorsAccelerometer, Gyro Sensor, Geomagnetic Sensor, Proximity Sensor, Virtual Light SensingAccelerometer
3.5mm Headphone JackYesYes
Camera
Rear Camera48 MP f/2 (Wide Angle)
8 MP f/2.2 (Ultra Wide)
5 MP f/2.2 (Depth Sensor) with autofocus
48 MP f/2 (Wide Angle)
5 MP f/2.2 (Ultra Wide)
2 MP f/2.4 (Macro)
2 MP f/2.4 (Depth Sensor) with autofocus
FeaturesPanorama, HDRpanorama, HDR
Video Recording4K @ 30fps UHD, 1080p @ 30fps FHD1080p @ 30fps FHD
FlashYes, LEDYes, LED
Front Camera20 MP f/2 (Wide Angle)8 MP f/2.2
Front Video Recording1080p @ 30fps FHD1080p @ 30fps FHD
Technical
OSAndroid v11Android v10, upgradable to v11
ChipsetSamsung Exynos 9611Mediatek Helio P35
CPU2.3 GHz, Octa Core Processor2.3 GHz, Octa Core Processor
Core Details4x2.3 GHz Cortex-A73 & 4x1.7 GHz Cortex-A534x2.3 GHz Cortex-A53 & 4x1.8 GHz Cortex-A53
GPUMali-G72 MP3PowerVR GE8320
JavaNoNo
BrowserYes, supports HTML5Yes
Multimedia
EmailYesYes
MusicMP3, M4A, 3GA, AAC, OGG, OGA, WAV, WMA, AMR, AWB, FLAC, MID, MIDI, XMF, MXMF, IMY, RTTTL, RTX, OTAYes
VideoMP4, M4V, 3GP, 3G2, WMV, ASF, AVI, FLV, MKV, WEBMYes
FM RadioYesNo
Document ReaderYesYes
Battery
TypeNon-Removable BatteryNon-Removable Battery
Size6000 mAh, Li-Po Battery5000 mAh, Li-Po Battery
Fast Charging15W Fast Charging15W Fast Charging
Talk Time49 hours
Music Playback Time131 hours

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