Samsung Galaxy S9 vs Samsung Galaxy A21

Quick Comparison

Samsung Galaxy S9 has better RAM than Samsung Galaxy A21. Neither of them has front Flash. In terms of display resolution, Samsung Galaxy S9 has better resolution of 2960 x 1440 than Samsung Galaxy A21 which has resolution of 1600 x 720. Samsung Galaxy S9 has more internal memory than Samsung Galaxy A21

NameSamsung Galaxy S9Samsung Galaxy A21
Display5.8 in6.5 in
Internal Memory64 GB32 GB
Battery3000 mAh4000 mAh
Camera12 MP16 MP Quad
PriceRs. 62500Rs. 13990

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Detailed Comparison

Price And Launch

The launch Date of the first phone is February, 2018. The cost of Samsung Galaxy S9 is Rs. 62500. The launch Date of the second phone is April 08, 2020. The Expected cost of Samsung Galaxy A21 is Rs. 13990.

Display comparison

Samsung Galaxy S9 has screen size of 5.8 inches which falls short to Samsung Galaxy A21's 6.5 inch screen. Samsung Galaxy S9 has Super AMOLED Screen type where as Samsung Galaxy A21 has IPS LCD Screen type. Samsung Galaxy S9 has display density of 568 PPI & Samsung Galaxy A21 has only 270 PPI display density. In terms of screen to body ratio, Samsung Galaxy S9 has better screen to body ratio of ~ 83.6% than Samsung Galaxy A21's ~ 79.3%. Samsung Galaxy S9 has 18.5:9 aspect ratio where as Samsung Galaxy A21 has 20:9 aspect ratio.

Memory comparison

Samsung Galaxy S9's larger 4 GB RAM is better for playing games and all with respect to Samsung Galaxy A21's lower 3 GB RAM. Samsung Galaxy S9 has more Internal Memory (64 GB) than Samsung Galaxy A21 (32 GB). Both of the devices have Memory Card Slot.

Camera comparison

Samsung Galaxy A21's 16 MP Quad Rear Camera outclasses Samsung Galaxy S9's 12 MP Rear Camera in terms of resolution. Samsung Galaxy A21 will be better choice if you're looking to click lot of selfies as it has better 13 MP Front Camera in comparison to Samsung Galaxy S9's 8 MP Front Camera.

Technical comparison

Both the phones has Android Operating System but the first one runs on version v8.0 and the second one on 10 version.

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Full Comparison

NameSamsung Galaxy S9Samsung Galaxy A21
Sim TypeDual Sim, GSM+GSM (Hybrid Slot)Dual Sim, GSM+GSM
Dual SimYesYes
Sim SizeNano+Nano SIMNano+Nano SIM
Device TypeSmartphoneSmartphone
Release DateFebruary, 2018April 08, 2020
Dimensions147.69 x 68.7 x 8.5 mm167.8 x 76.7 x 8.1 mm
Weight163 g193 g
TypeColor Super AMOLED screen (16M colors)Color IPS LCD screen (16M)
TouchYes, with MultitouchYes, with Multitouch
Size5.8 inches, 1440 x 2960 pixels6.5 inches, 720 x 1600 pixels
Aspect Ratio18.5:920:9
PPI~568 PPI~270 PPI
Screen to Body Ratio~ 83.6%~ 79.3%
FeaturesCorning Gorilla Glass 5 Screen Protection
NotchYes, Punch Hole
Storage64 GB32 GB
Card SlotYes, (Hybrid Slot), upto 512 GBYes
VoLTEYesYes, Dual Stand-By
WifiYes, with wifi-hotspotYes, with wifi-hotspot
BluetoothYes, v5.0Yes, v5.0, A2DP, LE
USBYes, USB-C v3.1Yes, USB-C v2.0
USB FeaturesUSB Tethering, USB on-the-go, USB Charging
Wireless ChargingYes
GPSYes, with A-GPS SupportYes, with A-GPS, GLONASS, BDS
Fingerprint SensorYesYes, Rear
Face UnlockYesYes
SensorsAccelerometer, Gyroscope, CompassAccelerometer, Gyro, Proximity, Compass
3.5mm Headphone JackYesYes
Water ResistanceYes, 1.5 m upto 30 min
IP RatingIP68
Dust ResistantYes
Rear Camera12 MP with autofocus16 MP f/1.8 (Wide Angle)
8 MP f/2.2 (Ultra Wide)
2 MP f/2.4 (Macro)
2 MP f/2.4 (Depth Sensor)
FeaturesFace detection, Smile detection, Geo tagging, Panorama, Touch to focusPanorama, HDR
Video Recording4K @ 60fps UHD1080p @ 30fps FHD
FlashYes, Dual LEDYes, LED
Front Camera8 MP with AutofocusPunch Hole 13 MP f/2 (Wide Angle)
Front Video Recording1080p @ 30fps FHD
OSAndroid v8.0 (Oreo)Android v10
ChipsetSamsung Exynos 9810Mediatek Helio P35
CPU2.8 GHz, Octa Core Processor2.3 GHz, Octa Core Processor
Core Details4x2.3 GHz Cortex-A53 & 4x1.8 GHz Cortex-A53
GPUMali-G72 MP18PowerVR GE8320
IP RatingIP68
JavaYes, via 3rd partyNo
BrowserYes, supports HTML5Yes
SupportsMMS, Instant Messaging, Voice Commands
EmailYes, with Push EmailYes
MusicMP3, WAV, eAAC+, FLACYes
VideoMP4, DivX, XviDYes
FM RadioYesYes
Document ReaderYesYes
TypeNon-Removable BatteryNon-Removable Battery
Size3000 mAh, Li-ion Battery4000 mAh, Li-Po Battery
Fast ChargingQuick Charge 2.015W Fast Charging

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