Phone Comparison - Apple iPhone XR vs Samsung Galaxy S21 5G

Apple iPhone XR
apple iphone xr
Samsung Galaxy S21 5G
samsung galaxy s21 5g
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general General Info

Manufacturer Apple Samsung
Announced September 2018 2021, January 14
Status Coming Soon - October 2018 Coming soon. Exp. release 2021, January 29
Price Rs. 59,999 ($0.00) [Similarly Priced] Rs. 69,999 ($799.99) [Similarly Priced]
Colors Black, Red, Yellow, Blue, Coral Phantom Gray, Phantom White, Phantom Violet, Phantom Pink
Form Factor Candybar Candybar
Dimension 150.9 x 75.7 x 8.3 mm
(5.94 x 2.98 x 0.33 in)
151.7 x 71.2 x 7.9 mm
(5.97 x 2.8 x 0.31 in)
Weight 194 g (6.84 oz) 169 g (5.96 oz)
SIM Type Nano-SIM and e-SIM Single SIM (Nano-SIM and/or eSIM), Hybrid Dual SIM (Nano-SIM, dual stand-by)
2G Network GSM 850 / 900 / 1800 / 1900
CDMA2000 1xEV-DO
GSM 850 / 900 / 1800 / 1900 - SIM 1 & SIM 2 (Dual SIM model only)
CDMA2000 1xEV-DO
3G Network HSDPA 850 / 900 / 1700(AWS) / 1900 / 2100 HSDPA 850 / 900 / 1700(AWS) / 1900 / 2100
4G Network LTE band 1(2100), 2(1900), 3(1800), 4(1700/2100), 5(850), 7(2600), 8(900), 12(700), 13(700), 14(700), 17(700), 18(800), 19(800), 20(800), 25(1900), 26(850), 29(700), 30(2300), 32(1500), 34(2000), 38(2600), 39(1900), 40(2300), 41(2500), 66(1700/2100), 71(600) LTE
Messaging SMS, MMS, Push Mail, EMail, IM
Build Features - IP67 dust/water resistant (up to 1m for 30 mins)
- Apple Pay (Visa, MasterCard, AMEX certified)
- Fingerprint Sensor (under display, ultrasonic)
Samsung Pay (Visa, MasterCard certified)
IP68 dust/water resistant (up to 1.5m for 30 mins)
Samsung DeX, Samsung Wireless DeX (desktop experience support) ANT+

hardware Hardware and OS

OS iOS 12 Android 11
User Interface - One UI 3.1
Processor Hexa-core, Apple A12 Bionic Octa-core (1x2.9 GHz Cortex-X1 & 3x2.80 GHz Cortex-A78 & 4x2.2 GHz Cortex-A55) - International / Octa-core (1x2.84 GHz Kryo 680 & 3x2.42 GHz Kryo 680 & 4x1.80 GHz Kryo 680 - USA/China/Korea, Exynos 2100 - International / Qualcomm Snapdragon 888 - USA/China/Korea [Similar]
GPU Apple GPU (4-core graphics) [Similar] Mali-G78 MP14 - International / Adreno 660 - USA/China/Korea [Similar]
RAM 3 GB [Browse Similar] 8 GB [Browse Similar]
Internal Memory 64/128/256 GB 256 GB
External Memory No microSDXC (uses shared SIM slot)

display Display

Type IPS LCD Capacitive Touchscreen, Scratch-resistant Glass, Oleophobic Coating FHD+ Dynamic AMOLED 2X Display
120Hz Refresh Rate
HDR10+
1300 nits (peak)
Corning Gorilla Glass Victus
Always-on display
Colors 16M colors 16M Colour
Size 6.1 inches [Similar] 6.2 inches [Similar]
Resolution 828 x 1792 pixels (324 ppi) 1080 x 2400 pixels (424 ppi)
Screen-to-Body Ratio 79.83% 86.12%
Multi-Touch yes yes

multimedia Multimedia

3.5mm Jack no no
Radio No FM radio (Snapdragon model only; market/operator dependent)
Games Yes + Downloadable Yes + Downloadable
Loud Speaker

camera Camera

Rear Camera 12 MP [Similar] 12 MP + 64 MP + 12 MP [Similar]
Flash Quad-LED dual-tone flash LED Flash
Features f/1.8, 28mm, 1/2.55", 1.4µm, OIS, PDAF, HDR 12 MP, f/1.8, 26mm (wide), 1/1.76", 1.8µm, Dual Pixel PDAF, OIS
64 MP, f/2.0, 29mm (telephoto), 1/1.72", 0.8µm, PDAF, OIS, 1.1x optical zoom, 3x hybrid zoom
12 MP, f/2.2, 13mm (ultrawide), 1.4µm, Super Steady video
Auto-HDR, Panorama
Video 1080p@60fps 8K@24/30fps, 4K@30/60fps, 1080p@30/60/240fps, 720p@960fps, HDR10+, stereo sound rec., gyro-EIS & OIS
Front Camera 7 MP, f/2.2, 32mm, HDR, 1080@60fps [Similar] 10 MP, f/2.2, 26mm (wide), 1/3.2", 1.22µm, Dual Pixel PDAF, Dual video call, Auto-HDR, 4K@30/60fps, 1080p@30fps [Similar]

connectivity Connectivity and Data Rate

GPRS Yes Yes
Edge Yes Yes
3G HSPA 42.2/5.76 Mbps, LTE-A HSPA 42.2/5.76 Mbps, LTE-A (CA), 5G
Bluetooth 5.0, A2DP, LE 5.0, A2DP, LE
Wi-Fi Wi-Fi 802.11 a/b/g/n/ac, dual-band, hotspot Wi-Fi 802.11 a/b/g/n/ac/6, dual-band, Wi-Fi Direct, hotspot
USB 2.0, proprietary reversible connector USB Type-C 3.2, USB On-The-Go
GPS Yes, with A-GPS, GLONASS, GALILEO, QZSS Yes, with A-GPS, GLONASS, BDS, GALILEO
Browser HTML5 (Safari) Yes

memory User Memory

Internal 64/128/256 GB, 3 GB RAM 256 GB, 8 GB RAM or 128 GB, 8 GB RAM UFS 3.1
Expandable Storage No microSDXC (uses shared SIM slot)
USB OTG Not Supported Supported

Apps Sensors

Fingerprint fingerprint not supported fingerprint supported
Proximity Sensor proximity sensor present proximity sensor present
Accelerometer Sensor accelerometer sensor present accelerometer sensor present
Magnetic-Field Sensor (Compass) magnetic field sensor present magnetic field sensor present
Gyroscope Sensor gyroscope sensor present gyroscope sensor present
Barometer Sensor barometer sensor present barometer sensor present
NFC NFC supported NFC supported

battery Battery

Type Non-removable Li-Ion battery Non-removable Li-Po Battery
Fast battery charging 25W
USB Power Delivery 3.0
Fast Qi/PMA wireless charging 15W
Power bank/Reverse wireless charging 4.5W
Capacity - 4000 mAh
Stand by - -
Talk Time Up to 25 h (3G) -