Phone Comparison - Samsung Galaxy S7 vs Samsung Galaxy S21 5G

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general General Info

Manufacturer Samsung Samsung
Announced February 2016 2021, January 14
Status Available - March 2016 Coming soon. Exp. release 2021, January 29
Price Rs. 43,400 ($638.24) [Similarly Priced] Rs. 69,999 ($799.99) [Similarly Priced]
Colors Black, Gold, Silver Phantom Gray, Phantom White, Phantom Violet, Phantom Pink
Form Factor Candybar Candybar
Dimension 142.4 x 69.6 x 7.9 mm
(5.61 x 2.74 x 0.31 in)
151.7 x 71.2 x 7.9 mm
(5.97 x 2.8 x 0.31 in)
Weight 152 g (5.36 oz) 169 g (5.96 oz)
SIM Type Single SIM (Nano-SIM), Dual SIM (Nano-SIM, Dual Stand-by) Single SIM (Nano-SIM and/or eSIM), Hybrid Dual SIM (Nano-SIM, dual stand-by)
2G Network GSM 850 / 900 / 1800 / 1900 GSM 850 / 900 / 1800 / 1900 - SIM 1 & SIM 2 (Dual SIM model only)
CDMA2000 1xEV-DO
3G Network HSDPA 850 / 900 / 1900 / 2100
HSDPA 850 / 900 / 1700 / 1900 / 2100
HSDPA 850 / 900 / 1700(AWS) / 1900 / 2100
4G Network LTE LTE
Messaging SMS, MMS, EMail, IM
Build Features - Heart rate sensor
- Fingerprint sensor
- IP68 certified - dust and water resistant
- Water resistant up to 1 meter and 30 minutes
- 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 Android OS, v6.0 (Marshmallow) Android 11
User Interface TouchWiz UI One UI 3.1
Processor Quad-core (2x 2.15 GHz Kryo & 2x 1.6 GHz Kryo)/ Octa-core (4x2.3 GHz Mongoose & 4x1.6 GHz Cortex-A53) , Qualcomm MSM8996 Snapdragon 820/ Exynos 8 Octa 8890 [Similar] 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 Adreno 530/ Mali-T880 MP12 [Similar] Mali-G78 MP14 - International / Adreno 660 - USA/China/Korea [Similar]
RAM 4 GB [Browse Similar] 8 GB [Browse Similar]
Internal Memory 32/64 GB 256 GB
External Memory microSD, up to 2 TB microSDXC (uses shared SIM slot)

display Display

Type Super AMOLED Capacitive Touchscreen, Corning Gorilla Glass 5, Always-on display 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 5.1 inches [Similar] 6.2 inches [Similar]
Resolution 1440 x 2560 pixels (576 ppi) [Similar] 1080 x 2400 pixels (424 ppi)
Screen-to-Body Ratio 72.33% 86.12%
Multi-Touch yes yes

multimedia Multimedia

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

camera Camera

Rear Camera Dual Pixel 12 MP, 4608 x 2592 pixels [Similar] 12 MP + 64 MP + 12 MP [Similar]
Flash Dual-LED (Dual Tone) LED Flash
Features Phase Detection Autofocus, f/1.7, 1/2.6' Sensor Size, 1 µm Pixel Size,Smart Optical Image Stablization, Geo-tagging, Touch Focus, Face Detection, Auto HDR, Panorama 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 2160p@30fps, 1080p@60fps, 720p@120fps, HDR, dual-video rec. 8K@24/30fps, 4K@30/60fps, 1080p@30/60/240fps, 720p@960fps, HDR10+, stereo sound rec., gyro-EIS & OIS
Front Camera 5 MP, f/1.7, Dual Video Call, Auto HDR [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 Cat9 450/50 Mbps HSPA 42.2/5.76 Mbps, LTE-A (CA), 5G
Bluetooth v4.2, A2DP, LE, apt-X 5.0, A2DP, LE
Wi-Fi Wi-Fi 802.11 a/b/g/n/ac, dual-band, Wi-Fi Direct, hotspot Wi-Fi 802.11 a/b/g/n/ac/6, dual-band, Wi-Fi Direct, hotspot
USB microUSB v2.0, USB Host USB Type-C 3.2, USB On-The-Go
GPS Yes, with A-GPS, GLONASS, BDS Yes, with A-GPS, GLONASS, BDS, GALILEO
Browser HTML5 Yes

memory User Memory

Internal 32/64 GB, 4 GB RAM 256 GB, 8 GB RAM or 128 GB, 8 GB RAM UFS 3.1
Expandable Storage microSD, up to 2 TB microSDXC (uses shared SIM slot)
USB OTG Supported Supported

Apps Sensors

Fingerprint fingerprint 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
Heart-rate Sensor heart rate sensor present heart rate sensor not present
NFC NFC supported NFC supported

battery Battery

Type Non-removable Li-Po 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 3000 mAh 4000 mAh
Stand by - -
Talk Time - -