Samsung Galaxy A21s is a mid-range phone that sits at the entry of this segment. It comes with Exynos 850 SoC, 6.5″ screen, 5000 mAh battery, and 48 MP main camera at the back. A21s has been launched in Nepal with 4 GB RAM and 64 GB storage. It has a large Infinity-O display, big battery, quad cameras at back, and a processor that is made for budget gaming phones. This is a phone targetted towards youth. The Samsung Galaxy A21s price in Nepal is Rs 24,999 for the 4GB model.
Galaxy A21s is the successor of the Galaxy A20s from last year. It comes with a different design, screen, battery size, and camera. A lot of things are different this time. First of all we have an Infinity-O display which means there is a punch hole at the left side of the screen. There is no notch due to the hole punch. A21s has a boxier shape with a plastic body. The earpiece rests on the top of the frame and sits flush. At the backside, there is a quad-camera setup and a fingerprint scanner.
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The Galaxy A21s comes with good provision of security. There is a fingerprint scanner, face unlock function, and Samsung Knox. It is taken as one of the best in the mobile industry for mobile and data security. Inside the A21s we get Exynos 850 processor which is based on 8nm lithography. There is Game Booster 2.0 which helps to give better frames and stability. Then for software, it runs on Android 10 with One UI which gives it better features and smoother experience.
Samsung Galaxy A21s Specs and Details
- Display:6.5 Inches PLS TFT LCD Screen
- Resolution: 720×1600
- SoC: Exynos 850
- CPU Details: 2.0 GHz Cortex-A55 and 2.0 GHz Cortex-A55 quad-core sets
- GPU: Mali-G52 MP1
- Memory: 4 GB LPDDR4X RAM
- Storage: 64 GB eMMC 5.1 Internal, 512 External SD card support
- Battery: 5000 mAh Lithium Polymer
- Fast Charging Rate: 15W (Wired)
- Back Camera: 4 Modules
- 48 Megapixel with f/2.0 aperture (Main Wide)
- 8 Megapixel at f/2.2 (Ultrawide)
- 2 Megapixel at f/2.4 (Macro)
- 2 Megapixel at f/2.4 (Depth)
- Front Camera: 13 Megapixel with f/2.2 aperture
- OS: Android 10 (OneUI 2.0)
- Samsung Galaxy A21s price in Nepal: Rs 24,999
This smartphone uses Exynos 850 octa-core processor which is a budget chip. The SoC is made for power, performance, and efficiency. The A21s chipset has Mali GPU that has Bifrost architecture, with Game Booster 2.0 that helps to get good gaming performance and frame rate stability. Galaxy A21s comes with 5000 mAh battery, 4 GB RAM and 64 GB storage. It is a good combination for a budget range phone. The 1000 mAh battery upgrade over the predecessor is a good thing this year.
Samsung Galaxy A21s has a 6.5″ PLS TFT LCD screen with HD+ resolution. It is a big panel but the resolution is small for the size. It is better to have FHD+ in this size instead of just HD+. But for the design, the Infinity-O screen looks great compared to the A20s.
There are 4 cameras on the back of Galaxy A21s. The first one is the main 48 MP wide-angle sensor with an 80° field of view. Then there is an 8 MP ultrawide camera with a 123° field of view. The other two cameras have 2 MP sensor where one is for Macro and another is Depth sensing. Galaxy A21s has a 48 MP main camera that can record videos at 1920×1080 resolution at 30 fps maximum. The ultrawide camera has a large field of view and can capture good photos. Depth sensing sensor is of 2 MP and it helps to take data for good bokeh and live focus shots.
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There is a 2 MP macro sensor with a 40 mm focal distance. It means users have to get closer to objects to take shots. In this also users can apply background blur. The camera of A21s also supports 8x zoom. The front side of the phone has a 13 MP camera that can also take 1080p selfie videos. There are many filters and modes inbuilt with the One UI for the camera. Exynos 850 has a new ISP (Image Signal Processor) that produces better processes photos.
Samsung is focusing on Knox security with this device. Knox is a very famous security solution that is hardware-based. It is mostly seen in flagship phones like S and Note series devices. Most phones now have hole punch or notch at the center but the Galaxy A21s have hole punch at side of the screen. It has HD+ resolution at a 20:9 aspect ratio. It is LCD and has lower resolution but it would have been nice to have AMOLED an FHD+ resolution. By the way, there is Dolby Atmos which can improve the experience while listening to audio during movies and games.
In the case of power, there is a 5000 mAh battery that has 15W fast charging. It is quite big and can give a very good life on the phone. The processor is also decent and has features like Game Booster for the mobile game lovers. 4 GB RAM is a sweet spot this price range these days and the storage is also sufficient. The cameras on the back are also of good combination. There is a large 48 MP sensor, ultra-wide and macro as well. For security purposes, there is the most loved fingerprint scanner and a front-facing camera.
Conclusion and Purchase Advice
Samsung Galaxy A21s price in Nepal is near to other very good smartphones. The Galaxy A21s has a good set of specs and features for the price tag. It is a good upgrade over the older A20s and a good option for the entry mid-range segment. But if we have to recommend, we would highly suggest getting the Galaxy M21. The M21 has an even bigger 6000 mAh battery, AMOLED screen with FHD+ resolution and Gorilla Glass 3. Also, the price of Galaxy M21 with 4 GB RAM and 64 GB storage is Rs 22,999. Recommending the A21s is hard because the M21 is a great option fro the company itself.