Samsung Galaxy A21s: Design
The Samsung Galaxy A21s is the latest mid-range A-series smartphone from the company that does look a lot like the Galaxy A31. This device, just like most of the newly launched mid-range smartphones has a gradient back panel made out of plastic, so, make sure to protect the device with a case to prevent it from scratching.
At the front, the Samsung Galaxy A21s has a 6.5-inch display with HD+ resolution. The resolution of the screen is a bit lower than the competitive devices. However, like most of the A-series smartphones, the Samsung Galaxy A21s is also using an AMOLED display, offering great visibility and multimedia experience.
Samsung Galaxy A21s: Hardware Performance
The Samsung Galaxy A21s is powered by the newly announced Exynos 850 octa-core processor based on Cortex A55 cores with four high-performance cores clocked at 2.0GHz along with the Mali GPU. As per the RAM and storage, the base model comes with 4GB RAM and 64GB storage and there is also a high-end variant with 6GB RAM along with a microSD card slot for additional storage expansion.
The smartphone can handle normal day-to-day tasks with ease and the device is also capable of casual gaming, considering the fact that the GPU has to drive a 720p display, hence you can even play PUBG at a lower graphics settings.
Samsung Galaxy A21s: Camera Performance
The Samsung Galaxy A21s has a quad-camera setup at the back with a 48MP primary camera, 8MP ultra-wide angle lens, 2MP depth sensor, and a 2MP macro lens. The main camera can shoot native 1080p videos and is also capable of capturing 48MP images using a dedicated mode.
The smartphone also houses a 13MP front-facing camera with support for 1080p video recording and face unlock. The overall camera experience on the Samsung Galaxy A21s is average and it is definitely capable of taking photos that can be posted on social media platforms like Facebook or Instagram.
Samsung Galaxy A21s: Price To Specs Ratio
The Samsung Galaxy A21s costs Rs. 16,499 in India. For the asking price, the Samsung Galaxy A21s does feel a bit expensive, especially when the phones like the Redmi Note 9 Pro or the Realme 6 offers better specifications and costs a bit less than the Samsung Galaxy A21s. The high-end model of the Galaxy A21s with 6GB RAM and 64GB storage retails for Rs. 18,499.
However, the Samsung Galaxy A21s has some advantages, the OneUI on the Samsung Galaxy A21s is a bit better than the Realme UI or the MIUI 11 and the overall build quality of the smartphone is also a bit better, even though the entire back of the phone is made using plastic.
Samsung Galaxy A21s: Important Features/Highlights
The Samsung Galaxy A21s runs on Android 10 OS with custom One UI skin and the overall software experience is much premium when compared to other Android smartphones. The device also has a massive 5,000 mAh battery that can easily last for an entire day even for the heavy users along with a USB Type-C port for charging and data syncing.
The smartphone also has a dual nano-SIM card slot with support for 4G LTE and VoLTE on both slots and the phone also supports dual-band Wi-Fi as well. Overall, the Samsung Galaxy A21s is a good upper entry-level smartphone.
Samsung Galaxy A21s: Verdict
Compared to the phones like the Samsung Galaxy M31 or even the M30s, the Samsung Galaxy A21s seems like a bit expensive device. However, this is an A-series smartphone and it definitely looks a lot better than the M series smartphone. If you want a good looking smartphone, capable of lasting an entire day, the Samsung Galaxy A21s is the smartphone to consider.