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Apple iPhone SE 64GB (2nd Generation) vs. Samsung Galaxy A21s SM-A217F/DS 32GB + 1

Built-in camera
Yes
Yes
Yes
Front camera
Yes
Yes
Yes
Effective pixels front camera
7 megapixels
13 megapixels
10 megapixels
Number of front cameras
1 ​
1 ​
1 ​
Camera features
Autofocus, Built-in flash/lamp, Optical image stabilization (OIS)
Autofocus, Built-in flash/lamp
Autofocus, Built-in flash/lamp, Optical image stabilization (OIS), Electronic image stabilization (EIS), Optical zoom
Effective pixels
12 megapixels
48 megapixels
64 megapixels
Maximum lens aperture
1.8
2
1.8
Number of rear cameras
1 ​
4 ​
4 ​
Sensor format
1/2"
1/1.76"
Video recording
Yes
Yes
Yes
Max frame rate (highest resolution)
Max frame rate (regardless of res.)
240 fps
30 fps
960 fps
Max resolution (highest frame rate)
1920x1080 (HD 1080) pixels
1920x1080 (HD 1080) pixels
1280x720 (HD 720) pixels
Maximum resolution (video)
3840x2160 (4K Ultra HD) pixels
1920x1080 (HD 1080) pixels
7680x4320 (8K Ultra HD) pixels
2G (GSM)
Yes
Yes
Yes
3G (UMTS)
Yes
Yes
Yes
HSPA+
Yes
Yes
Yes
4G (LTE)
Yes
Yes
Yes
4G: Speed (down/up)
Cat.20/13: 2000/150 Mbit/s
5G (NR)
No
No
Yes
Frequency range (5G)
FR1 (Sub-6 GHz)
Bluetooth
Yes
Yes
Yes
Bluetooth codec
SBC, AAC
SBC
aptX, SBC
Bluetooth profile
A2DP, AVRCP
A2DP
A2DP, AVRCP
Bluetooth version
5.0
5.0
5.0
Built-in navigation system
Yes
Yes
Yes
Type of navigation system
GPS, A-GPS, GLONASS
GPS, A-GPS, BeiDou, Galileo, GLONASS
GPS, A-GPS, BeiDou, Galileo, GLONASS
NFC
Yes
Yes
Yes
Wireless network (Wi-Fi)
Yes
Yes
Yes
Wireless networking standard
802.11a, 802.11b, 802.11g, 802.11n (Wi-Fi 4), 802.11ac (Wi-Fi 5), 802.11ax (Wi-Fi 6)
802.11a, 802.11b, 802.11g, 802.11n (Wi-Fi 4), 802.11ac (Wi-Fi 5)
802.11a, 802.11b, 802.11g, 802.11n (Wi-Fi 4), 802.11ac (Wi-Fi 5), 802.11ax (Wi-Fi 6)
Data connector
Lightning
USB
USB
Type of USB connector
USB (Type C)
USB (Type C)
USB On-The-Go (OTG)
Yes
Yes
USB version
2.0
3 (Gen 1)
Headphone output (2.5/3.5 mm)
No
Yes
No
Type of connection
3.5 mm
Colour
Black, White, Grey
Black, Silver, Blue, White
Black, Blue, White, Grey, Purple
Developed especially for seniors
No
No
No
Physical keyboard/numpad
No
No
No
Dimensions (WxHxD)
Depth
7.3 mm
8.9 mm
7.8 mm
Height
138.4 mm
163.7 mm
161.9 mm
Width
67.3 mm
75.3 mm
73.7 mm
Product weight
148 g
192 g
188 g
Built-in sensors
Proximity sensor, Accelerometer, Gyroscope, Barometer
Proximity sensor, Accelerometer, Gyroscope
Proximity sensor, Accelerometer, Gyroscope, Barometer
Built-in wireless charging
Yes
No
Yes
Wireless standard
QI
QI, PMA
Dual SIM card support
Yes
Yes
Yes
Hybrid Dual Sim
No
No
Yes
Type of Dual SIM
SIM card + eSIM
Dual SIM cards
SIM card + eSIM
Features
Built-in stereo speakers
FM radio
ANT+, Built-in stereo speakers
Security
Fingerprint reader
Fingerprint reader, Face scanner
Fingerprint reader, Face scanner
SIM card
Nano sim
Nano sim
Nano sim
Supports fast charging
Yes
Yes
Yes
Water resistant
Yes
No
Yes
IP code (level of dust/water resistance)
IP67
IP68
Series
iPhone SE
Galaxy A21
Galaxy S20
Aspect ratio
16:9
20:9
20:9
Display features
Scratch resistant display, HDR
Scratch resistant display, HDR, 120Hz refresh rate
Display technology
LCD
LCD
OLED (AMOLED)
Panel type
IPS (TFT)
IPS (TFT)
Display
Colour
Colour
Colour
Number of colours
16 777 216 colours
16 777 216 colours
16 777 216 colours
Pixel density
326 PPI
270 PPI
525 PPI
Screen resolution (HxV)
750x1334 pixels
720x1600 pixels
1440x3200 pixels
Screen size
4.7 inches
6.5 inches
6.7 inches
Touchscreen
Yes
Yes
Yes
Material (body/chassis)
Glass, Steel, Aluminium
Glass
Glass, Aluminium
RAM size
3GB
3GB
12GB
Release year
2020
2020
2020
Battery capacity
1821 mAh
5000 mAh
4500 mAh
Exchangeable battery
No
No
No
Graphics processor (GPU)
Yes
Yes
Yes
Graphics processor type
ARM Mali-G52 MP6
ARM Mali-G77 MP11
Processor core type
6 (Hexa) Core
8 (Octa) Core
8 (Octa) Core
Processor speed
2.65 GHz
2 GHz
2.73 GHz
SoC/CPU (System on Chip)
Apple A13 Bionic
Samsung Exynos 850
Samsung Exynos 990
Support for alternative firmware
Memory card reader
No
Yes
Yes
Compatible memory cards
microSD, microSDHC, microSDXC
microSD, microSDHC, microSDXC
Maximum memory card size
512GB
1TB
Storage space
64 GB
32 GB
128 GB