To buy a cheap phone, many buyers usually look to Chinese phones, specifically the Xiaomi brand, but Samsung also offers good and affordable models in this category, one of which is the Galaxy A21s; The phone, which has been on the market for more than a year, is still a bestseller and relies on items such as large screens, high-resolution cameras, large batteries and, of course, reasonable prices, and is among the choices of buyers in this category. However, the A21s, of course, has certain weaknesses that make it interesting to review the views of reputable tech sites.
Before addressing the main topic of this article, it is better to do a little with the specifications and features of this model Let's get acquainted; The Galaxy A21s is a low-end smartphone that has been made more appealing by some of the more modern design elements, including the L-shaped rear camera and punch selfie camera. The presence of a fingerprint sensor on the back and the relatively thick margin under the screen, of course, reduces this appearance to some extent, and the full plasticity of the body is also a common thing in this price range.
The 6.5-inch display uses PLS TFT LCD technology, and its resolution of only 720 x 1600 pixels results in a low density of 270 pixels per inch. The 13-megapixel selfie camera with f/2.2 and full HD video recording, with two minor 2-megapixel units on the back of the phone (one for very close-up shooting and the other for blurring the background of the main subject in portrait mode), only We have a 48-megapixel f/2.0 camera and an 8-megapixel ultraviolet f/2.2. Samsung has used its Exynos 850 processor for the processor of this phone, which, despite the fact that the 8-core A55 (up to 2 GHz frequency) and its Mali-G52 single-core graphics are not very appealing, but its construction With 8-nanometer lithography, it promises low energy consumption. The A21s comes with a wide range of RAM and internal storage, but apparently most of the 4GB of RAM and 64 or 128GB of internal storage are available in the Iranian market. Dedicated microSD memory slot is also not forgotten in this phone. 5,000 mAh battery with 15 watt charger, fingerprint sensor, ac WiFi and Bluetooth 5 are the other specifications of this 192 gram phone.
With this introduction, it's time to review the opinions of the reputable media regarding the Galaxy A21s. GSMArena
The GSMArena media says about the A21s: 6.5 inches, excellent quad camera and bulky battery that achieves a very high endurance rating. The phone is priced at around 170 euros for the 32GB version, which is an economical price for Samsung. Unfortunately, the low-end market is saturated with a variety of offers that offer significant value for money, and the Galaxy A21s often seem inadequate compared to many of the other low-end handsets currently on the market.
in the conclusion section of this phone in This medium introduces the A21s smartphone, which is not a bad phone in itself, but its competitors often offer better features at this price, and even Samsung itself is ready to sell you a better phone (Galaxy A20) at this price! From the media's point of view, the A21s need only one thing to become a good offer, and that is a reasonable price drop.
JSM Arena summarizes the pros and cons of this phone as follows:
Large, wide screen with small notch, excellent battery life, latest version of Android, and One UI, versatile camera set Great images and videos for this NFC class, microSD port, 3.5mm headset jack, and FM radio. Although he points out the not-so-extraordinary details of these images, from the other elements of quality measurement from the colors and the sharpening process to the accuracy of the colors and contrast, he is completely satisfied and the low noise is another reason to express satisfaction with this collection. The dynamic range of this image is also "commendable" in most cases, according to the media, thanks to the automatic HDR, which is activated when necessary. The 48-megapixel images of this camera, of course, from the GSMArena point of view, are not worth taking because they have a high volume and in terms of detail, they do not have better conditions than normal 12-megapixel photos.
This article discusses the proper details, desirable colors, and acceptable dynamic range of the 8-megapixel ultraviolet camera, and mentions that they are not sharp. The 2-megapixel macro camera also offers relatively accurate (and albeit not superb) colors, despite the lack of autofocus and low resolution, according to the media. At night, the main camera has little detail and the noise cancellation mechanism eliminates much of the original detail. Of course, according to the media, these photos will still be usable, at least for use on social networks. Ultraviolet camera is worse in this case and its images are not very usable.
Both main and ultraviolet cameras shoot at a maximum resolution of 1080p/30fps, which the author of GSMArena in both cases of high quality in the field It speaks of sharpness and color accuracy, and while the main camera offers excellent contrast and natural dynamic range, the Ultravide camera has a weaker dynamic range. Notebook Check
In reviewing the Czech notebook, which is called the low-cost quad-camera, the A21s is described as a low-cost midrange with a flexible camera system and a touchless display that rivals more memory and higher performance in this price range. Provide. The three main factors in the structure of this phone in this article are the bulky battery, modern design and flexible camera system. In the first, the battery, its bulkiness will practically mean the need for more time to charge. The Galaxy A21s is an acceptable device as a 200 phone, but it has a major drawback in terms of performance and power optimization that throws it off the ground unnecessarily. The media also considers the negative points of this model to be poor performance in routing, low build quality with sharp edges and medium speaker.
Notebook in the section on the pros and cons of the A21s mentions the following:
The camera takes good photos Stylish design Long battery life "OK" speaker No weaker CPU performance Under load Fast performance Optimal power consumption Poor performance on the route Length of time to load the website "Although the photos taken with the main camera look a bit blurry [but] the color reproduction is good and the overall image quality is OK. This is relatively unusual for a 200 ($ 238) smartphone. Photographs taken in low light environments can provide better light. However, everything that the main camera captures shows good detail. [On the other hand] the camera produces ultraviolet, dim and faint photos. All in all, these [images] are suitable for [a camera] for snapshots. PhoneArena
In the Pho Arena media, the Galaxy A21s is described as a smartphone with a strong battery and well-functioning cameras that have trouble processing. And the colors of its LCD display are not accurate either.
Phone Arena points out the following in the pros and cons of this phone: In good lighting conditions, they have excellent performance. 3.5mm headset jack and disappointing color accuracy. Poor speaker display, lack of sound. Poor stereo processor with slow loading. Games and applications. Photos are great in good lighting conditions, although the colors are a bit more saturated than in the real world. "We see [the process of] processing Samsung's permanent images on this device [also]: some people may find [happy] vivid, vivid and saturated colors [good], but they are completely unreal." According to von Arena, the A21s lacks night mode, so you should not count on photos taken in the dark for your social media. On the other hand, this media refers to the "absolutely good" quality of the phone's selfie camera. In the case of the ultraviolet camera, the situation is similar to that of the main camera; Where in high light we encounter refreshing colors that, although unrealistic, even take on a cartoonish appearance, but overall look good and look alive. Pockt-lint
"The brilliant battery life and a sleek enough design come in a package that lacks power and doesn't have a great display," Lint said of the Galaxy A21s in its quick conclusion section. The title of this review raises the question of how far you can go in reducing the features of a phone, and the answer to this question in the conclusion section is that the A21s has gone down to features that you no longer want to go down. Some of the limitations of this phone clearly belong to its low price range, at the top of which should be noted the extraordinary screen and the obvious weakness of the processor, the latter has a noticeable negative impact on the daily experience of the device and some things you do with the device are limited. Is facing.
The quality of the main camera, according to Pocket-Lint, is" surprisingly good "and the battery life is quite high. Among the competitors listed for this phone by this media are Motorola Moto G8 Power and Xiaomi Redmi Note 9. Envelope Summary summarizes the pros and cons of the Galaxy A21s in the following areas: UI delays and in many applications Pocket-Lint speaks for the main camera of this phone, its high quality in sufficient light and good HDR performance, but according to this media, in indoor environments and in low light, color balance and sharpness It disappears and noise appears in it, and in more darkness, the situation becomes more critical. The Ultraviolet camera leaves your hand more open in composition, but the images of this camera (as a common point in this price range) tend to blur on the sides. "There's a 13-megapixel front-facing camera [in this model], which is not very good," the media said of the phone's selfie camera. "[The camera] tends to provide relatively blurry images, and after taking a photo to slightly restore contrast and color, it certainly benefits from a small change in settings." SamMobile
SamMobile Highlights Notable in relation to the Galaxy A21s belongs to the battery life of the device, which is even mentioned in the title. At the beginning of the article, it says: "This [phone] has two special reasons: This [model] has a 5,000 mAh internal battery and is equipped with an Exynos 850 processor. "The Exynos 850 is the first low-end chipset that Samsung has made with its 8nm node process ... [which] should therefore be very efficient, and pairing it with a huge battery is a smart move."
Conclusion reaffirms that if energy efficiency and battery life are your top priorities, the A21s is the right phone for you, but in other cases much better competitors, even among Samsung phones (examples like the M31, M21 and A31). Can be found.
Pros and cons of this phone from Samsung Mobile's point of view include:
Outstanding battery life Versatile camera set with excellent main camera performance in daylight Simple and beautiful designAndroid 10 And One UI 2.1 (Core version) By default, disappointing shooting modes such as night and slow-motion mode were boring in the low-resolution macro camera LCD display. In many markets, Samsung Mobile, like most media outlets reviewing the Galaxy A21s, is satisfied with the performance of the device's main camera, citing "excellent detail and vibrant colors" alongside a "very good" dynamic range in daylight. Is. According to the media, the performance of the camera at night is disappointing, and while the details are lost when taking indoor photos with artificial light, the image capture in low light is equal to the presence of a lot of noise. Lack of night mode, slow motion and hyperloop are other negative points of this camera. Sammobile considers the ultraviolet camera to be quite useful and useful, but its quality is quite average. The 13-megapixel selfie camera is also talked about despite the high detail and accurate colors, the presence of a lot of noise and the loss of detail in low light.