Samsung Galaxy S21+vs Samsung Galaxy A71 – Review, specifications and prices

The new Samsung Galaxy S21+ 5G SD888 phone has a 3 camera setup with a main lens of 12 MP, Qualcomm Snapdragon 888 processor chipset and a battery of 4000 mAh. On other side, the Samsung Galaxy A71 5G also has interesting features. The comparison for both models with new specs are detailed next.

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Specifications

Feature Samsung Galaxy S21+ 5G SD888 Samsung Galaxy A71 5G
Phones specifications
Screen Display 6.7 in (inches) 6.7 in (inches)
Processor Qualcomm Snapdragon 888 Samsung Exynos 980
Operating System One UI 3.0 One UI 3.0
Resolution 1440 x 3200 pixels 1080 x 2400 pixels
RAM 8 GB (gigabytes) or 12 GB (gigabytes) 6 GB (gigabytes) or 8 GB (gigabytes)
Storage 128 GB (gigabytes),256 GB (gigabytes),512 GB (gigabytes) 128 GB (gigabytes)
Camera 12/64/12 MP 64/12/5/5 MP
Front Camera MP 32 MP
Battery 4000 mAh 4500 mAh

Processor and Operating System

The Samsung Galaxy S21+ 5G SD888 runs on Qualcomm Snapdragon 888 chipset and the processor has a total of cores composed by 1 core of 2.84 GHz Cortex-A78, 3 cores of 2.42 GHz Cortex-A78 and 3 cores of 1.8GHz Cortex-A55. It has a maximum CPU frequency of . Some other special features include 64 bit architecture. Running on One UI 3.0 operating system.

The Qualcomm Snapdragon 888 is a better chipset processor than the Samsung Exynos 980.

Meanwhile, the Samsung Galaxy A71 5G has a Samsung Exynos 980, the second processor has a total of 8 cores composed by 2 cores of 2.2 GHz ARM Cortex-A77 and 6 cores of 1.8 GHz ARM Cortex-A55. It has a maximum CPU frequency of 2200 MHz (megahertz). Some other special features include 64 bit architecture. And it’s running on One UI 3.0 OS system.

Graphics Processor (GPU)

The Samsung Galaxy S21+ 5G SD888 is carrying a Adreno 660 gpu in the interior and the Samsung Galaxy A71 5G has the ARM Mali-G76 MP5,5 cores,Antutu gpu – 71585 graphics processor.

Battery

The Samsung Galaxy S21+ 5G SD888 battery capacity is 4000 mAh which is a 12.5% (percent) less powerful than the 4500 mAh offered by the Samsung Galaxy A71 5G. Some features include Wireless charging, Fast charging, Non-removable, Qi/PMA wireless charging – 15 W, Wireless reverse charging – 9 W, Fast Wireless Charging 2.0 and USB Power Delivery 3.0.
The Samsung Galaxy A71 5G battery include Fast charging and Non-removable.

Screen

The smartphone is using a Dynamic AMOLED 2X display with 1440 x 3200 pixels and a screen size of 6.7 in (inches).

Meanwhile the Samsung Galaxy A71 5G is featuring a Super AMOLED display with 1080 x 2400 pixels and a screen size of 6.7 in (inches).

As we can see here, the Samsung Galaxy S21+ 5G SD888 is the same size as Samsung Galaxy A71 5G screen.
The main display features of both phones are detailed next:

Samsung Galaxy S21+ 5G SD888 Samsung Galaxy A71 5G
120Hz refresh rate Capacitive
Always-On Display Infinity-O Display
Capacitive Multi-touch
Corning Gorilla Glass 6 Scratch resistant
HDR10+
Infinity-O Display
Multi-touch
Scratch resistant

RAM Memory and storage

On the memory hardware side, the Samsung Galaxy S21+ 5G SD888 is carrying a ram memory of 8 GB (gigabytes) or 12 GB (gigabytes) with some features like 2750 MHz (megahertz), LPDDR5 and Double channel.

The Samsung Galaxy A71 5G is coming with a 6 GB (gigabytes) or 8 GB (gigabytes) and it has some features like 1866 MHz (megahertz), LPDDR4X and Double channel.
In the basic edition, the Samsung Galaxy S21+ 5G SD888 gives a 33.3% more ram memory capacity than Samsung Galaxy A71 5G.

The maximum capacity offered by the Samsung Galaxy S21+ 5G SD888 is 12 gigabytes ,which is a 50% bigger than the Samsung Galaxy A71 5G with 8 gigabytes.

How much built-in storage space you can get for apps and saving photos, files and video? The Samsung Galaxy S21+ 5G SD888 comes with or 128 GB (gigabytes) or 256 GB (gigabytes) or 512 GB (gigabytes). In the basic edition, both phones have the same storage capacity of 128 gigabytes.

The max storage capacity offered by the Samsung Galaxy S21+ 5G SD888 is 512 gigabytes ,which is a 300% more than the Samsung Galaxy A71 5G with 128 gigabytes.

Samsung Galaxy A71 5G gets you or 128 GB (gigabytes) of internal storage.

Rear Camera

The Samsung Galaxy S21+ 5G SD888 rear camera setup is composed by 3 lenses of 12/64/12 MP , the flash type is LED , a pixel size of 0.8 µm (micrometers) and aperture lens of f/2.0 f/1.8 f/2.2 respectively.

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Meanwhile the Samsung Galaxy A71 5G rear camera comes with 4 lenses of 64/12/5/5 MP , the flash type is LED , carrying sensor like Samsung S5KGW1 , a pixel size of 0.8 µm (micrometers) and aperture lens of f/1.8 f/2.2 f/2.4 f/2.2 respectively.

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Samsung Galaxy S21+ 5G SD888 Samsung Galaxy A71 5G
1080p @ 240 fps Aperture size – f/2.2 (#2)
2160p @ 60 fps Aperture size – f/2.2 (#3)
720p @ 960 fps Aperture size – f/2.4 (#3)
Autofocus Autofocus
Continuous shooting Continuous shooting
Digital zoom Digital image stabilization
Dual OIS Digital zoom
Exposure compensation Exposure compensation
Face detection Face detection
Geotagging Fourth rear camera – 5 MP (depth-sensing)
HDR Geotagging
HDR10+ video recording HDR
ISO settings ISO settings
Object tracking AF Panorama
Optical image stabilization Phase detection autofocus (PDAF)
Optical zoom Pixel size – 1.12 m (#2)
Panorama Pixel size – 1.12 m (#3)
Phase detection autofocus (PDAF) Pixel size – 1.6 m (4-in-1 pixel binning)
Phase detection with Dual Pixel Scene mode
Scene mode Secondary rear camera – 12 MP (ultra-wide angle)
Secondary rear camera – 64 MP (telephoto) Self-timer
Self-timer Sensor type – ISOCELL PLUS
Third rear camera – 12 MP (ultra-wide-angle) Super Phase Detection
Touch focus Third rear camera – 5 MP (macro)
White balance settings Touch focus
White balance settings

Front Camera – Selfie

The Samsung Galaxy S21+ 5G SD888 comes with a MP in the front.

The Samsung Galaxy A71 5G has a 32 MP as a main front-camera.

Some other front camera features are detailed next:

Samsung Galaxy S21+ 5G SD888 Samsung Galaxy A71 5G
MP 32 MP
Auto HDR Aperture:f/2.2
Autofocus Pixel size:0.8 µm /0.000800 mm
HDR Sensor model:Samsung S5KGD1
Phase detection autofocus (PDAF) Sensor type – ISOCELL Slim
Phase detection with Dual Pixel Sensor type:ISOCELL
Sensor type:CMOS (complementary metal-oxide semiconductor)

Data network and speed connectivity/bandwidth

The mobile networks technologies improve the communication between devices, connectivity speed and files download/upload bandwidth depending of the place.

Samsung Galaxy S21+ 5G SD888 Samsung Galaxy A71 5G
EDGE 5G NSA
Enhanced 4×4 MIMO 5G SA
Exynos Modem 5123 EDGE
GPRS GPRS
HSPA+(5.76/ 42 Mbit/s) HSPA+(5.76/ 42 Mbit/s)
LAA (US only) LTE Cat 12(102.0/603.0 Mbit/s)
LTE Cat 20 Shannon 5G modem
UMTS(384 kbit/s) UMTS(384 kbit/s)
Up to 7CA

Price

The Samsung Galaxy S21+ 5G SD888 price is $1200 and the Samsung Galaxy A71 5G price tag is $600

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