Samsung Galaxy S21 vs Lenovo Legion Phone Duel – Review, specifications and prices

The new Samsung Galaxy S21 mobile phone has a 3 camera setup with a main lens of 64 MP, Qualcomm Snapdragon 888 processor chipset and a battery of 4000 mAh. On other side, the Lenovo Legion Phone Duel also has interesting features. The comparison for both models with new specs are detailed next.

Samsung

Specifications

Feature Samsung Galaxy S21 Lenovo Legion Phone Duel
Phones specifications
Screen Display 6.2 in (inches) 6.65 in (inches)
Processor Qualcomm Snapdragon 888 Qualcomm Snapdragon 865 Plus
Operating System One UI 3.1 One UI 3.1
Resolution 1080 x 2400 pixels 1080 x 2340 pixels
RAM 8 GB (gigabytes) 12 GB (gigabytes) or 16 GB (gigabytes)
Storage 128 GB (gigabytes),256 GB (gigabytes) 256 GB (gigabytes),512 GB (gigabytes)
Camera 64/12/12 MP 64/16 MP
Front Camera 10 MP 20 MP
Battery 4000 mAh 5000 mAh

Processor and Operating System

The Samsung Galaxy S21 runs on Qualcomm Snapdragon 888 chipset and the processor has a total of 8 cores composed by 1 core of 2.84 GHz Kryo 680, 3 cores of 2.42 GHz Kryo 680 and 4 cores of 1.8 GHz Kryo. It has a maximum CPU frequency of 2800 MHz (megahertz). Some other special features include 64 bit architecture. Running on One UI 3.1 operating system.

The Qualcomm Snapdragon 888 is a better chipset processor than the Qualcomm Snapdragon 865 Plus.

Meanwhile, the Lenovo Legion Phone Duel has a Qualcomm Snapdragon 865 Plus, the second processor has a total of 8 cores composed by 1 core of 3.09 GHz Kryo 485, 3 cores of 2.42 GHz Kryo 485 and 4 cores of 1.80 GHz Kryo 485. It has a maximum CPU frequency of 3090 MHz (megahertz). Some other special features include 64 bit architecture. And it’s running on One UI 3.1 OS system.

Graphics Processor (GPU)

The Samsung Galaxy S21 is carrying a Adreno 660 gpu in the interior and the Lenovo Legion Phone Duel has the Qualcomm Adreno 650 graphics processor.

Battery

The Samsung Galaxy S21 battery capacity is 4000 mAh which is a 25% (percent) less powerful than the 5000 mAh offered by the Lenovo Legion Phone Duel. 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 Lenovo Legion Phone Duel battery include Fast charging, Non-removable, 2x 2500 mAh batteries, 65W or 90W fast charging (market dependent) and 65W – 5V/3A; 9V/3A; 15V/3A; 20V/3.25A.

Screen

The smartphone is using a Dynamic AMOLED 2X display with 1080 x 2400 pixels and a screen size of 6.2 in (inches).

Meanwhile the Lenovo Legion Phone Duel is featuring a AMOLED display with 1080 x 2340 pixels and a screen size of 6.65 in (inches).

As we can see here, the Samsung Galaxy S21 is a 7.2% smaller than Lenovo Legion Phone Duel screen.
The main display features of both phones are detailed next:

Samsung Galaxy S21 Lenovo Legion Phone Duel
120Hz refresh rate (adaptive) 144 Hz refresh rate
1300 cd/m² peak brightness Capacitive
Always-On Display HDR10+
Capacitive Multi-touch
Corning Gorilla Glass Victus Scratch resistant
HDR10+
Infinity-O Display
Multi-touch
Scratch resistant

RAM Memory and storage

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

The Lenovo Legion Phone Duel is coming with a 12 GB (gigabytes) or 16 GB (gigabytes) and it has some features like LPDDR5 and Double channel.
In the basic edition, the Samsung Galaxy S21 gives a 50% more ram memory capacity than Lenovo Legion Phone Duel.

The maximum ram capacity offered by the Samsung Galaxy S21 is 8 gigabytes ,which is a 100% smaller than the Lenovo Legion Phone Duel with 16 gigabytes

How much built-in storage space you can get for apps and saving photos, files and video? The Samsung Galaxy S21 comes with or 128 GB (gigabytes) or 256 GB (gigabytes). In the basic edition, the Samsung Galaxy S21 gives a 100% more storage memory capacity than Lenovo Legion Phone Duel.

The maximum storage capacity offered by the Samsung Galaxy S21 is 256 gigabytes ,which is a 100% less than the Lenovo Legion Phone Duel with 512 gigabytes

Lenovo Legion Phone Duel gets you or 256 GB (gigabytes) or 512 GB (gigabytes) of internal storage.

Rear Camera

The Samsung Galaxy S21 rear camera setup is composed by 3 lenses of 64/12/12 MP , the flash type is LED , a focal length 35 mm:26 mm Sensor version – Sony IMX563 (#2) , a pixel size of 0.8 µm (micrometers) and aperture lens of f/2.0 f/1.8 f/2.2 respectively.

Samsung

Meanwhile the Lenovo Legion Phone Duel rear camera comes with 2 lenses of 64/16 MP , the flash type is Dual LED , a focal length equivalent:25 mm , a pixel size of 0.8 µm (micrometers) and aperture lens of f/1.9 f/2.2 respectively.

Samsung Galaxy S21 Lenovo Legion Phone Duel
1080p @ 240 fps 3-axis electronic image stabilization
2160p @ 60 fps Angle of view – 120° (#2)
3x hybrid optical zoom (#3) Aperture size – f/2.2 (#2)
720p @ 960 fps Autofocus
Angle of view – 120° (#2) Continuous shooting
Angle of view – 76° (#3) Digital image stabilization
Aperture size – f/2.0 (#3) Digital zoom
Aperture size – f/2.2 (#2) Exposure compensation
Autofocus Face detection
Continuous shooting Focal length (35 mm equivalent) – 16 mm (#2)
Digital zoom Geotagging
Dual OIS HDR
Exposure compensation ISO settings
Face detection Panorama
Focal length (35 mm equivalent) – 13 mm (#2) Phase detection autofocus (PDAF)
Focal length (35 mm equivalent) – 28 mm (#3) Pixel size – 1.0 m (#2)
Geotagging Scene mode
HDR Secondary rear camera – 16 MP (ultra-wide angle)
HDR10+ video recording Self-timer
ISO settings Touch focus
Object tracking AF White balance settings
OIS (#3)
Optical image stabilization
Optical zoom
Panorama
Phase detection autofocus (PDAF)
Phase detection with Dual Pixel
Pixel size – 0.8 µm (#3)
Pixel size – 1.4 µm (#2)
Scene mode
Secondary rear camera – 12 MP (ultra-wide-angle)
Self-timer
Sensor version – Sony IMX563 (#2)
Sensor size – 1/1.76″ (#3)
Sensor size – 1/2.55″ (#2)
Third rear camera – 64 MP (telephoto)
Touch focus
White balance settings

Front Camera – Selfie

The Samsung Galaxy S21 comes with a 10 MP in the front.

The Lenovo Legion Phone Duel has a 20 MP as a main front-camera.

Some other front camera features are detailed next:

Samsung Galaxy S21 Lenovo Legion Phone Duel
10 MP 20 MP
Aperture:f/2.2 Aperture:f/2.2
Auto HDR Face unlock
Autofocus HDR
HDR Led flash
Phase detection autofocus (PDAF) Side-mounted pop-up mechanism
Phase detection with Dual Pixel
Pixel size:1.22 µm /0.001220 mm
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 Lenovo Legion Phone Duel
5G NSA 5G NSA
5G SA 5G SA
Built-in 5G modem Built-in 5G modem
EDGE EDGE
GPRS GPRS
HSPA+(5.76/ 42 Mbit/s) HSPA+(5.76/ 42 Mbit/s)
LTE Cat 20 LTE Cat 20
UMTS(384 kbit/s) TD-
TD-SCDMA
UMTS(384 kbit/s)

Price

The Samsung Galaxy S21 price is $900 and the Lenovo Legion Phone Duel price tag is $500 (8 GB+128 GB) or $600 (12 GB + 256 GB) or $857 (16 GB + 512 GB)

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