We continue the week with another mid-range comparison. This time, we have the OPPO A53s vs Samsung Galaxy A21s match-up on our table, join us on this journey to see which side prevails.
The Samsung Galaxy A21s launched in May this year, while the OPPO A53s followed a number of months later, coming out in October.
Now, we will take a closer look at the features and specifications on both sides of the divide, while we also bring you those characteristics that sets one apart from the other.
Our first stop sees us take the specifications of both smartphones in a side-by-side manner.
OPPO A53s vs Samsung Galaxy A21s Comparison Table
Here, we catch a first glimpse of what both smartphones have to offer us.
|OPPO A53s||Samsung Galaxy A21s|
|2G, 3G, 4G||2G, 3G, 4G|
|6.50 inches, 1600 × 720 pixels, 20:9 aspect ratio, 90Hz refresh rate, IPS LCD display||6.50 inches, 1600 × 720 pixels, 20:9 aspect ratio, Infinity-O Super AMOLED display|
|Android 10 with ColorOS7.2||Android 10 + One UI 2.0|
|Octa-core Qualcomm Snapdragon 460, 1.8GHz||Octa-core Exynos 850, 2.0GHz|
|13MP selfie camera||13MP selfie camera|
|13MP + 2MP + 2MP triple rear cameras with LED flash||48MP + 8MP + 2MP + 2MP quad rear cameras with LED flash|
|128GB internal storage + dedicated microSD card slot up to 256GB||32/64GB internal storage + dedicated microSD card slot up to 512GB|
|4GB RAM||3/4/6GB RAM|
|5,000mAh battery with 18W fast charge||5,000mAh battery with 15W standard charge|
OPPO A53s vs Samsung Galaxy A21s: Where The A53s Holds The Advantage
The A53s offers more onboard storage than its rival, as it also brings a display with a 90Hz screen refresh rate. On the software front, it has a slightly newer Android 10 (with Color OS 7.2) software taking care of its needs.
It has a big battery (rated 5,000mAh) that charges faster than its rival, as it also supports 4G technology. This means that users can now enjoy faster data transfer speeds while surfing the web.
OPPO A53s vs Samsung Galaxy A21s: Where The A21s Holds The Advantage
The A21s brings more RAM (with a 6GB variant) than its rival, while its 4GB model is slightly cheaper than the A53s.
Under the hood, the Exynos 850 chipset operates at faster speeds than its rival’s Snapdragon 460, letting this smartphone run more smoothly.
In the optics department, it has an extra rear camera in its setup, as its cameras also provide larger numbers in terms of camera specs when compared to its rival. However, this may not be an entirely accurate way of telling which smartphone promises a better photography experience.
It offers more external memory than its rival, as it comes with the Android 10 OS straight out of the box.
OPPO A53s vs Samsung Galaxy A21s: Which Of These Devices Should You Opt For?
Both devices support 4G technology, offer solid chipsets, boast decent-looking camera specs and provide powerful battery packs to carry their impressive specs. But, which smartphone should you buy?
The A53s boasts a number of decent specs, bringing a faster charging battery to the fray too. It provides more onboard storage than its rival, while also supporting 4G technology.
The A21s brings more RAM to the table, while offering more external memory than the A53s. Its cameras bring better numbers to the table, as it also has the faster Exynos 850 chipset under the hood.
Its rather competitive price, coupled with its better specs see it win this match up. Although the A53s may offer a newer software version, the A21s can always be upgraded when the company releases software updates.
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